Antique Victorian Britannia Standard Silver Sugar Caster
Antique Victorian Britannia Standard Silver Sugar Caster
Antique Victorian Britannia Standard Silver Sugar Caster
Antique Victorian Britannia Standard Silver Sugar Caster
Antique Victorian Britannia Standard Silver Sugar Caster
Antique Victorian Britannia Standard Silver Sugar Caster
Antique Victorian Britannia Standard Silver Sugar Caster
Antique Victorian Britannia Standard Silver Sugar Caster
Antique Victorian Britannia Standard Silver Sugar Caster

GEORGE FOX, LONDON (worked 1860-1895)

Antique Victorian Britannia Standard Silver Sugar Caster

1897 London

Offered by AC Silver

£695 gbp
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This fine antique Victorian Britannia standard silver sugar caster has an octagonal panelled baluster shaped form onto an octagonal spreading domed foot.

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).

Dimensions

Height to top of finial 19.7cm/7.8"

Diameter of body 8.1cm/3.2"

Diameter of foot 6.3cm/2.5"

Weight

9.7 troy ounces/302.9g


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This silver sugar caster is a very good gauge of silver, fine quality and in excellent condition.

Reflections in photography may detract from the true representation of this example of Victorian silverware.
Maker: George Fox

Origin: London, England

Date: 1897
Can be viewed at AC Silver’s Newcastle store, online at www.acsilver.co.uk. Please quote SALES CODE SKU W8974 when enquiring about the piece.
Complimentary insurance valuation with images and text is provided with your purchase.
Stock Code
W8974
Medium
A fine and impressive antique Victorian English Britannia standard silver sugar caster made by George Fox; an addition to our silver teaware collection.
Signed/Inscribed
Full hallmarks struck to the surface have wear, in keeping with age; the maker’s mark is worn and illegible. The full hallmarks to the cover, including the maker’s mark are all very clear.
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