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A CHARLES II SILVER OCTAGONAL SALT, MAKER'S MARK WE MULLET ABOVE AND BELOW, POSSIBLY FOR WILLIAM EYCOTT, LONDON, 1680
tapered octagonal with molded borders, sunk well, engraved with initials A.D. 
marked center of bowl, maker's mark W E mullet above and below, possibly for William Eycott (Revised Jackson, 1989, p. 142)
Diameter 3 1/8 in.
8 cm.
1 oz 5 dwt
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Provenance

S.J. Shrubsole, London, October 1981;
Vogel Collection no. 360.

Description

This mark appears mostly on candlesticks, such as a set of six at the Middle Temple, London. David Mitchell discusses the mark and several candidates, see Silversmiths in Elizabethan and Stuart London, pp. 569-70. He also notes a Royal caddinet of 1683 in the Royal Collection.

The Collection of Anne H. & Frederick Vogel III

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