M. FORD CREECH ANTIQUES & FINE ARTS

 


 

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NEW & INCOMING ACQUISITIONS : 2020

 

(December 2019, to Present)

 

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Ceramics & Glass  /  Furniture  /  Fine Art  /  Silver & Vertu  Inquiry

 

Stock is listed chronologically within categories.

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

 


 

CERAMICS & GLASS :

 

 

Ming Kraak Porcelain Klapmuts Bowl

Wanli, China, c1600-1610, Rinaldi Group II 

The central roundel painted with "auspicious symbols",
including a lingzhi above a scroll on a ground of ruyi scepters suspending ribbon scrolls and tassels;
the cavetto having lobed panels of peach bloom sprays and auspicious symbols,

divided by opposing ruyi scepters(instead of alternating panels of beaded pendants)
the rim with eight peony blooms, the verso with prunus branches and seated birds;
the sides with lobed peach filled ovals and panels of stylized lingzhi
8.25" Wide / 2.25" Deep

In Stock, Linked

 

 

Ming Dynasty Kraak Porcelain Klapmutsen

Rinaldi, Group IV, China, Wanli, c1605-15

Good strong color, the deep round dish with flattened barbed rim,
the central roundel painted with "auspicious symbols",
the cavetto with four panels of of peach bloom sprays, artemesia leaves,
and beaded pendants;
the rim with cartouches of peaches alternating with ruyi heads,
verso with three small flowers and four lobed jewel-filled ovals
alternating with four narrow panels of stylized "lingzhi"
See "Kraak Porcelain", Rinaldi, Pl. 138, p. 128, for a similarly painted example
5.75" Wide x 2.75" Deep

In Stock, Linked

 

 

Ming Dynasty Kraak Porcelain Klapmutsen

Rinaldi, Group V, Wanli, China, c1600-20

Of good strong color, the deep round dish with a flattened barbed rim,
the central roundel painted with "auspicious symbols",
including an artemesia leaf, a double gourd and lotus head against tied ribbon scrolls and tassels,
the rim divided into four wide and four narrow segments of
oval beach blooms alternating with auspicious symbols
beneath "Toatie" masks and tied ribbons;
verso having two small flowersand four jewel-filled ovals and stylized "lingzhi" \
6" Wide x 2.75" Deep

In Stock, Linked

 

 

Rare Kangxi Blue & White Tripod Teapot

China, c1662-1690

Painted with Chinese figures in a garden before mountains,
the reverse with three geese on a riverbank;
Raised on three splay feet
Very small, at 3.25" High

SOLD

 

 

Kangxi Chinese Imari Mustard Pot and Pierced Cover

In the Western Form

China, c1662-1722

The front and back panels depicting peonies and chrysanthemum
rising from grasses and below insects,
the cover having a raised center spoon opening.
Mustard pots of this "Western" form, with raised cover spoon opening,
date to the Transitional Perions, and represent
some of the earliest wares ordered specifically for the West.
4.75" High

SOLD

 

Three Kangxi / Yongzheng Silver-Mounted Blue & White Small Porcelains

 

Three Kangxi Silver-Mounted Blue & White Small Porcelains

China, c1680-1722, the Mounts Dutch

Kangxi Silver-Mounted Scent Bottle, c1700, with original interior silver-mounted stopper

Kangxi Blue & White Silver-Mounted Tea Caddy, c1680-1700, Dutch Mounts, Hendrik Frederik Koen

Kangxi / Yongzheng Blue & White Silver-Mounted Lidded Jug, c1680-1730, Dutch, Mounts Jacob Helweg

In Stock, Linked

 

 

Kangxi Blue & White Porcelain Peacock Border Charger
China, 1690-1722
Having eight large central flower-filled petals reserved on a trellis-diapered ground,
the rim with four peach basket cartouches reserved against richly decorated panels
of long-tailed peacocks, within chrysanthemum heads and scrolls.
(A similar large dish is illustrated in "Chinese Ceramics", He Li, p. 288;
In the V&A Museum Collection, museum number : C.792-1910;
And a pair in the Asian Art Museum, San Francisco, Avery Brundage Collection)

