George II Antique Silver Sugar Bowl, London 1754

GBP 675.00

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Object Description

An antique silver bowl with extensive embossed decoration of flowers, leaves and scrolls. To the front is a rococo design cartouche – uninscribed. Superb quality and heavy gauge silver. No lid.

Weight 222 grams, 7.1 troy ounces.
Height 8.4cm. Diameter 10.5cms.
London 1754.
Maker Samuel Taylor.
Sterling silver.

Marks. Stamped underneath with a full set of clear and matching English silver hallmarks.

Samuel Taylor, London silversmith, apprenticed to John Newton, free 1744. 1st mark entered 1744 as largeworker. 2nd mark 1757. Taylor specialised in tea caddies and sugar bowls, like his master, and his mark is rarely found on any other genre.

Object Literature

Small Antique Silver Sugar Bowls appeared c.1710 and the early examples often had covers. The octagonal shape is particularly prized.

Object Condition

This decorative silver bowl is in good condition. Excellent weight and crisp decoration.
Please note that this item is not new and will show moderate signs of wear commensurate with age.

Object Details

Dealer Opening Times

By appointment only.

Dealer Contact

+44 (0)207 288 1939
+44 (0)7904 297419

Dealer Location

Vault 31-32
The London Silver Vaults
53-64 Chancery Lane
London WC2A 1QS

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