Lot Details & Additional Photographs
Both egg form with retractable lids, the first with mark of Mappin & Webb, London & Sheffield, pattern number W20916, with engraved garland and ribbon design to dome cover, raised on cabriole legs (8 1/2 x 14 1/2 x 9 1/2 in.) ; the second appears unmarked, lid and basin with attractive repoussé scrolling foliate designs issuing from c scroll cartouches, raised on straight reeded legs and paw feet. (9 x 14 1/2 x 9 1/2 in.). Both without monograms; both interiors include a removable pierced top tray and solid undertray. Private Collection, Durham, North Carolina
Some scratches; a few areas of bleed, mainly to unmarked piece, otherwise good estate condition.