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  • 1643

    Arent Verstege

    10201 Antique Dutch Silver Jug

    £3,350

    An extremely rare antique silver jug dating from the 1600’s with a cast, shaped handle and superb decoration with embossed cherubs’ heads and bunches of fruit. Very heavy quality and feels good in the hand. Deep bright gilding throughout. Originally an altar cruet jug for wine and/or water. Weight 226 grams, 7.2 troy ounces. Height 15cm. Spread 10.3cm. Foot diameter 6.7cm. Haarlem 1643. Maker Arent Verstege. 17th century.

  • 1857 - 1859

    Franz Schiffer

    10200 Antique Vienna Silver Plates

    £5,750

    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.

  • 1900

    Wakely & Wheeler

    10199 Victorian Antique Silver Loving Cup

    £675

    Of sporting interest. An excellent quality two handled gilt silver cup with an embossed hunting scene depicting huntsmen, hounds and stags. Compact size. The raised handles are cast in the form of a dog’s head. Weight 327 grams, 10.5 troy ounces. Spread 16cm. Diameter 10cm. Height 8.8cm, 10cm (to top of handles). London 1900. Maker Wakely and Wheeler. Sterling silver. 18th century.

  • Circa 1900

    Emile Puiforcat

    10196 Antique French Silver Tureens

    £5,950

    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.

  • Circa 1900

     

    10195 Antique Silver Fish

    £7,500

    This giant silver fish box is larger than life. An excellent quality model fish, beautifully articulated, and with naturalistic engraved detail and scales. The head opens to reveal a storage box. Stunning large size. Pale gilt finish and blue enamelled eyes. The bottom fins serve also as stand supports. Weight 2180 grams, 70 troy ounces. Length 72.5 cm. Height 12 cm (to top of fin). Continental silver marks for Hanau, Germany. Circa 1900. German silver fineness is usually 800/1000. 19th century.

  • 1761

    Emick Romer

    10194` Antique Silver Caddy Box

    £2,250

    A fine antique silver tea caddy of rectangular form having a side hinged lid and integral feet. The sides and top have embossed scenes of chinoiserie decoration with finely engraved detail. Weight 366 grams, 11.7 troy ounces. Height 16cm. Body measurements at maximum – width 9.2cm, depth 8cm. London 1761. Maker Emick Romer. Sterling silver. 18th century.

  • 1756

    William Sanden

    10193 George II Antique Silver Dinner Plates

    £9,500

    A very desirable set of plain styled antique sterling silver plates with handsome gadroon borders. Hand engraved to each top rim is an expansive armorial with a motto below. Excellent quality. Each is numbered on the underside (range 06-97) showing that the plates originally formed part of a very large set. Total weight 6071 grams, 195.2 troy ounces. Diameter 24.8cm. London 1756. Maker William Sanden. 18th century.

  • Circa 1810

    Giovanni Boroni

    10191 Antique Italian Silver Lamp

    £4,950

    A beautiful 19th century silver oil lamp (or lucerna) modelled as a cherub holding a shell shaped oil reservoir; the tall central column in the form of a tree. The cherub figure is expertly modelled and culminates in a snake’s head and tail coiling around the tree. Attached to the lamp is a shell snuffer and fish shaped dibber tool, each suspended by a long silver chain. The lamp would originally have had a carrying handle and reflector screen. Attached to the wooden underside is a collection label. Weight including wooden base 1800 grams, 57.8 troy ounces. Height 46.4cm. Base measures 16.6cm. Made in Rome, Italy. Maker Giuseppe Boroni. Circa 1810.

  • 1817

    James Scott

    10190 George III Antique Silver Chambersticks

    £4,750

    A fabulous pair of antique Irish silver chambersticks of particularly large size and heavy gauge silver. Plain classic Georgian style with broad gadroon borders, detachable nozzle and snuffer, and attractive shell thumbpiece with a stag crest. Total weight 1211 grams, 38.9 troy ounces. Height 12cm. Diameter 17cm. Spread 18.5cm. Dublin, Ireland 1817. Maker James Scott. Sterling silver. 19th century.

