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Fri 17th May 2019 - 4pm
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Jewellery & Watches, Silver & Gold
Specialist Sale including antique and modern jewellery, watches, silver, gold, vertu, coins and bank notes.
Lot 51A set of Edward VII silver fish eaters, twelve place settings of knives and forks, with ivory handles engraved JS and silver collars, blades Holland, Aldwinckle & Slater, London 1907, collars TL, Sheffield 1904, knives 22cm, forks 19.5cm, in a two tier blue velvet lined mahogany canteen case, inlaid brass plaque engraved JS, 36 by 27.5 by 6.5cm, 39.2toz gross..
Lot 52A selection of silver and silver backed dressing table items, comprising a silver backed hairbrush, Birmingham 1919, Hasset & Harper Ltd, a similarly designed mirror, Birmingham 1926, Davis, Moss & Co, a further mirror, Birmingham 1915, makers marks rubbed, a comb, Birmingham 1919, Henry Clifford Davis, a ring stand, Birmingham 1903, William Henry Sparrow and a trinket tray, Birmingham 1907, Cornelius Desormeaux Saunders & James Francis Hollings (Frank) Shepherd, ring stand and trinket tray weight 1.77toz. (6).
Lot 55A Victorian and Edwardian silver dressing table set comprising hand mirror, hair brush, clothes brush, pin tray, scent bottle with internal stopper, nail buffer, and two cut glass dressing table jars, all chased and embossed with Reynold's Angels, various makers and dates, 2.23toz weighable silver. (8).
Lot 56A group of Victorian and later silver, comprising a salver with pierced rim, monogram engraved, raised on three scroll feet, London 1899, Sebray Hall and Co Ltd, retailed by W Batty and Sons, Manchester, 20 by 4cm, a bon-bon pedestal dish with pierced rim, London 1923, Ollivant and Botsford, 10 by 5cm, and a pepperett, Birmingham 1907, Docker and Burn Ltd, 7.5cm, combined weight 11.04toz. (3).
Lot 57A Victorian silver snuff box with tortoiseshell lid, the silver sides chased and embossed with scrolling lobes, applied vacant cartouche to lid, Birmingham 1894, Neustadt and Barnett, 7.8 by 3.1 by 2.2cm, and a similar pin dish, scrolling foliate chased and embossed sides, the tortoiseshell base with applied vacant cartouche, Birmingham 1892, Neustadt and Barnett, 8 by 5.5 by 1.3cm, together with a cased set of six antler horn handled steak knives and forks by Walker and Hall, Sheffield. (3).
Lot 58A Victorian silver and cut glass bon bon dish and stand, the silver domed circular lid with cast flower finial and foliate engraved decoration, initialled 'B' and 'F' to reserves, JE, London 1867, 3.06 toz, the etched and clear glass bowl of tapering form with lobed rim and conforming stand, 18 by 16cm high..
Lot 59A Victorian silver christening set, comprising cup, knife, fork and spoon, all foliate engraved, the cup further chased and embossed with flower heads and with gilded interior, 8cm high, Birmingham 1855/6, Hilliard & Thomason, 4.9toz, in original triangular fitted leather box, 21 by 22 by 7.5cm..
Lot 62A Victorian silver christening mug, the body foliate engraved around cartouche inscribed JPT 1894 from H. F. Homes, Sheffield 1896, Atkin Brothers, 9.7 by 9.5cm, together with two silver boxes, one cylindrical with the lid engraved WHJ, Birmingham 1914, George Nathan & Ridley Hayes, the other cuboid with blue watered silk lined interior, London 1911, Samuel Jacob, 5.9 by 4.2 by 8.3cm, 13.5toz gross. (3).
Lot 64A pair of Georgian silver cauldron salts with stepped foot feet, London 1757 or 1762 (marks rubbed), 7 by 3.2cm, together with a silver cigarette case engraved with the cipher JGP, Birmingham 1938, Charles S Green & Co Ltd, and a further foliate engraved cigarette case with vacant cartouche, Birmingham 1918, 9.49toz gross. (4).
