ANTIQUE 19thC VICTORIAN SOLID SILVER 3PS CENTERPIECE GARNITURE, S SMITH c1878

ANTIQUE 19thC VICTORIAN SOLID SILVER 3PS CENTERPIECE GARNITURE, S SMITH c1878

14,995.00

Antique 19th Century rare and magnificent Victorian Solid Silver three-piece table garniture, the cylindrical central piece applied with a cast Neoclassical frieze depicting mythological figures, surmounted by a triple-headed Greek goddess, the lateral pieces cast as winged sphinxes, each piece is surmounted by a circular etched glass bowl.
 

REFERENCE NUMBER: A3295

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DESCRIPTION

Antique 19th Century rare and magnificent Victorian Solid Silver three-piece table garniture, the cylindrical central piece applied with a cast Neoclassical frieze depicting mythological figures, surmounted by a triple-headed Greek goddess, the lateral pieces cast as winged sphinxes, each piece is surmounted by a circular etched glass bowl.

The garniture features an exceptionally high-quality, in the highly-decorative Egyptian and Neoclassic revival styles, both inspired by the late-18th century French style, typical of the Victorian period.

This is an exceptional and extremely impressive table garniture, the modelling and the craftsmanship is unusually high and detailed. Each part is Hallmarked English silver (925 standard), London, year 1878 (C), Maker's mark S.S for Stephen Smith, important silversmith specializing in unusual and highly-decorative designs.

CONDITION

In Great Condition - no damage.

CENTRAL PIECE SIZE

Total Height: 32cm
Total Width: 25.5cm

LATERAL PIECES SIZE

Total Height (each): 16cm
Total Width (each): 16 x 12.5cm

 

Total Silver Weight: 2810g