Makers & Designers

Strauss & Co’s decorative arts department has handled a worldly list of makers and designers specialising in furniture making, jewellery, silver, glass, porcelain and other artisanal trades.

Strauss & Co’s decorative arts department has handled a worldly list of makers and designers specialising in furniture making, jewellery, silver, glass, porcelain and other artisanal trades. This searchable database lists prominent makers and designers sold by Strauss & Co, including René Lalique, Gio Ponti, Patrick Mavros, as well as coveted houses like The Barnards and Tiffany & Co.



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William Comyns & Sons

Birmingham & London, England 


Manufacturing silversmiths. In c.1885 Charles Harling Comyns and Richard Harling Comyns joined their father William Comyns (d.1916). Became a limited liability company in 1930. Bought by Bernard Copping in 1953, on the death of R. H. Comyns.


19 lots offered      68.42% sold      ZAR 119 502
 

Including Premium and VAT Results include Buyer's Premium and VAT
A Victorian silver specimen vase, William Comyns & Sons, London, 1892
22 Feb 2021
Sold for ZAR 1 759
Incl. Buyer's Premium & VAT
A George VI silver paper knife, William Comyns & Sons Ltd, London, 1938
23 Nov 2020
Sold for ZAR 3 283
Incl. Buyer's Premium & VAT
A Victorian tortoiseshell and silver-mounted box, William Comyns & Sons, London, 1898
8 Nov 2020
Sold for ZAR 23 450
Incl. Buyer's Premium & VAT
An Edward VII silver jewellery casket, William Comyns & Sons, London, 1907
16 Mar 2020
Unsold
A Victorian silver-mounted table mirror, William Comyns & Sons, London, 1887
7 Oct 2019
Sold for ZAR 5 863
Incl. Buyer's Premium & VAT
An impressive pair of late Victorian silver-mounted table mirrors, William Comyns & Sons Ltd, London, 1894 and 1895
18 Mar 2019
Sold for ZAR 39 830
Incl. Buyer's Premium & VAT
An Edward VII silver and tortoiseshell jewellery box, William Comyns & Sons, London, 1908
15 Oct 2018
Unsold
A pair of Elizabeth II silver two-light candelabra, William Comyns & Sons Ltd, London, 1956
5 Feb 2018
Unsold
A pair of Elizabeth II silver two-light candelabra, William Comyns & Sons Ltd, London, 1956
27 Nov 2017
Unsold
A pair of American silver-plate candle holders with four late Victorian silver shades, London, William Comyns & Sons, 1893
17 Jul 2017
Sold for ZAR 3 748
Incl. Buyer's Premium & VAT
A Victorian silver-mounted easel-back mirror, William Comyns & Sons, London, 1896
10 Oct 2016
Sold for ZAR 9 368
Incl. Buyer's Premium & VAT
An Edward VII silver rosebowl, William Comyns & Sons, London, 1903
14 Mar 2016
Sold for ZAR 10 539
Incl. Buyer's Premium & VAT