Fine Chinese Paintings

Bonhams London
Hong Kong, Admiralty

Date of the auction: 09.10.2019

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A silver soldier vesta case

A Private Collection of Vesta Cases A silver soldier vesta case by Arthur William Hardiman, London 1917 Modelled as the profile of a World War I soldier, height 7.5cm

Lot #: 124

Estimate: £500 - £700

Date: 9 Oct 2019

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A Victorian silver compendium vesta case

A Private Collection of Vesta Cases A Victorian silver compendium vesta case by George Henry James, London 1885 Comprising a compartment for vestas, a cigar cutter, two knives and a button hook, length 7.2cm

Lot #: 125

Estimate: £500 - £700

Date: 9 Oct 2019

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A Victorian silver and shagreen vesta case

A Private Collection of Vesta Cases A Victorian silver and shagreen vesta case by William Summers, London 1892 Height 5cm; together with a snake skin vesta, London 1887; a vesta with Prince of Wales Hospital fund stamp, Birmingham 1897; a polygonal vesta, Birmingham 1923. (4

Lot #: 126

Estimate: £500 - £700

Date: 9 Oct 2019

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A silver vesta case

A Private Collection of Vesta Cases A silver vesta case by Horace Woodward & Co, Birmingham 1914 Enamelled with the arms of the University of Oxford, height 5cm; together with two further coat-of-arms vestas; and two inlaid hard-stone vestas. (5

Lot #: 127

Estimate: £500 - £700

Date: 9 Oct 2019

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A group of four Victorian silver whistle vesta cases

A Private Collection of Vesta Cases A group of four Victorian silver whistle vesta cases various dates and makers Together with a whistle rattle, Birmingham 1904. (5

Lot #: 128

Estimate: £500 - £700

Date: 9 Oct 2019

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A Japanese silver vesta case

A Private Collection of Vesta Cases A Japanese silver vesta case unmarked circa 1910 Shaped as bamboo, enamelled with flowers and a butterfly, height 6cm; together with a copper alloy and enamel vesta; a copper alloy and shagreen example. (3

Lot #: 129

Estimate: £500 - £700

Date: 9 Oct 2019

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A Norwegian silver and enamel vesta case

A Private Collection of Vesta Cases A Norwegian silver and enamel vesta case by David Andersen, circa 1910 With the monogram of King Haakon VII of Norway; together with a smiliar Norwegian vesta; a green enamel vesta set with an opal, Birmingham 1899; a multi-coloured vesta, Birmingham import 1901

Lot #: 130

Estimate: £500 - £700

Date: 9 Oct 2019

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Motoring interest: a silver vesta case

A Private Collection of Vesta Cases Motoring interest: a silver vesta case by Turner & Simpson, Birmingham 1930 Sliding open both ways, with the badge of the 19th Century Motorists, height 4.5cm; together with vesta shaped as a Mercedes radiator, London 1913. (2

Lot #: 131

Estimate: £500 - £700

Date: 9 Oct 2019

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A silver fusee vesta case

A Private Collection of Vesta Cases A silver fusee vesta case by Henry Wells, Birmingham 1910 Containing six glass fusees, height 6cm; together with a wind-proof vesta with sprung sides, Birmingham 1915. (2

Lot #: 132

Estimate: £500 - £700

Date: 9 Oct 2019

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A Victorian carriage lamp silver vesta case

A Private Collection of Vesta Cases A Victorian carriage lamp silver vesta case by Wright & Davies, London 1879 With a compartment for vestas and another for a sprung candle, with spikes for affixing to upholstery, height 10cm

Lot #: 133

Estimate: £500 - £700

Date: 9 Oct 2019

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A Victorian silver 'castle-top' card case

A Private Collection of Vesta Cases A Victorian silver 'castle-top' card case by Frederick Marson, Birmingham 1855 With a high relief image of Windsor Castle as seen from the East Terrace, height 10cm, weight 66gms

Lot #: 134

Estimate: £500 - £700

Date: 9 Oct 2019

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A silver two-handled tray

A silver two-handled tray by Barker Bros, Chester 1918 Shaped-rectangular outline, length handle to handle 70cm, weight 116.5oz

Lot #: 135

Estimate: £800 - £1,200

Date: 9 Oct 2019

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A pair of silver-plated three-light candelabra

A pair of silver-plated three-light candelabra 19th century The branches and bases with scroll ornament, height 52cm; together with a smaller pair of candelabra, height 23cm. (4

Lot #: 136

Estimate: £500 - £700

Date: 9 Oct 2019

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A Victorian silver mounted glass claret jug

A Victorian silver-mounted glass claret jug by William & George Sissons, Sheffield 1864 The silver collar and shoulders with pierced decoration, the hinged cover with bead rims, ribbed loop handle, the glass body with fruiting vine etched decoration, height 23.7cm, together with a silver goblet

Lot #: 137

Estimate: £600 - £800

Date: 9 Oct 2019

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A Victorian three-piece silver tea service

A Victorian three-piece silver tea service by William Smily, London 1855 Pear form, with embossed scrolls and foliate decoration, the pots with eagle finials and ivory insultors, height of coffee pot 25cm, weight total 63.5oz. (3

Lot #: 138Y Ф

Estimate: £800 - £1,200

Date: 9 Oct 2019

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A collection of Fiddle and Thread pattern silver flatware

