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Stock is listed chronologically within categories.

Not yet illustrated items will be listed at the end of each category.

 


 

CERAMICS & GLASS :

 

 

Set of Four Ming Dynasty Small Dishes

Provincial, early 16th century

4.5" Wide

SOLD

 

  

 

Kangxi Molded Silver-Mounted Bottle Vase

China, c1690

Each upright molded petal painted differently

Verso with an artemesia leaf within concentric circles

10.5" High

In Stock - Linked

 

 

Rare Kangxi Chinese Export Blue & White Porcelain

Crucifixion Beaker

China, c1690-1700

(This form is also listed as a 'chocolate cup', or 'teabowl')

3" High

SOLD

 

 

Kangxi Molded Blue & White Deep Dish

China, c1690-1700 / 8.5" Diameter

Fancifully painted with a phoenix in flight,

Ref : a plate of identical form and decoration, with variation only in rim flora

is illustrated, Masterpieces of Chinese Export Porcelain, Howard and Ayers, p. 35, Pl. 18

SOLD

 

 

Pair of Kangxi Famille Verte Plates

China, c1700-22

Verso with concentric blue circles, within prunus sprigging and rim diapering

9" Diameter

SOLD

 

 

Pair of Kangxi Blue & White "Hunting Party" Large Plates

China, c1700

Provenance : Portland Museum of Art, Portland, Oregon

10.25" Diameter

SOLD

 

 

Kangxi Large Molded Blue & White Escallop Sweetmeat Shell

China, c1700-1720

7" High x 7.5" Wide

SOLD

 

 

Kangxi Chinese Export Famille Verte Deep Dish

China, c1700-1722

Birds on prunus with chrysanthemum, heightened with gilt,

Verso with diapering above sprigging

8.75" Diameter

SOLD

 

 

Chinese Export Porcelain Large Baluster Mug (Tankard)

Early Qianlong, c1740-50

Painted in the Chinese Imari palette and gilt

6.25" High

SOLD

 

 

 Chinese Export Blue & White Molded Silver-Mounted Jar

Qianlong, c1750

5.5" High

SOLD

 

 

Chelsea Porcelain Red Anchor Grape Leaf Dish

England, c1755, red anchor mark verso

7.75" Wide

SOLD

 

 

Good Chelsea Porcelain 'Damask'd" Octagonal Soup Plate

London, England, c1754-5 (Red Anchor Period)

Molded after the Meissen Gotzkowsky erhaben blumen pattern

centering two shadowed butterflies and floral sprigs

Unmarked, with 3 spurs

9.25" Diameter

In Stock - Linked

 

 

Bow Scroll Pattern Plate, & Dublin Delft Scroll Pattern Plate after the Bow

England, c1750-2, & Ireland, c1755-60

The Bow an exact copy of a Chinese export original;

Bow example exhibited English Ceramic Circle 1948, with label and reference number 154;

also cited in in Bow Porcelain, Geoffrey Freeman, p.57, Pl. 67. as "the Toppin example"

Bow influence on Dublin delftwares discussed Irish Delftware (2000), Francis, pp. 105-6

9.25" & 8.75" Diameter

In Stock - Linked

 

 

 

George II Jacobite Trumpet Form Wine

England, c1745

With Stuart Rose and two buds, the sun and a white oak leaf

Ref : The Book of Wine Antiques, Butler & Walkling, p. 200, Pl. 205;

also shown in Bonnie Prince Charlie and the Royal House of Stuart,

p. 16, cat. no 15 A, Nicholson

6" High

SOLD

 

 

 

George II Jacobite Double-Knopped Airtwist Wine

England, c1750

With Stuart Rose sided by two buds, a moth on the verso

6.5" High

SOLD

 

 

Worcester White-Glazed Hexagonal Creamboat

England, c1762

The press molded 'ewer' with rococo panels to each side and a geranium beneath the spout,

thinly potted, with double C-scroll handle;

these seldom related to the teapot "patterns"

4.25" Wide

In Stock - Linked

 

 

Pair of Rare Famille Rose Porcelain Candlesticks

Qianlong, c1765, of European silver-shape,

painted with famille rose and iron red enamels heightened with gilt

An identical pair sold Sotheby's NY, 10/19/2002, lot 90, Collection of Ogden Phipps

