Exhibition Spotlight: A George II Silver Soup Tureen by Paul Crespin from Ham House

Our exhibition, Great Provenances, is predominately focused on English furniture from the 18th century.  But we also have several exceptional objects in the exhibition, including this magnificent George II silver soup tureen designed by Paul Crespin, one of the most celebrated goldsmiths of the 18th century.  This tureen was originally made for Lionel Tollemache, 4th Earl … Continue reading Exhibition Spotlight: A George II Silver Soup Tureen by Paul Crespin from Ham House

A Triumph of Georgian Silver: Paul Crespin’s George II Silver Soup Tureen from the Dysart Service

Today we are highlighting an exceptional George II silver soup tureen designed by Paul Crespin, one of the most celebrated goldsmiths of the 18th century.  This tureen was originally made for Lionel Tollemache, 4th Earl of Dysart (1708-1770) for Ham House, Surrey.  We briefly highlighted this piece in an earlier post looking at the presence … Continue reading A Triumph of Georgian Silver: Paul Crespin’s George II Silver Soup Tureen from the Dysart Service