Silver Highlights from 19th August’s Jewellery, Silver & Watches auction

We take a look at a few of the silver highlights from the day

Another successful Jewellery, Silver & Watches auction for Dawsons on the 19th of August has passed us by.

 


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Our first highlight is this interesting sterling silver and 18k yellow gold rectangular box by Gerald Benney, London, 1968. The box features a bark textured body with a hinged inset decorated with 18k gold bands and an interior lined in green leather. 

Adrian Gerald Sallis Benney CBE RDI (1930 - 2008): a modernist design Sterling silver and 18K yellow gold rectangular box

 Adrian Gerald Sallis Benney CBE RDI (1930 - 2008): a modernist design Sterling silver and 18K yellow gold rectangular box. Sold for £3,100.

  

We now take you to every dog lover’s favourite on the day, which was this late 19th-century German cast silver stirrup cup modelled as the head of a greyhound by E. Wollenweber. This excellent find left our auction house for £2,000 on the day.

German cast silver stirrup cup modelled as the head of a long dog/ greyhound by E. Wollenweber

 German cast silver stirrup cup modelled as the head of a long dog/ greyhound by E. Wollenweber. Sold for £2,000.

 

 

The animal theme carried on throughout the sale with this pleasant pair of silver pheasants. Our third highlight features a pheasant cock and hen, each with import marks for Berthold Muller, 1910 & 1913. These two are naturalistically modelled, with the cock stretching his wings.

A silver pheasant cock and hen, each with import marks for Berthold Muller, 1910 & 1913

 A silver pheasant cock and hen, each with import marks for Berthold Muller, 1910 & 1913. Sold for £1,800.

  

Silver trays usually feature frequently within the Jewellery, Silver & Watches sale. This Edwardian oval silver two handle tray was no exception. Featuring a reeded rim and pierced hand holds bearing a presentation inscription.

 

Edwardian oval silver two handle tray, Sheffield 1905 by James Dixon & Sons

 Edwardian oval silver two handle tray, Sheffield 1905 by James Dixon & Sons. Sold for £1,300.

 

 

The last of our silver favourites within the Jewellery, Silver & Watches auction has to the part canteen of Lunt's "Eloquence" Sterling silver flatware and cutlery with loaded handles. Featuring 12 fish forks, 12 dessert forks, 12 dessert knives, 7 dessert spoons, 13 teaspoons, 1 sugar sifting spoon, 1 butter knife, 1 jam spoon, 1 date fork, 1 mustard spoon, housed in a white Bakelite canteen box.

Sterling silver flatware and cutlery, 71 ozt the flatware, 29.3 ozt the knives with loaded handles

 Sterling silver flatware and cutlery, 71 ozt the flatware, 29.3 ozt the knives with loaded handles. Sold for £1,100.

 

The team of experts at Dawsons are always happy to provide a free verbal appraisal and auction valuation; regularly consigning an array of wonderful items to our monthly Jewellery, Silver & Watches sale. We can also provide insurance valuations, where required.

Please do get in touch, should you any Jewellery, Watches or indeed Silver that you are keen to have valued.

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