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Antique Victorian Sterling Silver Soup Tureen
Offered by AC Silver
The surface of the body is ornamented with bright cut engraved scrolling leaf designs accented with leaf motifs and bead decoration to either side.
The decoration incorporates two cartouches, one remains vacant and the other is embellished with a bright cut engraved crest of a dexter arm holding in the hand a quiver full of arrows fesseways.
The flared rim of the body is encircled with a fine and impressive chased decorated gadroon style border accented with four scrolling leaf designs alternating with four leaf motifs.
This large soup tureen retains the original impressive hallmarked push fit domed quatrefoil panelled cover surmounted by the original ring style handle accented with further gadroon style decoration with scrolling leaf design to the upper portion.
Each panel of the cover is embellished with further bright cut engraved scrolling leaf designs incorporating four bordered oval cartouches, the two at either end are ornamented with floral and foliate decoration, one side remains vacant, and the other portraying the same crest as the body.
This impressive example of antique silverware retains the original plain and unembellished electroplated silver removable liner crafted by Elkington & Co.
This Victorian tureen is fitted with two exceptional shaped handles ornamented with a central leaf motif and bead decoration, with fine and impressive scrolling, bead and leaf decorated sockets.
This large soup tureen is supported by four exceptional, fine and impressive feet, with embossed and chased leaf motifs and scroll and bead bordered sockets.
Length across handles 39.5cm/15.6"
Length of body 31cm/12.25”
Width of body 25cm/9.8”
Height to rim of body 14.7/5.8”
Height to top of cover handle 27.5cm/10.8"
128 troy ounces/3981g (excluding electroplated silver liner)
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INSURANCE IN TRANSIT
Insurance cover is provided FREE OF CHARGE for items up to the value of £30,000.
All items are fully insured and sent at the risk of AC Silver.
This tureen has some natural fire marks and small blemishes as to be expected; these do not detract from the exceptional aesthetic appearance of the piece.
Reflections in photographs may detract from the true representation of this piece of Victorian silverware.
Origin: London, England
|Height||27.50 cm||(10.83 inches)|
35B St Georges Terrace
Tyne & Wear