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William III

  • Circa 1695

     

    8202 Antique William III Miniature Silver Coffee Pot

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    A charming little antique silver toy coffee pot. This beautiful little side handle pot has a cylindrical tapering body, a conical lid surmounted by a ball finial, and a low spout akin to those more usually found on a chocolate pot. Engraved to the upper handle are the owner’s initials “C.P”. The pot looks like an exact copy of a full size original and the great attention to detail and slightly larger size than normal toys of this period indicate that it may well have been a traveller’s sample. Contains 20 ml. Weight 60 grams, 1.9 troy ounces. Height 8 cms. Spread 5 cms. Diameter of base 3.5 cms. Marked on the body with makers mark only “WP”* – noted for making toy cups and porringers (see Jacksons Welsh and Unascribed English Provincial section, page 521). Circa 1695.

  • Circa 1700

     

    8977 Antique Augsburg Silver Dish

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    A charming little early German silver dish of oval form with a decorative embossed design. The centre depicts a village scene with country style houses and a gentleman out strolling. The raised leafy border is embellished with a garland of flowers. Weight 121 grams, 3.8 troy ounces. Length 20.5 cms. Width 18.5 cms. Marked on the top edge for Augsburg, Germany. Circa 1700.

  • 1698

    Isaac Dighton

    9002 William III Silver Porringer

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    A rare early English sterling silver porringer with matching lid. The half flute decoration, popular from the reign of William and Mary, is accompanied by fish scale ornament and borders of hand engraving. Good size and weight. The quality and colour is excellent. To the front and back is a large decorative cartouche (uninscribed). Weight 929 grams, 29.8 troy ounces. Height 23 cms (15 cms without lid), Spread across handles 25 cms. Diameter 15 cms. London 1698. Maker Isaac Dighton.

  • Circa 1700

     

    9029 Antique Spanish Silver Wall Plaque

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    A highly decorative piece of early continental silver. An antique sterling silver figural plaque in high relief with gilt highlights. The scene, taken from the Old Testament of the Bible, depicts the story of Abraham and Isaac. Height 46cm. Width 27.5cm. Stamped in many places with 2 continental silver marks. Probably Spanish circa 1700.

  • 1700

    William Andrews

    9040 Antique William III Antique Silver Tankard

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    A good early English silver flat lidded tankard. Britannia standard silver*. Lovely plain design and hand beaten silver. The tankard has a simple straight sided form and S scroll handle finishing in a decorative thumb piece. Hand engraved to the front there is a decorative cartouche containing an armorial. Good patina. Contains 1150 ml. Weight 744 grams, 23.9 troy ounces. Height 18 cms (to top of thumb piece). Spread 19.5 cms. Diameter 11.5 cms (top), 12 cms (base). London 1700. Maker William Andrews.

  • 1701

    Seth Lofthouse

    9080 Antique William III Silver Tankard

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    A good early English silver flat lidded tankard. Britannia standard silver*. Lovely plain design and hand beaten silver. The tankard has a simple straight sided form and S scroll handle finishing in a decorative thumb piece with shell decoration. Hand engraved to the front there is a large decorative cartouche containing an armorial. Good patina. An interesting feature is the royal stamp for ‘William Rex’ on the reverse side of the body. Contains 1075 ml. Weight 759 grams, 24.3 troy ounces. Height 18 cms (to top of thumb piece). Spread 19cms. Diameter 10.8 cms (top). London 1701. Maker Seth Lofthouse.

  • Circa 1700

     

    8317 Antique Augsburg Silver Dish

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    An excellent early German silver dish of oval form having a decorative embossed design. The centre depicts a forest scene with a gentleman riding a horse accompanied by a lady riding side saddle; a young page boy leads the way. The raised leafy border portrays in deep relief a deer hunt with a pack of dogs busily chasing 2 deer. Weight 142 grams, 4.5 troy ounces. Length 23.5 cms. Width 20 cms. Marked on the top edge for Augsburg, Germany. Maker Jacob Warnberger. Circa 1700.

  • Circa 1700

     

    9100 Antique German Silver Beaker

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    A good quality antique silver cup of tapering form and plain style. Simple shape with concentric ribbed detail to top. Original pale gilt interior and minor gilt traces to the top of the body. The base has an inscription in old fashioned script dated 1701. Contains 150 ml. Weight 79 grams, 2,5 troy ounces. Height 6.4 cms. Diameter of top 6.4. Marked underneath with German silver marks for Cologne, maker “PL*”. Circa 1700.

