A GEORGE III THREE-PIECE SILVER AND CUT-GLASS TABLE GARNITURE
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A GEORGE III THREE-PIECE SILVER AND CUT-GLASS TABLE GARNITURE

MARK OF WILLIAM PITTS & JOSEPH PREEDY, LONDON, 1799

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A GEORGE III THREE-PIECE SILVER AND CUT-GLASS TABLE GARNITURE
MARK OF WILLIAM PITTS & JOSEPH PREEDY, LONDON, 1799
Comprising a large oval stand and two smaller stands, the larger stand with central classical figure on oval base, below a dome supported by six colonettes with capitals of scrolling foliage, atop the dome a cast angel sounding a trumpet, the smaller stands each fitted with a cut-glass bowl, on four paw feet rising to openwork berried laurel leaves supporting an openwork gallery above a reeded rim, the cross-supports centering an oval base, the larger stand with central classical figure on oval base, the large stand marked underneath and on dome bezel, the smaller stands, marked on gallery
The large stand 21½ in. (54.5 cm.) high; 143 oz. (4,461 gr.) (3)
Provenance
Christie's, London, 15 April 1964, lot 122
Literature
Illustrated in Michael Clayton, The Collector's Dictionary of the Silver and Gold of Great Britain and North America, Second Volume, p. 177
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