SH150 - Fine Furniture, Silver, Asian and Decorative Arts

Auction Details

Tuesday 19 June 2018 at 6:00pmShapiro Gallery, 162 Queen St, Woollahra, SydneyWoollahra Hotel Function Room, 116 Queen Street, Woollahra, Sydney

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Tuesday 12 - Tuesday 19 June 2018 11:00am to 5:00pm
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  • 222_1
    LOT 222

    Victorian Silver-Gilt Dessert Service


    Mark of Francis Higgins, London, c. 1863-1973

    setting for twelve, comprising twelve dessert forks, twelve dessert knives, twelve dessert spoons, twelve teaspoons, six fluted bowl spoons, one sugar sifter spoon, one crema ladle, one pair of grape scissors, each piece crested with the Middleton family crest and motto 'Fortis in…

    EST.$5,000 - $7,000
    • Measurements: weight 2862 grams
    • Provenance: Purchased from C. J. Vander Antiques, London, in November 1980
    • Labels: Cf. for comparison a similar service, Christie's New York, Important Silver and Objects de Vertu sale, lot 83, 18 October 2012
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  • silver 223
    LOT 223

    Sterling Silver Cutlery Service


    Mark of George W. Adams, London

    bead edge pattern, comprising twelve entrée forks, twelve entrée knives, twelve table spoons, twelve table forks, twelve table knives, twelve dessert spoons, twelve tea spoons, two sauce ladles, two sugar spoons, one serving knife, hallmarked (89)

    EST.$2,000 - $4,000Sold for$3,360 Including Buyer's Premium
  • 224_1
    LOT 224

    Pair of Sterling Silver Three Branch Candelabra


    Mark of Wai Kee, Hong Kong

    raised on a circular stepped foot, marked 'Wai Kee sterling silver', weighted

    EST.$500 - $700Sold for$780 Including Buyer's Premium
    • Measurements: weight 1904 grams height 21.5 cm
    • Provenance: The Estate of a Gentleman, Point Piper, NSW
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  • 225_1
    LOT 225

    Victorian Sterling Silver Teapot


    Mark of Robert Hennell, London, 1850

    of lobbed baluster form with engraved scroll and geometric decoration, with leaf capped scroll handle and spout, hallmarked

    EST.$500 - $700Sold for$960 Including Buyer's Premium
    • Measurements: weight 948 grams
    • Provenance: The Collection of Lady Sybil Joel, Sydney
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  • 226_1
    LOT 226

    Impressive Victorian Sterling Silver Goblet


    Mark of Edward Ker Reid, London, 1863

    the cylindrical bowl chased and engraved with trellis pattern, supported on a knopped stem, the whole raised on a spreading circular foot similarly decorated, gilded interior, hallmarked

    EST.$400 - $600Sold for$2,040 Including Buyer's Premium
    • Measurements: weight 707 grams height 26 cm
    • Provenance: The Estate of a Gentleman, Point Piper, NSW
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  • 227_1
    LOT 227

    Sterling Silver Cutlery Service


    Mark of Elkington & Co., Sheffield, 1968

    setting for twelve, comprising twelve entrée forks, twelve entrée knives, twelve table forks, twelve table knives, twelve soup spoons, twelve dessert spoons, twelve fruit forks and twelve fruit knives, knives with stainless steel blades, fruit knives markerd Mappin & Web (96)

    EST.$2,000 - $4,000Sold for$2,280 Including Buyer's Premium
    • Measurements: approx. total weight 3972 grams
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  • 228_1
    LOT 228

    Sterling Silver Tea and Coffee Service


    Mark of F. Hawker Ltd., Birmingham, 1964

    comprising a teapot, coffee pot, cream jug and sugar bowl, each engraved and chased with sprays of flowers, all hallmarked (4)

    EST.$1,500 - $2,500Sold for$1,800 Including Buyer's Premium
  • 229_1
    LOT 229

