An attractive Victorian heavily cut glass claret jug, dating to around 1870. The jug has a star cut base, and foliate decoration to its sides. The jug and stopper are in fine condition, other than a small amount of bloom to the very base of the interior of the jug which does not detract from the overall look of the jug.
A nice George III bright cut solid sterling silver shell bowl caddy spoon hallmarked for London 1795 by John Blake It measures 7.5 cm long, 3.4 cm across the bowl and weighs 7.5 g In overall good condition, but does have a split to the reverse. It looks as though this happened in the making of the spoon, and does not show at the front.
A very attractive walnut domed top cigar caddy dating to around 1900. The caddy has cast brass ball and claw feet, cast brass handles and escucheon, and its original key. The caddy is decorated with boxwood stringing all over, and inlaid with mother of pearl lid.The interior of the caddy is cedar lined with a lidded compartment.
A lovely Sterling Silver penknife with pivoting hanging loop. The knife has full English hallmarks, Assay office Birmingham, (Anchor) the maker's mark "VP" and date letter gothic "Y", which is the hallmark for 1898 The steel blades with some tarnish marks as can be seen. The knife has an all over ivy leaf design which is very attractive. The tools within the knife are steel and comprise, knife, scissors, button hook, file. The knife measures 5.8cm long, excluding hanging loop. Nice condition, some tarnish to the tools.
An Edwardian mahogany display cabinet dating to around to 1900. The cabinet has tear drop moulded cornice over astragal glazed doors with. It boasts its original rippled glass. (note the shelves a new glass replacements). The cabinet stands over an apron inlaid with bellflower garlands, and is raised on swan neck legs with boxwood line inlays.
A floor standing glazed mahogany glazed bookcase, of good colour, dating to late Victorian times, C1890. The bookcase stands on a plinth and has three shelves, the doors to which are lockable (key present),and also an unusual hinged lockable top section, in which documents could be stored. The bookcase has its original brass locks and escutcheon.