13 - 14 June 2002
A set of four Victorian silver dessert stands
Mark of Robert Garrard, London, 1854
Each partly-fluted shaped circular dish on rising domed circular pedestal foot, repoussé and chased with guilloche and acanthus borders and bands of shells and scrolls on a textured ground, the baluster stem cast with grotesque masks and shells, the dish with cast scalloped scroll and floral border and engraved with a border of strapwork, pendant husks and foliage, the field engraved with a crest with marquess' coronet above , marked on underside of dish
7½in. (19cm.) high
John Alexander, 4th Marquess of Bath (1831-1896) (4)
John Alexander, 4th Marquess of Bath (1831-1896) Longleat, Wiltshire and by descent at Longleat
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1896 Inventory, (4th Marquess' Heirlooms), Plate, 'Four 10" fluted and chased dessert tazzas'.
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