Superb Georgian sterling silver pepper or sugar caster, fully hallmarked for London 1752. This is a very fine quality silver caster made in the reign of King George II by James Wilks in London 1752. The caster is of classic lighthouse shape with a finely chased and pierced pull-off lid with flame finial. The body of the caster has a gently curving neck and rounded body above a stepped round pedestal base. The caster is 2 inches / 50 mm in diametre and it stands 4-3/4 inches / 120 mm high. Made of thick gauge silver, the caster weighs 82 grams. The underside has clear hallmarks – lion passant, London mark, letter r for 1752 and maker’s mark JW for James Wilks. The caster is in excellent condition with no dents, damage or repair. All items are well packed in brand new carton boxes and appropriate bubble wrap / tissue paper etc. The item “Georgian Sterling Silver Sugar Pepper Caster Urn Finial James Wilks London 1752″ is in sale since Monday, January 23, 2017. This item is in the category “Antiques\Silver\Solid Silver\Salt & Pepper Cellars/Shakers”. The seller is “jadeallmat-9″ and is located in London, London. This item can be shipped worldwide.
- Composition: Solid Silver
- Maker: James Wilks
- Product: Peppers / Sugar Casters
- Age: Pre-1800
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