Antique Rare Silverplate Soup Tureen Reed & Barton Serving Bowl 1868 Lion Claw For Sale
this is a very rare stunning antique silver plated Reed & Barton soup tureen lidded serving bowl from 1868.it is inexquisite shape and the silver is still bright and shiny, no silver loss in any spots.the lidded top has a wonderful stylized lion with a claw foot and scroll backside.the handles are a deco like style with a heavily embossed lion head mount.it's footed with great victorian style claw feet and stylish mounts.the whole piece is hand engraved with ornate floral detailing running around the sides and on the top as well.also has MMB engraved on the top.It also comes with a large silver plated ladle like spoon which sits both inside and outside the bowl when lid is on with the half circle cut out.marked on the bottom by maker and measures 12 3/4 inches long by 8 7/8 inches tall by 7 inches wide.it also comes with a Hagerty silversmith cloth storage and buff bag.in great shape, no dents, has one or two small scratches.extremely rare piece.
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