It may seem an unlikely source, but the owner is one of the most knowledgeable people I know, and always happy to talk silver disclaimer: he's a good friend for many years. This cigarette box is 4. Sheffield 1910-16 except the knives and 3 dessert spoons and 3 tea spoons which are 1960s. The box is straight sided apart from a curved lip thumbpiece and has a cedar lining, with divider. In the following years business grew and was expanded by its heirs. Within a year the first Mappin hallmark was recorded at the assay office and in 1780 Jonathan Mappin was given the Freedom of The Cutlers Company of Hallamshire. Lovely geometric features and engine turned top.
Brent Been away for the last few days. Please be sure to reduce the pixel size of your photos to keep within the guidelines. Clip handle - height 26 cms. The body has a bell shape and the silver mount has some decorative Art Nouveau design. This cigar box is 9. £1,375 d3810: Hallmarked In 1946 This pretty, hors deurve dish, measures 44cm in width, by 21.
The wings lift to reveal the honey held in the glass body. The hors deurve dish carries hallmarks for Sheffield in 1946, by. Sold A full set of sterling silver cutlery for 6 people in a stylish art deco pattern. Together, the two pieces weigh 4. On the bottom and on the right bar of this page there are some links to silver and antique dealers websites This is a page of 'The What is? This item is not for sale, but most of my pieces were bought through the Internet.
I thought the Ltd would come into play on this piece. £1,475 L0704: Hallmarked In 1902 Hallmarked in London, 1902 by , this fine quality Antique, Cigar Box has a sleek, plain style, with softened edges. It stands on a three legged base with smooth curved shaping. £1,475 d8852: Hallmarked In 1909 Hallmarked in Sheffield, 1909 by , this handsome, fish set, comprises twelve pairs of fish eaters in 'Rattail' pattern. In 1890 the first overseas boutique was established in Johannesburg with the discovery of gold in the Witwaters Rand, and during the First World War the company gave their Sheffield factories over to the war effort, producing army clothing, munitions and fine waterproof watches for the Admiralty. The kettle measures 13 inches 33cm tall, by 8 inches 20.
Sold A comprehensive set of sterling silver cutlery for 12 people having additional dinner forks and dessert spoons. The heavy glass has an unusual semi circular form. The top has an articulated hinge so that, when open, the watch can be positioned either at the front or back of the fitting. The two hair brushes are made by Mappin and Webb, London with date marks 'M' 1927 and 'S' 1933, the thin bristle brush is in very good condition with minor age related wear, a couple of tiny dents and light tarnishing, the thick bristle brush has a couple of small dents and is missing a small amount of bristle. . The company historically held Royal Warrants to both the Russian Empire and the Japanese Royal Household.
Inside the chamber there is a removable holder for four eggs. Are you researching the item for yourself? Silver Dictionary' of A Small Collection of Antique Silver and Objects of vertu, a 1500 pages richly illustrated website offering all you need to know about antique silver, sterling silver, silverplate, Sheffield plate, electroplate silver, silverware, flatware, tea services and tea complements, marks and hallmarks, articles, books, auction catalogs, famous silversmiths Tiffany, Gorham, Jensen, Elkington , history, oddities. But even then I think they'd at least use a sterling mark. It has held to British monarchs since 1897. Height 7 cms closed , 10 cms open. Together the suite of three dishes weigh 40 troy oz 1245gm.
The top bezel unscrews to remove the watch. The set is in very good condition with light wear. According to research on Victorian glass, the number 71528 was entered on 06-Apr-1887, while 71736 was entered on 09-Apr-1887. Possibly they could do so if the piece were for export? All in a fitted oak wood box with brass fittings and an inset plaque with initials. If someone out there can make out the jumble I have mentioned I thank you.
There is not much anyone can tell you about your silverplated plate without photos. Sold An antique spoon warmer in the former of a nautilus shell on a raised base. Very smart plain design with shaped ends to the handles. The wings lift to reveal the honey held in the glass body. The menu holders are filled for balance. Andrew sold these items at various London markets and antique fairs.