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Thomas Whipham

Thomas Whipham, London silversmith. Apprenticed to Thomas Farren 1723, free 1737. First mark entered as largeworker 1737. Second mark 1739. Third mark, in partnership with William Williams I (also apprenticed to Farren in 1731), 1740. Livery 1746. Court 1752. Fourth mark, in partnership with Charles Wright October 1757. Warden 1765-7, and Prime Warden 1771. Recorded in 1780 as the purchaser of the church plate of Stoke Bruern, Northants, for £50.12s.8d., the new set having been made by his partner Wright in 1776. In 1743 Whipham entered the widow Ann Farren’s mark on the death of Thomas Farren by power of attorney and probably acting as Farren’s executor. It is not known if he succeeded to the business and he did not move to Farren’s address, possibly his wife was a Farren. Thomas and Frances Whipham had a daughters Frances (b. 1741), Anne (b. 1742) and Mary (b. 1744) and a son Thomas (b.1747). Whipham died 1785 and was succeeded by his son Thomas. Thomas junior was free by patrimony 1768. Livery 1769, Court 1777, and Prime Warden 1790. He died 1815.

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Thomas Whipham

Thomas Whipham, London silversmith. Apprenticed to Thomas Farren 1723, free 1737. First mark entered as largeworker 1737. Second mark 1739. Third mark, in partnership with William Williams I (also apprenticed to Farren in 1731), 1740. Livery 1746. Court 1752. Fourth mark, in partnership with Charles Wright October 1757. Warden 1765-7, and Prime Warden 1771. Recorded in 1780 as the purchaser of the church plate of Stoke Bruern, Northants, for £50.12s.8d., the new set having been made by his partner Wright in 1776. In 1743 Whipham entered the widow Ann Farren’s mark on the death of Thomas Farren by power of attorney and probably acting as Farren’s executor. It is not known if he succeeded to the business and he did not move to Farren’s address, possibly his wife was a Farren. Thomas and Frances Whipham had a daughters Frances (b. 1741), Anne (b. 1742) and Mary (b. 1744) and a son Thomas (b.1747). Whipham died 1785 and was succeeded by his son Thomas. Thomas junior was free by patrimony 1768. Livery 1769, Court 1777, and Prime Warden 1790. He died 1815.

  • 1748

    Thomas Whipham

    9095 George II Silver Beer Jug

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    A handsome antique sterling silver jug of baluster shape on a plain circular cast foot. Sparrow beak lip. Contains 1100 ml. Weight 679 grams, 21.8 troy ounces. Height 20 cm. Spread 16.5 cm. Diameter 8 cm. London 1748. Makers mark Thomas Whipham.

  • 1755

    Thomas Whipham

    8531 Georgian Silver Mug

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    A good quality antique sterling silver mug of baluster form with a cast scroll handle with acanthus leaf decoration. Classic plain style. Good colour and weight. Uninscribed. Contains 400 ml. Weight 323 grams, 10.3 troy ounces. Height 11.3 cms. Diameter of top 7.3 cms. Spread 11 cms. London 1755. Maker Thomas Whipham.

  • 1743

    Thomas Whipham

    8987 George II Silver Sauce Boats

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    A large and chunky pair of antique sterling silver sauceboats with the typical classic shape and raised scroll handle of the period. Each is decorated with flowers and scrolls on a hatched bas relief and to the front is a large hand engraved armorial. A nice detail is the prick detail to the tops of the feet. Weight of pair 617 grams, 19.8 troy ounces. Scratchweight 20=15. Spread 17.8 cms. Height 11 cms (to top of handle), 8.3 cms (to lip). London 1743. Maker Thomas Whipham

  • 1741

    Thomas Whipham

    5443 George II Silver Bowl

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    A charming antique sterling silver bowl of small size. Very plain styling and excellent original colour. Weight 205 grams, 6.6 troy ounces. Height 7.25 cms. Diameter 10.5 cms. London 1741. Maker Thomas Whipham.

  • 1737

    Thomas Whipham

    9931 George II Antique Silver Mug

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    A plain styled antique sterling silver mug of baluster form with a shaped scroll handle with acanthus mount. Excellent quality. Good gauge silver and patina. Contains 425 ml. Weight 310 grams, 9.9 troy ounces. Height 12.1cm. Spread 12.4cm. Diameter 8cm (top and base).
    London 1737. Maker probably Thomas Whipham. Sterling silver

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