Georgian Sterling Silver Butter Dishes / Shells by John Emes
Georgian Sterling Silver Butter Dishes / Shells by John Emes
Georgian Sterling Silver Butter Dishes / Shells by John Emes
Georgian Sterling Silver Butter Dishes / Shells by John Emes
Georgian Sterling Silver Butter Dishes / Shells by John Emes
Georgian Sterling Silver Butter Dishes / Shells by John Emes
Georgian Sterling Silver Butter Dishes / Shells by John Emes
Georgian Sterling Silver Butter Dishes / Shells by John Emes
Georgian Sterling Silver Butter Dishes / Shells by John Emes
Georgian Sterling Silver Butter Dishes / Shells by John Emes

JOHN EMES (worked 1786-1808)

Georgian Sterling Silver Butter Dishes / Shells by John Emes

1802 London

Offered by AC Silver

£2,450 gbp
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These exceptional antique George III sterling silver butter dishes have a plain scallop shell shaped form.

What would be the umbo, of the natural shell, forms the impressive plain scrolling handpiece to each dish, encompassed with a paralleling applied gadroon decorated border.

The handpieces of these shell butter dishes are embellished with a contemporary bright cut engraved crest depicting a three ostrich plumes.

These fine pieces of antique silverware are each supported by three cast sterling silver nautilus style shell feet.

These exceptional sterling silver dishes were crafted by the renowned London silversmith John Emes.

Dimensions
Length 13.5cm/5.3"
Width 12.2cm/4.8"
Height 2.3cm/0.9"

Total Weight
9 troy ounces/281g

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These antique butter dishes are an exceptional gauge of silver, exceptional quality and in exceptional presentation condition.
Full hallmarks struck to the underside of each dish are all very clear; the hallmarks are struck deeply due to the exceptional gauge of silver.
Maker: John Emes
Date: 1802
Origin: London, England
Can be viewed at AC Silver’s Newcastle store, online at www.acsilver.co.uk. Please quote SALES CODE SKU A8626 when enquiring about the piece.
Complimentary insurance valuation with images and text is provided with your purchase
Dimensions
Weight 9.00oz t (279.90g)
Stock Code
A8626
Medium
An exceptional, fine and impressive pair of antique Georgian English sterling silver butter dishes/shells made by John Emes; an addition to our dining silverware collection
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Full hallmarks struck to the underside of each dish are all very clear; the hallmarks are struck deeply due to the exceptional gauge of silver.
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