Mappin and Webb with the word London below the name seems to indicate sterling. Their plated wares are considered very high quality, and bring good prices, but they were a major and reputable firm; it seems unlikely they'd play games dodging the assessor. All with an engraved initial. Lovely geometric features and engine turned top. Very stylish silver plated cocktail shaker designed by Keith Murray for Mappin and Webb with the trademark geometric rings. £465 L2003: Hallmarked In 1916 Hallmarked in London in 1916 by , this attractive Jewellery Box has a green velvet lining, with a slot for rings. The top bezel unscrews to remove the watch.
There is not much anyone can tell you about your silverplated plate without photos. The stems and feet have a gilded bark d. The fish set comes in its original box which measures 15 inches 38cm wide, by 11 inches 28cm deep, and each knife measures 8 inches 20cm in length. This item is not for sale, but most of my pieces were bought through the Internet. In the popular reed and fiddle pattern, a good plain style. Weight excluding knives 1502 grams, 48. £1,375 d3810: Hallmarked In 1946 This pretty, hors deurve dish, measures 44cm in width, by 21.
The box is straight sided apart from a curved lip thumbpiece and has a cedar lining, with divider. The five piece tea set weighs 118. It has cast raised flower blossoms around the top as well as on the botton edging. Together, the two pieces weigh 4. The company also gained fame and recognition through the ownership and merging of other companies that has occurred over their 240 year history, with numerous members of the immediate family branching into other businesses, and then imbuing their knowledge and reputation into the family company. The body has a bell shape and the silver mount has some decorative Art Nouveau design.
The company was eventually bought by Baugur, which became insolvent in 2010. To make a Really long story shorter. If you are particularly interested in collecting sterling silver or silverplated pieces by Mappin And Webb but you can't find a suitable item in the list below, just contact us and we'll check to see whether we have some items in store which aren't already on our website. I'd want to see good proof before I'd bellieve it. I have pics but do not have any web space to use for them. Some pieces of sterling hollowware may have the sterling hallmarks up near the rim, while the name of the manufacturer or retailer and place of origin is spelled out in a stamp on the bottom.
Sold An extensive set of vintage sterling silver cutlery for 6 people. I just don't understand What Happened? The smaller pair are 6 inches 15cm in diameter and 3 inches 7. Sold A pretty set of 12 knives and 12 forks with decorative engraved blades, long ornate ferules and real mother of pearl handles. My knowledge of silver increases daily thanks to everyones expertise. Any questions please feel free to ask. If made out of the U. Each piece has an engraved crest.
According to research on Victorian glass, the number 71528 was entered on 06-Apr-1887, while 71736 was entered on 09-Apr-1887. The top has an articulated hinge so that, when open, the watch can be positioned either at the front or back of the fitting. But even then I think they'd at least use a sterling mark. In 1890 the first overseas boutique was established in Johannesburg with the discovery of gold in the Witwaters Rand, and during the First World War the company gave their Sheffield factories over to the war effort, producing army clothing, munitions and fine waterproof watches for the Admiralty. Please be sure to reduce the pixel size of your photos to keep within the guidelines.
£495 b8912: Hallmarked In 1977 Hallmarked in London, 1977 by , this Wine Funnel is plain bodied and comes with a drip tray stand. It features two roomy, cedar lined sections, and has a wide comfortable handle. Sold Attractive honey dish in the form of a honey bee. Each menu holder measures 2. If claimed as plated, it need have nothing else legally. After a brief spell in the Asprey Garrard group, the company now forms part of the retail group Aurum Holdings.
Height 7 cms closed , 10 cms open. There are plenty of people in Richmond who claim knowledge, relatively few who actually have it -- true in most places, in my experience! It has held to British monarchs since 1897. The wings lift to reveal the honey held in the glass body. The piece has an enamelled numerical clock face and a pedestal base and body. This funnel stands, on the tray, 5.
If the official hallmarks on the side are buffed out or hidden by a lot of chasing, it is possible to miss them. The two hair brushes are made by Mappin and Webb, London with date marks 'M' 1927 and 'S' 1933, the thin bristle brush is in very good condition with minor age related wear, a couple of tiny dents and light tarnishing, the thick bristle brush has a couple of small dents and is missing a small amount of bristle. Mappin and Webb with Ltd below the name indicates plated. Some pieces of sterling hollowware may have the sterling hallmarks up near the rim, while the name of the manufacturer or retailer and place of origin is spelled out in a stamp on the bottom. We have several pieces and all are identified except for the date on this piece and the maker and date on a sterling ashtray.
Brent, You are exactly right! The menu holders are filled for balance. This funnel has a removable strainer with a pierced flower design. It certainly could not be sold in the U. This cigar box is 9. So the upshot is - if it doesn't carry proper U. Victoria's Golden Jubilee necklace was created by the house in 1888 and was designated by the queen as an heirloom of the Crown.