We have two fine silver salvers in our May 19th Antiques and Fine Arts auction. One is a South Carolina coin silver salver by Gregg Hayden & Co., Charleston, South Carolina, 1846-1852. The charger has chased designs and a faux crest to the center with an applied rococo border and curled rococo feet. It is monogrammed and measures 1" high by 8 3/4" diameter. It weighs 14.08 standard or 12.84 troy oz. The South Carolina salver is Lot 1236 in the auction and has a $500-1,000 estimate.
Our second salver is a George III sterling salver. It has a London date mark for 1778, a maker’s mark of J or TH along with a smaller Continental hallmark, either for import or export. The salver has a Chippendale-style border with an armorial crest of a crowned spread wing eagle and a gadrooned rim, and is monogrammed E.W.D. to the back. It is 9 ½” diameter and weighs 18.90 standard or 17.23 troy oz. It is Lot 1426 in the sale and has an estimate of $350-450.