    Sterling Silver Cutlery Service


    Marks of Various Makers, London

    shell pattern, comprising twelve entrée forks, twelve entrée knives, twelve table forks, twelve table knives, twelve table spoons, twelve dessert spoons, and twelve tea spoons, hallmarked (84)

    EST.$1,500 - $2,500Sold for$2,640 Including Buyer's Premium
  • 230_1
    LOT 230

    Sterling Silver Serving Platter


    Mark of Adie Brothers, Birmingham, 1950

    of oval shape with chased trellis border, hallmarked

    EST.$800 - $1,200Sold for$900 Including Buyer's Premium
    • Measurements: weight 1836 grams
    • Provenance: The Estate of a Gentleman, Point Piper, NSW
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  • 231_1
    LOT 231

    Five Piece Sterling Silver Coffee and Tea Service


    Mark of William Suckling Ltd., Sheffield, 1941

    comprising a coffee pot, a teapot, a hot water jug, a cream jug and sugar bowl, with ebony handles and finials, hallmarked (5)

    EST.$1,000 - $1,500Sold for$1,440 Including Buyer's Premium
    • Measurements: total weight 2480 grams
    • Provenance: The Estate of a Gentleman, Point Piper, NSW
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  • 232_1
    LOT 232

    Victorian Sterling Silver Three Piece Tea Service


    Mark of Henry Holland, London, 1862

    each engraved and chased with flowers and scrolls, hallmarked (3)

    EST.$800 - $1,200Sold for$1,200 Including Buyer's Premium
  • 233_1
    LOT 233

    Sterling Silver Serving Dish


    Mark of J. B. Chatterley & Sons, Birmingham, 1936

    scalloped rim, on four volute feet, together with a sterling silver salver, mark of TL, Sheffield, 1918, with pie crust border, on three feet, hallmarked (2)

    EST.$600 - $800Sold for$840 Including Buyer's Premium
    • Measurements: weight 601 grams; 673 grams
    • Provenance: The Estate of a Gentleman, Point Piper, NSW
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  • 234_2
    LOT 234

    George IV Sterling Silver Twin Handled Sugar Bowl


    Mark of George Burrows II, London, 1825

    leaf capped scroll handles, chased and engraved with scrolling leaves and flowers, inscribed 'Presented to Thos Hughes on his marriage by his godfather Thos Davies Esq. of Plasdraw Nov 1827', together with an Irish sterling silver cream jug, dated 1836, and a Victorian sterling silver…

    EST.$400 - $600Sold for$900 Including Buyer's Premium
    • Measurements: weight 460 grams; 204 grams; 457 grams
    • Provenance: The Collection of Lady Sybil Joel, Sydney
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  • 235_1
    LOT 235

    George V Britannia Silver Christening Porringer and Cover


    Mark of Sidney Bellamy Harmon, London, c. 1920

    twin handled mug, the cover with stylised serpent handle, engraved inside cover 'Wishing Simon all happiness & good luck from his Godmother, Nellie Melba, 20 April 1921', hallmarked

    EST.$2,200 - $2,800
    • Measurements: weight 454 grams height 12.5 cm
    • Labels: Lady Susan Fitzclarence accompanied Dame Nellie Melba on tours to Australia and internationally until the birth of her son Simon Birch. Lady Susan was godmother to Melba's granddaughter, Patricia Armstrong, born in Melbourne in 1918
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  • 236_1
    LOT 236

    Sterling Silver White Horse Whisky Annual Corinthian Cup


    Mark of Hardy Brothers, Sydney

    awarded to Spear Arrow's winning run in the Rosehill Racing Club's White Horse Whisky Annual Corinthian Cup in 1939, inscribed to recto and verso, with two horse form handles, hallmarked

    EST.$1,500 - $2,500
    • Measurements: weight 552 grams height 26.5 cm
    • Labels: Two silver version of the cup were presented to Spear Arrow's owner and trainer Charles Cullen and the jockey W. Player, this one of those cups
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  • 237_1
    LOT 237

