M. FORD CREECH ANTIQUES & FINE ARTS
 

 

FINE PAIR OF GEORGE III SILVER BUTTER ESCALLOP SHELLS

London, Robert Makepeace, 1772

 

 

(More images forthcoming tomorrow)

 

Each of escallop shell form, the pierced flat handle with scrolling foliate rims overscrolled with wheat-husk festooning

and centering a raised oval suspended medallion crested with a lion passant, raised on three whelk feet

 

Condition : Excellent, with several minor pin-point sized dents to one shell; expected minor surface wear;

good marks to each with very slight rubbing

 

6.5” Long x 5” Wide /  6.8 oz.
    
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#6328

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Also See :

 

Fine Pair of George III Silver Butter Escallop Shells

Samuel Strahan, London, 1808-9

George III Silver Stand, Earl Leicester

Robert Makepeace & Richard Carter, 1776

 

 

 

 

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Fine Pair of George III Silver Butter Escallop Shells, Robert Makepeace, London, 1772, with pierced and crested handle