Buffet Géorgien Antique - Argent 925 - William Pitts - Angleterre - 1817

Buffet Géorgien Antique - Argent 925 - William Pitts - Angleterre - 1817
174 g

Antique Georgian silver gilt sideboard dish

Made in London, 1817
Maker: William Pitts
Fully hallmarked.

Dimensions -
Size : 20.3 x 17 x 1.8 cm
Weight : 174 grams

William Pitts, London silversmith, apprenticed to his father Thomas Pitts I, Citizen and Goldsmith, 1769. Free 1784. First mark entered as plateworker, 1781. Second mark 1786. Third mark, in partnership with Joseph Preedy, 1791. Pitts specialised (alone and with Preedy) in the production of fine quality epergnes, dessert baskets and stands. Fourth mark, alone, 1799. Fifth mark 1806. His son, William, was apprenticed to his father 1806. By 1816, William Pitts had begun to specialise in producing ornate cast candlesticks in the rococo style and decorated with animals, flowers, shells and scroll-work; at this time he also became known for his magnificent sideboard dishes. He went on to work as a designer, sculptor and chaser for Paul Storr - the most important of all 19th century silversmiths.

Condition : Dish has some minor wear and tear from general usage along with some slight age wear, fading through gilding, good condition overall.

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Informations du lot
Buffet Géorgien Antique
Argent 925
William Pitts
Période estimée
Pays d’origine
174 g
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