ART DECO SOLID SILVER THREE PIECE TEA ...

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JANV75

This very elegant solid silver Art Deco tea service was made by A. L. Davenport and is dated Birmingham 1932 . Each piece with a conical body and raised on a conforming pedestal base.
Black bakelite handle and finial.
The simplicity of the lines is very reminiscent of the Art Deco era and gives this service a timeless elegance.

Hallmarks:

ALD for A. L. Davenport.
Birmingham Assay Mark.
Lion Passant.
Date letter "H" for 1932.

Dimensions and weight:

Teapot:

Length: 22cm / 8.4 inches.
Height up to finial: 15cm / 6 inches.
Weight: 418g / 14.3 oz

Cream Jug:

Height: 7.5cm / 3 inches.
Length handle to spout: 12.5cm / 4.3 inches.
Weight: 103g / 3.5 oz

Sugar bowl:

Height: 7cm / 3 inches.
Diameter: 9cm / 3.4 inches.
Weight: 120g / 4.1 oz

Combined weight:
640g / 22.5 oz.

Condition:

Excellent.
No dings or dents to any of the pieces.
Each piece stands firmly on its base.
Very good set of hallmarks.
No split to the handle or finial.

Postage UK: £11 Special Delivery Next day.
Postage overseas: £25 International Signed For.
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£695
| $925 USD | €787 EUR

SUPERB GEORGE V SILVER TEA CADDY BY ...

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NOV82

This very elegant George V solid silver tea caddy has a simple and beautiful oval outline with reeded base and rim. The hinged lid with cone-shaped finial. It has an excellent silver gauge and feels satisfyingly heavy when picked up.
Wonderful quality.

Hallmarks:

JD&S for James Dixon & Sons.
Lion Passant.
Sheffield Assay Mark.
Date letter "u" for 1912.

Dimensions and Weight:

Height up to finial: 10cm / 4 inches
Width: 9.5cm / 3.6 inches.
Depth: 6cm / 2.2 inches.
Weight: 266g / 9.1oz.

Condition

Excellent.
No dings. No dents. No repairs.

Postage UK: £8 Special Delivery Next day.
Postage overseas: £12 International Signed For.
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£495
| $659 USD | €561 EUR

ARTS & CRAFT STERLING SILVER TEA CADDY ...

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AOUT84

This distinctive and rather fabulous Edwardian solid silver tea caddy was made by the renowned Barnard family and is dated London 1908. Of classic octagonal form, It has plain silver panels and a wavy border very much in the Arts & Craft manner. The hinged domed cover with an elegant thumbpiece.
Raised on four stylised bracket feet, again very reminiscent of the Arts & Craft style.
Original rich gilt interior.

Hallmarks:

Edward Barnard & Sons.
London Assay Mark.
Lion Passant.
Date letter "n" for 1908.

Dimensions and Weight:

Height:10cm / 4 inches.
Width: 7.5cm / 3 inches.
Weight: 149g / 5.1oz.

Condition

Very good.
No dings. No dents. No repairs.

Postage UK: £8 Special Delivery Next day.
Postage overseas: £12 International Signed For.
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£485
| $646 USD | €550 EUR

PAIR OF VICTORIAN SILVER CANDLESTICKS BY MARTIN ...

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SEPT99

This elegant pair of solid silver candlesticks were made by the excellent silversmiths Martin Hall & Co and are dated London 1885. Each wrythen fluted column raised on a square stepped foot with conforming decorations.
Original detachable nozzles.
Loaded bases with green felt.

Full hallmarks struck to the side of each base and struck to the sleeve of each capital.

Hallmarks:

RM over EH for Richard Martin & Ebenezer Hall.
(Martin Hall & Co)
London Assay mark.
Lion Passant.
Date letters "K" for 1885

Condition:

Good to Very good
No dents but minor dIngs commensurate with age.
No pin holes.
Excellent set of marks.
One nozzle a little creased.

Dimensions:

Height: 13 cm high / 5 inches.
Base: 8cm x 8xm / 3 x 3 inches.

Postage UK: £10 Special Delivery Next day.
Postage overseas: from £20 International Signed For.
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£450
| $599 USD | €510 EUR

VERY RARE NOVELTY SILVER MONEY BOX IN ...

