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AC Silver is located in Newcastle, UK

Sterling Silver Breakfast Dish - Antique Victorian

REF: C4398 / LA327336
£7950
€9198
$11063
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Description
An exceptional, fine and impressive antique Victorian sterling silver revolving breakfast dish; an addition to our silverware collection This exceptional antique Victorian sterling silver breakfast dish has an oval domed shaped form. The cover of this impressive silver dish is embellished with four large chased scrolling designs, with integrated panels of trellis decoration amidst floral sprays. Each inverted arch design is conjoined with a fruit festoon and comprises four shaped cartouches, in addition to a large cartouche to the apex of the cover; four of these cartouches remain vacant. The remaining cartouche to the anterior portion of the cover features the contemporary bright cut engraved crest of a deer salient, above the motto 'In Altiora Tendo' - strive towards higher things. The revolving cover is secured to the frame with detachable hallmarked sterling silver screw fittings at either end. The anterior edge of the cover is fitted with a plain rounded handle featuring an ivory button style thumbpiece. The base of this impressive silver breakfast tray is plain and unembellished, with an applied bead decorated border to the rim. Either end of this exceptional dish is fitted with a cast scrolling handle, accented with a circular knop the centre of the handpiece. The cover revolves to reveal the original hallmarked oval warming tray and drip pan. The plain warming tray is ornamented with pieced simplified scrolling leaf decoration, comprised of a large segmented central design and a paired border. The surface of the drip pan is plain and unembellished. This antique silver breakfast dish is supported by four cast silver elongated bracket style legs, each ornamented with a paw foot to scrolling leaf decoration incorporating lion mask design to the apex. Such examples of antique Victorian silverware are rare and becoming increasingly difficult to locate. Dimensions Height 12.1cm/4.8" Length 35.6cm/14" Width 25cm/9.8" Length of warming dish 18.6cm/7.3" Width of warming dish 13cm/5.1" Weight 97.6 troy ounces/3035g

declaration

AC Silver has clarified that the Sterling Silver Breakfast Dish - Antique Victorian (LA327336) is genuinely of the period declared with the date/period of manufacture being 1900

condition

This Victorian revolving breakfast serving dish is an exceptional gauge of silver, exceptional quality and in exceptional condition. The cast, applied and chased decoration is all very sharp and the contemporary engraved heraldic markings are very crisp. Full hallmarks struck to the surface of the body and supporting dishes, in addition to the part hallmarks to the surface cover and screw fittings are all very clear.

additional info

Material:
Silver
Date of Manufacture:
1900

delivery

WORLDWIDE POSTAGE/SHIPPING FREE OF CHARGE to all customers - including national and international deliveries. Dispatch is either the same or next working day once a payment is received. INSURANCE IN TRANSIT Insurance cover is provided FREE OF CHARGE for items up to the value of £30,000. All items are fully insured and sent at the risk of AC Silver. Complimentary insurance valuation with images and text is provided with your purchase

location

This Sterling Silver Breakfast Dish - Antique Victorian is located in Newcastle, UK

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