ONLINE AUCTION | January. 14 12:00pm - January. 24 1:00pm

DECORATIVE ARTS, SILVER

Buyer's Premium: 

22% (2% discount on cash or debit)

Featuring an antique English sterling silver tea & coffee service of the finest quality together with other silver including flatware services, antique porcelain, clocks, microscope, vintage Cartier travel case with DuPont family provenance, meerschaum pipes and much more of interest.

A sincere effort has been made to catalogue or photograph any major flaws; however, as most items are antique, they are expected to show typical age-related wear.  Regarding larger lots (including box lots, tray lots, group lots), assume items are "as is".  Viewing in person is recommended and condition reports are always available by telephone or email.

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4641

HIGHLY IMPORTANT SILVER SERVICE

English sterling silver tea and coffee service hallmarked for Robert Harper, London, 1859, the pear-shaped bodies on scrolled "lion mask" feet; each with two scrolled bordered body cartouches, one

Current Bid: $1650
4642

SERVICE TRAY

English silverplate on copper large tray with engraved flat and ornate chased grape-and-vine border - length excluding handles 72.4cm (28 1/2in), underneath previous owner has engraved her name

Current Bid: $10
4643

2 VICTORIAN SERVERS

Silverplate and bone lifter and similar 35.6cm (14in) long crumb scoop (handle with age crack)

Starting Bid: $10
4644

PAIR CANDLESTICKS

Chippendale style silverplate stamped "Old English Reproduction" - height 24.8cm (9 3/4in)

Starting Bid: $10
4645

LARGE LADLE

English hallmarked silverplate - length 34.3cm (13 1/2in)

Current Bid: $10
4646

MOORCROFT CENTRE BOWL

Underneath shows crazing - diameter 21.6cm (8 1/2in)

Current Bid: $20
4647

FOUR-PIECE STERLING TEA & COFFEE SERVICE

Made in Tokyo, Japan circa 1920 with each piece hallmarked .950 fine silver raised on scrolled feet with conforming borders comprising teapot, coffeepot, creamer and covered sugar bowl - total gros

Current Bid: $950
4648

CARTIER TRAVEL CASE

1920's vintage genuine leather suitcase monogrammed for a member of the DuPont family, interior with brushes, leather cases, etc. many signed Cartier and others with Dupont monogram

Current Bid: $30
4649

PAIR GEORGIAN SILVER SPOONS

Hallmarked for London, 1823 with vermeil repousse bowls - length 22.2cm (8 3/4in), 82.8 dwt

Current Bid: $45
4650

ROSEVILLE ART POTTERY

Large oval twin-handled centre bowl #469 38.1cm (15in) long together with a small circular bowl #464

Current Bid: $10
4651

MEERSCHAUM PIPE

Impressive pipe of a bearded man in original fitted case retaining label "A First Quality Genuine Block Meerschaum, Hand Carved, Eskisehir, Turkey" - length 18.4cm (7 1/4in)

Current Bid: $35
4652

ANTIQUE STERLING SNUFF BOX

Exterior with machined engraving and on lid "W. K. Todd, Scorton", the vermeil interior hallmarked for Francis Clark, Birmingham, 1839 - length 7.6cm (3in), weight 61.2 dwt.

Current Bid: $90
4653

BREAD FORK

Sterling silver trident fork on ebonized wood handle - length 21cm (8 1/4in)

Current Bid: $20
4654

ANTIQUE HOLY WATER FONT

Cranberry glass sacred heart in metal frame with glass blossoms - overall height 33.7cm (13 1/4in)

Current Bid: $85
4655

MAYONNAISE/CONDIMENT SERVER

Etched crystal with sterling silver lid, sterling ladle and sterling-rimmed 13.3cm (5 1/4in) diameter crystal flat

Current Bid: $10
4656

CANADIANA

Vintage metal-cased first aid kit by "Mine Safety Appliances Company of Canada Limited", (2) wood 15.2cm (6in) promotional rulers, (1) Alberta Breweries bottle opener

Starting Bid: $10
4657

TWO-PIECE TOILETTE SERVICE

Art nouveau period sterling silver hand mirror and 22.9cm (9in) long brush (small break in silver near handle)

Current Bid: $91
4658

ANTIQUE GLASS PITCHER

Victorian lemonade pitcher shaded from clear base to cranberry lip - 21cm (8 1/4in) high

Current Bid: $10
4659

STERLING SILVER CENTREPIECE

Pedestal bowl with wide down-curving border signed "Hamilton Sterling" - diameter 21.6cm (8 1/2in), weighted base

