This is a wonderful antique English Victorian oval silver-plated twin handled tray, bearing the makers mark TB&S for the renowned silversmiths Thomas Bradbury & Sons as well as the Victorian lozenge registration mark dated at 1870.
This splendid large tray features beautifully engraved floral and foliate decoration. The border and twin handles are embellished with beaded decoration.
The centre bears the interesting engraved Latin inscription "Ad Finem Verus" which translates as "True to the End", around a rampant lion.
The underside of each handle bear the British diamond registry date and material marks for the 29th December 1870. The underside of the tray also bears the figural maker's mark.
It is splendid and luxurious and will look fabulous on your sideboard with decanters and glasses.
The quality and craftsmanship throughout the piece are truly second to none.
In excellent condition with clear makers marks and no dings, dents or signs of repair. Please see photos for confirmation.
Dimensions in cm:
Height 6 x Width 76 x Depth 51
Dimensions in inches:
Height 2 inches x Width 2 foot, 6 inches x Depth 1 foot, 8 inches
Our reference: A1181
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