Some Edwardian silver odds and ends to keep around on the sideboard for your next banquet. Charles Stuart Harris & Sons Ltd. British silversmiths. Starting in 1817, they merged with I. Freeman and Company in 1933.

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Flared cylindrical trophy vase on a domed foot with gently waved gadrooned lower body. 1900. Made in London. Silver. Image © Toovey’s Antique & Fine Art Auctioneers. Fair use license. via https://www.tooveys.com/lots/421599/a-late-victorian-silver-trophy-vase-of-flared-cylindrical-form-on-a-domed-foot
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Pair of bon bon dishes. 1886. Silver. Chased decoration with gilding. Makers marks: Full hallmarks struck to the surface of each dish. Image © 1995-2020 eBay Inc. Fair use license. via https://www.ebay.com/itm/Victorian-Sterling-Silver-Bon-Bon-Dishes-By-Charles-Stuart-Harris-1886-/283742268922
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Bachelor three piece tea set. 1886. Silver. Maker’s marks: Fully hallmarked. Image © 2020 catawiki.com. Fair use license. via https://www.catawiki.com/l/30900695-a-fine-victorian-bachelor-3-piece-tea-set-charles-stuart-harris-london-925-silver-charles-stuart-harris-london-england-1886
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Presentation bowl with applied and chased decoration. 1895. Silver. Maker’s marks: full hallmarks. Image © 1995-2020 eBay Inc. Fair use license. via https://www.ebay.com/itm/Antique-Victorian-Sterling-Silver-Presentation-Bowl-by-Charles-Stuart-Harris-/312855205475
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Openwork bread basket decorated with a pearl rim. 1900. Silver. Maker’s marks: Hallmarks for Great Britain, London, and Charles Stuart Harris. Image © 2020 catawiki.com. Fair use license. via https://www.catawiki.com/l/12698545-bread-basket-in-solid-silver-london-charles-stuart-harris-1900

Novelty pepperettes for your next dinner party to make your guests think they are dining with Queen Alexandra. Mostly Edwardian. All amusing.

Set of four novelty pepperettes
Set of four novelty pepperettes, each formed as a putto holding a ball above his head over a stepped base. 1916. British, made in Birmingham. George V silver. Stokes & Ireland, maker. Image © Copyright Toovey’s 2017-2020. Fair use license. via https://www.tooveys.com/lots/418424/a-set-of-four-george-v-silver-novelty-pepperettes
Four pepperettes in the motif of poppy heads with a detachable cover. 1891.
Four pepperettes in the motif of poppy heads with a detachable cover. 1891. Victorian. Made in London. Parcel-gilt silver. Mark of Edward Hutton. Image © CHRISTIE’S 2020. Fair use license. via https://www.christies.com/lotfinder/Lot/a-set-of-four-victorian-parcel-gilt-silver-5083748-details.aspx
Three novelty pepperettes, two modeled as bananas and the third as an ear of corn. 20th c. Gilt with the ear of corn set with stones.
Three novelty pepperettes, two modeled as bananas and the third as an ear of corn. 20th c. Gilt with the ear of corn set with stones. Apparently unmarked. Image © CHRISTIE’S 2020. Fair use license. via https://www.christies.com/lotfinder/Lot/three-various-novelty-pepperettes-apparently-unmarked-20th-5370153-details.aspx

Novelty propelling (mechanical) pencils so fun to play with you’ll never get any work done. Mostly Edwardian. All amusing. Several by Sampson Mordan who co-invented the first patented mechanical pencil.

Tennis racket propelling pencil. ca. 1880.
Tennis racket propelling pencil. ca. 1880. British. Silver. Sampson Mordan & Company, maker. Image © 1stdibs, Inc. 2019. Fair use license. via https://www.1stdibs.com/furniture/dining-entertaining/tableware/victorian-novelty-silver-tennis-racket-propelling-pencil-sampson-mordan/id-f_14980102/
Royal Coronation propelling pencil. 1953.
Royal Coronation propelling pencil in working condition. 1953. Image © Molloy’s Mega Antiques Centre, Takapuna, Auckland and © 1998-2019 Ruby Lane, Inc. Fair use license. via https://www.rubylane.com/item/160319-SUN505/Vintage-1953-Royal-Coronation-Propelling-Pencil
Propelling pencil in the form of a cross.
Propelling pencil in the form of a cross. Engraved decoration fitted with a fob suspension loop. Victorian. Gold and turquoise. Maker not known. Image © Copyright Toovey’s 2017-2019. Fair use license. via https://www.tooveys.com/lots/406048/a-victorian-gold-and-turquoise-inset-propelling-pencil-in-the-form-of-a-cross
"Bullseye" police lantern propelling pencil.
“Bullseye” police lantern propelling pencil. Victorian. Silver. Sampson, Mordan & Company, probable maker. Image © McTears Auctioneers. Fair use license. via https://www.mctears.co.uk/news/Bullseye/?i=299
Pig propelling pencil. ca. 1880.
Pig propelling pencil. ca. 1880. Victorian. Unmarked but tests as silver. Maker not known. Image © 2001 – 2019 Sellingantiques Ltd. Fair use license. via https://www.sellingantiques.co.uk/318189/antique-victorian-silver-novelty-pig-propelling-pencil-c1880/#

