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  • 1803

    Thomas Wallis II

    9879 George III Silver Basket

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    An elegant antique silver swing handle basket of oval form with reed borders. Lovely classical style. The body has a scalloped edge and a broad band of hand engraved decoration of flowers and leaves. Suitable for bread, cakes and candy, flowers and fruit. Weight 833 grams, 26.7 troy ounces. Length 36cm. Width 25cm. Height 11cm (without handle), 26.5cm (to top of handle). Initials engraved to the top of the handle. London 1803. Maker Thomas Wallis II. Sterling silver.

  • Circa 1804

    Robert Garrard

    6215 George III Antique Silver Butter Shells by Robert Garrard

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    A delightful pair of antique sterling silver scallop shell dishes with a crest of an emu engraved to the top of the hand grip. Lovely simple design. Pretty little whelk shell feet. Excellent condition and good gauge silver. Weight 144 grams, 4.6 troy ounces. Each measures 10 x 10.5cm. London 1804. Maker Robert Garrard.

  • 1807

    Richard Cooke

    9302 George III Silver Bowl

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    A handsome antique sterling silver centrepiece bowl on pedestal foot, with plain classic styling and broad gadroon borders. Good size and weight. Excellent quality. Bright original gilding. There is a large hand engraved armorial to the front with the motto “Prest Pour Mon Pais” – ‘Ready For My Country’. Weight 2545 grams, 81.8 troy ounces. Height 20 cms. Diameter 29 cms. London 1807. Maker Richard Cooke.

  • 1807

    Benjamin Smith

    10137 George III Antique Silver Basket

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    A very fine antique silver basket of rectangular form with swing handle and pierced silver foot. Excellent quality and weight as you’d expect from this highly desirable maker. The openwork vine borders are among the most distinctive and accomplished achievements of Benjamin Smith and similar to those of Paul Storr, not surprisingly as both firms manufactured almost entirely for Rundell and Bridge at this time. The centre has an engraved “C” within an applied cartouche with swags and bells. Weight 1322 grams, 42.5 troy ounces. Height 21.5cm (handle extended), 7.2cm (handle folded). Length 30cm. Width 24.5cm. London 1807. Maker Benjamin Smith.

  • 1810

    Rebecca Emes & Edward Barnard I

    8482 George III Silver Bowl

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    A handsome antique sterling silver pedestal bowl of circular form with half ribbed body and egg and dart border. Excellent quality and heavy gauge silver. This form is very similar to the Warwick Vase shape. The cast wrythen side carrying handles are embellished with vine leaf and grape ornament making it, together with its weight and campana form, very suitable for use as a small size wine cooler. Hand engraved to the front is an armorial within a shield, and to the reverse there is a crest of a leopard. Weight 1646 grams, 52.9 troy ounces. Height 19.5 cms. Diameter 19.5 cms. Spread 29.5 cms. London 1810. Maker Emes & Barnard.

  • 1810

    Gibson

    7383 Antique Cork Silver Bowl

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    A delightful antique Irish provincial silver bowl on pedestal foot. Lovely plain and simple style. Excellent colour. Weight 271 grams, 8.7 troy ounces. Height 13.5cm. Diameter of top 13cm. Marked underneath “sterling” with the Cork maker’s mark Gibson. Circa 1810.

  • 1810

    William Burwash and Richard Sibley

    9805 George III Silver Butter Shells

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    An excellent quality pair of Georgian silver dishes with gilded centres. Charming little feet in the form of a whelk shell. Gilt interior. Suitable for butter or sweets. Engraved to the front with an elephant crest. Very good weight of 376 grams, 12 troy ounces. Tops measure 10.2 x 11 cm. Height 4cm/1.5cm. London 1810. Maker William Burwash & Richard Sibley. Sterling silver.

  • 1814

    Solomon Hougham

    9473 George III Silver Basket

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    A handsome antique sterling silver basket with swing handle. Excellent quality and weight. With the ribbed body and shell and gadroon borders typical of the period. Weight 1299 grams, 41.7 troy ounces. Height 25cm. Length 32cm. Width 26.5cm. London 1814. By Samuel Herbert.

