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    George Washington: Tour-de-Force Silver-Plated Serving Tray. 19" x 32.5" [with handles] silver-plated copper serving tray or platter with unbelievable engraved, patriotic designs, anchored by a central portrait of "George Washington". A sunburst, star, cherubs, laurel wreath, sword, book and fasces appear overhead with a scroll inscribed "Declaration of Independence". A displayed eagle on a shield with flags appears below, inscribed "E Pluribus Unum". A wreath of agricultural products occupies the bottom half. The names of Northern and central states appear on the left, while Southern states appear on the right, some with odd spelling (Missourie, Kentuckey). The workmanship and condition is fantastic. Likely produced sometime in the 1850s. A great display piece. No markings apparent.

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    Auction Dates
    December, 2017
    2nd Saturday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 1
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