Great 1836 English Georgian Sterling Silver Large Caster Shaker Muffineer
Great 1836 English Georgian Sterling Silver Large Caster Shaker Muffineer. Presented is a fine English Georgian sterling silver caster or muffineer. This piece dates to 1836 and was made by William Eaton. The caster is done in a handsome traditional form, with a baluster style body. The lid is beautifully pierced with with decorative designs, with a swirled finial on top. This is a large size shaker, suitable for sugar, cinnamon sugar mix, or whatever else you might like. This piece is hallmarked on the underside with the lion passant for sterling silver, the leopard's head for the city of London, the date letter A for 1836, King William IV's head duty mark, and a maker's mark beginning with W, with the second initial obscured. The lid is hallmarked with the lion passant for sterling silver, King William IV's head duty mark, and the maker's mark WE for William Eaton. It is likely that the maker's mark on the bottom of the caster is also for William Eaton, although it is in a different shape cartouche, as there are examples of both styles of mark used by that maker. This piece is in great condition. There are no splits, no dents, no monograms, no monogram removals, and no repairs. The caster stands about 8 inches tall.
This piece weighs 333 grams or 11.7 regular ounces. Powered by SixBit's eCommerce Solution. This item is in the category "Antiques\Silver\Non-U.
The seller is "robertcharlessilver" and is located in this country: US. This item can be shipped worldwide.
- Type: Caster
- Age: 1836
- Maker: William Eaton
- Composition: Sterling Silver
- Year Made: 1836