A GEORGE II SILVER WARWICK CRUET FRAME, CHARLES ALCHORNE, LONDON, 1734
complete with three vase shaped casters with pierced covers, two slightly later glass bottles, the frame with central handle and scroll supports, all engraved with a coat-of-arms, the frame underside engraved Frame & Castors 48=5
frame 22cm., 8¾in. high
1402gr., 45oz. weighable
The cruet of lovely gauge. Nice clear marks throughout. The bottles perhaps 50-80 years later. The large caster with a few small bruises around the piercing. Good condition overall
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Inventory, 1949, 'WARWICK CRUET, set with two glass cruets and three silver pepperettes George 2nd, 1734 by Charles Alchorne, 45 ozs' in the Strong Room