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Thomas Wallis I

Thomas Wallis I, London silversmith, apprenticed to William Jones 1749, free 1756. 1st mark (2 sizes) as largeworker 1758. 2nd mark (2 sizes) 1763. Livery 1771.
Thomas Wallis II, London silversmith, son of Billers Wallis victualler, apprenticed to Thomas Wallis I in 1771, free 1779. 1st mark entered as plateworker 1778. 4 marks as bucklemaker 1780-89. Livery 1791. 6th mark as plateworker (2 sizes) 1792. 7th mark (6 punches) 1796. 8th mark (6 punches) 1801. 9th mark, 2 sizes, in partnership with Jonathan Hayne as plateworkers 1810. 10th mark, 3 sizes, 1817. 11th mark 1820. The partnership was dissolved in 1816 and in 1821 Jonathan Hayne entered his first mark. Died c,1818-22.
In 1836 Hayne’s son Samuel Holditch Hayne entered a new mark in partnership with Dudley Frank Cater (a former apprentice) as Hayne & Co., assuming full control of the firm after the death of Jonathan Hayne (1848).
This became Hayne & Cater and the firm was listed as merchants, manufacturers and wholesale silversmiths and silver spoon and fork makers from 1853 to 1864. Hayne continued the business after Cater’s retirement (1864) trading as Samuel Hayne & Co.
The firm declared bankruptcy on 1865.

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Thomas Wallis I

Thomas Wallis I, London silversmith, apprenticed to William Jones 1749, free 1756. 1st mark (2 sizes) as largeworker 1758. 2nd mark (2 sizes) 1763. Livery 1771.
Thomas Wallis II, London silversmith, son of Billers Wallis victualler, apprenticed to Thomas Wallis I in 1771, free 1779. 1st mark entered as plateworker 1778. 4 marks as bucklemaker 1780-89. Livery 1791. 6th mark as plateworker (2 sizes) 1792. 7th mark (6 punches) 1796. 8th mark (6 punches) 1801. 9th mark, 2 sizes, in partnership with Jonathan Hayne as plateworkers 1810. 10th mark, 3 sizes, 1817. 11th mark 1820. The partnership was dissolved in 1816 and in 1821 Jonathan Hayne entered his first mark. Died c,1818-22.
In 1836 Hayne’s son Samuel Holditch Hayne entered a new mark in partnership with Dudley Frank Cater (a former apprentice) as Hayne & Co., assuming full control of the firm after the death of Jonathan Hayne (1848).
This became Hayne & Cater and the firm was listed as merchants, manufacturers and wholesale silversmiths and silver spoon and fork makers from 1853 to 1864. Hayne continued the business after Cater’s retirement (1864) trading as Samuel Hayne & Co.
The firm declared bankruptcy on 1865.

  • 1795

    Thomas Wallis I

    9088 Antique Silver Forks

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    A set of Georgian sterling silver dinner forks for 12 people. In the traditional Old English and thread pattern. All with a hand engraved stag crest. Weight approx 800 grams, 25.7 troy ounces. Length 21cm. London 1795. Maker Thomas Wallis. These match the dinner forks in #9078 Georgian canteen of cutlery.

  • 1768

    Thomas Wallis I

    9114 George III Silver Lidded Tankard

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    A good antique sterling silver tankard with domed hinged lid and plain baluster form. Good size and weight. An unusual feature is the broad gadrooned foot with matching gadroon to the base of the handle. Attractive strapwork and shaped pierced thumbpiece to the top of the handle. Uninscribed. Contains 1165 ml. Weight 893 grams, 28.7 troy ounces. Height 21 cm. Diameter 10.3 cm (top). Spread 17 cm. London 1768. Maker Thomas Wallis I.

  • 1784

    Thomas Wallis I

    9368 George III Antique Silver Lidded Tankard

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    A good antique silver tankard with domed hinged lid. Sterling silver. Plain straight sided design with concentric rim and flared base. Decorative thumbpiece and strapwork to the handle. The front is uninscribed. Contains 1100 ml. Weight 994 grams, 31.9 troy ounces. Height 21 cms. Spread 19 cms. Diameter of top 10.4 cm. London 1784. Maker Thomas Wallis.

  • 1783

    Thomas Wallis I

    9393 George III Silver Mug

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    A plain styled antique sterling silver mug of baluster form with a shaped scroll handle and acanthus mount. Excellent quality. Good gauge silver. Uninscribed. Contains 550 ml, 1 imperial pint. Weight 343 grams, 11 troy ounces. Height 13.5cm. Diameter 8.4cm (top). London 1783. Maker Thomas Wallis.

  • 1799

    Thomas Wallis I

    7652 Antique Silver Skewer

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    An attractive antique sterling silver meat skewer (or could be used as a letter opener) with excellent quality cast shell handle and hand engraved snake crest. Weight 98 grams, 3 troy ounces. Length 30.5 cms. London 1799. Maker Thomas Wallis II.

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  • 1815

    Phipps Robinson & Phipps

    9452 Georgian Silver Horns

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    Of sporting interest. A rare pair of sterling silver mounted hunting horns, each bearing the crest of a lion on an oval plaque. The mouthpieces are probably later. They play beautifully. Spread 26cm. Top measures 7×5.8cm. London 1815. Maker Phipps, Robinson & Phipps.

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