RARE EDWARDIAN SILVER TEDDY BEAR PIN CUSHION ...

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FEV97

This is a truly delightful and very collectable pin cushion in the form of a seated teddy bear. It is dated Chester 1909 and bears the hallmarks of the BOots Pure Drug Company. The back fitted with then original purple velvet cushion.

Hallmarks:

BPDC for Boots Pure Drug Company
Chester assay mark.
Lion Passant.
Date letter "l" for 1909.

Dimensions:

Height: 4cm / 1.4 inches.

Condition:
Silver casing and cushion in very good condition.
Sits firmly on its legs.
No repairs.

Postage UK: £7 Special delivery next day.
Postage overseas: £10 International Signed For.
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£695
| $925 USD | €787 EUR

FABULOUS ART DECO SOLID SILVER THREE PIECE ...

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AVR74

This superb quality solid silver Art Deco tea service was made by the renowned Mappin & Webb. Each piece with an excellent gauge of silver, the combined weight being an impressive 38 ounces. The teapot of cantered rectangular form is raised on shell-capped cabriole legs The top with a finely engraved shell frieze. The domed cover with black ebonised finial. Both cream jug and sugar bowl of conforming form with flat angular handles.

Hallmarks:

M&W for Mappin & Webb.
Sheffield Assay Mark.
Lion Passant.
Date letter "n" for 1930.

Dimensions and Weight:
Teapot:
Maximum length: 26cm / 10.4 inches.
Maximum height: 16cm / 6 inches.
Weight: 682g / 24 oz
Cream Jug:
Height: 8.5cm / 3.2 inches.
Length handle to spout: 16cm / 6.2 inches.
Weight: 193g / 6.3 oz
Sugar bowl:
Height: 8.5cm / 3.4 inches.
Diameter: 9.5cm / 3.6 inches.
Weight: 225g / 8 oz
Combined weight:
1100g / 38 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 wooden handle or finial.

Postage UK: £11 Special Delivery Next day.
Postage overseas: from £20 International Signed For.

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£695
| $925 USD | €787 EUR

EXQUISITE PAIR OF EARLY VICTORIAN CORINTHIAN COLUMN ...

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AVR88

This fabulous pair of solid silver candlesticks are in the very desirable Corinthian column style. They have unusual capitals engraved with stylised acanthus leaves, a very classical theme . Each square stepped foot decorated with an ovolo border.

Exquisite cluster columns.

Original detachable sconces.

Loaded bases with original red felt

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

Hallmarks:
JKB over TH over GW for Hawksworth, Eyre & Co
(James Kebberling Bembridge, Thomas Hall & George Woodhouse)
Sheffield Assay mark.
Lion Passant.
Date letters "D" for 1871

Condition:

Very good
No dents but minor dIngs commensurate with age.
No pin holes.
Excellent set of marks.

Dimensions:

Height: 14 cm high / 5.4 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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£565
| $752 USD | €640 EUR

RARE ARTS & CRAFT SPOT-HAMMERED TEA CADDY ...

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AVR97

This very elegant Arts & Craft movement solid silver tea caddy is a rare piece. It has a simple and beautiful oval outline and a pleasing hinged domed lid. The lid with stylised embossed diamond-shaped finial. It bears the hallmarks of the department store Debenhams and is most certainly an A E Jones piece
Debenhams traces its history back to 1778 and became Debenhams Limited in 1915. It has an excellent silver gauge and feels satisfyingly heavy when picked up. The images do not do it justice.

Both top and base with fine ovolo border.

The underside inscribed "Debenhams Ltd"

Good gauge and wonderful quality.

Hallmarks:

D LD for Debenhams Ltd.
Lion Passant.
Birmingham Assay Mark.
Date letter "r" for 1916.

Dimensions and Weight:

Height up to finial: 10cm / 4 inches
Width: 9.5cm / 3.6 inches.
Depth: 6cm / 2.2 inches.

