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Matthew Barton Ltd Decorative Works of Art Tuesday 21st May 2013

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Matthew Barton Amy-Lynn Kitchen Maria Alvarez Garcia

Peter Arney (Ceramics) ÂŁ15 plus postage Phillip Howell (Ceramics) John Culme (Silver & Vertu) Anabel Yorke (Jewellery) Anna Westin (Chinese Works of Art) Alexis Newson-Smith (Japanese Works of Art)

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Matthew Barton Ltd DECORATIVE WORKS OF ART Silver, Vertu, Ceramics, Works of Art, Watches & Jewellery

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Matthew Barton Ltd Tuesday 21st May 2013 Sale starts at 1.00pm Lots 1-16 Further Ceramics from the Tim Clarke Collection (see Matthew Barton Ltd 20 November 2012 for further details).

1 1 A MEISSEN TWO-HANDLED SMALL TUREEN AND COVER, CIRCA 1735 painted in Kakiemon style with a bird singing on a peony branch, the reverse with a butterfly in flight 15.5cm wide across handles, crossed swords mark in underglaze blue, one handle terminal missing

3 3 AN EARLY STRASBOURG FAIENCE PLATE FROM THE CLEMENSWERTH SERVICE, CIRCA 1750 period of Paul Hannong, painted with a polychrome wild tulip among scattered sprigs, 24cm diameter Provenance: Sotheby’s, London, 28 September 1961, lot 15, from the Clemenswerth hunting service made for Clemens August of Bavaria (1700-1761), a member of the Wittelsbach dynasty of Bavaria and Archbishop-Elector of Cologne. Decorated in the colours of the ‘petit feu’ including the renowned ‘purple of Cassius’, the floral decoration of this fine service was introduced to Strasbourg by the former Meissen painter, Adam Friedrich von Loewenfinck, who was appointed by Paul Hannong to take charge of his subsidiary factory at Hagenau.




2 2 A PAIR OF MENNECY POMADE POTS AND COVERS, CIRCA 1760 of lobed form, painted in enamels with flower sprays, the covers with fruit finials 8cm high Provenance: Collection of the Comtesse Emmanuel de la Rochefoucauld, Sotheby’s, London, 21 November 1978, lot 100.

4 A VINCENNES SAUCER, CIRCA 1750 gilt with birds in flight within a gros bleu border, interlaced ‘L’ mark, 13cm, one flake to gilt bird’s wing; together with a larger saucer, with simple dentil edge, incised OO, 19cm (2) £200-300




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A LUDWIGSBURG PORCELAIN GROUP OF A SHEPHERDESS AND COMPANION, CIRCA 1760 modelled by Jokann Wilhelm Göz, he playing a hurdy-gurdy and she with a lapdog, a bowl of spaghetti at their feet, in a Rococo bower surmounted by a mask finial interlaced ‘C’ mark, 23.5cm high, her hand missing, his leg and part of base re-stuck

8 A NYMPHENBURG TEA CANISTER, 1763-67 painted with a vignette of a peasant family carrying faggots in a landscape, the reverse with a child using a walking stick to guide a blind beggar impressed shield mark and rare ‘hexagram’ mark in underglaze blue, 9.5cm high The hexagram mark seems to have been the fanciful invention of J.C. Kilber, who apparently developed a workable underglaze blue for the factory and used it in his own subjects. £200-300

This rare model is also found in an Italian comedy version, see S. Ducret, German Porcelain and Faience, New York, 1962, p.245, no.98 £300-400 6 A PORCELAIN CONDIMENT STAND, PERHAPS ITALIAN, CIRCA 1770 with two bottle holders moulded with birds and grapes representing Spring and Autumn flanking a central scallop shell and raised on four paw feet 19cm high

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A GERMAN PORCELAIN SHIELD SHAPED SCENT FLASK, CIRCA 1780-1800 in the white, the fluted body moulded with a beaded border and with biscuit moulded acanthus terminal 9cm high including metal screw cover £150-200




elegantly painted in manganese and touches of green and yellow with figures in landscape vignettes against a sponged manganese ground, 21cm high, handle missing, all rims damaged; together with a Mennecy small urn, circa 1760, painted in soft enamels with a flower-trail and scattered sprigs, incised D.V. mark, 9cm high, tiny rim chips; and a French hard-paste porcelain rouge pot, circa 1790, painted with dot and trellis panels, 4cm high (3) £150-200 10

A BLUE JASPER WARE CACHEPOT AND STAND IN WEDGWOOD STYLE, PERHAPS ADAMS, CIRCA 1780-1800 each piece applied with a narrow border of white anthemion within moulded bands, 14cm high overall; together with four German pottery topographical dishes, circa 1830, each with a named view of Berlin printed in black on a tinted brown ground, 20cm diameter, some wear to silvered borders, two with small rim chips (6) £150-200

11 11 A NEVERS FAIENCE CACHEPOT, LATE 17TH CENTURY with twin rope-twist handles, painted in manganese and blue with Chinese figures in a Transitional-style landscape, within formal floral and lappet borders 30cm across handles, typical chips and flakes to rims and handles £500-700

14 14 A GOOD ROUEN FAIENCE HELMET-SHAPED JUG, CIRCA 1730 well painted in iron-red and blue with a formal pattern of lambrequins and foliage, the spout with a bearded mask in a feathered headdress, 31cm, cracks, handle re-stuck

12 12 TWO ITALIAN FAEINCE DRUG JARS of footed spherical form, the first Pesaro, mid 18th century, inscribed “SACCH:CAND:PULVE”, against a ground of polychrome flowering branches, the second late Savona, painted in an inky blue with figures strolling in parkland lantern mark, 14 and 13cm, rims and footrims chipped (2)

Provenance (according to a label): Dr Chompret Collection, his sale 16th October 1938, lot 107 Sotheby’s, 23rd June 1964, lot 90 £600-800



13 13 A BOW PLATE, CIRCA 1755 painted in underglaze blue with a Chinese scroll painting of a rocky landscape unfurled across a ground of emblems and flowers within a flower and cell diaper border 22cm diameter, rubbed

15 A MATCHED GARNITURE OF THREE DUTCH DELFT VASES AND TWO COVERS, LATE 18TH CENTURY the central vase with rocks and flowers in a fenced garden, the flanking vases and covers with flowers within formal borders tallest 26cm, the central vase with chips and large flakes, the pair with typical rim chips, the cover restored £150-250



16 part 16 A BRISTOL DELFTWARE DISH, CIRCA 1750 painted in blue with two chinoiserie figures in a garden, the rim with a broad trellis border, 34cm diameter, leaf mark, crack; together with a creamware botanical small tureen and stand, circa 1780, printed and painted with named studies, 15cm and 22cm wide, the stand with restuck chip; and a Marseilles faience plate, circa 1760, painted in dark green monochrome with longstemmed flowering branches, 24cm diameter, long stapled crack £150-250

19 19 A PAIR OF STAFFORDSHIRE POTTERY SPANIELS, MID 19TH CENTURY each black and white seated animal wearing a gilt collar and smoking a pipe, raised on an oval green washed base 22cm high, restoration to one pipe, minor chips (2) £500-800


17 17 A PAIR OF STAFFORDSHIRE POTTERY SPANIELS, MID 19TH CENTURY each brown and white animal seated smoking a pipe, raised on an oval base 22cm high, restoration to pipes (2) £500-800

18 18 A PAIR OF STAFFORDSHIRE POTTERY ‘DISRAELI’ SPANIELS, CIRCA 1860 each black and white animal modelled seated holding a basket of flowers in its mouth 20cm high, some flaking to enamels on leaves, minor flaking to black enamel (2) £300-500


20 A PAIR OF WORCESTER CHOCOLATE CUPS, 1770S of fluted form with entwined handles and foliate terminals, the turquoise borders edged in gilding Sibyl Hermele Collection labels, 8cm high (2) £200-300

21 21 A LARGE CHELSEA OVAL DISH, CIRCA 1755 painted with scattered flowers and insects, the border moulded with diaper panels alernating with scrolling cartouches inside a chocolate brown edged rim Sibyl Hermele Collection label, red anchor mark, 33.5cm wide £350-450


22 22 A CHELSEA FLUTED COFFEE CUP, CIRCA 1753-55 painted on the exterior with scattered insects, the interior with a butterfly, the elaborate scroll moulded handle picked out with a ladybird Sibyl Hermele Collection label, 6cm high £500-700 23 A CHELSEA SAUCEBOAT, CIRCA 1754 of leaf form, set with a branch handle entwined with strawberry flowers and fruit, the underside moulded with a strawberry plant with leaves forming the feet, the interior painted with sprigs of fruit, flowers and a caterpillar Sibyl Hermele Collection label, 16.5cm length £1500-2500 24 A MINTON CELADON AND WHITE GLAZED PARIAN ‘MERMAID EWER’, CIRCA 1871 each side moulded with a putto holding leafy branches, either side of a satyr mask, the handle modelled as a mermaid impressed marks and date code for 1871, 19cm, very good condition


£800-1200 25 A GRAINGER’S WORCESTER TETE-A-TETE, CIRCA 1900 painted with birds in branches inside a cobalt blue border gilt with a diaper pattern and flowerheads, comprising: rectangular tray, teapot and cover, milk jug, two cups and saucers brown printed marks, Phillips retailer’s mark, painted pattern 3813, tray 28cm wide £500-700





‡ 28 A FAENZA ALBARELLO, CIRCA 1540 painted with a large yellow-ground medallion of a putto with a tambourine, against a blue-washed ground boldly painted with armour, the neck and foot with foliate and blue ground rope-twist borders on yellow ground 24.9cm high, minor rim chips £3000-4000

26 A SPANISH FAIENCE TWO-HANDLED JAR, TALAVERA, LATE 17TH CENTURY painted in high temperature colours with two scenes of a man tickling a bear under the chin while concealing a club behind his back, another bear stealing away carrying a sack, the neck with a pair of storks in a similar landscape 51cm, filled hole at shoulder, firing cracks and some typical rim and edge chips Provenance: Sotheby’s, E.L. Quexigal, Spain, 25th May 1979, lot 202 £1000-1500 27 A PARIS BISCUIT PORCELAIN FIGURE OF PEACE, AFTER A SEVRES ORIGINAL BY LE RICHE, 19TH CENTURY as a young muse, half-draped and leaning on a column upon which sits a dove incised L.R., 35cm high, hand, dove and corner of base restored £350-450




29 ‡ 29 A CAPODIMONTE TWO-HANDLED ÉCUELLE AND COVER, CIRCA 1750 with green and gilt fruiting branch handles and finial, each piece, painted by Giovanni Caselli, with studies of fruit in landscape vignettes within gilt line borders 19cm diameter, some restoration, cracks and losses

‡ 30 A KLOSTER-VEILSDORF FIGURE OF CAPITANO SPAVENTO OR RODOMOND, MODELLED BY W. NEU, CIRCA 1765 leaning on a tall staff, wearing a black-skull-cap, cloak and suit incised numeral 10, 16.5cm high, some restoration

Provenance: with Sestrieri, Rome, 1960

A similar model, with its original sword, is entitled ‘Capitaine Rodomond’ by R. Jansen, Commedia dell’Arte: Fest der Komydianten, Stuttgart, 2001, fig. 80.

For an écuelle and cover painted with still life of fruit in a wooded landscape and with branch shaped handles and finials, see A. Caròla - Perrotti, Le porcellane napoletane dell’Ottocento (1807-1860), Naples, 1986, n.64. A similar écuelle was sold by Sotheby’s Milan, La Collezione Questa, 2 March 2005, lot 309. £1000-1500

Provenance: Christie’s, London, 5 December 1994, lot 278


‡ 31 A PAIR OF SEVRES TUREEN STANDS, THE PORCELAIN 18TH CENTURY AND LATER DECORATED each with two panels of fruit and flowers inside gilt frames against a green ground gilt interlaced Ls mark, 24cm wide (2) £600-800



‡ 32 A MEISSEN PART TEA AND COFFEE SERVICE, MARCOLINI PERIOD, CIRCA 1800 painted with farmyard animals, birds and scattered flower sprigs beneath a puce scale pattern border, comprising: a coffee pot and cover, a teapot and cover, a milk jug, a tea canister and cover, a slop bowl, six cups and five saucers crossed swords and asterix mark in underglaze blue, minor restoration, some cracks and chips (19) £2000-3000

32 ‡ 34 A PAIR OF MEISSEN LAWMAKER TEABOWLS AND SAUCERS, CIRCA 1730-1740 painted in underglaze blue with rocky landscape and enamelled in the Ferner workshop with finely dressed figures, birds and castles crossed swords mark (2) £400-600


33 ‡ 33 A MEISSEN COFFEE POT AND COVER, ACADEMIC PERIOD, CIRCA 1770 the baluster body painted with two vignettes of huntsmen and hounds in landscapes, the domed cover with huntsmen resting on a hillock, their dogs at their feet crossed swords and dot mark in underglaze blue, 28cm £600-800

35 ‡ 35 A PAIR OF MEISSEN TEACUPS AND SAUCERS, CIRCA 1760-60 each painted with a vignette of peasants in a landscape, crossed swords marks; together with an Ansbach porcelain teapot, enamelled with vignettes of domestic and game birds, A mark, replacement cover, minor wear to gilding, teapot cracked; and a Ludwigsburg chocolate pot and cover (8) £400-600


‡ 36 A MEISSEN OVAL TUREEN AND COVER, CIRCA 1760 moulded with the neu-ozier pattern and enamelled with flower sprays, the cover with putto finial crossed swords mark, 28cm £800-1200 ‡ 37 A MEISSEN MILK JUG AND COVER, CIRCA 1750 each piece painted with scattered moths and insects, crossed swords mark, 14.5cm; together with a teacup and saucer en suite, crossed swords marks (2) £500-700 ‡ 38 A GROUP OF MEISSEN WARES comprising: a hot water jug and cover, circa 1750, 23cm; three cups and two saucers, circa 1760-80; a moulded hot milk jug and cover, circa 1760, 14.5cm; and two flower-encrusted cups and saucers and a plain saucer, 19th century, all painted with scattered sprigs and flower sprays (14)



39 ‡ 39 A VIENNA STYLE CHOCOLATE CUP, COVER AND STAND, CIRCA 1900 the cup of tapered cylindrical form set with angular handles, each piece painted in puce camaieu with lovers in landscapes beneath gilt borders blue shield marks, saucer impressed 808, 12cm high



40 40 A GROUP OF FOUR VIENNA STYLE PORCELAIN PLATES, CIRCA 1900 two painted with figurative scenes, the other two painted with head and shoulder portraits of young women, within blue and gilt borders, three with artists signatures 18.5cm and 24.5cm diameter, blue shield marks (4)




42 42 BELGIAN ROYAL FAMILY: A SET OF EIGHTEEN PLATES MONOGRAMMED FOR HRH PRINCE PHILIPPE OF BELGIUM (1837-1905), FRENCH, LAST QUARTER 19TH CENTURY the eau de nil border painted with five sepia florettes entwined within gilded panels, the well with crowned PP monogram surrounded by a wreath of summer flowers and fretwork gilded band 23cm diameter, iron red retailer’s mark: Veuve Vermeren Coché, Bruxelles

41 ‡ 41 A GROUP OF VIENNA PORCELAIN WARES, LATE 18TH/EARLY 19TH CENTURY comprising: three colour ground circular tureens and covers, four colour ground tankards and covers, two colour ground bowls, a two-handled colour ground tureen and cover, a teapot and cover and two saucers one tankard and cover cracked, some wear to gilding (22) £800-1200

Provenance: HRH Prince Philippe of Belgium, Count of Flanders (1837-1905) thence by descent to HRH Leopold III King of the Belgians (1901-1983), sold The Estate of the late HRH Princess Lilian of Belgium, Chateau d’Argenteuil, Sotheby’s, Amsterdam, 22/23 September 2003, lot 58. Prince Philippe was the second surviving son of Leopold the first King of the Belgians. Philippe’s son Albert I became King in 1909 and was succeeded in turn by his son Leopold III in 1934. Leopold III’s first wife died in a car accident in 1935. In 1941 he married secretly the beautiful Lilian Baels (1916-2002); she became Princess Lilian of Belgium, the King deciding that she would not be called Queen. The King abdicated in favour of his son Baudoin in 1951 and following Baudoin’s marriage in 1960, Leopold and Lilian moved out of the Royal Palace at Laeken to the Chateau d’Argenteuil. Lilian employed various designers to transform the dilapidated mansion into an elegant residence for the ex-King. The couple used the house to cultivate a circle of numerous prominent writers, scientists and doctors (see Michel Verwilghen, Le mythe d’Argenteuil: demeure d’un couple royal, 2006). £2000-3000


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‡ 43 AN EXTENSIVE ROYAL COPENHAGEN PART DINNER, COFFEE AND TEA SERVICE, 20TH CENTURY painted in Meissen style with scattered flowers inside ozier moulded borders and gilt dentil rims, comprising: twenty-two dinner plates, eight dessert plates, twelve soup bowls, seven twohandled bowls with seven saucers, eight small leaf-shaped dishes, two tureens and covers in sizes, an oval serving dish, a circular serving dish, a vegetable bowl, a sauceboat, a teapot and cover, a coffee pot and cover, six coffee cups and six saucers green printed and blue painted marks (88)

‡ 44 A COLLECTION OF SEVRES-STYLE TURQUOISE-GROUND WARES, 19TH CENTURY comprising: two cachepots painted with figures in landscapes and two dishes, two coffee cups and two saucers all decorated with flower sprays (8) £800-1200





45 FIVE MEISSEN FIGURES OF THE SENSES, LATE 19TH CENTURY each modelled as a fashionable young woman seated beside a table, raised on shaped rectangular base moulded with ovolo moulding crossed swords marks in underglaze blue, impressed and incised numerals, each approximately 15cm high, minor losses (5) £1800-2200 46 A BERLIN PORCELAIN RECTANGULAR PLAQUE, LATE 19TH CENTURY painted with a portrait of a Spanish young woman holding a basket of fruit impressed KPM and sceptre mark, 31.5 by 25.5cm, some blooming, but otherwise in good condition £1500-2500


47 ETIENNE HAJDU (1907-1996) FOR SEVRES, A PORCELAIN PLATE, 1976 decorated in a resist technique with two leaf-shaped designs against a blue ground blue printed and incised marks, inscribed “17 Hajdu 70”, 22.5cm diameter, boxed £150-200



