SILVER & VERTU :
Five Silver Thimbles, dating from James I (c1620) to c1770
the page also with a link to a story about these thimbles,
written to share with your children.
George I Silver Tazza
London, 1720, Possibly Hugh Arnett & Edward Pocock
The small round tazza, or footed waiter, with a plain surface and moulded rim
on a short hand raised trumpet form foot;
rubbed makers maker in a quatrefoil, with P clearly stuck in right lobe
5.75" Diameter x 1.75" High / 5.1 oz.
Rare George I Britannia Standard Gadrooned & Crested Tazza
Sarah Holaday, London, 1722
The rather rarely found gadrooned rim and footrim without repairs;
fully marked, and of good gauge Britannia
9.25" and 12.5 oz
Six Georgian Silver & Britannia Marrow Spoons
England and Ireland, 1722-1774
George I Britannia Silver Marrow Spoon, Charles Jackson, London, 1722
Two George II Irish Silver Marrow Spoons, :
Ester Forbes, Dublin, 1730 (rattail), and marks rubbed. 1735 (crested)
George II Silver Marrow Spoon, Paul Hanet, London, 1735-40
George III Irish Silver Marrow Spoon, William Sutton, Dubliln, 1750
George III Silver Shell & Scroll Back Marrow Spoon, William Collings, London, 1774
Each priced separately
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George I Silver Rattail Mote Spoon
Mark Partially Struck, London, c1725
The one-piece spoon with elongated bowl and rattail attachment,
the bowl symmetrically pierced with stylized scrolling foliage below a fleur de lis,
the shaft ending in an early small spearhead
6" Long / .2 oz
Harlequin Set of Twelve George II / III Hanoverian Silver Dessert Spoons :
All London. 1745-1763 :
Ebenezer Coker, 1745 : (1) crested / Ebenezer Coker, 1746 : (2) / Peter Bennett, 1749 : (1) crested ;
Thomas & William Chawner, 1759 (2) ; Thomas & William Chawner, 1762-3 (2) crested
Edward Dobson & Pryor Williams (2 ) crested ;
1746 (1) maker's mark cast over, crested ;
1749 (1) : maker's mark rubbed.
Each with upturned tip and rattail attachment to the bowl / 6.5" Long
Set of 12, 13.8 oz. Total Weight
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Fine George II Cast Silver Taperstick
John Quantock, London 1753
A quite fine example, of heavy gauge and fine detailing,
the spool nozzle with finely gadrooned bandings,
above a stem with shell and leaf knops above an annulated gadrooned knop,
and encircling basal fine gadrooning atop the the square shaped shell decorated base
5.25" High / 5.3 oz
Good Pair George II Rococo Cast Silver Candlesticks
John Cafe, London, 1755
Elaborately decorated square bases with knopped stems,
having fine rope twist (cording) to the shaped nozzle and lower annulated knop,
the flaring square bases stepped and having four shell corners; original shell-edged bobeches
crisp marks verso, with owner's initials P over S * K and pr 40=6
10" High, the Bases x 4.75" Wide / 43.4 oz
Straight Set of 12 George III Silver Hanoverian Tablespoons
Isaac Callard, London, 1757
Of heavy gauge silver withsingle drop heel
Each engraved en suite with the crest of a wolf (or fox) sejant ppr.
8.25" Long / 31.2 oz.
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Good Pair of Early George III Silver Candlesticks
William Abdy I, London, 1764
Each squared swirled and fluted detachable bobeche
over a gadrooned nozzle and standard having a swirled knop and a lower gadrooned knop,
above a conformingly swirled stepped and gadrooned base;
fully hallmarked to the footrim; each bobeche with maker's mark and lion passant;
11.25" High x 4.75" Wide x 4.75" Deep (the bases) / 61.9 oz. Total Weight
Early George III Silver Beaker
William Shaw, London, 1766
Arms of William Henry Cavendish Bentinck, 3rd Duke of Portland
Of very heavy gauge silver having the usual tapering form and folded rim
The arms ensigned with a duke's coronet, the whole resting upon a robe of estate.
The 3rd Duke of Portland served 2 terms as Prime Minister of Great Britain
& of the United Kingdom; also
held the office of Chancellor of the University of Oxford
He is also the great, great, great grandfather of Queen Elizabeth II.
3.75" High / 8.2 oz.
Early George III Cast Silver Taperstick
William Cafe, London, 1767
The spool form nozzle with fine gadrooning and removable shell bobeche,
the standard with shell and gadrooned knops over a sexfoil shell base;
fully marked to the verso
5.5" High / 5.27 oz.
George III Provincial Silver 'Quart' Mug, John Langlands I, Newcastle, 1770
Of heavy gauge silver and tapering cylindrical form,
with banded girdle and reeded flaring foot;
the scroll handle with "tongue" to the top, and engraved initials I*P
good marks verso
6.75" High / 19.8 oz.
Three George III Silver Goblets :
George III Silver Goblet, Peter & William Bateman, London, 1805, 8.2 oz (Sold)
Large George III Ceremonial Goblet, Robert & Samuel Hennell, London, 1810, 7.75" High, 22.4 oz.(Sold)
George III Double Crested Silver Goblet, Charles Aldridge & Henry Green, London, 1770, 8 oz.(Sold)
George III Silver Argyll
Andrew Fogelberg & Stephen Gilbert, London, 1790
The vase-shaped body above a pedestal stem and circular reeded foot,
reeded domed pull-off cover with pineapple finial,
the body engraved with the arms and motto of
Nicholas Owen Smythe later Smythe-Owen (1769-1804), Condover Hall, Shropshire :
Smythe quartering the quarterly arms of Leighton and Owen for Owen,
VIDEO MELIORA PROBOSQUE (I see and approve of better things);
the cover also crested :
a crane's head erased at neck holding in his beak a fish (also for Smythe-Owen);
having a wooden scroll handle and an internal heating compartment
8" High /13.3 oz.
