• Christie's Interiors auction at Christies

    Sale 5976

    Christie's Interiors

    6 October 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 61

    A PAIR OF GEORGE III SILVER SAUCE TUREENS AND COVERS

    MARK OF BENJAMIN SMITH (I) AND BENJAMIN SMITH (II), LONDON, 1817

    Price Realised  

    A PAIR OF GEORGE III SILVER SAUCE TUREENS AND COVERS
    MARK OF BENJAMIN SMITH (I) AND BENJAMIN SMITH (II), LONDON, 1817
    Of oval bellied form on four leaf and shell-capped paw feet, egg and dart borders, the side handles modelled as leafy stalks with petalled junctions, the cover with central fluted band, engraved with cartouches on each side, one crested the other vacant
    5½ in. (14 cm.) high; 7½ in. (19 cm.) long
    45 oz. (1,395 gr.)
    The crest is that of Grant (2)


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