Animal/Figural/Model

George II Silver Harlequin Taperstick

9246. George II Silver Harlequin Taperstick

1755

JOHN CAFÉ

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A rare and very charming antique sterling silver taper stick, the stem modelled in the form of Harlequin. Cast silver. Excellent quality. Lovely patina. Traces of the original gilding. Weight 186 grams, 5.9 troy ounces. Height 14 cms. Diameter of base 7 cms. London 1755. Maker John Cafe. This candlestick was produced over a period of about ten years, mainly by William Café and his brother John.
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A rare and very charming antique sterling silver taper stick, the stem modelled in the form of Harlequin. Cast silver. Excellen...

George II Silver Harlequin Taperstick

9440. George II Silver Harlequin Taperstick

Circa 1760

WILLIAM CAFE

Price £1,650

A rare and very charming antique sterling silver taper stick, the stem modelled in the form of Harlequin. Cast silver. Excellent quality. Lovely patina. Weight 134 grams, 4.3 troy ounces. Height 13.5cm. Diameter of base 6.6cm. London circa 1760. Maker William Cafe. This candlestick was produced over a period of about ten years, mainly by William Café and his brother John.
Price £1,650

A rare and very charming antique sterling silver taper stick, the stem modelled in the form of Harlequin. Cast silver. Excellen...

George III Silver Fox Stirrup Cup

8086. George III Silver Fox Stirrup Cup

1773

JOHN LAUTIER

Price £9,750

A beautifully modelled antique sterling silver stirrup cup in the form of a fox head. Fine features and lovely expressive face. Weight 147 grams, 4.7 troy ounces. Length 11.5 cms. Width 10 cms. English silver hallmarks on the rim for London 1773. Maker John Lautier.
Price £9,750

A beautifully modelled antique sterling silver stirrup cup in the form of a fox head. Fine features and lovely expressive face....

Antique Silver Jockey Cap Caddy Spoon

8663. Antique Silver Jockey Cap Caddy Spoon

1798

SAMUEL PEMBERTON, BIRMINGHAM

Price £750

A rare and collectable early silver caddy spoon in the form of a jockey cap. It has a ribbed design and a plain centre button with the initial “G” in old fashioned script. Weight 8 grams. Measures 5.5 x 3.8 cms. Birmingham 1798. No maker’s mark* but almost certainly made in Birmingham by Samuel Pemberton. For a similar example see "Caddy Spoons, an Illustrated Guide" by John Norrie, plate 95c.
Price £750

A rare and collectable early silver caddy spoon in the form of a jockey cap. It has a ribbed design and a plain centre button w...

George III Silver Tea Caddy

8216. George III Silver Tea Caddy

1807

PETER & WILLIAM BATEMAN, LONDON

Price £2,950

A fine antique sterling silver tea caddy box of plain circular form having a central divider and lock (no key). An attractive feature is the decorative finial in the form of a Chinese gentleman holding a fish. The decoration is particularly fine, with gadroon edge borders and concentric bands of hand engraved leaf motifs, greek key design and basket weave. Weight 698 grams, 22.4 troy ounces. Height 16.5 cms. Diameter 16 cms. London 1807. Maker Peter & William Bateman.
Price £2,950

A fine antique sterling silver tea caddy box of plain circular form having a central divider and lock (no key). An attractive f...

Antique Augsburg Silver Goblet

8852. Antique Augsburg Silver Goblet

Circa 1830

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An antique silver figural cup with embossed decoration to the bowl and foot. The central column support is a model of a continental gentleman in old fashioned clothes and holding a staff. Contains 150 ml. Weight 200 grams, 6.4 troy ounces. Height 19.5 cms. Diameter 9 cms. Marked on the top of the foot with German silver marks for Augsburg. Circa 1830.
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An antique silver figural cup with embossed decoration to the bowl and foot. The central column support is a model of a contine...

Antique Silver Salts – Novelty Mermaid

9037. Antique Silver Salts – Novelty Mermaid

1838 to 1872

ROBERT GARRARD II, LONDON

Price £4,500

A fine quality set of three antique sterling silver salt cellars modelled as a mermaid draped in a fishing net and holding a giant sea shell. Heavy cast silver. Original gilt finish. Hand engraved inside the bowl of the salt is a stylistic monogram below a ducal coronet. Total weight 1039 grams, 33.4 troy ounces. Height 5.5 cm. Width 9.5 cm. Depth 9 cm. One is made by Robert Garrard, London 1838. The other pair, an identical copy, is by Henry William Curry, London 1872.
Price £4,500

A fine quality set of three antique sterling silver salt cellars modelled as a mermaid draped in a fishing net and holding a gi...

