• Christie's Interiors - Style a auction at Christies

    Sale 5681

    Christie's Interiors - Style and Spirit

    23 February 2010, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 300

    A VICTORIAN PARCEL-GILT SILVER EWER OF CLASSICAL INSPIRATION

    MARK OF FREDERICK ELKINGTON, BIRMINGHAM, 1876

    Price Realised  

    A VICTORIAN PARCEL-GILT SILVER EWER OF CLASSICAL INSPIRATION
    MARK OF FREDERICK ELKINGTON, BIRMINGHAM, 1876
    Tapering cylindrical, the sides decorated with panels of dancing fauns, accompanied by Bacchus and Ariadne, and centred by an oval cartouche engraved with presentation inscription: University of Edinburgh Cameron Prize for Practical Therapeutics awarded to Paul Bert 1878 the waisted, fluted neck decorated with ribbon-tied garlands of fruiting vines, the bifurcated handle terminating in a lotus flower, hinged cover with rose finial
    13 1/8 in. (33.3 cm.) high
    39.5 oz. (1,225 gr.)


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