M. FORD CREECH ANTIQUES & FINE ARTS

 


 

NEW & INCOMING ACQUISITIONS : 2019

 

(December 2018, 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 :

 

 

Kangxi Chinese Export Famille Verte Deep Dish

China, c1680-1700

Heightened with gilt throughout,

the roundel with a phoenix above a peony, the rim with fish and shrimp,

the whole possiby referring to sky and water

9.5" Diameter

SOLD

 

 

Arita"Kraak" Blue & White Barbed Dish
Edo Period,Arita Japan, Probably Late 17th Century

Painted with the two-deer-in-a garden motif,
within an outer border of large panels of two floral sprays
the verso of type VIII (Rinaldi), and spur marks indicating Japanese production

8" Diameter

SOLD

 

 

Queen Anne Heavy Baluster Drinking Glass
England, c1710
Deep solid base with tear,
over a stem having an elongated tear from the wide angular knop
through the lower ball knop, raised on a spreading folded foot
5.75" High

In Stock, Linked

 

 

Good English Black Onion Bottle,

c1690-1710

Having good density and shiny surface,
the verso with a high kick-up and snapped pontil,
the neck with an applied ring
8" High x 5.75" Diameter at Base

SOLD

 

 

Good Blown Black Onion Bottle

England, c1710-20

A heavy deep black-green bottle having good density and shiny surface,

the verso with a high kick-up and snapped pontil,

the neck with an applied ring

7.5" High x 6" Diameter at Base

SOLD

 

 

Pair Chinese Export Rose Imari Plates

Yongzheng / Early Qianlong, c1722-40

Finely painted in an early famille rose and iron red palette with gilt,

centering a cockerel atop a blue hollow rock within a border

iron red scrolls and seed pod pulls,

verso with underglaze blue and iron red floral scrolls

9" Diameter

(An Identical Pair of Chargers - Sold Christie's April 10, 2019, Sale 18151, Lot 73)

In Stock - Linked

 

 

George II Baluster Wine Glass

England, c1730

Of quite heavy weight, the bell bowl with teared solid base

above a teared inverted baluster and teared ball knop

5.75" High

In Stock - Linked

 

 

Early George II Balustroid Cordial Glass

England, c1730

The simple and elegant glass of good weight,

the round funnel bowl raised on a solid double stem with three knops,

raised on a conical folded foot with snapped pontil

5.5" High

SOLD

 

 

George II Irish Cordial, c1740

A striking and heavy glass of elegant proportions,
the round funnel bowl with weighted base
above a long thick plain stem and high domed foot with snapped pontil

7" High

SOLD

 

 

George II Large Plain Stem Drawn Trumpet Wine

With Folded Foot and Enlongated Tear,

England, c1740-50

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

SOLD

 

 

Rare George II Jacobite Water Glass

England, c1750

Engraved with a rose and bud on stem
amongst floralsprays, a winged bird verso,
raised on a beaded knop above a domed foot
4.25" High

SOLD

 

 

Rare Pair of c1750-60 Jacobite Water Bowls

The bodies encircled by finely engraved garlands, including a

6-petaled Jacobite rose, a carnation, honeysuckle,

apples, fruiting vines, other flowers, and a sunflower,.

A pair of wine glasses (Drambuie Collection) having very similar borders

is illustrated in 'The Jacobites & Their Glasses', Seddon, pl. 33 with the following notation :

"With a little imagination the initial letters of the flowers can sometimes be made to spell 'Charles'".

Small glass water bowls as these were often used

in toasting "the King across the water".

4.75" Wide

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

 

 

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

 

Chinese Canton Enamel European Scene Fluted Dish, Qianlong

 

Chinese Canton Enamel European Scene Fluted Dish
Qianlong, Mid-18th Century
Depicting a lady and gentleman in 18th century European dress,
each enjoying a glass of wine;
the verso with a puce seal mark
4.5" Diameter

SOLD

 

 

Scarce Chelsea White Leaf & Basket Molded Stand
England, c1752-54

The plain center surrounded by basket moulding,
each end with grape stems and overlapping leaves
sided by crabstock handles;
Ref : For a polychrome example, see Chelsea Porcelain, Severne Mackenna, pl. 28.
11" Diameter

SOLD

 

 

