GEORGIAN ANTIQUE GEORGE III STERLING SILVER TRAY 1794 Memento Mori TEA TRAY SERVING TRAY

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An elegant Antique George III Solid Silver Tray with an oval shape. The rim of the tray and the two handles are subtly embellished with a classic reeded band. The centre of the tray has a large Engraving including an insctription indicating the tray was a Memento Mori.
souvenir de l’amitié la plus pure formee dans l’enfance accrue avec l’age et que la mort seule a pu terminer (remember the purest friendship formed in childhood increased with age and only death could finish) emploi du lég de feu H L Jacques Droit ne à la Chaux de fonds en 1753 mort a Napels en 1791

Made in London in 1794 by Elizabeth Jones.

Approx. Weight – 1744g / 6oz
Approx. Length incl Handles – 51.3cm
Approx. Length excl Handles – 45.4cm
Approx. Width – 33.8cm

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