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Centerpiece from set of Five Dessert Stands

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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)

Credit Line

Bequest of Forsyth Wickes—The Forsyth Wickes Collection

Stands: English (London). Liners: Irish., Stands: 1793–95. Liners: about 1800.


19.7 x 29.1 x 20 cm (7 3/4 x 11 7/16 x 7 7/8 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Silver, lead glass