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Sterling Silver Snuffer Tray by John Cafe 1742 (1 of 12)
AC Silver
Tyne and Wear, UK

Andrew Campbell, founder and owner of AC Silver, has been dealing in antique silver and antique jewellery since 1977. In addition to a premier retail premises in Newcastle, north-east England, Andrew has developed an internationally recognised online store, serving both new and return customers nationally and worldwide. Andrew personally sources a wide range of items, including antique jewellery, antique diamond rings and antique gemstone rings. Andrew has also developed a fine and comprehensive inventory of antique silverware, AC Silver is a respected and trusted specialist in its field.

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Sterling Silver Snuffer Tray by John Cafe 1742

REF: C1005 / LA415852
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This is an exceptional, fine and impressive antique George II English sterling silver snuffer tray made by John Cafe; an addition to our Georgian silverware collection This exceptional antique George II sterling silver snuffer tray has a rectangular incurved form with rounded corners and a Chippendale style border. The surface of this silver tray is plain and unembellished, with an applied border to the shaped rim. This Georgian silver snuffer tray is fitted with a cast volute scroll decorated handle with a plains scrolling thumbpiece. This fine example of 18th century silverware is supported by four cast sterling silver hoof style feet. The underside of this exceptional Georgian silver snuffer tray bears the contemporary engraved initials 'Cwe' amidst a simplified star motif. This exceptional tray, crafted by the renowned & collectable London silversmith John Cafe, is the finest of its type you could hope to acquire. Maker: John Cafe Date: 1742 Origin: London, England


6.9 cm
9.6 cm
17.6 cm
Length of surface 15.7cm/6.2" Width of surface 7cm/2.8" Weight: 9.1 troy ounces/284g


AC Silver has clarified that the Sterling Silver Snuffer Tray by John Cafe 1742 (LA415852) is genuinely of the period declared with the date/period of manufacture being 1742


This antique Georgian silver snuffer tray is a superior gauge of silver, exceptional quality and in exceptional condition. The applied ornamentation is very sharp. Full hallmarks struck to the underside of the snuffer tray are very clear; the second portion of the maker's mark has wear but remains legible.

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This Sterling Silver Snuffer Tray by John Cafe 1742 is located in Newcastle, United Kingdom