Centrepiece/Epergne

Charles II Silver Tazzas

8895. Charles II Silver Tazzas

Circa 1680

RALPH LEAKE (OR LEEKE)

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A fine pair of early English sterling silver footed salvers with a thick reeded border. Hand engraved to the centre of each is an armorial engraved within plumage feathers (the marital arms of Banks and Dethick*). You can still see the hand hammered finish on the feet. Total weight 758 grams, 24.3 troy ounces. Diameter 23.5 cms. Height 6 cms. Makers mark only stamped to the top of each for Ralph Leake (Jacksons page 137). Circa 1680.
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A fine pair of early English sterling silver footed salvers with a thick reeded border. Hand engraved to the centre of each is ...

Antique Queen Anne Silver Tazza

8688. Antique Queen Anne Silver Tazza

1702

JOHN DOWNES

Price £3,500

A fine early silver footed salver with a thick gadroon border. Britannia standard silver*. There is a hand engraved crest of a lion to the centre. Weight 611 grams, 19.6 troy ounces. Height 4.25 cms. Diameter 29.5 cms. Marked on top for London 1702. Maker John Downes.
Price £3,500

A fine early silver footed salver with a thick gadroon border. Britannia standard silver*. There is a hand engraved crest of a ...

Antique Queen Anne Silver Monteith Bowl

8975. Antique Queen Anne Silver Monteith Bowl

1706

ISAAC DIGHTON

Price £12,500 (Reserved)

A rare early English silver bowl with typical decoration for the period. Large size. Particularly charming are the quaint lions mask side handles. The shaped Monteith rim is fixed and was used to hold stem glasses, punch ladle and lemon squeezer. To the front and back is a good hand engraved armorial within a decorative cartouche for the Fitzgerald family. There is also a presentation inscription underneath. Gilt interior. Britannia standard silver*. Weight 1895 grams, 60.9 troy ounces. Height 20 cms. Diameter 29.5 cms. London 1706. Maker Isaac Dighton.
Price £12,500 (Reserved)

A rare early English silver bowl with typical decoration for the period. Large size. Particularly charming are the quaint lions...

Antique Queen Anne Footed Salver

7801. Antique Queen Anne Footed Salver

1707

CHARLES OVERING

Price £3,500

An excellent early English antique silver tazza with reed border and pedestal foot. Britannia standard silver*. Beautiful plain style typical of the period. To the centre there is a hand engraved armorial within a decorative contemporary cartouche. Weight 522 grams, 16.7 troy ounces. Diameter 24 cms. Height 6.75 cms. Diameter of bottom foot 10 cms. Hallmarked on the top edge with clear crisp marks for London 1707. Maker Charles Overing.
Price £3,500

An excellent early English antique silver tazza with reed border and pedestal foot. Britannia standard silver*. Beautiful plain...

Queen Anne Bleeding Bowl

6582. Queen Anne Bleeding Bowl

1712

NATHANIEL LOCK

Price £1,865

An early English silver side handled porringer or bleeding bowl of plain circular form. Britannia standard silver*. Very charming with the shaped pierced handle and original hand beaten finish. Weight 95 grams, 3 troy ounces. Diameter 10 cms. Height 4 cms. London 1712. Maker Nathaniel Lock.
Price £1,865

An early English silver side handled porringer or bleeding bowl of plain circular form. Britannia standard silver*. Very charmi...

Large George I Footed Salver

8594. Large George I Footed Salver

1718

RICHARD BAYLEY, LONDON

Price £3,350

An excellent early English silver tazza of plain form on a shaped foot. Britannia standard silver*. Lovely simple styling typical of the period. Good size and patina. Weight 723 grams, 23.2 troy ounces. Height 6.25 cms. Diameter 29 cms. London 1718. Maker Richard Bayley
Price £3,350

An excellent early English silver tazza of plain form on a shaped foot. Britannia standard silver*. Lovely simple styling typic...