  • 1815

    Paul Storr

    8139 George III Silver Chafing Dish by Paul Storr

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    A fine antique sterling silver serving dish and cover with a turned wood carrying handle and central divider. Excellent quality and good gauge silver as you’d expect from this world famous English silversmith. Elegant plain styling with shaped shell and scroll borders. The lid has a magnificent hand engraved armorial within a scroll cartouche and the base and central divider ring bear a double crest. The decorative lid handle is removable to use the lid as a serving dish. The double skinned base is a warming jacket and the handle unscrews to fill it with hot water. Silver weight 2776 grams, 89.2 troy ounces. Total height 21.5 cms. Diameter of base 30.5 cms. London 1815. Maker Paul Storr.

  • 1816 - 1820

    Rebecca Emes & Edward Barnard I

    8564 Georgian Silver Egg Cruet

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    A very decorative antique sterling silver egg frame with 4 egg cups and a salt cellar, with hinged handle, at the top. Typical ornament of the period with broad gadroon borders, acanthus mounted supports and splay shell feet. The cups and salt all have the original gilt interiors. Supplied with a matched set of 4 antique sterling silver egg spoons. Weight (excluding spoons) 736 grams, 23.6 troy ounces. Total height 20 cms (to top of handle). Base of frame 13.5 x 13.5 cms. Egg cruet frame and egg cups – London 1816/17/20, maker Emes & Barnard. Spoons – London 1833, maker William Chawner.

  • 1816

    John Houle

    8622 Antique Georgian Silver Wine Cistern

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    An antique gilt silver bowl of large size and exceptionally heavy weight; this excellent quality is just as you’d expect from a master silversmith trained by the world famous Paul Storr. Raised on a pedestal foot and having hinged lions mask side handles, this oval wine cooler takes two bottles. The deep relief applied decoration is covered in grape and vine leaf ornament, the centre ovals have a Bacchanalian scene with cherubs, a goat and an impish Bacchus, to either side there is a large bird and dolphin. Weight 4218 grams, 135.6 troy ounces. Top 31 x 23.5cm. Height 18cm. London 1816. Maker John Houle, freeman of the Vintners’ Company. Sterling silver.

  • 1817

    William Elliott

    9305 Regency Antique Silver Basket

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    A superb Regency period sterling silver basket of oval form with swing handle. Very heavy weight. The decoration is very fine with cast silver mounts in deep relief. The body is pierced, has a flower and shell decorated cast silver border, and stands on four cast shell feet. The decorative centre has a hand engraved lion crest. Weight 2123 grams, 68.2 troy oz. Height 30cm (total including handle), 12.5 cm (basket only). Top measures 37.2 x 28.5cm. London 1817. Maker William Elliott.

  • 1818

    Kirby Waterhouse

    9829 George III Silver Basket

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    A handsome antique sterling silver basket with swing handle and pedestal foot. Excellent quality and weight. With the ribbed body and gadroon borders typical of the period. The all over hand chased decoration of flowers, leaves and hatching is particularly good. Weight 1187 grams, 38.1 troy ounces. Height 285cm. Length 34.3cm. Width 28cm. Sheffield 1818. Maker Kirby Waterhouse. Sterling silver.

  • 1819

    Philip Rundell

    8842 George III Silver Bowls

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    A fine and substantial pair of antique sterling silver serving dishes, large size, and suitable for use as jardinieres. Classical Georgian plain design with rectangular shape and half ribbed body. The applied lions mask mounts and paw feet are of excellent quality. Each has, to the front and back, a large hand engraved armorial supported by a lion and griffin. The motto “Sic Donec” means “So Until”. Total weight 2249 grams, 72.3 troy ounces. Top rim measures 25.5 x 20.5 cms. Height 9 cms. London 1819. Maker Philip Rundell, the prestigious Georgian silversmith and partner of Paul Storr.

