An important engraved bossed dish, circa 1640
With plain sloping rim, gentle booge and boss, the well engraved with the fighting ship Sovereign of the Seas, the rim engraved with a foliate spray and 'The Dominion of the Seas', old repairs, wear to surface, diameter 15in (38cm)
Together with a Charles I large cast medal, by Nicholas Briot, 'The Dominion of the Sea', 1639, diameter 5.5cm. Provenance: Glendinings & Co., lot 55, 16 March 1989.
Together with three related books: G.Callender, 'The Portrait of Peter Pett and The Sovereign of the Seas', Yelf Bros Ltd., 1930; D. Howarth, 'Sovereign of the Seas, The story of British Sea Power', Collins 1974; E. Fraser, 'Famous Fighters of the Fleet', Macmillan & Co., 1904.