Pair of Crichton & Co. Sterling Silver Covered Entree Dishes on Stands in Georgian Style
Pair of Crichton & Co., sterling silver, 20th-century, covered entree dishes in Georgian style, with gadrooned border and two loop handles, the domed covers with wooden finials, raised on openwork stand with stylized shell feet and with removable sterling silver burners. Each measures 16 1/2'' from handle to handle by 9'' in width by 10 1/2'' in height, and bears hallmarks and stylized engravings including a monogram as shown. Total weight is 134 ozt.
Crichton & Co. was established around 1890 by Lionel Alfred Crichton. In 1920 the firm was active with premises in London (22 Old Bond street), New York (636 Fifth Avenue) and Chicago (622 South Michigan Avenue). The firm went out of business in the 1950s. The British Museum has Crichton pieces in its permanent collection.
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