48 ‡ 48 A CHINESE ‘FAMILLE-VERTE’ PORCELAIN PLAQUE, QING DYNASTY, LATE 19TH EARLY 20TH CENTURY of rectangular form, painted with a pair of birds nestling on a flowering prunus branch, in wood frame carved in relief with birds and prunus flowers plaque 38 by 25cm £1000-1500

50 ‡ 50 A CHINESE ‘FAMILLE-ROSE’ PORCELAIN PLAQUE, QING DYNASTY, LATE 19TH/EARLY 20TH CENTURY of rectangular form, painted with a seated figure drinking tea beneath a pine tree, surrounded by playing children, wood frame and pierced wood stand plaque 45 by 27cm (2) £400-600

49 A JAPANESE KAKIEMON BOWL, LATE 17TH CENTURY of lobed octagonal form, the interior enamelled with exotic birds and banded hedges within a broad border of formal scrolling foliage, the exterior with flowering branches 18cm diameter, minor flaking to enamels and minute chips to rim £800-1200

51 51 A WHITE GLAZED PORCELAIN AND GILT-METAL MOUNTED POT POURRI JAR AND COVER, PROBABLY SAMSON OF PARIS, LATE 19TH CENTURY the egg-shaped body applied in high relief with fruiting branches 15.5cm, some restoration and chips (2) £100-150

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52 ‡ 52 A GROUP OF SIX CHINESE QINGBAI BOWLS, SONG DYNASTY (960-1279) comprising: a deep celadon-glazed ‘marriage’ bowl, decorated in relief with radiating panels of lotus beneath a key-fret border, the centre with a pair of fish, the glaze falling short of the rim; a similar shallow dish; a small bowl decorated with geese amongst lotus; a pair of white-glazed deep bowls decorated with a pair of pheonix about lotus; and a white crackle-glazed shallow dish with incised floral decoration 11.5 to 19cm diameter, minor cracks and chips (6) £700-1000

54 ‡ 54 A CHINESE CELADON GLAZED BOTTLE VASE, MING DYNASTY (1368-1644) carved with lotus scrolls and covered in a thick crackled glaze 21cm high, restoration to rim £400-600

53 53 A CHINESE BLUE AND WHITE OPIUM PIPE BASE, KANGXI (1662-1722) painted with dragons chasing flaming pearls, silver metal mounts and pipe aperture, underside with rare four character Hongwu mark 12cm high

55 A CHINESE BLUE AND WHITE BOTTLE VASE, QING DYNASTY, 19TH CENTURY painted with a phoenix and dragon chasing a flaming pearl amongst cloud scrolls 24cm high £200-300


56 A CHINESE BLUE AND WHITE ROSE WATER SPRINKLER, KANGXI (1662-1722) painted with circular panels of Buddhistic emblems on a cafe au lait ground, 16cm, metal repair to neck and foot; together with the following items: two porcelain metal-mounted votive cups; a pottery fish altar/funerary ornament; and a metal and kingfisher feather head band minor damage throughout (5) £300-500

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60 ‡ 57 A CHINESE EMBROIDERED KESI PANEL, PROBABLY 18TH CENTURY worked with gold thread on silk with scrolling lotus flowers and buds on a gold ground, framed 131 by 41cm, some damage

60 A CHINESE SPINACH GREEN JADE BOWL of Mughal form with flared rim, of a dark green/black hue with strains of lighter green 23.5cm diameter, small crack to rim £1000-1500



58 ‡ 58 A PAIR OF CHINESE PIERCED CIRCULAR JADE BOXES AND COVERS, 19TH/20TH CENTURY of celadon tone and flattened circular form, intricately carved and pierced with scrolling lotus, the covers with a pair of catfish 11cm diameter, section of one base broken (pieces present) (4)

61 ‡ 61 A CHINESE JADE LIBATION CUP, PROBABLY 19TH CENTURY the central cup carved as a lotus bud, the handles freely carved and pierced with birds upon flowering branches, of celadon tone with darker inclusions 11.5cm wide, tiny chips £1000-1500


59 ‡ 59 A CHINESE CELADON JADE OVAL PLAQUE, 18TH/19TH CENTURY deeply carved and pierced with a goose amongst lotus 9.5cm, possibly cut down £500-700

62 ‡ 62 A CHINESE WHITE JADE SNUFF BOTTLE IN THE FORM OF A GOURD, PROBABLY 18TH CENTURY of pale celadon tone with russet inclusion, carved in relief and pierced with a butterfly and leafy tendrils 6cm £1000-1500




‡ 63 A CHINESE WHITE JADE OVAL PLAQUE, MOST LIKELY 18TH CENTURY carved in relief with double gourds on leafy vines, sides with pierced holes 9.5cm wide

‡ 66 A CHINESE PIERCED JADE OVAL PLAQUE, 19TH CENTURY carved and pierced with birds amongst scrolling lotus 10.5cm wide, very tiny chips/nicks to edges £400-600


64 64 A CHINESE JADE BANGLE, PROBABLY SONG DYNASTY (960-1279) the bluish-green stone with deep brown inclusions 8.5cm diameter £400-600

67 ‡ 67 A CHINESE WHITE JADE RUYI PANEL, 19TH/20TH CENTURY of rounded oval form and mottled pale celadon tone, carved in low relief with a central calligraphic character surrounded by various emblems, a vase, fish, canopy and scrolling vines 16cm wide, small chips to rim £200-300

65 ‡ 65 A PAIR OF WHITE JADE WINE CUPS, QING DYNASTY of pale celadon tone, thinly carved 4.5cm diameter, tiny chip to rim (2) £500-700

68 ‡ 68 A CHINESE WHITE JADE OVAL PLAQUE, 19TH CENTURY the pale body finely carved with a sinuous dragon amongst leafy scrolls circling around the flaming pearl 6.5cm, tiny chips to rim £300-500


69, 70, 71, 72, 72 69 A CHINESE WHITE JADE PENDANT OR HANDLE, CIRCA 1900 of cylindrical octagonal form, each facet incised with calligraphy 6cm long £600-800 70 A CHINESE JADE DISC, CIRCA 1900 of pale celadon tone, carved and pierced with scholar and attendant accompanied by a tortoise, amongst pine and bamboo 5cm diameter

73 A CHINESE POTTERY FIGURE OF A HORSE, TANG DYNASTY (618-906) free-standing, the details crisply incised, washed in black 44cm wide, legs restuck Sold with an Oxford Authentication certificate confirming that the figure was last fired between 1000 and 1600 years ago, Sample No. C111j66. £800-1200

£600-800 71 A JADE CARVING OF LIUHAI, 19TH CENTURY of pale celadon tone with darker inclusions, the Daoist god of wealth and prosperity carved with his foot on a toad and holding a lotus branch 6cm long £150-200 72 TWO CHINESE JADE BELT SLIDES, CIRCA 1900 the larger of pale celadon tone, carved in low relief with studs and a stylised taotie mask, the smaller of dark celadon tone with russet inclusions, carved with scrolls 9.5 and 7cm long £1500-2000




74 A CHINESE ARCHAIC BRONZE BOWL possibly Han dynasty (206 BC - 220 AD), with side handle, carved with bands of scrolls and parallel bands 14cm, tiny holes and dents

76 AN IMPRESSIVE SILVER MODEL OF A JUNK, PROBABLY TONKINESE, EARLY 20TH CENTURY with twelve oarsmen and other figures, the hull, aft cabin and pennant chased with dragons, flowers and Chinese characters, fitted with two masts and sails below pennants, both stamped ‘Hop THANH,’ struck with post1893 French import marks 62.5cm long, 6185 (198oz)



75 A CHINESE BRONZE JARDINIERE, 20TH CENTURY decorated in relief with phoenix and animal mask roundels and stylised leaves beneath a key pattern border, 26.5cm high; together with a Royal Bonn jardiniere, 20th century, blue and white floral decorated (2)

77 A CHINESE SILVER BOWL, LUEN WO, SHANGHAI, EARLY 20TH CENTURY the sides and base pierced with birds flying amidst bamboo 12.5cm diameter, 140gr (4oz)






78 A CHINESE IVORY CIGARETTE BOX, EARLY 20TH CENTURY rectangular, richly carved with three medallions containing palace scenes, all on a diaper ground with flowers and auspicious symbols, cedar lined 24.7cm long £2000-3000



79 A CHINESE IVORY RECTANGULAR BOX, EARLY 20TH CENTURY decorated in relief on a cash and star diaper ground with reserves of figural scenes framed with a floral scroll 21.5cm long £300-400

81 A CHINESE IVORY BRUSHPOT, LATE 19TH CENTURY carved in high relief with figures playing board games, all on a cash diaper ground, wood stand 16.5cm high £500-700 82 AN INDIAN IVORY MODEL OF A RIVERBOAT, MURSHIDABAD, BENGAL, LATE 19TH CENTURY with peacock carved stern behind a canopied dignitary and nine further figures, the prow with a grotesque elephant’s head, on stand 32cm long, minor losses to paddles and flags £200-300

80 80 A PAIR OF CHINESE IVORY RECTANGULAR BOXES, LATE 19TH CENTURY with carved and pierced decoration of garden scenes with figures with a central oval medallion, on a pierced cash diaper pattern ground, the sides with a star diaper pattern, framed by floral scrolls and on claw and mask feet, 5cm high; together with a similar Chinese rectangular ivory box with carved and pierced decoration of birds and peonies 5cm high (3)

83 A SET OF TWELVE CHINESE PARCEL-GILT-SILVER DECORATIVE TEASPOONS, WANG HING & CO, HONG KONG, CIRCA 1900 the cast and pierced twist stems each rising to a Mandarin figure terminal, the bowls with gilt interiors 12.6cm long, 374gr (12oz) (12)




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84 A BURMESE CARVED IVORY TUSK AND COVER, EARLY 20TH CENTURY deeply carved with formal foliate borders and a frieze of a temple, an elephant with howdah, oxen pulling figures in a cart and an equestrian figure below a band of mythical figures in shaped panels and above arcaded vignettes of logging elephants, the cover with lion dog finial 53cm high including affixed wood stand


£400-600 88 A JAPANESE SILVER AND ENAMEL BOWL, TOSHIMITSU, MEIJI PERIOD (1868-1912) each lobed section applied with sprays of part enamelled peonies, hibiscus or lotus flowers, on spreading foot, Toshimitsu seal, Kao cipher and ‘Jungin’ mark, with associated wood stand 13cm diameter, 162cm, (5oz)

85 A JAPANESE IVORY NETSUKE OF HAKUZOSU, 19TH CENTURY the disguised fox priest in long robes and holding a staff, unsigned 7.3cm long, chip to foot £180-220


86 TWO JAPANESE MARINE IVORY OKIMONO, MEIJI PERIOD (1868-1912) comprising: a study of a Sarumawashi standing with fan and drum, a monkey on his shoulder, stained detail, 20cm; and a group of a man helping a boy to climb a tree, 21cm. high (2) £100-150



87 A JAPANESE SILVER BOWL, YOSHIMITSU, MEIJI PERIOD (1868-1912) the double-walled bowl with irises in high relief emerging from water, rim foot, underside signed Yoshimitsu and with ‘Jungin’ mark 22cm diameter, 1170gr (37oz)

89 A JAPANESE SILVER AND ENAMEL BOWL, TOSHIMITSU, MEIJI PERIOD (1868-1912) each lobed section applied with sprays of part enamelled peonies, hibiscus or chrysanthemum, on spreading foot, Toshimitsu seal, Kao cipher and ‘Jungin’ mark, with associated wood stand 15.5cm diameter, 333gr (10oz)



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92 AN IZNIK POTTERY FOOTED BOWL, OTTOMAN TURKEY, CIRCA 1600 the white slip ground painted with flowers, leaves and medallions in turquoise, cobalt blue, red, green and black, the interior with central lotus 24cm diameter, rim with restoration, frits £1500-2000


90 90 AN IZNIK POTTERY JUG, OTTOMAN TURKEY, CIRCA 1600 of baluster form, with a simple loop handle, underglaze painted on the white slip ground with leaf shaped panels and flowerheads surrounded by cobalt blue, with relief red and green flowers 22cm high, some chips and cracks, handle restored £1000-1500


91 91 A IZNIK POTTERY BOWL, OTTOMAN TURKEY, CIRCA 1600 the white slip ground painted in blue, turquoise and red with leafy scrolls, lotus, interior with hyacinth sprigs 19cm, chips and repair

93 AN IZNIK POTTERY BOWL, OTTOMAN TURKEY CIRCA 1600 the white slip ground underglaze painted in blue, green and black with floral sprays, with leaf border, interior with stylised floral roundel 24.5cm, restored, rim chips and frits £600-800



94 AN OTTOMAN TURKISH SILVER TRAY, REIGN OF SULTAN ‘ABDULHAMID II (1876-1909) shaped oval, plain except for chased rim of fruiting vines on a matted ground, scroll loop end handles, tughra and ‘Sahh’ offical registration marks 50cm wide, 1243gr (40oz) £1000-1500 95 AN OTTOMAN SILVER BELT, PROBABLY EASTERN TURKEY, LATE 19TH CENTURY with niello decorated beaded panels of tughras, arabesques or buildings, the shaped and beaded buckle hung with tassels, reverse with tughra marks 80cm long, 418gr (13oz) £400-600


95 96 A BALKAN PARCEL-GILT SILVER SANCTUARY LAMP, 18TH/19TH CENTURY cast and pierced with Orthodox crucifixion scenes and panels of saints, chalices and foliage between pierced borders, engraved with the date 1767, three winged cherubs’ heads with chains 11cm high, 174gr (5oz) £600-800 97 A SILVER HOOKAH, UNMARKED, PERHAPS CAUCASIAN OR RUSSIAN, LATE 19TH CENTURY with bands of formal foliage, the long pipe with spiral twist and geometric foliate chasing, the detachable gasket with adjustable pipe holder, the leather covered water jar visible between six pierced supports, on three ball feet, burner section lacking base 31cm high excluding pipe of 63cm length £600-800




99 A RUSSIAN SILVER AND CLOISONNE ENAMEL CIGARETTE CASE, MAKER’S MARK DN (IN CYRILLIC), PROBABLY FOR DIMITRI NIKOLAEV OR D.P. NIKITIN, ASSAYER IVAN LEBEDKIN, MOSCOW, 1898-1908 rectangular, decorated in turquoise, pale blue, white, green and strawberry enamel with flowers and foliage over a matted ground 10cm long, 142gr (4oz)



100 98 98 A RUSSIAN SILVER TANKARD, MAKER’S MARK AL (UNRECORDED), POSSIBLY ARON LYDICKE, ST PETERSBURG, 1871 with engraved bands of Slavic decoration and inscribed 10 Dek., XXV and 1895, the lid initialled GEZ (in cyrillic), gilt interior with inscription to the lid, 875 standard, assay master’s mark VS (in cyrillic) 17cm high, 1169gr (37oz) In translation the inscription reads: A Souvenir / To the much respected / G.E. Zauze / from / G.I.L. Although usually associated with Moscow made objects, in the late 1860s and early 1870s the assay master’s mark VS (often attributed to Victor Savinkov) is also found on St Petersburg stamped objects. £1000-1500

101 100 A RUSSIAN SILVER PUNCH LADLE AND SMALL CUP, DIMITRI NIKOLAEV, MOSCOW, 1908-1917 both pearl finished and engraved with various formal motifs, gilt interiors the ladle, 25cm long, the cup, 8.5cm high, 251gr (8oz) £600-900 101 A RUSSIAN SILVER EASTER EGG, 5TH MOSCOW SILVER ARTEL, CIRCA 1914 pearl finished plain ovoid, inscribed in Cyrillic: Christ has Risen 6/IV/1914 6.5cm high £400-600 102 A RUSSIAN SILVER VASE STAND WITH CUT-GLASS VASE, MAKER’S MARK APPARENTLY FS (IN CYRILLIC), MOSCOW, 19081917 the square stand with pierced and die-stamped panels of shepherds and shepherdesses in 18th Century costume, the glass engraved and cut with stylized roses the stand, 12cm high, 127gr (4oz), the vase, 20.4cm high




105 A RUSSIAN STYLE CARVED HARDSTONE FIGURE OF A ST PETERSBURG CABBIE, AFTER KARL FABERGE, 20TH CENTURY with a lapis coat and rhodonite hands holding a gold whip, a nephrite shawl tied around his waist, his cachalong face set with sapphire cabochon eyes 14cm high £1800-2200


103 A RUSSIAN STYLE CARVED HARDSTONE FIGURE OF A UKRANIAN PEASANT, AFTER KARL FABERGE, 20TH CENTURY wearing lapis trousers tied with a belt of purpurine, a mottled brown cloak of perhaps Urazov jasper draped over his shoulders, his hair and mustache of coffee-colored jasper, the cap and boots of obsidian, the white quartz shirt applied with a painted enamel panel and with matching collar, holding a gold pipe in his right hand 13cm high Related literature see: A.K. Snowman, Carl Fabergé, London, 1979, p. 72 and Alexander von Solodkoff, Fabergé’s Hardstone Figures, Geneva, 1987, p. 86, no. 16

105 106 A RUSSIAN STYLE CARVED HARDSTONE FIGURE OF A MUJIK WITH STICK, AFTER KARL FABERGE, 20TH CENTURY modelled in a variety of hardstones including a cachalong face set with sapphire cabochon eyes, obsidian hat and boots, honey coloured quartz coat and a purpurine belt, holding an oxidised silver stick 8.5cm high


A similar figure is illustrated in Faberge: Imperial Jeweller, Geza Von Habsburg and Marina Lopato, 1993. £1500-2500


104 A RUSSIAN STYLE CARVED HARDSTONE FIGURE OF A POLICEMAN, AFTER KARL FABERGE, 20TH CENTURY the gorodovoi standing at attention, wearing orders and medals on his obsidian greatcoat, ‘Police’ (in Cyrillic) inscribed on his obsidian cap, his silver baton suspended from a cord of gold braid and a silver and gold sword, oxidized silver belt and chest straps, the face of cachalong set with sapphire cabochon eyes 14.5cm high Related literature see: A.K. Snowman, Carl Fabergé, London, 1979, p. 72 and Alexander von Solodkoff, Fabergé’s Hardstone Figures, Geneva, 1987, p. 86, no. 20 £1800-2200



107 A RUSSIAN BIRCH CIGARETTE CASE, CIRCA 1900 oblong, the flush-hinged lid applied with a possibly associated cast silver Imperial Russian armorial bearings, the badge bearing marks for Gabriel Sakarinpoika Niukkanen, St. Petersburg, late 19th century 9.5cm wide £150-250


