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Matthew Barton Ltd Decorative Works of Art Tuesday 22nd November 2011

AucTion EnquiriEs And informATion Sale Number: Code name:

005 SPA




Matthew Barton Anna Westin

Peter Arney (Ceramics) Phillip Howell (Ceramics) John Culme (Silver & Vertu)

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Matthew Barton Ltd 25 Blythe Road London W14 0PD Tel: +44 (0) 20 7806 5545 Fax: +44 (0) 207 806 5546 Email: Online Catalogue: Listen to the auction Live, Tel +44 (0) 20 7806 5535

Front cover: Lots 49, 163 Back cover: Lot 33

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Matthew Barton Ltd DECORATIVE WORKS OF ART including Judaica from the Manchester Great, New & Central Synagogue & Property from the Estate of the late Lord Mowbray & Stourton

TO BE SOLD BY AUCTION AT Matthew Barton Ltd 25 Blythe Road London W14 0PD

PUBLIC EXHIBITION Sunday 20th November 12 noon to 4pm Monday 21st November 10am to 7pm Tuesday 22nd November 10am to 12 noon


Tuesday 22nd November 2011 at 1pm, precisely This auction is conducted by Matthew Barton Ltd in accordance with our Conditions of Business printed in the back of this catalogue.

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All lots are offered subject to Matthew Barton Ltd’s Condition’s of Business and to reserves. The Conditions of Business for Buyers, are published at the end of the printed catalogue. PLEASE NOTE THAT ALL MEASUREMENTS ARE APPROXIMATE, THAT WEIGHTS MAY ONLY BE ACCURATE TO WITHIN 5 GRAMS AND THAT ILLUSTRATIONS ARE NOT TO SCALE. It is common practice for many gemstones to be treated by a variety of methods to enhance their appearance and the international jewellery trade has generally accepted these methods. Although heat enhancement of colour is usually permanent, in some cases this could affect the durability of a gemstone. Oiled gemstones may need re-oiling after a certain period. If no gemmological report is published in the catalogue, prospective buyers should assume that the gemstones or pearls may have been enhanced by some method. Buyers should be aware that Matthew Barton Ltd’s saleroom estimates assume that gemstones or pearls may have been subjected to such treatments. Estimates are published as a guide only and are subject to review. The actual hammer price of a lot may well be higher or lower than the range of figures given and there are no fixed “starting prices”. A Buyer’s premium of 20% is applicable to all lots in this sale. The Buyer’s Premium is subject to VAT at the standard rate (currently 20%). Unless otherwise indicated lots are offered for sale under the auctioneer's margin scheme and VAT on the Buyer’s Premium is payable by all buyers. Lots marked with the symbol ‡ have been imported from outside the European Union (EU) to be sold at auction under Temporary Import Rules. When released to buyers within the EU, including the UK, the buyer will become the importer and must pay VAT at the rate of 5% on the hammer price and 20% on the Buyer’s premium. Buyers outside the EU will normally be eligible to obtain a refund in respect of temporary import VAT, upon satisfactory documentary evidence of exportation. Further information on this matter is available on request. Matthew Barton Ltd will be pleased to execute bids on behalf of those clients unable to attend the sale in person, subject to our Conditions of Business. All bids must be signed and submitted in writing in good time and lots will always be purchased as cheaply as possible (depending on any other bids received, reserves and competition in the saleroom). This service is offered free of charge. Matthew Barton Ltd can supply quotations for shipping of purchases, including transit insurance and VAT refund administration fees, and will assist in the application for any export licenses which may be required. Buyers are reminded that it is their responsibility to comply with UK export regulations and with any local import requirements.

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Storage On receipt of cleared funds, lots can be collected from the Saleroom during the auction or immediately after its completion. Thereafter, all purchased lots will be stored at Matthew Barton Ltd’s premises for a period of one month prior to transfer to third party for storage. A transfer fee of £10 per lot plus all incurred transfer and storage costs due to the third party will be payable prior to release. Please note that collection is BY APPOINTMENT on +44 (0) 20 7806 5545. ii

Matthew Barton Ltd Sale starts at 1.00pm

From the T. Grant Dixon Collection, Property of the Trustees of Ampleforth Abbey Lots 1 - 10

1 A WORCESTER MINIATURE FLOWER TUB AND FLOWER-FILLED COVER, CIRCA 1768-70 of bucket shape with moulded ring handles and painted with flower groups, the cover applied with colourful garden flowers (crack across cover, some losses to flowers and leaves) 11cm high A similar pair in the Ashmolean Musuem is illustrated by H.Rissik Marshall, Coloured Worcester Porcelain, pl.20, no.383. £500-700

1 2 A RARE WORCESTER SAUCEBOAT, CIRCA 1765 with ozier moulding and painted with ‘agitated birds’ and interior flower sprays, the moulded borders picked out in puce 21cm wide


A very similar sauceboat was sold by Bonhams, 8th December 2004, lot 310. £700-1000

3 AN EARLY WORCESTER FLUTED COFFEE CUP, CIRCA 1753 brightly enamelled with a scroll and flowerhead border, scattered insects below (chip to rim) 7.8cm high £500-700



4 A WORCESTER VINE-LEAF SHAPED DISH, CIRCA 1770 decorated in the workshop of James Giles, moulded with overlapping leaves and enamelled flower sprays 22cm high £600-800


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5 A RARE WORCESTER BLUE AND WHITE EGGCUP, CIRCA 1758-60 applied with prunus sprigs and leaves, painted with flowers beneath a diaper pattern border (rim chips) blue crescent mark, 6.5cm high £400-600


6 A RARE DERBY BELL SHAPED CUP AND SAUCER, CIRCA 1760, in Chinese famille verte style, painted with panels of flowers beneath a border of iron-red cross hatching £400-600 7 A WORCESTER PEDESTAL DISH, CIRCA 1780 with ozier moulding, painted with large vignette of ‘fancy birds’, dentil gilding around the rim 30.2cm high £250-350 8 A WORCESTER MASK JUG, CIRCA 1765-70 decorated with rural scenes ‘Milking Scene No. 1’, ‘Rural Lovers’ and ‘May Day’, all printed in black and enamelled in bright colours 18cm high £500-700





9 A WORCESTER TEABOWL AND SAUCER WITH ‘PENCILLED’ CHINOISERIE DECORATION, CIRCA 1754-55 with a garden landscape including a man with parasol and a bird perched on his hand £300-400 10 A WORCESTER COFFEE CUP AND SAUCER WITH ‘PENCILLED’ CHINOISERIE DECORATION, CIRCA 1754-55 with the ‘Boy on a Buffalo’ pattern £300-400

11 A COALPORT PORCELAIN PART TEA SERVICE, CIRCA 1815 each bat-printed en grisaille with vignettes of children at play, classical women and putti, comprising; a teapot, cover and stand, sucrier and cover, milk jug, slop bowl, 2 cake plates, 9 teacups, 12 saucers, together with a letter of provenance, dated 1882 (31)


£600-800 12 A COPELAND & GARRETT PORCELAIN TOPOGRAPHICAL PART DESSERT SERVICE, CIRCA 1840 painted with named British views, inside a deep cream border and gadroon moulded rim edged in gilding, comprising; a shaped oval comport, two shaped rectangular dishes, three shell shaped dishes, a shaped oval dish, 15 plates, green printed marks, pattern 6443 Comport 33.5cm long (22) £600-900



13 A COMPOSITE SET OF SÈVRES LOUIS PHILIPPE SERVICE PLATES, 19TH CENTURY each centre gilt with the crowned ‘LP’ monogram within a laurel and oak leaf surround, various printed, painted and incised marks 23.5cm (12) £800-1200


14 A SÈVRES ARMORIAL SOUP PLATE, EARLY 19TH CENTURY painted in the centre with armorials, beneath a deep cream border enamelled with stylised foliage, iron-red printed factory mark 23.5cm, restored


The arms are those of Barton of Ireland together with the motto “Fide et Fortitudine”.Thomas Barton of Glendalough House, County Wicklow, settled in Bordeaux around 1725, and established himself there as a wine shipper and merchant. The firm was passed on from Thomas Barton to his grandson Hugh. Together with his partner Daniel Guestier he founded one of the region’s best known and long-lived merchant businesses, Barton & Guestier, a name still in existence today. Hugh fled back to Ireland during the reign of terror and in his absence, the estate was managed by Guestier. He bought the estate of Straffan in County Kildare which remained in the family until after the Second World War. The estates of Chateau Leoville-Barton and Chateau Langoa Barton are still run by the Barton family. £500-700 15 A SAMSON PORCELAIN BOWL, LATE 19TH CENTURY after a Chinese original, painted in famille-rose enamels with panels enclosing a cockerel perched on rocks amongst flowering shrubs against a cell pattern and floral ground 26.5cm diameter £250-350



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16 A RUSSIAN PORCELAIN PART TEA SERVICE, GARDNER FACTORY, LATE 19TH CENTURY painted with panels of flowers inside gilt frames against a maroon ground, comprising; a large bullet shaped teapot and cover, milk jug, sugar bowl, nine teacups and ten saucers, red printed marks (23)


£1800-2500 17 A RUSSIAN PORCELAIN BULLET SHAPED TEAPOT AND COVER, GARDNER FACTORY, LATE 19TH CENTURY painted each side with a group of flowers inside a circular gilt frame against a blue ground, red printed marks 13.5cm high (2) £300-500 18 A PAIR OF SÈVRES STYLE TURQUOISE GLAZED FIGURES OF CUPID AND PSYCHE, LATE 19TH CENTURY each seated on a mound, highlights picked out in gilding, pseudo Sèvres mark 20cm high (2) £200-300 19 A MEISSEN TWO-HANDLED VASE, CIRCA 1880 of ovoid form, the deep blue ground with moulded and gilt borders, set with entwined snake handles, crossed swords mark in underglaze blue 27cm high £200-300




20 AN ITALIAN MAIOLICA TWO-HANDLED FLASK AND STOPPER, LATE 19 th CENTURY in Urbino style, of bottle form, painted each side with scenes of Venus borne on a shell supported by dolphins, tritons and putti 37.5 cm height


£300-500 21 AN ITALIAN MAIOLICA THREE-HANDLED FOOTED BOWL, GINORI’S FACTORY, LATE 19TH CENTURY of trefoil form, painted in the interior with grotesques, the exterior moulded with leafy branches against a deep blue ground, snake handles, blue painted Ginori mark 33cm wide £300-400


22 A SLIPWARE BEAR JUG, PERHAPS SUSSEX, FIRST HALF 19TH CENTURY typical form, with a matched 18th century Nottingham stoneware facial cover with chain 23cm long £200-300


23 A PAIR OF FRENCH FAIENCE GADROON MOULDED DISHES, LATE 18TH / EARLY 19 TH CENTURY one painted with a figure walking in a landscape, the other with a naked youth holding an urn, beneath a border of foliated scrolls in blue and ochre 30.5 cm diameter, both restored (2) £200-300



24 A RARE DUTCH DELFT GARNITURE, DE PORSELEYNE BIJL FACTORY, MID 18TH CENTURY comprising three baluster vases with integral covers and two beaker vases, painted in high-temperature colours with figures in a boat or ducks on the water with buildings on the bank largest 17 cm height, some restoration, axe mark (5) £300-400 25 A DERUTA MAIOLICA SYRUP JAR, DATED 1698 named in blue ‘SY.D.LVPOLI’, the strap handle painted with a bird beneath a crown and initials, ‘PG’ inscribed below the spout ‘1698/M’ 21.5 cm height, repaired and chipped


£300-400 26 A TIN-GLAZED CIRCULAR PIERCED BASKET, PROBABLY ITALIAN, 17 TH CENTURY with plain centre and rope twist sides, covered overall in a white glaze 23 cm diameter, glaze chips

27 A LARGE SPANISH FAIENCE BLUE AND WHITE DISH, 19 TH CENTURY painted with radiating Hispano-moresque panels enclosing bryony leaves and berries 45.5 cm diameter £100-200






28 A LARGE ITALIAN MAIOLICA FLUTED DISH, PROBABLY MONTELUPO, 17 th CENTURY of metalwork form, the central boss painted with Cupid in a landscape, the fluted cavetto painted with panels of flowers, foliage and fleur de lys, beneath a border of leafy scrolls against a blue ground 44.5 cm diameter, some restoration £1500-2000 29 AN ITALIAN MAIOLICA SALT, EARLY 17 th CENTURY of square form, the central depression painted with a winged female, the sides painted with birds, each corner modelled with a caryatid supported on paw feet 14 cm diameter





30 AN URBINO MAIOLICA SALT, LATE 16 TH CENTURY of Baroque form, the oval depression painted with a female nude against a black ground within a gadroon moulded border, supported by four winged caryatids, raised on an oval base with four paw feet 14.5 cm height, one foot restored £1000-1500 31 AN URBINO MAIOLICA SQUARE STAND, LATE 17 TH CENTURY painted in the centre with a youth seated on a mound holding a bird by a piece of rope, each corner with a circular receptacle, against a ground of scrolling foliage and formal octagonal panels 21.5 cm diameter, some chips







32 A SMALL CASTELLI MAIOLICA PLATE, CIRCA 1740 painted with figures in a landscape with buildings and mountains beyond 18 cm diameter £500-700 33 A SMALL CASTELLI MAIOLICA DISH, CIRCA 1740 painted with figures in a landscape with buildings and craggy mountains in the distance 16.5 cm diameter £500-700 34 A SMALL CASTELLI MAIOLICA PLATE, CIRCA 1740 painted with a tree in the foreground, a mountain in the distance 17 cm diameter, shallow chip £500-700


35 AN ITALIAN MAIOLICA TAZZA, EARLY 17 TH CENTURY painted in polychrome with a scene of Susannah Surprised by the Elders 26 cm diameter, restored £600-800 36 A MAIOLICA TAZZA, PROBABLY CASTELLI, 17th CENTURY painted in the centre with a circular panel of Cupid in a landscape, the border painted with panels of grotesques 24.5 cm diameter £300-400






37 A PAIR OF FAHUA TAPERSTICK HOLDERS, 16 TH CENTURY each modelled as a dog of fo seated on a stepped square base 16.5 cm height, chips and losses £200-300 38 A SMALL GREEN SPLASHED POURING VESSEL, PROBABLY TANG DYNASTY the green glaze on a white slip, on small spreading foot rim 4cm high £300-400 39 A LONGQUAN CELADON STEM CUP, PROBABLY 14 TH/15 TH CENTURY carved on the exterior with foliate scrolls 9cm height £150-200

40 40 A CHINESE PORCELAIN CELADON VASE, 18TH/19TH CENTURY the oviform body carved with flowering peonies, underglaze blue four-character mark 14cm £400-600 41 A SMALL CELADON DISH, PROBABLY 19 TH CENTURY of foliate form, moulded with unglazed storks in flight and cloud scrolls 15cm diameter £300-400



42 A LONGQUAN CELADON TRIPOD CENSER, 15TH CENTURY the sides carved with peony beneath an olive green glaze, raised on three paw feet 11.5cm high £1500-2500


43 A CHINESE POTTERY KENDI, 17 TH CENTURY covered with mottled and splashed green and brown glazes 20cm high, spout restored £500-700


44 A LARGE LONGQUAN CELADON DISH, 15 TH CENTURY the centre carved with a panel of peony beneath a fluted border, the whole covered in an olive green glaze 35.5cm diameter, two rim chips £400-600



45 SIX YINGQING SMALL COSMETIC BOXES AND COVERS, SONG DYNASTY each cover decorated in the centre with a flower spray beneath a pale blue glaze 7cm diameter, chip to one cover £800-1200


46 A CHINESE BLUE AND WHITE LOBED FOOTED BOWL, KANGXI the interior painted with a centre panel enclosing flowers beneath a border of scattered flower sprigs, the exterior painted with dense foliage 15cm high excluding wood stand, haircrack to rim £300-500

46 47 A LARGE CHINESE BLUE AND WHITE DISH, 19 TH CENTURY painted with groups of peony against a scale-pattern ground 50cm diameter £400-600

47 48 AN UNUSUAL CHINESE BLUE AND WHITE VASE, 19 th CENTURY of rhomboid form, each of the four sides painted with a Yin-yang circular medallion between the eight trigrams, against a cell pattern background, the short neck with key pattern, whorl and ruyi decoration 28 cm height, chip £200-300



49 49 A CHINESE BLUE AND WHITE DISH, KANGXI MARK AND PERIOD painted in the centre with a bird perched on a rock amongst flowering shrubs, beneath a ruyi shaped panelled border enclosing flowers 35 cm diameter, six character mark £2000-3000 50 A SMALL CHINESE BLUE AND WHITE PORCELAIN GARNITURE, LATE 19 TH CENTURY comprising three baluster vases and covers and beaker vases, each painted with figures between foliate borders, with wood stands, Kangxi marks beaker vases 15cm high, some damage (5) £200-300



51 A CHINESE BLUE AND WHITE PORCELAIN VASE, 19 TH CENTURY of ovoid form, painted with a continuous scene of pavilions in a river landscape 48cm high £600-800

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52 A PAIR OF CANTON PORCELAIN PLATES, LATE 19TH CENTURY each painted in ‘famille-rose’ enamels with a phoenix perched on a rock amidst flowering shrubs 22cm diameter £100-150 53 A CHINESE FAMILLE VERTE SLEEVE VASE, 19TH CENTURY decorated in the Transitional style with lappets containing flowering peonies on an iron red diaper ground, the neck and base with various borders, the rim finished in brown 23.5cm high £150-200




54 A PAIR OF CHINESE EXPORT BLUE AND WHITE TWO-HANDLED TUREENS AND COVERS, EARLY 19 TH CENTURY of shaped oval form, the interior and exterior painted with the ‘Fitzhugh’ pattern inside a spear head and diaper pattern border 33 cm length, one handle glued, another with crack £700-1000


55 A CHINESE POWDER BLUE JARDINIÈRE, 19TH CENTURY decorated with four carp in iron red, yellow, aubergine and green enamels, 17.5 cm high, crack; together with a Canton enamel plate, late 18th / early 19th century, decorated with ladies in a palace scene receiving a visitor, the rim with a blue ground inlaid with enamelled silver sprays of flowers and auspicious symbols, 23cm diameter (2) £250-350


56 A PAIR OF CHINESE FAMILLE VERTE VASES, 19TH CENTURY decorated with flying birds amongst flowering plum blossom and chrysanthemum, foot with double ring in underglaze blue, 25.5cm high; together with a Chinese porcelain famille verte bottle vase, 19th century, decorated with warriors on horseback, the neck with various diaper and cloud borders suspended with tassels, 29cm high (3) £600-800


57 AN ARITA PEWTER-LIDDED BLUE AND WHITE TANKARD, LATE 17 TH / EARLY 18 TH CENTURY of bulbous form with cylindrical neck, painted with three panels of birds and figures in landscapes against a ground of karakusa scrolls 19.5cm high excluding thumbpiece, crack £200-300

57 58 A JAPANESE IMARI BARBER’S BOWL, LATE 17 th / EARLY 18TH CENTURY painted in the centre with a cock and hen perched on a basket, in a fenced garden, the border painted with flowers and insects on a black ground 26 cm diameter, some wear £400-600


59 A PAIR OF JAPANESE IMARI VASES, MEIJI PERIOD each oviform body painted with overlapping panels enclosing vases of flowers and landscapes 25.5 cm, both bases drilled (2) £200-300



60 TWO LARGE JAPANESE IMARI DISHES, MEIJI PERIOD (1868-1912) of kiku form, each painted in the centre with a vase of flowers inside radiating panelled borders painted with birds, flowers and geometric designs 44.5 and 41cm diameter (2) £250-350


61 A JAPANESE IVORY OKIMONO, MEIJI PERIOD carved as a man holding aloft a cockerel with long tail feathers in his left hand, a hen at his feet and carrying a chick in a basket across his shoulder, signed on red tablet 18cm high £600-800

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62 A PAIR OF JAPANESE IVORY SHIBAYAMA BEZIQUE OR WHIST COUNTERS, MEIJI PERIOD inlaid with floral sprays and birds and insects 9.5cm long (2) £250-350

