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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 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

 

 

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

 

 

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

 

  

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

 

 

 

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

In Stock - Linked

 

 

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

 

 

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

 

 

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

 

 

George III Glass Tazza with Teared Moulded Pedestal Stem

England, Mid-Late 18th Century

The 8-sided pedestal with rounded shoulders and 2 basal collars,
domed folded foot
8.75" Wide, 5" High, 5" Wide, the Foot / 23 oz.

SOLD

 

 

George III Glass Tazza with Teared Moulded Pedestal Stem
England, Mid-Late 18th Century
The eight sided stem with a "twist" and two basal collars, domed folded foot
10.25" Wide, 5.75" High, 5.5" the Wide, the Foot / 34.2 oz..

SOLD

 

 

George III Glass Tazza with Teared Moulded Pedestal Stem

England, Mid-Late 18th Century

The eight sided stem with two basal collars, domed folded foot

11.5" Wide, 6.75" High, 6.5" Wide, the Foot / 45.8 oz.

SOLD

 

 

Rare Large George III Glass Tazza with Teared Moulded Pedestal Stem
England, Mid-Late 18th Century
The pedestal with four basal collars and domed folded foot
13.75" Wide, 7.25" High, 7.5" Wide, the Foot / 71 oz.

SOLD

 

 

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

 

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

 

 

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

 

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FURNITURE & ACCESSORIES :

 

 

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 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, Not Yet Photographed

 

 

Queen Anne Figured Walnut Toilet (Dressing) Mirror
England, c1710-15
With excellent color, retaining original surfaces, mirror plate & engraved brasses,
the high shaped mirror crest fitted to the center for two girandoles,
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, Not Yet Photographed

 

 

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
In Stock, Not Yet Photographed

 

 

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)

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'FINE ART' & 'FINE TEXTILES' :

 

 

 

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
Tennessee / Arkansas Contemporary
"Gilded Veggie High Tunnel at Whitton Farms"

Mississippi County, Arkansas
(Painted on Location)
Charcoal and Oil on Metallic Ground, on Linen
Signed Lower Right : Norwood Creech 2018
Image Size : 24" x 48"

In Stock, Not Yet Photographed

 

 

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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

 

 

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

 

 

 

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

 

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

 

 

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

 

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

 


 

 

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 :
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)

 


 

 

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

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

 

 

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

 

 

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

 

 

Harlequin Set of 6 George III Silver Onslow Dessert Spoons

London, c1766-7

John Gibbons (4), Ebenezer Coker (1), London (date mark rubbed),
Stephen Adams (1)

Of good gauge silver, the slender tapering shaft with a cast overscrolled terminal,
the oval bowls, 4 having a facet-drop heel, two with single drop heel
6.5" Long / 7.7 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.

RESERVED

 

 

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

 

 

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

 

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 / 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

 

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

 

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

 

 

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

 

 

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 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.

In Stock - Linked

 

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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.

  

  

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

 

Rare George I Britannia Standard Gadrooned & Crested Tazza, Sarah Holaday, London, 1722 (In Stock)

 

George II Tall Balustroid 'Kit-Cat' Type Wine Glass, England, c1730 (In Stock) 

 

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

 

George II Glass Tazza, England, c1750, bold Silesian stem, domed & folded foot (Incoming) 

 

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

 

Fine Pair of George II Cast Silver Rococo Candlesticks, John Cafe, London, 1755 (Incoming)

 

George III Provincial Silver Quart Mug, John Landands I, Newcastle, 1770 (Incoming) 

 
George III Vase-Form Silver Argyll, Beaded Rims, Daniel Smith & Robert Sharp, London, 1783 (Incoming) 

 

Rare George III Silver Two-Handled Goblet, Peter & Jonathan Bateman, London, 1791 (In Stock) 

 

George III Silver Bougie Box, crested for Earl Grey, Richard Cooke, London, 1800 (Incoming - Reserved)

 

 

 

 

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