9134 Antique Silver Meat Dishes with Dome Covers
This is a stunning lot. A fine graduated set of William IV sterling silver meat dishes. Oval form with gadrooned borders. Previously owned by the Maitland* family, all pieces bearing the Maitland arms. Each dish has a hand engraved coat of arms on opposite edges. The dishes are mounted with a graduated set of matching Old Sheffield plated meat dish covers of plain oval outline with fluted borders and detachable handle. Each dome is hand engraved with a crest on one side and a coat of arms on the other. The complete set is contained in a fitted, iron-bound oak trunk. Excellent weight and gauge of silver. Weight of the four silver meat dishes 9858 grams, 317 troy ounces approx. The platters measure large – 61 x 44 cm, medium – 50 x 39 cm and 2 small platters 42 x 32.5 cm. Sterling silver platters made by John Bridge, London 1831. Old Sheffield plate domes marked for Matthew Boulton.
8535 Antique Silver Salvers by Paul Storr
A stunning pair of antique sterling silver salvers with heavy cast borders and pierced scrolling feet. Fantastic quality as you’d expect by this prestigious English master silversmith. The shaped and pierced decorative borders have intricate all over foliate scroll decoration with 8 roundels. The centre has a thick band of deep chased engraving which matches the border. Marked underneath with numbers 3 and 5 so these salvers must have originally been from a set of 6 or more. Total weight 1666 grams, 53.5 troy ounces. Diameter 25 cms. Height 2.8 cms. London 1835. Maker Paul Storr.
9430 Antique Italian Silver Oil Lamp
An attractive antique silver lamp mounted on a gilt metal cherub column. The traditional style oil lamp has provision for 3 wicks and the cover has a bayonet fitting. Suspended on 3 long chains are the snuffer, knife and tweezer tools. Weighted base. Height 34cm. Diameter of base 11cm. Italian silver marks for Rome and makers mark for Filippo Pacetti circa 1830.
9547 Antique Silver Caddy Spoon
A pretty little Victorian sterling silver caddy spoon with a square fluted bowl and shaped handle. Pretty bright cut engraved decoration. Weight 7 grams. Length 8 cms. Birmingham 1887. Maker James Collins.
1835 - 1836
9549 Antique Silver Tea Set
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.
1834 - 1838
9742 Antique Canteen of Cutlery
A handsome set of antique sterling silver cutlery for 12 people. 60 pieces. Very elegant fiddle, thread and shell pattern. Total weight excluding knives 4314 grams, 138.7 troy ounces. Flatware all by Mary Chawner London 1834/5 (except 2 dinner forks London 1838). Sterling silver.
9785 Antique Silver Wine Label
An unusual silver bottle ticket with a large bunch of grapes on a vine leaf background. Pierced to the front with “RUM”. Weight 9 grams. Measures 6.3 x 3.6 cm. Birmingham 1837. Maker George Unite. Sterling silver.
9827 Antique Silver Asparagus Tongs
An elegant pair of antique silver asparagus serving tongs with decorative pierced silver ends. Plain classic thread design which will compliment most cutlery patterns. Weight 203 grams, 6.5 troy ounces. Length 26cm. Width 3.2cm. London 1837. Maker Mary Chawner. Sterling silver.
Robert Hennell I
9963 William IV Antique Silver Chamberstick
A plain styled antique sterling silver chamberstick of octafoil form with matching candle snuffer and candle nozzle. Hand engraved with the matching lion crest. Total weight 287 grams, 9.2 troy ounces. Height 6cm. Diameter of base 15cm. London 1837. Maker Robert Hennell I. Sterling silver
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