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Robin Hildyard

English family of potters of German birth. David Elers and John Philip Elers were the sons of Martin Elers, a German who had settled in Holland. David is first recorded as a silversmith in London in 1686, and both brothers then made ‘Browne muggs and red theapotts’ in Staffordshire and Vauxhall, London, from ...

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Danish, 18th – 19th century, male.

Born 1748, in Copenhagen; died 7 January 1828, in Copenhagen.

Sculptor, medallist.

Jesper Holm was a pupil of Johannes Wedewelt. He produced silver medals and works in porcelain.

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German, 18th century, male.

Born 11 April 1748, in Hesse; died 23 February 1787, in Brunswick.

Sculptor, medallist.

Krull was a medallist, who occasionally practised sculpture. He produced models for porcelain manufacture, and busts and tombs.

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J. V. G. Mallet

Silversmith, designer and porcelain manufacturer, active in England. His father, Pierre Sprimont, and his uncle, Nicholas Sprimont (c. 1678–1744), also a silversmith, were both from Liège, and it has been assumed, on doubtful evidence, that Nicholas was apprenticed to his uncle there. By ...