Collectibles

Antique Queen Anne Silver Pilgrim Flask

9091. Antique Queen Anne Silver Pilgrim Flask

Circa 1710

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A rare early English silver drinks flask of small size in the form of a medieval pilgrim flask. Plain form and heavy gauge silver with a screw-on top and pendant chain. There is a large decorative cartouche hand engraved to both sides with an armorial to the front (probably for Underhill of Stratford-upon-Avon) and a crest of a stag to the reverse. Weight 173 grams, 5.5 troy ounces. Height 13 cms. Width 8 cms. Unmarked English silver. Circa 1710. Illustrated in Michael Clayton’s Pictorial History of English & American Silver (see photos).
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A rare early English silver drinks flask of small size in the form of a medieval pilgrim flask. Plain form and heavy gauge silv...

Antique German Silver Spirit Funnel

8223. Antique German Silver Spirit Funnel

Circa 1720

Price £585

A charming little antique silver funnel of single piece design without a pierced strainer. Funnels of this type were smaller in size and used for decanting liquor, or possibly perfume. Of plain form and having a simple band of hand engraved decoration around the top edge. Weight 32 grams, 1 troy ounce. Height 5.3 cms. Diameter 5.4 cms. Marked around the edge with German silver marks for the town Augsburg. Maker "S" under 2 stars (Rosenberg page 202) Circa 1720.
Price £585

A charming little antique silver funnel of single piece design without a pierced strainer. Funnels of this type were smaller in...

George II Tobacco Box

8418. George II Tobacco Box

1752

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A charming antique sterling silver box with lift off top. Simple oval shape and reeded borders. This style was popular from the mid 17th century up until the reign of George I. Weight 173 grams, 5.5 troy ounces. Length 10.75 cms. Width 8.5 cms. London 1752. Maker probably Robert Cox.
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A charming antique sterling silver box with lift off top. Simple oval shape and reeded borders. This style was popular from the...

George III Silver Invalid Cup

9355. George III Silver Invalid Cup

1765

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A collector’s item. Medical interest. A rare antique sterling silver feeding cup of plain design having a long pouring spout and simple curved handle. Hand engraved to the front is the crest of a hand holding a crown together with the motto “Virtutis Gloria Merces” for the Robertson clan*. Hand engraved owner’s initials to the top of the lid and base. Weight 276 grams, 8.8 troy ounces. Height 14.5cm. Spread 12.5cm. Diameter 6.7cm. Edinburgh 1765. Maker Alexander Gairdner.
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A collector’s item. Medical interest. A rare antique sterling silver feeding cup of plain design having a long pouring spout ...

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....

Georgian Campaign Jug

9308. Georgian Campaign Jug

1787

Price £950

Probably of medical interest. A rare and interesting antique sterling silver jug of simple form with a detachable handle with a turned wooden grip. Hand engraved to the front is a circular cartouche containing the Pollen family crest of a pelican and motto “De Tout Mon Coeur”. Contains 250 ml. Weight 184 grams, 5.9 troy ounces. Height 13 cm. Spread 16.5 cm. London 1787.
Price £950

Probably of medical interest. A rare and interesting antique sterling silver jug of simple form with a detachable handle with a...

Antique Continental Silver Tobacco Box

3289. Antique Continental Silver Tobacco Box

Circa 1790

Price £850

A good 18th century silver tobacco box with long hinged lid and original gilt interior. The bright cut decoration is particularly fine. Weight 229 grams, 7.3 troy ounces.Length 14.5 cms. Depth 6.25 cms. Height 3 cms. Continental silver hallmarks (2 silver marks stamped on the inner rim of the box). Circa 1790.
Price £850

A good 18th century silver tobacco box with long hinged lid and original gilt interior. The bright cut decoration is particular...

Antique Italian Silver Frames

8191. Antique Italian Silver Frames

Circa 1790

Price £2,750

A stylish pair of late 18th century Sicilian silver cartaglorias containing the original texts in old fashioned script. The oval bead bordered frames have applied gilt silver swags, leaves and flower motifs, the bases are raised on square supports. The sheet silver frames are pinned onto carved softwood backs. Height 26.7 cms. Width 23 cms. Marked on the bottom left hand corner with “GC” for Guiseppe Caltagirone of Trapani, Sicilia. Circa 1790.
Price £2,750

A stylish pair of late 18th century Sicilian silver cartaglorias containing the original texts in old fashioned script. The ova...