108 AN INDIAN INLAID SHISHAM PEN BOX, HOSHIAPUR, CIRCA 1900 rectangular, bone and ivory inlaid with a variety of geometric and formal foliate panels and borders, fitted interior with one retractable tray 30cm long £400-600

110 110 AN ALABASTER FIGURE OF MILTON, IN THE MANNER OF RYSBRACK, PROBABLY LATE 18TH CENTURY the poet in typical pose holding a scroll and standing against a column 37cm high This model was produced from the late 18th century by a number of factories in ceramic such as Derby, Wedgwood and Minton, usually coupled with a figure of Shakespeare. £600-900

109 109 A CARVED ALABASTER HIGH-RELIEF OVAL OF A TURK, ATTRIBUTED TO FRANZ XAVER ANTON HAUSER (GERMAN 1712-1772) the bust shown looking right, affixed to a red velvet mount within a carved giltwood frame alabaster 9cm high, frame 23cm high £1500-2500

111 111 AN OVAL MARBLE RELIEF, FLEMISH, 18TH CENTURY carved as a young female bust 26cm high including plain wood mount £400-600


114 114 LOUIS BOURDERY (FRENCH 1852-1901): ST HILARION, A LIMOGES ENAMEL PLAQUE, 1879 the saint shown reading in his shelter above a Latin inscription, initialled LB, the reverse signed, dated either side of a crescent moon and inscribed ‘Limoges’ 15 x 10cm excluding ebonised and gilded frame As well as producing his own enamel works, Louis Bourdery carried out the first major work on Renaissance enamellers, publishing in conjunction with Emile Lachenaud the still much referenced L’Oeuvre des peintres émailleurs de Limoges in 1897. £180-220

112 112 A SOUTHERN ITALIAN PRESEPIO (CRIB) FIGURE OF A TURK, PROBABLY NAPLES, LATE 18TH CENTURY with realistically painted and expressively modelled head and hands, clothed in a silk damask and brocaded long coat and vest and with red short trousers and corded boots 25cm high excluding later stand £600-800 ‡ 113 A FIGURE OF A BISHOP SAINT, PROBABLY NETHERLANDISH, 16TH CENTURY AND LATER in typical pose, hands missing 65cm high £600-800

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115 ‡ 115 THREE STAINED GLASS PANELS, SOUTH GERMAN OR SWISS, 16TH CENTURY STYLE one centred by a titled scene of the Conversion of St William above armorials, the others centred by armorials, all surrounded by religious scenes and inscribed panels to the base 35 by 25.5cm including wood frames (3)



118 AN ENGRAVED WINE GLASS, ENGLISH, CIRCA 1740 the thistle bowl engraved with a cypher beneath a marquess coronet, raised on a teared inverted baluster stem and folded foot 17cm high £300-400

116 116 A SET OF FOUR PAINTED GLASS PORTRAIT ROUNDELS, 16TH CENTURY STYLE of Antonio Correggio, Averroës, a Doge (probably Andrea Gritti) and another late 16th century figure, each lead mounted with suspension ring 11cm diameter (4) £200-300

119 117 117 A BACCARAT MILLEFIORI PAPERWEIGHT, 1848 close-packed with assorted canes including animal and bird silhouettes and cane signed B/1848 6.2cm diameter

119 A SECESSIONIST VASE, AUSTRIAN, EARLY 20TH CENTURY the striated green and white glass with formal pierced copper strapwork overlay 25.5cm high £150-250



120 120 BRUNO ZACH (AUSTRIAN 1891-1945): NUDE IN A FUR COAT a patinated bronze erotic figure, circa 1930, signed in the maquette 42cm high including black marble base ÂŁ6000-8000


121 AN AUSTRIAN BRONZE MECHANICAL BATHING BEAUTY, FRANZ BERGMAN, VIENNA, CIRCA 1900 the beach hut door rotating to reveal her naked rear (mechanism faulty), Nam Greb and Bergman urn marks 14cm high excluding later plastic base

123 P. TERESZCZUK (AUSTRIAN 1875-1963): A PAIR OF SMALL FEMALE BUSTS probably Vienna, circa 1900, patinated bronze, signed in the maquette and with AR stamp, 10.5cm high including rectangular marble bases; together with two further small female busts, Austro-Hungarian, circa 1900, patinated bronze, largest 9cm high (4)



122 A SMALL AUSTRO-HUNGARIAN FIGURE OF A WINE WAITER, PROBABLY VIENNA, CIRCA 1900 modelled pulling a cork from a bottle 14.5cm high including black marble base

124 LUCA MADRASSI (1848-1919): PERSONIFICATION OF COMEDY a circa 1900 French bronze figure modelled as a putto atop a column and holding a mask before an open book inscribed with various French humorous writers, inscribed to rear ‘Madrassi’ 24cm high including white veined marble base









125 PIERRE JULES MENE (FRENCH 1810-1879): L’ACCOLADE (OR GROUPE DE CHEVAUX ARABES NO. 2) a patined French bronze animalier group, probably Paris, second half 19th century, signed in the maquette 54cm wide This famous group was first exhibited as a wax model in the Paris salon of 1852, apparently entitled Tachiani et Nedjebe, Chevaux Arabes. £4000-6000 126 JOHN McCALLUM SWAN R.A. (1847-1910): PANTHER CROUCHED ON A ROCK a bronze figure lost wax cast by the C. Valsuani foundry, Paris, early 20th century, rich green and dark brown patination, inscribed J. M-Swan and dated 1905 to the base, Valsuani foundry mark 22.5cm wide Provenance: Sotheby’s, London, 20 March 1992, lot 42 £1000-1500



127 127 A SUITE OF THREE PATINATED SILVER PORTRAIT BUSTS OF RONALD REAGAN, MARGARET THATCHER AND MIKHAIL GORBACHEV, MODELLED AND FINISHED BY MICHAL GOLABEK (B.1949), SIGNED IN MONOGRAM,1989 each mounted on a white Carrara mable plinth, with applied plaques engraved with the names of the subjects, the busts with sponsor’s mark of Trover Mint Industries Ltd of Washington, Tyne & Wear, hallmarked Birmingham, 1989 29 cm high including plinths, approximately 1800gr (57oz) of silver (3) This trio of busts, centred upon the ‘Iron Lady’ and flanked by Reagan and Gorbachev, forms a group which is iconic of the 1980s. It is one of only three sets made: one set was presented to Mrs Thatcher in 1989. The Polish-born sculptor Michal Golabek was born in Poznan in 1949. Between 1970 and 1975 he studied at the Poznan Academy of Fine Arts where he received his diploma in Professor Olgrierd Truszynski’s atelier of sculpture. He has exhibited extensively and his artistry has been acknowledged by a number of awards, including the Gold Medal, 5th Winter Salon in Warsaw (1989) and the Bronze Medal, The Survey of Polish Sculpture of the Decade (1989). Among Golabek’s larger work is an imposing figure entitled ‘Jesus’ and an abstract wood and bronze piece entitled ‘Windy everlasting.’ He now lives and works in Chicago. £800-1200



128 A SCOTTISH GEORGE III SILVER LADLE, MITCHELL & RUSSELL, EDINBURGH, 1812 the flared cylindrical silver handle with three ribs and bulged top section, ball finial, circular bowl 40cm long, 143gr (4oz) £400-600 129 TWO EARLY 18TH CENTURY SILVER MARROW SCOOPS, LONDON, 1718 AND CIRCA 1725 the bowl backs each engraved with a coat-of-arms, the first with the scratch weight: ‘1=10,’ the second only with maker’s mark, badly struck 19.5 and 20cm long, 86gr (2oz) (2) The arms on the first are those of Osborn, baronets of Chicksands, Bedfordshire. The arms on the second are those of Osborn impaling Byng for the Hon. Mrs (Sarah) Osborn (1693-1775), daughter of George Byng, 1st Viscount Torrington (1663-1733), the eminent naval office, and wife of John Osborn (1688-1719), eldest son of Sir John Osborn, 2nd Bt. of Chicksands Priory, Bedfordshire. One of Mrs Osborn’s brothers was Admiral John Byng who was infamously court-martialed and executed by firing squad aboard HMS Monarch in the Solent on 14 March 1757. £200-250



130 A SEAL-TOP SPOON, MAKER’S MARK TW IN MONOGRAM WITHIN A RAYED CIRCLE STRUCK TWICE, PROBABLY ENGLISH PROVINCIAL, CIRCA 1620 the terminal with traces of gilting, the nimbus pricked with the initials A.B over W.C and the date 1623 6.8cm long, the bowl struck with a worn unidentified mark £400-600


131 A SILVER TREFID SPOONS, MAKER’S MARK ?B, AN ESCALLOP BELOW, LONDON, 1694 with rat tail bowl, engraved with the initials P over TR, with other very lightly engraved initials below 19.9cm long £500-700 132 A SET OF SIX QUEEN ANNE SILVER DOG NOSE RAT TAIL TABLESPOONS, ANDREW ARCHER, LONDON, CIRCA 1705 the terminals engraved with later crests 9.8cm long, 360gr (11oz) £1200-1800


133 A SET OF SIX GEORGE II SILVER TEASPOONS, MAKER’S MARK POSSIBLY THAT OF GUNDRY ROODE, LONDON, CIRCA 1750 Hanoverian rat-tail pattern, the terminals engraved with the initials AH 65gr (2oz) £100-150 134 A SET OF SIX SCOTTISH GEORGE III SILVER TABLESPOONS, GILLSAND & KER, EDINBURGH, 1766 Hanoverian pattern 435gr (13oz) (6) £250-350


135 A MATCHED SET OF GEORGIAN AND VICTORIAN TABLE SILVER, PREDOMINANTLY ELIZABETH EATON, LONDON, 1855 Thread and Shell pattern, some Fiddle Thread and Shell pattern, many initialled or crested, comprising: twelve tablespoons (eleven Elizabeth Eaton) twelve table forks (all Elizabeth Eaton) twelve table knives with steel blades, Hourglass pattern variant (all Moses Brent, London, 1808) twelve dessert spoons (six Eley & Fearn, London 1799, four Elizabeth Eaton) twelve dessert forks (four Elizabeth Eaton) twelve teaspoons (ten Elizabeth Eaton) a pair of sauce ladles, a gravy spoon, butter knife and a pair of sugar tongs (all Elizabeth Eaton) 4382gr (140oz) excluding knives (77) £3000-4000 136 A PAIR OF VICTORIAN SILVER FISH SERVERS, G.W. ADAMS FOR CHAWNER & CO, LONDON, 1870 Queens pattern, later initialled P slice 32cm long, 328gr (10oz) (2)

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137 A PART SET OF VICTORIAN TABLE SILVER, CHARLES BOYTON, LONDON, 1899 Kings pattern, comprising three table forks, three dessert spoons and three dessert forks; together with four silver teaspoons, same pattern, London, 1825/85 792gr (25oz) (12) £300-400

138 A GEORGE III SCOTTISH PROVINCIAL SILVER PUNCH LADLE, WILLIAM RITCHIE, PERTH, CIRCA 1810 with whalebone handle, the underside of the circular bowl engraved with the initials ‘JDAR’ and ‘AM’ 36cm long £100-150 139 A SET OF TWELVE SILVER AND MOTHER-OF-PEARL FISH KNIVES AND ELEVEN FORKS, MARTIN, HALL & CO LTD, SHEFFIELD, 1922 silver tines, blades and bolsters, in wood case; together with a silver three-piece Christening set, Beaded pattern, initialled GRRC, the spoon and fork Wakely & Wheeler, London, 1886, the knife Martin, Hall & Co, Sheffield, 1882, in case (26) £80-120 140 A SET OF THREE GEORGE III IRISH SILVER SPOONS, PROBABLY JOHN KELLY, RETAILER’S STAMP ‘ASH’, DUBLIN, 1796 Old English pattern, initialled M, 23cm long; together with a silver sauce ladle, Feather Edge pattern, shell bowl, maker’s mark rubbed, London, 1790; and a silver fish slice, Old English pattern, initialled D, William Knight, London, 1820 372gr (11oz) (5) £300-400 141 A GEORGE II SILVER SOUP LADLE, MAKER’S MARK J.P, LONDON, 1746 converted, probably in Ireland, circa 1780, to a bright-cut Celtic Point pattern, engraved with a crest, the bowl fluted 36.5cm, 197gr (6oz)






142 MATCHED PREDOMINANTLY GEORGIAN TABLE SILVER, VARIOUS MAKERS, ALL LONDON, 1801-1842 Fiddle pattern, many crested or initialled, comprising: twelve tablespoons twenty-four dessert spoons thirty-six dessert forks two gravy spoons 3600gr (115oz) (74) £1500-2500 143 A GEORGE IV SILVER SOUP LADLE, GEORGE PIERCY, LONDON, 1822 Old English pattern, plain terminal 197gr (6oz) £100-150 144 TWO SILVER LADLES, BOTH LONDON, ONE ELEY & FEARN, 1818, THE OTHER WILLIAM CHAWNER, 1833 Fiddle Thread pattern, the second crested below a motto longest 35cm, 512gr (16oz) (2) £250-350 145 HRH CHARLES, PRINCE OF WALES: TWO INVESTITURE COMMEMORATIVE SPOONS the first a caddy spoon, the handle cast as the badge of the Prince of Wales, 8.2cm long, Asprey & Co Ltd, London, 1968, in original fitted case with printed Asprey label; the second a decorative spoon, designed by Norman Manwaring, the bowl with the badge of the Prince of Wales, the terminal cast as an heraldic dragon and coat-of-arms, engraved: ‘CAERNARVON / 1969 / 183,’ 15.7cm long, J.D. Beardmore & Co Ltd, London, 1969, in original fitted case with printed Beardmore label, letter, pamphlet and newspaper cutting 122gr (3oz 18dwt) of silver (2) £80-120







146 A COLLECTION OF TWELVE GEORGIAN AND VICTORIAN SILVER BUTTER KNIVES, VARIOUS MAKERS, LONDON AND EXETER, 1804-1853 various patterns, some crested or initialled; together with two Georgian silver marrow scoops, one Thomas Northcote overstriking another, the other Thomas Wallis, London, 1780/89 respectively, typical form; a pair of George II silver tea tongs, probably John Gorham, London, 1740s, typical form; and a set of eight German silver lobster picks, first half 20th century, beaded handles initialled O, 800 standard 1012gr (32oz) (23) £400-600 147 A SET OF TWELVE SILVER TABLE KNIVES AND TWELVE DESSERT KNIVES, C.J. VANDER LTD, SHEFFIELD, 1967 Kings pattern, crested, stainless steel blades (24) £500-700 148 A SET OF TEN VICTORIAN SILVER HANDLED KNIVES, G.W. ADAMS FOR CHAWNER & CO, 1877 Octagonal Pistol grips crested and initialled P, stainless steel blades 24.5cm long (10) £120-180 149 A SET OF TWELVE GEORGE III SILVER DINNER KNIVES AND TWELVE DESSERT KNIVES, WILLIAM ABDY, LONDON, CIRCA 1770 with leaf-capped Pistol grips, later stainless steel blades, maker’s and lion passant marks only (24) £800-1200


150 AN EXTENSIVE SET OF TABLE SILVER, MARY CHAWNER, LONDON, 1834-38 Kings pattern, engraved with the Cadogan crest, comprising: twelve tablespoons thirty-six table forks (one William Chawner, 1832) twenty-four dessert spoons twenty-four dessert forks (one maker’s mark rubbed, 1834) twelve soup spoons twelve teaspoons four gravy spoons, three sauce ladles, six salt spoons and a pair of sorbet scoops 10926gr (351oz) (135) £8000-12000

151 MISCELLANEOUS ENGLISH TABLE SILVER, VARIOUS DATES AND MAKERS, CIRCA 1720 AND 1753-1902 comprising: three dessert spoons, two Rat-tail pattern, all crested, bottom marked; two three-pronged dessert forks, London, 1753; two pairs of sugar tongs, London, 1809, and Sheffield, 1884; three caddy spoons, various patterns, one apparently English provincial, early 19th Century, the others both London, 1825/89; an engraved medicine spoon, Pittway Brothers, London, 1866; a Fiddle pattern butter knife, inscribed blade, Elizabeth Eaton, London, 1863; an Old English pattern sauce ladle with pierced bowl, Robert Rutland, London, 1820; also a butter knife with mother of pearl blade and loaded silver handle, circa 1850; and a set of twelve small butter knives with green-stained ivory handles and silver blades (in damaged case) (26) £120-180


152 A MATCHED SET OF GEORGIAN TABLE SILVER, VARIOUS MAKERS, PREDOMINANTLY LONDON, 1801-1835 Fiddle pattern, a small minority crested or initialled, comprising twenty-four of each of the following: tablespoons table forks dessert spoons dessert forks and eleven teaspoons, a pair of sauce ladles, two gravy spoons, a soup ladle and a mustard spoon 6126gr (196oz) (113) £3000-4000

153 153 A MATCHED SET OF GEORGIAN & VICTORIAN TABLE SILVER, LONDON & EXETER, 1813-1866 Fiddle Thread and Shell pattern, comprising: six table forks, all Mary Chawner, 1834, six dessert spoons, five Eley, Fearn & Chawner, 1813 and ten dessert forks, all Josiah Williams & Co of Bristol, 1866; together with four further silver dessert spoons, of Fiddle Shell pattern, three Eley & Fearn, 1816 1800gr (57oz) (26) £700-1000 154 A SET OF TWELVE SCOTTISH VICTORIAN SILVER TEASPOONS, MAKER’S MARK TCV, EDINBURGH, 1859 single struck Kings pattern, initialled JC 227gr (7oz), excluding contemporary silk-line morocco case £100-150

152 155 ASSORTED GEORGIAN AND LATER TABLE SILVER, ALL LONDON Old English pattern, comprising: three initialled tablespoons, various makers, 1775/87/96; a pair of table forks, Peter, Ann & William Bateman, 1804, thirteen teaspoons, various makers, 17921828, and a set of six crested coffee spoons, Holland, Aldwinckle & Slater, 1902; together with a set of twelve electroplate dessert forks, same pattern weighable silver 583gr (18oz) (30) £250-350 156 ASSORTED FRENCH FRUIT KNIVES comprising: eight with ivory handles and silver blades, five Olier & Caron, three maker’s mark indecipherable, Paris, early 20th century, six with shaped ivory handles and silver blades, retailer’s stamp Guerchet-Roussel overstriking the maker’s mark, Paris, late 19th century, eleven with similarly shaped ivory handles and steel blades, late 19th century, and five with silver-mounted horn handles and silver blades, 1809-1819; all blades 950 standard (30) £100-150



157 158 A FRENCH SILVER-GILT DESSERT SERVICE, MAISON BOINTABURET, PARIS, MID 20TH CENTURY of fiddle, thread and leaf embellised pattern, monogrammed VM, comprising: twelve dessert spoons twelve dessert forks twelve dessert knives with silver-gilt blades twelve dessert knives with steel blades twelve sorbet spoons and a large sorbet scoop and a cake server all 950 standard, maker’s mark Henry et Fils of Boin-Taburet, in original fitted case weighable silver 2162gr (69oz) (62)

157 A CANTEEN OF FRENCH TABLE SILVER, MAISON BOINTABURET, PARIS, MID 20TH CENTURY of fiddle, thread and leaf embellished pattern, monogrammed VM, comprising: eight tablespoons fourteen table forks twelve table knives six silver-gilt dessert spoons twenty-four silver-gilt dessert forks twelve silver-gilt dessert knives (five with silver-gilt blades, seven with steel blades) six fish knives six fish forks five large serving pieces and a cheese knife with steel blade all 950 standard, maker’s mark Henry et Fils of Boin-Taburet, in a fitted case weighable silver 5388gr (172oz) (94)



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159 A SCANDINAVIAN SILVER TANKARD, NORWEGIAN OR DANISH, MAKER’S MARK ONLY I INTERSECTING S, PERHAPS JOHAN SCHLUTER OF BERGEN, CIRCA 1650 on three pomegranate feet, chased with scroll foliage on a matted ground, the lid with contemporary accolle arms, inscription and date within a wreath, bud thumbpiece, scroll handle, base engraved with initials HASM / AMCH 14.5cm high, 357gr (11oz) The inscription reads: Mit Hob Til Gud Alenne 1651 (My Hope is God Alone)


Provenance: Gilmour Family, Baltimore Sotheby’s, New York, 30 April 2003, lot 132 It is rare to see such scroll foliate decoration on a Scandinavian piece of this date. It has been suggested that the design probably derived from French ornament engravings, such as in the Livre de Toutes Sorte de Feuilles Pour Servir a L’Art d’Orfeburie, by Jacques Caillard, published by Isaac Briot in 1627 (see Un Temps d’Exuberance: Les Arts Decoratifs sous Louis XIII et Anne d’Autriche, Daniel Alcouffe, Paris, 2002, nos.30-32, pp.95-98).

