EXQUISITE ART DECO SILVER & GUILLOCHE ENAMEL ...

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AVR83

This is an exquisite miniature silver and cobalt blue guilloche enamel novelty purse mirror is in. The front with the original "reduction" mirror. The original puff ball is in place. The engine-turned back a vivid blue. The silver handle fitted with a suspension ring.

Hallmarks:

HW LD for Henry Williamson Ltd.
Dimensions:
Length: 7cm / 2.6 inches.
Mirror height x width: 4cm x 3cm / 1.4 inches x 1.2 inches.

Condition:
Very good.
Front in excellent condition.
Mirror in equally good condition.
Minor ding on one side or hollow silver frame.

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£195
| $260 USD | €221 EUR

DELIGHTFUL EDWARDIAN SCOTTISH SILVER TROWEL SHAPED BOOKMARK ...

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AVR66

This delightful silver and mother of pearl bookmark was made by the prolific silversmiths William Henry Collins and is unusually assayed in Glasgow. It is modelled as a trowel.
The blade bearing full hallmarks.

Hallmarks:

WHC for William Henry Collins.
Glasgow Assay Mark.
Date letter "g" for 1929.
Lion Rampant.

Condition:
Excellent.
Dimensions:
Length: 8cm / 3.2 inches.

Postage UK: £5 Recorded Delivery 1st class.
Postage overseas: £7 standard parcel.
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£125
| $166 USD | €142 EUR

CHARMING EDWARDIAN SILVER MENU HOLDER IN THE ...

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FEV73

This exquisite solid silver Thistle menu holder was made in Birmingham 1907 by the prolific silversmiths Adie & Lovekin. The domed silver circular stand mounted on a velvet covered base. A decorative thistle emanating from the centre. The back with an oval loop designed to hold the place card in position.

Hallmarks:
ALLD for Adie & Lovekin.
Lion Passant.
Date letter "h" for 1907.
Birmingham Assay mark.

Dimensions and Weight:

Diameter: 3.5cm / 1.2 inches
Height: 3.5cm / 1.2 inches.


Condition:

Very good.

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Postage overseas: £10 International Signed For.

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£125
| $166 USD | €142 EUR

DELIGHTFUL EDWARDIAN SILVER TROWEL SHAPED BOOKMARK BY ...

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MARS70

This delightful solid silver bookmark was made by the prolific silversmiths Crisford & Norris. It is modelled as a trowel and has a very pretty embossed handle.
The blade bearing Crisford & Norris hallmarks.

Crisford & Norris made unique silver items during the late Victorian era and early 20th Century. Their speciality being novelty pin cushions, babies rattles, bookmarks, nurses buckles and other numerous novelty silver items.

Hallmarks:
C&N for Crisford & Norris.
Impressed : SILVER

Condition:
Excellent.

Dimensions:

Length: 9cm / 3.4 inches.

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£125
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GEORGE V SILVER HAT PIN STAND, LONDON ...

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DEC66

This elegant silver hatpin stand is hallmarked for London 1921. It is raised on a circular base and fitted with the original blue velvet cushion. The base has a black leather underside.
The silver stem with ball finial and a scalloped holder divided in six sections.

Hallmarks:
JE
Date letter "f" for 1921.
London Assay mark.
Lion Passant.
Dimensions:
Height: 11cm / 5 inches.
Base: 6cm / 2.2 inches.

Condition:
Reasonable.
Silver base a little uneven.
Velvet a little worn.

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£125
| $166 USD | €142 EUR

ELEGANT VICTORIAN SILVER PROPELLING PENCIL CASE BY ...

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MARS80

This elegant and useful propelling pencil case was made by the collectable Sampson Mordan & Co and is dated London 1899. Of fluted column design with reeded slider.

Hallmarks:

SM&Co for Sampson Mordan & Co.
London Assay mark.
Lion Passant.
Date letter "d" for 1899.

Dimensions:

Length: 9cm / 3.4 inches.

Condition:

Very good.
Slider functions well.

Postage UK: £5 Recorded Delivery 1st class.
Postage overseas: £10 standard parcel.

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£85
| $113 USD | €96 EUR

RARE GEORGIAN SILVER TRAVELLING CORKSCREW BY JOSEPH ...

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JUIN62

This exquisite and very rare Georgian silver travelling corkscrew is dated Birmingham 1794 and was made by the prolific silversmith John Taylor, who specialised in small pieces and objects of vertu.