Antique Silver Lancet Case with Thumb Lancets

6391. Antique Silver Lancet Case with Thumb Lancets

1790

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An antique sterling silver flip top four partition carrying case fitted with a set of four antique bloodletting lancets. These instruments are known as thumb lancets due to the manner in which they were held and pushed into the blood vessel. Tortoiseshell guards protect the blades. Unmarked silver. Circa 1790
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An antique sterling silver flip top four partition carrying case fitted with a set of four antique bloodletting lancets. These ...

Georgian Cut Steel Purse

7091. Georgian Cut Steel Purse

Circa 1800

Price £275

A delightful little cut steel purse with excellent quality metalwork. To each side there is an ornate, pierced and engraved steel panel and to the front there is an inset polychrome painting on glass with a maritime scene. The interior is made of red leather and silk. This piece has suffered damage over the years but still remains a very charming and collectible piece. Length 7 cms. Width 5 cms. Unmarked. Circa 1800.
Price £275

A delightful little cut steel purse with excellent quality metalwork. To each side there is an ornate, pierced and engraved ste...

George III Travelling Toothbrush

9343. George III Travelling Toothbrush

1802

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A beautifully made antique sterling silver toothbrush together with the matching double lidded tooth powder box. All in the original tooled leather case. Brush length 13.2 cm, width 3.6 cm. Box length 9 cm, width 2.7 cm. Red tooled leather case 9 x 2.7 cm. London 1802. Maker Richard Lockwood and John Douglas.
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A beautifully made antique sterling silver toothbrush together with the matching double lidded tooth powder box. All in the ori...

Georgian Silver Apple Corer

6367. Georgian Silver Apple Corer

Circa 1809

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A charming little collectors piece. An antique sterling silver apple corer of simple form. Usually these items unscrew however this has been made in one piece. Weight 20 grams. Length 10.5 cms. London 1809. Thomas Phipps & Edward Robinson.
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A charming little collectors piece. An antique sterling silver apple corer of simple form. Usually these items unscrew however ...

Antique George III Silver Inkwell

8768. Antique George III Silver Inkwell

1810

THOMAS WELLS

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A good George III sterling silver travelling inkwell, of rectangular form, with hinged screw down cover. Lovely plain style. Weight 56 grams, 1.8 troy ounces. Height 2.5 (pot), 5 (top of screw cap) cms. Base 3.9x3.9 cms. London 1810. Maker Thomas Wells.
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A good George III sterling silver travelling inkwell, of rectangular form, with hinged screw down cover. Lovely plain style. We...

Georgian Silver Nutmeg Grater

8032. Georgian Silver Nutmeg Grater

1811

JOHN ROBINS

Price £750

A plain style antique sterling silver nutmeg grater of cylindrical style. Open the lid and the box opens out to use the steel grater. Height when closed 6.5 cms. Top measures 3 x 2.5 cms. London 1811. Maker John Robins.
Price £750

A plain style antique sterling silver nutmeg grater of cylindrical style. Open the lid and the box opens out to use the steel g...

Georgian Silver Horns

9452. Georgian Silver Horns

1815

PHIPPS ROBINSON & PHIPPS, LONDON

Price £1,750

Possibly of sporting interest. A rare pair of sterling silver mounted horns, each bearing the crest of a lion on an oval plaque. These could be hunting or coaching horns or possibly converted powder horns. Spread 26cm. Top measures 7x5.8cm. London 1815. Maker Phipps, Robinson & Phipps.
Price £1,750

Possibly of sporting interest. A rare pair of sterling silver mounted horns, each bearing the crest of a lion on an oval plaque...

Georgian Silver Coach Pot

6970. Georgian Silver Coach Pot

1826

WILLIAM SUMNER

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A rare antique sterling silver bourdalou of plain design with a compressed elliptical shape and simple loop handle. This is a small urinal or chamber pot designed for female use when travelling. Weight 563 grams, 18.1 troy ounces. Height 8 cms. Length 21 cms. Spread 24 cms. Width 9.5/6 cms. London 1826. Maker William Sumner.
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A rare antique sterling silver bourdalou of plain design with a compressed elliptical shape and simple loop handle. This is a s...

