RARE EDWARDIAN SILVER FROG PIN CUSHION BY ...

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JUIL94

This is a delightful and very collectable Edwardian silver Novelty "frog" pin cushion. It was made by the prolific Adie & Lovekin and is dated Birmingham 1908. Modelled as a frog, a very desirable subject, and fitted with the original green velvet cushion.

Hallmarks:

AL&L for Adie & Lovekin.
Birmingham Assay Mark.
Lion Passant.
Date letter "i" for 1908.

Dimensions:

Length: 4.5cm / 1.4 inches.
Width: 3cm / 1.2 inches.
Height: 2.5cm / 2 inch.

Condition:

Very good.
Silver casing in very good condition.
Hallmarks are identifiable.
Original velvet cushion a little worn at places, commensurate with age and use.

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£495

EXQUISITE EDWARDIAN SILVER SWAN PIN CUSHION BY ...

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OCT90

This delightful Edwardian silver swan pin cushion bears the marks of Adie & Lovekin and is dated Birmingham 1908. The body with detailed plumage rests on an oval silver base. The eyes inset with ruby stones, a rare and exquisite detail. The original cushion finished in purple velvet.

Hallmarks:

AL&L for Adie & Lovekin.
Birmingham Assay Mark.
Lion Passant.
Date letter "i" for 1908.

Condition:

Very good.
Body in excellent condition.

Dimensions:
Length: 6cm / 2.2 inches.
Height: 4cm / 1.4 inches.
Width: 2.5cm / 1 inches.

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£325

RARE FRENCH PALAIS ROYAL MOTHER OF PEARL ...

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JUIN58

This is a rare and elegant mid-19th Century French Palais Royal needle box. The slant cover engraved with the words "Aiguilles" - Needles - and heightened in navy blue. It was designed to hold needle packets hence no lining was required.

Dimensions:

Height: 5cm / 2 inches.
Width: 2.5cm / 1 inch.
Depth: 1.5cm / 0.5 inches.

Condition:

Excellent.

Delivery:

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£245

EDWARDIAN SPOT HAMMERED SILVER "CANOE" PIN ...

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OCT87

This exquisite and rather rare solid silver pin cushion in the form of a canoe is dated Birmingham 1905 and bears the mark of the sought-after silversmiths Saunders & Shepherd. The spot hammered silver casing fitted with a blue velvet cushion. The base fully hallmarked.

Hallmarks:

CS*FS for Cornelius Desormeaux Saunders & James Francis Hollings Shepherd.
Birmingham Assay Mark.
Lion Passant.
Date letter "e" for 1905.

Dimensions:

Length: 9cm / 3.4 inches.
Width: 2.5cm / 1 inch.
Height: 2.5cm / 1 inch.

Condition:

Very good.

Postage:

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£195

EDWARDIAN SILVER PIN CUSHION BY A&J ZIMMERMAN, ...

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OCT85

This delightful and useful Edwardian silver pin cushion is dated Birmingham 1905 and was made by A&J Zimmerman. Of circular form, theembossed silevr base with a domed cushion top covered in blue velvet. The loaded base with black Morocco leather.

Hallmarks:

A&J Z for A&J Zimmerman Ltd.
Birmingham Assay Mark.
Lion Passant.
Date letter "e" for 1905.

Dimensions:

Diameter: 8cm / 3 inches.
Height: 2cm / 0.6 inches.

Condition:

Very good.

Postage:

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£175

CASED VICTORIAN SILVER THIMBLE BY SAMUEL FOSKETT, ...

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NOVE70

This delightful Victorian sterling silver thimble is dated London 1898 and bears the marks of Samuel Foskett, thimble maker, Clerkenwell, London. The lower section of the thimble with exquisite foliate shaped patterns. It is fully hallmarked and fits snuggly in its original leather case lined with velvet and satin.

Hallmarks:

SF for Samuel Foskett.
Lion Passant.
London Assay Mark.
Date letter "c" for 1898.

