TERRA NOVA Entrée dish
Lot 129
TERRA NOVA Entrée dish
Sold for £5,000 (US$ 8,437) inc. premium
Lot Details
TERRA NOVA
Entrée dish, by Walker & Henderson, silvercutlers & silversmiths, Sheffield, plain form, with detachable handle, with the expedition emblem (British Antarctic Expedition Terra Nova R.Y.S. in a band surrounding a penguin on the Pole) stamped on the lid, length 298mm.

Footnotes

  • Provenance: Frederick.J. Hooper (1891-1955), steward and member of the Shore Party; by descent.
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