A set of three George III silver sauce tureens, covers and stands, Daniel Smith and Robert Sharp, London, 1787
A set of three George III silver sauce tureens, covers and stands, Daniel Smith and Robert Sharp, London, 1787
A set of three George III silver sauce tureens, covers and stands, Daniel Smith and Robert Sharp, London, 1787
A set of three George III silver sauce tureens, covers and stands, Daniel Smith and Robert Sharp, London, 1787
A set of three George III silver sauce tureens, covers and stands, Daniel Smith and Robert Sharp, London, 1787
A set of three George III silver sauce tureens, covers and stands, Daniel Smith and Robert Sharp, London, 1787
A set of three George III silver sauce tureens, covers and stands, Daniel Smith and Robert Sharp, London, 1787
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A set of three George III silver sauce tureens, covers and stands, Daniel Smith and Robert Sharp, London, 1787

Estimate: 5,000 - 8,000 GBP

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A set of three George III silver sauce tureens, covers and stands, Daniel Smith and Robert Sharp, London, 1787

Estimate: 5,000 - 8,000 GBP

Lot Sold:8,750GBP

Lot Details

Description

Boat-shaped, in neo-classical style, partly fluted with gadroon borders, tureens with loop handle rising from leaves, on pedestal bases, engraved with a coat-of arms, the matching covers with reeded loop finials, the bases with acanthus leaf scroll ends, the stands and covers engraved with a rampant unicorn crest 


Dimensions:


The stands: 26.5cm., 10 3/8 in wide


Total weight: 4,094gr., 131oz. 13dwt.

Condition Report

Each marked on body, cover and stand and numbered as follows:

Bases:

No 2 16=12

No 3 16=1

No 5 16=13

Bodies and covers:

No 2 27=2

No 5 27=14

No 6 27=17



Hallmarks generally good and clear except cover of No 5 where they are worn, light surface scratches commensurate with age, overall in good honest condition


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Cataloguing

Provenance

William Wrightson (1752-1827) of Cusworth Hall, Yorkshire and then by descent

Sold with the contents of Cusworth Hall, Yorkshire, by Hollis & Webb of Doncaster during a nine-day auction commencing Tuesday, 14 October 1952

Fasano Giojelleria, Turin

Private Collection

Literature

The Connoisseur, London, March 1953, illustrated advertisement, as part of a set of eight including six sauce tureens and covers on stands and two soup tureens and covers on stands. 

Single Lot | George III Silver Sauce Tureens
Online bidding closed12 Oct 2018 | 03:01 PM GMT