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John Jacob

John Jacob, London silversmith, no record of apprenticeship or freedom. 1st mark entered as largeworker 1734. 2nd mark 1739. Married Anne, daughter of Augustine Courtauld. Probably Huguenot. Mainly known for good quality rococo baskets, candlesticks and hollowware.

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John Jacob

John Jacob, London silversmith, no record of apprenticeship or freedom. 1st mark entered as largeworker 1734. 2nd mark 1739. Married Anne, daughter of Augustine Courtauld. Probably Huguenot. Mainly known for good quality rococo baskets, candlesticks and hollowware.

  • 1751

    John Jacob

    9784 George II Silver Caddies in a Box

    £11,750

    A stunning quality set of antique silver tea caddies and covered sugar bowl in a later fitted lockable tortoiseshell box with silver mounts. Very heavy gauge, cast silver. The deeply embossed and chased silver decoration is particularly attractive and each piece has a cartouche with a lion crest to the front. The two baluster shaped caddies, for green and black tea, have lift off tops. The bowl has a hinged lid with a bouquet of flowers finial. Total weight of 3 boxes 1,373 grams, 44 troy ounces. Tea caddy height 16.5cm. Sugar bowl height 15.5cm. London 1751. Maker John Jacobs, of Hugeunot origin. The box handle is hallmarked for London 1805, maker “JS”. Sterling silver.

  • 1736

    John Jacob

    8529 George II Silver Basket

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    A rare early English sterling silver basket of oval form on a gallery foot. Excellent quality and weight. The body has a pierced latticework design and cast shell and scroll border, the centre has a hand engraved circular shield enclosing an armorial and griffin crest. The fixed handle has an excellent hand engraved decoration with a griffin rampant crest. Weight 1651 grams, 53.25 troy oz. Length 32 cms, 12.5 ins. London 1736 Maker John Jacob.

  • 1753

    John Jacob

    9320 George II Silver Salver

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    A large antique sterling silver salver of plain design with a shaped Chippendale border and standing on 3 large scroll feet. The outer edge has a wide band of hand engraved decoration. Weight 1746 grams, 56.1 troy ounces. Diameter 30 cm. Height 4.4 cm. London 1753. Maker John Jacob.

  • 1763

    John Jacob

    5570 George III Antique Silver Candlesticks

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    An excellent pair of antique sterling silver candle holders by the well regarded Huguenot maker John Jacob. On squared bases with shell corners and having wrythen stems and detachable sconces. Each with the crest of a lion. Height 24 cms/9.5 inches. Base width 13 cms/5 inches square.Weight 1428 grams, 45.9 troy ounces. London 1763. Maker John Jacob.

  • 1738

    John Jacob

    9977 George II Antique Silver Kettle

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    A handsome antique sterling silver samovar of globular form having a shaped folding handle with leather finish. Hand engraved to the front is a large armorial within a decorative cartouche there is a matching crest on the reservoir lid and well. The matching stand has a cut-work frieze and stands on large shell feet, it has a removable burner well with push on top. Contains 1550 ml. Weight 1695 grams, 54.5 troy ounces. Total height (handle extended) 31.5cm, height (handle folded) 23.5cm. Spread 22.5cm. London 1738. Maker John Jacob. Sterling silver.

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