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FINE PAIR OF GEORGE III SILVER BUTTER ESCALLOP SHELLS

Samuel Strahan, London, 1808-9

 

 

 

 

Of heavy gauge silver, the bodies cast as escallop shells, the flat handles centering shells sided by scrolling foliage on a

stippled ground, the handle rims with gadrooning; raised on three bright cut realistically shaped whelk feet

 

Samuel Strahan entered his first mark as a watchcase maker in 1805 (S.S in a rectangle, Grimwade p. 348),

with both watchcases and hollowware being recorded into the 4th quarter of the 19th century.

 

Condition : Excellent, with light rubbing to the marks

 

5” High x 4” Wide / 7.8 oz. The Pair

 

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Also See :

 

Rare & Fine Pair of George III Silver Butter

Escallop Shells  Robert Makepeace, London, 1772,

with pierced & crested handle

George III Silver Stand,

Crested for Earl of Leicester

Robert Makepeace & Richard Carter, 1776

 

 

 

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Fine Pair of George III Silver Butter Escallop Shells, Samuel Strahan, London, 1808-9, of heavy gauge silver with fine casting