15-3/8" Wide

In Stock, Linked

 

  

Famille Rose & Black-Ground Moulded Teapot, Cover & Stand

Yongzheng, China,1722-35

The moulded teapot, cover and stand with alternating famille rose and black-ground lotus petals

the teapot base centering an open lotus blossom;

the pale green loop handle moulded a lotus stem

Teapot, 4-5/8" High / 6" Wide, The Stand

SOLD

 

 

Yongzheng Silver-Mounted Blue & White Teapot, c1722-35,

China, Silver Mounts 19th Century Dutch, Mark : TH

The neck and spout with marked silver mounts,

the shoulders painted with wide-bordered lappets filled with chrysanthemum heads and leaves

each side with further chrysanthemum and peonies with

grasses issuing from a blue hollow rock;

4.75" High / 7" Wide Over Spout

In Stock, Linked

 

Dutch Painted Chinese Export Teapot, Yongzheng, Fisherman & Flowers Pattern

Dutch Painted Chinese Export Teapot

Yongzheng, Early 18th Century

Enameled in The Netherlands in the Dutch doré manner,
and known as "Basket of Flowers and Fisherman" decoration,
A small bowl of the same pattern was also a late 1727 purchase
by Augustus the Strong for his collection ( the Japanese Palace),
and the inspiratioin for  Helen Espir's book,
"European Decoration on Chinese Porcelain"
5.2" High

In Stock, Linked

 

 

George II Tall Balulster 'Kit Cat' Type Wine Glass

England, c1730 

The drawn trumpet bowl raised on a teared stem centering an inverted baluster
above a cushioned domed folded foot; snapped pontil

6-5/8" High / 3" Diameter, The Foot / 7.4 oz.

SOLD

 

 

 

George II Large Plain Stem Drawn Trumpet Wine

With Folded Foot and Enlongated Tear,

England, c1740-50

7.5" High, The Rim 3-1/2" Wide , The Foot, 3-5/8" Wide

In Stock - Linked

 

 

George II Glass Tazza with Unusual Bulbous Pedestal Stem, England, c1750

The tazza or footed salver with 8-sided bulbous hollow ribbed stem,
having a very slight twist,
with multiple basal collars, on a high domed foot
8.25" Wide, 6" High, 5.25" Wide, the Foot / 24.9 oz. 

SOLD

 

 

George II / III Airtwist Cordial

England, c1750-60

A quite heavy glass,the round funnel bowl with fluted lower half,
over a long stem with multiple threads
around a central thick flattened "mercury" thread encircled by a further single thread
6.5" High

In Stock, Linked

 

 

Chelsea "Silver-Moulded" Polychrome Dish
London, c1752-54
Decorated with scattered fruit and insects
11" Wide
SOLD

 

 

George II Jacobite Engraved Dram or Firing Glass

England, Mid_18th Century

Engraved with a Jacobite 6-petaled rose sided by two buds

issuing from thorny stems.;
the reverse with a thistle raised on an upright thorny stem
and two thistle leaves

3.75" High / 2.5" Wide (Rim) / 2.25" Wide (Foot) / 4.7 oz.

