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Antique Silver George II Sugar Caster made in 1751


A fine antique George II silver sugar or spice caster which is of baluster shape and stands on a circular stepped and spreading domed foot.

Date 1751
Made By Samuel Welles
Location London
Stock Number W109x31

Out of stock

Maker: Samuel Welles

A fine antique George II silver sugar or spice caster which is of baluster shape and stands on a circular stepped and spreading domed foot.

This silver caster retains the original push-fit cover and is embellished with impressive piercing.

The cover is surmounted by an impressive sterling silver finial.

The caster is engraved to one side with the original family crest of Wynne of Wales.

It is in excellent condition.

Dimensions: height 14 cm; weight 5.25 troy oz.

Samuel Welles

Samuel Wight Welles, son of Dabee (sic) Welles, Citizen and Leather seller of London, apprenticed to John Swift 28th September 1730 on Payment of £30.00. Free 5th July 1739.

Mark entered as largeworker, 2nd March 1741. Address: Staining Lane, “removed into Maiden Lane ” 7th November 1744. Moved to St. Ann’s Lane, 7th April 1755.

Heal records him only as plateworker, Staining Lane 1740; and London 1750.

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For the rest of World £50.00
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