6 antique Old Sheffield silver plate and Close Plated table Items. Includes one (1) wirework oval footed basket with braided handle and pierced medallion border, beaded upper and lower rims; one (1) oval footed centerpiece with repousse Baroque style decoration of cherubs, flowers, scrolls, and masks; one (1 ) oval dish with cobalt glass insert, pierced sides, wire twist handles, and ball and claw feet; one (1) boat shaped dish or bread basket with pierced sides; one (1) collapsible toast rack; and one (1 )pair close plated grape shears, marked for A. Hatfield, c. 1808, Sheffield workshop. Sizes range from 7" (wick trimmers) to 8 1/2"H x 11"W x 8"D (centerpiece) and 11"h x 13"W x 9"D (basket, with handle up). Most/all items appear to be British, dating from the late 18th to early 19th century.
Private Nashville, TN Collection.
Centerpiece, cobalt lined dish and small boat shaped basket exhibit wear to some edges, showing pink. Repair to one ball foot on toast rack; small oval lidded dish is monogrammed and the cobalt liner does not come out. Otherwise all items good condition with a few minor scattered dents and scratches.