SOLD

 

 

George II / III Engraved Jacobite Airtwist Wine with Domed Foot

England, c1755-65

 The drawn trumpet bowl engraved with a

6-petaled Jacobite rose sided by one bud and leaves on trailing thorny stems

above a dense airtwist tapering stem
raised on an unusual 'domed foot' with snapped pontil

Of the 487 glasses examined by Geoffrey B. Seddon for

Jacobites and Their Drinking Glasses,

only 12 engraved with roses were recorded as having a 'domed foot'

6.25" High

SOLD

 

 

George II / III Engraved Airtwist Stem Ale Glass

England, Mid-18th Century 

The elongated slightly flaring bowl quite finely engraved with hops and barley,
raised on a long tight airtwist stem above a conical foot with snapped pontil
7.75" High / 2.5" Wide, The Rim / 3" Wide, The Foot

In Stock, Linked

 

 

Early George III Engraved Double Series Opaque Twist Ale Glass

England, c1765

The narrow tapering glass engraved with hops and barley
above a double series opaque corkscrew stem
raised on a strong conical foot with snapped pontil
7" High, The Bowl 2.25" Wide, The Foot 2.75" Wide

SOLD

 

Jacobite Interest Engraved Cordial Glass, Sunflower & Bird in Flight

 

Jacobite Interest Engraved Cordial Glass, Sunflower & Bird in Flight
England, c1765 
Engraved with a sunflower and forget-me-not type leafy sprays,
a crested bird in flight to the reverse,
over double series opaque twist stem, having with a multi-ply corkscrew
encircled by a pair of opaque white spiral tapes,
nice weight and grey tone to the glass
7" High / 1.75" Wide, the Bowl / 2.5" Wide, the Foot / 5.3 oz

SOLD

 

 

Bow Porcelain Lobed & Moulded Geranium-Leaf Dish
England, c1765-70

The deep geranium-leaf lobed dish moulded and boldly painted in bright blue
with grape leaves and fruiting vines, small blossoms and scattered insects
within a shaped feuille-de-choux rim,
the verso with a pseudo Oriental character mark

9.5" Long

In Stock, Linked

 

Jacobite Interest Engraved Cordial Glass, Daffodil & Bird in Flight, England, c1765 

 

Jacobite Interest Engraved Cordial Glass, Daffodil & Bird in Flight
England, c1765 
Engraved with a daffodil issuing from leafy stems,
a crested bird in flight to the reverse,
over a double series opaque twist stem,
having a solid multi-ply corkscrew within a pair of six-ply spiral bands,
nice weight and grey tone to the glass
6.5" High / 1-7/8" Wide, the Bowl / 2.75" Wide, the Foot / 5.5 ozt.

SOLD

 

 

Rare George III Jacobite Interest Engraved Glass Beaker
England, c1765-75

Engraved to the front with 2 multi-petaled roses, each issuing two rosebuds,
rising from thorny stems, the reverse with three bees in flight
5" High / 4" Wide (Rim) / 3" Wide (Foot) / 14.1 oz. Weight

In Stock, Linked

 

 Fine First Period Worcester Sir Joshua Reynolds Scalloped Deep Plate, England, c1770-2

 

Fine First Period Worcester Sir Joshua Reynolds Scalloped Deep Plate

England, c1770-72

In extraordinary condition,

Inspired by 17th century Japanese Kakiemon palette and design,
depicting a colorful long-tailed pheasant perched on a turquoise hollow rock
sided by a blue branch issuing turquoise leaves and flowers,
within a "wet blue" lobed ground,
with quite intact gilding of leaf sprays alternating with trellis diapering

8.5" Diameter

In Stock, Linked

 

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( Glassware Page :  https://www.mfordcreech.com/glassware.html )

 

 


 

 

FURNITURE & ACCESSORIES :

 

Since mid-March, we have been unable to photograph some of our furniture,

due to space, and pandenmic protocol.

We hope, as do you all, that this situation will abate soon.

In the meanwhile, small images are posted below.

Please do inquire should you have questions.