61 63 A PAIR OF JAPANESE ROSEWOOD AND SHIBAYAMA BEZIQUE OR WHIST COUNTERS, MEIJI PERIOD the bases with gilt foliate sprays, the ivory counters inlaid with insects or birds 9cm long (2) £200-300 64 A CHINESE CINNABAR LACQUER CIRCULAR BOX AND COVER, LATE 19TH CENTURY the cover carved with a panel of two sages and a boy in a landscape, inside a diaper pattern frame, the sides carved with landscape panels 16cm





65 A CHINESE BRONZE WARMER, PROBABLY QIANLONG with swing handle and screw cover, of flattened spherical form, gilt with deer and exotic birds in bamboo clearings against a foliate ground 19cm high



67 A SINO-TIBETAN BRONZE EWER AND COVER, 19 TH CENTURY in high relief, with Immortals riding on clouds and with animal-mask spout 27cm high £250-300

£300-500 66 A CHINESE BRONZE ‘FOUR HORSE’ PLAQUE, CIRCA 1730 the reverse inscribed ‘sixth month, eight year of Yongzheng’ 10cm diameter £250-350

68 A CHINESE JADE LIBATION CUP of Archaistic form, the green stone with extensive brown inclusions, carved with formal scrolling foliage within fungus borders 14.4cm wide £600-800

68 69 A CHINESE HARDSTONE TRIPOD INCENSE BURNER AND HIGH PIERCED COVER, 19 TH CENTURY with animal mask and ring handles, on four paw feet 24cm high excluding wood stand £400-600



70 A CHINESE EXPORT SILVER ROSE BOWL, WANG HING, HONG KONG, DATED 1910 circular, on rim foot, the inscribed almost hemispherical bowl embossed in relief with a dragon 19cm, 635gr (20oz) The inscription reads: ROYAL HONGKONG GOLF CLUB PROFESSIONAL PAIRS WON BY G.M. DALGETY AND L. EVANS 1910 Sold with this lot is a pencil and watercolour sketch of a similar bowl, decorated with birds and pine branches, inscribed ‘Full size with black wood stand Price #35.’ in envelope inscribed ‘Sample’ below the printed name and address: WANG HING, jewellers, Gold & Silver Ware Manufacture 10, Queen’s Road Central, HONGKONG £400-600


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71 A CHINESE SILVER PHOTOGRAPH FRAME, WANG HING, HONG KONG, EARLY 20TH CENTURY pierced border of a leaf-less tree hosting a variety of exotic birds to one side and chrysanthemum sprays to the other, on scroll supports centred by a vacant cartouche, easel support 22cm high, 203gr (6oz) excluding glass £400-600




72 A PAIR CHINESE SILVER BONBON DISHES, TREATY PORTS, EARLY 20TH CENTURY circular, broad rims pierced with clouds and dragons 12cm wide, 110gr (3oz) (2) £120-150

73 A CHINESE EXPORT SILVER CIGARETTE BOX, WANG HING, HONG KONG, CIRCA 1920 plain rectangular, on four supports, the lid engraved with the initial D in gothic script, cedar lined, 15.5cm wide; together with a Chinese export silver ashtray, Wang Hing, Hong Kong, early 20th century, circular, hammered surface, inset with a George V silver Australian florin, 8.2cm wide; two silver napkin rings, one Wang Hing, the other Cumwo, both Hong Kong, early 20th century, both applied with Chinese characters, both 4.7cm diameter; and a silver pencil holder, Wang Hing, Hong Kong, early 20 th century, applied with Chinese characters, 8.8cm long (5) £200-300

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74 A BOHEMIAN DAMASCENED AND BLUED STEEL CHAMBERSTICK, CARLSBAD, 2ND QUARTER 18TH CENTURY the sconce, base and sides inlaid in gold and silver with Chinoiserie vignettes of buildings, birds, figures, foliage and boats, on three ball feet 20cm long The spa town of Carlsbad (now called Karlovy Vary, Czech Republic) was also well known in the 18th century for its fine steel work. A book of 1771 records that “Carlsbad steel-workers and cutlers make all kinds of wares which are widely known under the name of ‘Carlsbad work’. They are partly made of steel and brass, fire-blued and gilded, and sometimes with fine inlay-work in silver and gold. This last is the most elaborate, finest and costliest and the price is often in excess of that of silver articles of the same kind.” See J.F. Hayward, The Art of the Gunmaker, Vol II, London, 1963, p.131. £400-600



75 A PERSIAN STYLE BRASS PAN BOX AND COVER, PROBABLY DECCAN, 18TH CENTURY circular, engraved with stylised foliage, script and shaped oblong panels on a chequered ground, damage, 16.5cm diameter; together with two pairs of betel nut cutters, Indian, 19th century, one pair with punched decoration and glass-set roundels, 16.5cm long (3) £200-300 76 AN INDIAN BRASS CASKET, CIRCA 1900 rectangular, with overall niello work scroll foliate decoration, blue velvet lined 16.5cm wide



77 AN ASHFORD MARBLE OBELISK, 3RD QUARTER 19TH CENTURY stepped square base, square plinth inlaid with a spray of lily of the valley, obelisk with a panel of specimen marbles 36cm high £100-150

78 TWO PAIRS AND A SINGLE BASE METAL CHARLES II MARRIAGE LINKS, ENGLISH, CIRCA 1662 issued to commemorate the marriage of Charles II to Catherine of Braganza, circular, one pair with a pair of silvered hearts below a silvered crown, the others similar but lacking silvering, 1.5cm diameter; together with a pair of stamped ‘Pilgrim’ badges of the Physician, modern, showing a monkey in a cowl urinating into a mortar, a parody on the early medical profession, 4.4cm high; and small bronze shoe bell, circa 14th century, 2.8cm long (6) £80-120

77 79 A GERMAN COPPER AND BRASS TOBACCO BOX, JOHANN HEINRICH GIESE (1716-61), ISERLOHN, CIRCA 1760 oblong, the brass lid stamped with a tea-taking scene, the base with the Continents and a Dutch quatrain above the stamp ‘GIESE F’ 16.5cm long The translated quatrain reads ‘I navigate as a hero to far-lying coasts / Were it not for the gold, much sooner would I rest / And remain on land, and keep my comfort / And drink a glass of wine, and smoke a pipe of tobacco’.


The engraver Johann Heinrich Giese was granted sole manufacturing rights of such stamped brass panels by Frederick the Great in 1755 (later granted to a number of other manufacturers). Iserlohn tobacco boxes were manufactured both for the local market (often decorated with celebrations of military victories) as well as for the large Dutch market. See the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, for two Giese boxes with the same stamped scenes, Acquisition Numbers 89.2.15/16. £150-250


80 A PAIR OF FRENCH PARCEL-GILT-BRONZE CANDLESTICKS, RESTAURATION, CIRCA 1825 with triform bases, lion paw tripod supports rising to imbricated waisted stems, thistle-like sconces and detachable nozzles 25cm high (2) £700-1000

80 81 A PAIR OF FRENCH BRONZE CANDLESTICKS, RESTAURATION, CIRCA 1825 similar to the preceding lot but without gilding 25cm high (2)


£500-700 82 A PAIR OF FRENCH GILT AND BRONZED PATINATED SPELTER FIGURAL CANDLESTICKS, LATE 19TH CENTURY modelled as a running a Turk and his female companion, the opposing turbanned figures each holding a torchere aloft, circular bases 39cm high (2) £250-350 83 A PAIR OF FRENCH BRONZED PATINATED SPELTER FIGURAL CANDLESTICKS, LATE 19TH CENTURY modelled as an opposing pair of maidens in exotic armour holding aloft an amphora-shaped sconce, circular bases, 37cm high; together with a French bronzed spelter figure, late 19th century, modelled as a Chinaman holding aloft two supports (incomplete), hexagonal base, 38.5cm high (3) £200-300





84 A BELGIAN GRISAILLE PAINTED BOX ‘BOIS DE SPA’, ANTOINE LE LOUP (1730-1802), SPA, MID 18TH CENTURY shaped rectangular, the gently domed lid painted with a scene of a mounted hunting party watering their horses by a bridge in an Italianate landscape, the sides with further classical landscapes including buildings, ruins and a harbour, the angles with memorial urns on pedestals, interior later lined with floral wreath patterned cream silk, lid signed lower left ‘antoine le Loup Fecit’ 30.5cm wide, 20.5cm deep, 11cm high Christened ‘Le Café de l’Europe’ by the Holy Roman Emperor Joseph II after a visit in 1781, the summer season in the small Ardennes town of Spa thronged with Kings, Princes, nobles and all who could afford it from across the Continent. The main source was named after Peter the Great, who visited in 1721, and Europe’s first casino opened in 1761; the second casino and assembly halls of 1770 was named ‘Le Waux-Hall’ after London’s famous pleasure grounds. Naturally a trade in luxury goods, souvenirs and ‘les jolités’ flourished, including the speciality ‘Bois de Spa’ (or sometimes ‘Boites de Spa’), lacquered boxes often painted with views of the town and surroundings.

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Antoine Le Loup, a native of Spa and known for finely detailed monochrome views, often on parchment mounted onto boxes, was the son of Remacle Le Loup, another landscape artist. His work also apparently featured on a Meissen dinner service, to be found towards the end of the 18th century for sale at a shop in Spa under the sign of ‘Le Cavalier’ ( His neighbour, a priest, recorded that he was still at work painting when he died alone at eight in the evening, isolated from friends and family, on 21st November 1802 (, accessed 12.10.11). £1500-2500 85 A GEORGE II SILVER-MOUNTED FISH-SKIN TEA CADDY CASE, MAKER’S MARK C.N (GRIMWADE NO. 3506), LONDON, CIRCA 1755 cut-cornered rectangular, silver thread and red velvet lining, the lock plate and hinges with maker’s mark, one also with lion passant, the handle unmarked, feet missing 16cm wide £80-120



86 A RUSSIAN GILT-BRONZE BUST OF PETER THE GREAT, EARLY 19TH CENTURY head and shoulders, dressed ‘all antica’ with laurel wreath, on a decorated socle and veneered malachite rectangular base 13.5cm high including base £300-500


87 A RUSSIAN BRONZE GROUP, AFTER THE MODEL BY VASILY GRACHEV (1831-1905), CAST BY K.F. WOERFFEL, ST. PETERSBURG, LATE 19TH CENTURY brown patina, modelled as a man driving a horse-drawn sleigh, base inscribed ‘LEP GRACHEV’ and ‘FAB. K.F.WOERFFEL / ST. PETERSBURG’ in cyrillic 24cm long £1000-1500


88 A GEORGE III BRONZED PLASTER LIBRARY BUST OF WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE, ROBERT SHOUT (1764-1843), LONDON, CIRCA 1805 head and shoulders after models by Louis-Francois Roubiliac, on a spreading socle, reverse incised ‘Shakespeare’ and ‘R. Shout / Holborn’ 27.5cm high Robert Shout, from the well-known family of statuaries, masons and plaster figure makers, had an ‘old established manufactory and spacious shew-rooms’ at 18 High Holborn. His trade label (Heal coll. 106.20) advertised ‘Grecian, Roman and Egyptian Figures and Tripods’ together with several hundred figures, busts, vases, medallions etc. and ‘Likenesses of distinguished Modern Personages, made to imitate real Bronze, Terra Cota, Stone, &c’. £400-600

88 89 A FRENCH BRONZE ‘RETOUR D’EGYPTE’ MODEL OF A SPHINX, 19TH CENTURY the seated figure on a veined black marble rectangular base, 13cm high overall; together with a small bronze figure of the Discobolus of Myron, 19th century, after the Antique, on integral circular base, 13cm high; a small Italian bronze figure of the Seated Boxer, early 19th century, after the Antique, patination removed, 8.5cm high; and a white marble desk weight, early 19th century, inlaid with a patchwork of coloured marbles, lapis lazuli and malachite within russet borders, 15.5cm long (4)

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90 90 A SUITE OF THREE PATINATED SILVER PORTRAIT BUSTS OF RONALD REAGAN, MARGARET THATCHER AND MIKHAIL GORBACHEV, MODELLED AND FINISHED BY MICHAL GOLABEK, 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)

91 A GEORGE V SILVER ARTS AND CRAFTS BOWL AND COVER, HAROLD EDWIN LANDON OF LANCASTER, CHESTER, 1934 with wirework borders and a band of trailing leafage, the cover centred by an irregular turquoise cabochon 14cm diameter, 348gr (11oz) all in £120-180

This group 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. £2000-3000



92 A BOHEMIAN GROUP “ON THE ALERT”, EDUARD STELLMACHER & CO., TURN-TEPLITZ, 1905-1912 an earthenware group of a Bedouin trader seated on an adorned camel, the rider holding a spear, red printed factory mark, base with metal plaque 47cm high £400-600

92 93 A FRENCH PATINATED METAL FIGURE OR CAR MASCOT ‘SADI’, AFTER THE MODEL BY MAX LE VERRIER (1891-1973), LE VERRIER FOUNDRY, CIRCA 1930 dark patina, modelled as a young woman prancing athletically, base inscribed ‘Le Verrier’ 16.7cm high including mottled green marble base

93 94 A SET OF TWELVE ART DECO ‘GALLIA’ FRENCH ELECTROPLATE KNIFE RESTS, DESIGNED BY GERARD SANDOZ (1881-1981) FOR CHRISTOFLE & CIE, CIRCA 1930 each modelled as a stylised peacock, cat, dog, pig, swordfish, lion, pelican, swan, dove, bear, hare or fox, undersides stamped ‘O.GALLIA’ longest 10cm (12)

Opening his foundry in 1926, Le Verrier, preferred casting his and other Art Deco sculptors’ models in his own proprietary metal alloy, rather than bronze. £200-300


95 A GERMAN SILVER GOBLET, HANAU, IMPORT MARKS FOR JOSEPH ABRAHAM YAGER, LONDON, 1904 chased with ribbon-tied floral swags 10.5cm high, 120gr (3oz)


£120-160 96



96 96 A FRENCH OPALESCENT AND BLUE STAINED GLASS ‘CEYLAN’ VASE, RENE LALIQUE ET CIE, DESIGNED 1924 underside engraved: R. Lalique / France / No. 905 24cm high £3000-4000



97 A GEORGE V SILVER-MOUNTED SHAGREEN CASKET, OMAR RAMSDEN, LONDON, 1927 rectangular, the lid centred by a chrysoprase cabochon on a leafy roundel and with rim mount interrupted by shield-shaped clasps, bead and rail corner mounts, on shaped panel feet, walnut interior, silver base inscribed by the maker 16.5cm wide

97 (Detail)

The inscription reads: This casket of hand wrought silver mounted shagreen i.e. English walnut covered with the abraded skin of the China ray-fish, was made by Omar Ramsden. London. £3000-5000 98 AN ‘ENGLISH PEWTER’ (TUDRIC WARE) BOWL, DESIGNED BY OLIVER BAKER (1856-1939) FOR LIBERTY & CO., CIRCA 1905 hammer finish, rim set with Ruskin Pottery high fired blue cabochons, on three bracket feet, underside stamped: J / English Pewter / Made by / Liberty & Co. / 01128 20cm diameter £250-350




99 A SILVER AND SILVER-GILT ‘SPASSKY-FISCHER’ TRAVELLING CHESS SET, CY ENDFIELD, LONDON, 1972 the stylised chessmen interlocking around silver-mounted perspex rods to form two cylinders, the folding board of silver and black leather squares, all in original fitted case, with instructions king 4cm high, pawn 2cm high, board 31cm wide The edition of 650 chess sets was produced as the sole accredited International Chess Federation commemorative set of the famous Spassky-Fischer World Championship Match held in Iceland in the July and August of 1972. Dubbed as the Match of the Century, Fisher’s win ended the twenty-four-year Soviet domination of the championship. The film director and polymath, Cy Endfield (1914-95), designed and produced the chess set: according to The Times (who marketed 200 of the sets) it was whilst on location making Zulu (1964) and frustrated by the travelling chess set he was using, that Endfield was inspired by the notion of pieces which would interlock to form a cylinder. For another set from the same edition see Bloombury Auctions, 23rd October 2006, lot 195, sold for £750. £400-600


100 A SET OF SIX GEORGE II SILVER-GILT TEASPOONS AND PAIR TEA TONGS IN CASE, MAKER’S MARK INDECIPHERABLE, ENGLISH, CIRCA 1745 the spoons Rat-tail Hanoverian pattern, the scissor type tongs or nips with scrolling arms, the fish-skin case with red velvet and satin lining 93gr (2oz) £500-800 101 A COLLECTION OF THIRTEEN GEORGIAN SILVER TABLESPOONS, VARIOUS MAKERS, ALL LONDON, 1737-1821 Old English pattern, initialled 767gr (24oz) (13)


£400-600 102 AN EDWARD VII SILVER CARVER’S COMPANION OR BONE HOLDER, WILLIAM HUTTON & SONS LTD, SHEFFIELD, 1903 beaded collar, cast and chased foliate screw 11.8cm long, 148gr (4oz) £150-250



103 A VICTORIAN SILVER DESSERT SERVICE IN CANTEEN, FRANCIS HIGGINS & SON, RETAILED BY ELKINGTON & CO., LONDON 1889 Pierced Vine pattern, initialled ANA for A.N. Argenti, complete for twelve of each of the following: dessert spoons, dessert forks, dessert knives and ice-cream spoons, and four serving spoons with gilt fluted bowls, four similar smaller serving spoons, two serving spoons with flat-bottomed gilt bowls, a pair of strainer ladles with gilt bowls, a serving knife, a serving fork and a pair of grape scissors, in the original brass-bound oak case with brass plaque inscribed ‘A.N. Argenti’, brass trade label stamped: Elkington & Co. Silversmiths / 28 Regent St. London., blue baize fitted interior with two pull-out trays 3088gr (99oz) excluding knives and serving knife and fork (63)

104 A GEORGIAN SILVER MOTE SPOON, UNMARKED, MID 18TH CENTURY of typical form, scroll pierced bowl; together with a pair of Dutch silver tea tongs (or sugar nips), of scissor-type action, mid 18th century; a pair of George III silver sugar tongs, with openwork scroll arms and leaf terminals, lion passant mark only, 3rd quarter 18th century; a pair of Victorian silver sugar tongs, with foliate decoration, Fenton Brothers, Sheffield, 1875; a pair of Scottish silver small game skewers, plain with ring terminals, Jonathan Millidge, Edinburgh, circa 1830; an Edwardian silver blow-pipe, plain form with flattened end, S. Mordan & Co., London, 1902; and a George III silver punch ladle, the lipped bowl with punched rim, with twisted baleen handle,William Withers, London, circa 1770, 36cm long (8)

The important firm of table silver manufacturers, Francis Higgins and Sons, had roots going back to 1782. Francis Higgins Junior, the director from 1880, was apparently punctilious about detail: ‘Higgins is said to have carried a hammer about with him in the workshop with which he would destroy any work not up to his standards. His principal was that if you are going to make a spoon you are going to make a spoon strong and solid, adding some such comments as, “it should last more than a lifetime, boy”‘ (See J. Culme, The Directory of Gold and Silversmiths, Jewellers and Allied Traders, 1838-1914, vol. 1, 1987, pp. 229/230.)