Large George II Silver Bowl by Matthew Lofthouse

8700. Large George II Silver Bowl by Matthew Lofthouse

1721

MATTHEW LOFTHOUSE

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A handsome antique sterling silver punch bowl with simple plain styling and raised pedestal foot. Large size. Excellent quality and good gauge silver. Weight 1650 grams, 53 troy ounces. Height 20.5 cms. Diameter 29.3 cms. London 1727. Maker Matthew Lofthouse.
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A handsome antique sterling silver punch bowl with simple plain styling and raised pedestal foot. Large size. Excellent quality...

George I Silver Bowl

8155. George I Silver Bowl

1722

JOSEPH CLARE

Price £2,750

A charming antique sterling silver bowl with an applied wire rim and raised on a spreading foot. Very plain styling and excellent original colour. To one side there is a hand engraved crest of a boar and thistle. Underneath the bowl there is a scratch weight and owners initials “MF”. Weight 281 grams, 9 troy ounces. Height 8 cms. Diameter 16.8 cms. London 1722. Maker Joseph Clare I.
Price £2,750

A charming antique sterling silver bowl with an applied wire rim and raised on a spreading foot. Very plain styling and excelle...

Antique George I Octagonal Silver Sugar Bowl

8488. Antique George I Octagonal Silver Sugar Bowl

1726

WILLIAM DARKER

Price £4,850

A rare early English silver sugar bowl of octagonal form. Lovely plain style and heavy gauge silver. Good colour. Weight 132 grams, 4.2 troy ounces. Height 5.5 cms. Diameter 10 cms. London 1726. Maker William Darker.
Price £4,850

A rare early English silver sugar bowl of octagonal form. Lovely plain style and heavy gauge silver. Good colour. Weight 132 gr...

Antique George II Silver Sugar Bowl

8618. Antique George II Silver Sugar Bowl

1728

JOHN GORSUCH

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A rare antique sterling silver covered sugar bowl of circular form on a small spreading foot. Excellent plain design, typical of the period. In the early 18th century sugar bowls or sugar boxes nearly always had covers which, when reversed, could be used as a saucer or spoon tray. Weight 295 grams, 9.4 troy ounces. Total height 9 cms. Bowl measures – height 6.3 cms, diameter 10.5 cms. London 1728. Maker John Gorsuch.
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A rare antique sterling silver covered sugar bowl of circular form on a small spreading foot. Excellent plain design, typical o...

George III Silver Epergne

6972. George III Silver Epergne

1788

JOHN KIDDER

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A superb antique sterling silver centerpiece with five detachable bowls which can be used separately. The pretty fluted stand is raised on tall shaped feet with a decorative border of looped harebell swags embellished with ribbons and classical motifs. Engraved to the centre of the stand and to all 5 bowls is a crest of a cockerel. All the bowls have elegant pierced silver with a cast border. Weight 2000 grams, 64.3 troy ounces. Height 32 cms. Large bowl 33 x 17 cms. Small bowl diameter 12 cms. Spread 41 x 38 cms. All pieces have matching silver marks. London 1788. Maker John Kidder.
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A superb antique sterling silver centerpiece with five detachable bowls which can be used separately. The pretty fluted stand i...

Antique Irish Silver Bowl

8273. Antique Irish Silver Bowl

1790

CHRISTOPHER HAINES OF DUBLIN

Price £2,450

A handsome antique sterling silver bowl with a reed border and raised on a spreading foot. Very plain styling and excellent original colour. Uninscribed. Good weight 641 grams, 20.61 troy ounces. Height 12 cms. Diameter 20.5 cms. Diameter of foot 12 cms. Dublin 1790. Maker Christopher Haines.
Price £2,450

A handsome antique sterling silver bowl with a reed border and raised on a spreading foot. Very plain styling and excellent ori...