  • 1698

     

    8344 Antique Italian Silver Cup

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    A 17th century silver cup and matching cover with original bright gilt interior. With ovolo borders and chased acanthus leaves. The lid has a small pine cone finial. Probably ecclesiastical, a pyx box. Weight 214 grams, 6.8 troy ounces. Height 12 cms, 16.5 cms to top of finial). Diameter 9.5 cms. The edge of the base has the cross key town mark for Rome, Italy. Also the ‘bee’ maker’s mark (see Bulgari Parte Prima, Vol 2, No 1124). Date 1687/1697.

  • 1700

    George Garthorne

    9109 Antique William III Silver Bowl

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    An early English silver punch bowl from the pre Queen Anne period. *Britannia standard silver. With charmingly quaint lions mask drop ring handles, the foot with a bold gadrooned border. The body decoration, typical for a monteith of the period 1690-1702, has a series of asymmetrical lobed panels intersected by spiral flutes of matted background which closely resemble cornunucopia. Weight 1200 grams, 39oz. Diameter 24.5 cm. Height 15.5 cms. London 1700. Maker George Garthorne, a specialist bowl maker.

  • Circa 1700

    Philipp Stenglin

    8372 Antique Continental Silver Goblet

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    A rare antique solid silver chalice dating to circa 1700. Over 300 years old and in very good condition. Good original gilt finish. The decorative form is typical of German drinking cups of this period, the cup could also possibly be Italian. The shaped globular bowl and foot have embossed decoration with face masks and fruit, the top has a hand chased scroll border, and the centre column is mounted with 3 cast scrollwork ornaments with figureheads. Contains 200 ml. Weight 365 grams, 11.7 troy ounces. Height 20 cms. Diameter – top 6.5 cms, foot 9 cms. Marked on the edge of the foot rim with makers mark “PS” for Philipp Stenglin, town mark and assay scrape. Continental. Circa 1700.

  • 1699

    Richard Syng

    9170 William III Antique Silver Candlesticks

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    A rare pair of early antique silver candlesticks dating from the reign of William III. Britannia standard silver*. Attractive size. These fine candlesticks stand on square canted corner bases with reed columns and multiple gadroon borders. Fixed circular candle sconces. Weight 464 grams, 14.9 troy ounces. Height 18 cms. Base 11.9×11.9 cms. London 1699. Maker Richard Syng, London.

  • 1701 - 1799

     

    8439 Early Continental Silver Bougie Box

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    An unusual antique silver wax jack, or taper holder, with cut card work and flower decoration to the body. The wax coil would have been contained inside the drum shaped box. Weight 103 grams, 3.3 troy ounces. Height 8.5 cms. Width 7.5 cms (excluding handle). Diameter 7 cms. Marked on the front with an assay scrape, Nuremberg mark and makers mark. 18th century. German.

  • Circa 1700

    Samuel Burckenholtz

    9173 Antique German Silver Beaker

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    A rare antique silver beaker of tall tapering form. Excellent large size and still retains the original bright gilt finish. Around the body there is a hand engraved leaf and scroll decoration containing three exquisite quality vignettes of old testament bible scenes. The foot is decorated with a stamped bead and flower ornament. Contains 700 ml. Weight 187 grams, 6 troy ounces. Height 18 cm. Diameter of top 10.9 cm. Frankfurt, Germany c.1700. Maker Samuel Burckenholtz (see photo of text from Rosenberg), a documented maker of engraved beakers of this type.

  • 1701

    William Gamble

    8549 William III Silver Chocolate Pot

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    A rare early English antique silver chocolate pot with straight tapering sides and domed lid typical of the period. This can also be used for coffee. Britannia standard silver*. Side handle. Large size and good weight. To the front there is a large hand engraved armorial and crest. A nice feature is the little hinged flap on the end of the spout. Weight 777 grams, 24.9 troy ounces. Height 26 cms. Diameter of top 7 cms, of the base 11.5 cms. Contains 1100 ml. London 1701. Maker William Gamble.

