Antique Silver George II Chamberstick made in 1751


Maker: Hugh Mills

A rare George II antique silver chamberstick of shaped form with bold shell borders and a cast shaped thumbpiece.

Date 1751
Made By Hugh Mills
Location London
Stock Number W56x31
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Maker: Hugh Mills

A rare George II antique silver chamberstick of shaped form with bold shell borders and a cast shaped thumbpiece.

Mid-18th century chambersticks of shell form are quite rare, unlike their candlestick equivalents.

This chamberstick is a super example of good weight and condition by an interesting maker who died in the year this was made.

Dimensions: full width (from thumbpiece to side) 17 cm, diameter 14.7 cm; weight 11 troy oz.

Hugh Mills

Huh Mills

No record of apprenticeship or freedom.

First mark entered as largeworker, 23 May 1739. Address (at the Seive on Saffron Hill”.

Second mark , 14 February 1746. Address; Blue Court , Saffron Hill.

Presumably dead soon after as Dorothy Mills and Thomas Sarbit are recorded by Heal at Saffron Hill, 1746 onwards. Heal however also records him till 1749, but this could be directory delay.

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