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Silver

Antique Silver

Antique Silver includes silver dating from Elizabeth I up until the mid-to-late Victorian period. The vast majority will date from George II, George III, William IV and George IV. You will find drinking vessels such as tankards and mugs, dishes such as porringers, entrée dishes, cake baskets and ice pails.

A set of three George III silver wine coasters made by silversmith Robert Hennell
        of London in 1772 , which realised £3,400 at auction (FS18/126) and is representative
        of the antique silver sold in our salerooms.

A set of three George III silver wine coasters made by silversmith Robert Hennell of London in 1772 , which realised £3,400 at auction (FS18/126) and is representative of the antique silver sold in our salerooms.

Wine, always a popular area, is catered for with wine funnels, claret jugs, wine ewers, coasters and quaiches. Desk furniture including inkwells, pen trays, candlesticks, wax jacks and tapersticks are also included.

A William IV silver butter dish and cover by silversmith Charles Thomas Fox in London in 1831, which sold for £820 (FS18/123).

A William IV silver butter dish and cover by silversmith Charles Thomas Fox in London in 1831, which sold for £820 (FS18/123).

Also in the catering line, condiments and other tablewares are included with cruet stands, mustard pots, salts, pepperettes and butter dishes well represented.

In this category too, you will find the top silversmiths including the Batemans, Matthew Boulton, Robert Garrard, Robert Hennell I, II and III, William Eley and William Fern to name but a very few.

Specialists

Martin McIlroyMartin McIlroy
Department Head