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Antique Silver George III Silver Kitchen Pepper made in 1772


A good quality rare early George III period silver kitchen style pepper caster with a delicately hand pierced lid.  

Date 1772
Made By John Weldring
Location London
Stock Number W100x43

Out of stock

Maker: John Weldring

A good quality rare early George III period silver kitchen style pepper caster with a delicately hand pierced lid.

The caster is finely engraved to the front of the body with the a family crest of a Unicorn.

This particular crest is used by the Wright family of Yorkshire and a few others.

The caster is well marked underneath and marked with the standard mark to the lid .

It is in excellent condition throughout.

Dimensions: height 8.5 cm.

Weight: 2.47 troy oz.

John Weldring

No record of apprenticeship or freedom. Appears as plateworker, opposite St. Clements’s Church, Strand,  in the Parl. Report list 1773, as having entered a mark before that date. Process of elimination leaves him or James Wiburd as candidates for the attribution of those closely similar marks.

Heal records him as above and London , 1790.

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