Auction 11.06.2003

Christie's
London, King Street

Date of the auction: 11.06.2003

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A Victorian silver-mounted glass claret-jug

A Victorian silver-mounted glass claret-jug Mark of Alexander Crichton, London, 1881 Formed as a cockatoo, the teardrop-shaped glass body with glass handle and applied glass scrolls indicating wings, on two textured silver feet, the collar and spout formed as the head of a cockatoo with hinged mask

Lot #: 1

Estimate: £8,000 - £12,000

Date: 11 Jun 2003

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An Elizabeth II two-colour gold commemorative Churchill decanter set

An Elizabeth II two-colour gold commemorative Churchill decanter set Mark of Mappin & Webb, London, 1974, 18 carat Comprising decanter, six goblets and salver, the decanter inverted vase-shaped on rim foot with reeded and moulded borders, applied with a cast coat-of-arms, the detachable flared

Lot #: 3

Estimate: £25,000 - £35,000

Date: 11 Jun 2003

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An Elizabeth II silver-gilt tea and coffee-service

An Elizabeth II silver-gilt tea and coffee-service Mark of Garrard and Company Ltd., London, 1982 In the Regency Egyptian Revival style, comprising a coffee-jug, stand and lamp, teapot, two-handled sugar-bowl and cream-jug, and an oval two-handled tray with ribbon-tied berried laurel and acanthus

Lot #: 4

Estimate: £3,000 - £5,000

Date: 11 Jun 2003

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An Elizabeth II gold posy-bowl and cover

An Elizabeth II gold posy-bowl and cover Mark of Asprey & Garrard, London, 2000, 18 carat Circular, on spreading circular foot with moulded border, the bowl with slightly flaring rim, the detachable cover with moulded borders, pierced with scrolling roses, thistles, shamrocks and daffodils, and with

Lot #: 6

Estimate: £3,000 - £5,000

Date: 11 Jun 2003

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A Victorian silver-mounted glass claret-jug

A Victorian silver-mounted glass claret-jug Mark of Alexander Crichton, London, 1882 Formed as a duck, the silver collar and hinged cover forming the neck and head, realistically textured, with silver tail feathers, and glass body and handle, marked on collar, head and tail 9¾in. (24.5cm.) long

Lot #: 7

Estimate: £6,000 - £8,000

Date: 11 Jun 2003

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A silver model of an elephant

A silver model of an elephant London, 1924, mark of TW & Sn, possibly for Thomas Wilkinson & Son, also stamped 925 and with foreign import mark Formed as a charging elephant with upraised trunk, the body cast and detailed with textured skin and ivory tusks, marked on ear 12in. (31cm.) long overall

Lot #: 8

Estimate: £800 - £1,200

Date: 11 Jun 2003

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A pair of Victorian silver seven-light candelabrum

A pair of Victorian silver seven-light candelabrum Mark of Alexander Macrae, London, 1873 Each with baluster shaped stem on domed base raised on four grotesque mask feet, with beaded and fluted borders and chased with flowers and foliage on a textured ground, with panels of foliate scrolls, applied

Lot #: 11

Estimate: £7,000 - £10,000

Date: 11 Jun 2003

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An Edwardian silver-mounted glass claret-jug

An Edwardian silver-mounted glass claret-jug Sheffield, 1905, mark of RR Vase-shaped on circular foot, with beaded borders, the silver collar mount with helmet-shaped spout and hinged slightly domed cover with foliate scroll finial, the slim reeded handle with bifurcated foliate terminals, marked on

Lot #: 14

Estimate: £1,500 - £2,000

Date: 11 Jun 2003

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A William IV silver teapot

A William IV silver teapot Mark of Charles Fox II, London, 1833 Slightly compressed bullet-shaped, on three cherry-branch feet, with cherry-branch spout and handle, the handle with ivory insulators, the textured body applied with cherry-blossom branches, the hinged cover with floral spray finial

Lot #: 16

Estimate: £1,200 - £1,800

Date: 11 Jun 2003

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A George III silver-gilt tea-kettle, stand and lamp

A George III silver-gilt tea-kettle, stand and lamp Mark of Edward Farrell, London, 1818 The kettle, spherical, cast and chased on one side with the family of Darius before Alexander, on the other with Tomyris being presented with the head of Cyrus, on a matted ground, the spout formed as a mythical

