Charles Stuart Harris
8849 Antique Queen Anne Style Silver Monteith Bowl
A large and handsome antique sterling punch bowl in the early 18th century style with lions mask side handles, typical ribbed body decoration and a decorative cartouche to the front. The shaped scalloped rim is detachable; this is used to hold stem glasses, punch ladle and lemon squeezer and a bowl of this type is referred to as a Monteith. Weight of silver 3426 grams, 110 troy ounces. Height 19 cms (without rim), 25 cms (with rim), diameter 37 cms. London 1877. Maker Charles Stuart Harris.
9981 Queen Anne Antique Silver Coffee Pot
A rare early English antique silver coffee pot of straight tapering form with a domed lid typical of the period. Britannia standard silver*. Side handle. Large size and good weight. Nice plain style with contemporary strapwork mounts and ornate thumb piece. Particularly attractive is the decorative silver mount to the wooden handle and the little hinged flap on the end of the spout. Contains 850 ml. Weight 753 grams, 24.2 troy ounces. Height 25cm. Diameter 6.5cm (top), 10.3cm (base). London 1711. Maker Anthony Nelme.
10131 Antique Queen Anne Silver Taperstick
A charming little antique silver taperstick of plain early design with baluster stem and raised octagonal foot. Cast silver. Britannia standard silver*. Hand engraved on the foot is a lion crest. Weight 127 grams, 4.1 troy ounces. Height 11.8cm. Base diameter 7.7cm. London 1707. Maker Thomas Merry.
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