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Lot 428George II Sterling Silver Covered Soup Tureen
Paul de Lamerie, London, 1740
Of shaped oval form, with a gadrooned border, the foliate handles issuing from lions' masks, the stepped domed cover with handle with lion's masks issuing from wreaths of shells and lions' masks in profile, on claw and ball feet. Length over handles 18 1/2 inches (45.8 cm), total approximately 150 ounces.
The pair to this tureen was offered Sotheby's, New York, October 26, 2005, lot 338

C Property from a New Jersey Collector

Sold for $112,500
Estimate $40,000-60,000

Good condition overall; later engraved arms, but no signs of thinness; good heavy gauge; clearly hallmarked to underside of body and rim of cover

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