Lot #: 17

Estimate: £4,000 - £6,000

Date: 11 Jun 2003

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A Victorian silver entrée-dish and cover with plated stand and liner

A Victorian silver entrée-dish and cover with plated stand and liner Mark of John Samuel Hunt, London, 1851 Shaped oblong, the gadrooned border interspersed with foliage and with shell and foliate angles, the slightly domed cover with similar borders and detachable foliage-capped shell and fruiting

Lot #: 18

Estimate: £1,500 - £2,000

Date: 11 Jun 2003

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A pair of William IV silver wine-coasters

A pair of William IV silver wine-coasters Mark of Robert Garrard, London, 1832 Each circular, with reeded border, the serpentine gallery pierced and interlaced with foliate scrolls and strapwork and with gadrooned rim, the interior engine-turned in wave and basketweave patterns, the print engraved

Lot #: 20

Estimate: £2,000 - £3,000

Date: 11 Jun 2003

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A pair of George III silver telescopic candlesticks

A pair of George III silver telescopic candlesticks Mark of Matthew Boulton, Birmingham, 1812 Each with plain cylindrical stem on circular base, with reeded borders and moulded mid-ribs, with twist-action telescoping mechanism, the slightly flaring socket with detachable circular nozzle with reeded

Lot #: 21

Estimate: £3,000 - £4,000

Date: 11 Jun 2003

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A George III Irish silver four-piece tea and coffee-service

A George III Irish silver four-piece tea and coffee-service Mark of Edward Power, Dublin, the teapot and cream-jug 1817, the coffee-pot and sugar-bowl 1818 Comprising coffee-pot, teapot, cream-jug and sugar-bowl, each waisted bombé form, the coffee-pot on circular foot, the other pieces each on four

Lot #: 22

Estimate: £2,000 - £3,000

Date: 11 Jun 2003

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A pair of George III silver wine-coolers, collars and liners

A pair of George III silver wine-coolers, collars and liners Mark of Samuel Hennell, London, 1818 Each campana-shaped, on partly-fluted circular foot, with lobed lower section, and gadrooned and egg-and-dart borders, with two reeded and acanthus bud handles, the body engraved twice with a

Lot #: 24

Estimate: £12,000 - £18,000

Date: 11 Jun 2003

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A pair of George III silver waiters

A pair of George III silver waiters Mark of Paul Storr, London, 1809 Each circular, on four winged sphinx monopodia feet, with egg-and-dart border, each field engraved twice with a helm and crest, marked on reverse, also engraved with number '1' and '2' 5 7/8in. (15cm.) diam. 15oz. (476gr.) The

Lot #: 26

Estimate: £1,500 - £2,000

Date: 11 Jun 2003

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A George III silver entree-dish, cover and associated warming-stand

A George III silver entree-dish, cover and associated warming-stand The entrée-dish and cover, mark of RM, possibly for Robert Makepeace, London, 1796, the stand, mark of Philip Rundell, London, 1822 The entrée-dish, shaped oblong with incurved angles and gadrooned border, the conforming domed cover

Lot #: 27

Estimate: £1,500 - £2,000

Date: 11 Jun 2003

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A George III Scottish silver soup-tureen and cover

A George III Scottish silver soup-tureen and cover Mark of George McHattie, Edinburgh, 1812 Slightly bombé oval, on four scroll and husk feet with scroll terminals, with gadrooned borders, the two foliate, rocaille and husking handles with foliate and husk terminals, the detachable domed cover with

Lot #: 28

Estimate: £3,500 - £5,500

Date: 11 Jun 2003

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A George III massive silver two-handled basket centrepiece

A George III massive silver two-handled basket centrepiece Mark of Paul Storr, London, 1813 Circular, on four scroll feet cast and chased with horned bearded satyr's masks with shells above, with rope-twist borders, the reeded interlaced gallery sides outcurved and with a cast border of acanthus

Lot #: 29

Estimate: £100,000 - £150,000

Date: 11 Jun 2003

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A George IV silver-gilt vase and plinth

A George IV silver-gilt vase and plinth Mark of Paul Storr, London, 1828 The vase on spreading circular foot and with acanthus foliage stem, the partly-fluted bowl with vine rim and oak-leaf and acorn border, the centre engraved with a crest, the square plinth with acanthus borders and engraved with

