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.

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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.

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Postage overseas: from £20 International Signed For.

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£695
| $925 USD | €787 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 who 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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£625
| $832 USD | €708 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.

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Postage overseas: from £20 International Signed For.

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£565
| $752 USD | €640 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.

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£475
| $632 USD | €538 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.
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£425
| $566 USD | €482 EUR

STUNNING CASED PAIR OF VICTORIAN GOTHIC SILVER ...

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DEC75

These rare and exceptional Victorian solid silver grape shears were made by Edward Hutton of William Hutton & Sons. They are dated London 1887 and are very much in the Victorian Gothic revival style with their architectural angular outline and elaborate pierced decorations.

The geometric flat handles pierced with trailing ivy, the rounded blades hallmarked on both sides and engraved with prick-dot decorations.

The central medallion engraved with foliate decorations. Presented in the original Moroccan maroon leather case lined with velvet and satin.

Hallmarks:

EH for Edward Hutton.
London Assay Mark.
Date letter "S" for 1887.
Lion Passant.

Dimensions:
Length: 17cm / 7 inches.

Condition:
They are in excellent condition and working order.

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£395
| $526 USD | €448 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

RARE GEORGIAN SILVER CHRISTENING MUG BY GEORGE ...

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JANV97

This beautiful and unusual Georgian silver Christening mug is dated London 1824 and bears the marks of George Knight. The baluster body with a fluted lower section and a reeded band on the waisted neck . The pedestal foot and rim with finely executed rope-twist decorations. The elaborate reeded handle with cast acanthus leaf and flower head decorations. It has a very good gauge of silver and feels satisfyingly heavy when handled.

Original gilt wash interior.

Hallmarks:

GK for George Knight.
Duty Mark.
Lion Passant.
London Assay mark.
Date letter "i" for 1824.

Dimension and Weight:

Height: 8 cm / 3 inches.
Base diameter: 6cm / 2.2 inches
Rim diameter: 6cm / 2.2 inches
Weight: 4 3/4 oz / 134 g

Condition:
Excellent, no dings, no dents, not engraved.
A fabulous christening present.

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£350
| $466 USD | €397 EUR

RARE GEORGIAN NEWCASTLE SILVER CREAM JUG BY ...

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OCT59

This fabulous George III silver cream jug was made by Thomas Watson, reputed Newcastle silversmith. Of oval bellied form, with a lobed middle section and raised girdles, it is finely bright-engraved with prick-dot motifs

Reeded border and reeded angular handle.

Both sides with a laurel leaf roundel , one side initialled, the other vacant.

Gilt interior.


Hallmarks:

TW for Thomas Watson.
Newcastle Assay mark.
Further London Assay Mark.
Lion Passant.
No date letter.
Duty Mark.

Dimensions and Weight:

Height up to handle: 10 cm / 4 inches.
Length from spout to handle: 14cm / 5.4 inches.
Weight: 114 g / 4 oz.

Condition:

Very good.
Maker's marks partially worn but identifiable.
Base a little uneven, commensurate with age but very stable.


Postage UK: £8 Special Delivery Next day.
Postage overseas: £15 International Signed For.

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£345
| $459 USD | €391 EUR

FABULOUS VICTORIAN SOLID SILVER WIREWORK LETTER RACK ...

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JUIL96

This is a very unusual and rather elegant solid silver letter rack. It was made by the renowned Martin Hall & Co and is dated Sheffield 1897. It is quite substantial in size measuring 6 inches high and would look rather impressive on a desk. The wirework two sections letter rack is charmingly mounted on four small ball feet. It rests on a square chamfered pedestal base with a fine beaded border. The base is loaded making the letter rack very stable. The central carrying handle is tactile. It is useful and aesthetic and in my opinion very pleasing to use.

Hallmarks:

RM over EH for Richard Martin & Ebenezer Hall.
(Martin Hall & Co)
Sheffield Assay mark.
Lion Passant.
Date letters "e" for 1897.


Dimensions:

Height: 15cm / 6 inches.
Base: 8cm x 8xm / 3 x 3 inches.

Postage UK: £10 Special Delivery Next day.
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£325
| $433 USD | €368 EUR

STUNNING PAIR OF VICTORIAN PIERCED SILVER & ...

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DEC74

This fine pair of Mid-Victorian solid silver salts is hallmarked for London 1853 and was made by Joseph & Albert Savory, highly regarded silversmiths. Each salt having a cylindrical body pierced with geometric designs within reeded borders.
Raised on four decorative cast bracket feet.
Each fitted with a cranberry glass liner, always a very desirable colour.
The liner with star-cut base.
Sold with a pair of Victorian silver salts spoons by Josiah William & Co, London 1894.

Hallmarks:

JS over AS for Joseph and Albert Savory.
Lion Passant.
London Assay Mark.
Duty Mark.
Date letter "s" for 1853.

Condition:
Very good
No dings or dents.
Liners in perfect condition.

Dimensions and Weight:

Height: 5cm / 2 inches.
Diameter: 6cm / 2.4 inches.
Weight excluding liner: 104 g / 1 3/4 oz.

Postage UK: £8 Special Delivery Next day.
Postage overseas: £12 International Signed For.
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£325
| $433 USD | €368 EUR