Georgian Silver Table Centrepiece

8400. Georgian Silver Table Centrepiece

1801

WILLIAM PEASTON

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A large and very impressive antique sterling silver epergne with 5 matching cut crystal dishes. Excellent quality. This elegant silver table centre comprises an oval stand, decorated with leaves and swags, to which the 4 side arms are attached. A useful feature is that the oval centre can be used on its own, or with a combination of 1,2 ,3 or all 4 arms.The weight of silver is 2095 grams, 67.3 troy ounces. Dimensions – Total width (with glass) 68 cms, depth 62 cms, height 23.5 cms. Silver width 63 cms, depth 58 cms, height 23.5 cms. Oval glass length 30 cms, width 22 cms. Each piece of silver is marked and fully matching. London 1801. By William Peaston.
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A large and very impressive antique sterling silver epergne with 5 matching cut crystal dishes. Excellent quality. This elegant...

Large George III Silver Bowl by Paul Storr

8499 . Large George III Silver Bowl by Paul Storr

1802

PAUL STORR, LONDON (1771-1844)

Price £8,500

A handsome antique sterling silver bowl with plain classic styling and gadroon borders. Good size. Excellent quality and good gauge silver as you’d expect from this world famous English silversmith. There is a large hand engraved armorial to the front with the motto “Spe et Labore” - "By Hope and Work". Weight 1070 grams, 34.4 troy ounces. Height 12 cms. Diameter 24 cms. London 1802. Maker Paul Storr.
Price £8,500

A handsome antique sterling silver bowl with plain classic styling and gadroon borders. Good size. Excellent quality and good g...

Georgian Silver Table Centrepiece

6043. Georgian Silver Table Centrepiece

1807

MARY TROBY

Price £3,500

An elegant antique sterling silver centerpiece complete with matching suite of contemporary cut crystal bowls. Plain oval shape with 4 detachable arms, classical ram’s heads with looped chains, and paw feet. The weight of silver is 1297 grams, 41.7 troy ounces. Height 24.25 cms. Spread 47 cms. Bowls 29.5 x 20.5/13 x 9 cms. All pieces marked London 1807. Maker Mary Troby.
Price £3,500

An elegant antique sterling silver centerpiece complete with matching suite of contemporary cut crystal bowls. Plain oval shape...

George III Silver Bowl

8482. George III Silver Bowl

1810

REBECCA EMES & EDWARD BARNARD I

Price £5,550

A handsome antique sterling silver pedestal bowl of circular form with half ribbed body and egg and dart border. Excellent quality and heavy gauge silver. This form is very similar to the Warwick Vase shape. The cast wrythen side carrying handles are embellished with vine leaf and grape ornament making it, together with its weight and campana form, very suitable for use as a small size wine cooler. Hand engraved to the front is an armorial within a shield, and to the reverse there is a crest of a leopard. Weight 1646 grams, 52.9 troy ounces. Height 19.5 cms. Diameter 19.5 cms. Spread 29.5 cms. London 1810. Maker Emes & Barnard.
Price £5,550

A handsome antique sterling silver pedestal bowl of circular form with half ribbed body and egg and dart border. Excellent qual...

Antique Cork Silver Bowl

7383. Antique Cork Silver Bowl

1810

Price £1,350

A delightful antique Irish provincial silver bowl on pedestal foot. Lovely plain and simple style. Excellent colour. Weight 271 grams, 8.7 troy ounces. Height 13.5 cms. Diameter of top 13 cms. Marked underneath “sterling” with the Cork maker’s mark Gibson. Circa 1810.
Price £1,350

A delightful antique Irish provincial silver bowl on pedestal foot. Lovely plain and simple style. Excellent colour. Weight 271...

Georgian Table Centrepiece in Old Sheffield Plate

7607. Georgian Table Centrepiece in Old Sheffield Plate

Circa 1810

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An elegant antique table centre piece complete with matching suite of cut crystal bowls. Plain oval shape with classical decoration, 4 detachable arms and paw feet. Excellent quality cut glass. Total height including glass 32 cms. Spread 50 cms. The epergne bowls measure 30 x 22 and 12 x 8.5* cms. Circa 1810. Old Sheffield plate.
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An elegant antique table centre piece complete with matching suite of cut crystal bowls. Plain oval shape with classical decora...

