To view all our products please visit Forrest & Fraser. A Very Fine and Large Britannia Silver Queen Anne Sugar Caster, London 1706/7 by Thomas Farren. A very fine and large Britannia silver Queen Anne caster. Of round tapered baluster form, with an applied band running around the belly. The body is engraved with a crest of a stags head surmounted with a powder horn.The bayonet mounted, pierced lid has a raised band applied around the middle, topped with an acorn finial. All standing on a stepped circular foot. Hallmarked to the body for London 1706/7 by Thomas Farren. The lid has a partial Britannia Mark. This is a rare example of a very fine quality Britannia silver caster with no signs of damage or repair. The caster is made from a thick gauge of silver and is of excellent colour and patina found on early eighteenth century silver. This caster was made in the first few months of Thomas Farrens professional career, and is an exceptional early example of this very fine silversmiths work. Thomas Farren was apprenticed in 1695 to John Denny. First mark entered as a large-worker, 16th October 1707.
He was appointed Subordinate Goldsmith to the King in 1723 and served until his death in 1742. His work is of fine quality and shows Huguenot influence. His best known apprentice was Thomas Whipham. Width at widest point: 8.5cm or 3.5.
Weight: 333g or 10.7 ozT or 11.7oz. Further high quality images supplied on request. Please ask any questions you have about this item. Please ask any questions you like.
A majority of countries do not charge import duty on antique silverware, the US for example. However, any duty that is payable on import will be the buyers responsibility. The item "A Very Fine and Large Britannia Silver Queen Anne Sugar Caster, London 1706/7" is in sale since Wednesday, February 20, 2019. This item is in the category "Antiques\Silver\Solid Silver\Salt & Pepper Cellars/Shakers".
The seller is "someone_normal" and is located in South West. This item can be shipped worldwide.