A collection of Fiddle and Thread pattern silver flatware by George Adams, London 1838 - 1848 Comprising: eight table spoons, eighteen table forks, twelve dessert spoons, twelve dessert forks, ten teaspoons, a soup ladle, a plated dessert fork and sauce ladle; together with ten Fiddle pattern

Lot #: 139

Estimate: £1,500 - £2,000

Date: 9 Oct 2019

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A group of Lily pattern silver flatware

A group of Lily pattern silver flatware by John Round, Sheffield 1902 - 1920 Comprising: twelve table spoons, twelve table forks, twelve dessert spoons, twelve dessert forks, two sauce ladles, weight 146oz

Lot #: 140

Estimate: £1,400 - £1,800

Date: 9 Oct 2019

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A large William IV silver ewer

A large William IV silver ewer by James Charles Edington, London 1832 Inverted baluster form, with a detachable collar of fruiting vine ornament, engraved with a presentation inscription relating to the Antiquaries Club, height 39.5cm, weight 60oz

Lot #: 141

Estimate: £2,000 - £3,000

Date: 9 Oct 2019

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A Victorian silver soup tureen

A Victorian silver soup tureen by Robert Garrard, London 1839 Lobed circular form, with a leaf and shell border, the two handles formed as entwined oak branched with oak leaf and acorn brackets, the cover handle similarly formed, with a removable liner, engraved with the arms of and an inscription

Lot #: 142

Estimate: £4,000 - £5,000

Date: 9 Oct 2019

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An Edwardian Irish silver tea urn

An Edwardian Irish silver tea urn by Weir & Sons, Dublin 1907 Neo-Classical form, with wood finial and handle, crested, height 36cm, weight total 55oz

Lot #: 143

Estimate: £600 - £800

Date: 9 Oct 2019

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A collection of seventeen Victorian and Edwardian heart-shaped silver boxes

A collection of seventeen Victorian and Edwardian heart-shaped silver boxes various dates and makers Together with four further silver boxes, and a sedan chair trinket box, weight 18oz. (22

Lot #: 144

Estimate: £500 - £800

Date: 9 Oct 2019

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A William IV silver salver

A William IV silver salver by Paul Storr, London 1834 With a shell and scroll border, engraved with a crest, diameter 24.5cm, weight 18.5oz

Lot #: 145

Estimate: £500 - £700

Date: 9 Oct 2019

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A George III silver cheese-toasting dish

A George III silver cheese-toasting dish by Matthew Boulton, Birmingham 1807 Rectangular, with gadrooned rim and handles, the lid opening to reveal four individual trays, the base with two filling spouts, armorial engravings for the MacLEOD family, chiefs of the clan MacLEOD, whose seat is to be

Lot #: 147

Estimate: £2,000 - £3,000

Date: 9 Oct 2019

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A William IV silver four-piece tea service

A William IV silver four-piece tea service by John Tapley, London 1835/1836 Compressed bellied form profusely chased with acanthus scroll and floral panels with a stippled ground, the acanthus rims with flower head protrusions, the covers with flower head finials over a leaf calyx, on ornate bracket

Lot #: 148Y Ф

Estimate: £1,000 - £1,500

Date: 9 Oct 2019

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A pair of Old Sheffield plate two-handle wine coolers

A pair of Old Sheffield plate two-handle wine coolers unmarked Gadroon rim, removable drum liners, leaf embellished handles, crested, height 26.5cm, together with an electroplated punch bowl. (3

Lot #: 149

Estimate: £500 - £600

Date: 9 Oct 2019

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An 18th century Italian silver coffee pot

An 18th century Italian silver coffee pot Venice, maker's mark 'FV' (see Pazzi No.182) Fluted baluster form with a wood scroll handle, height 22cm; together with a further coffee pot, Venice, with countersign mark 'MP' (see Pazzi No.582), spiral fluted baluster form, with a wood scroll handle

Lot #: 150

Estimate: £2,000 - £3,000

Date: 9 Oct 2019

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An 18th century Sicilian silver ewer and basin

An 18th century Sicilian silver ewer and basin maker's mark 'NGG58', Palermo With fluted ornament, the ewer with a faceted leaf-capped handle, height of ewer 22.5cm, length of basin 40cm, weight 41.5oz. (2

Lot #: 151

Estimate: £3,000 - £4,000

Date: 9 Oct 2019

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An 18th century Italian silver reliquary

An 18th century Italian silver reliquary Venice circa 1723, contersign mark 'FR' Upright form, embossed with winged masks amid clouds, the base engraved with the inscription 'Munus Ioannis Baptae Contesini Canci Concordis Anno Dni MDCCXXIII', height 12cm, weight 9oz

Lot #: 152

Estimate: £600 - £800

Date: 9 Oct 2019

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An 18th century Maltese silver ewer

An 18th century Maltese silver ewer maker's mark 'AT', possibly for Aloisio Troisi, with Manuel Pinto mark Helmet-form, with a leaf scroll handle, the body with engraved foliate decoration, height 22cm, weight 19oz

Lot #: 153

Estimate: £2,500 - £3,000

Date: 9 Oct 2019

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A pair of 18th century Italian silver candlesticks

A pair of 18th century Italian silver candlesticks Venice, maker's mark 'AC', with the countersign mark of Zuan Piero Grappiglia The circular bases with spiral fluting, the stems unscrewing from the bases, height 18cm, weight 20oz. (2

Lot #: 154

Estimate: £600 - £800

Date: 9 Oct 2019