October 28, 2023
Sweet and sour? Hot and spicy?
Condiments and Cruets How do you like your food? Sweet and sour? Hot and spicy? Nowadays we think nothing about...
August 2, 2022
Eliza Godfrey – a remarkable and resilient lady silversmith
A significant number of strong and powerful female silversmiths achieved successful careers during the 18th century, a time when women...
June 9, 2022
If only the silver could talk!
Collecting English 17th Century silver is a marvellous way to gain insight into a fascinating period of history, a time...
November 12, 2021
The Ultimate Status Symbol
The beautiful model sailing ship, known as a Nef (Neff), first came into use during the 13th century. Originating from...
September 17, 2021
Flat chased silver “in the Chinese taste” is a very satisfying collecting field and these delightful pieces of early silver...
November 7, 2020
Business as Usual, Postage and Green Policy
Business as usual. While England is in lockdown we’ll still be selling, packing, and shipping. Our Internet business service will...
May 26, 2020
Hunting Horns or Powder Flasks?
These fabulous hunting horns were quick to find two lovely new owners. We purchased this fine pair of silver mounted...
June 28, 2019
A Qing Dynasty Mixed Metals Confection
One of the remarkable sides to dealing in antique silverware is the way in which these inanimate objects seem to...
June 22, 2019
A Georgian Silver Flask
Imagine our delight when we received the following piece of research on the subject of a recently acquired item of...
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