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  • 1737

    John Hamilton Of Dublin

    8403 Antique Irish Silver Candlesticks

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    A rare pair of early Dublin cast candlesticks having octagonal bases with sunken wells and diamond faceting. The baluster stem follows the outline of the base. This is very desirable shape. Sterling silver. Lovely plain style and good gauge silver. Weight 662 grams, 21.2 troy ounces. Height 15.5 cms. Base 10 cms. Each is stamped within the well of the base with Irish silver hallmarks for Dublin 1737. Maker John Hamilton.

  • 1758

    William Shaw And William Priest

    8607 George II Silver Lidded Tankard

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    A good quality antique sterling silver tankard with domed lid and straight tapering form with coopered rings to the body. The scroll handle has a decorative thumb piece and applied strap work. Contains 1000 ml. Weight 866 grams, 27.8 troy ounces. Height 19 cms. Diameter of lid 11.5 cms, base 13 cms. London 1758. Maker William Shaw and William Priest.

  • 1749

    George Comper

    8825 George II Silver Mug

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    A handsome antique sterling silver mug of baluster form with a simple scroll handle. Excellent plain style. Good gauge silver. To the front there is hand engraved monogram in old fashioned script. Contains 290 ml, half pint. Weight 200 grams, 6.4 troy ounces. Height 10.2 cms. London 1749. Maker George Comper.

  • 1750

    Samuel Herbert And Company

    9082 Antique George II Silver Basket

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    A rare George II sterling silver basket of oval form with swing handle. Excellent weight and colour. The basket has a pierced body with a vine decorated cast silver border and it stands on four cast lions paw feet. At this time baskets were used mainly for bread and fruit. The swing handle features a finely modelled animals head to both sides just above the hinges. The centre has a large hand engraved cartouche enclosing an armorial and above is the motto “Luceat et Crescat”. Weight 1600 grams, 51.4 troy oz. Height 28cm (total including handle), 8 cms (basket only). Top measures 34 x 28.5cm. London 1750. Maker Samuel Herbert & Co.

  • 1733

    John Gorsuch

    9161 George II Silver Mug

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    A handsome antique sterling silver mug of baluster form with a shaped scroll handle. Excellent plain style. Good gauge silver. Uninscribed. Contains 310 ml. Weight 210 grams, 6.7 troy ounces. Height 9.8 cm. Diameter 8.6 cm (top). Spread 10.7 cm. London 1733. Maker John Gorsuch.

  • 1753

    John Jacob

    9320 George II Silver Salver

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    A large antique sterling silver salver of plain design with a shaped Chippendale border and standing on 3 large scroll feet. The outer edge has a wide band of hand engraved decoration. Weight 1746 grams, 56.1 troy ounces. Diameter 30 cm. Height 4.4 cm. London 1753. Maker John Jacob.

  • 1750

    Samuel Wood

    6199 George II Silver Warwick Cruet

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    A fantastic antique sterling silver cruet set with a matching set of 3 silver castors engraved with armorials and 2 crested silver and faceted glass oil and vinegar bottles. The cinquefoil frame has 4 shell feet and a shaped decorative cartouche, with matching armorial, to the front. Total weight of silver 1814 grams, 58.3 troy ounces. Castors height 18.5 and 16 cms. Bottles height 15 cms. London 1750. Maker Sam Wood.

    The silver bottle tops are unmarked, they are crested and the tops fit perfectly into the silver frame.
    There is a hand engraved armorial on the 3 castors and cartouche of the frame and a crest on the top of the oli and vinegar bottles.

  • 1729

    Samuel Welder

    7245 Set of 3 George II Silver Casters

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    A fantastic quality set of 3 antique sterling silver castors with pierced removable tops. Classic plain style. Very heavy gauge. Weight 739 grams, 23.7 troy ounces. Tall castor – height 18.5 cms. Pair of smaller castors – height 14 cms. London 1729. Maker Samuel Welder.

  • 1741

    John Barbe

    7898 George II Silver Mug

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    A handsome antique sterling silver mug of baluster form with a simple scroll handle. Excellent plain style. Uninscribed. Contains 1 pint. Good gauge silver. Weight 410 grams, 13.1 troy ounces. Height 13 cms. London 1741. Maker John Barbe.

  • 1730

    Thomas Farren

    8678 George II Silver Coffee Pot

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    An elegant plain style antique sterling silver coffee pot with straight tapering sides and a domed lid. Large size. To the front is a large hand engraved armorial within a decorative cartouche. Good gauge silver and excellent colour. Contains 1100 ml. Weight 903 grams, 29 troy ounces. Height 24 cms. Spread 20.5 cms. Diameter of base 11.5 cms. London 1730. Maker Thomas Farren.

  • 1752

    Robert Cox

    8418 George II Tobacco Box

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    A charming antique sterling silver box with lift off top. Simple oval shape and reeded borders. This style was popular from the mid 17th century up until the reign of George I. Weight 173 grams, 5.5 troy ounces. Length 10.75 cms. Width 8.5 cms. London 1752. Maker probably Robert Cox.

