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A Pair of George III Silver Sauce Tureens and Covers, William Holmes, London, 1783
Estimate
13,00015,000
LOT SOLD. 16,250 USD
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166
A Pair of George III Silver Sauce Tureens and Covers, William Holmes, London, 1783
Estimate
13,00015,000
LOT SOLD. 16,250 USD
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

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A Pair of George III Silver Sauce Tureens and Covers, William Holmes, London, 1783
of oval boat form with applied beaded borders, the upper bodies applied with tassels suspended by foliate arches and spaced by flowerheads, each side centered by an applied plaque cast with putto and flanked chased by laurel swags, one side also applied with a circular plaque depicting a bird crest, the handles formed as long-horned ram heads, the domed cover chased with radiating leaves and with pineapple finial, bodies and covers engraved with initials EP, covers also with later presentation inscription
marked on inside base rims and covers
length over handles 10 3/8 in.
26.3cm
53oz
1648g
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Catalogue Note

The engraved inscription on the covers reads: "In evidence of Gratitude to Edward Shippen Burd for his official Legal services and uniformal kind attentions to his relation and affectionate friend. Elizabeth Powel 1823".

Important English & Continental Silver & Objects of Vertu

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