Description

    A PAIR OF VICTORIAN SILVER AND GLASS FIGURAL DESSERT STANDS
    John Samuel Hunt, London, England, 1853-1854
    Marks: (lion passant), (leopard's head), (duty mark), ISH under crown, S, HUNT & ROSKELL LATE STORR & MORTIMER 6267
    11-1/4 x 10-1/4 inches (28.6 x 26.0 cm)
    93.33 troy ounces

    The pair of figural dessert stands each with a seated cherub figure, one helmeted holding a spear and shield with a scabbarded sword adjacent, the other holding a lyre, leaning against a cast grape vine, fruit and leaf support terminating in an open work circular cage fitted with cut and frosted glass bowl, on rounded chased bases supported by similar cast grape fruit, vine and leaf decoration centering shaped cartouche engraved with an armorial.


    Condition Report*:

    overall very good condition with minor surface scratching, glass bowls replaced

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    November, 2009
    10th Tuesday
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