Current Bid: $85
4660

ANTIQUE ENGLISH MANTEL CLOCK

Black marble complete with pendulum - height 24.1cm (9 1/2in), chip on front of top

Current Bid: $10
4661

GEORGE III TABLE SPOON

Scottish sterling silver spoon hallmarked for Edinburgh, 1813 - length 21.6cm (8 1/2in), 41.3 dwt

Current Bid: $40
4662

ANTIQUE COVERED SERVING DISH

"Blue Willow" by Burleigh Ware, England - diameter 26cm (10 1/4in)

Current Bid: $10
4663

SET 6 COASTERS

Frank Whiting and Company glass and sterling silver coasters - diameter 9.5cm (3 3/4in)

Current Bid: $25
4664

3 WEDGWOOD COVERED BOXES

Vintage green jasper - largest is 12.7cm (5in) diameter

Current Bid: $10
4665

FISH SLICE & FORK

Victorian bone-handled (age cracks) ornate silverplate 33.7cm (13 1/4in) long fish slice and companion fork

Starting Bid: $10
4666

MOORCROFT COVERED JAR

Height 9.5cm (3 3/4in)

Current Bid: $40
4667

MONEY CLIP

Milo sterling silver clip mounted with a Canadian 1973 $5 Olympic coin

Current Bid: $20
4668

PAIR STAFFORDHIRE LION FIGURES

Some minor paint loss, one with age crack on top - length 34.3cm (13 1/2in)

Current Bid: $10
4669

TWO EXAMPLES OF GEORGIAN SILVER

London hallmarked sterling silver comprising ladle with 1827 date letter and an 1812 spoon - each approximately 17.1cm (6 3/4in) long, total weight 61.9 dwt

Current Bid: $83
4670

ENGLISH ART POTTERY

(2) each by Royal Stanley and Decoro, the tallest vase 22.2cm (8 3/4in) with lip chip

Current Bid: $10
4671

PAIR COMPORTS

Sterling silver weighted bases (can be used as candlesticks, one join loose) fitted with screw-on 14.6cm (5 3/4in) diameter glass bowls

Current Bid: $10
4672

3 PAIRS BRASS CANDLESTICKS

Two taller pairs fitted with push ejectors - tallest 24.8cm (9 3/4in)

Current Bid: $10
4673

6 TABLE APPOINTMENTS

Ornate trident fork, pair knife rests, tongs, serving fork, grape shears

Current Bid: $10
4674

2 ANTIQUE GLASS PITCHERS

Height approximately 19.1cm (7 1/2in)

Current Bid: $10
4675

BIRKS STERLING DISH

"Clamshell" design, length 15.9cm (6 1/4in) - 63.4 dwt

Current Bid: $95
4676

MEERSCHAUM PIPE

Hand-carved in Turkey (retains same label as Lot 4651) in fitted case - length 17.1cm (6 3/4in)

Current Bid: $10
4677

PAIR VICTORIAN SERVING SPOONS

English sterling hallmarked for London, 1841 with repousse vermeil bowls - length 22.2cm (8 3/4in), 85.8 dwt

Current Bid: $30
4678

ANTIQUE BISQUE PORTRAIT BUST

"Rt. Hon. John Bright, M.P." fully inscribed on back and dated 1867 - height 39.4cm (15 1/2in)

Current Bid: $10
4679

4 PIECES ANTIQUE GREEN MAJOLICA

(3) plates with one having a hairline check underneath; oval platter 29.8cm (11 3/4in) long

Current Bid: $10
4680

ANTIQUE LETTER HOLDER

Ornate cast golden brass - length 22.2cm (8 3/4in)

Current Bid: $20
4681

LARGE PUNCH LADLE

Hallmarked silverplate - length 31.8cm (12 1/2in)

Current Bid: $15
4682

TWO PIECES COLLECTOR GLASS

Deep blue basket-shaped hen-on-nest 12.7cm (5in) high; squat cranberry jar with metal lid

Starting Bid: $10
4683

4 STERLING SILVER SPOONS

Unique antique example with vermeil bowl and handle "fish on line"; (2) Canadian souvenir with enamel; Tijuana, Mexico souvenir

Current Bid: $10
4684

ROYAL WORCESTER POTPOURRI

Small chip on one side of lip - height including cover 13.3cm (5 1/4in)

Starting Bid: $10
4685

3 STERLING CONDIMENT SPOONS

Antique English salt spoon; sugar spoon struck for Glasgow, 1853; hallmarked salt spoon possibly Canadian with 'beaver' hallmark - 25.2 dwt

