A ca 1930 gold washed sterling silver serving plate or sandwich plate by renowned Shreve & Co. of San Francisco. The footed plate has a beautiful pierced or reticulated design in a wide border; the center has an incised laurel and bow design surrounding the monogram which appears to be "EMM". The plate is stamped on the bottom with the early Shreve mark: S bell S SHREVE & CO STERLING SAN FRANCISCO 4027. The plate measures 8 1/4" diameter and stands 1". Weight is 181.1 grams (5.82 oz troy). The platter has no dents but the gold wash is worn a little especially in the center.