London, South Kensington
9 September 2003
An Early Victorian Silver Three-Light Table Centrepiece
Mark of Benjamin Smith, London, 1839
the tricorn base with leaf and flower capped corners, each terminating in scroll legs, the central knop with three scroll leaf and flower decorated candlearms, and with a central wirework basket on trumpet form stem, engraved with a coat-of-arms, with a later glass bowl - 48cm. (18 7/8in.) high, 85oz.
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The arms are those of Nottidge, as granted to the Rev. Edward Nottidge, Rector of Black Notleg, co. Essex.
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