A Rare and beautiful gilded sterling silver Warwick Vase by Walker and Hall of good gauge silver with excellent workmanship. An exquisitely executed piece.
Silver Warwick Vase Walker and Hall 1919
An Edwardian silver Warwick vase by Walker and Hall of usual form.
It has a bead, egg and tongue moulded rim above lion pelts to the main body and applied with Bacchanalian heads and flaming torches within trailing vine, grape and acanthus leaf borders, having two entwined vine handles and the whole raised on a pedestal stem to a circular foot on a square base. Hallmarked in Sheffield in 1919. Made of heavy gauge silver weighing approximately 109.37 troy ounces or 3402 gms.
The original Warwick Vase is an ancient Roman marble vase discovered at Hadrian's Villa in Tivoli around 1771 by Gavin Hamilton, a Scottish painter-antiquarian and art dealer in Rome. It was found in pieces and fully restored and can now be seen in the Burrell Collection near Glasgow in Scotland.