Bow Porcelain Blue & White Octagonal Dessert Dish
England, c1758-60
Painted with lotus and bamboo within a border of
alternating trellis-diapering and lotus flowerheads
reversed into a casually painted blue ground;
the verso painted with the numeral "15" in blue
7.5" Diameter

SOLD

 

 

Scarce Bow Porcelain Powder Blue Hors d'Oeuvres Dish
England, 1760-65
The petal-form dish painted with a blue-outlined island riverscape
depicting an island pagoda riverscape;
the even powder blue ground with reserved blue-outlined panels :
three detailed riverscape fan-shaped border panels
alternating with three small round panels of lotus sprigs
5.75" Diameter

In Stock - Linked

 

 

Early George III Engraved Airtwist Wine

England, c1765

Heavy weigh, the bell bowl with multiple airtwists

descending from a deep base to a thick stem,
the rim well engraved with large grape leaves,
grape clusters and tendrils; conical foot; snapped pontil.
6.75" High

SOLD

 

 

Early George III Engraved Double Series Opaque Twist Stem Wine

England, c1765

Unusually engraved with a fruiting vine arising from delicate grasses,
raised on a double series opaque twist stem with two spiral tapes outside a gauze

5.75" High

SOLD

 

 

First Period Worcester Deep Shell-Shaped Dish

England, c1765-70

The escallop form shell in the Primrose patten

with curled over handle

5.25" High

In Stock - Linked

 

 

Rare Pair of George III Facet-Cut Glass Tapersticks

England, c1760-70

The flaring facet-cut nozzles above slender facet-cut stems

having two facet-cut knops and inverted baluster,

raised on a domed 6-petal form faceted feet

7.5" High

Tapersticks only occasionally come is pairs.

A pair of glass tapersticks is rare - not only by manufacture but survival.

Domed feet on facet-cut taper- or candlesticks are seldom seen after 1770

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

 

 

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

Engraved to the front with 2 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

 

 

 

Rare First Period Worcester Blue & White
Rococo-Moulded Bough Pot
Former Collection Geoffrey Godden

England, c1770
Of lobed and molded bombe form, printed with a Garden Rose Group pattern,
the high scrolled back pierced for hanging
6.75" High x 9" Wide x 6" Deep
SOLD

 

 

Late George III Engraved Lady's Glass Tankard

England, c1800-1820

Of good weight and condition, with lovely handle;

Engraved to the front within scrolling fern-like fronds :

'Ethel Randle from A.D' :

4.25" High / 4.5" Across Handle / 12.7 oz.

In Stock - Linked

 

 

Large Blown Glass Footed Center or Punch Bowl
England, c1840

A very substantial deep rounded center or punch bowl of quite heavy glass
raised on a short waisted stem headed by two annulated knops
supported by a thick round conical foot with polished pontil;

9-7/8" Wide Overall, 6" Bowl Depth, 8-7/8" Overall Height
7" Wide, The Foot

SOLD

 

 

Continental Faience Tin-Glazed Bonbonniere
Pseudo Delft Marks, 19th century
Modeled as a head of a pug, the features and coat picked out in underglaze blue;
having gilt-metal mounts and oval cover, the cover engraved with flora within a zig-zag border,
the interior with an underglaze blue mark :

conjoined initials PAK in the Delft (De Grieksche) manner
2.5" Wide
In Stock - Linked

 

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FURNITURE & ACCESSORIES :

 

 

Charles I Oak Joint Stool, England, c1620

 

Charles I Oak Joint Stool

England, c1620
The solid seat with moulded edge,
above a moulded frieze with pierced scroll motifs,
raised on square section and turned tapering legs joined by peripheral stretchers

(These now make excellent small side tables)

21.5" High x 17.5" Long x 1.25" Deep

SOLD

 

 

 

Charles I Diminutive Boarded Oak Chest
England, c1630-40
With excellent color and patination,
the front carved two fleur de lis quatrefoils on a punched ground,
siding an iron lockplate and frilly leafed palmette,
the slab ends with Gothic ogee-arched cut-away base
30 .5" Wide x 14.5" Deep x 20" High

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

 

 

 

17th Century Scottish Brass Chamberstick

Estimated Dating c1680

Extremely heavy weight, the small baluster nozzle over a heart-form drip pan with cross,

the arched handle indistinctly inscribed B E G O N (E?),

and some letters or numbers

22.1 oz. / 2.75" High, 9" Long

SOLD

 

 

 

 

