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Silver-plated oval serving dish with two-handled cover, marked with Cunard Steamship logo on both pa

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Silver-plated oval serving dish with two-handled cover, marked with Cunard Steamship logo on both pa
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Silver-plated oval serving dish with two-handled cover, marked with Cunard Steamship logo on both parts and Regent Plate on bottom, ex-Aurania (1918). 1202 grams total, 10" x 8" x 3". Intact serving dish with two-handled lid, both pieces with markings on side and bottom, lovely decoration of striations around rim with intermittent X's, bright silver in color with light champagne toning starting to form, rare provenance as from the Aurania which was a World War I troop carrier torpedoed by German U-boats off Ireland on February 4, 1918, and subsequently sunk near the Island of Mull, Scotland, after being towed there, her silver room (which held this creamer) not reached by salvagers until 1980. From the S.S. Aurania (1918), with certificate. Recovered from:S.S. Aurania, sunk in 1918 off Island of Mull, Scotland