Large George II Silver Bowl by Matthew Lofthouse


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Object Description

A handsome antique sterling silver punch bowl with simple plain styling and raised pedestal foot. Large size. Excellent quality and good gauge silver. Weight 1650 grams, 53 troy ounces. Height 20.5 cms. Diameter 29.3 cms. London 1727. Maker Matthew Lofthouse.

Biography – Matthew Lofthouse, younger brother of Seth Lofthouse, was apprenticed to George Hanson of the Waxchandler Company in 1689, free 1697. First mark entered as largeworker 1705. Second mark (sterling) entered 1721.

Object Condition

This superb silver bowl is in very good condition with no damage or restoration. Marked with a full set of English silver hallmarks. Good colour. With minor dinks and surface scratching.

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.

Object Details

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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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