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.
James Deakin & Sons
9562 Antique Silver Basting Spoon
An antique sterling silver spoon in the classic Old English pattern. Very useful long handled serving spoon. Initials “B” engraved to one end in old fashioned script. Weight 166 grams, 5.3 troy ounces. Length 31.5 cm. Sheffield 1906. Maker John and William Deakin.
9980 Antique Silver Fish
An excellent quality novelty silver antique fish with red glass eyes. Beautifully articulated. The fish opens into a box at the neck, and the mouth opens into a second smaller box. Large size and graceful style with naturalistic engraved detail and scales. The bottom fins serve also as stand supports. Weight 262 grams, 8.4 troy ounces. Length 37.5cm. Continental silver marks for Hanau, Germany. Maker Gebruder Dingeldein. Circa 1910.
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.
9921 Antique Silver Pepper
An excellent little silver pepper shaker of plain form and simple styling. The curved handle and bayonet fitting allow it to be shaken thoroughly without the top coming loose. This style is known as a “kitchen pepper”. Weight 86 grams, 2.7 troy ounces. Height 9cm. Spread 7cm. London 1913. Maker Asprey & Co. Sterling silver.
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.
Spink & Son
9387 Vintage Silver Knives
A set of sterling silver knives with stainless steel blades. Smart plain styled handles with shell shaped ends. 6 dinner knives, length 25.8 cm, and 6 dessert knives, length 22.6 cm. London 1925. Maker Spink & Son.
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.
Edward Barnard & Sons
9317 Silver Military Menu Holders
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.
1933 - 1937
9735 Antique Silver Rabbit Condiment Set
A fabulous set of 5 silver rabbit condiments. Excellent quality and vivid modelling. Heavy cast silver. Very rare. The bunny rabbits (or hares) are large and chunky and have coloured bead eyes. The set consists of a pair of peppers, a pair of salts and a mustard pot with a hinged lid. Total weight 884 grams, 28.4 troy ounces. Salts and Peppers – height 10cm. Mustard pot – height 3.5cm, length 9.6cm. All matching. London 1933 and 1937. Maker F & H Ltd. Sterling silver.
10227 Vintage Silver Knives for 12
A handsome set of 12 silver handled dinner and dessert knives with stainless steel blades. Classic decorative pattern. The silver handles are unfilled. Length 25/21.5cm. Sheffield 1995. Maker Terry Shaverin. Sterling silver.
2001 - 2005
9804 Art Deco Silver Knives
A vintage set of 12 silver knives with stainless steel blades. Art deco design with solid silver geometric style, plain handles. Stainless steel blades. 6 dinner knives and 6 dessert knives. Sheffield 2001/2/5. Various makers. Sterling silver.
9798 Art Deco Silver Knives
A vintage set of 12 silver knives with stainless steel blades. Art deco design with sterling silver geometric style, plain handles. The stainless steel blades have the United Cutlery logo. 6 dinner knives, length 24cm, and 6 dessert knives, length 21.5cm. Sheffield 2002. Maker United Cutlery. Sterling silver.
Other matching sets available #9801 and #9804
9801 Art Deco Silver Knives
A vintage set of 12 silver knives with stainless steel blades. Art deco design with geometric style, plain handles. The stainless steel blades have no logo stamp. 6 dinner knives, length 24.2cm, and 6 dessert knives, length 22cm. Sheffield 2010. Maker “WT”. Sterling silver.
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