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Baby Rattles etc

Baby Gifts have been popular throughout the centuries such as the intricate Dutch layette baskets used to hold baby christening clothes which date back to the mid 1600’s. In England silver articles such as small mugs, single spoons, napkin rings, photo frames and baby rattles are always well favoured.

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Baby Rattles etc

Baby Gifts have been popular throughout the centuries such as the intricate Dutch layette baskets used to hold baby christening clothes which date back to the mid 1600’s. In England silver articles such as small mugs, single spoons, napkin rings, photo frames and baby rattles are always well favoured.

  • 1694

    John Cory

    9987 William & Mary Antique Silver Childs Mug

    £3,350

    A charming little early English silver mug of plain form. Charming small size and suitable for a child/christening mug. The body is raised from sheet and has a simple strap handle and an incised, reeded neck. This is the earliest type of mug. Engraved to the underside are owner’s initials and the date “1695”. Contains 140 ml. Weight 60 grams, 1.9 troy ounces. Height 6.5cm, 7cm to top of handle. Diameter 5cm. Mark “I.C” in a shield with a pellet below. Possibly John Cory. London 1694. Sterling silver.

  • 1815

    Rebecca Emes & Edward Barnard I

    10251 George III Antique Silver Mug

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    An excellent quality antique silver child’s cup with a stylistic vine leaf decoration around the body and curled serpent handle popularised by the contemporary silversmith Paul Storr. Heavy cast silver. Original bright interior gilding. Contains 175 ml. Weight 174 grams, 5.5 troy ounces. Height 9.3cm (to top of handle). Diameter 6.9cm. London 1815. Maker Rebecca Emes and Edward Barnard. Sterling silver. 19th century.

  • 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.

  • 1896

    James Dixon

    7568 Victorian Silver Scent Flask

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    A tiny size antique sterling silver flask with plain styling and a screw off top. Very handy size and would make a good baby gift. Engraved to the front is a decorative monogram. Small capacity and contains less than 20ml. Weight 33 grams, 1 troy ounce. Height 4 cms (6 cms to top of cap), width 5.5 cms. London 1896. Maker James Dixon.

  • 1913

    Crisford & Norris

    7952 Antique Silver Baby Rattle

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    A novelty sterling silver child’s rattle in the form of the popular Victorian puppet character Mr Punch. Complete with four bells, a bone teether ring and a real mother of pearl handle. Super large size. Length 20cm. Birmingham 1913. Maker Crisford & Norris.

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  • Circa 1691

     

    9800 William and Mary Provincial Silver Beaker

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    A rare piece of British provincial silver. A Scottish or Yorkshire silver beaker of plain, tapered cylindrical form having a plain base with simple foot wires. Good size and weight. Excellent patina. The underside displays very prominent soldering – see condition report. Contains 250 ml. Weight 158 grams, 5 troy ounces. Height 9.9cm. Diameter 7.8cm. Yorkshire or Scotland circa 1691. Maker’s mark “Crown over S.S”.

  • 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 oz. Length 22.5cm. London 1878. Maker Henry Holland.

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