An early English antique silver muffineer from the early 1700 period. Britannia standard silver*. Large size. Baluster shape. Excellent plain style. The top has a bayonet fitting and has two panels of pretty piercing with hand engraving. The castor base is plain with just a hand engraved lion crest to the front. Weight 308 grams, 9.9 troy ounces. Height 20 cms. London 1712. Makers mark for Charles Adams.
Biography – Charles Adam, apprenticed to Francis Archbold 1682, entered his first mark as large worker February 1703. Specialist castermaker. Thomas Bamford, also castermaker, was apprentice to Charles in 1703.