VICTORIAN STERLING SILVER ARTICULATED FISH SPICE BOX, ...

Item Ref
JUIN77

This finely executed 19th Century silver articulated fish spice box dates circa 1880. Realistically modelled in the form of a fish with an articulated body and standing on fins, allowing the position to be upright or laying flat. The hinged cover is the head and has a hook fastening. Antique silver articulated fish spice box. These spice boxes were usually copies of a Georgian English design and were around the 1880s. Generally used as spice containers, they may also have been used by some gentlemen for storing their snuff.

Hallmarks:

Unmarked but tested as silver.

Condition:

Good condition.
Hinge secure and strong but with some sideway movement.
Some stubborn tarnish between the articulated scales.
Minor surface unevenness on the fish head, as one would expect.
No repairs.
Articulated body works smoothly.
Fish stands nicely on its fins.
Fins undamaged.

Dimensions:

Length: 15.5cm / 6 inches.
Maximum width: 5cm / 2 inches.
Maximum height: 5cm / 2 inches.

Postage UK: 8 Special Delivery Next day.
Postage overseas: 12 International Signed For.

You can pay by PayPal, bank transfer, cheque, debit or credit card.

To pay via PAYPAL click on button below and add P&P.

To pay by credit or debit card over the phone or by cheque, please contact me on 01449 760 585.
£295
| $393 USD | €334 EUR

ART DECO SILVER AND GUILLOCHE ENAMEL COMPACT ...

Item Ref
MAI93

This is a beautiful silver mounted guilloche enamel compact in an exquisite mint green colour. Of circular form with sunburst decorations. The hinged cover opening to reveal the original mirror and removable attachment for powder fitted in a receptacle.
The back with engine-turned decorations surrounding a vacant cartouche.

Hallmarks:

H.C.D for Henry Clifford Davis.
Birmingham Assay mark.
Lion Passant.
Date letter "v" for 1922.

Dimensions:

7cm diameter

Condition:

Good.
minuscule edge nibbles to the enamel.
Back in good condition, one minor dint.
Interior in equally good condition.
Snaps shuts nicely.

Postage UK: 8 Special Delivery Next day.
Postage overseas: 10 International Signed For.
You can pay by PayPal, bank transfer, cheque, debit or credit card.
To pay by PAYPAL please add P&P and click on button below.
To pay by credit or debit card over the phone or by cheque, please contact me on 01449 760 585.
£225
| $300 USD | €255 EUR

SILVER AND TORTOISESHELL CUFFLINK BOX / JEWELLERY ...

Item Ref
AOUT91

This simple and elegant silver and tortoiseshell cufflink or jewellery box was designed by the renowned Mappin & Webb and is hallmarked for Sheffield 1915. Of shaped oval form, the tortoiseshell cover inlaid with a silver border and having a shaped thumb-piece to the front .
The hinged cover opening to reveal a gilt inner border and a cream velvet interior.
Green Morocco leather base with MAPPIN &WEBB in gold lettering.

Hallmarks:

M&W for Mappin & Webb.
Sheffield Assay Mark.
Lion Passant.
Date letter "x" for 1915.

Condition:

Very good.
Tortoiseshell in good glossy condition.
Strong hinge.
Sits evenly on flat surface.
Clean interior.

Dimensions:

Length: 8.5cm / 3.3 inches.
Width: 5cm / 2 inches.
Height: 2.5cm / 1.1 inches.

Postage UK: 8 Special Delivery Next day.
Postage overseas: 15 International Signed For.
You can pay by PayPal, bank transfer, cheque, debit or credit card.
To pay by PAYPAL please add P&P and click on button below.
To pay by credit or debit card over the phone or by cheque, please contact me on 01449 760 585.
£225
| $300 USD | €255 EUR

ART DECO SOLID SILVER JEWELLERY BOX BY ...

Item Ref
OCT78

This simple and elegant solid silver jewellery box was made in Chester 1920 and bears the marks of James Deakin & Sons. Of square form, the plain body raised on four cabriole legs.
Gilt inner lid and original silk interior.

Hallmarks:

JD over WD for James Deakin & Sons (John & William F Deakin)
Chester Assay Mark.
Lion Passant.
Date letter "n" for 1920.

Condition:

Very good.
Cover free from dings and in very good smooth condition.
Strong hinge.
Original interior.
Good set of marks.

Dimensions:

Length: 6.5cm / 2.4 inches.
Width: 6.5cm / 2.4 inches.
Height: 4cm / 1.4 inches.

