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Antique silver soup ladle A hook-end Irish silver soup-ladle, fluted and engraved Dublin 1769, maker's mark lightly struck, initialled {MF IF}
Price: £685.00
1445
Sauce ladle A heavy cast silver sauce ladle with shell bowl, the stem moulded with a leaf motif by Charles and George Fox, London 1852.
Price: £425.00
2060
William IV Queen's pattern soup ladle London 1832 William Eaton A William IV Queen's pattern soup ladle of unusually heavy gauge with oyster shell heel, by William Eaton London 1833, crested with a demi lion rampant crowned holding a dagger .
Price: £395.00
6992
Soup ladle A heavy hourglass pattern silver soup-ladle, by William Esterbrooke London 1825.
Price: £395.00
5332
Soup ladle A fiddle, thread and shell pattern silver soup ladle of very heavy gauge, by William Chawner London 1821, crested for McCullough.
Price: £395.00
5316
Soup ladle A beaded silver soup ladle, by James Sutton London 1781, initialled {WCB} .
Price: £365.00
6605
Pair Victorian Old English sauce ladles dividers London 1875 George Adams A pair of parcel-gilt Victorian Old English pattern sauce ladles with integral dividers, by George Adams London 1875, initialled {W} .
Price:SOLD
7722
Antique silver sifter

A French silver sifter with richly engraved bowl and cast pierced handle in first quality silver circa 1860, maker's mark indecipherable.
Price: £295.00

4771
Stag Hunt sifter A silver-gilt Stag Hunt pattern sifter with fancy pierced bowl by Wakeley and Wheeler London 1887 .
Price:SOLD
6438
 ladle A silver-gilt Stag Hunt pattern ladle, by Wakeley and Wheeler London 1887 .
Price: £280.00
6439
George III Old English soup ladle London 1805 Richard Crossley crest Henry Penton

An Old English pattern soup ladle by Richard Crossley London 1805, crested for Penton
Price: £250.00

The crest is probably that of Henry Penton (1736-1812) who served as Member of Parliament for Winchester from 1761-1796. On his retirement from the House of Commons he gave a witty speech opposing a tax on dogs. During his lifetime Penton was known for starting a liaison with his wife's maid Martha Judd, a result of which was his wife leaving him and his taking Martha to Italy where he 'had her taught music and languages'. Penton married Martha a few days after his wife's death- Lord Thomond wrote of her that 'Her voice is fine, and she sung so well that Mr Penton said £1,500 a year was offered to her if she would appear upon the Italian stage. The offer was made at Rome'. The location of his London estate still recalls his name- Pentonville.

7479
Toddy ladle

An Australian fiddle pattern silver toddy ladle, by J. Walker of Darlinghurst, New South Wales, initialled {JJR}.
Price: £250.00

 

5465
Toddy ladle

A silver toddy ladle with silver-mounted nut bowl, the wooden handle terminating in a silver bird on the bowl and Gothic finial, dated 11th August 1847 with the initials RTRDBC.
Price:SOLD

3259
Long condiment ladle Edinburgh 1894 Brookes and Sons 28cm An unusually long (28cm) Victorian condiment ladle, by Brookes and Sons Edinburgh 1894 .
Price: £225.00
7760
George III Onslow sauce ladle London 1764 William Withers A George III Onslow pattern sauce ladle with fluted bowl, by William Withers London 1764, crested with a unicorn's head .
Price: £225.00
7042
Soup ladle A heavy Old English silver soup ladle, by John, Henry and Charles Lias.
Price: £225.00
5212
Victorian Hanoverian pattern sifter Dublin 1870 John Smyth Fitzgerald Leinster

A Victorian Hanoverian pattern sifter by John Smyth Dublin 1870, crested for Fitzgerald beneath an Earl's Coronet.
Price:SOLD

This sifter is in very close mimicry of flatware produced in the mid eighteenth century and there were no Earls in the Fitzgerald family to whom it could have belonged in 1870. On close examination the coronet was originally engraved as that of a Duke for the Dukedom of Leinster, but this has been altered to that of an Earl to match the earlier silver which this sifter was presumably commissioned to augment or to replace a lost original. The Fitzgerald family were Earls of Kildare from 1316 to 1761 when they promoted to the Marquissate of Kildare before gaining their Dukedom in 1766.

