A large Georgian, George III, Old Sheffield Plate shield shaped caster and cover, circa 1775. Of plain form, featuring beaded decoration.
This is an item from the Gordon Crosskey collection and is illustrated at figure 157 in his book "Old Sheffield Plate - A history of the 18th century plated trade".
In excellent order with no defects.
Approximate weight is 320 grams.
Approximate dimensions are 22.5 cm height and 8.5 cm depth