London: Chapple & Mantell, 1929-1930. Trade catalogue with original b&w real photographs for this London maker of fine silver & gold. With a cover letter which encloses the 11 real photographs of Antique English Silver, and the price list.
The photographs include pieces made between 1697 and 1818: four cast candlesticks by Emick Romer; a pair of salvers, by Simon le Sage and William Bayley; 3 castors, Samuel Woods; sauce boats by Wm. Sampel; entree dishes by John Angell; meat dishes, Joseph Cradock; silver waiter, Robert Abercrombie; oval inkstand, John Angell; taper sticks, Wm. Penstone; sauce tureens & covers, Henry Chawner; Old English plain table silver, George III; Tea set; large salver, J. Crouch; soup tureen & cover, J. Wakelin; candlesticks, William Cafe; tea caddy, T & J Guest; coffee pot, Thomas Powell; tea pot, John Emes; candelabra, Matthew Bavillon; and unique William III covered jug, 1697, by Wm. Denny. The last item being the most expensive, at L850.
With a handwritten note on Chapple & Mantell letterhead to Mrs. Richard Sears, Beacon Street, Boston, regarding a silver pattern she has sketched and desires to collect. Letters and photographs enclosed in brown printed wrappers, 5 1/2 x 8" Very good condition. Item #21263