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Goldsmiths And Silversmiths Co

The Goldsmiths & Silversmiths Company was established in 1880 by William Gibson (d. 1913) and John Lawrence Langman (1846-1928). They acquired the London premises previously used by John Joseph Mechi. In 1893 the firm took over The Goldsmiths’ Alliance Ltd (late A.B. Savory & Sons) and in 1898 became the Goldsmiths & Silversmiths Co Ltd trading as jewellers, dealers in diamonds and precious stones, silversmiths, electroplaters and watch/clock makers.

In 1952 Goldsmiths & Silversmiths Co Ltd was amalgamated with Garrard & Co Ltd.

The Goldsmiths & Silversmiths Co had manufacturing workshops at Newcastle Place, Clerkenwell; Regent Works, Sheffield and Rue St George, Paris. They were also retailers of goods by the manufacturers (Martin Hall & Co Ltd, W&G Sissons, Wakely & Wheeler, William Comyns, Harrison Brothers & Howson, etc.)

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Goldsmiths And Silversmiths Co

The Goldsmiths & Silversmiths Company was established in 1880 by William Gibson (d. 1913) and John Lawrence Langman (1846-1928). They acquired the London premises previously used by John Joseph Mechi. In 1893 the firm took over The Goldsmiths’ Alliance Ltd (late A.B. Savory & Sons) and in 1898 became the Goldsmiths & Silversmiths Co Ltd trading as jewellers, dealers in diamonds and precious stones, silversmiths, electroplaters and watch/clock makers.

In 1952 Goldsmiths & Silversmiths Co Ltd was amalgamated with Garrard & Co Ltd.

The Goldsmiths & Silversmiths Co had manufacturing workshops at Newcastle Place, Clerkenwell; Regent Works, Sheffield and Rue St George, Paris. They were also retailers of goods by the manufacturers (Martin Hall & Co Ltd, W&G Sissons, Wakely & Wheeler, William Comyns, Harrison Brothers & Howson, etc.)

  • 1891

    Goldsmiths And Silversmiths Co

    9517 Antique Silver Shell Dish

    £4,950

    A large and important George II style silver shell. Fantastic quality and weight. With gadroon rim, pretty pierced sides, on three large dolphin feet and having a tall caryatid handle terminating in twin dolphin tails. Crest engraved to the top of the handle. Original gilt finish with slight wear. Weight 1283 grams, 41 troy ounces. Height 21 cm. Top of shell 29 x 26 cm. Sterling silver. London 1891. Maker William Gibson, Goldsmiths & Silversmiths Company.

  • 1950

    Goldsmiths And Silversmiths Co

    8473 Georgian Style Silver Soup Tureen

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    In the style of Paul de Lamerie. A handsome sterling silver tureen in the 18th century Huguenot style. Classic oval shape and excellent quality. Every attention has been paid to detail and the cast silver mounts are superbly executed. The body and lid are engraved with foliate, fish scale and shell friezes. Weight 2503 grams, 80.4 troy ounces. Height to top of finial 19 cms. Spread across the handles 32 cms. Top 25.5 x 19.5 cms. Birmingham 1950. Maker Goldsmiths & Silversmiths Company.

  • 1906

    Goldsmiths And Silversmiths Co

    8537 Antique Silver Canteen of Cutlery for 8

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    A comprehensive set of antique sterling silver cutlery in the popular Kings pattern. Each piece has a hand engraved crest. Total 40 pieces comprising 8 large spoons, 8 dessert spoons, 8 large forks, 8 dessert forks and 8 tea spoons. Weight 2985 grams, 95.9 troy ounces. London 1906. Makers Goldsmiths & Silversmiths Company Ltd. Some extra pieces available.

  • 1921

    Goldsmiths And Silversmiths Co

    8905 Antique Silver Cigar Box

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    A good quality vintage sterling silver box with plain elegant styling and original wooden lining. The domed solid top retains its original gilt interior. With an engraved crest and motto to the top. Length 20 cms. Height 7 cms. Width 14 cms. London 1921. Maker Goldsmiths & Silversmiths Ltd.

  • 1909

    Goldsmiths And Silversmiths Co

    9071 Antique Silver Presentation Cup

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    A superb antique sterling silver cup and cover with steeple top. Gilt silver. Outstanding quality and decorative detail. The base has a presentation inscription to the actress Anna Neagle from the popular magazine Picturegoer and Film Weekly for her performance in Courtneys of Curzon Street 1947. Weight 1926 grams, 61.9 troy ounces. Height 41.5 cms (total), 29 cms (cup). Diameter 11.7 cms. London 1909. Maker Goldsmiths and Silversmiths Co Ltd.

  • 1908

    Goldsmiths And Silversmiths Co

    9112 Antique Silver Cutlery for 12

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    A large set of sterling silver cutlery with matching silver handled knives in the popular rat tail pattern. Good plain style. Total 119 pieces. This canteen for 12 people has a large number of additional spoons and forks, and 4 serving ladles. All engraved on the reverse with a monogram* of initials in old fashioned script. Total weight excluding knives 5662 grams, 182 troy ounces. Flatware** London 1908, maker Goldsmiths & Silversmiths Company. Knives Sheffield 1974, maker Roberts & Belk.

  • 1905

    Goldsmiths And Silversmiths Co

    9281 Antique Silver Bowl

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    Presented by HRH Prince Faisal of Saudi Arabia. A important sterling silver bowl with side handles and a square pedestal foot. Large size. Similar form to the Warwick Vase. Excellent quality chased decoration with flowers, foliage and scrolls. Good heavy weight. To the front is a presentation inscription to Dr Daniel Davies* and the bowl is accompanied by a signed photograph of Prince Faisal. Weight 3470 grams, 111.5 troy ounces. Height 26 cm. Diameter 32 cm. Spread across the handles 39 cm. Base 15.5 cm square. London 1905. Maker Goldsmiths and Silversmiths Company.

  • 1892

    Goldsmiths And Silversmiths Co

    9512 Antique Silver Candelabras

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    A pretty pair of Victorian sterling silver candelabra with 3 branches. Elegant design with swirly ribbed design. The tops are removable and the candlesticks can be used on their own. Detachable sconces. Height 25.5 cm (candlesticks), 35 (with tops). Spread across the top 26 cm. Date 1892. One candelabrum is London 1892, maker Goldsmiths and Silversmiths. The other candelabrum is Sheffield 1892, maker Hawksworth & Eyre. Both are fully matching.

  • 1910

    Goldsmiths And Silversmiths Co

    9647 Antique Silver Warwick Vase

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    An excellent quality antique silver vase modelled after the famous Roman antiquity discovered at Tivoli during the 18th century. Heavy gauge silver and exquisite detail. Small size. Of typical campana form with entwined vine handles, the vase is applied with Bacchanalian heads and flaming torches, below which there is a lion’s head and paws to front and back on a background of hand executeded lion’s “fur”. Weight 551 grams, 17.7 troy ounces. Height 12.5 cm. Diameter 12 cm. Spread 15 cm. London 1910. Maker Goldsmiths & Silversmiths Co Ltd.

  • 1897 - 1907

    Goldsmiths And Silversmiths Co

    9711 Antique Silver Knives

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    A set of antique sterling silver knives in the popular Kings pattern with stainless steel blades marked for Garrard. 6 dinner knives, length 26.5cm. The silver handles are solid quality. London 1897/1907. Maker Goldsmiths & Silversmiths Company. Sterling silver.

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