105 A SET OF TWELVE WILLIAM IV SILVER TEASPOONS, WILLIAM BATEMAN, LONDON, 1834 Fiddle pattern, initialled M; together with a set of eleven Victorian silver teaspoons, Exeter, 1874/5, stamped ‘Gordon’ and another 1862, Fiddle pattern, initialled; a set of six silver teaspoons, P. & W. Bateman, London, 1809, Old English pattern, initialled; and six further teaspoons, London, 1813/16, Old English pattern 572gr (18oz) (36) £300-500


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106 TWO IRISH GEORGE III SILVER SOUP LADLES, ONE SAMUEL NEVILLE, THE OTHER RICHARD SAWYER, DUBLIN, 1811/14 Fiddle pattern, crested largest 34.5cm, 406gr (13oz) (2) £200-300 107 A GEORGE II SILVER SOUP LADLE, ELIAS CACHART, LONDON, 1750 Hanoverian pattern, crested, 37cm long; together with a George III silver soup ladle, Thomas Barker, London, 1805, Old English pattern, crested 365gr (11oz) (2) £250-350 108 AN IRISH GEORGIAN SILVER SOUP LADLE, POSSIBLY ALEXANDER RICHARDS OF DUBLIN, MID 18TH CENTURY crested, with fluted bowl and foliate flat-chased hooked terminal 34cm long, 180gr (5oz) £200-300 109 A SCOTTISH GEORGE III TODDY LADLE, MAKER’S MARK ONLY, WILLIAM JAMIESON & CO. OF ABERDEEN, EARLY 19TH CENTURY plain circular silver bowl initialled MF, turned fruitwood handle, 36.5cm long; and another Scottish toddy ladle, Alexander Cameron, Dundee, circa 1825, with flat-bottomed circular silver bowl and curved whalebone handle; together with three further toddy ladles, two with whalebone handles, one with turned wood handle (5) £200-300



110 FOUR DUTCH SILVER-GILT SPOONS, LATE 17TH / EARLY 18TH CENTURY with a variety of stems and figural terminals; together with a Dutch silver Christening spoon, circa 1800, with openwork stem, figure terminal and bowl pricked with birth inscription to Lysbert Doedel, 1801; and a Dutch silver-gilt fork, 18th century, the three prongs probably cut out of a spoon 248gr (7oz) (6) £300-500 111 A DUTCH SILVER-GILT SPOON, PROBABLY WERNER EVERTS, GRONINGEN, 1669/70 with pomegranate terminal and cylindrical stem with stiff leaves on a matted ground, bowl initialled M.H/F.R 16cm long £150-250 112 TWO PAIRS OF GEORGE III SILVER SAUCE LADLES, ALL LONDON, ONE PAIR GEORGE SMITH, 1798, THE OTHER PAIR SOLOMAN HOUGHAM, 1813 Old English pattern, the first intialled, the second engraved with the badge of The North Royal Downshire Regiment; together with a silver sauce ladle, Eley, Fearn & Chawner, London, 1808, Old English pattern, engraved badge of The Royal Cheshire Regiment; a pair of silver sugar tongs, Hester Bateman, London, circa 1780, bright-cut; a small silver handled knife and fork set, maker’s mark WP in a heart-shaped shield, circa 1700, with steel blade and tines; and the following miscellaneous table silver, late 18th - 20th century: a dessert spoon, four butter knives, a teaspoon, two later pierced ladles, a pickle ladle, a caddy spoon 744gr (23oz); and a silver bottle ticket, Winder & Lamb, Dublin, 1887, in the form of a W, with electroplate chain, and one electroplate caddy spoon (20) £400-600



113 A SET OF TWELVE LOUIS-PHILIPPE SILVER-GILT DESSERT SPOONS AND SEVEN DESSERT FORKS, JEAN-BAPTISTE VEYRIER, PARIS, 1834-38 Thread pattern; together with a set of five Empire silver-gilt dessert forks, Nicolas-Anselme Bourdet, Paris, 1809-19 and another French dessert fork, mid 19th century, Fiddle Thread pattern, engraved with armorials, all 950 standard 1225gr (39oz) (25) £600-800

116 116 A SET OF GERMAN TABLE SILVER, HALLER & RATHENAU, BERLIN, MID 19TH CENTURY Fiddle Thread pattern, variously initialled, comprising twelve table forks, twelve table knives with steel blades and six dessert spoons, all 750 standard; together with six German silver dessert forks, late 19th century, same pattern, initialled, 800 standard; and six German electroplate dessert forks, late 19th century, same pattern, initialled weighable silver 1374gr (44oz) (42) £400-500

114 TWELVE FRENCH SILVER TABLE FORKS AND EIGHT TABLESPOONS, THE MAJORITY EDMOND JAMET, PARIS, 1831-38 Fiddle Thread pattern, comprising eleven Jamet forks and four spoons all engraved with armorials, the remainder mixed makers, Paris, 1775/1819-38, all 950 standard 1663gr (53oz) (20) £700-1000 115 SIXTEEN FRENCH SILVER TABLE FORKS, MIXED DATES AND MAKERS, CIRCA 1770-1838 Fiddle Thread pattern, engraved with armorials, 950 standard 1401gr (45oz)

117 A SET OF TWELVE RUSSIAN SILVER-GILT AND NIELLO DESSERT KNIVES AND TWELVE FORKS, MAKER’S MARK IA (IN CYRILLIC), ASSAYER VICTOR SAVINKOV, MOSCOW, 1865 the Fiddle pattern forks and cut-cornered oblong loaded knives with panels of scrolled niello foliage and a vacant cartouche, the steel blades stamped ‘Yakovlevoi’ (in Cyrillic) under the Imperial warrant, 875 standard, forks fully marked, knives with standard and town marks only forks only 284gr (9oz) (24) £500-800







118 A SET OF TWELVE SCOTTISH VICTORIAN SILVER TEASPOONS, PETER ARTHUR, GLASGOW, 1856 single struck Queens pattern, engraved AFS 221gr (7oz) (12) £100-150 119 A PAIR OF GEORGE III SILVER TABLESPOONS, PAUL STORR, LONDON, 1818 Coburg pattern; together with a pair of silver tea tongs, William Traies, London, 1834, oak spray pattern; a silver sauce ladle, Charles Boyton, London, 1831, Queens pattern; and two silver sugar sifters, Henry Holland, London, 1866/74, with figure terminals 505gr (16oz) (6) £300-500 120 A SET OF TWELVE GEORGE IV SILVER TEASPOONS, WILLIAM TRAIES, LONDON, 1826, STAMPED: ‘LEWIS’ Thread & Shell pattern, the terminals with die-struck lion rampant crest 412gr (13oz) (12) These spoons were retailed by Kensington Lewis (Lewis Kensington Solomon, 1790?-1854) of Ryder Street, St. James’s, goldsmith to HRH The Duke of York. He was one of London’s most colourful retail silversmiths and jewellers.




122 A SET OF SIX SCOTTISH GEORGE III SILVER TABLESPOONS, JAMES HEWITT, EDINBURGH, 1781 Old English pattern, initialled; together with five silver tablespoons, various makers, London, 1715-75, Hanoverian pattern, crested or initialled 700gr (22oz) (11) £400-600 123 A GEORGE I SILVER MARROW SCOOP, PAUL HANET, LONDON, 1725 later crested; together with a silver marrow spoon, Elias Cachart, London, 1757, initialled; and two Irish silver marrow scoops, one Carden Terry, Cork, circa 1800, the other Michael Keating, Dublin, 1779, crested 187gr (6oz) (4) £250-350 124 A SILVER TREFID SPOON, MAKER’S MARK II, A PELLET BETWEEN, LONDON, NO DATE LETTER, LATE 17 TH CENTURY 8.8cm long £80-120

121 A SET OF SIX GEORGE III SILVER TEASPOONS, ATTRIBUTED TO THOMAS & WILLIAM CHAWNER (GRIMWADE NO. 3510), LONDON, CIRCA 1765 Feather Edge pattern, crested, maker’s mark and lion passant only; together with a George III silver toddy ladle, Elizabeth Muns, London, 1768, fluted bowl initialled B, 31cm long including wood handle (7)

125 A MATCHED SET OF WILLIAM IV AND VICTORIAN TABLE SILVER, VARIOUS MAKERS, LONDON, 1830/31/33/34/57/62 Fiddle pattern, comprising: two tablespoons six table forks six dessert spoons six dessert forks (two Glasgow) and six teaspoons 1264gr (40oz); together with a set of six table knives and six dessert knives, John Biggin Ltd., Sheffield, 1982, with silver Old English pattern handles and stainless steel blades (38)





126 127 126 A SET OF FIVE IRISH GEORGE III SILVER TABLESPOONS, MAKER’S MARK JS, DUBLIN, 1796 Bright-cut Celtic Point pattern, initialled; together with the following seven pieces Irish table silver: a similar silver teaspoon, John Williams, John Warner or James Warner, Cork, late 18th century, another Irish silver teaspoon, late 18th century, a silver tablespoon, Hanoverian pattern, initialled, Dublin, 1739, three silver tablespoons, Celtic Point pattern, one engraved ‘Cavan Regt’, the others initialled, various makers, Dublin, 1787/97, and a pair of silver sugar tongs, probably Edward Boyce of Dublin, late 18th century 693gr (22oz) (12)

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129 A PAIR OF VICTORIAN SILVER BASTING SPOONS, G.W. ADAMS FOR CHAWNER & CO, LONDON, 1864 Kings pattern, the terminals engraved with a crest and motto 30.5cm, 434gr (13oz) (2) £200-300

£400-600 127 TWO GEORGE III SILVER BASTING SPOONS, BOTH LONDON, ONE PETER, ANN & WILLIAM BATEMAN, 1802, THE OTHER GEORGE SMITH & WILLIAM FEARN, 1789 Old English pattern, the former crested, the latter 30cm long; together with a George I silver marrow scoop, Edward Jennings, London, probably 1724, crested, 21.5cm long 259gr (8oz) (3) £150-250 128 A SET OF ELEVEN ENGLISH PROVINCIAL GEORGE III SILVER TABLE FORKS, HAMPSTON & PRINCE, YORK, 1789-94 Old English pattern, the terminals engraved with the initials HWF, and another, Robert Rutland, London, 1809, matching, engraved with the same initials 780gr (25oz) (12) £600-900

130 FOUR SILVER GRAVY SPOONS, VARIOUS MAKERS, THREE LONDON, 1808/20/27 AND ONE EXETER, 1851 Fiddle pattern, one initialled, one crested 588gr (18oz) (4) £300-500 131 A VICTORIAN SILVER STRAINER SPOON, WILLIAM EATON, LONDON, 1841 Fiddle pattern, 32cm long; together with a George III silver gravy spoon, maker’s mark W?, London, apparently 1772, Old English pattern, initialled 270gr (8oz) (2) £150-250 132 TWO GEORGIAN SILVER FISH SLICES, ONE THOMAS JOHNSON, THE OTHER WILLIAM CHAWNER, LONDON, 1809/29 Fiddle pattern, one crested, the other initialled; together with a silver meat skewer, no maker’s mark, 1786 and three silver poultry skewers in sizes, Sharman D. Neill of Belfast, Sheffield, 1924/25 500gr (16oz) (6) £250-350 133 A PAIR OF VICTORIAN SILVER ASPARAGUS TONGS, WILLIAM BATEMAN, LONDON, 1837 Fiddle pattern, crested 231gr (7oz) £120-150





134 A CANTEEN OF TABLE SILVER, PREDOMINANTLY JOSIAH WILLIAMS & CO., EXETER, OR GEORGE ADAMS FOR CHAWNER & CO., LONDON, 1829-69 Kings pattern, complete for twelve of each of the following: tablespoons, table forks, dessert spoons, dessert forks and teaspoons; together with twelve matching table knives and twelve dessert knives, Harrison Brothers & Howson, Sheffield, 1954/55, silver handles and stainless steel blades; and the following of matching pattern: a Georgian silver sauce ladle, a Georgian single-struck silver butter knife, a Victorian silver spoon pierced with fork tines, and an electroplate grapefruit knife; all in an oak fitted box with single drawer and key weighable silver 4566gr (146oz) (88)

136 A SET OF VICTORIAN TABLE SILVER, PREDOMINANTLY G.W. ADAMS FOR CHAWNER & CO., LONDON AND SHEFFIELD, 1838-1880 Queens pattern, comprising twelve of each of the following: tablespoons, table forks, dessert spoons, dessert forks (eleven only) and teaspoons; together with twelve matching table knives and twelve dessert knives, Lee & Wigfull Ltd., Sheffield, 1955, with silver handles and stainless steel blades 4340gr (139oz) (83)


£3000-4000 137 SEVEN SILVER CADDY SPOONS, VARIOUS MAKERS, ALL LONDON, 1793-1868 three Old English pattern, four Fiddle pattern (7) £120-150 138 TWO GEORGE III SILVER SUGAR SCOOPS, ONE THOMAS FREETH, 1819, THE OTHER NO MAKER’S MARK, 1803, BOTH LONDON Fiddle pattern, the first initialled; together with two silver medicine spoons, Fiddle pattern, both initialled, the first maker’s mark rubbed, London, 1806, the second C. & D. Reid, Newcastle, 1829 (4) £80-100




135 A GEORGE III SILVER CADDY SPOON, NATHANIEL SMITH & CO., SHEFFIELD, 1793 bright-cut initialled; together with two silver caddy spoons, one W. Peat or Pirrie, Edinburgh, 1825, the other C. Cummins, Dublin, 1840, Fiddle pattern, with shell-shaped bowls, one initialled (3) £100-150


139 SEVEN SILVER CADDY SPOONS, VARIOUS MAKERS INCLUDING GEORGE UNITE, JOSEPH TAYLOR, JOSEPH WILLMORE, ALL BIRMINGHAM, 1802-1838 one with mother-of-pearl handle (7) £120-150 140 TWO GERMAN SILVER TEA STRAINERS, HANAU, EARLY 20TH CENTURY richly cast; together with the following five caddy spoons: three similar silver, two Hanau, circa 1900, one London, 1884, one Dutch bright-cut example, 1917 and a mdoern Norwegian souvenir spoon (7) £80-100

141 GEORGIAN AND VICTORIAN TABLE SILVER, VARIOUS MAKERS, ALL LONDON, 1796-1840 Old English pattern, Elwes crest, comprising: five table forks, eight dessert spoons, one dessert fork, five teaspoons and a sauce ladle 745gr (23oz) (20) £300-400 142 ASSORTED SCOTTISH TABLE SILVER, COMPRISING: an Old English pattern tablespoon, John Leslie, Aberdeen, circa 1800, a Fiddle pattern dessert spoon, David Gray, Dumfries, circa 1820, four toddy ladles, Edinburgh and Glasgow, a butter knife, Glasgow, 1836, a Fiddle pattern mustard spoon, Glasgow, 1839; and two English for the Scottish market silver-mounted horn spoons, circa 1900 (10) £180-250 143 A SET OF SIX GEORGE III SILVER TEASPOONS, HESTER BATEMAN OF LONDON, CIRCA 1775 feather edge pattern, initialled D.L, maker’s mark and lion passant only; together with a pair of George II silver tea tongs (or sugar nips), crested, Henry Morris of London, circa 1740; another pair of silver tea tongs, of small size, William Hutton & Sons Ltd., Sheffield, 1921; a pair of George III silver sugar tongs, bright-cut and initialled ML, Peter, Ann & William Bateman, London, 1801; and a pair of silver sugar tongs and an electroplate pair, both James Dixon & Sons of Sheffield, 1916 and circa 196gr (6oz) (11)


147 A GERMAN SILVER TRAY, HUMBERT & SOHN, BERLIN, 1842-47 oblong, plain except for broadly moulded rim, 750 standard 47cm wide, 1172gr, (37oz) £400-600

£100-150 144 A SET OF VICTORIAN TABLE SILVER, WILLIAM GEORGE JAMIESON (STRUCK OVER ANOTHER) OF ABERDEEN, LONDON, 1880 Old English pattern, crested and initialled, comprising two tablespoons, two table forks, two dessert spoons, two dessert forks and twelve teaspoons 688gr (22oz) (20) £400-600 145 GEORGIAN AND VICTORIAN TABLE SILVER, VARIOUS MAKERS, MUCH WILLIAM CHAWNER, 1826, ALL LONDON, 1826-1865 Fiddle pattern, Elwes crest, comprising: four tablespoons, nine table forks, five dessert forks, five teaspoons 1270gr (40oz) (23) £500-700 146 ASSORTED IRISH TABLE SILVER, VARIOUS DATES AND MAKERS, LATE 18TH/19TH CENTURY all Fiddle pattern, comprising: five tablespoons, two toddy ladles, a sauce ladle, a sugar spoon, twenty teaspoons and five mustard spoons 944gr (30oz) (34)

148 148 A PAIR OF SPANISH TABLE DECORATION FIGHTING COCKS, POST 1934 each modelled with extravagant tail feathers longest 25cm, highest 20cm (2) £250-350 149 A SILVER CRUET STAND, PROBABLY CANADIAN, EARLY 20TH CENTURY oval, with gadroon and leaf rims, with rings for two bottles supported by lion monopodia and centred a lobed handle, with two cut-glass bottles (lacking stoppers) 24.5cm wide, 746gr (23oz) £400-600




150 150 A DANISH SILVER TEAPOT, A. MICHELSEN, ASSAY MASTER SIMON GROTH, COPENHAGEN, 1881 the plain pear-shaped body on four pad feet, lid with cast flower finial, underside stamped: A. MICHELSEN / HOF & ORDENS- JUVELEER / KJØBENHAVN, 826 standard 13cm high, 362gr (11oz) including ivory insulators £300-400

152 A SWEDISH SILVER CHAFING DISH AND COVER, DAVID ANDERSEN & CO. (AB), STOCKHOLM, 1939 with hollow bowl, cover with ebonised bun finial with silver wire inlay, detachable wood handle secured by a silver chained pin, 830 standard 30cm wide, 515gr (15oz) all in excluding wood handle £300-400

153 A PAIR OF SWEDISH SILVER CHAMBERSTICKS, FRANS HOLM, VADSTENA, 1865 each shell-shaped base on three scroll feet applied with a scroll handle terminating in a waisted lobed sconce and detachable nozzle, 830 standard 14cm wide, 209gr (6oz) (2) £200-300 151 151 A SILVER AND JEWELLED CHAMBERSTICK, AUSTROHUNGARIAN OR GERMAN, MID 19TH CENTURY chased with flowers and scrolls and set with red cabochons, cut red pastes and turquoises, applied below the detachable nozzle with small figures and to the branch-like handle with a cellist 21.5cm wide £120-180


154 A DUTCH SILVER SUGAR BOWL, 1914 circular, pierced with trelliswork, 13cm over handles; together with a George III silver pap boat, Andrew Field, London, 1788, typical form; and the following miscellaneous silver: an Irish milk jug, a teapot stand, a bright-cut card case and a capstan inkwell weighable silver 429gr (13oz) (6) £300-500



155 155 A DUTCH SILVER GALLERY TRAY, P. VAN DER WOUDE, SNEEK, 1910 oval, scroll foliate pierced and engraved sides within a beaded rim, seraphim decorated handles, 833 standard 66cm wide, 2193gr (70oz)

158 A SWEDISH SILVER BEAKER, JOHAN HENRIK LEFFLER, FALUN, 1807 the flared body wrigglework decorated with a band of scrolls, diaper panels and initials JJS and MAJ, 830 standard 20cm high, 297gr (9oz)



156 AN IRANI BOWL AND COVER, PRE 1967 richly chased with foliage, exotic birds and arabesque panels on a matted and punch decorated ground 22cm high £300-500



159 A SILVER BEAKER, PROBABLY BALTIC, 18TH CENTURY flared, plain except for gilt rims of applied dentil and wrigglework decoration, underside initialled SMS and AMN?D, marked DE and with another punch 15cm high, 247gr (7oz) £400-600

156 157 AN IRANI TRAY, 20TH CENTURY oblong, engraved with the Zoroastrian Faravahar icon within a foliate cartouche, fruiting leafy border, the rim chased with an assortment of flowers, figures and beasts 34cm long £250-350



160 A GERMAN SILVER CHOCOLATE POT, JOHANN GEORG KLOSS, AUGSBURG, 1763-65 baluster, with swirled flutes, spout with hinged cover, lid with detachable wrythen finial 906gr (29oz) including carved wood handle £1500-2000

161 A PAIR OF SILVER TWO-HANDLED SAUCEBOATS, UNMARKED, PROBABLY BELGIAN, CIRCA 1880 in mid 18th century style, decorated with curved flutes below applied cast scroll borders and bulrush handles, engraved with a coat-of-arms, crest, coronet and supporters, gilt interiors 19.5cm wide, 1021gr (32oz) (2) £2000-3000

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162 A BELGIAN SILVER BOWL, MAKER’S MARK IDP, POSSIBLY JEAN-FRANCOIS DUPONT, ASSAY MASTER GEORGES-LOUIS DE BERGHES, LIEGE, 1740 shaped circular, with scroll foliate matted ground panels to the interior rim 17.5cm diameter, 412gr (13oz) The marker’s mark is recorded as possibly for Jean-Francois Dupont (1691-1760) by Pierre Colman, L’orfevrerie civile ancienne du pays de Liege, p. 58. £2000-3000



