Antique Victorian Sterling silver cruet stand and bottles
Hallmarked in London for 1892 by John Newton Mappin.
Silver and glass
An Antique Victorian Sterling silver cruet stand which is rectangular shape in design with an ornate pierced gallery depicting scenes of leopards, grapes and vines. It has a decorative central handle for carrying purposes and rests on four claw feet with flower and leaf detailing. The six cut glass bottles fit neatly within a silver gallery and three of the bottles have glass stoppers and three have silver tops with hallmarks corresponding to the marks on the stand. This unusual six bottled cruet would look appealing on the table and would be practical to use. On one side of the stand there is a cartouche of intertwined initials and on the other side there is a head motif.
Height: 22.80 cms
Length: 19.50 cms
Width: 14.50 cms
Weight: 24.00 Troy ounces ( 746.40 grams).