George III Silver Tureens

GBP 9,500.00

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Object Description

A substantial pair of antique silver tureens with matching covers having a plain background design, gadroon borders, and amazing applied decoration. The body with a band of classical face masks and coiling rope handles. The lids with artichoke finials rising from an arrangement of cast vegetables. There is a hand engraved crest to the front of the lid and tureen. The interior is lightly gilded.
Weight 3371 grams, 108 troy ounces.
Height 24.1cm (to top of finial). Spread across handles 24.1cm. Diameter 15cm.
London 1805.
Maker William Fountain.
Sterling silver.
Very unusual size. Useful for serving vegetables or large covered sauce containers.

Object Condition

The tureens are in very good condition. Stamped on the finial, edge of lid, rim of base with a matching set of English silver hallmarks.
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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