Antique Silver Bell

9310. Antique Silver Bell

Circa 1840

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An attractive antique sterling silver bell, the handle fashioned as a classical young man. Weight 265 grams, 8.5 troy ounces. Height 12.7 cm. Diameter 4 cm. Stamped round the base with Italian silver stamps for Rome. Circa 1840.
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An attractive antique sterling silver bell, the handle fashioned as a classical young man. Weight 265 grams, 8.5 troy ounces. H...

Antique Silver Pedlar Snuff Box

8847. Antique Silver Pedlar Snuff Box

1843

EDWARD SMITH, BIRMINGHAM

Price £3,500

A fine quality antique sterling silver snuff box with a bright gilt finish. The top has a high relief decoration of a pedlar in old fashioned costume selling his wares in a crowded market. The sides and base have a crisp engine turned finish. Original bright gilt interior. Weight 176 grams, 5.6 troy ounces. Top measures 9.5x5.5 cms. Height 2.2 cms (top of box), 3 cms (top of pedlar). Birmingham 1843. Maker Edward Smith. Retailer Elkington & Co.
Price £3,500

A fine quality antique sterling silver snuff box with a bright gilt finish. The top has a high relief decoration of a pedlar in...

Antique Silver Owl Mustard Pot

9413. Antique Silver Owl Mustard Pot

1848

CHARLES THOMAS & GEORGE FOX

Price £3,850

A fine and rare antique sterling silver novelty mustard pot in the form of an owl. With realistically chased plumage, a hinged cover and red glass button eyes. Fitted with a blue glass liner. Weight 184 grams, 5.9 troy ounces. Height 9.5 cms. Diameter 6.3 cms. London 1848. Maker Charles & George Fox.
Price £3,850

A fine and rare antique sterling silver novelty mustard pot in the form of an owl. With realistically chased plumage, a hinged ...

Antique Silver Plated Ink Stand

8994. Antique Silver Plated Ink Stand

1849

ELKINGTON

Price £350

A fine quality antique inkstand with an oval pierced gallery. Silver plated. To the centre the cherub figure is holding a taper stick and can be removed to use the circular box below for pen nibs etc. The two crystal faceted ink bottles have silver plated tops and cut star bases. Length 26cms, width 20cms. The edge of the nib box has silver plate marks for Elkington & Co; date cypher for 1849.
Price £350

A fine quality antique inkstand with an oval pierced gallery. Silver plated. To the centre the cherub figure is holding a taper...

Antique Silver Ascos Jug

9228. Antique Silver Ascos Jug

1855

ELKINGTON

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An excellent quality Victorian sterling silver jug in the classical Greek ascos form. Part gilded, the lid is mounted with cast figural rams and has a concealed hinge; the ornamental curved handle finishes with a putti at the base. The liquid pours from a semi concealed aperture at the front. Hand engraved to the base is a family crest, monogram and presentation inscription. Contains 1070 ml. Weight 974 grams, 31.3 troy ounces. Height 21 cm. Spread 20 cm. Birmingham 1855. Made by Elkington & Co.
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An excellent quality Victorian sterling silver jug in the classical Greek ascos form. Part gilded, the lid is mounted with cast...

Antique Silver Novelty Salts

9361. Antique Silver Novelty Salts

1858 to 1900

GEORGE UNITE

Price £795

A delightful set of three antique silver condiments, each in the form of a knight’s helmet. The visor moves up and down to open and close the salt pot. Gilded interiors. Total silver weight 195 grams, 6.2 troy ounces. One salt London 1858, height 6.4cm, diameter 5.1 cm. Two salts London 1900, height 6.6cm, diameter 5.2cm. All made by George Unite.
Price £795

A delightful set of three antique silver condiments, each in the form of a knight’s helmet. The visor moves up and down to op...

Antique Gold Portrait Box - Napoleon

8981. Antique Gold Portrait Box - Napoleon

Circa 1860

Price £950

An antique wooden box with an inset portrait of Napoleon, hand painted and signed “Delaroche”, within an ivory surround. The burr wood is particularly attractive. The gold interior has French gold stamps. Circa 1860. 15 carat gold or higher.
Price £950

An antique wooden box with an inset portrait of Napoleon, hand painted and signed “Delaroche”, within an ivory surround. Th...

