Dominick & Haff Sterling Silver Hand Chased Classical Compote C1910 28 Oz
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Dominick & Haff Sterling Silver Hand Chased Classical Compote C1910 28 Oz:
FINEST c1910 DOMINICK & HAFF NEO-CLASSICAL COMPOTE; HAND CHASED FLORETTE, FLORAL STREAMS AND MEDALLION; 28 OUNCES
We are quite pleased to offer this rare, c1910 Domick & Haff sterling silver hand decorated Neo-Classical compote or tazza.
The striking medallion and florette work makes one think this was the firm's answer to Gorham's Maintenon design.
Classic circular form.
Elegant gently scalloped florette and streaming leaf and berry rim.
Followed by pierced Neo-classical designs. Shell and vine framed oval medallion, with beaded raised centre. Alternating with florette and drop leaf twin acanthus stands. United by swirling leaf in oval and vine.
Finest hand chased finish detail throughout.
Atop conforming pierced medallion, shell and floral base.
Centre with twin star burst florette with cascading bell flower.
This exceptional c1910 Dominick and Haff sterling silver compote is 11 3/4 diameter and 4 tall.
Exceptionally thick, heavy guage sterling 28 1/2 (standard) ounces.
Hallmarked as shown.
In excellent condition. Appears little used. Rich, lustreous sterling patina throughout. The beautifully carved acanthus, florette and cascading flower to body and pierced medallion and leaf rim retain their original detail. Stands firm on table or serving tray.
For the discerning collector of the finest American hand chased silver. An exceptional c1910 Dominick & Haff sterling silver pierced medallion, florette & vine compote. Excellent condition.
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From our personal collection, an elegant mid 19th century coin silver basket, from John and Edward Moore, of Tiffany fame. Illustrated in the cover article of May/June 2008 Silver Magazine, page 27.
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