  • 1745

    Gabriel Sleath

    10188 George II Antique Silver Cup and Cover

    £2,950

    An excellent antique silver cup with matching cover having a traditional campana shape and acanthus leaf side handles. The lid and body have broad bands of embossed shell scrolls with vine leaf and grape ornament. Excellent plain style and very good weight. To the front is a large and finely engraved armorial within a foliate scroll cartouche, the lid with a dog crest. Total weight 1229 grams, 39.5 troy ounces. Cup 855 grams, 27.4 troy ounces. Lid 374 grams,12 troy ounces. Height 26cm (to top of lid finial), 13cm (to top of cup rim). Spread across handles 23.2cm. Diameter of top 13cm. London 1745. Maker Gabriel Sleath. 18th century.

  • Circa 1690

    Katherine Mangy

    10186 William and Mary Antique Hull Silver Tumbler Cup

    Reserved

    A rare item of English provincial silver from Hull in the North of England. An antique silver tumbler cup of simple plain design. Good gauge silver and excellent patina. The round and weighted base allows the cup to stay upright when knocked from side to side. This example, typical of Hull silver tumblers, has a flatter base than those made in London. To the front is a hand engraved armorial with a badger crest for the Brooke family. To the reverse are owner’s initials “AD to IS”.  Contains  170 ml. Weight  116 grams, 3.7 troy ounces. Height 5.4cm. Diameter 7.3cm. Hull circa 1690. Maker Kath Mangy (Jacksons page 473). Sterling silver.

  • 1673

    George Watkins

    10182 Charles II Antique Silver Wine Taster

    £2,750

    A rare early English miniature wine taster from the reign of Charles II. Very charming size. This little cup has a circular form with simple wirework handles and embossed grape decoration. Weight 21 grams, less than 1 troy ounce. Height 2 cm approx. Diameter of top 6.1cm. Spread across handles 8.9cm. London 1673. Made by George Watkins. Sterling silver.

  • 1732

    Paul de Lamerie

    10181 George II Antique Silver Salts

    £4,750

    A handsome set of 4 antique silver salts by the sought after Huguenot silversmith. Plain, compact form and a lovely chunky feel. Heavy gauge metal. Total weight 440 grams, 14.1 troy ounces. Height 4.3cm. Diameter 6cm. London 1732. Maker Paul de Lamerie. Sterling silver. 18th century.

  • 1568

    William Dyxson

    10179 Elizabeth I Antique Silver Chalice

    £11,950

    A rare early English silver chalice dating to the reign of Elizabeth I. This cup follows the standard design for Elizabethan communion cups and is most likely to have been made from pre-reformation silver. Of very plain form, the straight tapering sided bowl has a circular band below the rim, and simple reeded wire ornamentation has been applied to the stem and foot. This cup would originally have had a cover (paten). Weight 139 grams, 4.4 troy ounces. Height 14cm. Diameter – top 8.1cm, foot 6.8cm. London 1568. Maker William Dyxson. Sterling silver. 16th century.

  • Circa 1900

     

    10178 Antique Silver Miniature Chandelier

    £750

    This toy chandelier is an exact replica of a full size 9-candle original and the design is typically Dutch. Weight 50 grams, less than 2 troy ounces. Height 7.2cm. Spread 7.2cm. Unmarked silver. Probably Dutch. Circa 1900.

  • 1810

    Paul Storr

    10177 George III Antique Silver Chamberstick

    £4,150

    A fantastic quality antique silver chamberstick with the excellent styling you’d expect from the world famous English silversmith Paul Storr.  Plain classic Georgian style with broad gadroon borders, detachable nozzle, and attractive shell thumbpiece. Heavy gauge silver. Hand engraved to the front is an expansive armorial with motto for the Earl of Gosford. Total weight 497 grams, 15.9 troy ounces. Height 10.2cm. Diameter 15.5 cm. London 1810. Maker Paul Storr. Sterling silver.19th century.

