AC Silver is located in Newcastle, UK
Scottish Sterling Silver Sauceboats - Antique George III (1784)
REF: C4216 / LA228693
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An exceptional, fine and impressive pair of antique Georgian Scottish sterling silver sauceboats; an addition to our dining silverware collection These exceptional antique Scottish sterling silver Georgian sauceboats have an oval rounded form. The body of each sauceboat is embellished with impressive later flat engraved scrolling leaf decoration accented with a range of birds designs, both perched and in flight. The decoration to each body incorporates a shaped scrolling leaf bordered cartouche to the underside of the lip of each fine sauceboat, displaying a bright cut engraved crest of an eagle collared and chained rising, wings elevated and addorsed, charged with three crescents and grasping a serpent nowed. Each sauceboat is ornamented with an impressive applied bead decorated border to the upper rim. These 18th century sauceboats are fitted with cast elongated C shaped handles, featuring impressive leaf decorated thumbpieces. Each of these fine examples of Georgian silverware is supported by an oval pedestal foot to a collet style rim. The foot is encircled with further applied bead decoration and embellished with a flat engraved floral and foliate design to either side. Dimensions Length from back of handle to lip 22.2cm/8.7" Width 10cm/3.9" Height 14.7cm/5.8" Total Weight 22.4 troy ounces/697g
AC Silver has clarified that the Scottish Sterling Silver Sauceboats - Antique George III (1784) (LA228693) is genuinely of the period declared with the date/period of manufacture being 1784
These antique George III silver sauceboats are an exceptional gauge of silver, exceptional quality and in exceptional presentation condition. The applied and cast decoration is all very sharp, and the flat engraved decoration is very crisp. Full hallmarks struck to the underside of the each piece are very clear; the hallmarks are struck deeply due to the exceptional gauge of silver.
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Scottish Sterling Silver Sauceboats - Antique George III (1784) is located in Newcastle, UK