This exceptional antique George III English sterling silver soup tureen has an oval rounded form.
The plain surface of the body is embellished with a bright cut engraved crest depicting a dexter hand and arm in pale holding a broken arrow.
The upper flared rim of the silver tureen is encompassed with a fine and impressive applied gadroon decorated border.
This Georgian silver soup tureen retains the original impressive hallmarked push fit domed cover ornamented with a further band of gadroon decoration beneath a further bright cut engraved crest, identical to that to the body.
This cover is surmounted with the original cast silver reed decorated handle enveloped with leaf designs to the terminals, in addition to a collar design to the centre of the handpiece.
This tureen is fitted with two cast silver handles embellished with further gadroon decoration to each handpiece; each handle is further ornamented with impressive lion mask terminals in junction with the plain body.
This antique silver soup tureen is supported by four impressive cast silver paw and ball style feet, each accented with batwing ornamentation to the terminal.
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