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John Figg

John Figg, London silversmith, apprenticed to William Elliott 1826, free 1833. 1st mark as plateworker 1834. 2nd mark (2 sizes) 1838.

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John Figg

John Figg, London silversmith, apprenticed to William Elliott 1826, free 1833. 1st mark as plateworker 1834. 2nd mark (2 sizes) 1838.

  • 1856

    John Figg

    9043 Antique Silver Claret Jug

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    A stunning quality 19th century engraved crystal claret jug with decorative silver mount and pedestal foot. Very elegant design. Original gilt finish. The jug has a detachable silver grape stopper, a graceful bacchus and cherub design handle, and classical motifs to the mount. The crystal glass body has an excellent quality grapevine engraved design. Height 40.5 cms. Spread 12.5 cms. Marked on each piece for London 1856. Maker John Figg.

  • 1854

    John Figg

    9830 Antique Silver Salt and Pepper Set

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    A good quality antique silver salt and pepper condiment set in a gilt silver frame with carrying handle. Simple classical form with beaded borders and little shaped feet. The bottles are the original Bristol blue cut glass. The salt cellar has a hinged cover, the pepperette has the standard lift off top. Weight of stand 97 grams (without bottles), 3.1 troy ounces. Height 11cm. Width of stand 10cm. London 1854. Maker John Figg. The accompanying salt spoon is London 1832 by Robert Hennell II. 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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