Gilt English Hallmarked Sterling Box By English Silversmith Daniel Hockley. London, dated, 1814.
Gilt Box By English Silversmith Daniel Hockley. Dated, 1814.
A small gilt box in silver with English Silver Hallmarks, it is dated 1814. The marker Daniel Hockley, was one of the first English silversmiths settlers in Eastern Cape, Port Elizabeth during the 1820s. It is decorated with a leaf and flower border around the body, with a curved edge in the centre it is easy to open and close. The top and bottom is engraved with a net pattern in shape of a rectangle to form emphasis on the unique design and structure.
This piece was once used as an everyday day object for snuff.
Marked: D.H stands for Daniel Hockley. Leopard with Crown. Dated with the letter ‘T’ for 1814. Duty Mark with the head during the reign of George III.
85 grams in silver.
Measures: 3 inches in length x 1 1/2 inches wide.
Excellent Condition: No repairs. (minimal scratches and rubbing on surface, with a small tarnish on the interior of one hinge from gentle use )
A Pair of German .925 Sterling Silver 3 Arm Candelabras circa 1920’s
A Pair of Sterling Silver 3 Arm Candelabras
This pair of sterling candelabras, circa 1920’s, have a very gentle flowing look about them with their smooth Art Nouveau design that distinguishes them from the harsh edges that so many modern candelabras have. Each has the original bobeche to catch the wax drippings that are removable for easy cleaning and each is marked 925.
Marked: On the topside of each base Sterling, 925. each bobeche marked 925. The bottom plates are marked German but are silver-plated.
Each Measures: 10 inches wide x 8 3/4 inches high.
Excellent Condition: No dents or repairs, the silver-plated bottoms show some spotting.
Pair of Polish .800 Silver Corinthian Column Candle Sticks circa 1920
This pair of silver candle sticks from Warsaw Poland are .800 silver and are non-weighted. They are fashioned after a Corinthian column with a tall, thin, smooth shaft topped with ornamental tops and footed decorative bases making them quite classical.
“Be our guest” as you pull up a chair, and dine by candle light with this pair of lovely candlesticks or give as a perfect gift for those well-deserved celebratory moments.
Marked: Womans head with kerchief, 3 woman head with kerchief W for .800 silver and the city of Warsaw and the mark of WSZ for a maker unknown to me.
Measures: 10 3/4 inches high x 3 3/4 inches wide.
Condition: Each candle stick has some wear to the tops and a few tiny dings to the columns (pictured).