Auction 08.06.1993

Christie's
London, South Kensington

Date of the auction: 08.06.1993

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An Edwardian rounded oblong two-handled tray on ball feet, fitted with four...

An Edwardian rounded oblong two-handled tray on ball feet, fitted with four detachable ovoid condiments on ball feet, the salt pot, pepper pot and cayenne pepper pot pierced with stylised shells, the mustard pot with scroll handle, the tray engraved: "Pepper and Salt", Richard Richardson, Sheffield

Lot #: 1

Estimate: £280 - £300

Date: 8 Jun 1993

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A George III fluted, bright-cut and later-chased oval mustard pot with blue...

A George III fluted, bright-cut and later-chased oval mustard pot with blue glass liner, reeded scroll handle and ball finial, maker's initials E.C., London 1797 - 3½in.; a George III gadrooned, pierced and bright-cut oval salt cellar on claw and ball feet and with blue glass liner, Robert & David

Lot #: 3

Estimate: £140 - £200

Date: 8 Jun 1993

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A George II gilt-lined plain baluster mug on a rising circular foot, with a...

A George II gilt-lined plain baluster mug on a rising circular foot, with a moulded rim and double scroll handle, the front with traces of an erased monogram, Richard Bayley, London 1750 - 4in., 6.75oz

Lot #: 4

Estimate: £200 - £250

Date: 8 Jun 1993

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A George III beaded helmet cream jug on a rising square foot and with a...

A George III beaded helmet cream jug on a rising square foot and with a reeded scroll handle, maker's mark indistinct, London 1785, incuse mark, the base engraved with a retailer's address: "Silver Lyon, Foster Lane" - 6¼in. See Plate 3

Lot #: 5

Estimate: £150 - £200

Date: 8 Jun 1993

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A George III inverted pear-shaped caster on a bead-decorated rising...

A George III inverted pear-shaped caster on a bead-decorated rising circular foot, the pierced and engraved cover with rope-twist border and spiral-twist finial, maker's mark indistinct, London 1783 - 6¾in. See Plate 3

Lot #: 6

Estimate: £150 - £250

Date: 8 Jun 1993

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A late George II cream or butter boat on trefoil feet and with a shaped rim...

A late George II cream or butter boat on trefoil feet and with a shaped rim and leaf-capped scroll handle, chased with rococo flowers and foliage and with a vacant cartouche, maker's mark indistinct, London 1758 - 4½in; and a late Victorian part spiral-fluted and gadrooned moulded oblong afternoon

Lot #: 7

Estimate: £160 - £200

Date: 8 Jun 1993

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An early Victorian spiral-fluted tapering moulded circular afternnon teapot...

An early Victorian spiral-fluted tapering moulded circular afternnon teapot on a rising foot, with a foliate-chased rising curved spout, scroll handle, reeded rim and slightly-domed hinged cover with floral and foliate finial, John Figg, London 1839 - 5in., 14.25oz. See Plate 2

Lot #: 8

Estimate: £200 - £250

Date: 8 Jun 1993

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A Victorian beaded and spiral-fluted baluster hot water jug on a beaded...

A Victorian beaded and spiral-fluted baluster hot water jug on a beaded rising circular foot, with a foliate-chased spout, ebonised wood double scroll handle and fluted and beaded domed hinged cover with spiral-fluted pointed finial, Houles & Co., London 1882 - 9½in., 12.50oz. gross

Lot #: 9

Estimate: £200 - £250

Date: 8 Jun 1993

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A pair of Edwardian reeded candlesticks in the 18th Century taste, each on...

A pair of Edwardian reeded candlesticks in the 18th Century taste, each on a rising circular base and with a plain tapering stem, inverted bell-shaped socket and reeded circular nozzle, William Comyns, London 1904 - 9½in. (2

Lot #: 11

Estimate: £300 - £350

Date: 8 Jun 1993

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An Edwardian silver and leather-mounted oblong desk blotter lined in green...

