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Monumental English sterling silver presentation centrepiece rose bowl and stand with Canadian provenance, fully hallmarked for Sheffield 1931. The bowl was presented to R.A. Benoit by Louis-Alexandre Taschereau*, his uncle. The gift was to commemorate Benoit’s nomination as Clerk to the Legislative Council of Quebec, October 2, 1929.
Made by the silversmith firm of Cooper Brothers & Sons Ltd., of Arundel St. Sheffield and Holborn Viaduct, London, England.
The bowl can be used with the metal grate for arranging flowers, or without.
26” (66cm) by 11” (28cm), 7 1/2” (19cm) high, 13” (33cm) high on the stand.
* Louis-Alexandre Taschereau (1867-1952) was the 14th Premier of the province of Quebec, 1920-36.