An early English antique silver strawberry or salad dish of circular form with a scalloped edge and shallow bowl. Britannia standard silver*. With a hand engraved crest to the centre. Excellent colour. Weight 409 grams, 13.1 troy ounces. Height 3 cms. Diameter 22 cms. Marked around the top rim for London 1709. Maker Nathaniel Lock.
Biography – Nathaniel Lock, apprenticed to Roger Strickland in 1680, free 1687. First mark entered as smallworker circa 1687. 2nd, 3rd and 4th marks entered as largeworker in 1699. Died 1749