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Edward Barnard & Sons

This old established manufacturing silversmith business was started by Anthony Nelme c.1680 passing to Francis Nelme on his death in 1722. Thomas Whipham took over the business in 1739, passing it to his son Thomas Whipham jr in 1756 who took into partnership Charles Wright.

The Barnard’s involvement started in 1786 when the business was taken over by Henry Chawner; Chawner had been Edward Barnard I’s master and Barnard’s son Edward became foreman of the firm. In 1796 John Emes became a partner and after the retirement of Chawner, Emes became owner maintaining Edward Barnard II as manager. Emes died in 1808 and his widow Rebecca Emes took as partner Edward Barnard II. Rebecca Emes retired in 1829 and Edward Barnard I took over with his son Edward Barnard II, John Barnard and William Barnard, trading under the name 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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Edward Barnard & Sons

This old established manufacturing silversmith business was started by Anthony Nelme c.1680 passing to Francis Nelme on his death in 1722. Thomas Whipham took over the business in 1739, passing it to his son Thomas Whipham jr in 1756 who took into partnership Charles Wright.

The Barnard’s involvement started in 1786 when the business was taken over by Henry Chawner; Chawner had been Edward Barnard I’s master and Barnard’s son Edward became foreman of the firm. In 1796 John Emes became a partner and after the retirement of Chawner, Emes became owner maintaining Edward Barnard II as manager. Emes died in 1808 and his widow Rebecca Emes took as partner Edward Barnard II. Rebecca Emes retired in 1829 and Edward Barnard I took over with his son Edward Barnard II, John Barnard and William Barnard, trading under the name 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.

  • 1932

    Edward Barnard & Sons

    9317 Silver Military Menu Holders

    £750

    An unusual pair of 1930’s sterling silver place markers modelled as soldiers standing to attention, each holding a rifle. Excellent quality and attention to detail. Height 9.2 cm. Diameter of base 4.4 cm. London 1932. Maker Edward Barnard & Sons.

  • 1881

    Edward Barnard & Sons

    9377 Victorian Silver Wine Jug

    £1,650

    A fine antique sterling silver wine ewer of tall elegant vase form standing on a ribbed pedestal foot. The body is finely engraved with bands of leaves and scrolls. A very nice feature is the little model bird at the base of the handle. The lid and interior of the jug is gilded and has a free form pouring mechanism. Weight 834 grams, 26.8 troy ounces. Contains 1400 ml. Height 35.3 cms (top of handle). Spread 14 cms. London 1881. Maker W & J Barnard.

  • 1864

    Edward Barnard & Sons

    9809 Victorian Silver Goblet

    £875

    An excellent quality antique silver drinking chalice with a finely engraved border decoration to the upper body, lower body and foot. Good colour and light gilt interior. Contains 650 ml. Weight 357 grams, 11.4 troy ounces. Height 21.8 cm. Diameter 9.5 cm. Marked on the body for London 1864. Maker Edward Barnard & Sons. Sterling silver.

  • 1846

    Edward Barnard & Sons

    9822 Antique Silver Cream Pail

    £650

    A good quality antique silver cream pail with swing handle and gadroon borders. Very pretty and multi purpose. The charmingly pierced decoration shows a cow grazing in the forest with flying birds, a house, beehive, and windmill. With removable blue glass liner. Weight of silver 174 grams, 5.5 troy ounces. Height 8cm, 12cm with handle. Diameter 7.3cm. London 1846. Maker John, Edward, Walter & John Barnard (Barnard & Sons Ltd).

  • 1916

    Edward Barnard & Sons

    9955 Charles II Style Antique Silver Chenets

    £15,750

    An outstanding pair of George IV sterling silver cherub ornaments of substantial weight and presence. These silver andirons are in the 17th century style, after the models at Knowle. The vase shaped bodies support large cherub finials; one with a shovel, the other with a pair of bellows. The broad shaped bases, raised on claw feet, are chased in relief with busts and satyr masks amidst foliage. These andirons are raised on later, detachable and ebonised wood display plinths. Total weight of silver 7,664 grams, 246.3 troy ounces. Height 63.4cm, total height 73cm including the wooden stand. London 1916. Maker Edward Barnard & Sons. Sterling silver.

  • 1874

    Edward Barnard & Sons

    8366 Antique Silver Figural Centrepiece

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    A handsome antique sterling silver table centre modelled as The Three Graces supporting an shaped openwork basket with a cast floral rim. The tall spreading base terminates in three large scroll feet. Excellent quality and fine attention to detail. Weight 2846 grams, 91.5 troy ounces. Height 43 cms. Diameter of basket 14 cms. Spread of base 26 cms. Hallmarked on the basket and base for London 1874. Maker E & J Barnard.

  • 1838

    Edward Barnard & Sons

    8417 Antique Silver Inkstand

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    An attractive William IV silver inkstand having a shaped edge with scroll and flower decoration. Mounted with 2 cut crystal bottles and a central lidded box for nibs etc. Underneath is an interesting inscription in old fashioned script. Weight of silver 857 grams, 27.5 troy ounces. Base 26 x 19 cms. Height 11 cms (highest point). London 1838. Maker Barnard Brothers.

  • 1877

    Edward Barnard & Sons

    9358 Set of 12 Victorian Silver Dinner Plates

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    A handsome set of antique sterling silver plates with plain styling and gadroon borders. Engraved to each top rim there is a crest and motto. Excellent quality. They are numbered on the underside (originally a very large set). Total weight 6595 grams, 212 troy ounces. Diameter 25 cms. London 1877. Maker Walter & John Barnard.

