A Set Of Four George Iii Sauce Tureens And Covers
A set of four George III sauce tureens and covers,the shaped octagonal urn form with angular handles, demi fluted bodies, the incurved dome covers with urn finials, engraved with crests and coat-of-arms,total weight 75oz, 2,360gms,hallmarked London 1798, maker John Robins.
An elegant set of four George III sauce tureens with covers. These sauce tureens are created in the simple and streamlined neoclassical style, typical of the late eighteenth century when they were made. The finials are in the shape of urns, and the handles have a graceful shape. Sauce tureens, especially with a cover and a stand like these, were a fashionable necessity on the eighteenth-century dinner table. These tureens feature a family crest and a coat of arms. This set of sauce tureens would be perfect for holding both hot and cold sauces for a formal dinner party.
Should you choose to make this purchase we would be delighted to send it to you in a Bentley & Skinner handmade leather case packed in a giftwrapped Bentley & Skinner black and gold presentation box. Shortly afterwards we will send you on a complimentary valuation of this item for insurance purposes for your reference and safekeeping.