A pair of Victorian Silver-Gilt Dessert Stands
A pair of Victorian Silver-Gilt Dessert Stands

JOHN SAMUEL HUNT (worked from 1826)

A pair of Victorian Silver-Gilt Dessert Stands

1845 United Kingdom

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A pair of Victorian silver-gilt dessert stands, London 1845, makers mark of
John Samuel Hunt. Stamped 'Hunt & Roskell, late Storr, Mortimer & Hunt'
Modelled as fruiting vines, the entwined branches supporting red cut-glass bowls with vine decorated silver borders, the bases with reclining putti, two leaning against the shield of ROTHSCHILD, ensigned by the coronet of a Baron of the Austrian Empire.
Baron Lionel Nathan de Rothschild (1808-1879) was the son of Nathan Mayer Rothschild. He joined the family's banking empire in 1836, and later entered politics, becoming the first Jewish Member of Parliament. He remained MP for the City of London for sixteen years. His son, Nathaniel de Rothschild, became the first Jewish Peer to enter the House of Lords in 1885.
Height 24.00 cm (9.45 inches)
Weight 3327.00g (106.98oz t)
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