Learn about Argyle

The argyle, also spelt argyll, is late 18th century gravy container with a spout, used to keep gravy warm. It has an outer container usually with its own outlet into which hot water is poured, whilst the inner container holds the gravy. Usually of silver or Sheffield plate and said to have been designed by the Duke of Argyll. They were popular between 1760 and 1820.
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William and Aaron Lestourgeon, argyle, plain drum shaped with moulding to base and rim and having internal sleeve filled through hinged cap on upper handle socket, long swan neck spout and gadroon rim pull off cover with baluster finial and mounted with lo

A George V sterling silver gravy argyle maker's mark Carrington & Co., London circa 1911 Vasiform with a reeded cover, ebonised handle and finial, internal covered heating cylinder and side spout, raised on a square foot, 576 grs. Total weight, 21 cm high