Antique Gold and Stone Desk Seal

8806. Antique Gold and Stone Desk Seal

Circa 1840

Price £695

An antique seal with white hard stone handle and solid gold mount. The carved intaglio has an armorial, a horse crest over a crown, and the motto “Con Fide”. The stone handle could be white jade or quartz cabouchon. The intaglio is a creamier white colour and may be rock crystal. Length 6.7 cms. Unmarked gold (15 or 18 carat). French. Circa 1840.
Price £695

An antique seal with white hard stone handle and solid gold mount. The carved intaglio has an armorial, a horse crest over a cr...

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 Portuguese Silver Toothpick Holder

7808. Antique Portuguese Silver Toothpick Holder

1843 to 1853

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An early 19th century silver toothpick holder in the form of a bird cage with a classical domed lid pierced to hold the toothpicks. Will make a fantastic show when the toothpicks are inserted on the top. Weight 341 grams, 11 troy ounces. Height 16.5 cms. Base diameter 11 cms. Marked underneath with an assay scrape and Portuguese silver marks for Porto 1843 – 1853. Makers initials AM.
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An early 19th century silver toothpick holder in the form of a bird cage with a classical domed lid pierced to hold the toothpi...

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 French Silver Scent Bottle

8465. Antique French Silver Scent Bottle

Circa 1860

Price £275

An excellent quality antique scent bottle with a decorative silver mount. The hinged top has a hand engraved design with flowers, leaves and dot scroll work. The oval shaped body is made of multi faceted crystal and typically of the period, has a rounded base which was made to lie down. Traces of the original gilt finish. H 11.2 cms. Width 4 cms. Stamped on the mount and top with very small French silver marks, circa 1860.
Price £275

An excellent quality antique scent bottle with a decorative silver mount. The hinged top has a hand engraved design with flowe...

Antique Silver Travelling Lamp

8145. Antique Silver Travelling Lamp

1863

ORTNER & HOULE, LONDON

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A fine quality antique sterling silver travelling or carriage lamp by Orton & Houle, neatly designed so that it can be carried for travel. To use the lamp, lift the lid and pull out the hinged front cover to reveal the candle holder behind a glass panel. The lamp can then either be hung from the suspension hooks, or placed standing up by pulling down the base. Next to the base there is a cylindrical vesta case, with a drop down hinged cover for matches and a match striker. A nice feature is the candle holder which has a spring fitting allowing the candle to be pushed up as the candle burns down. Stamped on the main cover with full English silver hallmarks for London 1863. Maker and retailer Ortner & Houle, 3 St James St, SW London.
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A fine quality antique sterling silver travelling or carriage lamp by Orton & Houle, neatly designed so that it can be carried ...

Antique Silver Baby Rattle

8543. Antique Silver Baby Rattle

1869

Price £575

A charming antique sterling silver child’s rattle complete with a whistle and real mother of pearl teething ring. There are 7 silver bells attached. The embossed decoration is very pretty with flowers and scrolls. Weight 65 grams, 2 troy ounces. Length (including teether ring) 12.5 cms. Makers mark badly struck. London 1869.
Price £575

A charming antique sterling silver child’s rattle complete with a whistle and real mother of pearl teething ring. There are 7...

Victorian Silver Plater Spoonwarmer

8898. Victorian Silver Plater Spoonwarmer

Circa 1870

MAPPIN & WEBB

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An antique spoon warmer in the former of a nautilus shell on a raised base. Engraved flower and foliate decoration and with a quality hinged lid. Nice clean shiny finish Height 15 cms. Length 15.5 cms. Width 8.5 cms. Silver plated Circa 1870. Marked underneath with silver plate stamps for Mappin & Webb, London & Sheffield.
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An antique spoon warmer in the former of a nautilus shell on a raised base. Engraved flower and foliate decoration and with a q...

Antique French Silver Table Bell

9063. Antique French Silver Table Bell

Circa 1880

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An excellent quality French silver hand bell. Good plain style and heavy cast silver with gilt finish and concentric decorative borders. Weight 113 grams, 3.6 troy ounces. Height 11 cms. Diameter 5.8 cms. Stamped around the bottom edge with French silver marks. High grade 950 silver. Circa 1880.
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An excellent quality French silver hand bell. Good plain style and heavy cast silver with gilt finish and concentric decorative...

