DescriptionA GOLDSMITHS & SILVERSMITHS CO. SILVER AND SILVER GILT EWER, London, England, circa 1899-1900
Marks: (lion passant), (leopard's head), (G & S CO., LD.) d
13-1/2 inches high (34.3 cm)
62.70 troy ounces
PROPERTY FROM A PRIVATE WACO, TX COLLECTION
The helmet-form ewer with a segmented scroll handle with stipple acanthus thumb rest and sides, applied lip and stippled strapwork decoration below the spout, with a chased intersecting sword and cross above a rope and swag, inscribed CRVXMIHI GRATA QVIES, with applied bold gadroon decoration above the turned waist and stepped circular foot, silver gilt to the interior of the ewer. With original fitted mahogany case.
Light nick to the foot, otherwise with surface scratches commensurate with age. Expected wear to the case.
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