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A very fine early George I Britannia Standard Octagonal Sugar Caster made in London in 1714 by Charles Adams.


The Sugar Caster is of a plain octagonal form and stands on a stepped base, decorated with reeding. The pull off cover has a girdle around the centre and is pierced and engraved with attractive geometric scroll panels. The cover terminates in a stylised octagonal urn finial. The Caster is very well marked in the foot and on the sleeve of the cover. Charles Adams was a quality specialist maker of sugar and pepper casters. The base is also engraved with a set of contemporary initials.

Height: 7.2 inches, 18cm.

Diameter of the main body: 3 inches, 7.5cm.

Weight: 9oz.