A FINE GEORGE IV SILVER-GILT CENTERPIECE
A FINE GEORGE IV SILVER-GILT CENTERPIECE

MARK OF BENJAMIN SMITH II, LONDON, 1829

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A FINE GEORGE IV SILVER-GILT CENTERPIECE
Mark of Benjamin Smith II, London, 1829
Circular, on four lion's paw feet with lion's head joins and grape vine festoons between, the circular frame with anthemion band supporting central cut-glass bowl, the eight reeded and leaf-clad branches supporting cut-glass bowls, marked on frame, each arm and six glass dish mounts
17½in. (44.5cm.) high; 284oz. (8841gr.) weighable silver
Provenance
Sotheby's, New York, June 10, 1980, lot 257
Literature
The Glory of the Goldsmith: Magnificent Gold and Silver From the Al-Tajir Collection, 1989, no. 162, p. 210
Exhibited
"The Glory of the Goldsmith: Magnificent Gold and Silver from the Al-Tajir Collection," Christie's, London, 1989, no. 162
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