A George III sterling silver gilt babies rattle, London 1796 by Solomon Hougham (reg. 1st Feb 1793)
Bright cut engraved decoration, doubled conical mid-section, with eight bells suspended. Whistle section, a suspension loop. The base with mother of pearl teether. The whistle section with a vacant elliptical cartouche. Marked to teether mount, maker’s mark to whistle section.
Length – 16.5 cm / 6.5 inches
Sold for £425
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