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Antique Silver George III Mug made in 1772


An excellent quality 18th century Georgian silver mug of gentle baluster form with a cast scroll handle.

Date 1772
Made By James Stamp
Location London
Stock Number W188x26

Out of stock

Maker: James Stamp

An excellent quality 18th century Georgian silver mug of gentle baluster form with a cast scroll handle.

The mug is of a slightly unusual size and will hold approximately 400 ml of beer (a regular bottle of beer is 330 ml).

The condition and patina of the mug is very good throughout.

Dimensions: height 11.75 cm; weight 10.2 troy oz.

James Stamp

James Stamp

London silversmith. Free by redemption 2 May 1764. First mark entered as smallworker in partnership with John Baker I , 18 April 1764. Address Cow  Cross .

Moved to Ludgate Street, apparently 18 February 1765 when 2nd mark entered.

3rd mark in partnership  29 April 1768.; Livery, December 1771.

4th mark alone as plateworker , 6 July  1774. Address : 86, Cheapside , where he had already appeared as such in Parl. Reported list 1773.

5th mark 8th May  1776,

6th mark (2 sizes)  12 March 1777,

7th (2 sizes) 14 October 1777.

8th  7 January 1779.

9th 22 July  1779.

The rapid succession of new punches indicates a quickly expanding business brought to an unexpected stop by Stamp’s  death , 11 April 1780 ( The Gentleman’s Magazine, p 202) although his widow Frances appears to have carried on probably only for winding up or selling the business, which was subsequently succeeded at the same address by Sutton and Bult and after by Godbehere, Wigan and Bult (q.v) . Heal records Stamp as wrking goldsmith and jeweller, Ludgate Street, 1766; with John Barker as the same and at same address, 1768, partnership dissolved 1770; Stamp alone , 86 Cheapside, 1772-9 and James and Francis (sic) Stamp (succeeded by James Sutton ) 1780.



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