Rare Sheffield Plate Food Dome and Warming Tray with Mechanical Features
Rare Sheffield plate food dome and warming tray with mechanical features. Of typical form with acorn motif handle, engraved crest of a dog and leather belt inscribed "Non sibi sed patriae" a Latin phrase meaning "not for self, but country" Complete with its original warming tray with pierced circular welling tree, hinged door with engraved Horse* Crest. This is for adding the hot water and porcelain handled spigot to release the water after use.
Large Belle Epoque Sterling Pitcher
Large Belle Époque sterling pitcher, of large-scale with applied handle, with finely cast and chased cascading grapes, vines and Bacchus spout. Engraved with dual family monogram. Frank W. Smith hallmark, "Sterling," retailers mark of W.W. Wattles & Sons, of Pittsburgh PA. Weighs 51.5 troy ounces/ 3.4 pounds