McTear's Auctioneers

The Silver Auction

Starts: Tuesday, 13 January 2015 at 10:30 AM
Ends: Tuesday, 13 January 2015 at 10:30 AM

An auction of silver and silver plated objects and objets d'art.

LotEstimateHammerDescription
1 £3000 - £4000 Unsold PAIR OF GEORGE IV SILVER ROCOCO REVIVAL CANDLESTICKS maker George Cowles, both socles and base engraved with the gold cornet and three feathers of the Prince of Wales, London 1825, approximately 1492g...
2 £400 - £600 £360 PAIR OF EDWARDIAN SILVER CANDLESTICKS maker Thomas Bradbury & Sons Ltd., London 1911, aprroximately 1200g gross (bases loaded), 23cm high
3 £500 - £800 Unsold PAIR OF LATE VICTORIAN SILVER CORINTHIAN COLUMN CANDLESTICKS maker Walker & Hall (John Edward Bingham), the sconces with a gardrooned rim decorated with acanthus leaves and scrolling designs, over slo...
4 £300 - £500 £280 PAIR OF EDWARDIAN SILVER CANDLESTICKS maker Duncan & Scobbie, of square tapered form, Chester 1913, approximately 1226g gross (bases loaded), 30.5cm high
5 £80 - £120 £65 PAIR OF SILVER PLATED CANDLESTICKS marked with four pictographic hallmarks, 25cm high
6 £200 - £300 £220 PAIR OF ELIZABETH II SILVER CANDELABRA maker Roberts & Dore, with three sconces with waisted stems on circular bases, Birmingham 1952, approximately 1030g gross (bases loaded), 19cm high
7 £50 - £80 £100 PAIR OF SILVER CIRCULAR BONBON DISHES maker Napper & Davenport, Birmingham 1917, 9cm high, approximately 258g gross (bases loaded),12cm diameter
8 £70 - £100 £60 EDWARDIAN SILVER DEMIFLUTED FERN POT maker William Aitken, Birmingham 1908, approximately 90g, 8.5cm high; together with a silver circular sugar bowl, maker Barker Brothers, engraved initials GBM 12 M...
9 £400 - £600 £380 EDWARDIAN SILVER TEA SERVICE maker Harrison Brothers and Howson, of rectangular form, Sheffield 1935, approximately 1172g, teapot 14cm high
10 £120 - £220 Unsold SILVER SUGAR BOWL AND CREAM JUG maker James Dixon & Sons Ltd., Sheffield 1898, 367g gross, each 10cm high
11 £300 - £500 £220 EARLY EDWARDIAN SILVER TEA SET maker Horace Woodward & Co Ltd, retailed by Boodle & Dunthorne, Liverpool, London 1901, approximately 597g, the teapot 11cm high
12 £50 - £80 £65 PAIR OF SILVER PLATED CANDLESTICKS stamped with a British Registery Design stamp, dated 27 December 1843, also stamped with eight crossed arrows in the shape of a diamond and the letter G (possibly W...
13 £40 - £80 £80 PAIR OF LATE VICTORIAN PIERCED BON BON DISHES maker A & J Zimmerman Ltd., Birmingham 1896, approximately 52g, 11cm long
14 £30 - £50 £100 SILVER SOVEREIGN/HALF SOVEREIGN CASE maker Joseph Gloster Ltd., engraved WJ, Birmingham 1913, approximately 31g, 5cm long
15 £50 - £80 £50 TWELVE EDWARDIAN SILVER TEASPOONS maker J & J Maxfield Ltd, Sheffield 1908, approximately 154g, 11cm long
16 £100 - £200 £120 SILVER SAUCE BOAT maker Elkington & Co., Birmingham 1965, approximately 167g, 7.5cm high; together with a small silver tray, maker Elkington & Co., Birmingham 1964, approximately 197g, 21cm long
17 £80 - £120 £100 MODERN SILVER VASE makers mark TL, in the form of three trumpet stems forming into a central point, London 1975, approximately 245g, 6cm high
18 £50 - £80 £90 SILVER NOVELTY PIN CUSHION in the form of a pig, marks rubbed, 6.5cm long
19 £60 - £100 Unsold SILVER HAND MIRROR AND MATCHING BRUSH maker John Round & Son Ltd., Sheffield 1906, and 1908, hand mirror 28cm long; together with a silver hand mirror and matching brush, maker Walker and Hall, with ...
