Meriden B Company Silver-plate Art Deco Antique Cream Pitcher or Low Gravy.
This beautiful Silver Plate item is stream lined and very timeless in design.
The Silver-plate is unpolished and the item has a wonderful original rich patina.
Little to nearly no wear to the original Silver-plate.
6 1/4" X 4 1/4" X 3 1/4"
The base is almost imperceptibly out of round which we are sure can be easily brought back to round. We will leave this to the new owner if they so wish to correct...
A very fine example of the WMF (Wurttembergische Metal Waren Fabrik) butterfly centerpiece. The naturalistic high Art Nouveau reticulated form has two facing butterflies upon the fornt as well as the reverse. In most rare condition as the flowers floating above the undulating handles are almost always missing on the form. Even the example pictured in the WMF book is lacking a flower. A conforming cut crystal green liner is seen through the rambling berries and vines...
This toothpick is in the shape of a broken egg. The egg sits on angle. It is stamped on the base Wilcox Silver Plate Co. Quadruple Plate Stamp #1585. It is about 2 1/4" tall. the opening is 1 3/4" wide. The base is 3" by 2". No chips or damage. Circa 1900.
Rounded form biscuit barrel on a raised footed support. Interlacing Celtic patterns are engraved about the circumference as well as upon the hinged top. Reticulated handles flank the sides. Made by Thomas Latham & Ernest Morton in Birmingham circa 1885. Dimensions: 8 1/2" H, 8 1/4" W.
Winged sphinxes adorn the base of this Victorian tall centerpiece. An engraved foliate column upholds an elaborately cut crystal bowl. The form is on raised Egytianesque bird and hoof supports. Made by Mappin Bros. of Sheffield and London circa 1870. Dimensions: 9 1/4" W, 10 1/2" H.
An Art Nouveau maiden with arms raised upholds this elegant highly stylized mirror. Relief Art Nouveau whiplash florals adorn the mirror back. Germany circa 1900. Dimensions: 5" W, 10 1/4" L.
A fine example of high quality silver plated tableware by Ellis-Barker (or Barker-Ellis) of England. This 11" x 7-3/4" tray or bowl has two cutout handles, a pierced gallery and high relief grape and vine decoration on the edge...
Vintage Shooting Hunting Novelty Silver Plated Pheasant Letter Clip.
From one of Norfolk’s fine houses, this is an ideal gift for one who really has everything, It would grace the finest of desks.
Set of 24 Antique English Silver Plate Lunch Dessert knives and forks, C.1853, Martin Hall & Co. The Service comprises 12 knives and 12 forks, tapered quadrilateral handles; the handles, tines and blades all engraved with stylised foliate, wriggle work and geometric decoration. All pieces with mark for Martin Hall & Co and Registration Patent mark for February 20th 1853. Length of Knife: approximately 7 5/8 inches. Length of fork: approximately 6 ¾ inches. Later fitted box.
The charm of this piece is that it is a small sized hoof from a pony named Magpie.
I think this is a wonderful way to remember ones faithful four legged friend.
Our huntsman did one for me about thirty years ago but in no way as professionally mounted as this one.
The inkwell fetlock and shoe are silver plated, stamped Magpie to the lid and to the underside of the shoe Mounted by A&N LD which is the army & Navy Stores London.
Slight loss of silver to the rim of the inkwell due to servants en...
A stunning example of WMF (Wurttembergische Metalwaren Fabrik) Art Nouveau at its finest. The large reticulated centerpiece depicts swans floating across rippling waters among lily pads. High Art Nouveau whiplash handles rise at each end of the oval form. A cobalt crystal liner rests within the framework. Four naturalistic floral inspired supports uphold the elegant form. Made in Germany circa 1907. Impressed workshop marks beneath. Dimensions: 17 1/2" L, 8 1/4" W, 6" H.
This most elegant silver on copper tea urn was made prior to the ones with lots of fussy detail.
This one has reeded handles and top gadrooning to the borders, acanthus finial to the cover and square base with ball supports.
An amount of silver plating has worn off due to regular polishing by the household staff, to me this adds to the character with the warming effect of copper blending with silver...
This heavy fine quality pair of two branch three sconce candelabra have barrel shaped columns
with four set of double rings, a partially reeded base and removable sconces.
Although candlesticks of the Victorian era tend to be rather fussy with lots of foliage etc.,
this pair impress me for their elegant simplicity which cannot fail to impress.
Very slight loss to the silver plate which reveals the warmth of copper.
In good condition, they would grace the finest of houses.
A truly unusual and futuristic looking Victorian silver plated cigar table lighter. This globular 3-1/2" tall smoking accessory stands on ball feet and it has two wick clamps for lighting the cigars. It worked like this: the central wick continually burned whilst the smoker would pull out one clamp which had a fluid-soaked small length of wick clamped in the tweezer...
This amusing piece is in the form of a Regimental Billy Goat Mascot with a saddle containing a pepper and mustard pot in crystal with plated tops.
The plate is worn due to endless polishing, the white metal electroplated goat is in very good bright condition, the base has a Victorian lozenge registration mark and number.
The salt cellar is detachable and in the form of a feeding tub.
A most interesting piece.
Size: 13cm in diameter