Description

    A WILLIAM & GEORGE SISSONS VICTORIAN SILVER EWER, Sheffield, England, circa 1865-1866
    Marks: (lion passant), (crown), (duty mark), X, W.S.G.S.
    17 inches high (43.2 cm)
    76.28 troy ounces

    The ewer with a cast segmented,scroll,beaded and grotesque mask handle with a sitting putto at the spout and supported at the waist by a putto, chased acanthus to the spout, repeated satyr masks, swags and grape vines to the neck above a scalloped waist with geometric band, with satyr and putti bacchanal scene cartouche to either side of the baluster body, beaded band and grapevine border above the repeated ram mask and acanthus cast standard, raised on a stepped round foot.




    Condition Report*:

    Professional resoration at juncture of standard to base of body, with resin coating to interior base, surface scratches commensurate with age.

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    Auction Dates
    April, 2015
    28th Tuesday
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