A good pair of antique sterling silver sauce jugs of plain oval form on a spreading foot. Scalloped rims. Each jug has a hand engraved armorial to the front. Good colour.
Weight of pair 702 grams, 22.5 troy ounces.
Height 10.2 cm. Bowl measures 15 x 10 cm. Spread 19 cm.
Maker John Chapman.
This is an early date for a silver sauceboat, the first were introduced into England in circa 1715 and had a double lip, the single lipped boats started to appear circa 1730.
John Chapman, London silversmith, apprenticed to Thomas Goodbarn 1720. Only mark entered as largeworker 1730.