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Fri 15th May 2020 - 4pm
Jewellery & Watches, Silver & Gold
Specialist Quarterly Sale including antique and modern jewellery, watches, silver, gold, objects of vertu, coins and bank notes.
Filtering Category: Silver - antique & modern
Lot 11A group of silver and silver plated items, including two condiment spoons, one by William Eley & William Fearn, London 1802, the other James Payne, London 1831, four silver sugar tongs, a vesta case with silver chain and fob, a Sterling silver topped perfume atomizer with cut glass body, 6.8 by 18cm high, two moulded glass dressing table jars with silver tops, one of cylindrical form 3.2 by 10cm high, the other of squat form, 9 by 8.5cm high, together with several silver plated wares, 4.3toz of weighable silver. (16).
Lot 13A small group of Edwardian and later silver items, comprising a cased set of silver teaspoons, Cooper Brothers & Sons Ltd, Sheffield 1969, a small sauce ladle Viner's Ltd., Sheffield 1933, 13cm long, a butter knife, W H Haseler Ltd., Birmingham 1929, two teaspoons, one with dog nose terminal, Sheffield 1916 and Sheffield 1965, and a cake fork, Sheffield 1967, combined silver weight, 4toz. (11).
Lot 16A small group of George III and later silver items, comprising a pair of George III silver teaspoons, rubbed maker's marks, possibly George Gray, London 1798, 12cm, a Victorian pepperette in the form of a tankard, rubbed maker's marks, London 1896, 5cm, a cased pair of napkin rings with bright cut decoration, rubbed marks, probably George Unite, a pair of sugar tongs, London 1898, a decorative teaspoon, Charles Edwards, London 1896, two Victorian teaspoons with shell form terminals, 14.5cm, an Edwardian Scottish pickle fork with amber coloured glass thistle terminal, 12cm, and a cased set of silver handled pistol grip butter knives, Robert Pringle & Sons, Sheffield 1914, 16.5cm, combined total weighable silver 5.2toz. (1 bag).
Lot 19A Victorian silver Albert fob chain, with sliding T bar and two end clasps, 37.5cm long, with a shield shaped fob, 2.5 by 4cm, a/f detached, J & R Griffin Ltd, Chester 1932, together with modern sterling silver Albert fob chain, with T bar and two end clasps, 43cm long, together with a silver fob with applied Prince of Wales Royal crest, commemorating 'The Royal Wedding 29 July 1981', S J Rose & Son, Birmingham 1981, 2.1cm, 2.4toz combined total. (4).
Lot 20A pair of Elizabeth II silver butter dishes with matching butter knives, of oval form with with twin scroll handles and pierced decoration, moulded glass inserts with fan pattern to bases, and all raised on four short feet, Lanson Ltd, Birmingham 1958, each 14 by 8 by 5cm high, the two butter knives with line border decoration, St James pattern, Lanson Ltd, Birmingham 1958, each 13.5cm long, total combined silver weight 4.3toz. (4).
Lot 21A group of three silver decanter labels, each with cast foliate decorative borders, comprising a small George V silver label engraved 'Irish', Hamilton & Co (of Calcutta), London 1915, 3 by 4cm, an Elizabeth II silver label engraved 'Whisky', P H Vogel & Co, Birmingham 1966, 6 by 4cm, and an Elizabeth II silver label engraved 'Sherry', Richards & Knight, London 1973, 6 by 4cm, 1.27toz total combined weight. (3).
Lot 23A group of pocket watches, silver items and collectables, including an Edwardian silver framed travel clock, with large format silver plated 8 days pocket watch, in a green leather, velvet and silk lined easel frame, a/f frame in poor condition, watch 6.5cm across, frame 10.5 by 10.5 by 3.5cm, a gold plated A. W. W. Co. Waltham 14ct gold plated pocket watch, serial 8285482, 3.5cm across, a Swiss 0.935 silver lady’s pocket watch, a/f in poor condition, a modern Chancellor Watch Inc gold plated pocket watch and chain, an Edwardian silver backed hand mirror, Charles Fox & Co Ltd, London 1911, 15.5 by 27cm, an Indian white metal lidded box with repousse scroll decoration, 4 by 6.5cm, a boxed Parker Lady fountain pen, a Papermate gold plated ballpoint pen, an EKA steel pocket knife engraved ‘Arenco’, in leather pouch, a Victorian Drew & Sons, Piccadilly Circus hand tool with turned wooden handle, 16cm, together with a group of twenty four foreign bank notes, mostly Zambia and Turkey, and a small tin containing foreign coins. (1 bag).