The silver collar with a stunning green stained ivory barrel-shaped handle. The reeded cover unscrews to reveal the original steel helix. The cover is fully hallmarked at the base, which is quite unusual and is a bonus.

Hallmarks:

IT for Joseph Taylor.
Birmingham Assay Mark.
Date letter "w" for 1794.
Duty Mark.
Lion Passant.

Dimensions:

Height: 8cm / 3 inches.
Width: 5cm / 2 inches.

Condition:

Very good

Silver in very good condition..
SOLD

RARE GEORGIAN SILVER NUTMEG GRATER BY SAMUEL ...

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JANV95

This exquisite and very unusual Georgian nutmeg grater bears the marks of the sought-after silversmith Samuel Pemberton and is dated Birmingham 1795. 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 cylindrical body is the perfect size to house a nutmeg, as can be seen on one of my images. The pull-off domed cover opens to reveal the original steel grater. The lower section with a pull-off lid protecting the grater. The inner lid is fully hallmarked.

Hallmarks:

S.P for Samuel Pemberton..
Date letter "x" for 1795.
Birmingham Assay mark.
Lion Passant.
Duty mark.

Condition:

Very good.

No dings, repairs dents to the cover or main body.
Pull-off base in excellent condition.
Clear hallmarks.
Crisp decorations.
One minor split on domed cover, commensurate with age, tiny and mentioned for accuracy.

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DELIGHTFUL GEORGIAN SILVER "EGG" NUTMEG GRATER, CIRCA ...

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APR76

This is a divine George III silver egg-shaped nutmeg grater. The pull-off cover revealing a steel rasp. Engraved all over with delicate bright-cut decorations. Unmarked, as it was very often the case with Georgian small objects of vertu , but guaranteed and tested as silver.

Dimensions:

Height: 4cm / 1.6 inches.

Condition:

Excellent.

Postage UK: £7 Special Delivery Next day.
Postage overseas: from £12 International Signed For.
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VERY RARE VICTORIAN SILVER COMBINATION VESTA/ SOVEREIGN ...

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JANV63

This is a superb quality Victorian silver combination Vesta/Sovereign Holder/Stamp Holder with Toothpick and Pencil. It is fully hallmarked for Chester 1898 and bears the Patent number 4709. The front engraved with initials and a crest, the back plain. The lid with spring mechanism incorporates a striker. The back with hinged cover opens to reveal a sovereign holder and a stamp compartment.

The spine fitted with suspemsion loop. by Wm Neale. I

It is rare to find one of these in complete form.

Hallmarks:

D&F for Deakin & Francis.
Chester Assay Mark.
Lion Passant.
Date letter "P" for 1898

Dimensions:

Length: 6cm / 2.4 inches.
Width: 3.5cm / 1.4 inches.

Condition:

Very good.
Spring mechanism in good working order.
Stamp lid snaps shut.
Minor surface scratching commensurate with age.

Postage UK: £7 Special Delivery Next day.
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RARE & EXQUISITE EDWARDIAN SILVER AIDE MEMOIRE ...

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OCTO71

This unique and rather wonderful solid silver, sprung mechanism, aide mémoire was made by the excellent Chester silversmith Colen Cheshire. The cover is engraved and embossed with two tweeting birds on a branch, it is very naturalistic in style. It is hinged and maintained in place by a side silver lead pencil. The interior with the original notebook, most pages still present .

Hallmarks:

CC for Colen Cheshire
Chester Assay Mark.
Lion Passant.
Date letter "c" for 1903.

Condition:

Excellent.
Clear hallmarks.
Sprung mechanism in perfect working order.
Pencil slides in beautifully and retains the original lead pencil.


Dimensions:

Height: 7cm / 2.6 inches.
Width: 4.5cm / 1.6 inches.


Postage UK: £8 Special Delivery Next day.
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GEORGIAN SILVER APPLE CORER, PETER & ANN ...

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SE88

Superb George III solid silver apple corer by the very collectable Bateman silversmiths.

Georgian apple corers are now quite rare and very desirable.

Elegant plain form.

The finial with engraved initials

Hallmarks:

PB over AB for Peter & Ann Bateman
Lion Passant
Date letter for 1794

Condition:

Pretty good for a useful ustensil dating 215 years.

Minor 4mm split on top of blade (as seen on image 2).

Minor ding on handle.

Maker's marks partially rubbed.

Dimensions:

15.5 cm long
Diameter of handle: 1.5cm
SOLD