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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 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...

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...

Antique Silver Charger

9312. Antique Silver Charger

Circa 1820

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A magnificent antique silver platter of heavy gauge, very ornately decorated with cherubs, animals, birds and mythical creatures interspersed with classical ornament. To the centre there is a noble figure mounted on horseback. Traces of the original gilding to the outside border. Weight 2262 grams, 71.7 troy ounces. Diameter 47 cm. Height 5.5 cm. Stamped with a continental mark on the rim. Circa 1820.
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A magnificent antique silver platter of heavy gauge, very ornately decorated with cherubs, animals, birds and mythical creature...

Antique Italian Silver Oil Lamp

9430. Antique Italian Silver Oil Lamp

1830

Price £2,750

An attractive antique silver lamp mounted on a gilt metal cherub column. The traditional style oil lamp has provision for 3 wicks and the cover has a bayonet fitting. Suspended on 3 long chains are the snuffer, knife and tweezer tools. Weighted base. Height 34cm. Diameter of base 11cm. Italian silver marks for Rome and makers mark for Filippo Pacetti circa 1830.
Price £2,750

An attractive antique silver lamp mounted on a gilt metal cherub column. The traditional style oil lamp has provision for 3 wic...

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 Belgian Silver Candlestick

8187. Antique Belgian Silver Candlestick

Circa 1850

Price £950

A tall and impressive antique silver altar candlestick made from thick sheets of decorated silver mounted on the front and sides sections of a carved softwood stand. This was originally a pricket candlestick and has since been electrified (not working). Height 77.5 cms. Base 20 x 13 cms. With Belgian silver marks on each piece – “1” imported articles, “hand” hall-mark, “800” fineness and “helmet” large hall-mark (see Tardy page 85). Made in Belgium. Circa 1850.
Price £950

A tall and impressive antique silver altar candlestick made from thick sheets of decorated silver mounted on the front and side...

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 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 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 Portuguese Silver Ewer and Basin

9313. Antique Portuguese Silver Ewer and Basin

Circa 1880

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A lovely decorative antique silver gilt jug and basin with foliate scroll design and curved bird handle. Weight 2489 grams,80 troy ounces. Jug – height 30.7 cms, spread 22.5 cms. Bowl – height 11.4 cms, diameter 35.5 cms. Marked underneath both jug and bowl with Portuguese silver marks for Oporto circa 1880.
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A lovely decorative antique silver gilt jug and basin with foliate scroll design and curved bird handle. Weight 2489 grams,80 t...

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...

Antique French Champleve Enamel And Gilt-Bronze Clock

8323. Antique French Champleve Enamel And Gilt-Bronze Clock

Circa 1890

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A late 19th century bright colour enamel and ormolu mantel timepiece with a portrait roundel to the front. The dial is painted with floral swags within a paste-set bezel. Platform lever escapement. Height 8 ½ in. (21.5 cm.). Width 4 1/8 in. (10.5 cm.). Depth 2 ½ in. (5.5 cm.). French. Circa 1890.
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A late 19th century bright colour enamel and ormolu mantel timepiece with a portrait roundel to the front. The dial is painted ...

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 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 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 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 German Silver Drinking Horn

8903. Antique German Silver Drinking Horn

Circa 1900

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Very large and impressive. An antique horn mounted with thick bands of engraved silver. Traces of original gilt finish. Heavy quality hanging chain. Length 59 cms. Diameter of top 12 cms. Stamped with German silver marks crown and moon, silver grade 800 and the maker B. Mermelins. Circa 1900.
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Very large and impressive. An antique horn mounted with thick bands of engraved silver. Traces of original gilt finish. Heavy q...

Antique Gilt Bronze Candelabras

8951. Antique Gilt Bronze Candelabras

Circa 1900

Price £1,450

An excellent quality pair of antique candelabra in bronze with ormolu arms and bases. Lovely classical style. Height 31 cms. Spread across the arms 19 cms. Unsigned. Probably French. Circa 1900.
Price £1,450

An excellent quality pair of antique candelabra in bronze with ormolu arms and bases. Lovely classical style. Height 31 cms. Sp...

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 Clock

8055. Antique Silver Clock

Circa 1900

Price £895

A delightful antique silver clock of waisted shape, sitting on four scroll feet, the case decorated with cast silver rococo mounts. Dainty size. The front is very beautiful having a pierced silver decoration, with a bird and flowers, over an inset panel of mother of pearl. The dial is very pretty and has multi coloured decoration. The hinged back panel opens to access the watch type movement. Height 10 cms. Width 5.5 cms. Marked inside the hinged panel with German silver marks, crown and moon, and the silver grade 800. To the left there is a small square mark with a wheel inside which may be the makers mark. Circa 1900
Price £895

A delightful antique silver clock of waisted shape, sitting on four scroll feet, the case decorated with cast silver rococo mou...

Antique French Silver Mirror

9420. Antique French Silver Mirror

Circa 1910

Price £1,450

A large antique silver table mirror with a domed top and ribbon and reed border. Excellent style. Original bevelled edge glass. The wooden back is fitted with an adjustable back stand (silver plated on brass). Height 51.2cm. Width 51.2cm. French silver stamps. Circa 1910.
Price £1,450

A large antique silver table mirror with a domed top and ribbon and reed border. Excellent style. Original bevelled edge glass....

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 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...

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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