Cotswold Collectables specialise in small antique, domestic and collectors’ silver and silver mounted glass items dating from the 17th. to the 20th. centuries. Such items include caddy spoons, vinaigrettes, vesta cases, card cases, scent bottles, pin cushions, English and Scottish provincial Flatware as well as a wide selection of silver curios. We also carry a selection of Victorian and Edwardian hatpins, and probably the largest commercial collection of Stanhopes.
A silver five-bar Toast Rack by Heath & Middleton, hallmarked London 1900, to a design by Dr. Christopher Dresser. Priced at £425(including postage and packing. Also a rare silver Egg Topper, hallmarked London 1903 by P Woodman. Priced at £485(including postage and packing.
A small collection of silver cased salts/perfume/scent bottles. Hallmarked in Chester in 1899, by James and William Deakin, it depicts a Shepherdess and dog and contains a clear-glass salts bottle, it is priced at £325(including postage and packing). In the middle is a very unusual perfume and snuff combination bottle, engraved with a ducal coronet and initials. Hallmarked in Birmingham by Saunders and Shepherd. Priced £475(including postage and packing). The righthand salts bottle, by William Comyns features a “Reynolds” Angel and contains a green salts bottle. Priced at £325(including postage and packing).
Three silver inkwells. LEFT; “capstan” inkwell, by Cohen and Charles, hallmarked for Chester 1900. It features an adjustable day/month calendar, all numerals and months are very clear. Price £325 CENTRE: outstanding Art Nouveau inkwell, with original green glass “well”. By Martin Hall and Sons, assayed Sheffield 1902. £970 RIGHT: a silver and glass combination inkwell. By J Grinsell and Sons, hall marked Birmingham, 1905, consists of a glass base shaped to hold 2 pens, a double stamp box with a hinged lid, surmounted by a silver lidded “well”, the lid containing a removable ladies fob-watch in working order. Priced at £1125
Four silver pin cushions, consisting of, from left to right. An Elephant, assayed in Birmingham in 1923. Made by Adie and Lovekin and priced at £475(incl. postage and packing). A very rare Kangaroo by W S Myatt, Birmingham 1909. Priced at £1650(incl. postage and packing). A standing Camel, marked for Birmingham 1906, made by Adie and Lovekin; it is priced at £695(including postage and packing). A rare silver Fox, made by Levi and Salaman, assayed in Birmingham in 1905 and priced at £1250(including postage and packing).
Three vinaigrettes. On the right is a large horn-shaped combined vinaigrette and perfume bottle. London 1871 by Sampson Mordan, it is priced at £975 The middle one is a small unmarked Georgian one of silver surmounted by domed rock crystal circa. 1799. It has an intricately engraved grille with simple punched holes. The fine engraving has a Jacobite theme, suggesting it is of Scottish origin. Price £665 The left-hand item is by Nathaniel Mills, Birmingham1846. It has an exquisitely engraved and pierced grille, the lid having a simple engraved rural scene. Priced at £1450
A group of five silver pin cushions, including from left to right. A Hedgehog by Adie and Lovekin, assayed in Birmingham dated 1906 and priced at £465. A very rare Cat again from Adie and Lovekin, assayed in Birmingham dated 1906, priced at £1650 A Teddy Bear by William Vale assayed in Chester and dated 1927, priced at £750 A Sampson Mordan Chick, also assayed in Chester 1904, it is priced at £385 A rareTurtle from makers Saunders and Shepherd, dated 1906 and assayed in Birmingham, priced at £885