Auction 18.02.2003

Christie's
London, South Kensington

Date of the auction: 18.02.2003

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A Set of Eight Plated Table Knives

A Set of Eight Plated Table Knives The blades stamped Frazer & Haws 31 Regent Street each with a pistol grip handle and steel blades, engraved with a crest. (8

Lot #: 2

Estimate: £100 - £150

Date: 18 Feb 2003

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A Pair of Continental Silver Seven-Light Candleabra

A Pair of Continental Silver Seven-Light Candleabra Possibly Austrian or German Neo-classical design on lobed quatrefoil bases, with baluster columns and foliate and scroll mounted short branches, the slightly taller centre lights with vase form sockets, engraved with monograms - 48.5cm. (19¼in

Lot #: 6

Estimate: £700 - £1,000

Date: 18 Feb 2003

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A French Silver Dressing Table Mirror Frame

A French Silver Dressing Table Mirror Frame Mark of Prevost, Recipon & Cie for Maison Odiot, circa 1900 the oval frame with a ribbon-tied reed rim, the top applied with a laurel branch and ribbon heightened medallion, engraved with initials, supported on two block feet, with an easel back burr wood

Lot #: 7

Estimate: £500 - £700

Date: 18 Feb 2003

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A Chinese Vessel and Cover

A Chinese Vessel and Cover the globular body with two applied swing handles, with a conforming cover with overall phoenix and stylised flowering plants in relief within Buddhistic emblems, the cover with Buddhistic lion finial - 36cm. (14in.) high

Lot #: 9

Estimate: £600 - £800

Date: 18 Feb 2003

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A German Silver Two-Handled Tray

A German Silver Two-Handled Tray Mark of J. Wagner & Son, Berlin, 20th century the shaped oval tray with two applied detachable scroll handles - 70.8cm. (27 7/8in.) long, 92oz. See Illustration

Lot #: 10

Estimate: £700 - £1,000

Date: 18 Feb 2003

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A Three-Piece American Silver Coffee Service with a Matching Tray

A Three-Piece American Silver Coffee Service with a Matching Tray Mark of William B. Durgin Co., Providence, first quarter 20th century, retailed by Theodore B. Starr Inc. each piece of tapering form, the canted corners engraved with foliate scrolls, comprising: a coffee pot with ivory insulted

Lot #: 13

Estimate: £500 - £700

Date: 18 Feb 2003

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A German Five-Light Candleabrum

A German Five-Light Candleabrum Marked with crown and moon quality mark and stamped 800 the domed circular section base supported on four scroll feet and decorated with vacant medallions surrounded by mask and foliate scroll motifs, supports the tapering stem, with a detachable five light candlearm

Lot #: 14

Estimate: £300 - £500

Date: 18 Feb 2003

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A Canteen of Austrian Silver Flatware

A Canteen of Austrian Silver Flatware Maker's mark M&K and others, Vienna, 1840 and later Fiddle pattern, the backs engraved with a monogram and coronet, comprising: 12 table forks 12 table spoons 12 table knives 10 tea spoons 2 serving spoons and a pair of lobed silver salts, 1859 contained in a

Lot #: 15

Estimate: £700 - £1,000

Date: 18 Feb 2003

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A Dutch Silver Sugar Box

A Dutch Silver Sugar Box Mark of Zollner & Beijder, Rotterdam, 1849 the panelled oval box with a hinged cover and a flower finial, the plain sides embossed with foliate vignettes, the base with a scroll border - 17.5cm. (7in.) long, 13oz. See Illustration

Lot #: 16

Estimate: £400 - £600

Date: 18 Feb 2003

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A French Silver Teapot

A French Silver Teapot Mark of Gabriel Jacques-Andri Bompart, first quarter 19th century the oval teapot with a band of blossom motifs at the rim and on the spreading foot, with an ebonised wood scroll handle, the spout capped with a grotesque creature, the hinged cover with a tapering finial

