19 November 1992
A Victorian small centre piece on shaped circular base, applied with two cast figures and a bloodhound, the scrolled stem and pierced basket applied with fruiting vine tendrils, by Smith & Nicholson, 1857, weight 70oz., height 10½in., with frosted glass liner (damaged).
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