10213 Antique Gold Vinaigrette
A lovely little novelty collector’s item. An early 19th century gold vinaigrette modelled as a travelling case. The hinged cover, with a carrying handle, is inscribed ‘Souvenir’. The cover opens to reveal a pierced hinged grille. 2 coloured gold, the body is a rich yellow gold and the flower highlights and body fluting are in copper gold. Approx. measurements – height 2cm (handle extended), length 1.8cm, width 1.5cm. Weight 4.7grams. Circa 1820. Unmarked gold. Continental.
10236 18th Century Antique Silver Etui
An attractive little travelling set in a clip top silver case of tapering rectangular form. The embossed decoration is very charming with a village scene, 2 dogs and a goose. The interior is fitted with a penknife, scissors and pencil. Length 8.8cm. Width 3.3cm. Unmarked. Continental. Circa 1780.
10239 Georgian Antique Silver Shell Box
A highly collectible antique silver cowrie shell snuff box having a hinged lid with decorative, hand engraved monogram. Original gilt interior. The quality of this shell box is excellent, a nice feature is the unusual, curved mount at the top of the hinge. Measures 4 x 5.5cm. Circa 1800. Maker initials “TL”. Sterling silver.
10245 George III Silver Cow Creamer
An antique silver cream jug in the form of a model cow. The cavity below the lid is filled with cream which is poured out through the cow’s mouth using the curled tail as a handle. Simple figuring and naive expressive face. The body is all over chased with a charmingly realistic hairy finish. Weight 143 grams, 4.5 troy ounces. Spread 14.7cm. Height 9.2cm (top of horns). London 1767. Maker John Schuppe. Sterling silver. 18th century.
10246 George III Silver Cup
A handsome antique silver cup with twin side handles and raised on a pedestal foot. Lovely plain form and good gauge silver. Contains 750ml. Weight 526 grams, 16.9 troy ounces. Height 17.4cm. Diameter of top 11.1cm. Spread 21.5cm. London 1811. Maker Dorothy Langland. Sterling silver. 19th century.
Rebecca Emes & Edward Barnard I
10251 George III Antique Silver Mug
An excellent quality antique silver child’s cup with a stylistic vine leaf decoration around the body and curled serpent handle popularised by the contemporary silversmith Paul Storr. Heavy cast silver. Original bright interior gilding. Contains 175 ml. Weight 174 grams, 5.5 troy ounces. Height 9.3cm (to top of handle). Diameter 6.9cm. London 1815. Maker Rebecca Emes and Edward Barnard. Sterling silver. 19th century.
10253 George III Antique Silver Argyle
An early form of the innovative antique silver gravy jug known as an argyle. Of plain straight sided form with a waisted body and long curling spout. This example has an exterior flap and double skin warming chamber below – a very rare design. Capacity 200 ml. Weight 256 grams, 8.2 troy ounces. Height 10.2cm. Diameter 7.7cm (top), 8.2cm (base). London 1768. Sterling silver. 18th century.
10254 Russian Antique Silver Coffee Pot
A stunning quality Russian silver coffee jug with excellent deep chased decoration incorporating foliate scrolls and the traditional Russian eagle to the front and reverse sides. The bulbous lid has a distinctive onion form. No expense has been spared with the rich bright gilding which even extends to the inside of the pot and lid. Contains 1200ml. Total weight (including wooden handle and lid finial) 724 grams, 23 troy ounces. Height 26.5 (to top of finial). Spread 21cm. Moscow. Circa 1770. Russian silver purity is 84 zolotnik equivalent to 875/1000. 18th century.
1810 - 1811
10258 George III Antique Silver Salts
A fine pair of antique sterling silver salt dishes formed as scallop shells mounted on naturalistic turtle shell bases. Heavy cast gilt silver. The detailed workmanship on these is quite exceptional. Each is hand engraved to the front with a bird crest. Weight 555 grams, 17.8 troy ounces. Height 8.5/4.7cm. Width 10.5cm. London 1810/11. Maker John Mewburn. Sterling silver. 19th century.