Antique Georgian Silver Wine Cistern

8622. Antique Georgian Silver Wine Cistern

1816

JOHN HOULE

Price £15,500

An antique gilt silver bowl of large size and exceptionally heavy weight; this excellent quality is just as you’d expect from a master silversmith trained by the world famous Paul Storr. Raised on a pedestal foot and having hinged lions mask side handles, this oval wine cooler takes two bottles. The deep relief applied decoration is covered in grape and vine leaf ornament, the centre ovals have a Bacchanalian scene with cherubs, a goat and an impish Bacchus, to either side there is a large bird and dolphin. Weight 4218 grams, 135.6 troy ounces. Top 21 x 23.5 cms. Height 18 cms. Sterling silver. London 1816. Maker John Houle, freeman of the Vintners’ Company.
Price £15,500

An antique gilt silver bowl of large size and exceptionally heavy weight; this excellent quality is just as you’d expect from...

George III Silver Bowls

8842. George III Silver Bowls

1819

PHILIP RUNDELL

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A fine and substantial pair of antique sterling silver serving dishes, large size, and suitable for use as jardinieres. Classical Georgian plain design with rectangular shape and half ribbed body. The applied lions mask mounts and paw feet are of excellent quality. Each has, to the front and back, a large hand engraved armorial supported by a lion and griffin. The motto “Sic Donec” means “So Until”. Total weight 2249 grams, 72.3 troy ounces. Top rim measures 25.5 x 20.5 cms. Height 9 cms. London 1819. Maker Philip Rundell, the prestigious Georgian silversmith and partner of Paul Storr.
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A fine and substantial pair of antique sterling silver serving dishes, large size, and suitable for use as jardinieres. Classic...

Georgian Mirror Plateau in Old Sheffield Plate

7158. Georgian Mirror Plateau in Old Sheffield Plate

Circa 1820

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An antique mirror stand with shaped border standing on 3 decorative shaped feet. With the original wooden back. Diameter of mirror 28 cms. Diameter of base 36 cms. Circa 1820. Old Sheffield Plate.
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An antique mirror stand with shaped border standing on 3 decorative shaped feet. With the original wooden back. Diameter of mir...

Antique Silver Coconut Cup

8015. Antique Silver Coconut Cup

1825

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An antique silver mounted coconut cup (or bowl) on a shallow foot. Broad size and excellent condition. Height 9 cms. Diameter 10.5 cms. The silver is marked on both the rim and foot for London 1825. Maker William Traies (known for flatware).
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An antique silver mounted coconut cup (or bowl) on a shallow foot. Broad size and excellent condition. Height 9 cms. Diameter 1...

Pair of Antique Silver Tazzas by Garrard

8681. Pair of Antique Silver Tazzas by Garrard

1849

ROBERT GARRARD II, LONDON

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A pair of antique sterling silver compotes with classical plain design and shell and gadroon borders. Fantastic quality and weight. Each tazza has a large armorial hand engraved to the centre with a motto saying "Jerusalem" in Hebrew letters; this is Sir Moses Montefiore’s Coat of Arms. On the underside there is cut card decoration. Combined weight 2036 grams, 65.4 troy ounces. Diameter 28 cms. Sterling silver. London 1849. Maker Robert Garrard.
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A pair of antique sterling silver compotes with classical plain design and shell and gadroon borders. Fantastic quality and wei...

Antique German Silver Basket

8172. Antique German Silver Basket

Circa 1850

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An attractive antique silver serving bowl of circular form raised on four ball feet. Expertly decorated with pierced decoration of flowers and scrolls. Suitable for bread and fruit. Weight 473 grams, 15.2 troy ounces. Diameter 27.8 cms. Height 8.5 cms. Marked underneath with the German silver grade 800 and standing man figure (triple stamped) for Munich. Circa 1850.
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An attractive antique silver serving bowl of circular form raised on four ball feet. Expertly decorated with pierced decoration...

