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Copper Crane Crumb Tray CT18
Copper Crane Crumb Tray CT18
Original, quality late 19th century copper crumb tray for clearing crumbs from the dining table. This superb example the first we have seen, is in the form of a very detailed "crane" head neck and wings. The brush is long gone, who cares, for this is the best we have ever seen. Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and complete and in good order.

7.5" wide x 8.25" tall.

 
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Price: 185.00


Silver Plated Candle Snuffer Tray CT8
Original, quality, 19th century, silver plated candle snuffer tray, with engraved decoration to the base and raised flower and leaf decoration around the edge of the tray. Complete and in good order.

10.25" x 4" and 0.75".

 
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Price: 36.00


Silver Plated Candle Snuffer Tray CT8



Auckland Cricket Association Tray SG227
Auckland Cricket Association Tray SG227
Original, quality circular silver plated drinks tray with a decorated outer rim detailed to the reverse for the manufacturer "Walker & Hall" and "Reproduction of Old English Plate" and "mounts stamped from the original Boulton & Watt dies circa 1774". The front is engraved "Presented to The National Director of Coaching, Martin Horton In Appreciation. Auckland Association 1984". A very clean tray in near mint condition.

14.5" diam x 0.5".

 
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Price: 135.00


Australia and England 1936 Cricket Tray SG226
Original, quality circular stainless steel drinks tray with a decorative rim and engraved facsimile signatures of presumably the Australian or England Cricket Teams of 1936 or some of each. A clean example. Complete and in good order.

10" diam x 0.25".

 
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Price: 65.00


Australia and England 1936 Cricket Tray SG226



Sheffield Plated Small Card Tray T141
Sheffield Plated Small Card Tray T141
Original, quality mid 19th century small Sheffield plated visiting card tray, with a rope twist outer rim, four bracket feet and traces of the original Sheffield plate to the underside. The upper surface is now in polished copper and all has been polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and is now complete and in good and working order.

7" x 5.5" x 0.75".

 
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Price: 85.00


Arts and Crafts Copper Tray T140
Original, quality circa 1900, circular copper tray with an embossed 'Tudor Rose' design to the centre. No makers' marks back or front but in super condition. Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and complete and in good order.

5.5" diam x 0.5" tall.

 
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Price: 65.00


Arts and Crafts Copper Tray T140



Picard Circular Copper Drinks Tray T138
Picard Circular Copper Drinks Tray T138
Original, quality 1920's circular copper tray with a hammered finish to the floor, a good rolled over rim and stamped to the rim for the manufacturer / retailer "J. Picard & Co 117 Regent St. W." (London). Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and complete and in good order.

14.25" diam and 0.75".

 
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Price: 85.00


Keswick Staybrite Circular Tray T137
Original, quality 1920's circular stainless steel drinks tray with a rolled over the top rim with a diagonal line detail and stamped to the underside of the rim "K.S.I.A" for "Keswick School of International Arts" and "Firth Staybrite". Complete and in good order.

13" diam x 0.75".

 
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Price: 65.00


Keswick Staybrite Circular Tray T137



Arts and Crafts Small Brass Tray T132
Arts and Crafts Small Brass Tray T132
Original, quality 1920's rectangular shaped small brass tray, probably for visiting cards. This example with an Arts and Crafts feel has a shaped gallery and a totally beaten bottom surface. Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and complete and in good order.

9.25" x 7.25" x 1".

 
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Price: 56.00


Galleried Oak Tray T131
Original, quality late 19th century rectangular shaped oak drinks tray with a nickel gallery with side handles, nickel bun feet to the underside and a central nickel plate for engraving if required. All has been cleaned and refinished with the nickel polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost. Complete and in good order.

23.5" x 13.5" including handles.

3" tall including feet.

 
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Price: 135.00


Galleried Oak Tray T131



Oak Galleried Tray T129
Oak Galleried Tray T129
Original, quality oak tray circa 1900 / 1920's with the original nickel gallery with grips to each end, four bun feet to the underside and a central plaque engraved 'B' for a previous owner. The underside also has the original paper label for a retailer "W.W. Kemp & Son Regent House High St Bristol". A super tray, not warped and complete and in good order. The nickel has been polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost.

Oak 19.5" x 13.5".

Total including handles 21.5" x 13.5" x 2.75".

