European & Asian Works of Art Sale on
Wednesday 22nd November 2017
On view:
19 November 2017 12:00 to 16:00
20 November 2017 10:00 to 20:00
21 November 2017 10:00 to 17:00
Lots: 401-450 of 501
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Lot 401
A GEORGE V IRISH SILVER DISH RING, SHARMAN D. NEILL LTD. OF BELFAST, DUBLIN, 1914
typical waisted form, chased around a vacant cartouche with birds and fruit swags against a pierced scroll ground
20cm diameter, 310gr (10oz)
Estimate:  £300 - 500 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 402
AN EDWARD VII SILVER CANDLESTICK, SHARMAN D. NEIL OF BELFAST, SHEFFIELD, 1904
die-stamped columnar, gadroon and formal foliate pattern square base engraved with initials and dates, stop-fluted stem, Corinthian capital, detachable nozzle
31.cm high, loaded
Estimate:  £250 - 350 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 403
† A SILVER 'SILENT BUTLER' ASHTRAY, J.B. CHATTERLEY & SONS LTD., BIRMINGHAM, 1961
typical form, wood handle, shell thumbpiece and stamped foliate decoration, 15.5cm long; together with the following: an electroplate example; a Victorian cylindrical electroplate biscuit barrel, Elkington & Co., Birmingham, 1878, 16cm high; and a French cylindrical electroplate jar and cover with internal fittings, 20th century, 20cm high
(4)
Estimate:  £70 - 100 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 404
A SILVER SWEETMEAT BASKET, C.J. VANDER LTD., SHEFFIELD, 1997
pierced and engraved oval in Dutch taste, beaded lip and swing handle
16.5cm long, 283gr (9oz 1dwt)
Estimate:  £70 - 100 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 405
A SUITE OF NINE VICTORIAN SILVER BON-BON DISHES, T.H. HAZLEWOOD & CO., H. HAYES AND OTHERS, BIRMINGHAM 1897/98
various sizes, pierced and die-stamped, two with the Willow Pattern, all inscribed
10-20.1cm wide, 341gr (10oz 19dwt), excluding contemporary case with retailer's stamp of Craddock of Glasgow

The various inscriptions included the names of Mr & Mrs W.L. Dunn and the dates 24 September 1873 and 24 September 1898
Estimate:  £200 - 300 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 406
AN EDWARDIAN SILVER FOUR-PIECE TEA SET, W. & G. SISSONS, LONDON, 1905/07
inverted baluster bodies chased with widely spaced scrolling straps, shaped rim feet
hot water jug 23.5cm high, 1622gr (52oz) including ebonised handles
Estimate:  £700 - 900 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 407
A GEORGE V SILVER TEA CADDY, JAMES DIXON & SONS LTD., SHEFFIELD, 1913
oblong, part lobed, monogrammed above IAH, on ball feet, 12.5cm long; together with the following miscellaneous silver: a small Edwardian rosebowl, scroll foliate chased, Walker & Hall, Sheffield, 1907, 14cm diameter, a small Edwardian tazza, pale pierced, Stewart Dawson & Co., London, 1909, 14.5cm diameter, a pair of three footed cauldron salt cellars, Sheffield, 1913, a pair lobed oval salt cellars, London, 1905 and four assorted small sweetmeat dishes, one set with a ha'penny
weighable silver 857gr (27oz)
(11)
Estimate:  £250 - 350 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 408
A GEORGE V SILVER MODEL OF A TUDOR STYLE GALLEON, WILLIAM COMYNS & SONS, LONDON, 1927
the fully rigged vessel with mainsail decorated with a cipher for Queen Elizabeth I below a flag embossed with her coat of arms, the deck with coils of rope and sailors at work, below with twenty-four cannon at the open gunports above the rippled sea, on an ebonised wood waisted plinth with inscribed silver plaque
53cm long, 49cm high overall, weighable silver 3216gr (103oz)

The inscription reads: Launch of S.S. "San Claudio" 23rd December 1927. The ceremony was performed by Mrs Andrew Agnew to whom this silver ship is presented by The Eagle Oil Transport Co. Ltd. as a memento of the occasion.