10259 Pair of George III Antique Silver Wine Goblets
An elegant pair of antique silver wine cups with plain classical style, bright cut dot engraved borders to the rim, and original gilt bowls. Weight 383 grams, 12.3 troy ounces. Height 14.8cm. Diameter of top 8.4cm. Contains 265 ml. London 1790. Maker Henry Chawner. Sterling silver. 18th century.
Eley‚ Fearn & Chawner
10265 George III Antique Silver Grape Scissors
An excellent quality pair of antique silver grape shears with the original bright gilt finish. Good quality cast silver with reeded handles and silver grape and vine leaf decoration. Weight 109 grams, 3.5 troy ounces. Length 18cm. Width 5 cm. London 1810. Maker Eley, Fearn & Chawner. Sterling silver. 19th century.
10266 Georgian Antique Silver Serving Boat
A very useful little antique silver jug with a cast decorative border terminating in a foliate shell. Suitable as a small sauceboat. Weight 84 grams, 2.7 troy ounces. Height 3.2cm. Length 14.1cm. Width 8.1cm. London 1812. Maker Charles Fox. Sterling silver. 19th century.
10261 George III Antique Silver Wine Funnel
A classic style antique silver wine strainer with a gadroon border and simple shaped thumb piece. Very elegant form. Good weight and colour. A rare feature is the detachable muslin strainer ring. Weight 186 grams, 5.9 troy ounces. Length 15 cm. Diameter 7.7 cm. Birmingham 1790. Maker Matthew Boulton. Sterling silver. 18th century.
William Sumner & Richard Crossley
10268 George III Antique Silver Ladle
An elegant antique sterling silver serving ladle with a shell shaped bowl. Excellent plain style. Large size and heavy gauge metal. Weight 186 grams, 5.8 troy ounces. Length 33cm. Bowl – width 8.8cm, height 1.5cm (just under 1.5 inches). London 1776. Maker William Sumner & Richard Crossley. Sterling silver. 18th century.
10270 Louis XVI Antique French Gold Box
A superb French vari colour gold snuff box (or bonbonniere) of circular form with detachable pull off cover. Large size and heavy gauge. The cover, sides and base have concentric panels, stamped at intervals with pellets, within bands of line engraving and rope twist. The execution is excellent especially the detailed matted background. Weight 127 grams, 4 troy ounces. Diameter 7.2cm. Height 2.2cm. Paris 1784/85. Maker Nicolas-Jean-Baptiste Choconain-Delaunay. Vari colour gold. 18 carat (75% purity). 18th century.
10272 George III Antique Silver Wine Label
A very decorative antique silver bottle ticket with a silver chain. The elaborate bacchanalian scene portrays two cherubs holding flagons of wine surrounded by grape and vine leaf decoration and a face mask below. Engraved “SHERRY” to the scroll centre. Weight 17 grams, less than 1 troy oz. Measures 6 x 4cm. Birmingham 1818. Maker Edward Thomason. Sterling silver. 19th century.
10273 George III Antique Silver Wine Label
A decorative antique silver bottle ticket with a silver chain. The elaborate bacchanalian scene portrays two cherubs holding flagons of wine surrounded by grape and vine leaf decoration and a face mask below. Engraved “CLARET” to the scroll centre. Weight 19 grams. Measures 6 x 4 cm. Birmingham 1809. Maker Matthew Linwood. Sterling silver. 19th century.
10280 George III Antique Silver Teaspoons
A good set of 6 antique sterling silver spoons, in the Hanoverian pattern, by the sought after lady silversmith Hester Bateman. Total weight 59 grams, just under 2 troy ounces. Length 11.5cm. London 1785. Sterling silver. 18th century.
William & Aaron Lestourgeon
10282 George III Antique Silver Box
An attractive antique silver toilet box of plain cylindrical form with pull off lid and reeded rims. The top is hand engraved with a stag crest. Useful size suitable as a jewellery box or for cuff links. Weight 231 grams, 7.4 troy ounces. Height 4.7cm. Diameter 10.1cm. London 1769. Maker William & Aaron Lestourgeon. Sterling silver. 18th century.
10285 George III Antique Silver Apple Corer
1792 - 1798
Naphtali Hart & Duncan Urquhart
10286 Pair of George III Silver Salts
An elegant pair of silver salt cellars of oval form on simple scroll feet. The panelled sides have pierced decoration and bright cut engraving. Original Bristol blue glass liners with star cut bases. Total weight of silver 110 grams, 3.5 troy ounces. Height 6cm. Top measures 9×5.7cm. London 1792/8. Maker Duncan Urquhart & Napthali Hart. Sterling silver. 18th century.
