German Hanau 800 standard silver oval form covered entree dish. It is richly decorated with Empire style repousse eagles and floral garlands with scroll patterns on the background. Dish has wavy border with scroll rims and repousse flowers. On the top of the cover, there is a removable figural swan finial, allowing to use cover as a second dish. Interior has remains of gilding. c. 1890.
This spectacular dish is 11 1/2" long, 9" wide and 2 5/8" tall (without the cover) and weighs a total 1,340 grams or 43.1 ozs Troy.
The soft, warm, original finish is present, with no buffing or machine polishing.
The excellent original condition and clear, crisp detail, with no monograms, removals, repairs or alterations, make this an especially attractive offering.