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John Houle (1784 - 1850) A Near Pair of Victorian ‘Rococo’ Soup Tureens

Silver                                                                                                                                                         
London, 1838 -1840                                                                                                      
Maker’s mark of John Houle

Length: 43cm, 16.9in                                                                                                           
Weight: 7,160g, 230oz 4dwt

One tureen with a full coat of arms, the other with Viscount’s coronet and crest.

 

Additional Images Silversmith Biography

John Houle established the business of manufacturing silversmiths c.1811 at 24 Red Lion Street, Clerkenwell, who was listed until 1843 as a silversmith or working silversmith. His two sons, Daniel John Houle and Charles Houle joined him at the same address, after which the firm is listed for one year only in 1844 as John, Daniel and Charles Houle, and then from 1845 until 1884 under the style of Daniel and Charles Houle, otherwise Daniel and Charlesn Houle, silversmiths.

A Near Pair of Victorian ‘Rococo’ Soup Tureens (1784 - 1850) Reference: DT20.52.2