A compote (or 'comport' from a 16th Century variation of compote) was used for serving fruits, nuts, or sweets, and was typically made from glass, porcelain or silver. Silver examples are most highly sought after, and some of the Victorian examples are exquisitely detailed, often featuring cherubs holding the serving bowls, and floral or fruit chasing throughout.
Hallmarked In 1871
Hallmarked in London in 1871 & 1874 by Alexander Macrae, this striking pair of Antqiue Sterling Silver Compotes, are in the Egyptian Revival style, featuring Anubis masks to each foot, and palm tree supports to the glass dishes. Each compote measures 12.25"(31cm) tall, by 10.25"(26cm) in diameter and together they weigh 70 troy ounces.
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Hallmarked In 1869
Hallmarked in London in 1869 by Robert Hennell IV, this wonderful pair of Victorian, Antique Sterling Silver Compotes, have gilt, shaped bowls chased with floral decoration, held by cherubs which are standing on shaped pedestal bases, with chased floral and scroll detailing. Each compote measures 10.5"(28cm) tall, by 7.5"(19cm) wide and deep, and together they weigh 66.88 troy ounces.
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