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SWEETMEAT DISH FROM A SEVEN-PIECE TABLE GARNITURE

Made by: V. Mayer's Söhne

Currently in storage


About this object

This seven-piece table garniture features Dyonisian iconography. The fruit bowl sits on a triangular base with cut off corners decorated with cast and applied rosettes. The fluted post is decorated with a band of acanthus and festoons and terminating on three scrolls supporting a glass dish which is mounted with three lion's heads. Three putti astride dolphins surround the post.

Category:
silverwork
Object name:
SWEETMEAT DISH FROM A SEVEN-PIECE TABLE GARNITURE
Made from:
Silver -- glass
Made in:
Austria
Date made:
1873
Size:
38.1 × 45.7 cm (15 × 18 in.)

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
12.290.25-26
Class:
SILVER
Signature marks:
MARK Letter A in square with cut-off corners, assay mark for Vienna, 1866-1922; head of Diana in five-lobed flower shape, with3 to left and A to right, silver standard of .750 persent fineness, used in Vienna, 1872-1937; head of greyhound in hexagon, with 3 to left and A to right, silver standard of .800 percent fineness, used in Vienna, 1866-1922; V M S in rectangle, maker's mark for firm of Mayer's V. Söhne, Vienna, 1870-81; V C in rectangle with cut-off corners, mark of Vincenz Czokally, silversmith in Vienna (active 1866-99)
Credit line:
Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973