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homelawrences auctioneers (crewkerne) silver & vertu including a silver reference library & the lion collection of silver boxes



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This sale was held on 15/01/2019 at 10:00 am

MISCELLANEOUS Spurious antique plate - a pamphlet prepared for the guidance of manufacturers, auctioneers, dealers & pawnbrokers together with loose leaves regarding the Act and Collection of Duty on Silver and a Postcard Album that belonged to Charles Oman (3)

£30 - £50

ENGLISH GOLD Jones, E.A: Old English Gold Plate by Bemrose & Sons, 1907 (to copies) (2)

£60 - £80

SILVER - GENERAL Price Guides, Dictionaries and numerous titles on silver (Clayton, Waldron, Glanville, etc.) (lot)

£40 - £60

Various titles/catalogues, auction records & guides including the Life & diary of W.E. Hurcomb (Vols I & II), 1925 - good bedtime reading! Also including three Thomas Lumly Ltd. exhibition catalogues (lot)

£20 - £40

Jackson, C.J: English Goldsmiths & their marks, 1964 Dover edition, Silver & Gold marks edited by I Pickford, 1989 and Illustrated History of English Plate in two volumes 1969 Dover edition (4)

£50 - £60

A large quantity of volumes/literature including The Albert Collection, The Waddesdon Bequest (two volumes); The Faber Momographs; the subject of eating & drinking etc. (lot)

£100 - £150

Watts, W.W: Old English Silver, leather bound, Earnest Penn 1924

£50 - £60

Literature titles related to the following: Paul De Lamerie; House of Barnard, The Hennells, Garrards, Flaxman, Parker & Wakelin, George Wickes, etc. (lot)

£40 - £50

David S. Shure: Hester Bateman, Women Silversmiths 1685-1845 and a small quantity of general literature (lot)

£20 - £50

Penzer, N.M: Paul Storr, 1954 (with dust wrapper) and Hartop, C: Art in Industry, The Silver of Paul Storr, 2015 (2)

£30 - £50

Phillips, P.A.S: Paul de Lamerie, his Life & Work, 1935 (rebound)

£60 - £80

Hayward, J.F: The Courtauld Silver, 1975; The Huguenot family of Courtauld, volume one by S.L. Courtauld (signed by the author) 1957, Silver wrought by the Courtauld family - privately printed 1940, half cloth bound and other related pamphlets, etc. (lot)

£60 - £80

The Huguonots A small quantity of literature to include The Huguenot Legacy by C. Hartop, various proceedings of the Huguenot Society, etc. (lot)

£20 - £40

SPOONS FLATWARE & CUTLERY Poice, J: The Cutlers' Tale; Tweedale, G: The Sheffield Knife book, Wilson, R.E: Two Hundred Precious Metal Years; Binfield, C & Hey, D: Mesters to Masters, A History of the Company of Cutlers in Hallamshire; Peach, L Du G: The Company of Cutlers in Hallamshire and five other cutlery-related volumes (lot)

£60 - £80

Constable, D.J.E: Silver Spoons of Britain 1200-1710 in two volumes, 2016 (with dust wrappers), together with The Benson Collection of Early Silver Spoons, 2012 (3)

£80 - £100

A small group of catalogues/titles relating to sugar tongs, caddy spoons, 17th century tea spoons, including The Spoon & Its History by C.J. Jackson, 1992 (a bound Society of Antiquaries article) and a bound Barnett Collection catalogue of 1905 (lot)

£40 - £60

How, G.E.P: Early Scottish Spoons, 1934, Kent, T.A: London Silver Spoonmakers 1500- 1697, a bound copy, 1981 and two Sotheby & Co. Sale Catalogues:- London & Provincial Silver spoons, formed by J.H. Walter Esq. 1st & 2nd July 1954 (with pencil annotations) and London & Provincial Spoons - property of Sir Hugh Dawson BT. CBE, 16th February 1961 (4)

