George II Irish Silver Basket, J Hamilton

Oval form, embossed with winged angel heads, lion masks, wheatsheafs and scythes to the border + trailing grape vine on textured ground to the frieze, pierced foot rim with overhead handle by John Hamilton (Dublin 1737). Provenance: The Cummins Family of Belmont, Monte Notte, Co. Cork and thence by descent to a New Zealand branch of the family. Subsequently purchased by our firm. Condition: very good. Dimensions: 13.25″ length, 44 troy oz. (3291-es)

Price: $43,750

George III English Silver Tankard

One of the great tankards, heavy vessel classically styled in the manner of Regency silver. Shell pattern along the base, circular gadroons at the top and decorated handle with wheat sheaths. Made in London 1819 by Philip Rundell. Marked fully on the body of the tankard, also marked on cover. Condition: very good. Dimensions: 9.5″ high, 56 troy oz. (8605-es)

Price: $28,575

George III Silver Epergne by Emick Romer



This gorgeous silver 5-basket epergne was made during the reign of King George III in London 1768 by Emick Romer. The epergne is openly constructed and features scrolling floral and foliate branches supporting a central boat-form basket with pierced geometric decoration as well as 4 smaller baskets with openwork decoration and overhead swinging handles. The epergne is in excellent condition. The piece measures 14.75 inches height by approximately 15 inches width. The total gross weight is 76 troy ounces. (es-01)

Price: $41,100

Charles II Silver Vessel and Cover


This fine silver covered vessel was made in England during the reign of King Charles II, 1681. The piece is circular shape and features raised walls and fitted cover. The sides and the cover are decorated with repoussé and chased acanthus leaf motifs. The finial of the cover is hollow-formed and features multiple overlapping acanthus leaves. The piece has two scroll-form handles, set to opposite sides of the body. The piece measures 6.5 inches height at the finial and 8.5 inches length over the handle. The total gross weight is equal to 27 troy ounces. Despite the age, the item is in excellent condition. (es-05)

Price: $13,500