An impressive Victorian cast silver 'Diana' ewer by Samuel Cayne & Dudley Carter, London 1855, incuse stamped 7399
Lot 279
An impressive Victorian cast silver 'Diana' ewer
by Samuel Cayne & Dudley Carter, London 1855, incuse stamped 7399
Sold for £12,500 (US$ 21,010) inc. premium
Auction Details
Lot Details
British Silver
An impressive Victorian cast silver 'Diana' ewer
by Samuel Cayne & Dudley Carter, London 1855, incuse stamped 7399
The swan-neck scrolling handle decorated with fishscales, acanthus leaves, bead garlands and a figure of Diana the Huntress in simple smock tunic, the scrolling spout cast with spume and shells on a fluted neck draped with a laurel garland and a figure of Diana with a pair of hounds, the baluster body with a relief panel to one side of Diana and her nymphs observing her hounds bringing down a stag, the other side with Diana and her entourage after the kill, the two panels separated by an armorial shield within a relief cartouche, raised on an asymmetric spreading and scrolling foot, height 45cm, weight 87oz.

Footnotes

  • See John Culme, Nineteenth Century Silver (Country Life 1977), page 153.

    The arms of SEDGEWICK quartering INGHAM, (?) FARRANT and ROYDES with another in pretence.
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