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English Sterling Silver Cascading Grape & Leaf Tazza Compote Sheffield 1896 For Sale
FINE ENGLISH VICTORIAN STERLING SILVER CASCADING GRAPE AND LEAF TAZZA; SHEFFIELD, 1896
We are pleased to offer this exceptional English Victorian sterling silver cascading grape and leaf compote.
The piece with Sheffield, 1896 sterling marks.
In most unique raised circular cascading form.
Beautifully pierced grape anb leaf displays. Large gently ruffled leaves and streaming vine all about. Clumps of lush ripened grape.
Smooth stem, which provides visual contrast from the richly chased work above and below.
Rising from conforming pierced grape and leaf dome base.
This fine English Victorian sterling silver cascading grape and leaf tazza is 10 1/2 inches diameter.
Exceptionally thick, heavy guage sterling construction weighs 22 1/2 (standard) ounces.
Hallmarked as shown. Maker rubbed.
In excellent condition. Rich, lustreous sterling patina throughout. Stands perfectly firm on table or display shelf. No apparent splits to pierced work. The grape and leaf remains mostly crisp and detailed.
For the discerning collector of the finest English sterling. Focused upon unique forms. An exceptional Victorian sterling silver cascading grape and leaf compote. Excellent condition.
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From our personal collection, an elegant mid 19th century coin silver basket, from John and Edward Moore, of Tiffany fame. Illustrated in the cover article of May/June 2008 Silver Magazine, page 27.
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English Sterling Silver Cascading Grape & Leaf Tazza Compote Sheffield 1896: $1,124