ANTIQUE 19THC VICTORIAN SOLID SILVER GILT MONUMENTAL FIGURAL CENTREPIECE C.1837

ANTIQUE 19THC VICTORIAN SOLID SILVER GILT MONUMENTAL FIGURAL CENTREPIECE C.1837

17,595.00

19th Century Victorian solid silver gilt monumental figural centerpiece, raised on three cast foliate feet, the base is applied with a very crisp scrolling floral decoration, supporting three large and finely modelled classical female figures, standing on grass and flowers, holding ring applied with a cast grapevine border, supporting a large cut-glass bowl. Hallmarked English silver (925), London, year 1837 (B), Maker's mark EEJWB for Edward, Edward Jr, John & William Barnard.

REFERENCE NUMBER: A5268

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DESCRIPTION

Antique 19th Century Victorian solid silver gilt monumental figural centerpiece, raised on three cast foliate feet, the base is applied with a very crisp scrolling floral decoration, supporting three large and finely modelled classical female figures (The three graces), standing on grass and flowers, holding ring applied with a cast grapevine border, supporting a large cut-glass bowl.

The base is engraved on one side with an important family crest and motto 'Aquila non captat muscas - The eagle does not capture flies' belonging to the Dunbar-Buller Family. Also bearing the crest of the Clan Wedderburn, Lowlands - 'non degener - not degenerate'

Hallmarked English silver (925 standard), London, year 1837 (B), Maker's mark EEJWB (Edward, Edward Jr, John & William Barnard).

CONDITION

In Excellent Condition - No Damage.


SIZE

Height: 49cm
Width: 29cm
Weight: 5360g