1934

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). 1200 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, several cut marks in bottom as from use, rare provenance as from the Aurania, 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 serving dish) not reached by salvagers until 1980. From the S.S. Aurania (1918), with certificate.