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Thomas Merry

Thomas Merry I, apprenticed to Henry Grant in 1693, turned over to John Laughton, a specialist candlestick maker in 1695, free 1701. Mark entered in 1701 as smallworker. Married 1699.

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Thomas Merry

Thomas Merry I, apprenticed to Henry Grant in 1693, turned over to John Laughton, a specialist candlestick maker in 1695, free 1701. Mark entered in 1701 as smallworker. Married 1699.

  • 1714

    Thomas Merry

    8600 Antique George I Silver Tapersticks

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    A delightful pair of little antique silver taper sticks with the plain early design of baluster stem over a spreading hexagonal foot with diamond cutting. Cast silver. Britannia standard silver*. With a monogram over the date 1714 hand engraved to the base. Traces of the original gilding. Total weight 184 grams, 8.7 troy ounces. Height 12 cms. Base diameter 7 cms. Marked underneath the base with clear English silver hallmarks for London 1714. Maker Thomas Merry I.

  • 1711

    Thomas Merry

    9497 Queen Anne Silver Taperstick

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    A delightful little antique silver taper stick of plain early design with baluster stem and raised square foot with canted corners. Cast silver. Britannia standard silver*. Weight 104 grams, 3.3 troy ounces. Height 9.5cm. Base diameter 7cm. London 1711. Maker Thomas Merry I.

  • 1713

    Thomas Merry

    9839 Queen Anne Antique Silver Candlesticks

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    A fine pair of early English cast silver candlesticks of unusually good size and weight. Britannia standard silver*. Good plain design with circular bases and octagonal stems. Weight 1051 grams, 33.7 troy ounces. Height 21 cm. Base 13.2 cm. Hand engraved to the top of each base is the crest of a lion. London 1713. Maker probably Thomas Merry – see Jackson’s Gold & Silver Marks page 162.

  • 1707

    Thomas Merry

    10131 Antique Queen Anne Silver Taperstick

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    A charming little antique silver taperstick of plain early design with baluster stem and raised octagonal foot. Cast silver. Britannia standard silver*. Hand engraved on the foot is a lion crest. Weight 127 grams, 4.1 troy ounces. Height 11.8cm. Base diameter 7.7cm. London 1707. Maker Thomas Merry.

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