ENGLISH STERLING DISH CROSS 1762 EARLIEST EXAMPLE A fine and rare 1762 British sterling silver dish cross. From the London shop of Sebastian and James Crespell. Dish crosses first seen in England in the mid 18th century Waldron (pages 132-133). Used to keep dishes warm using supports that slide to and from center burner, to accommodate varying size plates.This 1762 dish cross or stand allows for different size plates by use of hinged support arms (see images). A design we have never observed. Period engraved family crest of a falcon perched atop closed fist. This extremely rare 1762 British sterling dish cross is 6 inches lower diameter. And 8 1/2 inches with supports extended. And weighs 18 1/2 standard ounces.
Rich sterling patina, retains original detail. The item "English Sterling Dish Cross 1762 EARLIEST EXAMPLE" is in sale since Monday, July 27, 2020.This item is in the category "Antiques\Silver\Sterling Silver (. The seller is "supershrink" and is located in Supply, North Carolina.
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