Antique Silver George III Taperstick
Antique Silver George III Taperstick

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Antique Silver George III Taperstick made in 1769


A George III sterling silver cast taperstick. The square stepped bases are embellished with a swill leaf design and a gadroon border.

Date 1769
Made By William Grundy
Location London
Stock Number W50x28

Out of stock

Maker: William Grundy

A George III antique sterling silver cast taperstick. The square stepped bases are embellished with a swill leaf design and a gadroon border.

The cylindrical capital is supported by a waisted knopped column. The knops to the upper and lower portion of the column are ornamented with further gadroon decoration.

This taperstick also matches the pair of candlesticks reference: W50x27

Dimensions: height 14.5 cm

William Grundy

William  Grundy was apprenticed to Edward Vincent in 1731 first mark entered in 1743. He was working in Fetter Lane. Second mark 1748 where he was working at Pemberton Row, Gough Square. He moved back to Fetter Lane in 1754 and in 1779 entered into partnership with Edward Fernell.  It is thought he died around 1780. William Grundy was a fine maker of Holloware and specialised in Coffee Pots, Beer Jugs, Mugs and Tankards

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For Europe £30.00
For the rest of World £50.00
The charges are subject to change

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