Edward Barnard & Sons
9822 Antique Silver Cream Pail
A good quality antique silver cream pail with swing handle and gadroon borders. Very pretty and multi purpose. The charmingly pierced decoration shows a cow grazing in the forest with flying birds, a house, beehive, and windmill. With removable blue glass liner. Weight of silver 174 grams, 5.5 troy ounces. Height 8cm, 12cm with handle. Diameter 7.3cm. London 1846. Maker John, Edward, Walter & John Barnard (Barnard & Sons Ltd).
Charles‚ Thomas and George Fox
9413 Antique Silver Owl Mustard Pot
A fine and rare antique sterling silver novelty mustard pot in the form of an owl. With realistically chased plumage, a hinged cover and red glass button eyes. Fitted with a blue glass liner. Weight 184 grams, 5.9 troy ounces. Height 9.5 cms. Diameter 6.3 cms. London 1848. Maker Charles Thomas & George Fox.
7613 Antique Silver Mustard Pot
An excellent sterling silver mustard pot of circular form with a hinged lid by the highly regarded Benjamin Smith. The body and lid with a pretty hand engraved decoration with flowers and scrolls, the front with a crest of a stag encircled by a snake. Original blue glass liner. Weight 153 grams, 4.9 troy ounces. Height 8.5cm. Diameter of base 7.5cm. London 1849. Maker Benjamin Smith.
9908 Antique Silver and Mother of Pearl Cutlery
A large set of 18 knives and 18 forks with elegant plain styled silver blades. Dessert cutlery. The real mother of pearl handles have ornate silver ferules with cross hatch decoration. Engraved to each handle is a boars head crest. Original solid wood box with blue velvet interior and a pull out tray. Knife 20.8cm. Fork 17cm. Sheffield 1850. Maker Aaron Hadfield. Sterling silver.
1852 - 1853
Robert Garrard II
9733 Antique Silver Tureens
A handsome pair of twin handled Victorian silver sauce tureens of boat shaped form on pedestal feet. Excellent quality and good weight. On a plain relief, the striking decoration incorporates bands of naturalistic motifs applied to lid and body, the handles with naturalistic flowering and trailing vines. Total weight 53.98 troy ounces. Height 7cm (including finial). Spread 15.5cm. London 1852/53. Maker Robert Garrard. Sterling silver.
Literature. Small sized covered tureens appeared circa 1760 and were used to serve sauces and gravy. The lid /cover helped to keep the contents warm.
Samuel Hayne & Dudley Cater
9635 Pair of Antique Silver Entrée Dishes
An excellent pair of antique sterling silver serving dishes of serpentine form. Good heavy quality. The handles are detachable so that the lids can also be used as dishes. Elegant plain style with applied shell ornament borders. Engraved to the front of each is a monogram with 3 intertwined initials in old fashioned script. Weight 3928 grams, 126 troy ounces. Height 13 cm. Length 37 cm. Width 27 cm. London 1853. Maker Samuel Hayne & Dudley Cater.
1857 - 1859
10200 Antique Vienna Silver Plates
A set of 12 antique silver soup plates of plain design with a shaped reed border and shallow bowl centres. The rims are hand engraved with a crowned cypher. Total weight 5605 grams, 180.2 troy ounces. Diameter 25.7 cm. Austrian silver marks for Vienna 1857-59 (1 later). Maker Franz Schiffer. 19th century.
Charles Stuart Harris
9353 Victorian Silver Dog Pepper
A charming novelty sterling silver pepperette in the form of Punch and Judy’s dog “Toby”. Wearing his distinctive trademark bowler hat and the ruffle collar with tassles. Detachable head and glass eyes. Underneath there is a Victorian lozenge registration mark. Total weight 58 grams, just under 2 troy ounces. Height 10 cm. London 1869. Maker Charles Stuart Harris.
Martin Hall and Co
9831 Antique Silver and Mother of Pearl Cutlery
A set of 12 knives and 12 forks with pretty blades finely engraved with flower and foliate decoration. The real mother of pearl handles have ornate ferules with bead borders. Original cushion shaped wooden box with blue velvet interior. Knife 22.2cm. Fork 18.3cm. Sheffield 1870. Maker Martin Hall. Sterling silver.
Henry John Lias
7858 Victorian Silver Dessert Spoons
A set of 6 antique sterling silver spoons in the popular fiddle pattern. Good plain style. Each with an engraved monogram in cursive script. Weight 248 grams, 7.9 troy ounces. All spoons length 17 cms. London 1873. Maker Henry & Henry Lias.
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.
6009 Victorian Silver Tongs
An antique pair of sterling silver tongs beautifully modelled with claw nips.
