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19th century

  • Circa 1880

    Johann S Kurz

    8654 Antique Silver Knights on Horse Back

    £7,750

    A fantastic pair of antique German silver table ornaments in the form of large model knights in armour, each astride a galloping horse. Gilded silver (slightly worn) with jewelled beads. The knights have carved bakalite faces and helmets with hinged visors which can be opened and closed; in the right hand they each hold a jousting pole, or lance, and in the left they clasp the horse’s reins. The models are very intricate with many separate pieces assembled together. The bases have a naturalist finish. Although similar in size and stance, these models have slight differences. One horse carries a plume on the crest of its head whereas the other sports a bird figure on the head. Weight 1405 and 1411 grams, total weight 2816 grams, 90.5 troy ounces. Height 25 and 25.5cm. Spread 20cm excluding the lance. Base 16 x 8cm. Maker Johann S Kurz. Hanau, Germany. Circa 1880.

  • 1877

    Charles Stuart Harris

    8849 Antique Queen Anne Style Silver Monteith Bowl

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    A large and handsome antique sterling punch bowl in the early 18th century style with lions mask side handles, typical ribbed body decoration and a decorative cartouche to the front. The shaped scalloped rim is detachable; this is used to hold stem glasses, punch ladle and lemon squeezer and a bowl of this type is referred to as a Monteith. Weight of silver 3426 grams, 110 troy ounces. Height 19 cms (without rim), 25 cms (with rim), diameter 37 cms. London 1877. Maker Charles Stuart Harris.

  • 1807

    Peter & William Bateman

    8216 George III Silver Tea Caddy

    £1,950

    A fine antique sterling silver tea caddy box of plain circular form having a central divider and lock (no key). An attractive feature is the decorative finial in the form of a Chinese gentleman holding a fish. The decoration is particularly fine, with gadroon edge borders and concentric bands of hand engraved leaf motifs, greek key design and basket weave. Weight 698 grams, 22.4 troy ounces. Height 16.5 cm. Diameter 16 cm. London 1807. Maker Peter & William Bateman.

  • Circa 1850

     

    9016 Antique Turkish Silver Incense Burner

    £1,250

    A good quality 19th century silver incense burner with part gilt finish. The hinged lid is pierced and has a decorative finial. The body has unusual hand engraving of mythological figures on a flower and foliate background. Weight 372 grams, 11.9 troy ounces. Height 18 cm. Diameter of base 8.4 cm. Stamped with tughra and sahh marks, and assay scrapes. Tughra of Sultan Abdulmejid I (1839-1861). 900 standard silver.Turkish circa 1850.

  • 1813

    John Scofield

    9390 George III Antique Silver Candlesticks

    £6,750

    A fine pair of antique sterling silver candle holders with tapering acanthus decorated stems and circular bases with an engraved owl crest. Classic plain style. The nozzles have a shaped frieze. Heavy gauge silver, unfilled. Weight 1312 grams, 42.1 troy ounces. Height 33 cm. Diameter of base 14.2 cm. London 1813. Maker John Scofield.

  • 1890

     

    7824 Antique Dutch Silver Bird

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    An attractive model silver bird with removable top. This can be used as a salt or pepper shaker using the detachable grill inside. Alternatively it can be used without the grill. Beautifully modelled. Weight 130 grams, 4.1 troy ounces. Height 11.5 cm. Spread 14 cm. Stamped on the head, tail and rim with Dutch silver stamps for 1890.

  • Circa 1900

    B Neresheimer & Sohnes

    8259 Antique German Silver Double Box

    £550

    An unusual silver box with domed hinged lids to top and bottom and a double compartment. To each side there are embossed interior scenes of people in old fashioned clothing; drinking, playing musical instruments and relaxing with animals. Original gilt interior. Weight 142 grams, 4.5 troy ounces. Height 7.5 cm. Top measures 7 x 4.5 cm. Marked inside the base with the pseudo marks of Wolf & Knell founded in 1887, merged in 1914 with Gebruder Glaser to form Vereinigte Silberwarenfabriken. Hanau, circa 1900.

  • 1829

     

    9038 Antique George III Silver Goblet

    £775

    A handsome antique silver chalice of plain tapering form with an embossed band of flowers and leaves to the body and foot. Light gilding to the interior bowl. To the front there is a large hand engraved armorial with the motto “Vulneratus Sed Non Victus”. Contains 375 ml. Weight 258 grams, 8.2 troy ounces. Height 16.5 cms. Diameter of top 9 cms. London 1829. Makers mark badly stamped. Sterling silver.

