AN AUSTRIAN SILVER CENTERPIECE, MAKER'S MARK VC, LATE 19TH CENTURY
the base with bright-cut scrolling foliage and on winged monster feet, the openwork rim applied with two putti supporting a strapwork cartouche on each side, winged female figures supporting the handles, center engraved to match
length over handles 22 in.
Two of the feet with splits at wings and another foot with repairs. One of the handles with the scroll terminal dented slightly out of place. The rim dented slightly where two of the putti are attached. Engravings removed from the cartouches. Center lacking a glass liner.
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