Pair of Victorian Silver Gilt Tazzas by Walter & John Barnard

7485. Pair of Victorian Silver Gilt Tazzas by Walter & John Barnard

1877

BARNARD BROTHERS, LONDON

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A fantastic quality pair of sterling silver and gilt compotes with central fruit decoration. These heavy dishes resemble from the top a giant circular flower petal with a single flower embossed to alternate segments. The pedestal foot has a pretty flower and leaf decoration and to the front there is an engraved crest and the motto “fortuna sequatur”. Weight 1640 grams, 52.7 troy ounces. Height 13 cms. Diameter 26 cms. London 1877. Maker Walter & John Barnard.
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A fantastic quality pair of sterling silver and gilt compotes with central fruit decoration. These heavy dishes resemble from t...

Antique Queen Anne Style Silver Monteith Bowl

8849. Antique Queen Anne Style Silver Monteith Bowl

1877

CHARLES STUART HARRIS, LONDON

Price £7,750

A large and handsome antique sterling punch bowl in the early 18th century style with lions mask side handles, typical ribbed body decoration and a decorative cartouche to the front. The shaped scalloped rim is detachable; this is used to hold stem glasses, punch ladle and lemon squeezer and a bowl of this type is referred to as a Monteith. Weight of silver 3426 grams, 110 troy ounces. Height 19 cms (without rim), 25 cms (with rim), diameter 37 cms. London 1877. Maker Charles Stuart Harris.
Price £7,750

A large and handsome antique sterling punch bowl in the early 18th century style with lions mask side handles, typical ribbed b...

Pair of Victorian Silver Plated Compotes

8276 . Pair of Victorian Silver Plated Compotes

Circa 1880

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An excellent quality pair of decorative antique silver plated tazzas with cast cherubs and a tree support, all standing on a circular base. The circular crystal bowls have an all over etched leaf design. Total height 22/23 cms. Diameter of bowl 20 cms. Unmarked. Silver plated. Circa 1880.
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An excellent quality pair of decorative antique silver plated tazzas with cast cherubs and a tree support, all standing on a ci...

Queen Anne Style Silver Bowl

8613. Queen Anne Style Silver Bowl

1886

SIBRAY, HALL & CO

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A handsome antique sterling bowl in the early 18th century style with lions mask side handles, typical ribbed body decoration and decorative cartouches. The shaped rim was monteith style which was originally used to hold stem glasses, punch ladle and lemon squeezer (the top of an original monteith is also detachable). To the front there is an engraved crest of a standing cat with the motto “Touch Not the Cat Bot a Glove”*. To the front there is a presentation inscription**. Weight of silver 1321 grams, 42.4 troy ounces. Height 20 cms, diameter 25 cms. London 1886. Maker Sibray Hall & Co.
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A handsome antique sterling bowl in the early 18th century style with lions mask side handles, typical ribbed body decoration a...

Victorian Silver Plate and Crystal Epergne

8385. Victorian Silver Plate and Crystal Epergne

Circa 1890

ROBERT PRINGLE

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An antique silver plated centrepiece with cut crystal bowl and flower vase. The base is mounted with three beautifully modelled cast swans with chains. Circa 1890. Height 51.5 cms. Diameter of glass dish 27 cms. Makers mark underneath for Robert Pringle & Co.
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An antique silver plated centrepiece with cut crystal bowl and flower vase. The base is mounted with three beautifully modelled...

Antique Silver Bowl

8054. Antique Silver Bowl

1896

CHARLES STUART HARRIS, LONDON

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A large antique sterling silver bowl with all over embossed decoration of swags and flowers. There is a scroll a cartouche to front and back (uninscribed). The bowl also incorporates some Queen Anne features such as the face mounted side handles and the castellated top with faces and shells. The interior retains the original gilding. Weight 1480 grams, 47.5 troy ounces. Height 18 cms. Diameter 28.5 cms. London 1896. Maker Charles Stuart Harris.
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A large antique sterling silver bowl with all over embossed decoration of swags and flowers. There is a scroll a cartouche to f...

