c1870 Nickel Silver Plated Footed Butler’s Serving Tray Gadrooned Border w/Grapes Handles John Wanamaker
Very rare, 150 year old, John Wanamaker hallmarked Nickel Silver serving tray. Has four feet and two handles. Heavy gadrooning with grapes and leaves. Also etched with scrolls and flowers and the letter “B” monogram. The hallmark has an eagle with the initials JW and nick silver in a circle. Weighs 5lbs. by itself. In excellent condition with period wear and patina consistent with age and use but no serious damage or repairs.
Please note the following item specifics:
OVERALL SIZE IN INCHES: 25 long x 15 wide x 3.25 high. Serving area: 16.5 x 11.5.
OVERALL CONDITION (SEE SCALE BELOW):
MATERIAL:Nickel Silver Plated
CONDITION GRADING SCALE: C10-New, never used. C9-Mint C8-Near mint C7-Excellent C6-Very good C5-Good C4-Fair