Offered for £30,000, this German silver gilt ewer bears the mark of Martin II Heuglin of Augsburg, 1659-63. It is decorated with chased foliage and flowers and further struck with a later Austrian tax mark. It measures 6in (15cm) high and weighs approximately 10oz.
Harrison & Van Oostende Fine Art
Swedish-born portraitist Michael Dahl (1659-1743) lived and worked in England for most of his career, painting aristocrats and members of various European royal families. This painting, offered for £10,000, depicts an unknown sitter from c.1720. It measures 2ft 6in x 2ft 1in (76 x 63.5cm) and has a provenance to a private English collection.
Highland Antiques of Aberdeen
This rare George III silver ‘thumb hole’ snuff box was made by George Cowdery of London, c.1780. it has two compartments and is one of a number of British snuff boxes that the dealership offers online. It weighs 2.6 troy oz and is available for £2450.
Antiques at Molly & Maud’s Place
Made by renowned maker James Pulham of Broxbourne, c.1880, this buff terracotta Pulham and Sons urn is decorated with rams’ heads and swags. It is priced at £4750.
Stephen Ongpin Fine Art
This watercolour of an orange is one of a series of eight by Dutch artist Willem Hekking (1796- 1862) offered on Stephen Ongpin’s website for £2600 each. Hekking began his career as a painter of wall hangings, but became known for his watercolours and paintings, particularly for his depictions of still-life subjects.
This early 18th century blue dash charger depicts Queen Anne between two sponge-decorated trees. Dated 1702, it is attributed to the Lambeth delftworks and is offered for £12,500.
Delomosne & Son
Most over-sized magnum decanters take three bottles of wine but this double magnum decanter takes four. Made in England, c.1790- 1800, it has a swelling taper-cut shape and an upright faceted stopper. Including that stopper, it measures 16in (41.5cm) tall (glass is included for scale) and is offered with a price tag of £3600.
Daniel Bexfield Antiques
This George II silver hand-pierced swing-basket by Edward Aldridge was made in London, 1750. Measuring 11in (28cm) high and weighing 57.85 troy oz, it is offered for £8950.
The star item on the site of Richard Courtney, a specialist in 18th century English furniture, is this Queen Anne period veneered walnut bureau bookcase, c.1710, which is available for £29,000.
Eames Fine Art
Contemporary artist Sophie Layton is the focus of an online exhibition at Eames Fine Art where her monotype work Willow and Acer III is available for £1900.
A Pash & Sons of Mayfair
This Victorian sterling silver Aesthetic movement tray was made by Barnard of London in 1880. It weighs 37½ oz and is offered for £6500.
Regarded as the first official portrait poster of Chairman Mao, this large colour propaganda poster, 2ft 7in x 21in (78 x 54cm), was produced in Shanghai in 1949. The same year, a poster of Mao wearing a cap was also issued, though it is unclear which was first. Both are now scarce. This copy is stamped to the reverse Free copy given by the Editing and Publishing Unit, All-China Federation of Trade Unions and is available for Aus$3250.
Belgrave St Ives
Fittingly titled to commemorate weeks of lockdown, Jessica Cooper’s In Splendid Isolation is included in an online solo exhibition of the artist’s works at Belgrave St Ives. The acrylic on canvas measures 2ft (61cm) square and has a price tag of £2500.
Rene Roussin was chef to King George VI. Potterton Books offers an oak box with his nameplate which contains his batterie de cuisine with separate compartments featuring a range of professional culinary tools, some marked for Buckingham Palace. Offered for £7500, it comes with the chef’s personal album and a note from 1939.