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19th century pen and ink drawing of church within a churchyard in gilt frame.
19th century very good pen and ink drawing of a church within a churchyard, newly professionally conservation mounted and framed within a gilt frame and protected by glass.
Size 23.25 inches wide by 16.25 inches high.
A lovely and skilled example of a 19th century drawing.
Ref: 4376
Price: £175

Birmingham 1928 solid silver pagoda design mustard pot by very famous makers ELKINGTON.
Birmingham 1928 English hallmarked solid silver pagoda shaped top design mustard pot with fitted cobalt blue protective liner by famed maker Elkington and Company.
The unusual design has chamfered corners, and beautifully worked raised top surmounted with a graduated stepped finial.
Size-2.5 inches long by 1.25 inches wide by 1 1/8 inches high.
Weight-40 grams silver only, 70 grams overall.
A lovely and unusual mustard pot by famous maker in very good condition and with very clear hallmarks.
A great piece to own or to give as a gift with the superior quality expected from Elkington.
Ref: 6162
Price: £175

Birmingham 1930 solid silver large oval mustard pot and spoon.
Birmingham 1930 English hallmarked solid silver large oval mustard pot made in the Georgian style.
With chased edge, feathered thumb rest and lion paw feet, the hinged top is lifted by a baluster finial to reveal the original glass liner.
Made by very good makers Adie Brothers, with spoon by very good makers Martin and Hall, hallmarked Sheffield 1927.
Weight-92 grams silver only, 130 grams total overall.
Size-4 inches long to handle by 2.25 inches wide by 2.25 inches high. Spoon-3 1/8 inches long.
With just a couple of tiny marks to the body, and a slight wave on the lower stem of the spoon, this large and classic mustard pot is in very good condition overall, and makes a lovely and functional set. A great value.
Ref: 4840
Price: £170

Lovely 19th century hand carved mother of pearl and leather coin purse.
Very striking 19th century hand carved lustrous mother of pearl and leather expanding purse with intricately carved Renaissance scene on front plaque of a female musician playing the mandolin to accompany a male singer, while both of them read music from a duet music stand. They stand on what appears to be an elaborately decorated stage with thick curtains pulled back with tassels. The reverse of the purse is a plain mother of pearl plaque. Under the mother of pearl is a leather covered metal frame.
The purse opens to reveal crimson silk lined compartments.
It is hinged on bottom, and closes with a tightly sprung push button catch.
Size-3 inches wide by 2 5/8 inches high by .5 inches deep closed.
Weight-60 grams without wrapping.
A beautiful little purse in very good condition for its age, with the exception of some losses to the pierced scalloped border around the front plaque as seen in photos.
A lovely object for a collection with beautiful colour and patina.
Due to the musical theme, it might also be nice as a gift to someone who is musically inclined.
Ref: 6123
Price: £165

20thC original oil painting in gilt frame, signed by MARGOT HARRISON, of a scene in Hartley Wintney, Hants.
20th century original oil painting on board signed and in gilt frame, by Margot Harrison, painted in Hartley Wintney, Hants, entitled "By the River," at Elvetham Old Rectory, in Hartley Wintney, Hants.
A lovely evocative scene in the original gilt frame. Very well executed.
Size-15.75 inches wide by 11.25 inches high.
Margot Harrison b1915 -
Painter born in Madras, India. She studied privately with Edwin Pascoe Holman and was for four years a part-time student at Farnham Art School with John Wilkinson. A member of SWA and RWS , she also exhibited at ROI, RBA and in provincial galleries and had several solo shows in London.
A lovely painting, in a Hampshire setting, in very good condition.

Ref: 5308
Price: £165

London 1840 solid silver fiddle pattern tea caddy spoon by J. Beebee.
London 1840 early Victorian English hallmarked solid silver fiddle pattern caddy spoon made by J. Beebee, with curved stem, deep round bowl, good weight, and very clear hallmarks.
Size-3.25 inches long.
Weight-20 grams.
These were used to mix the tea leaves in the mixing bowls of a tea caddy, and then to transfer the leaves to the pot for brewing. Now, can be used for anything.
A very interesting and collectable spoon, in very good condition.
We have many other individual and sets of spoons in inventory, so please contact us with your requirements.

Ref: 4768
Price: £165

Birmingham 1900 solid silver mustard pot by famed makers Heath and Middleton.
Birmingham 1900 English hallmarked solid silver oblong shaped mustard pot with protective cobalt blue liner by John Thomas Heath and John Hartshorne Middleton of Hukin and Heath, very well known makers.
This classic pot has a raised petal design to the body, a leafy design to hinged lid centre, gadroon edge and reeded handle. It stands on four ball feet.
With a slight separation under the top edge, which can only be seen when turned upside down (happened during manufacturing process of seaming).
Size-3.5 inches long including handle, 2 1/8 inches wide by 2.25 inches high with finial.
Weight-65 grams silver only, 105 grams overall for shipping.
Very clear hallmarks on both pieces.
A very attractive mustard pot in very good condition overall.
Ref: 6161
Price: £160

London 1949 solid silver Kiddush cup or silver goblet.
London 1949 English hallmarked solid silver Kiddush cup or silver goblet with knopped stem and plain unengraved design, suitable for personalisation if desired.
Made by Aaron Taitelbaum and Son.
Kiddush is a blessing recited over wine or grape juice to sanctify the Shabbat or Jewish holidays.
There are some line marks to the goblet and it is slightly out of round at the lip, but still quite a nice piece in good condition overall, and ready to be used.
Size-4.5 inches high by 2.25 inches diameter
Weight-60 grams.
This would make a nice piece to add to a collection of goblets, or to use for important ceremonies.
Please also see other Kiddush cups available at www.serpentineantiques.co.uk.
Ref: 6077
Price: £160

Wonderful Irish solid silver Dublin 1834 hallmarked large table spoon with family armorial.
Dublin 1834 hallmarked sterling silver serving or table spoon in the fiddle pattern with lovely family armorial crest of a great winged bird on the stem.
With little use in its lifetime, the shoulders and bowl point are still sharp.
Maker is Peter Walsh.
Size-8 7/8 inches long by 1 7/8 inches wide.
Weight-heavy at 81 grams.
This William IV period spoon is both beautiful and functional for serving food, to complete a canteen, or makes a great wedding or Christening gift or a present for a collector.
Irish silver being more scarce than English silver is very sought after and collectable on its own.
This spoon is heavy in weight and thick in gauge, and has very clear hallmarks. With just one small flat spot near the heel of the bowl, it is a great example at nearly 200 years old, in very good antique condition.

Ref: 6250
Price: £150

19th century Victorian unusual 10 piece silver plate berry spoon or fruit or dessert service in original fitted case.
19th century Victorian unusual 10 piece silver plate fruit, berry or dessert service presented in the original fitted case.
The service comprises 6 smaller spoons, 1 sugar sifter spoon, 2 serving spoons, and 1 pair of sugar tongs, all in a double struck foliate and scroll pattern.
Unusually remaining intact and original after all these years, this complete service is excellent for using with fruit, berries, desserts, tea and coffee.
Size-serving spoons 9 inches long by 2 inches wide; normal spoons 4.5 inches long; sifting spoon 5.75 inches long by 1.75 inches wide, sugar tongs 4.25 inches long.
Presented in a very striking crimson lined original case, this is a very elegant and functional set that can be used for many purposes.
In very good antique condition.
Ref: 5712
Price: £150

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