ANTIQUE 20thC EDWARDIAN SOLID SILVER MASSIVE TENIERS TROPHY FLAGON, LONDON c1901

ANTIQUE 20thC EDWARDIAN SOLID SILVER MASSIVE TENIERS TROPHY FLAGON, LONDON c1901

7,595.00

20th Century Edwardian Silver "Teniers" style flagon, baluster form, exceptionally large size, the body is chased and embossed with rustic scenes of peasants merry-making, in the style of the 17th century Dutch painter David Teniers, hinged cover chased with flowers and applied with a shell-shaped thumb-piece.

Hallmarked English silver (925), London, year 1901 (f), Maker's mark WSGS for W & G Sissons.


REFERENCE NUMBER: A3745

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DESCRIPTION

Antique 20th Century rare Edwardian Solid Silver "Teniers" style flagon, baluster form, exceptionally large size, the body is chased and embossed with rustic scenes of peasants merry-making, in the style of the 17th century Dutch painter David Teniers, hinged cover chased with flowers and applied with a shell-shaped thumb-piece.

The "Teniers" style in silverware has been invented by Edward Farrell in the early 19th century, but became very fashionable and popular in the late-Victorian / early-Edwardian period.

The front is engraved with a memorial inscription "LANCASHIRE HUSSARS point to point Steeplechase Challenge Cup".

Both parts are Hallmarked English silver (925 Standard), London, year 1901 (f), Maker's mark WSGS (W & G Sissons). The base is further hand-engraved with the retailer's mark: "Boodle & Dunthorne Liverpool".

 

CONDITION

In Great Condition - no damage, just general wear.

SIZE

Height: 36cm
Width: 29 x 18cm
Weight: 2220g