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The maker's mark is from the renowned silversmiths William Shaw of London.
There is no mistaking its unique quality and design, which is sure to make it a treasured piece by any discerning collector.
Height: 20 cm
Weight: 25 troy oz
Excellent - please refer to pictures.
William Shaw - son of Thomas Shaw late of Atherstone in the County of Warwick clerk deceased, apprenticed to Edward Holliday 9 March 1715 on payment of £20.
First and second marks (Sterling and New Standard) entered as largeworker, 16 January 1729. Address: Gerrard Street, Soho. 'of Goldsmiths Company'.
Third mark, 24 June 1739, same address. Fourth mark, 24 April 1745. Heal records him as goldsmith, Corner of Maxfield's Street, facing Gerrard Street 1725; Gerrard Street, Soho, 1727; and Golden Ball, Gerrard Street, 1743-5. He appears as William Shaw, goldsmith, St.Anne, Westminster, bankrupt, July 1745.
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