Pap Boat, 1721 William Fleming

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£575.00

Pap Boat - London 1721 (Britannia Standard) by William Fleming - 10.5cm long; 56g - FG/6687

Taking the usual boat-shaped form,this is a very early example of a silver pap boat; mostly they date from the later 18th century. This example is marked to the inside base with a clear set of Britannia Standard hallmarks (more pure than Sterling standard) and has a discreet "B" engraved to the underside. This rare Georgian baby feeding vessel is in fine condition throughout.