German .800 silver centerpiece, baroque Four Seasons embossed, c. 1880

Magnificent German silver centerpiece, the oval form with wide rim embossed with four panels of classical maidens reclining amongst clouds with various attributes of their season, Summer with wheat & swallows, Autumn with grapes & cornucopia, Winter with a torch & raven, Spring with flowers, butterflies & a rabbit, each within baroque strapwork incorporating a snail & grasshopper, the handles & four feet with grotesque masks. Impressed hallmarks, ‘DK / DEPONIRT / 800’ Circa 1880

Condition

minor signs of use

Size

39cm wide

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