An Impressive Electroplated Four Branch Centrepiece, Depicting Nelson’s Column, on a Mirrored Plateau.
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The tapering fluted Classical column terminating with a standing depiction of Admiral Lord Nelson in full regalia, on a coil of simulated rope, the central glass dish absent, each scrolling semi-beaded branch applied with an entwined rampant griffin and applied foliate scroll embellishments, each supporting a later frosted glass dish, each side of the central pedestal base with relief applied Classical masks between bead and husk & ribbon borders, each corner applied with passant lions on ornate foliate and beaded scroll feet, height 28”, the mirrored plateau of square form with canted corners and ropetwist rim, the sides embossed in relief with military trophies between foliate scrolls, raised on four ornate scrolling Classical mask embellished feet, width 16 ½” . It appears unmarked but is possibly by Elkington & Co, Circa 1880.