  • 1877

    Barnabas Blackburn

    6009 Victorian Silver Tongs

    £150

    An antique pair of sterling silver tongs beautifully modelled with claw nips.
    Weight 65 grams, 2 troy ounces. Length 14.5 cms. London 1877. Maker Barnabas Blackburn.

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  • 1880

    Charles Boynton

    7847 Antique Silver and Overlay Glass Casket

    £550

    An excellent quality antique sterling silver mounted box with faceted ruby glass panels and star cut base. In the style of Baccarat. The top is engraved with a stag in a forest scene. To the front there is an aperture, presumably for a spoon, indicating that it is probably for sugar. Height 11 cm. Width 13 cm. Depth 10 cm. The silver mount is stamped with English silver hallmarks for London 1880. Maker Charles Boyton.

  • Circa 1860

     

    8465 Antique French Silver Scent Bottle

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    An excellent quality antique scent bottle with a decorative silver mount. The hinged top has a hand engraved design with flowers, leaves and dot scroll work. The oval shaped body is made of multi faceted crystal and typically of the period, has a rounded base which was made to lie down. Traces of the original gilt finish. H 11.2 cms. Width 4 cms. Stamped on the mount and top with very small French silver marks, circa 1860.

  • Circa 1830

     

    9045 Antique Wine Coolers in Old Sheffield Plate

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    A pair of large antique wine coolers of globular form on a pedestal foot. Classic Georgian style with the half fluted decoration popular at the time and large curled and decorative side handles. Uninscribed. Detachable covers and liners. Height 26 cms. Spread 29 cms. Circa 1830. Unmarked.

  • 1807

    Mary Troby

    6043 Georgian Silver Table Centrepiece

    £3,500

    An elegant antique sterling silver centerpiece complete with matching suite of contemporary cut crystal bowls. Plain oval shape with 4 detachable arms, classical ram’s heads with looped chains, and paw feet. The weight of silver is 1297 grams, 41.7 troy ounces. Height 24.25 cms. Spread 47 cms. Bowls 29.5 x 20.5/13 x 9 cms. All pieces marked London 1807. Maker Mary Troby.

  • 1873

    Henry John Lias

    7858 Victorian Silver Dessert Spoons

    £275

    A set of 6 antique sterling silver spoons in the popular fiddle pattern. Good plain style. Each with an engraved monogram in cursive script. Weight 248 grams, 7.9 troy ounces. All spoons length 17 cms. London 1873. Maker Henry & Henry Lias.

  • 1882

    William Hutton

    8490 Antique Silver Teapot

    £585

    A dainty antique sterling silver teapot on pedestal foot. Small size. Attractive fluted design with a wide embossed frieze of scroll decoration. Contains 400 ml. Weight 282 grams, 9 troy ounces. Height 13.5 cms. Spread 18.5 cms. Sheffield 1882. Maker William Hutton & Son.

  • 1830

    Paul Storr

    9083 Antique Silver Salt Cellars by Paul Storr

    £4,950

    A trio of superb quality silver salts by the world famous English silversmith Paul Storr. Excellent quality and good gauge silver as you’d expect from this sought after maker. Each rococo sea shell is supported on three conch shell feet and has the original gilt interior.To the front of each is a hand engraved crest. Total weight 393 grams, 12.6 troy ounces. Height 5cm. Top measures 10x9cm. London 1830. Maker Paul Storr. Sterling silver.

  • Circa 1900

    B Neresheimer & Sohnes

    6148 Antique Silver Table Bird

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    An excellent quality antique silver model of a bird with articulated wings. Good weight and extremely fine detail. Weight 730 grams, 23.4 troy ounces. Length 36 cms. Height 13 cms. German silver marks on the edge of the tail for Neresheimer. Circa 1900.

  • 1878

    Henry Holland

    7971 Antique Silver Serving Spoons

    £475

    A superb set of 6 antique sterling silver spoons in the elegant bead pattern. Excellent plain style. Each piece has a hand engraved crest. Total weight, 6 spoons, 435 grams, 13.9 troy ounces. Length 22.5 cms. London 1878. Maker Henry Holland.

  • 1874

    Hunt & Roskell

    8525 Antique Silver Wine Jug

    £1,850

    A fine antique sterling silver wine ewer of tall shapely vase form having a curved silver handle with acanthus leaf terminal. Plain style and elegant classical shape. Excellent quality and good gauge silver as you’d expect from this prestigious firm of silversmiths, previously known as Storr & Mortimer, the famous Paul Storr partnership. Gilt interior. Contains 1350 ml. Weight 810 grams, 25.1 troy ounces. Height 29.5 cms. Spread 12 cms. London 1874. Maker Hunt & Roskell (late Storr & Mortimer).

