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

FABULOUS RUSSIAN SILVER GILT AND CLOISONNE ENAMEL ...

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DEC78

This is a very decorative Soviet Russian polyvhrome enamel sterling gilt silver 916 tea strainer. Of circular form with yellow and green beaded border. The handle embellished with cloisonné enamel floral and foliate design in tones of green, white and yellow accented with further black enamel motifs encompassing the concave thumb piece.

Fine rope twist borders surrounding the strainer.

Hallmarks:

Maker's mark: Untraced
Soviet silver mark: Hammer and sickle star emblem.
Silver quality/purity mark: 916 (916/1000)

Condition

Excellent condition.
The enamel is in perfect condition.
The Russian hallmarks struck to the reverse of the strainer bowl are all very clear.


Dimensions

Length 11.5cm / 4.4 inches.
Bowl diameter: 6.5cm / 2.6 inches.
Height 2cm / 0.7 inches.

Postage UK: £7 Special delivery next day.

Postage overseas: £10 International Signed For.

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£375
| $499 USD | €425 EUR

FABULOUS ART DECO SILVER TEA CADDY BY ...

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JUIN76

This very elegant and unusual solid silver tea caddy is dated Birmingham 1920 and was made by S Blanckensee & Sons. Of serpentine outline with a hinged domed lid and raised on four claw and ball feet. The sides with exquisite shaped swing handles.
Gilt interior.

Hallmarks:

SB &S Ld for S Blanckensee & Sons Ltd.
Birmingham Assay Mark.
Lion Passant.
Date letter "v" for 1920.

Dimensions and Weight:

Height: 11cm / 4.4 inches
Width: 12cm / 5 inches.
Depth: 7.5cm / 3 inches.
Weight: 156g / 5oz.

Condition
Good
No dings. No dents.
Well executed silver repair on inner leg.
Postage UK: £8 Special Delivery Next day.
Postage overseas: £12 International Signed For.

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£375
| $499 USD | €425 EUR

FINE STERLING SILVER BACHELOR CHOCOLATE POT BY ...

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JUIL89

This exquisite and very unusual sterling silver chocolate pot bears the marks of Heming & Co, prestigious London jewellers and silversmiths.
The plain baluster body with a domed hinged lid applied with strap work and surmounted by an elegant ring finial and with shell thumb piece.
The side scroll handle cane-wrapped.
The base engraved with retailer's marks "HEMING & CO, CONDUIT STREET, LONDON" and the hallmarks.
The inner lid separately hallmarked.

Hallmarks:

H&Co Lts. for Heming & Co Ltd.
Lion Passant.
London Assay mark.
Date letter "r" for 1933.

Dimensions and weight:

Height: 17.5 cm - 7 inches
Diameter of base: 8.5cm / 3.2 inches.
Weight: 765g / 27 oz.

Condition:
Very good.
No dings or dents to the body.
Strong hinge.
Excellent set of marks.
Partial loss to the cane around the handle.

Postage UK: £8 Special Delivery Next day.
Postage overseas: £20 International Signed For.
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£345
| $459 USD | €391 EUR

EXQUISITE VICTORIAN HANAU SILVER TEA STRAINER BY ...

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JUIL98

This exquisite Hanau silver tea strainer bears the marks of William Moering and is dated London 1898. The cast silver circular bowl embossed with a maiden and a cherub on a lattice background. The handle cast with foliate scrolls.

Hallmarks:

WM for William Moering
Letter "F" for Foreign imports.
London mark
Dale letter "c" for 1898

Condition

Excellent condition.


Dimensions

Length 10cm / 4 inches.
Bowl diameter: 7cm / 2.6 inches.
Height 1cm / 0.4 inches.

Postage UK: £8 Special delivery next day.

Postage overseas: £10 International Signed For.

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£145
| $193 USD | €164 EUR

ELEGANT ART DECO SILVER TEA STRAINER BY ...

