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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, 12.5 troy oz. Height 6cm (bowl), 9.5cm (bowl and lid). Diameter 13.4cm. Spread 22cm. German silver marks for Augsburg. Maker Johann Christoph Treffler 1724-28.

  • 1775

    Andrew Fogelberg

    10369 George III Antique Silver Soup Tureen

    £6,850

    A handsome antique sterling silver serving tureen in the neo-classical style characteristic of the work of Andrew Fogelberg. Large size and good weight. The elegant oval form body has bead borders and a semi-fluted design, all topped by a magnificent pineapple finial. An exceptional feature is the striking pair of large, cast silver side handles in the form of a ram’s head. To the front body is a fine hand engraved armorial and the lid bears a crest. Weight 3073g, 98.8 troy oz. Spread across the handles 37cm. Height to top of finial 31cm. Top 31 x 22cm. London 1775. Maker Andrew Fogelberg, master to Paul Storr.

  • 1790

    William Laver

    10202 George III Antique Silver Tureens

    £4,950

    An elegant pair of silver sauce tureens of boat shaped form having broad sweeping handles and cast silver lid finials beautifully modelled in the form of a lion. The decoration, typical of the late 18th century, has gadroon borders and half fluted body. Particularly nice are the matching removeable liners, an unusual and very useful feature. Total weight 1977 grams, 63.5 troy ounces. Height 18cm (to top of handle). Spread 19cm. London 1790. Maker William Laver. Sterling silver.

  • 1805

    William Fountain

    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.

  • 1829

    John James Keith

    10322 George IV Antique Silver Tureen

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    A magnificent silver tureen with matching stand and cover. Excellent size for serving soup, casseroles and vegetables. The body has a bulbous rectangular form with stunningly modelled cast silver handles, feet and lid finial. The borders are mounted with broad borders of shell and gadroon ornament. Hand engraved to the front is a large armorial with the matching griffin crest to the lid. Heavy gauge silver. Good colour. Total weight 4294 grams, 138 troy oz. Total height 28cm. Tureen weight 2794 grams, 89.8 troy oz. Spread across handles 35.2cm. Height 23cm. London 1829. Maker John James Keith.

  • 1835

    George Innes

    10329 George IV Antique Silver Tureen

    Reserved

    A large and impressive Scottish silver tureen with matching cover. Excellent size for serving soup, casseroles and vegetables. Attractive 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 crest and motto, all within a decorative expansive cartouche. Heavy gauge silver. Good colour. There is a large presentation inscription to the reverse side. Weight 2604 grams, 83.7 troy oz. Spread across handles 36.5cm. Height 24cm. Glasgow 1835. Maker George Innes.

  • 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. 19th century.

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