RARE OLD SHEFFIELD PLATE
Of triangular open-sided form with stepped upper diagonal ending in up-curving rests
Condition: Excellent; clear maker's mark; some expected bleeding to the copper on the edges and base
Dish wedges were used to lift the edge of a platter, causing the gravy to flow to the well.
Somewhat rare, they were made is both silver and Old Sheffield Plate.
Thomas Law was one of the pioneers of Old Sheffield Plate, working as early as the 1760's.
This mark was registered in 1784.
Also See :
George V Folding Table Screen, Vander & Co, London, , 1955, Arms for the Family of Holloway
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