PAIR OF SILVER TABLE CENTREPIECES JOHN SAMUEL HUNT/STORR
PAIR OF SILVER TABLE CENTREPIECES JOHN SAMUEL HUNT/STORR
PAIR OF SILVER TABLE CENTREPIECES JOHN SAMUEL HUNT/STORR
PAIR OF SILVER TABLE CENTREPIECES JOHN SAMUEL HUNT/STORR
PAIR OF SILVER TABLE CENTREPIECES JOHN SAMUEL HUNT/STORR

PAIR OF SILVER TABLE CENTREPIECES JOHN SAMUEL HUNT/STORR

1854 ENGLAND

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A RARE AND DESIRABLE PAIR OF SOLID SILVER FULLY HALLMARKED TWO TIER TABLE CENTREPIECES.
THESE WERE MADE BY THE ILLUSTRIOUS SILVERSMITH JOHN SAMUEL HUNT,LATE STORR AND MORTIMER,HUNT AND MORTIMER AND HUNT AND ROSKELL.ALL WERE FROM THE ORIGINAL COMPANY FOUNDED BY PAUL STORR.
THE PAIR WRE ASSAYED IN LONDON IN 1854 AND WEIGH 3987 GRAMS,ABOUT 120 OZ.
THEY HAVE CIRCULAR BASES AND REST ON THREE HIGHLY DECORATIVE SPREAD FEET.
THEY ARE OF THE NATURALISTIC STYLE,POPULAR AT THIS TIME.THEY HAVE A TROMPE L'OEIL EFECT OF LOOKING AT GRAPES ON VINE LEAVES,AND FEATURE TWO SETS OF TWISTED STEMS AGAIN REMINDING ONE OF VINE/TREE BRANCHES.
TWO SEPARATE AND DETACHABLE STEMS JOIN AND LINK THE TWO TIERS TOGETHER AND SECURE THE ORIGINAL FROSTED GLASS PLATES INTO POSITION.
THE WORKMANSHIP TO THE SILVER IS SUPERB,VERY DETAILED.
THIS IS A VERY IMPOSING PAIR,AND THEY ARE PRESENTED IN EXCELLENT CONDITION,THE SILVER APPEARING UNWORN,AND ALL PARTS ARE FREE OF REPAIRS OR DAMAGE.EACH PIECE IS CLEARLY HALLMARKED.SEE BELOW FOR DIMENSIONS.
THANK YOU FOR VISITING CORNUCOPIA ANTIQUES.ALL ITEMS COME FROM TRUSTED SOURCES AND ARE GUARANTEED TO BE AS DESCRIBED.
I AM OPEN TO SENSIBLE OFFERS ON ALL OF MY ITEMS.
EXCELLENT.
AN ANGLO ITALIAN FAMILY ESTATE.
Dimensions
Width 43.00 cm (16.93 inches)
Depth 22.00 cm (8.66 inches)
Weight 3987.00g (128.20oz t)
Stock Code
74
Medium
SILVER
Signed/Inscribed
SIGNED AND HALLMARKED
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