The S.S. San Claudio was a steam tanker of 3231 tons built by Sir W.G. Armstrong, Whitworth & Co. on the Tyne. She was one of twenty such vessels, all named after Spanish saints, ordered by Weetman Dickinson Pearson, Baron Cowdray of Midhurst, for Eagle Oil Transport; the first, the S.S. Dunstano was launched in 1912.

Comyns made a presentation galleon of this same pattern for the launch of each tanker from this series. The first model (for the S.S. San Dunstano) was sold in these rooms, 20 June 2015, lot 232, and another, the third, Neal Auction Company, New Orleans, 12/13 October 2002, lot 594.
Estimate:  £2000 - 3000 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 409
A SET OF FIVE GEORGE V SILVER-GILT TOILET BOXES, S.J. PHILLIPS, LONDON, 1912
in Charles II style, cut-cornered square or rectangular, flat-chased with matted ground bands of scrolling straps, comprising a casket on cast openwork scroll feet and two pairs of boxes and covers in sizes, Britannia standard
casket 18cm long, boxes 11.5cm and 8cm square, 1589gr (51oz)
Estimate:  £800 - 1200 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 410
A SET OF FOUR SILVER BUN PEPPERS, TESSIERS LTD., LONDON, 1959/60/68
in George I style, plain girdled baluster, pellet pierced covers
7.5cm high, 239gr (7oz)
Estimate:  £150 - 250 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 411
AN ARTS AND CRAFTS SILVER CHRISTENING BOWL, LIBERTY & CO. LTD., BIRMINGHAM, 1911
hammer-finished, inscribed 'LLOYD / FROM HIS GODMOTHER / DEC 1911', 11.5cm diameter; together with two English silver sugar bowls, circular, one Victorian example with berried leaf engraving, Edward Barnard & Sons, London, 1854, 16cm across applied handles, the other on three pad feet, shaped rim, Stokes & Ireland Ltd. of Birmingham, Chester, 1907, 11cm diameter
435gr (14oz)
(3)
Estimate:  £150 - 250 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 412
† A VICTORIAN SILVER TABLE BELL, C.T. & G FOX, LONDON, 1876
the body with moulded borders and girdle and engraved JS below a marquess's coronet, baluster and knopped handle, gilt interior
18cm high, 469gr (15oz)
Estimate:  £300 - 400 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 413
A VICTORIAN SILVER MUSTARD POT, SPURRIER & CO, BIRMINGHAM, 1899
on three paw feet, cylindrical body pierced and engraved with birds and scroll foliage surrounding a crested oval, crested lid with shell thumbpiece, 8.5cm high; together with a pair of Edwardian silver salt cellars, Charles Stuart Harris, London, 1902, oval, each on four ball and claw feet, pierced and engraved with laurel swags over pales below a gadroon rim, 8.5cm long; and a pair of silver salt spoons and a mustard spoon, various dates and makers, Fiddle pattern, crested or initialled
283gr (9oz)
(6)
Estimate:  £100 - 200 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 414
A SET FOUR GEORGE V SILVER CANDLESTICKS, THOMAS A. SCOTT, SHEFFIELD, 1910
pointed oval outline, plain excepting moulded borders, the flared stems terminating in urn-shaped scones and complete with detachable nozzles
30.5cm high, loaded
Estimate:  £800 - 1200 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 415
A VICTORIAN SILVER BACHELOR'S TEA POT, D. & C. HOULE, LONDON, 1883
bullet form, with a band of curved alternate lobes and flutes
21cm long, 406gr (13oz) including wood handle and finial
Estimate:  £150 - 200 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 416
TWO VICTORIAN SILVER MUSTARD POTS, LONDON, 1844/1900
the earlier with scroll pierced sides, the lid scroll foliage engraved, with blue glass liner, Thomas Hughes Headland, 7.5cm high, the later example with scroll foliate pierced sides and cartouche engraved with the crest of Kenyon of London, Charles Stuart Harris, 4.5cm high; together with a George III silver milk jug, oval, with a band of bold pointed lobes and gadroon rim, inscribed 'H.J.K. / 1883', gilt interior, Solomon Hougham, London, 1804, 15cm long; and a silver cream jug, George II plain baluster style one three pad feet, Stokes & Ireland Ltd. of Birmingham, Chester, 1907, 9cm high; and a silver mustard spoon, Old English pattern, William Eley, London, 1804
