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William Cripps

William Cripps, apprenticed to David Willaume II, free 1738. 1st mark as largeworker 1743. 2nd mark 1746. 3rd mark 1751. Died circa 1767. Arthur Grimwade describes Cripps as an accomplished craftsman and versatile exponent of the rococo style who enjoyed considerable clientele.

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William Cripps

William Cripps, apprenticed to David Willaume II, free 1738. 1st mark as largeworker 1743. 2nd mark 1746. 3rd mark 1751. Died circa 1767. Arthur Grimwade describes Cripps as an accomplished craftsman and versatile exponent of the rococo style who enjoyed considerable clientele.

  • 1751

    William Cripps

    9899 Set of 4 George II Antique Silver Candlesticks

    £13,500

    A fantastic quality set of four antique silver candlesticks, cast in high relief with an unusual aquatic theme incorporating sea swirls and foam. Good size and heavy cast weight. The top of each of the bases has an intricately hand engraved armorial. The nozzles are original, rare for this early date, and click into place which is a nice feature. Weight 3723 grams, 119.7 troy ounces. Height 27cm. Diameter of base 14.7cm. London 1751. Maker William Cripps. Arthur Grimwade describes Cripps as an accomplished craftsman and versatile exponent of the rococo style who enjoyed considerable clientele.

  • 1763

    William Cripps

    8856 George III Silver Lidded Tankard

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    A good antique sterling silver tankard with domed hinged lid. Balaster design with concentric rim and flared base. Simple curved handle with an ornamental thumbpiece and applied strapwork having the initial ‘W’ hand engraved below. Uninscribed. Contains 850ml. Weight 713 grams, 22.9 troy ounces. Height 19.5 cms to top of thumbpiece. Spread 17 cms. Diameter of top 10 cms, base 11.25 cms. London 1763. Maker William Cripps.

  • 1762

    William Cripps

    7057 George III Silver Tureen and Cover

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    A fine early English sterling silver tureen with matching cover. Oval bellied shape with side handles, shaped feet and gadroon borders. Good plain design with applied rococo mounts and cartouche. There is a hand engraved crest to the both sides of the body and the lid. Heavy gauge silver. Good colour. Inside there is a removable liner (in Old Sheffield plate) with very pretty handles. Weight 3278 grams, 105.4 troy ounces. Spread across handles 41 cms. Length 31 cms. Width 23 cms. Height 25 cms. London 1762. Maker William Cripps.

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