 
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Price: 156.00


Newlyn Type Copper Coaster T127
Original, quality 1920's circular copper pin tray or bottle coaster with turned up outer rim and the embossed detail of a cormorant on a rock with the sea and sky behind. This definitely has the signs of a Newlyn piece of copperwork but is not marked as such. Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and complete and in good order.

5.75" diam and 0.5" front to back.

 
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Price: 156.00


Newlyn Type Copper Coaster T127



Newlyn Copper Tray T126
Newlyn Copper Tray T126
Original, quality 1920's oval shaped copper drinks tray with a 'pie crust' gallery and the detail of a 'Cod type fish to the centre. The reverse is stamped "Newlyn" for the maker. Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and complete and in good order.

15.5" x 8.75" and 1".

 
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Price: 265.00


Oval Copper Tray T124
Original, quality 1920's copper oval tray with an embossed crocodile skin design overall and a gallery with a rolled over top rim. This very clean example is impressed 'JS and S' for the manufacturer Joseph Sankey and Sons of Staffordshire. Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and complete and in good order.

16" x 13" x 1.25".

 
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Price: 115.00


Oval Copper Tray T124



Newlyn Copper Tray T122
Newlyn Copper Tray T122
Original, quality 1920's rectangular shaped copper drinks tray with a rolled over rim a hammered finish to the floor, a punched scalloped border design and stamped to the upper surface 'Newlyn' for the 'Newlyn School' in Cornwall. Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and complete and in good order.

18.75" x 7.75" x 0.5".

 
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Price: 165.00


Large Nickel Plated Tray T116
Original, quality 1920's, large silver or nickel plated tea / drinks tray in the Arts and Crafts style. This example is stamped to the reverse for the manufacturer "James Dixon and Sons of Sheffield" and engraved to the front centre "Presented to Hilton Grundy Esq. As a token of esteem from his old boys Oct 1923." The exaggerated shape has a pie crust rim, two handgrip recesses and an overall chiselled decoration. The plating is rubbed in places but not badly and the underside has not been cleaned or polished. A stunning tray, in good working order.

19.5" x 26" and 1.5" front to back.

 
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Price: 185.00


Large Nickel Plated Tray T116



Copper Johnnie Walker Tray, 4 available T107
Copper Johnnie Walker Tray, 4 available T107
Original, quality 1920's, circular copper drinks tray embossed with a scene of Johnnie Walker striding along the pavement and detailed "Born Eighteen Twenty Still Going Strong". The turned over outer rim is embossed in Art Nouveau form, upper cased text "Johnnie Walker". The top surface has been polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost.

13.25" diameter x 0.75".

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Price: 65.00


Galleon Copper Tray T85
Original, quality 1930's circular copper drinks tray, with a scalloped rim and a hand beaten design of a galleon to the tray, with a background of bubbles. Stamped to the reverse "Handmade". This example was probably made by 'J and F Pool of Hayle in Cornwall' and it has been polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed if required at no extra cost. Complete and in good order.

11.25" x 0.75".

 
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Price: 115.00


Galleon Copper Tray T85



Art Nouveau Brass Pin Tray T77
Art Nouveau Brass Pin Tray T77
Original, quality, small, circular brass tray with an upturned edge, four shaped cut outs and an engraved design of a maiden with prickly pear cacti, all in an Art Nouveau style. Probably circa 1900/1920's. Polished, lacquered and complete and in good order.

5.25" x 0.5".

 
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Price: 45.00


Galleried Copper Tray T76
Original, quality, rectangular shaped copper tea tray, circa 1900, with a deep shaped gallery and an engraved border to the base, of an Art Nouveau form. A chunky and useful tray, lacquered, complete and in good order.

19.5" x 14" x 1.5".

 
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Price: 85.00


Galleried Copper Tray T76



Oval Brass Tea Tray T55
Oval Brass Tea Tray T55
Original, quality heavy brass, oval shaped tea/drinks tray, circa 1900/1920's, with a raised outer rim and open ring handles to each end. This tray was originally nickel plated and much of this has remained on the underside. The raised border has a rope twist embossed decoration, the handles have a beaded design and the main tray has a repeated motif of acanthus leaves and flower heads around the outer edge and an oval design to the centre. A super quality tray. Has been lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed if required at no extra cost. Complete and in good order.

27" including handles x 17" and 1.75".

 
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Price: 300.00



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