This lovely, heavy solver was given in 1927 to celebrate the marriage of two members of
Norfolk’s famous family. The inscription Verso reads
"Presented to Christopher Birkbeck Esq
on his marriage with Miss Rosamund Barclay
1st July 1927
From the members of the Norfolk branch of
the land agents society"
There is a pretty family armorial flower on the front, a pie crust border.
The solver is raised on four shaped feet.
Size: 27.5cm in diameter
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This truly beautiful pair of Edwardian napkin rings
are skilfully pierced, depicting trailing vines and flowers.
They are numbered one & 2 and are hallmarked for
Birmingham 1907, Makers initials J.H.
This is the nicest pair that I have come across in many
years. They come from a large Norfolk house where
they have been since they were purchased new.
Of slim baluster shape with nice floral engraving to the lower body which is partially fluted. The domed cover is pierced below writhing finial.
It bears the hallmarks for London 1885 and maker’s initials Edgar Finley and Hugh Taylor.
A really nice piece.
19th Century German Silver novelty Pepper Pot Augsburg Pre 1886.
This most interesting pepper pot is modelled as a lady wearing traditional
Dutch dress with clogs. The top of her hat is hinged.
It is in good usable condition but would benefit from a good clean.
8cm High Weight 72g
A Victorian Parian bust of Apollo for ‘Art Union of London 1861’
Compressed Socle after C Delpech.
A good example of this classical bust, especially appealing because it has an alabaster stand modelled as a corinthian column.
Size: 47cm high including stand.
Apollo as a handsome beardless young man, is often depicted with a kithara or bow in his hand, or reclining on a tree. The Apollo Belvedere is a marble sculpture that was rediscovered in the Late 15th Century, for centuries it e ...click for details
Dairy Farmers Vintage pair of Silver Plated Jersey Milk Churns Novelty Condiments.
A must for dairy farmers! Salt and pepper modelled a miniature jersey milk churns. Stamped to the underside EPNS
height 6.5cm (2 ½”)
A Set of Early 19th Century Style Mahogany Metamorphic Library Steps in the Manner of Morgan and Saunders.
This most impressive and useful set of library steps has elegant reeded, scrolled arms, saber legs and front apron.
When open it reveals four carpeted treads.
A sturdy example, worthy of a nice library.
Size of chair: Height: 35 1/4" Width: 24" Depth: 21"
Size of steps: Height: 30" Width: 22" Depth: 39"
Being in the form of a garden spade and fork makes these ideal for serving sardines
which in Victorian times were ‘soused’ at making them quite a work of art to transfer to the plate.
This interesting vesta box has a heraldic shield above a banner with Latin inscription reading;
Nosocomio Recali Sancti Eartholomaei
Initials engraved on the other side FJD’ The lid is engraved 17 October 1895. It bears hallmarks
for Birmingham 1895 and makers initials JH which I believe are Joseph Hawkins who was a known
maker of vesta boxes.
Weight 32g Size: 5cm Tall