Postage UK: 8 Special Delivery Next day.
Postage overseas: 15 International Signed For.
You can pay by PayPal, bank transfer, cheque, debit or credit card.
To pay by PAYPAL please add P&P and click on button below.
To pay by credit or debit card over the phone or by cheque, please contact me on 01449 760 585.
£195
| $260 USD | €221 EUR

SMALL GEORGE V SILVER JEWELLERY BOX BY ...

Item Ref
NOV80

This delightful George V silver jewellery box or trinket box was made by the renowned Chester silversmiths Nathan & Hayes. Of elegant oval form , the domed hinged cover engraved with a ribbon-tied garland surrounding a vacant circular reserve.
Gilt inner lid and original blue velvet and satin interior.
Original velvet base.

Hallmarks:

GN over RH for George Nathan & Ridley Hayes.
Lion Passant.
Chester Assay Mark.
Date letter "l" for 1911.

Dimensions:

Length: 6.5cm / 2.4 inches.
Height: 3cm / 1.2 inches.
Width: 4.5cm / 1.4 inches.

Condition:

Very good condition.
No dents or dings.
Strong hinge.
Interior in nice condition.

Postage UK: 8 Special Delivery Next day.
Postage overseas: 15 International Signed For.
You can pay by PayPal, bank transfer, cheque, debit or credit card.
To pay by PAYPAL please add P&P and click on button below.
To pay by credit or debit card over the phone or by cheque, please contact me on 01449 760 585.
£195
| $260 USD | €221 EUR

SMALL EDWARDIAN SILVER JEWELLERY BOX BY HENRY ...

Item Ref
JUIN86

This exquisite Edwardian silver jewellery box was made by the renowned silversmith Henry Matthew. Of elegant navette form , the domed hinged cover with a decorative bluebell border. The plain sides raised on four flower-capped cabriole legs.
Gilt inner lid and original blue velver and satin interior.
Black Morocco leather base.

Hallmarks:

HM for Henry Matthews
Birmingham Assay Mark.
Date letter "k" for 1909.
Lion passant.

Dimensions:

Length: 6.5cm / 2.4 inches.
Height: 3cm / 1.2 inches.
Width: 4.5cm / 1.4 inches.

Condition:

Good condition.

Postage UK: 8 Special Delivery Next day.
Postage overseas: 15 International Signed For.
You can pay by PayPal, bank transfer, cheque, debit or credit card.
To pay by PAYPAL please add P&P and click on button below.
To pay by credit or debit card over the phone or by cheque, please contact me on 01449 760 585.
£195
| $260 USD | €221 EUR

GEORGE V SILVER AND GUILLOCHE ENAMEL JEWELLERY ...

Item Ref
AOUT72

This fabulous silver mounted guilloche enamel jewellery box was made by Deakin & Franccis and is dated Birmingham 1911. Of oval form, the cover with a vivid pink guilloche enamel cabochon heightened by an elegant silver ovolo border. The colour is rare and the box has a heavy silver gauge, a testimony to its superb quality.

The hinged cover opening to reveal a rich gilt interior.

Solid silver base.

Hallmarks:

D&F for Deakin & Francis.
Birmingham Assay Mark.
Lion Passant.
Date letter "m" for 1911.

Condition:

Excellent.
Enamel in excellent shiny condition.
Strong hinge.
Sits evenly on flat surface.
Clean interior.

Dimensions:

Length: 7cm / 2.4 inches.
Width: 5cm / 2 inches.
Height: 2.5cm / 1 inch.

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

You can pay by PayPal, bank transfer, cheque, debit or credit card.

To pay by PAYPAL please add P&P and click on button below.

To pay by credit or debit card over the phone or by cheque, please contact me on 01449 760 585.
SOLD

ART NOUVEAU SILVER POT POURRI BOX BY ...

Item Ref
FEB93

This fabulous Edwardian silver pot pourri pot was made by the celebrated William Comyns and is dated London 1906. These pot pourri boxes or pots are relatively rare and this is an exquisite example. Of heart-shaped form, the pull off silver lid cast and pierced with sinuous floral designs.

Hallmarks:
WC for William Comyns.
Date letter "o" for 1909.
Birmingham Assay mark.
Lion Passant.

Dimensions and Weight:

Width: 7cm / 2.6 inches.
Depth: 9cm / 3.2 inches.
Height: 3cm / 1.2 inches.
Weight: 85 g / 3 oz.

