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William Townsend

William Townsend, Dublin silver maker. Apprenticeship and freedom unknown. 1st mark registered 1734/5 (W.T within a rectangle – the W is crossed,). 2nd mark 1753/4 (W.T within a rectangle). 3rd mark c.1767 (W.T within 2 conjoined circles). As very often the case with Irish silver of this period, the date letter is usually omitted.

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William Townsend

William Townsend, Dublin silver maker. Apprenticeship and freedom unknown. 1st mark registered 1734/5 (W.T within a rectangle – the W is crossed,). 2nd mark 1753/4 (W.T within a rectangle). 3rd mark c.1767 (W.T within 2 conjoined circles). As very often the case with Irish silver of this period, the date letter is usually omitted.

  • Circa 1750

    William Townsend

    9668 Set of 3 Antique Silver Cups

    £5,650

    A fine quality George II sterling silver cup on a spreading foot. The scroll side handles have acanthus leaf mounts. The accompanying pair of smaller silver cups make a matching set. Each cup has a large hand engraved armorial to the front within a decorative cartouche and the scratch weight incised below. Excellent colour and very heavy weight. The large cup has a presentation inscription underneath to Harold Heinz, president of the H.J Heinz company. Large cup weight 1059 grams, 34 troy ounces. Height 17.6cm. Spread 26.5cm. Diameter 14.2cm. Small cups weigh 467 grams each, 15.01 troy ounces and 471 grams, 15.10 troy ounces. Height 13cm. Spread 17cm. Diameter 10.1cm. Large cup Dublin circa 1750, maker William Townsend. Smaller cups unmarked silver.

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