20 £40 - £70 £50 COLLECTION OF FIVE SILVER NAPKIN RINGS approximately 125g in total
21 £80 - £120 £190 COLLECTION OF SILVER OBJECTS including a trinket box, two perfume bottles, miniature vanity mirror, 9.5cm long and a vase 14cm high (5)
22 £70 - £100 £100 TWO SILVER BASKETS maker William Comyns & Sons, of oval form with scrolling floral detail, London 1892, approximately 153g, 22cm long; together with a basket by E J Houlston, of oval form with pierce...
23 £50 - £100 £45 EDWARDIAN SILVER CUP maker A L Davenport Ltd, awarded for the Durham Regatta Centenary, Birmingham 1933, approximately 108g, 15cm high; together with two old English pattern dessert spoons by Thomas N...
24 £60 - £100 £60 SET OF TWELVE SILVER TEA SPOONS made by Elkington & Co., Birmingham 1938, approximately 187g, 11cm long
25 £150 - £250 £120 VICTORIAN SCOTTISH KINGS PATTERN SOUP LADLE maker Mackay & Chisholm, engraved with initals RJ, Edinburgh 1847, 32cm long; together with a 17th century table spoon, London marks, maker TW, 21cm long, a...
28 £200 - £400 £180 SET OF FOUR SILVER OPEN SALT DISHES maker Lambert & Co, each of hexagonal form and raised on scroll feet, with blue glass liners (plus one spare liner), also with four spoons, London 1906, approximate...
29 £40 - £60 £100 SET OF SIX SILVER NAPKIN RINGS maker William Adams Ltd, Birmingham 1928, approximately 117g, each 5cm long
30 £40 - £80 £90 LATE VICTORIAN SILVER BUSINESS CARD HOLDER engraved with repeating vine leaf design and fluted edges, fitted leather interior, Birmingham 1899, approximately 99g, 10cm long
31 £150 - £250 £260 AMERICAN 37-PIECE PART SILVER CANTEEN maker Gorham, in the form of the 1895 pattern 'Chantilly', comprising eight silver fish forks, eight table forks, eight teaspoons, four butter knives, two table s...
32 £150 - £250 £300 VICTORIAN SILVER AND MOTHER OF PEARL FRUIT FLATWARE maker George Unite & Sons, forks and blades engraved with scrolling designs, Birmingham 1863, in a mahogany case, knives 21cm long
33 £100 - £150 Unsold GEORGE III PAP BOAT maker marks rubbed, marked London 1810, approximately 67g, 12cm long
34 £200 - £300 £190 GEORGE III SILVER PIERCED BASKET maker Thomas Foster, London 1769, approximately 162g, 16cm long
35 £100 - £200 £95 LATE VICTORIAN SILVER DRESSING TABLE BOX maker Thomas Hayes, embossed with a scene of a dog chasing geese, Birmingham 1897, approximately 168g, 15.5cm long
36 £2500 - £3500 £2200 GEORGE V SILVER COMPOSITE FLATWARE SERVICE mostly by maker Walker and Hall, Sheffield, in scrolling floral pattern with beaded rim and cartouche initaled NH, comprising thirteen dinner forks (seven 19...
37 £50 - £100 £80 TWO VICTORIAN SILVER QUEENS PATTERN TABLE SPOONS maker Joseph Mayer, Exeter 1859 and maker Chawner & Co., London 1861 respectively, each engraved with initials NH, approximately 205g gross, each 23cm ...
38 £100 - £150 £110 COLLECTION OF EIGHT SILVER SPOONS including a Russian silver gilt enamel coffee spoon, 11.5cm long, a niello spoon, 11.5cm long, two continental pierced silver caddy spoons, 15cm and 11.5cm long, a ch...