163 A RUSSIAN PARCEL-GILT-SILVER TANKARD, MAKER’S MARK ONLY, JOHANN GOTTFRIED HILDEBRANDT OF ST. PETERSBURG, CIRCA 1760 on spreading foot, the barrel richly chased and matted with a profusion of Rococo scrolls inhabited by eagles and a gesticulating native warrior, scroll handle with shield terminal, the lid similarly chased, openwork cast finial, bifurcated thumbpiece, gilt interior, underside inscribed 23cm high, 934gr (30oz) The inscription reads: Gedachtenis van Daniel Harttman nat or 1628 d 28 July denat or 1704 d 29 Fbry £8000-10000



164 A RUSSIAN SILVER KOVSH, MAKER’S MARK POORLY STRUCK, MOSCOW 1857 niello decorated with scrolling foliage 17cm long, 181gr (5oz) £400-600

165 A RUSSIAN SILVER COFFEE POT, PETR SEMENOV, ASSAY MASTER D. MOSHALKIN, MOSCOW, 1758 baluster, with alternate chased and plain curved flutes 23.3cm high, 577gr (18oz) including wood handle £1800-2200



166 166 A FRENCH PROVINCIAL SILVER CASTER, MAKER’S MARK BD BELOW A SAILING VESSEL, POSSIBLY DIEPPE, CIRCA 1720 on a lobed pedestal foot below a band of chased husk panels on a matted ground, faceted and waisted above, the cover with diaperwork pierced panels and cast bud finial 25cm high, 581gr (18oz) Provenance: Galerie Kugel, Paris £12000-18000

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167 167 A BELGIAN SILVER CHOCOLATE POT, AUGUSTIN-JOSEPH VANDERWINCKELE, COURTRAI (KORTRIJK), 1780 on three lion paw and ball supports below rams’ heads and floral and foliate festoons applied over fluted panels, similarly chased above with pendent ribbon-tied leaves, detachable hinged cover with chained hinge pin and detachable finial of a spray of foliage and opening buds, carved wood handle 32cm, 1358gr (43oz) £15000-20000 167 (detail)



168 A GERMAN PARCEL-GILT-SILVER TANKARD, JOHANN JEBENZ, AUGSBURG, CIRCA 1700 on spreading base chased with fruit and foliate, the body chased with a scene of Neptune flanked by tritons tending dolphins or playing musical instruments, scroll handle, bifurcated thumbpiece and ball finial to the chased lid, gilt interior 19cm high, 886gr (28oz) £6000-8000 169 A CONTINENTAL SILVER-GILT CHALICE, UNMARKED, PROBABLY ITALIAN, 18TH CENTURY AND LATER decorated with scrolls, fruits, foliage and seraphim, 23.5cm high; together with a Victorian silver-gilt paten, maker’s mark rubbed, London, 1875, plain, 12.5cm diameter; all in a fitted leather case with gilt retailer’s printed label for Lambert & Co. 524gr (16oz) (2) £250-350




170 A SWEDISH PARCEL-GILT-SILVER TANKARD, SVEN JÖNSSON WALLMAN, GOTHENBURG, CIRCA 1690 cylindrical, the plain body on three bold pomegranate and foliate supports, chased scroll handle with shield terminal, the lid with spherical cast fruit thumbpiece and inset with a medallion surrounded by foliate engraving, gilt interior 19.5cm high, 1323gr (42oz) £7000-10000 171 A CONTINENTAL SILVER-GILT CHALICE, UNMARKED, PROBABLY ITALIAN, 18TH CENTURY the bowl overlaid with a pierced band of fruit festoons, the stem with ogee knop chased with seraphim, the spreading shaped circular foot with seraphim and fruit, underside inscribed: DUDLEY FROM FATHER MAY 31ST 1896 23.5cm high, 379oz (12oz) £250-350




172 A SWEDISH SILVER TEAPOT, SAMUEL JÖNSSON KLERCK, MALMÖ, 1734-1736 fluted pear shaped, flat-chased at the shoulder with strapwork and husk panels, scratch weight 32 lod ½ 16.5cm high, 439gr (14oz) including later wood handle and finial fillet £6000-8000 173 A DUTCH SILVER TEAPOT AND COVER, CAREL KOEKEBAKKER, HARLEM, 1740 squat baluster, chased with bands of lobes, the cover additionally with beaded rim 13cm high, 214gr (6oz) including wood handle and finial £1500-2500



174 AN IRISH GEORGE II SILVER-GILT CUP AND COVER, PROBABLY WILLIAM RING, DUBLIN, 1743/44 with leaf-capped scroll handles, engraved with a vacant Rococo cartouche above the girdle, cover and body applied with bands of foliate straps on a matted ground 31cm high, 1921gr (61oz) Property of the Late Lord Hastings, removed from Seaton Delaval Hall. £3000-4000

174 175 AN IRISH GEORGE II SILVER TWO-HANDLED CUP, JOHN IRISH, CORK, CIRCA 1750 the vase-shaped girdled body with harp-shaped handles 19cm high, 689gr (22oz) £2000-3000

175 176 A GEORGE I SILVER TEA CADDY, JOHN FARNELL, LONDON, 1717 cut-cornered rectangular, engraved with armorials within a scroll and foliate cartouche, sliding base, domed detachable cover, with fixed tin liner 13cm high £1000-1200



177 A QUEEN ANNE SILVER PORRINGER, FRANCIS GARTHORNE, LONDON, 1713 lobed and fluted, embossed vacant cartouche, cast and applied handles 9cm high, 167gr (5oz) £400-600

177 178 A QUEEN ANNE SILVER TWO-HANDLED PORRINGER, SETH LOFTHOUSE, LONDON, 1713 typical embossed and chased decoration, cartouche engraved with initials 8.5cm high, 213gr (6oz)


£350-450 179 A GEORGE II SILVER TWO-HANDLED PORRINGER, THOMAS FARREN, LONDON, 1727 with typical with embossed and stamped decoration 8cm high, 144gr (4oz) £300-500

179 180 A GEORGE I SILVER TWO-HANDLED PORRINGER, ROBERT TIMBRELL & JOSEPH BELL, LONDON, 1714 typical embossed and chased decoration, the cartouche lightly pricked with initials 9cm high, 226gr (7oz) £350-450

180 181 A WILLIAM III SILVER TRENCHER SALT, MAKER’S MARK INDECIPHERABLE, LONDON, 1696 with corded rims and gilt interior; together with a Victorian silver trencher salt, Pairpoint Brothers, London, 1856, similar 8cm diameter, 116gr (3oz) (2) £500-700



182 182 A GEORGE I SILVER DISH, PAUL DE LAMERIE, LONDON, 1725 with fluted rim, later engraved circa 1845 with a border of strapwork enclosing scallop shells, Tudor roses and and a Bacchic mask surrounding a crest and garter motto for Plowden, on three scroll feet, Britannia standard 21cm diameter, 502gr (16oz) £3000-5000 183 A GEORGE I SILVER CASTER, MAKER’S MARK ONLY STRUCK FOUR TIMES, SAMUEL MARGAS, LONDON, 1715-21 vase shaped with reeded rims and girdle, scroll pierced cover 16cm high, 228gr (7oz) £350-500

183 184 A GEORGE II SILVER JUG, MAKER’S MARK APPARENTLY WF IN GOTHIC SCRIPT (GRIMWADE NO. 3877), LONDON, 1740 helmet shaped, on three lion-mask-headed paw feet below a girdle, crested, 11cm high; together with a similar Irish silver jug, maker’s mark SW (? Samuel Walker), Dublin, circa 1750, on three cast mask and shell supports, crested, 11.5cm 427gr (13oz) (2) £400-600



187 A GEORGE II SILVER MUG, ROBERT ALBIN COX, LONDON, 1754 plain baluster, scroll handle 9cm high, 174gr (5oz) £200-300

185 185 A GEORGE II SILVER SALVER, FRANCIS SPILSBURY, LONDON, 1738 moulded border, engraved with probably later armorials 21cm diameter, 406gr (13oz) The arms are those of Gallay or Galley of Bath, Somerset; or of Gale or Galle of Stalbridge, Dorset. £350-450

187 188 A GEORGE III SILVER MUG, WILLIAM SHAW & WILLIAM PREIST, LONDON, 1769 the baluster body engraved with armorials within a foliate Rococo cartouche 12cm high, 325gr (10oz) The arms are those of Baker, co. Lincoln, and Smallborough, Norfolk, impaling possibly Walrington or Wolwardington, co. Warwick £250-350



188 189 A GEORGE II SILVER WAITER, DENNIS LANGTON, LONDON, 1732 shaped circular, on three hoof feet, the later decoration (circa 1840, possibly Irish) of an engraved crest and flat-chased floral and foliate border 16.2cm diameter, 268gr (8oz)





190 190 A SET OF THREE GEORGE III SILVER TEA CADDIES, MAKER’S MARK T.F PROBABLY FOR THOMAS FOSTER (GRIMWADE NO. 3822), LONDON, 1766 in two sizes, shouldered rectangular, each on cast openwork scroll and foliate festoon bases below vacant cartouches and embossed flutes, beads and berried sprays, the detachable lids with flower finials, in contemporary silver mounted walnut case with red velvet lining, key 13.5 and 14cm high, the case 28cm long, 1040gr (33oz) (4)

192 A GEORGE II SILVER SALVER, ROBERT ABERCROMBIE, LONDON, 1750 moulded and shell rim, on three hoof feet, engraved with a later crest 21cm diameter, 384gr (12oz) £300-500

£6000-8000 191 A GEORGE III SILVER MUG, WILLIAM CRIPPS, LONDON, 1762 plain baluster, 9cm high; together with a George II silver mug, Shaw & Preist, London, 1756, baluster, later chased with lobes and swags, 9cm high; and a George III silver mug, Crispin Fuller, London, 1818, with reeded bands, 7.5cm high 474gr (15oz) (3) £300-500



193 A GEORGE II SILVER COFFEE POT, JOHN VERLANDER, LONDON, 1752 the baluster body engraved with armorials between bands of richly chased Rococo foliage, on domed foot, lid with pineapple finial 25cm high, 946gr (30oz) £1800-2500

193 194 A GEORGE II SILVER COFFEE POT, GEORGE METHUEN, LONDON, 1750 engraved with a later crest within a contemporary foliate Rococo cartouche 25cm high, 892gr (28oz)


£1500-2000 195 AN IRISH GEORGE III SILVER SAUCEBOAT, MATTHEW WEST, DUBLIN, CIRCA 1780 oval, on three hoof feet 16cm wide, 138gr (4oz) £200-300 196 A GEORGE III SILVER EPERGNE BASKET, UNMARKED, CIRCA 1765 shaped oval, crested, scroll and diaper pierced sides below a corded rim and swing handle, 15cm wide, 137gr (4oz) £120-180



197 A GEORGE III SILVER SALVER, ROBERT JONES, LONDON, 1775 shaped circular, on four claw and ball supports, the centre engraved with a coat-of-arms and motto within an engraved circular husk and bead cartouche, the applied beaded border interrupted at intervals with flowerheads above embossed husk festoons 41cm, 1795 (57oz) The arms are those of Macdonald. £1200-1800


198 A GEORGE III SILVER TWO-HANDLED CUP, MAKER’S MARK I.K, LONDON, 1768 the girdled body later chased with scrolls and foliage 15cm high, 497gr (15oz)


£250-350 199 A PAIR OF GEORGE III SILVER SALT CELLARS, ALDRIDGE & GREEN, LONDON, 1779 circular, beaded rims, each on three shell-headed pad feet, undersides initialled S*W and T*W, 7cm wide; together with a coin silver small mug, unmarked, mid 18th century, squat baluster, engraved Fanny, underside with triangular initials R/I*M, 5cm high 175gr (5oz) (3) £180-220 200 A PAIR OF GEORGE III SILVER WAITERS, SMITH & SHARP, LONDON, 1765 shaped circular, the applied borders cast with beaded scrolls and trelliswork, panel supports 18cm diameter, 763gr (24oz) (2)




201 A GEORGE III SILVER SALVER, RICHARD RUGG, LONDON, 1762 engraved with later armorials within a probably contemporary Rococo cartouche, gadroon and shell rim, on three paw feet 33.5cm diameter, 1050gr (33oz) £800-1200 202 A GEORGE III SILVER COFFEE JUG AND COVER, HENRY CHAWNER, LONDON, 1794 oval urn shaped, later crested or initialled P below a bright-cut border of acorns and leaves, cover with ball finial, later Victorian silver handle with additions marks for Henry Holland, London 25.5cm high, 735gr (23oz) including ivory insulators £500-800

201 203 FOUR GEORGE III SILVER MILK JUGS, ONE WILLIAM & JAMES PREIST, ONE MAKER’S MARK RUBBED, ONE THOMAS STAPLETON AND ONE HESTER BATEMAN, ALL LONDON, RESECTIVELY 1766, 1768, 1773, 1780 the first embossed with foliage, the second embossed with flowers, the third plain and engraved with initials with punched border, the third later chased all approximately 11.5cm high, 278gr (8oz) (4) £250-350 204 AN IRISH WILLIAM IV SILVER WINE FUNNEL, J. MAHONEY, DUBLIN, CIRCA 1835 crested, flat-chased with foliage, detachable bowl 15cm high, 195gr (6oz) £250-350

202 205 AN IRISH GEORGE III SILVER SAUCEBOAT, GEORGE WEST, DUBLIN, 1794 oval on three shell headed hoof feet 17cm wide, 203gr (6oz) £300-500 206 AN IRISH WILLIAM IV SILVER TWO HANDLED CUP, EDWARD POWER, DUBLIN, 1832 the plain urn-shaped body applied with leaf-capped scroll handles, on pedestal foot 17cm high, 554gr (17oz)






207 A PAIR OF GEORGE III SILVER SAUCE TUREENS AND COVERS, PAUL STORR, LONDON, 1800/02 pedestal oval, on rectangular bases, crested bodies and domed covers, reeded borders and loop handles 23cm wide, 1243gr (39oz) (2) £7000-10000

208 A GEORGE III SILVER SMALL COFFEE POT AND COVER, WILLIAM FRISBEE, LONDON, 1798 plain cylindrical, with later wood handle and finial 14.5cm high, 378gr (12oz) all in £250-350




209 A GEORGE III SILVER THREE-PIECE TEA SET, WILLIAM BURWASH, LONDON, 1817 of Cape pattern shape, crested above a band of lobes and below gadroon and shell shoulders, with double serpent handles, milk jug and sugar bowl with gilt interiors teapot 26.5cm wide, 1925gr (61oz)including teapot wood handle (3)

210 A GEORGE III SILVER COFFEE BIGGIN, WILLIAM BURWASH, LONDON, 1817 en suite with the preceding lot, similarly crested and with accompanying armorials 23cm high, 1008gr (32oz)


211 A SET OF THREE VICTORIAN SILVER SALTS WITH SPOONS, BEARE FALCKE, LONDON, 1864 the shell salts on Renaissance dolphin feet, the Apostle spoons with twisted stems salts 6.5cm wide, 149gr (4oz) (6)


£120-180 212 A WILLIAM IV SILVER CHAMBERSTICK, JOHN FRY, LONDON, 1832 the shaped circular lobed base with applied rocaille rim overlaid by pierced leafy convolvulus vine forming the handle, stem and sconce 13cm wide, 223gr (7oz) £400-600



213 A GEORGE II SILVER MUG, MARKS RUBBED, LONDON, 1742 the baluster body embossed circa 1860 with formal flowers and foliage, inscribed: ‘A present from Mary Ann Ansell to her 4th Grandchild Ralph Basham Ansell Born at Purley Surrey Novr. 12th. 1909, gilt interior 11.4cm high, 323gr (10oz) excluding fitted case £150-250 214 AN ELECTROPLATE-MOUNTED CLARET JUG, CIRCA 1900 with diaper-cut inverted pear-shaped body, plated neck mount, lid and scroll handle 23cm high £60-80


215 A VICTORIAN SILVER WAITER, CHARLES BOYTON & SONS, LONDON, 1899 initialled GMR, gadroon rim, on three pad feet 20cm diameter, 314gr (10oz) £150-250 216 A VICTORIAN SILVER STRING BOX, MAPPIN & WEBB LTD., LONDON, 1898 spherical, with two bands of alternate curved lobes and flutes, on three pad feet, surmounted by a steel string cutter on scroll supports 8.5cm high, 83gr (2oz) all in £200-300


217 A PAIR OF GEORGE IV SILVER TWO-HANDLED CUPS, JAMES LE BAS, DUBLIN, 1821 profusely chased with scrolls and flowers, with crest and motto 15.5cm high, 972gr (31oz) (2) £800-1000




218 218 A PAIR OF GEORGE III SILVER CANDLESTICKS, JOHN PARSONS & CO., SHEFFIELD, 1792 cut-cornered rectangular, the rising bases, flared stems and vase shaped sconces with flutes issuing from stiff leafage to the angles, detachable nozzles, 29.5cm high, loaded (2)

220 A GEORGE III SILVER SALVER, RICHARD RUGG, LONDON, 1770 shaped circular, engraved with contemporary armorials within a foliate Rococo cartouche, gadroon rim, on four ball and claw feet 35cm diameter, 1258gr (40oz)



The arms are those of Scot or Scott.