Antique Silver Model Chariot and Horses

8658. Antique Silver Model Chariot and Horses

1861

GEORGE ANGELL

Price £6,750

An outstanding piece of decorative silver. An antique sterling silver pair of galloping horses pulling a wheeled chariot. All mounted on a heavy solid silver base with naturalistic decoration, standing on four turned wooden feet. Excellent quality and good heavy weight. Probably it is just a decorative piece however the chariot could possibly be used for serving – the shape isn’t suitable for holding a bottle (see photo). Weight 1506 grams, 48.4 troy ounces. Height 15.5 cms. Base 33 x 16 cms. London 1861. Maker George Angell
Price £6,750

An outstanding piece of decorative silver. An antique sterling silver pair of galloping horses pulling a wheeled chariot. All m...

Victorian Novelty Silver Condiment – Sack of Salt

8955. Victorian Novelty Silver Condiment – Sack of Salt

1866

JAMES CHARLES EDINGTON

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A fantastic quality antique sterling silver salt pot in the form of a sack. Excellent quality. Good weight 181 grams, 5.8 troy ounces. Height 5.5 cms. Base width 8.5 cms. London 1866. Maker James Charles Edington.
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A fantastic quality antique sterling silver salt pot in the form of a sack. Excellent quality. Good weight 181 grams, 5.8 troy ...

Antique Silver Owl Condiment Set

8944. Antique Silver Owl Condiment Set

1867 to 1871

EDWARD CHARLES BROWN Also known as RICHARDS & BROWN

Price £5,750

A rare set of antique sterling silver owl condiments. All in a fitted case, retailed by Asprey. The matching set consists of an owl sugar caster, owl salt shaker and pair of owl peppers. All with glass button eyes and finely chased decorative detail. Castor – 102 grams, 3.2 troy ounces, height 11 cms Salt – 41 grams, 1.3 troy ounces, height 7.5 cms Peppers – 57 grams (pair), 1,8 troy ounces, height 6 cms. All London 1867/71 and same maker Charles Edward Brown.
Price £5,750

A rare set of antique sterling silver owl condiments. All in a fitted case, retailed by Asprey. The matching set consists of an...

Victorian Silver Dog Pepper

9353. Victorian Silver Dog Pepper

1869

CHARLES STUART HARRIS

Price £975

A charming novelty silver pepperette in the form of Punch and Judy’s dog “Toby”. Wearing his distinctive trademark bowler hat and the ruffle collar with tassles. Detachable head and glass eyes. Underneath there is a Victorian lozenge registration mark. Total weight 58 grams, just under 2 troy ounces. Height 10 cm. London 1869. Maker Charles Stuart Harris.
Price £975

A charming novelty silver pepperette in the form of Punch and Judy’s dog “Toby”. Wearing his distinctive trademark bowler...

Victorian Silver Owl Peppers

9294. Victorian Silver Owl Peppers

1871

EDWARD CHARLES BROWN Also known as RICHARDS & BROWN

Price £1,150

A delightful pair of antique sterling silver novelty pepperettes, each in the form of an owl with detachable head and glass eyes. Beautifully modelled and engraved, the quality is very realistic. Total weight 87 grams, 2.7 troy ounces. Height 7.5 cm. London 1871. Maker Edward Charles Brown.
Price £1,150

A delightful pair of antique sterling silver novelty pepperettes, each in the form of an owl with detachable head and glass eye...

Victorian Silver Owl Peppers

9295. Victorian Silver Owl Peppers

1871

EDWARD CHARLES BROWN Also known as RICHARDS & BROWN

Price £1,150

A delightful pair of antique sterling silver novelty pepperettes, each in the form of an owl with detachable head and glass eyes. Beautifully modelled and engraved, the quality is very realistic. Total weight 87 grams, 2.7 troy ounces. Height 7.5 cm. London 1871. Maker Edward Charles Brown.
Price £1,150

A delightful pair of antique sterling silver novelty pepperettes, each in the form of an owl with detachable head and glass eye...

Antique Bronze Horse and Rider – Chef Gaulois by Fremiet

8950. Antique Bronze Horse and Rider – Chef Gaulois by Fremiet

Circa 1880

EMMANUEL FRÉMIET (1824-1910)

Price £1,950

An excellent quality antique bronze model of a horse and rider signed by the French sculptor Emmanuel Fremiet (1824-1910). Height 36 cms. Base 25.5 x 8 cms. French circa 1880.
Price £1,950

An excellent quality antique bronze model of a horse and rider signed by the French sculptor Emmanuel Fremiet (1824-1910). Heig...

