SH070- A Gentleman’s Collection of English and Irish Silver

Auction Details

Thursday 15 September 2011 at 6:00pmShapiro Gallery, 162 Queen St, Woollahra, Sydney

On View

Friday 09 - Wednesday 14 September 2011 10:00am to 5:00pm
Lot 059

Benjamin Smith II

Pair of Sauce Tureens

hemispherical form on pedestal foot with band of gadrooning and rising to gadroon flange with the plain body having two engraved crests and applied rim with band of foliate, reed and tie above shallow panelling, the reeded handles looped and terminating in lion masks, having moulded and slightly domed pull off covers with band of fluting around foliate spool finial surmounted by serpent ring handle and engraved also with crests, bearing marks for Benjamin Smith II, London 1807    (2)

  • Measurements: total weight 1970grs, height to finial 18cm, bowl diameter 15cm
  • Provenance: The Estate of Kevin James Rice, OAM; J.H. Bourdon Smith of London, 17 March 1985
  • Lot Details
Price Estimate$2,500 - $4,500Sold for$9,600 Including Buyer's Premium