Current Bid: $20
4686

ART POTTERY VASE

Royal Doulton vase with glued repair at lip - 29.2cm (11 1/2in) high

Current Bid: $20
4687

SET 3 TALL STERLING CANDLESTICKS

Graduated heights on weighted bases - tallest 35.6cm (14in)

Current Bid: $20
4688

ANTIQUE MAHOGANY TEA CADDY

Three covered interior compartments, one of the brass ball feet replaced with wood - length 27.9cm (11in)

Current Bid: $30
4689

2 SILVER SERVERS

Solid silver sugar tongs with continental hallmarks; pickle or condiment fork 17.8cm (7in) long with tines and handle hallmarked English sterling - 45.4 dwt

Current Bid: $10
4690

5 GLASS VASES

Hobnail design with fluted lips - tallest 13.3cm (5 1/4in)

Current Bid: $10
4691

SET SILVER SWIZZLE STICKS

Cased set 6 sterling silver swizzle sticks by Sakai, Tokyo with terminals in Asian themes including Buddha, pagoda, fan, etc. - approximately 11.4cm (4 1/2in) high

Current Bid: $40
4692

4 PORTRAIT MINIATURES

Watercolour, engraving, (2) prints - all in similar antique frames

Current Bid: $41
4693

PAIR ENGLISH STERLING SPOONS

Combination spoon and spoon with tines with engraved decoration hallmarked for London, 1910 - 128.0 dwt, length approximately 9in

Current Bid: $65
4694

LARGE ROSEVILLE ART POTTERY EWER

#21-15 - height 39.4cm (15 1/2in), small base chip

Current Bid: $10
4695

ANTIQUE COVERED TUREEN

Meriden silverplate with overall repousse and engraved decoration - length including handles 39.4cm (15 1/2in)

Current Bid: $30
4696

PAIR ANTIQUE PORCELAIN VASES

One signed Masons, other with base restoration - height 26.7cm (10 1/2in)

Current Bid: $10
4697

VICTORIAN FISH SLICE & FORK

Fancy open work engraved silverplate - slice is 30.5cm (12in) long

Current Bid: $10
4698

SEMI-PORCELAIN COVERED TUREEN

"Blue Willow" pattern circa 1850 found with a silverplated ladle - length 31.8cm (12 1/2in)

Current Bid: $10
4699

CONDIMENTS, ETC.

Pair English oval silverplated open salts with blue glass liners complete with pair sterling silver salt spoons; chased silverplated slope-sided covered pot, plated napkin ring; oval plated pedesta

Current Bid: $20
4700

ANTIQUE BRONZE SCULPTURE

"Marli Horse", probably once part of a set as the back is cast with the number '4' -  height 30.5cm (12in)

Current Bid: $10
4701

4 STERLING UTENSILS

Total weight 57.3 dwt - butter knife is 15.9cm (6 1/4in) long

Current Bid: $65
4702

MOORCROFT VASE

Height 15.9cm (6 1/4in)

Current Bid: $45
4703

2 STERLING SERVERS

Small ladle; table spoon 22.2cm (8 3/4in) long hallmarked for London, 1792

Current Bid: $35
4704

3 CRYSTAL DECANTERS

Pair and single 27.9cm (11in) high (base of stopper with small chips)

Current Bid: $10
4705

2 ANTIQUE STERLING SERVING SPOONS

Berry spoon hallmarked London, 1846 and other 22.9cm (9in) long struck for London, 1810 - 75.2 dwt

Current Bid: $50
4706

2 GLASS PITCHERS

Opalescent hobnail and other cranberry attributed to Fenton - height approximately 20.3cm (8in)

Starting Bid: $10
4707

SET 3 COVERED SERVING DISHES

Quality English silverplated octagonal dishes with removable cover handles comprising pair 20.3cm (8in) wide and smaller 16.5cm (6 1/2in)

Current Bid: $70
4708

EARLY ENGLISH PLATE

Sticker underneath attributes it to Dr. Wall (Worcester) circa 1780 - diameter 22.2cm (8 3/4in)

Starting Bid: $10
4709

SILVER LADLE

Continental silver with Dutch hallmarks approximately 27.9cm (11in) long - 161.6 dwt

Current Bid: $10
4710

3 ANTIQUE OVAL PLATTERS

19th century semi-porcelain - length 36.8cm (14 1/2in), one has an age check

Starting Bid: $10
4711

5 PIECES PORCELAIN

Herend hand-painted covered bowl on feet; pair Dresden style cache pots; oval 24.1cm (9 1/2in) long tray; blue and white bowl