    Australian Sterling Silver Trophy


    Mark of Edward Fischer, Geelong, c. 1880

    of knopped baluster form with two foliate capped scroll handles, the neck applied with vine leaves, the body engraved and chased with foliage, flanked by two rams heads in shield cartouches, on a raised circular foot, marked 'Fischer Geelong' on foot rim

    EST.$3,000 - $5,000Sold for$6,240 Including Buyer's Premium
    • Measurements: weight 788 grams
    • Provenance: Woolley and Wallis, Salisbury, England, Silver & Collectors' Items auction, lot 484, 22 January 2013
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  • 238_1
    LOT 238

    James Alexander Barrow Linton (English/Australian, 1904-1980)


    Set of Six Arts & Crafts Sterling Silver Tea Spoons

    with hammered bowls and decorated handles, hallmarked 'JAL ST. Silver' and stamped with a gumnut, with box (6)

    EST.$400 - $600
  • 239_1
    LOT 239

    Canadian Sterling Silver Cutlery Part Service


    Mark of Birks, Canada

    Chantilly pattern, comprising five table forks, ten entrée forks, six grapefruit spoons, ten table spoons, nineteen dessert spoons, thirteen dessert forks, eight fruit forks, ten dessert knives, five coffee spoons, twelve soup spoons, ten entrée knives, three table knives, eleven tea…

    EST.$2,000 - $4,000Sold for$1,560 Including Buyer's Premium
  • 240_1
    LOT 240

    Three German Silver Serving Platters


    Mark of M. H. Wilkens & Sohne, Bremen-Hemelingen

    the three graduated platters of oblong shape, hallmarked '830' with German assay marks (3)

    EST.$1,500 - $2,500Sold for$2,280 Including Buyer's Premium
    • Measurements: total weight 4383 grams
    • Provenance: The Estate of a Gentleman, Point Piper, NSW
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  • 241_1
    LOT 241

    Collection of English Sterling Silver and Mother-of-Pearl Fruit Knives


    Marks of Various Silversmiths, Dated from 1800-1930

    with carved mother-of-pearl handles, hallmarked (29)

    EST.$800 - $1,200Sold for$816 Including Buyer's Premium
    • Measurements: approx. length 8 cm
    • Provenance: Private Collection, QLD
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  • 242_1
    LOT 242

    Harald Nielsen for Georg Jensen


    Hammered Sterling Silver Bowl, Model 878, Designed c. 1935

    stamped 'Dessin HN Denmark Sterling 878 Georg Jensen'

    EST.$4,000 - $6,000
    • Measurements: weight 1534 grams height 15.5 cm diameter 27 cm
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  • 243_1
    LOT 243

    Georg Jensen


    Sterling Silver Carving Set

    Cactus pattern, comprising a carving fork, a carving knife and a swivel guard, with stainless steel blades, collars stamped 'Georg Jensen Sterling Denmark', with box (3)

    EST.$600 - $800Sold for$1,320 Including Buyer's Premium
  • 244_1
    LOT 244

    Georg Jensen


    Four Sterling Silver Serving Pieces

    Acorn pattern, comprising a soup ladle, a pair of sterling silver and stainless steel salad servers and a gravy ladle, all stamped 'Georg Jensen Sterling Denmark' (4)

    EST.$400 - $600Sold for$780 Including Buyer's Premium
    • Measurements: weight 131 grams; 194 grams; 24 grams
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  • 245_1
    LOT 245

    Georg Jensen


    Assorted Sterling Silver and Stainless Steel Cutlery Pieces

    Acorn pattern, comprising a pair of grape scissors, two open salts bowls and spoons, a butter knife and two spreading knives, all stamped 'Georg Jensen Sterling Denmark', together with a Jensen May spoon, and two mother-of-pearl strawberry spoons (11)

    EST.$400 - $600Sold for$540 Including Buyer's Premium