A Superb Shagreen And Silver Equipage
Stock Number : 46340
Origin : London
Date : Circa 1775
Maker : Mostly by Thomas Chawner. Mote Spoon by another Maker.
Sugar tongs by Thomas Ellis Circa 1790.
The Shagreen has undergone sympathetic restoration commensurate with age and use.
The silk lining and seams are original and all the silver fittings are in excellent condition.
One teaspoon has a repair to the shank.
The lock and the key are original and still work with care.
This is a very unusual and fascinating item which is, by nature of its composition and design, increasingly rare and would make a wonderful addition to any collection.