RARE ART NOUVEAU SILVER DESK THERMOMETER BY ...

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SEPT85

This unusual and rather charming Art Nouveau solid silver desk thermometer was made by J. Batson & Son is dated London 1903. The shaped elongated frame with an embossed silver front surrounding the original brass thermometer.

Hallmarks:

HBA for J Batson & Son (Henry John Batson & Albert Edward Batson)
London Assay.
Lion Passant.
Date letter "h" for 1903.

Condition:

Silver frame in very good condition.
Velvet back and easel in very good condition.
Thermometer not working.

Dimensions:

Height: 18.5cm / 7.4 inches.
Maximum width: 9cm / 3.4 inches.

Postage:

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£250

GEORGE V SILVER & ENAMEL GLASS INKWELL ...

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AVR75

This fabulous and very stylish silver mounted square glass inkwell is dated Birmingham 1911. Bearing the marks of the illustrious Mappin & Webb, it is unusual and rather elegant. The silver hinged lid decorated with concentric decorations and having a dark blue enamel border. The fully hallmarked neck mounted on a square glass base.

Hallmarks:

Mn&Wb for Mappin & Webb.
Birmingham Assay Mark.
Lion Passant.
Date letter "m" for 1911.

Condition:

The glass is in very good condition, no chips, no crack.
The enamel is in pristine condition.
The silver lid is in very good condition.
The hinge is good and strong.

Dimensions:

Height: 5cm / 2 inches.
Base: 5cm x 5cm - 2 inches x 2 inches

Delivery:

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£225

EDWARDIAN SILVER PEN WIPE BY CHARLES PENNY ...

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NOV89

This is a simple and elegant Edwardian small silver pen wipe. It was made by the renowned Charles Penny Brown, who produced numerous desk related items. Of plain rectangular form. the centre fitted with the original bristles. The base covered with Morocco leather.

Hallmarks:

CPB for Charle Penny Brown.
Lion passant.
Birmingham mark.
Date letter "e" for 1904.

Condition:

Silver in fair to average condition.
A few minute dings on the sides and front.
Bristles in good condition.

Dimensions:

Depth: 4.5cm / 1.6 inches.
Height: 2cm / 1.5 inches.
Width: 6cm / 2.1 inches

Postage:

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£185

ART DECO SILVER & "BUTTERFLY WING" SMALL ...

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MAI93

This unusual and exquisite "butterfly wing" silver mounted glass inkwell is dated Birmingham 1923 and was made by the renowned Henry Matthews. The hinged silver lid with a glazed top encasing an iridescent butterfly wing decoration cabochon. Butterfly wing jewellery was popular in the Art Deco period and it involved using real butterfly wings (usually from the South American Morpho butterfly) to create rich blue accents. The circular glass body with a fully hallmarked silver collar. The back of the hinge with patent number.

Hallmarks:

HM for Henry Matthews.
Birmingham Assay Mark.
Lion Passant.
Date letter "y" for 1924

Condition:

Very good..
The butterfly wing inset is in very good condition.
The hinge is good.
Hallmarks are clear.
Glass base with no chips.

Dimensions:

Height: 4cm / 1.4 inches.
Diameter of base: 6.5cm / 2.5 inches.

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£175

SMALL GEORGE V SILVER & GUILLOCHE ENAMEL ...

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MAI81

This is an exquisite silver & guilloche enamel small desk magnifying glass. It has a decorative silver mounted pink guilloche enamel handle, the engine turned enamel inset present on both sides of the handle. Mounted with a 5cm diameter steel mount inset with magnifying glass.

Hallmarks:

C.B&S for The Cooper Brothers.
Birmingham Assay Mark.
Lion Passant.
Date letter "u" for 1918.

Condition:

Very good.
Handle in excellent condition.
Glass with no surface scratching.
No loss to the enamel.

Dimensions:

Length 13.5cm / 5.2 inches.
Glass diameter: 5 cm / 2 inches.

Postage:

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Postage overseas: 15 International Signed For.
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£175

ELEGANT GEORGE V SILVER MOUNTED CUT GLASS ...

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MAI67

This is a very decorative silver mounted sliced-cut glass glue pot. Made in Birmingham 1917, the baluster body with sliced-cut decorations. The lid with a simple and stylish baluster hollow handle. The inner cover with brush attachment. Glue pots are rather scarce and this is a delightful example.