160 A PAIR OF SILVER DISHES, PROBABLY ITALIAN OR DALMATIAN, LATE 18TH/EARLY 19TH CENTURY, ASSAYED TRIESTE, 1805 scalloped below corded rims 29.5cm diameter, 1291gr (41oz) (2)





161 161 A FRENCH SILVER DINNER PLATE, PARIS, 1798-1809 reeded rim, the border engraved with armorials below a ducal coronet, 950 standard 28.5cm diameter, 673gr (21oz) The arms are those of Torlonia of Rome, probably for Giovanni Raimundo Torlonia (1754-1829), who acquired a huge fortune as a papal banker, apparently managing to profit despite the bullying of the Roman Pontiff by Napoleon. He was created Duke of Bracciano and Count of Pisciarelli by Pope Pius VI in 1794; in 1803, Pius VII made him Marquess of Romavecchia e Turrita and the first Prince of Civitella Cesi. He was made, among other titles, a Roman Patrician in 1809 and the Duke of Poli e Guadagnolo in 1820. He built the Villa Torlonia in Rome, among other Torlonia palazzi. In 1793 he married Anna Maria Chiaveri née Schulteiss, a widow who came from a family of merchants of Donaueschingen (, accessed 01.03.13, and Armorial Général, J.B. Rietstap, vol.II, pp.922/3). £300-500

163 AN AUSTRIAN SILVER-GILT LAUREL WREATH, VIENNA, POST 1872 realistically modelled, ribbon tied 24cm wide, 388gr (12oz) £200-300

164 164 A GERMAN SILVER FRUIT BASKET, SCHWAEBISH-GMUEND, CIRCA 1895 oval, the pierced and decorated sides applied with cast rococo handles above four supports, retailer’s stamp: ‘J.H. HEIMERDINGER’ 30.8cm over handles, 442gr (14oz) £300-500

162 162 A SET OF THREE SOUTH AMERICAN SILVER ALTAR DECORATIONS, PROBABLY PERUVIAN, 18/19TH CENTURY each of a sheet cut-out and chased in relief as an angel, mounted on fabric-backed stands 18.5cm high £200-300

165 165 A GERMAN SILVER TRAY, CIRCA 1890 rectangular, pierced scrolling foliage and flower border 41.5cm wide, 887gr (28oz) £300-400


166 166 A SET OF FOUR AUSTRO-HUNGARIAN SILVER TABLE CANDLESTICKS, MAKER’S MARK T?, 1867-1872 circular, baluster stems, milled and engine-turned 28cm high, loaded £1200-1800

168 A PAIR OF AMERICAN SILVER WINE COASTERS, TIFFANY & CO, CIRCA 2003 plain circular with waisted sides, import marked for Tiffany & Co, London, 2003, with accompanying turquoise cloth Tiffany bags 12cm diameter, 297gr (9oz) excluding turned wood removable liners (2) £100-150 169 A CONTINENTAL SILVER MEAT DISH, APPARENTLY UNMARKED, PROBABLY AUSTRO-HUNGARIAN, CIRCA 1900 plain oval, reeded rim 49.5cm wide, 1112gr (35oz) £300-500 170 A GALLERY TRAY, BEARING SPURIOUS MARKS shaped oval, pale pierced gallery with entwined snake handles, on four paw feet 36.5cm long across end handles, 828gr £250-350

167 167 AN ITALIAN DISH, BOGGIALI S.A.S., MILAN, LATE 20TH CENTURY leaf form, 35.5cm long; together with an Austro-Hungarian silver tray, Budapest, circa 1900, oblong, with boldly shaped rim, 800 standard, 38cm long 954gr (2) £400-600


171 A SET OF EIGHT SILVER MINIATURE ECUELLES, PROBABLY GREEK, CIRCA 1935 engraved 5-IX-35, stamped 900, 11.5cm wide; together with the following probably Greek items: a set of twelve plain coasters, ten assorted small ashtrays, three assorted small beakers and two circular pill boxes 1386gr (35) £400-600

172 172 A GERMAN SILVER NEF, PROBABLY B. NERESHEIMER & SOEHNE, HANAU, CIRCA 1894 the wheeled galleon with twin masts, sails and rigging above a peopled deck and bird mask cannon to the prow, the hull with Renaissance dolphins breasting the waves, import marks for William Moehring, London, 1894 26.5cm high, 861gr (27oz)

174 174 A GERMAN SILVER NEF, B. NERESHEIMER & SOEHNE, HANAU, CIRCA 1909 formed as a wheeled Viking longboat with dragon’s head prow, the billowing sail with three lion passants, import marks for Berthold Muller, Chester, 1909 29cm high, 643gr (20oz) £600-800


173 175 173 A PAIR OF DUTCH SILVER BONBON DISHES, MAKER’S MARK POORLY STRUCK, 1917 the sides pierced with a wide band of trelliswork below ribbontied reeded rims, each on three scroll feet, 833 standard 15.5cm diameter, 567gr (18oz) (2) £300-400

175 A GERMAN SILVER PIN TRAY, IMPORTER’S MARK OF THOMAS GLASER, LONDON, 1893 shaped oval, cast with a village dancing scene within rococo border, 23cm wide; together with another German silver dish, circa 1890, the centre with a cast female figure within a border of embossed fruit, applied cherub head handle, 21.5cm long 362grm (11oz) (2) £200-300


176 part 176 A GERMAN DINNER SERVICE, OTTO WOLTER, SCHWAEBISCHGMUEND, MID 20TH CENTURY shaped circular, applied leaf and bead borders, comprising: ten plates, 31cm diameter; a platter, 31cm diameter, two vegetable dishes and one cover, 25.7cm diameter, three oval meat dishes, 40.2wide and another larger meat dish, 55.5cm wide, all stamped: 925 Sterling 11590gr (18) £3000-5000




178 A FRENCH SILVER AND GLASS BISCUIT BOX, MAKER’S MARK POORLY STRUCK, CIRCA 1900 the silver cover with panels of oak or mistletoe sprays surrounding lobes and a leaf and bud finial, the glass box cut with alternate flutes and reeds below a silver-gilt rim mount and bound reeded openwork swing handle, 950 standard 19.5cm wide, cover 265gr (8oz)

177 A FRENCH SILVER BUTTER DISH HOLDER, STAND AND COVER, HENIN & CIE, PARIS, EARLY 20TH CENTURY the holder pierced with alternate straps and husk drops, the stand and cover with husk borders, bud finial, glass liner lacking, 15.5cm diameter; together with a French silver caster, Fouquet-Lapar, Paris, early 20th century, cylindrical, with ribbon-tied foliate swags between laurel borders, the screw cap finely pierced, gilt interior, 11cm high; and a French silver pin tray, Alfred Hector, Paris, circa 1900, oblong, monogrammed, bound reeded rim, 15cm wide; all 950 standard 582gr (18oz) (3)

179 A FRENCH SILVER AND GLASS BISCUIT BOX, MAKER’S MARK INDECIPHERABLE, CIRCA 1900 the flute cut glass box with silver openwork swing handle, the silver cover moulded with bound reed and formal leaf borders, 950 standard 18.5cm wide, cover 191gr (6oz)







180 A FRENCH SILVER SAUCE TUREEN AND LINER ON STAND, MAISON BOIN-TABURET, PARIS, MID 20TH CENTURY shaped oval, reed moulded rims, the boat with a matted leaf to each side, the affixed stand monogrammed VM, 950 standard, maker’s mark Henry et Fils of Boin-Taburet, stamped: BOINTABURET / A PARIS 28cm wide, 1181gr (37oz)

183 A SET OF FOUR FRENCH SILVER SIDE PLATES, MAISON BOINTABURET, PARIS, EARLY 20TH CENTURY monogrammed CCJ surrounded by flutes, applied reed and leaf moulded rims, 950 standard, maker’s mark Henry Frères et Cie of Boin-Taburet, stamped: BOIN-TABURET / A PARIS 17cm diameter, 1094gr (35oz) (4)




181 A PAIR OF FRENCH SILVER VEGETABLE DISHES, MAISON BOIN-TABURET, PARIS, MID 20TH CENTURY en suite with the preceding lot, monogrammed VM, 950 standard, maker’s mark Henry et Fils of Boin-Taburet, stamped: BOINTABURET / A PARIS 24.5cm diameter, 1284gr (41oz) (2) £600-800

184 184 A SET OF SIX FRENCH SILVER SIDE PLATES, MAISON BOINTABURET, LATE 19TH CENTURY with a broad band of curved flutes within a border of scrolls and rocaille and applied reed moulded rims, 950 standard, maker’s mark Georges Boin of Boin-Taburet 17cm diameter, 1050gr (33oz) (6) £500-700

182 182 A PAIR OF FRENCH SILVER MEAT DISHES, MAISON BOINTABURET, PARIS, MID 20TH CENTURY en suite with the preceding lots, monogrammed VM, 950 standard, maker’s mark Henry et Fils of Boin-Taburet, stamped: BOIN-TABURET / A PARIS 45cm wide, 2570gr (82oz) (2)

185 185 AN ELECTROPLATE JARDINIERE, UNMARKED, PROBABLY FRENCH, CIRCA 1900 shaped oval, cast with rococo scrolls and foliage flanked by lobed panels, complete with gilt-metal liner 37cm long £300-500




186 A FRENCH SILVER FIVE-PIECE TEA AND COFFEE SET, MAISON BOIN-TABURET, PARIS, MID 20TH CENTURY baluster octagonal, reeded rims, comprising a teapot, coffee pot, cream jug, sugar bowl and cover and another open bowl, 950 standard, maker’s mark Henry et Fils of Boin-Taburet, stamped: BOIN-TABURET / A PARIS coffee pot 22.5cm high, 2597gr (83oz) including wood handles (5) £1200-1800


187 A FRENCH SILVER FOUR-PIECE ‘TETE-A-TETE’ TEA AND COFFEE SET, MAISON BOIN-TABURET, PARIS, MID 20TH CENTURY ribbed baluster, initialled PVM, 950 standard, maker’s mark Henry et Fils of Boin-Taburet, stamped: BOIN-TABURET / A PARIS coffee pot 13.5cm high, 849gr (27oz) (4) £500-700 188 A PAIR OF ELECTROPLATE CANDLESTICKS, AMERICAN, CIRCA 1880 the deeply welled bases each mounted with a model of a hen pheasant, slender knopped stems, detachable nozzles 20cm high (2) £100-150 189 A SALVER, PROBABLY INDIAN, CIRCA 1980 moulded rim, inscribed, 30cm diameter; together with a tray, perhaps Greek, mid 20th century, oblong, stiff leaf rim, 30.5cm wide 1308gr (2)




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190 A PAIR OF SPANISH THREE-LIGHT CANDELABRA, POST 1934 each with domed bases and three curved branches centred by a brown ‘aventurine’ cabochon and a ring of stamens on a tapering support, maker’s mark and 915 quality mark 28cm high, loaded (2) £700-1000

192 A SET OF FOUR SILVER MUSTARD POTS AND FOUR SALT CELLARS, ASPREY & CO LTD, LONDON, 1976 plain except for reeded rims, the salts oval, the mustards circular with shell thumbpieces and S scroll handles, mustards stamped ASPREY / LONDON, mustards 9cm wide; together with a set of four silver salt spoons and three mustard spoons, William Adams Ltd, Birmingham, 1970-74, Old English pattern 898gr (28oz) excluding blue glass liners (15) £400-600

191 A PAIR OF PARCEL-GILT SILVER COMMEMMORATIVE ‘SYDNEY OPERA HOUSE’ GOBLETS, STUART DEVLIN, LONDON, 1973 each on cast triform bases decorated with view of Sydney Harbour and the Opera House, plain hemispherical bowls with gilt interiors, numbered respectively 33 and 34 15cm high, 426gr (13oz) (2)

193 A VICTORIAN SILVER TRAVELLING TEA KETTLE AND TEAPOT, DESIGNED BY DR CHRISTOPHER DRESSER (1834-1904) CIRCA 1880, HUKIN & HEATH, LONDON, 1896 plain bulbous, the slightly domed covers with wicker-wrapped ring handles, PODR No. for 1881, retailer’s stamp ‘LEUCHARS & SON / GEFFROY SUCCr / 2, RUE DE LA PAIX, PARIS’ teapot 18cm wide, 584gr (18oz) including wicker wrapping to handles (2)







194 194 A GEORGE V SILVER TEA KETTLE ON STAND WITH BURNER, THEODORE ROSSI OF NORWICH, LONDON, 1911 in George I style, squat baluster kettle, stand with drop-loop handles and three pillar supports on square bases centred by the detachable burner, kettle stamped to underside ‘ROSSI / NORWICH’ 36cm high, 2590gr (83oz) including turned wood handle mount £1500-2000 195 A GEORGE V SILVER TWO-HANDLED PORRINGER AND COVER, C.S. HARRIS & SONS LTD, LONDON, 1927 in late 17th Century style, the otherwise plain circular body with cutcard work, leaf-capped scroll handles 12cm high, 512gr (16oz) £250-300



196 A PAIR OF GEORGE V SILVER CANDELABRA, THOMAS BRADBURY & SONS LTD, LONDON, 1912 in George I style, with cut-cornered square bases inscribed to underside, waisted stems of conforming outline, the five-light branches each with four scroll arms and central stem ending in drip-pans, campanashaped girdled sconces and detachable nozzles 45.5cm high, sticks loaded, branches 2800gr (90oz) (2) The inscription reads: Presented to Geoffrey Russell Rees Colman, by the Employees of J. & J. Colman Ltd., Carrow Works, Norwich, on the occasion of his Coming of Age, 14th March 1913. £2000-3000 197 A PAIR OF GEORGE V SILVER CAFE-AU-LAIT POTS, MARTIN, HALL & CO LTD, SHEFFIELD, 1917/18 tapering cylindrical, monogrammed, fibre handles, silver finials 17cm high, 610gr (19oz) all in (2)




198 198 A PAIR OF GEORGE V SILVER ENTREE DISHES AND COVERS, ELKINGTON & CO LTD, BIRMINGHAM, 1918 oval, reeded borders, each piece numbered ‘1’ or ‘2’ 38cm wide across end handles, 3140gr (100oz) (2) £1500-2000

201 AN EDWARDIAN SILVER SALVER, ALEXANDER CLARK MANUFACTURING CO, BIRMINGHAM, 1908 circular, plain except for the moulded rim, three volute feet, underside with stamped roundel reading: ALEXANDER CLARK MANUF CO / 125 FENCHURCH STREET LONDON 17.5cm wide, 535gr (17oz) £250-350

199 199 A GEORGE V SILVER BOWL, ARTIFICERS’ GUILD LTD, LONDON, 1922 circular, with applied corded borders and four cast stylized vine pattern handles 29.5cm over handles, 1074gr (34oz) £400-600

202 202 A SET OF FOUR SILVER CANDLESTICKS, JAMES DIXON & SONS LTD, SHEFFIELD, 1959 in George II style, shaped square bases, knopped stems, detachable nozzles 19cm high, loaded (4) £500-800

200 200 AN EDWARDIAN SILVER FRUIT BOWL, THEODORE ROSSI OF NORWICH OVERSTRIKING ANOTHER, LONDON, 1907 circular, the crested sides pierced with scrolls above three shell supports, applied lip, underside inscribed, stamped: ‘ROSSI / NORWICH’ 26.5cm diameter, 1144gr (36oz)

203 A GEORGE VI SILVER-GILT INKSTAND, WAKELY & WHEELER, LONDON, 1938 shaped rectangular, inscribed, fitted with a detachable silver-gilt mounted glass inkwell, 17.5cm wide; together with a silver cigarette box, Charles S. Green & Co Ltd, Birmingham, 1916, rectangular, cedar lined the inkstand 240gr (7oz) of weighable silver (2) The inscription reads: Mr. & Mrs. Colman Golden Wedding 20th June 1938 from Carrow Supervisory Staff. £200-400

The inscription reads: Presented to Geoffrey Russell Rees Colman by the Employees of J. & J. Colman, Limited, Carrow Works, Norwich, on the occasion of his coming of Age, 14th March, 1913. £600-800


