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Tuesday, May 24 2011

Two Day Sale of Fine Art, Antiques and Collectables

Viewing Saturday 10am-4pm, Sunday 12pm-4pm, Monday 10am-7pm immediately prior to sale. Open on mornings of sale (Tuesday and Wednesday) from 8.30am until 10am for viewing. Sale starts promptly at 10am each day. Please remember that if you want to leave a commission bid or bid by telephone we need all instructions by Monday 6.30pm before sale.

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Lot 388

A George V silver seven piece tea and coffee service, the squat bulbous bodies with gadrooned rims, comprising - teapot, hot water pot, coffee pot, two-handled sugar basin, milk jug, slop bowl and sugar tongs, each piece engraved with the crest of the 4th Battalion Durham Light Infantry, by The Goldsmiths and Silversmiths Company, Birmingham 1911 (gross weight 85ozs)

Guide Price: £1600-1800

Lot 389

A Continental silver (Sterling Standard) three piece tea service with spiral reeded bulbous bodies, comprising - teapot and cover, two-handled sugar basin and cover and milk jug, and with matching oval two-handled tray for same, 21.5ins x 14ins (weight 82ozs)

Guide Price: £1250-1500

Lot 390

A George V silver tea kettle, the bulbous body with gadrooned rim and shaped handle, with matching silver stand and burner for same, 13.5ins high, by Lee & Wigfull, Sheffield 1911 (gross weight 42ozs)

Guide Price: £800-1200

Lot 391

An Edward VII silver bachelor's three piece tea service with bulbous spiral fluted bodies comprising - teapot, 5.25ins high, two handled sugar basin and milk jug, by Sorley Glasgow, No. 73786, Birmingham 1902 (gross weight 26ozs)

Guide Price: £400-600

Lot 392

A Victorian silver coffee pot engraved with oval cartouche and leaf scroll ornament, with floral pattern finial, 8.75ins high, by V.S.H.S., Sheffield 1876 (weight 28ozs)

Guide Price: £400-600

Lot 393

A George V silver hot water pot of 18th Century design with lobed cover and plain bulbous body, 10ins high, Birmingham 1935 (gross weight 25ozs)

Guide Price: £400-600

Lot 394

An Elizabeth II plain silver coffee pot with turned wood handle and finial, 7ins high, by Mappin & Webb, Sheffield 1957, and matching cream jug (gross weight 16ozs)

Guide Price: £300-400

Lot 395

A George V silver teapot with shaped rim and plain girdled body, 6.5ins high by Lee & Wigfull, Sheffield 1913 (gross weight 20oz)

Guide Price: £300-400

Lot 396

A late 19th /early 20th Century Continental bachelor's silvery metal three piece tea service, the embossed bodies decorated with tavern scenes comprising - teapot, 5ins high, milk jug, 4ins high, and two handled sugar bowl, 3.5ins high (gross weight 16ozs - bears marks to bases - dented and damaged)

Guide Price: £150-200

Lot 397

An Edward VII silver circular comport with shaped and pierced rim and footrim, 10ins diameter x 5.5ins high, by V. C. Pilling, London 1905 (weight 20ozs - with presentation inscription to top)

Guide Price: £400-600

Lot 398

A pair of Elizabeth II silver three light candelabra of 18th Century design with bead mounts and spade reeded arms, 7ins high, Sheffield 1990 (gross weight 38ozs - loaded)

Guide Price: £300-400

Lot 399

A Georg Jensen silvery metal table service of "Acorn" pattern for ten place settings, comprising - ten table forks, ten dessert forks, ten dessert spoons, ten soup spoons (weight 82ozs), and ten matching table knives and ten dessert knives with stainless steel blades

Guide Price: £3000-4000

Lot 400

A George V silver Rat Tail pattern table service for twelve place settings, by R.S., London 1916, comprising - twelve table forks, twelve dessert forks, twelve table spoons, twelve dessert spoons, soup ladle, two sauce ladles, and twelve teaspoons (weight 112ozs - engraved 'B' to terminals), contained in a fitted mahogany canteen

Guide Price: £2000-2500

Lot 401

Five Victorian silver Old English pattern table forks by M.C., London 1837 (crested) and a similar table fork by W.E. & W. (?), London 1804 (crested - weight 15ozs)

Guide Price: £250-350

Lot 402

Eighteen Victorian silver King's pattern teaspoons by D.G., Glasgow 1855 and 1857, monogrammed - weight 9.75 ozs)

Guide Price: £180-220

Lot 403

Six Victorian silver teaspoons with Apostle terminals by Elkington & Co., Birmingham 1909 and 1910 (weight 3.25ozs), and a selection of sundry silver items, various

Guide Price: £120-160

Lot 404

A George III silver fiddle pattern sauce ladle by K. & M.S. Edinburgh 1816 (initialled B), a set of six silver fiddle pattern dessert spoons by W.C. Edinburgh 1815 (initialled S), and a George III Old English pattern dessert spoon by H.S. London 1813 (initialled W J H) (gross weight 9ozs)

