M. FORD CREECH ANTIQUES & FINE ARTS

 

 

GEORGE III SILVER CASTER
George Gray, London, 1799

 

 

 

The vase shaped caster on a circular pedestal foot having molded horizontal bands,

the pierced cover engraved with trellis diapering, below an acorn finial; of good gauge and excellent proportions;
the foot verso with barely visible scratches inventory marks

 

Note :
George Gray's mark often overstrike Hester Bateman, and Peter and Anne Bateman's mark.
Is it reported that they made as many as 80% of his wares - some with and some without Bateman marks.
"His first mark appears frequently overstruck on those of Hester Bateman and her successors Peter and Anne,
and it would seem likely that he bought extensively from them …"
Grimwade p. 528

 

Condition : Excellent, 2 very small body dings and one on the cover;
maker's mark lightly rubbed but visible; cover marked and having a tight fit;
if there has been a crest removal, it not visible at this time; no thinning or change in patination

 

5.5" High / 2.5 oz.

 

350.00

 

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Also See :

 

 

Left to Right (Each title and image linked to full page) :

 

George III Silver Caster, George Gray, London 1779
George III Silver Caster, Samuel Wood, London, 1767
Pair of George II Silver Trencher Salts, Edward Wood, London, 1730
Queen Anne Britannia Silver Caster, Charles Adam, London, 1707

 

 


 

 

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George III Silver Caster, George Gray, 1799, London