Fine & Rare Auction
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Wednesday 9th & Thursday 10th August 2017
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Saturday 5th August 9am - 12pm
Monday 7th August 9am - 5pm
Tuesday 8th August 9am - 6pm
Wednesday 9th August 8.30am - 9.30am
Thursday 10th August 8.30am - 9.30am
Lots: 211-263 of 834
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Lot 211
An Elizabeth II silver caster of 18th Century design by Viners, with plain panelled sides, 17cm high, Sheffield 1964, weight 5.4ozs
Marks slightly rubbed
Estimate:  £50 - 70 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 212
A set of six Elizabeth II silver goblets by Trevor Towner, with plain bowls, gilt interiors and bead mounts, each 15cm high, London 1969, combined weight 24ozs
Good condition overall, minor wear
Estimate:  £200 - 300 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 213
A pair of Elizabeth II silver goblets by Richards & Knight, with plain bowls, gilt interiors and bead mounts, each 14.2cm high, London 1972, combined weight 9ozs
Marks slightly rubbed, light overall wear
Estimate:  £80 - 120 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 214
A Victorian silver Bosun's whistle by Simeon Greenberg, 10cm long, bears assay mark but no date letter, weight 12.5grams
Hallmarks rubbed, evidence of repair and dented
Estimate:  £60 - 80 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 215
An Edward VII silver circular salver by Walker & Hall, with leaf and bead rim, floral engraving to centre and vacant cartouche, on three panel feet, 36cm diameter, Sheffield 1907, weight 35ozs
Estimate:  £300 - 400 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 216
A good George III silver waiter possibly by John Chapman II, with period floral engraving and armorial, scalloped piecrust rim on three splayed panel feet, 18.5cm diameter x 3cm high, London 1769, weight 10ozs
Good condition
Estimate:  £120 - 160 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 217
A George III silver 'Whiskey' decanter label by Peter and Ann Bateman, 4.5cm wide, London 1793
Some wear to face, possibly re-lettered
Estimate:  £30 - 50 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 218
A late Victorian silver 'Holland' decanter label of William IV/early Victorian design by William Hutton and Sons, 6cm wide, Sheffield 1900
Good condition
Estimate:  £20 - 30 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 219
A Victorian silver 'Sherry' decanter label by George Unite, 4.7cm wide, Birmingham 1846
Good condition
Estimate:  £30 - 50 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 220
A George V silver and tortoiseshell topped trinket box of shaped outline by the Goldsmiths and Silversmiths Company, 9.7cm x 8.5cm x 3.8cm, London, 1912, gross weight 5.7ozs
Some wear
Estimate:  £70 - 100 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 221
A silver topped cut glass dressing table jar, the top by Walker & Hall and inset with image of a English Bull Terrier, London 1944, 6.3cm diameter x 5cm high
Good condition
Estimate:  £25 - 35 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 222
An early George III silver mufineer or caster by Jabez Daniell and James Mince, with wrythen knop and plain baluster body, 17.5cm high, London 1768, weight 6.6ozs
Good condition
Estimate:  £120 - 160 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 223
A George III silver mufineer or caster by Stephen Adams, with wrythen knop and plain baluster body, 15cm high, London 1788, weight 2.7ozs
Good condition, marks to body slightly rubbed
Estimate:  £60 - 80 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 224
An early 20th Century riding crop, the silver handle modelled as a dog's head with glass eyes, London 1919, 74cm overall
Hallmarks slightly rubbed, crop lacking tassel to end and wriststrap
Estimate:  £50 - 70 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 225
A Victorian silver mounted claret jug, with clear bulbous glass body, the silver mount by Robert Harper with embossed leaf ornament, Bacchic mask and vacant cartouche on chastened ground, London 1876, 24cm high overall
Good condition
Estimate:  £350 - 500 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 226
A late Victorian silver oval tea caddy by Henry Atkin, with floral ornament and open cartouche, 6cm x 4.5cm x 7.5cm high, Sheffield, 1891, weight 2ozs
Good overall condition, slight wear
Estimate:  £60 - 80 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 227
A pair of Victorian silver salts, with gadrooned circular bodies, Birmingham 1888, with spoons for same (one damaged), cased, three silver bladed mother of pearl fruit knives, a silver topped scent bottle and a small selection silver teaspoons
Estimate:  £50 - 70 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 228
A George V silver rose bowl or Monteith, with shaped rim, 19cm diameter x 15cm high, Chester 1927, weight 12ozs, with pierced metal mesh top
With later applied white metal shield, possibly covering an inscription
Estimate:  £80 - 120 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 229
