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1840/18: A good pair of solid hallmarked SILVER GRAPE SCISSORS in fine condition. Cast to the handles with trailing grapes and vine leaves this fine and heavy pair are hallmarked twice for Birmingham 1886, maker: George Angel. 7.5ins (19cms) long. c.1886

grape, object, scissors, Silver

£250

1836/18: A good quality hallmarked SILVER CARD CASE in particularly good condition, probably because it retains its original leather covered and velvet-lined protection case. Beautifully engraved front and back, and with a vacant shield-shaped cartouche to the front, it is hallmarked for Birmingham 1902. c.1902

box, object, Silver

£295

1832/18: A truly wonderful and fully-fitted LADY'S DRESSING & JEWELLERY CASE in remarkable condition. The beautifully-figured brass-bound coromandel box opens to reveal the interior of 11 silver-gilt topped jars and cut-glass scent bottles in two trays. These hinge open to reveal below the stunning fitted tray of tools, implements and others items (22 in total!) which include seal; silver pencil; medicine spoon and 4 pairs of scissors. The front drops down to reveal three silver-gilt backed mirrors; there is a fitted velvet-lined jewellery tray and another within the base, and a large mirror concealed within the lid. The silver is hallmarked for London 1878. A truly spectacular box! 13.5 x 10 x 8ins (35 x 25 x 20cms) c.1878

box, Dressing, object, Silver

£6750

1824/18: PATRICK MAVROS: a very fine quality and typically detailed sculpture of Helmeted Guinea Fowl on a natural ebony base. The two birds, cast of solid silver, are pecking at silver "seeds" within the base which is complete with the Mavros silver "button" signature. 10ins (25cms) long. c.1980

African, Mavros, object, Silver

£295

1821/18: An elegant and fine quality SILVER SUGAR BASKET in excellent condition. Of 'boat' shape with a pretty swing handle, it is supported on an oval pedestal base and is beautifully decorated with 'bright-cut' engraving throughout. The handle and edge of the base are cast with beading, and it is fully hallmarked for London: 1873. c.1873

object, Silver, Sterling, sugar

£265

1815/18: A very good quality early Victorian silver TABLE SNUFF BOX in particularly fine original conditiion, with a cast floral border and thumb-piece; "crisp" engine-turned decoration and an interesting inscription to the lid. It opens to reveal the original mercury fire-gilding and hallmarks to both lid and base. 3.5ins wide. Hallmarked for Birmingham 1841. c.1841

box, object, Silver, snuff

£550

1812/18: A pretty early Victorian solid silver SNUFF BOX in fine original crisp condition. Decorated with engine turning and reeding with a cast flower border, it opens to reveal its good fire-gilded gold interior and with hallmarks to both lid and base. The lid itself is beautifully engraved with a presentation inscription dated 1841, whilst the silver itself is dated 1840, maker Edward Smith of Birmingham. Pristine condition. 2.75ins wide. c.1840

box, object, Silver, snuff

£395

1771/18: A charming George III period solid SILVER BON-BON (or "sweetmeat") DISH, with a beaded swing handle and delightful pierced and engraved decoration. It is raised on a pierced oval base and is fully hallmarked for London 1805. 6.5ins (16.5cms) long. c.1805

dish, Georgian, object, Silver

£295

1768/18: A fine late 18th century George III period oval SILVER TEAPOT STAND in lovely original condition. It features typical "bright" cut engraved decoration and is supported on four pretty reeded shaped feet. Fully hallmarked for London 1797, maker Walter Brind. 6.5ins ( 16.5cms) wide. c.1797

object, Silver, teapot, tray

£295

1752/18: A wonderful quality and complete mid-19th century figured rosewood LADY's DRESSING CASE in pristine condition. The case is of beautifully figured timber, inlaid with brass stringing and opens to reveal the stunning interior. This comprises TEN bottles and jars, all with high quality silver tops, and a gorgeous tray of implements (some silver) to the front. Below is a removable tray for writing including silver-top ink bottles; jewellery compartments etc. with a further compartment below. Good easel mirror to the lid and document pouch with makers label for: Wells & Lambe of London. Hallmarked for London 1845. 12.5 x 9 x 5.5ins. *A very fine Dressing case indeed! c.1845

box, Dressing, object, Silver

£2450

1697/18: A delightful late 19th century silver CREAM JUG & SUGAR BASIN in virtually "mint" condition ~ possibly unused. Of 'canister' design, both matching pieces are robust and very heavy guage with their solid "C" shaped handles, and attractive beaded decoration to the upper rim and lower edge. Hallmarked for Sheffield 1880. Both are 3ins ( 7.65cms) high; the sugar basin 5.5ins wide. *Priced for both pieces. c.1880

bowl, jug, object, Silver

£250

1696/18: A lovely set of SIX French solid silver TEASPOONS in excellent condition and in their original presentation case. The design is typically Continental, with their pointed bowls and all are in fine, almost unused condition. Each spoon is marked for the "Premier" quality (950); town mark not yet researched. *This pointed bowl design makes these ideal for use as grapefruit spoons! c.1870

French, object, Silver, spoon

£195

1668/18: A good quality early Victorian silver mounted CLARET JUG (or wine jug) in perfect condition by George Angell & Co. The silver collar and spout, with the integral handle, is cast with oval "cameos" to either side, whilst the spout features a character mask to its lower edge. Fully hallmarked to collar and to the hinged lid for London 1845. 10ins high. c.1845

claret, object, Silver, wine

£795

1664/18: A good quality ~ and heavy ~ Russian SILVER CREAM JUG in excellent condition. Of 'classical' shape, and of substantial gauge, this good jug is decorated with stylised palmettes around the upper edge with gadrooning further below and an elegant shaped handle. It is supported on a pedestal leading to a square plinth base, where the hallmarks can be found. 6ins (15cms) high. c.1900

jug, object, Russian, Silver

£325