Sterling Silver Tea Tray - Antique Victorian (1850)

GBP 4,395.00

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Object Description

A magnificent, fine and impressive, antique Victorian English sterling silver oval tray; an addition to our Victorian teaware collection

This magnificent antique Victorian silver tray, in sterling standard, has a plain oval form.

The large surface of this antique silver gallery tray is encompassed with impressive bands of flat engraved greek key and volute scrolling bands.

The surface of the tray if further ornamented with the contemporary bright cut engraved crest of a lion guardant, in his forepaws a latin cross.

The raised rounded border of this antique tray is embellished with pierced vertical pales with an impressive applied bead decorated border to the rim.

The tray is fitted with two impressive rounded handpieces, accented with a continuation of bead decoration to the swept terminals.

The underside of the tray features six compressed bun style feet, in addition to the retailer’s mark ‘J. Mayer, Silversmith, Liverpool’.

Dimensions
Length across handles 73.3cm/28.9″
Width 44.8cm/17.6″
Length of surface 51.2cm/20.2″
Width of surface 39.2cm/15.4″
Height 5.4cm/2.1″

Weight
123 troy ounces/3826g

Object History

Maker: James Dixon & Sons Ltd
Date: 1850
Origin: Sheffield, England

Object Literature

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Dispatch is either the same or next working day once a payment is received.

INSURANCE IN TRANSIT

Insurance cover is provided FREE OF CHARGE for items up to the value of £30,000.

All items are fully insured and sent at the risk of AC Silver.

Complimentary insurance valuation with images and text is provided with your purchase

Object Condition

This antique silver gallery tray is an exceptional gauge of silver, exceptional quality and in exceptional condition.

The pierced and applied decoration is very sharp and the flat engraved ornamentation is very crisp.

Full hallmarks struck to the surface of the tray are all very clear.

Object Details

Dealer Opening Times

We are open weekly as follows:

Monday
10 - 5
Tuesday
10 - 5
Wednesday
10 - 5
Thursday
10 - 5
Friday
10 - 5
Saturday
10 - 5
Sunday
Closed

Dealer Contact

Telephone
+44 (0)191 240 2645
Mobile
+44 (0)7836 286218
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Dealer Location

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

Tel: +44 (0) 191 240 2645

Fax: +44 (0) 191 240 2647

VAT: GB 500 0310 42

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