Also illustrated "A Winterthur Guide to Chinese Export Porcelain", Fig. 18

8" High

SOLD

 

 

Pair of Qianlong Scalloped-Rim Chinese Export Bowls, c1765-75

The interiors and exteriors both richly painted in bright blue,

the interior with an island riverscape roundel within Wan Li diapering and a brocaded border

the exterior with peony flowerheads and scrolling foliage

3" High x 10" Diameter

SOLD

 

 

Qianlong Chinese Export Gilt-Petaled and Famille Rose Punch Bowl

China, c1765-70

Of additional interest to 18th century British porcelain collectors,

influencing Worcester Lowestoft and Chamberlains copies from c1760-1790

12" Diameter

In Stock - Linked

 

  

 

Pair of Flute Cut Mallet Form Engraved Decanters

Silesian, c1770

 Emblazoned with a coat of arms within a florid leafy mantle sided by the initials F v. M,

11.5" High

SOLD

 

 

First Period Worcester "Old Japan Fan" Pattern Sauce Tureen & Cover

England, c1768-75

Painted in blue, green, and red heightened with gilt (after a Japanese Arita pattern)

Underglaze blue crescent mark verso

6.5" Wide

SOLD

 

 

Rare First Period Worcester Bough Pot

England, c1770

Underglaze Blue Hatched Crescent

6.75" High x 9" Wide x 6" Deep

SOLD

 

 

George III Opaque Twist Firing Glass

England, c1770

The thick short shaft with a loose white enamel twist, over a thick foot

Snapped Pontil / 4" High

SOLD

 

 

Rare First Period Worcester Pierced "Sifter Spoon" (or Egg Drainer)

England, c1770

In the Maltese Cross Flower pattern, the bowl pierced,

actual original supposed but unknown with certainty

5.5" Wide

SOLD

 

 

Qianlong Chinese Export "Mandarin Palette" Waste Bowl

China, c1785

Delightfully painted with two kylins biting a cord with a cash symbol,

the verso with a dog standing on two hind legs before a doe and a fawn

5" Diameter

SOLD

 

 

Staffordshire Lead-Glazed Zoomorphic Sauceboat
Ralph Wood The Younger, England, c1775-80

The body molded as a fox head, the open mouth forming the spout,

a blue-spotted goose, the down-curved neck forming the handle

4.75” High x 7” Long

SOLD

 

 

Somewhat Rare Caughley Waste Bowl Mother & Child Pattern

England, c1775-80

Also known as the “Seated Figure” pattern

6” Diameter x 3-3/16” High

SOLD

 

 

 

Jacobite Interest : Good Pair of Facet Cut Wines

Engraved with a Jaybird in Flight and Stuart Rose with 2 Buds

England, c1785

6" High

SOLD

 

 

Worcester Octagonal Polychrome Deep Plate

England, c1778-80

An exact copy of a Chinese Famille verte plate in coloration, shape and decoration,

having long-tailed birds in a pinus within a green border of phoenix and flora;

It is supposed that these copies could have been "replacements", or sold by themselves as decoration

8.25" Diameter

SOLD

 

 

George III Engraved Masonic Firing Glass

England, c1800

Engraved with Masonic emblems, and the conjoined script initials "HG"

4" High

In Stock - Linked

 

 

Good Pair of George III Three-Ring Cut Glass Decanters

England, c1800-1810

The shoulders with diamond prism decoration above two bands of finely cut fluting

Original cut bulls eye stoppers

11" High

In Stock - Linked

 

 

Pair Pearlware Blue & White Egg Drainers, Temple Variant

Possibly Davenport

England, c1810

4.25" Over Handles

SOLD

 

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FURNITURE :

 

   

English or Franco-Flemish Turned Walnut Long Stool

 c1680-90

18.5" H x 29.5" L x 18.5" Deep

In Stock - Linked

 

 

Pair of William & Mary Provincial Walnut Stools

England, c1695
With needlework stuff-over seats,
raised on block turned legs and stretchers

of slightly differing sizes, identical in construction

SOLD

 

 

