Exceptional matching pair of noble crested Georgian sterling silver entree dishes with covers by William Bateman, circa 1807. The dishes are rectangular in shape with rounded corners. Each of the two sets are comprised of three pieces; a plated hot water warming base with gadroon and shell handles and removable bun feet, a sterling silver entree dish bottom, and a sterling silver matching lid with a cast bayonet fit removable gadroon & shell handle. The entree dish bottom and lid are both decorated with gadroon borders as well, and both are hallmarked with the London sterling silver assay mark, 1807 date letter, King George III duty mark, and makers mark for silversmith William Bateman of London.Each of the three pieces in each set are marked with either a #1 or a #2 on one of the shorter edges near the handles. When all of the 1's are aligned, the pieces fit together perfectly, and likewise with the #2's. The hot water warming base bears a small, unidentified hallmark on the bottom that reads C. The lid is crested with the noble Carrington family crest (unicorn and crown) on one side and a cannon on the other. The interior of the entree dish bottom bears the same engraved images, one on each side. The overall dimensions of the assembled set are approximately 14" from handle to handle (11" excluding handles) x 8.5" wide x 6.75" from the bottom of the feet to the top of the lid handle.
The weights are as follows. #1 set: Sterling lid and entree dish bottom = 1713.5 grams; Plated hot water warming base = 1564.6 grams. Total weight of #1 set = 3278.1 grams (105.39 troy ounces). #2 set: Sterling lid and entree dish bottom = 1640.1 grams; Plated hot water warming base = 1494.7 grams. Total weight of #2 set = 3134.8 grams (100.78 troy ounces).
Grand total weight of both = 6412.9 grams (206.17 troy ounces). The item "Fine Crested Pair of Sterling Silver Georgian Covered Entree Dishes 6413g c. 1807" is in sale since Monday, April 15, 2019. This item is in the category "Antiques\Silver\Non-U.
The seller is "allthatglitters83" and is located in Fleming Island, Florida. This item can be shipped to United States.