CORONATION SILVER & PIQUE TORTOISESHELL INKWELL BY ...

Item Ref
NOV80



Condition:

Good
The tortoiseshell and pique work are in very good condition.
The hinge is good and strong.

Dimensions:

Height: 5cm / 2 inches.
Diameter of base: 10cm / 4 inches.

Postage UK: 8 Special Delivery Next day.
Postage overseas: 15 International Signed For.
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£295
| $393 USD | €334 EUR

GEORGE V SILVER & ENAMEL SMALL CAPSTAN ...

Item Ref
JUIN97

This delightful silver and lilac enamel inkwell is dated Birmingham 1929. Of traditional Capstan form, it is a smaller example with a 2.5" inches diameter The spread circular silver base with a beaded border
Complete with the original inner glass receptacle.
Loaded spread circular body.
Green felt underside.

Hallmarks:

M&J for Marston & Jones
Birmingham Assay Mark.
Lion Passant.
Date letter "E" for 1929.

Condition:

Excellent.
The enamel is in very good condition.
The hinge is good and strong.
Hallmarks are clear.
Silver base with very minor dings.

Dimensions:

Height: 4cm / 1.4 inches.
Diameter of base: 6.5cm / 2.5 inches.

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

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£265
| $353 USD | €300 EUR

ELEGANT ART DECO SILVER MOUNTED PERPETUAL CALENDAR ...

Item Ref
JANV90

This exquisite Art Deco silver mounted perpetual calendar comes complete with its full set of original ivory cards. It is dated Chester 1923 and bears the marks of James Clark & John Sewell. The back with pale oak easel.

Hallmarks:

C&S for Clark & Sewell (James Clark & John Sewell)
Lion Passant.
Chester Assay Marks.
Date letter "x" for 1923.

Dimensions:

Height: 7cm / 2.6 inches.
Maximum width: 9cm / 3.4 inches.

Condition:

Very good.
Ivory cards in good order.
Strong hinge at back.
Silver mount in very good condition.

Postage UK: 8.00 Special delivery
Postage overseas: from 15.00 International signed for.
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£215
| $286 USD | €244 EUR

SILVER MOUNTED GLASS INKWELL BY JOHN GRINSELL ...

Item Ref
DEC94

This simple and stylish silver mounted glass inkwell is dated Birmingham 1912. The silver hinged lid mounted on a square glass base. Opens to reveal a silver rim.

Hallmarks:

JG&S for John Grinsell & Sons.
Birmingham Assay Mark.
Lion Passant .
Date letter "n" for 1912.

Condition:
The glass is in very good condition, no chips, no crack.
The silver lid is in good condition.
The hinge is good and strong.

Dimensions:
6cm x 6cm / 2.3 inches x 2.3 inches.

Postage UK: 11 Special Delivery Next day.
Postage overseas: from 15 International Signed For.
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£150
| $200 USD | €170 EUR

EDWARDIAN SILVER MOUNTED CUT GLASS GLUE POT ...

Item Ref
OCTO92

This beautiful quality silver mounted cut glass glue pot was made in Birmingham 1903 by the renowned silversmiths John Grinsell & Sons. The heavy sliced-cut glass body mounted with a simple and elegant silver cover. The lid with a simple and stylish baluster hollow handle. The inner cover with brush attachment. Glue pots are rather scarce and this is a delightful example.

Hallmarks:

JG&S for John Grinsell & Sons.
Birmingham Assay Mark.
Lion Passant.
Date letter "d" for 1903.

Dimensions:

Height: 8cm / 3.2 inches.
Diameter: 4 cm / 1.4 inches.

Condition:

Glass in excellent condition.
Silver lid in very good condition.
Good set of marks.

Postage UK: 8 Special Delivery Next day.
Postage overseas: 12 International Signed For.
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£145
| $193 USD | €164 EUR

VICTORIAN SILVER MOUNTED MATCH STRIKER & HOLDER, ...

Item Ref
MARS73

This unusual medium-sized silver mounted match striker is hallmarked for Chester 1897. The finely ribbed glass spherical body sliced-cut in sections with vertical bands. Mounted with a wide silver rim.

Hallmarks:

Makers marks erased.
Date letter"O" for 1897
Chester Assay mark

Condition:

Glass in reasonable condition.
Silver rim with a few very minor dings.
Marks rather faint, which is reflected in the price.

Dimensions:

Height: 6cm / 2.4 inches.
Diameter: 7.5cm / 3 inches.

Postage UK: 5 Recorded delivery
Postage overseas: 10 Standard parcel.
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£135
| $180 USD | €153 EUR

EDWARDIAN SILVER MOUNTED MATCH STRIKER BY HART ...

Item Ref
AOUT64

This is a very unusual and elegant medium-sized Edwardian silver mounted match striker. The ribbed hollow glass pyramidal body mounted with a hallmarked silver rim. The base with snapped pontil mark.

Hallmarks:

H&S for Hart & Sons.
London Assay Mark.
Lion Passant.
Date letter "l" for 1906.

