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Silver Flower Basket in 916 Standard Spanish Silver

Spanish Silver Flower Basket / Centrepiece - Antique Circa 1860

A magnificent, fine and impressive, large antique Spanish 916 standard silver flower basket / centrepiece; an addition to our ornamental silverware collection

SKU A2902


This magnificent and large antique Spanish silver flower basket has an oval shaped waisted form.

The lower portion of the elongated body of this impressive basket is embellished with fluted decoration in a spiral design.

The upper portion of the basket is encompassed with an impressive broad shaped, undulating band of pierced and chased trellis ornamentation accented with a floral motif to each cross section and flanked with opposing scrolling leaf borders.

The decoration to this broad border incorporates four scrolling leaf bordered shaped cartouches accented with floral designs; the cartouche at either end remains vacant and the two to either side bear the engraved initials 'DTC'.

This Spanish silver flower basket is fitted with an impressive scrolling leaf decorated handle with a tied scroll decoration to the handpiece.

The swept foot of this large centrepiece basket is ornamented with further pierced and chased decoration matching the same style as the border to the body in addition to a scrolling leaf motif border to the upper portion in junction with the body.

The lower portion of the foot is embellished with opposing scrolling leaf designs incorporating by four impressive scrolling feet.

The hallmarks struck to the underside of the basket include:

Maker's marks: Rovira

Assay mark: Crowned oval shield and two laurel branches in oval

Silver purity: .916 standard - indicated by assay mark (916/1000)

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Maker: Rovira

This magnificent antique centrepiece/basket is an exceptional gauge of silver, exceptional quality and in exceptional presentation condition.

The chased and pierced decoration is all very sharp.

The Spanish hallmarks struck to the underside of the basket are all very clear.

Reflections in photographs may detract from the true representation of this piece of antique Spanish silverware.

Length of rim 38.5cm/15.2"

Width 19.4cm/7.6"

Height to top of handle 59.7cm/23.5"

86.1 troy ounces/2677g

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