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Covered Dishes

Antique Silver Entree Dishes, Revolving Breakfast Dishes, Chafing Dishes and Venison Dishes are very practical covered serving dishes which can also be used to keep food warm.

The Antique Silver Entrée Dish with detachable cover can be used for a variety of foods and were made in many shapes. They were found from the mid 18th century and often have removable handles so that the lid could also be used as a dish. From the late 1700’s they were often made with heater bases.

Antique Silver Revolving Top Serving Dishes are versatile servers traditionally used to serve breakfast (eg. bacon, eggs, kedgeree etc) but nowadays are bought for many diverse reasons and particularly for serving muffins. They are normally electroplated silver.

Antique Silver Chafing Dishes have a similar function to the entrée dish but usually have a detachable handle.

The Antique Silver Venison Dish or Turkey Dish is a large covered carving dish with tree and well grooves to channel the meat juices into the gravy well. The domed covers often have large armorial engravings.

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Covered Dishes

Antique Silver Entree Dishes, Revolving Breakfast Dishes, Chafing Dishes and Venison Dishes are very practical covered serving dishes which can also be used to keep food warm.

The Antique Silver Entrée Dish with detachable cover can be used for a variety of foods and were made in many shapes. They were found from the mid 18th century and often have removable handles so that the lid could also be used as a dish. From the late 1700’s they were often made with heater bases.

Antique Silver Revolving Top Serving Dishes are versatile servers traditionally used to serve breakfast (eg. bacon, eggs, kedgeree etc) but nowadays are bought for many diverse reasons and particularly for serving muffins. They are normally electroplated silver.

Antique Silver Chafing Dishes have a similar function to the entrée dish but usually have a detachable handle.

The Antique Silver Venison Dish or Turkey Dish is a large covered carving dish with tree and well grooves to channel the meat juices into the gravy well. The domed covers often have large armorial engravings.

  • 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).

  • Circa 1760

    Pierre Liotard

    8188 Antique French Silver Ecuelle

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    18th century French provincial silver. An excellent quality antique silver lidded serving dish with elegant plain style and acanthus leaf side handles. The lid has a hand engraved cartouche, with tassles and a bishop’s hat, containing an armorial almost certainly for Bishop Dominique d’Inguimbert. Weight 618 grams, 19.8 troy ounces. Height 9.2cm. Spread across handles 28cm. Diameter 16.3cm. Marked on both pieces with French provincial silver marks for the ancient French town Carpentras. Maker Pierre Liotard. Circa 1760.

  • 1766

    Edward Aldridge & John Stamper

    8320 George III Silver Dish Cross

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    An ingenious table server and trivet. An antique sterling silver dish stand in the form of two crossed arms, centrally pivotted, with adjustable shell feet/dish supports and a central spirit warmer, the whole being flat folded for easy storage. The combined legs/dish holders telescope in and out to accommodate different sized plates. Weight 745 grams, 23.9 troy ounces. Adjustable diameter 17/35 cms. Length when closed 35.5 cms. Height 5/9 cms. London 1766. Maker Edward Aldridge.

  • 1774 - 1815

    Robert Hennell I

    9868 Antique Silver Entrée Dishes

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    A fine pair of antique silver serving dishes and covers on warming bases. Large size, excellent quality and good gauge silver. Elegant plain styling, with a broad band of ribbing and gadroon borders, and topped with a magnificent lion mounted handle. The warming bases are typical of the period and have discreet wooden pad feet and carrying handles. The covers both have a large coat of arms hand engraved to the front and an arm crest topped by a crown to the reverse side, the plates also have the matching crest. Silver weight 6,124 grams, 196 troy ounces. Total height 24cm. Silver dome on serving plate height 19cm. Diameter – dome 28cm, dish 31cm. Plates – sterling silver London 1774 by Thomas Heming. Domes – sterling silver London 1813/5 by Samuel Hennell. Old Sheffield plate warming stands circa 1774, unmarked.

  • 1802

    Paul Storr

    7373 Georgian Silver Sauce Tureens by Paul Storr

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    A fine pair of antique sterling silver tureens. Elegant plain styling and oval boat shape with gadroon borders and ring handles. The bases have a hand engraved crest to the front of the foot. Excellent quality and good gauge silver as you’d expect from this world famous English silversmith. Weight 1403 grams, 45.1 troy ounces. Height 18cm. Spread 24cm. Tureen rim 17 x 11.5cm. London 1802. Maker Paul Storr.

  • 1802

    Paul Storr

    7728 George III Silver Entree Dish by Paul Storr

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    A fine antique sterling silver serving dish and cover with a magnificent lion mounted handle. Elegant plain styling with a broad band of ribbing and gadroon borders. The warming base (in Old Sheffield Plate) has handsome paw feet and carrying handles. Excellent quality and good gauge silver as you’d expect from this world famous English silversmith. Silver weight 1682 grams, 54 troy ounces. Total height 21.5 cms. Silver dish – height 16.5 cms, diameter 22.5 cms (top), 24.5 cms (base). London 1802. Maker Paul Storr.

  • 1808

    Benjamin Smith

    9436 George III Silver Entrée Dish on Stand

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    A superb antique sterling silver serving dish with matching cover and warming base. Amazing basket of flowers design handle. The elegant plain styling has a broad band of ribbing with gadroon and shell borders. Excellent quality and good gauge silver. The lid has a large hand engraved armorial to the front and a double crest to the reverse. Silver weight 3350 grams, 107 troy ounces. Total height 24cm. Dish measures 33x24cm. London 1808. Maker Benjamin Smith.

