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John Emes

This manufacturing silversmiths, originally established by Anthony Nelme c.1680, passed to Francis Nelme on his death in 1722. Thomas Whipham took over in 1739, passing to his son Thomas Whipham jr 1756 who took Charles Wright as partner. Henry Chawner took over the business in 1786; Chawner had been Edward Barnard I’s master and Barnard’s son Edward became foreman of the firm.

John Emes became a partner in 1796 and when Chawner retired Emes took over keeping Edward Barnard II as manager. Emes died in 1808 and his widow Rebecca took Edward Barnard II as partner.

Rebecca Emes retired In 1829 and Edward Barnard I became owner, together with his son Edward Barnard II, John Barnard and William Barnard, trading as 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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John Emes

This manufacturing silversmiths, originally established by Anthony Nelme c.1680, passed to Francis Nelme on his death in 1722. Thomas Whipham took over in 1739, passing to his son Thomas Whipham jr 1756 who took Charles Wright as partner. Henry Chawner took over the business in 1786; Chawner had been Edward Barnard I’s master and Barnard’s son Edward became foreman of the firm.

John Emes became a partner in 1796 and when Chawner retired Emes took over keeping Edward Barnard II as manager. Emes died in 1808 and his widow Rebecca took Edward Barnard II as partner.

Rebecca Emes retired In 1829 and Edward Barnard I became owner, together with his son Edward Barnard II, John Barnard and William Barnard, trading as 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

  • 1806

    John Emes

    9872 George III Silver Tea Caddy

    £2,350

    An unusual antique silver tea caddy box of curved rectangular form. Lovely classic style. This is a double caddy designed for both black and green tea. Beautifully engraved to the lid and body with leaf borders and a thick band of foliate scrolls with interspersed flowerheads. To the front is a monogram in old fashioned script. The fixed carrying handle has a reed and acanthus decoration. The unusual double opening lid has an inset hinge and there is a lock to either side. Key provided. Weight 661 grams, 21.2 troy ounces. Height 12.2 cm, 19.6 cm to top of handle. Top measures 15.5 x 12.2 cm. London 1806. Maker John Emes. Sterling silver.

  • 1804

    John Emes

    8380 Antique Silver Wine Funnel

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    An elegant antique sterling silver wine strainer with a broad reeded border and leaf design thumb piece. Excellent classic plain style. Good weight and colour. Hand engraved on both pieces with the Royal Arms bearing the motto “Honi Soit Qui Mal y Pense”. Weight 147 grams, 4.7 troy ounces. Length 15 cms. Diameter 7.8 cms. London 1804. Maker John Emes.

  • 1797

    John Emes

    9017 George III Silver Wine Funnel

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    An elegant antique sterling silver wine strainer with a broad reeded border and simple shaped thumb piece. Excellent classic plain style. Good weight and colour. Weight 168 grams, 5.4 troy ounces. Length 15.3 cms. Diameter 8.4 cms. London 1797. Maker John Emes.

  • 1805 - 1806

    John Emes

    5829 Georgian Silver Argyle

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    A classic style antique sterling silver gravy jug with vase shape on a pedestal foot. Lovely plain style with a crest of a cat holding a flag engraved to both front and lid. With pull off lid and a central heating chamber. Capacity just a little under half a pint. Weight 457 grams, 14.7 troy ounces. Height 16 cms. All pieces hallmarked London 1805/6. Maker John Emes.

  • 1800

    John Emes

    7024 George III Antique Silver Chamber Stick by John Emes

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    An elegant antique sterling silver go to bed with plain classic styling and reed borders. To the front of the chamber stick is a hand engraved crest. The matching candle snuffer and nozzle are detachable. Weight 308 grams, 9.9 troy ounces. Height 10 cms. Diameter 14 cms. London 1800. Maker John Emes.

  • 1807

    John Emes

    7527 George III Silver Caddy Box by John Emes

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    A rare style antique sterling silver tea caddy box of plain oval form with a fixed carrying handle with reed and acanthus decoration. Lovely classic style. The unusual double opening lid has an inset hinge and there is a lock to either side. Weight 485 grams, 15.5 troy ounces. Height 18 cms including handle. Length 15 cms. Width 12 cms. London 1807. Maker John Emes

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