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George Hodder Of Cork

George Hodder, Irish silversmith, was first mentioned 1738. He died 1771 in Cork.

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George Hodder Of Cork

George Hodder, Irish silversmith, was first mentioned 1738. He died 1771 in Cork.

  • 1745 - 1770

    George Hodder Of Cork

    7382 Antique Cork Serving Dish by George Hodder

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    A rare provincial Irish silver dish and detachable cover of unusual shallow design. At first sight this looks to be a bacon or hash dish however it is more likely to be a cheese toaster. Very simple and charming. The plain form is embellished by a gadroon border and small side handles. To the top there is a hand engraved crest of a boars head over a French motto. 524 grams, 16.8 troy ounces. Spread 29 cm. Length 22.5 cm. Width 14.5 cm. Both pieces are stamped “sterling” with the distinctive scrolled border used by George Hodder 1745-1770. The top also bears Hodder’s maker’s mark (double struck).

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