15 - 16 January 2004
A GEORGE II SILVER WAITER OF AMERICAN INTEREST
MARK OF RICHARD RUGG, LONDON, 1755
Circular, on three hoof feet, the shaped circular border with shells and scrolls at intervals, the field engraved with a crest and the initials GSC, marked on reverse
7½in. diameter; 9oz.
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