Silver, Sheffield plate
Overall: 4 x 10 3/8 x 8 3/4 in. ( 10.2 x 26.4 x 22.2 cm )
Wrought silver George III entree dish with a Sheffield plate cover; shallow, oblong body with incurved corners and raised sides; cast, applied beaded band around the rim; engraved in the center with the Lenox family crest, a crowned lion passant on fess; maker's marks stamped on the base; Sheffield plated, domed cover in the form of the dish with an applied loop handle with oval joint in the center; engraved with the Lenox family crest, no maker's marks.
Bequest of Waldron Phoenix Belknap, Jr.; Waldron Phoenix Belknap, Jr. Collection
stamped: on the base: "I * Y" in a rectangle in roman letters, a lion passant in a rectangle, crowned leopard's head in a shield, "k" in a chamfered rectangle
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