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SH070 - A Gentleman’s Collection of English and Irish Silver

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Shapiro Gallery, 162 Queen St, Woollahra, Sydney
LOT 101

Child’s Fork and Spoon

having handles depicting the Pied Piper above a rabbit, probably early 20th century (2)

Measurements:
length 10cm
  • EStimate $20 - $50
  • sold $36 Incl BP
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LOT 102

Possibly William Hutton and Sons

Two Bells

the bodies partially pierced and decorated with names and symbols of apostles Mathew, Mark, Luke and John and having looped handles, early 20th century (2)

Measurements:
height 8.5cm, diameter at rim 7cm
  • EStimate $25 - $55
  • sold $192 Incl BP
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LOT 103

Five Piece Tea Service

all plain bodied oval section with moulded rims, the coffee pot having pronounced neck and lightly domed hinged cover with composition finial, with long swan neck spout and composition handle, teapot lightly compressed oval section with similar handle and finial, milk jug having one metal looped handle, twin handled sugar basin and slop bowl, marked […]

Measurements:
teapot height 23cm
  • EStimate $120 - $180
  • sold $168 Incl BP
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LOT 104

Six Fish Knives and Six Fish Forks

plain ribbed pattern and marked “Grosvenor Delphic”, probably mid to late 20th century (12)

  • EStimate $20 - $50
  • sold $18 Incl BP
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LOT 105

Six Cake Forks

three tined with plain handles having central decorative band and terminating in foliate moulding, marked ABSA etc and probably late 20th century; together with six cake knives having Queens pattern handles and blades marked ‘Arlington’,late 20th century; and together with two rectangular salts having four paw feet, one with blue glass liner, four small salt […]

Measurements:
fork length 14cm; knife length 18cm; ladle bowl diameter 7.5cm respectively
  • EStimate $25 - $55
  • sold $84 Incl BP
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LOT 106

John Culme

'The Directory of Gold & Silversmiths: Jewellers & Allied Traders 1839 - 1914', Vol I & II, Suffolk: Antique Collectors' Club, 1987

(2)

  • EStimate $200 - $300
  • sold $288 Incl BP
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LOT 107

Arthur G. Grimwade

Reference Book 'London Goldsmiths 1697 - 1837: Their Marks and Lives', Second Edition, London: Faber and Faber, 1982

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  • EStimate $50 - $100
  • sold $168 Incl BP
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LOT 108

Hernmarck and Jackson

Two Sets of Silver Reference Books

comprising Carl Hernmarck, ‘The Art of the European Silversmith 1430 – 1830’, Vol I & II, London: Sotheby Parke Bernet, 1977 with display box and Charles James Jackson, ‘A Illustrated History of English Plate: Ecclesiastical and Secular’,Vol I & II, New York: Dover Publications, 1969 (4)

  • EStimate $40 - $60
  • sold $120 Incl BP
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LOT 109

Four Silver Reference Books

comprising Annelies Krekel-Aalberse, ‘Art Nouveau and Art Deco Silver’, London: Thames and Hudson, 1989; Arthur Grimwade, ‘Rococo Silver 1727 – 1765’, London: Faber and Faber, 1974; Charles Oman, ‘Caroline Silver 1625 – 1688’, London: Faber and Faber,1970 ; and John Culme, ‘Nineteenth Century Silver’, London: Country Life Books, 1977 (4)

  • EStimate $40 - $60
  • sold $72 Incl BP
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LOT 110

J.B. Hawkins

Colonial Silver Reference Books

comprising ‘Nineteenth Century Australian Silver’, Volumes One and Two, Suffolk: Antique Collectors’ Club, 1990, both signed and encased by display box and ‘Australian Silver 1800-1900’, Sydney: The National Trust of Australia, 1973, signed; together with exhibition booklet ‘The J. and J. Altmann Collection of Australian Silver’, National Gallery of Victoria, 1981 and John Deveraux Kernan, […]

  • EStimate $40 - $60
  • sold $240 Incl BP
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LOT 111

Douglas Bennett

Reference Book 'Collecting Irish Silver 1637 - 1900', London: Souvenir Press, 1984

together with three Irish silver reference booklets (4)

  • EStimate $40 - $60
  • sold $120 Incl BP
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LOT 112

Brett, Clayton and Waldron

Three Silver Reference Books

comprising Vanessa Brett, ‘The Sotheby’s Directory of Silver 1600 – 1940’, London: Sotheby’s Publications, 1986; Michael Clayton, ‘The Collector’s Dictionary of the Silver and Gold of Great Britain and North America’, revised edition, Suffolk: Antique Collector’s Club, 1985; and Peter Waldron, ‘The Price Guide to Antique Silver’, 2nd edition, Suffolk: Antique Collectors’ Club, 1982 together […]

  • EStimate $30 - $50
  • sold $168 Incl BP
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LOT 113

Victoria and Albert Museum

Silver Reference Books

comprising Charles Oman, ‘English Silversmiths’ Work Civil and Domestic’, London: Her Majesty’s Stationary Office, 1965 and a collection of small reference booklets covering covering periods and styles; together with Timothy Schroder, ‘The National Trust Book of English Domestic Sliver 1500 – 1900’, Middlesex: Viking, 1988 and two auction catalogues (16)

  • EStimate $20 - $40
  • sold $168 Incl BP
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LOT 114

Three Spoon Reference Books

comprising Ian Pickford, ‘Silver Flatware: English, Irish and Scottish 1660 – 1980′, Suffolk: Antique Collectors’ Club, 1983; Michael Snodin, ‘Letts Collectors’ Guides: English Silver Spoons’, revised edition, London: Charles Letts Books Limited, 1982; and Simon Moore, ‘Spoons 1650 – 1930’, Aylesbury: Shire Publications Ltd, 1987 (3)

  • EStimate $20 - $40
  • sold $120 Incl BP
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LOT 115

Three Hallmarking Reference Books

comprising Seymour B. Wyler, ‘The Book of Old Silver: English, American, Foreign’, New York: Crown Publishers Inc, Thirty-Fifth Printing, 1979; John P. Fallon, ‘Marks of London Goldsmiths and Silversmiths 1837 – 1914’, London: Barrie and Jenkins, 1992; and hancocks & Co Jewellers, ‘Hallmarks & Date Letters on Silver, Gold and Platinum’, Revised Edition, London: NAG […]

  • EStimate $30 - $50
  • sold $84 Incl BP
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LOT 116

Miscellaneous Silver Reference Books

twelve various English, Irish, Scottish and European silver, gold and pewter reference books and booklets (12)

  • EStimate $40 - $60
  • sold $48 Incl BP
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Large French Silver Twin Handled Rectangular Tray
LOT 117

Large French Silver Twin Handled Rectangular Tray

with central engraved coat of arms between mottos surmounted by cornet on turned ground

  • EStimate $12,000 - $18,000
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LOT 118

John Green, Robert Mosley & Co

Pair of Candlesticks

having plain circular bases with reeded rims rising to vase shaped stem with bell shaped sockets and removable nozzles, bases engraved with widows lozenge and armorial and loaded, bearing marks for John Green, Robert Mosley and Co, Sheffield 1799 (2)

Measurements:
height 28.5cm
  • EStimate $1,500 - $2,000
  • sold $2,160 Incl BP
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LOT 119

Large Twin Handled Oval Tray

having pierced rim and four ball feet

Measurements:
width 65cm
  • EStimate $600 - $800
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