This sifter was made during the tenure of Augustus Frederick Fitzgerald, 4th Duke of Leinster (1791-1874) whose godfather was the future George IV (1763-1830). Fitzgerald inherited the Dukedom in 1804 and attended Eton College (1806-1810) and then Christ Church, Oxford from 1810. In 1818 the Duke married Charlotte Augusta, youngest daughter of the 3rd Earl of Harrington, (1793-1859) and the couple had three sons and one daughter.

Leinster held a number of offices during his lifetime and many of these he held for a long time. He was Grand Master of the Irish Freemasons from 1813 (61 years) , Custos Rotulorum of Kildare from 1819 (55 years), Lord Lieutenant of Kildare and a Privy Councillor of Ireland and England from 1831 (33 years) and was Lord High Constable of Ireland at the coronations of William IV and Queen Victoria.

7422
George III pair Old English pattern sauce ladles London 1812 Richard Crossley A George III pair of Old English sauce ladles, by Richard Crossley London 1812, crested with an arm holding an arrow.
Price: £195.00
7660
George III pair sauce ladles London 1812 Richard Crossley A George III pair of Old English sauce ladles with oval bowls, by Richard Crossley London 1812, initialled {CC}
Price: £195.00
7659
 ladle

A fiddle pattern silver ladle with a spout (marked on both bowl and handle), by Jonathan Hayne London 1827 .
Price: £195.00

This ladle is made in two pieces and therefore carries a full set of hallmarks on the bowl and part-marks on the handle. This arrangement is that called for by the halmarking legislation of the first half of the nineteenth century but it is extremely rare to find the regulations so closely adhered to.

