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19th century

19th century

  • 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.

  • 1819

    Robert Gray & Son

    9959 George III Antique Silver Tea Set

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    Scottish silver. An elegant 3 piece antique sterling silver tea set of globular form with gadroon borders and half fluted body. The jug and bowl have the original bright gilt interior. Excellent classical features with acanthus mounted handles and superior quality grape leaf decorated upper body; an unusual feature is the expansive lotus flower finial. Heavy weight of set 1959 grams, 63 troy ounces. Teapot contains 1150 ml, height 14cm, spread 29cm. Glasgow 1819. Maker Robert Gray & Son. Sterling silver.

  • 1824

    John Wakefield

    9961 George IV Antique Silver Tray

    £5,750

    A magnificent antique sterling silver tea tray with a shaped scrolling shell border and twin side handles. Large size. To the centre is an engraved armorial with the motto “Ventus Secundet” meaning “The wind will help”. Weight 2610 grams, 146 troy ounces. Spread across the handles 68.5cm. Length 59cm. Depth 46cm. London 1824. Maker John Wakefield.

  • 1837

    Robert Hennell I

    9963 William IV Antique Silver Chamberstick

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    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

  • 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.

  • 1834

    William Barber

    9978 Antique Silver Jug

    £695

    A magnificent antique sterling silver cream jug with a bright gilt interior; the handle formed as two intertwined serpents. To the front and back there are classical scenes of the god Neptune with sea horses and mermen. Weight 355 grams, 11.4 troy ounces. Height 9.5cm (to top of handle). Width 11.5cm. Spread 15.8cm. London 1834. Maker William Barber. Sterling silver.

  • 1834

    William Barber

    9979 Antique Silver Bowl

    £750

    A magnificent antique sterling silver cream bowl with a bright gilt interior; the two side handles formed as intertwined serpents. To the front and back there are classical scenes of the god Neptune with sea horses and mermen. Weight 526 grams, 16.9 troy ounces. Height 8.5cm. Rim diameter 13.4cm. Spread 19cm. London 1834. Maker William Barber. Sterling silver.

  • 1810

    John Edwards III

    9998 George III Antique Silver Kettle

    £3,850

    A handsome antique sterling silver samovar of oval form with a wicker wrapped loop handle. The matching stand on four lion paw feet contains a double burner. Plain style with an expansive hand engraved armorial to the front for the Ramsden and Balfour families. A charming feature is the little turned wood tap finial in the form of an acorn. Total weight 2518 grams, 80.9 troy ounces. Total height 41cm. London 1810. Maker John Edwards III.

  • 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.

  • 1813

    Paul Storr

    10111 George III Antique Silver Plate

    £1,750

    A handsome antique silver dinner plate with plain styling and magnificent shell and gadroon borders. Excellent quality and manufacture as you’d expect from this world famous silversmith. Hand engraved to the top and bottom rim there are two crests and mottos for the Marquis of Londonderry* and the Order of the Bath. The underside bears the pattern number 820. Total weight 745 grams, 23.9 troy ounces. Diameter 26.5cm. London 1813. Maker Paul Storr (1771-1844).

  • 1828

    Robert Garrard II

    10114 Set of George IV Antique Silver Plates

    £11,500

    Of military interest. A splendid set of 12 antique sterling silver dinner plates of plain form with a shaped reeded border. Excellent quality. Each bears the insignia of the 54th West Norfork Regiment with a crown above. Total weight 6894 grams, 221.6 troy ounces. Diameter 25.5cm. London 1828. Maker Garrard. Sterling silver.

  • 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

    £1,650

    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.

  • 1802

    Peter‚ Ann & William Bateman

    10126 George III Antique Silver Goblet

    £950

    A handsome antique silver drinking cup with a tapering bowl on a chunky square base (lemon squeezer form). Classic plain style and clean lines. Original pale gilt interior. Hand engraved to the front is a monogram of intertwined initials in old fashioned script. Contains 410ml. Weight 237 grams, 7.6 troy ounces. Height 16.7cm. Diameter 9cm. London 1802. Maker Peter, Anne & William Bateman.

  • 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.

  • 1808

    Robert Hennell I & Samuel Hennell

    10143 Set of George III Antique Silver Entrée Dishes

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    A handsome set of 4 antique silver serving dishes, the lift off covers with cast lighthouse finials. Rectangular form. Lovely plain design with straight gadroon borders. The handles are detachable so that the lids can also be used as dishes. Weight 6828 grams, 219.5 troy ounces. Height 12cm. Tops 26 x 22.5cm. London 1808. Maker R & S Hennell.

  • 1808

    William Abdy

    10138 George III Antique Silver Goblet

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    An unusual antique silver drinking cup on a chunky square base. Classic plain style and clean lines. Original bright gilt interior. Contains 250ml. Weight 176 grams, 5.6 troy ounces. Height 11.5cm. Diameter 7.9cm. Base length 6.6cm. London 1808. Maker William Abdy II. Sterling silver.

  • 1805

     

    10141 George III Antique Silver Beaker

    £675

    A plain antique sterling silver tumbler with straight tapering sides, the flat foot with an applied wire band. Simple classic style. A perfect vessel for drinking wine or that early evening shot of whisky. Contains 285ml. Weight 189 grams, 6.0 troy ounces. Diameter 7.5cm (top), 6.3cm (base). London 1805. Maker “I.B”.