Scare George I Walnut & Walnut Veneered Oval Stool

England, c1720

With early (possibly period) needlework covering

17.75” High x 22 Long x 18.25” Deep

See Footnotes, Bonhams New Bond Sale 21708, Lot 101,

regarding oval stools

SOLD

 

 

George II Gesso & Giltwood Mirror

   England, c1720-25
With original gilding and thin Vauxhall beveled mirror plate
With antique brass girandoles on the original engraved brass mounts
SOLD

 

 

Good George I Carved Gesso & Giltwood Looking Glass
England, c1720
The gilt and very thin plate original and in excellent condition;
45" High x 24" Wide Overall / The Plate : 27.5" x 17.5"
SOLD

 

 

George II Walnut & Burr Walnut Veneered Bureaux

England, c1730-35

With highly figured book-matched veneers, crossbanding and line inlay

The interior with stepped form fittings having corresponding inlay,

pilaster pullouts, and leather covered writing surface

Glorious color!

40" High x 37" Wide " 20" Deep

SOLD

 

 

George I / II Diminutive Mahogany Fold-Over Demi-Lune Card Table

England, c1730-40

Of "uncommon" half-round small form in heavy dense Cuban timbers

with tapering lappet headed legs, retaining early surfaces with beautiful patination,

the top of solid mahogany, the frieze veneered;

27.5" High x 27" Wide (Open), 13.25" Deep (Closed)

In Stock - Linked

 

 

Rare George II Walnut Leather-Covered Open Armchair

Great Britain, Probably Provincial, c1740

Note : This is an unusual chair.  It bears remnants of the older "backstool" form,

yet moving into the early 18th century constructions; likely made for desk usage

38.75” High

SOLD

 

 

George II Irish Mahogany Library Chair

Ireland, c1750

Of generous proportions and elegant form,

newly covered in Salamandre silk damask overa horsehair base

43” H x 30.5” W x 29”  /  Seat 17.5” H, 22” D

SOLD

 

 

Good George II Irish Carved Mahogany Stool

Ireland, c1750

The shell headed legs with c-scrolls and ending in trefid feet;

good oxidized leather stuff-over upholstery

18" High x 21.15" Wide x 16" Deep

SOLD

 


 

Mid-18th Century Carved Giltwood Looking Glass

Northern European, with original gilt and 2-part mirror plate

Carved in the rococo manner with stylized foliate and shells on a matted ground

56" High x 23.5" Wide

In Stock - Linked

SOLD

 

 

   Fine George III Diminutive Chest of Drawers

England, c1765, 31.5"H x 30" W x 18.5" D

The top with rounded inset corners

above a dressing slide and four graduated drawers

SOLD

 

 

 

Fine Early George III Diminutive Caddy-Top Chest of Drawers

England, c1765, with brushing slide;

the canted corners with carved Gothic fretwork,

and raised on wonderful high bracket canted feet

37" High x 29.75" Wide x 17.5 Deep

SOLD Before It Could Be Photographed

 

 

Good George III Mahogany "Spider Leg Table"

England, c1765

With single drop leaf over slender turned legs and incurving

front stretched connected by blocks; heavy timbers;

This unique form represents the last of the gateleg tables

produced during the first half of the 18th century.

The incurving legs accommodate the sitter's knees.

27.5" High x 36" Wide x 35" Deep (open)

In Stock - Linked

 

 

George III Mahogany Cockpen Open Armchair

England, c1770

"Cockpen chairs” by repute take their origin in the pew backs of the Cockpen Church  

in Midlothian, Scotland (part of the Dalhousie Estate).

The family pew of the Earls and Marquesses in Cockpen Church formerly contained examples in this manner.

A more intricately designed latticework chair was produced by Thomas Chippendale,

and became known as the 'Chinese Chippendale' style. 

