Lot 36 (Silver & Objects of Vertu, 24th August 2020)
A George III sterling silver wax jack, London 1790 by Henry Chawner (reg. 11th Nov 1786)
The conical circular base with incised concentric lines to edge, the reeded scroll handle with applied oval disc engraved with a crest of an elephant’s head collared. The reeded vase shaped central section leading to a circular sconce, with a detachable holding pin to centre. Fully marked underneath.
Height – 17.75 cm / 6.9 inches
Weight – 149 grams / 4.79 ozt
The crest is for Anderson, Bastard, Clarke, Eliot, Fountaine, Gardner, Keble, Oliphant, Parker, Putland, Smith, Throckmorton, Uvery, Westby, Yate and Yeverley.