  • 1831

    Charles Fox

    10159 William IV Antique Silver Butter Dish

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    A fantastic antique silver covered dish on stand with the top finial modelled as a cow. Super large size, suitable not only as a butter or cream dish, but also as a sauce tureen or for serving desserts. The dish, of reeded form, has a hand chased scalloped decoration resembling leaves interspersed with flower heads. The underplate has a presentation inscription dated 1833. Weight 852 grams, 27.3 troy ounces. Height 14.5cm. Diameter 20cm (base), 16.6cm (top). London 1831. Maker Charles Fox II. Sterling silver.

  • 1836

    William Eaton

    8479 Antique Silver Sugar Bowl

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    An excellent quality antique sterling silver bowl of globular form with a cast decorative scroll border. Large size and good gauge silver. Weight 502 grams, 16.1 troy ounces. London 1836. Maker William Eaton. This matches #8480.

  • 1836

    James Barber & William North

    9284 Antique York Silver Bowl

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    York provincial silver. An antique sterling silver bowl of small proportions. Good weight and bright original gilding. Hand engraved to the front is a double crest. Weight 215 grams, 6.9 troy ounces. Height 7.2 cm. Diameter 11 cm. York 1836. Maker Barber & North.

  • Circa 1840

     

    5131 Pair of Antique Cherub Compotes

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    A magnificent lot. A pair of fine quality antique gilt ormolu bronze cherubs mounted with cut crystal dishes. Absolutely charming, these period figures have a good weight and presence. Height 42 cms. Diameter of glass dish 30 cms. Circa 1840.

  • 1845 - 1847

    Daniel & Charles Houle

    9625 Victorian Silver Shell Dishes

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    A pretty pair of small sterling silver dishes of shell form, each with a shell handle and raised on small hoof feet. Gilt interiors. Suitable for butter or sweets. Engraved to the front with a matching crest. Weight 197 grams, 6.3 troy ounces. Tops measure 10 x 11.3 cm. London 1845/7. Maker Daniel & Charles Houle.

  • 1845

    Joseph Angell

    9880 Victorian Silver Butter Dish

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    An attractive covered silver butter dish (or jam dish) with pretty pierced gallery and removable glass liner. The lid is mounted with a pair of doves sitting on a nest with 2 eggs. Weight 361 grams, 11.6 troy ounces. Height 13cm. Diameter 12cm. London 1845. Joseph Angell I & Joseph Angell II. Sterling silver.

  • 1862

    Elkington

    9677 Victorian Silver Table Centrepiece

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    A spectacular antique silver centrepiece and candelabra, the tall column and arms formed as a grapevine with entwined branches supporting vine leaves and bunches of grapes. The cut crystal bowl and the candle nozzles are all detachable. This decorative item is perfect for fruit, flowers and sweets. Engraved to the base with a presentation inscription from H.G Mytton of Cleobury North. Dismantles into 3 pieces by unscrewing the bowl holder at the top. Weight 2755 grams, 88.6 troy ounces. Height 58.5cm (with glass), 53cm (without). Spread 42cm. London 1862. Maker George Richards Elkington. Sterling silver.

  • Circa 1870

    Mappin And Webb

    8898 Victorian Silver Plater Spoonwarmer

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    An antique spoon warmer in the former of a nautilus shell on a raised base. Engraved flower and foliate decoration and with a quality hinged lid. Nice clean shiny finish Height 15 cms. Length 15.5 cms. Width 8.5 cms. Silver plated Circa 1870. Marked underneath with silver plate stamps for Mappin & Webb, London & Sheffield.

  • Circa 1870

    Samuel Roberts And Charles Belk

    1322 Victorian Spoon Warmer

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    A rare antique silver plated novelty spoon warmer in the shape of a cornucopia. Fine quality and unusually large size. Hinged lid. With attractive engraved decoration overall, the base has a bead border and decorative carrying support. Height 15 cms. Length 23 cms. Stamped underneath for the maker Roberts & Belk, Sheffield, UK. Circa 1870.

  • 1875 - 1876

    Martin Hall and Co

    10129 Antique Silver Ewer and Basin

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    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.