Lot #: 30

Estimate: £7,000 - £10,000

Date: 11 Jun 2003

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A George III silver-gilt cruet-stand

A George III silver-gilt cruet-stand The cruet-frame with mark of William Burwash and Richard Sibley, London, 1808, the bottle-mounts with mark of William Burwash, London, 1812 The square frame with cut-corners and on four detachable winged lion's paw and sphinx feet, with rosette and husk border

Lot #: 31

Estimate: £10,000 - £15,000

Date: 11 Jun 2003

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A George IV six-piece silver-gilt tea and coffee-service

A George IV six-piece silver-gilt tea and coffee-service Mark of John Bridge, London, 1828 Comprising coffee-pot and teapot each with ivory scroll handle and hinged cover with fluted ivory finial, cream-jug and sugar-bowl each with textured serpent handles, coffee-pot warming-stand on shaped

Lot #: 32

Estimate: £15,000 - £20,000

Date: 11 Jun 2003

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A set of three George III silver tea-caddies

A set of three George III silver tea-caddies Mark of Charles Aldridge and Henry Green, London, 1778 Each rectangular with hinged flat cover, with bright-cut borders, the covers later engraved with a crest and initials ' JAB ', marked on base and cover, the base engraved with the initials ' MAE

Lot #: 34

Estimate: £2,500 - £3,500

Date: 11 Jun 2003

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A George IV silver cutlery-tray

A George IV silver cutlery-tray Mark of John Bridge, London, 1824 Shaped oblong, with incurved sides, gadrooned border and moulded foot-rim, the single reeded handle with foliate terminals, the side engraved with a coat-of-arms within foliate mantling, marked on side 16 1/8in. (41cm.) long including

Lot #: 36

Estimate: £2,500 - £3,500

Date: 11 Jun 2003

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A set of four George III silver candlesticks

A set of four George III silver candlesticks Mark of John Carter, London, 1775, overstriking Sheffield maker's mark and hallmarks Each baluster form on circular pedestal foot, with guilloche and laurel borders, repoussé and chased with husking, acanthus, urns, ram's masks and laurel garlands, the

Lot #: 37

Estimate: £5,000 - £7,000

Date: 11 Jun 2003

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A William IV silver soup-ladle

A William IV silver soup-ladle Mark of Edward Farrell, London, 1831 With shell-shaped bowl, the handle elaborately cast and chased with textured foliage and scrolls, with a caryatid terminal, marked on reverse of bowl 15in. (39cm.) long 15oz. (496gr.) (2

Lot #: 38

Estimate: £1,000 - £1,500

Date: 11 Jun 2003

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A George II silver soup-ladle

A George II silver soup-ladle Mark of Robert Tyrill, London, 1750 With shell-shaped bowl, the handle elaborately cast and chased with floral and foliate scrolls and a female mask, the reverse applied with a scroll and grotesque mask cartouche engraved with a crest, marked on handle 15in. (38cm

Lot #: 39

Estimate: £1,500 - £2,000

Date: 11 Jun 2003

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A George III silver Royal presentation archery-trophy

A George III silver Royal presentation archery-trophy Mark of William Frisbee, London, 1797 Formed as a hunting-horn with flared rim, suspended from a single-link chain and double ring, chased with borders of guilloche and berried laurel, applied with the Prince of Wales' feathers and motto and

Lot #: 40

Estimate: £8,000 - £12,000

Date: 11 Jun 2003

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Two George III silver candlesticks

Two George III silver candlesticks Mark of John Carter, London, 1770 and 1771 Each formed as a slightly tapering fluted column, on square base with waved gadrooned borders and foliate angles, with Corinthian capital socket and detachable shaped square nozzle with gadrooned border, the base engraved

Lot #: 41 A

Estimate: £2,000 - £3,000

Date: 11 Jun 2003

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A set of twelve George III silver dinner-plates from the Martinque Service

A set of twelve George III silver dinner-plates from the Martinque Service Maker's mark R*M, probably for Robert Makepiece, London, 1795 Each circular, with gadrooned border, engraved to one side with a coat-of-arms, to the other with a presentation inscription within a laurel wreath, marked on

Lot #: 44

Estimate: £5,000 - £7,000

Date: 11 Jun 2003