496gr (16oz)
(5)
Estimate:  £150 - 250 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 417
† ASSORTED ENGLISH PLATED WARES, COMPRISING:
a pair of Georgian Sheffield Plate entrée dishes, covers and one handle, oblong, applied reeded and foliate rims, circa 1825; an oval electroplate entrée dish, cover and handle, with beaded rims, circa 1900; a Victorian electroplate baluster coffee pot, late 19th century; a pair of plated sauceboats on three pad feet; and a circular electroplate dish warmer, early 20th century
(7)
Estimate:  £70 - 100 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 418
A VICTORIAN SILVER CENTREPIECE STAND CONVERTED FOR USE AS A LAMP, EDWARD BARNARD & SONS, LONDON, 1870
the circular base applied with shells and Renaissance dolphins, the figural stem formed as a merman holding a globe on his shoulders, screw-in baluster top section applied with openwork scroll foliate spandrels
39cm high, 1330gr (42oz) excluding top section with later brass long screw
Estimate:  £600 - 900 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 419
A VICTORIAN SILVER DISH, WILLIAM COMYNS & SONS, LONDON, 1898
circular, with a broad raised and pierced border of scrolls, masks, flowers, squirrels and birds and a vacant oval, within a beaded rim, 23cm diameter; together with an Edwardian silver waiter, Harrison Brothers & Howson, London, 1909, octagonal, inscribed 'June 27th 1911', gadroon rim, on four scroll panel feet, 21.5cm wide
573gr (18oz)
(2)
Estimate:  £180 - 220 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 420
A GEORGE V SILVER WAITER, THOMAS BRADBURY & SONS LTD., SHEFFIELD, 1912
square with incurved corners, moulded rim, engraved with the crest of Kenyon of London, on shaped panel feet, 14.5cm wide; together with two silver casters, one in George II style, bellied and girdled, Charles Stuart Harris, London, 1901, 16.5cm high, the second with openwork sides of pales and a band of ovals, bayonet fitting cover, with blue glass liner, Haseler Brothers, London, 1899, 18cm high
559gr (18oz)
(3)
Estimate:  £150 - 250 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 421
§A VICTORIAN SILVER TEAPOT, C.T. & G. FOX, LONDON, 1853
tapering cylindrical, engraved with bands of trailing vines, the octagonally faceted spout and handle terminals with linear and foliate engraving, the flush-hinged flat lid with cast flower finial
22cm long, 557gr (18oz) including ivory handle
Estimate:  £200 - 300 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 422
A VICTORIAN SILVER HOT WATER JUG, FENTON BROTHERS, SHEFFIELD, 1884
part lobed baluster, engraved with the monogram SMW
23.5cm high, 448gr (14oz 8dwt) including ebonised wood finial and fibre handle
Estimate:  £120 - 180 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 423
A PAIR OF VICTORIAN SILVER COMPORT STANDS, HUNT & ROSKELL, LONDON, 1867
the circular pedestal knopped bases electrotyped with scrolling strapwork panels on a matted ground, the dishes pierced with further scrolling straps within beaded borders, bases stamped 'HUNT & ROSKELL, LATE STORR & MORTIMER' and with factory numbers
24cm diameter, 1311gr (42oz)
Estimate:  £600 - 800 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 424
AN EDWARDIAN SILVER COFFEE POT, EDWARD BARNARD & SONS, LONDON, 1908
the lower part of tapering cylindrical body with a chased linen-fold band, on four hoof feet, double knopped finial
24.5cm high, 762gr (24oz) including fibre handle
Estimate:  £220 - 280 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 425
A VICTORIAN SILVER COMMUNION FLAGON, EDWARD BARNARD & SONS, LONDON, 1851
the cylindrical body engraved with the IHS Christogram above an applied girdle, scroll handle, domed lid, underside with scratch weight 314=25"1=Eg and stamped numeral 706
31cm high, 774gr (24oz)

