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A Pair of George III Sauce Tureens

Silver
London, 1805
Maker’s mark of William Fountain

Length over handles: 9½in, 24.1cm
Weight: 108oz 5dwt, 3,371g

£ 12,500

Provenance

Sotheby's New York, April 27, 1990, lot 381
 

Description

The tureens applied with a band of cast Bacchic masks, with twin cornucopia handles and artichoke finials rising from cast vegetables.
The body and cover crested.
Fully hallmarked on the bases, rims and covers
 

A Pair of George III Sauce Tureens Reference: DT22.43.1