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John Carter II

John Carter, London silversmith, no record of apprenticeship or freedom. 1st mark entered 1776 although records show that he was already supplying candlesticks to Parker & Wakelin by 1769. 2nd mark entered 1776 , the same day as the mark of Richard Carter and Robert Makepiece was entered at the same address. Although recorded as both goldsmith and manufacturer of large plate Carters main specialisation was on candlesticks and salvers.

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John Carter II

John Carter, London silversmith, no record of apprenticeship or freedom. 1st mark entered 1776 although records show that he was already supplying candlesticks to Parker & Wakelin by 1769. 2nd mark entered 1776 , the same day as the mark of Richard Carter and Robert Makepiece was entered at the same address. Although recorded as both goldsmith and manufacturer of large plate Carters main specialisation was on candlesticks and salvers.

  • 1773

    John Carter II

    9717 George III Silver Coffee Pot

    £1,250

    An antique sterling silver coffee pot of plain baluster shape and raised on a pedestal foot. Good chunky gadroon borders and graceful shaped spout. Uninscribed. Contains 1200 ml. Weight 950 grams, 30.5 troy ounces. Height 28.8 cm. Spread across spout and handle 21.5 cm. London 1773. Maker John Carter II. Sterling silver.

  • 1774

    John Carter II

    8434 Set of 6 Antique Silver Dinner Plates

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    An elegant set of antique sterling silver plates with plain styling and gadroon borders. Engraved to each top rim there is a superb coat of arms to one side and a cross arrows crest (crowned) to the other side. Terrific quality. They are numbered on the underside (originally a very large set). There is an inscription on the underside of two of the plates. Total weight 3031 grams, 97.4 troy ounces. Diameter 25 cms. London 1774. Maker John Carter.

  • 1774

    John Carter II

    9460 George III Silver Salver

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    A good quality antique sterling silver salver with a shaped bead border and ball and claw feet. The centre has a large hand engraved coat of arms within a finely executed cartouche. Weight 904 grams, 29 troy ounces. Diameter 30cm. Height 48cm. London 1774. Maker probably John Carter II.

  • 1773

    John Carter II

    9533 George III Silver Coffee Pot

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    An antique sterling silver coffee pot with plain baluster shape and raised on a pedestal foot. Good chunky gadroon borders and graceful shaped spout. The lid has a pineapple finial. Contains 1150 ml. Weight 1001 grams, 32.1 troy ounces. Height 31.5 cm. Spread across spout and handle 21 cm. London 1773. Maker John Carter II.

  • 1770

    John Carter II

    9537 George III Silver Salver

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    A good quality antique sterling silver salver of plain form and raised on shaped feet. Simple gadroon border. To the front is a large and well executed, hand engraved armorial and crest with the motto “Dum Exspiro Spero” which translated is “While I breathe, I hope”. Weight 310 grams, 9.9 troy ounces. Diameter 17.8 cm. Height 3 cm. London 1770. Maker John Carter II.

  • 1775

    John Carter II

    9560 George III Antique Silver Tankard

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    A good quality antique sterling silver tankard of plain design with an attractive pierced thumb piece and bands of concentric lines around the body (coopered decoration). Good size and weight. The lid has an unusual hinge mechanism. Gilded inside. The body is uninscribed, the lid has a hand engraved monogram topped by wings and a lions head. Contains 1550 ml. Weight 1346 grams, 43.2 troy ounces. Height 18 cm (21.2 cm to top of thumb piece). Diameter of top 12.2cm. London 1774. Maker John Carter II.

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