Lot #: 18

Estimate: £100 - £150

Date: 18 Feb 2003

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An Italian Flatware Service

An Italian Flatware Service Stamped 800 with a shaped reeded Fiddle handle, comprising: 12 table forks 12 table spoons 12 dessert forks 12 dessert spoons 12 cheese knives 12 fish forks 12 fish knives 12 table knives 1 sauce ladle 1 fish serving fork 1 fish slice (99

Lot #: 20

Estimate: £700 - £1,000

Date: 18 Feb 2003

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A Rare Pair of 17th Century German Silver Dishes

A Rare Pair of 17th Century German Silver Dishes Maker's mark possibly ?LD, rosette below, Kiel, circa 1650 each circular section dish with a broad leaf and flower decorated rim, the back later engraved with a coronet and monogram - 21.7cm. (8½in.) diameter, 11oz. See Illustration and Detail Front

Lot #: 26

Estimate: £1,500 - £2,000

Date: 18 Feb 2003

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A 17th Century German Silver-Mounted Serpentine Tankard

A 17th Century German Silver-Mounted Serpentine Tankard Apparently unmarked, dated 1640, the cover possibly later the baluster body with a crenellated and engraved silver-mounted foot, with two plain silver bands, the scroll handle with a shield shaped terminal and a scroll thumbpiece, the lobed

Lot #: 27

Estimate: £1,200 - £1,800

Date: 18 Feb 2003

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A Continental Silver Bowl

A Continental Silver Bowl With indistinct marks the oval bowl with part fluted sides and two drop ring handles, supported on four scroll feet - 19.5cm. (7 5/8in.) long, 8oz. See Illustration

Lot #: 29

Estimate: £200 - £300

Date: 18 Feb 2003

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A German Silver Hot Water Pot

A German Silver Hot Water Pot Maker's mark SW, apparently Berlin, circa 1750 the pear shaped jug with foliate scroll motifs centring panels with figural scenes, the hinged cover with a later English finial, with a carved wood handle - 16.5cm. (6½in.) high, 11oz gross. See Illustration

Lot #: 31

Estimate: £800 - £1,200

Date: 18 Feb 2003

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A Swiss Parcel-Gilt Silver Spoon

A Swiss Parcel-Gilt Silver Spoon Apparently unmarked, engraved 1583 the curving handle with a female mask and scroll motif terminal, the back of the bowl engraved with a gilded coat-of-arms and the date 1583 - 16.5cm. (6½in.) long, 1oz. See Illustration

Lot #: 32

Estimate: £1,000 - £1,500

Date: 18 Feb 2003

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A Cased Set of Continental Copper-Gilt Dessert Flatware

A Cased Set of Continental Copper-Gilt Dessert Flatware Apparently unmarked each piece with a shaped Fiddle handle, comprising: 12 dessert forks 12 dessert knives 12 dessert spoons contained in a fitted tooled and gilt leather box with brass fitting. See Illustration (36

Lot #: 33

Estimate: £150 - £200

Date: 18 Feb 2003

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A French Silver Centrepiece

A French Silver Centrepiece Mark of E. Hugo, Paris, presentation date 1894, also stamped Cardeilhac Paris ; after a model by Pierre-Jules Mêne realistically modelled a mare and a stallion on a naturalistic base, applied with a sign post labelled To Inverness and To Balmacaan , also with a mile

Lot #: 36

Estimate: £5,000 - £7,000

Date: 18 Feb 2003

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An Edwardian Silver Treasury Inkstand

An Edwardian Silver Treasury Inkstand Maker's mark rubbed, possibly Elkington & Co., London, 1904 of typical form with a central handle and two hinged covers, supported on four ball feet, fitted with one glass liner (two ink bottles missing) engraved with a modern inscription - 18cm. (7in.) long

Lot #: 37

Estimate: £100 - £150

Date: 18 Feb 2003

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Two Similar George V Silver and Enamel Photograph Frames

Two Similar George V Silver and Enamel Photograph Frames Maker's mark rubbed, London, 1914 each oval frame wood backs, one enamelled with black and white vertical stripes, the other with black and white radiating stripes, stamped Callow of Mount Street, Mayfair - 14cm. (5½in.) high. See Illustration

