A Superb Set of Four Sauceboats

A Superb Set of Four Sauceboats

Silver
George III
London 1818-19
Maker’s mark of Paul Storr for Rundell, Bridge & Rundell

Length: 22.2 cm, 8.75 in.
Height: 11.3 cm, 4.44 in.
Weight: 3,577 g, 115 oz.
 

These elaborately chased sauceboats from the Dean Street workshop in 1818-19 are in total contrast to the studied classicism of most of Rundell’s silver during the Regency period. A growing interest in the rococo and its naturalistic decoration would find its full flowering in the 1820s.

The Ironbridge Gorge Museum Development Trust, sale Christie’s London, 23 December 1983, lot 179

Christie’s Review Season 1984
Michael Clayton, Christie’s Pictorial History of English and American Silver, Oxford, 1985
The Glory of the Goldsmith – Magnificent Gold and Silver from the Al-Tajir Collection, Christie’s London, 1989

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