M. FORD CREECH ANTIQUES & FINE ARTS

 

 

RARE EARLY GEORGE III HANOVERIAN PATTERN
SILVER SUGAR SIFTER LADLE
William Tant, London, 1762

 

 

An early example of a sugar sifting spoon of ladle,
in the Hanoverian pattern and of quite heavy gauge silver,
the upturned terminal having the conjoined cypher initials MC,
the round bowl joined with double drop heel,
pierced to the interior with small round holes (characteristic of the earlier examples),
the holes embellished to the exterior as a central starburst (or flowerhead)
surrounded by saltire-form stemmed leaflets alternating with stars,
the entire bowl exterior appearing as a starburst

 

Note : Sugar sifting spoons and ladles were introduced in the mid-18th century.
The earlier versions were pierced with "simple round holes".

 

Condition : Excellent

 

6.5" long / 1.9 oz.

 

Price : Please Inquire

 

#7432 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

 

 

Pictured with

First Period Worcester Pierced Cress (Strawberry) Dish & Underplate, c1775, &

Scarce Victorian Silver Queens Pattern Sugar Sifter Spoon

 

 


 

 

 

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Early George III Hanoverian Pattern Silver Sugar Sifting Spoon, William Tant, 1762