A pair of George III silver small-sized Sauce Boats.
Benjamin Mordecai, later Benjamin Mountigue
A pair of George III small Sauce Boats with chased bead rims and hoof feet, London 1781, maker’s mark BM’ for Benjamin Mountigue. The bodies of the boats are engraved with a contemporary crest and, on the handle, with the initials ‘EC’.
For further details see a short essay on Benjamin Mordecai’s life on the ‘Research’ tab of this website.
Good with light wear to the hallmarks.
Height – 10.50 cm.; Width – 16.60 cm.; Depth – 8 cm.; Weight – 365.70 gms.