Antique Silver Knights on Horse Back

8654. Antique Silver Knights on Horse Back

Circa 1880

Price £7,750

A fantastic pair of antique German silver table ornaments in the form of large model knights in armour, each astride a galloping horse. Gilded silver (slightly worn) with jewelled beads. The knights have faux ivory faces and helmets with hinged visors which can be opened and closed; in the right hand they each hold a jousting pole, or lance, and in the left they clasp the horse’s reins. The models are very intricate with many separate pieces assembled together. The bases have a naturalist finish. Although similar in size and stance, these models have slight differences. One horse carries a plume on the crest of its head whereas the other sports a bird figure on the head. Weight 1405 and 1411 grams, total weight 2816 grams, 90.5 troy ounces. Height 25 and 25.5 cms. Spread 20 cms excluding the lance. Base 16 x 8 cms. Marked on top of the base with German silver marks crown, moon, silver purity mark “800” (800/1000) and makers mark “JK” with a swan for Johann S Kurz (1818 - 1888). Hanau, Germany. Circa 1880.
Price £7,750

A fantastic pair of antique German silver table ornaments in the form of large model knights in armour, each astride a gallopin...

Antique Silver Plated Drum Biscuit Box

8279. Antique Silver Plated Drum Biscuit Box

1880

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A highly unusual and very decorative novelty silver plated biscuit box in the shape of a regimental side drum, the hinged lid having a pair of drum sticks as a handle. Height 14.25 cms, 17 cms to top of drum sticks. Engraved to the body with the Royal coat of arms and with an engraved monogram to the lid. Diameter 15 cms. Circa 1880. Unmarked. Silver plated.
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A highly unusual and very decorative novelty silver plated biscuit box in the shape of a regimental side drum, the hinged lid h...

Antique Silver Frog Peppers

9372. Antique Silver Frog Peppers

1881

SAMPSON MORDAN & CO

Price £2,950

A rare and excellent quality pair of novelty silver pepperettes modelled in the form of crouching frogs. The chased decoration is very fine, crisp and realistic. Bead eyes. The pepper pours from the pierced holes representing the frog’s nostrils and wind sac. The pepper is filled via a screw cover to the underside. London 1881. Maker Sampson Mordan.
Price £2,950

A rare and excellent quality pair of novelty silver pepperettes modelled in the form of crouching frogs. The chased decoration ...

Antique Silver Novelty Condiment Set

9008. Antique Silver Novelty Condiment Set

1884

JOHN JOHNSON & ALFRED SPRINGTHORPE

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An unusual combination sterling silver condiment set which can be slotted together into the form of a milk churn. The salt, pepper and mustard pot pull apart for use separately. Each piece is expertly modelled with coopered banding, perfectly fitting lids and bright gilding. The mustard pot has an integral blue glass liner. Weight (including glass liner) 257 grams, 8.2 troy ounces. Height assembled 18.2 cms. Diameter 4.2 cms (top), 6.4 cms (base). London 1884. Makers John Johnson & Alfred Springthorpe.
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An unusual combination sterling silver condiment set which can be slotted together into the form of a milk churn. The salt, pep...

Victorian Boot Spoon Warmer

1873. Victorian Boot Spoon Warmer

Circa 1890

MAPPIN & WEBB

Price £350

Antique silver plated spoonwarmer. A delightful model of a battered old tramp’s boot with a hinged lid at the top with provision for a spoon. Length 17.5 cms. Height 9.5 cms. Electroplated. Circa 1890. Made by Mappin and Webb, Sheffield, UK.
Price £350

Antique silver plated spoonwarmer. A delightful model of a battered old tramp’s boot with a hinged lid at the top with provis...

Antique Dutch Silver Bird

7824. Antique Dutch Silver Bird

1890

Price £675

An attractive model silver bird with removable top. This can be used as a salt or pepper shaker using the detachable grill inside. Alternatively it can be used without the grill. Beautifully modelled. Weight 130 grams, 4.1 troy ounces. Height 11.5 cms. Spread 14 cms. Stamped on the head, tail and rim with Dutch silver stamps for 1890.
Price £675

An attractive model silver bird with removable top. This can be used as a salt or pepper shaker using the detachable grill insi...