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FEV74

This rare and highly collectable sterling silver money box in the form of a brogue shoe has a very good size. The silver body applied and pierced with realistic details and fitted with the original ribbon shoe lace. The hinged slotted lid opening at the back and fitted with a clasp, allowing if needed a small padlock to be inserted. The interior lined with blue velvet and leather. The sole is beautifully crafted with light oak.

Hallmarks:

Marked on the side of the shoe (very faint).
Partial marks on the inner lid.
Registration number.
Maker's marks erased but these type shoes were the speciality of the silversmith S Blanckensee & Sons.
Registration number: 548913
Birmingham Assay Mark.
Lion Passant.
Date letter "m" for 1911.

Dimensions:

Length: 13cm / 5 inches.
Height: 5cm / 2 inches.
Width: 4.5cm / 2 inches.

Condition:

Excellent condition.

Postage UK: £8 Special delivery next day.
Postage overseas: £10 International Signed For.
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£395
| $526 USD | €448 EUR

EARLY 19TH CENTURY SCOTTISH SILVER SNUFF MULL, ...

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NOV97

This is a wonderful snuff mull* with a decorative silver mount. The ram's horn body with a plain unmarked silver neck. The hinged lid decorated with an engraved silver thistle.

*Snuff mull comes from a Scottish dialect word for "mill", where the snuff would have been ground to a powder, mulls came in a variety of shapes, the most common being fashioned from a ram's horn.

Hallmarks:
Unmarked as it was very often the case with snuff mulls but tested and guaranteed silver.

Dimensions:

Length: 8.5cm / 3 inches.
Lid diameter: 4cm / 1.4 inches.
Condition:
Body in excellent shiny condition.
Silver hinge and decorations in excellent condition.
Minor hairline crack to the lid, commensurate with age.
Postage UK: £8 Special Delivery Next day.
Postage overseas: from £12 International Signed For.
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£350
| $466 USD | €397 EUR

GEORGIAN SILVER 'VALISE' VINAIGRETTE BY ...

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MAI79

This exquisite Georgian silver "valise" or "satchel" vinaigrette is dated Birmingham 1823. The cover is profusely engraved with a purse outline and foliate decorations. The gilt grille pierced with foliate scrolls. It bears the marks of Ledsam and Vale who were part of the Birmingham toy making * fraternity. The back and sides with prick-dot decorations. Valise vinaigrettes are few and far between and this is a lovely example.

* from the late 18th to early 19th Century, Birmingham was the centre for the making of “toys”: small decorative objects from silver. They were produced in small family businesses and factories throughout Birmingham. They made a range of items including patch boxes, nutmeg graters, buckles, caddy spoons, vinaigrettes, snuff boxes and babies rattles.

Hallmarks:

L&Co for Ledsam & Vale.
Date letter "Z" for 1823.
Birmingham Assay mark.
Lion Passant.
Duty mark.

Condition:

Very good.
Good hinge on both vinaigrette and grille.
Good clear hallmarks marks.
Back with minor dints.

Dimensions:

2.5 cm x 2 cm x 0.8 cm

Postage UK: £7 Special Delivery Next day.
Postage overseas: £12 International Signed For.
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£345
| $459 USD | €391 EUR

RARE EDWARDIAN SILVER WHEELBARROW PIN CUSHION BY ...

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SEPT93

This delightful silver novelty pin cushion was made by the prolific Adie & Lovekin and is dated Birmingham 1908. Modelled as a wheel barrow, with an articulated wheel and fitted with a dark pinkvelvet cushion.

Hallmarks:

ALLD for Adie & Lovekin.
Birmingham Assay Mark.
Lion Passant.
Date letter "i" for 1908.

Dimensions:

Length: 7cm / 2.6 inches.
Width: 2.5cm / 1 inch.
Height: 3.5cm / 1.4 inches.

Condition:
Silver wheel barrow and cushion in excellent condition.
Clear marks.
Articulated wheel in functioning order.