Lot 24A group of silver items, comprising a George V silver sugar sifter William Aitken, Birmingham 1911, with weighted base, 6 by 16.5cm high, a George V silver square form cigarette box, presentation engraved 'J.B.A. 1925', with cedar wood lining, 8.8 by 8.8 by 5.8cm high, Birmingham 1924, a silver cigarette case with parcel gilt interior, engraved 'P.B. Maxted' inside, 11.6 by 8.8 by 0.9cm, William Neale & Son Ltd., Birmingham 1936, a glass dish with 800 grade silver handle mounts, 17 by 13.4 by 3.5cm high, and a silver salt spoon, Henry Williamson Ltd., Sheffield 1907, 6.2toz of weighable silver overall. (5).
Lot 25A group of silver and silver plated items, comprising a pair of silver weighted dwarf candlesticks, each 9 by 10cm, a pair of silver napkin rings, 2.43toz, both Adie Brothers, Birmingham 1960, a silver ashtray, 1.23toz, name engraved and a gentleman's hairbrush and comb holder, both Charles S Green and Co, Birmingham 1960, 1963 and 1962 respectively, two silver plated cigarette boxes, a bon-bon dish, a cased set of six fish knives and six forks, a milk jug, and a three piece condiment set, all together with a Scottish pewter quaich. (18).
Lot 26A group of silver and plated items including a silver trinket box, cigarette case, napkin ring and tooth fairy box, 5.9toz total silver weight, a plated tray, egg cups, a twelve place setting suite of fish knives and forks, in fitted oak case, 41 by 23 by 5.5cm high, a card case, and a horn stud box with silver mounts. (case & 1 bag).
Lot 27An Elizabeth II silver miniature tea and coffee service, comprising a teapot with lid, 5.3 by 2.2 by 3cm high, a coffee pot with lid, 5 by 2.1 by 4.3cm high, milk jug, 2.5 by 1 by 1.7cm high, twin handled sugar bowl, 3.5 by 1 by 1.8cm high, and a twin handled tray, 14.8 by 4 by 1.2cm high, all with gadrooned base decoration, in a black fitted presentation case, A Chick & Sons Ltd., London 1974, 2.1toz overall. (5).
Lot 28A pair of Italian 800 grade silver hair pins, 'fuseii' or 'spazzaùrecc', late 19th / early 20th century, being part of a sperada, an Italian woman's adornment used to hold the hair together, each with decorative pierced finials and flat tapering blades, both hallmarked, each 18cm long, 0.315toz, in modern presentation case. (2).
Lot 29A group of five silver Victorian and Edwardian condiments, comprising a pair of Victorian urn shaped peppers, with spiral finials, Henry Stratford, Sheffield 1891, 4 by 10.5cm high, a pair of circular form mustard pots with rounded finials and single handles, blue glass liners, and two salt spoons, one associated, Adie Brothers Ltd. Birmingham, 1928, and a single Edwardian silver lidded mustard, blue glass liner, a/f lid detached, Robert Pringle & Sons, 8.6 by 5 by 5.4cm high, combined silver weight 8.1toz. (7).
Lot 30A group of Georgian and later silver pieces of flatware, comprising a George II silver three tined fork, Paul Hanet, London circa 1730, marks rubbed, early Georgian silver Hanoverian rat tail teaspoon, circa 1725, marks indistinct, a Hanoverian picture back Lenten tea spoon with wheat-sheaf below the word 'LENT', makers mark indistinct, possibly David Willaume II, London 1742, two pairs of George III silver sugar nips, both Thomas Wallis II, London 1799 and 1800, a George III silver dessert spoon, bright cut engraved, Thomas Chawner, London 1774, a Regency silver caddy shovel spoon with bone handle, Joseph Taylor, Birmingham 1817, a Victorian silver pickle fork with mother of pearl handle, Gough & Silvester (William Gough), Birmingham 1864, and an Edwardian silver butter knife, James Deakin & Sons (John & William F Deakin), Sheffield 1903, total weight 5.615toz. (9).
Lot 31An Edwardian silver trophy cup, together with a silver bud vase, the cup of simple chalice form, presentation engraved for 'Oundle and District Sweet Pea Society, Challenge Cup, Presented by Mres R Goosey', Robert Pringle & Sons, London 1921, 7.5 by 16cm high, the bud vase of trumpet form, with fluted rim, Joseph Gloster Ltd, Birmingham 1967, 7 by 16cm high, total weight 6.52 toz, together with three plated serving dishes, two of rectangular form, armorial engraved, 20 by 29 by 8cm, and an oval dish, complete with scrolled branch detachable handle. (5).
