George II Silver Chamberstick

GBP 1,150.00

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Object Description

An early English silver chamber stick (also known as a go to bed) with the solid design and excellent heavy gauge silver as you’d expect from this date. Weight 250 grams, 8 troy ounces. Diameter 14cm. Spread 16cm. London 1736. Maker James Gould, known for his cast candlesticks.

Biography – James Gould, London silversmith, apprenticed to David Green 1714, free 1722. 2 marks (Sterling and New Standard) entered in 1722. 3rd mark circa 1733. Livery 1739. 4th mark 1739. 4th mark 1743, 5th mark 1743. Died circa 1747 when Mrs James Gould entered her mark. His son James II, born 1730, was apprenticed to his father in 1744.

Object Condition

This early English silver chamberstick is in good but used condition. Very heavy quality and superb colour. Stamped underneath with a full set of English silver hallmarks. The handle shows signs of an earlier repair where it meets the pan of the chamberstick.
Please note that this item is not new and will show moderate signs of wear commensurate with age. Reflections in the photograph may detract from the true representation of this item.

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