antiques & fine art sale

19th - 21st June 2024

This is a three day sale starting on Wednesday 19th June in the Main Saleroom at 10am each day.  Day 1 Lots 1-549, Day 2 Lots 550-946, Day 3 947-1429  Viewing  Sunday 16th June 11 am - 3 pm, Monday 17th June 10 am - 5 pm, Tuesday 18th June 10 am - 5 pm and also throughout each sale day

You can bid on this sale online, by leaving bids with Mitchells by email only upto 9.30 am on the day of the sale ([email protected]) or by attending the saleroom and registering to bid.  To bid online please click on the Saleroom link above and follow the instructons given.  Please note if you use the online facility you will pay both our buyer's premium of 22% + VAT and the saleroom charge of 4.95% + VAT on the hammer.  CARD PAYMENT ONLY

Lot 398

An amber necklace, heart shaped pendant etc.

Estimated: £100 - £150

Lot 399

A 9 ct gold turquoise brooch, a double sided hair pendant and a circular simulated pearl and paste stone brooch.

Sold for £95

Lot 400

A jade necklace. Length 112 cm.

Sold for £25

Lot 401

A silver hallmarked and turquoise enamel necklace, Birmingham 1987, a coral mounted silver coloured metal bangle.

Sold for £120

Lot 402

A marcasite lizard brooch and pair of earrings.

Estimated: £30 - £50

Lot 403

A small collection of silver and other jewellery.

Sold for £35

Lot 404

A quantity of rats tail silver plated cutlery.

Sold for £20

Lot 405

A pair of Edwardian Adam style silver plated candlesticks.

Sold for £50

Lot 406

A Walker & Hall four piece silver plated tea service, together with other pieces of silver plated ware.

Sold for £20

Lot 407

A quantity of Kings pattern stainless steel Sheffield cutlery.

Sold for £50

Lot 408

A Victorian silver plated kettle on stand, by Walker & Hall and a plated sugar caster.

Estimated: £30 - £50

Lot 409

A 19th century "Bachelors Club" coffee pot, loop handle and spout and half lobed body with ivory insulators, maker Mappin & Webb. Height 21.5 cm. Note: The Bachelors Club was a London Gentleman's Club in the late 19th and early 20th century. The club had a reputation for having a very young membership given to high spirited antics and was apparently an influence on the fictional Drones Club in some of P.G. Woodhouses stories. NOTE: This item has been assigned an ivory exemption certificate 3716HWU3.

Sold for £42

Lot 410

A George III silver caddy spoon, London 1813 acorn pattern, maker Joseph Ash I, together with a horseshoe shaped caddy spoon, Birmingham 1807, maker Cocks and Bettridge and another Victorian London 1844 maker Robert Wallace (see illustration).

Sold for £200

Lot 411

A Victorian silver gilt scallop shell caddy spoon, London 1869, maker Chawner & Co (George William Adams), a silver gilt caddy scoop London 1813 or 1833, maker I.B. and another with pierced bowl probably George Burrows 1835.

Sold for £180

Lot 412

Three silver caddy spoons and two child's spoons, various makers and marks including George III probably Edinburgh 1812, maker George Fenwick.

Sold for £130

Lot 413

A pair of William and Mary candlesticks by the Huguenot Silversmith Daniel Garnier, circa 1695, both stamped twice with the makers mark DG with fleur de lis above. Height 13.5 cm. 602 grams. NOTE: Sold with receipt to the current owners family from N Bloom & Sons dated April 1975 for £1062.00 together with the catalogue from the sale (see illustration).

Sold for £3500

Lot 414

A Victorian silver tea service, embossed Chester hallmark for 1898, maker John Millward Banks. 495 grams gross (see illustration).

Sold for £300

Lot 415

A silver pocket watch case, six silver handled knives, a propelling pencil, a food push and pepper grinder.

Sold for £60

Lot 416

A silver plated sugar sifter, a water jug, nutcrackers and grape scissors.

Sold for £20

Lot 417

A pair of Country Artists resin filled metal models of pheasants. Length 20 cm.

Sold for £18

Lot 418

A silver coloured metal and gilt interior punch ladle, with turned wooden handle, makers mark only. Length 44 cm, together with a silver coloured metal toddy ladle with bone handle.

Estimated: £70 - £100

Lot 419

A silver coloured metal handles and tortoiseshell page turner, late Victorian. Length 32 cm.

Estimated: £60 - £80

Lot 420

A pair of 19th century silver berry spoons, 1834 maker Richard Britain. Length 20 cm, 147 grams.