204 204 AN EDWARDIAN SILVER TREASURY INKSTAND, THEODORE ROSSI OF NORWICH OVERSTRIKING ANOTHER, LONDON, 1910 rectangular, with hinged lids and central handle, engraved with an inscription, the interior fitted with two silver-covered glass inkwells and an ebonized wood pen rest, stamped: ‘ROSSI / NORWICH / 838’ 23.5cm, weighable silver 1426gr (45oz) The inscription reads: To Captain Geoffrey R. Colman, on his Marriage, from the Workpeople at Carrow Works, 1919. £1000-1500


205 205 A PAIR OF VICTORIAN SILVER CASTERS, JAMES JAY LTD OF LONDON, CHESTER, 1900 urn-shaped, with a band of alternate curved lobes and flutes below floral swags, bayonet-fitting covers pierced with floral sprays 22.5cm high, 516gr (16oz) (2)

207 A SET OF THREE GEORGE V SILVER MILK JUGS, THEODORE ROSSI OF NORWICH, LONDON, 1916/18/29 compressed circular, applied reeded scroll handles, the undersides stamped: ‘ROSSI / NORWICH’ 11.5cm high, 1182gr (38oz) (3) £600-900

£200-300 206 A GEORGE V SILVER CIGARETTE BOX, MAPPIN & WEBB LTD, LONDON, 1936 rectangular, engine-turned lid, 15cm wide; together with the following tobacco related English silver items, 20th century: a plain rectangular cigarette case, a set of four small square ashtrays, a set of three small circular ashtrays, a larger circular ashtray and a matchbox holder; and a Continental silver matchbox holder 279gr (8oz) excluding lined boxes (12)

208 A GEORGE V SILVER PORRINGER AND COVER, TESSIER, LONDON, 1912 in Charles II style, chased with a lion and a unicorn between flowers, later inscribed below the rim, mask headed cast scroll handles, the cover similarly chased below a double bun finial, Britannia standard, stamped: TESSIER / LONDON 14.5cm wide, 414gr (13oz)






209 A MATCHED FOUR-PIECE TEA AND COFFEE SET, HOLLAND, ALDWICKLE & SLATER AND D. & J. WELLBY, LONDON, 1900-1910 the otherwise plain vase-shaped bodies applied with Queen Annestyle straps the coffee pot 19.7cm high, 2203gr (70oz), including fibre handles and finials to the teapot and coffee pot


212 A PAIR OF EDWARDIAN SILVER CANDLESTICKS WITH ELECTROPLATE CANDELABRA BRANCHES, THE STICKS GOLDSMITHS & SILVERSMITHS CO LTD, LONDON, 1906 oval outline, reeded borders, loaded sticks with detachable nozzles, two-light branches each with deep U-shaped arms flanking a beaded cone finial on tall slender leafy stem 147cm high overall (2)



210 210 A SET OF TEN ELECTROPLATE DINNER PLATES, CARRINGTON & CO, LONDON, EARLY 20TH CENTURY in George III style, shaped gadroon rims, crested, undersides stamped: CARRINGTON / 130 REGENT St. W; together with another pair of electroplate dinner plates, same pattern 26cm diameter (12) £200-300

213 213 A SILVER STRAWBERRY DISH, GARRARD & CO LTD, LONDON, 1962 plain, typical form with scalloped rim, underside stamped: GARRARD & Co. Ltd. 112 REGENT STREET W1 15.5cm diameter, 291gr (9oz) £150-200

211 211 A SET OF SEVEN ELECTROPLATE SERVING DISHES IN SIZES, ELKINGTON & CO LTD, BIRMINGHAM, 1923 shaped reed moulded rims, comprising an oval meat dish, a pair of large bowls, a pair of vegetable dishes and a pair of small circular deep dishes, all except vegetable dishes initialled JC large bowls 36cm diameter (7) £200-300


214 A GEORGE V SILVER CREAM JUG, D. & J. WELLBY, LONDON, 1928 in early 19th Century style, engraved with initials below a brightcut band, angular handle, 9cm high; together with an American christening mug, engraved ‘Alice Cynthia,’ cast floral and foliate band and handle, 8.3cm high, early 20th Century; and a plain glass preserve jar with patent detachable silver mount and hinged lid, 10cm high, Hukin & Heath Ltd, Birmingham, 1907 274gr (8oz) of silver (3) £120-180

220 215 215 A GEORGE V SILVER FRUIT BOWL, JAY, RICHARD ATTENBOROUGH & CO LTD OF LONDON, CHESTER, 1928 shaped circular, applied gadroon border above pierced pales, on spreading foot, the underside stamped: ‘JAYS 142 & 144 OXFORD St. W.’ 30.7cm diameter, 909gr (29oz) £300-500

220 A PAIR OF VICTORIAN SILVER SWEEMEAT BOWLS, GIBSON & LANGMAN FOR THE GOLDSMITHS & SILVERSMITHS CO OVERSTRICKING ANOTHER, LONDON, 1883 oval, waved corded lips above embossed birds perched on flowering branches 14.5cm long, 331gr (10oz) (2) £150-200

216 AN EDWARDIAN SILVER INKWELL, HAWKESWORTH, EYRE & CO LTD, SHEFFIELD, 1901 square, die-stamped gadroon borders and applied scroll penholders, detachable glass liner, 11.5cm wide; together with a small silver inkwell, Henry Matthews, Birmingham, date letter rubbed, early 20th century, shaped square, the hinged lid set with a silver inlaid tortoiseshell plaque, 7.5cm wide both loaded (2) £200-250 217 A GEORGE V SILVER-MOUNTED CUT-GLASS COCKTAIL SHAKER, JOHN GRINSELL & SONS, LONDON, 1925 of waisted form, detachable silver mount and cap, stamped: 3178 23.3cm high £150-200 218 A GEORGE V SILVER HOT WATER JUG, ASPREY & CO LTD, LONDON, 1915 plain baluster, underside stamped ‘ASPREY / LONDON’ 18cm high, 495gr (15oz)


£250-350 219 A GEORGE V SILVER TEA KETTLE ON STAND WITH BURNER, C.S. HARRIS & SONS LTD, LONDON, 1911 oval, crested, reeded rims, stand with scroll supports, shell pad feet and chained securing pins 32.5cm high, 1172gr (37oz) including wood finial and handle £500-700




223 A VICTORIAN SILVER CHRISTENING BOWL AND SPOON, WAKELY & WHEELER, LONDON, 1890 in the form of a porringer with a trefid spoon, each initialled GRRC for Geoffrey Russell Rees Colman, in original shaped case, porringer 16cm wide; together with a silver mug, A & J Zimmerman Ltd, Birmingham, 1915, George III style, plain tapering cylindrical with two reeded bands, 8.5cm high 390gr, (12oz) (3) £200-300

221 221 A VICTORIAN SILVER TEAPOT, CHARLES FAVELL FOR T., J. & N. CRESWICK, SHEFFIELD, 1873 in contemporary Japanese style, the compressed circular body and detachable cover with stamped orange peel surface, short spout, hinged handle, engraved with a presentation inscription 16.8cm high, 468gr (15oz) The inscription reads: ‘Presented to the Honble. Charlotte Jane Kenyon, by her Friends and Neighbours , Hanmer, January 13th. 1876’ The Hon. Charlotte Jane Kenyon (1843-1893), eldest child of Lloyd Kenyon, 3rd Baron Kenyon and his wife, Georgina (de Grey), was married on 13 January 1876 to the Rev. George Montagu Osborn (1843-1910), Rector of Campton, Bedfordshire, third son of Sir George Robert Osborn, 6th Bt, by his wife, Lady Charlotte Elizabeth Kerr. £300-350

224 A VICTORIAN SILVER COFFEE POT, MARTIN, HALL & CO, SHEFFIELD, 1899 tapering cylindrical, handle at right-angle to the spout 20.5cm high, 448gr (14oz) including wood handle £200-300 225 A VICTORIAN SILVER-MOUNTED CUT-GLASS INKWELL, THE GOLDSMITHS & SILVERSMITH CO, LONDON, 1895 the hinged bun-shaped silver cover engraved with an inscription below a regimental badge 15cm diameter The inscription reads: ‘Presented by Captain Sir Algermon Osborn Bart. to the Officers 3rd Battn. Bedfordshire Regiment 1896.’ £120-160 226 A VICTORIAN SILVER TEA CADDY, HENRY WILKINSON & CO, SHEFFIELD, 1839 in George II style, oblong, embossed and flat-chased with birds, foliage and two Oriental figures 14cm high, 490gr (15oz) £300-400




222 A PAIR OF EDWARDIAN SILVER TABLE CANDLESTICKS, I. S. GREENBERG & CO, BIRMINGHAM, 1902 in George II style, die-stamped shell pattern, similar detachable nozzles, 23.6cm high; and a similar pair of electroplate candlesticks of the same pattern, with nozzles, Hawkesworth, Eyre & Co Ltd of Sheffield, circa 1900, 23cm high (4)

227 A VICTORIAN SILVER-MOUNTED EASEL MIRROR, WILLIAM COMYNS & SONS, LONDON, 1891 heart-shaped, the mount richly die-stamped and pierced with cherubs and birds inhabiting a profusion of rococo scrolls and diaperwork festooned with flowers, blue velvet cover, bevelled mirror 30cm high




228 232 228 AN EDWARDIAN SILVER-MOUNTED DRESSING TABLE MIRROR, CHARLES DUMENIL, LONDON, 1902 rectangular, the mount die-stamped and pierced with a profusion of scrolling foliage, bevelled glass, the blue velvet-covered back with easel support 56.6cm high £700-1000

232 A VICTORIAN SILVER MONTEITH BOWL, C.S. HARRIS & SONS LTD, LONDON, 1898 in Queen Anne style, the detachable collar applied with a shaped strapwork rim interrupted by cherub masks, the fluted body with drop loop handles centred by a vacant cartouche within scalework and scroll foliage 28cm diameter, 2011gr (64oz) £1500-2000

229 A VICTORIAN SILVER THREE-PIECE TEASET, HOLLAND, ALDWINCKLE & SLATER, LONDON, 1898/99 of small size, the circular bodies applied with strapwork in early 18th Century style teapot12cm high, 728gr (23oz) including fibre handle and finial (3) £350-400 230 A PAIR OF VICTORIAN ELECTROPLATE CANDLESTICKS, PROBABLY BIRMINGHAM, CIRCA 1860 copper electrotype and nickel, the design partly based on an 16th Century tazza, 17.7cm high, stamped: ‘R 64’; together with a pair of Shetland pony hoof inkwells with electroplate mounts, the hinged lids engraved: ‘ZOE 1875-1892,’ both complete with detachable electroplate inkpots, 11cm wide, unmarked, English, circa 1892 (4) £80-150 231 A SET OF FIVE VICTORIAN ELECTROPLATE CHAMBER CANDLESTICKS, HAWKESWORTH, EYRE & CO LTD AND UNMARKED, ENGLISH, LATE 19TH CENTURY in two sizes, applied scroll handles and of similar pierced circular design, beaded borders, complete with conical extinguishers 7.5-9cm diameter (5) £100-150

233 233 A GEORGE IV SILVER BASKET, JOHN HAYNE, LONDON, 1821 shaped circular, richly embossed with panels of foliage, flowers and scrolls below a similar applied border, engraved with a coatof-arms, crest and motto, swing handle (damaged) 30cm diameter, 986gr (31oz) The arms are those of Knox of Scotland and Ireland. £400-600


237 234 234 A GEORGE IV SILVER TEAPOT, JONATHAN HAYNE, LONDON, 1820 compressed circular part lobed, gadroon rim, on foliate panel headed paw feet 27cm wide, 793gr (25oz) including wood handle and finial £400-600

237 A SCOTTISH VICTORIAN SILVER THREE-PIECE TEA SET, MILLIDGE & SON, EDINBURGH, 1863 of spherical form, initialled, flat chased with borders and interlaced bands of formal foliage milk jug 19cm high, 1382gr (44oz) including ivory insulators to teapot (3) £600-800

235 235 A PAIR OF EDWARDIAN SILVER WAITERS, W. AITKIN, BIRMINGHAM, 1902 circular with Chippendale borders, each engraved with a coat-ofarms and crest above three hoof supports 15cm diameter, 367gr (11oz) (2) The arms are those of Osborn of Chicksands, Bedfordshire.

238 238 AN IRISH VICTORIAN SILVER TEAPOT, CHARLES LAMBE, DUBLIN, 1900 richly chased either side of the girdle with scroll foliage and a swan and a fox, on lion-mask-headed pad feet, with cast swan finial 22cm wide, 470gr (15oz) including ebonised handle £200-300


239 236 236 AN EDWARDIAN SILVER-MOUNTED OSTRICH EGG BOWL, SYNYER & BEDDOES, BIRMINGHAM, 1902 on three reeded panel supports, decorated at the lip with ribbontied foliage, silver interior; together with an ostrich egg the bowl 12.5cm diameter (2)

239 A VICTORIAN SILVER GLASS DECANTER, WILLIAM HUTTON & SONS, LONDON, 1891 the clear glass body of pinched form, the mount with beaded decoration 26cm high




240 A VICTORIAN ELECTROPLATE BASKET, J. SMITH & SONS, SHEFFIELD, CIRCA 1850 shaped circular, richly embossed and chased with pierced baskets of fruit below scrolls and applied vine border, swing handle 33.5cm diameter

244 A VICTORIAN SILVER TEA CADDY, GEORGE UNITE & SONS, LONDON, 1892 in George I style, cut-cornered rectangular with sliding lid at the shoulder and domed cap with ball finial 14cm high, 240gr (7oz)



241 241 A VICTORIAN SILVER TEAPOT, F.B. THOMAS & CO, LONDON, 1886 part lobed oval, underside stamped ‘THOMAS / 153 NEW BOND ST.’ 27cm wide, 630gr (20oz) including wood handle and finial


245 A GEORGE V SILVER SALVER, MAPPIN & WEBB LTD, SHEFFIELD, 1935 plain except for the moulded rim, on three pad feet, 25cm diameter; together with another silver salver, J.B. Chatterley & Sons Ltd, Birmingham, 1978, lightly inscribed, moulded rim, on four volute feet, 25cm diameter 1024gr (32oz) (2) £450-550 246 A PAIR OF GEORGE V SILVER SWEETMEAT DISHES, J.W. BENSON LTD, LONDON, 1912 shaped circular, each pierced above three slender supports, 16cm diameter, Patent Office Design Registry number 591393; two silver bon-bon dishes, shaped oval, scroll borders, 16.4cm wide, William Hutton & Sons Ltd, Birmingham, 1902; and a small silver tea caddy, oval, embossed with ribbon-tied drapery festoons, drop handles, 12cm wide, S.W. Smith & Co, Birmingham, 1901 610gr (19oz) (5)



242 242 A PAIR OF EDWARDIAN SILVER SALVERS, HAWKESWORTH, EYRE & CO LTD, LONDON AND SHEFFIELD, 1902 circular, Chippendale borders above hoof supports, each engraved with the crest of Osborn 20.8cm diameter, 700gr (22oz) (2) £350-450

247 A VICTORIAN SILVER SUGAR BASKET, HENRY WILKINSON & CO LTD, LONDON, 1890 pierced and engraved with a band of pales between stiff leafage, reeded rims and swing handle, blue glass liner, 13cm wide; together with a silver single handle porringer, Theodore Rossi of Norwich, London, 1928, shallow bowl with a flat scroll pierced handle, underside inscribed, 18cm wide; and a silver quaich, William Hutton & Sons Ltd, Sheffield, 1916, plain form, initialled GRRC for Geoffrey Russell Rees Colman, 16cm wide weighable silver 600gr (19oz) (3) £300-400

243 243 A PAIR OF VICTORIAN SILVER SALT CELLARS, FREDERICK FRANCIS, LONDON, 1853, RETAILED BY HARVEY & CO compressed circular, crested, each embossed with flowers and scrolls above three hoof supports, stamped: ‘HARVEY & CO / REGENT ST,’ 8.8cm diameter; also three small silver mugs, 7.510cm high, maker’s mark I.B, London, 1822, A. & J. Zimmerman, Birmingham, 1911, and William Hutton & Sons Ltd, Birmingham, 1923; and a small chased Indian silver cream jug, initialled ‘RHDO,’ circa 1900 874gr (28oz), excluding two blue glass salt cellar liners (6)

248 AN EDWARDIAN SILVER CIGARETTE BOX, WILLIAM FREDERICK WRIGHT FOR WRIGHT & DAVIES, LONDON, 1901 plain rectangular, the hinged lid engraved with the arms of Osborn, baronets of Chicksands Priory, cedar lined, 11.5cm wide; together with the following: two engraved and initialled cigarette cases and a similar vesta case, 5-8.8cm, Birmingham, 1900-1909 the last three items, 200gr (6oz) (4) £100-150



249 A VICTORIAN SILVER COFFEE POT, R. & S. GARRARD, LONDON, 1841 fluted baluster, engraved and flat-chased with strapwork the foliage above the cast shaped circular base, similar cast spout, handle and flower finial to the hinged lid, engraved with a crest, garter motto and badge of the Order of the Bath, the underside stamped: ‘GARRARDS / Panton Street / LONDON’ 23.8cm high, 1067gr (34oz), including ivory fillets The crest, motto and badge of the Order of the Bath are those of Lieutenant General James Caulfeild, CB, who was born on 30 January 1782, the son of the Venerable John Caulfeild, Archdeacon of Kilmore, County Cavan, by his wife Euphemia (née Gordon); he was also grandson of the Hon. Toby Caulfeild (1698-1767), younger son of William Caulfeild, 1st Viscount Charlemont (1624-1671). Caulfeild began his army career in 1798 as a cadet in the Bengal Army of the East India Company. He rose steadily in the ranks until being appointed in 1829 Lieutenant Colonel. He was also active as a political officer in British India, publishing in 1831 Observations on our Indian Administration, Civil and Military, the same year as he was appointed a Companion of the Most Hon. Order of the Bath (CB). Caulfeild left India for London in 1841, when he was promoted to Major General and in 1851 to Lieutenant General. Meanwhile he sat as a Director of the East India Company between 1848 and 1851; in July the following year he was successfully returned as MP for Abingdon but died at his Irish seat, Copsewood, Pallaskenry, County Limerick, on 4 November.


