A hand hammered, large sugar shaker or caster, in English, leadless pewter and from the 1920s or 1930s. Second-hand.
What's for sale?
This is a large, screw-top, pewter sugar caster or shaker in a hand-hammered finish. It was made in Sheffield, South Yorkshire, from English, leadless pewter and so is safe for food use.
It has is a simple, conical shape with rounded bottom. The top is a screw fit, with small, cross-shaped holes.
On the base the maker's mark reads: "craftsman sheffield pewter". This was the trademark used by the Sheffield manufacturer Viner's Limited between 1926 and 1939.
What condition is it in?
- In good condition
- The screw top fits and works well
- There's a shallow dent half way up the body
- There's a creased dent above the bottom seam
What are the measurements?
- 15cm high
- 7 cm at widest point
- 225 grams
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