Current Bid: $10
4712

KOSTA CRYSTAL SCULPTURE

"Two Walruses", signed and numbered underneath - length 24.1cm (9 1/2in)

Current Bid: $15
4713

3 AMERICAN ART POTTERY VASES

Signed Roseville - tallest 21.6cm (8 1/2in)

Current Bid: $50
4714

MOORCROFT POTTERY

Small circular dish and a 12.1cm (4 3/4in) high candlestick

Current Bid: $40
4715

ANTIQUE MANTEL CLOCK

19th century black marble inset with blue panels - length 39.4cm (15 1/2in), chip on one side, missing metal back cover; extremely heavy, cannot be shipped

Current Bid: $51
4716

3 STAFFORDSHIRE FIGURINES

Tallest 22.9cm (9in) titled "Water", smallest an inkwell

Current Bid: $35
4717

3 DUTCH SILVER FORKS

Meat serving fork hallmarked for Van Kempen 23.5cm (9 1/4in) long; pair forks hallmarked for 1826 - 111.0 dwt

Current Bid: $10
4718

3 ENGLISH PLATTERS

Modern "Blue Willow" circular together with (2) antique examples - longest 38.7cm (15 1/4in)

Starting Bid: $10
4719

CANDLESTICK, BOX

Antique silverplate over copper (some bleeding) chamber candlestick complete with snuffer; Canadian made plated cigarette box made for Ronson

Current Bid: $10
4720

ANTIQUE VASE/CENTREPIECE

Carved alabaster, chip on base where it meets the separate base - overall height 29.8cm (11 3/4in)

Current Bid: $10
4721

GOUDA ART POTTERY VASE

Fully signed underneath - 19.1cm (7 1/2in) high

Current Bid: $33
4722

2 PIECES CRANBERRY GLASS

Vase and pitcher with clear "celery stalk" handle - height approximately 19.7cm (7 3/4in)

Current Bid: $10
4723

ANTIQUE ART VOLUME

"100 Popular Pictures" published Cassell and Company, 1911 - 38.1 x 27.9cm (15 x 11in)

Current Bid: $10
4724

3 PAIRS ANTIQUE CANDLESTICKS

All with push ejectors (1 missing on small pair and sits tilted) - tallest 22.9cm (9in)

Current Bid: $10
4725

BESWICK ART POTTERY

Twin-handled centre bowl and 25.4cm (10in) high urn-shaped vase

Current Bid: $25
4726

PAIR CERAMIC SCULPTURES

Blue glazed "Roosters" - 25.4cm (10in) high

Starting Bid: $10
4727

CARTIER TRAVEL MANICURE SET

Vintage leather case with glass inset lid signed in gold embossed letters "Cartier" with 8 French ivory and gold-washed utensils including pocket knife, button hook, clips, nail buffer, e

Current Bid: $87
4728

5 WEDGWOOD COVERED BOXES

Egg-shaped example is 10.8cm (4 1/4in) long

Current Bid: $30
4729

VASES, ETC.

Group of (7) mostly Japanese mid-20th century head vases approximately 15.2cm (6in) high; "choir boys" figurine; antique porcelain vase housing an elaborate arrangement of fabric flowers<

Current Bid: $20
4730

ROSEVILLE ART POTTERY

3 vases - #463, #669, #390 - tallest 19.1cm (7 1/2in)

Current Bid: $45
4731

CONTINENTAL SILVER CIGAR CASE

Struck with worn hallmarks including what appears to be .800 - length 14.6cm (5 3/4in)

Current Bid: $55
4732

4 SILHOUETTES

Housed in similar antique frames

Current Bid: $81
4733

PAIR ANTIQUE SILVER SPOONS

Hallmarked Dutch continental silver with engraved 1851 dates - length 21cm (8 1/4in), 67.2 dwt

Current Bid: $10
4734

MOORCROFT COVERED BOWL

Diameter 15.9cm (6 1/4in)

Current Bid: $50
4735

ANTIQUE RUSSIAN SILVER SNUFF BOX

The entire exterior including underneath with engraved decoration, interior twice hallmarked for 1854, silver "84 zolotniki" mark, city mark worn but probably Moscow - length 7cm (2 3/4in

Current Bid: $76
4736

PAIR STAFFORDSHIRE DOG FIGURES

Length 20.3cm (8in), one base with age check

Current Bid: $10
4737

CUTLERY, ETC.