Condition:

Glass in very good condition.
Silver rim with a few creases and dings, commensurate with age.

Dimensions:

Height: 5cm / 2 inches.
Base diameter: 7cm / 2.6 inches.

Postage UK: 8 Special Delivery Next day.
Postage overseas: from 12 International Signed For.
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£125
| $166 USD | €142 EUR

VICTORIAN SILVER & MOTHER OF PEARL DESK ...

Item Ref
JANV99

This is an unusual and elegant Victorian silver mounted magnifying glass The mother of pearl handle with a decorative silver mount and terminal. Fitted with a 6.5cm diameter steel mount inset with magnifying glass.

Hallmarks:

GH for Harrison Brothers & Howson (George Howson)
Shefffield Assay Mark.
Lion Passant.
Date letter "e" for 1897.

Condition:

Very good.
Handle in excellent condition.
Glass with no surface scratching.

Dimensions:

Length 15cm / 6 inches.
Glass diameter: 6.5 cm / 2.4 inches.

Postage UK: 8 Special Delivery Next day.
Postage overseas: 10 International Signed For.
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£125
| $166 USD | €142 EUR

EDWARDIAN SILVER MATCH BOX COVER BY CRISFORD ...

Item Ref
JANV72

This charming medium-sized silver matchbox cover is dated Birmingham 1900 and was made by the prolific Crisford & Norris. The front embossed with foliate scrolls surrounding a vacant reserve. Its size means it was probably destined to sit on a desk. Still retains a matchbox with wooden matches.
Raised on four ball feet.

Hallmarks:

C&N for Crisford & Norris.
Birmingham Assay Mark.
Lion Passant.
Date letter "a" for 1900.

Condition:

Good.

Dimensions:

Length: 6 cm - 3 inches.
Width: 4cm - 2 inches.
Height: 2 cm - 0.6 inch.

Postage UK: 7 Special Delivery Next day.
Postage overseas: from 15 International Signed For.
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£75
| $100 USD | €85 EUR

ART DECO SILVER & GUILLOCHE ENAMEL CAPSTAN ...

Item Ref
MAI72

This rare and rather fabulous silver and cornflower blue enamel inkwell was made by the celebrated William Hutton & Sons. Of traditional Capstan form, with a 5" inches diameter, it is both elegant and striking. The spread circular silver base with a reeded border. It has a fabulous cornflower blue guilloche enamel hinged lid.
Complete with the original inner glass receptacle.
Loaded spread circular body.
Gilt inner lid.
Black bakelite underside.

Hallmarks:

WH&S LD for William Hutton & Sons.
Birmingham Assay Mark.
Lion Passant.
Date letter "F" for 1930.

Condition:
Excellent.
The enamel is in very good condition.
The hinge is good and strong.
Hallmarks are clear.
Silver base free from dings.
Bakelite base in perfect glossy condition.

Dimensions:

Height: 6cm / 2.4 inches.
Diameter of base: 13cm / 5 inches.
Postage UK: 8 Special Delivery Next day.
Postage overseas: 12 International Signed For.

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EDWARDIAN SILVER PLAYING CARD BOX BY WILLIAM ...

Item Ref
AVRIL 28

This is a very elegant solid silver playing card box made in London 1905 by the very collectable makers William Comyns & Sons.

The double playing card box is of rectangular form, the top with a raised silver medallion decorated with neoclassical patterns, inspired by Antiquity scenes and surrounded by ribbon-tied wreaths.

The cover with a raised bluebell border and simple thumb piece.

The interior fitted with the original red leather and matching red moire silk on the inner lid.

The underside with black Morocco leather.

Hallmarks:

WC for William Comyns.
London Assay Mark.
Lion Passant.
Date letter "k" for 1905.

Condition:

Very Good.
A few minor dings on cover and sides, commensurate with age.
Strong hinge.
Maker's marks slightly rubbed but legible.
Good clean original interior.


Dimensions:

Length: 15.5 cm - 6 inches.
Width: 10.5cm - 4 inches.
Height: 5 cm - 2 inches.

Postage UK: 7 Special Delivery Next day.
Postage overseas: from 15 International Signed For.

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ART DECO SILVER & PIQUE TORTOISESHELL INKWELL ...

Item Ref
MAI63

This sizeable and very unusual silver and tortoiseshell inkwell is dated Birmingham 1922. The pique tortoiseshell lid with an exquisite and rarely seen crest and motto , very possibly belonging to the Guild of Drapers. The motto reading "Speed, Strength and Truth United". The solid silver circular base with a very decorative castellated border.
Complete with inner glass receptacle.
Loaded spread circular body.
Black Morocco underside.

Hallmarks:
E.S.B for E S Barnsley & Co (Edward Souter Barnsley)
Date letter "w" for 1921.
London Assay mark.
Lion Passant.

Condition:
Excellent.
The tortoiseshell and pique work are in very good condition.
The hinge is good and strong.
Dimensions:
Height: 4.5cm / 1.6 inches.
Diameter of base: 11.5cm / 4.4 inches.

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