Victorian Sterling Silver Meat Dish & Cover
YEAR OF MANUFACTURE: 1840
ORIGIN: London, England
MAKER: Benjamin Smith III
WEIGHT: 220.00 troy ounces (241.37 ounces or 6,842.76 grams)
ENGRAVINGS: Coat of arms to one side, double crest to the other.
STOCK CODE: b8988
Hallmarked in London in 1838 and 1840 by Benjamin Smith, this striking, Victorian, Antique Sterling Silver Meat Dish and Matching Cover, features shaped reed and shell borders, engraved coats of arms to one side and a double crest to the other, and a cast finial which is a representation of one of the engraved crests, and was hallmarked by Smith & Nicholson. The meat dish was hallmarked in 1840, and the cover, which fits well, was hallmarked in 1838. The meat dish and cover together measure 12"(30.5cm) tall, by 24.5"(63cm) wide, by 18.5"(47cm) deep, and weigh an impressive 220 troy ounces.
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