The Neptune Centrepiece, 1741-2 (and 1826-7)

The Neptune Centrepiece, 1741-2 (and 1826-7)

1741-2 (and 1826-7)

Paul Crespin (1694-1770) and Nicholas Sprimont (1716-1771); John Bridge (1755-1834), for Rundell, Bridge & Rundell

Made for Frederick, Prince of Wales



The Royal Collection © 2011,
Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II

The centrepiece has been attributed to the silversmith Nicholas Sprimont, who later became the Director of the Chelsea Porcelain Manufactory. The forms of the porcelain centrepiece and the silver centrepiece are very similar.