ANTIQUE 19thC VICTORIAN SOLID SILVER PAIR OF ENTREE DISHES & COVERS, HUNT c.1855

ANTIQUE 19thC VICTORIAN SOLID SILVER PAIR OF ENTREE DISHES & COVERS, HUNT c.1855

6,595.00

19th Century pair of Victorian Silver entree dishes and covers, each of shaped circular form, the bases applied with scrolling foliage and flowers, resting on cast feet, domed covers chased with leaves and flowers, cast handle shaped as a leafy branch. The bases engraved with coat of arms and crest (for the Dunn or Dunne family, motto "Vigilans et Audax") and covers with initials (probably "MSL"). Hallmarked English silver (925), London, year 1855 (u), Maker's mark ISH for John Samuel Hunt.

REFERENCE NUMBER: A4016

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DESCRIPTION

Antique 19th Century pair of Victorian Solid Silver entree dishes and covers, each of shaped circular form, the bases applied with scrolling foliage and flowers, resting on cast feet, domed covers chased with leaves and flowers, cast handle shaped as a leafy branch. The bases engraved with coat of arms and crest (for the Dunn or Dunne family, motto "Vigilans et Audax") and covers with initials (probably "MSL").

Each piece is Hallmarked English silver (925 Standard), London, year 1855 (u), Maker's mark ISH (John Samuel Hunt, senior partner in Hunt & Roskell, successors of the Paul Storr firm, the most important English Royal silversmiths of all time), the bases further stamped "HUNT & ROSKELL LATE STORR & MORTIMER 7878".

CONDITION

In Great Condition - No damage, just general wear.

SIZE

Height (each): 20.5cm
Width (each): 29.2cm
Total Weight: 3380g