Dimensions:

Height of the case: 3 cm
Height of the thimble: 2.5cm
Diameter: 1.8cm

Condition:

Very good.
Both silver thimble and case in very good condition.

Postage:

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£135

RARE CASED EDWARDIAN SILVER & AGATE THIMBLE ...

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NOVE76

This is a gorgeous and unusual solid silver thimble with a green agate top. It is hallmarked for Birmingham 1905 and bears the marks of Henry Griffith & Sons Ltd. It has a plain band to the base and is engraved with traditional flowerhead designs. Stamped for size 17. Presented in a Morocco leather case, lines with maroon velvet and satin.


Hallmarks:

HG&S for Henry Griffith & Sons Ltd.
Birmingham Assay mark
Date letter "e" for 1905.
Lion Passant
Size number 17.

Dimensions:

Height of the case: 3.5 cm
Height of the thimble: 2cm
Diameter: 1.7cm

Condition:

Very good.
Both silver thimble and case in very good condition.

Postage:

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£130

19TH CENTURY FRENCH ART NOUVEAU SILVER NEEDLE ...

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JUIL91

This delightful and small French silver needle case is very much in the Art Nouveau style and dates circa 1900. The finely textured body embossed on both sides with sinuous leafy patterns surrounding a vacant reserve . The pull-off cover with conforming decorations.

Hallmarks:

Unmarked as was often the case with small silver items but tested as silver.

Dimensions:

Height: 6.5cm / 2.6 inches.
Width: 1cm / 0.4 inches.

Condition:

Good

Postage:

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£75

RARE 19TH C. FRENCH PALAIS ROYAL MOTHER ...

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DEC83

This exquisite 19th Century French Palais Royal "Grand Tour" sewing companion dates circa 1860. The circular alabaster base supporting a mother of pearl and gilt mounted egg below a bird catch, the gilt interior with thimble, stiletto, scissors and a bodkin, the other bodkin missing. The eagle finial operates as a spring push mechanism. When turned anti clockwise and gently pushed down, it opens to reveal a fitted gilt interior. The underside of the alabaster base lined with the original turquoise paper. These "Grand Tour" sewing companions are few and far between and this is a lovely example in great condition.

Dimensions:

Height: 11.5cm / 4.6 inches.
Diameter: 6.5cm / 2.5 inches.

Condition:

Very good condition.
No damage to the mother of pearl.
Spring mechanism in good working order.
Original interior in good condition.
One tool misissing.

Delivery:

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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.

Postage UK: £7 Special delivery next day.
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GEORGE V SILVER FROG PIN CUSHION BY ...

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JUIN88

This delightful and very collectable George V silver novelty frog pin cushion was made by the prolific Adie & Lovekin and is dated Birmingham 1911. Modelled as a frog, a very desirable subject, and fitted with the original blue velvet cushion.

Hallmarks:
AL&L for Adie & Lovekin.
Birmingham Assay Mark.
Lion Passant.
Date letter "m" for 1911.

Dimensions:

Length: 4.5cm / 1.4 inches.
Width: 2.5cm / 1 inch.
Height: 2.5cm / 2 inch.

Condition:

Excellent.

Postage UK: £7 Special Delivery Next day.
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UNUSUAL EDWARDIAN SILVER CHICK PIN CUSHION BY ...

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OCTO65

This rare and delightful Edwardian sterling silver pin cushion is dated Birmingham 1909 and was made by the prolific silversmiths Cohen & Charles. The hallmarked sterling silver head is embellished with textured decoration realistically reproducing the birdís plumage. The body of the chick is comprised of a later recovered blue velvet cushion.

This body supported by two feet raised on a circular base. The base loaded and retaining the original leatherette.

Hallmarks:

C&C for Cohen & Charles.
Birmingham Assay Mark.
Lion Passant.
Date letter "k" for 1909.

Dimensions:

Maximum length: 5cm / 1.6 inches.
Maximum height: 5cm / 1.6 inches.
Base diameter: 3.2 cm / 1.2 inches.

Condition:
Silver casing and cushion in very good condition.

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SOLD