Description

    A SET OF FOUR GERMAN SILVER COMPOTES WITH SHAPED GLASS LINERS
    Maker unknown, Germany, circa 1900
    Marks: R, 800, GERMANY
    9-1/8 inches high (23.2 cm) (tallest)
    38.6 ounces

    The set comprising two pairs of compotes, each having a bowl with shaped rim and conforming clear glass liners, the bowls with pierced open-work decoration of four ribbon-tied cartouche encircled by floral garland and having floral and foliate scrolling throughout, atop the dolphin-form standard with a boy sitting on the dolphin holding reigns and a trident, the whole raised on a conforming shaped foot; monogrammed EHK to cartouche.


    Condition Report*:

    Each having varying degrees of loss to trident and reigns, the glass liners in fine condition, each having surface scratches commensurate with age, but appear void of dents, a very lovely presentation.

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    Auction Dates
    June, 2013
    14th Friday
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