Large Sterling Silver Salt Cellar / Dish by Emes & Barnard – London – 1811. Stunning condition for a large master salt – Dish this age. Historical Silvermakers Emes & Barnard. Date letter Q for 1811. John Emes was apprenticed in 1778 to William Woollett, goldsmith and engraver obtaining. His freedom of the Goldsmiths’ Company in 1796. In the same year he entered in partnership with Henry Chawner registering their. Mark “HC over IE” as’Plate Workers’ at Amen Corner on 27 August 1796. Soon after, owing to semi-retirement of Henry Chawner, the business was mostly managed. By John Emes that on 10 January 1798 registered his own mark and the dissolution of the. John Emes continued to work at Amen Corner until his death in 1808. His work, mostly tea and coffee services, shows a taste for elegant design and fine finish. After the death of John Emes the business was continued by his widow Rebecca Emes who. On 30 June 1808, entered a mark with William Emes brother of John Emes and his executor. Acting by’Virtue of a Power of Attorney’. This mark, “RE over WE”, lasted only a few months and Rebecca Emes formed. A new partnership with Edward Barnard, leading journeyman of her late husband. New marks were entered on 14 October 1808 (RE over EB into a quatrefoil). The address was Amen Corner, Paternoster Row. Other similar marks were entered in 1818, 1821 and 1825. The firm was one of the largest working in their period with wide connections. In the trade (they supplied plate to Rundell, Bridge and Rundell and to Cattle and Barber of York). The partnership lasted until the death of Rebecca Emes in 1828. Large Size of 9.8cm x 6.8cm x 4.8cm and a heavy 97 Grams. Very little wear for an item this old. Stunning Ball feet and a real silver collectors collectible, maybe never seen again. The item “Large Sterling Silver Salt Cellar / Dish by Emes & Barnard London 1811″ is in sale since Saturday, June 10, 2017. This item is in the category “Antiques\Silver\Sterling”. The seller is “chappellini” and is located in Penshurst, NSW. This item can be shipped worldwide.
- Era: 1800s
- Original/Reproduction: Original
- Product Type: Salt Cellars / Dish