Monogrammed sterling silver chafing dish and stand from Crichton Co. New York, established in 1912 by Crichton Silversmiths, England. Monogrammed with "A.L.H.C." The handles appear to be handcrafted silver with a Florentine design. Crichton Co. produced silver items in the United States from 1912-'36. Maker's marks on underside. All pieces marked sterling.
Retro Gallery in Los Angeles has been a top source for vintage accessories and lighting for nearly two decades. Owner Ara Tavitian, himself a passionate collector, is always on the search for unique items from European and American sources that will add flair, sophistication, or whimsy to any home. His products have long been featured in Architectural Digest, California Home + Design, House Beautiful and many other publications.