A charming antique sterling silver caster of plain baluster form with a pull off cover pierced and criss-cross engraved. Good colour. To the front is a hand engraved crest of a fox. Weight 212 grams, 6.8 troy ounces. Height 18 cms. London 1733. Made by Charles Alchorne.
Biography – Charles Alchorne, London silversmith, apprenticed to Samuel Welder 1721, free 1729. Livery 1731. Only mark entered as largeworker 1729. Name also spelt Alcorne and Alhorne.