£30 - £50

Rupert, C.G: Apostle spoons; Gask, N: Old Silver Spoons of England; Himsworth, J.B: The Story of Cutlery; Kent, T.A: West Country Spoons and their Makers, & spoon-related auction catalogues including Sotheby & Co.: The J.H. Walter Collection 1st & 2nd July 1954, a bound copy of the Ellis Collection 13 & 14 November 1935, etc. (lot)

£80 - £100

Leader, R.E: History of the Company of Cutlers in Hallamshire, Vols I & II with cloth boards & vellum spine (2)

£80 - £120

Norie,J:- Caddy Spoons, together with Caddy Spoons - an illustrated supplement, and a small group of related catalogues/pamphlets including The Collection of Mr & Mrs O.R. Arton (a catalogue of tea caddy spoons) (lot)

£40 - £60

EXHIBITIONS Hungerford Pollen, J: Gold & Silversmiths work in the South Kensington Museum, half leather bound 1878

£30 - £50

EXHIBITIONS Gardner, J.S. Old Silver work, Chiefly English from the XV to the XVII Centuries, a loan collection catalogue, exhibited in 1902 at St. James's Court, London, by Batsford Press 1903 (rebound).

£30 - £50

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EXHIBITIONS An Illustrated Catalogue of Silversmiths' work, European at the Burlington Fine Arts Club, London 1901 (rebound)

£30 - £40

LONDON & LONDON MARKS Culme, J: The Directory of Gold & Silversmiths in two volumes by the Antique Collectors Club, 1987 with dust wrappers

£50 - £70

Grimwade, A.G: London Goldsmiths 1697-1837, Faber & Faber 1976, 1982 and 1990 editions (3)

£80 - £120

Prideaux, W.S: Memorials of the Goldsmiths Company, half leather binding in two volumes 1896/1897 and a quantity of literature on hallmarks & hallmarking (lot)

£60 - £80

Howard, M: Old London Silver, leather (rebound), 1903 and Heal, A: The London Goldsmiths 1200-1800, 1935 (with dust wrapper) (2)

£40 - £50

SOCIETIES / CLUBS The Society of Caddy Spoon Collectors:- Various literature up until 2019 (lot)

£10 - £20

The Wine Label Circle: The Wine Label Circle Journals 1950-2018 (lot)

£20 - £40

The Spoon Collector's Club of Great Britain:- The Finial from the beginning (c.1966) to 2018 (lot)

£10 - £20

The Proceedings of the Society of Silver Collectors 1958-1989, bound in three volumes and the Silver Society Journal, issue nos. 1 through to 33 and the Index

£60 - £80

PROVINCIAL SILVER A small quantity of literature relating to Channels Isles, West Country (Barnstaple, Plymouth, Exeter), Sussex, East Anglia (Norwich, Norfolk, Kings Lynn)

£60 - £80

Birmingham:- Crisp Jones, K: The Silversmiths of Birmingham and their marks 1750-1980; Tann, J: Birmingham Assay Office 1773-1993, and a small quantity of literature related to Birmingham and Mathew Boulton, etc. (lot)

£80 - £120

Chester:- Ridgway & Priestley: Chester Gold & Silvermarks 2004, Ridgway, M: Chester Goldsmiths from early times to 1726, Chester Silver 1727-1837 and Chester Silver 1837-1962 together with various catalogues and a small guide to the Charters & Insignia of the City of Chester by M.J. Groombridge (lot)

£50 - £80

Newcastle:- Gill, M.A.V: A Directory of Newcastle Goldsmiths (hard bound), 1980; another copy of same and three other small related publications (5)

£40 - £60

Yorkshire:- Baggott, M: An Illustrated Guide to York hallmarks 1776-1858 & a Transcript and Index of the York Assay Office Ledger 1805-1821; various small York-related publications and the Yorkshire Arc. Soc. transactions Vols III & IV (1912 and 1915); Yorkshire Church Plate with gilt tooled cloth binding and a small group of literature on Old Sheffield plate (lot)

