English Sterling Silver Montieth Punch Bowl Lion Handles 1879


English Sterling Silver Montieth Punch Bowl      Lion Handles  1879

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English Sterling Silver Montieth Punch Bowl Lion Handles 1879:
$1,125


FINEST ENGLISH VICTORIAN STERLING SILVER MONTIETH PUNCH BOWL; LION MASK DROP RING HANDLES; WILKINSON, 1879; 29 OUNCES

We are pleased to offer this exceptional English Victorian sterling silver Montieth punch bowl.

From the well regarded Henry Wilkinson, in 1879. First listed 1857.

Classic tapering cylindrical form, with slender panel fluting.

Elegant notch and scroll raised vine rim. A pleasant interpretation of the original 17th century Montieth rim.

Beautifully carved twin shell and anthemion, suspended from streaming vine.

Boldly cast lion mask and horse-shoe style drop rings handles. Quite unique. The lions heads with rich, life like detail. The features set in exceptional relief.

Base with French insired streaming leaf tip and berry.

This fine Victorian Montieth lion handle punch bowl is 8 inches diameter and 6 1/4 tall.

Exceptionally thick, heavy guage sterling construction weighs 29 (standard) ounces.

Hallmarked as shown. Including the rings. Maker rubbed.

In excellent condition. Rich, lustreous sterling patina throughout. Stands perfectly firm on table or display shelf. The boldly cast lion masks retain their original detial. Few tiny pinhead bumps and faint lines along rim, see last image.

For the discerning collector of the finest Victorian sterling. Focused upon unique forms. An exceptional English 1879 Montieth style lion handle bowl.

Please feel free to inquire directly about this or any item. We welcome your interest. As collectors we are quite easy to work with.

We combine items when shipping, saving you costs. We ship twice weekly US Postal Express & Priority, never Ground. Always fully insured.

We make great effort to accurately describe our silver. Returns are accepted if condition, country or dating is significantly incorrect. In such cases we refund shipping.

Remember these are antiques with expected wear normal use. Returnins because you failed to read the listing correctly, or we did not note the tiniest few scuffs, shallow pinhead bumps or mildly bent rim is not acceptable. Nor do we accept returns based on buyer's remorse.

Massachusetts residents are subject to sales tax.

We have over 7720 responses. And, are quite proud of our Top Seller designation.

We received favorable notice in the March 12th, 2006 New York Times. Page 8, Business Section, in a well written article on silver collecting. Copy furnished upon request.

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.

Enjoy....and good fortune in your offerding.


English Sterling Silver Montieth Punch Bowl Lion Handles 1879:
$1,125

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