Mid 19th Century Antique Victorian Sterling Silver Entree Dish London 1856 John S Hunt

£ 3,750.00

A stunning John S Hunt oval silver entree dish.




A truly impressive sterling silver oval entree dish and cover made by the renowned silversmith John S Hunt.  The detachable lid is superbly decorated with incredibly ornate hand chasing which alternate plain formed panels for decorative contrast.  The base has a delightful egg & tongue (style) border.  There are contemporary applied armorials and crests respectively alternating within the ornate panels.


Weight:  47 troy ounces/1462 grams

Height:  8 inches/20cm

Length:  12.2 inches/31cm

Width:  9.4 inches/24cm

Armorials:  William Capel Clasice assumed the additional name of Thornhill by royal licence in 1855 on his marriage to Clara Thornhill daughter and heiress of Thomas Fixby Hall of Yorks.

Condition:  Excellent throughout

Price:  £3750