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Salver

Maker's mark PB in monogramdated 1683

Harvard Art Museums

Harvard Art Museums
Cambridge, United States

Circular salver on a detachable raised foot chased in high relief with a central medallion inside a husk border depicting Venus and Adonis in a landscape flanked by a putto and three hounds in repoussé; the border chased with four roundels containing putti representing the Four Elements interspersed with a variety of fruits and vegetables also in high relief against a matted ground; the detachable raised foot chased with two scenes of musical figures in landscapes interspersed with similar fruits and vegetables; wrigglework border

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  • Title: Salver
  • Date: dated 1683
  • Technique: Embossed
  • Physical Dimensions: d8.5 cm
  • Period: Charles II (1660-1685)
  • Credit Line: Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Gift of the estate of Mrs. Harry Paine Whitney, by exchange
  • Creation Place: London/England/United Kingdom/Europe
  • Artist: Maker's mark PB in monogram
  • Type: Vessels
  • External Link: Harvard Art Museums
  • Medium: Silver

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