Antique Russian Silver Purse

7109. Antique Russian Silver Purse

1882

Price £875

A delightful little antique silver purse in the form of a handbag with a carrying chain. Excellent decorative detail including faux basket weave and shaped leather straps with buckles. Original gilt interior. Weight 66 grams, 2.1 troy ounces. Height 6cm (excluding chain). Width 7cm. Stamped on both sides with Russian silver marks including the grade “84”, town mark, the year 1882 and the makers mark.
Price £875

A delightful little antique silver purse in the form of a handbag with a carrying chain. Excellent decorative detail including ...

Victorian Presentation Shovel

8011. Victorian Presentation Shovel

1884

SIBRAY, HALL & CO

Price £3,950

Superb quality antique silver commemorative shovel with carved mahogany handle. Very interesting railway inscription. The decorative silver mounts have intricate engraved borders and deeply chased decoration with flowers and leaves. Length 88 cms. Width 19 cms. London 1884. Maker Sibray, Hall & Co. The handle with silver mount, part marked, probably Birmingham 1888. Maker Hall & Co
Price £3,950

Superb quality antique silver commemorative shovel with carved mahogany handle. Very interesting railway inscription. The decor...

Victorian Gentleman’s Combination Whistle Vesta

8297. Victorian Gentleman’s Combination Whistle Vesta

1888

WILLIAM NEALE

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A Victorian sterling silver gentleman's vesta case, with a vertical ribbed decoration, having a hinged lid with striker to one end, and a whistle to the other end. Weight 30 grams, 1 troy ounce. Length 7 cms. Width 2.5 cms. Marked inside lid and on the body for Chester 1888. Maker William Neale.
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A Victorian sterling silver gentleman's vesta case, with a vertical ribbed decoration, having a hinged lid with striker to one ...

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 French Silver Lorgnette

8834. Antique French Silver Lorgnette

Circa 1890

Price £135

A decorative antique gilt silver folding magnifying glass or eyeglass with a spring clip. Length 15.5 cms. Spread across the lenses 14 cms. Unmarked silver with gold finish. French. Circa 1890.
Price £135

A decorative antique gilt silver folding magnifying glass or eyeglass with a spring clip. Length 15.5 cms. Spread across the le...

Antique Gold and Nephrite Letter Opener

8615. Antique Gold and Nephrite Letter Opener

Circa 1890

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A handsome jade nephrite paper knife with a decorative 15 carat gold (unmarked) mount. Excellent quality. Length 26 cms. Width 2.15 cms. Circa 1890. Probably French or Russian.
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A handsome jade nephrite paper knife with a decorative 15 carat gold (unmarked) mount. Excellent quality. Length 26 cms. Width ...

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 Dog Whistle

8113. Antique Silver Dog Whistle

1893

H. W. ASHFORD, BIRMINGHAM

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A very charming novelty silver whistle modelled with the head of a dog, complete with a collar and a small chain loop. Small size. Weight less than 1 troy ounce. Length 4.25 cms. Sterling silver. Birmingham 1893. Maker HW Ashford.
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A very charming novelty silver whistle modelled with the head of a dog, complete with a collar and a small chain loop. Small si...

Antique Silver Bookmark with Magnifying Glass

7934. Antique Silver Bookmark with Magnifying Glass

1893

THOMAS MARPLES, SHEFFIELD

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A good quality Victorian sterling silver bookmark with an integral magnifier glass. Weight 6 grams. Length 8.75 cms. London 1893. Maker Marple & Co.
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A good quality Victorian sterling silver bookmark with an integral magnifier glass. Weight 6 grams. Length 8.75 cms. London 189...

Antique Silver Perfume Bottle by Sampson Mordan

8240. Antique Silver Perfume Bottle by Sampson Mordan

1893

SAMPSON MORDAN & CO

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A delightful sterling silver cylinder scent bottle, with a hinged flip top and glass stopper. The bottle is finely engraved in the Kate Greenaway style, with two little girls sitting on a wall looking at a snail, there is a church in the background. Original gilt interior. Height 5.5 cms. Diameter 2.5 cms. London 1893. Maker Sampson Mordan & Co.
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A delightful sterling silver cylinder scent bottle, with a hinged flip top and glass stopper. The bottle is finely engraved in ...

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...