Condition:
Very good.

Postage UK: 8 Special Delivery Next day.
Postage overseas: from 12 International Signed For.
You can pay by PayPal, bank transfer, cheque, debit or credit card.
To pay by PAYPAL please add P&P and click on button below.
To pay by credit or debit card over the phone or by cheque, please contact me on 01449 760 585
SOLD

FABULOUS ART DECO SILVER AND GUILLOCHE ENAMEL ...

Item Ref
AOUT86

This is a superb large size silver mounted guilloche enamel circular jewellery box in a stunning sky blue colour. The hinged cover opening to reveal the original velvet interior.
Raised on three elegant cabriole legs.
Morocco leather base.

Hallmarks:

E&Co for Elkington & Co
Birmingham Assay Mark.
Lion Passant.
Date letter "H" for 1932.

Condition:

Very good.
Enamel in excellent shiny condition.
Strong hinge.
Sits evenly on flat surface.
Original interior.

Dimensions:

Diameter: 9cm / 3.4 inches.
Height: 4.5cm / 1.6 inches.
Postage UK: 8 Special Delivery Next day.
Postage overseas: 15 International Signed For.
You can pay by PayPal, bank transfer, cheque, debit or credit card.
To pay by PAYPAL please add P&P and click on button below.
To pay by credit or debit card over the phone or by cheque, please contact me on 01449 760 585.
SOLD

RARE EDWARDIAN SILVER STRING BOX BY HAMILTON ...

Item Ref
MARS99

This simple and elegant solid silver string box is dated Birmingham 1903 and was made by the silversmith Hamilton & Co. Of plain cylindrical form, with a hinged domed lid. The lid with 3mm diameter hole dispensing string or twine.

Hallmarks:

H&Co for Hamilton & Co
Birmingham Assay Mark.
Lion Passant.
Date letter "d" for 1903.

Dimensions and Weight:

Height: 7cm / 2.6 inches.
Diameter: 7 cm / 2.6 inches
Weight: 83 g /2.7 oz.

Condition:

Excellent

Postage UK: 8 Special Delivery Next day.
Postage overseas: from 12 International Signed For.
You can pay by PayPal, bank transfer, cheque, debit or credit card.
To pay by PAYPAL please add P&P and click on button below.
To pay by credit or debit card over the phone or by cheque, please contact me on 01449 760 585.
SOLD

SILVER AND DUAL COLOUR GUILLOCHE ENAMEL JEWELLERY ...

Item Ref
JANV84

This is a fabulous and rare silver mounted guilloche enamel jewellery box. The silver cover inset with a vivid green engine-turned guilloche enamel background and surrounded by an elegant silver rimmed white border.

The hinged cover opening to reveal a gilt inner lid and the original velvet interior.

Raised on four elegant cabriole legs.

Black Morroco leather base.

Hallmarks:

HM for Henry Matthews.
Birmingham Assay Mark.
Lion Passant.
Date letter "m" for 1911.

Condition:

Very good.
Enamel in excellent shiny condition.
Strong hinge.
Sits evenly on flat surface.
Clean interior.

Dimensions:

Diameter: 7cm / 2.4 inches.
Height: 4cm / 1.4 inches.

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

You can pay by PayPal, bank transfer, cheque, debit or credit card.

To pay by PAYPAL please add P&P and click on button below.

To pay by credit or debit card over the phone or by cheque, please contact me on 01449 760 585.
SOLD

EDWARDIAN SILVER MOUNTED SNUFF MULL BY J ...

Item Ref
OCTO70

This wonderful Georgian revival silver snuff mull* is hallmarked for Birmingham 1910. The ram's horn body with a plain hallmarked silver neck. The hinged lid engraved with a celtic border and surmounted by a central cairngorm stone.
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:

JG&S for John Grinsell & Sons.
Birmingham Assay Mark.
Lion Passant .
Date letter "l" for 1910

Dimensions:
Length: 10cm / 4 inches.
Lid diameter: 5cm / 2 inches.

Condition:
Body in excellent shiny condition.
Silver hinge and decorations in excellent condition.

Postage UK: 8 Special Delivery Next day.
Postage overseas: from 12 International Signed For.
You can pay by PayPal, bank transfer, cheque, debit or credit card.
To pay by PAYPAL please add P&P and click on button below.
To pay by credit or debit card over the phone or by cheque, please contact me on 01449 760 585
SOLD