English Silver

Charles II Silver Vessel and Cover


This fine silver covered vessel was made in England during the reign of King Charles II, 1681. The piece is circular shape and features raised walls and fitted cover. The sides and the cover are decorated with repoussé and chased acanthus leaf motifs. The finial of the cover is hollow-formed and features multiple overlapping acanthus leaves. The piece has two scroll-form handles, set to opposite sides of the body. The piece measures 6.5 inches height at the finial and 8.5 inches length over the handle. The total gross weight is equal to 27 troy ounces. Despite the age, the item is in excellent condition. (es-05)

Price: $13,500