London, 1754, Maker IW with a star and pellet in concentric circles

Grimwade #3693 (possibly a member of the Samuel Wood family)




Of ovoid form, the bodies with wavy rims raised on three cabriole legs ending in trefoil drake feet,
flying scrolled  handles, each initialed G over R * A on the belly


 Mark: see Grimwade # 3693, each maker’s mark partially rubbed but legible.
These marks have been found  on various hollowware
from 1736-1760, and recorded as possibly a "member of the (Samuel) Wood family".

Samuel Wood, a well known caster maker, was active 1733-1773, is reported as

Warden of Goldsmith's Hall, 1758-60, and Prime Warden in 1763. He died 1794.

(Grimwade, p.709)



"The shaped rim without any applied border is often susceptible to damage and repair" -

the likelihood of whichbeing so high "that one rarely sees a perfect pair".

"Antique British Silver", Peter Waldron


Condition: Excellent; none of the legs are pushed in; no repairs


6.25” Long / 10.9 oz.


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Also See :


Derby Porcelain Molded Creamboat






Derby Molded Creamboat

George III Silver Creamboat

Pair George III Silver Sauceboats,

William Grundy

 Worcester Dolphin Ewer  

George II Silver Sauceboat

Shaw & Preist

 Bow Footed Sauceboat




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