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Rare & important Northern Provincial silver spoon York 1667

£2,850.00

This is a rare and important North country spoon. Charles II silver trefid spoon hallmarked in York in 1667 made by William Mascall.

It has an oval bowl with a rudimentary rat-tail which has worn. There are scratch initials ‘S*C’ on the reverse of the terminal, length 19 cms, approx. weight 35.5 grams.
Provenance: Private collector known to York Minster Antiques
Length: 19cms
Weight: 35.5 grams
Condition: In overall good antique condition commensurate with age. The rat tail on the back is worn.
Visit our shop within the Magistrate’s Market to see our extensive collection of early and provincial spoons.

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Omar Ramsden silver spoon

Arts and Crafts Omar Ramsden Handmade Spoon 1930

£950.00

This is a superb example of a hand wrought spoon by Omar Ramsden with a stylised thistle terminal hallmarked in London in 1930. It comes in its original wooden box with the name of Omar Ramsden Artist Goldsmith printed on the internal satin liner. Lovely planishing marks to the bowl.

The spoon is a really good example of the best craftsmanship from Omar Ramsden’s workshops.

Lenghth: 14cms

Weight: 38 grams

Condition: In excellent antique condition commensurate with age and little if any usage. Crisp hallmarks, no tip wear. The box has some shredding of the satin covering the hinges but otherwise the box is in excellent condition.

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Silver spoon set with amethyst London 1977

£35.00

Hand made silver spoon hallmarked in London in 1977 with makers initials B.E.M. The spoon has an amethyst which has been set into its crown shaped terminal. The spoon most likely commemorates the Queens silver jubilee of 1977. The bowl has lovely planishing marks and carries on the reverse the full set of sterling silver hallmarks.

Length: 10.5 cms
Weight: 7 grms

Condition: In good antique condition commensurate with age and light/normal usage. Good set of hallmarks.

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Hand raised silver turquoise bowl

Handmade silver bowl with Turquoise cabochons Jon Braganza

£1,255.00

Hand made silver bowl designed and made by Jon Braganza. The bowl has been hand raised from a flat piece of silver in the York Minster Antiques own silver workshops by Jon.

The bezel set turquoise have been set around the lip of the bowl. The planishing and hammer marks enhance the way the light bounces off the bowl.

Width: 16 cms
Height: 4 cms
Weight: 169 grams.
It has been hallmarked at the Goldsmiths Hall in London where Jon is a registered silversmith.

This example has been made with turquoises but different stones are available. If you wish to commission a similar piece please call to discuss.

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Newcastle silver salt spoons

Set 4 Newcastle silver Georgian salt spoons John Langlands

£95.00

Set of 4 Newcastle silver salt spoons with shell like bowls. Made by John Langlands II. They have the town mark, duty mark and sterling mark and are also stamped with the mark used by Langlands between 1796 and 1803. No date letter.  Reasonable set of hallmarks.

They collectively weigh 27 Grams
Length 10 cms 

Condition: Good condition commensurate with age and normal usage.

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christopher Dresser silver bowlchristopher Dresser silver bowl

Christopher Dresser Silver Double Bowl Elkington & Co 1883

£1,300.00

Normally this bowl is found in silver plate but this one is in silver. A Christopher Dresser design made by Elkington and Co with a double bowl and central handle. Of typical Dresser style it is both elegant, plain but very modern looking for its creation date of 1883.

A design truly ahead of its time. The twin oval bowls with straight tapering sides, each bowl has an inward scroll to the outside rim, C scroll strap handle to the central join.

Reference:

The same model in electroplated silver can be found within the Victoria & Albert Musuem Collection. Their museum number M.14-1970

Weight: 315 grams.
Height: 16cms
Depth: 17 cms front to back
Width: 21 cms
Condition: Hallmarks are a little worn but dechiperable. Stag motif to each side of the bowl. Some rough soldering possible old repair to area where bowls join central handle.

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Rare Wick Scottish provincial spoonRare Wick Scottish provincial spoon

Extremely Rare Scottish Provincial Tablespoon Wick c.1825

£1,350.00

Fabulously rare Scottish provincial Wick silver tablespoon by John Sellar (active c 1825) in excellent condition and made of good quality heavy gauge silver. Marked with the word Wick and the letters JS. The terminal is marked with initials in script. Fiddle pattern. 

A really excellent rare good quality tablespoon with very little sign of wear and with many years of use left in it.

Weight: 76 grams

Length: 22.5cms

Condition: Very good antique condition commensurate with age and light usage. Excellent hallmarks.

In-store we stock a wide range of Scottish provincial spoons.

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Standing Mazer A E Jones

Rare Albert Edward Jones Arts and Crafts Silver Standing Mazer 1921

£2,250.00

This is a rare standing mazer in the Tudor manner made by foremost Arts and Crafts silversmith A E Jones and hallmarked in Birmingham in 1921.

The upper part comprises a silver bowl decorated with reeded and tongue and leaf patterns mounted within a fruitwood bowl. This is fixed to a thick decorated column onto a circular foot. The area just above the foot has pierced decoration of masks, leaves and flowers. The base is hallmarked with the full set of hallmarks and the bowl is hallmarked with the sterling and date letter.

It measures 15 cms high and is just over 12.6 cms across the bowl

Condition: In excellent antique condition commensurate with age and normal/light usage.  

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Silver cocktail shakerSilver cocktail shaker

Sterling Silver Cocktail Shaker Arthur & Bond Yokohama c.1900

£2,250.00

Fabulous sterling silver cocktail shaker by Arthur and Bond of Yokohama who were the makers and retailers of the best fine art and decorative objects at the beginning of the 20th century in Japan. They catered primarily to the expat community and had outlets also in London and in the USA. In the main they employed local silversmiths and the Japanese styling is very evident in this piece which is decorated with chrysanthemums, bamboo and oriental motifs.

The item has been hand made the internal compartment showing evidence of the planishing marks. Superb craftsmanship. The embossing and chasing of the chrysanthemums and woven bamboo is of the finest quality.

Height : approximately 23 cms
Diameter. : approximately 8.5 cms at the widest point
Weight: 561 grams
Condition: Good antique condition commensurate with age and light usage.

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