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James Kirkup

James Kirkup, Newcastle silversmith. Apprenticed to Eli Bilton and John Younghusband. free 1713. Died 1753 when his widow Jane Kirkup continued the retail business and his son John Kirkup took over the production.

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James Kirkup

James Kirkup, Newcastle silversmith. Apprenticed to Eli Bilton and John Younghusband. free 1713. Died 1753 when his widow Jane Kirkup continued the retail business and his son John Kirkup took over the production.

  • 1746

    James Kirkup

    8970 George II Antique Silver Beaker

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    A handsome antique sterling silver beaker of plain tapering design with simple foot wires. Excellent patina. Weight 143 grams, 4.5 troy ounces. Height 9 cms. Diameter 6.8 cms. Newcastle 1746. Maker James Kirkup.

  • 1728

    James Kirkup

    9782 George II Antique Silver Tankard

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    English provincial silver. A good antique silver lidded tankard with domed hinged lid. Plain straight sided design with concentric rim and flared base. Decorative thumbpiece and strapwork to the handle. The front is uninscribed and there are owners initials inscribed on the handle. Good patina. Contains 1100 ml. Weight 791 grams, 25.4 troy ounces. Height 18 cms. Spread 18 cm. Diameter of top 11 cm, base 13.6 cm. Newcastle 1728. Made by James Kirkup, active 1713-1753. Sterling silver.

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  • 1815

    Phipps Robinson & Phipps

    9452 Georgian Silver Horns

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    Of sporting interest. A rare pair of sterling silver mounted hunting horns, each bearing the crest of a lion on an oval plaque. The mouthpieces are probably later. They play beautifully. Spread 26cm. Top measures 7×5.8cm. London 1815. Maker Phipps, Robinson & Phipps.

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