Antique Silver Bowl

GBP 750.00

Contact Dealer To Purchase

Object Description

A magnificent antique sterling silver cream bowl with a bright gilt interior; the two side handles formed as intertwined serpents. To the front and back there are classical scenes of the god Neptune with sea horses and mermen. Weight 526 grams, 16.9 troy ounces. Height 8.5cm. Rim diameter 13.4cm. Spread 19cm. London 1834. Maker William Barber. Sterling silver.

Makes a pair with #9978 jug.

Marks. Stamped underneath with a full set of English silver hallmarks.

William Barber, London silversmith, no record of apprenticeship or freedom. Only mark entered as spoonmaker 1828.

Object Condition

In very good condition. The gilt is bright with no wear. Sharp detail.

Object Details

Dealer Opening Times

By appointment only.

Dealer Contact

+44 (0)207 288 1939
+44 (0)7904 297419

Dealer Location

Vault 31-32
The London Silver Vaults
53-64 Chancery Lane
London WC2A 1QS

View Map