Description

    A VICTORIAN SILVER CENTERPIECE
    R & S Garrard, London, England, 1854-55
    Marks: (lion passant), (leopard's head), (duty mark), RG (under crown), T, R & S GARRARD, PANTON ST., LONDON
    11-1/4 x 13-1/2 x 11-1/8 inches (28.6 x 34.3 x 28.3 cm), plus base
    156.22 troy ounces

    The large centerpiece comprised of two cast and finely chased harnessed plow horses with blinders, collar, hames and traces attached to shaped oval base with strewn wheat, on ebonized wood oval base

    Designed by Edmund Cotterill, Garrard's director of design from 1833 until his death in 1860.


    Condition Report*:

    nicks to wood base, silver work in fine condition

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    Auction Dates
    November, 2009
    10th Tuesday
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