The special thing about a gallery tray is the openwork design of the edge. This is usually characterized by chopsticks, grids or round openings. The edge of the gallery on this tray is also decorated with pointed arch motifs. The rim should allow bowls, glasses and carafes to be carried safely.
Magnificent, large gallery tray with handles around 1900 with rich chased decor. Oval shape with with stand. Openwork gallery decorated with interpenetrating pointed arch motifs. The surface is richly decorated with abstract tendrils, acanthus leaves, rocailles and fields. Handles decorated with shells. Unmarked, made in England around 1900. Condition very good.
Dimensions & details
- silver plated
- 35.7 x 55 cm
- height 5 cm