219 A VICTORIAN SILVER BACHELOR’S TEA SET, FREDERICK BRASTED, LONDON, 1869/70 chased with scroll foliage and scalework panels, with vacant, crested or monogrammed TWK cartouches, retailer’s stamp: DOBSON / 32 PICCADILLY teapot 19.5cm wide, 536gr (17oz) including ivory insulators to teapot (3) £300-500



221 A GEORGE V SILVER ROSEBOWL, HENRY MATTHEWS, BIRMINGHAM, 1913 the bowl inscribed below a scroll pierced and waved rim, pedestal foot, wide C-shaped handles 17.5cm high 768gr (24oz) £400-600


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222 A SET OF TWELVE VICTORIAN SILVER PLATES, CHARLES STUART HARRIS, LONDON, 1893 gadroon rims, engraved with a crest and a Baron’s coronet 24cm diameter, 6755gr (217oz) (12) £4000-6000

224 A PAIR OF GEORGE V SILVER CANDLESTICKS, HARRISON BROTHERS & HOWSON, SHEFFIELD, 1928 stamped with husk borders and paterae, square bases and outline, one inscribed 26cm high, loaded (2) The inscription reads: Presented by The Officers & Committee of the Achi Tuv Society to Miss Rita Silverstone and Mr Joseph Neidus on the occasion of their Marriage *1st Sept 1929*26th Av 5689* £500-700 225 A PAIR OF GEORGE V SILVER SALVERS ON FOOT, GARRARD & CO. LTD., LONDON, 1912 in George I style, each on trumpet-shaped foot, moulded borders, stamped: GARRARD & Co Ltd CALCUTTA & LONDON 19cm diameter, 775gr (24oz) (2) £400-600

223 223 AN EDWARDIAN SILVER ROSEBOWL, GIBSON & CO. LTD., LONDON, 1909 with scroll pierced gallery, later engraved between lion-mask drop-ring handles with facsimile signatures and a presentation inscription to Mr W. Finlay Bigger JP...1944 25cm wide, 1480gr (47oz)





226 A GEORGE V SILVER SYPHON STAND, FATTORINI & SONS OF BRADFORD, BIRMINGHAM, 1919 plain cylindrical, applied with two handles between beaded borders 18.9cm high, 842gr (27oz) £500-800



229 A GEORGE V SILVER LILY VASE, W.H. LYDE, BIRMINGHAM, 1911 the loaded and deeply dished base rising to a detachable central stem and three detachable lower stems all ending in lily shaped vases 25cm high £200-300

227 AN EDWARD VII SILVER SYPHON STAND, J. & J. MAXFIELD LTD., SHEFFIELD, 1906 pierced cylindrical, applied handles below waved lip,17cm high; and a silver butter dish holder, S.J. Levi & Co, Birmingham, 1933, pierced circular, 15.5cm over handles 599gr (19oz) (2) £300-500 228 A GEORGE V SILVER MUG, A. & F. PARSONS FOR TESSIERS LTD., LONDON, 1932 plain, scroll handle topped with inscription ‘G.H.B. / 26-11-32’ 12.5cm high, 458gr (14oz) £250-350

230 230 A SMALL VICTORIAN SILVER TEAPOT, EDWARD BARNARD & SONS, LONDON, 1837 compressed circular, flat-shaped with scrolls and flowers, flower finial, silver handle 13cm high, 434gr (13oz) including ivory insulators £250-350 231 AN EDWARDIAN SILVER TEAPOT, ELKINGTON & CO. LTD., BIRMINGHAM, 1909 in Regency style, compressed circular, part lobed, with everted gadroon and shell rim 14.5cm high, 851gr (27oz) including wood handle and finial






232 A GEORGE V SILVER CIGAR BOX, MAPPIN & WEBB LTD, LONDON, 1943 plain rectangular, the partly gilt interior lined in holly wood 17.5cm £100-150



236 A VICTORIAN SILVER TAPERSTICK, C.T. & G. FOX, LONDON, 1843 cast in George II style, shaped square base, knopped stem and banded sconce, detachable nozzle, engraved all over with foliage 10.5cm, 110gr (3oz) £250-350

233 A GEORGE V SILVER SPIRIT FLASK, CHARLES S. GREEN & CO. LTD., BIRMINGHAM, 1916 oblong, detachable beaker base inscribed ‘G.M. Dalgety.’ 14.5cm long, 243gr (7oz) £100-150 234 A GEORGE V SILVER FLASK, G. & J.W. HAWKSLEY, SHEFFIELD, 1917 with detachable beaker base, engraved with a crest, motto, initials and later inscription 17.5cm high, 457gr (14oz) £250-350

237 A VICTORIAN SILVER MUG, RICHARDS & BROWN, LONDON, 1868 baluster, later inscribed, scroll handle 13cm high, 288gr (9oz) The inscription reads: J.W.B. / Fairey Delta 2 / 1132 M.P.H. / 10th March 1956 This refers to the record breaking flight of the Fairey Delta 2, the British research plane which was the first aeroplane to exceed 1000 M.P.H. in level flight. £150-250 238 A SILVER COFFEE POT, HEMMING & CO. LTD., LONDON, 1948 of plain Queen Anne octagonal form, with hinged spout cover 24.5cm high, 836gr (26oz) including wood handle £400-600

235 235 A VICTORIAN SILVER BASKET, JOSEPH RODGERS & SONS, SHEFFIELD, 1873 shaped oval, engraved: From J.P.W. To his daughter Lilian Gothorpe White, embossed border, swing handle 31cm wide, 655gr (21oz)





239 A VICTORIAN SILVER MATCHED TEA AND COFFEE SET, MARSHALL & SON, TEAPOT AND COFFEE POT BIRMINGHAM, 1856, MILK JUG AND SUGAR BOWL EDINBURGH, 1882 engraved with initials and chased with bands of guilloche, scrolls and foliage, cast bud finials, teapot and coffee pot with overstruck maker’s mark coffee pot 23cm high, 2643gr (84oz) (4) £1500-2000

240 A SHEFFIELD PLATE SOUP TUREEN, COVER & STAND, CIRCA 1810 oval, part lobed and initialled LFO, gadroon rims, tureen with drop-ring lion-mask handles and detachable gold plated liner 47.5cm wide It has been suggested that this piece may have been made in France, where Sheffield plate is known to have been made in the early 19th century. However the lion masks bear striking similarities to those found on pieces made in England at Sheffield, where the Sheffield plate process was invented (see Frederick Bradbury, History of Old Sheffield Plate, Sheffield, 1912, pp. 367 & 416). The latter, a tea equipage or tea machine, is from a catalogue of about 1808, in the possession of Thomas Bradbury & Sons (then known as Watson & Bradbury), a firm well known in the trade at that time for their large export business to Europe and America.

241 A GEORGE V SILVER INKSTAND, HORACE WOODWARD & CO. LTD., LONDON, 1915 oblong, rim applied with a band of small flowerheads and leaves, inscribed including facsimile signatures, square glass bottles with initialled silver lids (one detached), openwork bracket and paw feet 30cm wide, stand only 781gr (25oz) The inscription reads: “Arthur Donaldson” from “Fred Terry” / Lincoln 1898 Provenance: The Estate of the late Sir John Gielgud (1904-2000) The facsimile signature of ‘Fred Terry’ is that of Sir John Gielgud’s great uncle, a well-known actor/manager and one of the famous acting family, brother of Ellen Terry. £500-700




John Culme’s Footlight Notes Collection


242 A SET OF SILVER PUNCH BOWL AND TWELVE CUPS, E.H. PARKIN & CO. LTD., SHEFFIELD, 1963 all plain circular with gadroon rims and spreading feet, the bowl with lion-mask drop-ring handles, the cups each with double scroll handle bowl 30cm diameter, cups 9.5cm high, 4035gr (129oz) (13) £2500-3500 243 A SET OF EIGHT SILVER PLACE MATS AND TWO LARGER, BARKER ELLIS SILVER CO., BIRMINGHAM, 1973 each stamped with a band of scrolls and foliage surrounding shaped diaperwork panels, red flocked undersides 18cm & 23cm diameter, loaded (10) £800-1200 244 A VICTORIAN SILVER WAITER, THE GOLDSMITHS’ ALLIANCE LTD., LONDON, 1880 beaded shaped circular, on three claw and ball supports, engraved with a crest (Michell of Huntworth House, Bridgewater, Somerset) within a wide border of beaded scrolls, festoons and birds, stamped ‘GOLDSMITHS ALLIANCE LIMITED CORNHILL LONDON,’ 18.5cm; and a small silver salver and another waiter, respectively A.E. Poston & Co Ltd, Birmingham, 1936, and Atkin Brothers, Sheffield, 1936, shaped circular, both inscribed and dated 1937, 20.5 and 16cm diameter 724gr (23oz) (3)





246 A SILVER COMMEMORATIVE COASTER, GARRARD & CO. LTD., LONDON, 1975 circular, plain sides and base centred a silver-gilt medallion celebrating 500 years of St. George’s Chapel Windsor, in original fitted case and outer cardboard box 14cm diameter, 272gr (8oz) £150-200 247 FOUR SILVER ‘GOLDEN PHEASANT’ CARD HOLDERS, GREY & CO., THREE BIRMINGHAM, 1903, ONE CHESTER, 1922 the die-stamped birds strutting on a naturalistic base 9.5cm wide £300-500 248 AN ELECTROPLATE NOVELTY HAT-PIN STAND, EARLY 20TH CENTURY modelled as a displaying peacock, on scroll and panel spreading base 12.5cm high £80-120

245 245 A VICTORIAN SILVER MONTEITH BOWL, WILLIAM STOCKER OVERSTRUCK BY GEORGE LAMBERT FOR LAMBERT & CO. AS RETAILERS, LONDON, 1890 in Queen Anne style, with detachable scroll and shell rim, the fluted bowl with crest within a Garter motto and below an Earl’s coronet, underside stamped: Lambert / Coventry Street / London, Britannia standard 29cm diameter, 1775gr (57oz) The crest and coronet is that of Molyneux, Earls of Sefton, presumably for William Philip Molyneux, 4th Earl of Sefton, who was born at Croxteth Hall, Lancashire, on 14 October 1835. Educated at Eton between 1848 and 1853, he joined the Grenadier Guards in 1854 and served in the Crimea. He retired from the army in 1858 after which he became Lord Lieutenant of Lancashire, a post he held until his death. He succeeded to the title upon the death of his father in 1855 and was married on 18 July 1866 at St. George’s, Hanover Square, to Cecily Emily (1838-1899), 5th daughter of William, 1st Baron Hylton. He died at Sefton House, Belgrave Square, on 27 July 1897 following a long illness.

249 A SET OF FOUR GEORGE V SILVER ‘PHEASANT’ CARD HOLDERS, A. & F. PARSONS FOR TESSIERS LTD., LONDON, 1935 each cast as a cock pheasant perched on a short branch 8cm high (4) £400-600 250 A SET OF FOUR SILVER ‘HORSESHOE’ CARD HOLDERS, WILLIAM HORNBY, LONDON, 1904 resting on disc bases, in fitted case with printed gilt label: Alfred Barker Ltd / 5 New Bond St / London. W 3cm high (4) £300-400




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251 TWO SILVER ‘FOXHOUND’ CARD HOLDERS, SAMUEL JACOB, LONDON, 1902/10 each hound slightly differently cast at full cry 8cm wide (2) £150-200 252 AN EDWARDIAN SILVER NOVELTY PIN CUSHION, LEVI & SALAMAN, BIRMINGHAM, 1906 in the form of an automobile with four revolving wheels, struck with the P.O.D.R. number 470120 for 1905 5cm long

256 A SET OF SIX EDWARDIAN SILVER ‘MOTOR CAR’ CARD HOLDERS, ASPREY (& CO.), LONDON, 1905 each of veteran Renault type four seater outline, on disc bases stamped ASPREY, in original cream lined case with printed gilt label: ASPREY / 166 BOND ST / LONDON 3cm wide (6) £600-900

£600-800 253 A VICTORIAN SILVER NOVELTY PEPPERETTE, SAUNDERS & SHEPERD, CHESTER, 1900 in the form of a stylized figure of a Grenadier Guard, on circular base, detachable head, P.O.D.R. number 367703 for 1900 8cm high £100-150 254 AN EDWARDIAN SILVER NOVELTY PEPPERETTE, SAUNDERS & SHEPHERD, CHESTER, 1908 formed as a man in motoring clothes, detachable head, loaded circular base, P.O.D.R. number 490421 for 1906 9cm high

257 257 A SET OF SIX VICTORIAN SILVER ‘CREST’ CARD HOLDERS, WILLIAM COMYNS & SONS, LONDON, 1898 each cast as a crest above the banner motto ‘SOLA FIDES SUFFICIT’ 7.5cm high (6) £500-700

The design of this novelty pepperette recalls a brief moment in motoring history when drivers and passengers in their open cars wore specially tailored motoring outfits complete with caps and goggles. The craze for special motoring garb was immortalised in popular media of the time, such as the number ‘The Motor Carnival’ in Mr Popple of Ippleton, a musical comedy of 1906. For a pair of these pepperettes, see Sotheby’s, London, 27 April 2010, lot 309, sold for£2200 hammer.


£500-800 255 AN EDWARDIAN SILVER NOVELTY PEPPERETTE, SAUNDERS & SHEPHERD, CHESTER, 1907 formed as a man in motoring clothes, detachable head, P.O.D.R. number 490421 for 1906 8.5cm high

258 A SET OF FOUR EDWARDIAN SILVER ‘OWL ‘CARD HOLDERS, SAMSON MORDAN & CO. OF LONDON, CHESTER, 1907 each owl leaning slightly backwards on a disc base, P.O.D.R. number for 1904, in blue velvet and satin lined case 3cm high (4)

See footnote to previous lot.




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261 A SICILIAN SILVER PYX AND COVER, MAKER’S MARK DC IN MONOGRAM A.8, PALERMO, EARLY 18 TH CENTURY circular, simple engraved concentric ring decoration, the underside engraved: G.A.L - 6.15. 8.7cm, 137gr (4oz) £300-500

259 A VICTORIAN SILVER-GILT POSY HOLDER, ROBERTS & BELK, SHEFFIELD, 1865 pierced and engraved scroll foliate cone-shaped basket, bright-cut baluster handle metamorphosing into a sprung tripod stand via the chained tear-drop screw-in base, in original fitted leather case 19cm long £700-900


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262 A GEORGIAN SILVER AND TORTOISESHELL SNUFF BOX, 2ND QUARTER 18TH CENTURY oval, with plain tortoiseshell base and slightly domed lid, the silver sides with reeded rims, 8cm wide; together with a George III silver-mounted mother-of-pearl toothpick box, circa 1790, elongated cut cornered rectangular, initialled and engraved with foliage and geometric borders, reeded mounts, 8.5cm wide (2) £80-120

260 260 A VICTORIAN SILVER SNUFF BOX, NATHANIEL MILLS, BIRMINGHAM, 1838 initalled and with diaper bright-cutting, 5.5cm wide; together with another four boxes: one silver, rectangular, engine-turned, Francis Clark, Birmingham, 1846, 4.5cm wide, another silver of plain pocket-fitting form, Chester, 1911, 6cm wide, another silver, rectangular, initialled and engine-turned lid, London, 1964, 6cm wide, and one plated example, plain elongated oval, probably late 19th century, 6cm wide (5) £100-150


263 A GEORGE III HORN SNUFF BOX, CIRCA 1800 with trick-opening lid mechanism, oval, 8cm wide; together with a rectangular horn snuff box with tortoiseshell panelled lid, another similar oblong, a Britannia metal shoe-form box and a white-metal-mounted cowrie shell box (5) £60-80



264 A COLLECTION OF SEVEN SILVER VESTA CASES: one of pocket-fitting form with linear decoration and initials, E.J. Trevitt & Sons, Chester, 1913, one bright-cut scroll foliate engraved, Henry Pope, Birmingham, 1898, one plain except for initials, Thomas Hayes, Birmingham, 1895, one with hammerfinish decoration, Horace Woodward & Co. Ltd., Birmingham, 1913, one plain, Joseph Cook & Son, Birmingham, 1917, one bright-cut fern engraved and initialled, William Hair Haseler, Birmingham, 1900, and one of plain box form, Lincolns Ltd., Birmingham, 1946 (7) £100-150

267 A WILLIAM IV SILVER VINAIGRETTE, JOSEPH BETTRIDGE, BIRMINGHAM, 1831 rectangular, engine-turned, inscribed ‘Ellen’, applied foliate borders, gilt interior with patera and scroll foliate gilt grille, 3.8cm wide; together with a George III silver vinaigrette, John Shaw, Birmingham, 1804, oblong, bright-cut engraved with an acorn and leafage, wrigglework sides, simple dot pierced grille, 3cm long excluding suspension ring; and a Victorian silver vinaigrette, Edward Smith, Birmingham, 1849, shaped rectangular, scroll foliate bright-cut, inscribed ‘To I.H. from M. & I.D. 22nd July 1851’, scroll foliate pierced gilt grille, 4.2cm wide (3) £250-350

265 265 A GEORGE IV SILVER VINAIGRETTE, JOSEPH WILLMORE, BIRMINGHAM, 1824 pricked and bright-cut, die-stamped filigree grille, 3cm wide; together with another two similar silver vinaigrettes, one Cocks & Bettridge, the other John Bettridge, Birmingham, 1816/1833 (3) £180-250

268 268 A WILLIAM IV SILVER VINAIGRETTE, THOMAS SHAW, BIRMINGHAM, 1834 pricked pattern, die-stamped foliate grille, 2.5cm wide; together with another two silver vinaigrettes, one Joseph Willmore, one Nathaniel Mills, Birmingham, 1836/1840, the second with applied foliate border (3) £180-250

266 A GEORGE IV SILVER VINAIGRETTE, JOHN BETTRIDGE, BIRMINGHAM, 1823 rectangular, the lid foliate bright-cut engraved within an applied foliate rim, reeded sides, gilt interior with scroll foliate grille 3.6cm long including suspension ring £120-180



269 269 A GEORGE IV SILVER SNUFF BOX, THOMAS SMITH, BIRMINGHAM, 1821 oblong with waisted sides, linear decoration, applied foliate rims, gilt interior, 7.3cm wide; together with another silver snuff box, maker’s mark rubbed, London, 1936, in George III style, oblong, engine-turned around a vacant rectangle, applied foliate borders, gilt interior, 9cm long (2) £250-350 270 A VICTORIAN SILVER SNUFF BOX, EDWARD SMITH, BIRMINGHAM, 1860 shaped rectangular, waisted sides, bright-cut engraved with scrolling strapwork, vacant rectangle, gilt interior, 8.5cm wide; together with another Victorian silver snuff box, Frederick Marson, Birmingham, 1866, shaped rectangular, engine-turned and foliate bright-cut decorated around a vacant cartouch, gilt interior, 7cm wide (2)


272 A FRENCH SILVER SNUFF BOX, MID 19TH CENTURY rectangular, engine-turned, the lid bright-cut with an architectural view, 8cm wide; together with another French silver snuff box, Claude Doutre Roussel, Paris, circa 1900, rectangular, engineturned decoration, 8cm wide; an Austro-Hungarian silver snuff box, late 19th century, rectangular, initialled F.O within a strapwork cartouche, 6.5cm wide; and a small Dutch silver trinket box, 1912, of trefoil outline and stamped with figures, 3cm high (4) £100-150

£250-350 271 A VICTORIAN SILVER SNUFF BOX, NATHANIEL MILLS, BIRMINGHAM, 1852 rectangular, bombé sides, bright-cut scroll foliate engraved around a vacant field 9.5cm wide £180-220

272 273 A VICTORIAN SILVER SNUFF BOX, EDWARD SMITH, BIRMINGHAM, 1843 rectangular, engine-turned, initialled within an engraved foliate cartouche, 7.5cm wide; and another, Gervase Wheeler, Birmingham, 1841, rectangular, chased borders, engine-turned, later inscribed, 7.5cm wide (2) £150-200


274 A GROUP OF MISCELLANEOUS ENGLISH SILVER ITEMS, 20 TH CENTURY: an octagonal ashtray, a vesta case, two silver-mounted ridged spherical vesta holders, a silver-mounted Bakelite Cruft’s Dog Show trophy, and a small inscribed square cigarette box; also three boxes: a bonbon box, the cover with a portrait of Queen Victoria, French, circa 1840; a burr walnut cigarette case; and a lacquered papier-mâché box and cover decorated with a transfer printed scene, entitled ‘Le Baiser à Capucine,’ circa 1810; and a small enamel bottle ticket for Lavender Water, French, circa 1900 (10) £150-250





275 A SILVER ELIZABETH II CORONATION PRESENTATION BOX, LESLIE DURBIN, LONDON, 1953 the lid applied in gold with initials ER between a crown and a grenade 5.6cm wide

279 A GEORGE III SILVER SNUFF BOX, JOHN RILEY, LONDON, 1804 reeded, initialled, the interior inscribed ‘The Gift of Wm. Lushington Esqre. To his friend Jno. Rowland’ 8cm wide £120-150

£100-150 276 A GEORGE IV SILVER SNUFF BOX, CLARK & SMITH, BIRMINGHAM, 1825 engine-turned and reeded within chased borders 6.5cm wide £80-100 277 A VICTORIAN SILVER SNUFF BOX, EDWARD SMITH, BIRMINGHAM, 1844 rectangular, crested within a scrolled foliate oval, engine-turned 7.5cm wide


280 A VICTORIAN SILVER-GILT SNUFF BOX, HILLIARD & THOMASON, BIRMINGHAM, 1856 shaped rectangular, engraved with foliage enclosing the inscription ‘Presented to Mr Hugh Holland, by a number of the workmen of Douglas Foundry Dundee As a mark of Respect Feby 1867’ 6.5cm wide




278 A WILLIAM IV SILVER SNUFF BOX, THOMAS SHAW, BIRMINGHAM, 1833 rectangular, foliate thumbpiece and reeded sides, 8cm wide; together with another Victorian silver snuff box, Nathaniel Mills, Birmingham, 1853, with a presentation inscription and linear engine-turning, 7.5cm wide; another Victorian silver snuff box, Nathaniel Mills, Birmingham, 1891,with a presentation inscription and foliate bright-cutting, 8cm wide (3)




281 A RUSSIAN STYLE CARVED HARDSTONE FIGURE OF A GYPSY, 20TH CENTURY modelled standing with carnelian hands clasped across her stomach, the carnelian neck and face set with brilliant-cut diamond eyes, gold earrings and silver necklace of large coins 19cm high £2500-3000



282 A RUSSIAN STYLE CARVED HARDSTONE FIGURE OF A COSSACK OFFICER, 20TH CENTURY his lapis lazuli coat gold edged and silver belted with a Kindjal, with sapphire cabochon eyes 17cm high £1800-2200