  • 1841

    Edward Barnard & Sons

    5284 Antique Silver Entree Dishes

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    An exceptional pair of antique sterling silver serving dishes with domed covers and twist off handles. There is a crest engraved to the covers. Weight 3853 grams, 123.8 troy ounces. Height 14 cms. Base 30 x 23 cma. London 1841. Maker Edward, Edward junior, John & William Barnard.

  • 1834

    Edward Barnard & Sons

    6356 Antique Silver 3 Piece Tea Set

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    A very attractive antique sterling silver tea service with deep chased decoration of flowers, leaves and swirls. Pretty flower finial and decorative cast foot. Original gilt interior to jug and bowl. To the front of each piece there is an engraved crest of an eagle with outstretched wings. Weight 1689 grams, 54.3 troy ounces. Teapot height 16.5 cms, spread 27.5 cms. London 1834. Maker E & J Barnard.

  • 1877

    Edward Barnard & Sons

    6745 Victorian Silver Tray

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    A good antique sterling silver tray of oval form and having a reeded border and side handles. Beautifully engraved to the centre with a foliate design and flowers. In the middle there’s a fine armorial with the motto “Frappe Fort Agincourt”, the arms of the Earl of Kimberley. Weight 2101 grams, 67.5 troy ounces. Spread 57 cms. Length 50 cms. Width 37.5 cms. London 1877. Maker Barnard Brothers.

  • 1877

    Edward Barnard & Sons

    7485 Pair of Victorian Silver Gilt Tazzas by Walter & John Barnard

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    A fantastic quality pair of sterling silver and gilt compotes with central fruit decoration. These heavy dishes resemble from the top a giant circular flower petal with a single flower embossed to alternate segments. The pedestal foot has a pretty flower and leaf decoration and to the front there is an engraved crest and the motto “fortuna sequatur”. Weight 1640 grams, 52.7 troy ounces. Height 13 cms. Diameter 26 cms. London 1877. Maker Walter & John Barnard.

  • 1893

    Edward Barnard & Sons

    7954 Victorian Silver Armada Jug

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    A magnificent large antique sterling silver wine jug of elegant shaped form on pedestal foot. The hinged lid, with ornate flower encrusted finial, opens by squeezing the handle mechanism. Beautifully chased with flowers, swirls and leaves, the jug has a cartouche to both sides (uninscribed). To the front there is an applied animals head and both sides of each cartouche there is a winged figure. Weight 1231 grams, 39.5 troy ounces. Height 37 cms. London 1893. Maker W & J Barnard.

  • 1868

    Edward Barnard & Sons

    9485 Antique Silver Goblet

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    A good quality antique sterling silver chalice with pretty engraved decoration and embossed swags flowers and foliage. Blank cartouche to the front. Small size. Original gilt interior. Contains 150 ml. Weight 128 grams, 4.1 troy ounces. Height 14cm. Diameter of top 6.6cm. London 1868. Maker Barnard Brothers, London.

  • 1835

    Edward Barnard & Sons

    9516 Antique Silver Tea Set

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    A decorative 3 piece sterling silver tea set of shaped scalloped form and having a cast decorative foot. The teapot has a pretty flower finial, the jug and bowl have the original gilt interior. Height of teapot 16.2 cm. Spread 29 cm. Contains 1150 ml. London 1835. Maker E & J Barnard.

  • 1868 - 1869

    Edward Barnard & Sons

    9530 Antique Silver Tea Set

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    An excellent quality 4 piece sterling silver tea set of rounded form with engraved and embossed decoration. The teapot and coffee pot have attractive shaped finials, the jug and bowl have a gilt interior. Contains – teapot 1400ml, coffee pot 1400ml. Weight 2121 grams, 68.1 troy ounces. Height of teapot 19.5 cm (to top of finial), spread 24 cm. London 1868/9. Maker Barnard Brothers.

  • 1895

    Edward Barnard & Sons

    9535 Antique Silver Beaker

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    A good quality antique sterling silver drinking cup of straight tapering form on a flared foot. With embossed decoration to the body of flowers, leaves and harebells, there is a scroll cartouche to the front containing a crest and motto. Gilt interior. Weight approx. 100 grams, 3.2 troy ounces. Contains 150ml. Height 10.2cm. Diameter 5.8cm. London 1895. Maker Edward Barnard & Sons.

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  • 1890 - 1892

    Edward Barnard & Sons

    9620 Antique Silver Tea Set

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    A handsome antique sterling silver tea set with fluted decoration and shell and gadroon borders. 5 pieces. Small size. The sugar bowl and cream jug have the original gilt interior. Contains 700 ml (large teapot), 600 ml (small teapot), 600 ml (jug). Total weight 1544 grams, 49.6 troy ounces. London 1890/91/92. Maker W & J Barnard.

  • 1830

    Edward Barnard & Sons

    9741 Antique Silver Bell

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    An attractive antique silver hand bell with an embossed design of flowers and foliage. Good quality construction and heavy gauge silver. To the front is an engraved crest. Weight 159 cms, 5.1 troy ounces. Height 12 cms. Diameter 6.5 cms. London 1830. Edward, Edward Jnr, John and W. Barnard. Sterling silver.

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