  • 1810

    Paul Storr

    8841 George III Silver Entre Dishes by Paul Storr

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    A fine pair of antique sterling silver serving dishes with matching cushion shape covers and magnificent detachable lion mounted ring handles. Elegant plain styling with a broad band of ribbing and gadroon borders. Excellent quality and good gauge silver as you’d expect from this world famous English silversmith. The covers are mounted front and back with royal armorial plaques having the motto “Honi Soit Qui Mal YPense” and the crest of a centaur holding a bow and arrow. These are the arms of the Fitzmaurice family (the Marquesses of Lansdowne). The same armorial is hand engraved to the front and back of the bases. Silver weight 4021 grams, 129 troy ounces. Height 15.5 cms. (to top of handle). Base measures 26.5 x 22 cms. London 1810. Maker Paul Storr.

  • 1810

    Matthew Boulton

    7908 Georgian Meat Dome in Old Sheffield Plate by Matthew Boulton

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    An antique dish cover of curved rectangular form in Old Sheffield plate. Good size. Handsome plain design with a gadroon ring border and decorative handle. Hand engraved to both sides is a lion crest on a chequered background within a decorative cartouche – all within an inset silver shield. Lovely crisp borders. Height 25 cms. Length 40 cms. Width 31 cms. Marked inside the handle with the double sun mark for Matthew Boulton, probably the most well known of all Old Sheffield plate makers. Circa 1820.

  • 1815

    Paul Storr

    8139 George III Silver Chafing Dish by Paul Storr

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    A fine antique sterling silver serving dish and cover with a turned wood carrying handle and central divider. Excellent quality and good gauge silver as you’d expect from this world famous English silversmith. Elegant plain styling with shaped shell and scroll borders. The lid has a magnificent hand engraved armorial within a scroll cartouche and the base and central divider ring bear a double crest. The decorative lid handle is removable to use the lid as a serving dish. The double skinned base is a warming jacket and the handle unscrews to fill it with hot water. Silver weight 2776 grams, 89.2 troy ounces. Total height 21.5 cms. Diameter of base 30.5 cms. London 1815. Maker Paul Storr.

  • 1820

    Joseph Cradock|William Ker Read

    9678 Pair of Georgian Silver Entrée Dishes on Warmers

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    A fine pair of antique silver serving dishes with matching cover and warming base. The elegant plain styling has a broad band of ribbing with gadroon and shell borders; the handles are modelled as a curled snake. Excellent quality and good gauge silver. The lid has a large hand engraved armorial to the front and a stag crest to the reverse. Dishes and rings marked number 2 and 3. Silver weight 3961 grams, 127.3 troy ounces. Total height 18cm (including warmer base). Dish measures 30x24cm. Entrée dishes and handles sterling silver London 1820, maker Joseph Cradock & William Ker Read. Warmer bases are made of old Sheffield plate, circa 1820.

  • 1821

    Paul Storr

    6136 Georgian Silver Entrée Dish

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    An impressive antique sterling silver serving dish and cover by the world renowned maker. Excellent gauge silver. Typical Georgian style with handsome applied gadroon borders and decorative shell and foliage mounts. The matching handle has a bayonet fitting and when removed the cover can be used as an open dish. There is an engraved cartouche (uninscribed) to both sides of the cover. Weight 2283 grams, 73.4 troy ounces. Length 33.5 cms. Width 25 cms. Height 15 cms. London 1821. Maker Paul Storr.

  • Circa 1830

     

    9447 Antique Carving Dish in Old Sheffield Plate

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    A large and handsome antique carving plate with a hot water jacket. There is a well to collect the juices. Good plain design with a broad gadroon and shell border and decorative side handles and feet. A crest and armorial are hand engraved to the top border. The hot water is filled via a screw cap filler tube on the underside. Spread across handles 65.5cm. Outside measures – 59cmx47cm. Inner rim measures – 44cmx33cm. Unmarked. Old Sheffield Plate. Circa 1830.

  • 1837

    Joseph Angell

    6467 Set of Silver Serving Dishes by Paul Storr and Joseph Angell

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    A fabulous pair of antique sterling silver dishes by the world famous English silversmith together with a matching platter by Joseph Angell. With beautiful scroll and shell decorated borders they have a wide band of chased basket weave ornament. Fantastic quality. Total weight 2518 grams, 80.9 troy ounces.
    Pair of circular dishes – weight 1628 grams, 52.3 troy ounces. Diameter 30.5 cms. London 1837. Maker Paul Storr.
    Oval platter – weight 890 grams, 28.6 troy ounces. 46.5 x 37 cms. London 1838. Maker Joseph Angell.

  • 1841

    Edward Barnard & Sons

    5284 Antique Silver Entree Dishes

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    An exceptional pair of antique sterling silver serving dishes with domed covers and twist off handles. There is a crest engraved to the covers. Weight 3853 grams, 123.8 troy ounces. Height 14 cms. Base 30 x 23 cma. London 1841. Maker Edward, Edward junior, John & William Barnard.

  • Circa 1850

    Francois Durand

    6044 Set of 4 Antique French Silver Entrée Dishes

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    A good set of 4 antique silver serving dishes with lift off covers and detachable flower design handles. Lovely plain design with straight gadroon borders. Weight 5126 grams, 164 troy ounces. Height 11cm. Length 22cm. Depth 18cm. Tops and bases have French silver marks for Paris circa 1850. Maker Francois Durand, Rue du Bac, 58 Paris.

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