George III Ebony & Silver 2-Tined Toasting Fork
England, c1780, The Silver, Unmarked
The long turned ebony shaft ending in a silver reeded and knopped ferrule and
two silver tines, and tipped with a silver ring-form handle
Toasting forks were used almost daily in the Georgian period for the fireplace
toasting of butter bread and crumpets, as well as cheese sandwiches.
George III Vase-Form Silver Argyll
Daniel Smith & Robert Sharp, London, 1783
Of elegant vase shape with a beaded upper rim, footrim and cover,
having an outer warming jacket with small side filling spout
7.25" High / 15.7 oz.
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Rare George III Silver Two-Handled Cup
Peter & Jonathan Bateman, London, 1791
One handle tongue engraved W S
Jonathan Bateman, the third son of Hester Bateman,
is probably the most collectible of the
Bateman silver makers.
Jonathan worked only six months, dying from cancer on April 19, 1791
5.5"High / 11.8oz.
George III / IV Silver-Mounted "Lettered-Olive" & Tortoishell Snuff Box
Probably Scotland, late 18th / Early 19th Century
A very good box, the shell purported one of the largest of its kind,
the well figured and pink-tinged“Lettered Olive” shell
hinged tortoiseshell lid and silver mounts,
the silver unmarked
4.25" Long / 3.4 Total oz.
Good Pair of George III Silver Bottle Tickets
Thomas Phipps & Edward Robinson, London, 1794
Engraved PORT, and SHERRY,
surmounted by a shield sided by two c-scrolls and
engraved in contemporary conjoined script; JHC
1.5" High x 1.75" Wide
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George III Silver Bougie Box
Richard Cooke, London, 1800
Crested for Charles Grey, 1st Earl Grey and Viscount Howick, County of Northumberland
Of deep circular drum form with reeded loop handle to one side,
an applied receptacle for the conical extinguisher with flame finial to the other,
the lift-off concave cover having a central taper opening with flaring collar and air hole,
the side and cover crested for Earl Grey
4" High / 4 oz..
Pair of George III Crested Silver Beakers
Thomas Wallis II, London, 1813
The round tapering bowls with reeded rims,
crested with a lion sejant, holding in dexter paw a spear upright.
"Beakers at any date are comparatively rare, but during the 19th century,
there are so many small mugs and goblets that it seems few beakers were made".
Antique Silver, Peter Waldron, p. 165
2.75" High x 2 3/8" Diameter / 6.31 ozs.
Very Good George III Silver 2-Part Wine Funnel
Rebecca Emes & Edward Barnard, London, 1814
Of heavy gauge silver, fluted form with reeded rims,
having floriform piercing to the strainer and a shell tang
6" High and 5.7 oz.
Good Pair of Matthew Boulton Old Sheffield Plate Wine Coolers
Each of campana form ,
centering to each side the marital arms of Halliday and Harvie;
above a part-fluted lower section;
having detachable collars and liners;
each foot verso with twin suns having faces mark
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Fine Pair of George III Silver Strawberry Dishes
Philip Rundell, London, 1819
Of heavy gauge silver, each circular dish having lobed and fluted sides with everted rims
surrounding a plain field centering the marital arms of Brymer and Tugwell, and motto,"VIRTUTE "
9.75" Diameter / 38.1 oz.
Scarce George IV Silver Kitchen Grater, Charles Rawlings, London, 1824
arms for Hunter quartering Thompson, with motto SPERO MELIORA (I hope for better things)
Of heavy gauge silver, at 2.6 oz., and 4.25" High
Georgian silver kitchen graters of this form are quite rarely available.
4.25" High / 2.6 oz. Total Weight
Fine Pair of William IV Silver Dishes / Stands
Paul Storr, London, 1836 / Irish Interest
Of shaped circular form with applied gadrooned borders,
the marital arms to the rim for the family of Challoner quartering Bisse impaling Tottenham
Portnall Park, Virginia Water, Surrey;
the deep cavetto encircling late 19th century arms
for the family Coote, Baronets of Castle Cuffe, Queen County, Ireland
9.5" Diameter / 52.6 oz.
Fine Set of 18 Early Victorian Silver-Gilt & Bloodstone Dessert (Fruit & Cheese Knives)
George Adams of Chawner & Co, 1841 (17 / John & Henry Lias, 1847 (1), London
Crested for the Family of Hodson, Holybrooke House, Bray, Wicklow
For dessert use, both with cheese and fruit,
each silver-gilt pointed blade fully marked and engraved with a crest :
A dove close azure beaked and membered or holding in her beak an olive branch proper,
the gilt ferrule attached to a part-fluted bloodstone haft
Fine & Rare Set of 12 Victorian Silver-Gilt Fiddle-Thread-Shell
Ice Cream Shovels
Elizabeth & John Eaton, London,1858-59
Of quite heavy gauge silver and double struck
the terminals also engraved with the coronet of a marquess
5.5" Long / 13.97 oz.
Unusual Edward VII Silver Desk Compendium, W. J. Myatt & Co.
The elongated rounded rectangular tray with f scrolling pen rests to one end,
and a hinged rectangular sealing-wax holder above
a rectangular vesta with geometrically engraved hinged cover,
the whole raised on four splay feet;
6.5" Long, 2-3/8" High Overall / 2.7 oz.
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