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Antique Sterling Silver Butter Shells by John Emes 1807 (1 of 9)
AC Silver
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Andrew Campbell, founder and owner of AC Silver, has been dealing in antique silver and antique jewellery since 1977. In addition to a premier retail premises in Newcastle, north-east England, Andrew has developed an internationally recognised online store, serving both new and return customers nationally and worldwide. Andrew personally sources a wide range of items, including antique jewellery, antique diamond rings and antique gemstone rings. Andrew has also developed a fine and comprehensive inventory of antique silverware, AC Silver is a respected and trusted specialist in its field.
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Antique Sterling Silver Butter Shells by John Emes 1807

REF: C7642 / LA431192
£2,450
€2,862
$3,082
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Description
An exceptional, fine and impressive pair of antique Georgian English sterling silver butter shells/dishes made by John Emes; an addition to our dining silverware collection. These exceptional antique Georgian sterling silver dishes have a plain scallop shell shaped form. Each dish bears a plain applied elevated handpiece comprised of what would be the umbo of the natural shell. These antique silver dishes are supported by three cast silver nautilus style shell feet. These exceptional pieces of antique London silverware were crafted by the renowned silversmith John Emes. Such period examples are becoming increasingly difficult to locate. Maker: John Emes Date: 1807 Origin: London, England
measurements
Height:
3.3 cm
Length:
13.5 cm
Width Across Shell 12.6cm Total Weight 8.1 troy ounces/253g
declaration
AC Silver has clarified that the Antique Sterling Silver Butter Shells by John Emes 1807 (LA431192) is genuinely of the period declared with the date/period of manufacture being 1807
condition
These antique John Emes silver butter shells are an exceptional gauge of silver, exceptional quality and in exceptional condition. Full hallmarks struck to the underside of each dish are all very clear; the hallmarks are struck deeply due to the exceptional gauge of silver. Reflections in photographs may detract from the true representation of these examples of Georgian silverware.
location
This Antique Sterling Silver Butter Shells by John Emes 1807 is located in Tyne and Wear, United Kingdom