Balance of an estate consignment comprising (13) assorted sterling-handled knives, (5) sterling-handled forks, (9) knives with plated handles; (5) small pieces, broken sugar tong, oval plated entre

Current Bid: $10
4738

TRIBAL MASK

African school carved wood with painted features - height 52.1cm (20 1/2in)

Current Bid: $10
4739

4 SILVERPLATED SERVERS

Pedestal tureen with lion mask ring handles 19.1cm (7 1/2in) high overall; pair and single pedestal bowls with swing handles

Starting Bid: $10
4740

CHEESE BELL, ETC.

Antique English cheese bell circa 1840 with cover having an old riveted restoration; semi-porcelain tureen (interior discolouring) on flat with diamond registration mark for 1858; antique Adderley

Starting Bid: $10
4741

TRIBAL MASK

African school carved wood with painted features - height 38.1cm (15in)

Current Bid: $10
4742

VINTAGE MICROSCOPE

Leitz, Germany binocular microscope circa 1924 in original wooden case (with key) with 3 objectives - height of case 38.1cm (15in)

Current Bid: $117
4743

MICROSCOPE ACCESSORIES

(12) 1970's era objectives by Meopta together with slides, parts, etc.

Current Bid: $10
4744

RUSSIAN NESTING DOLLS

(11) Russian matryoshka - tallest approximately 16.5cm (6 1/2in)

Current Bid: $15
4745

ANTIQUE HOT DISH COVER

Large antique English silverplated roast dome with engraved family crest, finial handle and hanger - length 45.7cm (18in)

Current Bid: $25
4746

GALVANOMETER

Modern brass and wood table top galvanometer- height 23.5cm (9 1/4in)

Current Bid: $41
4747

ANTIQUE METALWARE

Early brass iron with coal compartment (wood handle has a chip); neo-classical style planter (originally a box with lid); trench art 25.4cm (10in) high coin bank, the exterior mounted with old Engl

Starting Bid: $10
4748

CRYSTAL STEMWARE

(9) pieces signed Waterford and (4) others

Current Bid: $10
4749

TRIPTYCH ARTWORK

Mixed media on paper framed under plexiglass (1 panel missing a corner) signed and dated "Jim Gilles, '74" - each of the 3 panels measure 86.4 x 71.1cm (34 x 28in)

Starting Bid: $10
4750

SEXTANT

Modern copy of the original on Titanic - height approximately 12.7cm (5in)

Current Bid: $50
4751

3 TRIBAL MASKS

African school carved wood with painted features - height approximately 48.3cm (19in)

Current Bid: $10
4752

WINE RACK

Stacking 4-section black metal

Current Bid: $10
4753

2 ROYAL DOULTON VASES OR BOWLS

Glazed earthenware signed with impress marks, one with the blue glaze in "pebble" finish and other smooth - height 8.9cm (3 1/2in)

Current Bid: $25
4754

STERLING FLATWARE SERVICE

Wallace Sterling in costly "Rosepoint" pattern appearing to be in almost unused condition not monogrammed comprising (8) dinner knives and the balance weighing 38.82 troy ounces comprising (8) each

Current Bid: $850
4755

WALLACE STERLING SERVERS

"Rosepoint" pattern comprising olive wood sterling-handled salad fork and spoon appearing unused in original plastic sleeve together with a sterling-handled master butter knife

Current Bid: $60
4756

WALLACE STERLING SERVERS

"Rosepoint" pattern - pair large table spoons, sugar spoon, pickle or condiment fork, meat fork, ladle - 6 pieces weighing 2.88 troy ounces

Current Bid: $110
4757

STERLING TOILETTE SET

Vintage Birks Sterling hand brush, shoe horn, button hook and (3) manicure tools - monogrammed

Current Bid: $20
4758

STERLING CUTLERY & UTENSILS

(4) sterling handled comprising Birks carving knife and fork, scissors (1 handle to be reattached), butter or cheese knife; (3) sterling comprising baby spoon, souvenir spoon, sugar tongs

Current Bid: $20
4759

JEWELLERY

10k yellow gold chain and pair earrings (6.9 grams) together with a floral brooch, men's sterling silver stone-set ring, engraved sterling brooch

Current Bid: $99
4760

STERLING CUTLERY

Partial service of sterling silver cutlery monogrammed "B" with total weight 60.03 troy ounces comprising (12) each butter knives, soup spoons, teaspoons, 14.6cm (5 3/4in) long spoons, 13.3cm (5 1/

Current Bid: $160