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A silver-plated centrepiece
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A silver-plated centrepiece

CIRCA 1870

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A silver-plated centrepiece
Circa 1870
On shaped square base raised on four grotesque mask and beaded scroll bracket feet hung with fruiting garlands between, with beaded, guilloche and acanthus borders, the stem formed as a textured palm tree with upswept branches, surrounded by cast figures of the Three Graces dancing on a floral ground, the circular bombé bowl with outcurved rim applied with cartouches and with two cast caryatid handles emblematic of the harvest, the centre with a baluster shaped plinth with ram's mask border supporting the cast figure of a satyr playing double pan-pipes
31½in. (79cm.) high
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