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Seth Lofthouse

Seth Lofthouse, London silversmith, apprenticed to William Wakefield of the Merchant Taylor’s Company 1676. Freedom not recorded. Mark entered as largeworker in 1699. William Bellasis apprenticed to him in 1709. Listed as dead in the Haberdashers’ Company records of 1727.

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Seth Lofthouse

Seth Lofthouse, London silversmith, apprenticed to William Wakefield of the Merchant Taylor’s Company 1676. Freedom not recorded. Mark entered as largeworker in 1699. William Bellasis apprenticed to him in 1709. Listed as dead in the Haberdashers’ Company records of 1727.

  • 1689

    Seth Lofthouse

    9940 William & Mary Antique Chinoiserie Silver Porringer

    £11,750

    A fascinating and rare piece of chinoiserie silver. This early English antique sterling silver porringer, or side handled cup, is flat chased with an exuberant oriental scene incorporating Chinese people and exotic birds. The large bowl, of circular form with flared lip, is ideal for use as a drinking cup or for displaying flowers. Weight 482 grams, 14.4 troy ounces. Height 12.3cm. Diameter 14cm. Spread across the handles 21.5cm. London 1689. Maker Seth Lofthouse. Sterling silver.

  • 1701

    Seth Lofthouse

    9080 Antique William III Silver Tankard

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    A good early English silver flat lidded tankard. Britannia standard silver*. Lovely plain design and hand beaten silver. The tankard has a simple straight sided form and S scroll handle finishing in a decorative thumb piece with shell decoration. Hand engraved to the front there is a large decorative cartouche containing an armorial. Good patina. An interesting feature is the royal stamp for ‘William Rex’ on the reverse side of the body. Contains 1075 ml. Weight 759 grams, 24.3 troy ounces. Height 18 cms (to top of thumb piece). Spread 19cms. Diameter 10.8 cms (top). London 1701. Maker Seth Lofthouse.

  • 1715

    Seth Lofthouse

    9332 Antique George I Silver Tankard

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    A good early English silver lidded tankard of tapering flat sided form with coopered banding. The S scroll handle finishes in a decorative thumb piece and has ornamental strap work. Britannia standard silver*. Uninscribed. Owners initials engraved on the handle. Good patina. Contains 1200 ml. Weight 764 grams, 24.5 troy ounces. Height 18.2 cm (to top of thumb piece). Spread 19.5 cm. Diameter 11.5 cm (top), 12.7 cms (base). London 1715. Maker Seth Lofthouse.

  • 1705

    Seth Lofthouse

    6258 Queen Anne Silver Footed Salver

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    A lovely early English antique silver tazza with gadroon borders and pedestal foot. Britannia standard silver. Beautiful plain style typical of the period. Weight 301 grams, 9.6 troy ounces. Diameter 22 cms. Height 6.5 cms. Hallmarked on the top edge with clear crisp marks for London 1705. Maker Seth Lofthouse.

  • 1707

    Seth Lofthouse

    9710 Queen Anne Silver Tankard

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    A rare and very charming early English silver flat lidded tankard. Britannia standard silver*. Lovely plain design and hand beaten silver. The tankard has a simple flat sided form, with one coopered band to the body, and an S scroll handle finishing in a decorative thumb piece. Uninscribed. The handle has engraved owners initials. Good patina. Contains 1000 ml. Weight 838 grams, 26.9 troy ounces. Height 18.3cm (to top of thumb piece). Diameter 11.2cm (top), 9.7 cms (base). London 1707. Maker Seth Lofthouse.

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