An excellent quality set of antique sterling silver sauce tureens with matching lids. Oval boat shape with pedestal foot and gadroon borders. Extremely good weight. Mounted on each side with an engraved armorial within an oval cartouche. The lids are double crested. Weight 3221 grams, 103.5 troy ounces. Height 13 cms. Spread 23 cms. London 1781. Maker Daniel Smith and Robert Sharp.
These heavy gauge silver tureens have no damage or restoration. Excellent weight and colour. Slight wear to the engraved armorials. The tureens and lids have numbered dots and notches so that they can be matched up together. The lids fit well. All the silver marks are matching, clear and easy to read. Please note that this item is not new and will show moderate signs of wear commensurate with age. Reflections in the photograph may detract from the true representation of this item.