SOLD

 

 

Rare George III Engraved Brass Footman Trivet

England, c1780

Ref : a trivet of identical form and with slightly differing top engraving

is described as "rare and desirable"

14" High x 12" Wide x 11.5" Deep (Overall)

In Stock - Linked

 

 

George III Mahogany Serpentine Front Silver-Mounted Cutlery Box

England, c1785

Satinwood stringing to exterior and interior;

retaining original fittings and heavy Old Sheffield Plate hinges to the back;

the silver mounts bearing maker's mark I S in an oval punch; raised on three ogee feet

(Cutlery not included, but will be listed separately shortly)

15.5" High x 9" Wide x 11.5" Deep

SOLD - Linked

 

 

George III Brass-Bound Mahogany Plate Bucket

England, c1790

Of heavy timber with wonderful patination,

in the usual staved tapering form form with vertical plate removal slot,

original reeded brass mounts, the brass handle with T-shaped attachments

16" High x 14.5" Wide (The Bucket)

 In Stock - Linked

 


 

 Good George III Mahogany Quartetto Nest of Tables

England, c1810

Having rich color, the crossbanded tops raised on "bamboo-turned" legs and

carved overscrolled bases raised on turned toupie feet

With minor variations to top and leg, as pictured in George Smith's Household Furniture, 1808

28.8" High

In Stock - Linked

 

 

George III Irish Brass-Bound Mahogany Large Peat Bucket

Ireland, c1800-1820

Of quite large size, the staved coopered bucket horizontally reeded in the Irish manner

with  fine brass bandings and handle, black painted liner

18.75" High x 15.25" Wide

In Stock - Linked

 

 

Fine Regency Ebonized & Giltwood Diminutive Convex Girandole Mirror

England, c1810, surmounted by an ebonized eagle and

brass, gilt gesso and cut glass candlearms

Original gilt and mirror plate / 30" High

A personal note :

I usually prefer much flat mirrors but found this small convex example completely irresistible.

In Stock - Linked

 

 

Regency Mahogany Canterbury with Handhold

England, c1815

Provenance : Alfred Bullard, Philadelphia

21" x 19.5" x 14.5"

In Stock - Linked

 

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FINE ART :

   

 

Hugh Bolton Jones, American (NY / MD) 1848-1927

"Spring Reflections"

Oil on Canvas

 Housed in 22K giltwood custom Federal Frame (original giltwood frame available)

Image Size 16" x 24" / Framed Size 27" x 35"

An exceptional example of this fine Hudson River School painter's work

 

 

Late 19th Century European Market Scene

In the Manner of American Painters Working Abroad, c1890

Watercolor & Pencil on Paper

Unknown artist, but exquisitely painted with perfect composition, brushwork and drawing

Image Size : 10.5" x 13.5"

SOLD

 

 

Robert Cozad Henri, American (NY / PA) 1865-1929

"Final Touches", December 25, 1925

Pencil on Buff Paper, pencil signed within the drawing, numbered verso twice

Image Size : 12" x 16" / Framed Size : 24" x 28"

Signed with titled label verso for Love Galleries, Chicago / Christie's NY 1992

The central figure reminiscent in many ways of Berthe Morisot's portrait of Julie Manet,

"Fillette au chat"

SOLD

 

 

Theresa Ferber Bernstein (NY / MA) 1990-2002

"Sunny Path, Central Park", 1917

Oil on Board

Image size : 9' x 11.5" / Framed size : 15.75" x 18.5"

Provenance : Grand Central Art Galleries, NYC, 1988, with label verso

Extraordinary brushwork and figural depiction in Central Park, NYC

In Stock - Linked

 

 

Arthur Clifton Goodwin / (MA / NY) 1866-1929

"White Boat on the Hudson River" (West Point)

Oil on Canvas / Custom American Impressionist style frame

Image Size : 20" x 24" / Framed Size : 27" x 31"

Boldly executed in an impasto manner, almost contemporary in feel

In Stock - Linked

 

 

Everett Lloyd Bryant (American - PA / DL / CA) 1864-1945

"At The Opera"

Oil on Canvas / From the Estate of the Artist with Stamp

Image Size : 24.75" x 30"

SOLD

 

(Fine Art Page :  http://www.mfordcreech.com/Fine_Art.html )

Also See : "Fine Art", 2014

 


 

SILVER & VERTU :

 

 

 

Rare Silver-Mounted Burr Maple Apostle Spoon

St. Paul, Swiss / German, c1600-1650

6.75" Long

In Stock - Linked

 

 

17th Century Scottish Silver-Mounted Laburnum Quaich

The central silver boss engraved B over S*A, over1658

The lugs and girdle also silver-mounted, and raised on a silver ring foot

7" Wide

SOLD 

 

