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Lot 0359
Late Victorian Sterling Silver Tureen

hallmarked London, 1897-1898, by F. B. Thomas & Co., of bulbous oval form, with shaped gadrooned rim, a pair of "Vintage" handles and four acanthus-crested spade feet, the fitted lid with gadrooned band and rose finial.
h. 8-1/2", l. 13", w. 7-1/2"; 76.26 t. oz.

Condition

In overall very good condition, with no issues noted beyond the surface wear (light scuffs, dings, etc.) commensurate with age and use. Negligible wobble with one foot a millimeter or two out of true. Hallmarked (on the underside of both the body and lid) with: 1) the sterling lion passant; 2) the London leopard's head; 3) the date letter "b" for 1897-1898; and 4) the "FBT" with Prince-of-Wales feathers maker's mark of F. B. Thomas. The finial part-marked, and the underside additionally stamped with the Thomas retailer's mark. Marks good; lightly worn but fully legible.

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Late Victorian Sterling Silver Tureen

Estimate $3,000 - $5,000Dec 8, 2018