EARLY ENGLISH SILVER

Early antique English silver looks distinctly different from the German silver, first of all in terms of color. Antique English silver, of the time, demonstrates a sobriety of forms and a well organised hallmark system (there are mostly four marks on English silver). Under this category, you can find antique English silver of a very high quality, dating from the seventeenth and eighteenth century.

These Queen Anne, square silver boxes are octagonal divided by narrow and long sides. The only decoration of these exceptionally attractive boxes is the fine gadroons (ornamental surface or edges) on foot and lid....

The small, pear-shaped silver milk jug stands on a round, profiled, cast, pedestal foot and has a buoyantly curved rim. Made in London 1733/4....

The present silver tea caddy is a typical English, silver object from the George I period, early 18th century. Nice smooth surface and minimalistic design in great quality. London 1713/4, John Farnell....

This silver punch bowl is a perfect example for the George II period. It was made in London 1724/5 by Richard Bayley. The crest belongs to Sir James Clavering of Axwell, 4th Baronet....

This antique silver coffeepot has a slender, octagonal form and a smooth surface, adorned only by an engraved crest around a laborious cartouche. Being of the Britannia Standard period, it demonstrates an exceptional early example. It was made in London 1713/4 by the markers Robert...

The smooth, tapering and cylindrical chocolate pot is raised on a moulded rim foot. The spout is S-curved and it ends in a bird’s head. The slightly domed cover is connected to the corpus with a detachable pin and chain....

The George II silver teapot is standing on a round, profiled standing ring. Its shoulders are adorned with engraved geometrical and naturalistic ornaments. London 1727/8, Thomas Cooke II, Richard Gurney....

George I antique silver teapot in pear-shape of the Britannia Standard period (95,84 % silver content). Made in London 1722/3 by William Fleming....

The present round, antique silver plate is an excellent object of English silver of the late 17th century. Very strict and timeless, minimalistic design....

These very fine silver objects are snuffers on a snuffer-tray from the Britannia Standard period. The object contains two parts: the tray and the snuffers. The eight-sided form of this rectangular tray has in the interior of the rim a chased line....