Victorian sterling silver serving tray. Made by Elkington in Birmingham in 1885. Oval with open gallery: Bow-mounted oval medallions connected by floral garlands. Beaded rim. Turned and ebonized wood handles mounted to ends with foliate scrolls. Well center has rectangle (blank for engraving) with stylized foliate border, which in turn is surrounded by Greek Revival ornament.
Dimensions: Height: 2 ¾ in. Width: 27 ¾ in. Depth: 15 ½ in. Weight (with wood): 116 troy ounces. BJ997