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Martin Hall

The firm Martin Hall was established as a partnership in 1820 in Sheffield by Henry Wilkinson and John Roberts, trading as Wilkinson & Roberts. Wilkinson left in 1836. In 1846 John Roberts became partners with Ebenezer Hall (his apprentice in 1836) as Roberts & Hall.
In 1854 Richard Martin (of Martin Brothers & Naylor) and Joshua Hall (brother of Ebenezer Hall) entered the partnership and the firm became Martin, Hall & Co. In 1866 the firm became a limited company. Although originally based at Shrewsbury Works, Sheffield the company also had factories in London and Birmingham with showrooms in London and Glasgow. The firm participated in the 1851 Great Exhibition, the International Exhibition (1862), the Sydney Exhibition (1879), the Melbourne Exhibition (1881) and the 1915 British Industries Fair.
In liquidation 1933, Closed by 1936. Their full name was Richard Martin, Ebenezer Hall & Co.

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Martin Hall

The firm Martin Hall was established as a partnership in 1820 in Sheffield by Henry Wilkinson and John Roberts, trading as Wilkinson & Roberts. Wilkinson left in 1836. In 1846 John Roberts became partners with Ebenezer Hall (his apprentice in 1836) as Roberts & Hall.
In 1854 Richard Martin (of Martin Brothers & Naylor) and Joshua Hall (brother of Ebenezer Hall) entered the partnership and the firm became Martin, Hall & Co. In 1866 the firm became a limited company. Although originally based at Shrewsbury Works, Sheffield the company also had factories in London and Birmingham with showrooms in London and Glasgow. The firm participated in the 1851 Great Exhibition, the International Exhibition (1862), the Sydney Exhibition (1879), the Melbourne Exhibition (1881) and the 1915 British Industries Fair.
In liquidation 1933, Closed by 1936. Their full name was Richard Martin, Ebenezer Hall & Co.

  • 1895

    Martin Hall

    9812 Victorian Silver Goblet

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    A very pretty antique silver chalice with a wide engraved border and central swags of foliate decoration. Contains 420 ml. Weight 206 grams, 6.6 troy ounces. Height 19.6cm. Diameter of top 9.1cm. Sheffield 1895. Maker Martin Hall. Sterling silver.

  • 1874

    Martin Hall

    8421 Victorian Silver Lemonade Jug

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    A handsome antique silver jug. Large capacity. The engraved silver mount has a bead border and an additional strengthening band around the lower body. The crystal glass body has straight tapering sides with criss cross cutting and a star cut base. Suitable for most cold drinks. Heavy weight. Contains 2.5 litres. Height 29cm. Spread 21.5cm. Diameter of base 14.5cm. London 1874. Maker Martin Hall.

  • 1919

    Martin Hall

    8478 Georgian Style Silver Teapot

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    An excellent quality antique sterling silver teapot of globular form and having a cast decorative border. Large size and good gauge silver. The teapot has a beautifully carved ivory handle and finial. Weight 1162 grams, 37.3 troy ounces. Contains 1300 ml. Height 18 cms, spread 33 cms. Birmingham 1919. Maker Martin Hall. This matches #8479 and #8480.

  • 1873 - 1891

    Martin Hall

    8914 Antique Set of 12 Silver and Mother of Pearl Cutlery Set

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    An antique set of sterling silver and real mother of pearl cutlery set having decorative engraved blades with bead and reed ferules. The cutlery has pretty carved handles with spiral bead and reed decoration. 12 knives and 12 forks in the original solid wood box. Dessert cutlery. Length of knife 20.5 cms, fork 17 cms. Made in Sheffield. Assorted dates 1873-1891. Maker Martin & Hall.

  • 1927

    Martin Hall

    9392 TUC Congress Silver Bell

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    A tall and impressive table bell with Corinthian column handle surmounted by a girl in classical clothing standing on a globe of the world. The bell is heavily engraved all round with TUC insignias and a presentation inscription to George Hicks, founding member of the British Socialist Party and TUC President 1927-1928. Very heavy weight. Loud ring tone. Weight 1337 grams, 43 troy ounces. Height 35 cm. Diameter 12.4 cm. Sheffield 1927. Maker Martin Hall.

