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John Eckfourd A Pair of George II Sauce Boats

Silver
George II
London, 1736
Maker’s mark of John Eckfourd II

Height: 8cm, 3.1in.
Length: 19cm, 7.4in.
Width: 9cm, 3.5in.
Weight: 640g, 20.56oz

Silversmith Biography

Son of John Eckfourd Citizen and Goldsmith of London, apprenticed to John Fawdery 24 January 1712. Turned over 14 February same year to John Eckfourd and again 19 June 1714 to Philip Rollos. Free 4 July 1723. Two marks entered as largeworker, 23 June 1725. Address: Three Tun Court, Red Cross Street. Third mark, 20 June 1739. His son Joseph apprenticed to Henry Brind, 3 September 1746, and another John to John Swift, 11 January 1753, when it is clear Eckfourd was still alive.

A Pair of George II Sauce Boats Reference: 22915.2