Postage UK: £7 Special Delivery Next day.
Postage overseas: from £12 International Signed For.
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£325
| $433 USD | €368 EUR

CASED PAIR OF VICTORIAN SOLID SILVER ASPARAGUS ...

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NOV79

These exquisite solid silver asparagus tongs are dated Birmingham 1900 and bear the marks of the reputed Hilliard & Thomason. The blades and the top handle are engraved with sprigs of foliage. No initials or inscriptions.
They are presented in their original Morocco leather case, a rare occurrence.
They have a good gauge of silver, a testimony of their quality.

Hallmarks:

H&T for Hilliard & Thomason.
Lion Passant.
Birmingham Assay mark.
Date letter "a" for 1900.

Condition:

Excellent.
No dings. No dents. No repairs.
Good set of marks.

Dimensions and Weight:

Length: 24cm / 9.4 inches
Height: 5cm / 2 inches
Width of blades: 3.5cm / 1.3 inches.
Weight: 173 g / 6.1 oz

Postage UK: £8 Special Delivery Next day.
Postage overseas: from £15 International Signed For.
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£325
| $433 USD | €368 EUR

EXQUISITE VICTORIAN SILVER CARD CASE BY FREDERICK ...

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APR85

This exquisite Victorian solid silver visiting card case was made by the renowned silversmith Frederick Marston and comes in its presentation case.. Of rounded rectangular form, both front and back ornately engraved with foliate scrolls surrounding vacant roundels.
Hinged lid and scalloped edge.

Hallmarks:

FM for Frederick Marston.
Birmingham Assay.
Lion Passant.
Date letter "g" for 1881.
Duty Mark.

Dimensions:

10cm x 7cm.
4 inches x 3 inches.

Condition:
Silver case in excellent condition with no dings or dents.
Good hinge, shuts nicely.
Crisp engravings.
Good set of hallmarks.

Postage UK: £8 Special Delivery Next day.
Postage overseas: £12 International Signed For.
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£315
| $419 USD | €357 EUR

UNUSUAL SCOTTISH SILVER LIDDED DECANTER BY HAMILTON ...

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MARS72

This is a gorgeous and rather stylish sterling silver and crystal dimpled glass decanter. Made by the prolific Scottish silversmiths Hamilton & Inches, it is dated Edinburgh 1928 . The dimpled clear glass body with a decorative pinched collar. The tapered neck fitted with a plain silver lid with a simple and elegant ring handle.
The base with smooth pontil.

Hallmarks:

H&I for Hamilton & Inches.
Edinburgh Assay.
Lion Passant.
Date letter "X" for 1922.

Dimensions:

Height: 28cm - 11 inches.
Base: 10cm x 10cm - 4 inches x 4 inches.

Condition:

Very good.
Glass in very good condition.
No damage to inner neck or stopper.

Postage:
Postage UK: £11 Special delivery.
Postage overseas: No overseas postage.
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£295
| $393 USD | €334 EUR

VICTORIAN SILVER DRUM MUSTARD POT BY JOHN ...

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DEC98

This fabulous solid silver mustard pot is hallmarked for London 1861 and bears the marks of John Evans II. The drum-shaped body exquisitely engraved with foliate scrolls. The domed hinged cover with conforming decorations and surmounted by an exquisite flowerhead finial.
The shaped scroll handle with a shell thumb piece.
Gadroon border to the top and reeded border to the base.
Fitted with a blue glass glass liner.
The inner lid hallmarked with maker's marks, date letter and Lion Passant.
Sold with a contemporary Victorian mustard spoon by Elizabeth Eaton and dated London 1857.

Hallmarks:

JE for John Evans II
Lion Passant.
London Assay Mark.
Duty Mark.
Date letter "f" for 1861.

Condition:

Very good
No dings or dents.
Liner in perfect condition.
A little bit of side movement in the hinge as one would expect for the age, the hinge is still strong and securely in place.

Dimensions and Weight:

Height up to thumb piece: 7.5cm / 3 inches.
Diameter: 6.5cm / 2.4 inches.
Weight excluding liner: 112 g / 4 oz.

Postage UK: £8 Special Delivery Next day.
Postage overseas: £12 International Signed For.
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£295
| $393 USD | €334 EUR