Weight 65 grams, 2 troy ounces. Length 14.5 cms. London 1877. Maker Barnabas Blackburn.
7971 Antique Silver Serving Spoons
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 ounces. Length 22.5 cms. London 1878. Maker Henry Holland.
6958 Antique Silver and Cranberry Glass Cup and Cover
A beautiful antique Bohemian glass vase with engraved panels around the body with architectural scenes. The front panel contains the figure of a Greek deity and there are names etched below the panels. The silver lid is mounted with an entwined serpent and an inset piece of mother of pearl. Height 15.5 cms. Diameter of top 7.5 cms. The lid is marked on the edge with “TF”. Austro Hungarian. Circa 1880.
Josef Carl Klinkosch
10102 Pair of Antique Austrian Silver Tureens
A stunning pair of antique silver vegetable tureens of octagonal form, with matching covers. The detachable libers can be used separately. Excellent quality and thick gauge silver. These serving dishes make an impressive show with their twin scrolling handles, applied borders and classical scenes amounted to the front and reverse sides. The lids have attractive pumpkin finials and an applied monogram with mythical ornament. Total weight including liners 4305 grams, 138.4 troy ounces. Height 24.1cm (to top of finial). Spread across handles 24.1cm. Diameter 15cm. Vienna. Circa 1880. Maker Josef Carl Klinkosch.
9629 Antique German Silver Spice Tower
Of Jewish interest. A large continental silver spice box in the form of a medieval tower with a turret surmounted by a cockerel. All over gilded. The top 2 sections, each containing a bell, sit above the spice box which has pierced and engraved decoration. The box has a drop-down door with scroll catch. Weight 286 grams, 9.1 troy ounces. Height 32 cm. Continental silver marks. Possibly Hanau, Germany. Circa 1890.
9722 Antique German Silver Jug – Napoleon
A massive novelty silver jug in the form of Napoleon Bonaparte, the iconic French statesman and military leader. Suitable for wine, beer and water. Superb bright gilt finish and excellent quality modelling and chased detail. Napoleon is wearing full dress regalia, with epaulettes and the trademark bicorne hat, he is sitting on a military drum. Contains 1700 ml. Weight 996 grams, 32 troy ounces. Height 31.5cm. Spread 18.5cm. Diameter of drum 10cm. Stamped underneath with German silver marks (crown and moon) and the silver grade 800*. Maker “SB” crowned. Circa 1890.
9825 French Silver Claret Jugs
A fantastic quality pair of French silver mounted glass claret jugs in the style of Victor Boivin, a leading French 19th century silversmith. Of globular form, on a circular foot, the glass is encased with a fine quality decoration of pierced silver flowers, leaves, scrolls and other motifs. Original gilt to the inside of the lid and neck. Each contains 800 ml. Height 32cm. Spread across the handle 15.5cm. With French silver stamps. Maker or retailer’s stamp “HTO”. Circa 1890.
Samuel Boyce Landeck
9915 Antique Dutch Silver Nef Sailing Ship
This is a superb solid silver galleon ship (traditionally known as a Nef), intricately modelled and shown in full sail. Excellent size and quality throughout. The top section of the Neff can be removed from the hull revealing an open compartment or space. The hull is finely chased with cherubs and leaves, flowers and scrolls. The ship stands on four dolphin mounted wheels. Weight 2445 grams, 78.6 troy ounces. Height 48cm. Spread 34cm. Width of large sail 20cm. Hull measures 30.5 x 11.5cm. Dutch silver stamps. London import marks for 1891. Importer Samuel Boyce Landeck. Sterling silver.
1896 - 1897
9262 Antique Silver Canteen of Kings Cutlery
An excellent set of sterling silver cutlery for 6 people in the popular Kings pattern. Total 31 pieces. Weight 2261 grams, 72.7 troy ounces. All pieces London 1896-7, maker Francis Higgins.
9408 Antique Silver Tray
A large sterling silver tray of plain form with shell and gadroon borders and side carrying handles. Uninscribed. Excellent quality and good gauge silver. Weight circa 3,700 grams, 119 troy ounces. Spread 68cm. Length 55cm. Width 45cm. London 1898. Maker Charles Boynton II.
B Neresheimer & Sohnes
9941 Antique Silver Bear Decanter
A splendid antique silver drinks flask in the form of a standing bear with outstretched paws. Excellent quality and heavy gauge cast silver. Very pleasing design with lifelike detail in the face and all-over chased fur. The head is removable so that the body can be used as a decanter and the head as a cup; it pours beautifully. The interior is gilded. Contains 1 litre. Weight 1407 grams, 45.2 troy ounces. Height 24.5cm. Width between the paws 13.5cm. German Hanau silver marks. Probably Neresheimer. Circa 1900.
