Hammer highlights from the ’Antique and Vintage Silver and Silver Plate 4’ auction, which ended on Sunday 3rd October.


Lot 801

A Victorian Aesthetic movement silver four piece tea service of canted rectangular form having extensive Japanesque engraved crane and bamboo decoration, hard wood handles and knops and gilt interiors to sugar and creamer, London 1882, Frederick Elkington (bearing no’s: 2619/20/21/22), approx 1851.3g

Estimate: £1500 – £2000. Sold: £1560

Lot 803

A cased 1970’s silver goblet of modernist form by Christopher Lawrence having gilt interior, polished goblet with oversized hallmarks and textured stem, London 1971, Christopher Nigel Lawrence, with signed certificate from Galerie Jean Renet, Old Bond Street London dated 1972, approx 196.5g

Estimate: £150 – £200. Sold: £430

Lot 806

A pair of Georgian silver goblets of plain form having gilt interiors and etched crest and rampant lion to sides, Sheffield 1799, Nathaniel Smith & Co, approx 473.2g

Estimate: £250 – £300. Sold: £660

Lot 818

A Russian white metal commemorative medal regarding the construction of the Catherine Port on Murman 1899, bearing bust of Nicholas II to one side and view of the bay on the other. Approx 69mm diameter & 164.8g

Estimate: £100 – £150. Sold: £270

Lot 853

A Dutch silver five piece breakfast tea set of tapered oval form with pineapple finials, wooden swirl handle and pedestal oval feet, comprising teapot, cream jug, sugar, swing handle basket and lockable lidded caddy (missing key), bearing Dutch marks including AB & N1, approx 1516.1g

Estimate: £500 – £800. Sold: £760