Georgian Silver Soup Tureen
YEAR OF MANUFACTURE: 1791
ORIGIN: London, England
MAKER: James Young
WEIGHT: 86.16 troy ounces (94.53 ounces or 2,680.00 grams)
STOCK CODE: wa5219
A handsome antique sterling silver soup tureen in the Adam style. Classic boat shape with gadroon borders and an imposing crown finial. To both sides there is a fine armorial engraving and the lion crest is repeated on the lid. The motto "Fama Semper Vivet" means "May His Fame last Forever". Weight 2680 grams, 86 troy ounces. Height 26 cms. Spread 44 cms. Width 33.5 cms. Depth 21 cms. London 1791. Maker James Young whose work is described by Grimwade as being of elegant neoclassical design and fine finish.
Condition - Please note that this item is not new and will show moderate signs of wear commensurate with age. Reflections in the photograph may detract from the true representation of this item.
Literature - The coat of arms, motto and crest are for Thomas-Henry Liddell, Baron of Ravensworth. It has the escutcheon for Simpson, his wife Maria-Susannah, the daughter of John Simpson, Esq., by Lady Anne Lyon of Strathmore.
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