Description

    A SET OF HUNT & ROSKELL VICTORIAN CELLINI PATTERN SILVER WINE EWERS
    Hunt & Roskell, London, England, circa 1871-1872
    Marks: (lion passant), (leopard's head crowned), (duty mark), (crown over) IH & RR, HUNT & ROSKELL LATE STORR & MORTIMER, q
    13 inches high (33.0 cm)
    89.3 ounces (excluding stopper)

    Provenance:
    From a Midwest Estate

    The ewers of baluster-form with segmented figural S-scroll handle, elongated spout over female mask to unadorned neck, ribbed bands to body divide fields of strap-work framing medallions, scrolling foliage, fruit and animals, each raised on a stepped foot with bands of decoration, one with finial to hinged lid marked 5483 to foot, second with stopper engraved with a figure of a deer and inscribed AUDE INCIPE to waisted neck and marked to foot 5399.


    Condition Report*:

    Stopper bearing identical hallmarks as ewers, cork in very good condition, the hinged lid secure, nicks and scratches to surface commensurate with age, a unique set and overall in very nice condition.

    *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. 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. All lots are sold "AS IS" under the Terms & Conditions of Auction.

    Fees, Shipping, and Handling Description: Hollowware/Pottery/Glass, Large (view shipping information)

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    Auction Dates
    June, 2013
    14th Friday
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