Rare William & Mary Walnut Crested Cushion Mirror
England, c1690
Well figured and retaining the original rectangular shallowly beveled glass plate
and original tenoned arched and pierced cresting,
the cut-out floral and foliate designs creating contrasting light and dark areas;
43" High x 27.5" Wide / The Plate 25.25" High x 21.25": Wide

SOLD

 

 

William & Mary Walnut & Olivewood Oyster Veneered & Marquetry
Document / Lace Box

England, c1690
The rectangular box retaining its original faded and well patinated surfaces,
having a hinged cover of 'oyster veneer' and circular inlaid marquetry and banding,
above a highly figured walnut frieze, original iron hinges and lock
15.25' x 11.25" x 4.75"

In Stock - Linked

 

 

17th Century Royal Interest Pewter Beaker

Portraits of William III & Queen Mary II of England

The Netherlands, c1690

With Excellent color and patination,

each crowned with an orb above, and holding a scepter,

within a double dog-tooth oval, a touchmark verso :

crowned rose with initials 'A R' within the crown, flanked by M and M

Such beakers, with portraits of William of Orange & Mary II of England, are usually

in celebration of William's 1689 ascent to the English throne as William III.

6.75" High

SOLD

 

 

Rare & Unusual Carved Burr Walnut Guglet (Bottle Vase)
17th Century, Probably English
Carved in the manner of Rhineland Stoneware Bellarmine (Bartmann) Jugs,
depicting a female face (rather than 'Bearded Man') wearing a 12-13th century female

cloth headdress : a 'wimple' , accompanied by a 'gorget' and secured by a wide 'fillet'
6" High

SOLD

 

 

Late 17th / Early 18th Century English Cast Brass Scissor Form Snuffers

& Fitted Undertray

The heavy cast brass scissor snuffers with curved box and pointed end
resting on a conforming undertray raised on three hoof feet
The Stand, 10" Long / The Scissors, 7" Long
12.6 oz.
SOLD

 

Queen Anne / George I Carved Walnut Side Chair, Chinese Influences to Crestrail, c1710-20

 

Queen Anne / George I Carved Walnut Side Chair

Having Chinese Influence to the Crestrail

England, c1710-20

A quite elegant English chair
having a graceful scroll-carved yoked crestrail
above a (bended) back and solid vasiform splat

 

In Stock - Linked

SOLD

 

 

George I Walnut & Walnut Veneered Bachelor's Chest

Engand, c1715-20

The fold-out bookmatched top with featherbanding & crossbanding

above square lopers & two over three featherbanded & cockbeaded drawers;

original drop handles on petal mounts with cotter pin attachments

32.5" High x 34.5" Wide x 15.75" Deep

SOLD

 

 

 

George I Carved Walnut Open Armchair

England, c1720

A good early 18th century open armchair, of fine form and generous proportions,
retaining early surfaces with rich color and patination

36.75" High x 27.5" Wide

SOLD

 

 

Queen Anne / George I Walnut Corner Chair

England, c1710-20

With dramatic serpentine (horseshoe) shaped seat over a front cabriole leg,

and three turned tapering legs, all ending in pad feet.

31.5" High x 30" Wide x 25.5"Deep

SOLD

 

George I Oyster Veneer Yewwood Bureau, England, c1720

 

George I Diminutive Oyster Veneered Yewwood Bureau

England, c1720

With extraordinary color, having crossbanding and inlaid banding of sycamore,

each side with parquetry inlay,

the interior with baize writing surface and pidgeonholes and drawers,

the cockbeaded graduated drawers raised on shaped bracket feet

It is rather unusual to see oyster veneering in yewwood.

31" Wide x 21.5: Deep x 42' High

SOLD

 

 

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

 

 

Pair George I / II Cuban (Santo Domingan) Side Chairs

England, c1725

Having deep rich color and patination,
each curved crestrail centering a concave paperscroll
above descending cyma-curved stiles and splat;

cabriole legs with carved scrolled knee returns; well raked back legs

39.5" High

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 worn and associated)
39"High x 23" Wide x 21.5" Deep

SOLD

 

 

George II Cuban Mahogany Writing-Table

England c1750

The tray top above a case with writing slide,

two short drawers - the top fitted for pens and an ink pot,

the opposing end with a cupboard door;

the surfaces and rocaille brasses appearing original

30" High x 25.5" Wide x 17" Deep

SOLD

 

