833 standard solid silver large caster for sugar or spices with square base and pierced slip cap, and with two scenes of Dutch seascapes hand chased on the baluster body, and hand engraved on the base "Watson". The caster weighs 5.97 troy ounces and measures 7 inches high and 2 1/4 inches square at the base.
Marked on one side of the foot with the Dutch decorative revival marks plus true guarantee marks: copy of 18th c. Amsterdam "xxx" mark, the lion with "2" for the. 833 silver standard (in use 1814 -1953), an indistinct copy of an 18th c. Maker's mark, and the date letter "H" copying an early guild date mark; and marked on the lip of the cap with a helmeted head guarantee office mark (in use 1814 -1953); and the upper neck of the body with the date letter gothic "S" for 1902; and on the center of the base of the body with an indistinct mark of the actual maker in 1902(not photographed).There's a bit of surface uneven-ness and tarnish on the upper foot where it joins the body (see photo), and a 1/4 inch scratch above the mark on the neck, and some dark tarnish spots on the foot as well as scattered over the body, otherwise in quite good antique condition. The item "ANTIQUE LARGE SUGAR/SPICE CASTER With HANDCHASED SEASCAPES, DUTCH 1902.833 SILVER" is in sale since Friday, September 11, 2020. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Kitchen & Home\Tableware\Table Accessories". The seller is "millbrother2" and is located in Downingtown, Pennsylvania. This item can be shipped worldwide.