Scottish Provincial Silver (& Edinburgh silver)

We are pleased to offer here, a selection of Scottish Provincial Silver, listed in alphabetical order by location. This is regularly updated but should you be seeking a particular piece, please let us know and it will be included in our 'wants' list.

Recently added items are interspersed through the listing.

Location: Aberdeen, Arbroath, Banff, Cupar, Dumfries, Dundee, Elgin, Forres, Glasgow, Greenock, Inverness, Iona, Montrose, Paisley, Perth, Tain, Wick, Edinburgh (and other non-provincial Scottish Silver)

ABERDEEN

ABERDEEN C1672 BY: ‘ALEXANDER GALLOWAYAN 'EXTREMELY RARE' & PROBABLY UNIQUE! CHARLES.II. SCOTTISH PROVINCIAL TREFID COMMUNION STRAINING SPOON - FOR USE IN REMOVING THE 'DEBRIS' FROM THE SURFACE OF WINE USED IN THE EUCHARIST - THIS IS ONE OF ONLY 4 RECORDED SPOONS BY ‘ALEXANDER GALLOWAY' - 2 ARE IN PRIVATE COLLECTIONS AND A 3RD EXAMPLE IS IN THE NATIONAL MUSEUM OF SCOTLAND. MORE DETAILS IN THE LINK SHOWN BELOW. THE ENGRAVING IS IDENTICAL SAVE FOR THE POSITION OF THE 'M B' ON THE BOWL, WHICH IS SET CLOSER TO THE HEEL - THE STEM HAS A WELL EXECUTED SCARF JOIN, MAKING IT SHORTER FOR ITS INTENDED PURPOSE, THAN THE OTHER 3 SPOONS - 175mm x 55mm 1.57oz

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£3500

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7775 - A 'FINE' SCOTTISH PROVINCIAL TABLE SPOON - V.GOOD GAUGE & WELL MARKED: 'E - 3 TOWERS - HAND & DAGGER' FOR: 'JAMES ERSKINE' OF ABERDEEN C1800. 27cm 62gms

£145

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7776 - A SCOTTISH PROVINCIAL FIDDLE PATTERN SUGAR SPOON - WELL MARKED TO THE STEM: 'GS - A - B - D' FOR 'GEORGE SANGSTER' OF ABERDEEN & WITH EDINBURGH ASSAY FOR 1848. 14.5cm 20gms

SOLD

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E08 - A 'SCARCE' SCOTTISH PROVINCIAL SUGAR SPOON - FIDDLE PATTERN & WELL MARKED FOR: 'PETER GILL' OF ABERDEEN - C1810. 15cm 24gms

£165

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7581 - A 'SCARCE' SCOTTISH PROVINCIAL TABLE SPOON - MARKED TO THE STEM: 'THISTLE - JA - THISTLE' FOR: 'JOHN ALLAN' OF ABERDEEN C1790. 21.5cm 64gms

£245.

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7158 - A PAIR OF V.GOOD SCOTTISH PROVINCIAL TEASPOONS - V.WELL MARKED TO THE STEMS: 'WJ - A - B - D - WJ - WJ' FOR: 'WILLIAM JAMIESON' OF ABERDEEN C1820. 14cm 18gms

SELLING SINGLY
(1 REMAINING)

£65 each

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7099 - A PAIR OF SCOTTISH PROVINCIAL TODDY LADLES - OVAL BOWLS & SLENDER CHAMFERED FIDDLE PATTERN - INSCRIBED 'S' - WELL MARKED: 'THISTLE - IB - Q' FOR: 'JAMES BEGG' OF ABERDEEN C1840.
each 16cm 30gms

SOLD

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7103 - A 'FINE' SCOTTISH PROVINCIAL TABLE SPOON OF V.GOOD GAUGE & IN NICELY CHAMFERED FIDDLE PATTERN - INSCRIBED 'C' - V.WELL MARKED: 'AM - THISTLE - AM - AM' FOR: 'ALEXANDER MOLLISON' OF ABERDEEN C1835. 21.5cm 63gms

£190

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7773 - A 'V.GOOD' SET OF '6' SCOTTISH PROVINCIAL DESSERT SPOONS - WELL MARKED: 'PLANT - NG - PLANT' FOR: NATHANIEL GILLET' OF ABERDEEN C1800. each 17.5cm 26gms

SOLD

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7102 - A 'SUPERB' SCOTTISH PROVINCIAL TABLE SPOON OF V.GOOD GAUGE - INSCRIBED 'JNA' - AN EXTREMELY FINE SET OF MARKS: 'SPORRAN -THISTLE - PL -SPORRAN - THISTLE' FOR: 'PETER LAMBERT' OF ABERDEEN C1810. 21cm 62gms

