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    An Eight-Piece Banquet-Sized Silver-Plated and Cut-Glass Surtout de Table with Elephant Motif, Sheffield, England, circa 1920 and later
    Marks to plateau: JT&CO, S, SHEFFIELD
    2 h x 96-1/4 w x 14-1/2 d inches (5.1 x 244.5 x 36.8 cm) (plateau)
    21-5/8 inches high (54.9 cm) (epergne)
    Lot comprising:
    1 mirrored plateau having shell and scrolled rim, disassembles into five sections, marks for John Turton & Co.;
    2 trumpet-form vases;
    2 four-light candelabra;
    2 tazze;
    1 epergne.

    Table elements with with griffin ornamentation to arms, figural tripartite elephant feet, raised on scrolled platform with dolphin and shell flourishes to feet.

    Condition Report*: Errant scratching, minor scattered fleabiting to glass elements, one candle cup with stripped threading, scattered light bending to arms and feet, with wear commensurate with age and use. Plateau not originally manufactured with pieces bearing elephant motif.
    *Heritage Auctions strives to provide as much information as possible but encourages in-person inspection by bidders. Statements regarding the condition of objects are only for general guidance and should not be relied upon as complete statements of fact, and do not constitute a representation, warranty or assumption of liability by Heritage. Some condition issues may not be noted in the condition report but are apparent in the provided photos which are considered part of the condition report. Please note that we do not de-frame lots estimated at $1,000 or less and may not be able to provide additional details for lots valued under $500. Heritage does not guarantee the condition of frames and shall not be liable for any damage/scratches to frames, glass/acrylic coverings, original boxes, display accessories, or art that has slipped in frames. All lots are sold "AS IS" under the Terms & Conditions of Auction.

    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    April, 2018
    25th Wednesday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 2
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
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