39 £500 - £800 £420 SILVER COMPOSITE FOUR PIECE TEA SERVICE three marked C.H, of rectangular form and all engraved with initials AJ, approximately 1716g gross, Brimingham 1906, the tea pot by Charles Edward Nixon, Sheffi...
40 £50 - £80 £75 SET OF SIX SILVER GILT AND ENAMEL COFFEE SPOONS makers Turner & Simpson Ltd , Birmingham 1948, retailed by Mappin & Webb Ltd., 9.5cm long; together with a cased silver christening set, made by Joseph ...
41 £40 - £80 £60 TWO OF EDWARDIAN SILVER TOAST RACKS maker Viner's Ltd. of Sheffield, the pointed four division rack dated 1936 the rounded four division rack dated 1939, each 7.5cm high
42 £150 - £200 Unsold SILVER MOUNTED PARAGON PORCELAIN COFFEE SET the holders by Charles S Green & Co. Ltd., the cans with gilt Greek key border and floral swag decoration, Birmingham 1942, 6cm high
43 £250 - £350 £320 TWO SILVER TANKARDS maker Hukin & Heath Ltd, with beaded rim, Birmingham 1942, together with another tankard, maker Wilson & Sharp, London 1942, 779g gross, both 12cm high
44 £120 - £180 £100 ART NOUVEAU SILVER COMPOSITE DRESSING TABLE SET the tray made by Williams Ltd., Birmingham 1908, each embossed with cherub heads and wings, the tray 36cm long, the brush 24cm long
45 £100 - £150 £160 SILVER AND BLUE ENAMEL DRESSING TABLE SET maker Barker Brothers Silver Ltd., comprising a powder jar, hand mirror and two brushes, Birmingham 1934, 29cm long
46 £200 - £400 £460 LARGE SILVER CIGARETTE BOX makers Asprey & Co. Ltd., of rectangular form, the hinged cover with presentation inscription, London 1941, 1740g gross, 25cm long
47 £40 - £60 £75 SILVER EGG CUP AND SPOON maker William Hutton & Sons Ltd, the egg cup Birmingham 1904, the spoon London 1903, cased, approximately 32g, egg cup 8cm high
48 £60 - £100 £90 SIX SILVER GRAPEFRUIT SPOONS maker Mappin & Webb Ltd., Sheffield 1939, approximately 146g, 14cm high; together with six silver teaspoons and sugar sifter, maker Garrard & Co Ltd, in a fitted case, She...
49 £600 - £900 £1300 LARGE VICTORIAN SILVER EWER maker Martin, Hall & Co., engraved to Alfred Cornish from 'The Bohemians' 1884, London 1883, approximately 1340g, 28cm high Note: The Bohemians Club was founded in Melbourn...
50 £150 - £250 £360 LATE 19TH CENTURY IMPERIAL RUSSIAN CLOISONNE ENAMEL SILVER BOWL maker Nikolay Strulev, 84 zolotnik standard, with polychrome enamel foliate band within borders, approximately 108g, 8cm diameter
51 £80 - £120 £110 SILVER PIERCED FOOTED BON BON DISH maker Viners Ltd, Sheffield 1939, approximately 160g, 15.5cm diameter
52 £200 - £300 £260 EDWARDIAN SILVER BOWL maker C J Vander, London 1906, approximately 500g, 21cm diameter
53 £60 - £80 £220 SILVER PLATED TWO HANDLED SERVING TRAY in octagonal form, 73cm long
54 £50 - £80 £100 SILVER PLATED RECTANGULAR TWO HANDLED TRAY with vineous borders, 69cm long
55 £100 - £150 Unsold RUSSIAN SILVER CUP HOLDER 84 zoltnik, with pierced and engraved hearts, 118g, 9cm high
56 £80 - £120 £120 THREE MATCHING VICTORIAN SILVER PIERCED BON BON DISHES maker Henry Matthews, of oval form, Birmingham 1896, approximately 93g gross, each 13.5cm long; together with pair of Victorian silver bon bon di...