Provenance: St. Dunstan's Parish Church, Bolnhurst, Bedfordshire; bought from Edward Barnard & Sons by James Payne Storey, Silver Retailer and Jeweller of 176 Regent Street, London, on 25th Sept 1852 (Barnard Ledgers, V. & A., Blythe House). The flagon may have been bought from Storey in memory of Sophia Wade-Gery (died September 1851), wife of the incumbent Rev. Hugh Wade-Gery. The vestry at the Church was built in her memory and the East Window dedicated to her.
Estimate:  £300 - 500 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 426
A SET OF FOUR SILVER CANDLESTICKS AND A PAIR OF SHEFFIELD PLATE CANDELABRA BRANCHES, JOHN & THOMAS SETTLE AND THEIR SUCCESSORS HENRY WILKINSON & CO., SHEFFIELD, 1825/37
the sticks with stamped foliate and shell borders, the circular bases engraved with a crest rising to flared stems and campana-shaped scones, with two crested detachable nozzles, the three-light branches of conforming pattern, each of two scrolled arms and central light
candelabra 47cm high, sticks 28cm high, loaded
Estimate:  £1500 - 2500 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 427
A PAIR OF GEORGE III SILVER SALT CELLARS, PETER PODIO, LONDON, 1795
square pedestal bases, lobed circular bowls, each engraved with a crest below the reeded lip; together with a set of four Victorian silver salt cellars made to match and engraved with the same crest, Robert Harper & Son, London, 1874
11cm over handles, 647gr (20oz 16dwt), excluding fitted morocco case of circa 1874
(6)
Estimate:  £300 - 500 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 428
A WILLIAM IV SILVER CHRISTENING MUG, WILLIAM KNIGHT, LONDON, 1837
the baluster body intialled MDH and chased with a band of thistles and roses on a matted ground, short pedestal foot similarly chased, leafy scroll handle, gilt interior,10in high; together with a Victorian silver Christening beaker, Hilliard & Thomason, Birmingham, 1867, the two-handled body (one handle detached) chased with scroll leafage between vertical ribs, initialled LH, 9cm high
244gr (7oz)
(2)
Estimate:  £120 - 180 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 429
AN EDWARDIAN SILVER FOUR-PIECE TEA AND COFFEE SET, FORDHAM & FAULKNER, SHEFFIELD, 1909
elongated octagonal outline, engraved with initials and crest for Violet Manners, comprising a teapot, a coffee pot, a milk jug and a sugar bowl
coffee pot 23.5cm high, 1870gr (60oz) including wood finials and composition handles

