Gorham Martele Sandwich Plate - SOLD
Item: Martele Sandwich Tray (Sandwich Plate) - coded PTZ - 9584/1000 Fine Silver
Maker: Gorham, Rhode Island, 1919
Description: The tray / plate is a Special Order completed June 13, 1919. The tray was made in 16 hours hours by Wendell G. Arnold, and chased for an additional 47 hours (the chaser is not identified). The tray is about 12 3/8 inches in diameter, and weighs 31.3 troy ounces. The sandwich plate differs from the entree dishes by the addition of a ring foot to elevate the tray from the table.
Condition: Good condition, though there are shallow knife cuts to the surface. There is a period two letter monogram engraved in the center.