Elegant WMF tea strainer, c 1910, silver plated and gilt. WMF ostrich mark, for the Württembergische Metallwarenfabrik in Germany. Length "6½/ 16,5 cm. Condition: fine.
Silver plated miniature bowl and a sterling silver spoon. The bowl fluted, with flaring rim, inside with traces of gilt. Unmarked, England, late 19th century. The diminutive spoon is a rat-tail spoon, an 18th century model, but the hall marks are for Birmingham 1960. Length of spoon "1¾/ 4,7 cm, diameter of bowl "1½/ 3,7 cm. Condition: fine.
Novelty knife rest, silver plated and late 19th century, English, unmarked. Modeled as two resting dogs (whippets?) supporting a whip. Width “3¾/ 9,2 cm. Condition: fine.
Large silver plated dish by WMF/Württembergische Metallwarenfabrik c 1910. Border with an elegant relief pattern of fuchsia and butterflies, the well undecorated. Marks WMF and N, (rectangular mark) 1/0 = medium thick silver plating. Width "12½/ 32 cm, height "¾/ 2 cm. Condition: fine.
A silver plated bowl by WMF, Württembergische Metallwarenfabrik, c 1900. Naturalistically modelled as a crumbled leaf with its network of nerves and irregular curves. Width "5 ¼/ 13 cm. Mark: ostrich in diamond, WMF and G. Condition: fine.
A jigger, small measure for liquor (1 ½ ounce). Silver plated, one end with owner's mark "RF" and crown, the other with "PAT.ANM". Early 20th c, possibly Danish. Width "4¾/ 12 cm. Condition: fine.
Electro-plated salt and pepper bowl, c 1850. Shaped like a small handled basket, on Rococo style scroll feet. Unmarked, probably English. Width "3¼/ 8 cm. Condition: a little warped, from age and wear, still charming.
A pair of silver nickel candle holders or candlesticks with black wooden handles, in the style of Christopher Dresser, c 1890, with square bases and ball feet. Unmarked. Height "4/ 10 cm. Condition: fine.
English Old Sheffield plate coaster, c 1820. Relief pattern of Neo-Rococo scrollwork and putti under a godrooned rim. Inner diameter "5½ / 14 cm, outer "6½/ 17 cm, height "2¼/ 6 cm. Condition: copper showing on parts of the relief decoration and some stains to the wooden base, all consisting with age.
A German silver plated lidded milk jug/pitcher, by WMF/Württembergische Metalwaren Fabrik, c 1910. Wrapped wicker handle with the usual heat isolating little bone discs. Of simple design, with just some ridges to articulate the neck and the knob. Stamped WMF ostrich mark. Height "6½/ 16,5 cm including knob. Condition: fine.
English Old Sheffield plate cream jug, 1820-30. Shell and foliage Neo-Rococo shell rim and volute handle. Height "4½/ 11,5 cm, width "6/ 15 cm including handle. Condition: some wear to the foot rim and the interior as shown on photos.