Small Sauce Boat - Chester?

PHOTOS REQUIRED - marks + item
bstaunto
contributor
Posts: 156
Joined: Mon Jun 02, 2008 8:43 am
Location: Australia

Small Sauce Boat - Chester?

Postby bstaunto » Tue Mar 28, 2017 3:25 am

Hi guys,

Just picked up this little sauce boat. I think the marks (which are quite rubbed) include a town mark for Chester, making the X for 1773? Does this look right? Any ideas on the maker, ?W?

Thanks in advance, Ben.

Image
Image
Image

silvermakersmarks
co-admin
Posts: 648
Joined: Tue Apr 09, 2013 9:22 am
Location: Hertfordshire, UK
Contact:

Re: Small Sauce Boat - Chester?

Postby silvermakersmarks » Tue Mar 28, 2017 12:25 pm

The hallmark looks right to me for Chester 1773 with the town mark rotated 90 degrees clockwise in comparison to the date letter and the lion passant. I have looked through Ridgway & Priestley's Chester marks book without finding a good match - the best I can come up with is IW for Joseph Walley of Liverpool. It was certainly in use during the right period.

Phil


Return to “Chester Hallmarks”

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 2 guests