Antique Irish Silver Plates/ Salvers, Gustavus Byrne, Dublin 1793


Silver Plates/Salvers (Pair)

SKU: 883 Category: Tags: ,


Description: Pair of  George III Irish silver circular salvers, featuring a delicate raised border, and an engraved shield- shaped armorial, crest, motto and monogram to the centre.  The engraving reads ” Suivez  Raison” possibly translating to ‘ follow the truth’ or ‘follow because’. They are simple in style and stand on three legs. This pair are in in incredible condition given their age.

Dimensions: Width 18cm/7.0″.  Widest Point.  Height 2.5cm/1.0″.

Weight: 17.5 Troy Oz/543g

Maker: Gustavus Byrne, 15 Cole Alley, Castle Street, Dublin.

As an apprentice, Byrne worked under one of Dublin’s most famous silvesmiths namely Charles Townsend.

Origin: Dublin 1793

Price: 3950.00 Euro

SKU: 883/32