George III Antique Silver Beaker

GBP 675.00

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Object Description

A plain antique silver tumbler with tapering sides and flat foot. Plain style. Hand engraved to the front with an armorial shield with deer crest and motto “Deus Agit Causam”. A perfect vessel for drinking wine or that early evening shot of whisky.

Contains 250ml.
Weight 169 grams, 5.43 troy ounces.
Height 9.1cm. Diameter 7.4cm.
London 1799.
Maker John Emes.

Marks. Stamped with a full set of clear and matching English silver marks around the top rim.

Maker: John Emes

This manufacturing silversmiths, originally established by Anthony Nelme c.1680, passed to Francis Nelme on his death in 1722. Thomas Whipham took over in 1739, passing to his son Thomas Whipham jr 1756 who took Charles Wright as partner. Henry Chawner took over the business in 1786; Chawner had been Edward Barnard I’s master and Barnard’s son Edward became foreman of the firm. John Emes became a partner in 1796 and when Chawner retired Emes took over keeping Edward Barnard II as manager. Emes died in 1808 and his widow Rebecca took Edward Barnard II as partner. Rebecca Emes retired In 1829 and Edward Barnard I became owner, together with his son Edward Barnard II, John Barnard and William Barnard, trading as Edward Barnard & Sons. After the retirement of Edward Barnard I the firm was continued by Edward Barnard II (1846-1851), John Barnard I (1846-1868), William Barnard (1846), Edward Barnard III (1868), Walter Barnard (1868-1903), John Barnard II (1868-1903), Michael Barnard (1896-1903), Stanley Barnard (1896-1903) and Robert Dubcock (1896). The firm became a limited liability company in 1910 as Edward Barnard & Sons Ltd. In 1977 Edward Barnard & Sons Limited became a subsidiary of Padgett & Braham Ltd

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Object Condition

This attractive beaker is in very good condition. Crisp engraving.

Object Details

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Vault 31-32
The London Silver Vaults
53-64 Chancery Lane
London WC2A 1QS

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