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Victoria

  • Circa 1900

     

    9566 Antique Silver Plated Wall Lights

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    A stunning pair of antique wall mirrors of tall shaped form (girandoles), each mounted with two pairs of candle sconces. Decorated in the flamboyant rococo style, the scrolling high relief ornament has fretwork, sea foam and stalactites. Mounted at the top is a winged cherub and below the mirror is a figural plaque. Height 65 cm. Width 34 cm. Mirror height 30 cm, width 18 cm. Probably French. Circa 1900.

  • Circa 1883

     

    9569 Victorian Presentation Shovel

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    Excellent quality antique commemorative shovel with ebonised and carved wooden handle. Silver plated. Life size. Presentation inscription to the front of the spade. The decorative mounts have intricate engraved borders, the deeply chased decoration with flowers and leaves. Length 89 cms. Width 18 cms. Stamped on the reverse with silver plate marks for S. Hart & Co. Circa 1883.

  • 1887

     

    9612 Antique Silver and Horn Beaker

    £195

    A 19th century silver and horn tumbler with silver mounted rim. The applied silver shield contains a hand engraved monogram in old fashioned cursive script. Pale gold/green transparent colour. Contains 160 ml. Height 10 cm. Diameter 6.2 cm. Birmingham 1887. Maker Hirons & Plante.

  • Circa 1860

     

    9624 Antique Scottish Silver Snuff Mull

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    An antique horn snuff mull with a broad silver mount embossed with thistles. The hinged lid is inset with a large citrine gemstone. Spread 14.5 cm. Diameter 6.5 cm. Unmarked silver. Probably Scottish circa 1860.

  • 1851

    Samuel Hayne & Dudley Cater

    9626 Antique Silver Wine Coolers

    £19,500

    A superb pair of antique sterling silver wine coolers of campana form with cast wrythen handles. Fully complete with matching sleeves and covers in sterling silver. The plain bodies have fine quality applied grape and vine detail. To the front each has an engraved monogram of entwined initials in old fashioned script. Total weight 5344 grams, 171.8 troy ounces. Height 31.5 cm. Spread across handles 29 cm. All pieces hallmarked for London 1851. Maker Samuel Hayne & Dudley Cater.

  • Circa 1890

     

    9629 Antique German Silver Spice Tower

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    Of Jewish interest. A large continental silver spice box in the form of a medieval tower with a turret surmounted by a cockerel. All over gilded. The top 2 sections, each containing a bell, sit above the spice box which has pierced and engraved decoration. The box has a drop-down door with scroll catch. Weight 286 grams, 9.1 troy ounces. Height 32 cm. Continental silver marks. Possibly Hanau, Germany. Circa 1890.

  • 1853

    Samuel Hayne & Dudley Cater

    9635 Pair of Antique Silver Entrée Dishes

    £4,950

    An excellent pair of antique sterling silver serving dishes of serpentine form. Good heavy quality. The handles are detachable so that the lids can also be used as dishes. Elegant plain style with applied shell ornament borders. Engraved to the front of each is a monogram with 3 intertwined initials in old fashioned script. Weight 3928 grams, 126 troy ounces. Height 13 cm. Length 37 cm. Width 27 cm. London 1853. Maker Samuel Hayne & Dudley Cater.

  • 1884

     

    9646 Antique Enamel Opera Glasses

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    A beautiful pair of antique opera glasses made of gilt brass metal and enamel. The binocular tops and extension knob are made of real mother of pearl. The pink enamel barrels are covered in gilt stars and have beaded cartouches and borders containing hand painted sprays of multi coloured flowers. The underside is inscribed “REG Armstrong 14.August 1884”. Measures – width 10.4 cm, closed height 6.3 cm, extended height 8.5 cm. Probably French. Circa 1884. Retailer’s mark Sharman D Neill, Belfast.

  • Circa 1850

     

    9718 Antique Silver Dog Collar

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    A 19th century silver dog collar with green leather lining. Adjustable to 2 different sizes with a retaining padlock and two bells. Hand engraved with scroll decoration. Diameter 9.5cm and 9 cm. Unmarked silver – tested. Probably English. Circa 1850.

