An Old Sheffield Plate Meat Dome Cover on Warming Base
An Old Sheffield Plate meat dome cover on warming base. The cover and base did not start life together, they were matched later. The well and tree warming tray removes from the base to pour hot water in. Mounted with scrolls leaves flowers and shells. Two scrolled handles with roundels at each end protrude from the side. The cover is gadroon mounted with scrolls and shells. The removable key is adorned with leaves and acorns. Sold in original condition with little wear. c1820 British made with a makers mark under dome.
Length of base excluding handles: 50 cm (19.5")
Width: 39 cm (15.5")
Length of cover: 41.25 cm (16.25")
Width of cover: 30.25 cm (12")