Overall: 3 x 10 3/4 in. ( 7.6 x 27.3 cm )
Silver Weight: 18 oz (troy) 16 dwt (585 g)
Inscription: engraved on the underside of the dish: "S/ I * E" in block letters
Description: Initials relate to Johannes and Elizabewth Staats Wendel [?] Schuyler, who were married in 1695 and were the reported initial owners of the salver.
Wrought silver salver; flat, circular dish with a raised edge and gadrooned rim; on an applied, trumpet foot with a band of gadrooning above the base, an engraved band of semi-circles above the gadrooning and a ring of punched ovals and circles above the engraving; Schuyler family crest engraved in the center of the dish, shield with a clothed cubit arm issuing from the right, with a pointed index finger holding a falcon, shield surmounted by an armor helmet with a falcon seated atop, all surrounded by foliate scrolls; engraved on the underside of the dish, "S/ I * E" in block letters.
Hofer, Margaret K. "Seventeenth-and eighteenth-century family silver." The Magazine Antiques 167 (2005): 156-160.
Gift of Mrs. Nathaniel McLean Sage
Johannes Schuyler (1668-1747) and Elizabeth (Elsie) Staats Wendell (ca. 1658-1737); to their son Johannes Schuyler (1697-1741), who married Cornelia Van Cortlandt (1698-1762); to their son Philip Schuyler (1733-1804), who married Catherine Van Rensselaer (1734-1803); to their son John Bradstreet Schuyler (1765-1795), who married Elizabeth Van Rensselaer (1768-1841); to their son Philip Schuyler (1788-1865), who married Grace Hunter (1790-1828); to their daughter Ruth Schuyler (ca. 1812-1901), who married Thomas W. Ogden (1810-1901); to their nephew Alfred Francis de Luze (b. 1827), who married Mary C. Kortright (ca. 1830-1908); to their daughter Sarah Alice de Luze (ca. 1857-1892), who married Arthur M. Foley (ca. 1847-1895); to their daughter Lucille de Luze Foley (1889-1973); bequeathed by Foley to her cousin Charlotte Simonds Sage (1889-1981), the donor.
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