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    A CONTINENTAL RENAISSANCE REVIVAL SILVER GILT FIGURAL STANDING CENTER PIECE, circa 1870
    Marks: SOLID SILVER
    20-1/4 inches high (51.4 cm)
    62.79 troy ounces

    The textured shell-form bowl with dolphin and scroll handle to one end and opposite a sitting female holding a pitcher with free movement, a putto stands directly below holding up a chalice, shell-form bowl with chased repoussé mythological scene to interior, and scrolling foliate and fruit to the exterior, a putto-form standard carries the shell above four cast hippocampus with alternating lion masks to the border below, raised on a two-tiered ovular base with putti, shells, and satyr masks.


    Condition Report*: Expected rubbing of gilt and surface scratches commensurate with age.
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    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    April, 2015
    28th Tuesday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 2
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