A fine quality set of three antique sterling silver salt cellars modelled as a mermaid draped in a fishing net and holding a giant sea shell. Heavy cast silver. Original gilt finish. Hand engraved inside the bowl of the salt is a stylistic monogram below a ducal coronet. Total weight 1039 grams, 33.4 troy ounces. Height 5.5 cm. Width 9.5 cm. Depth 9 cm. One is made by Robert Garrard, London 1838. The other pair, an identical copy, is by Henry William Curry, London 1872.
A fine quality antique inkstand with an oval pierced gallery. Silver plated. To the centre the cherub figure is holding a taper stick and can be removed to use the circular box below for pen nibs etc. The two crystal faceted ink bottles have silver plated tops and cut star bases. Length 26cms, width 20cms. The edge of the nib box has silver plate marks for Elkington & Co; date cypher for 1849.
A good antique sterling silver tankard with domed hinged lid and plain baluster form. Good size and weight. Attractive strapwork and shaped pierced thumbpiece to the top of the handle. Hand engraved to the front is a large hand engraved monogram in old fashioned cursive script. Contains 1200 ml. Weight 864 grams, 27.7 troy ounces. Height 22 cm. Diameter 10.8 cm (top). Spread 17.5 cm. London 1791. Maker Thomas Oliphant.
enquire A very fine early George II coffee pot of tapering circular form. The body embossed with flowers and foliage. The cast swan neck spout with leaf capped pourer and a vacant cartouche the base. The stepped dome cover with circular finial. A C-scroll fruitwood handle with thumbpiece. The base of flared skirt fo
This pair of silver and gilt beakers are by contemporary London-based silversmith Nan Nan Liu, an alumni of the Royal College of Art. She cites natural forms and water as her greatest inspirations. These beakers are inspired by the famous Slinky toy, which has a wave-like formation and a fluid movement. They are shaped in sterling silver into this form. They feature a silver gilt rim, and the interior is coiled and crafted in silver gilt. The beakers feature silver marks and Nan Nan Liu’s maker’
A very nice silver plate spirit hip flask with the top half covered in leather with level viewing windows cut into both sides. The flask with hinged lid with screw bayonet fitting, the bottom with a removable drinking cup. A very nice shaped flask.
A rare early silver processional cross. The embossed silver has applied plaques to the front and reverse and a “corpus” (figural image of Christ’s body). Bright parcel gilt finish. Bronze terminals enhance the ornate form of the cross. Height 48.5cm including the metal rod support, 40.5cm without. Width 29cm. Unmarked. Probably Italian circa 1600.
A Victorian silver vinaigrette, by William Dudley, Birmingham 1851, of oval scalloped form decorated with engine turned designs between scroll edged panels, the hinged cover to match, featuring a central scroll edged cartouche with personal engraving, the lightly gilded interior with hinged and pierced grille, fitted with a (probably later) pendant loop, 0.7ozt 4 x 3 x 0.60cm (2 x 1 x 0in)
Elizabeth I 1572 Hammered Silver Threepence; Hadrian Roman copper coin; other Roman coin; George III Countermarked 1797 Penny; George III Copper Farthings 1771, 1799; George IV Copper Farthings 1822, 1825; other Victoria Farthings, etc(8), George III Brass Guineas(3
Antique silver plated spirit kettle, of part gadrooned circular outline, with ebonised cylindrical handle, on a (removable) base. Really pretty kettle in perfect condition. Internal Ref: 0129 Dimensions Height = 23 cm (9") Width = 18.5 cm (7") Depth = 12 cm (5")
This very nice William III Britannia silver cannon barrel basting spoon was made in London in 1700 by Joseph Ward and measures 16 inches long. It has a graduated bead rat tail to the top of the stem leading down to the bowl and a good, well defined rat tail to the back of the bowl. The bowl is well formed and fully hallmarked to the side where it also bears the initials G over TA and it is marked with the lions head erased to the handle on the back of the stem, the stem widens as it comes to the
A Hanoverian pattern silver table service for six settings, TB & S Sheffield 1959, comprising six silver handled knives, six smaller silver handled knives, six table forks, six dessert forks, six dessert spoons, six soup spoons, two teaspoons and two table spoons (1960) and two napkin rings, a Gin decanter label and a pair of sugar nips, weighable approximately 1599gm
A large size antique sterling silver salver with bead border and splay feet. Hand engraved to the top surface is a magnificent oak leaf and acorn border with an armorial and leaf cartouche to the centre. Weight 1845 grams, 59.3 troy ounces. Diameter 47 cm. Height 4.2 cm. London 1786. Maker Crouch and Hannam.