  • 1710

    Thomas Merry

    10173 Queen Anne Antique Silver Candlesticks

    £6,950

    A highly desirable pair of antique English silver candlesticks from the early 1700’s with octagonal form and baluster columns. This lovely plain style is fully in keeping with the period. Very solid cast silver. Good patina. Total weight 677 grams, 21.7 troy ounces. Height 18.8cm. Base 11.8cm wide. London 1710. Maker Thomas Merry I, specialist candlestick maker. Britannia standard silver*.

  • 1691

    Benjamin Bathurst

    10172 William & Mary Antique Silver Mirror

    £6,750

    A large antique silver toilet mirror of rectangular form with a traditional gadroon border and smart, clean lines. Excellent size. Would look amazing as a wall mirror. The reverse side has wall hanging hooks and also the wooden easel stand for use as a dressing mirror. Height 54cm. Width 46.8cm. London 1691. Maker Benjamin Bathurst. Sterling silver.

  • 1747

    George Boothby

    10171 George II Antique Silver Kettle

    £3,350

    A decorative antique sterling silver samovar of circular form having a shaped folding handle with leather finish. The body is beautifully hand chased with scrolls, fish scale and flowers and there is a large rococo design cartouche to the front and back. The matching stand has a cut-work frieze with face masks, it has a removable burner well with push on top. Weight 2294 grams, 73.7 troy ounces. Total height (handle extended) 36cm, height (handle folded) 26cm. London 1747. Maker George Boothby. Sterling silver.

  • 1706

    Isaac Dighton

    10169 Queen Anne Antique Silver Bowl

    £12,500

    A rare early English silver monteith from the Queen Anne period. Large size. The decoration, with the ribbed body and decorative cartouches, is typical for this period. Particularly charming are the quaint lions mask side handles. The shaped monteith rim is fixed and was originally used to hold stem glasses, punch ladle and lemon squeezer. To the front and back there is a good hand engraved armorial for the Fitzgerald family. Underneath the bowl there is also a presentation inscription from the Fitzgerald family. Gilt interior. Weight 1895 grams, 60.9 troy ounces. Height 20cm. Diameter 29.5cm. London 1706. Maker Isaac Dighton. Britannia standard silver (95.8% pure).

  • 1739

    James Manners

    10168 George II Antique Silver Teapot

    £4,750

    A good example of early English teawares. A rare antique silver bullet shaped teapot of plain simple form with a shaped panelled spout and wooden handle. Excellent small size. The bullet shaped teapot is probably one of the better known types of the George II period and the lid of this one has a good quality flush hinge. Contains 550ml. Total weight 440 grams, 14.2 troy ounces. Height 12.2cm. Spread 21.70cm. London 1739. Maker James Manners.

  • 1715

    Martin Stockar

    10165 Antique George I Silver Coffee Pot

    £10,750

    An early antique silver coffee pot (or chocolate pot) with domed lid and beautifully grained fruit wood side handle. The elegant plain style, with simple reed borders, has the straight lined octagonal shape which is a very rare and desirable feature. The decorative strapwork handle supports are also functional as Britannia standard silver is purer and therefore a softer silver. Contains 1000ml. Weight 1098 grams, 35.3 troy ounces. Height 26.6cm. Diameter 15.25cm (widest point of body). London 1715. Maker Martin Stockar. Britannia standard silver.

  • 1752

    Philip Garden

    10164 George II Antique Silver Gravy Jugs

    £3,500

    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.

  • 1812

    Paul Storr

    10163 George III Antique Second Course Plates

    £10,500

    A magnificent pair of antique silver plates with the excellent quality and weight you’d expect from the prestigious silversmith Paul Storr. Extra large size and plain design with traditional shaped gadroon borders. Hand engraved to the edge are two large, matching coat of arms with the motto “Viet Virtute”. Total weight 2448 grams, 78.7 troy ounces. Diameter 32cm. London 1812. Maker Paul Storr. Sterling silver.