  • 1881

    Hunt & Roskell

    9721 Victorian Silver Gilt Mirror

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    A fine antique silver gilt dressing mirror of waisted form surmounted by two large putti flanking a monogrammed cartouche. The whole frame has magnificent applied decoration in the rococo revival style; the cast pendant floral sprays to the border are particularly stunning. The wooden easel back has hanging hooks and wire. Height 58.5cm. Width 41cm. London 1881. Maker Hunt & Roskell, late Storr & Mortimer. Numbered 8158. Sterling silver.

  • 1852 - 1853

    Robert Garrard II

    9733 Antique Silver Tureens

    £5,450

    A handsome pair of twin handled Victorian silver sauce tureens of boat shaped form on pedestal feet. Excellent quality and good weight. On a plain relief, the striking decoration incorporates bands of naturalistic motifs applied to lid and body, the handles with naturalistic flowering and trailing vines. Total weight 53.98 troy ounces. Height 7cm (including finial). Spread 15.5cm. London 1852/53. Maker Robert Garrard. Sterling silver.

    Literature. Small sized covered tureens appeared circa 1760 and were used to serve sauces and gravy. The lid /cover helped to keep the contents warm.

  • Circa 1880

     

    9754 Pair of Austrian Silver and Ivory Harvester Figurines

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    A very fine quality pair of antique Viennese carved ivory figures, studded with gemstones, and mounted on enamelled silver pedestal bases. Each figure carries a silver and enamel wickerwork pannier and holds a silver basket filled with hardstone fruits. The man also holds a pearl and gemstone mounted silver walking stick. The enamelled silver bases are studded with large stones and mounted with dark blue hardstone tops. Height 23.5/21.5cm. Base 11.5 x 11cm. Silver marked with Austrian control marks. Vienna, circa 1890.

  • 1864

    Edward Barnard & Sons

    9809 Victorian Silver Goblet

    £875

    An excellent quality antique silver drinking chalice with a finely engraved border decoration to the upper body, lower body and foot. Good colour and light gilt interior. Contains 650 ml. Weight 357 grams, 11.4 troy ounces. Height 21.8 cm. Diameter 9.5 cm. Marked on the body for London 1864. Maker Edward Barnard & Sons. Sterling silver.

  • 1895

    Martin Hall and Co

    9812 Victorian Silver Goblet

    £750

    A very pretty antique silver chalice with a wide engraved border and central swags of foliate decoration. Contains 420 ml. Weight 206 grams, 6.6 troy ounces. Height 19.6cm. Diameter of top 9.1cm. Sheffield 1895. Maker Martin Hall. Sterling silver.

  • 1846

    Edward Barnard & Sons

    9822 Antique Silver Cream Pail

    £650

    A good quality antique silver cream pail with swing handle and gadroon borders. Very pretty and multi purpose. The charmingly pierced decoration shows a cow grazing in the forest with flying birds, a house, beehive, and windmill. With removable blue glass liner. Weight of silver 174 grams, 5.5 troy ounces. Height 8cm, 12cm with handle. Diameter 7.3cm. London 1846. Maker John, Edward, Walter & John Barnard (Barnard & Sons Ltd).

  • Circa 1890

    Victor Boivin

    9825 French Silver Claret Jugs

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    A fantastic quality pair of French silver mounted glass claret jugs in the style of Victor Boivin, a leading French 19th century silversmith. Of globular form, on a circular foot, the glass is encased with a fine quality decoration of pierced silver flowers, leaves, scrolls and other motifs. Original gilt to the inside of the lid and neck. Each contains 800 ml. Height 32cm. Spread across the handle 15.5cm. With French silver stamps. Maker or retailer’s stamp “HTO”. Circa 1890.

  • 1870

    Martin Hall and Co

    9831 Antique Silver and Mother of Pearl Cutlery

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    A set of 12 knives and 12 forks with pretty blades finely engraved with flower and foliate decoration. The real mother of pearl handles have ornate ferules with bead borders. Original cushion shaped wooden box with blue velvet interior. Knife 22.2cm. Fork 18.3cm. Sheffield 1870. Maker Martin Hall. Sterling silver.

