A beautiful rare Sterling Silver and frosted and cut glass grape pattern compote. Dated 1849 custom made by the English silversmith Edward James Pairpoint. For the Harrow School in London, founded 1572. This grape pattern compote comes apart in four pieces, separating the silver rim.
The cut glass bowl, the silver stem and base. The stem screws tightly to the base and partially covers the crests. We've included a pair of late 19th century silver plate grape shears, FREE.
There are two armorial crests on the base. "Stet Fortuna Domus" and has a Lion with two crossed. THIS IS THE CREST OF THE HARROW SCHOOL.
The Harrow School is an English independent boarding school for. Boys in Harrow on the Hill, Greater London, England. The school was founded in 1572 by John Lyon, a local landowner. And farmer, under a Royal Charter of Queen Elizabeth I. Harrow's history and influence have made it one of the.
Most prestigious schools in the world. This piece has the 1849 London sterling silver hallmarks, with a.Letter "O" date letter, and the leopard's head, lion passant and the duty mark. The "EP" hallmark is the makers mark of London silversmith Edward Pairpoint. Every removable part is hallmarked. It has these marks on the sterling rim. The stem and under the base.
The firm was founded in 1848 by Edward James Pairpoint. In an 1898 book written by John Henry Cardwell the firm is quoted. Pairpoint copies of the ancient patterns and are almost. Indistinguishable from the originals, whilst their new manufactures. Carry one back to the days when the master silversmiths employed.
The first artists of the day to assist them in their productions. Devised in love and fashioned cunningly. This firm is principally known to the trade as manufacturers. Of large and important works, such as center pieces. Presentation vases, and the like.
(such as our grape stand). This piece is In very good original condition with no damage.Widest Diameter: 9 1/2 ID. This item is in the category "Antiques\Silver\Sterling Silver (.925)\Other Antique Sterling Silver". The seller is "gallery_mission2017" and is located in this country: US. This item can be shipped to United States, Canada.