A LARGE VICTORIAN SILVER FIGURAL CENTERPIECE, ROBERT GARRARD, LONDON, 1864
the oval body on four scroll feet, pierced with laurels, central baluster stem topped by a putto with laurel crowns, two others holding leafy arms ending in cut-glass bowls
marked on base of body, dishes, fruit clusters, and ornamental nuts securing branches
height 26 in. by length overall 41 in.
66 cm x 104.1 cm
minor scratches from use, the branches and finial apparently unmarked, extra holes below branch figures and on sides suggests early changes, otherwise good, glass good condition, very impressive overall
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Christie's, London, June 4, 2013, lot 403