The Spring Athenaeum

Bonhams London
Bury St Edmunds, The Athenaeum The Athenaeum 6 Angel Hill Bury St Edmunds IP33 1U2 Tel: +44 207 447 7447 Fax : +44 207 447 7401 [email protected]

Date of the auction: 04.03.2009 - 05.03.2009

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A late 19th Century electrotype tazza

in the manner of Elkington of Classical design, with allegorical maidens and putti in high relief, titled 'Labor', 'Diligentia', etc., with baluster figural column, domed base, raised on a black slate plinth, height 30cm, diameter 33cm

Lot #: 1

Estimate: £400 - £600

Date: 4 Mar 2009 - 5 Mar 2009

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Five Victorian silver plated lidded entree dishes

various makers four of rectangular form, one circular, all with detachable scroll handles, some wear. (5

Lot #: 2

Estimate: £0

Date: 4 Mar 2009 - 5 Mar 2009

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A 20th Century pair of Old Sheffield plate candelabra

hammer & fist mark to base the three beaded sconces supported on twin reeded, scroll arms and central knopped column to spreading, stepped weighted base (upper section detachable to create candlesticks), height 37cm. (2

Lot #: 3

Estimate: £0

Date: 4 Mar 2009 - 5 Mar 2009

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Two pairs of silver plated candlesticks

19th Century one of Rococo melon fluted form with repousee shell motifs, 29cm height, the other of fluted slender form with outsplayed quatrefoil base, applied shell motifs, 25cm height (4

Lot #: 4

Estimate: £0

Date: 4 Mar 2009 - 5 Mar 2009

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An assortment of 19th Century silver plated wares

various makers including Regimental teapot etc (qty

Lot #: 5

Estimate: £0

Date: 4 Mar 2009 - 5 Mar 2009

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A late 19th Century silver plated teacaddy

various marks of rectangular form, surmounted by a Mandarin figural finial, the lid with beaded geometric rim, opening to reveal twin compartmental interior, the base with identical frieze, raised on four mythical winged female forms, 13cm wide, 9cm deep, 15cm high

Lot #: 6

Estimate: £0

Date: 4 Mar 2009 - 5 Mar 2009

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A large quantity of silver plate

various makers including two Sheffield plate sauce boats, a pair of crested pierced dishes, vine borders in high relief, 20cm diameter etc (qty

Lot #: 7

Estimate: £0

Date: 4 Mar 2009 - 5 Mar 2009

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An early 19th Century Old Sheffield plate dome cover

together with a smaller pair engraved with the arms of the Field family of Suffolk. (3

Lot #: 8

Estimate: £0

Date: 4 Mar 2009 - 5 Mar 2009

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A collection of electroplated wares

various dates and makers inluding a pair of wine coasters, two toast racks, anchor form table bell, circular tray etc (qty

Lot #: 9

Estimate: £0

Date: 4 Mar 2009 - 5 Mar 2009

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Three 19th Century Sheffield plate sauce boats

various styles, some wear together with two five bar toast racks and a good pair of bottle boasters, elaborate acanthus foliate trellis work borders in high relief, 19cm in diameter (7

Lot #: 10

Estimate: £0

Date: 4 Mar 2009 - 5 Mar 2009

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An early 19th Century Old Sheffield plate tea tray

of rectangular form, with foliate twin handles and rim in high relief, central armorial crest cartouche, bordered by etched floral tattice design, raised on ball & claw supports, length 70cm

Lot #: 11

Estimate: £0

Date: 4 Mar 2009 - 5 Mar 2009

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An early 19th Century Old Sheffield plate tea tray

of circular form, with foliate scroll border in high relief and central armorial crest, etched pagoda and floral pattern border, raised on shell supports, diameter 47cm

Lot #: 12

Estimate: £0

Date: 4 Mar 2009 - 5 Mar 2009

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A 19th Century Sheffield plate serving tray

unmarked rectangular form with gadrooned rim, twin handles, raised on paw feet, 66cm in length

Lot #: 13

Estimate: £150 - £200

Date: 4 Mar 2009 - 5 Mar 2009

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An early 19th Century Old Sheffield plate tea tray

of rectangular form, with twin handles and border in high vine frieze relief, central armorial crest cartouche with motto 'Superna Sequor', bordered by etched shell rocaille design, all raised on further shell form supports, length 76cm

Lot #: 14

Estimate: £0

Date: 4 Mar 2009 - 5 Mar 2009

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An Art Deco chrome tantalus

unmarked circa 1930 the rectilinear stylised stand enclosing three glass decanters with square stoppers, beneath lockable swivel action bar, including key, height 27cm, length 29cm

Lot #: 16

Estimate: £0

Date: 4 Mar 2009 - 5 Mar 2009

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A mid 20th Century silver twin handled rose bowl

by the Alexander Clark Manufacturing Co. Birmingham 1936 the circular bowl with vine and leaf frieze in relief, twin eagle mask scroll handles, stepped footed base, height 11cm, diameter 23.5cm, weight approx 32oz

