An exceptional, large and impressive antique Georgian English sterling silver Adams style soup tureen by John Wakelin & Robert Garrard; an addition to our silver dining collection
This exceptional antique
George III sterling silver has a plain oval shaped form onto an oval spreading pedestal foot. tureen
Both the body and cover are embellished with impressive bright cut engraved coats of arms depicting a stylised leaf bordered escutcheon in the dexter dhief a chaplet and in the sinister a demi-lion rampant above a paly of seven to one side, and a crest of a demi-lion rampant holding in its dexter paw a chaplet to the other*.
The rim and foot of the sour tureen are ornamented with fine and impressive gadroon decorated border.
antique Adams style tureen retains the original hallmarked push fit domed cover, surmounted with a fine and impressive cast sterling silver bud style finial.
The large tureen is fitted with loop handles.
This impressive soup tureen was made by the renowned London silversmiths
. John Wakelin & Robert Garrard
These arms pertain to the family name Garland.
Further detailed information may be supplied regarding the coat of arms and crest on request, or on purchase of this item.
Georgian sterling silver tureen is an exceptional gauge of silver, exceptional quality and in excellent presentation condition.
The gadroon decoration to this piece was very crisp.
struck to surface of the foot and to the interior rim of the cover are all very clear. hallmarks
Reflections in photographs may detract from the true representation of this piece of Georgian silverware.
Width across handles 41.2cm/16.25"
Height to top of finials 25cm/9.8"
84 troy ounces/2613g
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