Racehorse engraved rummer
An ovoid bowl rummer engraved with a racehorse named 'Miss Stavely' within a cartouch of hops & barley. c1808-10
6 3/4 ins high
A pair of engraved ' Sunderland' bridge rummers
A pair of bucket bowl rummers on square lemon squeezer feet engraved with view of the boats sailing under the Wear Mouth bridge, the reverse with initials 'J M B A' in a cartouche.
The bridge was opened in 1797 which is about the time that these were made. The engraving is similar in style to that found on silver of the same period.
5 1/4ins. high
A Sunderland Bridge rummer
A bucket bowl rummer engraved with a view of a ship sailing under the Sunderland bridge an engraved with 'Height 100 feet,span 366 Do, cast iron 214 tons, WRO_L, Do 46 Do'. The reverse with initialled cartouche surrounded by floral decoration. c1830.
Hieght 5 3/8 ins bowl 3 3/8 ins diam.
A Davenport patent port glass.
A cup bowl port glass decorated with an enamelled geometric band in the Davenport patent technique of 1805 on knopped stem and conical foot, c1805.
3 5/8 ins. high.
We have records of this design with the patent mark but this example has not .
It is a little rubbed as can be seen but most of these patent examples are, as the enamelling was very soft.
Acid etched tumbler 'when ignorance is bliss'
A fine acid etched tumbler depicting a couple of lovers kissing under a umbrella in the rain inscribed 'when ignorance is bliss, early 20th cent.
4 1/4 ins high
A fine engraved tumbler
A tumbler engraved with a church inscribed 'Parish Church, St Heler's, Jersey,. late 19th century, 4 1/2 ins. high.
A claret jug engraved with 'General Post Office' Edinburgh
A rare commemorative claret jug finely engraved with a view of the 'General Post Office' in Edinburgh, with rope twist handle & blown stopper. circ1866.
Please click on the image to see a detail.
The foundation stone for the building was laid by Prince Albert in 1861 and completed in May 1866.
It was probably engraved by John Millar for John Ford of Edinburgh.
Condition, there is a small annealing crack about the handle base but as it is so rare I thought I would put it on the site.
Height 9 ins. including stopper