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Pair of Antique Silver George III Salad Servers made in 1790/1798

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A large pair of late eighteenth century old English pattern George III Salad Servers made in London in 1790 (salad fork) and 1798 (salad spoon).

Date 1790 - 1798
Made By George Smith, George Smith & William Fearn
Location London
Stock Number FA259x23x24

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Date:
1790 - 1798
Maker: George Smith, George Smith & William Fearn
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Description

A large pair of late eighteenth century old English pattern George III Salad Servers made in London in 1790 (salad fork) and 1798 (salad spoon).

The salad fork was made by the partnership of George Smith and William Fearn and the salad spoon by George Smith on his own.

They both are engraved with the  crest of a Bull.

A good pair-large eighteenth century old English pattern salad servers are quite hard to come by and these are good examples.

Dimensions, length 30.25 cm.

Weight, 6.4 troy oz.

Maker
George Smith

George Smith III and IV. The number of London silversmiths called George Smith in the 18th century is very confusing. The spoon makers were father and son, and are generally referred to as George Smith III and IV, and were unrelated to I, II, V & VI. Both used the mark “GS”.

George Smith III was apprenticed to Thomas Chawner in 1765, turned over to Pierce Tempest, freedom unrecorded. 1st mark as spoon maker 1774. Second to fifth marks 1774, 1775, 1776, 1776, 1778. Sixth (2 sizes) 1780. Seventh (5 punches) 1782. Eighth in partnership with William Fearn, 1786. His son, George Smith IV, was apprenticed to William Fearn in 1786 and worked from 1799 – 1807.

George Smith & William Fearn

George Smith III and William Fearn became partners in 1786 and remained so until around 1792.

The maker’s initials for William Fearn first appeared around 1772, although he was apprenticed to Thomas Chawner in 1762.

George Smith III and George Smith IV were father and son. It is believed that William Fearn was made bankrupt in 1777.

Later he also worked with William Eley and William Chawner.

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For the UK £15.00
For Europe £30.00
For the rest of World £50.00
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