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Augustus Le Sage A Charming Wager Cup

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

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

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Silversmith Biography

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 Augustus Le Sage are represented in a number of important museum collections.

Description

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

A Charming Wager Cup Reference: 23673.1