Sterling Silver Meat Platter - Antique Victorian (1839)

GBP 5,445.00

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Object Description

A magnificent, fine and impressive, large antique Victorian English sterling silver meat platter made by John Mortimer & John Samuel Hunt; an addition to our dining silverware collection

This magnificent antique Victorian sterling silver meat platter has an oval shaped form with a sunken plain oval central well.

The well of this large silver platter is plain and unembellished.

The raised shaped border is encompassed with an exceptional applied reed and ribbon decorated border accented with leaf designs to each incurve.

The underside of the platter bears the retailer’s mark ‘Mortimer & Hunt’.

This exceptional serving platter was crafted by the renowned and collectable London silversmiths John Mortimer & John Samuel Hunt.

Dimensions
Length 58.6cm/23.1″
Width 43.4cm/17.1″
Length of well 48cm/18.9″
Width of well 32.4cm/12.8″
Height 3.2cm/1.3″

Weight
110 troy ounces/3421g

Object History

Maker: John Mortimer & John Samuel Hunt
Date: 1839
Origin: London, England

Object Literature

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Object Condition

This large sterling silver meat platter is an exceptional gauge of silver, exceptional quality and in exceptional, original condition.

There are some surface marks to the well of the platter, in keeping with the age and purpose.

The cast and applied decoration is very sharp.

Full hallmarks struck to the underside of the platter are all very clear; the hallmarks are struck deeply due to the exceptional gauge of silver.

Object Details

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35b St Georges Terrace
Jesmond
NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE
Tyne and Wear
UK
NE2 2SU

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