Sterling Silver Warwick Vase - Antique Edwardian (1908)

GBP 22,500.00

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Object Description

A magnificent, fine and impressive, large antique Edwardian English sterling silver Warwick vase by Walker & Hall; an addition to our luxury silverware collection.

This magnificent antique Edwardian sterling silver Warwick vase has a Campania shaped form onto a circular pedestal spreading foot and plain square base.

The body of the vase is ornamented with fine and impressive applied and chased decoration depicting two lions’ pelts with pendent arms and paws.

Either side of the body of this fine vase is further ornamented with thyrsi* and classic mask style heads resting on plinths.

The upper portion of the body is embellished with impressive applied grape and vine decoration.

This silver Warwick vase is further encircled with a band of egg and tongue ornamentation, in addition to an applied bead decorated border to the rim.

The lower portion of the body is ornamented with applied and chased acanthus leaf decoration around the foot socket.

The knop to the pedestal foot is encircled with further chased egg decoration.

This large vase is fitted with magnificent silver bifurcating handles modelled in the form of entwined fennel stalks accented with chased and embossed leaf decoration.

The underside of the square plinth bears the retailer’s mark ‘ËśWalker & Hall, Sheffield’.

* Thyrsis: A fennel staff tipped with a pine cone and twinned with ivy, carried by Dionysus/Bacchus (the God of the grape harvest, wine and winemaking)

Dimensions
Height to rim 34.7cm/13.7″

Diameter of rim 31.5cm/12.4″

Width across handles 46cm/18.1″

Width of base 19cm/7.5″ square

Weight
154 troy ounces/4790g

Object History

Maker: Walker & Hall
Date: 1908
Origin: Sheffield, England

Object Condition

This antique silver Warwick vase is an exceptional gauge of silver, exceptional quality and in exceptional presentation condition.

The applied, chased and embossed decoration is all very sharp.

Full hallmarks struck to the surface of the square plinth are all very clear.

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

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