 

Continental Silver Reliquary

Late 17th Century, chased with lilies and a Bible

1.75" Long; 0.64 oz

SOLD

 

  

 

William & Mary Silver Tumbler Cup, London 1692

IC in a shaped punch, a mullet below

(Jackson's Revised, p.137, as found on 2 tankards, 1685-6, and a toy porringer 1691-2)

Bearing arms for the family of Rogers (Rodgers, Roger)

2-7/8" High, 3-3/8" Wide / 4.8 oz

In Stock - Linked

 

 

Queen Anne Britannia Silver Beaker

William Gibson, London, 1702

3" High / 3.5 oz.

In Stock - Linked

 

 

 

Queen Anne Britannia Silver Marrow Scoop

London, 1709, A.R, likely Andrew Archbold (Grimwade #83)

crested with two arms embowed, issuing from clouds, all proper, vested ermine,

supporting in the hands a sun in splendor (Lawson of Cumberland)

8 5/8" long / 1.76 Ozt

SOLD

 

 

 

Queen Anne Britannia Silver Marrow Scoop

John Ladyman, London, 1712

8.25" Long / 1.1 oz.

SOLD

 

 

Rare Set of 6 Royal Queen Anne Britannia Silver Spoons

Each Bearing the Royal Cipher of Queen Anne

within the Order of the Garter and below the Royal Coronet

Lewis Mettayer, London 1713

7.75” Long / 14.7 oz.

SOLD

 

 

 

 

 

Good Set of Six Queen Anne Britannia Silver

Hanoverian Rattail Spoons

Samuel Hitchcock, London, 1713

7.5" Long / 11.9 oz.

SOLD

 

 

Rare Queen Anne / George I Blonde Tortoiseshell & Silver Snuff Box

John Obrisset, Signed OB, England, c1714-20,

The silver illegibly marked to the box interior;

Portrait of Queen Anne, after the medal by John Croker

Blonde tortoiseshell boxes are rare by Obrisset.

An example by Obrisset of Charles I is in the collection of the V&A, no. M.364-1921

3" Long x 2.25" Deep x .75" High

SOLD

 

 

Set of Three George I Silver Hanoverian 3-Tine Table Forks

England, c1720, Marks Rubbed and Cast Over

Of heavy gauge silver, terminals with contemporary script monogram IMT

7.5" Long / 5.2 oz

SOLD

 

 

Associated Pair of George I-II Silver Hanoverian 3-Tine Table Forks

England, c1721-40, marks rubbed, one by Paul Hanet

Of heavy gauge silver, one crested with a demi-eagle rising, in mouth a horseshoe,

family of Welles (Wells);

one with probable early crest removal 7.5" Long / 4.6 oz.

SOLD

 

 

A Rare Straight Set of George II / III Silver Pistol-Handled Knives

Consisting of 11 Dinner Knives & 12 Dessert Knives

The form is the flat-sided pistol

London, likely c1720-29 (based on shape of lion passant punch)

Dinner Knives :9-7/8" Long

Dessert Knives : 8.5" Long

SOLD

 

 

John Obrisset Silver-Mounted Tortoiseshell Tobacco Box

Depicting George II on Horseback viewing his fleet below

(similar to an earlier version of Peter the Great,

commemorating the foundation of the Russian Navy)

Signed OBrisset, and dated 1727 (the year of George II ascension to the English throne)

4.25" High

SOLD

 

 

George II Silver-Mounted Cowrie Shell Snuff Box

Jacobite Interest, with winged putti holding the flaming heart

William Hutchison II, London, c1736

(The "flaming heart" is recorded as a visual image for Jacobite propaganda :

Jacobitism and the English People 1688-1788)

Gilt Interior / 2.75" Long

SOLD

 

 

Rare Set of Three George II Irish Silver Hanoverian 3-Tine Dessert Forks

James Champion, c1740, crested with

"a naked arm holding in the hand a dagger ppr" :

Ireland - Ganstin, Rowan (of Oldstone & Mallans,& Mt. Davy’s, Co. Antrim);

 White of Richardstown / 6.75" Long / 2.6 oz

SOLD

 

 

George II Cast Silver Taperstick

John Cafe, London, 1743

Mark I:C beneath a rosette within a trefoil (Grimwade #1228, reg. 1742)

 4 .25” High / 4.4 oz.