Antique Silver Orchestral Band

9232. Antique Silver Orchestral Band

Circa 1890

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A set of twelve antique silver musicians, each with a different instrument. Good size and weight. Beautifully modelled with jewelled bodies and bases. Traces of the original gilding. Total weight 1305 grams, 41.9 troy ounces. Height of each musician 11-12 cm. Stamped on the rear side of each base with German silver marks. Circa 1890.
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A set of twelve antique silver musicians, each with a different instrument. Good size and weight. Beautifully modelled with jew...

Antique Silver Wager Cup

9286. Antique Silver Wager Cup

Circa 1890

Price £1,650

An antique silver model of a windmill mounted on a wine cup. Hand engraved. Beautifully constructed with multiple moving parts. The windmill house is reached by a staircase with two sculptured figures climbing up, on one side there is a man peeping out of a small window. The revolving windmill sails connect to the clock hands on the other side and both move together. The roof is mounted with a revolving flag, a tiny bird and a sculptured finial. There is a horn which is non-functional. Weight 203 grams, 6.5 troy ounces. Height 22.5 cm. Diameter of cup 8.5 cm. Fully stamped with Dutch silver marks fpr Amsterdam. Circa 1890.
Price £1,650

An antique silver model of a windmill mounted on a wine cup. Hand engraved. Beautifully constructed with multiple moving parts....

German Silver Wager Cup

9184. German Silver Wager Cup

Circa 1890

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An antique silver model of a marriage cup modelled as a bearded gentleman with outstretched arms holding a cup that swivels. His richly decorated jacket and waistcoat sit over a long skirt which is the inverted drinking cup. Excellent quality and good weight. Parcel gilt. Weight 483 grams, 15.5 troy ounces. Height 31.5 cm. Stamped on the bottom of the skirt with German silver marks. Circa 1890.
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An antique silver model of a marriage cup modelled as a bearded gentleman with outstretched arms holding a cup that swivels. Hi...

Victorian Silver Novelty Sugar Nips

7501. Victorian Silver Novelty Sugar Nips

1890

Price £195

A charming pair of antique sterling silver tongs formed as a man, probably harlequin, holding a pair of bats with lions masks. Weight 24 grams. Length 10 cms. Width 4.5 cms. Marked on the edge of the tongs for London 1890.
Price £195

A charming pair of antique sterling silver tongs formed as a man, probably harlequin, holding a pair of bats with lions masks. ...

Antique Silver Novelty Cream Jug

9326. Antique Silver Novelty Cream Jug

1894

GEORGE J RICHARDS & EDWARD C BROWN

Price £450

An unusual novelty silver character jug in the form of a man’s head. He’s wearing a ruffled collar and a nightcap with a spout through which the cream is poured. Weight 55 grams, 1,7 troy ounces. Height 5.8 cm. Spread 7.5 cm. London 1894. Maker Richards and Brown, well known for novelty silverware.
Price £450

An unusual novelty silver character jug in the form of a man’s head. He’s wearing a ruffled collar and a nightcap with a sp...

Antique Silver Model Horse and Rider

9268. Antique Silver Model Horse and Rider

1896

EDWIN THOMPSON BRYANT OF LONDON

Price £4,950

A large and substantial figure of a silver rider on horseback. Excellent quality and heavy gauge. Original gilt finish and jewelling to the clothing and horse harness. Natural stone base. The model is very intricate with many separate pieces assembled together. The head is removable. Height 28 cm (from base to top of head). Base height 3 cm, length 24 cm, width 13 cm. Marked on the head, harness and horse tail with London import marks for 1896, maker Edwin Thompson Bryant.
Price £4,950

A large and substantial figure of a silver rider on horseback. Excellent quality and heavy gauge. Original gilt finish and jewe...

Antique Chinese Silver Cocktail Shaker

9315. Antique Chinese Silver Cocktail Shaker

Circa 1900

WANG HING

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A large size antique sterling silver cocktail shaker with a hammered finish. An applied decoration of a dragon, blowing fire from his mouth, curls all the way round the shaker. The large top comes off to fill the ingredients and the little top cup comes off for pouring and also serves as a drinks measure. Weight 476 grams, 30.5 troy ounces. Height 22 cm. Stamped underneath with Chinese silver marks. Maker Wang Hing. Circa 1900.
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A large size antique sterling silver cocktail shaker with a hammered finish. An applied decoration of a dragon, blowing fire fr...

Antique Silver Table Bird

6148. Antique Silver Table Bird

Circa 1900

B NERESHEIMER & SOHNES (1893), LATER LUDWIG NERESHEIMER & CO

Price £1,550

An excellent quality antique silver model of a bird with articulated wings. Good weight and extremely fine detail. Weight 730 grams, 23.4 troy ounces. Length 36 cms. Height 13 cms. German silver marks on the edge of the tail for Neresheimer. Circa 1900.
Price £1,550

An excellent quality antique silver model of a bird with articulated wings. Good weight and extremely fine detail. Weight 730 g...

