The Gentleman's Library Sale

Bonhams London
London, Knightsbridge Montpelier Street Knightsbridge London SW7 1HH Tel: +44 20 7393 3900 Fax : +44 20 7393 3905 info@bonhams.com

Datum der Auktion: 30.01.2019

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A large Art Deco silver photograph frame

by W G Sothers Ltd, Birmingham 1947 Rectangular with tapering sides and engine-turned decoration, with bevelled glass, height 41cm

Los #: 2

Schätzpreis: 1.000 £ - 1.500 £

Datum: 30.01.2019

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An Indian Colonial silver blotter and box

by Hamilton & Co, Calcutta circa 1920 Both with red-leather fittings, length of blotter 14cm, weight total 10oz. (2

Los #: 3

Schätzpreis: 400 £ - 500 £

Datum: 30.01.2019

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An Edwardian tortoiseshell and silver-gilt inkstand

by William Comyns, London 1907 Shaped-rectangular form, with silver-gilt bottle holders and feet, the stand with gold inlay, length 31cm

Los #: 4Y

Schätzpreis: 1.500 £ - 2.000 £

Datum: 30.01.2019

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A set of four large silver stirrup cups

20th century, marked 'STERLING', maker's mark a crown Modelled as a bear, a hare, a bulldog and a hound, height 17cm, weight 85oz. (4

Los #: 5

Schätzpreis: 6.000 £ - 7.000 £

Datum: 30.01.2019

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Two silver salmon models

Sheffield 2009, with facsimile signature for Brian Elton, stamped 'filled' Modelled as two leaping salmon, length of the largest 16cm. (2

Los #: 6

Schätzpreis: 500 £ - 700 £

Datum: 30.01.2019

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A pair of silver foxes

maker's mark 'J&SM', London 2018 Realistically modelled, with fur-effect chasing, length 26.5cm, weight 21.5oz. (2

Los #: 7

Schätzpreis: 1.500 £ - 2.000 £

Datum: 30.01.2019

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Eton College Interest: three Victorian silver plaques

by John Samuel Hunt, London 1861 The three scenes depicting the quadrangle, the chapel and school from the river, the 'Fourth of June' boat procession with Windsor Castle in the background, mounted in modern frames, length (out of frames) 24cm, weight 37.5oz. (3

Los #: 8

Schätzpreis: 1.500 £ - 2.000 £

Datum: 30.01.2019

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A pair of Victorian silver plaques

by John & Frank Pairpoint, London 1884 The centres with images of Windsor Castle, surmounted by the bust of Queen Victoria, length 12.5cm, weight 6.5oz. (2

Los #: 9

Schätzpreis: 400 £ - 600 £

Datum: 30.01.2019

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A Victorian silver castle-top vinaigrette

by Nathaniel Mills, Birmingham 1842 The cover with a high-relief image of Windsor Castle, length 3.7cm

Los #: 10

Schätzpreis: 400 £ - 600 £

Datum: 30.01.2019

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A William IV silver-gilt 'castle-top' vinaigrette

by Taylor & Perry, Birmingham 1835 The lid with Newstead Abbey in relief, in original silk and velvet-lined case, length 4.5cm

Los #: 11

Schätzpreis: 500 £ - 700 £

Datum: 30.01.2019

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An American silver castle-top card case

maker's mark only, L&W for Leonard & Wilson of Philadelphia Shaped-rectangular outline the front with embossed scene and titled 'BATTLE ABBEY SUSSEX', with foliate scrolls and lattice, the reverse scrolls, flowers and leaves, small initialled reserve to the hinged cover, height 8.9cm

Los #: 12

Schätzpreis: 500 £ - 600 £

Datum: 30.01.2019

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A Victorian silver 'Scott Memorial' castle-top vinaigrette

by Frederick Marson, Birmingham 1855 The cover with an engraved scene of the Scott Memorial, foliate engraved sides and base, unmarked silver-gilt foliate pierced grille, height 3.4cm

Los #: 13

Schätzpreis: 500 £ - 600 £

Datum: 30.01.2019

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A Victorian silver 'St Paul's' engraved castle-top vinaigrette

by Nathaniel Mills, Birmingham 1851 The cover with engraved scene of St Paul's Cathedral, with engine-turned sides and base, silver-gilt foliate pierced grille, length 2.8cm

Los #: 14

Schätzpreis: 500 £ - 600 £

Datum: 30.01.2019

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A Victorian silver 'Abbotsford' castle-top vinaigrette

by Gervais Wheeler, Birmingham 1840 The relief front depicting Abbotsford, engine-turned sides and base, unmarked silver-gilt foliate pierced grille, length 4.1cm

Los #: 15

Schätzpreis: 500 £ - 600 £

Datum: 30.01.2019

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A Victorian silver 'Kenilworth' castle-top vinaigrette

by William Simpson, Birmingham 1835 The relief front cover depicting Kenilworth, ribbed sides and engine-turned base, unmarked silver-gilt grille with pierced foliate panel, length 4.2cm

