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Glasgow 1868 solid silver large pair of sugar tongs, engraved with Celtic pattern, by Robert Scott.
Glasgow 1868 very large and heavy pair of Scottish hallmarked solid silver sugar tongs made by Robert Scott, and beautifully engraved in a deep bright cut twisting Celtic pattern, which comes together on the top of the bow to form a cartouche.
These are a typical Scottish style of tongs having a concave bow.
The hallmarks are very clear and are on the underside of the bow.
Weight-45 grams.
Size-6 inches long by .75 inches wide.
This is a heavy gauge of silver, and well suited for its original purpose of serving sugar and also a perfect size for serving ice cubes.
An unusual piece of provincial Scottish silver in very good condition, with excellent spring to the arms and no distortion.
Glasgow silver is scarce and very collectable, as the assay office closed in 1964.
Ref: 5432
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London 1875 solid silver childs set fork and spoon in original case by MARTIN AND HALL, famous makers.
London 1875 English hallmarked solid silver childs or Christening set comprising fork and spoon in original fitted case by Martin and Hall, renowned makers of fine quality silver.
Lovely scroll and leaf engraving to stems.
Measuring 6.5 inches long each, and weighing 65 grams, this Victorian set is in very good condition.
Ref: 4454
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19thC solid silver sifting spoon.
19th century English hallmarked solid silver sifting spoon, with rubbed hallmarks, in the Onslow pattern.
Graceful scroll end to stem, and pierced shell bowl.
Weight-30 grams.
Size 5.5 inches long, by 1.5 inches wide.
Good weight, and very good condition.
We have many other sifting spoons in inventory, so please contact us with your requirements.
Ref: 5018
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Birmingham 1930 solid silver beautiful and intricately engraved matchsafe.
Birmingham 1930 beautifully engraved English hallmarked solid silver matchsafe of very good quality, and made by W T Wiseman.
Vesta cases and match safes are airtight cases made to contain short friction matches and keep them safe and dry. They were made in many materials, and some in precious metals like this one, usually with gilt linings, to protect against corrosion from the match heads. They were widely made and used from 1890-1920. Now, they are very collectable and interesting small antique silver items, used for pills, etc.
Of wonderful quality, this match safe has all over hexagonal engraving, a vacant cartouche, and tapered edges. Also includes original matches.
Weight-40 grams.
Size-2.5 inches by 1.75 inches.
A lovely example in very good condition.
Ref: 4738
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Birmingham 1919 solid silver classic small candlestick, made by J. Gloster Ltd.
Birmingham 1919 English hallmarked solid silver stylish small candlestick with reeded decoration to top and base. Inscribed 1911-1936, this was apparently a memento for an important 25th year event.
This was made by Joseph Gloster Ltd., silversmiths of Lion Silver Works, Hockley Hill, Birmingham.
This is a classic piece and looks lovely alone, or in combination with other candlesticks, on desk, mantel or table.
Size-3 1/8 inches diameter by 3.25 inches high.
A great entry piece for a solid silver collection.
With the odd bump to bottom edge, a wonderful value in very good condition overall.
Ref: 5773
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Birmingham 1929 solid silver Christening or child's set in fitted case.
Birmingham 1929 English hallmarked solid silver Christening set with beautifully shaped stems with a double struck threaded pattern to spoon and shaped pusher, made by William Suckling.. They are contained in the original leather fitted velvet and satin lined case.
This was made in a very significant year, the year of the great Stock Market crash.
Weight-45 grams.
Size-Spoon 5.5 inches long. Pusher 3.75 inches long.
A wonderful gift for a child or a Christening.
In very good condition, appearing to have never been used.
Ref: 5806
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Solid silver golf tee pencil and ball marker in fitted case.
Solid silver English hallmarked golf pencil and ball marker in fitted case. The ball marker, with spike on reverse, is hallmarked for Birmingham 1977. The pencil, designed in the shape of a golf tee, is marked sterling silver. They are both contained in a fitted presentation case.
Made by William H Manton of Birmingham Gold and Silversmiths Ltd.
Size-pencil is 2.5 inches long and marker is .75 inches diameter.
Weight-90 grams total with case.
A wonderful gift for the golfing enthusiast, or "the person who has everything."
In very good condition.
Ref: 5984
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Lovely Victorian solid silver and ivory pickle fork made by George Unite, famous maker.
Very nicely crafted engraved solid silver pickle fork with spiral twist ivory handle, made by George Unite, famous maker, and bearing the maker's mark only.
This beautiful fork has leaf engraved detail to the shaped heel of the fork, three sharp tines, tapered shapely stem, and a beautifully carved ivory handle.
Size-8 inches long.
Weight-20 grams.
Both the silver and ivory are in very good condition, without damage, and having a lovely patina.
This is a very functional and attractive piece, excellent for pickles, onions and relishes, and made by a very good maker.
In very good condition.
Ref: 6048
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London 1913 solid silver sifting spoon.
London 1913 English hallmarked solid silver sifting spoon with thick gauge, lovely shaped handle, and pierced bowl with raised edges.
Makers mark is rubbed.
There is an initial W to the stem.
Size-5 inches long by 1.75 inches diameter.
Weight-30 grams.
A very nice example of a sifting spoon, in very good condition.
Perfect for sugared desserts or to give as a gift.
Ref: 6045
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Sheffield 1882 really lovely and beautifully designed Victorian solid silver engraved back spoon made by Edward Hutton.
Sheffield 1882 English hallmarked beautifully engraved solid silver spoon with double struck engraved stem and wonderful engraving on the back of the bowl having very sharp and unusual laurel leaf and foliate engraved bright cut and matt design, surrounded by a plain edge border.
Made by Edward Hutton, famous maker and clearly hallmarked with the Queen Victoria head duty mark.
A really special oversized teaspoon sized spoon, with excellent quality, and heavy gauge. It appears to have had little use in its life.
Size-5 7/8 inches long by 1.25 inches wide.
Weight-29 grams.
This would make a wonderful gift, or a great treat for yourself.
Ref: 6191
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