Antique Silver George II Sugar Bowl & Cover made in 1753


A fine George II covered sugar bowl which is gently baluster-shaped on a circular foot with a pine cone finial.

Date 1753
Made By John Bayley
Location London
Stock Number W167x25
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Maker: John Bayley

A fine George II covered sugar bowl which is gently baluster-shaped on a circular foot with a pine cone finial.

The bowl is plain with no personal engravings, clearly hallmarked underneath and is correctly part marked on the lid.

It would be a perfect accompaniment to a Georgian coffee or teapot.

A very elegant piece.

Dimensions: height 16.25 cm, diameter 9.3 cm; weight 8.5 troy oz.

John Bayley

John Bayley, London silversmith. Apprenticed to William Richards on 2nd April, 1729.

Turned over to John Betts on 27th February, 1735. Free 6th September, 1743.

Livery 1750. Mark entered as largeworker 1751. Address: Wood Street, where Heal records him as plateworker, at no. 106 from 1751 to 1781.

Appears as goldsmith at Wood Street, in the Parl.

An alternative identification is as son of Richard Bayley, apprenticed to James Smith 1732, and turned over to his father, freedom unrecorded.

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