Weight: 182g / 6.3oz.

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

FABULOUS PAIR OF AMERICAN STERLING SILVER CANDLESTICKS ...

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AOUT79

This stunning pair of 9 inches high solid silver candlesticks is dated New York 1919 and bears the marks of the Whiting Manufacturing Company. Each hexagonal base with applied foliate motifs leading to a baluster column with conforming Art Nouveau stylised decorations. The generous circular sockets with fixed nozzles.

The initial "P" bright-engraved on one of the facets of each column.

The underside solid silver and engraved with a presentation date of "April 9 1921"

Hallmarks:

Impressed STERLING
Stamp number: 6641
"Square" shape Year Mark symbol dating the candlesticks to 1919 exactly.
Lion alongside "W" for the Whiting Manufacturing Company.

Condition:

Good
No dents but minor dIngs commensurate with age.
No pin holes.
Excellent set of marks.

Dimensions:

Height: 22 cm high / 9 inches.
Base: 10cm / 4 inches.

Postage UK: £10 Special Delivery Next day.
Postage overseas: from £20 International Signed For.

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£475
| $632 USD | €538 EUR

RARE GEORGIAN SILVER NUTMEG GRATER BY THOMAS ...

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JUIN98

This exquisite Georgian nutmeg grater bears the marks of the sought-after silversmith Thomas Willmore and is dated Birmingham 1801. Nutmeg graters are scarce and usually in poor condition. This one is in excellent order, is fully hallmarked, which is not always the case.
The bright-cut rectangular body is the perfect size to house a nutmeg, as can be seen on one of my images. The hinged cover opens to reveal the original steel grater. The inner lid is fully hallmarked.

Hallmarks:

TW for Thomas Willmore
Date letter "i" for 1806.
Birmingham Assay mark.
Lion Passant.
Duty mark.

Condition:

Excellent
No dings, repairs dents to the cover or main body.
Hinge in excellent condition.
Clear hallmarks.
Crisp decorations.

Postage UK: £7 Special Delivery Next day.
Postage overseas: £10 International Signed For.
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£475
| $632 USD | €538 EUR

LARGE ART DECO SILVER & GUILLOCHE ENAMEL ...

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MAI72

This rare and rather fabulous silver and cornflower blue enamel inkwell was made by the celebrated William Hutton & Sons. Of traditional Capstan form, with a 5" inches diameter, it is both elegant and striking. The spread circular silver base with a reeded border. It has a fabulous cornflower blue guilloche enamel hinged lid.
Complete with the original inner glass receptacle.
Loaded spread circular body.
Gilt inner lid.
Black bakelite underside.

Hallmarks:

WH&S LD for William Hutton & Sons.
Birmingham Assay Mark.
Lion Passant.
Date letter "F" for 1930.

Condition:
Excellent.
The enamel is in very good condition.
The hinge is good and strong.
Hallmarks are clear.
Silver base free from dings.
Bakelite base in perfect glossy condition.

Dimensions:

Height: 6cm / 2.4 inches.
Diameter of base: 13cm / 5 inches.
Postage UK: £8 Special Delivery Next day.
Postage overseas: £12 International Signed For.

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£425
| $566 USD | €482 EUR

STUNNING SOLID SILVER COMPORT BY CHARLES BOYTON ...

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OCT66

This is a fabulous 8 inches, solid silver, pedestal dish or comport dated Sheffield 1928 and made by Charles Boyton & Sons. The shallow dish of circular form with scrolling pierced gallery and applied with a cast fruiting vine border.
Standing on a circular stepped foot.
It has an excellent gauge of silver and feels heavy when picked up.

Hallmarks:

CB&S for Charles Boston & Sons.
Sheffield Assay Mark.
Date letters "v" for 1928.
Lion Passant.

Condition:

Excellent.
No dings, no dents.
Good set of hallmarks.

