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108
A James II silver strainer, maker's mark illegible, possibly RB, London, 1686
Estimate
1,8002,200
LOT SOLD. 1,800 GBP
JUMP TO LOT
108
A James II silver strainer, maker's mark illegible, possibly RB, London, 1686
Estimate
1,8002,200
LOT SOLD. 1,800 GBP
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

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A James II silver strainer, maker's mark illegible, possibly RB, London, 1686
pierced circular, applied openwork handles
13.7cm, 5 3/8 in over handles
39gr, 1oz 3dwt
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Literature

The Collector's Dictionary of the Silver and Gold of Great Britain and North America, Michael Clayton, London, 1971, p.191-2, item 389c

Catalogue Note

This object is described by Clayton as an orange strainer, and he notes that 'surviving strainers of an earlier date than the reign of Queen Anne are rare.' This is the earliest example of a strainer illustrated in his dictionary.

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