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The jardinière, translated from the French feminine form of ‘gardener’, started to be produced in silver in the UK towards the latter part of the 18th Century, and was designed to be used as the centrepiece for a table to display flowers. Examples manufactured in the UK are however quite rare to find, with the majority available brought over from Europe and import marked here, especially those made in the Art Nouveau taste, which predominantly originate in Germany. They are beautiful and usable pieces, which look wonderful when filled with a flower display.
Hallmarked In 1904
Carrying import marks for London in 1904 by Samuel Boyce Landeck, this striking, Edwardian, Antique Sterling Silver Jardinière, features Adams style decoration throughout, and a blue glass liner. The jardinière measures 5"(12.5cm) tall, by 13.5"(34cm) wide, by 9"(23cm) deep, with a silver weight of 37.9 troy ounces.
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Made Circa 1890
Made Circa 1890, and carrying German silver marks, this striking, 800 standard, Antique Silver Jardinière, is in the Art Nouveau taste, and features a removable gilt metal liner. The jardinière measures 6"(15cm) tall, by 18"(46cm) wide, by 10.5"(26cm) deep.
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Made Circa 1830
Made in Paris circa 1830 by Odiot, this spectacular, Antique First Quality French Silver Centrepiece Jardinière & Plateau, has an oval bowl with removable liner, beautifully detailed with fluting, floral garland swags and applied bows, standing on a round pedestal base with lion's paw feet. There is wreath borders around the foot of the bowl, which follows through around the plateau. The jardinière measures 17.5"(45cm) tall, by 23"(58cm) from handle to handle, by 13"(33cm) deep. The mirror plateau measures 16"(42cm) in diameter and 3"(7.5cm) tall.
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