A beautiful silver dish in the style of an early English alms dish. Simple plain design. Lovely patina and excellent original condition. Hand engraved to the border is a large armorial with the motto “Ad Vitam” – Immortal. Weight 690 grams, 22.1 troy ounces. Diameter 29 cms. London 1926. Maker Crichton Brothers, specialists in making fine quality copies of early English silver. The matching plate #8690 is available.
Biography – Crichton Brothers circa 1890 – circa 1954. Founded by Lionel Alfred Crichton in Kensington, London. Silver manufacturers and retailers specialising in fine quality reproduction Old English silver.