  • 1701 - 1726

    David Willaume

    9251 Early 18th Century Antique Silver Candlesticks

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    A rare pair of tall antique silver candlesticks, the circular bases hand engraved with the Granville coat of arms within a foliate and scroll cartouche. Cast Britannia* standard silver. Total weight 1590 grams, 51.1 troy ounces. Height 22.1 cm. Base diameter 15 cm. The first candlestick is from the William III period, dated 1701 by Pierre Platel. The second candlestick is an exact copy made in the George II period, dated 1726 by David Willaume. Both highly respected Huguenot makers.

  • 1695

     

    8592 Antique William III Silver Porringer

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    A rare early English sterling silver porringer with matching lid and having the half flute decoration popular from the reign of William and Mary. The quality and colour is excellent. Hand hammered finish. A nice feature is the band of fish scale chasing and flower with lobe decoration on the body, repeated on the lid. Weight 699 grams, 22.4 troy ounces. Height 16.5 cms (11 cms without lid), Spread across handles 21 cms. Diameter 13.5 cms. London 1695. Maker IC (Jacksons page 137)*.

  • 1697

    William Denny And John Backe

    9341 Antique Silver Wine Taster

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    A rare early antique silver wine taster of simple plain form in the shape of a flat bowl with a raised central dome. Very charming with the original hand beaten silver. At a later date the reverse side has been gilded for use as a trencher salt and the crest of an otter hand engraved to the front. Weight 86 grams, 2.7 troy ounces. Height 2.1 cm. Diameter 11.7 cm. Stamped on the side for London 1697. Maker possibly William Denny and John Backe – see Jacksons page 150.

  • Circa 1700

     

    8638 Antique German Silver Travelling Cutlery Set

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    A rare set of antique silver folding cutlery- knife, fork and spoon. All expertly made to be as compact as possible so that it all fits inside the original tooled leather carrying case. The knife and fork have steel blades. Each piece has silver hallmarks for Nurnberg circa 1700. Maker Christoph Hieronymous Clauss.

  • Circa 1700

     

    6554 Antique Silver Trencher Salts

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    A chunky pair of early antique silver salts with original gilt interiors and the remains of the gilt exterior. Britannia standard silver. Excellent quality and the heaviest type you’ll find at this date. Weight 237 grams, 7.6 troy ounces. Height 2.5 cms. Diameter 7 cms. Marked underneath but the stamps are so indistinct that only the Britannia standard mark can be made out. English. Circa 1700. This design is usually made by Huguenot silversmiths.

  • Circa 1700

    Heniel Hamon

    8744 Antique German Silver Beaker

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    An antique continental silver cup of tapering form with a shaped base and standing on three ball feet. Charming decoration with embossed flower heads and foliate scrolls. Original faded gilt interior and remaining traces of the gilt exterior. Contains 120 ml. Weight 62 grams, 2 troy ounces. Height 9.5 cms. Diameter 6.5 cms. Stamped underneath with the German town mark “N” for Nuremberg (Nurnberg), makers mark “HH” for Heniel Hamon and an assay scrape. Circa 1700.

  • Circa 1700

     

    7548 Antique William III Silver Forks

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    A rare set of 12 early silver forks with cannon handles and twin prongs. Each hand engraved with a contemporary crest of a stork. Weight 465 grams, 15 troy ounces. Length 16 cms. Three are stamped with the makers mark of SE in an oval punch. Circa 1700.

  • 1700

    William Fawdery

    8838 William III Antique Silver Mug

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    A fine early antique silver tankard of cylindrical form with coopered bands and a shaped handle. *Britannia standard silver. Excellent plain styling and a hand engraved plumage armorial to the front. Good colour. Contains 550 ml, 1 imperial pint. Weight 351 grams, 11.2 troy ounces. Height 11.3 cms. Spread 3.2 cms. Diameter 8.2 cms (top), 9.4 cms (base). London 1700. Maker William Fawdery.

  • 1701

    Robert Peake

    7895 William III Silver Bowl

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    A rare and important early English silver bowl from the pre Queen Anne period. Large size with charmingly quaint lions mask drop ring handles and the ribbed body decoration typical for this period. To the front there is a large hand engraved armorial set within a plummage scroll cartouche. Around the top there is a band of engraved leaves and fish scale chasing. Britannia standard silver*. Weight 1313 grams, 42.2 troy ounces. Height 15 cms. Diameter 27 (top) cms, 17 cms (base). London 1701. Maker Robert Peake.

