Antique collectibles in silver

In addition to the items appearing on this page, you may be interested in reviewing our collections of vinaigrettes, snuff-boxes and other boxes of various kinds. Other categories with their own pages are seals and writing implements, buttons and buckles and wearable silver generally.

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A bo'sun's call of customary form, unmarked. Engraved 'From Capt Josling, Com[mande]rs Packin & Hunter" and on the reverse, a naval cannon. Naval records give Josling's ship's name (H.M.S. Euryalus) and indicate a China Trade origin.
Price: £1,150.00
                                                            The ship's commissioned life under Captain Josling's command was spent in Chinese and Japanese waters in the years 1862 - 1863 (the time he was served by the other Ship's officers — termed 'Commanders' in the inscription). Josling was killed on board the Euryalus during the bombardment of Kagoshima (15-17 August 1863)
An 'aide-memoire' engraved with Crystal Palace on the front and curlicues to the rear, Birmingham circa 1851, by Wheeler and Cronin.
Price: £595.00
A silver gilt dog-whistle decorated with a spaniel's head in relief by Phipps and Robinson, London 1804.
Price: £555.00

A gold mourning ring by Thomas Mayfield London 1806, engraved "SARAH HARRISON . OB: 25.AUG:1806.  AE 25"
Price: £425.00
                                                            Thomas Mayfield registered his mark in 1790 and appears in Grimwade. According to the Old Bailey records, he stocked rings in 1817 (when one of them was stolen)

A diamond shovel by Heath and Middleton, Birmingham 1903 also incised '13079'.
Price: £375.00
SN 8090 A collapsible leather-encased brass telescope for rifle-mounting by Steward, 406 Strand, London No 270, with presentation plaque to Q.W.R.V, No 8. (Broadwood) Company, 1st Ladies Prize. Sergeant A. Anderson, 13th Augt 1862
Price: £375.00
A mother-of-pearl cased magnifying glass with silver mounts, circa 1760.
Price: £375.00
A tortoiseshell-cased magnifying glass, circa 1760.
Price: £375.00
A collapsible shaving brush in silver case, London 1807 by RB (probably Richard Buckton), crested twice with a stag trippant.
Price: £295.00
SN 6107 A silver handbag frame chased with patterns and florets by SM (device below), Amsterdam 1840.
Price: £295.00

A miniature clothes brush with silver top, by Thomas and James Phipps London 1820.
Price: £290.00

A folding camping or campaign stove with patent burner, made in London in 1900 by H. S. Brown and retailed by George Maurice and Company of 48 Piccadilly.
Price: £275.00
An engine-turned toothbrush cover with hinged lid, by Thomas Johnson London 1880, also initialled {DTB}.
Price: £250.00
A bookmark in the form of the Prince of Wales feathers, London 1886.
Price: £250.00
A circular oak box inset with a medal (metal) commemorating the fire at York Minster in 1829.
Price: £225.00
A 19th century silver combination cylinder-lock probably Middle Eastern, unmarked circa 1880.
Price: £225.00
A pair of shirt studs engraved with a rose, London circa 1720 by TH (gothic script) --- attributed to James Thomasson (flourished 1717-1750).
SN 6125 A Russian purse of silver mesh on a floral frame in the English manner Moscow 1825-1827 by unknown maker EE (Cyrillic).
Price: £180.00

A silver-gilt quizzing glass with blued lens, London 1822 by T.H. (incuse)
Price: £175.00

A smoker's companion with prodder, stamper and cheroot holder Birmingham 1903 by G. E. Walton Ltd.
Price: £75.00
A glass soap dish or dressing table box with engine-turned silver lid, by Brownett and Jones, London 1879 (retailed by P and F. Schafer), engraved with a continental armorial.
Price: £75.00
A silver-gilt manicure implement, London 1875 by Frederic Purnell, initialled {CW}.
Price: £45.00