ANTIQUE 19thC RARE GEORGIAN SOLID SILVER ARGYLE, EMES & BARNARD c.1809

ANTIQUE 19thC RARE GEORGIAN SOLID SILVER ARGYLE, EMES & BARNARD c.1809

2,695.00

19th Century Georgian Silver Argyle, ovoid form, part-fluted, reeded borders, pull-off cover with vase-shaped finial, the interior is fitted with a removable cylindrical heating tube with lid into which hot water was poured to keep the gravy hot, the spout rests at the bottom of the bowl, ensuring that the liquid goodness of the gravy pours out ahead of the fatty layer on top. Hallmarked English Silver (925), London, year 1809 (O), Maker's mark REEB for Rebecca Emes & Edward Barnard I.

Reference Number: A3114

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DESCRIPTION

Antique 19th Century extremely rare Georgian Solid Silver Argyle, ovoid form, part-fluted, reeded borders, pull-off cover with vase-shaped finial, the interior is fitted with a removable cylindrical heating tube with lid into which hot water was poured to keep the gravy hot, the spout rests at the bottom of the bowl, ensuring that the liquid goodness of the gravy pours out ahead of the fatty layer on top.
Argyles supposedly conceived in the mid-18th Century by one of the Dukes of Argyle who disliked cold gravy. Georgian Argyles are rare and very collectible.

Each part is Hallmarked English Silver (925 standard), London, year 1809 (O), Maker's mark REEB (Rebecca Emes & Edward Barnard I).

CONDITION

In Great Condition - no damage.

SIZE

Height: 18.3cm
Width: 17.5 x 9cm
Weight:  470g