A George II Antique Irish Silver Soup Tureen and Cover

A George II Antique Irish Silver Soup Tureen and Cover

Dublin, c. 1755 by Robert Calderwood
$72,500

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Description

A superb tureen by the greatest Irish silversmith of the eighteenth century, Robert Calderwood.

The arms are those of Moore impaling Ponsonby for Edward, 5th Earl of Drogheda (1701-1758), and his first wife Sarah Ponsonby (1711-1736), fourth daughter of the 1st Earl of Bessborough.

Provenance: purchased from Asprey, London, 1990

Dimensions

Size Height: 12 in. (30.48 cm.) Length: 16.25 in.
Weight 146 oz.
Stock No V9660

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