5th December 2014

Jewellery and Silver, Furniture and Works of Art 5th December 2014

Page: 1 of 19. Lots: 1 to 60

Sale Catalogue: Page 1



Lot 1: NAVAL INTEREST: A SET OF SIX EDWARDIAN MENU CARD HOLDERS of scroll form, each engraved with the name of a different ship and date, including "HMS Agincourt, 1882", with wirework stands by ASC, London 1910, 2.5" long, (c.2.7oz)Estimate: 100-200

Sold For: £200.00


Lot 2: A PAIR OF VICTORIAN CAST MENU CARD HOLDERS modelled as shells, by WH & Co. Ltd, London 1894, together with a similar pair with wirework backs, also London 1894, 3" high (4)Estimate: 100-200

Sold For: £100.00


Lot 3: A SET OF SIX MENU CARD HOLDERS in the form of deities, on circular domed bases, the underside marked "Siam Sterling", 0.75" high, (c.10oz)Estimate: 100-200

Sold For: £80.00


Lot 4: CARTIER: A SET OF FOUR MENU CARD HOLDERS of scroll form, each centred with a wreath and engraved with the initials "AC", with pierced easel backs and bearing French duty marks, 1.5" high, (c.4.6oz). See illustrationEstimate: 200-400


Lot 5: A SET OF SIX EDWARDIAN MENU CARD HOLDERS in the form of medallions surrounded by wreaths, depicting English monarchs, by JP, London 1910, 1.5" high, (c.9.4oz). See illustrationEstimate: 200-400

Sold For: £320.00


Lot 6: A SET OF FOUR MENU CARD HOLDERS of disc form, each centre engraved with a star, by S. Mordan & Co., London 1923, 1" high, and another similar set of four, (c.6.7oz) (8)Estimate: 100-200

Sold For: £150.00


Lot 7: A SET OF FOUR PARCEL GILT MENU CARD HOLDERS modelled as bugles, on stepped circular bases, filled, monogrammed, by CJF, London 1914, 1.75" high. See illustrationEstimate: 100-200

Sold For: £170.00


Lot 8: A SET OF THREE MENU CARD HOLDERS modelled as horseshoes, on circular filled bases, by Mappin & Webb, Birmingham 1912/1917, 1.5" high, and three other menu card holders in the form of horseshoes (6)Estimate: 100-200

Sold For: £120.00


Lot 9: A SET OF FOUR MENU CARD HOLDERS modelled in the form of trees with hoop stems, by Charles Stuart Harris & Sons, London 1934, 2" high, and a set of four scroll-style Victorian menu holders (c.7.5oz) (8)Estimate: 100-200

Sold For: £170.00


Lot 10: A SET OF FOUR EDWARDIAN MENU CARD HOLDERS modelled in the form of a clover, a thistle, a leek and a rose, on octagonal bases, by WH & Co. Ltd, Birmingham 1906, 1" high.Estimate: 100-200

Sold For: £90.00


Lot 11: A SET OF FOUR MENU CARD HOLDERS modelled in the form of ribbon-tied wreaths, on circular bases, by S.I. Ltd, Chester 1923, 1" highEstimate: 80-160

Sold For: £160.00


Lot 12: A SET OF FIVE MENU CARD HOLDERS pierced in the form of different dates, with "D"-shaped stands, by H.C.D., Birmingham 1927, 1.75" high, (c.3.5oz)Estimate: 100-200

Sold For: £150.00


Lot 13: A PAIR OF CHINESE MENU CARD HOLDERS in the form of Chinese characters, on "V"-shaped stands, by Luen Wo, 2" high, and a large Indian unmarked example depicting figures amongst scrolls (3)Estimate: 80-160

Sold For: £90.00


Lot 14: A CAST MENU CARD HOLDER modelled as a perching bird amongst plants, on an oval base, by Bethold Müller, bearing import marks for 1925, 2.25" high, and three other examples including a peacock (c.7.5oz) (4). See illustrationEstimate: 200-400

Sold For: £260.00


Lot 15: A SET OF FOUR MENU CARD HOLDERS in the form of crests with mottos beneath, with hooped backs on rectangular bases, by William Hutton & Sons, Sheffield 1924, 2.25" high, (c.4.2oz)Estimate: 100-200

Sold For: £190.00


Lot 16: A SET OF THREE EDWARDIAN MENU CARD HOLDERS of shaped rectangular form, surmounted by shells and flanked by angels, by L.E. Birmingham 1901/1902, 1.5" high, and a pair of scroll examples (5)Estimate: 80-160

