GEORGIAN SILVER SWING-HANDLED SUGAR BASKET BY WILLIAM ...

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MARS90

This elegant George III silver sugar basket is dated London 1789 and bears the marks of William Plummer. Of shaped rectangular form, the body decorated with bright-cut sunburst designs surrounding two vacant cartouches, the concave sides with similar designs. The sides with a reeded swing handle mirroring the shape of the bowl. The interior of the bowl gilt wash.
The rim with reeded decorations.
Raised on a shaped pedestal foot.

Hallmarks:

W.P for William Plummer.
Lion Passant.
London Assay Mark.
Date letter "O" for 1789.
Duty Mark.

Condition:

Very good.
The interior with minor surface wear commensurate with age.

Dimensions:

Height up to handle: 15.5cm / 6.inches.
Length: 13cm / 5.1 inches.
Width: 8cm / 43.1inches.
Weight: 181 g / 6.3 oz.

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£350

GEORGIAN REVIVAL SOLID SILVER SUGAR CASTER BY ...

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NOV70

This very elegant George VI silver vase-shaped sugar caster is dated Birmingham 1939 and bears the marks of the Barker Brothers. Modelled on early George II casters (circa 1730) the baluster body with a detachable pierced cover. The cover with baluster finial and alternating vertical bands or ornate piercing. Raised on a circular pedestal base.

Hallmarks:

Fully marked on the body.
Partial marks on the inner lid.

BB S LD for the Barker Brothers.
Birmingham Assay Mark.
Lion Passant.
Date letter "P" for 1939.

Dimensions:

Height: 17cm / 6.3 inches.
Diameter:5.5cm / 2.1 inches.
Weight: 100 g / 3.1 oz.

Condition:

Very good.
No dents.
Stable on its base.
Maker's marks partially rubbed but identifiable.

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£175

GEORGE V SILVER MOUNTED CRANBERRY GLASS SUGAR ...

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AUG91

This elegant and rather distinctive silver mounted cranberry glass sugar caster is dated Birmingham 1911. The baluster wrythen cranberry glass body with a fully hallmarked silver collar. The collar with a pierced pull-off cover with ball finial.

Hallmarks:

JS&S for John Sherwood & Sons.
Lion Passant.
Birmingham Assay Mark.
Date letter "m" for 1911.

Dimensions:

Height: 15 cm - 6 inches
Base diameter: 7.5cm / 2.6 inches.

Condition:

Very good
Glass in perfect condition.
No loss to the pierced scrolls on cover.

Postage:

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£145

EXQUISITE 19TH C. DUTCH SILVER COW CREAMER, ...

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DEC89

This is a gorgeous example. Realistically modelled, the unusually slender body chased with hair, the back with foliate hinged cover with fly finial, in the manner of John Schuppe. The tail acting as the handle, the pierced mouth as the spout. She is a very pretty and charming example in wonderful condition.


Hallmarks:

Continental silver hallmarks.
Very probably Dutch but difficult to decipher.

Dimensions:

Height: 9.5cm /3.6 inches.
Length: 14cm / 5.4 inches.
Width: 4.5cm / 2 inches.

Condition:

Excellent.

Postage UK: 8 Special Delivery Next day.
Postage overseas: from 12 International Signed For.
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GEORGIAN SILVER WIREWORK SUGAR BASKET BY THOMAS ...

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FEV85

This is a rare and fabulous George III silver sugar or sweetmeat basket dated London 1769.
Of generous proportion, the wire-work body applied with birds of paradise amongst fruiting branches.
The sides with an articulated rope-twist handle, embellished by a floral garland.
The rim with gadroon border.
Raised on a circular pedestal foot with conforming gadroon border.

Hallmarks:

Maker's marks "T. " partially erased, most probably Thomas Pitt, who was active in the 1760's and specialised in pierced works and baskets.
Lion Passant.
London Assay Mark.
Date letter "O" for 1769

Condition:

Wirework in very good condition.
Some very minor losses to the applied decorations , barely noticeable, metioned for accuracy.
Foot and handle in excellent condition.
Glass in perfect condition.

Dimensions:

Height up to handle: 16cm / 6.2 inches.
Diameter: 11cm / 4.2 inches.
Width: 9cm / 3 inches.

Postage UK: 11 Special Delivery Next day.
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GEORGIAN SILVER SUGAR BASIN BY ALICE & ...

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JUNE58

This handsome solid silver sugar bowl is dated London 1818 and was made by the sought-after silversmith Alice & George Burrows. Of oval bellied form, it has an apron base raised on four ball feet. The rim with foliate border. The flat bifurcated handles with foliate decorations. Pale gilt interior. It has a good gauge of silver, a testimony to its quality.

Hallmarks:

AB over GB for Alice and George Burrows
Lion Passant.
London Assay Mark
Date letter "C" for 1818.
Duty Mark.

Measurements

Height up to handle: 11.5 cm / 4.4 inches.
Length from handle to handle: 20cm / 8 inches.
Width: 10 cm / 4 inches.
Weight: 306 g / 10 3/4 oz.

Condition:

In very good condition.
The basin sits firmly on its feet.
Date letter faint but readable with eyeglass.

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

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ARTS & CRAFT SILVER SUGAR BOWL BY ...

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JANV70

This fabulous spot-hammered Arts & Craft silver sugar bowl was made by the Arts & Craft maker George Lawrence Connell* and is dated Birmingham 1930. The hammered circular bowl with an everted rim and raised on four distinctive pad legs.