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ARBROATH 

7603 - A SCOTTISH PROVINCIAL TODDY LADLE - MARKED TO THE STEM: 'AD - PLANT x 2 - PORTCULLIS' FOR: 'ANDREW DAVIDSON' OF ARBROATH C1835. 15cm 30gms

£365

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7256 - A SCOTTISH PROVINCIAL DESSERT SPOON - MARKED TO THE STEM: 'AD - DEVICE X 2 - PORTCULLIS' FOR: 'ANDREW DAVIDSON' OF ARBROATH C1835. 17.5CM 30GMS

£225

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7317 - A WLM.IV. SCOTTISH PROVINCIAL DESSERT SPOON WITH EDINBURGH ASSAY - BY: 'ANDREW DAVIDSON' OF ARBROATH - EDINBURGH 1836. 17.5cm 32gms

£85

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BANFF 

7774 - A PAIR OF 'SCARCE' SCOTTISH PROVINCIAL TEASPOONS - THE CELTIC ENDS NICELY INSCRIBED 'MB' - WELL MARKED: 'IK - B - H' FOR 'JOHN KEITH' OF BANFF C1800. 13cm 12gms

selling singly - one remaining

SOLD

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7556 - A 'RARE' SCOTTISH PROVINCIAL WINE LABEL - INCISED FOR 'WHISKY' - AN ENGRAVED ESCUTCHEON - STRUCK WITH 3 PUNCHES: 'GE' - POSSIBLY FOR 'GEORGE ELDER' OF BANFF C1835. 5.5cm 10gms

£495

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CUPAR 

None at present - for sold items see archive.

DUMFRIES 

7817 - A PAIR OF SCOTTISH PROVINCIAL TODDY LADLES - MARKED TO THE STEMS WITH DIFFERENT COMBINATION PUNCHES OF: 'UNICORN - G - UNICORN - ANCHOR - DG' - FOR: 'DAVID GRAY' OF DUMFRIES C1820.  16cm  30gms 

selling singly 

SOLD

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7539 - A SCOTTISH PROVINCIAL TODDY LADLE - WELL MARKED FOR 'ADAM BURGESS' OF DUMFRIES C1835. 15.5cm 32 gms

£365

(INTERESTINGLY, THE MAKER OVER STRIKES THE CASTLE DOUGLAS PUNCH)

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7255 - A SCOTTISH PROVINCIAL TEASPOON - MARKED TO THE STEM: 'UNICORN - ANCHOR - UNICORN - DG' FOR 'DAVID GRAY' FOR DUMFRIES C1820. 13.6cm

 SOLD

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DUNDEE 

7163 - A 'V.GOOD' SCOTTISH PROVINCIAL TABLE SPOON - CRESTED FOR 'GUTHRIE' - V.WELL MARKED TO THE STEM: 'WS - POT O LILIES - WS - M' FOR: 'WILLIAM SCOTT' OF DUNDEE C1785. 22.5cm 66gms

£235

1 REMAINING

(A SCARCE MAKER AND FROM THE COLLECTION OF THE LATE DR. WILLIAM GUTHRIE)

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7164 - A 'V.GOOD' SCOTTISH PROVINCIAL DESSERT SPOON - CRESTED FOR 'GUTHRIE' - V.WELL MARKED TO THE STEM: 'WS - POT O LILIES - WS - M' FOR: 'WILLIAM SCOTT' OF DUNDEE C1785. 18cm 26gms

£135

1 REMAINING

(DETAILS AS THE TABLE SPOON)

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PC036 - A PAIR OF SCOTTISH PROVINCIAL 'OAR PATTERN' TEASPOONS - MARKED TO THE STEMS: 'DM - POT OF LILIES - DM' FOR: 'DAVID MANSON' OF DUNDEE C1810. 14cm

SOLD

 
 
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ELGIN 

7837 - A 'FINE & SCARCE' SCOTTISH PROVINCIAL DESSERT SPOON - AN EXCELLENT SET OF MARKS FOR: 'WILLIAM FERGUSON' OF ELGIN C1840.  17cm  30gms   

£355

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7579 - A 'FINE & SCARCE' SCOTTISH PROVINCIAL SUGAR SPOON - MARKED TO THE STEM: 'TS - ELN' FOR: 'THOMAS STEWART' OF ELGIN C1820. 16cm 24gms

£395

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FORRES

None at present - for sold items see archive.

GLASGOW 

SK09 - A 'FINE & SCARCE' SCOTTISH PROVINCIAL HANOVERIAN DESSERT SPOON - AN EXCELLENT GROUP OF MARKS FOR: 'MILNE & CAMPBELL' - GLASGOW C1776. 19cm 36gms

SOLD

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GREENOCK

None at present - for sold items see archive.