10196 Antique French Silver Tureens
An excellent pair of heavy quality antique silver tureens of shaped rectangular form on a spreading foot. Beautifully decorated with cast ornamental side handles and lid finial; all over applied with shells, scrolls and foliate mounts. Bright gilt finish inside and out. A very attractive feature is the flowerhead wing nut inside the tureen lid. Total weight 2958 grams, 95.1 troy ounces. Spread across handles 30cm. Height 14.5cm (to top of finial). Made in Paris, France. Circa 1900. Maker Emile Puiforcat. High silver grade 950/000. 19th century.
9813 Antique Silver Basket
An excellent antique silver swing handle basket with wirework body. Charming period style. The applied vine leaf decoration is highlighted with bunches of grapes and little bees. Weight 446 grams, 14.3 troy ounces. Length 25.5cm. Width 21.5cm. Height 5.9cm (without handle). London 1903. Maker William Comyns. Sterling silver.
10217 Antique Silver Table Birds
A fine pair of antique silver table ornaments modelled as game birds with long feathered tails and removable heads with coloured glass eyes. Large size and excellent weight. These pheasants are very realistic and have fine chased detail. Weight 1152 grams, 37 troy ounces. Male bird height 18cm, length 49 cm. Female bird height 16.7cm, length 47cm. Maker Georg Roth. Hanau, Germany. Circa 1910. 800 silver purity.
Wakely & Wheeler
7080 Antique Silver Grape Scissors
An elegant pair of sterling silver grape shears in the original velvet lined box. Very smart plain design. Weight 77 grams, 2.4 troy ounces. Length 7 cm. London 1912. Maker Wakeley & Wheeler.
Carringtons & Co
9870 Antique Silver Wine Ewer
A magnificent silver gilt wine jug, of good size and weight, in the Renaissance style. Perfect for serving cold drinks, wine, beer and water. Of tall, bulbous form, the jug has a slender tapering neck, a graceful shaped handle, and a lady face mask to the front. The cutwork decoration is interspersed with foliate symbols and flowerheads. Contains 1250 ml. Weight 1302 grams, 41.5 troy ounces. Height 37cm. Spread 18cm. London 1921. Maker Carrington & Co.
9218 Antique Silver Castor
A fine quality sterling silver sugar castor in the George II Huguenot style. Cast silver. The chased detail is superb. The pierced pull off top is engraved with face masks and baskets of flowers. The body has dolphin supports, ribbon and reed borders, and shell motifs. Weight 410 grams, 13.1 troy ounces. Height 18 cms. London 1926. Maker Crichton Brothers who specialised in fine quality copies of early English silver.
8690 Antique Silver Plate
A beautiful silver dish in the style of an early English alms dish. Simple plain design. Lovely patina and excellent original condition. Hand engraved to the border is a large armorial with the motto “Ad Vitam” – Immortal. Weight 690 grams, 22.1 troy ounces. Diameter 29cm. London 1926. Maker Crichton Brothers, specialists in making fine quality copies of early English silver. The matching plate #8691 is available.
8691 Antique Silver Plate
A beautiful silver dish in the style of an early English alms dish. Simple plain design. Lovely patina and excellent original condition. Hand engraved to the border is a large armorial with the motto “Ad Vitam” – Immortal. Weight 690 grams, 22.1 troy ounces. Diameter 29cms. London 1926. Maker Crichton Brothers, specialists in making fine quality copies of early English silver. The matching plate #8690 is available.
9996 George V Silver Egg Cutter
A rare sterling silver boiled egg topper complete with a full set of teeth. Ready to cut off the top from a soft-boiled egg. An unusual and very practical conversation piece. It would make a splendid gift. Weight 51 grams, 1.6 troy ounces. Length 10cm. Width across the handle 5.4cm. Sheffield 1927. Maker William Hutton & Sons. Sterling silver.
10105 Vintage Silver Knives for 12
A good set of 12 silver handled dinner and dessert knives with stainless steel blades. Smart plain styled handles. Each has a decorative monogram in distinctive lettering. The dinner knives have spatula shaped blades and the dessert knives have pointed blades. The silver handles are unfilled. Length 25/21.5cm. Sheffield 1927. Maker Charles Boyton & Son Ltd.
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10164 George II Antique Silver Gravy Jugs
A rare pair of heavy gauge silver sauceboats with thick gadroon borders, acanthus mounted handle and a broad oval foot. Lovely chunky design. Each contains 400ml. Total weight 767 grams, 24.6 troy ounces. Height 13cm (to top of lip). Spread 18cm. London 1752. Maker Philip Garden. Sterling silver.
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