Auction 15.04.1998

Christie's
London, South Kensington

Date of the auction: 15.04.1998

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A modern sugar caster

A modern sugar caster with an oviform body, a pierced domed cover and a fluted knop finial, loaded - 18.25cm high; and an Old Sheffield plated oblong basket with a swing handle, a border of roses and a fluted bowl, circa 1825 - 27cm x 20.5cm. (2

Lot #: 1

Estimate: £150 - £200

Date: 15 Apr 1998

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A George III Old English pattern soup ladle

A George III Old English pattern soup ladle with a fluted shell bowl, crested, by T & W Chawner, circa 1770, (marks distorted) , 5.75oz

Lot #: 3

Estimate: £200 - £250

Date: 15 Apr 1998

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A late Victorian cased pair of embossed horn-shaped peppers

A late Victorian cased pair of embossed horn-shaped peppers with bird mask terminals, scroll feet and domed covers, by H.Mathews, Birmingham, 1896 - 8.5cm high, 2.5oz

Lot #: 4

Estimate: £200 - £250

Date: 15 Apr 1998

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A cased pair of plated fish carvers

A cased pair of plated fish carvers with wrythen bone handles; a cased five-piece steel carving set with simulated antler handles; a cased set of twelve German gilt metalware teaspoons; and two cased George III silver tablespoons decorated in the "berry style", 3oz weighable silver

Lot #: 5

Estimate: £180 - £220

Date: 15 Apr 1998

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A pair of George III mounted steel, scissor action snuffers

A pair of George III mounted steel, scissor action snuffers with openwork handles, makers mark unclear, probably by William Damant, Sheffield, 1777 - 16cm long

Lot #: 6

Estimate: £150 - £200

Date: 15 Apr 1998

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Scottish interest

Scottish interest:- a modern Scottish mounted leather and fur trimmed sporran; mounted hardwood and steel skein dhu; plaid brooch set with a citrine; and two buckles, all Edinburgh, 1912 ; and three other Scottish brooches, the sporran - 19cm high, the skein dhu - 15.5cm long. See Illustration (8

Lot #: 7

Estimate: £300 - £400

Date: 15 Apr 1998

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An early Victorian teapot

An early Victorian teapot of circular form, embossed and chased with floral scrolls, with a flower finial, initialled, by Frederick Dear, 1839 , 27oz

Lot #: 8

Estimate: £300 - £400

Date: 15 Apr 1998

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A modern two-handled tea tray

A modern two-handled tea tray of oblong form with incurved corners, by Viners of Sheffield, 1967 - 56.5cm long, 62oz

Lot #: 10

Estimate: £500 - £600

Date: 15 Apr 1998

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A mixed lot of flatware and cutlery

A mixed lot of flatware and cutlery:- six fiddle pattern table forks; four dessert forks; three dessert spoons; seven assorted other tablespoons; a George III stilton scoop with a green stained, turned ivory handle, marks rubbed ; twenty-five other assorted silver or silver mounted items, a

Lot #: 12

Estimate: £300 - £400

Date: 15 Apr 1998

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A pair of George III boat-shaped salts

A pair of George III boat-shaped salts with bead borders and oval pedestals, initialled, by William Abdy, 1788 - 10.5cm wide; together with a Victorian mug, A/F, 10oz. (3

Lot #: 13

Estimate: £150 - £200

Date: 15 Apr 1998

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A modern decorative jewellery casket

A modern decorative jewellery casket of square outline, on four scroll and shell feet, cast in relief on the cover with figures in 18th century costume in a romantic garden setting, flanked by landscape scenes around the sides and rocaille cartouches, (the interior silk lined) by Walker & Hall

Lot #: 14

Estimate: £1,000 - £1,200

Date: 15 Apr 1998

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A George III oval teapot

A George III oval teapot with a C-scroll handle and a swan's neck spout, pricked with borders of shaped overlaping leaves by Henry Nutting, 1801 , 14oz. See Illustration

Lot #: 15

Estimate: £500 - £600

Date: 15 Apr 1998

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A large modern, plain oblong cigar box

A large modern, plain oblong cigar box with engine-turned decoration, a vacant small oblong cartouche on the cover and an applied gold scroll thumbpiece, the interior with a light-coloured lining - 28cm x 19cm x 9.5cm

Lot #: 16

Estimate: £800 - £1,000

Date: 15 Apr 1998

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A small mixed lot

A small mixed lot:- an Edwardian novelty menu card holder, modelled as a double sided owl, on a domed base, by Crisford & Norris, Birmingham, 1907 , (one eye missing) - 4cm high; a modern napkin ring; a modern oval mustard pot; a modern milk jug; a modern 9ct gold mounted steel penknife; a Victorian

Lot #: 17

Estimate: £200 - £250

Date: 15 Apr 1998

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An early Victorian teapot

An early Victorian teapot of circular form with a reeded girdle, shell feet and flower finial, by Charles Lias, 1839 , 23oz

Lot #: 18

Estimate: £300 - £400

Date: 15 Apr 1998

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A late Victorian embossed spirit lighter

A late Victorian embossed spirit lighter with two cast figural handles, a pedestal foot and detachable taper, by William Comyns, 1890 , (loaded) - 13cm high

Lot #: 19

Estimate: £250 - £300

Date: 15 Apr 1998

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A George II inkstand

A George II inkstand on an oblong base with a reeded border and incurved corners, resting on pad feet, and fitted with a central, circular covered pot flanked by two smaller, baluster pots, (with lead liner) one with a single hole in the cover, for ink, the other pierced in the cover with a panel of

Lot #: 20

Estimate: £1,800 - £2,200

Date: 15 Apr 1998

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A matched set of twelve George II Hanoverian pattern tablespoons with...