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OCT70

This is a very distinctive Art Deco silver tea strainer made by William Redfern Deykin & Walter Andrew Harrison. The pierced circular bowl flanked by a pair of geometric handles and fitted on an associated stand. Both tea strainer and stand dated Birmingham 1935. The stand made by G F Westwood & Sons has a plain saucer fitted with wire-work supports.

Hallmarks:

D&H for Deykin & Harrison.
Birmingham Assay Mark.
Lion passant.
Date letter "L" for 1935.
Jubilee mark.

Dimensions and weight:
Diameter: 5cm / 2 inches.
Length handle to handle: 10cm / 4 inches.
Height: 4cm / 1.6 inches
Combined Weight: 65 g / 2 1/4 oz

Condition:
Very good.

Postage UK: £8 Special delivery next day.
Postage overseas: £10 International Signed For.
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£145
| $193 USD | €164 EUR

EXCEPTIONAL PAIR OF SILVER COFFEE POTS, IN ...

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AVRIL62

This is a fabulous and extremely elegant pair of sterling silver coffee pots inspired by an early 17th Century design during the reign of William & Mary.

Each coffee pot having a plain circular body with tapering sides, a conical hinged lid with finial, a straight spout and a light wood side-handle. Each with an excellent silver gauge.

The base engraved with retailer's marks "Irvine Hindle Halifax" and with the words "reproduction 1689"

Hallmarks:

TB&S for Thomas Bradbury & Sons.
Lion Passant.
Sheffield Assay mark.
Date letter "p" for 1933.

Dimensions and combined weight:

Height: 17.5 cm - 7 inches
Diameter of base: 8.5cm / 3.2 inches.
Weight: 765g / 27 oz.


Condition:

Excellent.
No dings or dents to the body.
Strong hinge.
Excellent set of marks.
Wooden handles in very good order.

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

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FABULOUS ARTS & CRAFT SILVER TEA SERVICE ...

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AOUT63

This is a very distinctive solid silver Art & Craft three piece tea set made by the highly collectable A. E. Jones. The teapot of bullet form with a flat hinged cover. All three pieces applied with a decorative floral band. The horizontal lug handles on the sugar and cream jug and the applied floral band are very much a feature of A. E. Jones designs.

All three pieces raised on a spread pedestal foot.

Pale wood handle and finial on teapot.

Hallmarks:

A.E.J for Albert Ernest Jones.
Birmingham Assay Mark.
Lion Passant.
Date letter "r" for 1916.

Dimensions and weight:

Teapot:

Length: 23cm / 9 inches.
Height: 13cm / 4.2 inches.
Weight: 421g / 15 oz

Cream Jug:

Height: 6.5cm / 2.4 inches.
Length handle to spout: 11cm / 4 inches.
Weight: 111g / 3.9 oz

Sugar bowl:

Height: 16cm / 6 inches.
Diameter: 9.5cm / 3.6 inches.
Weight: 144g / 5.1 oz

Combined weight:

676g / 24 oz.

Condition:

Excellent.
No dings or dents to any of the pieces.
Each piece stands firmly on its base.
Good set of hallmarks.
No split to the wooden handle or finial.
SOLD

RARE ARTS & CRAFT SPOT-HAMMERED SILVER BACHELOR ...

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OCT71

This very distinctive and fabulous Arts & Craft, spot hammered, silver bachelor teapot and is dated Birmingham 1907. The tapered body with unusual and wonderfully executed rivets decorations, resembling a riveted leather vessel.

Ebonised wooden handle and finial.

Hallmarks:

JF for James Fenton.
Birmingham Assay Mark.
Lion Passant.
Date letter "h" for 1907.

Dimensions and weight:

Length: 17cm / 7 inches.
Height: 12cm / 4 inches.
Base diameter: 10cm / 4 inches.
Weight: 260g / 9 oz


Condition:

Excellent.
No dings or dents .
No split to the wooden handle or finial.
Postage UK: £8 Special Delivery Next day.
Postage overseas: £12 International Signed For.

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SUPERB ART DECO SOLID SILVER THREE PIECE ...

