Antique Sterling Silver Argyle
Antique Sterling Silver Argyle
Antique Sterling Silver Argyle
Antique Sterling Silver Argyle
Antique Sterling Silver Argyle
Antique Sterling Silver Argyle
Antique Sterling Silver Argyle
Antique Sterling Silver Argyle
Antique Sterling Silver Argyle
Antique Sterling Silver Argyle
Antique Sterling Silver Argyle
Antique Sterling Silver Argyle
Antique Sterling Silver Argyle

WILLIAM COMYNS & SONS LTD (RICHARD COMYNS) (worked from c.1922)

Antique Sterling Silver Argyle

1934 London

Offered by AC Silver

£1,795 gbp
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This exceptional antique George V sterling silver argyle* has a plain cylindrical form.


The body of this silver argyle is plain and unembellished, with an applied moulded border to the upper and lower rim.


This impressive example of antique silverware is fitted with a hallmarked domed push fit cover surmounted with a cast silver circular urn style finial.


The cover is further ornamented with a band of cast and applied gadroon decoration to the rim.


The argyle is fitted with the original carved cherry wood C shaped handle with scrolling thumbpiece and fitted to plain sterling silver sockets.


The upper socket it fitted with a hinged cover allowing access to the vessel's heating chamber.


This antique silver argyle has an impressive, plain swan necked spout.


This argyle is the finest copy of a period example you could hope to acquire.


* A silver argyle, otherwise known as a silver argyll, is a gravy warmer; an internal chamber filled with hot water keeps the gravy warm from kitchen to table. The original argyll/argyle was crafted in honour of the fifth Duke of Argyll, John Campbell (1723-1806) and his wife Elizabeth Gunning, Baroness Hamilton of Hameldon.

Dimensions
Length from back of handle to tip of spout 18cm/7.1"

Width 8cm/3.1"

Height 12.2cm/4.8"

Weight
11 troy ounces/342g

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This antique sterling silver argyle is an exceptional gauge of silver, exceptional quality and in exceptional condition.

The interior of the argyle has been professionally cleaned and is ready for use.

Full hallmarks struck to the surface of the body and rim of cover, in addition to lion passant to the secondary chamber cover and underside of the vessel, are all very clear.

Reflections in photographs may detract from the true representation of this piece of antique silverware.

Maker: William Comyns & Sons Ltd (Richard Comyns)
Date: 1934
Origin: London, England
Can be viewed at AC Silver’s Newcastle store, online at www.acsilver.co.uk. Please quote SALES CODE SKU A9965 when enquiring about the piece.
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Dimensions
Height 4.80 inch (12.19 cm)
Width 3.10 inch (7.87 cm)
Weight 11.00oz t (342.10g)
Stock Code
A9965
Medium
An exceptional, fine and impressive antique George V English sterling silver argyle; an addition to our dining silverware collection.
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Full hallmarks struck to the surface of the body and rim of cover, in addition to lion passant to the secondary chamber cover and underside of the vessel, are all very clear.
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Jesmond
Newcastle-upon-Tyne
Tyne & Wear
NE2 2SU

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