Antique Bronze Dog

8949. Antique Bronze Dog

Circa 1900

Price £950

A striking figure of a dog raised on hind legs with one foot supported by an oval specimen of Blue John*. The modelling is very realistic. Raised on a marble resin base. Height 17.5 (total), 12.5 cms (dog) cms. Base 10.5 x 5.8 cms. Unsigned. Probably English. Circa 1900.
Price £950

A striking figure of a dog raised on hind legs with one foot supported by an oval specimen of Blue John*. The modelling is very...

Antique Silver Fish Snuff Box

9311. Antique Silver Fish Snuff Box

Circa 1900

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A rare Victorian novelty silver antique fish which opens into a box. The fish’s mouth also opens. Beautifully flexible and articulated body. Naturalistic engraved detail and scales. Glass eyes. Weight 57 grams, 1.8 troy ounces. Length 12.7 cm. Width 4 cm. Stamped inside the box with German silver marks, 800 grade, crown and moon. Circa 1900.
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A rare Victorian novelty silver antique fish which opens into a box. The fish’s mouth also opens. Beautifully flexible and ar...

Novelty “Face” Combination Match Striker

1707. Novelty “Face” Combination Match Striker

1903

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This is a most unusual item. In sterling silver, this novelty match striker is in the form of a head with 2 eyes serrated to strike the matches on, the nose is a cigar rest, the mouth is an ashtray and the circular font at the top is to contain the matches (use your imagination to see the matches as a tuft of hair at the top!). With a registered design number Rd519008. Height 7 cms. Weight 5 troy ounces. London 1903.
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This is a most unusual item. In sterling silver, this novelty match striker is in the form of a head with 2 eyes serrated to st...

Antique Silver Red Indian Commemorative Spoon

8815. Antique Silver Red Indian Commemorative Spoon

Circa 1904

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A beautifully modelled antique sterling silver spoon commemorating the St Louis World’s Fair in 1904. The handle is beautifully modelled in the form of an American Red Indian, back and front. The bowl has a picture of the Temple of Fraternity, an immense conference building in the centre of the exhibition complex. Weight 49 grams, 1.5 troy ounces. Length 14.8 cms. Bowl 5.2x3.1 cms. Stamped on the reverse with “Sterling” and a flag. Made in the USA. Circa 1904.
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A beautifully modelled antique sterling silver spoon commemorating the St Louis World’s Fair in 1904. The handle is beautiful...

Antique Silver Fish Jug

9432. Antique Silver Fish Jug

1905

Price £550

Suitable for sauce or cream. An antique sterling silver jug cast in the form of a fish. The novelty shape has intricate gill and scale detail, the curved tail is the handle and the liquid pours through the mouth. Weight 182 grams, 5.8 troy ounces. Length 13cm. Width 5.5cm. Height 7cm. Birmingham 1905. Maker Herbert Bushell.
Price £550

Suitable for sauce or cream. An antique sterling silver jug cast in the form of a fish. The novelty shape has intricate gill an...

Antique Silver Standing Salt

8896. Antique Silver Standing Salt

1908

JOSEPH HEMING

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Very large and imposing. A rare antique sterling silver table salt cellar. A 1908 copy of a The Beeston Salt*. The domed and steeple top lid is removable and underneath, sitting on the tall cylindrical base, is the detachable salt holder. Weight 1166 grams, 37.4 troy ounces. Height 41 cms (with top), 20 cms (without top). Diameter of base 14 cms. All pieces marked London 1908 Joseph Heming & Co.
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Very large and imposing. A rare antique sterling silver table salt cellar. A 1908 copy of a The Beeston Salt*. The domed and st...

Antique Silver Model Knight

8829 . Antique Silver Model Knight

Circa 1910

Price £685

A handsome figure of a knight in full armour having a hinged visor and carved faux ivory face. In one hand he has a shield, in the other a flag. Parcel gilt finish. Fantastic workmanship and decorative detail. With a pierced filigree silver and gem set base. Total weight 213 grams, 6.8 troy ounces. Height 12 cms (to top of helmet plume), 15 cms (to top of flag). Base 4.3 x 4.3 cms. Marked on the edge of the base with “Sterling” and below with German silver marks and makers initials. Circa 1910.
Price £685

A handsome figure of a knight in full armour having a hinged visor and carved faux ivory face. In one hand he has a shield, in ...

