An Eight-Piece Banquet-Sized Silver-Plated and Cut-GlassClick the image to load the highest resolution version.
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DescriptionAn Eight-Piece Banquet-Sized Silver-Plated and Cut-Glass Surtout de Table with Elephant Motif, Sheffield, circa 1920 and later
Marks to plateau: JT&CO, S, SHEFFIELD
2 h x 96-1/4 w x 14-1/2 d inches (5.1 x 244.5 x 36.8 cm) (plateau)
21-5/8 inches high (54.9 cm) (epergne)
1 mirrored plateau having shell and scrolled rim, disassembles into five sections, marks for John Turton & Co.;
2 trumpet-form vases;
2 four-light candelabra;
Table elements with with griffin ornamentation to arms, figural tripartite elephant feet, raised on scrolled platform with dolphin and shell flourishes to feet.
Estimate: $10,000 - $15,000.
Errant scratching, minor scattered fleabiting to glass elements, one candle cup with stripped threading, scattered light bending to arms and feet, with wear commensurate with age and use. Plateau not originally manufactured with pieces bearing elephant motif.
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