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.
Maker Samuel Taylor.
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.