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  • 1913

    Berthold Muller

    8599 Antique German Silver Nef Sailing Ship

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    A superb sterling silver galleon ship, known as a Nef, intricately modelled with 2 tall masts having multi section sails and long boom, manned crows nests, flags and rigging. Each mast has a man climbing up a tall ladder. On the upper deck the helmsman is steering the ship while the other sailors carry out their duties. A central staircase connects the two decks. Around the edge is a decorative pierced gallery and below this, the port holes with their cannons ready for battle. There is a large armorial plaque to the rear of the hull with the motto “Honi soit qui mal y pense”.
    Excellent large size and weight. Weight 3350 grams, 107 troy ounces. Height 67 cms. Spread 62 cms. Height 67 cms. Spread 62 cms. The top of the hull measures – length 31.5cm x width 14.3 cm (at the widest point).The nef has multiple silver stamps including London import marks, on the bottom edge of the top section and the body of the hull, for 1913. Importer Berthold Muller.
    The top section of the Neff can be removed from the hull. The hull of the ship is realistically engraved with timber effect planks and graining; the interior is gilded, the rudder is in the form of a dolphin, the anchor is attached by a chain. The ship has 10 cannons and stands on four decorative wheels.

  • 1916

    Edward Barnard & Sons

    9955 Charles II Style Antique Silver Chenets

    £15,750

    An outstanding pair of George IV sterling silver cherub ornaments of substantial weight and presence. These silver andirons are in the 17th century style, after the models at Knowle. The vase shaped bodies support large cherub finials; one with a shovel, the other with a pair of bellows. The broad shaped bases, raised on claw feet, are chased in relief with busts and satyr masks amidst foliage. These andirons are raised on later, detachable and ebonised wood display plinths. Total weight of silver 7,664 grams, 246.3 troy ounces. Height 63.4cm, total height 73cm including the wooden stand. London 1916. Maker Edward Barnard & Sons. Sterling silver.

  • Circa 1920

     

    7499 Antique Estonian Silver Cigarette Case

    £595

    A handsome antique silver cigarette case with a large embossed plaque of a horse to the front. Original gilt interior and stone mounted catch. Good heavy quality and useful large size. Weight 163 grams, 5.2 troy ounces. Height 11 cm. Width (closed) 8 cm. Marked inside on both flaps with Estonian silver stamps. Circa 1920.

  • Circa 1920

     

    9909 Art Deco Silver Lorgnette

    £175

    A stylish antique silver folding magnifying glass or eyeglass, the handle and frame decorated with engine turning and art deco motif. The lorgnette is operated by a spring clip at the bottom of the handle. Length 11.8cm. 935 grade silver. Probably German. Circa 1920.

  • 1932

    Edward Barnard & Sons

    9317 Silver Military Menu Holders

    £750

    An unusual pair of 1930’s sterling silver place markers modelled as soldiers standing to attention, each holding a rifle. Excellent quality and attention to detail. Height 9.2 cm. Diameter of base 4.4 cm. London 1932. Maker Edward Barnard & Sons.

  • 1937

    Adie Brothers

    9336 Art Deco Silver Box

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    An excellent quality 1930’s sterling silver cigar box with engine turned decoration to the lid. Superb plain design and clean lines. Heavy quality. The interior has the original wood lining. Height 7 cms. Length 22.7 cm. Width 14.4 cm. Birmingham 1937. Maker Adie Brothers.

  • 1978

    Deakin & Francis

    9128 Silver Travelling Chess Set

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    Perfect gift. A sterling silver set of chess pieces and matching playing board. All in the original black leather case. The sterling silver board fits onto a black resin base. Weight of silver pieces and board 197 grams, 6.3 troy ounces. Board measures 9.2 cm square. Carrying case measures 14.5 cm x 12.5 cm, height 2.5 cm. Birmingham 1978.

  • 1991

    Wakely & Wheeler

    7145 Vintage Silver Model Horse and Jockey

    £550

    A good model of a horse and rider in sterling silver. On the original wooden plinth. Height 10.5 cm. Length 12 cm. Total height including plinth 17 cm. London 1991. Maker Wakely & Wheeler.

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  • Circa 1690

    Charles Eystone

    10394 William & Mary Antique Silver Miniature Chamber Pot

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    A charming little doll’s house piece. This rare miniature antique silver potty is made of hand beaten sheet silver with a simple scrolled handle. It dates to the second half of the 1600’s. Weight 13g, less than half a troy oz. Spread 4.9cm. Diameter 3.4cm. Height 2.5cm (to top of handle). London, circa 1690. Maker Charles Eystone. Sterling silver.

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