A charming antique silver caster of plain baluster form with a pierced pull off cover. Good colour.
Weight 179 grams, 5.7 troy ounces.
Height 23 cm. To the front is a hand engraved crest of a crown with a little bird.
Made by Francis Spilsbury.
Marks. Stamped underneath with a full set of English silver hallmarks, top edge with lion mark.
Francis Spilsbury I was apprenticed to Richard Green 2 November 1708 for 8 years. Free 12 July 1717. First mark entered as largeworker 24 July 1729, address Foster Lane. 2nd mark entered 15th June 1739, same address. 3rd mark entered 12th December 1739.