For sale is this remarkable survival; a set of twelve Gilbert Marks’ silver plates, each with a different border of English flowers or plants. Each plate is signed for Gilbert Marks, 1898 and assayed identically for London 1897. It is a true set. Gilbert Marks is famed for his exceptional repousse work, producing perhaps only a thousand or so items in his relatively short working life as a silversmith between 1895-1904. Each piece he made was unique. To find one dish of this calibre and early da
Fine Quality Berlin KPM Cabinet Cup And Saucer, hand painted polychrome portrait of a Freiherr (German equivalent of a Baron) outfitted in early 19th century military attire in a panel to the front of the cup, stylised gilt foliage on a white ground to the rest. Elevated scroll handle with anthemion terminus, three gilt paw feet and deep band of plain gilt to the interior; the saucer with gilt foliage to the edge and a 7 pearl coronet over a Gothic W to the centre, representing a Freiherr. 1837-
This nice quality crested George III silver waiter or salver was made in London in 1773 by Robert Jones I and measures 6 1/8 inches in dia and stands on 3 ball and claw feet, it has a beaded and shaped border with flower head detailing and the central crest of a bird. It is fully hallmarked on the back and weighs 7 ounces or 218 grams.
An elegant antique sterling silver salver. Classic plain style with swept feet and bead border. To the front there is a hand engraved armorial with a crest and armorial. Weight 1174 grams, 37.7 troy ounces. Diameter 33.5 cm. Height 3.5 cm. London 1785. Maker Thomas Chawner.
A handsome antique silver cigarette case with a large embossed plaque of a horse to the front. Original gilt interior and stone mounted catch. Good heavy quality and useful large size. Weight 163 grams, 5.2 troy ounces. Height 11 cms. Width (closed) 8 cms. Marked inside on both flaps with Estonian silver stamps. Circa 1920.
A Victorian silver punchbowl, by Charles Stuart Harris, London 1890, half gadrooned, with a patterned rib and two circular vacant cartouches, raised on a decorated pedestal foot, 22ozt 14.50 x 25 x 25cm (6 x 10 x 10in)
An early 20th century English silver and tortoiseshell jewellery box, An early 20th century English silver and tortoiseshell jewellery box Birmingham 1923, by Alexander Clark & Co Ltd, the tortoiseshell lid inlaid with silver pique pose foliage scrolls, the interior lined with velvet, supported on four pierced silver scrolled feet, 20.5 cm wide
A delightful Antique Silver George III of oval form, made by William Holmes of London in 1779. The upper and lower portions of the teapot are ornamented with a band of bright cut engraving. One side of the teapot has bright cut engraving, depicting a plain cartouche surrounded by bows and swags. The teapot has a pull off lid with a silver finial and has a fine line of bright cut engraving around the edge. Height to top of finial 5 inches 12.7 cm Width from spout to handle 9.5 inches 24.2 cm
A Romano-Celtic silver fibula featuring an elongated diamond-shaped rhomboid catch plate and an original and intact pin. The fibula displays a nicely rendered geometric decoration comprising incised lines, forming a cross to the centre of the brooch’s plate. Further incised geometric decoration to the plate’s edges.
Extremely fine set of four Georgian cast silver table candlesticks with leaf pattern decoration to the square shaped bases. A wrythen stem and leaf pattern and scroll form knop. Cotton reel capitals with a rope twist decoration. Conforming removable sconces with shell form corners.
A handsome antique sterling silver cruet set with a matching set of 3 silver casters and 2 silver topped and faceted crystal oil and vinegar bottles. The cinquefoil frame has 4 shell feet and a shaped decorative cartouche containing a hand engraved armorial. Total weight of silver 1214 grams, 39 troy ounces. Caster height 17 and 13.5 cms, bottle height 19 cms, each with a matching hand engraved crest. Casters and frame London 1762, maker “I.D”.
A large stock pin in the shape of a riding crop, of tri-coloured metal stamped '9ct', the handle realistically textured in yellow metal, the shaft of rose, and the keeper and juncture bindings of white; safety pin clasp with safety pusher, length 9.0cm, weight 4.9g
enquire A Very fine pair of George III cast silver table candlesticks with square bases shaped and stepped with shell form corners. The fluted columns rising above a rope twist knop to a square knop with conforming shell form corners. The capitals of cotton reel form with two rope twist bands above a central plain ba