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Double-lipped sauceboat

Silver

Origin: London

Date: 1741-1742

23.2 cm length ; 669 g weight

Marks/Maker: London, sterling standard, 1741-2, maker's mark of Ann Craig and John Neville

Heraldry: Unidentified

Presented by Jim and Christine Chance, 2005; WA2005.95

T. Schroder (2009), no. 152

Double-lipped sauceboats had passed out of fashion by the mid-1730s so this boat is likely to have been a special order. In overall form it compares with a pair of 1740 boats by John Le Sage and another by James Schruder, the latter sharing an identical handle.

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

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