Sterling Silver Platter with Lid, late 19th/early 20th century, J.E. Caldwell & Co., retailer, the shallow dish and lid each decorated with engraved foliate scrolls and flowers, lid with an armorial and monogram "D.N.B" to one cartouche, dish dia. 13 1/2, ht. with lid 4 in., approx. 40.8 troy oz.
Lid with various shallow dents, slightly off kilter with resulting lack of completely flat placement within the platter. Platter with surface irregularities consistent with saran wrap storage, two very small dents to outer edge, abrasions to interior surface and scattered spots of corrosion
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