I have some shell-shaped English silver dishes. They are marked with a three-leaf clover on the back. Are they sterling silver?

Answer

Are you sure they are "English" silver? English silver doesn't have a clover mark, although there is an American silversmith with a clover mark. Look up Howard Sterling Company on the Encyclopedia of Silver Marks website. It is an American company, not English. See if your mark matches their mark.

Updated on April 20, 2018

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British Sterling Silver Hallmarks
By Diane Cass
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