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George Heming & William Chawner An Elegant Neo-Classical Dessert Centrepiece on Stand

Silver and glass                                                                                                                      
London, 1779                                                                                                                 
Maker’s mark of George Heming & William Chawner

Length: 40.6 cm, 18 in                                                                                                    
Weight: 2,208 g, 71 oz


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The two-handled pirced oval bowl on four scroll supports with paw feet, chased with a band of stiff laurel leaves, with pierced Gothic-type arches, bifurcated reeded loop handles and reed and tie border. The base on four foliage and paw feet with acanthus chased scroll handles, the border chased with guilloche enclosing applied paterae, the centre with applied flowerhead on a calyx of laurel leaves, reed and tie border, with red glass liner.

An Elegant Neo-Classical Dessert Centrepiece on Stand Reference: DT20.51.15