An exceptional antique Victorian English sterling silver two-handled tea tray; part of our silverware collection
Victorian sterling silver has an oval form. tea tray
The surface of this fine example of antique silverware is embellished with a band of scrolling acanthus leaf bright cut engraved decoration accented with stylised shaped motifs.
The border encircling the central vacant oval cartouche and outer border around the surface of the tray are embellished with Arabesque style repetitive designs.
Both the swept rim and handles are ornamented with bead decoration.
This fine antique tea tray is supported on four applied rounded feet.
The tray is an exceptional example of its type.
The tray is shown with a four piece tea service for illustrative purposes only - the tea service (
) may be purchased separately from the AC Silver inventory. W4271
antique tray is an exceptional gauge of silver, exceptional quality and in exceptional condition.
The bright cut engraved decoration is as crisp as you could find.
struck to the underside of the tray are very clear. hallmarks Reflections in photography may detract from the true representation of fine example of Victorian silverware.
Length across handles 68cm/27.2"
Length across surface 51.5cm/20.5"
Width (rim to rim) 44.2cm/17.4"
Width across surface 40cm/15.75"
118 troy ounces/3670g
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