57 £200 - £300 £300 GEORGE III SCOTTISH SILVER PROVINCIAL TEASPOON maker William Hannay, Paisley rat mark, engraved initials JC, 16g, 14cm long
58 £100 - £150 £100 GEORGE III SCOTTISH PROVINCIAL SILVER TEASPOON maker John Keith, Banff salmon mark, circa 1795, 16g, 13.5cm long
59 £100 - £150 Unsold 20TH CENTURY SILVER PIERCED CIRCULAR BOWL Birmingham 1947, 295g, 19.5cm diam
60 £100 - £150 £90 ART NOUVEAU SILVER DRESSING TABLE SET comprising hand mirror, pair of hair brushes and a pair of clothes brushes, Birmingham 1905, cased
61 £80 - £120 £90 SILVER OCTAGONAL THREE-PIECE CRUET SET maker William Neale & Sons Ltd., each initialled F, mustard pot with original initalled spoon, Birmingham 1929, approximately 192g gross, pepper shaker 8cm high...
62 £70 - £100 £80 CONTINENTAL SILVER FILIGREE SHIP in a perspex case, hallmarked '925 silver', 21cm long
63 £500 - £700 Unsold 18TH CENTURY EDINBURGH SILVER SERVING SPOON maker Robert Gordon, with Hugh Gordon Assay Masters mark, engraved with a heraldic rose, Edinburgh 1753, approximately 66g, 21cm long
64 £300 - £500 £220 EDWARDIAN SILVER TEA SET makers mark TS, of rectangular form, Birmingham 1931, approximately 1016g gross, the tea pot 13cm high
65 £300 - £400 £320 SILVER SALVER maker Barker Brothers Silver Ltd., of serpentine circular form, on four ball and claw feet, Birmingham 1939, approximately 1042g, 30cm diameter
66 £70 - £100 £60 SET OF FOUR WWF COCKTAIL SPOONS with animal finials, hallmarked, 19.5cm long
67 £50 - £80 Unsold EARLY 20TH CENTURY SILVER PLATED MODEL OF A HORSE 18.5cm hgh
68 £70 - £100 £40 SET OF SIX EARLY 20TH CENTURY SILVER AND MOTHER OF PEARL FRUIT KNIVES AND FORKS maker Harrison Brothers and Howson, Sheffield hallmarks, the knives 16.5cm long
69 £100 - £150 £85 SET OF FOUR 1903 MAUNDY COINS in fitted red leather case
70 £250 - £350 Unsold SIX 19TH CENTURY CONTINENTAL APOSTLE SPOONS with gilt planished bowls, approximately 292g, each spoon 18.5cm long
71 £200 - £300 £240 SILVER TRAY makers Pinder Brothers, of serpentine circular form, on scroll feet, cased, 26cm diameter
72 £150 - £250 £120 TWO SILVER CIGARETTE BOXES makers Howard James, Birmingham 1888 and John Milward Banks, Birmingham 1894 respectively, approximately 1080g gross, both 17cm long
73 £50 - £80 £110 EDWARDIAN SILVER TEA CADDY maker George Nathan & Ridley Hayes, of oval form with beaded rim and concave lid, Chester 1909, approximately 128g, 10cm high
74 £50 - £80 £80 VICTORIAN SILVER SUGAR CASTER maker Horace Woodward & Co., embossed with scrolling floral design, London 1887, approximately 130g, 14cm high
75 £150 - £250 £240 PAIR OF EDWARDIAN SILVER CANDLE HOLDERS AND SNUFFERS maker S Blanckensee & Sons, with beaded rims, snuffers mounted on the handles and engraved 'R. D', Chester 1909, approximately 460g, 18cm wide
76 £90 - £120 Unsold TWO SCOTTISH SILVER SUGAR TONGS maker indistinct, Aberdeen mark, fiddle pattern circa 1810, approximately 37g, 16cm long; together with another pair of tongs, maker RG, approximately 34g, 13.5cm long
77 £80 - £120 £75 PAIR OF GEORGE III SALT CELLARS maker Moses Brent, engraved with a winged coronet, gilt interiors, London 1809, approximately 176g, 9cm wide
78 £100 - £200 £80 VICTORIAN SILVER FISH SERVING SET maker John Gilbert, blades pierced and engraved with scrolling leaf design, handles engraved on both sides with heraldic symbols, Birmingham 1852, approximately 292g ...
