Our Reference #: 55242
A lovely piece, this a George III Old Sheffield plate entree dish c. 1810, the lid bearing a fine crest of 2 lions rampant holding a sword (possibly Carroll family) to each side and the base with a crest of a pheasant, and comes complete with its original sterling silver handle modelled as a pheasant, bearing makers marks of 'T.R', George III duty mark and lion passant.
Condition: Dish is overall gleaming silver with some copper bleed wear and slight rim wear but looks good still. Slight dent to one rim corner of lid. Handle has some slight scratches and excess solder around the feet, so it may have had a historical repair. Handle weights 137g.
Identifying Marks: See photos
Size: 28.5cm (11.4 inch) Length , 21cm (8.4inch) Width
Unpacked Weight: 1585g/ 55.9oz avoirdupois
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