Sterling Silver Tea Tray by Walter & John Barnard - Antique Victorian (1884)

GBP 3,950.00

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Object Description

An exceptional, fine and impressive antique Victorian English sterling silver two handled tea tray by Walter & John Barnard; an addition to our silver tray collection.

This exceptional antique Victorian sterling silver tea tray has an oval form.

The surface of the tray is encircled with exceptional bright cut engraved decoration depicting eight circular leaf festoon bordered panels, separated by pensile leaf sprays.

Each panel depicts a fine and impressive alternating floral spray designs with gourd ornamentation, in addition to floral and foliate designs to the lower portion.

The decoration to the surface of the tray incorporates a shaped vacant cartouche to the centre.

The raised rounded border of the tray is encircled with fine and impressive applied bead decoration to the rim.

This exceptional example of antique silverware is fitted with a fine and impressive pair of cast sterling silver handles ornamented with leaf terminals and further bead decoration to the handpieces.

This exceptional Victorian silver tray was crafted by the renowned London silversmiths Walter & John Barnard.

Dimensions
Length across handles 70cm/27.6″
Width 43.7cm/17.2″
Length of surface 54.5cm/21.5″
Width of surface 36.6cm/14.4″
Height to top of handle 5cm/2″

Weight
109 troy ounces/3390g

Object History

Maker: Walter & John Barnard
Date: 1884
Origin: London, England

Object Literature

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Object Condition

This antique Victorian silver tray is an exceptional gauge of silver, exceptional quality and in exceptional presentation condition, in keeping with age.

The chased and applied decoration is very sharp and the bright cut engraved decoration has sympathetic wear in keeping with age.

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

Object Details

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Jesmond
NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE
Tyne and Wear
UK
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