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Pair of sauceboats

Silver

Origin: London

Date: 1764-1765

21.5 cm length ; 555 g and 596 g weight

Marks/Maker: London, sterling standard, 1764-5, maker's mark FC, perhaps for Francis Crump

Presented by Jim and Christine Chance, 2005; WA2005.101.1; WA2005.101.2

T. Schroder (2009), no. 159

The quirky design if these sauceboats, modelled in the form of a ship's hull, are highly original and almost certainly a special commission.

Information derived from T. Schroder, British and Continental Gold and Silver in the Ashmolean (2009)