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A SET OF FOUR CARAFES ON A MIRRORED PLATEAU, C. 1850

THE GLASS CARAFES AND STOPPERS CLAD WITH SILVER-GILT MOUNTS DECORATED WITH RAISED FOLIATE AND RIBBON BOW GARLANDS. THE PLATEAU FITTED WITH A SILVER-GILT RIM AND RAISED ON SILVER-GILT PAW FEET.

ALL SILVER-GILT MOUNTS STRUCK WITH FRENCH, 1ST STANDARD SILVER MARK (REPRESENTING 950 FINENESS)INTRODUCED IN 1838 AND MAKER'S MARK "JH". MONOGRAM "AP" ENGRAVED ON SILVER-GILT CLAD NECKS.

MEASUREMENTS: CARAFES, 10 3/4" HIGH; PLATEAU, 15" LONG x 10" WIDE.