London, South Kensington
20 September 2005
A GEORGE II SCOTTISH SILVER SUGAR BOWL AND A SIMILAR TEAPOT STAND
THE FIRST WITH MARK OF KER & DEMPSTER, EDINBURGH, 1729, THE SECOND WITH MARK OF WILLIAM AYTOUN, EDINBURGH, 1733, EACH WITH THE ASSAY MASTERS MARK OF ARCHIBALD URE
Each of circular section with a shaped rim, the teapot stand supported on a ring foot - the stand 8in. (20.3cm.) diameter, 21oz. (2)
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A tea service of 1733-34 by William Aytoun with a very similar teapot stand and sugar bowl is illustrated in Ian Findlay, Scottish Gold and Silver Work, plate 74 and is discussed on page 136.
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