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39 South Audley Street London W1K 2PP , England Call Seller 44.207.491.3435

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A large Victorian silver-gilt and hardstone dish by R & S Garrard

$ 120,000
  • Description
    A large Victorian silver-gilt and hardstone dish by R & S Garrard
    English, 1862
    Width 57cm, depth 50, height 5cm
     
    This large silver-gilt sideboard dish, inlaid with agate and hardstone, was made by R & S Garrard & Co in 1862 in London, 19 years after the firm was appointed by first official Crown Jeweller in 1843. This beautiful piece features in the centre the Powerscourt coat of arms, with a pair of winged horses, and the motto 'fidelite est de dieu' (faithfulness is from God). Large octagonal gems occupy the main four sides of the dish, while in the corners a smaller elliptical piece is surrounded by four other gems, two elliptical, two rectangular. The arrangement of these stones in various colours and patterns creates a wonderful visual harmony that elevates the piece and complements the radiant glow of the gilt silver. On the reverse is the stamp 'R & S Garrard Panton St London', and the hallmarks date the piece to 1862.
     
    Artist/Maker: R & S Garrard
  • More Information
    Documentation: Signed
    Origin: England
    Period: 19th Century
    Materials: Silver-gilt, hardstone, agate, bloodstone.
    Creation Date: 1862
    Styles / Movements: Traditional, Victorian
    Dealer Reference #: 16857
    Incollect Reference #: 569451
  • Dimensions
    W. 22.44 in; H. 1.97 in; D. 19.69 in;
    W. 57 cm; H. 5 cm; D. 50 cm;
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Mayfair Gallery is a leading gallery in the field of art and antiques, holding a large collection of unique pieces for sale. The breadth of the gallery’s collection is wide, and includes items from a range of periods, styles and geographical origins, as well as works by famous artists and craftsmen. The main focus of the gallery’s collection is, however, on items produced during the 19th and early 20th century.

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