Large Old Sheffield Plate Meat Cover. Pike Crest. Geddes. Capta Majora.


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This fabulous extra large Old Sheffield Plate meat cover which dates from c1840 is made by Walker Knowles & Co and is an extra large size making it perfect for covering a big roast or Christmas turkey.

The handsome design of this meat dome looks super with it's pike crest and Capta Majora family motto to one side and a monogram on the other side.

Capta Majora and the pike crest being the Geddes family crest and means: Seek Greater Things.

Measurements: approx 51 cm long (20"), 38.5 cm wide (15") and 31 cm (12") high including handle.

Weight: 3.35 kg.

Date: c1840.

Material: Old Sheffield Plate.

Marked: Maker's mark for Walker Knowles & Co.

Condition: Very good antique condition with signs of use in keeping with age. A few scratches, shallow dings, small marks and spots of tarnishing. Plate on the outside is in very good condition. Inside is nicely seasoned. Handle sits slightly uneven. Please see pictures.

Please note that only the meat dome is included and any other items in the pictures are for display only.

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