79 £60 - £100 £130 VICTORIAN SILVER BASKET maker Thomas Bradbury & Sons, Birmingham 1882, approximately 129g, 12.5cm long
80 £150 - £250 £130 FOUR EARLY 20TH CENTURY SILVER SAUCE BOATS 315g gross, largest 14cm long
81 £140 - £180 £130 EDWARDIAN SILVER PIERCED SUGAR BASKET maker Carrington & Co., with beaded borders, swags and chased acanthus, raised on a circular base, London 1907, approximately 288g, 20cm high
82 £80 - £120 £160 VICTORIAN SILVER CARD CASE maker Frederick Marson, engraved with RD monogram, Birmingham 1889, approximately 52g, 9.5cm high; together with a silver Tiffany & Co. letter opener, marked with Tiffany Co...
83 £40 - £60 £35 EDWARDIAN SILVER TOAST RACK maker Viner's Ltd., Sheffield 1933, approximately 111g, 10.5cm high
84 £60 - £100 £80 SILVER BEAKER maker mark rubbed, Birmingham 1906, approximately 51g, 8.5cm high; together with four silver bowls, Birmingham 1915, approximately 128g gross, 7cm diameter (5)
85 £80 - £120 £150 SEVEN SILVER MOUNTED TOILET JARS largest 19cm high; together with five silver mounted scent bottles,the three largest 15cm high (12)
86 £220 - £320 £190 VICTORIAN PLOUGHING MEDALS including a gilt metal medal and four silver medals, all awarded to Robert Carmichael circa 1888, largest 6cm diameter
87 £40 - £60 £65 PAIR OF VICTORIAN SILVER PLATED WINE SLIDES with scrolling floral borders and turned wooden bases the cental plaques baring a heraldic stag crest, each 19.5cm diameter
88 £80 - £120 £70 VICTORIAN SILVER SUGAR BOWL maker Martin, Hall & Co., with fluted rim, floral embossed design to the body on three scrolling feet, Sheffield 1854, approximately 140g, 12cm diameter; together with an E...
89 £100 - £150 £85 VICTORIAN SILVER CREAM JUG makers Atkin Brothers, with scrolling floral sprays and bulrushes, Sheffield 1868, approximately 156g, 11cm high; together with a Victorian silver sugar bowl, maker Thomas H...
90 £80 - £120 £140 CONTINENTAL SILVER TAZ DE VIN marks rubbed, circa 1860, with faceted bowl with two handles, approximately 70g, 13cm wide; together with an Irish silver dish ring, maker West & Son, Dublin 1916, approx...
91 £70 - £100 Unsold SET OF NINE ART DECO IVORY HANDLED TABLE KNIVES with steel blades, 7.5cm long
92 £100 - £150 £130 19TH CENTURY CONTINENTAL SILVER MOUNTED LIQUOR GLASSES continental marks and London import marks, six Edwin Thompson Bryant 1889, six by Solomon Herz & Co. 1890, each 5cm high
93 £60 - £100 £170 SILVER AND BLUE ENAMEL DESK CLOCK marked 'Sterling silver', Swiss made eight day movement, with Arabic dial, 11cm high
94 £40 - £60 £110 EARLY 19TH CENTURY IRISH SILVER MARROW SPOON maker William Cummins, engraved with a crest, Dublin 1827, approximately 61g, 22.5cm long; together with, Victorian Irish toddy ladle, makers mark J.S, Dub...
