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From left to right: a late 19th century centrepiece with trumpet glass vase by the Goldsmiths and Silversmiths Company Ltd, 20in (52cm) high – £340, table centrepiece of the same period, 21in (54cm) high – £320; late Victorian table centrepiece which was considered the most commercial of the three despite, or perhaps because of its relatively small size, 11in (28cm) high – £360. The other two pieces illustrated were a 19th century butterdish stand which failed to sell against an estimate of £80-100 and a Victorian electroplated teacaddy which rated £500 because of its ivory banding.