Lot #: 17a

Estimate: £0

Date: 4 Mar 2009 - 5 Mar 2009

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A Victorian silver plated tea kettle on stand

unmarked the bulbous pot with ebony overhead handle and heavily embossed foliate scroll decoration, bearing stag crest, raised on stand with cabriole hoof supports, a/f, height 34cm

Lot #: 18

Estimate: £60 - £80

Date: 4 Mar 2009 - 5 Mar 2009

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An early 20th Century four piece silver teaset

by Britton, Gould & Co Birmingham 1933 of Art Deco faceted octagonal form, Bakelite handles, height teapot 20cm, weight approx 60oz. (4

Lot #: 18a

Estimate: £0

Date: 4 Mar 2009 - 5 Mar 2009

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A late 20th Century Sheffield electroplated set of flasks and beakers

in a cylindrical leather case the compartmental interior with the three rounded flasks around edge, etched 'Italian', 'French' and 'Gin', with nine various sized beakers to centre,, height 24cm

Lot #: 19

Estimate: £150 - £200

Date: 4 Mar 2009 - 5 Mar 2009

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A Georgian style four piece silver tea set

Birmingham 1990 together with a pair of Victorian sugar tongs, London 1886. (5

Lot #: 19a

Estimate: £0

Date: 4 Mar 2009 - 5 Mar 2009

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An early 20th Century silver salver

by J.R Shefield 1912 with piecrust and Art Nouveau stylised border, scroll motifs, raised on shell and foliate supports, diameter 32cm, weight 30oz

Lot #: 20

Estimate: £0

Date: 4 Mar 2009 - 5 Mar 2009

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An Edwardian silver bon bon dish

by William Hutton & Sons Birmingham 1908 of comport form, twin ring handles, inverted trumpet base, 14cm diameter, 150gms, together with a bon bon dish, Sheffield 1992, pierced foliate frieze, stepped footed base, 15cm diameter, 180gms and a dressing table pot, silver lid by Mappin & Webb

Lot #: 21

Estimate: £0

Date: 4 Mar 2009 - 5 Mar 2009

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A Georgian style silver card tray London 1939

retailed by Harrod's of circular form, gadrooned rim, three scroll supports, 15cm diameter, together with a pair of pierced dishes, by Walker & Hall, Birmingham 1912, 10cm diameter and another (4

Lot #: 22

Estimate: £0

Date: 4 Mar 2009 - 5 Mar 2009

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An early 20th Century composite silver three piece teaset

by Elkington & Co 1920 & 1922 the matching teapot (1922), silver gilt interior milk jug and sucrier (1920) all of squat form decorated with twin beaded bands, stamped Elkington 28001, together with a pair of silver sugar tongs, Sheffield 1908, height teapot 12cm. (4

Lot #: 23

Estimate: £0

Date: 4 Mar 2009 - 5 Mar 2009

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A collection of Christopher Lawrence silverwares

made in Leigh-on-Sea, Essex, assay London 1973 comprising four cylindrical salts with blue glass liners and matching spoons, oval sauceboat with large spout and heavy faceted handle, ladle and two oval trays, together with stylised tapering peppermill and sugar castor with reeded lids, cylindrical

Lot #: 24

Estimate: £0

Date: 4 Mar 2009 - 5 Mar 2009

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An early 20th Century silver and glass cocktail shaker

maker's mark rubbed Sheffield 1927, height 23cm

Lot #: 25

Estimate: £200 - £300

Date: 4 Mar 2009 - 5 Mar 2009

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An early 20th Century silver and glass ice bucket

Sheffield 1934 with overhead swing handle and drainer, diameter 13cm

Lot #: 26

Estimate: £0

Date: 4 Mar 2009 - 5 Mar 2009

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A late 20th Century silver cigarette box

P & B Birmingham 1978 of rectangular form, etched with racehorse 'Ankus' and jockey, dated 20.8.80, fitted wooden interior, height 4cm, length 15cm

Lot #: 27

Estimate: £0

Date: 4 Mar 2009 - 5 Mar 2009

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Post 1934, star mark and makers mark: PR within a hexagon, each with tolled sconce raised on cherub and dolphin figural column and spread circular foot embossed with formal floral ornament, 36cm high, (2

Lot #: 28

Estimate: £0

Date: 4 Mar 2009 - 5 Mar 2009

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An early 20th Century silver associated three piece coffee set

coffee & milk jug Walker & Hall 1913, sucrier Birmingham 1912 the former of demi gadrooned, squat form with foliate friezes in high relief, ebony handle and finial, foliate scroll claw supports, the latter of bulbous fluted quatrefoil form, twin angular handles, gadrooned rim, volute supports

Lot #: 29

Estimate: £0

Date: 4 Mar 2009 - 5 Mar 2009