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ANTIQUE SILVER DISH CROSSES

To see any antique silver dish cross in more detail, just click on the image for an enlarged picture. All our antique silver dish crosses are available for online purchase as well as being available within our store in the London Silver Vaults.Any silver dish cross purchased online will be delivered with free insured delivery. You may also be interested in Antique Silver Entree Dishes.

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Antique Georgian sterling silver dish-cross stand, having a central burner with gadroon border, rotating square cross-section arms, sitting on four cast shell feet. Made by Joseph Lock of London in 1775. Length 26 cms (10.25 inches). Weight approx. 549g (17.7 troy ounces). Please note that this dish cross has fixed legs.

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Antique Georgian sterling silver dish-cross stand, having a central burner with gadroon border, rotating square cross-section arms, sitting on four cast shell feet. Made by Joseph Lock of London in 1775. Length 26 cms (10.25 inches). Weight approx. 549g (17.7 troy ounces). Please note that this dish cross has fixed legs.

1,795

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   Antique Georgian Old Sheffield plated dish cross made in ca. 1780. Length 32 cms. (Crested).

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Antique Georgian Old Sheffield plated dish cross made in ca. 1780. Length 32 cms. (Crested).

645

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   Antique Georgian Old Sheffield plated dish cross made in ca. 1780. Length 32 cms.

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Antique Georgian Old Sheffield plated dish cross made in ca. 1780. Length 32 cms.

675

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Antique Georgian sterling silver Scottish dish cross, having a central hand-pierced body, square cross-section rotating arms, sitting on four movable hand-pierced feet, with beaded borders. Made in Edinburgh in 1789 (no makers mark which is acceptable for a Scottish piece of this period). Length 36 cms (14.25 inches), height 8 cms (3.25 inches). Weight approx. 445g (14.4 troy ounces).

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Antique Georgian sterling silver Scottish dish cross, having a central hand-pierced body, square cross-section rotating arms, sitting on four movable hand-pierced feet, with beaded borders. Made in Edinburgh in 1789 (no makers mark which is acceptable for a Scottish piece of this period). Length 36 cms (14.25 inches), height 8 cms (3.25 inches). Weight approx. 445g (14.4 troy ounces).

2,495

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Learn more about antique silver DISH CROSSES here.

Antique Silver DISH CROSSES description:

A dish cross is a stand consisting of two square-sectioned arms centrally pivoted, with adjustable legs and dish supports. The central disc often holds a burner and wick. Dish crosses were used to keep the contents of entree dishes warm (see our entree dishes page for more information).

Antique Silver DISH CROSSES history:

There are very few examples of silver dish crosses before 1730, and most of them date between 1750 and 1800. They were made in the early 19th century but in much smaller numbers as other methods of warming were gradually introduced, such as burner stands and hot plates.

Antique Silver DISH CROSSES design:

The shape and decorative style of dish crosses feet and supports varies from plain circular or oval to designs based on shells. The central burners were often fairly plain with maybe a decorative rope-twist edge.

Antique Silver DISH CROSSES collectors note:

The age, level of craftsmanship and their aesthetic qualities determine their value. But they must also be undamaged with good clear hallmarks (all separate parts should be marked). There are many Old Sheffield plated examples and these should be inspected critically as they are often in bad condition.



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