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The lower portion of this plain sugar caster is embellished with a contemporary bright cut engraved crest depicting a lion’s paw erected and erased holding a star.
The rim of this impressive sugar caster is encompassed with an applied moulded border.
This Britannia silver* caster retains the original, fine and impressive hallmarked push fit cover, embellished with impressive pierced scrolling decoration in addition to an applied moulded border to the rim.
The cover is surmounted by an impressive sterling silver panelled baluster shaped finial.
The underside of this antique sugar caster bears the retailer’s mark ‘Clark, 20 Old Bond St W’.
* Britannia Silver - The Britannia silver standard of 958 (95.84% of fine silver), denoted by the icon of the seated Britannia holding an oval shield, was introduced by William III in 1697. This was to indicate the slightly higher standard of silver from sterling silver standard of 925 (92.5% of fine silver).
Height to top of finial 19.7cm/7.8"
Diameter of body 8.1cm/3.2"
Diameter of foot 6.3cm/2.5"
9.7 troy ounces/302.9g
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Origin: London, England
35B St Georges Terrace
Tyne & Wear