Victorian Silver Scent Flask

7568. Victorian Silver Scent Flask

1896

JAMES DIXON

Price £220

A tiny size antique sterling silver flask with plain styling and a screw off top. Very handy size and would make a good baby gift. Engraved to the front is a decorative monogram. Small capacity and contains less than 20ml. Weight 33 grams, 1 troy ounce. Height 4 cms (6 cms to top of cap), width 5.5 cms. London 1896. Maker James Dixon.
Price £220

A tiny size antique sterling silver flask with plain styling and a screw off top. Very handy size and would make a good baby gi...

Antique Miniature Silver Teapot Pepper

8348. Antique Miniature Silver Teapot Pepper

1898

CORNELIUS SAUNDERS & FRANCIS SHEPHERD

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A nice little silver pepper pot in the form of a Victorian teapot. Typical late 19th century shape with oval tapering sides and straight spout. Gilt inside. The lid pulls off to fill with pepper. Weight 28 grams, just under 1 troy ounce. Height 4 cms. Spread of handle to spout 7. 2 cms. Base 4.2 x 3.4 cms. Chester 1898. Maker Saunders & Shepherd.
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A nice little silver pepper pot in the form of a Victorian teapot. Typical late 19th century shape with oval tapering sides and...

Antique Chinese Silver Case

8901. Antique Chinese Silver Case

Circa 1900

WANG HING

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Chinese Export silver. An excellent quality antique sterling silver cigarette case. The top is mounted with a full length dragon having a serpentine shaped body and breathing out fire. Beautiful workmanship. Hand beaten silver. Push button operation. Gilt interior. Engraved initials “CFU” to the top. Weight 226 grams, 7.2 troy ounces. Top measures 14x9 cms. With Chinese silver marks for Wang Hing, Circa 1900.
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Chinese Export silver. An excellent quality antique sterling silver cigarette case. The top is mounted with a full length drago...

Antique Silver Art Nouveau Buttons

8306. Antique Silver Art Nouveau Buttons

Circa 1900

HENRY MATTHEWS, BIRMINGHAM

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A beautiful pair of antique English art nouveau ladies buttons each decorated with a stylish young girl’s head with a flower. Fully stamped with English silver hallmarks for Birmingham, date mark unclear. Circa 1900. Maker Henry Matthews.
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A beautiful pair of antique English art nouveau ladies buttons each decorated with a stylish young girl’s head with a flower...

Antique Gold and Enamel Scent Bottle

9437. Antique Gold and Enamel Scent Bottle

Circa 1900

Price £595

An excellent quality antique gold and enamel scent flask with a hand painted forest scene depicting a young man on horseback wooing a young girl. With a fitted glass stopper. Height 7cm. Diameter 2cm. Unmarked gold. Retailers stamp for Thornhill, New Bond St, London. Circa 1900.
Price £595

An excellent quality antique gold and enamel scent flask with a hand painted forest scene depicting a young man on horseback wo...

Antique Miniature Silver Mandolin Scent

9444. Antique Miniature Silver Mandolin Scent

Circa 1900

Price £225

A pretty little model silver mandolin scent bottle with a flip top catch. The front, back and top are all decorated with two cherubs playing. Weight 47 grams, 1.5 troy ounces. Length 11.5cm. Width 3.9cm. Continental silver – unmarked. Circa 1900.
Price £225

A pretty little model silver mandolin scent bottle with a flip top catch. The front, back and top are all decorated with two ch...

Antique Russian Silver Icon

7957. Antique Russian Silver Icon

Circa 1900

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A miniature silver travelling icon with a hand painted face and hands. With the original faded red velvet back. Height 5.5 x width 4.5 cms. Marked with Russian silver stamps, 84 and makers mark. Circa 1900.
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A miniature silver travelling icon with a hand painted face and hands. With the original faded red velvet back. Height 5.5 x wi...

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...

Chinese Silver Napkin Ring

8197. Chinese Silver Napkin Ring

Circa 1900

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An excellent quality antique silver napkin ring with the Chinese Good Luck saying popularly used at New Year. The ring has a simple plain form with bamboo borders, a vacant cartouche and 4 applied Chinese characters. Weight 38 grams, just over 1 troy ounce. Diameter 5 cms. Width 3.25 cms. Unmarked Chinese silver. Circa 1900.
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An excellent quality antique silver napkin ring with the Chinese Good Luck saying popularly used at New Year. The ring has a si...