  • 1728

    Edward Vincent

    8608 Pair of Antique George II Silver Mugs

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    An exceptional pair of early English sterling silver mugs with baluster shape on a spreading foot. Lovely chunky style and plain features typical of the period. Good gauge metal and very heavy weight. Excellent colour. To the front there is a large hand engraved armorial within a decorative cartouche. Each mug has the scratchweight engraved underneath. Each contains 330 ml. Total weight 715 grams, 22.9 troy ounces. Height 11 cms. Diameter of top 7 cms. London 1728. Maker Edward Vincent.

  • 1730

    Paul de Lamerie

    8851 Antique George II Silver Dish by Paul de Lamerie

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    A superb quality silver bowl or alms dish by the sought after Huguenot silversmith Paul de Lamerie. Heavy gauge metal and a plain solid foot. The reeded rim has applied shell and scroll ornaments and to the underside there are applied acanthus leaves. The top has a fine quality border of hand engraved motifs with trellis hatching together with a matching inner circle. This work is very typical of Huguenot silver work Weight 722 grams, 23.2 troy ounces. Height 4 cms. Length 27.5 cms. Width 24 cms. London 1730. Maker Paul de Lamerie.

  • 1740 - 1747

     

    9085 Antique George II Silver Forks

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    A rare matched set of six Hanoverian pattern three pronged forks. Sterling silver. Lovely early English style. Five with a hand engraved crest to the reverse. Total weight 359 grams, 11.5 troy ounces. Length 18.8–19 cms (some minor variation). 4 forks with mixed dates 1740-1747, 2 forks with unreadable dates. Mixed makers, some unidentified.
    Table silver of this date was stamped with “up the handle” silver marks which were punched on the thin central part of the handle and it is not unusual that these stamps are distorted or badly struck and difficult to read.

  • Circa 1740

     

    9163 Antique Silver Coconut Cup

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    An antique sterling silver mounted goblet with a tall spreading foot. Good size and excellent condition. The top mount has a silver inner lip and a hand engraved crest to the front rim. Contains 430 ml. Height 17.3 cms. Diameter 9.3 cms. The top rim has the makers mark “JS” triple stamped, (see Grimwade ref 3684). Circa 1740.

  • 1754

    William Grundy

    9327 Antique Silver Snuffer Tray

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    A good quality antique sterling silver snuffer stand of oblong shape with a flying scroll handle. Good plain design and heavy gauge silver with applied shell borders. Weight 273 grams, 8.7 troy ounces. Height 5.8 cms. Length 20 cms. Width 10.2 cms. London 1754. Maker William Grundy.

  • 1755

    James Jones

    6224 Set of 8 Georgian Gilt Silver Teaspoons

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    A rare set of antique sterling silver teaspoons with shell bowls. The end of each handle is decorated with an unknown figure. Weight 118 grams, 3.7 troy ounces. Length 11.5 cms. All marked up the handle with maker’s mark and lion passant although not very clear. Probably James Jones (mark registered May 1755).

  • 1735

    Edward Wood

    7290 George II Silver Trencher Salts

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    A chunky pair of early English sterling silver trencher salts in the rectangular form popular at the start of the 18th century. Good size. Gilt interior. Weight 121 grams, 3.8 troy ounces. Height 3.5 cms. Base 8 x 6.4 cms. Top 6.7 x 5 cms. Lovely clear marks underneath for London 1735. Maker Edward Wood. Would make a good set of 4 with #7288.

  • 1728

    Paul de Lamerie

    7911 George II Silver Cup by Paul de Lamerie

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    An outstanding early antique silver cup, campana shape with acanthus leaf topped side handles. By the sought after Huguenot silversmith Paul de Lamerie. Britannia standard silver*. Lovely plain style and very good weight. Excellent patina. To both sides there is a large and finely engraved armorial crest belonging to TREBY quartering Grange for the Rt Hon George Treby, MP. Weight 1048 grams, 33.6 troy ounces. Height 17 cms. Diameter of top 14.5 cms. London 1728. Maker Paul de Lamerie.

  • 1744

    Grigory Lakomkin

    9399 Antique Russian Silver Beakers

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    A charming pair of antique silver beakers of tapering cylindrical form. The deep embossed and engraved decoration is very typical of Russian beakers of this period. Each beaker has two vignettes of a cherub and a cockerel, one beaker also with a crest and initials in old script. Each contains 220 ml.Total weight 149 grams, 4.7 troy ounces. Height 8.5cm. Diameter 7cm. Russian silver marks for Moscow 1744. 1 beaker with assayer mark for Grigoriev Kuzma, 2nd beaker assayer mark for Postnikova. Russian 84 zolotnik (875 standard)

  • 1739

    Paul de Lamerie

    8443 George II Dinner Plates by Paul de Lamerie

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    A rare pair of antique sterling silver dinner plates by this master silversmith. Elegant plain design with applied shell and gadroon borders and engraved to each top rim with a superb coat of arms. Suberb quality. Good weight. Total weight 1080 grams, 34.7 troy ounces. Diameter 24.25 cms. Stamped underneath for London 1739. Maker Paul de Lamerie.