  • 1854

    Yapp & Woodward

    9838 Antique Silver Table Snuff Box

    £2,750

    A magnificent antique sterling silver box of military interest. Substantial size and weight. Original gilt interior. Crisp cast borders and engine turned decoration to the sides and base. The top bears a regimental inscription. This box is likely to have been used in the Officer’s Mess for the Loisel Regiment of Militia. Weight 572 grams, 18.3 troy ounces. Height 5.5cm. Top measures 12.5cm x 9.3cm. Birmingham 1854. Maker Yapp & Woodward. Sterling silver.

  • 1863

    Pittway Brothers

    9842 Antique Silver Shaving Brush

    £375

    A good quality gentleman’s silver shaving brush which dismantles for travelling. Beautifully engraved. Real badger hair brush. The workmanship is excellent and the piece dismantles and screws back perfectly. Total weight 58 grams (includes the brush), under 2 troy ounces. Length 8.8cm, 14.5cm extended. Diameter 2cm. London 1863. Made by Pittway Bros.

  • Circa 1890

     

    9905 Antique Gold and Enamel Pencil

    £225

    A good quality late Victorian small 9 carat gold and enamel telescopic propelling pencil with attached suspension ring, a deep blue coloured guilloche enamel sleeve, and bullet shaped telescopic pencil with reeded barrel. Length 3cm (closed), 6.1cm (open). Maker “E.B”. England. Circa 1890.

  • 1850

    Aaron Hadfield

    9908 Antique Silver and Mother of Pearl Cutlery

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    A large set of 18 knives and 18 forks with elegant plain styled silver blades. Dessert cutlery. The real mother of pearl handles have ornate silver ferules with cross hatch decoration. Engraved to each handle is a boars head crest. Original solid wood box with blue velvet interior and a pull out tray. Knife 20.8cm. Fork 17cm. Sheffield 1850. Maker Aaron Hadfield. Sterling silver.

  • 1891

    Samuel Boyce Landeck

    9915 Antique Dutch Silver Nef Sailing Ship

    £15,750

    This is a superb solid silver galleon ship (traditionally known as a Nef), intricately modelled and shown in full sail. Excellent size and quality throughout. The top section of the Neff can be removed from the hull revealing an open compartment or space. The hull is finely chased with cherubs and leaves, flowers and scrolls. The ship stands on four dolphin mounted wheels. Weight 2445 grams, 78.6 troy ounces. Height 48cm. Spread 34cm. Width of large sail 20cm. Hull measures 30.5 x 11.5cm. Dutch silver stamps. London import marks for 1891. Importer Samuel Boyce Landeck. Sterling silver.

  • Circa 1880

     

    9933 Antique Silver Coconut Cup

    £750

    An interesting arts and crafts silver coconut cup with silver mounts and cast silver pedestal stem. With rope banding, and vertical strapwork in the 16th/17th style. Excellent workmanship. Height 18cm. Diameter 8.6cm (top), 8.2cm (base). Unmarked silver. Probably English circa 1880.

  • 1900

    B Neresheimer & Sohnes

    9941 Antique Silver Bear Decanter

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    A splendid antique silver drinks flask in the form of a standing bear with outstretched paws. Excellent quality and heavy gauge cast silver. Very pleasing design with lifelike detail in the face and all-over chased fur. The head is removable so that the body can be used as a decanter and the head as a cup; it pours beautifully. The interior is gilded. Contains 1 litre. Weight 1407 grams, 45.2 troy ounces. Height 24.5cm. Width between the paws 13.5cm. German Hanau silver marks. Probably Neresheimer. Circa 1900.

  • Circa 1890

     

    9947 Antique Silver Mounted Ostrich Egg

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    A 19th century silver mounted ostrich egg with pedestal foot; the top having a finial in the form of a model ostrich bird. The silver is lavishly decorated with flowing scrolls, rosettes and foliate detail. Height 29cm to top of finial. Unmarked silver. Probably Indian circa 1890.

