late c19th neoclassical design cutglass and giltbrass table centrepiece

Late C19th neo-classical design cut-glass and gilt-brass table centre-piece.



Item Ref

ML 164


Late C19th neo-classical design cut-glass and gilt-brass table centre-piece. Removable oval cut-glass dish with deep-cut Waterford-style decoration and 'serrated' edge. Mounted in a neo-classical design gilt-brass stand ( previously silver-plated) with rams/goats-head mounts to the corners joined by swagged chains. Ovolo 'egg-and-dart' rim border with beaded edge. Raised on stylised scroll legs and feet. The base with platform surmounted by a central realistically modelled pineapple.
Throughout the C18th and C19th the pineapple was considered the symbol of high hospitality due to its rarity , exotic nature and cost . Hence its relevance to guests and hospitality and use in entertaining.
Glass in perfect condition , no chips .
Smart centre-piece or fruit-dish ,for a dining table or sideboard .
W 12"
H 6.5"
D (dish) 2"
England c.1900
Established in the Cathedral City of Worcester for over 30 years , M.Lees&Sons , run by Michael Lees ,have been dealing with public and trade from show-rooms in an early Georgian town-house. We aim to provide a straight-forward approach to our business and build lasting relationships with our customers. As members of the 'London and Provincial Antique Dealers Association' , we provide full descriptive details , date ,authenticity and any available provenance ,with full disclosure of any restoration or repair which may have taken place .
Whether buying for pleasure , decoration or investment, we welcome you to our web-site or premises .
Past projects have included advising clients on forming and disposing of collections , furnishing period properties , hotel and commercial projects , also a shoot-room and lodge .
All goods are available to view and owned by M.Lees&Sons .
If visiting, a telephone call prior is advisable as due to the demands of the business the show-room does not have regular hours . Please feel free to contact us if we can be of assistance .
Tel. 01905 26620 / 07860826218
Located in the centre of Worcester in the shadow of the Cathedral with easy parking nearby. Exit Junction 7 M5 and follow the signs for Worcester Porcelain Museum . Our premises are located 100 metres from the Museum and 50 metres from Pay&Display car-park in nearby King St.
Internal Ref: ML 164


Height = 16.51 cm (7")
Width = 30.4801 cm (12")
Depth = 5.08 cm (2")

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