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    AN AMERICAN COIN SILVER FOOTED MEDALLION CENTERPIECE, ATTRIBUTED TO JOHN WENDT
    John R. Wendt & Co., New York, New York, circa 1865
    Unmarked
    19-3/8 inches high x 17-3/4 inches diameter (49.2 x 45.1 cm)
    145.83 troy ounces

    From The Lauren Stanley Silver Collection

    The centerpiece supported by segmented baluster-form standard with applied medallions and band of overlapping leaves mounted to either side with two scrolled ornamental supports meeting base with hoof feet, the bowl underside with chased reeded decoration, rim with two applied double medallions hung with garland and crowned with ribbon-tied foliate and two scrolled handles issuing from the bowl underside and meeting the rim with a portrait medallion of male and female in profile, the whole supported on a circular foot with chased reeded pattern and raised on four applied splayed feet with Greek key engraved to sides and floret finial; the double medallions engraved M 1865 to one side and A. Standtwood Menken from Charles Brundis Sep. 13, 1865 to the other.


    Condition Report*: In good condition, with general wear commensurate with age.
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    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    May, 2014
    8th-10th Thursday-Saturday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 4
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