  • 1730

    William Darker

    8611 George II Silver Mug

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    A handsome antique sterling silver mug of slightly baluster form with a cast scroll handle. Classic plain style. Uninscribed. Hand engraved at the top of the handle there is a set of initials. Contains 530 ml. Weight 311 grams, 10 troy ounces. Height 11.5 cms. Diameter of top 8.5 cms. London 1730. Maker William Darker.

  • Circa 1750

     

    8885 Antique French Silver Wine Taster

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    A good quality antique silver wine taster of simple plain form with a serpent handle. Excellent quality and heavy gauge silver. Hand engraved to one side with grapes and vine leaves, to the other with semi ribbed decoration. Weight 105 grams, 3.3 troy ounces. Height 3 cms. Diameter 8 cms. Spread 10.5 cms. Stamped on the base and side with French silver marks for Paris. Circa 1750.

  • Circa 1750

     

    9093 Antique Georgian Silver Lemon Strainer

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    A rare early English antique sterling silver strainer of circular form with a turned over rim. The bowl has drilled pierced holes in concentric circles and long shaped handles with leaf decoration. To the front there is a hand engraved initial. Weight 98 grams, 3.1 troy oz. Spread 16.5 cm. Diameter 8.5 cms. Height 3.3 cms. Marks indistinct. English. Circa 1750.

  • 1740

    John Fossey

    9179 George II Silver Bowl

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    A charming antique sterling silver bowl of small size. Very plain styling and excellent original colour. The original owners initials are incised underneath. Weight 179 grams, 6.6 troy ounces. Height 6.9 cms. Diameter 11 cms. London 1740. Maker Jonathan Fossey.

  • 1754

    William Cafe

    9337 Antique George II Silver Taperstick

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    A very charming little antique silver taper stick with shaped base with knopped baluster stem. Cast silver. Weight 109 grams, 3.5 troy ounces. Height 11 cms. Base diameter 8 cms. The taper stick is marked underneath on 4 corners with English silver hallmarks for London 1754. Maker William Cafe.

  • 1737

    Charles Kandler

    6318 George II Antique Silver Candlesticks by Charles Kandler

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    An important pair of early English antique silver candlesticks by the sought after maker Charles Kandler. Very fine quality and made of heavy gauge cast silver. In the French taste, each with a knopped baluster stem on spreading circular base with sunken well and shaped outside border. These stunning candlesticks are beautifully chased all over and each bears an armorial crest within the sunken well. Weight 1459 grams, 46.9 troy ounces. Height 22cm. Base diagonal measurement 16.25cm. London 1737. Maker Charles Kandler.

  • 1742

    Louis Dupont

    7319 George II Silver Coffee Pot

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    An exceptional quality antique sterling silver coffee pot of baluster shape on pedestal foot. Very beautifully decorated with crisply chased scrolls, flowers, leaves and hatching. On top there is a pretty cast flower finial. Contains 900 ml. Weight 944 grams, 30.3 troy ounces. Height 25 cms. Spread 21 cms. London 1742. Maker Louis Dupont.

  • Circa 1750

    Thomas David Mauger

    7964 Antique Jersey Silver Mug

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    Channel Islands silver. A rare antique sterling silver tankard from the island of Jersey. Broad heavy design with the distinctive leaf motif on the handle, typical of Channel Islands silver of this period. Weight 440 grams, 14.1 troy ounces. Underneath is a presentation inscription (later in date) to “George Du Heaume ne 11 Decembre 1806”. Contains 1 pint. Height 12 cms. Diameter of top 9 cms. Stamped underneath with the initials TM for Thomas Mauger of Jersey. Circa 1750.

  • 1736

    Robert Abercrombie

    9401 George II Silver Salver

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    A good antique sterling silver salver of plain design with a shaped border. Uninscribed. Heavy quality. These small size trays are often referred to as waiters and are ideal for use with glasses and bottles. Weight 369 grams, 11.8 troy ounces. Diameter 18.2 cm. Height 2.3 cm. London 1736. Maker Robert Abercrombie.

  • 1732

    William Darker

    8446 George II Silver Cream Jug

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    An excellent little early antique silver sparrow beak jug with a tall slim body and pedestal foot. Good plain style and nice weight. Excellent colour. Contains 75 ml. Weight 87 grams, 2.7 troy ounces. Height 8.5 cms (to top of handle). Spread 7.25 cms across the top. Sterling silver. London 1732. Maker William Darker.

  • 1728

    John Gorsuch

    8618 Antique George II Silver Sugar Bowl

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    A rare antique sterling silver covered sugar bowl of circular form on a small spreading foot. Excellent plain design, typical of the period. In the early 18th century sugar bowls or sugar boxes nearly always had covers which, when reversed, could be used as a saucer or spoon tray. Weight 295 grams, 9.4 troy ounces. Total height 9 cms. Bowl measures – height 6.3 cms, diameter 10.5 cms. London 1728. Maker John Gorsuch.

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