Rare Victorian Hm Sterling Silver & Gilt Oak Centrepiece 1856

Rare Victorian Hm Sterling Silver & Gilt Oak Centrepiece 1856

Rare Victorian Hm Sterling Silver & Gilt Oak Centrepiece 1856
A Rare Victorian Hallmarked Sterling Silver and Gilt Centrepiece by Edward & John Barnard. The Centrepiece is 22 1/2" in height with a spread to the candle holders of 14 1/2" and a diameter to the base of 9 not counting the feet. The Centrepiece has a substantial weight of 95.4 oz or 2,705 grams.

The Centrepiece stands on 3 geometric feet with excellent geometric detail between with shaped and panelled sides and the top of the base engraved with foliate and grass detail, with the base left plain silver. You then have 3 superbly finished cast silver gilt female figures standing round the base of the Oak tree, this rises up and again is finished in fine detail with leaf and acorn decoration. The middle section forms the candle holders and again this is formed as the branches of the tree leading to the 3 leaf capped sconces rising from this you have further entwined branches leading to the upper bowl with this again formed of finer branches and leaves.

The Centrepiece is in Excellent Condition (see photo's). Makers Mark - EB & JB. Lion Passant - Sterling Mark. Town Mark - Leopards Head - London.

Date Letter - a - 1856. Duty Mark - Queen Victoria. A Rare Victorian Hallmarked Sterling Silver and Gilt Centrepiece Guaranteed to please.

If yo u have any questions please contact me. The item "RARE VICTORIAN HM STERLING SILVER & GILT OAK CENTREPIECE 1856" is in sale since Monday, April 22, 2019. This item is in the category "Antiques\Silver\Solid Silver\Other Solid Silver".

The seller is "samsamboy2015" and is located in Penrith. This item can be shipped worldwide.
Rare Victorian Hm Sterling Silver & Gilt Oak Centrepiece 1856