A Victorian silver and silver-gilt ten piece presentation dessert table garniture by Elkington & Co., Birmingham 1865
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A Victorian silver and silver-gilt ten piece presentation dessert table garniture by Elkington & Co., Birmingham 1865
Sold for £39,650 (US$ 66,644) inc. premium
Lot Details
A Victorian silver and silver-gilt ten piece presentation dessert table garniture
by Elkington & Co., Birmingham 1865
Composed of a pair of three branch, four basket centre-pieces, the frosted glass bowl supported on an acanthus leaf capital to three scrolling arms supporting smaller dishes, chains between, raised on a three handled floral chased vase, supported by winged chimera, raised on a scroll and eagles leg trefoil stand to a lobed base, together with a smaller matching pair of stands supporting a single bowl, and six small stands with single bowls, height of the main centre-pieces 69cm, weight approximately 580 oz.

Footnotes

  • Inscribed and armorial crested "This dessert service was presented to, William Taylor Copeland Esq., Alderman of the City of London, by a few electors of Stoke on Trent and other friends, in testimony of their high esteem for his private character, and their appreciation of his services as, Member for that Borough for a period of 23 years, 23rd May 1866."
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