Edwardian sterling silver chafing dish. Made by Gorham in Providence in 1903.
Round dish with wide and reeded rim and carved handle. Cover domed with chased and repousse flowers and leaf-mounted c-scroll handle. Rests in central ring with 4 leaf-mounted scrolled supports terminating in paws. Chased floral work and pendant garlands. Reeded circular stretcher supports 3-flame heating element. Pretty and practical for the sideboard.
Hallmarks include no. A2564. Dish and heating element have date symbol. Very good condition with some discoloration and cracking to heating element finials.
Overall dimensions: H 11 x W 18 5/8 x D 11 1/8 in. Gross weight: 98.7 troy ounces. #BJ891