Antique Silver Throne Pin Cushion

8392. Antique Silver Throne Pin Cushion

Circa 1901

Price £245

An unusual antique sterling silver pin cushion in the form of the Coronation Chair at Westminster Abbey in London. This was made in 1296 for King Edward I to enclose the famous Stone of Scone; the original is made of solid oak and stands on 4 gilt lions. Height 4 cms. Width 2.5 cms.Depth 1.25 cms. Birmingham 1901. Maker Horton & Allday.
Price £245

An unusual antique sterling silver pin cushion in the form of the Coronation Chair at Westminster Abbey in London. This was mad...

Antique Silver Travelling Lamp

9445. Antique Silver Travelling Lamp

1901

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An unusual antique travelling mirror or lamp in sterling silver. The plain styled case unfolds into a 3 fold screen with a hinged flap to stand a candle light. Weight 186 grams, 5.9 troy ounces. Case closed 9.4x7.5cm. London 1901. Maker Asprey & Sons.
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An unusual antique travelling mirror or lamp in sterling silver. The plain styled case unfolds into a 3 fold screen with a hing...

Antique Silver Letter Opener and Magnifier

8660. Antique Silver Letter Opener and Magnifier

1902

ASPREY

Price £450

A fantastic quality antique sterling silver letter opener combined with a 6 inch measure and magnifying glass. Excellent plain style. Total weight 42 grams, 1.3 troy ounces. Length 19.5 cms. Birmingham 1902. Maker Asprey of London.
Price £450

A fantastic quality antique sterling silver letter opener combined with a 6 inch measure and magnifying glass. Excellent plain ...

Antique Silver and Ivory Bridge Marker

6814. Antique Silver and Ivory Bridge Marker

Circa 1902

JAMES DEAKIN & SONS

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An excellent quality antique silver games scorer with ivory keys. Length 9.25 cms. Width 5.25 cms. Chester 1902. Maker James Deakin & Sons.
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An excellent quality antique silver games scorer with ivory keys. Length 9.25 cms. Width 5.25 cms. Chester 1902. Maker James De...

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 Chick Pin Cushion

8303. Antique Silver Chick Pin Cushion

1904

SAMPSON MORDAN & CO

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An antique sterling silver pin cushion in the form of a baby bird. Weight 30 grams, 1 troy ounce. Height 3.5 cms. Length 3.5 cms. The base is loaded so the little bird stays upright all the time. Marked underneath for Chester 1904. Maker Sampson Mordan & Co.
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An antique sterling silver pin cushion in the form of a baby bird. Weight 30 grams, 1 troy ounce. Height 3.5 cms. Length 3.5 cm...

Antique Silver Stamp Case

8488. Antique Silver Stamp Case

1905

A E JONES

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A plain style sterling silver stamp case in the form of an envelope with a hinged top. The little silver ring was to attach it to a watch chain or chatelaine. Inside there is an old stamp (used). Weight 5 grams Measures 2.5 x 2.3 cms. Stamped on the body for Chester 1905. Maker A.E Jones.
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A plain style sterling silver stamp case in the form of an envelope with a hinged top. The little silver ring was to attach it ...

George V Silver Table Snuff Box

3169. George V Silver Table Snuff Box

1910

COLLINGWOOD & SONS LTD OF BIRMINGHAM

Price £685

A super quality and large sterling silver octagonal snuff box of good proportions and having simple elegant styling. The top has a bright cut decorated border and long flush hinge. Length 12.5 cms. Width 8.25 cms. Weight 275 grams, 8.8 troy ounces. London 1910. Retailed by Collingwood and Co.
Price £685

A super quality and large sterling silver octagonal snuff box of good proportions and having simple elegant styling. The top ha...

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 Silver Tennis Racquet Letter Clip

5082. Antique Silver Tennis Racquet Letter Clip

Circa 1910

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A collectible little antique sterling silver desk item in the form of a silver tennis racquet with pearl type tennis ball all mounted on a wooden base. Base measures 7 x 4 cms. Birmingham 1910 (mark indistinct).
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A collectible little antique sterling silver desk item in the form of a silver tennis racquet with pearl type tennis ball all m...