Lot 32Two silver cruet sets, a Victorian silver set with pepper salt, mustard and pepper pot with trefoil form stand, Horace Woodward & Co Ltd., London 1894, 11 by 8.1 by 7.5cm high overall, and a cased Elizabeth II silver cruet set with mustard pot, 8 by 5.5cm high, and two pepper pots, each 4 by 7cm high, A T Cannon Ltd., Birmingham 1973, 9.6toz overall silver weight. (1 bag).
Lot 33A George IV silver milk jug, with profuse repousse and applied decoration, raised on four shell and foliate form feet, bearing presentation inscription 'William Downes to Samuel John Edgell Martin Esq. 4 Jan 1825', with rubbed maker's marks possibly James Arthur, London 1824, 9.4toz, 15.2 by 10.1 by 10.9cm high.
Lot 34A group of five George IV and later silver table spoons, comprising one George IV, Adey Bellamy Savory, London 1829, a pair of Victorian spoons, H J Lias & Son, London 1866, a pair of Edwardian spoons, both with rubbed hallmarks, possibly Holland, Aldwinckle & Slater, London 1902, largest 22.5cm, combined silver weight 12.2toz. (5).
Lot 35Two Georgian silver decanter labels, comprising a George III silver label of plain canted rectangular form with line border, engraved 'Claret', 'SB' possibly for Susannah Barker, 4.7 by 2.6cm, and a George III silver label of rectangular form with gadrooned borders, engraved 'Sherry', 'EC' possibly for Ebenizer Corbitt, 4.8 by 2.5cm, combined weight 0.7toz. (2).
Lot 36A group of Georgian and later silver flatware comprising a pair of Peter and Anne Bateman sugar nips, London 1792, 14cm, a Peter and William Bateman serving spoon, monogram engraved, London 1807, 22cm, a further pair of sugar nips, bright cut engraved, Samuel Godbehere & Edward Wigan, 14cm, London 1791, a further table spoon, John Osment, Exeter 1848, 22.5cm, a set of six Victorian fiddle pattern teaspoons, monogram engraved, Henry Holland (of Holland, Aldwinckle & Slater), 12cm, two Victorian mustard spoons, a Victorian sugar shovel, and a single bright cut dessert spoon, W S Savage & Co, 15.5cm, Sheffield 1899, total combined silver weight 11.05toz. (14).
Lot 37A group of silver items, George III and later, comprising a pepperette, Samuel Wood, London 1760, 11cm high, a further pepperette with swirl finial, monogram engraved, Thomas Shepherd, London 1777, 13.5cm high, a Victorian bon-bon dish in the form of a tastevin, with pierced decoration and cherub handles, William Comyns & Sons, London 1892, 11cm long, and an Edwardian tea strainer, London 1912, William Lund & Son, 12cm long, combined silver weight 7.74toz. (4).
Lot 38A George III silver fiddle and thread pattern marrow scoop, bowl crest engraved, Richard Crossley & George Smith IV, London 1809, 23cm, together with a small George III silver meat skewer, marks indistinct, William Woodward, London circa 1770, 20cm, and a mote spoon, the bowl pierced with pointed finial, marks indistinct but likely Elizabeth Tookey, London circa 1765, 14cm, total silver weight 3.14toz. (3).
Lot 41A group of three silver condiment holders, comprising a large Edward VII silver mustard, with hinged lid and of lobed form, floral finial, squared handle with line decoration, raised on three foliate cast feet, with associated blue glass liner, S W Smith & Co, London 1902, 8.025toz, 12 by 9.5 by 8cm high, an early 19th century silver salt, of large shell form, a/f with old brass repair to back, crest engraved inside, raised on three dolphin cast feet, marks rubbed, 3.49toz gross, 10 by 5cm high, and an Elizabeth II silver pair of salt and pepper shakers, W I Broadway & Co, Birmingham 1951, in presentation case, 1.7toz combined, each 4 by 9.5cm, case 13 by 13 by 6cm, total silver weight approximately 13.0toz. (4).
