Sugar Shaker Repousse English Sterling Silver 1897 Sheffield

.Sugar Shaker Repousse English Sterling Silver 1897 Sheffield

code: wb3803

English sterling silver Repousse and cut work large sugar shaker by Sibray hall and Company, Job Frank Hall having a full set of Sheffield Hallmarks for 1897 on the body and the lid. The center of the body has two scroll bordered reserves. One is blank, the other has a family crest of a spread winged eagle atop a globe with the Latin Motto: Nec Temere Nec Timide, which translates: Neither rashly nor timidly. This extraordinary shaker has a bellied body with allover Repousse scroll. foliate and Belleflower decorations and a cut work lid with conforming decorations and an urn finial. it sits on a spread, circular foot with conforming decorations. Weighing 242 grams or 7.8 ozs. Troy, the shaker is 9" tall. Inscribed as described above, the soft, warm, original finish is present, with no buffing or machine polishing. The excellent original condition and clear detail, with no removals, repairs or alterations, make this an especially attractive offering.