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James Barber & William North

James Barber and William North. York jewellers and silversmiths, working circa 1835-1847. Partnership dissolved in 1847.

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James Barber & William North

James Barber and William North. York jewellers and silversmiths, working circa 1835-1847. Partnership dissolved in 1847.

  • 1836

    James Barber & William North

    9284 Antique York Silver Bowl

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    York provincial silver. An antique sterling silver bowl of small proportions. Good weight and bright original gilding. Hand engraved to the front is a double crest. Weight 215 grams, 6.9 troy ounces. Height 7.2 cm. Diameter 11 cm. York 1836. Maker Barber & North.

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  • 1826

    Thomas Johnson

    9708 Pair of Georgian Silver Coconut Cups

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    An excellent pair of antique silver mounted coconuts on decorative silver bases. The coconuts are carved in the forget-me-not design. Very ornamental examples. Each contains 300ml. Height 16.4cm. Diameter 8.7cm. London 1826. Maker TJ, probably Thomas Johnson. Sterling silver.

    Coconuts carved with the forget-me-not design are generally thought to have been made by a sailor or prisoner of war, probably of French origin

  • 1862

    Elkington

    9677 Victorian Silver Table Centrepiece

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    A spectacular antique silver centrepiece and candelabra, the tall column and arms formed as a grapevine with entwined branches supporting vine leaves and bunches of grapes. The cut crystal bowl and the candle nozzles are all detachable. This decorative item is perfect for fruit, flowers and sweets. Engraved to the base with a presentation inscription from H.G Mytton of Cleobury North. Dismantles into 3 pieces by unscrewing the bowl holder at the top. Weight 2755 grams, 88.6 troy ounces. Height 58.5cm (with glass), 53cm (without). Spread 42cm. London 1862. Maker George Richards Elkington. Sterling silver.

  • 1835 - 1836

    John Tapley

    9549 Antique Silver Tea Set

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    A William IV sterling silver 4 piece tea service of compressed bellied form with cast borders and scrolling feet. The chased decoration is very beautiful with acanthus scrolls and flower heads. The tea and coffee pots have pretty flower finials, the milk jug and sugar bowl have the original bright gilt interior. Each has a hand engraved crest to the front and a monogram in old fashioned script to the reverse. Total weight 2694 grams, 86.6 troy ounces. Teapot contains 1130 ml, height 15.5cm (to the top of the handle), spread 28cm. London 1835/36. Maker John Tapley.

  • 1880

    Harrison Brothers & Howson Ltd

    9354 Antique Kings Pattern Silver Knives

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    A set of antique sterling silver knives in the popular Kings pattern with steel blades. 12 dinner knives, length 28cm and 12 dessert knives, length 22.5cm. Made in Sheffield. Circa 1880. Maker Harrison Bros & Howsen.

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