Augustin Le Sage

A Charming Wager Cup

Augustin Le Sage

A Charming Wager Cup

Silver
George III
London, 1755
Maker’s Mark of Augustin Le Sage

Height: 19 cm, 7.4 in.
Weight: 280 g, 9.87 oz
 

The body of the cup shaped as a milk maid holding a milk bucket above her head.
The interior of the bowl silver gilt.

Of Huguenot descent, examples of his work are incredibly scarce yet highly sought after due to their quality of design and execution. He had workshops in Cockspur Street, London. The works of Augustin Le Sage are represented in a number of important museum collections.

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Augustin Le Sage