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William Plummer

William Plummer, London silversmith, apprenticed to Edward Aldridge 1746, free 1755. ist mark entered as largeworker 1755. 2nd mark 1774. 3rd mark 1789. His son William apprenticed to Thomas Whipham as goldsmith 1777. Plummer is mainly known for his finely cut baskets and strainers.

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William Plummer

William Plummer, London silversmith, apprenticed to Edward Aldridge 1746, free 1755. ist mark entered as largeworker 1755. 2nd mark 1774. 3rd mark 1789. His son William apprenticed to Thomas Whipham as goldsmith 1777. Plummer is mainly known for his finely cut baskets and strainers.

  • 1764

    William Plummer

    10318 George III Antique Silver Basket

    £3,750

    A magnificent antique silver basket of oval form with swing handle. The decoration is very fine with excellent quality hand cut pierced work to the body. Both the upper border and bottom frieze are cast with flowers, scrolls, and bells. Very good weight and colour. Weight 1540 grams, 49.5 troy oz. Height 28cm (total including handle). Top measures 37 x 32cm. London 1764. Maker William Plummer. Sterling silver.

  • 1771

    William Plummer

    10346 George III Antique Silver Basket

    £2,750

    A handsome antique silver basket of oval form with swing handle and applied oval foot with rope trim. Lovely decorative detail with embossed swags of harebells and classical medallions. Excellent quality hand cut pierced work to the body. Very good size and colour. Hand engraved to the centre is family coat of arms within a finely executed floral cartouche. Weight 1148 grams, 36.9 troy oz. Height 28cm (total including handle). Top measures 35.5 x 29.5cm. London 1771. Maker William Plummer. Sterling silver.

  • 1789

    William Plummer

    8441 Georgian Silver Basket

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    An elegant antique sterling silver basket with swing handle. Excellent quality chased decoration. Weight 23.5 troy ounces. Height 29 cms. Length 36 cms. Width 25 cms. London 1789. By William Plummer.

  • 1777

    William Plummer

    9975 George III Antique Silver Chamberstick

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    An exceptional antique sterling silver chamberstick of square form with decorative shell corners. It’s unusual to find a cast silver chamberstick at this date, especially with a tulip shaped sconce. Weight 355 grams, 11.4 troy ounces. Height 6.5cm. Length of base 14cm. Spread 16.3cm. Date 1777. Maker William Plummer.

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  • Circa 1809

    Phipps & Robinson

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    A charming little collectors piece. An antique sterling silver apple corer of simple form. Usually these items unscrew however this has been made in one piece. Weight 20 grams. Length 10.5 cms. London 1809. Thomas Phipps & Edward Robinson.

  • Circa 1900

     

    9566 Antique Silver Plated Wall Lights

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    A stunning pair of antique wall mirrors of tall shaped form (girandoles), each mounted with two pairs of candle sconces. Decorated in the flamboyant rococo style, the scrolling high relief ornament has fretwork, sea foam and stalactites. Mounted at the top is a winged cherub and below the mirror is a figural plaque. Height 65 cm. Width 34 cm. Mirror height 30 cm, width 18 cm. Probably French. Circa 1900.

  • 1830

    Paul Storr

    10226 Pair of Antique Silver Salts

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    A pair of superb quality silver salt cellars by the world famous English silversmith Paul Storr. Excellent quality and good gauge silver as you’d expect from this sought after maker. Each rococo sea shell is supported on three conch shell feet and has the original bright gilt interior. Hand engraved to the front is a crest of a hand clutching a dagger. Total weight 255 grams, 8.1 troy ounces. Height 5cm. Top measures 10x9cm. London 1830. Maker Paul Storr. Sterling silver.

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