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Lot 74
A Victorian suite of three silver-gilt comports comprising a centrepiece and a pair of comport stands, by Jes Barkentin, 1868,

Sold for £ 7,637 (US$ 9,308) inc. premium
A Victorian suite of three silver-gilt comports comprising a centrepiece and a pair of comport stands,
comprising one large comport with Chinese Imari plate, secured by straps from which hang chain swags with pendent clear glass beads, the openwork scroll and floral stem on an Arts and Crafts-style circular base embossed with onion-shaped bosses interspersed with clear glass and pale green glass cabochon-set beads simulating gems, together with a matching pair of comports with similar Imari plates, the securing straps similarly with pendent glass beads, the diaperwork stems simulating the trunk of a palm tree with large spirally fluted cushion-shaped bosses and hexagonal Arts and Crafts-style bases with embossed bosses and pale green cabochon-set glass beads around the outer edge at each corner, 27cm. high, 27.3cm. diameter and 21.2cm. high, 22.7cm. and 23.1cm. diameter respectively.
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