M. FORD CREECH ANTIQUES & FINE ARTS

 

 

GEORGE III SILVER ADJUSTABLE DISH CROSS

Charles Aldridge & Henry Green, London, 1773

 

  

 

 

The delicately designed dish cross of usual X-form with central round lidded burner,
each arm with rectangular trellis sliders surmounted by pierced shell form dish supports
and raised on spurred c-scroll legs ending in pierced foliate feet, the arms with

rosette terminals, the deep burner with removable beaded lid

 

Marks:

Grimwade #265, Full set of hallmarks on light, each foot & burner lid with maker’s marks and lion passant,

each arm marked with lion passant

 

Dish crosses were made primarily during the mid through late 18th century, being used

 for placement of hot dishes on sideboards.  They have sliding supports to fit a varying

array of shapes and sizes, making them suitable for a number of contemporary usages -

 including silver, ceramics, or even decorative objects that one might wish to elevate on a table.

 

Condition: Excellent; some tarnish buildup around burner lid and feet; one foot with slight tilt, visible in images

 

12.1 oz.

 

 3” High x 12” Long

 

Price : Please Inquire

 

#5580

 

 

 

 

 

 

      

 

      

 

See Also:

  

 

Shown with a Rare Early Bow Porcelain Large Famille Rose Bowl, c1753

 

 


 

 

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George III Silver Adjustable Dish-Cross with Burner, Charles Aldridge & Henry Green, London, 1773