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Old 28th December 2021, 07:31 PM   #1
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Default Any idea where this comes from ?

Made of brass; 45 cms. diameter
Motif depicted ? ... origin ?
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Old 28th December 2021, 11:36 PM   #2
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Depicts pretty much a classical Dionysian orgy scene, with naked ladies, satyrs, drunks, and all the expected trimmings and carryings-on.

I can't say where it comes from, other than the human libido.
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Old 30th December 2021, 03:21 PM   #3
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So sorry for the late reply, Bob. Thanks much for your input.
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Old 31st December 2021, 10:31 AM   #4
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Elkington and Co made a number of silver plated chargers or trays similar to this in the late 19th Cent. Usually designed by a fellow called Morel-Ladeuil.
Are there any traces of plate on yours?
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Old 31st December 2021, 04:12 PM   #5
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Thank you Richard,
My friend the owner, thinks that it might have once been plated. He will follow the lead you now suggest.
Thanks again.
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My guess would be Florentine. I have this octagonal vase which I found was made in Florence.
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My guess would be Florentine.
Ta ... old chum .
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Old 9th January 2022, 12:22 PM   #8
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The repoussť high relief decoration are classical, inspired by late Roman style.

It would be quite difficult to precisely locate this plate as this type of decorations were widely used throughout Europe.
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Old 9th January 2022, 03:53 PM   #9
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... It would be quite difficult to precisely locate this plate as this type of decorations were widely used throughout Europe.
Yes, i guess so, Marius
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