Lot 65A group of three Victorian and Edwardian silver items, comprising a sugar castor, Pairpoint Brothers, London 1859, 7 by 16.5cm, a twin handled twin lipped gravy dish, maker's mark rubbed, Birmingham 1894, 17.5 by 14.5 by 8.5cm high, and a small toast rack with five trefoil shaped dividers and ring handle, raised on oval platform with four ball feet, Mappin & Webb, Sheffield 1917, 8.5 by 5 by 9cm high. (3).
Lot 66A group of silver, Georgian and later, comprising a pair of George II three legged cauldron salts, David Hennell I & Robert Hennell I, London 1759, each 7 by 4.3cm, a Regency milk jug, John, Henry & Charles Lias, London 1813, 9 by 14.5 by 9.5cm high, a lidded mustard and spoon, a small four division toast rack, Viner's Ltd, Sheffield 1940, 7.5 by 4.5 by 7.5cm high, two small cut glass silver lidded jars, and a cased set of six Art Deco coffee spoons, Arthur Price & Co Ltd, Birmingham 1920, 13.8toz combined silver weight. (14).
Lot 67A group of mostly Victorian and Edwardian silver, comprising a Victorian cased set of twelve tea spoons, rat tail pattern, terminal engraved JS, George Unite & Sons, London 1899, retailed by Rowlands & Frazer, Jewellers to the Queen, a set of six silver handled butter knives, a sugar sifter spoon, two pepperettes, mother of pearl handled butter knife, sugar nips and nine tea spoons, 19.25toz combined gross. (32).
Lot 72A Victorian silver bachelor's three piece tea service, comprising teapot, milk jug and sucrier, the bodies chased and embossed with palmettes within foliate bands, each with vacant oval cartouche, ivory insulators to handle of tea pot, Birmingham 1888, Elkington & Co, 19 by 17cm and smaller, all contained within original purple velvet and silk lined fitted leather case, 25.28toz gross. (3).
Lot 73A George III and Victorian silver desk stand of oval twin handled form, with swag decoration within a pierced and beaded rim, raised on four foliate scroll feet, fitted with a central taperstick and holder flanked by two cut glass inkwells with silver lids, presentation engraved to body 'Richard Budd Painter Esquire, MD, FRCS (exam) M & LSA, also Surgeon to the F Division of the Metropolitan Police for seven years by the Officers, Sergeants and Constables of that Division, in appreciation of his excellent qualities, professional and private, and as a small token of their very great esteem for him. Thomas Durkin, Superintendent, Bow St., February 1864', stand London 1777, Robert Jones & John Scofield, the well lids, central cylinder beneath the tapersick and the taperstick itself various makers and dates, 31 by 18.5 by 11cm, 19.42toz excluding glass wells..
Lot 74A Victorian three piece silver tea set comprising teapot, milk jug and sugar bowl, all chased and embossed with wrythen lobed lower bowls, applied scroll and mask handle to jug, the teapot and jug marked London 1890, John Aldwinckle & Thomas Slater, the sugar bowl marked Sheffield 1963, Mappin and Webb, teapot 23.5 by 12cm, 25.79toz gross. (3).
Lot 76A Victorian silver spirit kettle on stand, the compressed globular body with wrythen lobed detailing to lower bowl, hinged silver scroll and ebony handle, the body armorial engraved with lion holding an orange, stylised wave pierced to upper rim of stand, scroll legs and stylised shell feet, London 1883, Edward Hutton, 19.5 by 18cm with handle down, 26.9toz gross..
Lot 77A large collection of Georgian and later silver flatware, comprising two basting spoons, London 1798, William Sumner I, and London 1799, Jonathan Perkins I and Jonathan Perkins II, both 29cm long, four serving spoons, Exeter 1805, Richard Ferris, London 1800, Richard Crossley, London 1810, William Eley, William Fearn and William Chawner and London 1809, Peter and William Bateman, together with a dessert spoon, London 1812, Peter and William Bateman and two teaspoons, London 1815, Peter and Ann Bateman, a set of six forks, London 1826, John Henry and Charles Lias, a set of six fish knives and forks, Sheffield 1917, Atkin Brothers, further forks, spoons, grapefruit spoons and teaspoons, total weight approximately 87toz. (66, 1 bag).
