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Antique Silver Salts DRH


Price: £327.00

Antique rare pair of Silver salts with gilded bowls, made by the excellent and collectable silversmiths Robert and David Hennell of London 1768 - specialist salt makers.  We have restored both salts and re-gilded the bowls - they are both of the very finest quality. There is a faint period letter F to the front, we decided to leave this on. Sizes: Diameter 6.5cm x 4.5 cm tall -  Substantial weight 68 grams each total of both 136 grams.
Hennell History - Hennell Family (worked from 1728). David Hennell I was apprenticed to Edward Wood 6 September 1728. Married 1st March 1736 to Hannah Broomhead. First mark entered as largeworker, 23 June 1736. Address: King's Head Court, Gutter Lane. The Hennell's had fifteen children of which only five reached maturity. David retired from business in 1773 and died 1785. 
Robert Hennell I, fifth child was apprenticed to his father in 1756, he entered into partnership with David I in 1763. Address: Foster Lane. 
Robert Hennell II, son of John Hennell, elder brother of Robert Hennell I, continued his grandfather's business and was apprenticed to his uncle Robert Hennell I in 1778. 
Samuel Hennell, son of Robert Hennell I entered, as third partner to his father and brother, in 1800. 
David Hennell II, worked from 1802, address 11 Foster Lane. Second mark, with Robert Hennell , 28 October 1802. Third mark, alone, 22 June 1811. Fourth mark, in partnership with John Terry, 6 April 1814. Apparently this partnership terminated by 27 July 1816.


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