10274 George II Antique Silver Oil and Vinegar Set
A good quality Irish antique silver condiment set with broad shell feet and a carrying handle. Very heavy weight and thick gauge silver. The silver frame has a handsome wheatsheaf and shell design cartouche containing an unusual hand engraved armorial of “dancing pigs below 2 axes”, possibly for one of the Irish Mac Sweeney lines The cut crystal bottles are very beautiful and have detachable silver tops which fit onto the side rings when the bottles are in use.
9913 George II Silver Cruet Set
A rare early English silver cruet with two bottles for oil and vinegar and a small silver castor or pepperette. Excellent weight and large size. The heavy cut crystal bottles have multi-faceted cut decoration, typical of the period. The silver frame has an acanthus scroll carrying handle and side supports for the bottle tops and pepperette. The top of the frame has a hand engraved armorial which matches those on the bottle tops. Total weight of silver 955 grams, 30.7 troy ounces. Height 23.5cm (overall), 20.7cm (bottle), 9.5cm (pepper). Base measures 19.3 x 16.3cm. London 1751. Maker Elizabeth Godfrey, a highly respected Huguenot lady silversmith.
Samuel Herbert And Company
9906 George II Silver Basket
An elegant antique silver basket of oval form with a swing handle and rope borders. The simple basket weave decoration creates a clean classical style. Hand engraved to the centre is a large armorial within a decorative cartouche, the motto below reads “In Cruce Salus”. These handy multi-purpose serving baskets were originally used for bread and fruit but now are equally perfect for cakes or flowers. Weight 773 grams, 24.8 troy ounces. Height 7.7cm (26 cms to top of handle). Top measures 33 x 24.5cm. London 1753. Maker Samuel Herbert & Co. Sterling silver
9858 George II Silver Sauceboats
A handsome pair of antique sterling silver sauceboats with typical classic shape and plain styling of the period. Large size and good weight. Hand engraved crest to the front. Each has a Latin inscription engraved to the underside, dated 1756, in old fashioned script. Total weight 874 grams, 28.1 troy ounces. Spread 22 cm. Height 13.9 cm (to top of handle). London 1755. Maker William Grundy. Sterling silver.
9859 George II Antique Silver Salver
Large size and very impressive. A rare antique silver salver, of unusual square waisted form with gadroon borders and shell corners. Heavy gauge silver. The outside centre has a traditional shell and foliate engraved theme with shells and a crest to each corner. Engraved to the centre is a marriage coat of arms with an “escutcheon of pretence”, and the motto “Laudabunt Alii Rhodon” circa 1790. The engraved mantling, of an unfurling ruffle of cloth, is very striking and contemporary to the arms. Weight 2190 grams, 70.4 troy ounces. Height 4.5cm. Width 40cm. London 1755. Maker Edward Wakelin. Sterling silver.
Robert Albin Cox
10238 George II Antique Silver Beer Jug
A classic antique silver jug of baluster form on a plain circular cast foot, with a beak shaped spout. To the front is a large hand engraved lion crest within a decorative cartouche. Large size, heavy gauge silver and excellent patina. Large size, heavy gauge silver and excellent patina. Contains 1550 ml. Weight 1273 grams, 40.9 troy ounces. Height 23.3cm (to top of lip). Spread 21cm. London 1755. Maker Robin Albin Cox. Sterling silver.
10193 George II Antique Silver Dinner Plates
A very desirable set of plain styled antique silver plates with handsome gadroon borders. Hand engraved to each top rim is an expansive armorial with a motto below for John Russell, Duke of Bedford. Excellent quality. Each is numbered on the underside (range 06-97) showing that the plates originally formed part of a very large set. Total weight 6071 grams, 195.2 troy ounces. Diameter 24.8cm. London 1756. Maker William Sanden. 18th century. Sterling silver.
9843 George II Silver Salver
Excellent large size. A fine early English salver with the square form and plain styling typical of the period. The hand engraved border has a detailed band of scrolls, shells and matting with mythical face masks to the corners and erupting volcanoes to the sides. To the centre is a family coat of arms within a decorative cartouche. Weight 2194 grams, 70.5 troy ounces. Height 3 cm. Diameter 40 cm. London 1758. Maker Elizabeth Godfrey, whose Huguenot origins can be seen in this piece.
10106 George II Antique Silver Salver
A fine early English silver salver by the sought after maker Charles Frederick Kandler. Of square form, and raised on tall scrolling feet, this rare salver is hand engraved with an expansive outer border of scroll motifs, the centre with the Tatton crest of a greyhound tied to a tree. Super heavy quality and feels very good in the hand. Perfect to stand a bottle or wine glass on top. Weight 408 grams, 13.1 troy ounces. Width 16cm. Height 4cm. London 1759. Maker Charles Frederick Kandler. Sterling silver.
Sebastian & James Crespel
9982 George III Antique Second Course Plate
A fine antique silver plate of plain design with traditional shaped gadroon borders. This large size is generally referred to as a second course dish. Excellent quality and weight. Hand engraved to the edge with a large coat of arms with crown and motto “Perdeum Etferrum Obtinui”. Weight 816 grams, 26.2 troy ounces. Diameter 29.4cm. London 1763. Maker Sebastian & James Crespel.
