English Silver ‘Warwick’ Vase, Edward Barnard & Sons, London, 1911
with entwined vine handles, moulded with lion skins, Bacchanalian heads, a lituus and thyrsi below a border of fruiting vines, the rim and stem with tongue and dart and bead borders, on a plain square base with engraved presentation inscription
height 10.7" — 27.3 cm.
119.4 oz. — 3714 grams
Inscription reads: Presented to / George Washington Stephens Esquire / Chairman of the Harbour Commissioners of Montreal / from 1907 to 1912 / by representatives of / The Trade Organizations of the City / in recognition of the invaluable services rendered by him to the Port during his term of office. / “Si monumentum requiris circumspice portum”
Department: Decorative Arts