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Stamp box

Plain rectangular hinged box

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Pencil Holder

Slender tapering case with pull-off cover and ring attachment for watch chain; Engraved in delicate, foliate design front and back, with a reserve for initials left vacant

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Vinaigrette

Rectangular with plain double thumbpiece; Lightly chamfered border at rim; Design - an engraved vase, holding a centre flower with leaves at either side, fills the entire cover surface, outline with two rows of dots; Reverse - two rows of dots outline a rectangular panel containing a horizontal stylized branch of leaves on a matt ground of lines and dots

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Vinaigrette

Rectangular, engine-turned, with chamfered border at rim; Obverse and reverse - engine-turned horizontal line decoration in two alternating designs; Obverse - centre reserve within scrolls left vacant; Grille - Pierced in scroll, flower and leaf branch design; Interior is not gilded

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Sauce boat

Deep bowl, having open scroll-shaped handle with lower support; Rim shaped in bracket design and wide pouring spout; Three fluted and hoof-shaped feet

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Sauce Boat

Small sauce boat on three feet, fluted at junction and terminating in hoof design; High open ring handle supported by bracket shape; Rim is shaped in bracket design, two brackets each side; Wide pouring spout

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Fruit knife, fork

Two forks and two knives; Blades, tines, and handles are silver; Forks are two-tined with baluster stem attached to pistol shaped handle, the end of which is decorated with acanthus leaf and scroll; Engraved crest on handle; Knife has a simitar-shaped blade, engraved crest and pistol handle as forks

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Fish knife, fork

Fork: handles are hollow, and moulded in a flute and oval medallion design, the outline slightly waisted; the four tines and stem are electroplated; Knife: Hollow and moulded handles as fork; Blades are electroplated

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Spoon

Teaspoon, in hammered silver, having trefid end to handles, with chased decoration in mainly scroll design, a small amount of beading; The scrolls reserve an area for engraved initials or crest - left vacant; A trefid spoon has a flat handle widening towards the end which is divided into three parts by deep notches

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Ladle

Ladle for serving sauces; plain Old English pattern; typical rounded and turned-down end

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Mustard spoon

Tear-drop shaped bowl is gilt to prevent damage from mustard; stem is closely twisted and then spreads out in the upper section into radiating fluting which "scrolls over" in a semi-volute at the end; Pattern is Onslow, but an adaptation of the earlier more pronounced design

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Ladle

Ladel for sauces in traditional Kings pattern, with engraved contemporary crest; Ladles are double struck, that is on both sides of the handle, which is turned down; Pattern combines threading, a double-swell handle outline, an anthemion and a shell

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Serving spoon

The length of the handle indicates that these spoons were used to serve stuffing; The pattern is the traditional Kings pattern, with a contemporary engraved crest; Turned-down handles; Double-struck, i.e. with the design struck on both sides of the stem; Pattern combines threading, a double-swell handle outline, an anthemion and a shell

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Soup spoon

Plain fiddle pattern with turned-down stem, shoulders and a single drop

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Commemorative spoon

The style is plain, with a fairly deep and completely oval bowl; The flat handle has, at the end, a design incorporating the initials "E" and "R" (Elizabeth Regina); The initials are similarly flat with the spoon handle.

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Candlestick

The fluted column is Corinthian in style, supported by a square stepped base with beaded borders; The capital (area above flute and half flute column) is of cast scroll and leaf motif; The detachable sconces are shaped with a gadroon border; The bases are weighted

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Candlestick

The reeded column is Roman Corinthian in style, supported by a square stepped base with gadroon borders; The capital (above the reeded column) is of cast scroll and leaf motif; The detachable sconces are shaped with a gadroon border; The bases are weighted

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Candlestick

Reeded Corinthian column in style, on square base with two rows of large gragoon border decoration; The rows reserve four husk garlands suspended over plain ovals; The capital has vertical rows of elongated leaf design, each row alternating in width; The sconce is fixed; Weighted, each candlestick is attached to a silver plate on copper base

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Dressing table box

Round shape; Push-on cover; Jar is of pressed glass, pattern is a combination of cross, diamond and fan designs; Cover is repousse, design of five heads of angels amid clouds, after Sir Joshua Reynolds, National Gallery, London.

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Trinket box

Oval shape with hinged cover, dentilated border at base; Repousse decoration - side has five reserves within scroll borders; Each reserve has a landscape view with two cherubs, two alternating views; Cover is a landscape and river view of a cherub riding two seahorses amid waves; Repousse decoration is die-stamped, probably with some hand-finishing

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Perfume bottle

Probably a purse size perfume bottle, but almost large enough for a dressing table; Circular with hinged ball-shaped cover; Engraved in all-over pattern of foliate scrolls with a matt ground; Ground effect is achieved by a series of small parallel lines in sets of 6 or 8, engraved at angles to eachother; Vacant shield for initials; Interior stopper is missing

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Perfume bottle

Purse size; circular shape with hinged cover; chased all over - foliate design (a rather large design for a small container)

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Ring box

Footed box of oval shape, having a tortoiseshell panel let into the hinged cover; All rims are moulded; Tortoiseshell cover has a silver inlaid oval-shaped garland of scroll and flower pattern; Padded and lined with yellow silk

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Dresser box

Round in shape with lift-off cover; The box has an extended, crimped rim at base, and a die-stamped design of four panels divided by scrolls around the inside of the box; Panel design is of a spray of flowers and ribbon bow; The cover has a similar crimped rim, extended to match base rim; The slightly domed cover has a repeat of the side panels, and reserving a scrolled centre for engraved initials, left vacant ; Decoration is repousse

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Jewellery box

Round footed box with hinged and domed cover, and moulded borders; Initials engraved on centre cover, otherwise plain; Lined with faded pleated pink silk

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