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Antique Sterling Silver 19th Century Compotes
Rare from 1868 - 35% off list price. Museum quality and stunning!
Sale Price: $9,100.00
Listed Price $14,000.00
Pair of Victorian sterling silver centerpiece compotes. Made by George Fox in London in 1868.
Each: Neptune holds his trident in his right hand and shoulders a vase with his left.
The right foot is firmly planted while the left rests on a dolphin that wraps around his leg. A forceful bearded nude with adroitly placed ribbon of drapery. Mounted to vase is round and shallow bowl with crimped rim. The figure stands on double-domed base.
Chased scrolls and shells with embedded faces on bowl and base – dynamic ornament suggestive of foamy, rolling waves. Bowl underside has scrolled frames (vacant). Striking vessels for holding fruits or fruits de mer. Hallmarked. Good with deep period patina.
Dimensions: H 13 1/2 x D 8 3/4 in. Total weight: 70 troy ounces. #BQ242
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