George II Silver Pap Boat


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Object Description

A nice little antique silver bowl with the plain styling typical for this period. Suitable as a small sauceboat. Owners initials engraved to the base.
Weight 67 grams, 2.1 troy ounces.
Height 2.8cm. Spread 11cm. London 1733.
Maker probably Ed Cornoch.
Sterling silver.

Edward Cornoch (Cornac), London silversmith, apprenticed to Henry Grant 1698, free 1708. 1st mark entered as largeworker 1707. 2nd mark (sterling) 1723.

Object Literature

The antique silver pap boat was originally used as a shallow feeding dish for a child or invalid. These appeared circa 1710 and fell out of manufacture about 120 years later. With their smooth elegant shape, they make ideal servers for sauce.

Object Condition

This little dish is in very good condition with a good colour. Stamped with a full set of English silver hallmarks. The makers mark is not fully stamped.
Please note that this item is not new and will show moderate signs of wear commensurate with age. Reflections in the photograph may detract from the true representation of this item.

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

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