6507
Sauce ladle A Celtic point silver sauce ladle with lipped bowl, by John Shiels Dublin 1784 .
Price: £195.00
6020
Sauce ladles A pair of Old English silver sauce ladles, by Peter and Ann Bateman London 1795, crested with a demi-lion rampant holding a wreath .
Price: £195.00
5766
Sauce ladles A pair of fiddle pattern silver sauce ladles with circular bowls London, 1852 by George Adams crested with a rose.
Price: £195.00
2975
George III Fiddle pattern sifter Cork 1810 Toleken A George III Fiddle pattern sifter, by John Toleken of Cork circa 1810, initialled {J} .
Price: £185.00
7711z
Sauce ladles A pair of Old English silver sauce ladles with shell bowls, by William Traies London 1827.
Price: £175.00
4774
A pair of fiddle pattern silver toddy-ladles, part of an Agricultural prize Edinburgh 1830 by Wm. Marshall, one inscribed 'From Cal. Hort. Soc to ... 1'; the other 'Mrs James Barnet for ... 2'.
Price: £175.00
7743
 sifter An Art Deco silver sifter, by Liberty and Company Birmingham 1928 .
Price: £170.00
6520
Toddy ladle An Old English silver toddy ladle by William Jamieson of Aberdeen (Marked WJ and curly n) circa 1820 initialled A.C (gothic).
Price: £165.00
7915
 sifter A feather-edged silver sifter, the bowl attractively pierced, made in London in 1777 by T?, initialled {S}.
Price: £160.00
5111
Victorian Albert pattern punch ladle twist stem London 1860 An unusually long (15.5 inches/39 cm) Victorian Albert pattern punch ladle with a twisted stem, made in London in 1860 .
Price: £155.00
7327
 sifter An Old English pattern silver sifter with beaded border and fancy pierced bowl, by George Smith London 1782 initialled {RM}.
Price: £155.00
6416
Pair ladles A pair of Old English silver sauce ladles London, 1810 by John Lias crested with an arm in armour holding a hammer for Carpenter.
Price: £150.00
2923
Pair Fiddle pattern sauce ladles London 1827 James Beebe A pair of George IV fiddle pattern sauce ladles, by James Beebe London 1827, initialled {JMT} .
Price: £145.00
2 pairs available
6896
China Trade sifter Canton circa 1820 WE/WE/WC A Chinese Export fiddle pattern silver sifter with intricately pierced bowl, by WE/WE/WC of Canton, circa 1820 .
Price:SOLD
6730
Sauce ladle An Old English silver sauce ladle, by Patrick Robertson Edinburgh 1776, initialled {JB}.
Price: £145.00
4830
A pair of fiddle pattern silver toddy ladles by James Newlands(?) Glasgow 1823 initialled HG .
Price: £145.00
5272b
Pair toddy ladles A pair of small silver toddy-ladles with twisted stems by Henry Holland, London 1870.
Price: £140.00
7868
A George IV King's Honey Suckle sauce ladle London 1821 Eley Fearn A George IV unusually large (5") George IV King's Honeysuckle pattern sauce ladle, by William Eley, William Fearn and William Chawner London 1821, crested with a lion's head erased above the initials {JW} and below the motto Defend the Truth .
Price: £135.00
7365
Victorian aesthetic movement sifter japanese style Heath and Middleton Birmingham 1908 An Edward VII 'Aesthetic Movement' sifter in Japanese style with intricately pierced bowl, by Heath and Middleton Birmingham 1908 .
Price: £135.00
6967
 sifter An Old English pattern silver sifter with elaborate piercing by Samuel Wintle London 1785, initialled {EJ} .
Price: £135.00
5848
Pair toddy ladles A pair of fiddle pattern silver toddy ladles, by William Cunningham Edinburgh 1827, crested for MUIRHEAD .
Price: £130.00
6092
 sifter A fiddle pattern silver sifter, Exeter 1850 by W. R. Sobey.
Price: £130.00
3739
 sifter A fiddle pattern silver sifter, the piercing formed as a shell with stars surrounding, by J. & H. Lias, London 1822 crested with a bird.
Price: £120.00
8344
 ladle An Old English silver sauce ladle with a wrigglework border, by Hester Bateman London 1786, numbered 1 on the heel .
Price: £115.00
6408
A long Fiddle Thread spice sifter 1814 Eley Fearn and Chawner A long fiddle thread pattern silver spice sifter, by Eley, Fearn and Chawner London 1814, crested with a lion's head collared .
Price: £110.00
6806
 sifter A King's shape silver sifter with brightcut engraving and fancy pierced bowl by Elizabeth and John Eaton London 1860.
Price: £110.00
5264
 sifter A silver sifter in an unnamed ornate pattern made in London in 1858 by George Adams.
Price: £110.00
5151
 sifter An engraved silver sifter, the handle similarly pierced and decorated, by George Unite Birmingham 1855.
Price: £110.00
5082
George III Old English half beaded sauce ladle London 1785

A George III Old English pattern sauce ladle with beaded borders (extending only half way down the stem), London 1785, crested with a Knight .
Price: £95.00

The short length of beading on the stem of this ladle is an unusual feature. It is possible that this ladle came from the Bateman workshop as the same feature has been seen on a salt ladle by Hester Bateman made in 1782.

8013
Victorian Feather-edge and cartouche ladle Sheffield 1884 John E. Bingham A Victorian feather-edge and cartouche pattern condiment ladle, by Sir John E. Bingham (for Walker and Hall) London 1884 .
Price: £95.00
7049
 ladle An Old English silver sauce ladle, by Robert Sallam London 1767, crested with two crossed swords .
Price: £95.00
5872
Cream ladle An Old English thread silver cream ladle, by Benjamin Mordecai (also known as Benjamin Montague) London 1790.
Price: £95.00
5415
 sifter A fiddle pattern silver sifter, by John and Henry Lias London 1840.
Price: £95.00
4872
 ladle A fiddle thread silver sauce ladle London, 1843 by the Lias Brothers crested with a demi-lion rampant, crowned.
Price: £95.00
2907
George IV Fiddle pattern sauce ladle prob. Cork c. 1830 Bellew crest

A George III Fiddle pattern sauce ladle, marked Sterling (probably Cork) circa 1830, crested for Bellew and initialled {MB} probably for Michael Dillon Bellew (1796-1855), 1st Baronet of Mount Bellew, Co. Galway from 1838. .
Price: £90.00

The Bellew family are of Anglo-Norman origin and had a long association with Leinster. They remained Roman Catholic and under the Cromwellian rule of Ireland in the mid seventeenth century they moved to Galway.