A George V silver Capstan inkwell by William Hutton & Sons, with engraved cover, 15cm diameter x 6cm high, Birmingham 1917, gross weight 14ozs (loaded), with original ceramic inkwell
Slight wear
Estimate:  £50 - 70 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 232
A William IV silver table snuff box by Nathaniel Mills, with reeding, cast floral mounts and gilt interior, 8cm x 4.8cm x 2cm, Birmingham 1839, weight 2.9ozs
With presentation engraving to lid
Estimate:  £180 - 220 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 233
A late Victorian silver card case by Joseph Gloster, with scrolled leaf engraving and shaped cartouche, 8.5cm x 5cm x 1cm, Birmingham 1900, weight 1.6oz
Engraved with initials, otherwise a good example
Estimate:  £40 - 60 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 234
A Victorian silver vesta case by John Millward Banks, the sides engraved with border of ivy leaves, 4cm x 3cm x 1cm, Birmingham 1891, weight 20grams
Slight surface wear, overall a good example
Estimate:  £40 - 60 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 235
A William IV silver table snuff box by Edward Smith, with leaf and scroll mounts, reeded sides, the silver gilt interior with presentation inscription to lid worded 'Presented to the Rev. Henry Clarke by the Members of the Watt Institution...for this...Services...as a Scientific Lecturer...Dundee, 24th April 1837', 8.3cm x 5cm x 2cm high, Birmingham 1830, weight 4.4 ozs
Some rubbing to highlights, otherwise good
Note: The Watt Institute established in Dundee in 1824 'having for its object the affording to the working classes an opportunity of acquiring information at their leisure hours''. Rev Henry Clarke thought to be a Christian phrenologist from Chorley, Lancs, who is recorded as lecturing in Dundee to the Mechanics Phrenology Society in 1835 and more widely across Scotland (see Cooter [Roger] The Cultural Meaning of Science, published Cambridge University Press, 1984)
Estimate:  £200 - 300 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 236
An early Victorian silver table snuff box by Neville & Ryland, boldly cast with leaf and scroll mounts, bombe sides, the top with presentation inscription, 9.5cm x 6.4cm x 3.3cm, Birmingham 1840, weight 6.7ozs
Inscription worn, otherwise good
Estimate:  £180 - 220 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 237
A Victorian silver table snuff box by Edward Smith, the shaped body engraved with leaf scrolls, gilt interior, the lid with presentation engraving to 'Mr Rob.t Williamson by the Members of Covan Colliery Institutions', 8cm x 5.3cm x 2cm, Birmingham 1845, weight 3.3ozs
Good overall condition
Estimate:  £180 - 220 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 238
A George IV silver table snuff box by Thomas Shaw, with plain reeded body, cast thumbpiece, vacant cartouche and gilt interior, 8.5cm x 5cm x 2.3cm high, Birmingham 1828, weight 3.5ozs
Good condition
Estimate:  £180 - 220 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 239
A Victorian silver vinaigrette by Nathaniel Mills, with diaper engraved body, shaped engraved cartouche, cast thumpiece, the gilt interior with pierced grill, 3.2cm x 2.2cm x 1cm high, Birmingham 1842, weight 13.8g
Good condition, cartouche engraved with initials 'M.G.'
Estimate:  £120 - 160 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 240
An 18th Century white metal (thought to be silver) punch ladle, the oval lipped bowl embossed with fruiting vines and inset with George II 1758 half crown, with twisted whalebone handle, 32cm long
Good overall condition
Estimate:  £40 - 60 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 241
An 18th Century white metal (thought to be silver) punch ladle, with plain oval bowl and twisted whalebone handle, 34.5cm long (engraved), a Victorian silver toddy/sauce ladle, London, possibly 1844 (mark rubbed) and a Georgian silver toddy/sauce ladle (marks rubbed)
Wear to hallmarks and general wear throughout
Estimate:  £40 - 60 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 242
A George III silver caddy spoon by J.T., with scalloped bowl and bright cut engraved terminal, 6.7cm long, weight 7grams Birmingham 1811
Good condition
Estimate:  £60 - 80 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 243
An Elizabeth II silver Triffid end spoon and twin-tined fork of 17th Century design by Thomas Bradbury & Sons, London 1937, weight 4ozs
Slight wear
Estimate:  £70 - 100 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 244
A George III silver and whalebone punch ladle, the oval bowl with shaped rim by Peter and Ann Bateman, 34.5cm overall, London 1793
Good condition, marks slightly rubbed
Estimate:  £30 - 40 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 245
Two 18th Century white metal punch ladles, inset with coins to bowls, both with twisted whalebone handles
Slight wear, one with cracked handle
Estimate:  £40 - 60 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 246
An 18th Century white metal punch ladle with circular bowl and twisted whalebone handle and an Elizabeth II Silver Jubilee punch ladle with twisted ebonised handle, the bowl hallmarked Sheffield 1977
