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.
Walker & Hall
9960 Antique Silver Bowl
An antique sterling silver bowl of boat form with outstretched gondola arms. Perfect as a table centrepiece with flowers or fruit, or even as a wine cistern to hold 4 bottles. Decorated with a wide frieze of scrolling foliage, flowers and shells. Raised on four magnificent shell feet. To the front is a large engraved armorial with lion crest and motto “Ventus Secundet”. Weight 2866 grams, 92.1 troy ounces. Spread across handles 68.5cm. Height 29.5cm/19.5cm. Top measures 35.5 x 27.5cm. London 1902. Maker Walker and Hall. Sterling silver.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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