Another Garrard coffee pot of the same pattern, London, 1835, is in the Victoria and Albert Museum, London, no. M.18-1981. The design for these pots was inspired by an engraving of about 1760 after the furniture designer and maker, John Linnell (1723-1796). A copy of the engraving by Gabriel Smith (1724-1783) is in the Department of Prints and Drawings, Victoria and Albert Museum, no. 29332G. £1200-1800

250 A GEORGE V SILVER SALVER, BARKER BROTHERS OF BIRMINGHAM, CHESTER, 1919 shaped moulded rim, inscribed, paw feet 25.5cm square, 624gr (20oz) The inscription reads: H.M.S. “Plucky” Built by Harland and Wolff, Limited Belfast. named by Mrs F. Quin 29th September 1943

H.M.S. Plucky was an Algerine-class mine sweeper, which saw much service including during the Normandy landings and off Burma in 1945. £250-350

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251 A WILLIAM IV SILVER CLARET JUG, EDWARD BARNARD & SONS, LONDON, 1836 fluted vase-shaped, embossed with matted foliage and roses at the shoulders, cast vine pattern handle and finial 35cm, 1390gr (44oz) £1800-2200 252 AN EDWARDIAN SILVER SALVER, WILLIAM HUTTON & SONS LTD, LONDON, 1902 shaped circular, applied scroll and shell border above three hoof supports, the centre engraved with the Osborn crest, 24.6cm diameter; together with another silver salver, shaped circular, engraved with a regimental badge and inscription, three supports, 19.5cm, Viners Ltd, Sheffield, 1935 684gr (21oz) The inscription reads: ‘From the Officers of the 26th Tank Regt. (G & S.F.) to commemorated the marriage of CONSTANCE VIOLETTE ROOKE 4.9.43’ Constance Violette (1924-1988), daughter of Leonard Frank Rooke, was the wife of Sir Danvers Osborn, 8th Bt. £300-350 253 AN ELECTROPLATE GALLERY TRAY, PROBABLY EARLY 20TH CENTURY oval, engraved with a band of scroll foliage, pierced gallery with waved gadroon rim 61cm wide £60-100 254 A GEORGE V SILVER FIVE-PIECE CONDIMENT SET, HASELER BROTHERS OF BIRMINGHAM, CHESTER, 1919 pale pierced, with reeded rims, comprising a mustard pot, a pair of salt cellars and a pair of pepperettes; together with a silver mustard pot, William Comyns & Sons Ltd, London, 1928, oval, pierced borders; and a silver mustard spoon, London, 1847, Fiddle pattern 342gr (10oz) excluding full set of blue glass liners (7) £100-150


255 A WILLIAM IV SILVER BASKET, SAMUEL ROBERTS & CO, SHEFFIELD, 1835 shaped circular, flat-chased with flowers below the applied diestamped border of floral foliage, similar swing handle 30.5cm diameter, 900gr (28oz) £600-800

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256 256 A GEORGE III SILVER BASKET, BURWASH & SIBLEY, LONDON, 1809 oval, the openwork sides of interlaced hoops between ovolo rims 26.5cm wide, 977gr (31oz) £600-900 257 A GEORGE III SILVER BASKET, PETER & WILLIAM BATEMAN, LONDON, 1810 oblong, applied gadroon lip above a band of bright-cut stylized foliage, the centre engraved with a crest, reeded swing handle 32.4cm wide, 1000gr (32oz) £700-1000

257 258 A GEORGE III SILVER TEA URN, EMES & BARNARD, LONDON, 1811 on shaped square base with four ball feet and four slender supports, the lobed compressed circular two-handled body engraved on one side with a presentation inscription and on the other with the crest and motto of the Edinburgh Friendly Insurance Society, complete with spigot, detachable cover, interior heater sleeve, detachable collar and cap 33cm high, 3504gr (112oz), including stained ivory spigot finial The inscription reads: ‘To Christopher Moubray Esqr. Who for a Period of Forty Years as Cashier of the EDINBURGH FRIENDLY INSURANCE SOCIETY Has managed their concerns with unremitting Fidelity and Zeal And of which the Society have reaped the full Benefit in the present prosperous state of their affairs The Directors In the just discharge of their duty ORDERED a present of a sett [sic] of Tea Plate As a mark of their Esteem and Approbation 1812.’ ‘DIED. ‘At his house, No. 18. Broughton Place, on the 13th current, CHRISTOPHER MOUBRAY, Esq. late Cashier of the Edinburgh Friendly Insurance Office.’ (Caledonian Mercury, Edinburgh, Thursday, 22 November 1821, p. 3) ‘The Friendly Insurance Society, the first of the kind formed in Scotland, was instituted in Edinburgh in the year 1720, and insured proprietors of houses in Edinburgh, Canongate, and Leith against losses by fire. In the year 1727 it obtained a Seal of Cause from the Town Council of Edinburgh, erecting it into a bodycorporate, and carried on business on the original plan till 1767, when the benefits of the Society were extended over the whole of Scotland. This Society is now united with the ‘’Sun,’’ and office which had established an agency in Scotland as early as 1733. The first official seal of the ‘’Friendly’’ is preserved in the National Museum of Antiquities, and displays two hands clasped, with the motto DEO JUVANTE, and, below, EDINBURGH.’ (The Proceedings of the Society of Antiquaries of Scotland, vol. IV, Edinburgh, 1863, pp. 296-297) £1800-2200



259 A WILLIAM IV SILVER FOUR-PIECE TEA AND COFFEE SET, JOHN & JOSEPH ANGELL, LONDON, 1832 pedestal ogee shaped, richly chased with matted flowers, leafage, scrolls and spume surrounding vacant cartouches, gadroon rims, tea and coffee pots with flower finials, milk jug and sugar bowl with gilt interiors coffee pot 28cm high, 2929gr (94oz) including ivory handle insulators (4) £2000-2500


260 A LARGE SHEFFIELD PLATE MEAT DISH COVER, MATTHEW BOULTON & PLATE CO, BIRMINGHAM, CIRCA 1825 oval, engraved on one side with a coat-of-arms, crest and motto above a gadroon border, leaf and shell handle 51cm wide The arms are those of Hamilton impaling Montgomerie quartering Eglinton for Edward Archibald Hamilton (d. 1848), sometime a captain in the service of the East India Company, who in 1828 married Lady Jane Montgomerie (d. 1860), elder daughter of Hugh, 12th Earl of Eglinton (1739-1819). Mr and Mrs Hamilton resided for many years at Roselle, one of the Earl of Eglinton’s properties in Ayrshire. £300-400

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261 A GEORGE III SILVER BRANDY SAUCEPAN, HENRY CHAWNER, LONDON, 1792 squat baluster, crested, handle at right-angle to the lip 28cm wide, 412gr (13oz) including turned wood handle mount £600-900


262 A GEORGE III SILVER TEAPOT ON STAND, PETER, ANN & WILLIAM BATEMAN, LONDON, 1800/05 plain oval with reeded rims, underside of stand inscribed: MF to RW teapot 27.5cm wide, 539gr (17oz) including wood handle and finial (2) £350-450


263 A PAIR OF GEORGE III SILVER CHAMBERSTICKS, WILLIAM BENNETT, LONDON, 1798 circular, reeded rims, with their conical extinguishers and detachable nozzles 16cm wide, 514gr (16oz) (2) £600-900 264 THREE ASSORTED GEORGE III SILVER WINE COASTERS, VARIOUS MAKERS, LONDON, 1789-92 turned wood bases, one pale pierced, one pierced with a band ovolo and leafage and one plain sided, 11.5cm diameter; together with a pair of silver salt cellar stands, John Emes, London, 1801, gadroon rims, glass liners lacking, 10.3cm diameter (5) £300-500 265 A GEORGE III SILVER COFFEE BIGGIN, EDE & HEWAT, LONDON, 1809 the otherwise plain cylindrical body engraved with the initial S, corded borders, wood handle, later fibre button 20.5cm high, 556gr (17oz) all in £250-350

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266 266 A GEORGE III SILVER SALVER, JOHN CARTER, LONDON, 1773 engraved with later armorials and cartouche, with beaded and leaf rim, on three ball and claw feet, in a latter fitted case with printed label for Sorley of Glasgow 30cm diameter, 854gr (27oz)


£400-600 267 A GEORGE III SILVER TEAPOT AND STAND, JOHN DENZILOE, LONDON, 1785/86 oval, both engraved with an identical crest within ribbon-tied oval cartouches and bright-cut borders the stand 15.6cm wide, 534gr (17oz) including replacement fibre handle and finial £400-600 268 A GEORGE III SILVER WINE FUNNEL, PETER & WILLIAM BATEMAN, LONDON, 1812 typical form, corded rim, clip to base section lacking 15cm high, 140gr (4oz)


£100-150 269 A GEORGE III SILVER-GILT TWO-BOTTLE INSTAND, SAMUEL MERITON, LONDON, 1777 beaded oval, on four paw supports, fitted with two pierced bottle holders, two quill holders and a sealing wax holder, complete with two glass pots (ink and pounce) with contemporary silver-gilt mounts 9.5cm wide, 114gr (3oz) of weighable silver £300-400 270 A GEORGE III SILVER SNUFFERS TRAY, PROBABLY PHILIP NORMAN, LONDON, 1779 oval, beaded rim, bright-cut border, reeded loop end handles 25.5cm wide, 135gr (4oz)




273 273 A GEORGE III SILVER EWER, PAUL STORR, LONDON, 1798 in the form of a 5th century Etruscan bronze oinochoe, engraved with a crest 17.2cm high, 634gr (20oz), including ivory fillets Provenance: Christie’s, London, 6 July 1977, lot 136. £2000-3000

271 271 A GEORGE III SILVER TEA URN AND COVER, LOUISA & SAMUEL COURTAULD, LONDON, 1777 engraved with a coat-of-arms and crests, on square pedestal foot, decorated with embossed drapery swags and applied satyr masks and acanthus foliage within beaded borders, lacking spigot high, 2933gr (94oz) excluding later wood plinth

274 A GEORGE III SILVER WAITER, RICHARD RUGG, LONDON, 1779 shaped circular, applied beaded border above three claw and ball supports 15.6cm diameter, 240gr (7oz) £150-200

£2500-3500 272 AN ELECTROPLATE TRAY, GOLDSMITHS & SILVERSMITHS CO LTD, LONDON, EARLY 20TH CENTURY oblong, engraved with a foliate scroll vacant cartouche and foliate border, gadroon rim interrupted by leafage, 73cm wide across end handles; together with a pair of electroplate trays, mid 20th century, oblong, plain except for reed moulded rims, 59cm wide across end handles (3) £150-200

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275 275 A GEORGE III SILVER SOUP TUREEN AND COVER, DANIEL SMITH & ROBERT SHARP, LONDON, 1783 plain oval, beaded borders, reeded loop handles 46cm wide, 2807gr (90oz)

277 A GEORGE III SILVER WINE FUNNEL, STEPHEN ADAMS, LONDON, 1793 with applied reeded border 11cm high, 60gr (1oz 17dwt)





276 A PAIR OF GEORGE III AND LATER FLAT-CHASED SILVER SALVERS, RICHARD RUGG, LONDON, 1781 oval, beaded waved rims, later decorated with a band of diaperwork, scrolls and flowers, on ball and claw feet 22.5cm wide, 806gr (25oz) (2) £500-700

278 A SET OF FOUR GEORGE III SILVER SALT CELLARS, JOHN CLARKE, LONDON, 1816 oblong, gadroon rims, leaf-headed paw feet, gilt interiors 10cm wide, 434gr (13oz) (4) £400-600


279 279 A GEORGE IV SILVER SOUP TUREEN AND COVER, ALEXANDER EDMONSTON, EDINBURGH, 1823, RETAILER’S STAMP ‘FORRESTS’ the semi-fluted boat-shaped body and detachable cover with richly chased borders of scrolling foliage and flowers on a matted ground, reeded loop handles, shell and leaf finial 39.8cm over handles, 3311gr (106oz)

281 A PAIR OF GEORGE III SHEFFIELD PLATE BASKETS, CIRCA 1810 oblong, with egg and dart rims above everted palework sides and lobed bases 21.5cm wide (2) £100-120

Provenance: Sotheby’s, London, 28 February 1991, lot 66 £7000-10000



280 A GEORGE III SILVER SUGAR BASKET, HENRY CHAWNER, LONDON, 1790 pedestal navette shaped, reeded rims and swing handle, gilt interior 12.5cm, 165gr (5oz) £200-300


282 THREE SILVER MUSTARD POTS, LONDON AND CHESTER, 1816-1903 the first, plain cylindrical, 7.7cm diameter, Emes & Barnard, London, 1816; the second, embossed compressed circular, 7.7cm high, Nathan & Hayes, Chester, 1897; the third, in mid 18th Century style, pierced cylindrical with scrolls between beaded borders, 6.5cm high, The Goldsmiths & Silversmiths Co Ltd, London, 1903; together with three miscellaneous silver salt spoons, London, 1808-1859 450gr (14oz), excluding three glass liners (6) £200-250


283 A GEORGE III SILVER SALVER, JOHN SCOFIELD, LONDON, 1782 beaded circular, on four similar panel supports 35cm diameter, 1175gr (37oz) £700-1000 284 A PAIR OF PLATED CONDIMENT VASES AND COVERS, CIRCA 1800 pedestal urn shaped, 14.5cm high; together with a Sheffield Plate tray, circa 1800, oval, reeded rim, panel feet, applied armorial plaque, 46cm wide; and a Sheffield Plate salver, circa 1800, plain except for engraved armorials, on three pad feet, 20.5cm diameter (4) £120-180 285 A GEORGE III SILVER CASTER, THOMAS DANIELL, LONDON, 1761 baluster, 13.5cm high; together with the following assorted silver: a small pepperette, vase-shaped in late 18th Century style, Theodore Rossi of Norwich, London, 1915, 6.5cm high; a small faceted rectangular tea caddy, gilt interior, marks rubbed, Birmingham, 1897, 9cm high; and a small brandy saucepan, underside inscribed, Theodore Rossi of Norwich, London, 1918 314gr (10oz) all in (4) £150-200


286 A GEORGE III SILVER TEA URN, MAKER’S MARK DW, ATTRIBUTED TO DAVID WHYTE (GRIMWADE, NO. 3525), LONDON, 1768 on pierced square base below fluted and beaded stem, the detachable almost hemispherical body with bayonet fitting, interior heater compartment, applied on one side with a spigot between two loop handles and engraved on the other with a coatof-arms, supporters, crest and motto, detachable cover 49cm high, 2293gr (73oz) The arms are those of Pennington, Barons Muncaster of Muncaster Castle, Cumberland. £1500-2000



287 A SET OF FOUR GEORGE II SILVER CANDLESTICKS, JOHN CAFE, LONDON, 1752/54 cast shell pattern, engraved in the wells of the square bases with contemporary armorials, with crested detachable nozzles 21cm high, 2011gr (64oz) (4) The arms are probably those of Rodney, perhaps for George Brydges Rodney (1718-1792), a Commander in the Navy under Admiral Hawke in 1747. He was created a baronet in 1764 and was raised to the peerage as Baron Rodney of Rodney Stoke in 1782. He is best known for his commands in the American War of Independence, particularly his victory over the French at the Battle of the Saintes in 1782. It is often claimed that he was the commander to have pioneered the tactic of “breaking the line”. See British Museum, No.AN856660001 for a Chinese armorial plate painted with arms for George Rodney. £4000-6000



288 A SET OF TWELVE GEORGE II SILVER PLATES, WILLIAM GRUNDY, LONDON, 1756 gadroon rim, later initialled C below a Baron’s coronet, each with scratch weight varying from 17”10 to 17”17 24cm diameter, 6075gr (195oz) (12) £6000-8000 289 A GEORGE III SHEFFIELD PLATE MUG, LATE 18TH CENTURY waisted cylindrical, 16cm high; together with the following assorted English electroplate wares: a set of ten numbered napkin rings, a tea kettle, two sandwich boxes, a cased set of six fish knives and six forks with ivorine handles and a cased set of six glass-handled tea knives (one handle lacking) £60-90




290 A PAIR OF GEORGE II SILVER TRENCHER SALTS, EDWARD WOOD, LONDON, 1729 waisted rectangular with in-curved corners, crested, gilded wells, 7.8cm wide; together with another George II silver trencher salt, maker’s mark IW (Grimwade No. 3693), London, 1754, square with in-curved corners, underside with marriage triangle B / R*E, 7cm wide 196gr (6oz) (3)

291 A PAIR OF GEORGE II SILVER TRENCHER SALTS, JAMES SMITH, LONDON, 1735 waisted rectangular with in-curved corners, undersides initialled MC EB; together with two silver salt spoons, Birmingham & Sheffield, 1951/62, Old English pattern 7.5cm long, 96gr (3oz) (4)


292 A PAIR OF GEORGE I SILVER TRENCHER SALTS, MARY ROOD, LONDON, 1725 waisted rectangular with in-curved corners, later intialled GMB, underside with contemporary marriage triangle R/I*S; together with a pair of silver salt spoons, Stokes & Ireland Ltd of Birmingham, Chester, 1911, Old English pattern 7cm long, 135gr (4oz) (4)



£300-500 293 A PAIR OF GEORGE II SILVER PEPPERETTES, SAMUEL WOOD, LONDON, 1753/54 baluster, bun-shaped covers, 18.7cm high; together with another pair of silver pepperettes, Thomas Daniell, London, 1764/65, similar, 10cm high 241gr (7oz) (4) £300-400


294 A GEORGE III SILVER SALVER, CROUCH & HANNAM, LONDON, 1779 beaded circular, on three anthemion panel supports, the centre engraved with two crests 18.5cm diameter, 275gr (8oz) £150-200

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295 A PAIR OF GEORGE III SILVER TABLE CANDLESTICKS, JOHN WINTER & CO, SHEFFIELD, 1781 the beaded circular bases each engraved with a crest below a fluted tapering stem, paterae at the shoulders and bell-shaped sconces, detachable beaded nozzles 28.8cm high, loaded (2) £800-1200 296 A GEORGE III SILVER SALVER, ROBERT RUGG, LONDON, 1775 shaped circular, applied with a bead and leaf border above three claw and ball supports, later engraved with an inscription, coat-of-arms and motto 18.5cm, 319gr (10oz) The arms are those of Kenyon. The inscription reads: ‘Presented to the Honble. Charlotte Jane Kenyon by the People and Children of Hanmer, January 13th 1876.’ The Hon. Charlotte Jane Kenyon (1843-1893), eldest child of Lloyd Kenyon, 3rd Baron Kenyon and his wife, Georgina (de Grey), was married on 13 January 1876 to the Rev. George Montagu Osborn (1843-1910), Rector of Campton, Bedfordshire, third son of Sir George Robert Osborn, 6th Bt, by his wife, Lady Charlotte Elizabeth Kerr.