 

 

A Collection of Carved Wooden Green Men,

Ancient Symbols of Renewal and Regeneration

Please click image or title for the collection,

and a little of what is known about these wonderful grimacing faces

SOLD

 

Charles II Upholstered Stool, England, c1670

 

Charles II Upholstered Oak Stool

England, c1670

The small rectangular stool with muted scarlet damask
upholstered top edged by tassels,
raised on baluster legs on turned ball feet and joined by stretchers

16" High x 15.6 Wide x 12.8" Deep

In Stock, Linked

 

 

Queen Anne Carved Walnut & Walnut Veneered Stool
England, c1710
Of rounded rectangular form with walnut veneered slip seat rail,
raised on four well carved scroll and bell-flower carved cabriole legs ending in pad feet
19" High x 16.5" Wide x 21" Deep
SOLD, Before It Could Be Photographed

 

Good Pair of Queen Anne Walnut Upholstered Back Stools,  c1710-15

 

Good Pair of Queen Anne Wanut Upholstered Back Stools

England, c1710

Each raised on front cabriole legs intersected below the shoulder

by a horizontal moulding and ending in pad feet

This type of chair is both excellent - and comfortable -

for living rooms, halls, desks, as well as end chairs for dining

41" High x 21" Wide

In Stock, Linked

 

George I Figured Burr & Straight Grain Walnut Toilet (Dressing) Mirror. c1720-25

 

George I Figured Burr & Straight Grain Walnut Toilet (Dressing) Mirror
England, c1720-25
With excellent color, retaining original surfaces, mirror plate, antique engraved brasses;
the high shaped mirror crest with brass fittings to the top, possibly for potpourri,
above a miniature replica of a bureau, the fall front opening to a highly figured surface
and shaped fitted interior; lower drawer
34.75" High x: 17.75" Wide x 10.25" Deep

In Stock, Linked

 

 

George I Inlaid 'Tiger Walnut' Lowboy
England, c1720
Inlaid with sycamore and contrasting timbers,
having a shell to the frieze and carved cabriole front legs.
A related highboy is pictured Age of Walnut,(1919 edition)

MacQuoid & Edwards, no.210, with discussion p.225;
with 1978 receipt;
26.5" High x 25.5" Wide x 18" Deep
SOLD

 

 

Rare George I / II Yewwood"Sideboard Type" Open Low Dresser

England or Wales, c1720-40

With deep rich color, as well as good figuration and patination,

the case with pegged mortise & tenon construction,
the two deep cockbeaded drawers centering two small drawers
(possibly for 'spices'), and front cabriole legs;

the frieze carved with inverted hearts aind trefoils, centering palm trees and a trefoil
34.25" High x 64" Long x 16.25" Deep

In Stock, Not Yet Photographed

 

George I / II Cast Brass Snuffer & Upright (Pedestal) Stand, England, 1720-45

 

Early Georgian Cast Brass Scissor-Form Snuffers & Upright (Pedestal) Stand

England, c1720-40

The heavy cast brass scissor snuffers with long handles,

a curved box and pointed end
resting in an upright stand with flanged rim and reeded receptacle
over a knopped and reeded stem and shaped square base

9" High Overall / 19.2 oz.

In Stock, Linked

 

George II Walnut Veneer & Parcel Gilt Mirror, England, c1730

 

George II Walnut Veneer & Parcel Gilt Mirror
England, c1730
The architecturally infuenced walnut veneered frame with parcel gilt decoration,
having a scrolled broken arch pediment centering an acanthus leaf cartouche,
sided by acanthus-carved scrolls ending in coiled rosettes;
each side with floral and foliate dependent scrolls,
the base of graceful C- and S-scroll form;
the antique thin and shallowly beveled mirror plate with a carved giltwood slip
52" High x 25.5" Wide
In Stock, Linked

 

 

George II Walnut & Burr Walnut Veneer Side Chair

With Double Wavy Crestrail

England, c1735

Raised on shell headed cabriole legs to the front,
ending in well carved ball and claw feet ;

(the current needlework associated)
39"High, 23" Wide, 21.5" Deep

SOLD

 

 

George II Carved Oval Giltwood Mirror

England, c1755

Having antique and possibly original mirror plate

with a border of C- and S-scrolls and floral pendants,

the crest and apron with asymmetrical acanthus spray

Provenance : with Ronald Phillips, London

38.75"High x 22" Wide

SOLD

 

