English salver, 9-1/2 inches diameter and 1-3/8 inches tall. 20 ounces. Marks on the bottom show that Robert Abercromby of London made this sterling salver in 1738. An extraordinary piece with shell and scroll border.
Sterling Silver George II Cream Pitcher - circa 1744-1745
Sterling silver George II cream pitcher, marked 1744-1745 and made by William Gwillin & Peter Castle of London. Hallmarks are P . C with W over the period mark and G underneath (the C no longer shows), a leopard's head (indicating the piece was made in London), a lion passant (showing it is sterling) and ";" (indicating it was made between May 1, 1744 and April 20, 1945). The pitcher is 4 inches in height, shows no signs of having been monogrammed or repaired and is in excellent condition.