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Augustus Le Sage A George III Wager Cup

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

Height: 19cm, 7.4 in
Weight: 280 gr, 9.87 oz

£8,500

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 George III Wager Cup Reference: 23673.1