A rare William III Britannia Silver Lighthouse Caster, London 1698. A very rare William III britannia silver lighthouse caster, London 1698. Britannia Standard, with a turned finial to the domed, pierced cover engraved with scrolls and flowers with bayonet fixing mounts. The main body of the caster is plain with applied bands to the rim and waist. All standing on a lobed foot. Hallmarked for London 1698 by Joseph Ward. Maker’s mark to the body and lid. Joseph Ward entered his mark in 1697 and was a very colourful character judging by the short biography I have found on him. Of excellent gauge, well proportioned design and a beautiful lid with pierced design surmounted with a lovely final. The overall patina is very nice. It sits true and apart from a little rubbing to the hallmarks, is in excellent condition with no repairs. This beautiful caster is in exceptionally fine condition, one of the most outstanding examples we have ever handled. This is a lovely caster of museum quality. Height: 15.5 cm 6 inches. Weight (all in): 182g or 5.85ozT (6.4oz). Further high quality images supplied on request. Please ask any questions you have about this item. The condition report above is accurate and the photos are part of this. The measurements are a very good guide/approximation. Please ask any questions you like. A majority of countries do not charge import duty on antique silverware, the US for example. However, any duty that is payable on import will be the buyers responsibility. The item “A rare William III britannia silver lighthouse caster, London 1698, Joseph Ward” is in sale since Tuesday, July 17, 2018. This item is in the category “Antiques\Silver\Solid Silver\Salt & Pepper Cellars/Shakers”. The seller is “ff_fine_silver” and is located in South West. This item can be shipped worldwide.
- Age: Pre-1800
- Product: Caster
- Composition: Solid Silver
- Maker: JOSEPH WARD
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