Georgian, Old Sheffield Plate, warming dish. Circa 1820 - 1830. Features a gadrooned border and twin handles to the sides. The handle to the cover is fixed, but the cover can be removed if required. The underside features a screw cap reservoir to allow boiling water to be poured in. The dish itself is shallow, perhaps for eggs or bacon. A crest of a swan is featured on the cover and is formed from a rubbed in square of silver. The dish is raised upon four bun feet.
In excellent order with high surface wear commensurate with age. Some pitting around the handle at one end.
Approximate weight is 1.5 kilos.
Approximate dimensions are 29 cm length by 20 cm width by 9 cm height.