This magnificent antique George IV sterling silver flagon has a baluster shaped form onto a circular pedestal foot.
The lower portion of the large, plain body of this ewer is embellished with fluted decoration.
The upper rim and foot are encompassed with impressive applied gadroon decoration.
This magnificent example of antique silverware is fitted with an impressive chased reed decorated scrolling handle ornamented with a chased acanthus leaf decorated thumbpiece.
The upper portion of the handle is further ornamented with a circular floral medallion to an imposing leaf decorated upper socket.
The lower portion of the handle is embellished with an applied waterleaf design in addition to a pierced decorated lobed honeysuckle style scrolling terminal in junction with the body.
This sterling silver flagon, crafted by the renowned and very collectable London silversmith William Bateman I, is an exceptionally large and important piece of antique silverware.
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