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Item:281967226907Menu Home About Us Purchase Info Silver Hallmarks Collecting Antiques Silver Grading Choosing Diamonds Description Summary Sterling Silver Sugar Caster - Antique George III Video View item video... Main Description This exceptional antique George III sterling silver sugar caster has a plain baluster shaped form onto a circular domed foot. The surface of the sugar caster is embellished with chased floral and foliate decoration accented with an applied moulded border to the bulbous portion in addition to the rim. The decoration to the body incorporates a large scrolling leaf bordered shaped cartouche displaying the contemporary bright cut engraved crest of a boar's head This silver caster retains the original hallmarked push fit cover, embellished with alternating panels of chased floral designs and pierced stylised scrolling leaf decoration. The cover is surmounted with an impressive sterling silver bud shaped finial accented with bands of bead decoration in a subtle swirl design. The maker of this impressive piece was unregistered and is therefore unidentifiable. Condition This antique sugar caster is an exceptional gauge of silver, exceptional quality and in exceptional condition. The chased decoration is all very sharp and the bright cut engraved crest is crisp. Full hallmarks struck to the underside of the caster and part hallmarks, consisting of maker's mark and lion passant, to the sleeve of the cover are all very clear; the hallmarks are struck deeply due to the exceptional gauge of silver. Reflections in photographs may detract from the true representation of this example of Georgian silverware. Dimensions Height to top of finial 20.2cm/8" Diameter of body 6.9cm/2.7" Weight 8.7 troy ounces/271g Maker: Maker's Mark I.D (Unregistered) Origin: London, England Date: 1763 Additional Information We are dedicated to ensuring the highest possible quality service to our customers, always going above and beyond! See the tabs below to read more about our policies. About Us Andrew Campbell founder and owner of AC Silver has been dealing in antique diamond & gemstone jewellery and antique sterling silver since 1977. In addition to his high quality Newcastle-based shop, Andrew has developed what is now an established and internationally recognised online store. For more details see our About Us page. Delivery Information Worldwide Postage/Shipping FREE OF CHARGE to all customers - including national and international deliveries. Purchases will be sent via Royal Mail Special Delivery, Royal Mail Parcel Force, Royal Mail International Signed For, or FedEx. Other delivery providers may be used in extenuating circumstances. Returns Policy Upon receipt of your purchase, you have a 30-day money back guarantee. If for any reason you are not completely satisfied with your purchase, please inform Andrew Campbell immediately on receipt, feel free to message us via the eBay messaging service. For more details see our Purchase Information page. Home About Us Purchase Info Silver Hallmarks Collecting Antiques Silver Grading Choosing Diamonds made with love by jarilodesign jarilodesignCondition: This antique sugar caster is an exceptional gauge of silver, exceptional quality and in exceptional condition. The chased decoration is all very sharp and the bright cut engraved crest is crisp. Full hallmarks struck to the underside of the caster and part hallmarks, consisting of maker's mark and lion passant, to the sleeve of the cover are all very clear; the hallmarks are struck deeply due to the exceptional gauge of silver., Composition: Solid Silver, Maker: Maker's Mark I.D (Unregistered), Product: Sugar Caster, Age: Pre-1800, Date: 1763, SKU: A4645, Origin: London, England, Weight: 8.7 troy ounces/271g, Monarch: George III, Period: Georgian, Material: English Sterling Silver, Condition: Exceptional, Height to Top of Finial: 20.2cm/8", Diameter: 6.9cm/2.7"