MALCOLM S. FORBES COLLECTION: VICTORIAN SILVER PRESENTATION CUP AND COVER. Inscribed 'A Token of Affectionate Esteem', from pupils of the Mansion Grammar School of Leatherhead, Surrey, to Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Payne,1863, richly chased with flora, the finial formed as a terrestrial globe and open book.
A Portuguese silver bowl and cover, maker's mark MF (Almeida no. L-415) conjoined, Lisbon, late 17th century the circular bowl on spreading foot boldly embossed and chased with masks, flowers and scrolling foliage, stepped domed cover similarly decorated and incorporating fruit, bud finial
A George III Silver Soup Tureen and Cover, London, 1795, William Pitts & Joseph Preedy, London, 1795 oval, the body applied with acanthus and with upswung loop handles, raised on an oval base with leaf-tip border, domed cover chased with radiating leaves centered by a bud finial