An Edwardian silver and leather-mounted oblong desk blotter lined in green moire satin and with lock and key, the mounts pierced and die-stamped with rococo flowers, foliage and trellis work, the cover with a vacant rococo cartouche, William Comyns, London 1909 - 12¾in. See Plate 4

Lot #: 12

Estimate: £300 - £350

Date: 8 Jun 1993

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An engine-turned cigarette case and a bright-cut cigarette case, each...

An engine-turned cigarette case and a bright-cut cigarette case, each engraved with a monogram, the former with interior presentation inscription - 7.25oz.; a Continental 18th Century bombe-shaped oblong snuff box with traces of gilding, the hinged cover with a vacant rococo cartouche surrounded by

Lot #: 14

Estimate: £1 - £100

Date: 8 Jun 1993

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An Edwardian small presentation trowel with ebonised wood handle and...

An Edwardian small presentation trowel with ebonised wood handle and floral-engraved blade, with contemporary presentation inscription, maker's initials M & B, Birmingham 1904 - 9½in

Lot #: 15

Estimate: £120 - £180

Date: 8 Jun 1993

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A tapering moulded circular teapot applied with narrow bands of roses and...

A tapering moulded circular teapot applied with narrow bands of roses and foliage and with a rising curved spout, ebonised wood scroll handle and domed hinged cover with turned wood finial - 5½in.; a Victorian gilt-lined compressed pear-shaped milk jug on scrolling foliate feet and with a moulded

Lot #: 21

Estimate: £220 - £250

Date: 8 Jun 1993

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A silver-mounted square glass inkwell with hobnail pattern cut base, the...

A silver-mounted square glass inkwell with hobnail pattern cut base, the hinged cover inset with an openface time-piece, the white-enamelled dial with black Roman numerials, Asprey & Co. Ltd., Birmingham 1922 - 3½in. See Plate 3

Lot #: 24

Estimate: £600 - £700

Date: 8 Jun 1993

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A Victorian silver-mounted heart-shaped tortoiseshell chamber candlestick...

A Victorian silver-mounted heart-shaped tortoiseshell chamber candlestick with gadrooned mount, loop handle with foliate-pierced thumb piece, and fluted vase-shaped socket with conforming drip pan, the latter supported by an openwork foliate mount, William Comyns, Birmingham 1889 - 4¾in

Lot #: 26

Estimate: £300 - £350

Date: 8 Jun 1993

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A massive Edwardian gilt-lined inverted pear-shaped cup and cover on shell...

A massive Edwardian gilt-lined inverted pear-shaped cup and cover on shell and scroll feet, applied with dragon handles, the domed hinged cover with finial modelled as St. George slaying the dragon, one side with later regimental presentation inscription, Goldsmiths & Silversmiths Co. Ltd., London

Lot #: 29

Estimate: £1,500 - £2,000

Date: 8 Jun 1993

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An engine-turned cigarette case engraved with a monogram; a double...

An engine-turned cigarette case engraved with a monogram; a double sovereign case with suspension loop; a bright-cut and fluted vesta case with suspension loop; and a Art Nouveau vesta case die-stamped with a naked woman. (4

Lot #: 31

Estimate: £100 - £150

Date: 8 Jun 1993

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A George III pierced, reeded and bright-cut circular wine coaster engraved...

A George III pierced, reeded and bright-cut circular wine coaster engraved with a crest within a wreath cartouche, maker's mark indistinct, London 1793 - 5¼in

Lot #: 39

Estimate: £150 - £200

Date: 8 Jun 1993

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A George III later-chased oval cream jug, London 1800; a cream jug with...

A George III later-chased oval cream jug, London 1800; a cream jug with double scroll handle, Sheffield 1895; a pierced and die-stamped shaped oval bon-bon dish, Chester; two sugar bowls; a pair of four-division wirework toast racks on ball feet; a cigarette case enamelled with a flag; a tea

Lot #: 40

Estimate: £200 - £300

Date: 8 Jun 1993

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A pair of late George II spiral-fluted and floral and foliate-chased...

