Large South American silver covered tureen, 19th C. Oval and bellied. End bracket handles leaf “wrapped” and mounted. Four leaf-mounted scroll supports. Rim interior cabled. Cover domed with ring-finial in form of drooping flower with leaf-and-flower mount. Visible hand hammering. Sturdy and serviceable with charming naïve ornament. Unmarked. Good condition with attractive period wear and patina.
Dimensions: H 10 3/4 x W 14 x D 10 1/4 in. Weight: 83 troy ounces. #BQ769