This listing is for a gorgeous Kirk Sterling Silver REPOUSSE footed tray with a hand chased Repousse border and engraved design on flat tray portion . Tray has fancy intertwined monogram possibly being "A H H" (very hard to determine) in the center within an engraved floral medallion. The tray sits on four "hairy" claw and ball feet and has great original patina. Marked "S. Kirk & Son Inc., 925/1000". This Kirk mark was used from 1896-1924. The iconic "Repousse" pattern by S. Kirk & Son made its debut in 1828 making it the oldest Sterling Silver pattern produced in the United States where its remained to this day as one of the most popular patterns ever created. To create this pattern, the Philadelphia trained silversmith Samuel Kirk revived an ancient technique known as "repousse" to create an embossed design that is both versatile and instantly recognized.
Dimensions: 12" in diameter. Weighs 675 grams .
Condition: Tray is in very good to excellent Estate condition with no major flaws reflecting only faint/minor no-harm signs of normal wear in flat center area.
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