Silver Highlights from our Thursday 23rd September auction

We look at some of the day's silver highlights

Dawsons' September Jewellery, Silver & Watches auction produced excellent results for clients.


Our first highlight is this decadent pair of late century Polish white metal table candlesticks, featuring removable square bases and removable nozzles. The items bear the word Warszawie, an anchor device and a pricked inscription and date for 1895. 35.7 oz combined weight. The candlesticks are both 29 cm high. To complete the lot is a late 19th century Russian (St. Petersburg) silver podstakannik tea glass holder.


A pair of late 19th century Polish white metal table candlesticks  

 19th century Polish white metal table candlesticks. Sold for £1,100..


We now take you to a keen favourite on the day. A George III lidded tankard; London 1777, mark overstruck but probably that of William Cripps. Featuring a tapering cylindrical with reeded bands to belly and skirt foot; domed, hinged cover and scrolled thumbpiece, the scroll handle with heart terminal, later chased and gilded with monogram engraved to vacant cartouche 21cm high, weighing 26ozt.


A George III lidded tankard

 A George III lidded tankard. Sold for £1,100



The dining theme carried on throughout the auction to this Tiffany sterling silver fingerbowl and saucer. Bearing the managers letter "T" for 1892-1902. Each bearing a panoramic scene of a children's patriotic procession, the figures equipped with American flags and playing musical instruments. Bearing a presentation inscription and dated 1901. 21 ozt gross weight.


A Tiffany sterling silver fingerbowl and saucer

 Tiffany sterling silver fingerbowl and saucer. Sold for £650.



The last of the favourites for the silverware was this Tiffany & Co. artist's silver travelling palette. It displays a rounded rectangular shape and is fitted with fourteen paints set within a divided gilded interior with a hinged cover and the base signed Tiffany.

Artists silver travelling palette

 Artist's silver travelling palette. Sold for £500



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.

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