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Sterling Silver Sauceboats - Regency Style - Antique George III (1765)


An exceptional, fine and impressive pair of antique Georgian English sterling silver sauceboats; an addition to our dining silverware collection

SKU W8691

These exceptional antique George III sterling silver sauceboats have an oval rounded form in the Regency style.

The body of each sauceboat is embellished with impressive chased floral and foliate decoration accented with a scrolling leaf bordered panels of scale motif diaper pattern.

The decoration to each body incorporates a shaped scroll bordered vacant cartouche to either side.

The feature ornamentation to the underside of the lip of each fine sauceboat depicts a scene of five grouse style birds nestled together on a grassy terrain with a hillside landscape to the background.

Each large sauceboat is ornamented with an impressive applied gadroon decorated border with incurved scrolling terminals to either side of the upper portion of the handle.

The sauceboats are fitted with opposing scroll handles featuring impressive leaf decorated thumbpieces.

Each of these fine examples of Georgian silverware is supported by a plain oval pedestal foot encircled with an impressive gadroon decorated border to the rim.

These impressive Regency style sauceboats are struck with an additional date letter for 1840 to denote the completion of the exceptional chased decoration to the body.

Maker: John Swift

Date: 1765

These antique sauceboats are an exceptional gauge of silver, exceptional quality and in excellent condition.

The chased and applied decoration is all very sharp.

Full hallmarks struck to the underside of the each lip are all very clear; the first letter of the maker's mark to one sauceboat is rubbed.

The second date letter to the surface of each sauceboat is also very clear.

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

Length from back of handle to lip 21cm/8.3"

Width of body 10cm/3.9"

Height to top of handle 16.3cm/6.4"

37.1 troy ounces/1155g

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