A pair of late George II spiral-fluted and floral and foliate-chased inverted pear-shaped tea caddies and covers on applied openwork rococo floral and foliate spreading circular bases and with conforming decoration, the covers with flower finials, each engraved with an armorial and also with several

Lot #: 42

Estimate: £1,000 - £1,500

Date: 8 Jun 1993

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A panelled sugar caster and matching cream jug, each engraved with an...

A panelled sugar caster and matching cream jug, each engraved with an initial, the former with baluster finial, the latter with double scroll handle, in a fitted case - height of caster 6½in.; a pair of napkin rings with scroll and shell borders, also cased; and a bright-cut christening spoon and

Lot #: 44

Estimate: £200 - £250

Date: 8 Jun 1993

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A George III beaded vase-shaped caster on a spreading circular foot...

A George III beaded vase-shaped caster on a spreading circular foot, maker's initials I.W., London 1784; a part leather-covered rounded oblong glass spirit flask with screw cap and gilt-lined detachable cups; and a tapering circular christening mug with moulded rim and loop handle, engraved with a

Lot #: 45

Estimate: £200 - £250

Date: 8 Jun 1993

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A Victorian shaped circular dinner plate applied with a scrolling foliate...

A Victorian shaped circular dinner plate applied with a scrolling foliate and flute border and engraved with an armorial and motto, Hunt & Roskell, London 1880 - 11in., 20.50oz. See Plate 2

Lot #: 46

Estimate: £300 - £350

Date: 8 Jun 1993

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A shaped oblong tray applied with a bead, shell and foliate border, the...

A shaped oblong tray applied with a bead, shell and foliate border, the ground with presentation inscription - 16½in., 49oz

Lot #: 47

Estimate: £400 - £500

Date: 8 Jun 1993

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A pair of William & Mary trefid end spoons with rat-tail bowls, each...

A pair of William & Mary trefid end spoons with rat-tail bowls, each engraved with a monogram, possibly William Scarlett, London 1690. (2

Lot #: 49

Estimate: £300 - £400

Date: 8 Jun 1993

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Two trefid end spoons with rat-tail bowls, each scratch-engraved with...

Two trefid end spoons with rat-tail bowls, each scratch-engraved with initials, London 1684, the other with indistinct date letter; a Queen Anne Hanoverian pattern tablespoon with rat-tail bowl, scratch-engraved with initials, London 1714; and a George III bright-cut Old English pattern dessert

Lot #: 50

Estimate: £150 - £170

Date: 8 Jun 1993

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A Russian plain fiddle pattern soup ladle - 11¼in.; a Russian fiddle...

A Russian plain fiddle pattern soup ladle - 11¼in.; a Russian fiddle pattern preserve spoon with gilt-lined shell-fluted bowl; an engraved Russian fiddle pattern sifting spoon; and a Russian moulded circular salt cellar decorated with polychrome cloisonne-enamelled flowers and scrolling foliage with

Lot #: 52

Estimate: £200 - £250

Date: 8 Jun 1993

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A King's pattern composite part flatware service including table and cheese...

A King's pattern composite part flatware service including table and cheese knives with stainless steel blades; and two further sets of table and cheese knives, each boxed.(a lot

Lot #: 53

Estimate: £100 - £150

Date: 8 Jun 1993

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A gadrooned rounded oblong entree dish and cover with non-matching handle...

A gadrooned rounded oblong entree dish and cover with non-matching handle - 10in.; a beaded drum mustard pot with blue glass liner; and an Edwardian silver specimen vase, Birmingham 1903. (3

Lot #: 54

Estimate: £100 - £120

Date: 8 Jun 1993

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A set of six shaped circular chamber candlesticks with moulded rims...

A set of six shaped circular chamber candlesticks with moulded rims, vase-shaped sockets and rising curved handles, each with a detachable conical snuffer, the majority with baluster finials, one with acorn finial - 6½in. overall. (6

Lot #: 55

Estimate: £200 - £300

Date: 8 Jun 1993