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Irish Sterling Silver Sauceboats - Vintage (1967)

Irish Sterling Silver Sauceboats - Vintage (1967)

A fine and impressive pair of vintage Elizabeth II Irish sterling silver sauceboats; an addition to our dining silverware collection

SKU A2533


These fine vintage Elizabeth II sterling silver sauceboats have a plain oval rounded form, in the George III style.

The body of each piece is plain and embellished to one side with a bright cut engraved crest of a unicorn rising out of a coronet.

Each sauceboat is ornamented with a scalloped border to the shaped rim.

These vintage silver sauce boats are each fitted with a C scroll handle featuring a chased leaf decorated thumbpiece and bifurcating scrolling lower terminal.

Each of these fine examples of Irish silverware is supported by three impressive applied hoof feet with stylised shell decorated sockets.

In addition to Irish hallmarks, each sauceboat is struck with full import hallmarks:

Importer's mark: SAO (Sheffield Assay Office)

Silver quality/purity mark: .925 (Sterling, 925/1000)

Import hallmark: Sheffield

Import date mark: Y (1966-1967)

Read a brief history about silver sauceboats

Date: 1967

These vintage silver sauce boats are a very good gauge of silver, fine quality and in excellent presentation condition.

The bright cut engraved crest to each piece is very crisp.

Full hallmarks struck to the underside of each piece are all very clear.

Reflections in photographs may detract from the true representation of these pieces of vintage silverware.

Length from back of handle to tip of lip 17.5cm/6.9"

Width 8.2cm/3.2"

Height 10.4cm/4"

12.6 troy ounces/393g

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