Los #: 16

Schätzpreis: 500 £ - 600 £

Datum: 30.01.2019

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A Victorian silver 'Westminster Abbey' castle-top vinaigrette

by Nathaniel Mills, Birmingham 1842 The cover with an engraved scene of Westminster Abbey, with foliate engraved sides and base, unmarked silver-gilt pierced grille, length 3.8cm

Los #: 17

Schätzpreis: 500 £ - 600 £

Datum: 30.01.2019

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A Victorian silver 'Crystal Palace' castle-top vinaigrette

by William Davenport, Birmingham 1850 The front with engraved scene of Crystal Place, with a rayed ground, engraved foliate sides and base with engine-turned bands, unmarked silver-gilt pierced grille, length 3.1cm

Los #: 18

Schätzpreis: 500 £ - 600 £

Datum: 30.01.2019

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A German silver nef

Hanau, early 20th century importer mark for John George Piddington, London 1902 Raised on four wheels, the removable deck with two masts in full sail flanking a central turret, with six cannons, sailors on the decks and further sailors in the crows nests and climbing the rigging, embossed sides with

Los #: 19

Schätzpreis: 10.000 £ - 12.000 £

Datum: 30.01.2019

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A George IV silver-gilt nautical cup and cover

by Emes & Barnard, London 1828 Urn-shaped, the cover topped with a sailor beside an anchor, the cup and cover with profuse floral embossing and chasing, with an inscription relating to Southampton Regatta 1828, height 39.5cm, weight 79oz

Los #: 20

Schätzpreis: 3.500 £ - 4.500 £

Datum: 30.01.2019

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A George II silver-gilt cup and cover

by William Shaw & William Priest, London 1752 Vase-form, the finial shaped as a lemon, the body and cover decorated with fruiting vine ornament, the handles with grotesque masks, on a later wood stand with plaque, height without stand 41.5cm, weight 118oz

Los #: 21

Schätzpreis: 4.000 £ - 6.000 £

Datum: 30.01.2019

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An impressive Victorian cast silver 'Diana' ewer

by Samuel Hayne & Dudley Carter, London 1855, underside also incuse stamped '7399' The high scrolling handle decorated with fish scales, acanthus leaves and bead garlands with a figure of Diana the Huntress standing at the base, the ornate fluted neck draped with a laurel garland and a figure of

Los #: 22

Schätzpreis: 6.000 £ - 8.000 £

Datum: 30.01.2019

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A near pair of French silver claret jugs

by Elie Vabre, Paris 1st standard mark, The mount with scrolling ornament, ornate acanthus scroll handle, spiralling glass bodies, height approximately 28cm

Los #: 23

Schätzpreis: 2.500 £ - 3.000 £

Datum: 30.01.2019

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A set of twelve silver beakers

by Cartier, stamped 'STERLING' With a hammered effect surface, cased, height 7.4cm, weight 65oz

Los #: 24

Schätzpreis: 2.000 £ - 3.000 £

Datum: 30.01.2019

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A pair of silver-plated wine coolers

unmarked Plain bellied sides, detachable collars and drums, gadroon rims, lion mask drop-ring handles, height 19cm

Los #: 25

Schätzpreis: 800 £ - 1.000 £

Datum: 30.01.2019

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A pair of large silver-plated centrepieces

maker's mark a crown, mid-19th century The large central baskets surround by six branches, designed to hold glass bowls (now lacking), the stems formed as fruiting vines with putti at the base, length 62cm. (2

Los #: 26

Schätzpreis: 1.000 £ - 1.500 £

Datum: 30.01.2019

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A 19th century silver-plate candelabrum

unmarked, circa 1860 The six branches and central light with removable drip-pans, the base adorned with three Classical maidens and lions, height 61cm

Los #: 27

Schätzpreis: 1.200 £ - 1.500 £

Datum: 30.01.2019

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A 'Big Ben' parcel-gilt silver desk timepiece

by Mappin & Webb, London 1984 Modelled as the clock tower in the Palace of Westminster, three sides set with time-pieces, height 29cm, weight total 24.5oz

Los #: 28

Schätzpreis: 800 £ - 1.200 £

Datum: 30.01.2019

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An Edwardian silver-mounted barometer and watch desk set

by Goldsmiths & Silversmiths Co, London 1910 The silver frontage opening to reveal a goliath watch and matching barometer, on a leather-lined easel frame, length 18cm

Los #: 29

Schätzpreis: 500 £ - 700 £

Datum: 30.01.2019

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Polo interest: a novelty silver toast rack or letter rack

by Francis Howard, Sheffield 2015 Modelled as fourteen polo mallets, on four ball feet, length 14cm, weight 9oz

Los #: 30

Schätzpreis: 800 £ - 1.200 £

Datum: 30.01.2019

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A fine Victorian silver letter opener

by Robert Hennell, London 1869 Modelled realistically as an owl perched on a branch, set with glass eyes, length 40cm, weight 8oz

Los #: 31

Schätzpreis: 2.500 £ - 3.000 £

Datum: 30.01.2019