18th Century Antique Pair of George 111 Oval Entree Dishes London 1796/7 Robert Sharp

£ 10,750.00

A stunning pair of 18th century oval entree dishes, the dishes are plain formed in design with applied gadroon borders for highlights.

 

Description

A stunning pair of 18th century oval entree dishes, the dishes are plain formed in design with applied gadroon borders for highlights.  The covers are extremely elegant and are decorated with a stylish lower tongue designed gallery border and crowned with stunning serpentine handles below which sits a bead border rosette which is set amongst elegant floral hand chasing.  Both dishes have an armorial and crest for importance.

 

Weight:  101 troy ounces/3150 grams

Height:  6.5 inches/16.5cm

Length:  12 inches/30.5cm

Width:  8.1 inches/20.5cm

Condition:  Excellent throughout.  Bases are 1796 and the lids 1797.

Note:  You find the one year date variation from time to time.  Please do not let that distract you, originally these dishes almost certainly come from a much larger important dinner service and over the years the lids and dishes have been interchanged.

Price:  £10,750