INVERNESS 

7772 - A GROUP OF '4' SCOTTISH PROVINCIAL DESSERT SPOONS - WELL MARKED TO THE STEMS; 'CJ - INS - J' FOR: 'CHARLES JAMIESON' OF INVERNESS C1800. 17.5cm 26gms

selling singly

£95 each

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7538 - A PAIR OF SCOTTISH PROVINCIAL TABLE SPOONS - WELL MARKED INCLUDING THE SCARCE 'DROMEDARY' PUNCH FOR: 'CHARLES JAMIESON' OF INVERNESS C1810. 21.5cm 60gms (each)

SELLING SINGLY - ONE REMAINING

£365 each

(MINOR BOWL TIP WEAR)

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6983 - A 'V.GOOD' SCOTTISH PROVINCIAL TABLE SPOON - MARKED TO THE STEM: 'J.McR - INS -THISTLE' FOR: JOHN MACRAE OF INVERNESS C1830. 23.2cm 74gms

£225

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IONA

None at present - for sold items see archive.

MONTROSE 

None at present - for sold items see archive.

PAISLEY 

None at present - for sold items see archive.

PERTH 

7258 - A GROUP OF 3 'SCARCE' SCOTTISH PROVINCIAL BRIGHT-CUT CELTIC END TEASPOONS - MARKED TO THE STEMS: 'IC - EAGLE' FOR 'JAMES CORNFUTE' OF PERTH C1785. (1 WITH MAKERS MARK ONLY) 13.5cm

SELLING SINGLY

 SOLD

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TAIN 

None at present - for sold items see archive.

WICK 

7143 - A 'FINE & RARE' SCOTTISH PROVINCIAL CRESTED TABLE SPOON OF V.GOOD GAUGE - WELL MARKED TO THE STEM: 'JS - WICK' FOR: 'JOHN SELLAR' OF WICK C1825. 23cm 78gms

2 WERE AVAILABLE - 1 REMAINING

£1250

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7113 - A 'FINE & EXTREMELY RARE' SCOTTISH PROVINCIAL TODDY LADLE - ROUND BOWL WITH CHAMFERED FIDDLE STEM INSCRIBED 'JCB' - V.WELL MARKED: 'JS - WICK' FOR: 'JOHN SELLER' OF WICK C1825. 16.8cm 36gms

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EDINBURGH (and other non-provincial Scottish Silver)

7836 - A NICELY CRESTED SCOTTISH CELTIC END DESSERT SPOON - EXCELLENT MARKS FOR: 'PATRICK & WILLIAM CUNNINGHAM' - EDINBURGH 1795.  18.3cm  30gms 

SOLD

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7778 - AN INTERESTING PAIR OF CRESTED SCOTTISH BRIGHT-CUT CELTIC END SAUCE LADLES - V.GOOD GAUGE - A MAKERS MARK ONLY TO THE STEMS: 'DM' ? UNASCRIBED - POSSIBLY FOR 'DAVID MARSHALL' OF EDINBURGH C1780. 18.5cm 98gms

£145

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E07 - A GEO.III. BRIGHT-CUT CELTIC END TEASPOON - BY: 'WILLIAM & PATRICK CUNNINGHAM' - EDINBURGH C1790. 13.5cm

£35

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7473 - A PAIR OF 'FINE' EARLY GEO.III. SCOTTISH HANOVERIAN PATTERN SPOONS - OF V.GOOD GAUGE & WELL MARKED FOR: 'ROBERT CLARK' - EDINBURGH 1766. 20cm 70gms each

(selling singly)

£115 each

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6633 -  A PAIR OF 'SCARCE' GEO.II. HANOVERIAN PATTERN TABLE SPOONS OF GOOD GAUGE - BY: 'ROBERT GORDON' (ASSAY MASTER HUGH GORDON) EDINBURGH 1745. (THE YEAR OF THE 'JACOBITE' REBELLION)  21.5cm   75gms 

selling singly  - one now remaining

£225 each 

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6580 - A SET OF '4' CELTIC END TABLE SPOONS - MARKED TO THE STEMS PROBABLY FOR: 'ALEXANDER GARDNER & CO' & OVER STRUCK 'WA' - EDINBURGH 1795.  22.5cm  250gms 

1 PAIR REMAINING AT £135

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7479 - A 'FINE' GEO.III, SCOTTISH CELTIC END GRAVY SPOON WITH V.GOOD BRIGHT-CUT DECORATION - THE STEM END INSCRIBED: 'B M OVER L' - AN EXCELLENT SET OF HALLMARKS FOR: 'FRANCIS HOWDEN' - EDINBURGH 1795. 35cm 115gms

SOLD

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7406 - A 'V.FINE' SET OF 'SIX' GEO.III. SCOTTISH BRIGHT-CUT CELTIC END DESSERT SPOONS - FINELY CRESTED FOR THE ANCIENT & NOBLE, CLAN 'SWINTON' - AN EXCELLENT SET OF MARKS FOR: 'ALEXANDER SPENCE' - EDINBURGH 1790. 18.4cm 200gms

SOLD

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