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Plates & Platters

Antique Silver Dinner Plates and Meat Dishes. Dinner plates were usually made in dozens and larger quantities and often came as part of a suite of dishes including soup plates, oval serving plates and mazerines. These dishes very often came from grand houses and have finely executed coats of arms.

Chargers and Sideboard Dishes make an impressive show. They can be used as large serving dishes although some examples, with ornamental borders and centre panels, were probably just purely decorative.

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Plates & Platters

Antique Silver Dinner Plates and Meat Dishes. Dinner plates were usually made in dozens and larger quantities and often came as part of a suite of dishes including soup plates, oval serving plates and mazerines. These dishes very often came from grand houses and have finely executed coats of arms.

Chargers and Sideboard Dishes make an impressive show. They can be used as large serving dishes although some examples, with ornamental borders and centre panels, were probably just purely decorative.

  • 1710

    Robert Cooper

    9763 Queen Anne Silver Armorial Charger

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    A fine early English silver charger, or sideboard dish, having a broad rim with applied gadroon border. Britannia standard silver*. Hand engraved to the centre is a magnificent and finely executed coat of arms. Weight 936 grams, 30 troy ounces. Diameter 33.5cm. Height 3cm. London 1710. Maker Robert Cooper.

  • 1720

    John Chartier

    9746 Antique George I Silver Serving Dish

    £9,750

    A large and important piece of early English Britannia standard* silver. A Georgian silver meat plate, or serving platter, of shaped oval form with a broad applied gadroon border and decorative motifs. Made by John Chartier, an important Huguenot silversmith; his French influence is seen in the fleur de lys motifs around the border. Superb colour. Hand engraved to two sides with an armorial. Hand hammered finish on the back of the applied borders. Weight 2753 grams, 88.4 troy ounces. Length 52.5 cms. Width 37.5 cms. London 1720. Maker John Chartier.

  • 1724

    David Tanqueray

    9622 Pair of George I Silver Chargers

    £55,000

    An outstanding lot. A rare pair of George I silver sideboard dishes of plain circular form with wide borders. Large size and good heavy weight. *Britannia standard silver. Excellent patina. The centres are finely engraved with armorials within a baroque cartouche of strapwork and foliage, a shell above, a bearded mask below. The arms are those of Lane. Diameter 51cm, 20ins. Total weight approx. 6,950 grams, 224 troy ounces. London 1724. Maker David Tanqueray. A highly esteemed Huguenot maker.

  • 1761

    George Methuen

    9965 Set of George III Antique Silver Plates

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    A stunning set of 12 antique sterling silver plates of plain design and shaped gadroon border. Excellent quality. Each with a large armorial hand engraved to the rim with the motto “Credens Adjuvor” and crown above. Total weight 6683 grams, 214.8 troy ounces. Diameter 23.6cm. London 1761. Maker George Methuen.

  • 1763

    Sebastian & James Crespel

    9982 George III Antique Second Course Plate

    £1,950

    A fine antique silver plate of plain design with traditional shaped gadroon borders. This large size is generally referred to as a second course dish. Excellent quality and weight. Hand engraved to the edge with a large coat of arms with crown and motto “Perdeum Etferrum Obtinui”. Weight 816 grams, 26.2 troy ounces. Diameter 29.4cm. London 1763. Maker Sebastian & James Crespel.

  • 1763

    Peter Archambo

    9983 George III Antique Second Course Plate

    £1,950

    A fine antique silver plate of plain design with traditional shaped gadroon borders. This large size is generally referred to as a second course dish. Excellent quality and weight. Hand engraved to the edge with a large coat of arms with crown and motto “Perdeum Etferrum Obtinui”. Weight 806 grams, 25.9 troy ounces. Diameter 29.4cm. London 1763. Maker Peter Archambo II (apprenticed to the illustrious Paul de Lamerie) & Peter Meure.

  • 1794

    Henry Greene

    9894 Set of 4 George III Silver Second Course Dishes

    £6,750

    A good set of four antique silver plates of plain design with traditional gadroon borders. Excellent quality and weight. Hand engraved to the edge with a coat of arms with crown and motto “Follow Me”. Total weight 2988 grams, 96 troy ounces. Diameter 28cm. London 1794. Maker Henry Green. Sterling silver.

  • 1816

    William Pitts

    8985 Pair of George III Silver Sideboard Dishes

    £22,500

    A magnificent pair of antique silver chargers (or sideboard dishes) with gilt finish. Decorated in the 17th century style with deep relief embossed fruit and foliage. The centre is engraved with a large coat of arms of Scott impaling Surtees for John Scott, 1st Earl of Eldon (1751-1838) and his wife Bessie. Scott was made an Earl in 1821. Weight each 3270 and 3390 grams approx, total 214 troy ounces. Diameter 64 cms. London 1816. Maker William Pitts, known for making large and impressive chargers. Sterling silver.

  • 1819

    Paul Storr

    9658 George III Silver Platter

    £5,750

    A handsome antique sterling silver serving platter of oval form with a shaped gadroon border. Excellent quality and good gauge silver as you’d expect from this world famous English silversmith. Large size. On the top edge, to both sides, there is a hand engraved armorial* with motto for the Earl of Stamford. Weight 3591 grams, 115.4 troy ounces. Top measures 61 x 45 cm. London 1819. Maker Paul Storr. Sterling silver.

  • 1926

    Crichton Brothers

    8690 Antique Silver Plate

    £895

    A beautiful silver dish in the style of an early English alms dish. Simple plain design. Lovely patina and excellent original condition. Hand engraved to the border is a large armorial with the motto “Ad Vitam” – Immortal. Weight 690 grams, 22.1 troy ounces. Diameter 29 cms. London 1926. Maker Crichton Brothers, specialists in making fine quality copies of early English silver. The matching plate #8691 is available.

  • 1926

    Crichton Brothers

    8691 Antique Silver Plate

    £895

    A beautiful silver dish in the style of an early English alms dish. Simple plain design. Lovely patina and excellent original condition. Hand engraved to the border is a large armorial with the motto “Ad Vitam” – Immortal. Weight 690 grams, 22.1 troy ounces. Diameter 29 cms. London 1926. Maker Crichton Brothers, specialists in making fine quality copies of early English silver. The matching plate #8690 is available.

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