Antique Victorian Sterling Silver Presentation / Fruit Dish
Antique Victorian Sterling Silver Presentation / Fruit Dish
Antique Victorian Sterling Silver Presentation / Fruit Dish
Antique Victorian Sterling Silver Presentation / Fruit Dish
Antique Victorian Sterling Silver Presentation / Fruit Dish
Antique Victorian Sterling Silver Presentation / Fruit Dish
Antique Victorian Sterling Silver Presentation / Fruit Dish
Antique Victorian Sterling Silver Presentation / Fruit Dish
Antique Victorian Sterling Silver Presentation / Fruit Dish
Antique Victorian Sterling Silver Presentation / Fruit Dish
Antique Victorian Sterling Silver Presentation / Fruit Dish
Antique Victorian Sterling Silver Presentation / Fruit Dish
Antique Victorian Sterling Silver Presentation / Fruit Dish

MARTIN SUGAR, LONDON (worked from 1891)

Antique Victorian Sterling Silver Presentation / Fruit Dish

1892 Birmingham, England

Offered by AC Silver

£3,950 gbp
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This exceptional antique Victorian sterling silver dish has an oval, galleon shaped form.

The surface of this centrepiece dish embellished with chased scrolling leaf decoration accented with rose designs.

The ornamentation to the dish incorporates two shaped panels of interlacing, woven scrolling designs, in addition to a large shaped vacant cartouche to the end beneath the swept leaf decorated handpiece.

The other end of this exceptional fruit dish features an exceptional cast sterling silver figural ornament modelled in the form of a Venus style female character draped in fabric holding a flower with an outstretched arm, while a winged putto* peers at her face.

The upper rim of this sterling silver dish is encompassed with an applied moulded border accented with a shaped flared leaf texture ornamented plateau.

This antique presentation/fruit dish is supported by four fine and impressive applied and pierced decorated bracket style feet, embellished with further scrolling leaf and rose decoration.

* In art and culture, a putto (plural: putti) is a chubby male child, usually nude and occasionally bearing wings.

Dimensions

Length 27.4cm/10.8"
Width 16.6cm/6.5"
Height 21.4cm/8.4"

Weight

43.5 troy ounces/1352g


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This antique centrepiece dish is an exceptional gauge of silver, exceptional quality and in exceptional condition.
The dish has been professionally polished and is in presentation condition.
The chased and applied decoration is all very sharp.
Full British hallmarks struck to the underside of the dish are all very clear, in keeping with age and location.

Reflections in photographs may detract from the true representation of this piece of antique silverware.
Maker: Martin Sugar

Date: 1892

Origin: Birmingham, England
Can be viewed at AC Silver’s Newcastle store, online at www.acsilver.co.uk. Please quote SALES CODE SKU A8740 when enquiring about the piece.
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Dimensions
Height 21.40 cm (8.43 inches)
Width 16.60 cm (6.54 inches)
Depth 27.40 cm (10.79 inches)
Weight 43.50oz t (1352.85g)
Stock Code
A8740
Medium
An exceptional, fine and impressive antique Victorian English sterling silver presentation / fruit dish; part of our diverse silver baskets and dishes collection
Signed/Inscribed
Full British hallmarks struck to the underside of the dish are all very clear, in keeping with age and location.
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