Description

    An H. Meyen & Co. Silver Figural Centerpiece with Liner, late 19th century
    Marks: (crescent), (crown), 800, (figurehead)
    19-1/2 inches high (49.5 cm)
    48.49 troy ounces (weighable)
    The centerpiece in three parts consisting of bowl, liner, and standard, bowl attaching to standard by screw flange, Rococo-style decoration throughout, bowl with swirled border and reticulated gating interspersed between figurehead cartouches, figural dragon mounts to handles, removable silver-plated liner engraved UNSEREM LIEBEN GUTEN MAMELI ZUM 75. GEBURTSTAGE, ERNA U. FRED, standard with baluster section exhibiting scrolled faux handles, base with conforming Rococo-style decoration throughout raised on upturned scrolled feet.


    Condition Report*:

    Bowl and standard with light scattered denting, some loss to silver plating to liner, bowl does not sit stationary, with surface scratches commensurate with age, polishing, and use.

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    Auction Dates
    April, 2016
    12th Tuesday
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