9983 George III Antique Second Course Plate
A fine antique silver plate of plain design with traditional shaped gadroon borders. This large size is generally referred to as a second course dish. Excellent quality and weight. Hand engraved to the edge with a large coat of arms with crown and motto “Perdeum Etferrum Obtinui” for the Earl of Hillsborough. Weight 806 grams, 25.9 troy ounces. Diameter 29.4cm. London 1763. Maker Peter Archambo II (apprenticed to the illustrious Paul de Lamerie) & Peter Meure.
Thomas Whipham & William Williams
10300 George III Antique Silver Beer Jug
An impressive antique silver jug of baluster form on a broad gadrooned foot. Good plain style and heavy gauge silver. To the front is an expansive hand engraved cartouche containing a lion armorial with motto and crest. The acanthus leaf mounted scroll handle has a beaded spine and is hand engraved with the initial “A”. The spout also has beaded spine below. Large capacity. Contains 1500 ml. Weight 959 grams, 30.8 troy ounces. Height 23 cm. Spread 22 cm. Diameter 9.8cm (top), 9.8cm (base). London 1766. Maker Thomas Whipham & William Williams.
Daniel Smith And Robert Sharp
9850 George III Silver Salver
Magnificent quality. Large size. This antique silver salver has a superb cast and pierced border with fruiting vines, scrolls, masks and ho ho birds. To the centre is a hand engraved cost of arms surmounted by a bird crest. All raised on 4 pierced and vine leaf decorated feet. Weight 1832 grams, 58.8 troy ounces. Diameter 38cm. Height 5cm. London 1769. Maker Daniel Smith and Robert Sharpe. Sterling silver.
John Crouch & Thomas Hannam
9231 George III Silver Salver
A large size antique silver salver with bead border and splay feet. Hand engraved to the top surface is a magnificent scrolling leaf cartouche containing an armorial and swan crest. Weight 1845 grams, 59.3 troy oz. Diameter 47cm. Height 4.2cm. London 1786. Maker Crouch and Hannam. Sterling silver.
Peter & Ann Bateman
10244 George III Antique Silver Caddy Box
A very elegant antique silver tea caddy of oval form with hinged lid and interior divider for green and black tea. Fully locking with a key supplied. Nice dainty size. The box has beautiful hand engraved decoration of flower swags, bands of bright cut engraving top and bottom, and an oval cartouche front and back containing an armorial for the Lunden family with crest and motto. The lid has a flush inset hinge and urn shaped finial. Weight 279 grams, 8.9 troy ounces. Base 10.8cm. Height 12.5cm to top of finial. London 1791. Maker Peter and Anne Bateman. Sterling silver. 18th century.
9894 Set of 4 George III Silver Second Course Dishes
A good set of four antique silver plates of plain design with traditional gadroon borders. Excellent quality and weight. Hand engraved to the edge with a coat of arms with crown and motto “Follow Me”. Total weight 2988 grams, 96 troy ounces. Diameter 28cm. London 1794. Maker Henry Green. Sterling silver.
8493 George III Entree Dish by Paul Storr
A superb late 18th century sterling silver serving dish of circular form. Elegant plain styling with a broad band of gadroon border and ivory finial. To the front there is a large hand engraved armorial within a decorative cartouche. Excellent quality and good gauge silver as you would expect from this world famous English silversmith. Originally part of a large set of 4 or more dishes, this tureen is number 3 (with 3 dots). Silver weight 1596 grams, 51.3 troy oz. Height 13cm. Diameter 28cm. London 1799. Maker Paul Storr.
9189 George III Antique Silver Beaker
A good antique sterling silver tumbler with tapering sides and flat foot. Plain style. Hand engraved with 2 separate small crests. Contains 365 ml. Weight 187 grams, 6 troy ounces. Height 10 cm. Diameter of top 8 cm. London 1799. Maker James Darquits.
Eley And Fearn
10301 George III Antique Silver Ice Cream Spade
An excellent quality antique silver spoon in the shape of a shovel for serving pastry or ice cream. Heavy gauge silver with gilt finish. Made in the Kings pattern, popularised by the Royal family during the first half of the 19th century, it has a hand engraved “spur” crest and motto to the handle. Weight 208 grams, 6.6 troy ounces. Length 30cm. Bowl measures 9.9 x 5.6cm. London 1807. Maker Eley and Fearn. Sterling silver. 19th century.
John Edwards III
9998 George III Antique Silver Kettle
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.
10177 George III Antique Silver Chamberstick
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.
10111 George III Antique Silver Plate
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).
