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A 15-inch silver-gilt punch ladle with rococo decoration, made in Edinburgh 1819 by George McHattie, also engraved "LUCIFER".
Price: £2,950.00
                                                                      Lucifer was a celebrated race horse (1813-1821), out of Whitworth and Hambleton Mare, which won the Edinburgh and Caledonian Hunt Meeting at Musselburgh on October 11th 1819.  The 'prize‘ raised then by 14 subscribers of ten guineas each’ was ‘the gold cup, value 100 guineas … surplus (to be) paid to the owners in specie’.  It is possible to infer that this ladle formed part of, or was made from, the extra payment.
                                                                     Lucifer went on to have a successful racing career and was renamed Clootie around 1820.  Reporting on his death in 1821, the Sporting Magazine recorded that: "He was quite well the night before."

Antique silver soup ladle A hook-end Irish soup-ladle, fluted and engraved Dublin 1769, maker's mark lightly struck, initialled {MF IF}
Price: £685.00
A Hanoverian soup ladle with beaded border , by Thomas Wallis London 1769, initialled {C}.
A gilt rococo ladle with fluted bowl by Charles Fox, London 1831 crested twice, once with a mailed arm holding a spear and once with an eagle displayed.
Price: £425.00
A heavy cast sauce ladle with shell bowl, the stem moulded with a leaf motif by Charles and George Fox, London 1852.
Price: £425.00
A small Onslow pattern soup ladle with fluted bowl by Stephen Adams I, London 1770.
Price: £420.00
A heavy hourglass pattern soup-ladle, by William Esterbrooke London 1825.
Price: £395.00
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Price: £395.00
Antique silver sifter

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Price: £295.00


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Price: £250.00



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Price: £250.00

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Price: £225.00
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Price: £195.00
A pair of Old English sauce ladles, by Peter and Ann Bateman London 1795, crested with a demi-lion rampant holding a wreath .
Price: £195.00
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Price: £195.00
A pair of Old English sauce ladles with shell bowls, by William Traies London 1827.
Price: £175.00
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Price: £175.00
A Hanoverian pattern sauce ladle with fluted bowl, made in London in 1759, initialled {S} .
Price: £165.00
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Price: £165.00
A feather-edged sifter, the bowl attractively pierced, made in London in 1777 by T?, initialled {S}.
Price: £160.00
A pair of Old English sauce ladles London, 1810 by John Lias crested with an arm in armour holding a hammer for Carpenter.
Price: £150.00
An Old English sauce ladle, by Patrick Robertson Edinburgh 1776, initialled {JB}.
Price: £145.00
A pair of fiddle pattern toddy ladles by James Newlands(?) Glasgow 1823 initialled HG .
Price: £145.00
An Old English sauce ladle with a fluted bowl, by William Tant London 1774, crested with a demi-lion rampant holding a fleur-de-lys, out of a mural coronet.
Price: £140.00
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Price: £140.00
An Old English pattern sifter with elaborate piercing by Samuel Wintle London 1785, initialled {EJ} .
Price: £135.00
A fiddle pattern sifter, Exeter 1850 by W. R. Sobey.
Price: £130.00
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Price: £125.00
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Price: £120.00
A King's shape sifter with brightcut engraving and fancy pierced bowl by Elizabeth and John Eaton London 1860.
Price: £110.00
A sifter in an unnamed ornate pattern made in London in 1858 by George Adams.
Price: £110.00
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Price: £110.00
An Old English sauce ladle, by Thomas Wallis London 1799 , crested with a bird .
Price: £95.00
An Old English sauce ladle, by Robert Sallam London 1767, crested with two crossed swords .
Price: £95.00
An Old English thread cream ladle, by Benjamin Mordecai (also known as Benjamin Montague) London 1790.
Price: £95.00
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Price: £95.00
A fiddle thread sauce ladle London, 1843 by the Lias Brothers crested with a demi-lion rampant, crowned.
Price: £95.00
An Onslow cream ladle with lip, unmarked circa 1760.
Price: £90.00
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Price: £90.00
A fiddle pattern toddy ladle by John Neville Glasgow 1823, initialled {L}.
Price: £85.00
A fiddle pattern cream ladle, by Richard Turner London 1817.
Price: £85.00
A fiddle pattern sauce ladle, London 1837 by Mary Chawner, engraved with the arms of Edgar (The Red House, Ipswich) in a lozenge, probably for Susannah Edgar, who was married in 1783 to her 1st cousin Mileson. He predeceased her in 1830.
Price: £85.00
SN 7869 A small Old English spice-sifter London circa 1780 crested with a hawk on a mound and an eagle displayed on a mural coronet.
Price: £85.00
An Old English spice-sifter by Eley, Fearn and Chawner, London 1813 initialled O.
Price: £85.00
A fiddle-thread spice sifter, by William Eley and William Fearn London 1803, engraved with the crest and motto of DOUGLAS.
Price: £75.00
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Price: £75.00
SN 7635 A spice sifter by Smith and Fearn, London 1791.
Price: £75.00
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Price: £70.00
A fiddle pattern sifter with fancy piercing, by George Adams London 1863, initialled {MW} .
Price: £62.00