Sold for £85

Lot 421

A silver bonbon dish, with swing handle and oval base, Birmingham hallmark 1904, 138 grams, width 14 cm.

Sold for £70

Lot 422

Two pairs of silver sugar tongs, one bright cut the other pierced, a sifting spoon, a silver mounted pin cushion and a condiment with glass base.

Sold for £55

Lot 423

A cased pair of silver gilt salts and spoons, Birmingham mark 1898.

Sold for £48

Lot 424

A pair of Georgian silver salts, each with blue glass liners, marks rubbed.

Estimated: £100 - £150

Lot 425

A George III silver chamber stick holder, London 1766 maker probably Thomas Hannam and John Carter. 395 grams, diameter 18.5 cm (see illustration).

Estimated: £250 - £300

Lot 426

A cased set of six silver coffee spoons, London 1938 maker William Suckling Limited, together with a reproduction Maidenhead spoon.

Sold for £50

Lot 427

A pair of silver sugar tongs, and a continental silver coloured metal tea strainer.

Estimated: £70 - £60

Lot 428

A silver plated birds foot egg coddler, a canteen of silver plated fish cutlery, another part canteen plated spoons etc.

Sold for £50

Lot 429

A set of six silver and enamelled menu holders, depicting salmon and game birds by Samson Morden, Chester mark 1905 (see illustration).

Sold for £1300

Lot 430

A collection of miscellaneous silver and plated items, including mint sauce boat funnel candlesticks condiments etc.

Estimated: £180 - £220

Lot 431

A silver mounted double oil or condiment bottle, Birmingham mark 1911. Height 13.5 cm.

Estimated: £40 - £60

Lot 432

A pair of Art Deco silver four division toast racks, Sheffield mark 1940, length 7.5 cm, 106 grams.

Sold for £85

Lot 433

A silver two handled tazza, planished and with Birmingham hallmarks for either 1920 or 1945. Height 12.5 cm, 239 grams (see illustration).

Sold for £140

Lot 434

Three silver photograph frames.

Sold for £60

Lot 435

A collection of silver plated items, including spill vases, sauce boats, tray, bowl, cutlery etc.

Sold for £75

Lot 436

A large 925 silver photograph frame (modern), external dimensions 31 cm x 25.5 cm.

Sold for £48

Lot 437

A Victorian silver foliate engraved card case, Birmingham 1888, together with a bone and micro mosaic card case.

Sold for £40

Lot 438

Two silver tortoiseshell mounted dressing table boxes, seal top pencil, sewing kit and shoehorn set in case.

Sold for £60

Lot 439

A Victorian silver plated nurses belt.

Estimated: £30 - £50

Lot 440

A Victorian small silver vinaigrette Birmingham 1849, maker Edward Smith. Length 28 mm (see illustration).

Sold for £90

Lot 441

A set of six seal topped spoons, Sheffield mark 1930 cased and with silver glass coaster. Diameter 9 cm.

Sold for £48

Lot 442

A cased set of Victorian silver spoons with sugar tongs to match, Sheffield 1890-1891 maker Atkin Brothers, cased.

Sold for £55

Lot 443

A Walker & Hall three piece silver tea service, teapot, milk and sugar. Overall weight 549 grams (see illustration).

Sold for £300

Lot 444

Three hallmarked silver boxes, flask etc. various makers and assay offices to include London, Birmingham etc. Overall weight excluding glass bottle 184 grams.

Sold for £70

Lot 445

An Art Nouveau shaped silver footed bowl, London 1904 maker Charles Clement Pilling. Width 21.2 cm, height 12 cm, 566 grams, with circular wooden plinth (see illustration).

Sold for £400

Lot 446

A silver salver Birmingham 1939, maker Barker Ellis Silver Company. Diameter 25.5 cm, 681 grams (see illustration).

Sold for £320

Lot 447

A cased silver condiment set Birmingham 1920, maker Walker & Hall.

Sold for £140

Lot 448

A boxed silver gilt thimble full tot, engraved "Just a Thimble Full" and marked to the bottom sterling 7760. Weight 37.7 grams. Height 4.5 cm, diameter 4.5 cm.

Sold for £65

Lot 449

A large silver bowl, decorated with bows and swags, makers mark Edward Barnard & Sons Ltd London 1902. Height 16 cm, diameter 24 cm, weight 780 grams (see illustration).

Sold for £650

Lot 450

A pair of silver Newcastle ladles, makers Reid & Sons Newcastle 1820. Length 18 cm, weight 148 grams (see illustration).