Antique German Silver Neff Sailing Ship

8599. Antique German Silver Neff Sailing Ship

1913

BERTHOLD MULLER

Price £18,500

A superb sterling silver galleon ship, known as a Nef, intricately modelled with 2 tall masts having multi section sails and long boom, manned crows nests, flags and rigging. Each mast has a man climbing up a tall ladder. On the upper deck the helmsman is steering the ship while the other sailors carry out their duties. A central staircase connects the two decks. Around the edge is a decorative pierced gallery and below this, the port holes with their cannons ready for battle. The top section of the Neff can be removed from the hull. The hull of the ship is realistically engraved with timber effect planks and graining; the interior is gilded, the rudder is in the form of a dolphin, the anchor is attached by a chain. The ship has 10 cannons and stands on four decorative wheels. Excellent large size and weight. Weight 3350 grams, 107 troy ounces. Height 67 cms. Spread 62 cms. The nef has multiple silver stamps including London import marks, on the bottom edge of the top section and the body of the hull, for 1913. Importer Berthold Muller.
Price £18,500

A superb sterling silver galleon ship, known as a Nef, intricately modelled with 2 tall masts having multi section sails and lo...

Antique Continental Silver Cow Creamer

9267. Antique Continental Silver Cow Creamer

Circa 1920

Price £950

An antique silver cream jug in the form of a model cow. The flap with a bee on the cow’s back lifts to fill the jug with cream which is poured out of the cow’s mouth. Simple figuring and naive expressive face. Weight 136 grams, 4.3 troy ounces. Height 9.8 cms. Length 14.6 cms. Marked on the body underneath the flap with continental silver marks, probably Dutch. Circa 1920.
Price £950

An antique silver cream jug in the form of a model cow. The flap with a bee on the cow’s back lifts to fill the jug with crea...

Antique Continental Silver Cow Creamer

9340. Antique Continental Silver Cow Creamer

Circa 1920

Price £895

An antique silver cream jug in the form of a model cow. The flap with a bee on the cow’s back lifts to fill the jug with cream which is poured out of the cow’s mouth. Simple figuring and naive expressive face. Weight 125 grams, 4 troy ounces. Height 9.7 cms. Length 14 cms. Marked on the body underneath the flap with continental silver marks, probably Dutch. Circa 1920.
Price £895

An antique silver cream jug in the form of a model cow. The flap with a bee on the cow’s back lifts to fill the jug with crea...

Antique Estonian Silver Cigarette Case

7499. Antique Estonian Silver Cigarette Case

Circa 1920

Price £595

A handsome antique silver cigarette case with a large embossed plaque of a horse to the front. Original gilt interior and stone mounted catch. Good heavy quality and useful large size. Weight 163 grams, 5.2 troy ounces. Height 11 cms. Width (closed) 8 cms. Marked inside on both flaps with Estonian silver stamps. Circa 1920.
Price £595

A handsome antique silver cigarette case with a large embossed plaque of a horse to the front. Original gilt interior and stone...

Antique French Silver Table Birds

8604. Antique French Silver Table Birds

Circa 1920

Price £3,750

A fine pair of French silver table ornaments modelled as game birds with articulated wings. High grade 950 silver (purer than 925 sterling silver). Large size and excellent weight. These models are very realistic and have fine chased detail. the 1443 grams, 46.3 troy ounces. Male bird height 19 cms, length 39 cms. Female bird 18.5 cms, length 40 cms. Stamped with French silver stamps on the wing and tail feather. Maker Ernest Eschwege. Circa 1920.
Price £3,750

A fine pair of French silver table ornaments modelled as game birds with articulated wings. High grade 950 silver (purer than 9...

Novelty Silver Mustard and Pepper Pots

9434. Novelty Silver Mustard and Pepper Pots

1924

CORNELIUS SAUNDERS & FRANCIS SHEPHERD

Price £550

An attractive pair of sterling silver condiments modelled as Humpty Dumpty, the egg shaped character from the children’s nursery tale. Weight of silver 31 grams, 1 troy ounce. Height 4.5cm. London 1924. Maker Saunders & Shepherd.
Price £550

An attractive pair of sterling silver condiments modelled as Humpty Dumpty, the egg shaped character from the children’s nurs...