Guide Price: £150-200

Lot 405

Four 19th Century silver fiddle pattern serving spoons, London, various dates and makers (with various initials), and a silvery metal fiddle pattern serving spoon with maker's mark R K, stamped three times (gross weight 11.5ozs)

Guide Price: £100-150

Lot 406

A set of six silver and enamel coffee spoons with wooden coffee bean terminals, by T.&S. Birmingham 1932 (one with damage to bowl), a set of six George V Jubilee silver Old English pattern teaspoons, by R.&B. 1935, with box for same, and a quantity of sundry silver items, various

Guide Price: £80-120

Lot 407

A set of six George VI silver "Golfing" teaspoons, the moulded and blue enamelled terminals worded "Liberton Golf Club" by JF, Birmingham 1939, a set of six ditto teaspoons, the pierced terminals modelled with the initials "DGC", Birmingham 1938, two other sets of six silver teaspoons and a quantity of silver and other "Golfing" spoons, various

Guide Price: £150-200

Lot 408

Six George V silver prize tea spoons, the terminals with "Fan-tail (Pigeon)" Club, Birmingham 1923/24 (won by Mr R.R.J. Kidder with blue fan-tail hen, Olympia 1924) and miniature two-handled prize cup, 4ins high (inscribed "F.R. Kidder, Victory Cup 1924"), and six tea knives with stainless blades and silvery metal handles decorated with fan-tail pattern buttons (in fitted case), and a selection of silver items, various

Guide Price: £150-250

Lot 409

A set of twelve Victorian silver fruit knives and forks, the shaped handles embossed with scroll work, by Francis Higgins, London 1844 (weight 35ozs)

Guide Price: £400-600

Lot 410

A set of six Victorian silver fiddle pattern dessert spoons by George Angell, London 1865, two Edward VII ditto by The Gold & Silversmith's Company Ltd, London 1904 (weight 12ozs - with engraved terminals), four Victorian silver fiddle pattern dessert forks by C.L., London 1845, and two ditto by George Angell, London 1857 (gross weight 8ozs)

Guide Price: £350-450

Lot 411

Five George V silver Old English pattern table spoons by John Round & Son Ltd, Sheffield 1921 (weight 11ozs - engraved terminals), and eight silver tea spoons, various dates and makers (gross weight 4ozs - some in poor condition)

Guide Price: £200-300

Lot 412

A set of six George VI silver fruit knives and forks with mother of pearl handles by J.S. & S., Sheffield 1938 and 1939, in fitted case

Guide Price: £100-150

Lot 413

A Tiffany & Co silvery metal sauce ladle (stamped "Tiffany & Co, Sterling"), a silvery metal candle snuffer with turned wood handle, 10ins overall, by S. Kirk & Son (stamped "Sterling"), a plated circular two-handled sugar basin engraved with scroll and geometric ornament, 4.5ins high, by Mappin & Webb, an a small selection of other platedware

Guide Price: £120-160

Lot 414

A George IV silver rectangular vinaigrette, the lid with cast leaf and floral mounts to rim and engraved centre, with reeded sides, the gilt interior with finely pierced and engraved leaf scroll grille, 1.25ins x .75ins x .375ins high, by Thomas Shaw, Birmingham 1827 (weight .55ozs - initialled "H.L." to lid)

Guide Price: £125-160

Lot 415

A Victorian silver rectangular vinaigrette of shaped outline with incurved sides, the lid and base engraved with bold leaf scroll ornament, the gilt interior with pierced and engraved leaf scroll grille, 1.125ins x .625ins x .25ins high, by Alfred Taylor, Birmingham 1856 (weight .275ozs)

Guide Price: £100-150

Lot 416

A George IV silver rectangular vinaigrette with cast leaf scroll mounts to lid and rim framing engine turned ornament, the gilt interior with pierced and engraved leaf scroll and floral grille, 1.5ins x 1ins x .5ins high, by W. Simpson & Son, Birmingham 1824 (weight .80ozs)

Guide Price: £100-150

Lot 417

A small George IV silver rectangular vinaigrette with engraved lid and base, the gilt interior with pierced grille, .875ins x .625ins x .25ins high, by John Bettridge, Birmingham 1825 (weight .25ozs)

Guide Price: £80-120

Lot 418

A late Victorian silver rectangular vinaigrette of slightly shaped outline with double opening thumbpiece, the lid engraved with scroll work and with vacant shield pattern cartouche, the gilt interior with pierced and engraved grille, 1.125ins x .875ins x .375ins high, by Hilliard & Thomason, Chester 1898 (weight .45ozs)

Guide Price: £100-150

Lot 419

A George III plain silver octagonal vinaigrette, the gilt interior with pierced and engraved leaf pattern grille, 1ins x .75ins x .25ins high, by Joseph Willmore, Birmingham 1806 (weight .30ozs)

Guide Price: £100-150

Lot 420

An early Victorian silver rectangular vinaigrette, the domed lid and base engraved with leaf and floral ornament, the gilt interior with pierced and engraved grille, .875ins x .625ins x .375ins high, by Taylor & Perry, Birmingham 1837 (weight .24ozs)

