Vintage American Sterling Silver Fruit Bowl
Vintage American Sterling Silver Fruit Bowl
Vintage American Sterling Silver Fruit Bowl
Vintage American Sterling Silver Fruit Bowl
Vintage American Sterling Silver Fruit Bowl
Vintage American Sterling Silver Fruit Bowl
Vintage American Sterling Silver Fruit Bowl
Vintage American Sterling Silver Fruit Bowl
Vintage American Sterling Silver Fruit Bowl
Vintage American Sterling Silver Fruit Bowl
Vintage American Sterling Silver Fruit Bowl
Vintage American Sterling Silver Fruit Bowl

THE LONDON ASSAY OFFICE (worked c.1940-1950)

Vintage American Sterling Silver Fruit Bowl

1945 London

Offered by AC Silver

£1,395 gbp
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This exceptional vintage American sterling silver fruit bowl has an oval rounded form onto a domed spreading foot.

The body of this fine vintage bowl is embellished with pierced trellis style decoration incorporating four large floral motifs.

The flared upper portion is encompassed with a band of pierced arch decoration accented with plain scrolling designs to either side of the handpieces.

The shaped upper rim of the bowl is further embellished with an impressive applied ribbed border.

Either end of this large bowl incorporates fine and impressive applied and pierced decorated scroll bordered shell handpieces with scrolling leaf decoration to the shaped rim.

The plain oval well of this impressive piece is plain and unembellished.

This vintage bowl is supported by a domed spreading foot, encompassed with an applied ribbed border identical to that of the body.

The hallmarks struck to the underside of this impressive bowl include:

Maker’s mark: Unknown

Pattern/model number: A7516

Silver quality/purity mark: Sterling, .925 (925/1000)

Importer's mark: LAO (London Assay Office)

Import hallmark: London

Import date mark: K (1945)

Dimensions

Length 38.2cm/15"

Width 24.7cm/9.7"

Length of foot 17.5cm/6.9"

Width of foot 12.8cm/5"

Height 16cm/6.3"

Weight

24.4 troy ounces/760g


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This vintage sterling silver fruit bowl is a very good gauge of silver, excellent quality and in exceptional presentation condition.

The applied and pierced decoration is very sharp.

Full British import hallmarks struck to the underside of the bowl are all very clear.

Reflection in photographs may detract from the true representation of this piece of vintage silverware.
Maker: London Assay Office

Origin: London Import Hallmarks

Date: 1945
Can be viewed at AC Silver’s Newcastle store, online at www.acsilver.co.uk. Please quote SALES CODE SKU A5077 when enquiring about the piece.
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Stock Code
A5077
Medium
An exceptional, fine and impressive, large vintage American sterling silver fruit bowl; an addition to our dining silverware collection
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The hallmarks struck to the underside of this impressive bowl include: Maker’s mark: Unknown. Pattern/model number: A7516. Silver quality/purity mark: Sterling, .925 (925/1000). Importer's mark: LAO (London Assay Office). Import hallmark: London. Import date mark: K (1945). Full British import hallmarks struck to the underside of the bowl are all very clear.
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