LARGE EDWARDIAN SILVER ELEPHANT PIN CUSHION BY ...

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JUIN74

This is a superb novelty Edwardian silver pin cushion in the from of an elephant. It is the larger size, 7cm long, which is rarer, hence more desirable. It is in excellent condition and is fitted with a dark blue velvet cushion.

Hallmarks:

S&Co for Spurrier & Co.
Lion Passant.
Date letter "g" for 1906.
Birmingham Assay mark.

Dimensions:

Length up to tail: 7cm / 2.6 inches.
Height: 5cm / 2 inches.

Condition:

Silver casing and cushion in very good condition.
Sits firmly on its legs.
No repairs.
Original velvet cushion.

Postage UK: 8 Special delivery next day.
Postage overseas: 10 International Signed For.
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£350
| $466 USD | €397 EUR

VICTORIAN STERLING SILVER ARTICULATED FISH SPICE BOX, ...

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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.

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£295
| $393 USD | €334 EUR

VICTORIAN STERLING SILVER INKWELL ON STAND BY ...

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JUIN80

This stunning Victorian silver inkstand was made by the renowned Henry Lias and is dated London 1875. The circular base finely engraved with Gothic style decorations. The centre fitted with a detachable cut glass silver lidded inkwell. Both hinged lid and receptacle fully hallmarked. The glass inkwell is by the same maker and date.

Hallmarks:

HL over HL for Henry Lias
London Assay mark.
Duty Mark.
Lion Passant.
Inkstand: Date letter "u" for 1875
Inkwell: Date letter "u" for 1875.

Dimensions:

Diameter: 15cm / 6 inches
Height: 10cm / 4 inches.

Condition:

Very good throughout.
Glass inkwell in very good condition.
Silver in very good condition.
A fabulous and very decorative item.

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

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£315
| $419 USD | €357 EUR

EDWARDIAN SILVER "ENVELOPE" STAMP CASE BY ALBERT ...

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JUIN84

This delightful sterling silver envelope stamp case made by the prolific Albert Ernest Jenkins and is dated Chester 1909. Modelled as an envelope, the cover engraved with foliate scrolls. The back with conforming decorations surrounding a vacant cartouche.

Hallmarks:

A.E.J for Albert Ernest Jenkins
Chester Assay Mark.
Date letter "L" for 1910.
Lion passant.

Dimensions:

2.5cm x 2.8 cm.

Condition:

Very good.

Postage UK: 7.00 Special delivery
Postage overseas: 7.00 Standar parcel.
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£125
| $166 USD | €142 EUR

PAIR OF EDWARDIAN SILVER PLATED ALBANY PATTERN ...

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JUIN85

These Edwardian Albany Pattern silver plated grape scissors are elegant and practical. The handles in the sought-after Albany Pattern
Reeded central medallion.

Dimensions:

Length: 17cm / 6 inches.

Condition:

They are in good condition and very good working order, with just a little base metal showing through at places. This is reflected in the price.

Postage UK: 5.00 Recorded First
Postage overseas: 8 Standard parcel.
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£40
| $53 USD | €45 EUR

SMALL EDWARDIAN SILVER JEWELLERY BOX BY HENRY ...

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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.
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£195
| $260 USD | €221 EUR

RARE VICTORIAN SILVER SNAKE SCENT BOTTLE BY ...

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JUIN91

This unusual silver mounted crystal scent bottle was made by the celebrated silversmiths Saunders & Shepherd and is dated Birmingham 1896.The top is inset with a ruby cabochon, and a silver snake with ruby eyes is coiled round the glass, its head on the collar.

Hallmarks:

CS*FS for Cornelius Desormeaux Saunders & James Francis Hollings Shepherd.
Birmingham Assay Mark.
Lion Passant.
Date letter "w" for 1896..

Dimensions:

Height: 6.5cm / 2.4 inches.
Diameter: 1.5cm / 0.6 inches.

Condition:

Very good.
No damage to the glass.
Silver top in very good , smooth condition.
Strong hinge.
Original stopper.
One garnet eye a little bigger than the other, possibly a replacement.

Postage UK: 7.50 Special Delivery Next day.
Postage overseas: 12 International Signed For.
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£325
| $433 USD | €368 EUR

GEORGIAN SILVER MOUNTED TORTOISESHELL SCENT BOTTLE ETUI, ...