Lot 42A pair of Edwardian clear glass and silver mounted noggin flasks, each of tapering form with mounted hinged lid, spout and thumbpiece, S Blanckensee & Son Ltd, Birmingham 1912, 6.5 by 11.8cm high, each together with a George V silver decanter label on chain engraved 'Whisky', S Blanckensee & Son Ltd, Chester 1912, 3.8cm wide. (4).
Lot 43A collection of six George III silver tablespoons, comprising a pair of spoons by Peter and William Bateman, London 1807, 21cm, two spoons by William Eley & William Fearn, London 1803 and 1807, each 22cm, and a pair of Newcastle spoons, John Langlands I & John Robertson I, Newcastle, date letter not visible, 22cm, all monogram engraved, total silver weight 10.68toz. (6).
Lot 46A George III silver basting spoon, armorial engraved, Richard Crossley, London 1801, 28cm, a George III silver feather edged tablespoon, armorial engraved, George Smith (II), London 1776, 21cm, and a pair of tablespoons, monogram engraved, Paul Callard, London 1763, 22cm, total silver weight 9.335toz. (4).
Lot 47A George V three piece silver tea service, of boat form with part reeded lower bodies, each engraved with a single 'G', comprising teapot with ebony finial and handle, 25.5 by 10.5 by 14.5cm high, a twin handled sugar bowl, 17 by 8.8 by 9cm high, a helmet shaped milk jug, 11 by 5.7 by 8.4cm high, James Deakin & Sons, Sheffield 1911, overall weight 20.4toz. (3).
Lot 48A collection of seventeen Georgian and later silver condiment and teaspoons, including a teaspoon by Peter, Ann and William Bateman, London 1799, monogram engraved, a pair of teaspoons, monogram engraved, William Eaton, London 1828, and a long handled salt spoon, monogram engraved, Robert Gray and Son, Glasgow 1831, total silver weight 8.16toz. (17).
Lot 49An Edward VII silver teapot and sugar bowl, of bombe form with scalloped rims, raised on four shell mounted pad feet, the teapot with ebonised finial and handle, 20 by 12 by 13.5cm high, the matching twin handled sugar bowl, 16 by 9 by 8.5cm high, Elkington & Co Ltd., Birmingham 1905, 20toz overall. (2).
Lot 50A collection of seven George III silver tablespoons, comprising two with transitional rat tail backs, monogram engraved, Thomas & William Chawner, London 1763, and James Jones, London 1764, both 21cm, a pair of spoons, Elizabeth Tookey, London 1769, 21.5cm, a pair of spoons, armorial engraved, maker WT, London 1768, each 22cm, and a further spoon, monogram engraved, Thomas Wallis II, London 1791, 22cm, total silver weight 15.135toz. (7).
Lot 51A George III silver cream jug, decorated with chased and repousse flowers, with rococo cartouche, on a circular footed pedestal base, monogram engraved, Edward Read, London 1767, 2.91toz, 10.5cm high, together with a further George III silver cream jug, of bellied form with scalloped rim, raised on three legs, makers mark indistinct, London 1754, 3.03toz, 10cm high, and a larger Victorian silver cream jug, of compressed spherical form with scroll handle, gilt interior, armorial engraved, makers marks indistinct,London 1859, 6.7toz, 10 by 14 by 8.5cm high, total combined silver weight 12.63toz. (3).
Lot 53A set of four Victorian silver cauldron salts, each engraved with a single 'R' to one side and with 'RAF to HMR' to each base, with glass liners, repousse floral and scroll decoration, raised upon three scroll feet with shell form mounts, Henry Holland, London 1845, 14.3toz combined silver weight, each 8.4 by 4.8cm high overall. (4).
Lot 54A Victorian silver military presentation inkwell stand, bearing an inscription to its central sphinx lidded sarcophagus style container 'Presented to Major John Higgins On His Retirement from the Command of the H Company 1st Volunteer Battalion Lincolnshire Regiment by present and past Members January 1889', and a raised upon an quatrefoil form stand with four foliate mounted feet, W W Harrison & Co., Sheffield 1888, with two cut glass and silver lidded ink bottles either side, John Clemmens, Birmingham 1893, 29.7toz weighable silver, 28.5 by 18.5 by 13.5cm high overall..
Lot 55A collection of four early 18th century silver tablespoons, comprising a Queen Anne dog nose spoon, John Broake, London 1704, a further dog nose spoon, Benjamin Watts, date letter indistinct, both 20cm, and a pair of Hanoverian rat tail spoons, London 1711, makers mark indistinct, 20.5cm, total silver weight 7.635toz. (4).