This magnificent antique George III sterling silver platter has an oval shaped form with a sunken plain oval central well.
The well of this silver meat platter is plain and unembellished.
The raised shaped border is ornamented with a crisp bright cut engraved crest depicting a stag’s head erased.
The rim of this impressive example of Georgian silverware is encompassed with a cast and applied gadroon decorated border.
This magnificent meat platter was crafted by the renowned silversmiths Robert Cattle & James Barber in York, England; such pieces of silver, bearing the York town mark, are becoming increasingly difficult to locate.
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Maker: Robert Cattle & James Barber