A Set of Four George II Antique English Silver Strawberry Dishes

A Set of Four George II Antique English Silver Strawberry Dishes

London, 1737 by John Barbe
$25,000

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Description

A fine set of silver strawberry dishes, of somewhat unusual oval form. (Most are round.)<br /><br />

Michael Clayton defines strawberry dishes thus: "This a convenient name and now generally accepted serves to describe a whole family of circular or occasionally oval shallow dessert dishes with fluted upcurved sides flat bottoms and escalloped rims."<br /><br />

The arms are those of Magrath.<br /><br />

Provenance:<br />Sotheby's London, 16 July 1970, lot 100 (to Walter Wilson)"

Dimensions

Size Length: 8.25 in.
Weight 38 oz. 14 dwt.
Stock No V9905

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