Quality set 4 crested George III silver salts & spoons 1812 Younge

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This very good quality set of 4 large and heavy crested George III silver salts and spoons were made in Sheffield in 1812 by S.C. Younge and Co and measure 3 5/8 inches at their widest by 2 inches tall and stand on 3 cast lions mask legs with paw feet having cast and embossed flower garlands in between, the borders are shaped and French gadrooned and they are fully hallmarked under the bases, the 4 cast salts spoons were made in London in 1823 2 by William Bateman and 2 by Richard Crossley are shell bowled and have masks to the front at the top of the stem with acanthus leaf detailing to the back at the top and tendrils running down the stems and into the bowls, they are 2 fully hallmarked on the back of the stem and marked on the back of the bowls, they each have the initials MWS engraved to the backs of the bowls also. The bowls on both spoons and salts are gilded and they in very good condition weighing 22.50 ounces or 700 grams, a substantial and imposing set of large salts and spoons.

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