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19th century

  • Circa 1880

    Josef Carl Klinkosch

    10102 Pair of Antique Austrian Silver Tureens

    £6,500

    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.

  • Circa 1880

     

    10118 French Antique Silver Claret Jugs

    £4,500

    A magnificent set of four 19th century cut crystal claret jugs with decorative silver mounts and hinged lids. Fantastic quality. The interior silver has bright original gilding while the exterior bears faint, gilt traces. The crystal body is cut with ribbons and harebell swags, the lower body and base with cut ribbing. Each contains 750 ml. Height 23.8cm. Spread 15.6cm. French silver marks. Circa 1880. High grade silver. 950/1000.

  • 1838

    Paul Storr

    10121 Antique Silver Dinner Plates by Paul Storr

    £9,500

    A handsome set of 6 antique sterling silver plates with plain styling, shaped reeded borders and applied lily leaf decoration. Good size and weight. To one edge is the hand engraved crest of a dragon over a crown with the initial “B” below. Excellent quality and manufacture as you’d expect from this world famous silversmith. Total weight 3614 grams, 116.2 troy ounces. Diameter 26.5cm. London 1838. Maker Paul Storr for Storr & Mortimer.

  • Circa 1840

     

    10124 Antique Silver Plated Table Lamps

    £1,650

    A handsome pair of 19th century antique silver on brass oil lamp bases, now mounted as electric table lamps. Excellent quality design with Corinthian capitals, tall reeded columns and square plinths applied with laurel wreaths. The bases retain their original cast iron stability weights. Early Victorian. Height 58cm (63cm with electrical fitting). Width of base 16.5cm. Circa 1840. Unmarked. These lamps are being sold as decorative items only and have no electrical wiring.

  • 1802

    Peter‚ Ann & William Bateman

    10126 George III Antique Silver Goblet

    £950

    A handsome antique silver drinking cup with a tapering bowl on a chunky square base (lemon squeezer form). Classic plain style and clean lines. Original pale gilt interior. Hand engraved to the front is a monogram of intertwined initials in old fashioned script. Contains 410ml. Weight 237 grams, 7.6 troy ounces. Height 16.7cm. Diameter 9cm. London 1802. Maker Peter, Anne & William Bateman.

  • Circa 1780

     

    10139 Antique French Silver Beaker

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    A continental silver drinking cup of bell shaped form. Classic plain style. The foot has a gadroon decoration and owner’s initials “BVL” engraved to the bottom rim. Contains 220 ml. Weight 127 grams, 3.9 troy ounces. Height 10.5cm. Diameter 7.8cm. Paris or Paris Provinces. Late 18th century circa 1780.

  • 1875 - 1876

    Martin Hall and Co

    10129 Antique Silver Ewer and Basin

    £8,950

    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.

  • Circa 1820

     

    10135 Antique Dutch Silver Box

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    An attractive little antique silver casket in the 17th century style with a hinged lid and squirrel finial. The openwork cast body is smothered in cherubs, flower heads and scroll work. Weight 158 grams, 5.1 troy ounces. Height 7.6cm (to top of squirrel). Length 8.4cm. Depth 6.1cm. Unmarked silver. Probably a Dutch marriage box (wedding casket). Circa 1820.

  • 1808

    Robert Hennell I & Samuel Hennell

    10143 Set of George III Antique Silver Entrée Dishes

    £7,750

    A handsome set of 4 antique silver serving dishes, the lift off covers with cast lighthouse finials. Rectangular form. Lovely plain design with straight gadroon borders. The handles are detachable so that the lids can also be used as dishes. Weight 6828 grams, 219.5 troy ounces. Height 12cm. Tops 26 x 22.5cm. London 1808. Maker R & S Hennell.

  • 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.

  • 1808

    William Abdy

    10138 George III Antique Silver Goblet

    £750

    An unusual antique silver drinking cup on a chunky square base. Classic plain style and clean lines. Original bright gilt interior. Contains 250ml. Weight 176 grams, 5.6 troy ounces. Height 11.5cm. Diameter 7.9cm. Base length 6.6cm. London 1808. Maker William Abdy II. Sterling silver.

  • 1805

     

    10141 George III Antique Silver Beaker

    £675

    A plain antique sterling silver tumbler with straight tapering sides, the flat foot with an applied wire band. Simple classic style. A perfect vessel for drinking wine or that early evening shot of whisky. Contains 285ml. Weight 189 grams, 6.0 troy ounces. Diameter 7.5cm (top), 6.3cm (base). London 1805. Maker “I.B”.

  • 1801

    Thomas Wallis II

    10145 George III Antique Silver Goblet

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    An elegant antique silver drinking chalice with tapering sides on a square base (lemon squeezer form). Classic plain style. Engraved around the top with concentric lines of dots enclosing a Greek key decoration. Bright gilt interior. Contains 250 ml. Weight 187 grams, 8.1 troy ounces. Height 15cm. Diameter 7.8cm. London 1801. Maker Thomas Wallis II. Sterling silver.

  • 1765

    Thomas Heming

    10148 George III Antique Silver Chamberstick

    £575

    An antique silver chamber stick (also known as a go to bed) of plain design with gadroon borders. Hand engraved with a lion crest to the top of the pan and candle snuffer. Weight 296 grams, 9.5 troy ounces. Height 9.1cm. Diameter 14.6cm. London 1765. Maker Thomas Heming, Principal Goldsmith to King George III. 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.

  • 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.

     

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

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