• Chinese Export Porcelain Openwork Basket with Pitt Armorial
    Chinese Export Porcelain Openwork Basket with Pitt Armorial
  • Bombe Desk and Bookcase
    Bombe Desk and Bookcase
  • The Landing of the Pilgrims
    The Landing of the Pilgrims
  • Side Chairs
    Side Chairs
  • Penn's Treaty with the Indians
    Penn's Treaty with the Indians
 
  • Artist/Maker Syng, Jr., Philip (1703-1789 & working 1726-1772)
  • Date Made c.1760
  • Place Made
  • Materials Metals; Silver
  • Measurements
  • Funds donated by Dr. and Mrs. Raymond Sphire in honor of the Bicentennial of the Signing of the Constitution
  • Room
  • Accession # 1974.002

American Silver Salver

The salver was introduced in the seventeenth century as a small, circular tray on a high trumpet foot, and was used for passing a beverage cup or for serving a special delicacy.