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Thomas Bradbury

Thomas Bradbury. This old established Sheffield business originated as Fenton, Creswick & Co (Matthew Fenton , Richard Creswick and William Watson), active silversmiths and Sheffield platers and among the first to enter their mark at the Sheffield Assay Office in 1773.
In 1789 it became Fenton, Creswick, Oakes & Co and in 1795, Watson & Co (partners Thomas Watson, James Fenton and Thomas Bradbury I (former apprentice of the firm). Later, Thomas Bradbury II and William Watson were admitted to the partnership.
In 1831 William Watson retired and the business was continued by Bradburys (Thomas I and II) under the style of Thomas Bradbury & Son. The firm was active at Arundel Street, Sheffield with London showroom at 12 Gough Square, Fleet Street. The company continued under control of the Bradbury family and successive generations until it closed in 1943 and dies and tooling were bought by Atkin Brothers.
Frederick Bradbury is the author of the esteemed “A History of Old Sheffield Plate”.

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Thomas Bradbury

Thomas Bradbury. This old established Sheffield business originated as Fenton, Creswick & Co (Matthew Fenton , Richard Creswick and William Watson), active silversmiths and Sheffield platers and among the first to enter their mark at the Sheffield Assay Office in 1773.
In 1789 it became Fenton, Creswick, Oakes & Co and in 1795, Watson & Co (partners Thomas Watson, James Fenton and Thomas Bradbury I (former apprentice of the firm). Later, Thomas Bradbury II and William Watson were admitted to the partnership.
In 1831 William Watson retired and the business was continued by Bradburys (Thomas I and II) under the style of Thomas Bradbury & Son. The firm was active at Arundel Street, Sheffield with London showroom at 12 Gough Square, Fleet Street. The company continued under control of the Bradbury family and successive generations until it closed in 1943 and dies and tooling were bought by Atkin Brothers.
Frederick Bradbury is the author of the esteemed “A History of Old Sheffield Plate”.

  • 1908

    Thomas Bradbury

    9303 Antique Silver Candlesticks

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    A fine pair of antique sterling silver candlesticks with baluster stems, stepped square bases and detachable sconces. Excellent quality and heavy cast weight. Typical style of the George II candlesticks made by Ebenezer Coker but these candlesticks date to 1908. Weight 1124 grams, 36.1 troy ounces. Height 24.2 cm. Base 11 x 11 cm. London 1908. Maker Thomas Bradbury.

  • 1905 - 1908

    Thomas Bradbury

    5154 Antique Pair of Silver Candelabra

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    A very pretty pair of sterling silver candelabra with square bases, unusual architectural columns and classical motifs to the candle holders. Detachable tops and sconces. Height 31.5 cms, candlestick height 23.5 cms. Spread 30 cms. London 1905 and 1908. Maker Thomas Bradbury and Sons.

  • 1928

    Thomas Bradbury

    8126 Vintage Silver Candelabras

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    A classic pair of sterling silver candelabra, in the Georgian style, with detachable tops and nozzles. Lovely plain design with elegant tapering columns on oval bases. Weight of branches 1776 grams, 57.1 troy ounces. The bases are filled and have green baize underneath. Total height 45.5 cms. Candlestick height 29.25 cms. Spread across the branches 39 cms. All pieces original and with matching hallmarks. Sheffield 1928. Maker Thomas Bradbury & Sons.

  • 1899

    Thomas Bradbury

    9466 Antique Silver Candlesticks

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    An elegant pair of Victorian sterling silver candlesticks in the classical George III style. The slim tapering columns and square bases have bead and geometric ornament. Detachable nozzles. Height 27cm. Base 11.3cm. London 1899. Maker Thomas Bradbury.

  • 1863

    Thomas Bradbury

    9554 Antique Silver Chamberstick

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    A good quality antique sterling silver chamber stick with matching candle snuffer. Fixed nozzle. No engravings. Total weight 308 grams, 9.9 troy ounces. Height 11cm. Diameter of base 15.5cm. Spread 18cm. Sheffield 1863. Maker Thomas Bradbury & Sons.

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