Lot 6: J. W. SINGER & SONS LTD., FROME LARGE COPPER AND BRASS GOTHIC REVIVAL CHARGER, CIRCA 1880 45cm diameter
October 26, 2016
Edinburgh, United KingdomLive Auction
J. W. SINGER & SONS LTD., FROME
LARGE COPPER AND BRASS GOTHIC REVIVAL CHARGER, CIRCA 1880
with central roundel cast with three dancing maidens enclosed by the motto LET US SHARE IN JOY AND CARE within floral and foliate enamelled border
Charger in original condition
There is a sharp dent and a crack emanating to the edge
A few losses to the enamels to the outer black band and here and there elsewhere
Some natural craquelure to the enamel, especially the red colour
Light allover tarnish and pitting to the surface
The reverse heavily tarnished
Crisp detail to the cast elements
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Notes: Note: For a similar panel see Victoria & Albert Museum Collection 99-1885