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Robert Hennell I

Hennell Family (worked from 1728).
David Hennell I was apprenticed to Edward Wood 1728. Married Hannah Broomhead 1736. First mark, as largeworker 1736. The Hennell’s had fifteen children of which only five reached maturity. David retired from business in 1773 and died 1785.
Robert Hennell I, fifth child of David Hennell I, apprenticed to his father 1756, free 1763. 1st mark in partnership with David I 1763. 2nd similar. 3rd mark alone as smallworker 1772. 4th mark as saltmaker 1773. 5th mark in partnership with son David II as 3rd partner 1802.
Robert Hennell II, son of John Hennell, elder brother of Robert Hennell I. Apprenticed to his uncle Robert Hennell I 1778, free 1785. Also apprenticed to John Houle as engraver. 1st mark entered as plateworker with Henry Nutting 1808. 2nd,3rd and 4th marks mark alone 1809,1820 and 1826. Retired 1833.
Samuel Hennell, son of Robert Hennell I. 1st mark entered as third partner to his father and brother in 1802. 2nd mark with Robert Hennell only 1802. 3rd mark alone 1811. 4th mark in partnership with John Terry 1814, terminated 1816.
David Hennell II, apprenticed to his father Robert Hennell I 1782, free 1789. Livery 1791. 1st mark in partnership with his father 1795. Second mark, with brother Samuel added to the partnership 1802. Resigned from Livery 1821.

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Robert Hennell I

Hennell Family (worked from 1728).
David Hennell I was apprenticed to Edward Wood 1728. Married Hannah Broomhead 1736. First mark, as largeworker 1736. The Hennell’s had fifteen children of which only five reached maturity. David retired from business in 1773 and died 1785.
Robert Hennell I, fifth child of David Hennell I, apprenticed to his father 1756, free 1763. 1st mark in partnership with David I 1763. 2nd similar. 3rd mark alone as smallworker 1772. 4th mark as saltmaker 1773. 5th mark in partnership with son David II as 3rd partner 1802.
Robert Hennell II, son of John Hennell, elder brother of Robert Hennell I. Apprenticed to his uncle Robert Hennell I 1778, free 1785. Also apprenticed to John Houle as engraver. 1st mark entered as plateworker with Henry Nutting 1808. 2nd,3rd and 4th marks mark alone 1809,1820 and 1826. Retired 1833.
Samuel Hennell, son of Robert Hennell I. 1st mark entered as third partner to his father and brother in 1802. 2nd mark with Robert Hennell only 1802. 3rd mark alone 1811. 4th mark in partnership with John Terry 1814, terminated 1816.
David Hennell II, apprenticed to his father Robert Hennell I 1782, free 1789. Livery 1791. 1st mark in partnership with his father 1795. Second mark, with brother Samuel added to the partnership 1802. Resigned from Livery 1821.

  • 1837

    Robert Hennell I

    9963 William IV Antique Silver Chamberstick

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    A plain styled antique sterling silver chamberstick of octafoil form with matching candle snuffer and candle nozzle. Hand engraved with the matching lion crest. Total weight 287 grams, 9.2 troy ounces. Height 6cm. Diameter of base 15cm. London 1837. Maker Robert Hennell I. Sterling silver

  • 1787

    Robert Hennell I

    8517 George III Silver Wine Coaster

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    A classical style antique sterling silver coaster with pierced silver gallery, bright cut borders and turned hardwood centre. Excellent quality. There are cut out medallions to the sides, a pretty hand engraved frieze of flowers and leaves, and a squirrel crest to the front. Height 3.8 cms. Diameter 12 cms. London 1787. Maker Robert Hennell.

  • 1793

    Robert Hennell I

    5212 Georgian Silver Cruet

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    A rare and very elegant antique silver condiment set in the Adam style, the beautiful boat shaped silver stand having 5 original and matching cut crystal bottles – a pair of glass and silver castors, a pair of oil and vinegar bottle with silver hinged tops and a mustard pot with lift off crystal lid. Weight of silver stand 605 grams, 19.4 troy ounces. Stand measures 30 x 17 cms, height 26 cms. All pieces marked London 1793. Maker Robert Hennell.

  • 1791

    Robert Hennell I

    5773 Pair of Antique Silver Salts

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    An elegant pair of antique sterling silver salt pots. Classic plain style with reed borders and original gilt interior. Weight 153 grams, 4.9 troy ounces. Diameter 8 cms. Height 5.5 cms. London 1791. Maker Robert Hennell.

  • 1794

    Robert Hennell I

    7423 George III Silver Goblet

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    A very elegant antique sterling silver chalice with plain classical style and gilt bowl. There is a decorative hand engraved cartouche to both sides and bands of wriggle work around the top. Weight 245 grams, 7.8 troy ounces. Height 17.75 cms. Diameter of top 9.75 cms. Contains 450 ml. London 1794. Maker Robert Hennell.

  • 1780

    Robert Hennell I

    9526 George III Silver Teapot

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    A pretty antique silver teapot with plain oval shape and straight angled spout. Elegant classical design with bands of bright cut engraving, ribbons, swags and cartouche with flowers and classical motifs, all typical of this period. Brown wooden handle and lid finial. Weight 430 grams, 13.8 troy ounces. Height 13.5 cm (to top of handle). Spread 25 cm. Top 12 x 9.2 cm. Contains 730 ml. Sterling silver. London 1780. Maker Robert Hennell I.

  • 1786

    Robert Hennell I

    9687 George III Antique Silver Wine Coasters

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    An elegant pair of antique silver bottle stands with turned hardwood centres. The coasters have a simple classical design with a vertically pierced gallery, reed borders and hand engraved crest to the front. Height 2.9cm. Diameter 11.9 cm. Sterling silver. London 1786. Maker Robert Hennell.

  • 1779

    Robert Hennell I

    9760 George III Antique Silver Jug

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    A handsome antique sterling silver beer jug (or water jug) of baluster shape with a hinged cover and bead borders. Excellent heavy gauge and patina. Contains 686 ml. Weight 679 grams, 22 troy ounces. Height 22.5cm (to top of finial). Spread 15cm. London 1779. Maker Robert Hennell I.

  • 1774 - 1815

    Robert Hennell I

    9868 Antique Silver Entrée Dishes

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    A fine pair of antique silver serving dishes and covers on warming bases. Large size, excellent quality and good gauge silver. Elegant plain styling, with a broad band of ribbing and gadroon borders, and topped with a magnificent lion mounted handle. The warming bases are typical of the period and have discreet wooden pad feet and carrying handles. The covers both have a large coat of arms hand engraved to the front and an arm crest topped by a crown to the reverse side, the plates also have the matching crest. Silver weight 6,124 grams, 196 troy ounces. Total height 24cm. Silver dome on serving plate height 19cm. Diameter – dome 28cm, dish 31cm. Plates – sterling silver London 1774 by Thomas Heming. Domes – sterling silver London 1813/5 by Samuel Hennell. Old Sheffield plate warming stands circa 1774, unmarked.

  • 1777

    Robert Hennell I

    9881 George III Silver Wine Coasters

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    A very pretty pair of antique silver bottle stands with pierced silver borders and solid hardwood centres. Simple elegant design with bead borders, foliate swags and classical motifs. To the front there an oval cartouche containing the letter “F” engraved. Height 3.4cm. Diameter 12cm. London 1777. Maker Robert Hennell I. Sterling silver.

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