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Arts and Crafts Copper Tray   T109
Arts and Crafts Copper Tray T109
Original, quality, late 19th century, circular copper drinks tray, with rippled up-turned rim, beaten finish to the outer rim and floor around an elaborate relief engraved panel depicting three entwined mythical creatures. Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost. Complete and in good order. A most interesting subject. Top diameter 8" x 0.75" tall.  
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Price: 85.00


Lennards Brass Tray T108
Original, quality 1920's, rectangular shaped brass tea tray, with a deep dished outer surround embossed to each end "Lennards Boots and Shoes Regd Trade Mark". Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost. Some very minor dents, otherwise complete and in good order. 16" x 12" + 1" tall. 
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Price: 85.00


Lennards Brass Tray   T108



Copper Johnnie Walker Tray   T107
Copper Johnnie Walker Tray 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


Circular Brass Drinks Tray T106
Original, quality 1920's, circular brass drinks tray, plain but super quality. Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost. Complete and in good order. Top diameter 10" x 0.75" tall. 
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Price: 45.00


Circular Brass Drinks Tray   T106



Toleware Tray   T96
Toleware Tray T96
Original, quality, late 19th century, ovoid shaped pressed tin tea tray, with a shaped outer edge and a decorated topside. The decoration is in the form of four panels of handpainted flowers within gilded frames around the outer flange, and a central back panel, also with a gilded border. The general background is a buff green colour and the reverse is in all black japanned, with some small painted reference numbers "1159" and "01822". Some scuffs and scratches and small patches with the decoration missing, but otherwise a superbly decorated toleware tray. All original with no signs of touching up. 27" x 23" x 1.25". 
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Price: 300.00


Arum Lilies Brass Tray T95
Original, quality, late 19th century, heavy brass oval shaped drinks tray, with a rolled over top rim on the gallery and a punch engraved design of arum lilies and leaves. A great piece of work, but with no maker's stamp. An unusual example which has been polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed if required at no extra cost. Complete and in good order. 20.5" x 16.25" x 1.25". 
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Price: 185.00


Arum Lilies Brass Tray   T95



Galleon Copper Tray   T90
Galleon Copper Tray T90
Original, quality 1920's/30's circular copper tray, with a scalloped rim and a hand beaten design of a galleon. This example was probably made by 'The Eustace Brothers of Cornwall' and has been polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed if required at no extra cost. Complete and in good order. 15.5" x 0.75". 
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Price: 185.00


Brass Tray T88
Original, quality 1920's/30's small circular brass tray with a pie crust rim and hand decorated with shield mortice and a pair of angel's wings. Probably made by a Cornish craftman. Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed if required at no extra cost Complete and in good order. 8" diameter x 0.75". 
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Price: 45.00


Brass Tray   T88



Pool of Hayle Brass Tray   T86
Pool of Hayle Brass Tray T86
Original, quality, 1920's/30's, oval shaped brass drinks tray, with a scollaped rim and hand beaten decoration of two mythical fish forms, with acanthus leaves and a dimpled background. This example is stamped to the reverse "Hand Made" and was probably made by 'J and F Pool of Hayle Cornwall'. Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed if required at no extra cost. Complete and in good order. 15" x 10.5" x 1". 
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Price: 85.00


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



Copper Tray   T84
Copper Tray T84
Original, quality 1920's/1930's small circular copper tray, with a pie crust rim and hand decorated with a centre cross, lions and seashells, probably made by Cornish coppersmiths. Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed if required at no extra cost. Complete and in good order. 7.25" x 0.75" tall. 
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Price: 45.00


Oval Copper Tray T78
Original, quality, oval shaped copper tray, circa 1900/1920's, with deep relief, Art Nouveau design to each end and a rolled over rim. No evidence of a maker's mark, but a serious piece of Art Nouveau copper. Has been polished and lacquered and is complete and in good order. 22.5" x 11.75" x 1.25". 
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Price: 230.00


Oval Copper Tray   T78



Galleried Copper Tray   T76
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, complete and in good order. 19.5" x 14" x 1.5". A larger tray of similar design may be available, reference T39. 
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Price: 85.00


