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  • 1809

    Matthew Linwood

    8805 Antique Georgian Silver Snuff Box

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    Of sporting interest – hare coursing. A charming antique sterling silver box with a hinged lid. Plain design with a hand engraved sporting scene on the lid and a geometric design on the base. Original gilt interior. Weight 66 grams, 2.1 troy ounces. Height 1.5 cms. Top measures 7.2 x 4.2 cms. Birmingham 1809. Maker Matthew Linwood.

  • 1815

    Phipps Robinson & Phipps

    9452 Georgian Silver Horns

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    Of sporting interest. A rare pair of sterling silver mounted hunting horns, each bearing the crest of a lion on an oval plaque. The mouthpieces are probably later. They play beautifully. Spread 26cm. Top measures 7×5.8cm. London 1815. Maker Phipps, Robinson & Phipps.

  • 1817

    Paul Storr

    9793 Georgian Silver Wine Cooler by Paul Storr

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    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.

  • 1819

    George McHattie

    9873 George III Antique Silver Cup and Cover

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    A magnificent Scottish silver presentation cup and cover of campana form. Large enough to take a bottle. Magnificent original gilded interior. Acanthus leaf decorated throughout, the stylish curved handles finish with a bacchanalian face mask below, the body has an ornate band of foliate scrolls interspersed with Scottish thistles. To the front and reverse are 2 large panels with a presentation inscription for the Great Yarmouth Rifle Volunteer Corp “Ladies Challenge Cup”. Weight 2309 grams, 74.2 troy ounces. Height 25.5cm (without lid) 33cm (with lid). Diameter 16.5cm. Spread across handles 29cm. Edinburgh 1819. Maker George McHattie. Sterling silver.

  • 1840

    Edward Barton

    6918 Antique Silver Mug with Hare Coursing

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    Of sporting interest. An antique silver tankard with an all round embossed country scene with greyhounds chasing a hare. Gilt interior. Weight 226 grams, 7.2 troy ounces. Height 14 cms. Contains 350 ml. London 1840. Maker Edward Barton.

  • 1858

    Hunt & Roskell

    9500 Antique Silver Hunting Jug

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    Of sporting interest. A Victorian sterling silver flagon with hinged lid and scroll handle. The body has a deep relief hunting scene with horses and riders hunting to hounds. The lid has a dog finial. Gilt interior. Contains 1400 ml. Weight 1039 grams. Height 26.5cm. Spread 21.5cm. London 1858. Maker Hunt & Roskell, late Storr & Mortimer.

  • 1893

    Mappin

    8285 Antique Silver Top Hunting Flask

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    An antique sterling silver mounted flask of conical shape with a fitted silver drinking cup with gilt interior. The top has a swivel bayonet fitting. Together with the original dark mahogany coloured leather case, the girth strap is attached so that the flask will sit on the near-side of the saddle. Flask height 27 cms, diameter of base 4.75 cms, contains 225 ml. London 1893. Maker John Newton Mappin (of Mappin & Webb).

  • 1900

     

    9541 Antique Silver Flask

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    Of sporting interest. An antique sterling silver mounted flask of conical shape with a fitted silver drinking cup with gilt interior. The top has a swivel bayonet fitting. Together with the original dark mahogany coloured leather case, the girth strap is attached so that the flask will sit on the near-side of the saddle. Flask height 22.5cm, diameter of base 4.8cm. Birmingham 1900. Maker E.W.C.

  • 1934

    Stockwell & Co

    8668 Vintage Silver Corkscrew and Bottle Opener – Golf Putter

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    A rare sterling silver novelty bar item in the form of a golf putter. At one end is a bottle opener which unscrews to reveal a corkscrew. The end of the putter has an applied disc with stylistic enamel initials. Weight of silver putter 32 grams, 1 troy ounce. Length 16 cms. Import marks for London 1934, Importer George Stockwell.

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