Stratford Upon Avon, Thomas Sharp, Set of Scales
Stratford Upon Avon, Thomas Sharp, Set of Scales
Stratford Upon Avon, Thomas Sharp, Set of Scales

Stratford Upon Avon, Thomas Sharp, Set of Scales

1780 eng

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£450 gbp
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Warwickshire, Knowle/ Stratford Upon Avon, Set of Scales, circa 1780, by Thomas Sharp, the lid bearing a silver plaque inscribed, THOS. TREHERN/ KNOWL. rev. scales and weights with a sliding panel on the inside of the lid to hold the smallest weights, SHARP/ STRATFORD/ UPON AVON/ 209, 95 x 55 x 23 mm. Very fine.

Thomas Sharp, master tradesman, Stratford upon Avon (1724-1799).Known as a silversmith, clockmaker and fabricator of " Shakespearean wood toys," Sharp was in fact also a retailer of clocks, watches, firearms, scientific instruments, silverware and wooden souvenirs etc. He also maintained a workshop for repair of the same in Church Street.
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