SOLD

 

 

18th Century Dutch Pierced & Engraved Tobacco Box

North Holland, c1740-1770

A quite fine box, the cover with figural roundels representing

Fortune, Love, Hope and Faith, siding a panel inscribed

 IK HOOP DOOR 'T GELOOF EN LIEFDE KRAGTIG 'T

FORTUYN KOMT VAN GOT ALMAGTIG” :

(I hope through powerful faith and love. Good fortune comes from God Almighty);

the verso finely engraved with a reclining nude sided by trumpeting cherubs

6" Long / 8.7 oz.

SOLD

 

 

Good George II Irish Silver Marrow Scoop

Alexander Richards, Dublin, c1750

Crested for Butler of Ireland :

out of a ducal coronet or, a plume of five ostrich-feathers,

therefrom a falcon rising arg., above the conjoined script initials IEB (or TEB)

9-3/8" Long / 2.1 oz

 

 

SOLD

 

 

 

Early George III Silver Marrow Scoop

Paul Callard, London 1762

Crested with a swan on nest feeding her young below a viscount’s coronet,

(James Meliss Stuart, Esquire, of Eriska, Argyllish, Scotland, & Charles Gordon Stuart)

In Stock - Linked

 

 

 

Rare Early George III Silver Pierced Serving Trowel

Thomas Nash, London, 1765

11.5” Long x  4.15” Wide (Blade) / 4.8 oz.

SOLD

 

 

Straight Set of 12 George II Silver-Gilt Dessert Knives

London, 1739-57, Maker's Mark Rubbed

Each bearing the Royal Cipher GR within the Order of the Garter

7.75" Long / 20.6 Total oz.

SOLD

 

 

Louis XV / XVI Provincial Silver Tastevin

Mid 18th century

Heavy gauge, engraved to the side I . GREGOIRE (Gregory)

Marked verso "Crowned A.P" thrice (for Antoine II Parrel)

Twisted double-headed serpent handle

 4.75" Over Handle / 4.5 oz.

In Stock - Linked

 

 

George III Scottish Silver Quaich

Taylor & Hamilton, Glasgow, c1780

The two lug handles with inscriptions

5-5/8" over handles / 3.1 ozt.

SOLD

 

 

George III Portrait-Mounted Tortoiseshell Tobacco Box

England, c1790

Centering a portrait of a Commander in uniform beneath a gold-rimmed glass covering

2-7/8” Diameter x 7/8” High

In Stock - Linked

 

 

Rare George III Irish Silver Sugar Basket

T.R in a crenellated punch, (possibly Thomas Rourke), Dublin, c1770-87

with blue glass liner; crested with a wyvern wings addorsed, above initials P over H * E

5" High / 6.5" Over Handle

SOLD

 

 

Good George III Silver-Gilt Meat Skewer, Richard Crossley, London, 1802

Crested with a goat passant, attired, below an ducal coronet

14" Long / 4.6 Ozt.

In Stock - Linked

 

 

 

 

French Gilt-Bronze Mounted Tortoiseshell Snuff or Tobacco Box

Late 18th Century

Pressed and carved with leafy tendrils on a diamond-diapered ground

3.25” Long x 2-3/8” Deep x 1.5” High

SOLD

 

 

Micromosaic and Gilt Mounted Tortoiseshell Tobacco Box

Late 18th / Early 19th Century,

Mosaic Probably Italian, Box Probably French

The mosaic finely executed depicting a "tower"

Within an inner gilt frame and outer gold 1/2 round

3.25" Diameter x .75" High

In Stock - Linked

 

 

Carved Crowned Hunchback Fruitwood Snuffbox

Late 18th Century

The crowned crouching hunchback figure with tilt and turn of the head to the left,

wearing a ruff, a sliding cover verso and plug below

(Possibly representing Richard III, depicted as exaggerated by Shakespeare)

Ref : Treen & Other Wooden Bygones, Pinto

2.75" High

In Stock - Linked

 

 