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FEV80

This very elegant solid silver Art Deco tea service was made by the prolific silversmiths Viner's Ltd and is dated London 1934. Each piece with a conical stepped body and raised on a conforming pedestal base.
Ebonised wood handle and finial.
The wood finial carved to match the design of the service.
The simplicity of the lines is very reminiscent of the Art Deco era and gives this service a timeless elegance.

Hallmarks:
EV for Emile Viner.
London Assay Mark.
Lion Passant.
Jubilee Mark.
Date letter "l" for 1934.

Dimensions and weight:

Teapot:
Length: 23cm / 9 inches.
Height up to finial: 17cm / 7 inches.
Weight: 383g / 13.5 oz

Cream Jug:
Height: 9cm / 3.4 inches.
Length handle to spout: 12cm / 4.2 inches.
Weight: 92g / 3.2 oz

Sugar bowl:
Height: 9cm / 3.4 inches.
Diameter: 9cm / 3.4 inches.
Weight: 110g / 3.7 oz

Combined weight:
587g / 21 oz.

Condition:
Excellent.
No dings or dents to any of the pieces.
Each piece stands firmly on its base.
Very good set of hallmarks.
No split to the wooden handle or finial.
SOLD

FABULOUS ART DECO SOLID SILVER THREE PIECE ...

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AVR74

This superb quality solid silver Art Deco tea service was made by the renowned Mappin & Webb. Each piece with an excellent gauge of silver, the combined weight being an impressive 38 ounces. The teapot of cantered rectangular form is raised on shell-capped cabriole legs The top with a finely engraved shell frieze. The domed cover with black ebonised finial. Both cream jug and sugar bowl of conforming form with flat angular handles.

Hallmarks:

M&W for Mappin & Webb.
Sheffield Assay Mark.
Lion Passant.
Date letter "n" for 1930.

Dimensions and Weight:
Teapot:
Maximum length: 26cm / 10.4 inches.
Maximum height: 16cm / 6 inches.
Weight: 682g / 24 oz
Cream Jug:
Height: 8.5cm / 3.2 inches.
Length handle to spout: 16cm / 6.2 inches.
Weight: 193g / 6.3 oz
Sugar bowl:
Height: 8.5cm / 3.4 inches.
Diameter: 9.5cm / 3.6 inches.
Weight: 225g / 8 oz
Combined weight:
1100g / 38 oz.

Condition:
Excellent.
No dings or dents to any of the pieces.
Each piece stands firmly on its base.
Very good set of hallmarks.
No split to the wooden handle or finial.

Postage UK: £11 Special Delivery Next day.
Postage overseas: from £20 International Signed For.

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SOLD

SUPERB ART DECO SOLID SILVER THREE PIECE ...

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JUIN98

This is a very elegant solid silver Art Deco tea service made by the prolific silversmiths Deakin & Francis Ltd. Each piece with a very good gauge of silver. The teapot with a tapered plain body and flat stepped hinged cover. Both cream jug and sugar bowl with a conforming form.

Pale wood handle and finial.

The understated design and the simplicity of the lines gives this service a timeless elegance.

Hallmarks:

D&F for Deakin & Francis Ltd.
Birmingham Assay Mark.
Lion Passant.
Date letter "O" for 1937.

Dimensions and weight:

Teapot:

Length: 23cm / 9 inches.
Height: 11cm / 4.2 inches.
Weight: 441g / 15.5 oz

Cream Jug:

Height: 8cm / 3 inches.
Length handle to spout: 12cm / 4.2 inches.
Weight: 100g / 3.5 oz

Sugar bowl:

Height: 16cm / 6 inches.
Diameter: 9.5cm / 3.6 inches.
Weight: 133g / 4.7 oz

Combined weight:

674g / 23.7 oz.

Condition:

Excellent.
No dings or dents to any of the pieces.
Each piece stands firmly on its base.
Very good set of hallmarks.
No split to the wooden handle or finial.

SOLD