An Italian silver soup tureen, cover and stand, maker's mark 'GGC' unrecorded, Naples, circa 1760
the two-handled circular bombe bodies applied with vacant armorial cartouches, on four scrolling supports headed with applied foliage, detachable two-handled liner, the double-domed cover embossed with reeded borders intermittently applied with scrolling rocaille ornament, the finial cast in three-parts as a parcel-gilt cauliflower, the stand of plain shaped circular form with reeded rim
33cm., 13in. over handles
5140gr., 165oz. 5dwt.