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.
Postage overseas: 10 International Signed For.
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£695
| $925 USD | €787 EUR

RARE ARTS & CRAFT SPOT-HAMMERED TEA CADDY ...

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AVR97

This very elegant Arts & Craft movement solid silver tea caddy is a rare piece. It has a simple and beautiful oval outline and a pleasing hinged domed lid. The lid with stylised embossed diamond-shaped finial. It bears the hallmarks of the department store Debenhams and is most certainly an A E Jones piece
Debenhams traces its history back to 1778 and became Debenhams Limited in 1915. It has an excellent silver gauge and feels satisfyingly heavy when picked up. The images do not do it justice.

Both top and base with fine ovolo border.

The underside inscribed "Debenhams Ltd"

Good gauge and wonderful quality.

Hallmarks:

D LD for Debenhams Ltd.
Lion Passant.
Birmingham Assay Mark.
Date letter "r" for 1916.

Dimensions and Weight:

Height up to finial: 10cm / 4 inches
Width: 9.5cm / 3.6 inches.
Depth: 6cm / 2.2 inches.

Weight: 182g / 6.3oz.

Condition

Excellent.

No dings. No dents. No repairs.

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

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£495
| $659 USD | €561 EUR

EDWARDIAN 10" SOLID SILVER TRAY / SALVER ...

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AOUT61

This superb 10 inches x 10 inches sterling silver drinks tray or salver is dated London 1904 and was made by the renowned silversmiths Charles Stuart Harris. Of shaped circular form, with a raised pie crust edge. Raised on three scroll feet. It has an excellent silver gauge, 24 oz, a testimony to its quality.

Hallmarks:

CSH for Charles Stuart Harris.
London Assay Mark.
Lion Passant.
Date letter "i" for 1904.
Dimension and Weight:
Diameter: 25cm / 10 inches.
Height: 3 cm / 1.2 inch.
Weight: 21oz / 734 g

Condition:
Good. No dings, no dents.
Surface scratching , commensurate with age.
A fabulous salver.

Postage UK: 11 Special Delivery Next day.
Postage overseas: from 20 International Signed For.
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£495
| $659 USD | €561 EUR

PAIR OF GEORGE V SILVER CORINTHIAN COLUMN ...

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SEPT69

This elegant pair of solid silver candlesticks is in the very desirable Corinthian column style. They were made by the reputed Sheffield silversmiths Thomas Bradbury & Sons. Each square stepped foot decorated with a gadroon border.
Reeded columns.
Original detachable sconces.
Loaded bases with replacement green felt.
Full hallmarks struck to the side of each base and struck to the sleeve of each capital.
One dated Sheffield 1912, the other 1915, which is quite common with very popular patterns.

Hallmarks:

TB&S for Thomas Bradbury & Sons.
Sheffield Assay mark.
Lion passant.
Date letter "u" and "y" for 1912 & 1915.
Lion Passant.

Condition:

Very good
No dents but minor dIngs commensurate with age.
No pin holes.
Excellent set of marks.

Dimensions:
Height: 15 cm high / 6 inches.
Base: 8cm x 8xm / 3 x 3 inches.
Postage UK: 10 Special Delivery Next day.
Postage overseas: from 20 International Signed For.
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£495
| $659 USD | €561 EUR

GEORGIAN SILVER NUTMEG GRATER BY THOMAS WILLMORE, ...

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JUIN98

This exquisite Georgian nutmeg grater bears the marks of the sought-after silversmith Thomas Willmore and is dated Birmingham 1801. 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 rectangular body is the perfect size to house a nutmeg, as can be seen on one of my images. The hinged cover opens to reveal the original steel grater. The inner lid is fully hallmarked.

Hallmarks:

TW for Thomas Willmore
Date letter "i" for 1806.
Birmingham Assay mark.
Lion Passant.
Duty mark.

Condition:

Excellent
No dings, repairs dents to the cover or main body.
Hinge in excellent condition.
Clear hallmarks.
Crisp decorations.

Postage UK: 7 Special Delivery Next day.
Postage overseas: 10 International Signed For.
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£475
| $632 USD | €538 EUR

PAIR OF AMERICAN STERLING SILVER CANDLESTICKS BY ...

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AOUT79

This stunning pair of 9 inches high solid silver candlesticks is dated New York 1919 and bears the marks of the Whiting Manufacturing Company. Each hexagonal base with applied foliate motifs leading to a baluster column with conforming Art Nouveau stylised decorations. The generous circular sockets with fixed nozzles.

The initial "P" bright-engraved on one of the facets of each column.

The underside solid silver and engraved with a presentation date of "April 9 1921"

Hallmarks:

Impressed STERLING
Stamp number: 6641
"Square" shape Year Mark symbol dating the candlesticks to 1919 exactly.
Lion alongside "W" for the Whiting Manufacturing Company.

Condition:

Good
No dents but minor dIngs commensurate with age.
No pin holes.
Excellent set of marks.

Dimensions:

Height: 22 cm high / 9 inches.
Base: 10cm / 4 inches.

Postage UK: 10 Special Delivery Next day.
Postage overseas: from 20 International Signed For.

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£475
| $632 USD | €538 EUR

RUSSIAN SILVER AND NIELLO ENAMEL SNUFF BOX ...