Sold for £75

Lot 451

A pair of London silver serving spoons, possibly by Cornelius Bland 1842. Length 22 cm, weight 154 grams.

Sold for £75

Lot 452

A London silver sweetmeat dish, with pierced border decoration, with further decoration to the pierced foot, makers mark rubbed London 1913. Height 8.5 cm, diameter 20 cm, weight 458 grams.

Sold for £260

Lot 453

A set of five plus one Georgian silver spoons, five by George Pierce London 1820, the sixth makers mark WF possibly William Frisbee 1808. Length 22 cm, weight 380 grams (6).

Sold for £180

Lot 454

A pair of Georgian silver spoons, London makers Richard Crossley and George Smith IV, date letter O 1809. Length 22.5 cm, weight 147 grams.

Sold for £85

Lot 455

Three silver spoons, the first date letter C possibly 1778 marks rubbed, another possibly 1782 makers mark BM Benjamin Montague and the third 1823 makers mark IH John Hawkins. weight 100 grams.

Sold for £55

Lot 456

A collection of silver flatware, to include a pair of salt spoons/ladles, Sheffield by Henry Wilkinson & Co 1870 and a salt shovel Lister & Sons 1860. Overall weight 207 grams.

Sold for £80

Lot 457

A Walker & Hall silver dish with twin handles, 1917. Height 14.5 cm, diameter excluding handles 21 cm, weight 706 grams (see illustration).

Sold for £300

Lot 458

A silver twin handled dish, with Greek key pierced decoration Atkins 1912. Height 11 cm, diameter excluding handles 15 cm, weight 328 grams.

Sold for £150

Lot 459

A Sheffield silver sweetmeat dish, with pierced decoration, Viners Ltd 1933. Height 6 cm, diameter 15 cm, weight 176 grams.

Sold for £70

Lot 460

A set of five plus one silver teaspoons, all assayed in Newcastle by Thomas Sewell I, five from 1861 and one from 1870. Length 15 cm, weight 130 grams (6).

Sold for £70

Lot 461

Six pairs of sugar nips, ranging in size from 7 cm to 14.5 cm, to include a pair assayed in Edinburgh 1817 by Andrew Wilkie. Overall weight 191 grams (see illustration).

Sold for £80

Lot 462

A pair of Georgian Irish silver ladles, by Matthew West 1816. Length +/- 17 cm, weight 79 grams (see illustration).

Sold for £42

Lot 463

A silver cigarette box, makers mark possibly D & F Birmingham 1918. Height +/- 6 cm, width 17.5 cm, depth 19 cm, together with a James Dixon & Sons spirit flask with silver plated bottom with silver gilt interior, length 17.5 cm.

Sold for £90

Lot 464

Six silver napkin rings, Birmingham 1901, London 1897, Birmingham 1930, Birmingham 1922, Sheffield 1927 and Birmingham 1922. Weight 146 grams.

Sold for £80

Lot 465

A Birmingham silver bonbon dish 1970, by Barker Ellis Silver Company. Diameter 16 cm, weight 228 grams.

Sold for £120

Lot 466

An Edwardian silver embossed tray, Birmingham 1905 by A & J Zimmerman Limited. +/- 32 cm x 22 cm. Weight 300 grams (see illustration).

Sold for £160

Lot 467

A silver octagonal bowl, date letter and makers mark rubbed. 24 cm diameter, weight 427 grams.

Sold for £220

Lot 468

A London silver sweetmeat basket, with pierced sides and embossed foliate design by Robert Pringle and Sons 1907. 26 cm x 20 cm, weight 210 grams.

Sold for £110

Lot 469

A London silver coffee pot by Robert Pringle 1927. Height 20 cm, gross weight 430 grams.

Sold for £205

Lot 470

A Birmingham silver cream jug 1897, by Barker Brothers. Weight 187 grams.

Sold for £95

Lot 471

A Birmingham silver sugar bowl by W G Southers Limited, 1928. Diameter 9 cm, weight 172 grams.

Sold for £80

Lot 472

A Birmingham silver spoon and napkin ring, in original case, hallmarked 1916 by Alexander Clark & Company, together with a set of six boxed silver coffee spoons Birmingham 1929 by TW & S.

Estimated: £60 - £80

Lot 473

A Sheffield silver scalloped bowl and matching knife, in original box. Weight 47 grams and a Chester silver hallmarked cream jug, hallmark rubbed but possibly 1911. Weight 44 grams.

Sold for £50

Lot 474

A pair of London silver dessert spoons 1828, possibly by John Harris. Weight 224 grams.

