James Shruder Tea Kettle 1749. His tea-kettle and coffee pot above made as a set by Shruder clearly show the same kind of characteristics of the Maynard Master. Much of the decoration is taken from ornamental engravings by the celebrated French designer Jacques de Lajoue (1686-1761). The sea-horse is from his Second livre de cartouches, published in Paris in 1734
Eariest Version of Rococo Grand pattern teaspoons by Francis Harrache and John Derussat, circa late 1730s, marked with the crowned FH mark of Francis Harrache and three are marked JD with acorn above of John (I) Derussat. Two of the most important silversmiths in the history of the Rococo Naturalistic spoon shared the earliest design of the Rococo Grand pattern, in the same Huguenots community at Soho area of London, late 1730s. Length: 10.8cm and 11cm; Weight: 89grams.
A Naturalistic silver Equipage, unmarked, UK, circa mid-18th century. Comprising a set of 12 teaspoons with veined leaf bowls, the leafy stalk stems decorated on top with a lady bird and at the back with a caterpillar, together with a pair of sugar nips and a cream ladle en suite with fruiting vine-chased bowl, contained in a black shagreen box lined in green silk and velvet. Dimensions: a pair of tongs= 120mm / 40g, a spoon = 121mm / 17g each, a cream ladle = 113mm / 20g.