Photo © Israel Museum, Jerusalem, by David Harris

Silversmiths: Thomas Crouch and Thomas Hannan
Engraved silver
H: 7 cm; W: 53 cm; D: 35.5 cm
Gift of David Berg, New York, to American Friends of the Israel Museum, In memory of his mother Ida Berg
Accession number: B90.0520
A George III oval silver tray by Thomas Crouch and Thomas Hannan, London 1784. Thomas Crouch and Thomas Hannan were specialist makers of salvers and trays. Large trays, such as this example, were used in the service of tea and coffee, and this tray has a particularly fine engraved bright cut border, and a second border of fringed drapery with ropes and tassels.

The Eighteenth Century English Dining Room, Israel Museum, Jerusalem

Digital presentation of this object was made possible by: The Ridgefield Foundation, New York, in memory of Henry J. and Erna D. Leir