Caster With Cover

One of a pair of smaller casters in a set of three; octagonal baluster form with molded foot, pear-shaped body and reeded grille; cover with molded edge, eight panels tapered toward baluster finial, and pierced in panels of alternating design of floral scrolls and rosettes; the panels linked by chased strapwork bonds pierced with dots; covers with bezel closures; engraved mid-body with a coat-of-arms in with a scroll and foliate cartouche, and below a crest (unidentifiable). Artist: Charles Adam (active ca. 1703-after ca. 1711)

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