283 A RUSSIAN STYLE CARVED HARDSTONE FIGURE OF A RIFLEMAN, 20TH CENTURY with a black onyx coat and boots, holding out his gilt and silver rifle, with sapphire cabochon eyes 18cm high £1500-2000



284 A RUSSIAN STYLE CARVED HARDSTONE FIGURE OF JOHN BULL, 20TH CENTURY in typical pose, his lapis lazuli waistcoat with gold buttons, fob and cane 14cm high £1800-2200

285 285 A RUSSIAN STYLE CARVED HARSTONE FIGURE OF A COACHMAN, 20TH CENTURY with typical large lapis lazuli coat, enamelled gold belt and gold buttons, with faceted sapphire eyes 9.2cm high



286 A RUSSIAN CLOISONNE ENAMEL SILVER BELT BUCKLE, ALEXANDER VASILBEV DOMNIN, ST. PETERSBURG, CIRCA 1900 shaped oval, with chained kindjal fastener, the scrolled foliate enamels set against a matted ground, 875 standard 9cm wide £250-350 287 A SET OF FOUR RUSSIAN CLOISONNÉ ENAMEL SILVER-GILT SALT CELLARS AND SALT SPOONS, PAVEL OVCHINNIKOV, MOSCOW, 1896-1908 circular, with wirework borders between the colourful enamels, 875 standard 4.5cm diameter (8)





289 A SWISS GOLD BOX, CIRCA 1780 oval, with moiré engine-turning between corded borders, interior with mirror-set lid, mark rubbed, probably crowned AC 6.7cm wide £1500-2500 290 A FRENCH GOLD SNUFF BOX, LOUIS-FRANCOIS TRONQUOY, PARIS, 1819-38 oblong, the lid and base with trellised engine-turning and a vacant rectangle, the bombé sides with scrolled foliage on a matted ground, third title and guarantee marks, 18 carat 6.7cm wide, 41.5gr


£1000-1500 291 A GERMAN GOLD SNUFF BOX, CHARLES COLLINS & SÖHNE, HANAU, CIRCA 1860 rectangular, with engine-turned panels, reeded borders, a vacant cartouche and foliate thumbpiece 7.1cm wide, 41gr £800-1200



291 288 A BALLPOINT PEN, CARTIER, 1980s the cover set with a sapphire cabochon, ribbed decoration, unmarked, tests as 14 carat gold, 9.8cm long; together with a gold propelling pencil, S.J. Rose & Son, Birmingham, 1971, with bands of engine-turning, with pull-off cover, 9 carat, 8cm long (2) £400-600

292 A FRENCH GOLD-MOUNTED AND DIAMOND SET TORTOISESHELL CIGARETTE HOLDER, LACLOCHE FRERES, PARIS, 1920s plain gold mouth mount with inventory number 50104, maker’s mark rubbed, brilliant set collar, in a gilt stamped green morocco case with Lacloche labels, stamped 55.416 9.8cm long £500-800 293 A SPANISH CIGARETTE CASE, POST 1934 boldly ribbed, thumbpiece with oval sapphire cabochon, gilt interior later inscribed: P.S.F. / 7 May 1975 9.5cm wide £100-120 294 A SILVER-MOUNTED IVORY PAPER KNIFE, ADIE & LOVEKIN LTD., BIRMINGHAM, DATE LETTER RUBBED, CIRCA 1910 with tusk handle and plain mount 37cm long






295 AN ITALIAN COPPER PRINTING PLATE, ROMAN, CIRCA 1596 engraved with the portrait bust of Cardinal Francisco de Avila (circa 1548-1606) below an inscription, beside his armorials and above the title ‘Franciscus Avila Hispanus A.S. Silvestris / 1596’; the obverse painted in oils, Roman School, early 17th century, showing Susannah and the Elders 13.6 by 9.5cm


297 STUDY OF A DWARF AT THE COURT OF PHILIP IV OF SPAIN, ATTRIBUTED TO EUGENIO LUCAS VELÁQUEZ (SPANISH 1817-1870), MID 19TH CENTURY oil on copper, in a beaded gilt frame panel only 14 x 11cm £600-800

The inscription reads ‘Cr. a Clem 8’ referring to Pope Clement VIII, by whom Francisco de Avila was created Cardinal Priest of San Silvestro in Capite in 1596. The Spaniard, having been Inquisitor in Toledo, became a Cardinal Protector of Spain, Consultor of the Supreme Council of the Spanish Inquisition, Cardinal Priest of Santa Croce in Jerusalem and participated in the two conclaves of 1605 before his death in Rome in 1606. £600-800 296 AN EDWARDIAN GOLD AND TIGER’S EYE NOVELTY PARASOL HANDLE, CHARLES COOKE FOR THOMAS BRIGG & SONS, LONDON, 1901 with gold bill, carved tiger’s eye head and reeded gold collar above a hardwood short shaft and plain gold base mount, base mount stamped ‘BRIGG / LONDON’, collar stamped ‘BRIGG’, 18 carat gold 28cm long including base screw Charles Cooke was the primary mounter of sticks, canes and umbrellas for Thomas Brigg and Sons of St. James’s Street, London (now Swaine, Adeney Brigg). Initially in business with his brother, John Robert Cooke, until 1888, he is listed at a series of addresses in Soho. His last address, from 1907 to 1916, was 4 Rigmount Street, Bedford Square, where he is listed as a stick mounter. (See J. Culme, The Directory of Gold and Silversmiths, Jewellers and Allied Traders, 1838-1914, vol. 1, 1987, p. 95-6.) £1000-1500



298 298 NINE CARAT GOLD CHARM BRACELET AND CHARMS AND GOLD CHAIN the trace link charm bracelet suspending various charms including a double headed axe, enamelled clog and articulated fish, length approximately171mm, hallmarked London1973; together with a rope barley twist chain, length approximately 424mm, tests as 18 carat gold (2) £600-900

302 DIAMOND ETERNITY RING set around the finger with marquise-cut diamonds, size O ½ £1500-2000 303 DIAMOND RING of cluster design set throughout with brilliant-cut diamonds, size P,hallmarked London 9 carat, date indistinct £200-300

299 GOLD MOURNING BROOCH, 19TH CENTURY the oval onyx cameo of an oracle within a surround of seed pearls, maker P.H.

304 DIAMOND NECKLACE, CIRCA 1960 designed as a row of channel-set brilliant-cut diamonds with a knife wire spray set with marquise- and brilliant-cut diamonds (detached) and an asymmetric cluster clasp similarly set

£80-120 300 VERRE EGLOMISÉ AND GOLD PENDANT, EARLY 19 TH CENTURY designed as a shield shape decorated with a row of seed pearls and a central verre eglomisé plaque depicting a cloud borne figure of Terpsichore watched by a horse of Apollo £150-250

£5000-6000 305 SAPPHIRE AND DIAMOND RING, CIRCA 1980 of cluster design set to the centre with a brilliant-cut diamond within a surround of circular-cut sapphires and an outer row of brilliant-cut diamonds, size M, hallmarked London 1980 £250-300

301 A GEORGE V GOLD CANNES GOLF CLUB MEDAL, HENRY JENKINS & SONS, BIRMINGHAM, 1913 obverse with shield intialled CGC below the Russian Imperial eagle and flanked by golf clubs, the reverse stamped ‘THE CANNES GOLF CLUB’ and engraved ‘LADIES GOLD MEDAL 1914 WON BY J.B. MARTIN’, 18 carat 3.2cm diameter, 17.5gr

306 SAPPHIRE AND DIAMOND RING set to the centre with an oval sapphire within a double surround of tapering baguettes and an outer row of brilliant-and single-cut diamonds, size P

The Cannes Golf Club (now Golf de Cannes-Mandelieu Old Course) is the oldest course on the Riviera, founded by Grand Duke Michael Mikhailovich of Russia in 1891. It was in the same year that Prince Michael married Countess Sophie of Merenberg, a morganatic marriage that caused his exile from Russia and so shocked his mother that she suffered a fatal heart attack.

307 DIAMOND RING, CIRCA 1981 the marquise shaped cluster set throughout with brilliant-cut diamonds, size O, hallmarked London 1981



£300-400 308 LADY’S WATCH, LONGINES, the square dial with baton indicators decorated at the terminal points with four brilliant-cut diamonds, on a textured bracelet strap, original case £400-600

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311 NINE CARAT GOLD, CULTURED PEARL AND AMYTHEST BRACELET, CIRCA 1963 the organically, swirling wire bracelet accented alternately with amethyst crystals and cultured pearls, hallmarked Birmingham 1963, maker S&Co., length approximately 195mm; together with a similarly designed gold ring, size O, maker’s name KING (2) £300-500 312 PAIR OF EIGHTEEN CARAT GOLD AND AMETHYST EAR PENDANTS, CIRCA1992 each pear-shaped faceted ameythst suspended from a gold heart shaped surmount, hallmarked London 1992, makers mark SW (2)


£600-800 313 CULTURED PEARL CHOKER AND BRACELET designed as a wide ribbon of alternating oval-and circular- shaped cultured pearls choker length approximately 370mm, bracelet length approximately 190mm (2)




314 CITRINE AND DIAMOND RING, CIRCA 1978 the oval-shaped citrine set between textured shoulders designed as overlapping plates and bordered by a row of brilliantand single-cut diamonds, size P ½, hallmarked London 18 carat gold




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309 EIGHTEEN CARAT GOLD BRACELET of rose coloured gate links, Swiss gold marks length approximately 170mm £1500-2000 310 COLLECTION OF GOLD JEWELLERY, comprising: a 9 carat gold lighter, hallmarked Birmingham 1961; two gold bar brooches, one 9 carat, hallmarked Birmingham 1900; a pair of hoop earrings; an oval amythst pendant, indistinct hallmark probably 9 carat gold (6) £250-350


315 PERIDOT AND SEED PEARL PENDANT, 1900s the open work pendant set to the centre with a circular-cut peridot within a cluster surround of seed pearls suspending an articulated tapering pendant terminating in a peridot drop length approximately 425mm £300-400 316 FRENCH GOLD ART NOUVEAU MEDALLION depicting the profile of a lady wearing a hat accented with rose diamonds French assay marks for 18 carat gold £100-150







317 ART DECO ENAMELLED GOLD BROOCH, 1930s designed as a geometric landscape with enamel decoration, 14 carat £200-300 318 EIGHTEEN CARAT GOLD AND PERIDOT NECKLACE AND EARRINGS the fine chain negligee necklace suspending alternating briolette-cut peridots and textured gold bead droplets length approximately 420mm, hallmarked London 2005, the pair of matching ear pendants, similarly hallmarked (3) £1200-1500

319 TWO GREEN STONE RINGS comprising: a 9 carat gold gypsy-set ring mounted with step-cut green stones (probably tourmalines) alternating with brilliant-cut diamonds, size N ½, hallmarked Birmingham 2007 ; and a 9 carat gold channel-set ring set with a series of oval-shaped green stones terminating in a brilliant-cut diamond, size O, hallmarked Birmingham 2007 (2) £300-400 320 PAIR OF EMERALD AND SAPPHIRE RINGS, CIRCA 1978 the interlocking kite-shaped collets set respectively with circular-cut sapphires and emeralds, both size Q ¼ hallmarked London 18 carat gold (2) £500-800


Property from the Estate of the late Lord Mowbray and Stourton Lots 321-390


321 A GEORGE II GILT-COPPER AND TORTOISESHELL JACOBITE SNUFF BOX, PROBABLY BIRMINGHAM, MID 18 TH CENTURY, circular, the interior of the false upper lid painted in reverse on glass with a portrait of Bonnie Prince Charlie (Charles Edward Stuart, 1720-1788), the sides chased with vignettes of flowers and foliage, turned tortoiseshell base and lid 8cm diameter £800-1200 322 A GEORGE III SILVER AND AGATE SNUFF BOX, MAKER’S MARK POORLY STRUCK, ?P, LONDON, 1799 the lid agate set, with reeded sides, gilt interior 5cm diameter

321 (Detail)

£150-250 323 A GOLD-MOUNTED COMPOSITION SNUFF BOX, FRENCH, LATE 18 TH CENTURY circular, with linear decoration, lid with blue foil roundel of children playing with a dog, tortoiseshell lined 6cm wide £100-150

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324 AN INDIAN SILVER ARTICULATED FISH MODEL, PROBABLY 2ND QUARTER 19 TH CENTURY the hinged mouth with red glass eyes and catch formed as the tongue, scalework body and gilt tail 18cm long, 94gr (3oz) all in £300-500


325 A GEORGE II SILVER ÉTUI, UNMARKED, CIRCA 1730 fitted with scissors, needle-case, small spoon, lightly engraved with scrolling foliage incorporating masks, remaining fittings missing 8.5cm long £200-300

325 326 A GEORGE II SILVER DOUBLE SNUFF BOX, MAKER’S MARK ONLY STRUCK FIVE TIMES, POSSIBLY JAMES WILKS OF LONDON, CIRCA 1740 oblong, with central flush hinge, gilt interior 10.5cm wide, 127gr (4oz) £300-400


327 A SCOTTISH VICTORIAN SILVER-MOUNTED HORSE’S HOOF SNUFF BOX, MACKAY & CHISHOLM, EDINBURGH, 1861 bright-cut bordered lid, gilt interior, with electroplate shoe 10.5cm wide £150-200






328 A SILVER-GILT ‘SURPRISE’ EGG, STUART DEVLIN, LONDON, 1978 star patterned on a matted ground, interior with a trembling frog leaping from an enamelled pad on a guilloche enamel pond, limited edition number 60 7cm high excluding lattice work stand £250-350 329 A SILVER-GILT ‘SURPRISE’ EGG, STUART DEVLIN, LONDON, 1978 with linear satin finish, interior with a hedgehog sheltering beneath an exotic plant on green enamel ground, limited edition number 60 7cm high excluding lattice work stand £250-350 330 A SILVER-GILT ‘SURPRISE’ EGG, STUART DEVLIN, LONDON, 1979 with chequered texturing, interior with an articulated turtle swimming amidst oxidised rocks and an enamelled flower all on a translucent green enamel ground, limited edition number 60, 7.5cm high excluding lattice work stand £250-350

331 331 A SILVER POT-POURRI VASE AND COVER, STUART DEVLIN, LONDON, 1978 circular, pierced cover rising to an amethyst crystal cluster finial 10.5cm diameter £200-300 332 AN EDWARDIAN SET OF TWELVE STAFFORDSHIRE COFFEE CANS AND SAUCERS WITH SILVER HOLDERS, WILLIAM COMYNS & SONS, BIRMINGHAM, 1901 with gilt floral decorated yellow ground can and saucers with Rococo scroll silver holders, in original green velvet and satin lined case; together with a set of six teacups and saucers with silver holders and six teaspoons, William Comyns & Sons, London, 1901, similarly patterned, in original turquoise velvet and cream satin lined case with gilt printed label for Maurice Moses of London £300-500

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333 THREE VICTORIAN SILVER-MOUNTED DOUBLE-ENDED SCENT FLASKS: one clear glass, 14.2cm long, one ruby glass, 13cm long, and one cut glass, 14cm long (lid missing to one end) £150-250

335 335 A VICTORIAN SILVER-GILT-MOUNTED SCENT FLASK, THOMAS JOHNSON, LONDON, 1889 circular, with scrolled cagework and a reverse intaglio of a nesting bird, with sprung lid 8cm high

334 £200-300 334 A VICTORIAN SET OF SIX GRADUATED SILVER-MOUNTED HORN BEAKERS, WALTER THORNHILL & CO. LTD., LONDON, 1896 with plain neck mount and applied shield initialled D below a Baron’s coronet for the 2nd Baron Deramore, in original tan leather case similarly initialled and coroneted and with gilt printed label for W. Thornhill & Co., New Bond Street largest 13.5cm (6)

336 A VICTORIAN SILVER CHILD’S RATTLE, GEORGE UNITE BIRMINGHAM, APPARENTLY 1863, the whistle hung with two rows of bells, 16.5cm long including coral teether; together with an Edwardian silver rattle, E.J. Trevitt & Sons of Birmingham, Chester, 1905, the pierced sphere with four bells and mother-of pear teether, 10.5cm long overall (2) £150-200

£300-400 337 A SILVER NOVELTY VESTA CASE, 1880s modelled as a baby holding a rattle 7cm high £100-150




340 A COLLECTION OF SILVER SMALLWORK, COMPRISING: a cigarette case, oblong, with raised and gilt linear decoration, London, 1921, 8cm wide, a shaped rectangular snuff box, Birmingham, 1928, a crested cylindrical box from a toilet set, T. & J. Phipps, London, 1820, a plain oblong Vesta case, Birmingham, 1894, a card case with linear decoration, London, 1920, a crested Vesta case, S. Mordan & Co., London, 1884, a cylindrical hairpin box, inscribed ‘ Ethel’, French, early 20th century, 7.5cm high, a rectangular snuff box converted for use as a Vesta case, French, mid 19th century, 7cm wide, and a bright-cut decorated small spice box, Dutch, 19th century 439gr (14oz) (9) £150-250

338 338 NINE SILVER WINE AND SPIRIT LABELS, GEORGIAN AND MODERN in a variety of designs, comprising the following: two flat-chased escutcheon-shaped, engraved Madeira and Sherry, respectively John Harvey of London, circa 1740, and maker’s mark WF&Co (? William Fillan & Co), Scottish, early 20th Century, two crescentshaped, engraved Brandy and Gin, bright-cut, Susannah Barker, London, circa 1790, another, rectangular, engraved Sherry within bright-cut borders, maker’s mark only of Langlands & Robertson of Newcastle, circa 1780, a crested cushion-shaped label, engraved Whisky, shell and gadroon border, Emes & Barnard, London, 1829, and three die-stamped examples with shell and foliate borders, stamped Vodka, Port, Whisky, modern; together with a plated reeded rectangular example, engraved Rum (10) £250-300 339 AN IVORY AIDE MEMOIRE, THIRD QUARTER 19 TH CENTURY rectangular, the cover with a finely carved relief panel of ribbon tied flowers, interior with two ivory sheaves and pink watered silk pouches, 10.5cm high; together with a George III enamel bonbonniere, early 19 th century, oval, inscribed on a white ground You are witty and pretty within a pink leaf border, blue base, damaged, 5cm; a ‘Napoleonic’ gilt-metal and enamel box, probably Austro-Hungarian, early 20th century, rectangular with chamfered corners, green and white enamel, initialled N beneath a crown and foliate swags, 9cm wide; and a silver and enamel stamp box, French, 20th century, rectangular, the lid enamelled with fleurs de lys, 4.5cm wide (4) £100-150

341 A GEORGE V SILVER TRINKET BOX, GOLDSMITHS & SILVERSMITHS CO. LTD., LONDON, 1918 oval, the tortoiseshell set lid decorated with piqué place, 11cm wide; together with a Victorian silver and blue velvet trinket/pin box, Synyer & Beddoes, Birmingham, 1896, rectangular, with scroll pierced silver sides, 8cm wide; an Edwardian watch form aneroid barometer in silver-fronted leather stand, William Comyns & Sons, London, 1903, plain oblong, initialled ES, 11cm high; and a Victorian silver paper clip, W. & G. Neal, London, 1899, cut cornered rectangular inscribed base, with photograph frame clip, 8.5cm wide (4) £250-350 342 A GEORGE III SILVER SOUP LADLE, T. & W. CHAWNER, LONDON, CIRCA 1765 Old English pattern, initialled and crested, 33cm long; together with a pair of George III silver sauce ladles, one with maker’s mark W.W., circa 1765, the other unmarked, Old English pattern, crested, with fluted bowls 263gr (8oz) (3) £150-250 343 AN EDWARDIAN SET OF TWELVE DESSERT KNIVES AND TWELVE FORKS, HARRISON BROTHERS & HOWSON, SHEFFIELD, 1901 with silver tines and blades and mother-of-pearl handles; together with four Victorian fish knives and four forks, William Hutton & Sons, London, 1892, with silver tines and blades and ivory handles; and an Edwardian set of ten cheese knives, Harrison Brothers & Howson, Sheffield, 1902, loaded silver foliate pistol handles and steel blades (42) £300-400 344 A VICTORIAN SET OF KNIVES AND CARVING PIECES, HUNT & ROSKELL, LONDON, 1896 the reeded pattern loaded silver handles engraved with a crest and coronet, with steel blades, comprising: twenty-six table knives, fourteen dessert knives, four carving knives and four carving forks (48) £300-400


