DescriptionA Hukin & Heath Silver-Plated Chafing Dish, Birmingham, England, circa 1890
Marks: (H&H), (eagle), 1095
8 h x 13-1/4 w x 8-5/8 d inches (20.3 x 33.7 x 21.9 cm)
The domed oval chafing dish having double banded Greek key border to lid, apex engraved with merman and standard bearing Latin motto INDUSTRIA ET SPE, (with industry and hope), bone button handle, interior with original pierced and solid liners, legs having foliate and scrolled shoulder mounts, terminating on ball-and-claw feet.
Property from the Personal Collection of Shirley Temple Black
Light pin dent to lid, solid liner flange with some bending, some scratching, minor plate wear, otherwise with surface scratches commensurate with age, polishing, and use.
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