Sold for £110

Lot 475

A London silver dessert spoon 1842, by George William Adams. Weight 73 grams and a London silver hallmarked salt, date letter rubbed possibly 1762, with mismatched blue glass liner (A/F). Silver weight 77 grams.

Sold for £75

Lot 476

A 100 gram silver bar from The Royal Mint, a Scotsdale Silver one ounce bar and a one ounce silver bar from Johnson Matthey, all cased in mint condition (see illustration).

Sold for £140

Lot 477

A 100 gram silver ingot bar produced by Pamp Suisse, a silver one ounce ingot bar The Metal Arts Company and a one ounce silver ingot bar by Pamp Suisse, all mint cased.

Sold for £150

Lot 478

A 100 gram silver ingot bar by Geiger Edelmetalle, a one ounce silver ingot bar by Recovery Limited and a one ounce silver ingot bar by Sharps Pixley & Company.

Sold for £150

Lot 479

A 100 gram silver ingot bar by Umicore, a one ounce silver ingot bar Asahi Refining.

Sold for £150

Lot 480

Five one ounce silver ingot bars, in original cases, two by Geiger Edelmetalle, Pamp Suisse, Silver Bullet and First Intestate Nevada.

Sold for £140

Lot 481

A 50 gram silver ingot bar by Geiger Edelmetalle, one ounce silver ingot bar by Geiger Edelmetalle, one ounce silver ingot bar by The Royal Mint, a silver ingot bar by Apmex and a one ounce silver ingot bar by Two Dollars.

Sold for £140

Lot 482

A 50 gram silver ingot bar by Pamp Suisse, two one ounce silver ingot bars by Pamp Suisse, one ounce silver bar by Argor Switzerland, a one tenth of an ounce silver star shaped bar and a 5 gram silver ingot bar by Scotsdale Silver.

Sold for £140

Lot 483

A two ounce silver ingot and three one ounce silver ingots (see illustration).

Sold for £140

Lot 483A

A boxed set of 35 gram silver ingot bars, two one gram silver ingot bars by The Bullion Vault, one 5 gram silver ingot bar by The Bullion Vault and one 10 gram silver ingot bar by Valcambi Suisse.

Sold for £125

Lot 484

Four one ounce silver ingots, one in the form of a bullet and two half ounce silver ingots.

Estimated: £140 - £180

Lot 485

A 100 gram silver bar ingot, with skull design and two one ounce silver bar ingots with skull designs.

Estimated: £140 - £180

Lot 486

Two two ounce silver ingot bars and a one ounce silver ingot bar.

Estimated: £140 - £180

Lot 487

A 100 gram silver ingot bar, and three half ounce silver bar ingots, all with skull design.

Estimated: £130 - £160

Lot 488

An Edwardian silver octagonal bowl, London 1903 maker William Hutton & Sons Ltd. Width 15.5 cm, height 11.5 cm, 389 grams (see illustration).

Sold for £200

Lot 489

A pair of Chester silver sauce boats, 1915 maker Barker Brothers, 171 grams.

Sold for £100

Lot 490

A planished metal large teapot, copper and brass hand painted with birds. Height including handle 44 cm.

Sold for £40

Lot 491

A George II silver tankard Newcastle, date letter A 1759 maker John Langlands. Height 9.5 cm, weight 195 grams.

Sold for £170

Lot 492

A late 19th/early 20th century silver plated cake stand, with mirrored base and raised on three legs. Height +/- 14 cm, the top diameter +/- 46 cm, housed in a wooden case.

Sold for £40

Lot 493

A mahogany canteen containing a part set of silver plated rats tail cutlery, the cabinet bearing brass plaque Lloyd Payne and Amiel Silversmiths Manchester. Height including later Shepherds castors 48 cm, width 50.5 cm, depth 41 cm.

Estimated: £200 - £300

Lot 494

A planished silver preserve dish with glass liner by Albert Edward Jones, Birmingham 1923. The spoon also planished and also by the same maker (see illustration).

Sold for £400

Lot 495

An Art Deco three piece silver coffee service, with coffee pot, cream and sugar. Coffee pot height 14.5 cm, makers mark Charles Perry & Co, date letter F 1931. Overall weight 525 grams (see illustration).

Sold for £320

Lot 496

A large Victorian silver salver, London 1876 stamped Lambert Coventry Street London, maker Thomas Bradbury & Sons (Joseph and Edward Bradbury). 1263 grams, diameter 36.5 cm (see illustration).

Sold for £650