Early 20th century leather covered fitted writing box. Of good quality, the top is slightly padded and inset with a carrying handle, which, like the other metalwork on the box, is silver plated brass. The interior is fitted to hold everything for writing the ink bottle is missing. It even has a wipeable white board for memos! Circa 1910
Mid 19th century pair of telescopic candlesticks. Fine quality Sheffield silver plate on copper, embellished with bands of moulded foliate decoration. The copper is just beginning to "bleed" through, giving a lovely warmth to the brightness of the silver. They are in good condition for their age. One of the removable sconces won't be moved as it is unnecessary to its use, we have not forced it. The circular bases are finished with green baize. Circa 1860
A fine silver nurses buckle by Wang Hing, Hong Kong, Circa 1900.
The buckle is in great condition thought with signs of wear on the dragon or flowers and no signs of any repairs.
Clear stamp marks with 'WH' for Wang Hing and '90' for the silver purity.
A collection of mid-20th Century heavy silver gilt spoons, displayed in an authentic, padded presentation box. All six spoons are in great condition and contain hallmarks which date these items back to 1958. Each spoon is also imprinted with the maker's mark, C. J. Vander, Sheffield.
Fine late 17th century longcase clock by one of the best makers of the period, Christopher Gould. The figured walnut case is beautifully proportioned, slim with a long door and small plinth standing on tiny bun feet. It has a square topped hood that is removed upwards, and blind carved fretwork to the cornice. At the sides, barley twist pilasters and glass side panels gives a sense of lightness. The door contains an oval brass edged lenticle glass, and is finished with a half-round moulding.The signed 11 inch brass dial has a silvered chapter ring with Roman hours and Arabic minutes, a silvered seconds ring, and a date aperture. Behind it sits a 5 pillar 8 day movement.Christopher Gould was born about 1660 and admitted to the Clockmakers Company as a Free Brother in 1682. His longcase clocks made in the late 17th and early 18th centuries are among the most decorated and attractive of this period.This clock is in fine condition, with a superb colour and surface to the case, and the movement in excellent working order. Circa 1690
Georgian, Irish-hallmarked silver, fiddle pattern basting spoon, made in Dublin in 1805 by John Power. Weight 130g; Length 325mm. Initialled with a 'W' on the handle. Very good condition for its age; little wear to the bowl considering its age. See photographs for detail.
A saw handled flintlock pistol with brass barrel. Made in Chesterfield by Wheatcroft ca 1780. In good used condition. Minor repairs to fore end of stock. Stand of Arms decoration to trigger guard and silver starburst escutcheon to base of grip. Sliding safety catch not working.
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A tiny miniature egg shaped perfume bottle with Macintyre body and hallmarked silver top made by Cornelius Saunders and Frank Shepard. The Silver scew top has a cork liner and the makers mark and date letter 1888 are clear. The other marks are rubbed.The top screws securely and is in good condition. There are two small dings. The cream body has a brown tinge and dark brown marks towards the top.There is some light crazing also ridge lines in the ceramic body. Registration mark on the base is 20712.
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An unusual and rare Victorian Juice Extractor in good original condition.The silver plate is all intact and the extractor works well through twist comresision on top handle extracting juice through wooden strainers , one of the strainers has a slight split but this no way detracts from this wonderful
Late Victorian oak table top box. The domed top is a slatted rolling lid that opens to reveal 2 compartments. Lending a twinkle to this well constructed box is a pair of engraved silver plated oval side handles. The oak has been chosen for its graining, the sides in particular displaying a more unusual and decorative cut of the wood. What will you keep in this charming box! Circa 1900
A perfect treasure of a snuff box! Beautifully carved from burr mulberry, with an integral hinge, and lined with tortoiseshell, the lid is personalised with a little silver initialled shield. The original surface worn soft by time and handling is a tactile joy to hold. In immaculate condition, this little antique treasure could also hold another surprise...! Circa 1820
Pair of 19th century pier glasses with candle sconces. The shaped wooden frame holds decoratively bevelled and cut mirrors, the edge with a pressed brass trim. The brass branching sconces take standard candles. These antique mirrors are of very good quality, and the original glass is generally in good condition. One of the mirrors has suffered some damage to the silvering of the glass in 2 areas, as shown in the photographs. There are signs of a conversion to electricity (holes in the brass sconces), but they are now returned to holding candles. Circa 1880
A great example of a George III silver wine coaster. Pierced silver work with floral decoration and clear date letter marks showing London 1768. Monogrammed letters of GR. In excellent overall order with replacement felt on the bottom.
Mid 18th century Longcase Clock by W. Andrews of London. The green and gilt chinoiserie lacquered case has a good original unrestored surface. The excellent 8 day 5 pillar movement is in fine working order. The arched 12" brass dial has a ticking/moving figure of Father Time in front of a gilded sun. The chapter ring, seconds ring and date aperture are silvered. Circa 1740
Vintage 1950s wall mounted Hat and Coat rack. Made of metal with original cream painted surface, silvered balls with black rubber detail makes a bold statement. In good original condition, there are some very minor chips to the paint work.
A pair of early 18th century brass candlesticks. They follow closely the style of silver candlesticks from the Queen Anne period, with notched bases and long candle cups. The condition of the pair is very good for their age. Both sticks have old solder repairs to the base of the shaft, that have been polished so much that the silver has merged with the brass. Circa 1730
These are stunning and Rare Pair of Loetz Green Papillion Dimpled Iridescent Glass Vases with Foliate Silver Overlay c1905. They each measure 6.25" inches tall and are a superb bulbous shape. They are 100% genuine and guaranteed! You will not see a better pair. Condition is superb with no damage or restoration, you will see in the second last photo two patches on the silver rim, this is from manufacture and due to the silver being applied by hand. Please email if you have any questions.
The well figured mahogany case stands at 6ft. 4ins on bracket feet . The trunk has canted front corners and a rectangular glazed door revealing the temperature compensated pendulum with mercury filled jar, and to the right hand side, a well made six spoke pulley supporting the brass weight. The flat topped hood with circular glazed aperture and reflector ring,is framed with quadrant mouldings. The 12 inch silvered circular dial is engraved "Howlett, Cheltenham" and has a sweep minute hand and subsidiary dials for hours and seconds in the conventional regulator dial layout. The substantial six pillar movement with high shouldered plates, has six spoked wheels throughout the train and end float adjusters for the centre wheel through to escape wheel arbors. The escapement is dead-beat and there is also "Harrisons" maintaining power. There is a beat adjusting facility on the top of the crutch.