*G.L. Connell is credited with introducing "modern, artistic silverware" to the firm's wares from the late 1890s. His wife Christine was a silversmith, whose work bearing the GLC maker's mark was sold by the firm, and who may well have had a hand in the design of this dish.

Hallmarks:

GLC for George Lawrence Connell
Birmingham Assay mark.
Lion Passant.
Date letter "F" for 1930.

The underside engraved:
"Connell, 83 Cheapside" The London's retailers' address

Condition

Very good.
No dings. No dents. No inscriptions.
Good set of marks.

Dimensions and Weight:

Diameter:: 10cm / 4 inches.
Height: 6cm / 2.3 inches.
Weight: 146g / 5.1oz

Postage UK: 8 Special Delivery Next day.
Postage overseas: 10 International Signed For.

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RARE AND EXQUISITE VICTORIAN SILVER SUGAR BASKET ...

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JUIL81

This gorgeous pierced silver sugar basket is dated Chester 1896 and nears the marks of the renowned Nathan & Hayes. The navette-shaped body exquisitely pierced with lattice and foliate scrolls surrounding two cartouches, one side vacant, the other engraved with a griffin.
Reeded border and swing handle. The handle hallmarked with Lion passant.
It is fitted with the original and rather beautiful turquoise soda glass liner. A rare colour.
Good silver gauge, wonderful quality.

Hallmarks:


GN over RH for George Nathan & Ridley Hayes.
Lion Passant.
Chester Assay Mark.
Date letter "N" for 1896.

Dimensions:

Height with handle raised: 14cm / 5.4 inches.
Width: 10.5cm / 4 inches.
Depth: 8.5cm / 3 inches.
Weight excluding liner: 135 g / 4.7 oz.

Condition:

Excellent.

Delivery:

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GEORGIAN SILVER SWING-HANDLED SUGAR BASKET BY SOLOMON ...

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JAN99

This elegant George III silver sugar basket is dated London 1795 and bears the marks of thre renowned Solomon Houghman. Of navette panelled form, the body decorated with bright-cut engraved foliage and swags around two cartouches, one vacant the other monogrammed.
The sides with a reeded swing handle hallmarked with the lion Passant.
The rim with reeded decorations.
Raised on a shaped pedestal foot..


Hallmarks:

SH for Solomon Houghman.
Lion Passant.
London Assay Mark.
Date letter "u" for 1795.

Condition:

Very good.

Dimensions:

Height up to handle: 15.5cm / 6.inches.
Length: 16cm / 6.2 inches.
Width: 10cm / 4 inches.
Weight: 198 g / 7 oz.

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ELEGANT EDWARDIAN SILVER WIREWORK SUGAR BASKET BY ...

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JUIL83

This exquisite Edwardian silver sugar basket was made by Alfred Marston and is dated Chester 1906.
The vase-shaped silver body with a wirework middle section and a pierced frieze border.
The sides with an articulated pierced handle with beaded borders.
Raised on a circular pedestal foot
Fitted with the original Bristol blue glass liner.

Hallmarks:

AM for Alfred Marston
Lion Passant.
Chester Assay mark.
Date letters "F" for 1906.

Condition:

Very good condition.
No losses to the pierced decorations.
Wirework in very good condition.
Foot and handle in excellent condition.
Glass in very good condition.

Dimensions:

Height up to handle: 15cm / 6 inches.
Rim diameter: 8.5cm / 3.2 inches.
Foot diameter: 6.5cm / 2.5 inches.

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CASED VICTORIAN SILVER STRAWBERRY SET BY JOHNSON, ...

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DEC72

This delightful Victorian solid silver strawberry set is dated London 1891 and bears the marks of Johnson, Walker & Tolhurst Ltd. Presented in the original fitted case, it consists of a sugar bowl, cream jug and sifter spoon all with rich gilded interiors. The bowl and cream jug of bulbous form with reeded handles, the sifter spoon by John Aldwinckle & Thomas Slater and dated London 1885.

Hallmarks:

W.W. over B.T for Johnson, Walker & Tolhurst Ltd (Walter Walker & Brownfield Tolhurst).
London Assay Mark.
Date letter "Q" for 1891.
Lion Passant.

Dimensions and weight:

Cream Jug:

Height: 6cm / 2.3 inches.
Length handle to spout: 9cm / 3.4 inches.
Weight: 63g / 2.1 oz

Sugar bowl:

Height: 7cm / 3 inches.
Diameter: 6.5cm / 2.4 inches.
Weight: 94g / 3.1 oz.

Sifter spoon:

Length: 12cm / 5 inches.
Weight: 16g / 0.5 oz

Combined weight:
166g / 5.7 oz.

Condition:

Very good
No 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:

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GEORGIAN IRISH SILVER CREAM JUG BY ROBERT ...

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MARS91

This fabulous Irish silver cream jug was made by Robert Breading and is dated Dublin 1805. Of oval bellied form with a raised girdle, it is finely bright-engraved with prick-dot and foliate motifs.

Reeded border and angular handle.

Both sides with a vacant reserve.

Hallmarks:

RB for Robert Breading.
Dublin Assay mark ( Harp Crowned)
Lion Passant.
Date letter "I" for 1805.
Duty Mark.

Dimensions and Weight:

Height up to handle: 10.5 cm / 4.2 inches.
Length from spout to handle: 14cm / 5.4 inches.
Weight: 185g / 6.1 oz.

Condition:

Very good.

Postage:

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