345 A GEORGE III SILVER MARROW SCOOP, ELIAS CATHCART, LONDON, 1754 shell backed, engraved with the Swinburne crest, 22cm long; together with another George III silver marrow scoop, London, 1786, with griffin crest, 23cm long 86gr (2oz) (2) £150-250 346 A GEORGE III SILVER SET OF SIX TABLESPOONS, ELEY & FEARN, LONDON, 1801 Old English pattern, crested; together with a George III silver meat skewer, Eley & Fearn, London, 1799, crested and initialled Y, 33cm long; and a George III silver basting spoon, Richard Crossley, London, 1784, Old English pattern, initialled, 29cm long 593gr (19oz) (8) £300-400

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347 A PAIR OF VICTORIAN SILVER ASPARAGUS TONGS, WILLIAM EATON, LONDON, 1846 Fiddle Thread pattern, crested, 26cm long, together with a George III silver soup ladle, Solomon Hougham, London, 1801, Fiddle Thread pattern, 34cm long; also with a pair of Victorian silver scissors, Francis Higgins & Son, London, 1899, plain, 16.7cm long; and six pairs of assorted silver sugar tongs, circa 1790 and 1801-15 (9)

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£300-500 348 A SET OF FOUR PROVINCIAL GEORGE II SILVER SALT SPOONS, WILLIAM BEILBY, NEWCASTLE, 1749 AND CIRCA engraved in the shell shaped bowls with a crest, with scroll foliate terminals; together with a Georgian silver fancy back teaspoon, mid 18th century, stamped with a flower and fruit filled basket below the drop, the terminal with a figure of Diana; and six assorted Georgian silver teaspoons and a shovel spoon, London and Provincial, mid 18 th century, Hanoverian pattern, crested 150gr (4oz) (12) £100-150

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349 A GEORGE III SILVER SOUP LADLE, MAKER’S MARK RUBBED, LONDON, 1771 Old English pattern, engraved with the Swinburne crest, 35cm long; together with a pair of George III silver gravy spoons, Eley & Fearn, London, 1818/19, Old English pattern, engraved with the Swinburne crest, 30.5cm long 470gr (15oz) (3) £200-300

349 350 A VICTORIAN ELECTROPLATE SOUP TUREEN AND COVER, CIRCA 1870 with engraved foliate strapwork decoration, with beaded borders and handles, on four feet 40.5cm wide across end handles The inscription reads: In Grateful remembrance of Dr Gully’s great kindness from D.P. The inscription refers to Dr James Manby Gully (1808-1883), famous for his hydrotherapy cures. Together with his partner James Watson, he founded a clinic in Malvern, which treated many a renowned Victorian, including Tennyson, Darwin, Dickens and Florence Nightingale. The treatment started at five in the morning, when dressed in a wet sheet, the patient was doused in buckets of cold water, followed by walks, plenty of water from the wells, a couple of dry biscuits, a variety of treatments in various baths and a dinner consisting always of either boiled mutton or fish, followed by a few hours in a dry bed; apparently the Spartan regime was beneficial to most. Dr Gully is also more infamously remembered for his involvement with Florence Ricardo. Their extramarital affair was apparently over when she married the lawyer Charles Bravo in 1875. Several months later Charles Bravo was poisoned by antimony. Dr Gully testified at the inquest, but in spite of huge public interest, the case went unsolved and the murder remains an intriguing mystery to this day. £250-350

351 A GEORGE V SILVER INKWELL, MAKER’S MARK RUBBED, BIRMINGHAM, 1913 of capstan form 20cm diameter, loaded £150-200



352 352 AN EDWARDIAN SILVER ROSE BOWL, C.S. HARRIS & SONS LTD., LONDON, 1901 chased with alternate lobes and beads below foliate scrolls, inscribed cartouche, on pedestal foot 31.5cm diameter, 1520gr (48oz) excluding ebonised plinth The inscription reads: Presented to Miss Swinburne on her marriage to Mr Everard Stourton by her Tenants and Friends at Marcus. Feby.18.1901 £700-1000

356 AN EDWARDIAN SILVER MUG, GOLDSMITHS & SILVERSMITHS CO. LTD., LONDON, 1901 inscribed and dated 1903, cylindrical, 11cm high; together with a Victorian silver Christening mug, C.F. Hancock, London, 1866, bell shaped, monogrammed, with gilt interior, 8.5m high; and another Victorian silver Christening mug, C.T. & G. Fox, London, 1875, monogrammed, on ball feet, 7.5cm high 778gr (25oz) (3) £400-600

353 AN ELECTROPLATE ‘GIANT’ TABLE LIGHTER, ALFRED DUNHILL LTD. OF LONDON, MID 20TH CENTURY engine-turned, mechanism inscribed ‘Dunhill’, with Design Registry number for 1928 10cm £150-250 354 A VICTORIAN SILVER CIGAR BOX, FREDERICK BRADFORD MACRAE, LONDON, 1893, oblong, monogrammed below a coronet 19.5cm long


£100-150 355 A VICTORIAN SILVER CIGAR BOX, GOLDSMITHS & SILVERSMITHS CO., LONDON, 1896 plain oblong, initialled D below a Baron’s coronet for Baron Deramore, interior gilded and cedar lined, with case 20.5cm wide, 973gr (31 oz) including wood interior




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357 A VICTORIAN SILVER AND HORN CIGAR LIGHTER, JOSEPH BRAHAM, LONDON, 1893 with gimbal mounted spherical reservoir, collar mount initialled D below a Baron’s coronet for the 2nd Baron Deramore 50cm long

359 TWO SILVER GRENADE FORM CIGAR LIGHTERS, ONE A.& J. ZIMMERMAN LTD., THE OTHER SYNYER & BEDDOES, BIRMINGHAM, 1932/1920 the former loaded and inscribed 10cm high (2)

£300-500 £150-250 358 A VICTORIAN SILVER AND IVORY CEREMONIAL HATCHET, ELKINGTON & CO. LTD., LONDON, 1894 with ivory handle, the blade bright-cut engraved 29.4cm long £250-300

360 A SILVER CIGARETTE BOX, BIRMINGHAM, 1961 obong, with inscribed lid, 17cm long; together with a silver shell-form ashtray, modern, realistically modelled, 7.9cm long; three silver crested ashtrays and an inscribed vesta case, 8.3cm long (6) £100-150



361 THREE GEORGIAN SILVER SALT CELLARS, A PAIR ROBERT GRAY & SON, GLASGOW, 1821, THE OTHER EMES & BARNARD, LONDON, 1809 oblong, boars head crest engraved below gadroon rims, spreading bases, gilt interiors, 9.5cm wide; together with three George III silver salt spoons, Richard Britton, London, 1817, Old English Thread pattern, the shell bowls showing traces of gilding 309gr (9oz) (6) £400-600


362 A PAIR OF INDIAN COLONIAL SILVER SALT AND PEPPER POTS, ARTHUR PITTAR, LATTEY & CO., CALCUTTA, CIRCA 1836-1842 fluted vase shaped, with fruit finials, inscribed for Salt or Pepper 10cm high, 277gr (8oz) (2) £200-300


363 A SCOTTISH VICTORIAN SILVER VEGETABLE DISH AND COVER, JAMES & WILLIAM MARSHALL, EDINBURGH, 1844 reeded rim, domed cover, 24cm diameter; together with a Scottish Victorian silver dish cover, James & William Marshall, Edinburgh 1856, the flat cover with loop handle, 24cm diameter 1544gr (49oz) (3) £600-900

363 364 AN EDWARDIAN SILVER PORRINGER CUP, CHILD & CHILD, LONDON, 1902 plain, 17cm wide across scroll handles, 343gr (11oz) £150-250




365 A GEORGE III SILVER TEAPOT AND COVER, PARKER & WAKELIN, LONDON, 1774 drum shaped, engraved with Booth crest and coronet, bright-cut geometric borders, cover with wood bun finial 11.5cm high, 697gr (22 oz) including wood handle and finial £800-1200 366 AN ELECTROPLATE WINE COOLER, ATKIN BROTHERS (SILVERSMITHS) LTD. OF SHEFFIELD, 20TH CENTURY modelled as a pail, with detachable rim and liner 23cm high £150-200 367 A GEORGE III SILVER CRUET FRAME, WILLIAM HOLMES, LONDON, 1773, circular with pierced sides, with holders for four bottles and stoppers (missing) and central handle, on three ball and claw feet 25.5cm high, 436gr (14oz) £200-300 368 AN EDWARDIAN SILVER SALVER, C.S. HARRIS & SONS LTD., LONDON, 1903 in George III style, with ‘Bath’ border, on three hoof feet 21cm diameter, 392gr (12oz)




369 369 A VICTORIAN SILVER TRAY, WALKER & HALL, SHEFFIELD, 1896 oval, with pierced gallery, inscribed centre and bun feet, engraved scrolling foliate border 61.5cm, 2569gr (82oz) The inscription reads: Presented to Miss Ethel Marie Swinburne of Marcus and Norianbank upon the occasion of her attaining Majority by the Tenantry and others on Her Estates. As a mark of Respect and Esteem. 16th July 1897. £1000-1500 370 A PAIR OF GEORGE III SHEFFIELD PLATE ENTREE DISHES, COVERS AND HANDLES, CIRCA 1820 oblong, with gadroon borders, foliate loop handles 35cm long (2)


£120-180 371 A GEORGE III SILVER TEAPOT, STEPHEN ADAMS, LONDON, 1784 oval, engraved with festoons, straight spout 14cm high, 416gr (13oz) including wooden handle £200-300 372 A VICTORIAN SILVER HIP FLASK, GOLDSMITHS & SILVERSMITHS CO., LONDON, 1892 oblong, crested, detachable beaker base with gilt interior, lid with damaged bayonet closing mechanism 14cm high, 235gr (7oz)




373 AN ENGLISH PROVINCIAL GEORGE II SILVER CHOCOLATE POT, MAKER’S MARK RUBBED, POSSIBLY ISAAC COOKSON, NEWCASTLE, 1731, tapering cylindrical, initialled TS, with short spout, detachable fleur-de-lys ended hinge pin and acorn finial, underside engraved with contemporary initials MM and scratch weight 26:12 26cm high, 828gr (26oz) includes wooden handle £1200-1800

374 A GEORGE III SILVER WINE FUNNEL,JOSEPH SCAMMELL, LONDON, 1794 fluted and with reeded rim, 15cm high; together with a George III silver wine funnel, marks rubbed, circa 1790, engraved with the Swinburne crest, beaded borders, 13cm high 252gr (8oz) (2) £200-300




375 A PAIR OF GEORGE III SILVER CIRCULAR WINE COASTERS, JOHN YOUNGE & CO., SHEFFIELD, 1783 pierced with bands of paterae and a plain band between, beaded rims, wood bases; together with another pair of George III silver wine coasters, marks rubbed, probably John Younge & Co. of Sheffield, circa 1780, initialled W and pierced with ovals below beaded rims, wood bases 12.5cm diameter (4) £600-900


376 A GEORGE IV SHEFFIELD PLATE THREE-LIGHT CANDELABRUM, CIRCA 1825 with applied scroll foliate borders, twin scroll reeded branches and detachable nozzles 48cm high £200-300

377 A PAIR OF GEORGE V SILVER MEAT DISHES, JAMES DIXON AND SONS, SHEFFIELD, 1921 oval, with gadroon rims 35cm wide, 1659gr (53oz) (2) £800-1200



378 A PAIR OF GEORGE V SILVER MEAT DISHES, HARRISON BROTHERS & HOWSON, SHEFFIELD, 1928 shaped oval, inscribed below the gadroon rim ‘From the tenants of the Allerton Estate to Hon. Charles Stourton... 28th June 1952’ 40.5cm wide, 2178gr (70oz) (2) £1000-1500




379 A PAIR OF EDWARDIAN SILVER DISH RINGS, GOLDSMITHS & SILVERSMITHS CO. LTD., LONDON, 1901 in mid 18th century Irish style, pierced with figures, animals and scrolling foliage 21.5cm diameter, 954gr (30oz) (2) £1200-1800

380 A PAIR OF VICTORIAN SILVER-GILT SALT CELLARS, CHARLES STUART HARRIS, LONDON, 1885 circular, foliate bright-cut engraved, 5.5cm diameter; together with a pair of George V silver-mounted glass teapot stands, Asprey & Co. Ltd., London, 1926, with pale pierced silver overlay, 12.5cm diameter; a set of four George V silver menu holders, S. Mordan & Co. Ltd., Chester, 1912, crested, each formed as two discs on disc base; and a set of three George V silver napkin rings, Joseph Round & Son Ltd., Sheffield, 1911, initialled AS between reeded rims (11) £200-300 381 A DUTCH SILVER BOWL, IMPORT MARKS FOR BOAZ MOSES LANDECK, CHESTER, 1913 scroll foliate and bird pierced and engraved, the scroll rim interrupted by baskets of flowers above rams’ mask and ring handles, on four curved feet, liner missing 15cm diameter, 596gr (19oz) £300-400 382 A VICTORIAN ELECTROPLATE BASKET, BIRMINGHAM OR SHEFFIELD, CIRCA 1850 pierced with scrolling designs, the rim with wheat-ears and floral decorations, swing handle, Bugle crest 31cm diameter £100-150


383 A PAIR OF SILVER TOAST RACKS, ELKINGTON & CO. LTD., BIRMINGHAM, 1948 each of seven angular divisions, 15cm wide across end lugs; together with a George V silver toast rack, Hukin & Heath Ltd., Birmingham, 1930, with seven bars centred by an arched handle, 22.5cm wide 446gr (14oz) (3) £200-300




384 A PAIR OF GEORGE III SHEFFIELD PLATE CANDLESTICKS, CIRCA 1790 with square bases and faceted stems, lacking nozzles, 25cm high; together with another pair of George III Sheffield plate candlesticks, circa 1790, similar but with beaded borders and detachable nozzles, 26cm high (4)



388 A VICTORIAN SILVER COFFEE POT, LONDON, 1881 in George II style, tapering cylindrical, with straight faceted spout 24cm high, 644gr (20oz), includes wooden handle £300-400

£250-350 385 A SET OF FOUR GEORGE III SHEFFIELD PLATE CANDLESTICKS, CIRCA 1820, with oblong bases, flared stems and ovolo borders 21.5cm high (4) £200-300 386 A PAIR OF GEORGE III SHEFFIELD PLATE TELESCOPIC CANDLESTICKS, CIRCA 1820, with gadroon and foliate borders, 20cm high; together with a set of four Victorian Sheffield plate desk candlesticks, with gadroon borders, 10.5cm high (6) £200-300 387 A GEORGE III SILVER SAUCEBOAT, MARKS RUBBED, LONDON, MID 18TH CENTURY typical three footed form, 13cm long; together with a George V silver sauceboat, Thomas Bradbury & Sons Ltd., London, 1918, similar, 15cm long; and a George V silver sauceboat, S. Blankensee & Sons Ltd., Birmingham, 1938, similar,12.5cm long 370gr (11oz) (3)




389 A GEORGE IV SILVER VEGETABLE DISH COVER, JOHN HOULE, LONDON, 1824, WITH UNMARKED BASE circular, with lobed domed cover, oak leaf finial 28.5cm diameter, 1838gr (59oz) £600-900

389 390 A PAIR OF GEORGE II SILVER SHELLS, THOMAS ENGLAND, LONDON, 1745 typical form, crested 11.5cm wide, 276gr (8oz) excluding clear glass later liners £600-800


391 A SILVER MENORAH, BOARDMAN, GLOSSOP & CO., BIRMINGHAM, 1935 inscribed, 22cm high; together with a small silver Kiddush cup stand, Simon Zyto, London, 1923, 10cm diameter 280gr (9oz) (2)

392 A RUSSIAN SILVER TORAH POINTER (YAD), PROVINCIAL, ASSAY MASTER AK, 1867 the terminal pierced and engraved with Stars of David, the knopped stem red paste set and decorated, applied vine spray and engraved Hebrew inscription 43cm long, 122gr (3oz)





Property from the Manchester Great, New and Central Synagogue Lots 393-436 “Due to the amalgamation of many different Synagogues over many years, the Manchester Great New and Central Synagogue has been left with a large amount of silver items which are surplus to requirements. These items have been held unused in storage for decades. The Synagogue now feels that it is time to release these items, so that they can once again be either used for their original purposes, or at least appreciated for their own intrinsic beauty.”



393 A SILVER TORAH CROWN, UNMARKED, EASTERN EUROPEAN, CIRCA 1900 the openwork crown centred by a single bell, finials missing, with sliding inscribed staves 32cm high, 879gr (28oz) The inscriptions read: Presented by N. Schaffer / to the New Synagogue

394 A RUSSIAN SILVER TORAH CROWN, MAKER’S MARK (IN CYRILLIC) POORLY STRUCK, MINSK (OR WARSAW), 1893 richly chased with flowers and rampant lions below three bells pendent from stags (three missing), the bells later English replacements, with eagle finial 37.5cm high, 1016gr (32oz) £1200-1800



395 A PAIR OF GEORGE V SILVER TORAH FINIALS (RIMMONIM), MOSES SALKIND, LONDON, 1921 chased with bands of flowerheads below eagle finials, bells missing, stems inscribed in Hebrew and English 37cm high, 746gr (23oz) (2) The inscriptions read: In Loving Memory of our Dear Son Joseph Cushelson who was killed in action July 26. 1917 from his Loving Parents Joseph Cushelson, a working waterproofer in the Manchester fabric industry, was born about 1886 in the Cheetham district of Manchester, Lancashire, one of the children of Cushel Cushelson (d. 1925), a commercial traveller, and his wife, Fanny (d. 1936), both of whom were natives of Russia.


He volunteered for service in April 1915 and two months later was drafted to the Western Front where he took part in the Battles of the Somme and Arras. He was killed in action at Nieuport on 26 July 1917 while serving as a gunner in the Royal Field Artillery. For further information see The War Grave Photographic Project (, accessed 30 September 2011). See lots 413 and 432 for further Cushelson items. £600-900

396 A PAIR OF GEORGE V SILVER TORAH FINIALS (RIMMONIM), MOSES SALKIND, LONDON, 1922 embossed with flowers, fitted with stags and bells (several missing), with inscribed stems 37cm high, 849gr (27oz) (2) The inscriptions read: Presented by Mr & Mrs I Langerman to the North M/c Synagogue on the occasion of the Bar Mitzva of their son Jacob Lionel 28 April 1923 5683 £500-800


397 A PAIR OF GEORGE V SILVER TORAH FINIALS (RIMMONIM), MOSES SALKIND, LONDON, 1920 similar to the preceding lot, incomplete and lacking bells, one with pyriform finial 38.5cm high, 684gr (21oz) (2)


The inscriptions read: Presented by Mr & Mrs S. Steinsberg to the Manchester New Synagogue and Beth-Hamidrash. April 1921 This inscription would appear to refer to Samuel Steinsberg who during the 1920s and ‘30s lived at Engfield House, Bury Old Road, Cheetham, Manchester, and who was in business trading in silk and woollens at 153 Great Ducie Street, Manchester. See lot 412 for another Steinsberg item. £400-600


398 A PAIR OF GEORGE V SILVER TORAH FINIALS (RIMMONIM), JOSEPH ZWEIG, LONDON, 1920 chased with flowers and applied with lions and bells (seven bells missing) and with later electroplate pierced central sections, stems inscribed in English and Hebrew 29.5cm high, 838gr (26oz) (2) The English inscriptions read: Presented to the Central Synagogue by Max Ribatzkie Esq. in Memory of his dear departed Father Mr Hyman Ribatzkie February 9th 1921 Hyman Ribatzkie (1848?-1921) moved with his wife, Dora (1853?1936) from their native Poland to settle in England about 1880. The 1901 Census records him as a ‘Job & Tent Dealer’ when the couple were living with their four sons (including Marks, probably the Max Ribatzkie Esq of the inscription, then 21 years old) and four daughters at 151 Red Bank, Manchester.


