30 November 2007,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 562
Estimate GBP 500 - GBP 800
AN 18TH CENTURY SILVER-GILT MOUNTED GLASS SUGAR CASTER,
UNMARKED, PROBABLY FRENCH, 1ST QUARTER OF 18TH CENTURY,
Baluster glass body with pierced scrollwork straps, the silver-gilt cover with gadroon rim & bayonet fitting, fluted knop finial, gadroon border to tucked-in foot, 7½ in. high (19 cm.).
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This caster is being sold as 19th century not 18th as catalogued.