A florid silver plated slop for a tea set by Middletown silver plate company. The slop has two handles with medieval heads with beards. It rests on four masked feet with lion paws and topped with heads that match those on the handles. There is a monogram of R on the body.
There is the manufacturers mark of MIDDLETOWN PLATE CO TRIPLE PLATE with a decoration of a scale and the number 602.
This piece is the same pattern as a silver plate butter dish in our shop. Please search for the words “Middletown Renaissance Revival” if you are interested.
8” (20.3 cm) wide x 4 ¼” (10.8 cm) deep x 5 1/8” (13.0 cm) tall. Weighs 1 lb 4.8 oz (595 g)
There are no breaks, cracks, or dents. It rests flat on a surface with very little wobble. Most of the silver is gone but there is still a hint of shine. There is wear to the interior from age and usage.
A nice large slop for the tea set. It has an ornate, rich, aged appearance to add substance to the dining table.
Victorian Middletown Renaissance Revival Silver Plate Slop circa 1860