10.6 x 12.5 x 8.9 cm (4 3/16 x 4 15/16 x 3 1/2 in.)
Medium or Technique
Silver, lead glass
Not On View
Set of Five Dessert Stands (65.2292a-b-65.2296a-b). Wrought silver, with faceted glass. Coroneted rim liners: stands have four foliated legs supporting an ajouré gallery. Four curved brackets with a boss in the center join the legs and support the glass liner. The rim of the silver frame is a pierced gallery with husks along the lower edge.
SCRATCHES: inside one of the legs, a cypher-like, illegible design is pricked
Along pierced rim, maker's mark WP over IP with pellets between both (Grimwade 3272); lion passant; leopard's head crowned; sovereign's head; date letter s (1793/4).
By 1952, with C. & H. Wartski, London; July 31, 1952, sold by C. & H. Wartski to Forsyth Wickes, New York and Newport, RI (d. 1964); 1965, bequest of Forsyth Wickes. (Accession Date: December 24, 1965)
Bequest of Forsyth Wickes—The Forsyth Wickes Collection