 

George III Diminutive Mahogany Chest of Drawers

England, c1765
Attributed to Thomas Chippendale
A quite stylish diminutive chest of drawers,
having a rectangular moulded top above

an unusual four short and two long graduated drawers
retaining the original brasses and raised on shaped bracket feet;

red wash to the underside; laminated blocks to the feet
33" High, 33" Wide, 21.25" deep
RESERVED

 

 

Elegant Pair of George III Carved Mahogany & Brass Candlesticks

England, c1790-1800

The elongated reeded baluster shafts surmounted by urn-form brass nozzles
and threaded into a turned and weighted circular feett
13.25" High

In Stock, Linked

 

 

George III Faded Mahogany Kettle Stand
England, c1790
Of lovely faded mahogany with harewood stringing, the oval crossbanded top
within a wavy gallery and conforming frieze with cup slide,
raised on wide splayed square tapering legs outlined with harewood stringing
and ending in spade feet
24.75" High, 14.25" Wide, 10.75" Deep

SOLD Before It Could Be Photographed

 

 

George III Harewood Inlaid Mahogany Kettle Stand
England, c1790
Retaining lovely color and patination, as well as the original leather castors,
having harewood stringing throughout,
the rounded square top within a conforming wavy gallery
above a figured mahogany-veneered and crossbanded frieze with cup slide,
raised on slender square tapering legs ending in spade feet
28.25" Hig, 13.75" Wide,13.75" Deep
SOLD Before It Could Be Photographed

 

 

Regency Mahogany Writing Table
England, c1815,
in the manner of Gillows
Retaining the early polished surfaces,
the crossbanded top inset with tooled leather
the downswept legs enging square brass caps and castors
30.25" High x 33" Wide x 20" Deep
SOLD Before It Could Be Photographed

 

 

Regency Cuban Mahogany & Brass Adjustable Reading or Music Stand
England, c1815
With wonderful rich color and patination to the fine timbers,
the ratcheting easel top having a rest, two swiveling brass page clips, and revolving brass candlestand,
raised on an adjustable brass column above a baluster standard
and double C-scroll tripod legs ending in upturned scrolled toes and ball feet
Height: 37" High x 14.2" Wide x 10.25" Deep

In Stock, Not Yet Photographed

 

 

Edwardian Mahogany Library Steps in the Regency Manner

England, Early 20th Century

Graceful and compact stairs, having two steps
sided by slender cylindrical front and rear uprights
supported on four toupie feet;

lovely color and patina

60" High x 22"Wide x 21" Deep

(In Stock, Not Yet Photographed)

 ( Furniture Page :  https://www.mfordcreech.com/furniture.html )

 

 


 

 

'FINE ART' & 'FINE TEXTILES' :

 

 

Charles I Beadwork & Stumpwork Panel

England, c1670

The rectangular panel of glass beadwork having stumpwork accents,
the panel divided into 12 bordered squares, depicting as follows :
1st Row : a griffin, a winged angel, a mermaid, and a parrot;
2nd Row : a blue thistle, a hunter with his game, a maiden waiting, and a tree;
3rd Row : a unicorn, a sunflower; a tree lined garden; and a lion.
The faces of silk-covered stumpwork with embroidered details
Image Size : 10.25" x 13.25"
SOLD

 

 

Richard Hayley Lever

Australian / American (1875-1958)

"Low Tide, St. Ives"

Oil on Panel / Signed Verso Hayley Lever.

Provenance : Clayton Liberatore Galleries, Long Island NY

6.25" x 9.25"

In Stock, Not Yet Photographed

 

  

 
Norwood Creech
American South / Contemporary
"Gilded Veggie High Tunnel"
Whitton Farms, Mississippi County, Arkansas #GildTheDelta
(Painted on Location)
Charcoal and Oil on Metallic Ground, on Linen
Signed Lower Right : Norwood Creech 2018
Image Size : 24" x 48"

In Stock, Linked

 

 

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

 


 

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.

