Rare Mercurial Gilt Old Sheffield Plate Dish Ring.
Rare Mercurial Gilt Old Sheffield Plate Dish Ring.
Rare Mercurial Gilt Old Sheffield Plate Dish Ring.
Rare Mercurial Gilt Old Sheffield Plate Dish Ring.
Rare Mercurial Gilt Old Sheffield Plate Dish Ring.

Rare Mercurial Gilt Old Sheffield Plate Dish Ring.

c. 1770 England

Offered by David Foord-Brown Antiques

£3,250 gbp
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A Very Rare George III Mercurial Gilt Old Sheffield Silver Dish Ring, circa 1770. Of waisted circular form, embossed and pierced with foliate & rococo decoration, vacant cartouche. Pieces of gilt Sheffield Plate, i.e. where the mercurial gilding has been applied to the exterior silver plate surfaces, are very rare. Such items were probably the result of individual requests from customers. Diam:20.5cm (8ins).
Illustrated in Crosskey, G., Old Sheffield Plate, Treffry Publishing, 2011, figure 51, page 53.
Dimensions
Diameter 8.00 (20.32 cm)
Stock Code
A9946
Medium
old sheffield plate silver & gilt
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