FABULOUS CASED PAIR OF VICTORIAN SILVER SALT ...

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JUIN89

These exquisite Victorian solid silver shell-shaped salts & matching spoons bears the marks of the renowned George Unite and are dated Birmingham 1882. Each salt having an embossed textured body in the form of a shell raised on three dolphin feet. They come with their matching apostle barley twist salt spoons, same maker, same dates, a rare occurence as spoons are usually lost and later replaced. Presented in the original and rather splendid case.

Hallmarks:

G.U for George Unite.
Birmingham Assay Mark.
Lion Passant.
Duty Mark
Date letter "h" for 1882.

Condition:

Very good
No dings or dents.
Gilt still present but very pale.

Dimensions and Weight:

Height up to handle: 3.5cm / 1.42inches.
Width: 5.5cm / 3.2 inches.
Depth: 5.5cm / 3.2 inches
Combined weight: 34 g / 1.1 oz.

Postage:

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£250

EDWARDIAN SILVER PEPPER GRINDER BY HUKIN & ...

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JANV92

This superb Edwardian silver pepper grinder bears the marks of the very collectable Hukin & Heath* and is dated London 1902. The baluster-shaped body, with rope-twist borders. All three parts separately hallmarked. The grinding mechanism by the renowned Peugeot Freres. It grinds pepper beautifully and therefore combines elegance with practicality.

*The firm of Hukin & Heath (1855-1953) was established by Jonathan Wilson Hukin and John Thomas Heath as manufacturing silversmiths and electroplaters. They entered silver marks in London in 1879. The firm is renowned for its collaboration with Dr Christopher Dresser. Its showrooms were described as 'redolent of art', while the art works were produced without increasing the cost, exhibiting 'grace combined with the useful, simplicity and purity of form with readiness of application to the purposes to which they are to be applied'.

Hallmarks:

JTH over JHM for Hukin & Heath (John Thomas Heath & John Hartshorne Middleton)
London Assay Mark.
Lion Passant.
Date letter "g" for 1902.

Dimensions:

Height: 9cm / 3.3 inches.
Diameter at widest: 5cm / 2 inches.

Condition:

Good condition.
Minor dimple round the rim, does not affect the working of the pepper

Delivery:

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£225

ELEGANT PAIR OF SILVER WIREWORK PEPPERETTES BY ...

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JUIN91

This unusual pair of silver pepperettes was made by Robert Fead Mosley and is dated Sheffield 1913. Each cylindrical silver body with a wirework middle section raised on a circular pedestal foot and fitted with the original Bristol blue glass liner. Pull-off pierced cover.

Hallmarks:

RFM for R F Mosley & Co (Robert Fead Mosley)
Sheffield Assay Mark.
Lion Passant.
Date letter "o" for 1913.

Condition:

Very good condition.
No losses to the pierced decorations.
Wirework in very good condition.
Glass in very good condition.

Dimensions:

Height: 7.5cm / 3 inches.
Diameter: 3.5cm / 1.3 inches.

Delivery:

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£175

UNUSUAL EDWARDIAN SILVER MOUNTED AGATE PEPPER BY ...

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FEV99

This unusual silver and agate pepper sifter is dated London 1909. The slender pale green agate body mounted with a fully hallmarked neck and conical pierced cover. it is simple and elegant.

Hallmarks:

HG&S for Henry Griffith & Sons Ltd.
London Assay mark.
Date letter "o" for 1909.
Lion Passant

Dimensions:

Height: 10cm / 4 inches.
Diameter at widest: 3.5cm / 1.3 inches.

Condition:

Good condition.


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£125

RARE SOLID SILVER OWL CRUET SET BY ...

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FEV76

This fabulous and rarely seen large cast silver "owl" pepper, mustard and matching "mouse" spoon was made by the renowned silversmith Richard Comyns in 1965. Each cast body with naturalistic plumage and inset with characterful glass eyes. The mustard with a hinged cover housing its matching "mouse" mustard spoon. These spoons are very scarce as they so often have been lost. The pepper with a hallmarked secure pull-off cover. It is the large example, it has an excellent silver gauge and the quality is wonderful. A superb and rare owl cruet set by the celebrated Comyns family.

Hallmarks

Fully hallmarked on each tail.
Inner salt cover partially hallmarked with Lion Passant, Date letter and size letter 9.
Mustard spoon with Lion , passant , Date letter "k" for 1965, London Assay Mark.

RC for Richard Comyns
Lion Passant
London Assay Mark
Date letter "k" for 1965.

Condition

Excellent.

Dimension and Combined weight

Height: 7.5cm / 2.6 inches
Width: 3cm / 1.2 inches
Depth: 3cm / 1.2 inches.

Delivery:

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SILVER OWL CRUET SET BY COMYNS

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JO69

This is a beautiful cast silver Owl salt and pepper made by the renowned silversmith Richard Comyns in 1958.

Naturalistic plumage and lovely glass eyes.

Pull-off covers, each pierced differently for salt and pepper.

Hallmarks

Fully hallmarked on each tail
Inner cover partially hallmarked with Lion Passant and Date letter.

RC for Richard Comyns
Lion Passant
London Assay Mark
Date letter "c" for 1958

Condition

Excellent.

Dimension and Combined weight

6cm / 2.2'' high
141g / 5 oz.

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GEORGIAN SILVER LARGE KITCHEN FLOUR DREDGER OR ...

