An amusing piece, very nicely modelled with detailed face and feathers. There is a minor dent to the lid, please see photographs. It bears hallmarks for London 1868 and makers initials which are Richards and Brown (Edward Charles Brown). This is a very nice example. Size: 7.5cm Tall
This piece has sections formed as guns. An interesting piece which holds four slices of toast, the dividers are formed as ten muskets. The crumb tray has a sunburst pattern, possibly heralding the start of a fine day. The plate has some wear which is to be expected. This would make a wonderful gift for the shooting or hunting type. Height 13cm
British Colonial Singapore Horse Racing Silver Sweetmeat Dish The handles on this piece are in the form of horses heads, beautifully engraved with ‘The Singapore Turf Club’. Stamped to the base ‘Silver’, octagonal sides with a round graduated foot. Most interesting for horse racing enthusiasts and admirers of The British Empire. Old price label to the underside. Size: 13.5cm wide Weight: 96g
This most interesting quirky pair of salts bear hallmarks for Sheffield 1899 and makers initials H A for Henry Atkin who specialised in tableware, but not many in this style. Each has three cartouches inscribed ‘Gopeng’, ‘CE’ and ’18-6-98’. Beautifully embossed with wavy rims. A useful and interesting pair from the Days of The Raj.
Set with orange guilloche enamelling with hand painted cartouche to centre of neoclassical courting couple beneath a tree. Hallmarked sterling silver Birks and Hallmark of ship. Condition Report: The mirror has blemished to silvering & two losses to the top. Guilloche enamelling to the front of the mirror has a minor loss to ends at the top left & top right areas. Hallmarks fully legible. The reverse of the mirror has a tiny 3 x 1mm loss to the top. The painted area is undamaged...
An amusing pair of single sconce sticks presented on square bases with ball feet. I am not going to enthuse too much about these as I love them! If they don’t sell I will be adding them to my collection. Height: 17cm
I have never seen one as large as this for sale in many years, it needs two servants to carry it when full. The copper base was replaced around 100 years ago as they used to burn out on the old ranges. Age related dents and scuffs which is quite normal. Inscribed under the lid KWHN. Most impressive, highly decorative. Height 50cm
This cigar case is beautifully decorated with a bright cut floral design. The initials centre read H.E.C It is in good condition and bears hallmarks on the inner rim of the lid and outer rim of the body for Birmingham 1892. Size: L13cm
Beautifully embossed with winged cherubs. A nice clean bevelled glass, hallmarks for Birmingham 1912. One or two dents as with all loaded silver pieces, slight loss. Length: 13.5cm
This lovely white metal case has an inset roundel depicting a Gentleman hunter taking a fence, a good pointer is the short tail, now no longer fashionable and the fact that Foxhunting was banding in Germany July 3rd 1934. The case has an attractive etched design, a few small dents which confirms its authenticity. Good strong catch, a really good looking piece. Weight 160g Size: 8.25cm by 8cm
This lovely George III style salts are of unusually large size. They have their original Bristol blue glass linings and bear the hallmarks for Birmingham 1871 and maker’s initials JB and GB Jonas and George Brown. Both are in good condition one small dent can be seen. Weight 146g excluding liners
This most interesting Victorian Silver combination wick holder and vesta case was given to Colonel F.H Neish of The Gordon Highlanders who was also wrote an historical Diary of the same. There is an inscription to the underside which reads; FH Neish from JN XMAS 1885. The case bears hallmarks for London 1885 and makers initials AF for Alfred Fuller. It has a sliding cover for the wick and steel striker to one side. In good condition considering its age, the striker is worn and some of the...
They don’t come much better than this one. With armorial bearings and inscription inside ‘JM from the members of the Burton Shoot 4th August 1931’ Exquisite engine turning cover either side, fully hallmarked for Sheffield 1930 and made by William Hutton & Sons. Stamped on the underside 38 PT. Holds plenty to hand around! As a field sports type most of my life, I haven’t seen a flask as impressive as this one. Weight: 13.2oz Size: 17.75cm by 10.25cm
This definitive little Victorian country style armchair is beautifully made and solid. Not to be confused with lesser examples that one comes across. The strong and clear hallmarks are for London 1887 with makers initials CG A truly lovely little piece. Height 3.80cm
‘The Law Parliamentary and City Courts committee’ This interesting piece of London history is a most attractive silver plated table centrepiece in the form of an entwined fruiting tree with trailing vines on a spreading multi lobed foot. The inscription reads ‘Presented By the Law Parliamentary and City Courts Committee to Their Respected Chairman Thomas Parkersen F.S.A DECR 1865’ Another section bears an armorial crest with Latin inscription Sapere Aude (Dare to be wise Dare to know...
This finely worked piece is most probably silver but in the absence of any marks we will call it white metal. The glazed frame case has a catch to open it. This is by repute a gift from the present Queen of Bahrain. A most decorative piece.
The silver mount bears the hallmarks for Chester 1914 makers Grey & Co It works really well with leverage to enable a clean cut. An interesting decorative and most useful piece Size: 15cm long
A really grand piece of sensible size. I have seen similar in palaces and stately Homes usually they are enormous. On a stepped triform base with three lions wearing Roman Helmets...