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Dutch Silver Sugar Caster - Antique 1846

A fine and impressive antique Dutch silver sugar caster; an addition to our continental teaware collection

SKU: A2086
Price: £695.00
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Dutch Silver Sugar Caster - Antique 1846
Dutch Silver Sugar Caster - Antique 1846
Dutch Silver Sugar Caster - Antique 1846
Dutch Silver Sugar Caster - Antique 1846
Dutch Silver Sugar Caster - Antique 1846
Dutch Silver Sugar Caster - Antique 1846
Dutch Silver Sugar Caster - Antique 1846
Dutch Silver Sugar Caster - Antique 1846
Dutch Silver Sugar Caster - Antique 1846
Dutch Silver Sugar Caster - Antique 1846
Dutch Silver Sugar Caster - Antique 1846
Dutch Silver Sugar Caster - Antique 1846
Dutch Silver Sugar Caster - Antique 1846
Dutch Silver Sugar Caster - Antique 1846
Dutch Silver Sugar Caster - Antique 1846
Dutch Silver Sugar Caster - Antique 1846
Dutch Silver Sugar Caster - Antique 1846
Dutch Silver Sugar Caster - Antique 1846
Dutch Silver Sugar Caster - Antique 1846
Dutch Silver Sugar Caster - Antique 1846
Dutch Silver Sugar Caster - Antique 1846
Dutch Silver Sugar Caster - Antique 1846
Dutch Silver Sugar Caster - Antique 1846
Dutch Silver Sugar Caster - Antique 1846
Dutch Silver Sugar Caster - Antique 1846
Dutch Silver Sugar Caster - Antique 1846

Description


This fine antique Dutch silver sugar caster has a plain circular rounded, urn style form onto a circular pedestal foot.


The body of the sugar caster is embellished with applied festoons accented with pensile ribbon motifs with suspended circular designs embellished with a male in profile on a matt background.


The upper rim of the caster is ornamented with four square quatrefoil floral designs.


The sugar caster retains the original hallmarked bayonet fitted cover, encircled with vertical bands of tapering pierced decoration, terminating with circular motifs.


The cover is surmounted by an impressive silver finial encompassed by an applied undulating border.


The pedestal foot of this antique caster is encircled with tied festoon decorated bordered, matching the style of the festoons to the body.


The hallmarks struck to this impressive caster include:

Maker's mark: PS (untraced)

Date letter: M (1846)

Duty mark: Minerva head, A (Amsterdam)


Read a brief history of antique silver sugar casters


Date: 1846

Condition


This antique Dutch silver caster is a very good gauge of silver, very good quality and in excellent condition.

The maker’s mark and date letter struck to the underside of the foot and duty mark to the rim of the cover are all very clear.


Reflections in photographs may detract from the true representation of this example of antique teaware.


Dimensions


Height to top of finial 17.3cm/6.8"

Diameter of body 6.2cm/2.4"

Diameter of foot 5.8cm/2.3"


Weight


7.1 troy ounces/220g


 
 
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Andrew Campbell started trading in Antique Silver in the 1970's. Initially, Andrew lived in the South of England, travelling the country, searching for items of silver to buy. Andrew sold these items at various London markets and antique fairs. Over time, and through selling at a range of venues, Andrew built up a large and diverse customer base from private buyers to national and international trade customers.
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