This exceptional antique Victorian sterling silver gallery tray has an oval form.
The deep silver galleried border of the tray is embellished with pierced conjoined oval motifs, incorporating an oval inset handle to either tapering end.
This antique tray is further embellished with an applied thread decorated border to the rim.
The tray is fitted with a fine and impressive oak wood base, embellished with the original hallmarked silver oval vacant cartouche to the centre; the cartouche secures to the underside with a screw fitment.
This impressive example of Victorian silverware is supported by four hallmarked sterling silver bun style feet.
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