  • 1831

    John Bridge

    9134 Antique Silver Meat Dishes with Dome Covers

    £16,500

    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.

  • Circa 1900

     

    6425 Antique Miniature Silver Mandolin

    £165

    A pretty little model silver mandolin. To the front there is a country scene with a horse and cherub. On the back there is a cherub fishing scene. Weight 41 grams, 1.3 troy ounces. Length 10.75 cms. Width 3.5 cms. Continental silver – unmarked. Circa 1900.

  • 1864

    Henry Aston

    7976 Victorian Silver Brandy Label

    £185

    A very pretty antique silver label with shaped border and the word “BRANDY” engraved on the front. The front has hand engraved bordered of leaf scrolls. Weight 9 grams. Measures 5.5 x 3 cm. Birmingham 1864. Maker Henry Aston.

  • 1835

    Paul Storr

    8535 Antique Silver Salvers by Paul Storr

    £8,500

    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.

  • 1817

    Thomas Robins

    9247 George III Silver Salver

    £1,650

    An unusual antique sterling silver salver of circular form with silver feet cast in the form of a winged cherub’s head. The centre is magnificently engraved with classical motifs and vignettes containing classical figures and garlands of flowers. Weight 1641 grams, 52.7 troy ounces. Diameter 35.5 cm. Height 3.6 cm. London 1817. Maker Thomas Robins.

  • Circa 1900

     

    6426 Antique Miniature Silver Double Bass

    £285

    A large and very heavy antique silver model double bass. Very pretty with flowers, ladies and cherub decoration. Excellent modelling. Weight 182 grams, 5.8 troy ounces. Length 16.5 cms. Width 5 cms. Continental silver – unmarked. Circa 1900.

  • 1884

    Sibray‚ Hall & Co

    8011 Victorian Presentation Shovel

    £3,950

    Superb quality antique silver commemorative shovel with carved mahogany handle. Very interesting railway inscription. The decorative silver mounts have intricate engraved borders and deeply chased decoration with flowers and leaves. Length 88cm. Width 19cm. London 1884. Maker Sibray, Hall & Co.

  • 1878

    Walker & Hall

    8725 Antique Silver Beaker

    £675

    An excellent antique silver drinking tumbler with lovely plain style. Large capacity. Good gauge silver. Bright colour. Contains 450 ml. Weight approx 211 grams, 6.8 troy ounces. Height 12 cms. Diameter 9 cm. Sheffield 1878. Maker Walker & Hall. Another 3 similar goblets available on request. Sterling silver.

  • 1812 - 1815

    Eley‚ Fearn & Chawner

    9254 Canteen of Georgian Silver Cutlery for 12

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    An extensive set of antique sterling silver cutlery for 12 people. 84 pieces. Very elegant fiddle, thread and shell pattern. Together with a full set of vintage sterling silver knives. The flatware all has a hand engraved crest of an elephant. Weight excluding knives 3288 grams, 105.7 troy ounces. Flatware all by Eley Fearn & Chawner London 1812 (except the 12 dessert forks London 1815, no makers mark). Knives by Vanders, Sheffield 1982.

  • Circa 1880

     

    6958 Antique Silver and Cranberry Glass Cup and Cover

    £395

    A beautiful antique Bohemian glass vase with engraved panels around the body with architectural scenes. The front panel contains the figure of a Greek deity and there are names etched below the panels. The silver lid is mounted with an entwined serpent and an inset piece of mother of pearl. Height 15.5 cms. Diameter of top 7.5 cms. The lid is marked on the edge with “TF”. Austro Hungarian. Circa 1880.

  • Circa 1900

     

    8022 Antique Silver Plated Bottle Tantalus

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    A fantastic show. A solid oak 3 bottle drinks tantalus with silver plated mounts. This unusual model has a pull out drawer at the base to access the 3 hobnail cut bottles. Height 39 cms (to top of handle) 29 cms (to top of frame). Base 39 x 13 cms. Bottle height 23 cms, base 8.75 cms Circa 1900.

  • 1810

    Thomas Wells

    8768 Antique George III Silver Inkwell

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    A good George III sterling silver travelling inkwell, of rectangular form, with hinged screw down cover. Lovely plain style. Weight 56 grams, 1.8 troy ounces. Height 2.5 (pot), 5 (top of screw cap) cms. Base 3.9×3.9 cms. London 1810. Maker Thomas Wells.

  • 1896 - 1897

    Francis Higgins

    9262 Antique Silver Canteen of Kings Cutlery

    £2,250

    An excellent set of sterling silver cutlery for 6 people in the popular Kings pattern. Total 31 pieces. Weight 2261 grams, 72.7 troy ounces. All pieces London 1896-7, maker Francis Higgins.

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