Pair of Salvers, between 1750 and 1760

  • Thomas Hammersley, American, 1727-1781

Silver

  • Overall: 1 1/4 × 7 1/2 inches (3.2 × 19.1 cm)

Founders Society Purchase, Gibbs-Williams Fund

62.178

Department

American Art before 1950

  • Chippendale
  • Silver
  • Tableware
  • Trays
  • Salvers
  • Salvers
  • New york

Stamped, on the underside of the rim: T H [Hammersley marks can be found in a square in cursive capitals as well]

Engraved, in the center: L M

1962-present, purchase by the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

Thomas Hammersley, Pair of Salvers, between 1750 and 1760, silver. Detroit Institute of Arts, Founders Society Purchase, Gibbs-Williams Fund, 62.178.