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    Sale 2004

    Important English, Continental and American Silver

    22 May 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 200

    A PAIR OF SIMILAR GEORGE III SILVER PEPPER CASTERS

    ONE CASTER MARKED ROBERT PEASTON, LONDON, 1763, THE OTHER MARKED JOHN DELMESTER, LONDON, 1762

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    A PAIR OF SIMILAR GEORGE III SILVER PEPPER CASTERS
    ONE CASTER MARKED ROBERT PEASTON, LONDON, 1763, THE OTHER MARKED JOHN DELMESTER, LONDON, 1762
    The pepper casters, each of baluster form on circular foot, the domed pierced cover with finial, one with gadrooned mid-rib, each marked on reverse; together with a George III funnel, mark of WP, London, 1790, of typical form with ribbed border and fluted spout, one side engraved with initial R with AUDEO above, marked near rim; a soup ladle, mark of Charles Hougham, London, 1792, Old English pattern, handle engraved with two crests, marked on reverse
    The wine funnel 4½ in. (11.4 cm.) high; the caster 2¼ in. (5.8 cm.) diameter; 12 oz. (387 gr.) (4)


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