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Old London silver, its history, its makers and its marks

Montague Howard

Old London silver, its history, its makers and its marks

by Montague Howard

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Published by Scribner in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Plate,
  • Hallmarks,
  • Silverwork

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Montague Howard; with two hundred illustrations, and over four thousand facsimiles of makers" marks and hall-marks
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsNK7230 .H8X
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvi p., 1 l., 405 p. incl. illus., plates, ports.
    Number of Pages405
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25580699M
    LC Control Number03026937
    OCLC/WorldCa1886734

    The Maker’s mark was initially a picture, but this practice was superseded by using the first two letters of the maker’s surname and later the initials. There are simply too many maker's marks for a pocket guide to include, and so to find the maker one needs to refer to a variety of large reference books. Old French plate, its makers and marks. (London, J. Murray, ), by Wilfred Joseph Cripps (page images at HathiTrust) Hand book to foreign hall marks on gold and silver plate. (With the exception of those on French plate) Containing stamps. (London, Gibbings and co., limited, ), by Christopher Alexander Markham (page images at HathiTrust).

    London Silver Makers Marks This section lists the hallmarks used by a number of London Silversmiths. Please note that this list of silver makers hallmarks is by no means exhaustive & we recommend that you obtain a book of silver hallmarks – we have included a list of excellent hallmark books in our recommended books section. The hallmarking of English silver is based on a combination of marks that allow the identification of the origin and the age of each piece. The marks are: Town mark, corresponding to the mark of the assay office that has verified the piece.

    The first London silver hallmark to be used was the leopards head, in the year In that year, a decree by Edward I laid down that silver or gold could not be made or sold unless it was marked by the leopard’s head or The King’s Mark, as it was then known. This mark became crowned in and remained crowned until Scottish silver is one of our passions and we have made this guide so that you can read the marks on your piece of Scottish silver. Scotland had its own (slightly peculiar) system of marking silver, so if the marks on your Scottish silver are baffling you then hopefully you can use this guide to .


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A letter mark coinciding with the date of assay was first introduced in London in Originally it signified the Assay Master responsible for testing and marking the silver.

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