A fine and large antique George IV sterling silver wine ewer/flagon; part of our dining silverware collection
This fine and magnificent large antique
George IV sterling silver wine ewer/flagon has been made by the renowned and very collectable London silversmith William Batemen.
has a baluster shaped form onto a circular pedestal foot. wine ewer
The rim of the ewer and border encircling the pedestal foot are embellished with fine gadroon decoration.
The lower portion of the body has fluted decoration.
This splendid piece is fitted with an impressive chased decorated scroll handle ornamented with a chased decorated acanthus leaf thumbpiece and upper socket in addition to a floral motif.
The lower portion of the handle is embellished with applied waterleaf decoration and a pierced decorated shaped scrolling terminal.
This magnificent antique
ewer is an exceptionally large and important piece of antique silverware. William Batemen
antique wine ewer is an exceptional gauge of silver, very fine quality and in excellent condition.
The engraved decoration is very sharp.
struck to the surface are very clear. hallmarks Reflections in photography may detract from the true representation of this example of antique silverware.
Height to top of handle 44.2cm/17.7"
Height to lip 39cm/15.3"
Length from back of handle to lip 25cm/9.8"
Diameter of body 18.5cm/7.25"
Diameter of base 19.1cm/7.5"
90 troy ounces/2780g
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