A set of four George II cast silver candlesticks, by John Priest, London 1751, with scalloped edged bases, knopped columns and detachable shell edged and scalloped sconces, the sconces and bases individually numbered, 74.8ozt gross (4) 24 x 14 x 14cm (9 x 5 x 5in)
A set of antique sterling silver knives in the popular Kings pattern with later stainless steel blades. 12 dinner knives, length 26.7cm. Each has a matching double crest topped by a coronet. Made in Sheffield. Circa 1830. Maker Nathaniel Creswick.
An Unusual German Long Banded Agate and Filigree Silver Rosary with a Pendant Carved Rock Crystal and Silver Gilt Mounted Crucifix Etched with the Symbols of Christ’s Passion a Skull and Crossbones to the Base Late 17th Century
A rare antique silver coffee pot, made in Geneva, of shaped globular form raised on splay feet. To the front is an excellent quality armorial crest below decorative foliate scrolls. Contains 1000 ml. Weight 695 grams, 22.3 troy ounces. Height 28.5 (to top of finial). Spread 18 cms. Stamped underneath with the Swiss maker John Pierre Alquier, Genevre, 1770-1780.
Masterpiece of subtlety from Sax Berlin. A mother looks at her newborn child the emotion evident and highlighted by the gentle use of silver leaf. Perfection Studio ground pigments and silver leaf on canvas Contemporary Oil Painting Mixed Media Figurative Figurative Sax Berlin Collection Contemporary British Faces & Figures Sax Berlin - Faces Sax Berlin, Silver Collection
A rare antique early antique sterling silver brandy pan with turned wooden handle and straight tapering sides. Excellent plain style. Good patina. Hand engraved to the front with an armorial within a decorative cartouche. Weight 176 grams, 5.6 troy ounces. Height of pan 5.6 cms, 9.2 cms to top of handle. Diameter of top 9.5 cms. Spread 22 cms. London 1721. Maker Samuel Wastell.
A rare early American silver tankard of plain tapering form with a hinged lid and decorative thumb piece. The front is hand engraved with a coat of arms within a simple shield. Contains 1350 ml. Weight 954 grams, 30.6 troy ounces. Height 13.2 (to top of lid finial). Spread 17.5 cms. Diameter 10.5 cms (top), base (base). The body is stamped with the makers mark for Jacob Hurd, Boston, Massachusetts. Circa 1750.
A pair of Chinese 19th century silver dragon spill vases, makers mark under dragons head, height 16.5cm, approx 8 troy oz, condition, two claws missing and minor wear, some bending otherwise generally good
An excellent quality Victorian sterling silver and gilt vinaigrette with hinged lid and decorative inner pierced grill. Lovely crisp condition. The inset tortoiseshell top has intricate silver pique work with ribbons, swags and musical instruments. Weight 23 grams, under 1 troy ounce. Height 1.5 cms. Top measures 2.5 x 2 cms. London 1861. Maker Sampson Mordan, one of the most important makers of the period.
A good quality set of 4 antique sterling silver bowls of oval form with pierced silver sides. Stylish classical form and having a ram’s head mount to each end. Total weight 1266 grams, 40.7 troy ounces. Length 19 cms. Width 12 cms. Height 9 cms. London 1791. Maker John Tweedie.
An exceptional quality sterling silver box with a lift off top. With the clean features and straight lines typical of the Art Deco period; the interior retains the original gilding. The top is engraved with a stylised monogram “RP”. Weight 129 grams, 4.1 troy ounces. Height 9.25 cms. Top measures 3.5 cms square. London 1934. Maker Asprey, London.
An antique sterling silver teapot with an interesting rounded rectangular shape having a quality inset hinge and gadroon border. The teapot has bands of excellent quality bright cut engraving which extend also to the lid and spout. Large size and capacity. To the front is a hand engraved monogram. Contains 1400 ml. Weight 607 grams, 19.5 troy ounces. Spread 30.5cm. Height 27cm. London 1798. Maker Walter Brind.
