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Tureens

Antique Silver Tureens with side carrying handles were introduced during the reign of George II. The lid /cover helped to keep the contents warm. They are generally oval shaped, although they can be round or rectangular. Some have detachable liners and/or matching stands. Suitable for soup and stews, they often have a large matching ladle.

Smaller sized tureens did not appear before 1760 and were used to serve sauces and gravy.

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Tureens

Antique Silver Tureens with side carrying handles were introduced during the reign of George II. The lid /cover helped to keep the contents warm. They are generally oval shaped, although they can be round or rectangular. Some have detachable liners and/or matching stands. Suitable for soup and stews, they often have a large matching ladle.

Smaller sized tureens did not appear before 1760 and were used to serve sauces and gravy.

  • 1724 - 1728

    Johann Christoph Treffler

    9884 Early 18th Century German Silver Ecuelle and Cover

    £6,750

    A rare and highly desirable antique silver bowl with matching lid, the cast side handles with face masks and foliate scroll work. Handy size, suitable for serving vegetables. The cover, applied with portrait medallions and three scroll and dolphin feet, can be inverted for use as a bowl stand or a spoon tray. The rim of the bowl and cover are hand engraved with decorative strapwork designs. The centre top has a large monogram with intertwined initials in old fashioned script, repeated to the outside of the bowl (worn). Weight 391 grams, 12.5cm. Height 6cm (bowl), 9.1cm (bowl and lid). Diameter 8cm. Spread 22cm. German silver marks for Augsburg. Maker Johann Christoph Treffler 1724-28.

  • 1739

    Peter Archambo

    10166 George II Antique Silver Tureen

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    An outstanding quality early English silver tureen made by an important Huguenot maker of the period. Handsome plain design. This large sized serving dish with matching cover is of oval bellied form with applied decorative mounts, heavy cast silver side handles and feet, and a lid finial in the form of an eagle. The Turk’s head masks displayed to both sides of the lid are an interesting feature. With a hand engraved crest (for the Armistead family) to the front of the body and the lid. Good colour. Very heavy gauge silver. Weight 3731 grams, 119 troy ounces. Height 23cm. Spread across handles 41cm. Top measures 33 x 22cm. London 1739. Maker Peter Archambo. Sterling silver.

  • 1773

    William Holmes & Nicholas Dumee

    9848 George III Silver Tureens

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    A fine set of 4 antique silver sauce tureens with matching stands and lids. Of classical oval form, they have traditional gadroon borders and lions mask side handles. Hand engraved to the front of each there is a large coat of arms within a decorative cartouche, and to the reverse there is a lion crest above a coronet. The attractive cast silver lid finials have a daisy and foliate design. Total weight 4,040 grams, 129 troy ounces. Height 16 cm. Tureen top 17 x 12 cm. London 1773. Maker William Holmes & Nicholas Dumee. Sterling silver.

  • 1802

    Paul Storr

    7373 Georgian Silver Sauce Tureens by Paul Storr

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    A fine pair of antique sterling silver tureens. Elegant plain styling and oval boat shape with gadroon borders and ring handles. The bases have a hand engraved crest to the front of the foot. Excellent quality and good gauge silver as you’d expect from this world famous English silversmith. Weight 1403 grams, 45.1 troy ounces. Height 18cm. Spread 24cm. Tureen rim 17 x 11.5cm. London 1802. Maker Paul Storr.

  • 1805

     

    9740 George III Silver Tureens

    £9,500

    A substantial pair of antique silver tureens with matching covers having a plain background design, gadroon borders, and amazing applied decoration. The body with a band of classical face masks and coiling rope handles. The lids with artichoke finials rising from an arrangement of cast vegetables. There is a hand engraved crest to the front of the lid and tureen. The interior is lightly gilded. Weight 3371 grams, 108 troy ounces. Height 24.1cm (to top of finial). Spread across handles 24.1cm. Diameter 15cm. London 1805. Maker William Fountain. Sterling silver.

  • 1807

    Richard Cooke

    9698 George III Silver Tureen

    £5,750

    A lovely antique silver serving tureen of globular form having plain styling and broad gadroon borders. Large size and very good weight. A particularly nice feature is the wheatsheaf design top finial topped by foliage and fruits. To the front there is a hand engraved armorial with the motto “Promisso Sto”; the lid bears a dog crest. Weight 3741 grams, 120.2 troy ounces. Height 19cm (without lid), 27cm (to top of lid finial). Diameter 29cm. Spread across the handles 36cm. London 1807. Maker Richard Cook. Sterling silver.

  • 1824

    Samuel Davenport

    9972 George IV Antique Silver Tureen

    £7,500

    A large and imposing sterling silver tureen with matching cover. Excellent size for serving soup, casseroles and vegetables. Oval bellied shape with twin side handles, stunningly shaped feet and cast silver lid handle. Hand engraved to the front is a large armorial with the matching elephant crest to the lid. Heavy gauge silver. Good colour. Weight 3433 grams, 110.3 troy ounces. Spread across handles 40.5cm. Length 31cm. Width 24cm. Height 24cm. London 1824. Maker Samuel Davenport.

  • 1852 - 1853

    Robert Garrard II

    9733 Antique Silver Tureens

    £5,450

    A handsome pair of twin handled Victorian silver sauce tureens of boat shaped form on pedestal feet. Excellent quality and good weight. On a plain relief, the striking decoration incorporates bands of naturalistic motifs applied to lid and body, the handles with naturalistic flowering and trailing vines. Total weight 53.98 troy ounces. Height 7cm (including finial). Spread 15.5cm. London 1852/53. Maker Robert Garrard. Sterling silver.

    Literature. Small sized covered tureens appeared circa 1760 and were used to serve sauces and gravy. The lid /cover helped to keep the contents warm.

  • Circa 1880

    Josef Carl Klinkosch

    10102 Pair of Antique Austrian Silver Tureens

    £6,500

    A stunning pair of antique silver vegetable tureens of octagonal form, with matching covers. The detachable libers can be used separately. Excellent quality and thick gauge silver. These serving dishes make an impressive show with their twin scrolling handles, applied borders and classical scenes amounted to the front and reverse sides. The lids have attractive pumpkin finials and an applied monogram with mythical ornament. Total weight including liners 4305 grams, 138.4 troy ounces. Height 24.1cm (to top of finial). Spread across handles 24.1cm. Diameter 15cm. Vienna. Circa 1880. Maker Josef Carl Klinkosch.

  • Circa 1900

    Emile Puiforcat

    10196 Antique French Silver Tureens

    £5,950

    An excellent pair of heavy quality antique silver tureens of shaped rectangular form on a spreading foot. Beautifully decorated with cast ornamental side handles and lid finial; all over applied with shells, scrolls and foliate mounts. Bright gilt finish inside and out. A very attractive feature is the flowerhead wing nut inside the tureen lid. Total weight 2958 grams, 95.1 troy ounces. Spread across handles 30cm. Height 14.5cm (to top of finial). Made in Paris, France. Circa 1900. Maker Emile Puiforcat. High silver grade 950/000.

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