George II Cuban Mahogany Bachelor's Chest, England c1745-50

 

George II Cuban Mahogany Bachelor's Chest

England, c1745

Having original well figured patinated surfaces and pierced brasses,

the rectangular fold-out top with wooden surface to the interior

30 .5" High x 31.5" Wide x 15" Deep

In Stock - Linked

 

 

George II Carved & Upholstered Library Armchair

England, c1750

Having 4 cabriole legs, the front legs and armrest

supports with acanthus leaves,

39" High, 27" Wide, 27" Deep

SOLD

(Before It CouldBe Photographed)

 

 

Early George III Cuban Mahogany Diminutive Chest of Drawers,

with Brushing Slide

England, c1765, 35.5" Wide

Retaining an excellent surface and of excellent form and design,
the top with canted corners above a brushing slide
and four long graduated cockbeaded drawers,
blind fret-carved canted corners,
raised on strongly shaped ogee bracket feet

SOLD

 

 

Early George III Mahogany Framed Library Open Armchair
England, c1765
Raised on well carved blind fretwork legs with openwork returns;
having xcellent color and patina

In Stock, Not Yet Photographed

 

 

George III Mahogany Upholstered Large Stool

England, c1775

The serpentine seat with close-nailed tacks

raised on tapering mahogany legs ending in brass caps and casters

17.5" High x 31" Wide x 28.5" Deep

This size stool also doubles well as a "coffee table".

SOLD

 

 

George III Caned Mahogany Portable Cradle

England, c1800-20

The rectangular portable basket with caned sides & oval hood

supported by turned supports and stretchers,

the feet ending in brass caps and casters;

with modern fitted bedding

45" High x 42" Long x 24" Deep

In Stock - Linked

 

 Rare Pair Georgian Goncalo Alves Adjustable Candle-Stands

 

Rare Pair of Georgian Turned Gonçalo Alves Adjustable Candle-Stands

England, Early 19th Century

Ref : Pinto, "Treen And Other Wooden Bygones",

pp.117-18, pl. 121 : "Candle-Stands"
Although these were originally made and offered in pairs,

most offered today appear to be only as single examples

7" High x 5.5" Wide (the base), Extending to 10.5" High
In Stock - Linked

 

 

Figural Brass Door Porter
England, 1st Quarter 19th Centuy
The large dog seated on an oval serpentine weighted plinth atop two curled leaves
and surmounted by a long serpentine leafy standard with a over-scrolled leaf handle
13.5" High
SOLD, before it could be photographed

 

 

19th Century "Brighton Pavilion" Bamboo & Caned Child's Armchair
China, 19th Centiry, probably 1st half

The scarce 19th century child's armchair made in the Chinese manner
employed by George IV in furnishing the Royal Pavilion at Brighton,
the split bamboo frame having an upright back sided by downswept arms
inset with intricate geometric and foliate openwork;
the trapezoidal seat of cane-work

22.5" High x 14" Wide x 12" Deep

In Stock, Linked

 

 

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'FINE ART' & 'FINE TEXTILES' :

 

Fine Set of 4 17th Century Silkwork Panels Depicting the Story of Tobias

 

Fine Set of 4 17th Century Silkwork Panels

Depicting the Story of Tobias, from the Book of Tobit

England, Last Half 17th Century

Originally intended as the sides and ends to a casket covering and in extraordinary conditon,

housed in simple cut corner gilt frames

6" x 8", The "Sides" / 6" x 6", The "Ends"

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

 

 

Martha Walter
American / Pennsylvnia, 1875-1976
"Brittany"

Oil on canvas, Housed in an antique Stanford White style frame
Estate stamped and numbered 272
Image Size : 13" x 16" / Framed Size : 19.5' x 21.5"
In Stock - Linked

 

 

Ronald Ossory Dunlop RA
Ireland, (1894 – 1973)
"Summer Landscape"
c1900 / Signed Lower Right
Gouache on paper
Image size : 14.75" x 19.25"
Framed Size : 21.75" x 26.25"

In Stock - Linked

 

 

Norwood Creech / Arkansas / Tennessee, Contemporary

"Small Square Wyoming Hills with Trees and Bushes"

Pen and Graphite on Paper
Signed l.r.

