English Sterling Silver Fruit Compote

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  • Item Category: Metals
  • Source: Tias
  • Sold Date: Aug 12, 2004
  • Channel: Auction House
Early Ornate English Sterling Silver and Pressed Glass Fruit Compote. This beautiful compote has four decorative prisms and a very highly decorated base. The glass bowl is of an ornate pressed pattern design and has a mould crevace on one edge (see picture). Measures about 9-1/2 in. high. Base measures approx 7-3/4 in in diameter. Bowl measures about 8-1/4 in. in diameter. Weighs approx. 2 lbs. Has several early English hallmarks, including the lion passant and maker's mark (looks like an A&B stuck together and a Z, and an N in a circle - we could not locate them in our book)(see pictures). In very good condition.