£60 - £80

Yorkshire:- The Sheffield Assay Office Register, 1911; Old Sheffield Platers & their marks, 1908 & four other Sheffield-related publications (6)

£30 - £50

IRELAND A quantity of literature to include Irish Arts Review Yearbooks, Exhibition Catalogues, Irish Georgian Society Journals, Royal Irish Academy Proceedings, National Museum of Ireland & Trinity College catalogues & pamphlets, Civic Insignia of Dublin (a catalogue), etc. including a rare small catalogue ""A loan Collection of Irish Silver Plate"" in London, at Olympia, Kensington in 1888 (lot) ...

£30 - £50

Irish Provincial/Ecclesiastical:- Buckley, J.J: Some Irish Altar Plate, 1943, various photocopies of catalogues & journals (Galway Goldsmiths, The Goldsmiths of Waterford, Kilkenny, Cork, Munster, Limerick, Lismore), Webster, J.J: Church Plate of Cork, 1909, Bowen, J & O'Brien, C: A Celebration of Limerick's Silver and Cork Silver & Gold - Four Centuries of Craftsmanship, 2005, Franciscan Faith - ...

£40 - £60

Bennett, D: Irish Georgian Silver, 1972 (with dust wrapper & card sleeve) and Collecting Irish Silver, 1984, with dust wrapper (2)

£100 - £150

SCOTLAND Scottish Provincial:- Numerous catalogues, publications, directories & bound papers, etc. relating to Aberdeen, Moray, Tain, Dundee, Banff, Fortrose, Forres, Dunfermline, Perth, Dumfries and The Highlands, the publication Iona Celtic Art - The Work of Alexander and Euphemia Ritchie by E. Mairi macArthur, 2003 and a Glasgow Empire exhibition catalogue of Old Scottish Silver, 1938 (lot)

£40 - £60

Proceedings:- Bound Proceedings of the Society of Antiquairies of Scotland (1893-94, 1933-34, 1934-35, General Index 1954, General Index 1968, Indeces 1947-48 & 1972-74, 1969-70, 1971-72 & 1988) together with Burns, the Revd Thomas: Old Scottish Communion Plate, Edinburgh 1892 and The Benefice Lectures, 1905 by the same author (lot)

£30 - £50

General:- Finlay, I: Scottish Gold & Silver work 1956, and the Revised Edition by the same author, 1991 (with card sleeve) (2)

£20 - £30

Various specialist subjects:- Brook, A.J.S: Old Scottish Hallmarks on Plate, 1892, a bound copy, and University, Civic & Judicial Maces of Scotland, 1893, by the same author, together with Stevenson, J.H: The Bannatyne or Bute Mazer and its carved bone cover, 1932, McLenahan, R.L: Some Scottish Quaichs, 1955 (and the second volume of same, 1968) and How, G.E.P: Scottish Standing Mazers, 1933 96)

£50 - £80

Various:- Hunt, Colin A: The Perth Hammermen Book (1518-1568), printed Perth 1889, Lumsden & Aitken: History of the Hammermen of Glasgow, 1912, Smith, J: The Hammerman of Edinburgh and their Altar 1906, Edinburgh Goldsmiths Minutes 1525-1700 (Scottish Record Society, 2006), and a quantity of other titles (Old Scottish Communion Plate, University, Civic & Judicial Maces of Scotland, 1893, Silver made ...

£50 - £60

OLD SHEFFIELD AND ELECTROPLATED WARES Crosskey, G: Old Sheffield Plate, 2011; Bradbury, F: History of Old Sheffield Plate 1968 (with dust wrapper), Caldicott's Old English Silver & Sheffield Plate and a quantity of related titles (lot)

£70 - £100

SPECIALIST SUBJECTS Baggallay, A: The Salt Cellar, Gilbey, Sir W: Racing Cups 1559-1850, St. John Hope, W: English Medieval Drnking Bowls called Mazers, 1887; The Lycurgus Cup and the Nelme Cup (5)

£80 - £120


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