Image size: 6 1/2" x 5 3/4"
Framed size: 14 1/2" x 13 3/4"

In Stock - Linked

 

 

Norwood Creech / Tennessee / Arkansas Contemporary
"Landscape in a Box"

Acrylic and Graphite on Paper
Signed Right Center
Exhibited Butler Center for Arkansas Studies, Little Rock AR
Image size: 22.25" H x 34" W
Framed size: 32.25" x 43.5" W
In Stock - Linked

  

 

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SILVER & VERTU :

 

 

 

James I Silver Apostle Spoon, James The Less

John Saunders, London, 1616-17

holding a fuller's bat with club end in his right hand and a book in his left,
his nimbus with a sacred dove;
V-attachment of finial to shaft

7" Long / 2 oz.

SOLD

 

 

Rare Mid-17th Century Silver "Tasting" Cup
England, Unmarked, c1640-70
Shaped in the Portuguese fashion prevalent at the time,
the deep round lobed bowl with an embossed flowerhead to the interior,
the opening petal edges further "studded" with punch-beading; two beaded s-scroll foliate handles,
raised on a short stem with bladed knop (Iberian influence) and small circular foot;
prick-engraved E over WH in the British manner.
3.75" The Bowl, 5" Over Handles, 2.5" High / 4 oz.
SOLD

 

 

Late 17th Century Trefid Spoon and 2-Tine Fork

each verso lightly pricked EB over EY and 1694

Of sweetmeat or "traveling" size and with trefid terminals,

the shafts engraved to each side with undulating foliage

descending from unengraved oval cartouches to one side, pricked to the other,

the rattail bowl with foliate engraving,

the two-tine fork with maker's mark 'Gothic' I pellet P, and the spoon unmarked

5" Long / .9 oz

SOLD

 

 

17th Century Silver-Gilt Engraved Trefid Sweetmeat Spoon
1690-95, Augsburg
With soft probably original gilding,
the oval bowl with a rattail attachment bearing a late 17th century mark for Augsburg,
a portcullis in an oval punch, and a zigzag "diet" silver test mark,
the shaft engraved to either side with overlapping leaves and pomegranates
and ending with a trefid terminal
4.5" Long / .5 oz.

SOLD

 

 

Jacobite Issue Medal : "The Young Pretender"
Norbert Rottier, 1699
The silver medal depicting the bust 9 year old James Prince of Wales,
below IAC: WALLIAE PRINCEPS;
verso with owls over a radiant rising sun and a single ship below
SOLA. LUCE. FVGAT, (He has Flown by the Only Light)
and 1699; initialed N.R

Illustrated : "Works of Art From the Drambuie Collection", no.58;

"Material Culture of the Jacobites", Guthrie, p.72

SOLD

 

 

Queen Anne Wick Britannia Standard Snuffer, Mathew Cooper I, London, c1704,
& George II Silver Snuffer Tray, James Gould, London, 1736,

the crest a winged Pegasus. & the head of an antelope;
Both of heavy gauge silver
5" Long, The Snuffer / 2.1 oz
7" Long x 3.25" Deep x 1.75" High / 7.9 oz.
10.2 oz. Total Weight
SOLD

 

 

Set of Six 3-Tine Britannia Standard Dessert Forks

Isaac Davenport

London, 1719

Of heavy gauge silver, with three full tines and upturned terminal,
each crested :
out of a tower, a dexter arm in armor embowed, holding in the hand a baton

7" Long / 9.1 oz.

SOLD

 

 

Rare Set of Six George I Silver Rattail Dessert Spoons,

Paul de Lamerie

London, c1720

Of heavy gauge silver, each with rattail attachment and unengraved upturned terminal,
the shafts married 4 times with maker's mark only
7" Long / 7.7oz.

SOLD

 

 

Rare George II Silver Straight 24-Piece Dessert Set of Pistol-Handled Knives & Forks
Dru Drury, c1720 
The 12 silver 2-tine dessert 2-tine forks,
and 12 dessert knives having scimitar II blades,
(the blades unmarked but apparently silver)
all with cast flat-sided pistol handles,
the terminal butts decorated with a short acanthus scroll
6.25" Long, the Forks / 7.75" Long, the Knives
41.2 oz. Total

SOLD

 

 

Early George II Silver Tot Cup

George Greenhill Jones, 1731, London 

The side with contemporary scratched initials W.C

2-3/8" High / 2.2 oz.

