Group of 3 Sheffield plate serving domes. Made by Matthew Boulton in Sheffield, ca 1820.
Large and ovoid with reeded rim and cast scrolled ring finial on leafy scrolled mount. On front is inset sterling silver rectangular frame engraved with armorial. Marked. Very good condition with nice patina; a few minor dents. Dimensions: H 10 1/2 x W 20 x 15 in.;
With: Boxy and ovoid with molded rim and gadrooned girdle; cast leaf-and-shell ring handle on applied oval mount with gadrooned rim. On front and back are rectangular sterling silver frames engraved with same armorial. Marked. Good condition with nice patina; noticeable dent at one end. Dimensions: H 9 3/4 x W 14 5/8 x D 11 5/8 in.;
With: Boxy and ovoid with molded rim and gadrooned girdle; cast leaf-and-shell ring handle on leafy scrolled mount. Marked. Very good condition with deep patina; minor ping. Dimensions: H 8 1/4 x W 11 3/4 x D 9 1/8 in.
A great way to announce that dinner is served. Regency flamboyance adapted to the budget conscious by a pioneer in industrial design. #M6