This is a fine, old American serving dish with all the signs of a quality piece. It is silver on copper, verified by a triangular mark on the bottom. There are a couple of small spots where copper can be seen, but nothing to keep someone from using it on a fine table or buffet. It is a generous size: 14 inches by 11.25 inches by 6 inches tall. The three symbols that comprise the maker's mark are on each side of the triangular mark mentioned above. The handle on the top easily unscrews for cleaning. This is a very substantial piece; it weighs more than 5 pounds. The dish would be appropriate as part of a buffet service or on a handsome table. One of the pictures shows this splendid divided covered dish on a buffet which is set to serve eight, so you can get an idea of the scale of the piece. The division in the dish allows two vegetables to be served.