A VICTORIAN PARCEL-GILT SILVER TWO HANDLED VASE
Maker's mark of Barnard Bros., London, 1878
The inverted ovoid bowl on rising knopped stem on circular base, the base chased with pendant foliate bands, divided by beading, the shoulder twice applied with bearded male mask flanked by chased coiling flowering plants on matted ground, engraved with conforming design below, the sections divided by applied berried laurel swag, continuing to floral join of the foliate high scroll handle--11in. (27.9cm.) high, 33oz.