New York, East
20 December 2000
A GERMAN SILVER JARDINIERE
The oval form with an acanthus and tongue border at base, the body with a continuous frieze of classical figures and centering two medallions encircled in ribbon tied laural wreaths, the sides with handles of foliate scrolls rising to acron finials, with a plated liner with gilt wash interior.
18in. (46cm.) across handles; weighable silver 27oz.
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