Matthew Boulton & Co., Birmingham, England, c1815



Of usual round form with the usual Boulton heavyweight silver fusion,

having convex lobed sides below gadrooned rims interspersed with foliate and shell borders,

centering turned wooden bases, the inset bosses monogrammed with a Gothic "D",

each coaster struck with the Boulton double sun mark on the footrim;

of large size and will hold a magnum


Ref : See Antique Silver, Peter Waldron, p. 328, fig. 1071, for an identical example in silver


Note : Matthew Boulton is regarded as the leading manufacturer of Old Sheffield Plate Silver.
He worked in Birmingham from 1762 (with John Fothergill to 1782),
and estabishing the Birminghan Assay Office in 1773.
Although Boulton died in 1809, his mark continued in use for the first third of the 19th century.

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Condition : Excellent; the usual Boulton fine quality; original surfaces; no bleed;

the central bosses with small dents


6.75" diameter






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Large Pair of George III Old Sheffield Plate Wine Coasters, Matthew Boulton, c1815