ANTIQUE 19thC GEORGIAN SOLID SILVER IMPRESSIVE FIGURAL CENTREPIECE, WALLIS c1831

ANTIQUE 19thC GEORGIAN SOLID SILVER IMPRESSIVE FIGURAL CENTREPIECE, WALLIS c1831

14,595.00

19th Century Regency silver centerpiece / comport, on a triangular base embellished with acanthus leaves and flowers, cast anthemion feet, the sculptural cast stem modelled as two young cherubs sitting on a tiger holding a large openwork basket, the border applied with a grapevine motif. Hallmarked English silver (925), London, year 1831 (q), Maker's mark TW for Thomas Wallis II.

REFERENCE NUMBER: A4204

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DESCRIPTION

Antique 19th Century large and impressive Regency solid silver centerpiece / comport, on a triangular base embellished with acanthus leaves and flowers, cast anthemion feet, the sculptural cast stem modelled as two young cherubs sitting on a tiger holding a large openwork basket, the border applied with a grapevine motif. The quality of the model is outstanding and inspired by a pair of identical dessert stands by Paul Storr made in 1808 for Rundell, Bridge and Rundell. Each side bears the family crests.

Each part is Hallmarked English silver (925 standard), London, year 1831 (q), Maker's mark TW for (Thomas Wallis II). The base is further stamped 'Green & Ward - Goldsmiths to the King, London'

CONDITION

In Great Condition - No damage.

SIZE

Total Height: 38cm
Base Width: 26.5cm
Bowl Width: 27cm
Weight: 3520g