A rare Antique Silver English Jardinière made in the style of William III 1690’s. The Jardinière is of rectangular form with curved ends, a gadroon border and lion mask handles. The Jardinière is engraved on one side with the crest of the of the “Earl of Minto” , 1845-1914 who was 17th Viceroy and Governor General of India from 1905-1910 . The Jardinière is of exceptional weight, 101 Troy oz. Dimensions 17.5 x 9.5 inches 44 x 24.3 cm.