Antique Silver Bowl

8716. Antique Silver Bowl

1896

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A large Victorian sterling silver bowl with decorative cast feet and magnificent side carrying handles cast in the form of a pair of griffins. The body has an embossed decoration of acanthus leaves, swags and foliate scrolls. Excellent weight and uninscribed. Weight 1556 grams, 50 troy ounces. Height 14.5 cms (18.3 to top of handle). Diameter of top 31 cms. London 1896.
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A large Victorian sterling silver bowl with decorative cast feet and magnificent side carrying handles cast in the form of a pa...

Pair of Victorian Silver Vases

8221. Pair of Victorian Silver Vases

1896

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Of horse racing interest. A superb pair of large antique sterling silver presentation vases with covers. Each trophy has a tall vase shape on a pedestal foot and flying side handles. The embossed decoration is particularly fine with ribbons and swags of harebells, there is a band of acanthus leaves around the bottom. Each side there is a plaited ribbon cartouche containing, to the front, a coat of arms with crest and to the back, a presentation inscription. These vases, or chestnut urns, are very large and suitable to stand a bottle inside. Weight 1784 grams and 1705 grams, total 3489 grams, 112.1 troy ounces. Height 40 cms with lid, 29.2 cms without lid. Spread across the handles 23 cms. Stamped with a full set of matching English silver hallmarks on each vase and each lid for London 1896. Maker Harris Brothers.
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Of horse racing interest. A superb pair of large antique sterling silver presentation vases with covers. Each trophy has a tall...

Antique Silver Plate and Horn Cornucopia

7593. Antique Silver Plate and Horn Cornucopia

Circa 1900

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A decorative pair of horn vases with a graceful curved shape and silver plated mounts. Lovely for flowers. Height 33 cms. Diameter of top 11 cms. Spread 28 cms. These horns have been used as drinking vessels through the ages since classical antiquity times although in more recently their use has been more ceremonial. Circa 1900.
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A decorative pair of horn vases with a graceful curved shape and silver plated mounts. Lovely for flowers. Height 33 cms. Diame...

Pair of French Silver and Crystal Tazza Bowls

8413. Pair of French Silver and Crystal Tazza Bowls

Circa 1900

Price £650

A very pretty pair of antique serving dishes on gilt silver tazzas. The engraved crystal glass bowls have a gilt border and are decorated with swags and baskets of flowers. Height 15 cms. Diameter of bowl 23 cms. Bases marked with a French silver stamp. Circa 1900.
Price £650

A very pretty pair of antique serving dishes on gilt silver tazzas. The engraved crystal glass bowls have a gilt border and are...

Pair of Russian Silver and Niello Bottle Stands

6735. Pair of Russian Silver and Niello Bottle Stands

Circa 1950

Price £585

An attractive pair of antique parcel gilt silver bottle holders having decorative pierced sides with applied niello work. Decorated by hand, each has minor variations. Weight 460 grams, 14.7 troy ounces. Diameter 12.5 cms. Spread 19 cms. Height 8.5 cms. Stamped underneath with Russian silver marks. Circa 1950.
Price £585

An attractive pair of antique parcel gilt silver bottle holders having decorative pierced sides with applied niello work. Decor...

Vintage Silver and Enamel Bowl by Gerald Benney

8133. Vintage Silver and Enamel Bowl by Gerald Benney

1971

GERALD BENNEY, LONDON (1930-2008)

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A fine and early example of Benney's enamelling. A rare sterling silver bowl, with simple minimalistic lines, by this very sought after modern designer and silversmith. The outer surface is covered with white enamel within a gilt border, the foot having three concentric silver gilt bands. Weight 505 grams, 16.2 troy ounces. Height 8 cms. Diameter of top 17.2 cms. The underside of base is impressed GERALD BENNEY LONDON with the makers mark “AGB” for Gerald Benney and the master enameller's mark “AAE” for Alan Alfred Evans. London 1971.
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A fine and early example of Benney's enamelling. A rare sterling silver bowl, with simple minimalistic lines, by this very soug...

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