Sold For: £70.00


Lot 17: A SET OF FOUR MENU CARD HOLDERS modelled as dogs on disc bases, by Grey & Co., Chester 1931, 1" high (4)Estimate: 100-200

Sold For: £160.00


Lot 18: A SET OF THREE ART NOUVEAU MENU CARD HOLDERS of circular form, depicting maidens heads amongst flowers, by H. Matthews, Birmingham 1905/1909, 1" high, and two similar examples (5)Estimate: 80-160

Sold For: £140.00


Lot 19: A SET OF THREE EDWARDIAN MENU CARD HOLDERS modelled in the form of open oyster shells, on filled circular bases, by Levi & Salaman, Birmingham 1904-1906, 1.5" high (3)Estimate: 80-160

Sold For: £80.00


Lot 20: A PAIR OF LATE VICTORIAN MENU CARD HOLDERS/SALTS modelled in the form of scallop shells, with gilt interiors, on wirework stems, and ball feet, by JGB/EED, London 1898, 3.75" high, and a pair modelled as oak leaves and acorns (4)Estimate: 80-160

Sold For: £90.00


Lot 21: A SET OF FOUR MENU CARD HOLDERS of cut-out circular form, on disc bases, initialled, by A.W., Birmingham 1932, 1.25" high (4)Estimate: 100-200

Sold For: £220.00


Lot 22: A SET OF FOUR LATE VICTORIAN MENU CARD HOLDERS modelled as a thistle, a rose and a clover, by Saunders and Shepherd, Chester 1899/1902/1905, 1.5" high (4)Estimate: 80-160

Sold For: £120.00


Lot 23: A PAIR OF MENU CARD HOLDERS modelled in the form of wish-bones on rectangular bases and ball feet, by M & C, Birmingham 1910, 1.5" high, and a similar pair with hoop backs (4)Estimate: 80-160

Sold For: £110.00


Lot 24: A MATCHED SET OF SEVEN EDWARDIAN AND LATER MENU CARD HOLDERS of plain disc form, with circular bases, by S. Mordan & Co., Chester 1904/1913, 1.25" high (c.5.7oz) (7)Estimate: 80-160

Sold For: £170.00


Lot 25: A PAIR OF EDWARDIAN SILVER AND ENAMEL MENU CARD HOLDERS of circular form with sprung disc backs, enamelled with scenes of snipes by water, by Sampson Mordan & Co., Chester 1907/1908, 1.2" high. See illustrationEstimate: 100-200

Sold For: £1100.00


Lot 26: HUNTING INTEREST: A SET OF FOUR EDWARDIAN SILVER AND ENAMEL GAME BIRD MENU CARD HOLDERS of circular form with sprung disc backs, each decorated in polychrome enamels with a different game bird, by Sampson Mordan & Co., Chester 1904, 1" high. See illustrationEstimate: 300-600

Sold For: £950.00


Lot 27: HUNTING INTEREST: A PAIR OF EDWARDIAN SILVER AND ENAMEL MENU CARD HOLDERS of circular form with sprung disc backs, each decorated in polychrome enamels with a game bird, by Sampson Mordan & Co., Chester 1904, 1.25" high. See illustrationEstimate: 100-200

Sold For: £300.00


Lot 28: HUNTING INTEREST: TWO SIMILAR SILVER AND ENAMEL MENU CARD HOLDERS of circular form with sprung disc backs, each decorated in polychrome enamels with a game bird, by Sampson Mordan & Co., Chester 1907/1908, 1.25" high. See illustrationEstimate: 100-200

Sold For: £360.00


Lot 29: AN EDWARDIAN SILVER AND ENAMEL MENU CARD HOLDER of circular form with a sprung disc back, with a polychrome enamelled scene of a game bird, on a circular base, by Sampson Mordan & Co., Chester 1906, 1.25" high, together with an Edwardian silver and enamel menu card holder of shield form depicting a pheasant, also with engraved initials to the base, by JWB, Birmingham 1906 (2). See illustrationEstimate: 100-200

Sold For: £260.00


Lot 30: MILITARY INTEREST: A PAIR OF EDWARDIAN MENU CARD HOLDERS modelled in the form of the badge of the Royal Artillery, on filled rectangular bases, by Gray & Co., Birmingham 1908, 2" highEstimate: 80-160