Guide Price: £100-150

Lot 421

A small George III silver octagonal vinaigrette, the lid engraved with leafage, the gilt interior with pierced grille, .875ins x 6.25ins x .25ins high, by Joseph Willmore, Birmingham 1817 (weight .19oz - initialled "H.B." to lid)

Guide Price: £70-100

Lot 422

A George III silver octagonal vinaigrette of slightly curved form, the lid and base engraved with a band of leafage, the gilt interior with pierced grille, 1.125ins x .875ins x .375ins high, by Samuel Pemberton, Birmingham 1818 (weight .40ozs)

Guide Price: £125-160

Lot 423

A small George III silver rectangular vinaigrette with engraved lid and base, the gilt interior with pierced grille, .875ins x .5ins x .25ins high, by T. Simpon & Sons, possibly Birmingham 1909 (weight .15oz)

Guide Price: £70-100

Lot 424

A late Victorian plain silver rectangular vinaigrette, the gilt interior with pierced and engraved leaf scroll pattern grille, 1.5ins x .875ins x .375ins high, by Minshull & Latimer, Birmingham 1898 (weight .70ozs - lid initialled "N.C.")

Guide Price: £80-120

Lot 425

A William IV silver rectangular vinaigrette with cast floral and leaf scroll mounts to rim enclosing engine turned panel and conforming base, the gilt interior with pierced and engraved leaf and floral pattern grille, 1.125ins x .75ins x .25ins high, by Joseph Willmore, Birmingham 1833 (weight .39ozs - initialled "P.A.P.B." to lid)

Guide Price: £125-160

Lot 426

A William IV silver rectangular vinaigrette with double thumbpiece to front, engraved with leafage to top and base, the gilt interior with pierced grille, 1.25ins x .875ins x .375ins high, by Thomas Shaw, Birmingham 1830 (weight .50ozs)

Guide Price: £100-150

Lot 427

A George III plain silver rectangular vinaigrette, the gilt interior with pierced and engraved Neo-classical style grille, 1.5ins x 1ins x .375ins high, by William Pitts, London 1800 (weight .75ozs)

Guide Price: £100-150

Lot 428

An Elizabeth II silver gilt Egg pattern ornament, opening to reveal a cast figure of a Kangaroo and Joey, 2.875ins high, by Stuart Devlin, London 1974 (No. 68 - weight 7.25ozs), contained in original box

Guide Price: £300-400

Lot 429

An Elizabeth II silver gilt Egg pattern ornament of textured form, opening to reveal a cast Robin on nest, 2.875ins high, by Stuart Devlin London 1976 (No. 68 - weight 5.25ozs), contained in original fitted box

Guide Price: £300-400

Lot 430

An Elizabeth II silver gilt Egg pattern ornament, the exterior etched with stars, opening to reveal a rabbit eating a carrot, 2.5ins high, by Stuart Devlin, London 1983 (No. 70 - weight 3.25ozs), contained in original fitted box

Guide Price: £300-400

Lot 431

An Elizabeth II silver and silver gilt pomander of flowerhead form surmounted by four flowers with green stone centres, 3.25ins high, London 1962, eight silver hockey stick pattern lapel pins, London 1956, a silver filigree rectangular box, 2.25ins x 1.625ins, and two other silvery metal boxes

Guide Price: £100-150

Lot 432

A George III silver rectangular snuff box of oval section with reeded ornament and silver gilt interior, 2.5ins x 1.25ins x .5ins high, by William Pemberton, Birmingham 1809 (weight 1.25ozs)

Guide Price: £125-160

Lot 433

A George V silver circular trinket box, the lid inset with tortoiseshell and with silver pique inlay, 3ins diameter x 1.25ins high, by W.C. Birmingham 1910, and a ditto silver and tortoiseshell mounted dressing table jar, 2ins diameter x 2.25ins high, Birmingham 1926 (lid damaged)

Guide Price: £70-100

Lot 434

A George VI silver and gold coloured metal mounted rectangular compact with engine turned decoration, the gold mount inset with two small red stones, 3.5ins x 2.25ins, by Mappin & Webb, London 1947, an Elizabeth II silver and gold coloured metal mounted rectangular case with engine turned decoration, 4ins x 3.25ins, by Garrard & Co Ltd, Birmingham 1964 (weight 4ozs), and a matching compact, 2.75ins square, London 1963

Guide Price: £200-300

Lot 435

A George VI silver cigarette case with engine turned decoration, 4ins x 3.25ins, Birmingham 1945, three silver mounted glass spherical match strikers, various sizes, a Doulton Lambeth silver mounted stoneware beaker, 5.25ins, a plated mounted and reeded glass water jug, 14ins high, and a selection of other items various

Guide Price: £80-120

Lot 436

A late Victorian plain silver rectangular card case, 4ins x 2.875ins, by George Unite, Birmingham 1896, a late Victorian silver vesta case with reeded decoration and vacant cartouche, 1.625ins x 1.125ins, London 1893, and a George V silver cigarette case, 3.25ins x 2.75ins, Birmingham 1925 (gross weight 7ozs)

Guide Price: £100-150

Lot 437

Nine modern silver miniature boxes of various designs, and a selection of modern cast plated metal boxes, various

Guide Price: £200-300