CLASSIC WIDE GADROON (ROPE) BANDED EDGE DETAILS, HIGHLY DETAILED GEORGIAN/ROCOCO STYLE HANDLE --- This wonderful lidded server was bought in London post WWII, the top can be flipped over to use as an additional open server after you remove the handle! Dinner Party - Buffet Sized - Measures 8 x 10 3/4 and 3+ inches tall. The plating is in good condition with expected wear and scratching. Hallmarks are attributed to GEORGE SHADFORD LEE - LEE & WIGFULL (SHEFFIELD) LTD - Sheffield, England George S.Lee was active in Charlotte Street Works, Sheffield, together with Henry Wigfull. The firm was described as Manufacturing Silversmith, Electro Plater and Britannia Metal Smith. The partnership between George Shadford Lee and Henry Wigfull was dissolved in 1870.
The business was continued by Henry Wigfull under the same style and address (John Street Works, Sheffield). The firm was converted in 1899 into a limited liability company under the style of Lee & Wigfull (Sheffield) Ltd. Truly remarkable classic pieces from my Grandmother's estate. Lovely old style piece with superb e legant designs. View our photos to get the full effect.
This set was rarely used and is in great condition with age appropriate use evidence etc. No unusual damage to note -- other than the expected wear -- these items are not brand new and have not been re-plated. Similar less grand examples retail in antique shops (when found) for hundreds more than our listing price. We would like someone to have it who would truly value these.
Beautifully crafted with good heft these silverplated pieces were made to last. No longer made, these will be passed along for generations to use.
My mother used this set of items with her sterling flatware, elegance at the table. In this listing, we offer another portion of my mother's large collection of Older Silver Serving Holloware for a serious collector/host. View our multiple pictures to judge the quite nice condition. All this was stored away and next owner will get to polish'em up more or have professionally polished if desired. They come from a silver collection that I just pulled out of storage in the attic amassed by my mother & grandmother.NOTHING IN THIS COLLECTION HAS MONOGRAM or any other personalization. Older Heavy Top Quality Holloware Items! Good to Fine Estate Used condition. A true silver / sterling person will like to have this collection for party time, this year!
Collector's items, yet eminently appropriate for contemporary use. My family invested in quality items for gracious living. We are not online at all times and offers made near close of listing might be missed. CONDITION: GOOD ESTATE USED ANTIQUE overall- wear in bottom of dish from serving food (these antique items were used and are not brand new perfect) typical use evidence / wear for the s. No major dents / scratches to note.Review pictures (please ignore reflections) to see true state of this great item. Lots of Really Great Stunning items to add to your collection.
Starting each lot at very reasonable prices. Please review picture(s) for condition etc. Not new, but Used Good Estate Condition with expected use on treasured old items.No Monograms or Removals not noted - Some hand washing/polishing needed! Vintage heirloom quality, these were used for 30+ years for entertaining, as the items were acquired post World War II. This is an outstanding, truly versatile, group/set of good weight/heft, elegant pattern. No major flaws or damages not mentioned, expect general marks, spots, scratches, wear and patina commensurate with age and use of treasured serverware/flatware used for special meals/holidays. All this has been stored away in the box for many years and a simple cleaning/polishing will make it look even more elegant on your table. Most or all hosts would feel quite comfortable using this when entertaining the most special guests in your home. Please review other listings now & later...
(other family sets/collection) and very good quality estate things from Grandparent's cottage. More Sterling & Silverplate items to be listed. Sellers are not responsible for service transit time.
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CONDITION: Every attempt is made to describe any damage or faults honestly & accurately. We pack carefully and this has never been an issue.We're sharing'estate items' generally older antiques and we shall have no responsibility for any error or omission. The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. The item "RARE ENGLISH SHEFFIELD SILVER COVERED ENTREE DISH TUREEN SET our FineThings4sale" is in sale since Sunday, July 15, 2012. This item is in the category "Antiques\Silver\Silverplate\Platters & Trays". The seller is "finethings4sale" and is located in Chapel Hill, North Carolina.
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