Item Ref
OCTO79

This is a superb Russian silver and niello snuff box. The front hinged cover with niello work decoration featuring a bridge over a river with various buildings in the background. The back with a country mansion amongst trees and scrolls. The sides embellished with an elongated trellis pattern. The interior of the box retains the original gilding.

Hallmarks:

Maker's marks: Alexander Fuld, Moscow, 1862-1917.
Moscow city mark
84 zolotniki silver.
Date mark erased: - circa 1880.

Condition:

Fair.
Front and back panel in very good condition.
Sides with some losses to the niello decorations.
Interior gilding in very good condition.

Dimensions:

Length: 7.5cm / 3 inches.
Depth: 4.5cm / 1.6 inch.
Height: 2.5cm / 1 inch.

Postage UK: 8 Special Delivery Next day.
Postage overseas: 12 International Signed For.
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£425
| $566 USD | €482 EUR

VICTORIAN SILVER WHISKY FLASK BY CYRIL JAMES ...

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AOUT60

This good size solid silver hip flask was made by Cyril James Frost and is hallmarked for London 1897. It has an unusual curved crescent form designed to fit comfortably in a pocket.
The hallmarked hinged domed lid with bayonet locking mechanism.
Excellent gauge of silver, it feels satisfyingly heavy.
Flat narrow pedestal base allowing the flask to stand upright.
All parts separately hallmarked.

Hallmarks:

CJF for Cyril James Frost
London Assay mark.
Lion Passant.
Date letter "b" for 1897.

Condition:
very good.
Small dent on top oif lid.
Minor dings on body, commensurate with age.
Good lid.

Dimensions and Weight:

Height: 12cm / 5 inches.
Width: 10.5cm / 4 inches.
Depth: 3 cm / 0.6 inches.
Weight: 6oz / 175g.

Postage UK: 8 Special delivery next day.
Postage overseas: 15 International Signed For.
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£395
| $526 USD | €448 EUR

CASED SET OF SIX VICTORIAN SILVER NUMBERED ...

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SEPT85

This exquisite and unusual complete set of six Victorian silver napkin rings is hallmarked for Sheffield 1893 and was made by the renowned James Dixon & Sons. Each napkin ring of oval waisted form with central girdle and pinched borders. Numbered 1 to 6 and presented in the original leather box lined with fuchsia velvet and satin. They have an excellent silver gauge.

Hallmarks:

JD&S for James Dixon & Sons.
Birmingham Assay Mark.
Lion passant.
Date letter "a" for 1893.

Dimensions and Weight:
Length: 5cm / 2 inches.
Width: 4.5cm / 1.4 inches.
Height: 3cm / 1.2 inch.
Combined weight: 156g / 5.4 oz.

Postage UK: 8 Special Delivery Next day.
Postage overseas: 15 International Signed For.
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£365
| $486 USD | €414 EUR

EARLY VICTORIAN NOVELTY SILVER "BOOK" VINAIGRETTE BY ...

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JUIN99

Silver "book" vinaigrettes are rather scarce and very sought-after and this is a wonderful example. Made by Joseph Taylor & John Perry in Birmingham 1840, it is engraved with scroll decorations on both sides.
The reeded spine modelled as a book.
The oval reserve to the front engraved with initials.
Gilt interior.
The original sponge is still present.
The grille intricately pierced with foliate decorations.

Hallmarks:

T&P for Joseph Taylor & John Perry.
Birmingham assay mark.
Duty Mark.
Date letter "R" for 1840.

Condition:
Good
Functioning hinge on vinaigrette despite central loop missing.
Good hinge on grille.
Gilding in excellent condition.

Dimensions:
4 cm x 2.5 cm x 0.8 cm
£350
| $466 USD | €397 EUR

PAIR OF VICTORIAN PIERCED SILVER & CRANBERRY ...

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DEC74

This fine pair of Mid-Victorian solid silver salts is hallmarked for London 1853 and was made by Joseph & Albert Savory, highly regarded silversmiths. Each salt having a cylindrical body pierced with geometric designs within reeded borders.
Raised on four decorative cast bracket feet.
Each fitted with a cranberry glass liner, always a very desirable colour.
The liner with star-cut base.
Sold with a pair of Victorian silver salts spoons by Josiah William & Co, London 1894.

Hallmarks:

JS over AS for Joseph and Albert Savory.
Lion Passant.
London Assay Mark.
Duty Mark.
Date letter "s" for 1853.

Condition:
Very good
No dings or dents.
Liners in perfect condition.

Dimensions and Weight:

Height: 5cm / 2 inches.
Diameter: 6cm / 2.4 inches.
Weight excluding liner: 104 g / 1 3/4 oz.

Postage UK: 8 Special Delivery Next day.
Postage overseas: 12 International Signed For.
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£325
| $433 USD | €368 EUR

MINIATURE VICTORIAN SILVER PATIENCE CARD BOX BY ...

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OCTO86

This exquisite solid silver patience card box has very simple lines. The hinged domed cover opening to reveal a gilt interior divided in two to fit the pair of playing cards. Fitted with the original and complete set of cards.

Hallmarks:

N&H for Nathan & Hayes
Chester Assay Mark.
Lion Passant
Date letter "P" for 1898.
Condition:
Excellent.

Dimensions and Weight:

Height: 5cm / 2 inches.
Width: 3.5cm / 1.2 inches.
Depth: 3.5cm / 1.2 inches.

Postage UK: 8 Special Delivery Next day.
Postage overseas: 25 International Signed For.
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£325
| $433 USD | €368 EUR