In Stock - Linked

 

 

George I Silver-Mounted Tortoiseshell & Mother of Pearl Snuff Box

Unmarked, c1720 / "Arlecchino"

With silver sides and stand away silver hinge, the cover inlaid with silver pique,

mother of pearl, gilt metal and copper, featuring Arlecchino,

the Harlequin character from Commedia dell' Arte,

playing the lute - likely in pursuit of a pretty lady .

The use of this character in the Commedia dell' Arte has been traced back to as early as 1593

Provenance & Literature : "British Silver Boxes 1640-1840. The Lion Collection",

pictured p. 113, ref. 107, as well as the introduction illustration for "The Collection"

SOLD

 

 

Early George II Silver-Mounted Armorial Tiger Cowrie Shell Snuff Box

England or Scotland, c1720

The slightly domeds silver cover engraved with the coat of arms

of Ashley or Ashby Ledgers (Ashby St. Legers), Northamptonshire

Provenance & Literature : "The Albert Collection", no. 381, pictured p. 14;

"British Silver Boxes 1640-1840,The Lion Collection", pictured p.116, ref. 112

2-7/8' Long

 

 

SOLD 

 

 

George I - III Silver Marrow Scoops & Spoon

Top : George III Silver Shell & Scroll Back Marrow Spooon
William Collings, London, 1774
The small scoop verso script-engraved with initial "H" / 9" Long / 1.9 oz.

 

Middle : Fine & Large George I Britannia Standard Marrow Scoop
Edward Wood, London, 1725
Of very heavy gauge silver, crested with Saracen's Head
10.75" Long / 4.5 oz. (SOLD)

 

Bottom : George III Irish Silver Marrow Scoop
Arthur Murphy, Dublin, 1808
The larger snub-ended scoop crested with:
a monkey passant, proper, collared round the loins and chained or.
9.25" long; 1.7 oz

In Stock - Linked

 

 

Cast Silver Schraubtaler (Schraubmedaille)

with 17 Hand-Colored Copper Plate Engravings

Augsburg, c1731-2, Abraham Remshard (Engravings), The Silver Unmarked

The small circular cast silver box unscrewing to reveal

17 detailed circular 'leporello' hand-colored copper engravings,

 depicting the historic expulsion of Protestants from Salzburg, and
their emigration to Prussian Lithuania at the invitation of King Frederick William I.

1.75" Wide x .75" High / 1 oz. total weight

 

 

 

SOLD

 

 

Three George II Silver Escutcheon Bottle Tickets, c1739-50

'MOUNTAIN' James Slater, London, 1739-50 (SOLD)

'CLARET' Thomas Rush, London c1740

'WHITE.WINE' William Cripps, London, 1743-50

Each Priced Separately

In Stock - Linked

 

 

Pair George II Silver Escutcheon Bottle Tickets

Sandilands Drinkwater, England,c1745-50

The centers incised for PORT and MADEIRA,
within borders flat chased with grape clusters and leaves

2.25" Wide / .8 oz.

SOLD

 

Fine George II Silver Diminutive Cream Boat, John Swift 1747

 

Fine George II Diminutive Silver Cream Boat
John Swift, London, 1747
Of exceptional weight, the oval bowl having a shaped rim
and raised on three leaf-capped knees and heavy scroll feet;
4-5/8" Long x 2-1/2" Wide x 3-1/2" High (Over handle)
Weight : 4.8 oz.

SOLD

 

 

Rare George II Die-Cast Silver Mustard Spoon

Diana of the Hunt

Elizabeth Tuite (likely) London, c1750-55
in the Hanoverian pattern with blunt bowl characteristic of the egg spoon,
the handle die-cast with a figure of a haloed Diana with her bow and bounty
within an elaborate rococo cartouche,
the bowl verso with a well cast basket of flowers within an arabesque cartouche;
the terminal crested with an arm in armour lying fesse and holding a dagger
4.5" / .5 oz.

 

In Stock - Linked

 

 

George II Rococo Silver Taperstick

John Cafe, London, 1755

In the rococo form and after the candlestick of the same design,

crested to the base with an arm in armour, holding a scimitar;

fully marked to the underside

4.6" High / 4.9 oz.

