Victorian silver plated soup tureen. Of compressed oval form with twin scroll, acanthus capped, handles. The domed cover features a pommegranate finial with stalk and leaf. Crested to the body and cover for Walter Forbes, the 18th Lord Forbes of Forbes Castle, Alford, Aberdeenshire. He was one of the youngest officers to serve at the Battle of Waterloo with the Coldstream Guards.
Marked to the underside for Elkington & Co. Ltd 1856.
In excellent order with light surface wear, consisitent with age and for its use as a serving tureen. Most notable wear is to the interior, where the ladle would have scraped the base.
Approximate weight is 1.763 kilos.
Approximate dimensions are 35 cm length, 19.5 cm width and 21 cm height.
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