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A Victorian silver and glass centrepiece
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A Victorian silver and glass centrepiece

MARK OF STEPHEN SMITH AND WILLIAM NICHOLSON, LONDON, 1863

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A Victorian silver and glass centrepiece
Mark of Stephen Smith and William Nicholson, London, 1863
Formed as an oasis of twining palm trees on a shaped triangular rocky base chased with foliage and with vacant cartouche, the tree stems realistically textured with bark, the base applied with a cast figure of a doe, the upper palm leaves forming a socket for the detachable glass bowl with scalloped border and etched with palmettes, marked on base, palm leaves and doe, the base filled
25¾in. (65.5cm.) high overall
Provenance
Bulgari, Rome
Anonymous sale; Christie's Rome, 29 May 1996, lot 336
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