Description

    TWO VICTORIAN SILVER AND SILVER GILT DESSERT PLATES, C. J. Vander Ltd., London, England, circa 1903-1905
    Marks to one: (lion passant), (leopard's head crowned), h, HV-AV, (crown) THOMAS, 153 NEW BOND ST.
    9-3/8 inches diameter (23.8 cm)
    28.89 troy ounces

    Property from the Estate of Kenneth Kendall

    The two dessert plates with the reticulated rim adorned with foliate and fruit, with satyr and repoussé masks, silver gilt bowl with an engraved crest to center, inscribed RIDENT FLORANTIA PRATA below, meaning "The flowery meadows laugh", the motto belonging to the Pratt family of Ryston Hall, in Norfolk.


    Condition Report*:

    Rubbing to gilt, with surface scratches commensurate with age.

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    Auction Dates
    June, 2014
    21st-22nd Saturday-Sunday
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