Antique Silver Tortoise Bell

8213. Antique Silver Tortoise Bell

1912

GREY & CO, LONDON, CHESTER & BIRMINGHAM

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A fine and realistic antique tortoise table bell modelled with a solid sterling silver shell and a body made from bronze effect steel. The underside holds a clockwork winding mechanism that sounds the bell when the head or the tail is pressed. Spread 17.5 cms. Height 6 cms. Shell measures 9.3 x 11.5 cms. Silver hallmarked on the shell for Chester 1912. Silver makers mark and stamped underneath for maker Grey & Co.
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A fine and realistic antique tortoise table bell modelled with a solid sterling silver shell and a body made from bronze effect...

Antique Silver Baby Rattle

7952. Antique Silver Baby Rattle

1913

CRISFORD & NORRIS OF BIRMINGHAM

Price £495

A novelty sterling silver child’s rattle in the form of the popular Victorian puppet character Mr Punch. Complete with four bells, a bone teether ring and a real mother of pearl handle. Super large size. Length 20 cms. Birmingham 1913. Maker Crisford & Norris.
Price £495

A novelty sterling silver child’s rattle in the form of the popular Victorian puppet character Mr Punch. Complete with four b...

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...

Arts & Crafts Style Silver Plated Photo Frame

7962. Arts & Crafts Style Silver Plated Photo Frame

Circa 1920

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A very stylish antique silver plated photo frame. Arts & crafts design with a beaten finish and brass studs. With the original makers label on the reverse side. Height 24 cms. Width 19.5 cms. Inside measurements height 19 cms, width 14 cms. Circa 1920.
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A very stylish antique silver plated photo frame. Arts & crafts design with a beaten finish and brass studs. With the original ...

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...

Antique Silver Gimbal Cigar Lighter

8973. Antique Silver Gimbal Cigar Lighter

1925

PADGETT & BRAHAM LTD

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A handsome antique sterling silver table lighter mounted on a long antelope horn and resting on two scroll feet. The swivel mechanism ensures that the flame is always upright no matter how the lighter is passed or carried. Total weight including horn 284 grams, 9.1 troy ounces. Length 32.5 cms. Height 8 cms. London 1925. Maker Padgett & Braham Ltd.
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A handsome antique sterling silver table lighter mounted on a long antelope horn and resting on two scroll feet. The swivel mec...

TUC Congress Silver Bell

9392. TUC Congress Silver Bell

1927

MARTIN HALL

Price £2,750

A tall and impressive table bell with Corinthian column handle surmounted by a girl in classical clothing standing on a globe of the world. The bell is heavily engraved all round with TUC insignias and a presentation inscription to George Hicks, founding member of the British Socialist Party and TUC President 1927-1928. Very heavy weight. Loud ring tone. Weight 1337 grams, 43 troy ounces. Height 35 cm. Diameter 12.4 cm. Sheffield 1927. Maker Martin Hall.
Price £2,750

A tall and impressive table bell with Corinthian column handle surmounted by a girl in classical clothing standing on a globe o...

Vintage Silver Box by Asprey

9191. Vintage Silver Box by Asprey

1928

ASPREY

Price £850

An excellent quality sterling silver box with engine turned decoration. Superb plain design and clean lines. Heavy quality. Solid lid with original gilt lining. Base with original wood lining. Height 4.3 cms. Length 27 cm. Width 16.7 cm. London 1928. Maker Asprey & Co Ltd.
Price £850

An excellent quality sterling silver box with engine turned decoration. Superb plain design and clean lines. Heavy quality. Sol...

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 ...

Art Deco Silver Box

9336. Art Deco Silver Box

1937

Price £695

An excellent quality 1930’s sterling silver cigar box with engine turned decoration to the lid. Superb plain design and clean lines. Heavy quality. The interior has the original wood lining. Height 7 cms. Length 22.7 cm. Width 14.4 cm. Birmingham 1937. Maker Adie Brothers.
Price £695

An excellent quality 1930’s sterling silver cigar box with engine turned decoration to the lid. Superb plain design and clean...

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...

Silver Travelling Chess Set

9128. Silver Travelling Chess Set

1978

Price £950

Perfect gift. A sterling silver set of chess pieces and matching playing board. All in the original black leather case. The sterling silver board fits onto a black resin base. Weight of silver pieces and board 197 grams, 6.3 troy ounces. Board measures 9.2 cm square. Carrying case measures 14.5 cm x 12.5 cm, height 2.5 cm. Birmingham 1978.
Price £950

Perfect gift. A sterling silver set of chess pieces and matching playing board. All in the original black leather case. The ste...

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