297 A GEORGE II SILVER BRANDY SAUCEPAN, JOHN PAYNE, LONDON, 1752 baluster, handle at right-angle to the lip 22cm wide, 350gr (11oz) including turned wood handle mount £600-900

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298 A PAIR OF GEORGE III SILVER CANDLESTICKS, EBENEZER COKER, LONDON, 1764 cast in early 18th Century Regence style, the cut-cornered square bases and baluster stems decorated with formal strapwork, husks and other motifs enclosing masks and profiles, the bases each engraved with an early 19th Century coat-of-arms and crest 22.8cm high, 1512gr (48oz) For a pair of Louis XV silver candlesticks, Elie Pacot, Lille, 1709-1710, with similar decoration and a pair of branches, sockets and drip pans to match, William Cripps, London, 1757, see Christie’s, London, 14 June 2005, lot 216. See also a set of four Ebenezer Coker candlesticks, London, 1772, in earlier French style, at Erdigg, Wrexham (National Trust Inventory no. 1151569.2). £3000-4000


299 299 A QUEEN ANNE SILVER CHOCOLATE POT, ANTHONY NELME, LONDON, 1711 the otherwise plain tapering cylindrical body engraved with a coat-ofarms within a husk festoon and scrolling strapwork cartouche, swan-neck spout with hinged cover, the detachable crested domed cover complete with hinged cap and chained pin, scratch weight ‘25=5=0’ 25cm high, 825gr (26oz) including replacement fibre handle The arms are those of Stewart with Gurney in pretence. Provenance: Christie’s, London, 28 March 1962, lot 145 Sotheby’s, London, 23 May 1991, lot 311 £10000-15000

300 A GEORGE II SILVER SALVER, THOMAS ENGLAND, LONDON, 1729 octafoil, later engraved with armorials, on four shaped bracket feet 29.5cm diameter, 735gr (23oz) £1800-2200


301 AN IRISH PROVINCIAL SILVER BOWL, WILLIAM REYNOLDS, CORK, CIRCA 1760 plain, almost hemispherical, spreading foot, underside with scratch weight 19=17, maker’s mark and ‘STERLING’ mark 20cm diameter, 561gr (18oz) £1500-2500


302 A GEORGE I SILVER MUG, PAUL DE LAMERIE, LONDON, 1719 on spreading foot, the otherwise plain slightly tapering cylindrical body later engraved with a coat-of-arms and crest within a cartouche in contempoary style, the scroll handle engraved with the initials C over IM 10cm high, 297gr (9oz) £2500-3500 303 SIX SILVER MILK JUGS, VARIOUS MAKERS’ MARKS, MOSTLY RUBBED, LONDON, 1750-1860 the first, chased baluster, on three supports, 1750; the second, engraved helmet-shaped, initialled, punched lip, 1799, detached handle; the third, plain oval, angular handle, Peter & Ann Bateman, 1803; the fourth, oblong on four ball supports, later chased and crested, gilt interior, 1812; the fifth, chased baluster, on three supports, Robert Harper, 1860 8 to 12cm high, 530gr (17oz) £300-400



304 A WILLIAM III SILVER PORRINGER, NATHANIEL LOCK, LONDON, 1697 with curved alternate lobes and flutes and a corded border between punched decoration, underside later inscribed 9cm high, 195gr (6oz) The inscription reads: Revd. W.H / Bps. Hull / Mich’mas / 1805 £600-800 305 A GEORGE III SILVER WAITER, NO MAKER’S MARK, LONDON, 1765 shaped circular, applied scroll and shell border above three hoof supports, later engraved coat-of-arms, crest and motto 18cm diameter, 260gr (8oz)


£150-200 306 A GEORGE II SILVER TAPERSTICK, MAKER’S MARK POORLY STRUCK I.?, LONDON, 1736 hexagonal base and flared and knopped stem of conforming outline, girdled vase-shaped sconce 10.5cm high, 109gr (3oz) £400-600 307 A GEORGE I SILVER LEMON STRAINER, MAKER’S MARK BADLY STRUCK, POSSIBLY JOHN ALBRIGHT, LONDON, 1723 circular, cast and pierced lug handles 16.5cm, 66gr (2oz)


£400-600 308 NINE MISCELLANEOUS SILVER-MOUNTED GLASS TOILET BOTTLES, LONDON AND BIRMINGHAM, 1848-EARLY 20TH CENTURY various shapes and sizes, 3.8-11cm high; together with a chatelaine head, cast and pierced, with nine chains, Saunders & Shepherd, London, 1895; and two steel button hooks and a shoe horn with loaded silver handles, 1899 and circa; and twenty-two spherical buttons, probably Chinese (35) £100-150 309 A DUTCH SILVER TRINKET BOX, IMPORT MARKS FOR BERTHOLD MULLER, LONDON, 1909 in the form of a bulbous sided decorated coffer on paw feet, the domed lid with swing handle and a scene of dancers, 8cm wide; together with the following silver items: a vinaigrette, plain oval, grille missing, Phipps & Robinson, London, 1802, 3cm wide; a tortoiseshell, nacre and silver snuff box, tortoiseshell lid with mother-of-pearl panels and missing silver borders, unmarked, perhaps Scottish, early 19th century, oval, 10cm wide; a cased set of four Art Deco menu holders; and another ‘dog’ menu holder (8)



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311 310 A WILLIAM IV SILVER VINAIGRETTE, REILY & STORER, LONDON, 1835 of plain upright rectangular form, the hinged lid engraved with a crest, the gilt interior with pierced hinged grille 4.2cm high £80-120 311 A WILLIAM IV SILVER VINAIGRETTE, TAYLOR & PERRY, BIRMINGHAM, 1835 oblong, engine-turned, initialled AC, foliate thumbpiece, gilt interior with scroll foliate pierced grille, 3.4cm long; together with a Victorian silver vinaigrette, Robert Thornton, Birmingham, 1874, shaped oblong, scroll foliate engraved, gilt interior with scroll foliate pierced grille, 3.5cm long (2) £150-250 312 A GEORGE III SILVER VINAIGRETTE, SAMUEL PEMBERTON, BIRMINGHAM, 1817 cut-cornered rectangular, foliate bright-cut and wrigglework decorated around initials LB, gilt interior with simply pierced grille, 2.6cm long; together with another George III silver vinaigrette, Cocks & Bettridge, Birmingham, 1805, oblong, initialled JC, bright-cut decorated, gilt interior with simply pierced grille, 2.3cm long (2) £120-180



313 A VICTORIAN SILVER SNUFF BOX, GEORGE UNITE & SONS, BIRMINGHAM, 1897 rectangular, oval section, pale gilt interior 8cm long, 83gr (2oz 13dwt) £80-120 314 A GEORGE III SILVER TOOTHPICK CASE, SAMUEL PEMBERTON, BIRMINGHAM, 1793 cut-cornered rectangular, engraved, pricked and bright-cut, the hinged lid initialled ED, 7.3cm long; together with two silver snuff boxes, both oblong, the first engine-turned and crested, gilt interior, 8.5cm long, Nathaniel Mills, Birmingham, 1847, the second engraved with floral and foliate motifs within black enamelled strapwork, gilt interior, 9.6cm long, French, circa 1860 (3) £150-200 315 A VICTORIAN SILVER SANDWICH BOX, RAWLINGS & SUMMERS, LONDON, 1862 plain rectangular, the hinged lid engraved with the initials HJRO below a crest, 12cm wide; and two toilet boxes, plain rectangular with gilt interiors, the first engraved with the initials TLO, 5.7cm wide, Christopher John Buckler, London, 1822, the second, 6.3cm wide, Goldsmiths & Silversmiths Co, London, 1897 403gr (12oz) (3) The monogram and crest on the first item are those of Henry John Robert Osborn (1839-1889), son of Sir George Robert Osborn, 6th Bt. £200-300




318 316 A CHINESE SILVER SNUFF BOX, UNMARKED, SECOND QUARTER 19TH CENTURY rectangular, the lid centred by an initialled shield surrounded by figures amidst foliage in relief on a matted ground, the base in floral relief, applied with a broad leaf and patera rim, interior showing traces of gilding 6.8cm wide

318 A FRENCH TORTOISESHELL SOUVENIR CHEROOT CASE, CIRCA 1889 oblong, inlaid with a view of the Eiffel Tower and a Montgolfière, with scarlet silk lining and vesta striker 14.5cm long


319 SILVER AND TORTOISESHELL, ENGLISH, LATE 19TH/EARLY 20TH CENTURY comprising: a small pill or powder box, embossed, the hinged lid with silver and tortoiseshell, 6.5cm, The Goldsmiths & Silversmiths Co Ltd, London, 1906; a similar ring box, on three feet, 5cm diameter, Charles Boyton & Son Ltd, Birmingham, 1913; a glass smelling salts bottle with silver mounts and silver and tortoiseshell hinged cover, complete with stopper, 8cm high, maker’s mark rubbed, London, 1910; and a silver-mounted tortoiseshell-covered cigarette box, square, cedar lined, 10.5cm wide, unmarked, circa 1895 (4)

317 A FRENCH TORTOISESHELL SNUFF BOX, EARLY 19TH CENTURY rectangular, the hinged lid inset with a die-stamped gilt-copper cliché depicting Christ’s entry into Jerusalem impressed ‘MOREL F’ 8.9cm long £100-150


£150-200 320 A VICTORIAN SILVER TRINKET BOX, WILLIAM COMYNS & SONS, LONDON, 1897 rectangular, richly die-stamped with a profusion of scrolls, flowers, foliage, cherubs and masks, also engraved ‘Trixie’, 15.8cm long; and the following miscellaneous silver toilet table items: a cylindrical toilet box and cover, similarly embossed and engraved, 7.5cm high, the Goldsmiths & Silversmith Co, London, 1896; a hair-pin box, the hinged cover embossed with winged cherubs’ heads, 10.2cm long, William Neale & Son, Chester, 1900; a smelling salts bottle, embossed, screw-on cover, glass interior, 7.5cm high, maker’s mark JHW, Birmingham, 1900; and a nail buffer and stand, decorated with aquamarine enamel, 13.4cm long, Adie Brothers, Birmingham, 1928 the first three items 411gr (13oz) (5) £200-250


321 AN ITALIAN CAMEO CARVED EMPEROR HELMET SHELL, PROBABLY TORRE DEL GRECO, CIRCA 1900 carved with a relief roundel of Erato the muse of lyric and love poetry surrounded by floral sprays, base drilled 17cm high excluding later stand £150-250


322 A NAPOLEON III GILT-METAL JEWEL CASKET, MAISON TAHAN, PARIS, CIRCA 1860 of waisted octagonal form, decorated with a surface of scrolling foliage between similar die-stamped borders, on four winged caryatid supports, the hinged lid inset with a mother of pearl panel, salmon-coloured velvet interior, engraved ‘TAHAN FABt. PARIS’ 17.4cm wide


Alphonse Tahan (1830-1880) was the official ébéniste de l’Empereur or master cabinet maker to Emperor Napoleon III. The business, started by his father in Belgium, made bois de Spa boxes, but on moving to Paris and following Alphonse’s directorship expanded to great renown. Tahan Fabricant had retail premises at 30 Rue de La Paix from 1849 and subsequently from 1878 at Boulevard des Italiens. Works were exhibited at The Great Exhibition of 1851 and the Paris Exposition Universelle in 1855, winning medals on both occasions. £300-500 323 A NAPOLEON III BRASS-BOUND EBONISED WOOD SCENT BOTTLE CASKET, MAISON TAHAN, PARIS, CIRCA 1860 complete with three glass scent bottles and stoppers decorated with gilt vermicelli, the shaped oval casket with a pietra dura panel of flowers inset into the hinged lid, the interior lined in velvet and silk, engraved ‘TAHAN PARIS’ 13.4cm wide, the bottles 7.6cm high £300-500


324 A MINIATURE OF ‘LES DELICES DE LA TABAGIE’ AFTER DAVID TENIERS THE YOUNGER, LATE 19TH CENTURY painted on ivory, an interior scene of clay pipe smokers seated at table, the innkeeper leaving the room 10cm x 8cm excluding brass rim mount £200-300 325 A FRENCH FAN, LATE 19TH CENTURY the paper leaf apparently signed ‘Garnier,’ minutely painted in gouache with a central vignette of four backgammon players in a romantic garden setting between two views, the mushroom-grey ground painted with lacework ribbons and gilt and shaded sprays of flowers, the mother of pearl sticks and guards carved and pierced with figures after Watteau with gilt and oxidized silver details 53.5cm wide overall (open), framed and glazed, 43 by 68cm



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326 AN EDWARDIAN 18CT GOLD-MOUNTED BLOND TORTOISESHELL CIGARETTE BOX, ALFRED CLARK, LONDON, 1901 cut-cornered rectangular, applied with a gold coat-of-arms, crest, monogram (AKBO) and hinges, one of the hinges engraved: ‘Clark, 20, Old Bond St. W.,’ in original fitted red leather case with aquamarine silk lining with gilt-stamped label: ‘Clark. 33. New Bond Street.’ 20cm long The arms and monogram are those of Sir Algernon Kerr Butler Osborn, 7th Bt. (1870-1948). Alfred Clark, a retail goldsmith whose customers included the future King Edward VII and Queen Alexandra, began his business in the early 1880s at 20 Old Bond Street. He moved during the early part of 1903 to 33 New Bond Street. For further information, see John Culme, The Directory of Gold and Silversmiths, Woodbridge, 1987, vol. I, p. 85. £1200-1800 327 A GERMAN GOLD BOX, PROBABLY HANAU, CIRCA 1825 cut cornered rectangular, with ribboned engine-turning, the lid engraved through the coloured gold with a panel of a farmyard scene, stamped thrice to lid and base with a leaf mark 10.4cm wide, 100gr £2000-3000

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328 A FRENCH SILVER GEM SET MINIATURE TIMEPIECE, RETAILED BY ANDRE COL OF PARIS, MID 20TH CENTURY the engine-turned rectangular case with ruby set gold columns, ball feet and domed dial, in case signed ANDRE COL / 10 AVENUE VICTOR HUGO / PARIS 5.5cm wide


£1500-2000 329 AN EDWARDIAN SILVER-CASED BOUDOIR TIMEPIECE, CHARLES DUMENIL, LONDON, 1901, RETAILED BY FINNIGANS LTD, MANCHESTER rectangular, on four bun supports, richly die-stamped with cherubs, hounds chasing squirrels and a dove inhabiting a profusion of scrolling foliage and flowers, the back engraved ‘Teresa’ below a baron’s coronet, swing handle, French movement, the underside stamped: ‘FINNIGANS LTD MANCHESTER’ 8cm high £400-600 330 AN EDWARDIAN SILVER-CASED BOUDOIR TIMEPIECE, THE GOLDSMITHS & SILVERSMITHS CO LTD, LONDON, 1901 rectangular, embossed with irises above four supports, swing handle, glazed white enamel dial, Patent Office Design Registry number 370253 8.3cm high


£400-600 331 AN ENAMEL WATCH CASE, LONDON, CIRCA 1760, THE LID PROBABLY LATER SET WITH A COMPASS CIRCA 1880 painted on a green ground with flowers, white interior with floral sprigs, with gilt-metal suspension ring and mounts 5cm diameter £250-350







335 TWO GEORGIAN SILVER PAIR CASED POCKET WATCHES both with enamel dials and repoussé outer cases with figures amidst leafy scrolls: one with finely pierced and engraved backplate, movement with baluster pillars signed Grand Roy / London for Nicholas Grandroy, circa 1720; the other with associated outer case, inner case hallmarked London, 1782, movement signed Tart / London probably for J. Tarts and numbered 2542?9 (2)

332 J. SAMSON, LONDON: A GEORGE III SILVER PAIR CASED WATCH the dial enamelled with a scene of a sailor pointing out his ship to his sweetheart, movement with baluster pillars signed Samson / London and numbered 14683, case hallmarked for London, 1788, outer case repoussé with figures amidst scrolls diameter 5cm £300-500 333 E. HOWARD WATCH CO., BOSTON: AN AMERICAN 14 CARAT GOLD HUNTER CASED POCKET WATCH engine-turned and initalled EBS, white dial with Roman numerals and subsidiary seconds, case and dial signed Howard, movement similarly signed and numbered 926882 5cm diameter

£400-600 336 MICHEL COMBAZ, NYON: A SWISS SILVER AND SHAGREEN PAIR CASED WATCH, CIRCA 1770 enamel dial with Roman hours and Arabic seconds, movement signed Michel Combaz à Nion 5cm diameter


£250-350 334 CORTEBERT: A SWISS 14 CARAT GOLD DRESS POCKET WATCH, CIRCA 1920 frosted dial with Arabic numerals and subsidiary seconds dial, chequerboard engine-turned back, dial and metal cuvette signed Cortébert 4.9cm diameter £600-800





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337 ROLEX: A LADY’S 18 CARAT GOLD BRACELET WATCH, 1990s Oyster Perpetual Datejust model, diamond markers, President bracelet with crown clasp, Reference 69178, case no. X982505, complete with original box, paperwork and seal £3000-4000 338 INTERNATIONAL WATCH COMPANY, SCHAFFHAUSEN, “GST CHRONOGRAPH”, NO. 2692482. MADE IN THE 1990s titanium quartz, water-resistant wristwatch with round-button chronograph, registers, date, tachometer and a titanium IWC bracelet with deployant clasp; two-body case with screw-down back and crown, sapphire crystal; black with luminous baton indexes, subsidiary dials for the seconds, 30-minute and 12-hour registers, date aperture, outer tachometer scale, luminous white hands; caliber 631 movement with quartz standardisation, 25 jewels, mechanical chronograph mechanism, hack feature; dial, movement and case signed 37mm diameter £400-600


339 A VICTORIAN 18 CARAT GOLD OPENFACED POCKET WATCH, CIRCA 1870 the matted dial with a floral wreath and black Arabic numerals, keywound movement signed G.E. Frodsham / 34 Gracechurch St. / LONDON and numbered 2608, the engine-turned and foliate engraved case hallmarked Charles Grafton, London, 1871, 4cm diameter; together with a nine carat gold watch chain, hung with a watch key and glass spherical locket £400-600 340 A SWISS 18 CARAT GOLD OPENFACED POCKET WATCH, CIRCA 1880 the matted, engine-turned and floral engraved dial with black Arabic numerals and signed Baume / Geneve, the keywound movement similarly signed and numbered 26650, the case engine-turned and foliate engraved, 3.9cm diameter; together with a nine carat gold solid curb link watch chain, with T bar and gilt-metal fob seal

