20 April 2005
AN UNUSUAL GEORGE V SILVER AND PORCELAIN CAKE STAND
MARK OF OMAR RAMSDEN, LONDON, 1932
The branch motif stand with three graduated supports for three plates, with an overhead tendril and snow drop motif handle, supported on four scroll and bun feet, with three graduated yellow plates with gilt edges, marked underneath and engraved 'OMAR RAMSDEN ME FECIT' one plate unmarked, one stamped 'HAMMERSLEY & CO. LONGTON STOKE ON TRENT ENGLAND' the other stamped 'SLOANE & SMITH LTD. 462 OXFORD STREET LONDON W.'
17¼ in. (43 cm.) high
86 oz. (2,680 gr.)
A Lady; Christie's London, 12 May, 1993, lot 47
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