See lot 423 for another Ribatzkie item. £500-800 399 A PAIR OF GEORGE V SILVER TORAH FINIALS (RIMMONIM), MOSES SALKIND, LONDON, 1920 embossed with bands of flowers, fitted with lions and stags (mostly missing) and bells (some missing), eagle finials, engraved stems 37.5cm high, 844gr (27oz) (2) The inscriptions read: Presented by Mrs Jane Abelson to Bishop Street Synagogue in loving memory of her son Jonah who passed away July 14th. 1917. Jonah Abelson, a South African national, died at the age of 21 on 13 or 14 July 1917 while serving as a private in the 7th Battalion of the South African Infantry. He is buried in Dar Es Salaam Cemetery. For further information see The War Grave Photographic Project (, accessed 30 September 2011). His mother, Mrs Jane Abelson died in Manchester at the age of 89 in 1959. £500-800


400 A PAIR OF VICTORIAN SILVER TORAH FINIALS (RIMMONIM), HILLIARD & THOMASON, BIRMINGHAM, 1875 die-stamped with foliage, lacking upper finials and other damage, inscribed stems, 29cm high, 603gr (19oz) (2) The inscriptions read: Presented by Abraham & Rachel Levy in memory of their Dearly beloved Godfrey to the Manchester Hebrew Congregation 5635 Godrey Levy, who was born in Manchester in 1856, was one of the several children of Abraham Levy (1813?-1897), a tent dealer, and his wife, Rachel (1823?-), both of whom were born in Russia and appear to have settled in England in the late 1840s/early 1850s. He died in 1874.




401 A PAIR OF GEORGE V SILVER TORAH FINIALS (RIMMONIM), JACOB ROSENZWEIG, LONDON, 1918 foliate embossed and with cast bracket central sections, hung with bells (some lacking), inscribed stems 35.5cm high, 1026gr (32oz) (2) The inscriptions read: Presented to the Bishop Street Synagogue by Mrs Rosenthal in remembrance of her beloved son Maurice who passed away 10th. [sic] July 1918 Maurice Rosenthal, the son of Simon Rosenthal (1857-1899/1901), a tailor and native of Poland, and his wife, Betsy (1857-), was born in Manchester about 1888. A private in C. Company, 15th Battalion of the Lancashire Fusiliers, he was killed in action on 1st [sic] July 1916. For further information see The War Grave Photographic Project (, accessed 30 September 2011). £700-1000


402 A PAIR OF EDWARDIAN SILVER TORAH FINIALS (RIMMONIM), RUEBIN KOSHR, LONDON, 1906 foliate chased, with mostly missing applied birds, stags and bells, finials missing, stems inscribed ‘Presented to the Central Synagogue by Mrs A. Myers in commemoration of her dear parents 19. Shevat. 5667’ 31cm high; together with a pair of German silver torah finials, circa 1875, embossed, all bells and finials lacking, stamped ‘750’, 27cm high 1348gr (43oz) (4) £500-800


403 A PAIR OF AUSTRO-HUNGARIAN SILVER TORAH FINIALS (RIMMONIM), MAKER’S MARK S.H, VIENNA, CIRCA 1897 chased and pierced, hung with bells (two missing), stems inscribed in English and Hebrew, 950 standard 28cm high, 704gr (22oz) (2)


The English inscriptions read: A Thanksoffering to the G*d on High A Memorial in the Temple of the L**d from Ephraim Dulberg and his wife Rachel in the year 5658 The 1891 Census records Ephraim Dulberg (1836?-1910) and his wife, Rachel (1839/42?-1918), living with their three sons and one daughter at 75 Bury New Road, Salford, Lancashire. Described as a Commission Agent, he was born in Russia; Mrs Dulberg and all the children, the youngest of whom was 14 years old, were all born in Romania. £1000-1500


404 A PAIR OF GEORGE V SILVER TORAH FINIALS (RIMMONIM), JACOB ROSENZWEIG, LONDON, 1919 foliate chased, hung with bells (many lacking), inscribed stems 28.5cm high, 798gr (25oz) (2) The inscriptions read: To the North Manchester Synagogue by Mrs Scheindel Newgrosh in memory of her daughter Esther Marie / her son Eli 5680-1920 The 1901 Census for 8 Codnor Street, Cheetham, Manchester, records Schmeril [sic] Newgrosh (61) and his wife, Charlotte (58), together with their sons, Eli (32) and Harry (22), both waterproof garment makers, and their daughter, Marie (27). They are all designated ‘Austrian Subjects.’ Shmeril Newgrosh was born in Brody, Austria, about 1846 and died in Manchester in 1913; his wife, Charlotte (née Shiendel), died in Manchester in 1929. Eli Newgrosh died in 1914.



405 A PAIR OF EDWARDIAN SILVER TORAH FINIALS (RIMMONIM), MOSES SALKIND, LONDON, 1909 foliate chased, hung with bells and applied with eagles (many pieces lacking), eagle finials, stems engraved in English and Hebrew 41cm high, 918gr (29oz) (2) The English inscription reads: Presented to the Central Synagogue by the Children of the late Mrs Yetta Weinberg. in loving memory 2nd Adar 8th 5670. March 19th 1910.


This inscription appears to refer to Yetta, wife of Jacob Weinberg, a waterproof maker; they were both born in Poland, she about 1855, he in 1853. The 1901 Census records them living at 48 Elizabeth Street, Cheetham, Manchester, together with their sons, Lay (21), Barnet (19) and Hyman (15) and daughters, Annie (13) and Lily (11). Mrs Weinberg died in 1906. Jacob Weinberg, who remarried in 1910, was the founder of J. Weinberg & Son, well-known manufacturers of waterproof garments, which, following his death in 1925, was continued by his son, Hyman (Henry). For further information, see Greater Manchester County Record Office (ref. 3165, a collection of photographs and family papers). See 23 lot 411 for another Weinberg item. £600-900

406 A PAIR OF GEORGE V SILVER TORAH FINIALS (RIMMONIM), JOSEPH ZWEIG, LONDON, 1929 hung with bells and applied with lions (few lacking), foliate chased, one with eagle finial, one broken with pyriform finial, inscribed stems 38.5cm high, 945gr (30oz) (2) The inscriptions read: 1895/5655 I&JM 120/5680 Presented to the Manchester New Synagogue and Beth Hamidrash. by Isaac and Jane Myer. on the occasion of their Silver Wedding in memory of their father the late Mr Gershon Schaffer. £600-800



407 A PAIR OF EDWARDIAN SILVER TORAH FINIALS (RIMMONIM), RUEBIN KOSHR, LONDON, 1906 foliate chased, hung with bells (some lacking), eagle finials, one with Hebrew inscribed girdle, plain stems 40cm high, 1163gr (37oz) (2) £800-1200


408 A PAIR OF GEORGE V SILVER TORAH FINIALS (RIMMONIM), ROSENZWEIG, TAITELBAUM & CO., LONDON, 1910 foliate chased, hung with bells, one applied with lions, one with eagles and stags (some pieces lacking), both with eagle finials (one detached), inscribed stems 39.5cm high, 941gr (30oz) (2) The inscriptions read: Presented by Lazarus & Leah Berman to the New Synagogue On the occasion of their Silver Wedding Celebration Manchester Tebeth 21. 5671. Jan. 21. 1911 Lazarus Berman and Leah Taylor were married in Manchester in 1885.The 1901 Census for 35 Clarence Street, Cheetham, Manchester, records them as Lazarus Berman (39), hawker, and Leah (37), both born in Russia, together with their daughters, Gertrude (14) and Katie (11), and sons Ely (9) and Myer (8), all of whom were born in England. Mr Lazarus appears to have died in 1937. See lot 409 for another Berman item.

408 £700-1000

409 A GEORGE V PARCEL-GILT-SILVER TORAH SHIELD (TAS), ROSENZWEIG, TAITELBAUM & CO., LONDON, 1910 scroll foliate chased border, applied with typical symbols, one door of the Tablets of the Law missing, with two inscribed pendent shields 23.5cm high excluding chain and pendent shields, 733gr (23oz) The inscriptions read: Presented by Lazarus & Leah Berman to the New Synagogue / Manchester Tebeth 21. 5671 January 21. 1911 £700-1000



410 A GEORGE V SILVER TORAH SHIELD (TAS), ROSENZWEIG, TAITELBAUM & CO., LONDON, 1911 foliate chased border and inscribed below the Torah Crown and surrounding typical applied symbols, plaque box cover missing 30cm high excluding chain, 1000gr (32oz) The inscription reads: Presented to the North Manchester Synagogue by Mrs Rose Chamanski. in memory of her beloved Parents Israel and Sarah Kindler 1911. £800-1200

410 411 AN EDWARDIAN SILVER TORAH SHIELD (TAS), MOSES SALKIND, LONDON, 1909 scroll and foliate chased border, inscribed in English and Hebrew, with typical applied symbols, plaque box cover missing 30.5cm high excluding small chain, 818gr (26oz) The English inscription reads: Presented to the Central Synagogue by the Children of the late Mrs Yetta Weinberg in loving memory 2nd Adar 8th 5670 March 19th 1910. £600-900

411 412 A GEORGE V SILVER TORAH SHIELD (TAS), MOSES SALKIND, LONDON, 1920 scroll and leaf chased border, inscribed below the plaque box, with typical applied symbols, one Tablet of the Law door and interior scroll missing 30cm high excluding chain, 842gr (27oz) The inscription reads: Presented by Mr & Mrs S. Steinsberg to the Manchester New Synagogue & Beth Hamidrash. April 1921. £500-800

412 413 A GEORGE V SILVER TORAH SHIELD (TAS), JOSEPH ZWEIG, LONDON, 1921 scroll and leaf chased border, inscribed in Hebrew and English flanking the plaque box, with typical applied symbols, interior scroll missing, plaque box cover missing 30cm high excluding chain, 742gr (23oz) The English inscription reads: In Loving Memory of our Dear Son Joseph Cushelson who was killed in action July 26 1917 from his Loving Parents




414 A GEORGE V SILVER TORAH SHIELD (TAS), ROSENZWEIG, TAITELBAUM & CO., LONDON, 1910 scroll and foliate chased border, with typical applied symbols, one Lion of Judah missing, plaque box cover missing, with two inscribed pendent shields 25.5cm high excluding partial chain, 755gr (24oz) The inscriptions read: on the Occasion of the Bar Mitzvah of the their only son Julius. / 5671. 1911. £600-900


415 A GEORGE V SILVER TORAH SHIELD (TAS), JACOB ROSENZWEIG, LONDON, 1919 with matted leafage, flowerheads and scroll chased border, typical applied symbols, inscribed to base of pillars, one Tablet of the Law door missing, plaque box cover missing 30.5cm high excluding chain, 954gr (30oz) The inscriptions read: Presented by Mrs D. Sunderland / in Memory of her Son and Daughter £600-900

415 416 A GERMAN SILVER TORAH SHIELD (TAS), UNMARKED, LATE 19 TH CENTURY matted border chased with leafage and flowerheads surrounding the quilted panel applied with typical symbols, the plaque box cover inscribed 33cm high, 868gr (27oz) The inscription reads: Presented to the Manchester Hebrew Congregation By George Moritz Esqr In loving Memory of his Parents May 1890 £1000-1500

416 417 A GEORGE V SILVER TORAH SHIELD (TAS), JACOB ROSENZWEIG, LONDON, 1922 scroll chased border surrounding the typical applied symbols, inscribed in Hebrew below the plaque box, with two vacant pendent shields 26.5cm high excluding chain and pendent shields, 685gr (22oz) £700-1000



418 A GEORGE V SILVER TORAH SHIELD (TAS), JOSEPH ZWEIG, LONDON, 1919 scroll foliate chased border surrounding the typical applied symbols. one Tablet of the Law door and plaque box cover missing 30.5cm high excluding chain, 769gr (24oz) £500-800

418 419 A SILVER TORAH SHIELD (TAS), AARON TAITELBAUM & SONS, LONDON, 1959 with gadroon rim, applied with the Torah Crown, Lions of Judah and Tablets of the Law, inscribed above the plaque box with missing cover 28cm high excluding chain, 1000gr (32oz)


420 A SILVER TORAH SHIELD (TAS), AARON TAITELBAUM & SONS, LONDON, 1957 chased with stylised leaves within feather banding, applied with typical symbols, inscribed in Hebrew above the plaque box and below in English 31cm high excluding chain, 1060gr (34oz)

The inscription reads: Presented in loving memory of our dear parents Solomon and Emily Isaacson. Father 4th Adar 5702 Mother 9th Kislev 5703 by their Sons and Daughters. £700-1000

The inscription reads: Presented to the Manchester Great Synagogue by Mr M.A. Jacobs In Sacred Memory of his Dear Parents Samuel Aaron and Fanny Edith Jacobs (of Cardiff) who passed away 18th Ellul 5704-1944. 18th Nisan 5691- 1931. £600-900

420 421 A SILVER TORAH SHIELD (TAS), MAKER’S MARK S.E.M., LONDON, 1961 with grape and vine leaf border, typical applied symbols, inscribed below the plaque box in a panel 29cm high excluding chain, 780gr (25oz) The inscription reads: Presented to The Manchester Central Synagogue in memory of the late Jack Kringle who died on the 18th October 1960 by his devoted wife and loving children. £500-800



422 A SILVER TORAH SHIELD (TAS), AARON TAITELBAUM & SONS, LONDON, 1938 with beaded and stylised leaf chased border, applied with typical symbols, inscribed above the plaque box with missing cover, with two vacant heart-shaped pendants 31cm high excluding chain and pendent shields, 953gr (30oz) The inscription reads: Abraham Isaac Rosenberg, Nisan.8.5686. Louis Rosenberg, Ab.26.5695. Fanny Rosenberg, Marcheshvan.10.5699. £500-800


423 A GEORGE V SILVER TORAH SHIELD (TAS), JOSEPH ZWEIG, LONDON, 1920 with scroll foliate rim, typical applied symbols, Hebrew and English inscriptions flanking the plaque box ‘Presented to the Central Synagogue by Max Ribatzkie Esq...1911’, 29cm high excluding chain and single vacant pendent shield; together with another Torah Shield, unmarked, probably Israeli, modern, with leafy border and chased symbols above an inscription to Samuel & Julia Harris, 25cm high excluding chain 1026gr (2)


£600-900 424 A POLISH SILVER TORAH SHIELD (TAS), MAKER’S MARK AR, ASSAY MASTER JOSEF SOSNKOWSKI, WARSAW, 1876 border chased with flowerheads and scroll foliage, with typical applied symbols, with an associated English silver pendent shield inscribed in Hebrew 26cm high excluding chain and pendent shield, 631gr (20oz) £1200-1800


425 A GERMAN SILVER TORAH SHIELD (TAS), H. MEYEN & CO., BERLIN, LATE 19TH CENTURY with matted border and quilted field, applied with lion masks to the corners, Torah Crown, Lions of Judah, Tablets of the Law and plaque box, the chased pillars with applied box base (one missing), with Hebrew inscribed pendent shield, 800 standard 32cm high excluding chain and pendent shield, 634gr (20oz) £600-900



426 A GERMAN SILVER TORAH SHIELD (TAS), LATE 19 TH CENTURY chased with matted leafage surrounding the quilted field, with typical applied symbols including plaque box and fluted pillars with eagle finials, stamped ‘750’, with associated inscribed English silver pendent shield 32cm high excluding chain and pendent shield, 995gr (31oz) £700-1000


427 A GERMAN SILVER TORAH SHIELD (TAS), LATE 19 TH CENTURY with beaded and foliate border surrounding the quilted field with chased pillars, other symbols applied including plaque box, stamped ‘750’ 28cm high excluding chain, 505gr (16oz) £400-600

427 428 ASSORTED JUDAICA ORNAMENTS, COMPRISING: two Lions of Judah, two Magen David, three eagle finials, an openwork Torah Crown, a beaded Torah Crown, seven plaques, three pendent shields, a broken Kiddush cup, five washers, an assortment of bells, assorted chains and a nine carat Magen David on gilt chain (quantity) £150-250 429 SEVEN ASSORTED VICTORIAN SILVER PEDESTAL GOBLETS OR KIDDUSH CUPS: one with panels of flowerheads presented by Mr Joseph Rosenthal, Robert Harper, London, 1861, one scroll foliate around two cartouches presented by Mr Herman Wulfson, maker’s mark rubbed, Birmingham, 1861, one with bright-cut swags presented by Mrs D. Silvert, Henry John Lias, London, 1877, one with bright-cut strapwork and without inscription, George Unite, Birmingham, 1876, one with ferny bright-cutting presented by M. Goodman, maker’s mark double struck, Birmingham, 1876, one chased with roses and inscribed in Hebrew, maker’s mark rubbed, Birmingham, 1873, and one plain example, Henry Holland, London, 1857, largest 20cm high; together with a set of four Polish silver Kiddush cups, maker’s mark indecipherable, Warsaw, 1889, the beakers engraved with foliage and buildings, 4.5cm high 1367gr (43oz) (11) £600-1000


430 THREE SILVER TORAH POINTERS (YAD), UNMARKED, PROBABLY GERMAN OR AUSTRO-HUNGARIAN, MID 19 TH CENTURY: one tapering octagonal with chain but missing hand, one with basket-weave decoration missing finger, and one tapering square inscribed ‘Presented by George Moritz Esq.’ and with chain largest 26cm excluding ring and chain, 337gr (10oz) (3) £400-600


431 FOUR CONTINENTAL SILVER TORAH POINTERS (YAD), LATE 19TH CENTURY: one with missing hand, Warsaw, one with split, probably Polish, one with English inscription, with chain, split in two, German, and one with Hebrew inscription and chain, probably German or Austro-Hungarian, largest 28cm, 467gr (15oz); together with another Torah pointer (Yad), with turned fruitwood handle and unmarked silver stem and hand (5) £500-800


432 FIVE ENGLISH SILVER TORAH POINTERS (YAD), EARLY 20 TH CENTURY: one split, one presented by S. Ungar, one with chain and Hebrew inscription but unmarked since hand missing, one with chain presented by Lazarus & Leah Berman but unmarked since hand missing, and one inscribed ‘...Joseph Cushelson who was killed in action July 26 1917...’ largest 31cm, 625gr (20oz) (5) £700-1000


433 FOUR ENGLISH SILVER TORAH POINTERS (YAD), EARLY 20 TH CENTURY one presented by Mrs T. Shineberg, one with detached hand presented by Annie Berlin, one with hand missing presented by Mr Simon Frankenstein, and one with chain, largest 34cm; together with a Victorian silver sealing wax container, Samuel Jacob, Lonodn, 1892, foliate chased, 19cm long excluding chain 560gr (18oz) (5) £600-900



434 A FILIGREE SILVER SPICE TOWER (BESAMIM), UNMARKED, PROBABLY GERMAN OR AUSTRO-HUNGARIAN, MID 19 TH CENTURY the pull-off top surmounted by a gilt flag inscribed in Hebrew and solid collar inscribed in Hebrew and English, knopped stem, hexagonal base with damaged filigree, in original fitted case 21.5cm high, 146gr (4oz) The English inscription reads: Presented to the Manchester Hebrew Congregation by S. Jacobson April 20th 5622. 1862. £700-1000


435 A GEORGE V SILVER SPICE TOWER (BESAMIM), JACOB ROSENZWEIG, LONDON, 1912 the square spire finial surmounted by a sphere, flag missing, the spice box topped by eagles to the corners and with filigree sides, hinged door and a bell suspended from each corner (some associated), on double knopped stem and spreading inscribed base 24cm high, 203gr (6oz) The inscription reads: Presented to the New Synagogue by S. Chinn in memory of his son Jacob who died 10th Tebeth 5674 £250-350


436 A POLISH SILVER SPICE TOWER (BESAMIM), MAKER’S MARK POORLY STRUCK, ASSAY MASTER JOSEF SOSNKOWSKI, WARSAW, 1882 conical spire surrounded by four gilded flags rising to an inscribed gilded flag, filigree box with solid door and pendent bells (some associated), knopped stem, spreading base with Hebrew inscription The English inscription reads: Presented to the Manchester Heb. Congn. by Harris Isaacs Sep. 25th 5659 - 1898 £500-800


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