Arts & Crafts English Silver Sideboard Dish, Omar Ramsden, London, 1930
circular with hammered surface and applied molded border, the center engraved and flat-chased with the Messel arms within a presentation inscription, "To Linley Francis Messel on his twenty-first birthday, August 31st 1920, from his father & mother, Leonard and Maud Frances Messel," the underside engraved "Omar Ramsden Me Fecit"
diameter: 22 3/4 in.
Located in New York. Please enquire to arrange a viewing.
This dish appears in the Ramsden work books as Dish 1381, page 116 of "Book I, Work Book: Cups, Trays Bowls and Large Dishes," the description is for: "a Plain "Messel" type rose water dish 1930, 24/5/30 diameter 22 7/8 inches" and is accompanied by a rough sketch. Details also appear in Portfolio B for the inscription: Linley Francis Messel of 21, 31 August 1920."