Silver Military Menu Holders

9317. Silver Military Menu Holders

1932

EDWARD BARNARD & SONS LTD

Price £750

An unusual pair of 1930’s sterling silver place markers modelled as soldiers standing to attention, each holding a rifle. Excellent quality and attention to detail. Height 9.2 cm. Diameter of base 4.4 cm. London 1932. Maker Edward Barnard & Sons.
Price £750

An unusual pair of 1930’s sterling silver place markers modelled as soldiers standing to attention, each holding a rifle. Exc...

Vintage Silver Corkscrew and Bottle Opener – Golf Putter

8668. Vintage Silver Corkscrew and Bottle Opener – Golf Putter

1934

STOCKWELL & CO Also known as GEORGE STOCKWELL, LONDON

Price £475

A rare sterling silver novelty bar item in the form of a golf putter. At one end is a bottle opener which unscrews to reveal a corkscrew. The end of the putter has an applied disc with stylistic enamel initials. Weight of silver putter 32 grams, 1 troy ounce. Length 16 cms. Import marks for London 1934, Importer George Stockwell.
Price £475

A rare sterling silver novelty bar item in the form of a golf putter. At one end is a bottle opener which unscrews to reveal a ...

Large Silver Model Horse

8845. Large Silver Model Horse

1939

JOSEPH HEMING

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A beautiful model horse in sterling silver standing on a solid wooden plinth. Substantial weight and size. The quality is stunning. Fine features and lovely expressive face. Weight including base 3230 grams, 103.8 troy ounces. Height 29 cms (including plinth), 25.5 cms (without plinth). Spread 41 cms from tip of nose to tail. Birmingham 1939. Maker Joseph Heming & Co.
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A beautiful model horse in sterling silver standing on a solid wooden plinth. Substantial weight and size. The quality is stunn...

Antique Chinese Silver Bowl

9448. Antique Chinese Silver Bowl

Circa 1950

Price £785

An antique silver bowl with pierced decoration of two outstretched dragons breathing fire and smoke. Medium size suitable for fruit and bread. Weight 451 grams, 14.5 troy ounces. Height 9.7cm. Diameter 19cm. Stamped underneath with Chinese silver stamps. Maker “KK”. Circa 1950.
Price £785

An antique silver bowl with pierced decoration of two outstretched dragons breathing fire and smoke. Medium size suitable for f...

Vintage Tiffany Silver Dog Head Table Lighter

8988. Vintage Tiffany Silver Dog Head Table Lighter

1960

TIFFANY & CO

Price £1,150

An excellent model of a poodle head in heavy cast sterling silver. The base contains a detachable cigarette lighter made by Calibri. Weight 438 grams. Height 8.5 cms. Base 4x5.4 cms. London 1960. Tiffany & Co.
Price £1,150

An excellent model of a poodle head in heavy cast sterling silver. The base contains a detachable cigarette lighter made by Cal...

Vintage Silver Fox Stirrup Cup

8871. Vintage Silver Fox Stirrup Cup

1964

PADGETT & BRAHAM LTD, LONDON

Price £3,350

A beautifully modelled sterling silver stirrup cup in the form of a fox head. Fine features and lovely expressive face. Heavy cast silver. Large size. Original gilt finish and interior. Weight 345 grams, 11 troy ounces. Height 16.5 cms. Diameter 8.1 cms. English silver hallmarks on the rim for London 1964. Maker Padgett & Braham Ltd.
Price £3,350

A beautifully modelled sterling silver stirrup cup in the form of a fox head. Fine features and lovely expressive face. Heavy c...

Sterling Silver Figural Salts

9245. Sterling Silver Figural Salts

1978

GARRARDS

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A tall pair of antique style silver salts modelled as a young girl and boy wearing old fashioned clothing. Cast silver. Each is carrying a large straw basket which is gilded inside for the salt. Excellent quality and good heavy weight. 1152 grams, 37 troy ounces. Height 17.3 cm. Base diameter 7.8 cm. London 1978. Maker Garrard & Co.
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A tall pair of antique style silver salts modelled as a young girl and boy wearing old fashioned clothing. Cast silver. Each is...

Vintage Silver Model Horse and Jockey

7145. Vintage Silver Model Horse and Jockey

1991

WAKELY & WHEELER, LONDON

Price £750

A good model of a horse and rider in sterling silver. On the original wooden plinth. Height 10.5 cms. Length 12 cms. Total height including plinth 17 cms. London 1991. Maker Wakely & Wheeler.
Price £750

A good model of a horse and rider in sterling silver. On the original wooden plinth. Height 10.5 cms. Length 12 cms. Total heig...

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