SOLD

 

 

 

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.
SOLD

 

 

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

SOLD

 

Six Georgian Silver & Britannia Marrow Spoons, England and Ireland, 1722-1774

 

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

In Stock, Linked

 

George I Rattail Silver Mote Spoon, c1725

 

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

SOLD

 

 

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

In Stock - Linked

 

 

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

SOLD

 

 

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

In Stock - Linked

 

 

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.

 

In Stock - Linked

 

 

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

SOLD

 

 

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.

SOLD

 

Early George III Rococo Cast Silver Taperstick, Wm. Cafe, 1767

 

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.

SOLD

 

 

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.

SOLD

 

 

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)

SOLD

 

George III Silver Argyll (Argyle), Fogelberg & Gilbert

 

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.

SOLD

 

George III Ebony & Silver 2-Tined Toasting Fork, c1790

 

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.

31.5" Long

 

George III Ebony & Silver 2-Tined Toasting Fork, c1790

SOLD

 

 

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.

In Stock - Linked

 

 

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.

SOLD

 

 

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

having a hinged tortoiseshell lid and silver mounts,

the silver unmarked

4.25" Long / 3.4 Total oz.

SOLD

 

 

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

In Stock. Linked

 

George III Silver Bougie Box, Richard Cooke, 1800, crested for Charles Grey

 

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..
SOLD

 

 

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.

SOLD

 

 

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.

SOLD

 

 

Good Pair of Matthew Boulton Old Sheffield Plate Wine Coolers
England, c1815
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
In Stock, Linked

 

Pair George III Silver Strawberry Dishes, Philip Rundell, London, 1819

 

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.

SOLD

 

 

 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

SOLD

 

 

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.

 

 

SOLD

 

 

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

IRISH INTEREST:

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

8.5" Long

SOLD

 

 

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.

SOLD

 

 

Unusual Edward VII Silver Desk Compendium, W. J. Myatt & Co.

Birmingham 1903

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.

SOLD

 

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"THE SEASON of LIGHT &REFLECTION(S)"

(There Will Be a Series of Four)

 

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ALSO RECENTLY IN STOCK OR INCOMING SHORTLY

(listed chronologically) : 

 

These will be photographed as time allows.

Please do inquire at any time, if interested.

Pieces are sometimes sold before they can be photographed.

  

   

Charles II Beadwork and Stumpwork on Silk, England, c1660, (Incoming)

 

Early George I Britannia Standard Large Canon-Handled Basting Spoon, Gundry Roode, London, 1715, (SOLD)

 

Rare George II Britannia Standard Marrow Spoon, Andrew Archer, London, 1718, (Incoming)

 

Set of 6 George I Silver Rattail Table Spoons, Charles Jackson, London, 1721, (SOLD)

 

Georgian Provincial Silver "Reverse Scoop" Marrow Scoop, marked twice A S possibly Irish, (Incoming)

 

George II Irish Carved Mahogany Stool, the deep apron centering a 'green man' mask, c1740, (In Stock)

 

First Period Worcester Hexagonal Polychrome Teapot Stand, 'Chinese Musicians', England, c1758-60, (Incoming)

 

Chelsea Red Anchor Polychrome Large Moulded Bowl, England, c1760, (Incoming)

 

Early George III Irish Silver Hook-End Basting Spoon, Christopher Skinner, Dublin, 1767 (Incoming)

 

Worcester Polychrome Dessert Plate, from the "Bishop Sumner" service, England, c1778, (Incoming)

 

George III Silver 2-Part Wine Funnel, Henry Chawner & John Emes, London, 1796, (SOLD)

 

George III Silver 2-Part Large Wine Funnel, Astinando King, London, c1800, (Incoming)

 

George III Irish Silver Wine Funnel Stand, William Bond, Dublin, 1801, (Incoming)

 

 

 

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