     

  • 1805

     

    10162 George III Antique Silver Goblet

    £650

    A well proportioned antique silver drinking cup with a tapering bowl on a chunky square base (often known as a “lemon squeezer”. Classic plain style and clean lines. Gadroon decoration to the foot. Contains 350ml. Weight 214 grams, 6.8 troy ounces. Height 14cm. Diameter 9.2cm. Base 7.2cm. London 1805. Maker unidentified. Sterling silver.

  • 1711

    Joseph Bird

    10161 Queen Anne Antique Silver Chamberstick

    £4,950

    A rare early English silver chamberstick (also known as a go to bed) with the solid design and excellent heavy gauge silver as you’d expect from this date. It has the early form with a flat teardrop handle and a broad drip pan mounted on three small stump feet. The circular base is hand engraved with a coat of arms within a decorative cartouche. Weight 242 grams, 7.7 troy ounces. Diameter 4.5cm. Length 23cm. Britannia standard silver. London 1711. Maker Joseph Bird.

  • 1749

    Richard Gurney And Thomas Cooke

    10157 George II Antique Silver Beer Jug

    £5,950

    A classic antique silver jug of baluster form on a plain circular cast foot, with a sparrow beak spout and hand engraved crest. An attractive feature is the carved wooden handle with the lower socket in the form of a bird. Large size, heavy gauge silver and excellent patina. Useful for serving both cold and hot drinks. Contains 1700 ml. Weight (including wooden handle) 1273 grams, 40.9 troy ounces. Height 23.7cm (to top of thumbpiece). Spread 19.6cm. Diameter 9.5 cm. London 1749. Maker Richard Gurney & Thomas Cook. Sterling silver.

  • 1716

    Richard Bayley

    10156 George I Silver Mug

    £850

    A handsome early English silver mug with a slightly baluster shape on a spreading foot. Good plain style typical of the period. Dainty size, suitable as a christening mug. The slightly hand beaten finish is very charming. Contains 300 ml. Weight 196 grams, 6.3 troy ounces. Height 9.1cm (to top of thumb piece). Spread 10.6cm. Diameter 6.9cm. London 1716. Maker Richard Bayley. Britannia standard silver.

  • 1735

    James Gould

    10154 George II Antique Silver Taperstick

    £950

    A pretty little antique silver taperstick with knopped stem and shaped rectangular base. Nice plain style. Cast silver. Weight 124 grams, 4.0 troy ounces. Height 10.8cm. Diameter of base 6.9cm. London 1735. Maker James Gould. Sterling silver.

  • 1742

    William Gould

    10152 Set of George II Antique Silver Candlesticks

    £5,650

    This plain design, typical of the period, is enhanced by the unusual feature of the naturalistic shell corners. A handsome set of four antique silver candlesticks with baluster stems and shaped square bases. Heavy gauge cast silver. Each foot has a hand engraved armorial. Total weight 1,940 grams, 62.3 troy ounces. Height 19.5cm. Diameter of base 11cm. London 1742. Maker William Gould, specialist candlestick maker and great exponent of rococo silver. Sterling silver.

  • Circa 1690

     

    10151 17th Century Antique Silver Counter Box

    £1,150

    A late 17th century silver counter box of typical cylindrical form with pull-off cover. The lines of hatched engraving resemble that on English silver nutmeg graters circa 1690 and there is a small comical face showing through the border on the lid. Weight 44 grams, 1.4 troy ounces. Height 4.3cm. Diameter 4,.2cm. Unmarked silver. Probably English. Circa 1690.

  • 1754

    John Café

    10150 George II Antique Silver Taperstick

    £950

    An attractive antique silver taperstick with hexafoil shell base, rope borders and an intricately shaped stem. Cast silver. Good size and weight. Owner’s initials “W.M” engraved underneath. Weight 180 grams, 5.8 troy ounces. Height 13.3cm. Base diameter 8.7cm. London 1754. Maker John Cafe. Sterling silver.

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