FRANCIS 1ST by REED & BARTON Sterling silver oval BREAD TRAY S monogram X568
This Reed & Barton bread tray is in oval form with a length of 11 3/4", a width of 7 1/4" and a height of 1 1/2. It weighs 457 grams or almost 15 troy ounces. This Francis 1 bowl is lavishly decorated with a raised grouping of fruit at top and bottom, and on both sides.
In the flat center there is a lovely Art Nouveau S engraved. On the bottom, the bowl is first stamped with an icon, an hourglass, which indicates production in 1953; then with Reed & Barton; followed by sterling, X569 and Francis 1.