Antique Silver George III Soup Tureen made in 1783


A magnificent and large neoclassical soup tureen made by the important partnership of Daniel Smith and Robert Sharp.

Date 1783
Made By Daniel Smith & Robert Sharp
Location London
Stock Number W143x21
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Maker: Daniel Smith & Robert Sharp

A magnificent and large neoclassical soup tureen made by the important partnership of Daniel Smith and Robert Sharp.

The tureen – which is of oval form – has classically beaded borders and has reeded loop handles terminating in acanthus leaves.

The lid is surmounted by a conforming oval urn-shaped finial. It is fully hallmarked on the foot and the lid.

Alongside the date letter, “WW” is stamped which would have been a stamp used by the original retailer of the tureen.

It is in excellent condition and made by one of the most important makers of the period.

Dimensions: length (over handles) 45.5 cm, length (excluding handles) 33.2 cm, width 23.75 cm; weight 90 troy oz.

Daniel Smith & Robert Sharp

Daniel Smith and Robert Sharp, a London silversmith partnership 1763 – 1788. Working at 14, Westmoreland Buildings, Aldersgate.

Very important makers whose work is always of outstanding quality. They supplied silver to the Royal Family and the upper echelons of British society.

Their mark is normally found on holloware such as plates, dishes, cups and salvers. They made very fine Candlesticks and Candelabra, too.

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