An early English antique silver strawberry or salad dish of circular form with a scalloped edge and shallow bowl. Britannia standard silver*. To the centre there is a hand engraved crest within a decorative cartouche. Excellent colour. Weight 403 grams, 12.9 troy ounces. Height 2.5 cms. Diameter 20.7 cms. Marked around the top edge for London 1714. Maker William Spring.
Biography – William Spring, apprenticed to John Hoyte 1693, turned over to Samuel Hood, free 1700. Mark entered as largeworker 1701.