  • 1877

    Charles Stuart Harris

    8849 Antique Queen Anne Style Silver Monteith Bowl

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    A large and handsome antique sterling punch bowl in the early 18th century style with lions mask side handles, typical ribbed body decoration and a decorative cartouche to the front. The shaped scalloped rim is detachable; this is used to hold stem glasses, punch ladle and lemon squeezer and a bowl of this type is referred to as a Monteith. Weight of silver 3426 grams, 110 troy ounces. Height 19 cms (without rim), 25 cms (with rim), diameter 37 cms. London 1877. Maker Charles Stuart Harris.

  • 1879

    Charles Stuart Harris

    6448 Queen Anne Style Silver Monteith

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    A large antique sterling silver bowl with ribbed design and a decorative cartouche. The fixed scalloped rim is decorated with face masks. Bowls with this style of decorative rim are known as monteiths and can be used to hold stem glasses – the rims were originally detachable. Weight 1233 grams, 39.6 troy ounces. Height 21 cms. Diameter 27 cms. London 1879. Maker Charles Stuart Harris.

  • 1880

    Thomas Smily

    8968 Antique Silver Dish

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    A very charming antique silver bowl of shallow oval form with 2 handles. A copy of the popular 17th century wine taster. The centre panel is embossed with a cherub scene. Weight 267 grams, 8.5 troy ounces. Bowl measures 20×15.5 cms, height 3/5.5 cms. Spread across handles 22.5 cms. London 1880. Maker Thomas Smily.

  • Circa 1880

     

    9313 Antique Portuguese Silver Ewer and Basin

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    A lovely decorative antique silver gilt jug and basin with foliate scroll design and curved bird handle. Weight 2489 grams,80 troy ounces. Jug – height 30.7 cms, spread 22.5 cms. Bowl – height 11.4 cms, diameter 35.5 cms. Marked underneath both jug and bowl with Portuguese silver marks for Oporto circa 1880.

  • Circa 1880

     

    7464 Antique Silver Plated Monteith

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    A medium size antique bowl in the Queen Anne style with a detachable shaped rim and lions mask side carrying handles. Lovely ribbed body with decorative cartouches to front and back. The rim is very charming with shaped scrolls and face decoration. This bowl was originally used to hold stem glasses, punch ladle and lemon squeezer. Height 18.5 cms. Diameter 20.5 cms. Circa 1880. Marked underneath. Silver plated.

  • 1885

    Pavel Ovchinnikov

    9322 Antique Russian Silver Trompe l'Oeil Basket

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    A rare antique silver dish fashioned as a white damask tablecloth draped over a gilt wickerwork basket. The quality of the workmanship is outstanding. Weight 744 grams, 23.9 troy ounces. Spread 40 cm. Height 7.3 cm. Basket top 32.4 x 27.3 cm. Stamped with Russian silver marks for Moscow 1885. Maker Pavel Ovchinnikov.

  • 1886

     

    8613 Queen Anne Style Silver Bowl

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    A handsome antique sterling bowl in the early 18th century style with lions mask side handles, typical ribbed body decoration and decorative cartouches. The shaped rim was monteith style which was originally used to hold stem glasses, punch ladle and lemon squeezer (the top of an original monteith is also detachable). To the front there is an engraved crest of a standing cat with the motto “Touch Not the Cat Bot a Glove”*. To the front there is a presentation inscription**. Weight of silver 1321 grams, 42.4 troy ounces. Height 20 cms, diameter 25 cms. London 1886. Maker Sibray Hall & Co.

  • 1887

    Mappin

    9587 Antique Silver Jardiniere

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    A large and imposing antique silver bowl or wine cooler. Heavy gauge silver. Decorative side handles in the Art Nouveau style. To the front there is a deep relief fairy tale scene from Shakespeare’s Midsummer Night’s Dream. The interior is gilded. Weight approx. 3700 grams, 118 troy ounces. Height 27 cm, 31 cm to top of handle. Spread 51 cm. English sterling silver. London 1887. Maker John Newton Mappin.

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