Pair of Georgian Sauce Ladles, 1775

Pair Georgian silver sauce ladles with shell by bowls by Thomas Chawner
Pair Georgian silver sauce ladles with shell by bowls by Thomas Chawner DSCN0319 DSCN0320 DSCN0322 DSCN0327 v2

£220.00

Sauce Ladles (pair) - Old English pattern; shell bowls - London 1775 by Thomas Chawner - 17.5cm long; 110g - BK/1660

These are a lovely pair of Georgian silver sauce ladles that were made by one of the most important specialist silver spoonmakers of the 18th century - Thomas Chawner.

The ladles are early examples of the Old English pattern and bear original and very interesting engraved crests to the front terminals depicting a double-headed eagle chick hatching from an egg! The bowls are the sought after deep, round fluted type found in the mid-18th century.

This fine quality pair of sauce ladles are in excellent, antique condition with typically pinched, bottom-struck hallmarks - the date letter and makers mark are both clear on one of the ladles.