A bowl with a scalloped or notched rim, used in 17th century to allow drinking glasses to hang by the foot into iced water for chilling before use. Later examples often have a detachable rim, so the bowl can also be used for serving punch.
Victorian sterling silver monteith traditional form, with mask and scroll rim, lion's mask and ring handles engraved armorial and presentation cartouches relating to the Mercers Company, 1894, London, 1893, makers, Lamberts, Coventry St, London, 22 cm diam
A sterling silver rose bowl or monteith, 1900 London, with partial maker's mark C.S, the large waisted bowl with a scalloped edge raised on a stepped circular foot, embossed to the body with a spiral rib, scroll and foliate motif, the foot conforming, with
A Victorian sterling silver monteith bowl, Alexander Clark, Sheffield, 1897 the collar with shaped mask and scroll border, the body embossed with stylized ribbing and lion mask pendant handles supported on circular foot 1672gms, 27 cm diameter, 19 cm high
A sterling silver monteith, with retailers stamp Hamilton & Co Ld, Calcutta, Delhi & Simla, with London assay and date marks 1923. The monteith is of an earlier Victorian style and decorated with lion mask and dolphin drop handles. Diameter 33 cm. Height 2
A George V sterling silver presentation monteith maker's mark Carrington & Co. / London /, circa 1913, with an engraved armorial crest and inscribed 'Presented to / Alexander C. Kirk / by / His Britannic Majesty's Government / 3rd Feby. 1917', 29 cm diamet
A fine late Victorian sterling silver monteith, by Robert Stocker London, decorated with lion mask head handles, putti masks, above scalloped rim edges, chased gadrooned base, and bowl circumference, engraved with family, armorial motto, Animo et fide 'Cou
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