95 £150 - £200 £220 PAIR OF PERSIAN SILVER CANDLESTICKS marks to base, with stylised decoration overall, approximately 395g, 19.5cm high
96 £30 - £50 £25 AMERICAN SILVER PLATED COMPORT maker Reed & Barton, marked 347, rims and waist with acanthus leaves and shell pattern, 25.5cm diameter
97 £300 - £500 £220 EDWARDIAN SILVER TEA SET maker Viner's Ltd., of rectangular form, all engraved with inital G, Sheffield 1932, approximately 947g, the tea pot 14cm high
98 £100 - £150 £200 RUSSIAN SILVER TORAH POINTER marked with 84 zolotnik, B.C 1873 assay masters mark, IA (cyrillic) makers mark, with lion finial and mounted with turquoise, 21cm long
99 £80 - £120 £110 COLLECTION OF FOUR SILVER CIGARETTE CASES approximately 383g gross, largest 11cm long
100 £40 - £60 £60 THREE SILVER MATCH BOX COVERS 214g gross, largest 16cm long
101 £100 - £150 £75 THREE 19TH CENTURY CONTINENTAL SILVER SPOONS the cast stem with classical figures and scrolling, hallmark rubbed; together with a pair of spoons, one hallmarked, the cast stems with figures and scrol...
102 £80 - £120 £140 COLLECTION OF SILVER ITEMS comprising a pierced silver cased scent bottle, maker Deakin & Francis Ltd., Birmingham 1901, 10cm high; together with a silver pill box in the form of a small chest, hallma...
103 £600 - £800 £550 PAIR OF GEORGE II SILVER CARD TRAYS maker John Robinson II, of serpentine circular form, engraved with heraldic arm baring a sword rising from a masonry crown and motto 'Animo Non Astutia', London 173...
104 £250 - £350 Unsold REGENCY SCOTTISH SILVER WINE FUNNEL maker J Hay, with beaded shell pattern handle, Edinburgh 1819, approximately 172g, 10cm high
105 £400 - £600 £550 EDWARDIAN SILVER FOUR PIECE TEA SET maker Jones & Crompton, of rectangular form with rococo revival pattern, Birmingham 1905, approximately 1770g gross, the hot water pot 21cm high
106 £200 - £300 £180 SILVER SUGAR CASTER AND CREAM JUG maker S W Smith & Co., of octangonal form, engraved with intial F, in fitted case, Birmingham 1921, approximatley 462g, sugar caster 19cm high
107 £80 - £120 £70 EDWARDIAN SILVER SAUCE BOAT maker Manoah Rhodes & Sons Ltd., with gadrooned handle and three shell cast feet, London 1917, approximately 255g, 19cm long
108 £80 - £120 £70 EDWARDIAN SILVER SAUCE BOAT maker C J Vander, with gadrooned handle and three shell patterned feet, London 1912, approximately 282g, 18.5cm long
109 £50 - £80 £40 18TH CENTURY SILVER FRUIT SPOON maker and date mark rubbed, London, possibly 1761, approximately 53g, 20cm long
110 £80 - £120 £100 TWO VICTORIAN SCOTTISH SILVER SUGAR TONGS maker William Coghill, with scalloped bowls, engraved MC, Glasgow 1864, approximately 62g, 15.5cm long; the second pair made by Alexander Cameron, Dundee circ...
111 £100 - £150 Unsold SET OF SIX GEORGE III SILVER TEA SPOONS maker John Zeigler, engraved initials JA, approximately 69g gross, 13cm long
112 £100 - £200 £380 PAIR OF NINE CARAT GOLD HAIRBRUSHES maker W G Sothers Ltd., Birmingham 1927, marked 375, in a fitted case, 13cm long
113 £200 - £300 Unsold VICTORIAN SILVER PERFUME BOTTLE maker Sampson Mordan & Co, with engraved floral decoration, London 1882, approximately 36g, 5cm long; together with a silver cigarette case, maker W J Myatt & Co., Bir...
114 £150 - £200 £110 VICTORIAN SILVER BASKET maker Martin Hall & Co. Ltd., of pierced octagonal form with shaped handle, Sheffield 1930, approximately 358g, 16cm wide
115 £100 - £150 £80 SILVER GILT TROPHY AND COVER maker Garrards & Co. Ltd., for the bowling Lonsdale tournament on stand, with ebony miniature bowl finial, London 1932, approximately 163g, 14cm high
116 £60 - £100 £60 SET OF TWELVE SILVER HANDLED BUTTER KNIVES maker Harrison Brothers & Howson, Sheffield 1909, retailed by Hamilton & Inches, Edinburgh, each 16.5cm long
117 £120 - £180 £90 VERSACE SILVER PHOTOGRAPH FRAME in its original box