This is a fine Georgian sterling silver muffineer or small caster made by specialist caster maker Samuel Wood and hallmarked in London 1760(examples of Samuel Wood's silverwork on exhibition in the V&A Museum, London). It is in very good condition and made with a heavy gauge of silver. The pull off lid fits tightly, is attractively pierced and is finished with a flame finial. The body is engraved with a mythical animal griffin? And the mufineer stands firmly on a raised circular base.
An attractive and good quality muffineer as one would expect from this specialist Georgian silversmith. NB any shadows shown in photographs are. The item "Samuel Wood 1760 Georgian Antique English Sterling Silver Sugar Caster Shaker" is in sale since Sunday, March 6, 2016. This item is in the category "Antiques\Silver\Solid Silver\Other Solid Silver".The seller is "wentworthsilver" and is located in Rugby. This item can be shipped worldwide.