Pair of tall silver-plated Victorian Stands with cut glass bowls

Pair of tall silver-plated Victorian Stands with cut glass bowls

Pair of tall silver-plated Victorian Stands with cut glass bowls

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Pair of tall silver-plated Victorian Stands with cut glass bowls:
the tri-form stands with scrolling rope-twist supports and anthemion motifs on a circular base with three paw feet; bearing frosted glass bowls with clear cut leaf design; the stands with Victorian registration mark for 1877.

Height:18"-46.0cm
Width:13"-33.0cm
Glossary Words

Victorian

The Victorian era corresponds with the reign of Queen Victoria in England from 1839 to 1901.

cut glass

Often now referred to as 'crystal', the glass was blown and shaped, then passed to a specialist cutter, who would polish and cut patterns to enhance its brilliance.

anthemion

A palmette motif in the form of a stylised honeysuckle, found on classical Greek buildings such as the Erechtheum, in Athens, and often used as part of neo-classical decoration.

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