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FEV76

This is a very rare Georgian solid silver large muffineer or flour dredger. It is dated London 1820 and bears the marks of Sebastian Crespell II.
It is unusually large for a silver example. It is more the size of a brass example.
Of traditional cylindrical form with pierced pull-off cover.
Reeded base , girdle and handle.
It has a very good gauge of silver.

Hallmarks:

SC for Sebastian Crespell II.
London Assay Mark.
Lion Passant.
Date letter "e" for 1820

Dimensions:

Height: 11 cm - 4 inches
Diameter: 6cm - 2 2/8 inches.
Weight: 173g / 6.1 oz.


Condition:

Very good.
No dings or dents to the body.
No loss to the pierced decorations on cover.
Marks a little rubbed at places but identifiable.

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

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CASED PAIR OF ART DECO SILVER BUTTER ...

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JAN97

This superb cased pair of pierced silver butter dishes bear the marks of the reputed silversmiths Adie & Lovekin. Each dish of oval form, the sides pierced with exquisite lattice designs and raised on four fleur-de-lys capped feet. The dishes flanked by elegant pierced lug handles and fitted with their original frosted glass liners.
The set is completed by the matching silver butter forks, all beautifully presented in the original box.

The forks themselves are a simple and exquisite design. The frosted glass liners with star cut base, always a sign of quality. This is rare on the market; complete cased sets are few and far between and this is a very elegant example.

Hallmarks:

A BROS Ltd for the Adie Brothers.
Date letters "B" & "C" for 1927
Lion Passant.
Birmingham Assay Mark.

Dimensions:

Length: 13.5cm / 5.2 inches.
Width: 7.5cm / 3 inches.
Height:4cm /1.4 inches.
Fork length: 11cm 4.4 inches.

Condition:

Excellent.

Postage UK: 8 Special Delivery Next day.
Postage overseas: 15 International Signed For.
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PAIR OF EARLY 19TH CENTURY INDIAN COLONIAL ...

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MARS88

This rare pair of Indian Colonial solid silver salts were made circa 1810. Of cylindrical form, they are raised on a hollow circular foot. Each cylindrical body inscribed 'Salt' beneath a gadrooned rim and pierced removable cover. They were most probably made in Calcutta circa 1810-20. The hallmarks are very faint but appear to include a makers mark and pseudo Lion passant marks. They are very distinctive of the period.

Hallmarks:

Very faint.

Condition:

Very good for the age.
No dings or dents.
No loss to piercings on dome covers.
Firm bases.

Dimensions and Weight:

Height: 9cm / 3.4 inches.
Diameter: 4.5cm / 1.6 inches.
Weight: 192 g / 6 3/4 oz.

Postage UK: 8 Special Delivery Next day.
Postage overseas: 12 International Signed For.
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FABULOUS CASED SET OF FOUR VICTORIAN SILVER ...

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JANV89

These exquisite and rather unusual Victorian solid silver salts & matching spoons are hallmarked for Sheffield 1889 and were made by James Dixon & Sons. Each salt having an embossed textured body in the form of a basket with Greek key pattern handles. They come with their matching spoons, same maker, varied dates, a rare occurence as spoons are usually lost and later replaced. Presented in the original and rather splendid case.

Hallmarks:

JD&S for James Dixon & Sons.
Sheffield Assay Mark.
Lion Passant.
Date letter "W" for 1889.

Condition:

Very good
No dings or dents.
Gilt still present but very pale.

Dimensions and Weight:

Height up to handle: 4cm / 1.4 inches.
Width handle to handle: 8cm / 3.2 inches.
Depth: 3cm / 1.2 inches
Combined weight: 116 g / 4 oz.

Postage:

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VICTORIAN SILVER PLATED FIGURAL "DONKEY" NOVELTY CRUET ...

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DEC95

This delightful mid-Victorian silver plated cruet set is naturalistically modelled as a donkey drinking from a trough. The body is struck with the "Victorian Lozenge" which not only certifies the registered patent of an item but allows the identification of the exact date of its registration, in this particular case, the 25th March 1869.

The cast donkey standing on naturalistic base and drinking from a trough which is in fact a removable open salt with a rich gilt interior.

The saddle fitted with both pepper pot and mustard pot with matching spoon.

The centre with a removable carrying handle with loop finial.

A beautifully executed and quirky condiment set.

Hallmarks:

The Victorian Lozenge.
Date letters and numbers for the 25th March 1869.

Condition:

Excellent.

Dimensions:

Height: 11cm / 4 inches.
Length: 12cm / 4.6 inches.
Width: 11cm / 4 inches.

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

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EDWARDIAN SILVER CAYENNE PEPPER JAR & SPOON ...

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MARS41

This unusual and delightful silver mounted cayenne pepper jar and matching spoon was made by the prolific Levi & Salaman and is dated Birmingham 1900 for the silver holder and Birmingham 1902 for the cayenne pepper spoon. The panelled clear glass body fitted with a hallmarked silver holder. The holder pierced with sinuous designs surrounding a vacant reserve and having a scroll handle. The neck fitted with a ball-ended cayenne pepper spoon.

Hallmarks:

L&S for Levi and Salaman.
Birmingham Assay mark.
Lion Passant.
Date letter: "a" and "c" for the holder and spoon respectively.

Dimensions:

Height: 8cm / 3.2 inches.
Base Diameter: 3cm / 1 inches.

Condition:

Very good.
Glass in perfect condition.
Silver holder with no loss.
No repairs.

Postage:

Postage UK: 8 Special Delivery Next day.
Postage overseas: 15 International Signed For.
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