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DESCRIPTION Good quality Georgian silver caster with a bell finial and monogram engraving below the girdle. Thick metal throughout, correctly hallmarked with a full set to the base and partial to the perfectly fitting pull-off top.
SILVERSMITH John Newton, a specialist tea caddy maker and occasional sugar bowl maker, it is extremely rare to find his mark on a caster.
DATE or HALLMARK 1743
ASSAY OFFICE London
WEIGHT in GRAMS 171
HEIGHT in INCHES 6
SILVER STANDARD .925 sterling silver
OVERALL CONDITION excellent
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