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Sterling Silver Soup Tureen - Antique George II (1758)

£14,245.00

A magnificent, fine and impressive antique Georgian English sterling silver soup tureen; an addition to our collection of serving dishes

SKU A8096

This magnificent antique George II English sterling silver soup tureen has an oval rounded form.


The plain surface of the body is embellished with a contemporary bright cut engraved coat of arms* surmounted with a crest depicting a bear passant muzzled and chained reflexed over the back.


The upper flared rim of the tureen is encompassed with a fine and impressive applied gadroon decorated border.


This silver soup tureen retains the original impressive hallmarked push fit domed cover ornamented with a further band of chased gadroon decoration above further bright cut engraved heraldic markings, identical to that to the body.


The impressive cover is surmounted by the magnificent and original hallmarked cast finial realistically modelled in the form of a pomegranate with scrolling foliage.


This Georgian tureen is fitted with two cast sterling silver handles embellished with scrolling leaf and leaf textures to the handpiece, in addition to large motifs to the sockets.


This 18th century silver tureen is supported by four fine and impressive cast and applied volute scrolling feet, each accented with scrolling leaf designs in junction with the plain body.


This magnificent tureen is one of the finest examples of its type you could hope to acquire.


* This coat of arms pertains to the family of Lee, quartering Browene. This piece was in the possession of one of the sons of Colonel John Lee, the third son of Sit Thomas Lee (3rd Baronet of Hartwell) and his second wife, Mary Browne. Due to the markings it can be determined the son in question was their eldest, Thomas Lee who served as an Equerry to HRH Prince William Henry, the Duke of Gloucester and Edinburgh. Read this items heraldic identification report.


Read a brief history about antique silver tureens


Date: 1758

This antique 18th century silver tureen is a superior gauge of silver, exceptional quality and in exceptional condition.

The cast, chased and applied decoration is very sharp and the bright cut engraved heraldry are very crisp.

Full hallmarks struck to the underside of the body and rim of the cover are all very clear.


Reflections in photographs may detract from the true representation of this piece of Georgian silverware.


Length across handles 42.5cm/16.7"

Width 22.8cm/9"

Height 29.6cm/11.7"


105 troy ounces/3266g


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International Federation of Art and Antique Dealer Associations CINOA
LAPADA THE ASSOCIATION OF ART & ANTIQUES DEALERS
National Association of Jewellery UK's trade association NAJ