A straight sided antique sterling silver mug of plain design with a simple scroll handle. Uninscribed. Hand hammered finish. Contains 500 ml. Weight 359 grams, 11.5 troy ounces. Height 13.5cm. Spread 12.8cm. Diameter 8.5cm. London 1783. Maker John King.
Antique German Hanau Pseudo silver small horse carriageMaker : Karl KurzMade in Germany (Kesselstadt) Circa 1875Fully hallmarked Hanau Pseudo marks.Has been imported to the UK with English silver hallmarks.London Import Hallmark Dated 1881.Maker : Theodor Hartmann - Hartmann was the agent for the firm of K. Kurz of Kesselstadt, Germany.Dimensions - Length: 27 cm Width: 4 cmHeight: 6.7 cmWeight: 238 gramsCondition Report : Has some minor wear and tear from general usage and minor age wear, no dam
enquire An exceptionally fine pair of large silver sauce boats with a cut card rim and a flying C-scroll handle. Each standing on three shell formed legs and shell pad feet. Both marked to the underside for London 1752 by David Bell and Richard Mills. These are both in excellent original condition with no signs
A set of three Norwegian silver servers with pierced handles, a server and similar spoon with pierced handles, a spoon with pierced handle and a Norwegian enamelled silver souvenir spoon by Brodrene Lohne, a Continental silver cream ladle with shell pattern handle, two silver coloured metal ladles and one other silver ladle with shaped handle, flower form bowl
An unusual set set of six menu or card holders fully hallmarked for Asprey and in original Asprey box. There are two remarkable aspects to this set. Firstly they are fully hallmarked (and with registration mark) for the Edwardian period, London 1906 – and yet they appear to be perfect examples of the deco period. Secondly their condition, and the condition of the box, is almost “as new”. There is no damage to the box, or staining to the interior silk. The silver card holders themselves are crisp
A delightful antique Irish provincial silver bowl on pedestal foot. Lovely plain and simple style. Excellent colour. Weight 271 grams, 8.7 troy ounces. Height 13.5cm. Diameter of top 13cm. Marked underneath “sterling” with the Cork maker’s mark Gibson. Circa 1810.
A large antique sterling silver jug with graceful curved shape and plain design. With half fluted ribbing and impressive leaf decorated handle. Excellent weight and good gauge silver. There is an inscription inside the base rim “Presented to Mrs Henry Kermit by Robert Kermit on his return from England 1825”. Uninscribed. Weight 1394 grams, 44.8 troy ounces. Height 30 cms. Spread 20.5 cms. Contains 1700 ml. London 1824. Maker Robert Hennell II.
This is a truly beautiful set of jugs, elegantly slender in shape and mounted with beautiful silver decorations; luxurious enough for special occasions and yet functional enough for everyday use. They are the work of the German firm of silversmiths, Koch and Bergfeld, who have been based in the town of Bremen since they were founded in 1829.
An unusual novelty silver character jug in the form of a man’s head. He’s wearing a ruffled collar and a nightcap with a spout through which the cream is poured. Weight 55 grams, 1,7 troy ounces. Height 5.8 cm. Spread 7.5 cm. London 1894. Maker Richards and Brown, well known for novelty silverware.
A very elegant antique sterling silver waiter with a bead border and raised on tapering feet. Small size. With the charming features this highly sought after Georgian lady silversmith is famous for. Hand engraved with bright cut borders and a central hand engraved crest and motto “Alta Petit”. Perfect size to stand a bottle or glass. Weight 244 grams, 7.8 troy ounces. Diameter 19.5 cms. Height 2.5 cms. London 1784. Maker Hester Bateman.
Henry V (1413-22), silver Halfpenny, London Mint, facing crowned portrait, broken annulet either side of crown, beaded circles and legend surrounding, initial mark pierced cross, hEnRIC'x REXxx AnGL', rev. long cross pattee, trio of pellets in each angle, annulet at centre of two opposing trios, CIVI TAS LOn DOn, weight 0.40g (Withers 5a; N.1409; S.1794). Dark tone, some ghosting of reverse cross onto obverse, otherwise a bold very fine.