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The oval bombé body rests on four scrolled feet. The lower section of the body is raised and chased with fluting. Four female busts draped with garlands of flowers are cast in pieces and applied above the feet. The upper section of the body has a pierced trellis pattern with chased rosettes on...

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Inscription

Engraved on fluting of both sides, an illegible cipher, on underside engraved, "Mae C. Plant 1917";

Marks

On underside, leopard's head crowned; date letter k; lion passant; maker's mark NS (Grimwade 2102);

Provenance

Estate of Mrs. Frieda Wertheimer, sold Christie's, London, February 15, 1905, lot 41; estate of Mae C. Rovensky, sold Parke-Bernet Galleries, Inc., New York, January 15-19, 1957, lot 928; Mr. and Mrs. S.J. Katz, Gift of Mrs. Sigmund J. Katz, The Jessie and Sigmund Katz Collection. (Accession Date: Decemebr 21, 1967)

Credit Line

Jessie and Sigmund Katz Collection

English (London), 1745–46

Object Place

London, England

Dimensions

19.4 x 42.3 x 27 cm (7 5/8 x 16 5/8 x 10 5/8 in.) Weight: 4,224.2 gm (135 oz 16 dwt)

Accession Number

67.1191

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Silver