DescriptionA Robert Gray & Son Victorian Silver and Cut-Glass Double Encrier, Glasgow, Scotland, circa 1847
Marks: (lion rampant), (tree), (duty mark), C, RG&S, 1613
5-1/4 h x 10-3/4 w x 7-3/8 d inches (13.3 x 27.3 x 18.7 cm)
19.23 troy ounces (weighable)
The double encrier having two silver mounted cut-glass bottles with hinged lids flanking central chamber with candlestick lid and removable bobeche, lower tray with scrolled and foliate trim, tray with repoussé floral arrangements against pebbled ground, raised on four ball-and-claw feet.
Warping to outer trim of removable bobeche to candlestick lid, light fleabiting and abraisions to glass to inkwells, flaking to ribbing of one inkwell, otherwise presenting well with surface scratches commensurate with age, polishing, and use.
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