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343 344 341 AMETHYST NECKLACE, PATRICIA VON MUSULIN designed as 8 strands of rectangular lozenge amethyst beads on an oblong buckle clasp length approximately 430mm, unsigned £300-400

343 PAIR OF BI-COLOURED SAPPHIRE AND DIAMOND EAR PENDANTS the oval sapphire surmount suspending a similarly cut sapphire from a line of brilliant-cut diamonds, hallmarked (o fittings)18 carat, London 2013 £500-700

342 ONYX TORSADE NECKLACE, PATRICIA VON MUSULIN the 10 faceted onyx bead strands fastened with a chunky interlocking clasp length approximately 1110mm, unsigned

344 PAIR OF SAPPHIRE AND DIAMOND EAR PENDANTS each oval cabochon sapphire surmounted by a brilliant-cut diamond and suspending a similarly cut sapphire


£400-600 345 PAIR OF GOLD AND AMETHYST EARSTUDS, COMPOSITE, 1880s each designed with a sugar-loaf amethyst in a collet-setting later fittings £150-200


346 PAIR OF TOPAZ EAR PENDANTS each designed as a pear-shaped blue topaz drop hallmarked (to fittings) London 18 carat gold, 2013 £300-400 347 BLISTER PEARL, TOURMALINE AND EMERALD NECKLACE designed as a graduated swag necklace suspending a central pearl drop, collet-set with foiled oval pink tourmalines and emeralds and accented with similarly set blister pearls length approximately 405mm £400-600 348 DIOPSIDE NECKLACE the row of seven trefoil swags collet-set with circular-cut diopside, each suspending a similarly cut diopside drop, on a fine link back chain length approximately 395-420 mm (adjustable fitting) £700-900 349 TOPAZ FRINGE NECKLACE designed as a graduated bib of collet-set oval blue topaz on a fine back chain length approximately 410mm £600-800 350 TOPAZ AND PERIDOT NECKLACE designed as a row of alternating circular peridots and oval blue topaz length approximately 480mm £1000-1200








351 GOLD AND SEED PEARL NECKLACE, 1900s the graduated row of chain swags decorated with seed pearls on a fluted barrel clasp, length approximately 363mm; together with a rope twist chain necklace, length approximately 500mm (2) £400-600 352 GOLD AND GARNET JARRITIERE BRACELET, 1840s the concave link expandable bracelet mounted with a central carved garnet set with a cushion-cut diamond and decorated with rope and chased detailing inside approximate length 150mm-200mm £800-1200 353 GARNET PENDANT, MID 19TH CENTURY designed as a cross set through out with foil-backed garnets £700-1000 354 GOLD, ENAMEL AND DIAMOND LOCKET, 1880s the oval burnished gold locket decorated with a star motif set throughout with cushion-shaped diamonds, opening to reveal two glazed compartments fitted case £1200-1800 355 ARCHAEOLOGICAL REVIVAL GOLD AND FAIENCE BROOCH AND RING, 1860s the brooch designed with a central faience scarab between cloisonné enamel wings, the swivel ring mounted with a faience scarab between tapering shoulders decorated with rope work detail size P (2) £500-800 356 GOLD AND DIAMOND RING, LATE 19TH CENTURY the graduated band gypsy set with a cushion-shaped diamond size P £600-800 357 FOUR GOLD STICK PINS AND A BAR CLIP, LATE 19TH/EARLY 20TH CENTURY the terminal of one set with two fox teeth (one gold cap missing), two others modelled as fox heads (one with a riding crop), the fourth as a small spray of mistletoe set with a pearl and a small diamond, the clip similarly applied with a small fox head with gem-set eyes, two stamped 9ct, mistletoe example 15ct (5) £300-400


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358 PAIR OF GARNET CLUSTER PENDENT EARRINGS each designed as an articulated bunch of collet-set, oval garnets hallmarked (to fittings) London 18 carat gold, 2013 £350-400 359 DIAMOND RING claw-set with a brilliant-cut diamond size I 1/2 £1000-1500 360 TOPAZ AND DIAMOND RING the step-cut topaz within a surround of brilliant-cut diamonds accented with two horizontal baguette diamonds size O 1/2 £1000-1200

361 ARTICULATED CUFF BRACELET, 1950s designed as an open work ribbon of faceted floral links Italian gold marks for Vicenza, maker’s mark D.L., stamped 750 £2500-3000 362 PAIR OF DIAMOND EARCLIPS each lozenge-shaped bouton accented with a diagonal row of brilliant-cut diamonds 20.5 gr £800-1000 363 TOPAZ AND DIAMOND CLIP BROOCH, 1950s designed as an elongated leaf pavé-set with topaz baguettes and decorated with a graduated spine of brilliant-cut diamonds French gold mark, length approximately 80mm £1200-1500






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364 DIAMOND SPRAY BROOCH, 1880s designed as a bunch of grapes set throughout with cushion-shaped and rose diamonds French assay mark to brooch fitting, fitted leather case, leaf detached £2000-2500 365 DIAMOND AND CULTURED PEARL NECKLACE the graduated row of pearls on a rectangular box clasp set with circular-cut diamonds length approximately 380mm, untested £300-400 366 COLLECTION OF CORAL, 1840s comprising: a pair of ear-pendants, of girandole design, carved with a female head, shell and amphorae motifs (one amphorae deficient); a graduated bead necklace, length approximately 450mm; and a carved coral brooch/hair piece of fruits and foliage, length approximately 100mm, central carving deficient (4) £200-300 367 COLLECTION OF 19TH CENTURY JEWELLERY comprising; two hollow gold brooches set with citrines and garnets respectively; an oval ceramic ‘Geneva enamel’ brooch; a coral Jarritèrre bracelet (broken); Scottish pebble brooch of a ‘Flintlock’ belt pistol (6) £100-150 368 9CT CHARM BRACELET WITH ELEVEN SEALS, 19TH CENTURY COMPOSITE comprising five gold seals, three set with carved amethyst, a gold watch key and hand clasp set with turquoise and paste, 1890s and four further seals, one set with an amethyst intaglio depicting a harp, one with a paste intaglio carved with a male profile and a blue paste intaglio depicting a bird design length approximately 190mm, clasp broken, 11.7gr £200-300




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369 SAPPHIRE AND DIAMOND BAR BROOCH, 1920s the torpedo shape millegrain-set with graduating circular diamonds and sapphires length approximately 93mm £1200-1800 370 LADY’S PLATINUM AND DIAMOND WATCH, 1940s the square silver dial with black Arabic numerals and hands within a bezel millegrain-set with single-cut diamonds between brilliant-cut diamond shoulders on a bracelet strap designed as a series of laurel leaves set with single-cut stones length approximately 160mm, stamped Plat, maker’s mark EB, clasp broken piece included £1200-1800 371 ARTICULATED MESH BRACELET of woven design length approximately 190mm, Italian marks for 18 carat gold, 39.5 gr £1000-1200 372 EMERALD AND DIAMOND RING, 1960s the step-cut emerald within a surround of brilliant-cut diamonds and decorated with two horizontal baguette diamonds size N, stamped PLAT £3000-4000 373 ETERNITY RING set around the shank with single-cut diamonds, size R £150-250 374 18 CT WHITE GOLD AND DIAMOND RING the brilliant-cut diamond claw-set between tapering fluted shoulders size Q, stamped 750 £500-700








End of Sale Next Sale 19th November 2013 Closing end September 2013


Conditions of Business for Buyers 1.


Introduction (a) The contractual relationship of Matthew Barton Ltd and Sellers with prospective Buyers is governed by:(i) these Conditions of Business for Buyers; (ii) the Conditions of Business for Sellers displayed in the saleroom and available from Matthew Barton Ltd.; (iii) Matthew Barton Ltd.’s Authenticity Guarantee; (iv) Any additional notices and terms printed in the sale catalogue, in each case as amended by any saleroom notice or auctioneer’s announcement. (b) As auctioneer, Matthew Barton Ltd. acts as agent for the Seller. Occasionally, Matthew Barton Ltd. may own or have a financial interest in a lot. Definitions “Bidder” is any person making, attempting or considering making a bid, including Buyers; “Buyer” is the person who makes the highest bid or offer accepted by the auctioneer, including a Buyer’s principal when bidding as agent; “Seller” is the person offering a lot for sale, including their agent or executors; “MBL” means Matthew Barton Ltd., Auctioneers, 25 Blythe Road London W14 0PD, company number 6504692. “Buyer’s Expenses” are any costs or expenses due to Matthew Barton Ltd. from the Buyer; “Buyer’s Premium” is the commission payable by the Buyer on the Hammer Price at the rates set out in the Guide for Prospective Buyers; “Hammer Price” is the highest bid for the property accepted by the auctioneer at the auction or the post auction sale price; “Purchase Price” is the Hammer Price plus applicable Buyer’s Premium and Buyer’s Expenses; “Reserve Price” (where applicable) is the minimum Hammer Price at which the Seller has agreed to sell the lot.

(c) Without prejudice to Condition 4(b), any claim against MBL and/or the Seller by a Bidder is limited to the Purchase Price for the relevant lot. Neither MBL nor the Seller shall be liable for any indirect or consequential losses. (d) Nothing in Condition 4 shall exclude or limit the liability of MBL or the Seller for death or personal injury caused by the negligent acts or omissions of MBL or the Seller. 5.

Bidding at Auction (a) MBL has absolute discretion to refuse admission to the auction. Before sale, Bidders must complete a Registration Form and supply such information and references as MBL requires. Bidders are personally liable for their bid and are jointly and severally liable with their principal, if bidding as agent (in which case MBL’s prior and express consent must be obtained). (b) MBL advises Bidders to attend the auction, but MBL will endeavour to execute absentee written bids provided that they are, in MBL’s opinion, received in sufficient time and in legible form. (c) When available, written and telephone bidding is offered as a free service at the Bidder’s risk and subject to MBL’s other commitments; MBL is therefore not liable for failure to execute such bids. Telephone bidding may be recorded.


Import, Export and Copyright Restrictions MBL and the Seller make no representations or warranties as to whether any lot is subject to import, export or copyright restrictions. It is the Buyer’s sole responsibility to obtain any copyright clearance or any necessary import, export or other licence required by law, including licenses required under the Convention on the International Trade in Endangered Species (CITES).


Conduct of the Auction (a) The auctioneer has discretion to refuse bids, withdraw or reoffer lots for sale (including after the fall of the hammer) if (s)he believes that there may be an error or dispute, and may also take such other action as (s)he reasonably deems necessary. (b) The auctioneer will commence and advance the bidding in such increments as (s)he considers appropriate and is entitled to place bids on the Seller’s behalf up to the Reserve Price for the lot, where applicable. (c) Subject to Condition 7(a), the contract between the Buyer and the Seller is concluded on the striking of the auctioneer’s hammer. (d) Any post-auction sale of lots shall incorporate these Conditions of Business.


Payment and Collection (a) Unless otherwise agreed in advance, payment of the Purchase Price is due in pounds sterling immediately after the auction (the “Payment Date”). (b) Title in a lot will not pass to the Buyer until MBL has received the Purchase Price in cleared funds. MBL will generally not release a lot to a Buyer before payment. Earlier release shall not affect passing of title or the Buyer’s obligation to pay the Purchase Price, as above. (c) The refusal of any licence or permit required by law, as outlined in Condition 6, shall not affect the Buyer’s obligation to pay for the lot, as per Condition 8(a). (d) The buyer must arrange collection of lots within 10 working days of the auction. Purchased lots are at the Buyers risk from the earlier of (i) collection or (ii) 10 working days after the auction. Until risk passes, MBL will compensate the Buyer for any loss or damage to the lot up to a maximum of the Purchase Price actually paid by the Buyer. MBL’s assumption of risk is subjected to the exclusions detailed in Condition 5(d) of the Conditions of Business Sellers (e) All packing and handling of lots is at the Buyer’s risk. MBL will not be liable for any acts or omissions of third party packers or shippers.

The Buyer’s Premium, Buyer’s Expenses and Hammer Price are subject to VAT, where applicable. 3.


Examination of Lots (a) MBL’s knowledge of lots is partly dependent on information provided by the Seller and MBL is unable to exercise exhaustive due diligence on each lot. Each lot is available for examination before sale. Bidders are responsible for carrying out examinations and research before sale to satisfy themselves over the condition of lots and accuracy of descriptions. (b) All oral and/or written information provided to Bidders relating to lots, including descriptions in the catalogue, condition reports or elsewhere are statements of MBL’s opinion and not representations of fact. Estimates may not be relied on as a prediction of the selling price or value of the lot and may be revised from time to time at MBL’s absolute discretion. Exclusions and limitations of liability to Buyers (a) MBL shall refund the Purchase Price to the Buyer in circumstances where it deems that the lot is a counterfeit, subject to the terms of MBL’s Authenticity Guarantee. (b) Subject to Condition 4(a), neither MBL nor the Seller:(i) is liable for any errors or omissions in any oral or written information provided to Bidders by MBL, whether negligent or otherwise; (ii) gives any guarantee or warranty to Bidders and any implied warranties and conditions are excluded (save in so far as such obligations can not be excluded by English law), other than the express warranties given by the Seller to the Buyer (for which the Seller is solely responsible) under the Conditions of Business for Sellers; (iii) accepts responsibility to Bidders for acts or omissions (whether negligent or otherwise) by MBL in connection with the conduct of auctions or for any matter relating to the sale of any lot.



Remedies for non-payment Without prejudice to any rights that the Seller may have, if the Buyer without prior agreement fails to make payment for the lot within 5 working days of the auction, MBL may in its sole discretion exercise 1 or more of the following remedies:(a) store the lot at its premises or elsewhere at the Buyer’s sole risk and expense; (b) Cancel the sale of the lot; (c) Set off any amounts owed to the Buyer by MBL against any amounts owed to MBL by the Buyer for the lot; (d) Reject future bids from the Buyer; (e) Charge interest at 4% per annum above HSBC Bank Plc base Rate from the Payment Date to the date that the Purchase Price is received in cleared funds; (f) Re-sell the lot by auction or privately, with estimates and reserves at MBL’s discretion, in which case the Buyer will be liable for any shortfall between the original Purchase Price and the amount achieved on re-sale, including all costs incurred in such re-sale; (g) Exercise a lien over any Buyer’s Property in MBL’s possession, applying the sale proceeds to any amounts owed by the Buyer to MBL. MBL shall give the Buyer 14 days written notice before exercising such lien; (h) Commence legal proceedings to recover the Purchase Price for the lot, plus interest and legal costs; (i) Disclose the Buyer’s details to the Seller to enable the Seller to commence legal proceedings.

10. Failure to collect purchases (a) If the Buyer pays the Purchase Price but does not collect the lot within 20 working days of the auction, the lot will be stored at the buyer’s expense and risk at MBL’s premises or in independent storage.

(b) If a lot is paid for but uncollected within 6 months of the auction, following 60 days written notice to the buyer, MBL will re-sell the lot by auction or privately, with estimates and reserves at MBL’s discretion. The sale proceeds, less all MBL’s costs, will be forfeited unless collected by the Buyer within 2 years of the original auction. 11. Data Protection (a) MBL will use information supplied by bidders or otherwise obtained lawfully by MBL for the provision of auction related services, client administration, marketing and as otherwise required by law. (b) By agreeing to these Conditions of Business, the Bidder agrees to the processing of their personal information and to the disclosure of such information to third parties worldwide for the purpose outlined in Condition 11(a) and to Sellers as per Condition 9(i) 12. Miscellaneous (a) All images of lots, catalogue descriptions and all other materials produced by MBL are the copyright of MBL. (b) These Conditions of Business are not assignable by any Buyer without MBL’s prior consent, but are binding on Bidders’ successors, assignees and representatives. (c) The materials listed in Condition 1(a) set out the entire agreement between the parties. (d) If any part of these Conditions of Business be held unenforceable, the remaining parts shall remain in full force and effect. (e) These Conditions of Business shall be interpreted in accordance with English Law, under the exclusive jurisdiction of the English Courts, in favour of MBL.

Matthew Barton Ltd’s Authenticity Guarantee If Matthew Barton Ltd sells an item of Property which is later shown to be a “counterfeit”, subject to the terms below Matthew Barton Ltd. will rescind the sale and return the Buyer the total amount paid by the Buyer to Matthew Barton Ltd. for that Property, up to a maximum of the Purchase Price. The guarantee lasts for one (1) year after the date of the relevant auction, is for the benefit of the Buyer only and is nontransferable. “Counterfeit” means an item of Property that in Matthew Barton Ltd’s reasonable opinion is an imitation created with the intent to deceive over the authorship, origin, date, age, period, culture or source, where the correct description of such matters is not included in the catalogue description for the Property. Property shall not be considered Counterfeit solely because of any damage and/or restoration and/or modification work (including, but not limited to, recolouring, tooling or repatinating). Please note that this guarantee does not apply if either:(i) the catalogue description was in accordance with the generally accepted opinions of scholars and experts at the date of the sale, or the catalogue description indicated that there was a conflict of such opinions; (i) the only method of establishing at the date of the sale that the item was a Counterfeit would have been by means of processes not then generally available or accepted, unreasonably expensive or impractical; or likely to have caused damage to or loss in value to the Property (in Matthew Barton Ltd’s reasonable opinion); or

(i) there has been no material loss in value of the Property from its value had it accorded with its catalogue description. To claim under this guarantee the Buyer must:(i) notify Matthew Barton Ltd in writing within one (1) month of receiving any information that causes the Buyer to question the authenticity or attribution of the Property, specifying the lot number, date of the auction at which it was purchased and the reasons why it is believed to be Counterfeit; and (i) return the Property to Matthew Barton Ltd in the same condition as at the date of sale and be able to transfer good title in the Property, free from any third party claims arising after the date of the sale. Matthew Barton Ltd has discretion to waive any of the above requirements. Matthew Barton Ltd may require the Buyer to obtain at the Buyer's cost the reports of two independent and recognised experts in the relevant field and acceptable to Matthew Barton Ltd Matthew Barton Ltd shall not be bound by any reports produced by the Buyer, and reserves the right to seek additional expert advice at its own expense. In the event Matthew Barton Ltd decides to rescind the sale under this Guarantee, it may refund to the Buyer the reasonable costs of up to two mutually approved independent expert reports, provided always that the costs of such reports have been approved in advance and in writing by Matthew Barton Ltd.



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Decorative Works of ArtTuesday 21st May 2013

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Decorative Works of ArtTuesday 21st May 2013