SOLD

 


 

 

HARLEQUIN SETS of GEORGE II / III HANOVERIAN

SILVER DESSERT SPOONS & FORKS (12+12) :

 

 

Harlequin Set of Twelve George II / III Hanoverian Silver Dessert Spoons :
All London. 1745-1763, All London :
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 (The Spoons Available)

and

 

 

Harlequin Set of Twelve George II / III Hanoverian Silver 3-Tine Dessert Fork, London :
Walter Brind, 1784 (5) / George Smith, 1781 (2) / Thomas & William Chawner, 1766 (2)
Thomas Chawner, 1775 (1) / William Cripps, 1763 (1) / Indistinct, 1753 (1)
Each in excellent condition with good long tines
and without crests, initials or removals evident
Set of 12 : 15 oz. Total

(The Forks Sold)

 


 

 

 

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

 

 

Rare Early George III Hanoverian Silver Sugar Sifting Ladle

William Tant, London 1762

Of heavy gauge silver, with crisp marks

Cypher monogram to terminal

6.5" long / 1.9 oz.

In Stock - Linked

 

 

Set of Six Early George III Hanoverian 3-Tine Dinner Forks

Thomas & William Chawner, London, 1763

Arms of Chamier Impaling Wilson

Of heavy gauge silver and full tines

7.75" Long / 15.7 oz

SOLD

 

 

Early George III Irish Silver Hook-End Soup Ladle

Jospeh Cullen, Dublin, 1763

With deep scalloped bowl,

the upper shaft engraved in the Irish manner with

foliage descending from a terminal cartouche crested with "a cherub's head"

Crisp marks to shaft

13.75" Long / 8.25 oz

SOLD

 

 

Fine Pair of George III Cast Silver Candlesticks
William Cripps, London, 1766
In the rococo manner,
each crested to base and bobeche with an eagle displayed with two heads sable
(family of Hanrott, of the City of London)
11.5" High / 51.3 oz.
SOLD

 

 

Georgian Silver-Mounted Leather Tankard (Blackjack)

England, 18th Century

The tapering cylindrical tankard with leaher stitches body and handle,

the silver rim with a scalloped edge;

apparently unmarked

5-7/8" High x 4.25" Wide

SOLD

 

 

Georgian Silver-Mounted Leather Tankard (Blackjack)
With Unengraved Shield
England, 18th Century, The Mounts, Birmingham (England) 1905 Import Marks

Of cylindrical tapering form having with leather-stitched body and handle,
the kicked terminal splayed, the silver rim with a scalloped and pierced edge;

the silver marked G.M. Co, with triangle, 925 and letter "f" (1905 Birmingham import mark)

8"High

SOLD

 

 

Early George III Silver Escutcheon Form Bottle Ticket - MADEIRA
Joseph Steward II (Probably), London, 1768
Marked thrice with an I.S within an oval punch, Grimwade #1661

In Stock - Linked

 

 

Fine George III Irish Silver Bright Cut Meat Skewer

John Power, Dublin c1780
A very attractive shaped meat skewer, having an open ring hold
and fully bright cut to each side,
the upper side with additional oval crested with a falcon, on breast a lozenge
12 5/8" Long / 2.3 oz.

SOLD

 

 

 

George III Silver Lidded & Bright Cut Tankard

Langlands & Robertson, Newcastle, England, 1782 

Of heavy gauge silver, the cover with central unengraved shield
surrounded by foliate engraving and bright cut border and rim;
marked to the underside of body and lid; gilded to the interior
7.5" High x 7.5" Wide / 27.8 oz.

SOLD

 

 

Good Frederick VI Silver Heart-Form Hovedvansaeg

Copenhagen Denmark, Assay Mark Christopher Fabritius;,

The hinged cover below Inscribled A.P.D. over 1793

4" High

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

 

Good George III Silver Nutmeg Grater, of Barrel Form, London, 1800 

 

Good George III Silver Nutmeg Grater, of Barrel Form
John Shekelton, London, 1800 
Of heavy gauge silver in three parts,
the screw-off top threaded onto the base
retaining the silver-banded original blue steel grater;
marks exceptionally crisp and detailed
1-3/4" High, 1-3/16" Diameter at Waist
.9 oz.

