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Malbone-Scott family silver salver

Item Information

Title:
Malbone-Scott family silver salver
Description:
By silversmith Robert Abercrombie. Engraved on reverse "From Godfrey Malbone of Newport. Obt. Nov 1787 to his daughter Elizabeth Hutchinson Obt. 1756, to her daughter Catherine Putnam, to her daughter Catherine Brinley, obt. Oct. 1842, to her son George Brinley, Jr., Obt. May 1875, to his son, George Brinley Tertius, Obt. August 24, 1892, to his son George Brinley, Obt. May 6, 1835, to his nephew Edward Charles Brinley, Jr." Also engraved Malbone-Scott coat of arms on top. London hallmark for 1741 with the touch mark "RA" in script in two conjoined circles for silversmith Robert Abercrombie. With respect to the anomalous first date in the chain of custody, note that Godfrey Malbone died in 1768.
Creator:
Abercrombie, Robert
Date:
[ca. 1741]
Format:
Objects/Artifacts
Genre:
Salvers
Location:
Special Collections and University Archives, University of Massachusetts Amherst Libraries
Collection (local):
Brinley Family Papers
Series:
Series 4. Art and artifacts
Subjects:
Silverware
Malbone family
Extent:
1 silver salver : 35.5 cm. (diameter)
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Terms of Use:
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Place of origin:
London (England)
Notes:
Gift of Jane M. Gardiner and Paul Cuff, 2014.
Language:
English
Identifier:
mums161-s04-i001