Provenance: Violet Manners, Duchess of Rutland (1856-1937). Known as Queen of The Souls (the artistic and intellectual loose association of friends), she painted and sculpted, despite no formal training and is best known for her depictions of family and their circle. Much admired as a beauty (as was her daughter Lady Diana Cooper), she was painted by G.F. Watts amongst others. Thence by descent.
Estimate:  £600 - 900 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 430
A GEORGE III SILVER MUSTARD POT, EMES & BARNARD, LONDON, 1810
bellied oblong below a band of horizontal lobes, gadroon rim, the crested domed lid with ball finial and shell thumbpiece, handle to end, on rim foot, glass liner, 11cm long; together with another silver mustard pot, cup shaped, domed lid, fixed blue glass liner, Edward Barnard & Sons Ltd., London, 1919, 6cm wide; and a silver mustard spoon, Fiddle pattern, crested, William Eaton, London, 1819
weighable silver 173gr (5oz 11dwt)
(3)

Estimate:  £100 - 150 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 431
A GEORGE III SILVER TEAPOT, NO MAKER'S MARK, PROBABLY EMES & BARNARD, LONDON, 1808
circular, engraved to the plain girdle with coats of arms below a band of lobes
25cm long, 628gr (20oz) including fibre handle and finial

Given the shape, plus the workmen's mark (of a cross and dot) to the underside, this teapot may be reasonably firmly attributed to Emes & Barnard (or perhaps John Emes on his own, who was buried in the parish of St Giles Cripplegate 27 May 1808, aged 44).
Estimate:  £150 - 250 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 432
ASSORTED ENGLISH CONDIMENT SILVER
comprising: a George III salt cellar, three-footed cauldron form, James Waters, London, 1770, 6cm diameter; a five-piece condiment set, cauldron shaped below shaped moulded rims, Mappin & Webb Ltd., Birmingham, 1925; a William IV pepperette, plain pedestal cylindrical below a gadroon rim, John, Henry & Charles Lias, London, 1836; and another pedestal cylindrical pepperette, scroll foliage chased, Charles Gordon, London, 1839
291gr (9oz) excluding one blue glass liner
(8)
Estimate:  £80 - 120 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 433
A GEORGE III SILVER CRUET SET, HENRY GREEN, LONDON, 1792-96
the base of elongated quatrelobe form engraved with a coat of arms and a crest, on panel feet, with reeded supports and central handle between the eight silver-mounted cut-glass bottles (two glass stoppers lacking)
28cm long, weighable silver 755gr (24oz 5dwt)
Estimate:  £400 - 600 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 434
TWO PAIRS OF GEORGE III SILVER SALT CELLARS, LONDON, 1811/1817
bulbous oblong bodies with everted ovolo rims, on ball feet, gilt interiors, the earlier pair Solomon Hougham, the later pair maker's marks rubbed possibly PB
8.5cm long, 321gr (10oz 6dwt)
(4)
Estimate:  £200 - 300 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 435
TWO GEORGE III SILVER MILK JUGS, BOTH LONDON
one helmet-shaped, plain except for later initials LH, Richard Cook, 1801, 13cm high, the other pedestal vase shaped, later initialled L.O.H., beaded borders, square base, Charles Chesterman, 1784, 15cm high
335gr (10oz)
Estimate:  £80 - 120 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 436
§A GEORGE III SILVER HOT WATER JUG, MAKER'S MARK ATTRIBUTED TO DAVID WHYTE, LONDON, 1768
baluster, gadroon foot, beaded lip, gadroon bordered lid with wrythen cone finial, the Victorian silver scroll handle addition marked for J. & A. Savory, London, 1844
28.5cm high, 805gr (25oz) including ivory insulators
Estimate:  £400 - 600 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 437
A PAIR OF GEORGE III SILVER CANDLESTICKS, JOHN SCOFIELD, LONDON, 1798, WITH THEIR CONTEMPORARY SHEFFIELD PLATE CANDELABRA BRANCHES
with gadroon borders throughout, the circular bases each later engraved to the rim 'From W.O.G. 30th Septr. 1885', the flared cylindrical stems terminating in a border of vertical reeding below the campana-shaped sconces with bands of lobes, complete with one contemporary and one associated nozzle, the three-light branches each with twin scroll-swept and fluted arms, with matching sconces above drip-pans, with four nozzles
sticks 29.5cm high, overall 45cm high, one stick loaded and with wood base, the other loaded to stem only
Estimate:  £1800 - 2000 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 438
A GEORGE III SILVER TEAPOT AND STAND, HENRY CHAWNER, LONDON, 1790
oblong of eight concave facets, bright-cut engraved with bands of formal foliage and wrigglework, the teapot with silver finial, the stand on splay panel feet
24cm long, 623gr (20oz) including wood handle
Estimate:  £500 - 700 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 439
† A SET OF FOUR SHEFFIELD PLATE WINE COASTERS, CIRCA 1780
the pale and pellet piercing interrupted by urns in ovals below a waved beaded rim, turned wood bases
12.5cm diameter
Estimate:  £300 - 400 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 440
A GEORGE III SILVER CASTER, JABEZ DANIELL & JAMES MINCE, LONDON, 1769
girdled baluster, pellet pierced cover with wrythen knop, 14cm high; together with another silver caster, William Hutton & Sons, London, 1890, urn shaped, reeded borders, square base, 15.5cm high
244gr (7oz 16dwt)
(2)
Estimate:  £100 - 150 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 441
A VICTORIAN SILVER CHRISTENING MUG, EDWARD BARNARD & SONS, LONDON, 1844
slightly waisted cylindrical body engraved 'Adam Hay' surrounded by shell, foliage and strapwork, with an applied cast leaf and scroll foot border and handle, gilt interior, 9cm high; together with a William IV silver Christening mug, Benjamin Stephens, London, 1835, baluster body chased with panels of fruiting vines and scrolls, pedestal foot, leafy scroll handle, gilt interior, 10cm high
291gr (9oz)
(2)
Estimate:  £150 - 250 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 442
A GEORGE III SILVER TEAPOT, ANDREW FOGELBERG, LONDON, 1798
oval, engraved with the crest and motto of Margesson of Offington, Sussex, between bright-cut foliate and wrigglework borders
28.5cm long, 609gr (19oz) including wood handle and finial
Estimate:  £300 - 500 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 443
A SET OF FOUR GEORGE III SILVER SALT CELLARS, STEPHEN ADAMS, LONDON, 1801
the plain elongated octagonal bodies on pedestal feet of conforming outline, applied with reeded rims and angular handles; together with four silver salt spoons, with shell bowls, late 18th century and later
salts 13cm long, 403gr (13oz)
(8)
Estimate:  £200 - 300 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 444
A PAIR OF GEORGE III SHEFFIELD PLATE CANDLESTICKS, TUDOR & LEADER, SHEFFIELD, CIRCA 1760
columnar, gadroon-bordered stepped square bases, stop-fluted stems and Corinthian capitals, with detachable nozzles, the bases engraved with a crest and motto probably for Balmanno (or Balmano), Scotland
32.5cm high
Estimate:  £200 - 300 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 445
A GEORGE II SILVER BASKET, S. HERBERT & CO., LONDON, 1758
shaped oval, on four cast and pierced shell feet below a cast openwork apron of behatted and mustachioed Chinoiserie masks, scrolls, rocaille and diaper piercing at intervals, the diaper pierced sides below an applied cast openwork rim of further Chinoiserie masks and scroll rocaille, swing handle with bare-headed chinoiserie heads
36.1cm wide, 1476gr (47oz)
Estimate:  £2500 - 3500 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 446
A SHEFFIELD PLATE MEAT DISH COVER, EARLY 19TH CENTURY
oval, with let-in engraved silver coat of arms above a band of horizontal lobes, 38cm long; together with an electroplate gallery tray, Barker Brothers (or Barker Ellis Silver Co.), Birmingham, probably second quarter 20th century, oval, trellised sides below a beaded rim, 56.5cm long
(2)