  • 1805

     

    10162 George III Antique Silver Goblet

    £650

    A well proportioned antique silver drinking cup with a tapering bowl on a chunky square base (often known as a “lemon squeezer”. Classic plain style and clean lines. Gadroon decoration to the foot. Contains 350ml. Weight 214 grams, 6.8 troy ounces. Height 14cm. Diameter 9.2cm. Base 7.2cm. London 1805. Maker unidentified. Sterling silver.

  • Circa 1900

     

    10178 Antique Silver Miniature Chandelier

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    This toy chandelier is an exact replica of a full size 9-candle original and the design is typically Dutch. Weight 50 grams, less than 2 troy ounces. Height 7.2cm. Spread 7.2cm. Unmarked silver. Probably Dutch. Circa 1900.

  • 1810

    Paul Storr

    10177 George III Antique Silver Chamberstick

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    A fantastic quality antique silver chamberstick with the excellent styling you’d expect from the world famous English silversmith Paul Storr.  Plain classic Georgian style with broad gadroon borders, detachable nozzle, and attractive shell thumbpiece. Heavy gauge silver. Hand engraved to the front is an expansive armorial with motto for the Earl of Gosford. Total weight 497 grams, 15.9 troy ounces. Height 10.2cm. Diameter 15.5 cm. London 1810. Maker Paul Storr. Sterling silver.19th century.

  • 1817

    James Scott

    10190 George III Antique Silver Chambersticks

    £4,750

    A fabulous pair of antique Irish silver chambersticks of particularly large size and heavy gauge silver. Plain classic Georgian style with broad gadroon borders, detachable nozzle and snuffer, and attractive shell thumbpiece with a stag crest. Total weight 1211 grams, 38.9 troy ounces. Height 12cm. Diameter 17cm. Spread 18.5cm. Dublin, Ireland 1817. Maker James Scott. Sterling silver. 19th century.

  • 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.

  • Circa 1900

    Emile Puiforcat

    10196 Antique French Silver Tureens

    £5,950

    An excellent pair of heavy quality antique silver tureens of shaped rectangular form on a spreading foot. Beautifully decorated with cast ornamental side handles and lid finial; all over applied with shells, scrolls and foliate mounts. Bright gilt finish inside and out. A very attractive feature is the flowerhead wing nut inside the tureen lid. Total weight 2958 grams, 95.1 troy ounces. Spread across handles 30cm. Height 14.5cm (to top of finial). Made in Paris, France. Circa 1900. Maker Emile Puiforcat. High silver grade 950/000. 19th century.

  • 1857 - 1859

    Franz Schiffer

    10200 Antique Vienna Silver Plates

    £5,750

    A set of 12 antique silver soup plates of plain design with a shaped reed border and shallow bowl centres. The rims are hand engraved with a crowned cypher. Total weight 5605 grams, 180.2 troy ounces. Diameter 25.7 cm. Austrian silver marks for Vienna 1857-59 (1 later). Maker Franz Schiffer. 19th century.

  • 1807

    Charles Hollinshed

    10205 George III Antique Silver Goblet

    £875

    An elegant antique silver drinking chalice with a tapering bowl on a spreading base. Beautifully embossed and hand chased decoration of flowers and foliage. Excellent quality and weight. Original bright gilt interior. Contains 500 ml. Weight 252 grams, 8.1 troy ounces. Height 17.4cm. Diameter 9cm (top and foot). London 1807. Maker Charles Hollinshed, a known goblet maker. Sterling silver.

  • 1873

    Elkington

    10219 Victorian Silver Goblet

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    A good quality antique silver drinking cup with a bead border foot. Nice dainty size. Decorated with delicate flower tendrils, leaf engraving to the body, and the crest of a swan to the front. Original gilt interior. Contains 170 ml. Weight 114 grams, 3.6 troy oz. Height 13.7cm. Diameter of top 6.9cm. London 1873. Maker Frederick Elkington. Sterling silver.

  • 1827

    David Crichton Rait

    10222 George IV Antique Silver Bowl

    £4,950

    A magnificent Scottish antique silver centrepiece bowl with deep repousse decoration of flowers and foliage. The centre has the original bright gilding. Fantastic quality, large size and heavy gauge silver. To the front is an interesting presentation inscription. Weight 1567 grams, 30.3 troy oz. Diameter 26.2cm. Height 13.4cm. Glasgow 1827. Maker David Crichton Rait. Sterling silver. 19th century.

  • 1830

    Paul Storr

    10226 Pair of Antique Silver Salts

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    A pair of superb quality silver salt cellars 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 bright gilt interior. Hand engraved to the front is a crest of a hand clutching a dagger. Total weight 255 grams, 8.1 troy ounces. Height 5cm. Top measures 10x9cm. London 1830. Maker Paul Storr. Sterling silver.

  • 1830

    Joseph Angell

    10230 William IV Antique Silver Bell

    £1,675

    An excellent quality antique silver table bell with delightful flower and foliate decoration throughout. Good quality construction and heavy gauge cast silver. Rings beautifully. Weight 232 grams, 7.4 troy oz. Height 13.5cm. Diameter 6.8cm. London 1830. Joseph Angell I. Sterling silver. 19th century.

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