ANTIQUE 19thC VICTORIAN SOLID SILVER MONUMENTAL CUP & COVER, GARRARD c.1863

ANTIQUE 19thC VICTORIAN SOLID SILVER MONUMENTAL CUP & COVER, GARRARD c.1863

29,995.00

19th Century Victorian Silver monumental cup and cover on a stand, the shaped oval base chased and applied with dolphin's heads emerging from stormy waves, their tails intertwined with flowers and leaves, supporting a wide bowl chased and applied with a spume-like decoration, the domed cover also chased as flowing water topped by an impressive figural finial depicting Neptune standing on a dolphin. Hallmarked English silver (925), London, year 1863 (h), Maker's mark crowned "RG" for R & S Garrard & Co.

Reference Number: A4001

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DESCRIPTION

Antique 19th Century magnificent Victorian Solid Silver monumental cup and cover on a stand, the shaped oval base chased and applied with dolphin's heads emerging from stormy waves, their tails intertwined with flowers and leaves, supporting a wide bowl chased and applied with a spume-like decoration, the domed cover also chased as flowing water topped by an impressive figural finial depicting Neptune standing on a dolphin. This is an outstanding and monumental centrepiece by Garrard, 5100 grams of solid silver. The cup comes with the original fitted wooden stand.

Each part is Hallmarked English silver (925 standard), London, year 1863 (h), Maker's mark crowned "RG" for R & S Garrard & Co, very important silversmith, jeweller and supplier to British and European royalty). The base is further stamped "R & G GARRARD PANTON ST LONDON".

CONDITION

In Excellent Condition - No damage. 

SIZE

Total Height (on stand): 70cm
Height (no stand): 58cm
Cup's Width: 30cm
Total Silver Weight: 5100g