A SMALL COLLECTION OF ANTIQUE SILVER
AND OBJECTS OF VERTU

an article of José Luis Muñoz Diaz
for ASCAS - Association of Small Collectors of Antique Silver
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HALLMARKS OF SPANISH SILVERSMITHS

Spanish silver has three types of hallmarks:

1- Official hallmark (Plata de Ley) or assayer hallmark, to certify the quality of the silver piece

2- Town mark

3- Silversmith's mark

a selection of
hallmarks of Spanish silversmiths

mark

silversmith

town

date

Acha Antonio Bilbao 1856

Adradas H. Zaragoza 18th cent.

Agruna Ribera José A. Madrid from 1884

Altet Juan Barcelona 18th cent.

Amor José Bilbao 1856

Anselmo Vitoria 19th cent.

Argadoña A. Vitoria 19th cent.

Arze Antonio Badajoz 1781

Bandama Madrid 1805

Barela Alburquerque 1850

Castejon Antonio Cordoba 1836

Canonigo Nicolas Llerena 1860

Carbajal José Granada 19th cent.

Carreras F°. Barcelona 1825

Casas Jose Barcelona 1878

Castejon Antonio Cordoba 1836

Corchero José Mérida 1783

Faraz Antonio Alcala de Henares 1560

Faraz Juan Francisco Alcala de Henares 1560

Fontana Pedro Badajoz 1786

Fuente Juan Antonio de La Almendralejo 1780

Gonzales Castano Fernando Almendralejo 1800

Gorin Francisco Antonio Badajoz 1773

Guzman José Sevilla 18th cent.

Hurtado F. Sevilla 1854

Lecumberri Lorenzo Pamplona 1855

Lenzano Miguel de Pamplona 18th cent.

Llusia J. Madrid 1790

Martinez Juan Madrid 1856

Martinez Juan Madrid 1830

Mendes La Coruña 18th cent.

Moreno José Jerez de los Caballeros 1735

Muñoz Arce Madrid from 1930

Oliveros Pedro Llerena 19th cent.

Peña E. Sevilla 19th cent.

Perez Noble Alonso Llerena 1619

Rangel Zafra 18th cent.

Raposo Bravo Juan Badajoz 1735

Rey Calvo La Coruña 1871

Rivera (Metales y Platería) Barcelona 20th cent.

Rivero José Maria Badajoz 1820

Rodriguez Francisco Llerena 1505

Rodriguez Sanguino Sebastian Jerez de los Caballeros 1735

Rueda Mérida 17th cent.

Ruiz Burgos 18th cent.

Salgado Manuel Badajoz 1732

Sanguino Juan Jerez de los Caballeros 1779

Tarongi J. Zaragoza 19th cent.

Tejada Badajoz 1788

Ximenes Diego Llrena 1625
this is an abstract from a wider study of José Luis Muñoz Diaz on Spanish silver hallmarking (silversmiths, assayers, town marks), available on the web clicking here
José Luis Muñoz Diaz - © 2004 -

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