Description & Technical information

On domed oval base, cast and chased as rockwork and with shells, supporting three cast mermaids surrounding a branch cast stem and below a central flute bowl, with a further branch-cast stem with a finial cast as two putto. Formed as three mermaids on a rocky shell-strewed outcrop surmounted by woody stem and putti below a cornucopia.
Weight: 7729g, 248oz 10dwt

Date:  1847
Period:  1750-1850, 19th century
Origin:  Austria, Vienna
Medium: silver
Signature: Possibly maker’s mark of Johann Kosel, marked `IK` Marked on base, bowl and finial.

Dimensions: 71 cm (28 inches)
Categories: Silver