10288 George III Silver Pepper Shakers
A decorative pair of antique silver peppers of tall baluster form with pierced detachable tops. Excellent weight. To the front is a flower and scroll cartouche and the body is embossed with pretty flower heads and foliate scrolls. The condiments are mounted asymmetrically on square bases. Weight (pair) 216 grams, 6.9 troy ounces. Height 16.9cm. Base 5x5cm. London 1802. Maker John Moore. Sterling silver. 19th century.
10291 George III Antique Silver Wine Label
A very decorative antique silver bottle ticket with a silver chain. The elaborate bacchanalian scene portrays two cherubs holding flagons of wine surrounded by grape and vine leaf decoration and a face mask below. Engraved “MADEIRA” to the scroll centre. Weight 16 grams, less than 1 troy oz. Measures 6 x 3.6cm. Birmingham 1818. Maker Edward Thomason. Sterling silver. 19th century.
10292 George III Antique Silver Shell Dishes
An attractive pair of antique silver dishes modelled as scallop shells with charming little whelk shell feet. Hand engraved fleur de lys crest. Simple plain design and perfect to use for serving butter, nuts, or sweets. Weight 191 grams, 6.1 troy oz. Height 3.1cm. Top measures 14.3×12.5cm. London 1793. Maker Henry Green. Sterling silver. 18th century.
10296 William and Mary Antique Silver Toddy Ladle
An antique sterling silver ladle inset with a 22 carat solid gold guinea dated 1691. Elegant, slim design with a twisted horn handle and silver tip. The gold coin bears the heads of King William and Queen Mary of King George to the front, and on the reverse there are armorials for England, Scotland, Wales and Ireland, and the date “1691”. Owner’s initials “T over I*I” are engraved to the front of the handle. Total weight 45 grams, 1.4 troy ounces. Length 32.5cm. Bowl 8.4 x 5.7cm. Unmarked silver, English, circa 1770. Inset 22 carat gold guinea coin, date 1691, diameter 2.5cm. 18th century.
Thomas Whipham & William Williams
10300 George III Antique Silver Beer Jug
An impressive antique silver jug of baluster form on a broad gadrooned foot. Good plain style and heavy gauge silver. To the front is an expansive hand engraved cartouche containing a lion armorial with motto and crest. The acanthus leaf mounted scroll handle has a beaded spine and is hand engraved with the initial “A”. The spout also has beaded spine below. Large capacity. Contains 1500 ml. Weight 959 grams, 30.8 troy ounces. Height 23 cm. Spread 22 cm. Diameter 9.8cm (top), 9.8cm (base). London 1766. Maker Thomas Whipham & William Williams.
Eley And Fearn
10301 George III Antique Silver Ice Cream Spade
An excellent quality antique silver spoon in the shape of a shovel for serving pastry or ice cream. Heavy gauge silver with gilt finish. Made in the Kings pattern, popularised by the Royal family during the first half of the 19th century, it has a hand engraved “spur” crest and motto to the handle. Weight 208 grams, 6.6 troy ounces. Length 30cm. Bowl measures 9.9 x 5.6cm. London 1807. Maker Eley and Fearn. Sterling silver. 19th century.
Joseph & Albert Savory
10304 George III Antique Silver Tea Caddy
An excellent antique silver caddy of plain rectangular design with a plain hexagonal design. The sliding top has a lift off cap which doubles as a tea measure. Weight 218 grams, 7.0 troy ounces. Height 12.6cm. Base 8.9 x 5.8cm. London 1805. Maker Savory, Farrand & Sheldrick. Sterling silver. 19th century.
Samuel Whitford I
10309 George III Antique Silver Mug
A handsome antique silver mug of baluster form having a shaped scroll handle and spreading foot. Good size. Classic plain style. Contains 460 ml. Weight 321 grams, 10.5 troy ounces. Height 10.7cm. Spread 12.4cm. Diameter 8cm (top). London 1762. Maker Samuel Whitford I. Sterling silver. 18th century.
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