DescriptionA 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)
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.
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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