  • 1876

    Martin Hall

    6076 Victorian Silver Tureen

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    A beautiful antique sterling silver tureen with matching cover. Classical oval vase shape with swept handles, bead borders, and mounted with applied swags and ribbons. Engraved crest to lid and body. The other side with a fox hunting presentation inscription. Weight 2437 grams, 78.3 troy ounces. Height 29 cm. Spread 41 cm. Top opening 30 x 22 cm. London 1876. Maker Martin and Hall.

  • 1876

    Martin Hall

    7166 Victorian Silver Christening Set

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    An antique sterling silver baby set in a box consisting of a napkin ring, knife, spoon and fork. With very attractive engraved detail. Original presentation box with velvet interior. Weight 131 grams, 4.2 troy ounces. Knife 20 cms, Sheffield 1870. Fork 16.75 cms, Sheffield 1874. Spoon 16 cms, Sheffield 1874. Napkin ring Sheffield 1876. All by Martin Hall & Co.

  • 1863

    Martin Hall

    7227 Victorian Silver Mustard Pot

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    An antique sterling silver mustard pot of plain circular form with beaded borders and a decorative thumb piece. There is an engraved crest on the lid. Original blue glass liner. Weight 143 grams, 4.6 troy ounces. Height 5.5 cms (excluding handle). Diameter 6.5 cms. Spread 9.25 cms. Sheffield 1863. Maker Martin Hall.

  • 1883

    Martin Hall

    7440 Large Victorian Silver Salver

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    A very pretty antique sterling silver salver of large size. With bead border and scroll feet. Lovely crisp engraving to the centre with foliate swags and flowers, and within the central cartouche there is an armorial with a motto. Weight 2079 grams, 66.8 troy ounces. Diameter 45.5 cms. London 1883. Maker Martin Hall.

  • 1874

    Martin Hall

    7999 Antique Set of 12 Silver and Mother of Pearl Cutlery Set

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    An excellent quality set of antique sterling silver cutlery having real mother of pearl cutlery handles with shaped ends. The silver is prettily engraved with flowers. 12 knives and 12 forks in the original solid wood box. Length of knife 20.5 cms, fork 17 cms. Sheffield 1874. Maker Martin Hall.

  • 1884

    Martin Hall

    9492 Antique Silver Jug

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    A Victorian sterling silver jug of globular form with half ribbed decoration to the body. Good size suitable as a water jug. Contains 1050 ml. Weight 535 grams, 17.2 troy ounces. Height 15.5 cm. Diameter of top 10.2cm. Spread 19cm. London 1884. Maker Martin, Hall & Co.

  • 1900

    Martin Hall

    9528 Antique Silver and Glass Candlesticks

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    A stylish pair of antique sterling silver candle holders with square bases and hobnail cut glass columns. Detachable nozzles. Bead borders. Height 15 cm. Base 8 x 8 cm. Sheffield 1900. Maker Martin Hall.

  • 1890

    Martin Hall

    9719 Antique Silver Wine Jug

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    A stylish antique sterling silver wine ewer of tall elegant vase form with pedestal foot and all over ribbing and bead borders. The body has bands of matting and dot motif decoration. Weight 731 grams, 23.5 troy ounces. Height 30.5cm. Spread 15cm. Sheffield 1890. Maker Martin Hall.

  • 1870

    Martin Hall

    9831 Antique Silver and Mother of Pearl Cutlery

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    A set of 12 knives and 12 forks with pretty blades finely engraved with flower and foliate decoration. The real mother of pearl handles have ornate ferules with bead borders. Original cushion shaped wooden box with blue velvet interior. Knife 22.2cm. Fork 18.3cm. Sheffield 1870. Maker Martin Hall. Sterling silver.

  • 1885

    Martin Hall

    9832 Victorian Silver Armada Jug

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    A magnificent large antique sterling silver wine jug in the traditional form of an Armada jug. Very elegant design on a pedestal foot. Suitable for both hot and cold drinks. The hinged lid, with ornate flower and scroll finial, opens by squeezing the handle mechanism. Beautifully chased with flowers, scrolls and leaves, the jug has a cartouche to both sides (uninscribed). The front has an applied animals head and to either side of each cartouche there is a winged classical figure with arms extended. Weight 943 grams, 30.3 troy ounces. Height 31.5cm. Spread 14.5cm. London 1885. Maker Martin Hall.

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