The arms on the meat dish cover may be for the Huguenot family of Champagné of Portarlington, Ireland, with a crescent at the top indicating a second son during the lifetime of his father, with the female side perhaps those of Galland or Gallant.
Estimate:  £80 - 120 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 447
A SET OF FOUR GEORGE II SILVER SALT CELLARS, MARKS RUBBED, PROBABLY JOHN LINGARD, LONDON, 1738 AND CIRCA
shaped oval, each on four cast scroll and shell supports below applied cast and chased borders of lion masks, scrolls and foliage
14cm wide, 930gr (29oz)

For a matching pair of silver salts of the same pattern, maker's mark unclear, London, 1736, see Sotheby's, New York, 19 October 2016, lot 766.
Estimate:  £1500 - 2000 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 448
A PAIR OF GEORGE II SILVER-GILT DWARF CANDLESTICKS, JOHN CAFE, LONDON, 1754
cast shell sexafoil pattern, conforming nozzles, later flat-chased and matted with leafage and flowers
16cm high, 851gr (27oz)

Provenance (by family repute): Princess Elizabeth (1770-1840), the seventh child of George III, who married Prince Frederick VI of Hesse-Homburg in 1818. Dying without issue, some items from her estate went to her niece by marriage, Caroline of Hesse-Homburg (1819-1872), who married Prince Heinrich XX of Reuss zu Greiz. Thence by family descent.

Estimate:  £1000 - 1500 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 449
A GEORGE III SILVER NUTMEG GRATER, PROBABLY SAMUEL PEMBERTON, BIRMINGHAM, 1794
egg-shaped, bright cut with stylised foliage within wrigglework borders, town, date, duty and standard marks to interior base only, internal rasp lacking
4cm long

Egg (or acorn) shape nutmeg graters made in Birmingham at this date seem to have been the almost exclusive province of Joseph Taylor or Samuel Pemberton. Taylor's products tend to be marked to the exterior, whilst those of Pemberton's manufacture are interior marked and often feature such bright-cut and wrigglework decoration as found here.
Estimate:  £150 - 250 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 450
A SCOTTISH SILVER-MOUNTED COWRIE SHELL SNUFF BOX, MAKER'S MARK IM, CIRCA 1720
the flush-hinged lid mount engraved with the dove of peace above a foliate flanked urn on socle and further stylised foliage, maker's mark only
6.6cm long

Provenance: The Hoffenreich Collection of Snuff Boxes, Vienna
Estimate:  £150 - 250 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
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