Sold For: £130.00


Lot 31: MILITARY INTEREST: A MIXED LOT OF MENU CARD HOLDERS of mixed makers and dates (6)Estimate: 100-200

Sold For: £240.00


Lot 32: A SET OF FOUR MENU CARD HOLDERS of plain disc form engraved with the crest of the "First Lifeguards", by the Goldsmiths & Silversmiths Co. Ltd, London 1918, 1.25" highEstimate: 80-160

Sold For: £240.00


Lot 33: A SET OF FOUR METALWARE MENU CARD HOLDERS in the form of hissing cobras, 2.75" high, and a matched pair of Scottish menu card holders modelled as mermaids (6)Estimate: 80-160

Sold For: £160.00


Lot 34: A PAIR OF EDWARDIAN MENU CARD HOLDERS pierced "MENU", makers mark obscured, London 1906, 2" high, and a pair of pierced Scottish examples by Hamilton & Inches (4)Estimate: 80-160

Sold For: £110.00


Lot 35: A PAIR OF EDWARDIAN NOVELTY MENU CARD HOLDERS in the form of patterned shoes, by G.W., Sheffield 1909, 2.75" longEstimate: 80-160

Sold For: £120.00


Lot 36: A PART SET OF LATE VICTORIAN MENU CARD HOLDERS in the form of musical instruments, of wirework form, by Saunders and Shepherd, Chester 1897/1898, 3" highEstimate: 80-160

Sold For: £200.00


Lot 37: A SET OF FOUR SILVER GILT MENU CARD HOLDERS in the form of pierced monograms, on shaped rectangular bases, the undersides marked "Sterling", and a set of six pierced menu card holders, also marked "Sterling" to the bases (10)Estimate: 80-160

Sold For: £110.00


Lot 38: A PAIR OF VICTORIAN MENU CARD HOLDERS in the form of fans, each embossed with putti, by SB, London 1890, 2.25" high, and four other similar menu card holders, (c.10.5oz) (6). See illustrationEstimate: 200-400

Sold For: £220.00


Lot 39: LEPIDOPTERA INTEREST: A pair of Edwardian silver mounted menu card holders of rectangular form, inlaid with butterflies, the holders complete with cut-out card descriptions, by Gray & Co., London 1903, also bearing a retailers mark of Wilson & Gill, 139 Regent Street, London, 3" long, and a matched incomplete example (3). See illustrationEstimate: 100-200

Sold For: £160.00


Lot 40: NAVAL INTEREST: AN EDWARDIAN MENU CARD HOLDER modelled in the form of crossed anchors mounted with different enamel flags, and with an engraved inscription "England Expects That Every Man Will Do His Duty", on a circular filled base, by Levi & Salaman, Birmingham 1905, 1.5" high, and three other nautical themed menu card holders (4)Estimate: 100-200

Sold For: £300.00


Lot 41: A SET OF FOUR EDWARDIAN AND LATER MENU CARD HOLDERS of cartouche form, with oval wire backs, each engraved with a griffin crest, by RS, London 1906/1909/1912, 1.5" high, and a pair of pierced menu card holders (6)Estimate: 100-200

Sold For: £130.00


Lot 42: ORDNANCE CORPS INTEREST: A PAIR OF MENU CARD HOLDERS modelled in the forms of flaming shells, on filled circular bases, by Gray & Co., Chester 1917, 2.5" high, and a menu card holder in the form of a canon (3)Estimate: 80-160

Sold For: £180.00


Lot 43: A PAIR OF LATE VICTORIAN MENU CARD HOLDERS of pierced scroll form with engraved cartouches, by Samuel Jacob, London 1896, and a similar pair, 2.25" high (4)Estimate: 80-160

Sold For: £80.00


Lot 44: A SET OF FOUR MENU CARD HOLDERS of cut-out circular form, depicting animals and dogs, on circular bases with wire-work backs, by AW, Birmingham 1931, 1" high (4)Estimate: 80-160

Sold For: £260.00


Lot 45: HUNTING INTEREST: A MATCHED PAIR OF CUT-OUT STYLE MENU CARD HOLDERS depicting animals and birds, by Mappin & Webb, Birmingham 1912/1927, 1.25" high, and three other similar examples (5)Estimate: 100-200

Sold For: £320.00


Lot 46: A SET OF SIX ROYAL COMMEMORATIVE MENU CARD HOLDERS of wirework form, surmounted by crowns, unmarked, 1.5" high, and a set of six pierced menu card holders applied with cherubs and swags, also unmarked, 1.5" high (12)Estimate: 100-200

