RARE QE II HM STERLING SILVER & GILT THE RIPON CENTREPIECE 1986 Hector Miller

RARE QE II HM STERLING SILVER & GILT THE RIPON CENTREPIECE 1986 Hector Miller
RARE QE II HM STERLING SILVER & GILT THE RIPON CENTREPIECE 1986 Hector Miller
RARE QE II HM STERLING SILVER & GILT THE RIPON CENTREPIECE 1986 Hector Miller
RARE QE II HM STERLING SILVER & GILT THE RIPON CENTREPIECE 1986 Hector Miller
RARE QE II HM STERLING SILVER & GILT THE RIPON CENTREPIECE 1986 Hector Miller
RARE QE II HM STERLING SILVER & GILT THE RIPON CENTREPIECE 1986 Hector Miller
RARE QE II HM STERLING SILVER & GILT THE RIPON CENTREPIECE 1986 Hector Miller
RARE QE II HM STERLING SILVER & GILT THE RIPON CENTREPIECE 1986 Hector Miller
RARE QE II HM STERLING SILVER & GILT THE RIPON CENTREPIECE 1986 Hector Miller
RARE QE II HM STERLING SILVER & GILT THE RIPON CENTREPIECE 1986 Hector Miller
RARE QE II HM STERLING SILVER & GILT THE RIPON CENTREPIECE 1986 Hector Miller
RARE QE II HM STERLING SILVER & GILT THE RIPON CENTREPIECE 1986 Hector Miller

RARE QE II HM STERLING SILVER & GILT THE RIPON CENTREPIECE 1986 Hector Miller
A Rare Cased Queen Elizabeth II Hallmarked Sterling Silver and Gilt The Ripon Centrepiece by Hector Miller. The Centrepiece has a height of 5 3/4" with a diameter of 4 3/4". Has a weight of 13.5 oz or 382 grams. Has an excellent Shape standing on a circular waisted base with a wide central body with a turned in flared rim with the interior having a bright gilt finish with the upper part of the centrepiece having been cast in stunning detail with blooms and foliage of Wild Briar in a naturalistic style with 11 Roses standing for each of Ripon's centuries also having 3 candleholders which surround the central statue of the Ripon Hornblower. Is marked to the base "Number 20 of a limited edition of 150" produced by Order of The Right Worshipful The Mayor and the Trustees of the City of Ripon Trust on the occasion of the Eleven Hundredth Anniversary of the City of Ripon. The design is by Hector Miller with the sculpture of the Ripon Hornblower designed by Tim Minett.

Hector Miller was born in West Sussex in 1945. He first trained at the local art school in Worthing and then continued his studies at Hornsey College of Art where he studied three-dimensional design. In 1968 he went on to the Royal College of Art where he studied under Professor Robert Goodden and while at the Royal College of Art won a competition to design and make a pair of ceremonial batons for the Commonwealth Games at Edinburgh. After completing his studies, Hector Miller worked for three years with Stuart Devlin in London.

Notable commissions he designed at this time but made in the Devlin workshop were a dinner service for the Shah of Iran, a gold cup for the EEC and York Minister goblet, the first of a long series of commemorative projects for English Cathedrals. In 1974 Hector Miller established his own company taking on Leslie Durbin's workshop where he now employs a team of fifteen craftsmen. He is a Liveryman of the Goldsmiths' Company. Is in Mint Condition and comes in the original Case along with Paperwork.

Lion Passant - Sterling Mark. Town Mark - Leopards Head - London.

Date Letter - M - 1986. Along with the limited edition number. A Rare Cased Queen Elizabeth II Hallmarked Sterling Silver and Gilt The Ripon Centrepiece.

If yo u have any questions please contact me. The item "RARE QE II HM STERLING SILVER & GILT THE RIPON CENTREPIECE 1986 Hector Miller" is in sale since Monday, August 24, 2020. This item is in the category "Antiques\Silver\Solid Silver\Bowls". The seller is "samsamboy2015" and is located in Penrith. This item can be shipped worldwide.


RARE QE II HM STERLING SILVER & GILT THE RIPON CENTREPIECE 1986 Hector Miller