8005 George III Silver Sauce Tureen
A handsome antique sterling silver sauce tureen in the Adam style. Classic boat shape with bead borders, tall sweeping reed handles and a simple urn finial. To the front of the body there is a fine hand engraved armorial with the motto “Beware in Time” topped (on the lid) by a crest of a heron devouring a salmon, probably the arms of the Lumisden family, Innergelly, Scotland. Weight 548 grams, 17.6 troy ounces. Height to top of finial 14 cms. Spread across the handles 22.5 cms. Top 17 x 10 cms. London 1785. Maker Thomas Crippen.
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