Gabriel Sleath

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Georgian silver coffee pot by Gabriel Sleath (1731)
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Gabriel Sleath (1674 - c24 March 1756), the son of a tallow chandler, was a London gold- and silversmith and an outspoken critic of Huguenot goldsmiths' working in England.

Sleath was born and died in Barnet, London. In 1753 he entered into a partnership with Francis Crump, his former apprentice.

He was buried from St Vedast Foster Lane.[1][2][3][4]