Set of Five Dessert Stands (65.2292a-b-65.2296a-b) An oval wrought silver centerpiece, with faceted, octangular bordered, glass liner. Stand has four foliated legs terminating in claws and foliated stretchers. Embossed top rim.
Along the pierced edge?, lion passant; leopard's head crowned; sovereign's head; date letter u (1795/6).
By 1952, with C. & H. Wartski, London; July 31, 1952, sold by C. & H. Wartski to Forsyth Wickes, New York and Newport, RI (d. 1964); 1965, bequest of Forsyth Wickes. (Accession Date: December 24, 1965)
Bequest of Forsyth Wickes—The Forsyth Wickes Collection