B-1854

English, brass dish cross with adjustable sliding feet culminating in a cast shell design. At the end of the arms are urn shaped finials, the central disc has a piecrust design. There are traces of silvering on the bottom of each foot. The entire piece would have been silvered. 12.0″ diameter circa 1760 for reference of similar form Domestic Metalwork 1640-1820 Gentle and Field 1994, page 281 figure 2. ( old repair to one support slightly noticeable ).