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Anthony Nelme

Anthony Nelme, London silver maker, apprenticed to Richard Rowley 1672, turned over to Isaa Dighton , free 1679/80. 1st mark pre-1697 but entered on commencement of the new register. Assistant to the Court of the Goldsmiths 1703, warden 1717 and 1723. Died circa 1723. His work showed signs of Hugeunot influence and his considerable output included many municipal pieces such as maces, as well as toilet services and other large pieces.

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Anthony Nelme

Anthony Nelme, London silver maker, apprenticed to Richard Rowley 1672, turned over to Isaa Dighton , free 1679/80. 1st mark pre-1697 but entered on commencement of the new register. Assistant to the Court of the Goldsmiths 1703, warden 1717 and 1723. Died circa 1723. His work showed signs of Hugeunot influence and his considerable output included many municipal pieces such as maces, as well as toilet services and other large pieces.

  • Circa 1690

    Anthony Nelme

    9371 Antique 17th Century Silver Boxes

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    A pair of early English antique sterling silver toilet jars with lift off lids. Plain octagonal form. The tops have a hand engraved armorial within plumage feathers, typical of the Charles II/James II period. These unusual miniature toilet jars are very charming. Superb antique colour. At this date boxes of this type would have originally been part of an extensive toilet service. Total weight 148 grams, 4.7 troy ounces. Height 6cm. Diameter of lid 3.8cm. Makers mark only for Anthony Nelme. Circa 1690.

  • 1717

    Anthony Nelme

    9233 Antique George I Silver Salver

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    A fine early English sterling silver salver of square form raised on shaped feet. Large size. To the centre is a large hand engraved armorial within a decorative cartouche. Weight 582 grams, total 18.7 troy ounces. Width 23.2 cm. Height 3.5 cm. London 1717. Maker Anthony Nelme.

  • 1725

    Anthony Nelme

    6734 George I Silver Hexafoil Salver by Anthony Nelme

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    A rare antique silver hexafoil salver with scalloped and reeded border and standing on 3 curved panelled feet. Britannia standard silver. Very plain style. This piece is made of heavy gauge silver and has a good weight. The patina is excellent. Hand engraved to the centre is a contemporary armorial within a shell topped cartouche. Weight 755 grams, 24.2 troy ounces. Diameter 26.5 cms. Height 4 cms. London 1725. Maker Anthony Nelme. These 6 sided salvers (and also the octafoil 8 sided salver) generally date between 1710 and 1730 and are extremely sought after.

  • 1711

    Anthony Nelme

    7433 Queen Anne Silver Chocolate Pot

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    A rare early antique silver chocolate pot with straight tapering sides and domed lid typical of the period. Britannia standard silver. Side handle. Large size and good weight. The top has a removable central cover so that the chocolate can be stirred. Weight 902 grams, 29 troy ounces. Height 27 cms. Diameter of base 11 cms. London 1711. Maker Anthony Nelme.

  • 1717

    Anthony Nelme

    9689 George I Silver Caster

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    Extra large size. This is a very heavy antique silver castor or muffineer in the desirable octagonal shape. Britannia standard silver* 95.8 grade. Bayonet fitting. The top has panels of pierced decoration. Uninscribed. Stamped underneath with initials H.H and an interesting scratchweight 32=6, presumably this was originally one of a pair (Sett). Weight 495 grams, 15.9 troy ounces. Height 21.5 cm. London 1717. Maker Anthony Nelme.

  • 1713

    Anthony Nelme

    9747 Queen Anne Silver Hot Milk Jug

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    An extremely rare little antique silver milk jug of octagonal baluster form with a hinged lid and serpentine curved lip. Britannia standard silver. Very heavy gauge silver. Excellent patina. Hand engraved to the front is a lion rampant crest within a contemporary decorative cartouche. This is one of the earliest forms of milk jug and the style is very much like a contemporary coffee pot. Weight 386 grams, 12.4 troy ounces. Scratch weight ‘12.2.0’. Height 15.5cm. Spread 12.5cm. Diameter of base 5.8cm. London 1713. Maker Anthony Nelme.

  • 1711

    Anthony Nelme

    9981 Queen Anne Antique Silver Coffee Pot

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    A rare early English antique silver coffee pot of straight tapering form with a domed lid typical of the period. Britannia standard silver*. Side handle. Large size and good weight. Nice plain style with contemporary strapwork mounts and ornate thumb piece. Particularly attractive is the decorative silver mount to the wooden handle and the little hinged flap on the end of the spout. Contains 850 ml. Weight 753 grams, 24.2 troy ounces. Height 25cm. Diameter 6.5cm (top), 10.3cm (base). London 1711. Maker Anthony Nelme.

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