A George V sterling silver sugar castor maker's mark E.S.B, Birmingham 1911 campana, moulded with foliate swags and pendant decoration, 264 grs. Total weight of silver, 20.5 cm high
swag / garland / festoon. A popular neo-classical form of decoration in decorative art consisting of a pendant garland made up of flowers, fruit and leaves, and found on all types of objects from furniture to ceramics and clocks, and in many materials from bronze to wood.
Common themes included in swags are husks, chains, hops, and laurel leaves.
George V. George V (1865 – 1936) was King of the United Kingdom and the British Dominions, and Emperor of India, from 1910 until his death in 1936.
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