8985 Pair of George III Silver Sideboard Dishes
A magnificent pair of antique silver chargers (or sideboard dishes) with gilt finish. Decorated in the 17th century style with deep relief embossed fruit and foliage. The centre is engraved with a large coat of arms of Scott impaling Surtees for John Scott, 1st Earl of Eldon (1751-1838) and his wife Bessie. Scott was made an Earl in 1821. Weight each 3270 and 3390 grams approx, total 214 troy ounces. Diameter 64 cms. London 1816. Maker William Pitts, known for making large and impressive chargers. Sterling silver.
9793 Georgian Silver Wine Cooler by Paul Storr
Of racing interest. A magnificent antique silver gilt wine cooler by the world famous English silversmith Paul Storr. Elegant classical style with Campana urn form; the twin handles mounted with Bacchanalian face masks. The lift off cover has a finial in the form of a wrythen fluted flower seed with petal surround. Embossed to the front in low relief is a charming scene of horses relaxing and socialising. The reverse has an applied laurel wreath containing an engraved inscription for Newcastle Upon Tyne Stewards 1817. Weight 3718 grams, 119 troy ounces. Height 38cm. London 1809. Made by Paul Storr and retailed by Rundell Bridge and Rundell. Sterling silver.
9658 George III Silver Platter
A handsome antique sterling silver serving platter of oval form with a shaped gadroon border. Excellent quality and good gauge silver as you’d expect from this world famous English silversmith. Large size. On the top edge, to both sides, there is a hand engraved armorial for the 5th Earl of Stamford (1765-1845). Weight 3591 grams, 115.4 troy ounces. Top measures 61 x 45 cm. London 1819. Maker Paul Storr. Sterling silver.
Robert Garrard II
9820 Antique Silver Sauceboats
A magnificent pair of silver sauceboats by Robert Garrard with broad gadroon borders and shell feet. Exceptional quality and weight. Each has a large hand engraved armorial to the front with the motto “In Domi Confid” – “I trust in the Lord”. Weight 990 grams, 31.8 troy ounces. Height 13.5cm (to top of handle), 7.9cm (lowest point of rim). Spread 20.2cm. London 1823. Maker Robert Garrard II. Sterling silver.
David Crichton Rait
10222 George IV Antique Silver Bowl
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.
Mary Ann & Charles Reilly
8702 Antique Silver Flask
A superb antique sterling silver flask with a fascinating history. Graceful plain form and super large size. Inscribed to the front with a hand engraved lion crest and the name “John Bayley Esq” and to the reverse “Nymph”, the name of Bayley’s* luxury sailing ship. The cap unscrews and the top band is gold plated. Contains a hefty 950 ml. Weight 500 grams, 16 troy ounces. Height 21.5cm. Base 7.2 x 5.4cm. London 1828. Maker Mary Ann & Charles Reilly.
John James Keith
10322 George IV Antique Silver Tureen
A magnificent silver tureen with matching stand and cover. Excellent size for serving soup, casseroles and vegetables. The body has a bulbous rectangular form with stunningly modelled cast silver handles, feet and lid finial. The borders are mounted with broad borders of shell and gadroon ornament. Hand engraved to the front is a large armorial with the matching griffin crest to the lid. Heavy gauge silver. Good colour. Total weight 4294 grams, 138 troy oz. Total height 28cm. Tureen weight 2794 grams, 89.8 troy oz. Spread across handles 35.2cm. Height 23cm. London 1829. Maker John James Keith.
10329 George IV Antique Silver Tureen
A large and impressive Scottish silver tureen with matching cover. Excellent size for serving soup, casseroles and vegetables. Attractive oval bellied shape with twin side handles, stunningly shaped feet and cast silver lid handle. Hand engraved to the front is a large armorial with crest and motto, all within a decorative expansive cartouche. Heavy gauge silver. Good colour. There is a large presentation inscription to the reverse side. Weight 2604 grams, 83.7 troy oz. Spread across handles 36.5cm. Height 24cm. Glasgow 1835. Maker George Innes.
Yapp & Woodward
9838 Antique Silver Table Snuff Box
A magnificent antique sterling silver box of military interest. Substantial size and weight. Original gilt interior. Crisp cast borders and engine turned decoration to the sides and base. The top bears a regimental inscription. This box is likely to have been used in the Officer’s Mess for the Loisel Regiment of Militia. Weight 572 grams, 18.3 troy ounces. Height 5.5cm. Top measures 12.5cm x 9.3cm. Birmingham 1854. Maker Yapp & Woodward. Sterling silver.
1875 - 1876
Martin Hall and Co
10129 Antique Silver Ewer and Basin
A very rare and prestigious item. This magnificent gilt silver armada jug and stand was presented in honour of the Guildhall banquet for the Prince and Princess of Wales’s return from India. The tall jug, of vase shape form, has bands of classical motifs and ribbing, the centre with deep relief swags of ribbons and fruit with centre medallions. This superb decoration is repeated on the matching base which has a raised central dome decorated with the Prince of Wales feathers. The front of the basin has a large presentation inscription dated 1876. Weight – ewer 908 grams, basin 1258 grams, total 2166 grams, 69.6 troy ounces. Jug – height36cm, spread 14cm. Basin diameter 39.5cm. London 1875/6. Maker Martin Hall.
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