Well Carved Coquilla Nut "Bugbear" Snuff Flask

Early 19th Century, Probably France

Depicting a seated angel being kissed by a hound to one side,

the other with a musical medallion, all among fruiting trees (probably pomegranate)

For discussion and similar coquilla nut flasks,

see Pinto, Treen & Other Wooden Bygones, in particular Plates 206-7

3.5" Long

In Stock - Linked

 

 

Scottish Burr Elm Root Snuff Mull

Early19th Century

The interior inscribed for George Sinclair,

possibly the contemporary Scottish horticulturist of that name

3.5" Long x 1.5" High

In Stock - Linked

 

 

George III Silver Tubular Nutmeg Grater

Thomas Wilkes Barker, London, 1802-3

2-3/8" Long / 1.8 oz. total weight / 1.6 oz. without grater

In Stock - Linked

 

 

George III Silver-Mounted Half Cylinder Kitchen Nutmeg Grater
John Reily, London, 1814-15
scratch inscription “2 E I I be I I d J”
3-7/8" High / 2.2 total oz.
SOLD

 

 

George III Silver Box-Form Nutmeg Grater

John Shaw, Birmingham, 1815

1" High x 1.75" Long / 1.2 oz.

SOLD

 

 

Good Pair George III Old Sheffield Plate Wine Coasters

Matthew Boulton & Co.

Double Sun Mark; engraved to the boss "D"

6.25" Wide

SOLD

 

 

Fine George III Silver-Gilt Beaker

William Price, London, 1816

Heavy gauge, with egg and dart border;

lightly gilt exterior with heavier gilt reeding and interior

3.5" High x 2.75" Diameter /  6.06 oz. Troy

SOLD

 

 

Matched Set of Four George III Silver Knife Rests

Charles Fox, London, 1817 (2)

Rebeccah Emes and Edward Barnard, London, 1815

2.5" Long / 2.9 oz.

SOLD

 

 

George IV Silver 2-Part Wine Funnel

Matthew Boulton, Birmingham, 1824

Of heavy gauge,

crested with a cat rampant gardant (M'Kellar, MacPherson, Grant)

5.5”Long  / 5.7 oz.

SOLD

 

 

Fine Set of 6 George IV Silver Dinner Forks

William Chawner, London, 1825

Heavy gauge, with 4 tines in the Old English pattern, perfect condition

Crested : Out of a ducal coronet or a spear argent embrued gules,

beneath Viscount's Coronet, for George Brodrick, the 4th Viscount Midleton

8" long / 20 Oz.

SOLD

 

 

William IV Silver Melon-Form Nutmeg Grater

Marked Thrice JT in a rectangular punch

Of heavy gauge silver, in the ovoid ribbed melon form,

the cover engraved with a contemporary script MWC with flourishes,

1.75" Long / .7 oz.

SOLD

 

 

Good William IV Silver Meat Skewer

William Chawner, London, 1831

In the Fiddle/Shell pattern,

crested with a griffin's head erased gorged with a coronet

12-7/8" Long / 4. 5 Ozt.

In Stock - Linked

 

 

Rare William IV Silver Telescoping Candle Douter

London, 1831, without maker's mark

Of tubular form with engine turning

9.25" Long / .7 oz

SOLD

 

 

Good Set of Four William IV Silver Knife Rests

Rawlings & Summers, London, 1836

Of heavy gauge - 3" Long / 7.8 oz.

(Good as individual rests for the heavier "pistol-handled" knives of the18th century)

In Stock - Linked

 

 

Set of 12 Silver-Gilt 3-Tine Hanoverian Dessert Forks

George Adams, London, 1879 & 1881

Each terminal verso crested for the family of Morrice, Betshanger, co. Kent

on a rest a falcon proper, beaked and belled, or.

6.5" Long / 15.3 oz. The Set

SOLD

 

 

Pair Edward VII Silver Irish Dish-Ring Form Napkin Rings

Williams Ltd, Birmingham, 1905

2.25" Diameter / 1.7 oz.

 

 

George V Silver Whistle with Applied Belted Coat of Arms

Goldsmiths & Silversmiths, 1913

The belt with motto Fidelis Et Fideliter above, and initials LKA below,

all below a ducal coronet

2.8" Long / .8 oz.

SOLD

 

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