ANTIQUE 19thC FRENCH MONUMENTAL SOLID SILVER FIGURAL CENTREPIECE c.1858

ANTIQUE 19thC FRENCH MONUMENTAL SOLID SILVER FIGURAL CENTREPIECE c.1858

35,995.00

REFERENCE NUMBER: A4338

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DESCRIPTION

Antique 19th Century French monumental solid silver figural centerpiece comport, standing on four hoof shaped feet, the cast base applied with four animal heads flanked by ears of wheat. the supporting body made up of two realistically modelled cast female figures, one holding flowers, a Shepperd's stick and a rake, the other holding wheat and a sickle. Flanked by a shepherds dog and on the other side agricultural equipment, the top dish is beautifully engraved with scrolling flowers and wheat on matted background, the detachable central dish is partially gilt. All parts hallmarked French silver (Minerva's head, 950 high standard), Paris, year 1858, Maker (unknown).

CONDITION

In Excellent Condition - No Damage.

SIZE

Height: 43cm

Width: 38cm

Weight: 8760g