Two George III silver sugar casters Date : The first with beaded foot hallmarked for Thomas Shepherd the second for John Lambe both in London 1786 Period : George III Origin : London, England Decoration : The Shepherd example has a spiral finial and beaded foot Size : Both 15.5cm tall Condition : Good, one does not sit perfectly flat on the table. Restoration : None Weight : 172 grams (5.5 troy ounces). A happy marriage of two sugar casters, different makers but both made in London in 1786. I have been involved in the antiques business since 1971.
My career took a leap forward when I joined Bonhams in 1976. Some five years later I became head of the Decorative Arts department.
The item "Two Sterling Silver Sugar Casters London 1786" is in sale since Monday, April 27, 2020. This item is in the category "Antiques\Silver\Solid Silver\Salt & Pepper Cellars/Shakers". The seller is "eric-knowles-the-hoard" and is located in High Wycombe. This item can be shipped worldwide.