Hallmarks:

H.W.Ltd for Henry Williamson Ltd.
Birmingham Assay Mark.
Lion Passant.
Date letter "o" for 1913.

Dimensions:

Height: 9cm / 3.4 inches.
Base diameter: 5 cm / 2inches.

Condition:

Glass in excellent condition.
Silver lid in very good condition.
Good set of marks.


Postage:

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£165

EDWARDIAN SILVER MOUNTED CUT GLASS GLUE POT ...

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OCTO92

This beautiful quality silver mounted cut glass glue pot was made in Birmingham 1903 by the renowned silversmiths John Grinsell & Sons. The heavy sliced-cut glass body mounted with a simple and elegant silver cover. The lid with a simple and stylish baluster hollow handle. The inner cover with brush attachment. Glue pots are rather scarce and this is a delightful example.

Hallmarks:

JG&S for John Grinsell & Sons.
Birmingham Assay Mark.
Lion Passant.
Date letter "d" for 1903.

Dimensions:

Height: 8cm / 3.2 inches.
Diameter: 4 cm / 1.4 inches.

Condition:

Glass in excellent condition.
Silver lid in very good condition.
Good set of marks.

Postage:

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£145

UNUSUAL ART DECO SILVER MOUNTED NOVELTY DOUBLE ...

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MARS77

This very quirky and rather rare Art Deco silver mounted desk stamp box is dated London 1922. The flat sprung hinged cover engraved with the lettering "stamps" . Opens to reveal two silver framed sloped compartments. The back of the box moulded to resemble the spine of a book.

Hallmarks:

London Date letter only on inner lid.
Date letter Gothic "g" for 1922.

Dimensions:

Width: 6.5cm / 2.4 inches.
Depth: 5cm / 2 inches.
Height: 2.5cm / 1 inch.

Condition:

Good to average.
Sprung mechanism fully functioning.
Glass in very good condition.
Silver top with minor dings and surface wear.

Postage:

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£125

GEORGE SILVER MOUNTED MOTHER OF PEARL DESK ...

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MAI76

This is a pretty silver mounted mother of pearl small desk magnifying glass. The carved mother of pearl handle with a hallmarked silevr ferrule. The Mounted with a later date 5cm diameter steel mount inset with magnifying glass.

Hallmarks:

J.A.S for James A Scholes.
Sheffield Assay Mark.
Lion Passant.
Date letter "t" for 1911.

Condition:

Good
Handle in excellent condition.
Glass with no surface scratching.


Dimensions:

Length 13.5cm / 5.2 inches.
Glass diameter: 5 cm / 2 inches.

Postage:

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£85

ART DECO SILVER & GUILLOCHE ENAMEL CAPSTAN ...

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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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RARE ART NOUVEAU SILVER BAROMETER BY R ...

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JUIN75

This is a fabulous and rare Art Nouveau solid silver desk barometer. The circular dial having a stylised and shaped outline to a velvet clad easel back.

Hallmarks:

T&S for R J Trevitt & Son.
Chester Assay Mark.
Lion Passant.
Date letter "C" for 1903.

Condition:

Silver frame in very good condition.
Original velvet back worn and faded, commensurate with age.
Barometer not tested.

Dimensions:

Height: 12.5cm / 5 inches.
Width: 14cm / 5.4 inches.

Postage UK: 8 Special delivery next day.
Postage overseas: 10 International Signed For.
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VICTORIAN SILVER & TORTOISESHELL HEART SHAPED INKSTAND ...

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DEC86

This stunning silver and tortoiseshell inkstand was made by the renowned William Comyns and is dated London 1892. The heart-shaped tortoiseshell base mounted with an exquisite silver border. The centre fitted with a silver receptacle and detachable cut glass silver lidded inkwell. Both hinged lid and receptacle fully hallmarked. The glass inkwell fitting snuggly into the base. The heart-shape frame with delightful loop handle with pierced cast flower thumb-piece.

Hallmarks:

W.C for William Comyns
London Assay mark.
Lion Passant.
Date letter "R" for 1892

Dimensions:

Length: 13cm / 5.2 inches.
Width: 10cm / 4 inches.
Height: 8cm / 3 inches.

Condition:

Very good throughout.
Glass inkwell in very good condition.
Tortoiseshell base in a little matt but no damage.

A fabulous and very decorative item.

Postage UK: 8.00 Special Delivery Next day.
Postage overseas: 17 International Signed For.

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SOLD