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Two George III Sterling Silver Bun Pepper Casters

Auction:
2481
Lot:
219
Sold for:
$533$450

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Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2481
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
October 24, 2009 11:00AM

Description:

Two George III Sterling Silver Bun Pepper Casters, London, one 1795, Henry Cowper, maker, engraved with wrigglework band, and with crest within laurel wreath, the other 1804, John Emes, maker, engraved with leafy pendants, both oval, with reticulated lids, and reeded trumpet feet, ht. 3 in., approx. 3 troy oz.
Estimate $125-150

Cowper example with lid denting, and ding at waist. Emes with denting to body. both with age wear to engraving. marks good.

Keywords

Bun Pepper Casters, London, Denting, Engraving

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