• Christie's Interiors - Style a auction at Christies

    Sale 5681

    Christie's Interiors - Style and Spirit

    23 February 2010, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 512

    AN IMPOSING GERMAN SILVER CENTREPIECE

    MARK OF G.GÜNTHER AND "12" STANDARD MARK, CIRCA 1870 AND FURTHER STRUCK WITH A SET OF PSEUDO-HALLMARKS AND "STERLING"

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    AN IMPOSING GERMAN SILVER CENTREPIECE
    MARK OF G.GÜNTHER AND "12" STANDARD MARK, CIRCA 1870 AND FURTHER STRUCK WITH A SET OF PSEUDO-HALLMARKS AND "STERLING"
    The central support formed as a fruiting vine supporting a large bowl with leafy vine handles, the triform pedestal base similarly embellished with fruiting vines and inscribed 1872,
    29½ in. (75 cm.) high, 19¼ in. (49 cm.) diameter
    Weight of bowl 68 oz. (2108 gm.), base loaded.


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