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Austro-Hungarian Silver Drinks Tray - Antique Circa 1900


An exceptional, fine and impressive antique Austro-Hungarian silver drinks tray; an addition to our continental silver collection

SKU C7310

This exceptional antique Austro-Hungarian silver drinks tray has a plain oval form.

The surface of this silver tray is plain and unembellished.

The raised rounded border is ornamented with impressive cast and applied scrolling leaf decoration to the rim.

The tray incorporates a pair of inset oval-shaped handles.

The hallmarks struck to this exceptional silver oval tray include:

Maker's mark: BB.A (untraced)

Assay mark: Dianakopf mark - P (Pest, Hungary)

Silver quality/purity mark: Dianakopf mark* (.800, 800/1000)

* This variation of the Dianakopf mark was used for Austro-Hungarian silver between 1872-1922; this mark determines the date of this piece as circa 1900.

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Maker: Untraced Maker's Mark

This antique Austro-Hungarian tray is an exceptional gauge of silver, exceptional quality and in exceptional condition.

There are some surface marks to the anterior in keeping with age.

The applied decoration is all sharp.

The Austro-Hungarian hallmarks struck to the surface of the tray are all very clear.

Reflections in photographs may detract from the true representation of this silver oval tray.

Length across handles 39.3cm/15.5"

Width 24.1cm/9.5"

Length of surface 24.6cm/9.7"

Width of surface 14.9cm/5.9"

Height 1.8cm/0.7"

18.9 troy ounces/587g

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