Michael Dillon Bellew (1796-1855) was the only son of Christopher Dillon Bellew of Mount Bellew in County Galway (d. 1826). Michael married Helen Maria Dillon (presumably a cousin in some degree) in 1816 and presumably inherited the family estate on the death of his father- both times when people often purchased silver. In 1838 Michael was made the first Roman Catholic High Sherriff of Galway and received a baronetcy. This ladle, as it is not engraved with the badge of a baronet, can be presumed to date to before his promotion.

7712
Cream ladle An Onslow silver cream ladle with lip, unmarked circa 1760.
Price: £90.00
5438
Sauce ladle A fiddle pattern silver sauce ladle with double-fluted gilt shell bowl by John Whiting, London 1849.
Price: £90.00
8614
A very small hanoverian sifter circa 1760 An unusually small George III Hanoverian pattern sifter, the bowl pierced as a star, circa 1760, crested with a demi lion rampant holding a garb .
Price:SOLD
7066
 ladle A fiddle, thread and shell silver sauce ladle, by George Adams London 1845, crested with a demi lion rampant holding an estoile .
Price: £85.00
6412
 ladle A fiddle shell pattern silver sauce ladle, by Eley Fearn and Chawner London 1812, crested with an antelope's head out of a coronet.
Price:SOLD
6257
Toddy ladle A fiddle pattern silver toddy ladle by John Neville Glasgow 1823, initialled {L}.
Price: £85.00
4965z
Cream ladle A fiddle pattern silver cream ladle, by Richard Turner London 1817.
Price: £85.00
4664
 ladle A fiddle pattern silver 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
3387
 sifter A small Old English silver spice-sifter London circa 1780 crested with a hawk on a mound and an eagle displayed on a mural coronet.
Price: £85.00
7869
An Old English silver spice-sifter by Eley, Fearn and Chawner, London 1813 initialled O.
Price: £85.00
7075
 ladle

A fiddle, thread and shell silver sauce ladle, made in London in 1859, crested with a double plume of feathers coming out of a coronet.
Price: £80.00

The crest on this ladle was used by a number of families: Amory, Arderne, Astley, Linnet, Raines, Reymes, Spitty and Waldegrave.

6381
George III  Old English spice sifter London 1791 Richard Crossley A George III Old English pattern spice sifter, by Richard Crossley London 1791, crested with a cow .
Price: £75.00
7557
George III Old English sauce ladle 1810 John James Dunsford

A George III Old English sauce ladle, by John or James Dunsford Exeter 1810, initialled {JMJ} .
Price: £75.00
Miles Harrison in his 'Exeter and West Country Silver' (2014) notes that 'A JD mark has been noted on sugar tongs, teaspoons and wine labels bearing Exeter hallmarks for 1810 and 1811. This mark could either belong to John Dunsford [d. 1816] or James Newman Dunsford [(d. 1835)].'

7141
 ladle A small Old English pattern silver sauce ladle, made circa 1780.
Price: £75.00
5492
 sifter A fiddle-thread silver spice sifter, by William Eley and William Fearn London 1803, engraved with the crest and motto of DOUGLAS.
Price:SOLD
4979
 ladle A silver cream ladle with mother-of-pearl handle, by George Unite Birmingham 1869.
Price: £75.00
4403
 sifter A silver spice sifter by Smith and Fearn, London 1791.
Price:SOLD
7635
 sifter A fiddle pattern silver spice sifter, by William Eley and William Fearn London 1822.
Price: £70.00
5682
Victorian Fiddle pattern cream ladle Exeter 1844 William Pope A Victorian fiddle pattern cream ladle, by William Pope Exeter 1844, initialled {WSCC to PAP} .
Price: £68.00
6986
 ladle An Old English silver cream ladle with engraved stem, by Thomas Hart Stone Exeter 1866 .
Price:SOLD
6222