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Pair of George III Antique Silver Wick Trimmers made in 1782


A pair of neoclassical wick trimmers which are beautifully pierced and hand engraved with beaded borders.

Date 1782
Made By John Buckett
Location London
Stock Number W57x4

Out of stock

Maker: John Buckett

A pair of neoclassical wick trimmers which are beautifully pierced and hand engraved with beaded borders.

They still bear the contemporary crest of a seated lion and are in excellent condition.

A fine pair by the specialist maker, John Buckett.

Dimensions: length 15.75 cm



John Buckett

John Buckett (from Grimwade’s London Goldsmiths 1697 – 1837)

There is no record of apprenticeship or freedom.

Only mark entered as sword cutler, 28th January 1760. Address: St James’s Street, Westminster. Signs as “Bukett” but appears as John Buckett, sword cutler, at the above address, in the Parl. Report list 1773.

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