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Caster

Cylindrical shape, with spreading gadrooned base, median molded band, gadrooned domed, ajoué top. Two clamps attached to molded rim. Ballister: knop finial.

Marks

On the side of the caster, maker's mark FA (Grimwade 662); Britannia; lion's head erased; date letter c (1698/9). Repeated on the cover, maker's mark; lion's head erased.

Credit Line

Bequest of Forsyth Wickes—The Forsyth Wickes Collection

English (London), 1698–99

Object Place

London, England

Accession Number

65.2285a-b

Medium or Technique

Metal

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Silver