Dimension and Weight:

Diameter: 21cm / 8 inches.
Height: 5cm / 2 inch.
Weight: 450g / 14.4 oz.

Postage UK: £11 Special Delivery Next day.
Postage overseas: £20 International Signed For.

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£425
| $566 USD | €482 EUR

FABULOUS RUSSIAN SILVER GILT AND CLOISONNE ENAMEL ...

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DEC78

This is a very decorative Soviet Russian polyvhrome enamel sterling gilt silver 916 tea strainer. Of circular form with yellow and green beaded border. The handle embellished with cloisonné enamel floral and foliate design in tones of green, white and yellow accented with further black enamel motifs encompassing the concave thumb piece.

Fine rope twist borders surrounding the strainer.

Hallmarks:

Maker's mark: Untraced
Soviet silver mark: Hammer and sickle star emblem.
Silver quality/purity mark: 916 (916/1000)

Condition

Excellent condition.
The enamel is in perfect condition.
The Russian hallmarks struck to the reverse of the strainer bowl are all very clear.


Dimensions

Length 11.5cm / 4.4 inches.
Bowl diameter: 6.5cm / 2.6 inches.
Height 2cm / 0.7 inches.

Postage UK: £7 Special delivery next day.

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£375
| $499 USD | €425 EUR

FABULOUS ARTS & CRAFT SILVER CHAMBER STICK ...

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MAI67

This delightful solid silver chamberstick and snuffer was made by Jones & Sons and dated London 1935. The circular tray with pinched border and central column. It is fitted with the original detachable hallmarked cone shaped snuffer.
The handle with a stylish thumb piece

Hallmarks:
J&Sn for Jones & Sons.
London Assay mark.
Date letter "u" for 1935.
Lion Passant.

Condition:
Very good.

Dimensions:
Height: 7cm / 3 inches.
Diameter: 10cm / 4 inches.
Postage UK: £8 Special Delivery Next day.
Postage overseas: £12 International Signed For.
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£375
| $499 USD | €425 EUR

FABULOUS VICTORIAN SILVER PLATED FOLDING BISCUIT BOX, ...

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MAI79

This is a very desirable Victorian silver plated biscuit box. This type of biscuit boxes are very sought-after and were very much a feature in Victorian households. They were designed to warm biscuits by an open fire for afternoon tea.
The shell-shaped body with an elegant cast frame surmounted by a loop handle. Each side with a wreath-shaped pull handle opening to reveal two compartment, each compartment fitted with a pierced grille which opens and falls down in the centre to keep biscuits in place while the box is being used.
Raised on very decorative cast splayed feet.

Hallmarks.

Unmarked

Dimensions:

Height: 23.5cm / 9 inches.
Width: 19cm / 7.3 inches.
Depth: 12cm / 5 inches.

Condition:

Immaculate condition.
Plate very bright with no loss.
Mechanism in very good working order.

Postage UK: £11 Special Delivery Next day.
Postage overseas: £25 International Signed For.

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£375
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FABULOUS ART DECO SILVER TEA CADDY BY ...

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JUIN76

This very elegant and unusual solid silver tea caddy is dated Birmingham 1920 and was made by S Blanckensee & Sons. Of serpentine outline with a hinged domed lid and raised on four claw and ball feet. The sides with exquisite shaped swing handles.
Gilt interior.

Hallmarks:

SB &S Ld for S Blanckensee & Sons Ltd.
Birmingham Assay Mark.
Lion Passant.
Date letter "v" for 1920.

Dimensions and Weight:

Height: 11cm / 4.4 inches
Width: 12cm / 5 inches.
Depth: 7.5cm / 3 inches.
Weight: 156g / 5oz.

Condition
Good
No dings. No dents.
Well executed silver repair on inner leg.
Postage UK: £8 Special Delivery Next day.
Postage overseas: £12 International Signed For.

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£375
| $499 USD | €425 EUR