American Reed & Barton silver-plate tray engraved with American clippership, circa 1875

$495.00 AUD

Interesting Marine theme dish, in silver-plated base metal, the whole base finely engraved with a large-scale depiction of a clipper ship, flying an American flag, the rim with moulded edge incorporating grotesque masks.

Marked to the back ‘MFD & plated by / Reed & Barton / copyright /PTNED Pat’d 101867’

US patent of design was registered in 1870 

Circa 1875


Condition: silver plate worn, slightly warped, signs of age.




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