Swedish Silver Sauce Tureens - Antique 1791

GBP 2,950.00

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Object Description

An exceptional, fine and impressive pair of antique Swedish silver sauce tureens; an addition to our 18th century silverware collection

These exceptional antique Swedish silver sauce tureens have a plain oval shaped form onto a plain oval spreading pedestal foot to a rectangular base and collet rim.

The plain body of each antique sauce tureen is embellished with an impressive applied figural medallion to each side.

The medallion to one depicts a female carrying an overflowing cornucopia and the other bears a seated female with a turtle to her feet; it can be determined that such an arrangement of figures relates to a historical event or folklore.

The upper rim of the tureen is encompassed with applied bead decoration.

These exceptional silver tureens retain the original push fit covers ornamented with further bead decoration and surmounted with an impressive cast silver organic acorn style finial.

Each antique Swedish tureen is fitted with two impressive silver handles ornamented with a band of applied oval bead decoration to the upper portion.

The oval pedestal foot of each tureen is embellished with applied bead decoration to the upper and lower portion.

The pedestal foot surmounts a rectangular base ornamented with an impressive floral border to the collet rim.

The hallmarks to the surface of each tureen includes:
Maker’s mark: IWZ (Johan Wilhelm Zimmerman)
Silver quality/purity mark: Three Crowns National mark (Swedish, .830, 830/1000)
Date mark: I2 (1791)

Length across handles 22.8cm/9″
Width 9.1cm/3.6″
Height 21.3cm/8.4″

Total Weight
34.1 troy ounces/1061g

Object History

Maker: Johan Wilhelm Zimmerman
Date: 1791
Origin: Sweden, Europe

Object Literature

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Dispatch is either the same or next working day once a payment is received.
Insurance cover is provided FREE OF CHARGE for items up to the value of £30,000.
All items are fully insured and sent at the risk of AC Silver.
Complimentary insurance valuation with images and text is provided with your purchase.

Object Condition

These antique 18th century tureens are an exceptional gauge of silver, exceptional quality and in exceptional condition. The applied and cast decoration is very sharp. The Swedish hallmarks to the surface of the body are clear in keeping with age and location.

Reflections in photographs may detract from the true representation of these items of antique silverware.

Object Details

Dealer Opening Times

By appointment only.

Dealer Contact

+44 (0)191 240 2645
+44 (0)7836 286218

Dealer Location

35b St Georges Terrace
Tyne and Wear

Tel: +44 (0) 191 240 2645

Fax: +44 (0) 191 240 2647

VAT: GB 500 0310 42

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