Novelty Edwardian pincushions in sterling silver. Two animals and a canoe for them to paddle away in. Made by Levi and Salaman in Birmingham, England.

Pig. 1904.
Pig. 1904. Image © Harrington & Company Vintage Luxury & Collectables, Woolloongabba. Fair use license. via http://www.hnco.com.au/rare-1904-levi-salaman-english-sterling-silver-pig-cushion/
Elephant with raised trunk, engraved "Bramble Hill" on one side. 1905.
Elephant with raised trunk, engraved “Bramble Hill” on one side. 1905. Image ©2019 LoveAntiques.com. Fair use license. via https://www.loveantiques.com/antique-silver/edwardian-(1901-1914)/edwardian-silver-pin-cushion-elephant-raised-trunk-levi-and-salaman-1905-59211
Hedgehog pin cushion. 1906.
Hedgehog pin cushion. 1906. Image ©2019 LoveAntiques.com. Fair use license. via https://www.loveantiques.com/antique-silver/silver-pin-cushions/adorable-antique-silver-hedgehog-pin-cushion-levi-and-salaman-birmingham-1906-163248
Canoe pincushion. 1905.
Canoe pincushion. 1905. Image © I.Franks 2019. Fair use license. via https://www.ifranks.com/item/j0823-silver-pincushions

Trade catalogs for tiles and such from just before the turn of the last century. Enough to decorate all every inch of everything, not a mere one or two.

"Hearth tiles. George Wooliscroft and Son."
“Hearth tiles. George Wooliscroft and Son.” Plate from “The Contractors’ Compendium and Complete Catalogue, edited by John Edward Sears. 1890. Published in London and Melbourne, Australia. Collection of the Caroline Simpson Library and Research Collection, Sydney. In the public domain in the United States because it was published before January 1, 1924. via http://collection.hht.net.au/images_linked/40248b.jpg
"Designs of embossed majolica tiles."
“Designs of embossed majolica tiles.” Plate 21 from Minton, Hollins & Company’s catalog “Patent Tile Works. Illustrated Patterns of Tiles for Pavements, Hearths, etc.” ca 1860. Image © Swann Galleries, New York. Fair use license. via https://catalogue.swanngalleries.com/asp/fullCatalogue.asp?salelot=2475++++++71+&refno=++741368&saletyp
"Encaustic Tiles."
“Encaustic Tiles”, from the Maw and Company catalog “Patterns, Geometrical and Roman Mosaics, Encaustic Tile Pavements and Enamelled Wall Decorations”. University of Edinburgh Image Collections. Cc0 license 2.0. via https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Maw_And_Co.%27s_Patterns,_Geometrical_and_Roman_Mosaics,_Encaustic_Tile_Pavements_and_Enamelled_Wall_Decorations_(24970710671).jpg
"Designs of pavements for passages, corridors, entrances, etc."
“Designs of pavements for passages, corridors, entrances, etc,” from a Minton, Hollins and Company catalog. 1899. Collection of the Caroline Simpson Library and Research Collection, Sydney. In the public domain in the United States because it was published before January 1, 1924. via http://collection.hht.net.au/images_linked/2894c.jpg
"Designs of embossed, enamelled, glazed and printed dado tiles."
“Designs of embossed, enamelled, glazed and printed dado tiles” from a Minton, Hollins and Company 1899 catalog. Collection of the Caroline Simpson Library and Research Collection, Sydney. In the public domain in the United States because it was published before January 1, 1924. via http://collection.hht.net.au/images_linked/2894d.jpg
"Hearth and panel tiles."
“Hearth and panel tiles,” from a George Woolliscroft & Son 1903 catalog. Collection of the Caroline Simpson Library and Research Collection, Sydney. In the public domain in the United States because it was published before January 1, 1924. via http://collection.hht.net.au/images_linked/39746_sheet38.jpg