A large antique German silver dish of oval form having a decorative embossed design. Very deep relief. The centre depicts 3 young maidens dressed in flowing robes on horseback. In the background there is an army with soldiers, horses and tents to the left and, to the right, there is a beautiful ancient city with domes and turrets. The border is decorated with heads, reclining figures and classical motifs. Weight 2010 grams, 64.6 troy ounces. Length 58 cms. Width 48 cms. Marked on the bottom edge with German silver marks. Circa 1850.