SOLD

 

George III Silver 3-Part Wine Funnel & Funnel Stand

 

George III Silver Three-Part Wine Funnel
Peter, Anne & William Bateman, London, 1803
With reeded rim and shaped tang,
the push-on detachable strainer with reeded band
above a full curved and notched spout; also with detachable inner muslin ring
5.2" High, 3.25" Diameter

With Associated George III Scottish Silver Reeded Funnel Stand

Alexander Gairdner, Edinburgh, c1790

Crested for Cunningham
SOLD

 

Fine George III Silver Tumbler Cup, Samuel Strahan, London, 1807

 

Fine George III Silver Tumbler Cup
Samuel Strahan, London, 1807
Crested for the Family of "Turner"
Of fine quality and exceptionally heavy (4.6 oz.) for its size
Crested for the Family of "Turner" ::
a lion passant gu, holding in dexter in paw a laurel branch vert.
2-1/8" High, 2-5/8" Diameter / 4.6 oz.

SOLD

 

 

George III Silver Chamberstick & Extinguisher
with Scissor Snuffer,

Richard Cooke, Wilkes Booth the scissors, each London, 1809

And each crested en suite with a Saracens head

Of quite heavy gauge silver,
the round gadrooned drip pan surmounted by an openwork stem
and fluted and urn form gadrooned nozzle

4.25" High x 6.25" Wide (over handle) / 15 oz.
SOLD

 

 

"Royal Interest" : George III Silver Snuffer
Wilkes & John Booth, London, 1810,
bearing CR beneath the Royal Coronet,
the cypher of Queen Charlotte of Mecklenburg-Strelitz (1744-1818),

consort of King George III to the side,
the top with cypher monogram
conjoined TM beneath a Viscount's coronet
3.5" Long / 1.1 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

 

 

George III Irish Silver Rattail Straining Spoon
James Scott, Dublin 1818
Fiddle Pattern, the large ovoid bowl with rattail attachment verso,
and slotted and pierced divider to the interior center,
the terminal crested with a demi-lion rampant, in dexter paw a crescent
12.5" Long / 5.3 oz.

SOLD

 

George IV Silver Waiter or Stand, Charles Price

 

George IV Silver Waiter or Stand
Charles Price, London, 1827
Of quite fine quality and heavy weight,
having a plain round unengraved field surrounded by an undulating pierced border
on three leaf and scroll openwork engraved feet
7.5" Diameter / 12.2 oz

SOLD

 

 

Very Fine & Large George IV Silver Straining Spoon

William Chawner, London, 1827

The large strainer spoon of heavy gauge silver,

double-struckFiddle-Thread pattern,
the bowl with a single drop heel centering
an arched and threaded strainer having fine scrolled piercing,
the terminal engraved with a contemporary conjoined script monogram, "WMB"
16.25" Long / 11.2 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

 

 

17th Century Style Silver Traveling Fork-Cum-Spoon

The Netherlands, c19th Century

With terminal seated lion pick

6.25" Long / 1.6 oz.

SOLD

 

 

English Bacchanalian Silver Wine Taster

Rosenthal, Jacob & Co., London, 1884

A deep circular bowl, embossed with a mask of Bacchus

on a punched ground surrounded by scrolling foliage and flowerheads

2.75" Wide x 1-1/8" High / .7 oz.

SOLD

 

 

Early George V Engraved Silver Quaich
'Rudyard Kipling' Interest, England, c1912
Engraved beneath the rim with the last verse from
Kipling's 1911 poem "Big Steamers" .
By decent through the Kipling family,
who report the bowl commissioned by Rudyard Kipling
as a gift to his only son John, killed shortly thereafter in World War I.
The Bowl, 5.75" Wide, 9" Across the Handles / 11.4 oz.

SOLD

 

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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.

  

 

  

Queen Anne Walnut & Walnut Veneered Stool, Carved Carbiole Legs, England, c1710 (Sold)

 

Set of 6 George I Britannia Stantard Rattail Table Spoons, Charles Jackson, London, 1721 (In Stock)

 

George II Walnut Veneered and Parcel Gilt Architectural Mirror, England, c1730-35 (In Stock) 

 

Chelsea Silver-Shaped Polychrome Dish, c1752-54 (Incoming) 

 

c1750 Georgian Glass Tazza, Silesian Stem, 11.5" Diameter (SOLD)

 

Fine George III Mahogany Chest of Drawers, '4 over 2', Attr. Thomas Chppendale, c1765 (In Stock) 

 

Pair of George III Silver Beakers, Thomas Wallis II, Crested, London, 1818 (SOLD)

 

Fine Set 12 Fiddle Thread Shell Silver-Gilt Ice Cream Shovels, Elizabeth & John Eaton, 1858 (SOLD) 

 

 

 

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