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Gabriel Sleath

Gabriel Sleath (1674 – 1756), London goldsmith, apprenticed to Thomas Cooper 1691, free 1701. Thomas appears to have worked for Isaac Dighton for some time before he entered his first mark in 1707. An outspoken critic of Huguenot goldsmiths working in England he signed the petitions in 1711 and 1716. Livery 1712. 2nd (sterling) mark 1720. 3rd mark 1739. 4th mark, in partnership with Francis Crump his former apprentice, 1753.

Sleath’s output includes an extensive production of hollow wares such as coffee pots, tankards, cups and covers. His major works include the wine cisterns in the Hermitage Museum, St Petersburg, and that of the Grocers Company.

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Gabriel Sleath

Gabriel Sleath (1674 – 1756), London goldsmith, apprenticed to Thomas Cooper 1691, free 1701. Thomas appears to have worked for Isaac Dighton for some time before he entered his first mark in 1707. An outspoken critic of Huguenot goldsmiths working in England he signed the petitions in 1711 and 1716. Livery 1712. 2nd (sterling) mark 1720. 3rd mark 1739. 4th mark, in partnership with Francis Crump his former apprentice, 1753.

Sleath’s output includes an extensive production of hollow wares such as coffee pots, tankards, cups and covers. His major works include the wine cisterns in the Hermitage Museum, St Petersburg, and that of the Grocers Company.

  • 1723

    Gabriel Sleath

    8550 George I Silver Bullet Teapot

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    A fine antique sterling silver bullet shape teapot. Lovely plain shape with a straight spout and very small size. This is a very early teapot. Although a few 17th century teapots exist there is very little likelihood of finding one before 1710. The earlier the teapot the smaller they tend to be as tea was a very expensive commodity. Contains 400 ml, 14 fluid ounces which is about 2 cups. Weight 298 grams, 9.5 troy ounces. Height 11.5 cms. Spread 18.5 cms. London 1723. Maker Gabriel Sleath.

  • 1739

    Gabriel Sleath

    10160 George II Antique Silver Candlesticks

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    A fine pair of antique sterling silver candlesticks of plain design with faceted columns and shaped bases. Heavy cast silver. Weight 793 grams, 25.4 troy ounces. Height 17cms. Bases 11.5cm square. London 1739. Gabriel Sleath. Sterling silver.

     

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