Description

    A Victorian Silver Gilt and Cut Glass Centerpiece

    Alexander Macrae, London, England
    Circa 1863-1864
    Silver gilt, glass
    Marks: (lion passant), (leopard's head), (duty mark), AM, h, A.B. SAVORY & SONS, CORNHILL LONDON
    16.25 inches high

    The twisted trunk stem wrapped with grape leaves, vine and clusters terminating in interlaced wire work basket with pendant grape leafs and clusters, on shaped triangular base supported by foliate scroll feet, fitted with a cut glass bowl with scalloped rim. The base inscribed Presented to, William Henry Sums Esqr, by the Guardians of the, Risridge Union and Friends, as a testimonial of his valuable services as, Chairman at that Guard, for the period of Twelve years, May 5th, 1865.


    Estimate: $4,000 - $6,000.

    Condition Report*:

    minor wear to gilding.

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    Auction Dates
    November, 2007
    1st-2nd Thursday-Friday
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