Antique Silver George II Bowl & Cover made in 1731

£2,600

A fine early George II silver covered sugar bowl of plain form.

Date 1731
Made By Ralph Maidman
Location London
Stock Number W167x21
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W167x21
Date:
1731
Maker: Ralph Maidman
£2,600
Description

A fine early George II silver covered sugar bowl of plain form.

The bowl is in excellent condition and is fully hallmarked on both the base and the detachable cover.

The detachable covers of these rare early bowls were often turned upside down to place articles of tea equipage on – such as mote spoons and sugar nips.

Ralph Maidman of Noble Street was a specialist in small holloware (such as this) and he entered his mark in May 1731, which makes this one of his earliest pieces.

Dimensions: height 8.5 cm, diameter 10.6 cm; weight 7 troy oz.

Maker
Ralph Maidman

Ralph Maidman was the son of Ralph Maidman of Compton in the County of Surrey, yeoman, apprenticed to Thomas Moore on 6th June 1711 on payment of £4.00.

Free 3rd March 1719. Described as bachelor of St Mary Staining, on marriage to Sarah Lammas, widow, at St. Bene’t Paul’s Wharf, 30th July 1723. Mark entered as largeworker, 31st May 1731. Address: Noble Street.

Heal records him as above and insolvent, 1737. In 1728, he appears in the will of Thomas Knott, Citizen and Goldsmith, as in possession of a tenement belonging to the latter in St Anne, Aldersgate.

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