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Birmingham 1989 solid silver superb and heavy superior quality engraved card case.
Birmingham 1989 superior quality engraved English hallmarked solid silver card case weighing a very heavy 110 grams.
Beautiful cushion shape. Leaf engraved sides surround alternating bands of striped engraving. There is also a blank cartouche within the design on one side which would be suitable for initials if desired.
The hinged lid opens from the top, and closes securely.
Lovely for business cards, making a great purchase or gift for a man or a woman.
Size-2 7/8 inches wide by 3 7/8 inches long.
A superb example in excellent condition.
Ref: 5323
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19th century Victorian upholstered chair with handworked original tapestry needlework cover, signed by artist.
19th century Victorian upholstered chair on turned legs with original castors.
Sprung seat and curved back later upholstered in original handworked needlepoint tapestry covering with velvet backing, signed by artist, Audrey Randall, and dated 1967.
The very striking pattern of birds and flowers is beautifully executed to seat and back, and is done on a neutral background, to go with any decorating scheme.
Size-32.5 inches high, by 19 inches wide.
A very unusual and comfortable chair, in very good condition.
Ref: 5342
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Early 20th century sterling silver gilt and enamel boxed set of 12 cocktail sticks designed in the form of cockerels.
Gorgeous early 20th century sterling silver gilt and enamel set of 12 cocktail sticks or fruit picks, designed in the form of cockerels.
These very elegant sticks have 6 different pairs of hand decorated cockerels. They are set into the original beautiful gilt embellished blue fan shaped case, with silk and velvet lining, opening with two doors, and having two gilt latches.
The stunning enamel colours of the well modeled cockerels, stand out beautifully against the silver gilt sticks.
Size-3 3/8 inches long by 5/8 inches wide.
These would make a very useful and lovely gift for someone who entertains, or for the silver collector.
Both the sticks and case are in excellent condition.
Ref: 5339
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Early 19th century set of 6 English hallmarked solid silver fiddle pattern matched forks.
Set of 6 early 19th century English hallmarked solid silver matched forks in the fiddle pattern. All London, mainly Georgian period forks made from 1810-1848, they are by various makers such as William Eley and the Savory brothers.
There is an initial "N" to the reverse side of each fork.
The forks are heavy in gauge and weight.
Size-approx 6.75 inches long.
Weight-270 grams together.
With only some wear to the ends of the tines, these forks will be a nice addition to a canteen, and are a wonderful value at this weight of silver.
Ref: 5370
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Dublin 1918 stunning Irish hallmarked silver egg cup and spoon by famous makers WEST & SONS in original fitted case.
Dublin 1918 Irish hallmarked solid silver very unusual egg cup and matching spoon made and retailed by famous makers West & Son of Dublin, in the original fitted case.
Of heavy gauge, and with applied design of celtic knots and interlacing spirals, the cup and beautiful matching egg spoon are rare to find.
Irish silver is very sought after, due to its rarity.
Weighs 65 grams.
Size-cup-2 inches diameter by 2.25 inches high; spoon-4.25 inches long by 1 inch wide.
In very good condition.
Box cup and spoon all bear West & Sons marks.
A very high quality complete and rare set for the collector of Irish silver, or a wonderful gift.
Ref: 5369
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1924 ROYAL WORCESTER fruit plate signed H. Everett.
Royal Worcester porcelain hand painted fruit plate, signed by the artist, H. Everett, and marked with the 1924 date mark, during the heyday of the famous Royal Worcester fruit artists.
These artists used the porcelain as canvases to express their artistic talent and create life like designs that they were allowed by Royal Worcester to personally sign.
Plates from the 1920's are among the most sought after.
This side plate has absolutely gorgeous colours, with the fruit so beautifully and realistically painted on the exquisitely mottled background, finishing with gilt edging.
The puce coloured Royal Worcester date mark for 1924 is on reverse.
Size is 6.5 inches in diameter, or 16 cm.
There is some light crazing to the glaze, difficult to see except under high magnification. It is in otherwise excellent condition.
Ref: 559
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London 1886 outstanding solid silver lozenge shaped dish by CHARLES STUART HARRIS.
London 1886 English hallmarked solid silver lozenge shaped dish by famous maker Charles Stuart Harris.
Convex bottom is surrounded by very impressive bold all over chased ornate repousse decoration.
Size 10.75 inches long by 8.25 inches deep.
Weight-275 grams.
A truly stunning piece.
A lovely thick gauged very impressive large dish, by a very important maker, in very good condition.
Great value.
A matching comport on stand, with both the stand and comport chased the same, by the same famous maker, is available if desired. Please ask for details if interested.
Ref: 4862
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Birmingham 1905 solid silver large bombe shaped box by famous retailers MAPPIN AND WEBB.
Birmingham 1905 large Edwardian period English hallmarked solid silver bombe shaped hinged box Made by Robert Chandler to be retailed by very famous and highly regarded makers Mappin and Webb. It is appropriately hallmarked on both lid and base. It bears both marks.
With all over repousse scroll, foliate and leafy design, bordered by applied gadrooned edges this makes a very classic statement on dressing table or desk to hold jewellery, trinkets or for use as a desk tidy. The raised decoration is polished over a matt ground, so makes a lovely first impression.
The hinged lid opens to reveal the original pale gilded interior, and there are three blank cartouches (one on the lid top and one on each of the front and back sides of the body centre), which could be personalised if one wishes.
The whole stands on a stepped base.
Size-6.5 inches wide by 3 inches deep by 1 5/8 inches high.
Weight-135 grams.
There is some polish wear through to some high points of the decoration, and a couple of marks to the cartouches which could be restored if desired. This box is in good condition overall and priced accordingly.
Bombe shaped boxes are highly sought after, much more expensive to make, and rarely found.
This one is of impressive size and decoration and a nice Edwardian period antique box.
Ref: 0901
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19thC carved gilt wood bergere chair
Late 19th C carved gilt wood bergere chair with carved arched back, cane back and seat and removable custom hardbacked cushion. Kidney shaped seat over turned and fluted tapered legs. Wonderful occasional chair, or for ladies desk or dressing table.
A very good example of Louis XVI style, in very good condition, with original gilding.
Approx. 22 inches wide by 30 inches high
Ref: 5166
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19thC gilt wood bergere chair
Late 19thC carved gilt wood bergere chair with shaped and carved top, tapering to acanthus leaf sides. Caned back and oval seat with removable custom hardbacked cushion over turned and fluted legs. A wonderful occasional chair, or for ladies desk or dressing table. A fine example of Louis XVI style in very good condition, with original gilding.
Approx. 22 inches wide by 28.5 inches high.
Ref: 5165
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