Pair of silvered metal entrée dishes engraved with the coat of arms of the United states of America. Circa 1830

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Pair of rectangular silvered metal entrée dishes with scroll borders chiselled with flowers and foliage. Removable handles with foliage motifs. Engraved with a mavelot and the coat of arms of the United States of America.
Silversmith : Smith Sissons & Co

Circa 1830.

Height : 16cm (6.3in). – Length : 29.5cm (11.6in). – Width : 23.5cm (9.3in).

The coat of arms of the United States of America : “Paleways of 13 pieces, argent and gules, a chief, azure”. The supporter of the shield is a bald eagle proper displayed, bearing in its dexter talon an olive branch, in its sinister talon arrows, its head surrounded by a constellation of thirteen stars.
The thirteen stars are referring to the thirteen original States, ancient British colonies, independent since 1776.

Condition report : Minor wear to silvering and very minor bumps.

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  • Items quantity:  2
  • Height in cm : 16 cm
  • Width in cm : 29 cm
  • Depth in cm : 23 cm
  • Expertissim Reference: 2014121176