Important Georgian Solid Silver Large Pepper Pot Hallmarked 1746 Sterling Nr For Sale
Important GEORGIAN Solid Silver LARGE PEPPER POT Hallmarked 1746 Sterling NR
London: Samuel Wood - 3 troy oz. - RARE STUNNING PIECE
This is a nice LARGE GEORGIAN solid sterling silver pepper pot or pepperette or muffineer with a push fit lid that was made in in London, England in 1746 by the importantGeorgian silversmith, Samuel Wood at his Gutter Lane workshops. It has a gorgeous baluster shape with a domed and spired pierced cover and a domed circular foot. It has gorgeous plain finish to the sides. It measures approximately 1 7/8" in diameter and stands 4 7/8" high. It is very substantial - it weighs86.5 grams -over 2 3/4troy oz. It is NOT engraved.
It is in just superb condition for its age - just the usual light surface scratching,only a littledistortion to the base and few dings or dents - a very nice sterling silver collectors piece or a stunning addition to someone's table - SUPERB - just some professional reinforcement to the inside behind some of the perforations. It is hallmarked with SW, lion passant (sterling silver assay mark), crowned leopard head,l showing that it was hallmarked in London in 1746. The top, which fits tightly, is hallmarked with SW, leopard head. I have shown the main hallmark so that you can make up your own mind. A RARE delightful and high qualityEARLY GEORGE IIpiece - in SUPERB condition afterover 265 years!!!! - it is much nicer than my poor photographs!! Postage will be 4.50GBP both within the UK and to international destinations.
Please note that the primary postage costs are for second class (or standard parcels service if the postage cost is over 6.00GBP) within the UK or surface mail to international destinations. First class post usually adds 50% to the quoted postage cost while airmail is typically double the cost of surface mail. If you want to know about the timescales and charges by Royal Mail then I suggest you look at http://www.royalmail.com. Please wait for my invoice with postage options that will be sent very soon after the sale finishes!
If you win more than one of my sales, I am happy to combine packaging to reduce postage costs.
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