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A George II silver taperstick, the knopped baluster stem raised on a crested octagonal fluted base. Hallmarked William Gould, London 1748. Height measuring 4 inches (10.5 cm), weight 3.2 ozt (102 grams).
The lot displays general scratches, marks wear and tarnishing commensurate with the age and use. Rubbing and loss of definition. Heavily tarnished and would benefit from a clean and polish. Taperstick opening misshapen.