Salver, made in Glasgow

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Salver, made in Glasgow

A salver is a slightly concave dish for displaying food on the table. This silver example was made in 1901-2 by Smith and Rait of Glasgow.

The deep raised cast edge of the square salver is decorated all over. There are two 'heart' piercings as handles.

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Online ID: 000-100-001-092-C
Image Rights Holder: National Museums Scotland
Project: 0098: National Museums Scotland
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Ref: National Museums Scotland  H.MEQ 1197
Date: 1901 - 1902
Material: Silver. Inscription: S & R; tree, etc [Glasgow mark]; lion; E [script]; on front: SMITH & RAIT / GLASGOW
Dimensions: 30 mm H x 333 mm x 305 mm
What: Tray
Subject: Gold and silver (NMAS Classification)
Who: Smith and Rait, Glasgow (Silversmith)
Where: Scotland, Lanarkshire, Glasgow
Description: Square silver tray with a deep raised cast edge decorated all over in low relief and with heart piercings on opposing sides of the border as handles, by Smith and Rait, Glasgow, 1901 - 1902
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