Hand-painted porcelain tray with a whimsical monkey hanging
from a tall palm tree against a background of calligraphy. Exuberant colorful yellow, green and turquoise border decoration "frames" the central image. Marked John Derian New York Peint a la Main.
Antique English silver-plate footed tray. Commonly known as
"Old Sheffield Plate," this style is made with silver over copper, typically with copper showing through. No maker's mark. Age wear, oxidation spots.