An impressive pair of late Victorian silver two-handled fruit dishes by John Bodman Carrington, London 1893  (2)
Lot 297
An impressive pair of late Victorian silver two-handled fruit dishes
by John Bodman Carrington, London 1893 (2)
Sold for £22,500 (US$ 37,818) inc. premium
Auction Details
An impressive pair of late Victorian silver two-handled fruit dishes by John Bodman Carrington, London 1893  (2)
Lot Details
British Silver
An impressive pair of late Victorian silver two-handled fruit dishes
by John Bodman Carrington, London 1893
In the Renaissance revival manner, the oval bowl with up-swept ends and undulating rim applied with graduated and alternate plain and leaf embellished lobes, the sides finely embossed and chased with scrolling acanthus leaves and applied with cast putti flanking a vacant scroll-edged cartouche, sides further embellished with richly detailed floral garlands, acanthus leaves and shell motifs, cast handles formed as naked water nymphs with flowing hair and holding a billowing drape, each issuing from frosted acanthus leaf bracket with floral belt, raised on an oval base with applied cast drapes cartouches and scroll feet with female masks, height 22.3cm, length 51.5cm, weight 297oz. (2)
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