A matched set of twelve George II Hanoverian pattern tablespoons with single drop bowls, engraved at the top of the stem, with a crest, (a talbot's head erased), mixed makers, 1750/52/53 , 25oz. (12

Lot #: 21

Estimate: £350 - £380

Date: 15 Apr 1998

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A rare pair of George III spurs

A rare pair of George III spurs of slender, arched form, with small steel rowels and mounted steel buckles, possibly by Joshua Cooper, 1791 - 15cm long, 3.5oz gross. See Illustration (2

Lot #: 23

Estimate: £700 - £900

Date: 15 Apr 1998

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A George III oval tea caddy

A George III oval tea caddy with a domed cover and bright-cut engraved borders, the front panel engraved with an armorial in a heraldic shield below a crest and flanked by foliage, by Henry Green, 1787 - 14.5cm high, 12oz. See Illustration

Lot #: 24

Estimate: £950 - £1,050

Date: 15 Apr 1998

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A modern tea tray of canted oblong form

A modern tea tray of canted oblong form with ivory handles and a reeded border, by Viners of Sheffield, 1958 - 54cm long, 66.5oz. See Illustration

Lot #: 25

Estimate: £600 - £800

Date: 15 Apr 1998

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A matched set of modern King's pattern table forks

A matched set of modern King's pattern table forks, by Messrs Jackson & Fullerton & D.Fullerton, 1906/16 ; and a set of six George III fiddle pattern table forks, by Peter & William Bateman, 1812 , 44oz

Lot #: 26

Estimate: £300 - £350

Date: 15 Apr 1998

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A miscellaneous lot of flatware, including

A miscellaneous lot of flatware, including:- twenty assorted dessert spoons, George III - Victorian; six dessert forks; five tablespoons; six table forks; twenty-seven teaspoons; and an egg spoon, of mixed designs, makers and dates , 81.5oz

Lot #: 27

Estimate: £300 - £350

Date: 15 Apr 1998

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Twenty-three assorted George II/III Scottish teaspoons

Twenty-three assorted George II/III Scottish teaspoons with shaped fiddle pattern stems and single drop bowls, mixed makers and dates , some initialled, 8oz. (23

Lot #: 29

Estimate: £250 - £300

Date: 15 Apr 1998

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A pair of George III Irish bright-cut wine labels

A pair of George III Irish bright-cut wine labels with nauette shaped title areas, incised "Sherry" and "Claret" surmounted by a carousing putto astride a barrel flanked by openwork scrolls, (one small scroll missing on one label), makers mark J.T.Script, Dublin, circa 1790 . (2

Lot #: 31

Estimate: £250 - £300

Date: 15 Apr 1998

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A George III oval tea caddy and cover

A George III oval tea caddy and cover with later chased decoration, by Thomas Hayter, 1807 - 9cm high; and a George III milk jug on ball feet, of oblong form with a plain girdle, by R.Emes & E.Barnard, 1810 , 12oz. (2

Lot #: 32

Estimate: £300 - £350

Date: 15 Apr 1998

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A mixed lot, including

A mixed lot, including:- a modern copy of the coronation spoon, 1901 - 26cm long; a pair of George III sugar tongs; two bilton hooks; a metalware cast figural bell - 6.5cm high; a metalware "flower" vinaigrette; and the following plated items:- six items of flatware; a snuffer's tray and scissor

Lot #: 33

Estimate: £200 - £220

Date: 15 Apr 1998

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A late Victorian hot water jug

A late Victorian hot water jug, in the style of a French coffee pot of baluster form on three feet with a cast floral scroll spout, partly chased with flowers and scrolls and with a domed cover and a cast knop finial, by D & J Welby, 1895 - 31cm high, 36oz

Lot #: 35

Estimate: £800 - £1,200

Date: 15 Apr 1998

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A late Victorian rose bowl

A late Victorian rose bowl of hemispherical form on a circular foot with an ovolo border and an embossed frieze below the rim, with a presentation inscription on one side, gilded interior, by J.Wakeley & F.C.Wheeler, 1894 - 23cm dia, 32.5oz

Lot #: 39

Estimate: £400 - £600

Date: 15 Apr 1998

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A late Victorian three-handled loving cup

A late Victorian three-handled loving cup on a tucked in base, engraved with armorials, by R.Martin & E.Hall, Sheffield, 1899 - 18cm high, 28.5oz

Lot #: 40

Estimate: £300 - £400

Date: 15 Apr 1998