A PAIR OF GEORGE III SILVER SAUCE TUREENS AND COVERS, WILLIAM STEVENSON, LONDON, 1808
plain oval form with gadrooned borders and rims, reeded handles and leaf headed paw feet
21.4cm., 8¼in. long over handles
The covers, finials, and undersides clearly part and fully marked. One cover fits very tightly. Both probably erased - surfaces bright. Typical country house condition. Good overall. Ensuite with the pair and soup tureen by the same maker.
"In response to your inquiry, we are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described above. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Sotheby's is merely a subjective, qualified opinion. Prospective buyers should also refer to any Important Notices regarding this sale, which are printed in the Sale Catalogue.
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Inventory, 1949, [part] 'TUREENS & COVERS, a set of four, oval, on claw feet, George 3rd, 1808 and 1809 by William Stevenson, 100 osz' in the Strong Room