Lot 79A fine Elizabeth II silver canteen of cutlery by Mappin & Webb in Harley pattern, comprising starter knives and forks, main course knives and forks, fish knives and forks (with silver blades), soup spoons, tea spoons and carving accoutrements, six place settings with additional items added later, eighty pieces total, Mappin & Webb, Sheffield 1975 and later, in mahogany canteen, 44.5 by 35 by 11.5cm, with key, and contained within original blue card box, 97.29toz weighable silver..
Lot 80A particularly fine High Victorian silver tea set, in the late Renaissance/Mannerist style of Cellini, ornately decorated with embossed friezes of stags, masks, goats, caryatids and other classical adornments, with caryatid handles and masks to the spouts, armorial engraved with starfish, comprising hot water pot, 27 by 13.5 by 27cm high, teapot, 26.5 by 14 by 21cm high, milk jug, 15 by 8.7 by 14.5cm high, and double handled sugar bowl, 20 by 11.8 by 15.5cm high, James Dixon & Sons Ltd, Sheffield 1881, 79.16toz combined weight. (4).
Lot 83A collection of one hundred and twenty nine UK and World bank notes, including a US Confederate States America two dollars, 1864, Bank of England One Pound, E54E535475, Peppiatt, Five Pounds, H59379203, O'Brien, Ten Pounds, C28822553, Page, Bank of Scotland, Northern Bank Limited, Jersey, Isle of Man, Reserve Bank of New Zealand, Australian, Japanese, Chinese, Greek, Belgian, French, Spanish, Danish, Moroccan, Egyptian, Indonesian, Korean, Middle East, Singapore, Indian, Canadian, Brazilian, Paraguay, South African, mounted in groups, glazed and framed in seven frames, two 35.5 by 96.5cm, two 55 by 70cm, two 35.5 by 40.5, and one 35.5 by50.5cm. (7).
Lot 86Numismatic: a collection of coins and notes comprising a Queen Anne silver crown, with lauriate bust of Queen facing left, Anna Dei Gratia around with mint mark E below and cross of crowned shields obverse with Mag Bri Fr et Hib Reg, with 1707 divided by crown over England shield, a William III 1696 half crown, with laureate bust of King facing right, Gvlielmvs III Dei Gra around with mint mark C below, obverse with crowned shields of in cross fomation with Mag Br Fr Hib Rex and 1696 divided by crown over England shield below, a Victoria Jubilee head 1889 crown, a JFK Liberty half dollar 1964, a 1971 Liberty dollar and two white 1947 five pound notes, serial numbers M60029607 and L37044456, together with a collection of Victorian and later GB, European and Commonwealth stamps including penny reds. (1 bag).
Lot 89A collection of UK bank notes and stamps, 1960's to 1980's, comprising thirty four £1 notes, serials BS55558855, E26T857857, DU11178629, HR63375986, EX34016130, ER23557119, HX65735236, DR81430803, X95911349, B62708214, 27U029694, 61R766541, L08721938, A41889055, M03R727474, R80L346483, L13X073657, A44203258, A06939857, A06939856, AT29653110, AT29653109, AT29653108, 81N351048, 21B520152, A72N473009, E36N772233, AT17715861, AR66070805, AR66070804, AS55012551, AS44463206, AS24666537, AS67466381, two £5 notes serials E28755437 and AU56028984, and three £10 notes serials E20609994, S53889607 and EY18888125, Chief Cashiers Leslie O'Brien, Jasper Hollom, John Standish Fforde, John Page, David Somerset, and Malcolm Gill, together with a small collection of commemorative stamps mostly mint unmounted, all in a modern album. (1 bag).
Lot 102A group of four Victorian/Edwardian 9ct gold rings, comprising a flowerhead ring set with six opals and a ruby, scrolling leaf detail to shoulders, size O/P, a ring set with five amethysts, size M, an example set with alternating pearls and turquoise in a textured setting, size M, and a 9ct and platinum ring with white stones arranged in a starburst setting, a/f one stone missing, size J, 8.9g total. (4).