Sold For: £160.00


Lot 47: A SET OF FOUR MENU CARD HOLDERS of circular disc form, engraved with the initial "N", by SB & S Ltd, Chester 1910/1912, 1.25" high, and a pair of disc menu card holders by Garrards, with applied crowns (6)Estimate: 100-200

Sold For: £110.00


Lot 48: A PAIR OF MENU CARD HOLDERS in the form of wreathes centred with thistles, by S & I, Chester 1931/1933, 1.5" high, and two disc examples applied with unicorns (4)Estimate: 80-160

Sold For: £110.00


Lot 49: COMMONWEALTH INTEREST: A PAIR OF EDWARDIAN SILVER MOUNTED MENU CARD HOLDERS inset with Aynsley ceramic plaques decorated with polychrome enamel shields, the reverse also bearing registration marks, on filled circular bases, by WTI, London 1906, 1.75" high. See illustrationEstimate: 100-200

Sold For: £90.00


Lot 50: MILITARY INTEREST: A PAIR OF VICTORIAN SILVER AND ENAMEL MENU CARD HOLDERS bearing the arms of the Royal Lancers, by W.R.C, London 1895, 2" high, and a pair of wirework menu card holders with enamelled crests (4). See illustrationEstimate: 100-200

Sold For: £200.00


Lot 51: A PAIR OF MENU CARD HOLDERS in the form of shields enamelled with the Belgian and Russian flags, on octagonal bases, by WH & Co. Ltd, Birmingham 1915, 1" high, and a similar example (3). See illustrationEstimate: 100-200

Sold For: £190.00


Lot 52: A PAIR OF EDWARDIAN MENU CARD HOLDERS in the form of three leaf clovers with wire-work backs, by JT, London 1909, 1" high, and a pair of circular menu card holders with glass inserts and one further pair (6)Estimate: 100-200

Sold For: £110.00


Lot 53: A PAIR OF LATE VICTORIAN MENU CARD HOLDERS in the form of wirework hearts, by WRC, London 1898, 3.5" long, and two Scottish examples (4)Estimate: 80-160

Sold For: £100.00


Lot 54: A PAIR OF EDWARDIAN MENU CARD HOLDERS in the form of sailing galleons, by Arthur Cox, London 1907, 2" high, and two naval examples and a larger example (5)Estimate: 100-200

Sold For: £240.00


Lot 55: A COLLECTION OF MENU CARD HOLDERS entitled "Menu" including one by William Comyns, London 1903, and six other examples (a lot)Estimate: 100-200

Sold For: £240.00


Lot 56: A PAIR OF VICTORIAN PIERCED MENU CARD HOLDERS of "L"-shaped form, by Gibson & Langman, London 1896, 2.75" high, and three other pierced pairs (8)Estimate: 100-200

Sold For: £240.00


Lot 57: A SMALL COLLECTION OF CONTINENTAL MENU CARD HOLDERS including a Dutch example, two unmarked examples and a Maltese example, the latter 4.25" high (4)Estimate: 80-160

Sold For: £70.00


Lot 58: A PAIR OF SCOTTISH MENU CARD HOLDERS of Luckenbooth style, by W & S, Edinburgh, 1900, 1" high, and a similar example and a pair of Victorian pierced menu card holders (5)Estimate: 80-160

Sold For: £130.00


Lot 59: A PAIR OF ISLAMIC STYLE MENU CARD HOLDERS of triangular form with lines of script to the bases, the reverses marked "JB & Co." and "Silver", 3.5" high, and three metal mounted inlaid menu card holders, with ribbon and reed borders (5)Estimate: 80-160

Sold For: £170.00


Lot 60: A PAIR OF VICTORIAN MENU CARD HOLDERS modelled as drapery and festoons, each surmounted with a coronet, with wirework backs and ball feet, by William Hutton & Sons, London 1894, 3" high, and two further pairs of menu card holders in the form of masks (6)Estimate: 100-200

Sold For: £220.00


Sale Catalogue: Page 1



Lot 1
A collection of golf clubs

Estimate: £10-20


Lot 2
A 19th century stoneware 'Harvesting' jug and another similar

Estimate: £10-20


Lot 3
A mahogany and mother-of-pearl inlaid mantel clock and a pair of similar candlesticks

Estimate: £40-60


Lot 4
A pair of royal blue cloisonne vases and a similar bowl

Estimate: £20-40

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