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Antique Victorian Sterling Silver Tea Tray
Offered by AC Silver
The well of the tray is encircled with exceptional bright cut engraved decoration depicting two oval and six circular scrolling leaf and circular motif bordered panels paralleling the incurved shaped border.
Each panel is separated by a stylised leaf motif and depicts a fine and impressive alternating floral spray design and fruiting ornamentation in addition floral and foliate designs to the lower portion.
The decoration to the well of the tray incorporates a shaped vacant cartouche to the centre.
The raised border of the tray is encircled with fine and impressive chased husk ornamentation above a band of bead decoration.
The shaped rim of the tray is embellished with an impressive applied bead decorated border incorporating chased leaf motifs to each lobe and incurve.
This exceptional example of antique silverware is fitted with a fine and impressive, large pair of handles ornamented with chased decorated leaf terminals and a central leaf motif.
The tray is fitted to the underside with four plain bun style feet.
This magnificent tea tray is probably one of the finest examples of its type you could hope to acquire.
Length across handles 76.4cm/30.1"
Length of well 53.5cm/21.1"
Width of well 42cm/16.5"
Height to top of rim 2.8cm/1.1"
Height to top of handle 5.8cm/2.3"
138 troy ounces/4292g
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The chased and applied decoration is very sharp and the bright cut engraved decoration is very crisp.
Full hallmarks struck to the underside of the tray are all very clear.
Reflections in photographs may detract from the true representation of this piece of Victorian silverware.
Origin: London, England
|Height||5.80 cm||(2.28 inches)|
|Width||50.50 cm||(19.88 inches)|
35B St Georges Terrace
Tyne & Wear