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JUIN94

This delightful 18th Century silver banded tortoiseshell etui* is of tapering form and is charmingly inlaid with a bright-cut silver border and an initialled silver cartouche to the lid. The hinged lid opening to reveal a fitted interior complete with the original and undamaged scent bottle, a rather rare occurrence, making it very desirable.
Push button mechanism at the front.
stud decorations at the back.

In Georgian times, etuis* - word of French origin - were very popular, they were small, usually ornamental cases for holding articles such as needles, scent bottles, vanity items .

Dimensions:

Height: 5.5cm / 2.2 inches.
Width at base: 3.5cm / 1.3 inches.

Condition:

Very good for the age.
Tortoiseshell in very good condition.
Glass scent bottle in perfect condition.
Tortoiseshell panel on the lid with minor lift.

Postage UK: 7 Special delivery next day.
Postage overseas: 10 International Signed For.
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£325
| $433 USD | €368 EUR

GEORGE V SILVER & ENAMEL SMALL CAPSTAN ...

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JUIN97

This delightful silver and lilac enamel inkwell is dated Birmingham 1929. Of traditional Capstan form, it is a smaller example with a 2.5" inches diameter The spread circular silver base with a beaded border
Complete with the original inner glass receptacle.
Loaded spread circular body.
Green felt underside.

Hallmarks:

M&J for Marston & Jones
Birmingham Assay Mark.
Lion Passant.
Date letter "E" for 1929.

Condition:

Excellent.
The enamel is in very good condition.
The hinge is good and strong.
Hallmarks are clear.
Silver base with very minor dings.

Dimensions:

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

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

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£265
| $353 USD | €300 EUR

SILVER & BOHEMIAN WHITE OVERLAY GLASS SCENT ...

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JUIN98

This is a truly beautiful silver mounted Bohemian flash glass scent bottle. The tall white opaline glass body cut to clear glass with geometric patterns. The neck mounted with a richly embossed hinged silver lid and fitted with a clear glass stopper.

Hallmarks:

The silver lid is unmarked, which is quite usual with scent bottles, but tested as silver.

Condition:

Very good.
Silver lid in good condition.
Glass in perfect condition.
No chips or cracks.
Strong hinge.

Dimensions:

Height: 10cm / 4 inches.
Diameter: 3cm / 1.1 inches.

Postage UK: 8 Special Delivery Next day.
Postage overseas: from 12 International Signed For.
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£245
| $326 USD | €278 EUR

ART DECO SILVER MOUNTED PALE PINK GLASS ...

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JUIN99

This small and elegant silver mounted pink glass scent bottle is very much in the Art Deco style. The faceted rectangular body mounted with a conical shaped silver hinged lid.
The neck with clear glass stopper.

Hallmarks:

Not hallmarked, as it very often was the case with scent bottle lids, but tested as silver.

Dimensions:

Height: 5cm / 2 inches.
Width: 4cm / 1.4 inches.
Depth: 2cm / 1 inch

Condition:

Very good.
Glass in the inner neck in good condition, no cracks.
No holes to the silver lid.
Glass in very good condition.

Postage UK: 7 Special Delivery Next day.
Postage overseas: from 12 International Signed For.
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£160
| $213 USD | €181 EUR

ASPREY'S SILVER PLAYING CARDS CARD BOX ...

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JUIN70

This super solid silver playing card box was made in London 1905 by Spurrier & Co and bears Asprey's retailers marks. It has very simple and elegant lines. The hinged domed cover opening to reveal a gilt interior divided in two to fit the pair of playing cards. Fitted with two complete sets of cards.
The shaped hinged lid opening to reveal a gilt interior.

Hallmarks:

S&Co for Spurrier & Co.
Asprey's impressed marks
London Assay Mark.
Lion Passant
Date letter "k" for 1905.

Condition:

Excellent.

Dimensions and Weight:

Height: 9cm / 3.4 inches.
Width: 5.5cm / 2.2 inches.
Depth: 3.8cm / 1.3 inches.

Postage UK: 8 Special Delivery Next day.
Postage overseas: 25 International Signed For.
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