19 November 1992
A George III Scottish two-handled oval soup tureen and cover, on spreading foot with reeded loop handles, domed cover and vase-shaped foliate finial, engraved with neo-classical husk festoons and with beaded borders, by William Robertson, Edinburgh, 1791, weight 85oz., width 18½in.
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