  • 1701

     

    8924 William III Silver Sugar Caster

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    An early English antique sterling silver muffineer in the traditional lighthouse design with a bayonet fitting, so typical of these very early casters. Unusual small size. This lovely castor is of heavy quality and feels good in the hand. The base is plain styled with fluted borders, the top has excellent quality piercing with hand engraved detail. There is a crest and initial to the front. Weight 208 grams, 6.6 troy ounces. Height 16 cms. Diameter of base 7 cms. London 1701. Maker unidentified.

  • 1700

    Richard Syng

    7924 William III Silver Candlesticks

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    A rare pair of early antique silver candlesticks dating from the reign of William III. Britannia standard silver*. These fine candlesticks stand on square canted corner bases with reed columns and multiple gadroon borders. Fixed circular candle sconces. To the front of the base there is a hand engraved coat of arms almost certainly for Gregory de Ligne Gregory (1786-1854). Weight 837 grams, 26.9 troy ounces. Height 23.5 cms. Base 14.25 cms. London 1700. Maker Richard Syng, London.

  • 1700

    Ralph Leake

    8937 Antique William III Silver Dinner Plates

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    A rare set of 12 antique silver plates of plain design with a broad rim. Britannia standard silver*. Each has a hand engraved coat of arms for Stanley impaling Sloane. Lovely patina and excellent original condition. This is the earliest form of plate you can hope to find in a dozen set. Weight 5,311 grams, 170 troy ounces. Diameter 24.2 cms (outside rim), 16 cms (inside rim) London 1700. Maker Ralph Leeke (or Leake).

  • 1701

    Christian Knudsen Hansen

    8087 Antique Danish Silver Peg Tankard

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    A late-17th/early-18th century Danish silver peg tankard of plain cylindrical form raised on three stylish pomegranate ball feet. Large size and heavy weight. The domed cover is deeply embossed with a decorative border of foliate scrolls around a central hand engraved armorial dated 1701, the scroll handle has a thumb piece modelled as a rampant lion holding a large ball. Contains 2000ml. Weight 1443gms, 46.4 troy oz. Height 22.5cm (9ins). Diameter of top 15 cms (6 ins). Marked underneath with the initials “CK” for Christian Knudsen, Denmark, active 1698-1718.

  • 1696

    Pierre Harache

    9567 William III Silver Chamberstick

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    A rare early English silver chamberstick (or “go to bed”) with the solid design and heavy gauge silver you’d expect from this date. Sterling silver. It has the early form with flat teardrop handle. The circular pan has a gadrooned border and ribbed sconce, all mounted on three small stump feet. Hand engraved to the centre are 3 ornamental cyphers. Weight 222 grams, 7.1 troy ounces. Diameter 10.8 cm, 4.25 inches. Length 17 cms. London 1696. Maker Pierre Harache.

  • 1698

    John Smithsend

    9592 Antique William III Silver Bleeding Bowl

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    An early English silver side handled porringer or bleeding bowl of plain circular form. Britannia standard silver*. Very charming with the shaped pierced handle and original hand beaten finish. Hand engraved to the front is an armorial within plumage feathers, typical of the period, and there is a crest to the handle. Weight 253 grams, 8.1 troy ounces. Diameter 13.5 cm. Height 5.4 cm. Spread 20.5 cm. London 1698. Maker John Smithsend.

  • Circa 1700

     

    9593 Antique German Silver Box

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    An antique continental silver box with detachable lid and standing on animal’s paw feet. The box has ribbed detail with gadroon and bead borders, the lid with shell and classical motifs. Weight 256 grams, 8.2 troy ounces. Height 9 cm. Top 13.2 x 9.5 cm. Stamped with German silver marks for Augsburg. Circa 1700.

  • 1700

    Gabriel Player

    9603 Antique William III Silver Lidded Tankard

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    A very charming early English antique silver tankard with a flat lid. This small size is often termed a lady’s tankard. Britannia standard silver*. Lovely plain design and hand beaten silver. The tankard has a simple flat sided form and S scroll handle finishing in a decorative thumb piece. Uninscribed. Contains 800 ml. Weight 636 grams, 20.4 troy ounces. Height 15 cm (to top of thumb piece). Spread 17 cm. Diameter 10 cm (top), 9.7 cms (base). London 1700. Maker Gabriel Player.

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