A stunning George IV silver and hobnail cut glass table center piece. Made probably by Samual Hennell of London in 1825, there are a full set of hallmarks on the base. The silver body depicts a full length female figure who is the godess Ceres. Ceres was the Roman godess of fertility and agriculture. She is seen here hold a laurel wreath and a basket of grapes on her head. The top of the base has bunches of grapes and vines while the base has profusley cast with roses and acanthus leaves. The base sits on three feet and can be unscrewed for cleaning. It is in excellent undamaged condition and the 200 year old originl glass bowl is great except for two tiny chips. When filled with fruit or flowers the bowl shows the true beauty of the piece on a table or sideboard.
WEIGHT; 1490grams or 49ozst
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