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Joseph Angell

Originally a firm of manufacturing silversmiths, the Angell family business became one of the largest and most important silver and jewellery manufacturers and retailers in London in the mid 19th century. They participated in many major exhibitions worldwide and won many awards of excellence.
The founder, Joseph Angell, was apprenticed to Henry Nutting 1796, free 1804. First mark entered as plateworker 1811, second marks 1824. Third in partnership with his brother John Angell (apprenticed to William Elliott 1799, free 1807) in 1831. In circa 1837 Joseph’s son Joseph joined the business which became Angell, Son & Angell. In 1840 John Angell left and Joseph Angell senior and junior continued with a new mark (JA over JA). Joseph junior continued in his own name after his father’s retirement in 1848, participating in many major exhibitions and winning many awards of excellence, particularly for his enamel work. 1867-76 he was in partnership with John Browne after which he traded as Angell & Co. John Angell’s son, John Charles Angell was apprenticed to his father 1825, free 1832. He entered his first mark together with his brother George in 1840. George continued the business after John’s death in 1850 as George Angell & Co (1852-1860). George died in 1884 when the firm was taken over by Frederick Courthope who continued to trade under the same name until 1889.

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Joseph Angell

Originally a firm of manufacturing silversmiths, the Angell family business became one of the largest and most important silver and jewellery manufacturers and retailers in London in the mid 19th century. They participated in many major exhibitions worldwide and won many awards of excellence.
The founder, Joseph Angell, was apprenticed to Henry Nutting 1796, free 1804. First mark entered as plateworker 1811, second marks 1824. Third in partnership with his brother John Angell (apprenticed to William Elliott 1799, free 1807) in 1831. In circa 1837 Joseph’s son Joseph joined the business which became Angell, Son & Angell. In 1840 John Angell left and Joseph Angell senior and junior continued with a new mark (JA over JA). Joseph junior continued in his own name after his father’s retirement in 1848, participating in many major exhibitions and winning many awards of excellence, particularly for his enamel work. 1867-76 he was in partnership with John Browne after which he traded as Angell & Co. John Angell’s son, John Charles Angell was apprenticed to his father 1825, free 1832. He entered his first mark together with his brother George in 1840. George continued the business after John’s death in 1850 as George Angell & Co (1852-1860). George died in 1884 when the firm was taken over by Frederick Courthope who continued to trade under the same name until 1889.

  • 1845

    Joseph Angell

    9814 Victorian Silver Toast Rack

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    A well modelled antique silver toastrack of classic design with a shaped handle and face mask decorated feet. Good size and weight. 6 slices. Weight 275 grams, 8.8 troy ounces. Height 15cm. Length 17cm. Width 11.2cm. London 1845. Maker Joseph Angell. Sterling silver.

  • 1837

    Joseph Angell

    6467 Set of Silver Serving Dishes by Paul Storr and Joseph Angell

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    A fabulous pair of antique sterling silver dishes by the world famous English silversmith together with a matching platter by Joseph Angell. With beautiful scroll and shell decorated borders they have a wide band of chased basket weave ornament. Fantastic quality. Total weight 2518 grams, 80.9 troy ounces.
    Pair of circular dishes – weight 1628 grams, 52.3 troy ounces. Diameter 30.5 cms. London 1837. Maker Paul Storr.
    Oval platter – weight 890 grams, 28.6 troy ounces. 46.5 x 37 cms. London 1838. Maker Joseph Angell.

  • 1886

    Joseph Angell

    8020 Victorian Silver Gallery Tray

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    A large antique sterling silver tray of oval form with inset carrying handles. The decorative gallery is attractively pierced with a crisscross design. The underside has a hardwood base making the tray very strong. No inscription. Weight including wood 3364 grams, 108.1 troy ounces. Length 58 cms. Width 39 cms. Marked to the edge of the base rim with full English silver hallmarks for London 1886. Makers mark partially stamped, probably Joseph Angell.

  • 1875

    Joseph Angell

    8116 Antique Silver Christening Mug

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    An excellent quality antique sterling silver mug with a stylistic vine leaf decoration around the body and acanthus leaf handle. Heavy cast silver. Uninscribed. Original interior gilding. Contains 200 ml. Weight 229 grams, 7.3 troy ounces. Height 10.25 cms. Diameter 8.3 cms. London 1821. Maker Joseph Angell.

  • 1845

    Joseph Angell

    9880 Victorian Silver Butter Dish

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    An attractive covered silver butter dish (or jam dish) with pretty pierced gallery and removable glass liner. The lid is mounted with a pair of doves sitting on a nest with 2 eggs. Weight 361 grams, 11.6 troy ounces. Height 13cm. Diameter 12cm. London 1845. Joseph Angell I & Joseph Angell II. Sterling silver.

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