  • Circa 1900

     

    9966 Antique Silver Pencil

    £125

    An antique silver propelling pencil, would have originally hung on a lady’s chatelaine or gentleman’s watch chain. Hexagonal shaped body with hand engraved decoration around the outside. The top is inset with a purple coloured stone. The central sliding band extends & retracts the internal pencil mechanism. Length 4.3cm (closed), 5.cm (extended). English circa 1900. The pencil is unmarked. The T-bar has maker’s mark “J.K”, date letter “s” probably for Birmingham 1892. The chain links with the lion mark only. Guaranteed silver, sterling grade or similar.

  • 1866

    William Summers

    9971 Antique Silver Baby Rattle

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    An excellent quality antique sterling silver child’s rattle complete with whistle and real pink coral teether. Lovely bright gilt finish. There are 6 silver bells attached. The engraved decoration is very pretty. Weight 69 grams, 2 troy ounces (including coral). Length 15cm. London 1866. Maker William Summers.

  • Circa 1880

    Josef Carl Klinkosch

    10102 Pair of Antique Austrian Silver Tureens

    £6,500

    A stunning pair of antique silver vegetable tureens of octagonal form, with matching covers. The detachable libers can be used separately. Excellent quality and thick gauge silver. These serving dishes make an impressive show with their twin scrolling handles, applied borders and classical scenes amounted to the front and reverse sides. The lids have attractive pumpkin finials and an applied monogram with mythical ornament. Total weight including liners 4305 grams, 138.4 troy ounces. Height 24.1cm (to top of finial). Spread across handles 24.1cm. Diameter 15cm. Vienna. Circa 1880. Maker Josef Carl Klinkosch.

  • 1838

    Paul Storr

    10121 Antique Silver Dinner Plates by Paul Storr

    £9,500

    A handsome set of 6 antique sterling silver plates with plain styling, shaped reeded borders and applied lily leaf decoration. Good size and weight. To one edge is the hand engraved crest of a dragon over a crown (probably for the Butterfield family) with the initial “B” below. Excellent quality and manufacture as you’d expect from this world famous silversmith. Total weight 3614 grams, 116.2 troy ounces. Diameter 26.5cm. London 1838. Maker Paul Storr for Storr & Mortimer.

  • Circa 1840

     

    10124 Antique Silver Plated Table Lamps

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    A handsome pair of 19th century antique silver on brass oil lamp bases, now mounted as electric table lamps. Excellent quality design with Corinthian capitals, tall reeded columns and square plinths applied with laurel wreaths. The bases retain their original cast iron stability weights. Early Victorian. Height 58cm (63cm with electrical fitting). Width of base 16.5cm. Circa 1840. Unmarked. These lamps are being sold as decorative items only and have no electrical wiring.

  • Circa 1890

    Gebruder Gutgesell

    10140 Antique Silver Owl Decanter

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    A fantastic antique coconut cup finely modelled in the Renaissance style as an owl with hinged wings and figural strapwork. The silver head, with large cut paste eyes surrounded by tuffs of feathers, is detachable and can be used as a drinking cup. The silver base is intricately modelled as a rocky outcrop mounted with applied insects and amphibians. Total weight, including coconut, 1025 grams. Height 29.5cm. Spread across the wings 19cm. Hanau, Germany. Circa 1890. Maker Gebruder Gutgesell. Silver grade 875/1000.

  • Circa 1900

     

    10195 Antique Silver Fish

    £7,500

    This giant silver fish box is larger than life. An excellent quality model fish, beautifully articulated, and with naturalistic engraved detail and scales. The head opens to reveal a storage box. Stunning large size. Pale gilt finish and blue enamelled eyes. The bottom fins serve also as stand supports. Weight 2180 grams, 70 troy ounces. Length 72.5 cm. Height 12 cm (to top of fin). Continental silver marks for Hanau, Germany. Circa 1900. German silver fineness is usually 800/1000. 19th century.

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