Estimate:  £30 - 50 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 247
Set of 12 Elizabeth II silver Apostle/Seal top spoons, London 1977, w. 2ozs (cased)

Estimate:  £65 - 80 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 249
A set of six George III Scottish Provincial silver Old English teaspoons, possibly by William Hannay of Paisley, circa 1780, weight 77 grams, the terminals engraved 'LIM' and a pair of white metal sugar tongs similarly engraved with initials
Good overall condition
Estimate:  £150 - 200 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 250
A pair of late 19th/early 20th Century American sterling silver entree dishes and covers by Shreve & Co, with leaf and scroll mounts, 33cm x 25cm, weight 60ozs
Lacking one handle, with minor wear throughout
By repute, inherited by the present vendor from the 'American branch' of the Lowther family
Estimate:  £520 - 580 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 251
Twelve late 19th/early 20th Century American sterling silver dessert forks by Shreve & Co, with shaped terminals, weight 21ozs
Terminals engraved
By repute, inherited by the present vendor from the 'American branch' of the Lowther family
Estimate:  £160 - 200 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 252
Eight late 19th/early 20th Century American sterling silver dessert knives by Shreve & Co, with shaped terminals, weight 16ozs
Slight wear, terminals engraved
By repute, inherited by the present vendor from the 'American branch' of the Lowther family
Estimate:  £120 - 160 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 253
Twelve late 19th/early 20th Century American sterling silver dessert forks, with engraved and relief moulded terminals, impressed Patent 1874 to reverse, weight 15ozs
Good overall condition
By repute, inherited by the present vendor from the 'American branch' of the Lowther family
Estimate:  £120 - 160 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 254
Two pairs of late 19th/early 20th Century American sterling silver salad servers, comprising two forks and two spoons, with shaped terminals, weight 17ozs
Terminals engraved, slight overall wear
By repute, inherited by the present vendor from the 'American branch' of the Lowther family
Estimate:  £120 - 160 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 255
A late 19th/early 20th Century American sterling silver fish slice and a ditto cream skimmer, both with shaped terminals, combined weight 9ozs
Terminals engraved and slight wear overall
By repute, inherited by the present vendor from the 'American branch' of the Lowther family
Estimate:  £60 - 80 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 256
A pair of late 19th/early 20th Century American sterling silver concertina action tongs, stamped 'Sterling' and No. 2232, weight 2ozs, a silver handled button hook and a silver handled cake slice
Good overall condition
By repute, inherited by the present vendor from the 'American branch' of the Lowther family
Estimate:  £30 - 40 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 257
A late 19th Century American sterling silver oval serving dish, with pierced and reeded rim, 29cm x 17cm, weight 6ozs
Slight denting and surface wear
Estimate:  £50 - 70 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 258
A set of six 19th Century American white metal (thought silver) teaspoons by Pelletreau, Bennet & Cooke, with Mannerist style ornament to terminals, stamped PB&C within a rectangle, c.1826-1828, weight 2.5ozs
Good overall condition
Note: For more information about this maker, see The Metropolitan Museum, New York
Estimate:  £40 - 60 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 259
An 18th Century Continental, possibly French, white metal combined match holder and snuff box of Rococo design, modelled with a bird finial and with gilt interior, 9cm overall, weight 1.2oz
Small split to base
Estimate:  £120 - 160 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 260
A silver and oak photograph frame, bearing mark of Horton & Allday and hallmarks for Birmingham 1902, oak back with easel support, 21cm x 16cm
Estimate:  £600 - 800 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 261
A pair of silver photograph frames of Art Nouveau design, bearing marks for Henry Matthews and hallmarks for Birmingham 1905, together with design registration No. 458527, mahogany backs with easel supports, 15.2cm x 14.2cm
Estimate:  £600 - 800 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 262
A pair of silver photograph frames of Art Nouveau design, bearing marks for Biddle & Collingwood and hallmarks for Birmingham 1908, oak backs with easel supports, 28.5cm x 15cm
Estimate:  £800 - 1200 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 263
A pair of silver photograph frames of Art Nouveau design, bearing marks for James and William Deakin and hallmarks for Chester 1905, with later added yellow and orange soft enamels, mahogany backs with easel supports and with bevelled glasses, 24.6cm x 15.4cm
Estimate:  £1200 - 1500 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
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