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Daniel Smith And Robert Sharp

Daniel Smith and Robert Sharp, a London silversmith partnership 1763-1788. A curious characteristic of the marks of Smith and Sharp after the Carter partnership was over, and of Sharp alone in 1788, is that each shows, at the top edge of the punch, traces of the bottom of the initials of the former partner, apparently intentionally.

Daniel Smith, apprenticed to Thomas Gladwin of Merchant Taylors Company, free 1753/4. 1st mark c1759. Livery 1765. 2nd mark, with Robert Sharp, c1763. 3rd mark, with Richard Carter and Robert Sharp, 1778. 4th mark, with Robert Sharp, 1780. Smith seems to have retired in 1788 when Sharp entered a separate mark.

Robert Sharp, originally of Newcastle on Tyne, apprenticed to Gawen Nash 1747 and turned over the same day to Thomas Gladwin Citizen and Merchant Taylor, free 1757. First mark in partnership with Daniel Smith 1763. Supplier to Parker and Wakelin. His nephew Robert Sharp was apprenticed to his uncle 1771. Second mark as plateworker, in parnership with Richard Carter and Daniel Smith 1778. Third, fourth and fifth marks, in partnership with Smith only again, 1780. This last mark has been ascribed previously to Robert Salmon, spoonmaker.

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Daniel Smith And Robert Sharp

Daniel Smith and Robert Sharp, a London silversmith partnership 1763-1788. A curious characteristic of the marks of Smith and Sharp after the Carter partnership was over, and of Sharp alone in 1788, is that each shows, at the top edge of the punch, traces of the bottom of the initials of the former partner, apparently intentionally.

Daniel Smith, apprenticed to Thomas Gladwin of Merchant Taylors Company, free 1753/4. 1st mark c1759. Livery 1765. 2nd mark, with Robert Sharp, c1763. 3rd mark, with Richard Carter and Robert Sharp, 1778. 4th mark, with Robert Sharp, 1780. Smith seems to have retired in 1788 when Sharp entered a separate mark.

Robert Sharp, originally of Newcastle on Tyne, apprenticed to Gawen Nash 1747 and turned over the same day to Thomas Gladwin Citizen and Merchant Taylor, free 1757. First mark in partnership with Daniel Smith 1763. Supplier to Parker and Wakelin. His nephew Robert Sharp was apprenticed to his uncle 1771. Second mark as plateworker, in parnership with Richard Carter and Daniel Smith 1778. Third, fourth and fifth marks, in partnership with Smith only again, 1780. This last mark has been ascribed previously to Robert Salmon, spoonmaker.

  • 1784

    Daniel Smith And Robert Sharp

    8693 Pair of Georgian Silver Candlesticks

    £2,750

    An elegant pair of antique sterling silver candle holders with tall tapering and fluted columns on oval bases. Lovely classic plain design with simple embossed borders. Height 30 cms. Base length 16 cms, width 12.5 cms. Sheffield 1784. Maker Smith and Sharp.

  • 1769

    Daniel Smith And Robert Sharp

    9850 George III Silver Salver

    £5,750

    Magnificent quality. Large size. This antique silver salver has a superb cast and pierced border with fruiting vines, scrolls, masks and ho ho birds. To the centre is a hand engraved cost of arms surmounted by a bird crest. All raised on 4 pierced and vine leaf decorated feet. Weight 1832 grams, 58.8 troy ounces. Diameter 38cm. Height 5cm. London 1769. Maker Daniel Smith and Robert Sharpe. Sterling silver.

  • 1781

    Daniel Smith And Robert Sharp

    8416 George III Antique Silver Sauce Tureens

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    An excellent quality set of antique sterling silver sauce tureens with matching lids. Oval boat shape with pedestal foot and gadroon borders. Extremely good weight. Mounted on each side with an engraved armorial within an oval cartouche. The lids are double crested. Weight 3221 grams, 103.5 troy ounces. Height 13 cms. Spread 23 cms. London 1781. Maker Daniel Smith and Robert Sharp.

  • 1767

    Daniel Smith And Robert Sharp

    9047 Antique George III Silver Cup and Cover

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    A good antique silver cup with matching cover, urn shape with broad gadroon borders. Lovely plain style and very good weight. Excellent patina. Uninscribed. Gilt interior and inscription to the inside rim. Weight 1156 grams, 37.1 troy ounces. Height 29 cms (to top of lid), 20.5 cms (to top of side handle). Spread across handles 25 cms. London 1767. Maker Daniel Smith and Robert Sharp. Sterling silver

  • 1785

    Daniel Smith And Robert Sharp

    9391 George III Antique Silver Dinner Plates

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    A handsome set of antique sterling silver plates with plain styling and gadroon borders. Hand engraved to each top rim there is a armorial within a lozenge shaped cartouche. Excellent quality. They are numbered on the underside (originally a very large set) and also have the owners name Juliet R Belknap and the scratchweight. Total weight 6652 grams, 213 troy ounces. Diameter 24.7 cms. London 1785. Maker Smith & Sharp.

  • 1771

    Daniel Smith And Robert Sharp

    9518 George III Silver Coffee Pot

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    A handsome antique sterling silver coffee pot of baluster form and raised on a pedestal foot. Elegant plain style and graceful shaped spout. Uninscribed. Contains 1000 ml. Weight 864 grams, 27.7 troy ounces. Height 27 cm. Spread across spout and handle 23 cm. London 1771. Maker Smith & Sharp.

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