On close inspection one can see the stake/hammer marks left from the forming of this piece. It is still in excellent, very usable condition, measuring 11 (280mm) long across the handles. 5 3/4" (146mm) wide and 3" (76mm) high to the top of the finial.There are 4 matching hallmarks on both the base and cover. Maker's Mark'BD' - for Burrage Davenport. Date Letter'f' for 1781 London.
Please see photos and send us a question if further clarity is required. Please see our other listings for additional Sterling Silver and collectable items. The item "Lovely Georgian Sterling Silver Tomato Dish & Cover 1781 London" is in sale since Monday, December 23, 2019. This item is in the category "Antiques\Silver\Solid Silver\Cups/Goblets".
The seller is "silver-finder" and is located in Chichester. This item can be shipped worldwide.