A French silver jardinre
Maker's mark of Aucoc, Paris, late 19th century
Shaped oval and on spreading oval foot, chased with a rocaille band, the shaped body similarly chased and with bifurcated foliage bracket handles, the body applied with two shaped oval ribbon and flowering branch cartouches, each engraved with a coat-of-arms with coronet above, marked on underside and cartouches, the foot engraved 'A. AUCOC'
21in. (55cm.) long