Copper Soda Syphon Tray T72
Original, quality, small circular copper tray originally a soda syphon stand now ideal for a visiting card tray or a single glass drinks tray. The floor has a hammered decoration and the underside is impressed with the registration number for the year 1903. All has been polished ans is complete and in good order. 6.5" diameter x 0.5" 
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Price: 30.00


Copper Soda Syphon Tray    T72



Circular Brass Drinks Tray    T66
Circular Brass Drinks Tray T66
Original, quality, pre war, circular hand beaten, brass drinks tray with a pie crust gallery and a punch engraved design of a mythical sea horse. All is complete and in good order. 7.75" diameter x 1" high. 
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Price: 56.00


Engraved Copper Tray T64
Original, quality, 1920's, oval shaped copper tea tray with a scalloped upturned rim. The floor of the tray is of a beaten design with two mythical fish facing eachother engraved in good detail. The reverse of the tray is stamped 'Hand Made' but no other makers marks can be found. All has been polished and lacquered and is complete and in good order. 19" x 13.5" x 1". 
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Price: 156.00


Engraved Copper Tray    T64



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" + 1.75".  
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Price: 300.00


Large Art Nouveau Copper Tray T39
Original, quality, 1920's, large beaten copper tea tray with a deep, wavy, upturned edge and a punch decoration of an Art Nouveau design. Has been lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed if required at no extra cost and is complete and in good order. 23" x 16" x 1.75". A smaller tray of similar design may be available, reference T76. 
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Price: 130.00


Large Art Nouveau Copper Tray    T39



Engraved Arts & Crafts Brass Tray    T33
Engraved Arts & Crafts Brass Tray T33
Original, quality oval shaped brass tray, circa 1900/20's, with relief decoration and engraving to the raised rim and an engraved design of 'Bacchas' surrounded by grapes, vine leaves and flowing wine. Complete and in good order. 13.75" x 9.75" x 0.5". 
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Price: 115.00


Brass Crumb Tray and Brush CT14
Original, quality 1920's, pressed brass crumb tray, with the original matching brush as used to brush the crumbs from the table between courses. This example has a heavily embossed Art Nouveau design to both pieces. The tray is solid brass and the brush has just the brass backing panel mounted onto the wooden brush, which has good clean bristles.The reverse has retained the original varnish finish and is marked for the maker "Beldray" and "Made in England". All is complete and in good order. Tray 9.5" wide x 7.5" tall, brush 11.5" long with 1" bristles. Price is for the set. 
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Price: 65.00


Brass Crumb Tray and Brush   CT14



Brass Crumb Tray and Brush   CT13
Brass Crumb Tray and Brush CT13
Original, quality 1920's, pressed brass crumb tray, with the original matching brush as used to brush the crumbs from the table between courses. This example has a heavily embossed Art Nouveau design to both pieces. The tray is solid brass and the brush has just the brass backing panel mounted onto the wooden brush, which has good clean bristles. All has been polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost, but the reverse of the tray has retained the old varnished finish and all is complete and in good order. Tray 9.25" wide x 8" tall, brush 11" long with 1" bristles. Price is for the set. 
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Price: 65.00


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" + 0.75". 
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Price: 36.00


Silver Plated Candle Snuffer Tray   CT8



6 Piece Tudric Pewter Tea Set   TP12
6 Piece Tudric Pewter Tea Set TP12
Original, quality 1920's, pewter tea set comprising- a tea pot, coffee pot and hot water jug, all with cane covered side handles and turned wooden finials to the hinged lids, a two handled sugar bowl, a small milk jug with a side handle and pouring lip and an oval tray. All the items are impressed to the underside "Made in England", "Tudric Pewter", "H" and all but the tray are stamped with the code number "01216". The tray is stamped "0551", "Tudric Pewter" and was manufactured for 'Liberty's of London' during the late 19th and early 20th century. This set is really clean and has no dents, with just a few minor rubs to the edge of the tray and some minor scratches to the upper and lower surfaces of the tray consistent with light use. The cane to the handles are perfect and all is complete and in good and working order. Tray 18.5" x 13.5" x 1", tallest pot 7". Price is for the set. 
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Price: 185.00



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