Lot #: 38

Estimate: £400 - £500

Date: 18 Feb 2003

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An Edwardian Silver Sugar Bowl

An Edwardian Silver Sugar Bowl Mark of Nathan & Hayes, Chester, 1909 the circular section openwork bowl with drapery swags and figural medallions, supported on a square pedestal foot and with two twisted snake and vine handles, with a non-matching blue glass liner - 14.5cm. (5¾in.) high, 9oz. See

Lot #: 39

Estimate: £350 - £450

Date: 18 Feb 2003

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A George III Silver Mustard Pot

A George III Silver Mustard Pot Mark of Abraham Peterson & Peter Podio, London, 1787 the urn form body supported on a pedestal foot, with two applied handles, a conforming cover and a non-matching blue glass liner; TOGETHER WITH: a Modern example made to match. See Illustration (2

Lot #: 40

Estimate: £300 - £500

Date: 18 Feb 2003

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A Victorian Silver Inkstand

A Victorian Silver Inkstand Mark of Hukin & Heath, London, 1894 the shaped square base with a crimped rim and a sinuous scroll handle which supports the glass inkwell with a similarly decorated silver lid - 13.5cm. (5 3/8in.) wide. See Illustration

Lot #: 41

Estimate: £150 - £200

Date: 18 Feb 2003

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A George V Silver Argyle

A George V Silver Argyle Mark of Martin, Hall & Co., Sheffield, 1912 the drum shaped body with a beak form spout with a hinged cover, a long spout and a covered handle, the hinged cover with a baluster finial - 13.5cm. (5¼in.) high, 16oz gross. See Illustration

Lot #: 42

Estimate: £200 - £300

Date: 18 Feb 2003

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A Victorian Silver Smoker's Companion

A Victorian Silver Smoker's Companion Mark of James Bell & Louis Willmott, London, 1897 in the form of three stacked graduated boxes, comprising: a cigar box with wood interior, a gilt-lined cigarette box, and on top, a gilt-lined vesta case with sprung cover and with an exterior steel striking

Lot #: 43

Estimate: £1,500 - £2,000

Date: 18 Feb 2003

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A Pair of Modern Silver Pheasant Ornaments

A Pair of Modern Silver Pheasant Ornaments Mark of C. J. Vander, London, 1999 realistically modelled as a cock and a hen - 28.5cm. (11¼in.) long and smaller, 62oz. See Illustration (2

Lot #: 44

Estimate: £600 - £800

Date: 18 Feb 2003

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A Five-Piece George V Silver Tea and Coffee Service

A Five-Piece George V Silver Tea and Coffee Service Mark of Richard Comyns, London, 1928 and 1929 each piece in the early Georgian style engraved with lattice work and portrait medallions, comprising: a teapot, a hot water pot, each with a carved wood handle; a kettle-on-stand with a part wood

Lot #: 45

Estimate: £2,000 - £3,000

Date: 18 Feb 2003

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A George V Gold-Mounted Tortoiseshell Dressing Table Set

A George V Gold-Mounted Tortoiseshell Dressing Table Set Mark of Alexander, Clark & Co. Ltd., Birmingham, 1920 each piece with plain 9ct gold mounts, set with husk motif sways, comprising: two hair brushes, two clothes brushes and a hand mirror. (5

Lot #: 45 A

Estimate: £25 - £200

Date: 18 Feb 2003

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Three Various Silver-Mounted Photograph Frames

Three Various Silver-Mounted Photograph Frames comprising: a plain rectangular frame, the top applied with a ribbon motif; another rectangular frame with a wavy border and another circular blue and white stone frame with silver mounts, each with an easel back - 18cm. (7in.) high and smaller. See

Lot #: 46

Estimate: £300 - £500

Date: 18 Feb 2003

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A George V Silver and Enamel Photograph Frame

A George V Silver and Enamel Photograph Frame Mark of Adie Bros., Birmingham, 1934 the rectangular frame with engine turned sides, engraved in one corner with initials and applied overall with blue enamel, with an easel back - 23.8cm. (9¼in.) high. See Illustration

Lot #: 47

Estimate: £800 - £1,200

Date: 18 Feb 2003