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Impressive French 950 Sterling Silver Cut Crystal Claret Decanter by Henri Sufflot Paris 1901

.Impressive French 950 Sterling Silver Cut Crystal Claret Decanter by Henri Sufflot Paris 1901

code: wb3153

Majestic French sterling silver and cut crystal claret decanter, expertly hand wrought by reknown Parisian silversmith, Henri Sufflot. He produced his greatest works between 1885 to 1905 and this regal treasure was crafted by hand in 1901. A stunning piece that stands 10 1/2" in height, masterfully done in French first standard, 950 purity silver, an even higher purity than traditional 925 sterling silver. The handle is magnificently embellished with a foliate scrollwork motif. It is enhanced by a lovely repousse foliate base, spout and complemented by an opulent gold vermeil interior. It has a Minerva’s head hallmark for French first standard 950 purity silver, the eagle’s head guarantee mark, and a maker’s mark of HS for Henri Soufflot. Structurally, this rare and century old decanter is in pristine condition. It stands ready to pour your favorite mature vintage of Latour, or Lafite-Rothschild, because a top notch claret deserves a worthy decanter. The excellent original condition and clear, crisp detail, with no removals, repairs or alterations, make this an especially attractive offering. The soft, warm, original finish is present, with no buffing or machine polishing

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Aesthetic Figural Olive Dish Gorham 1888 Sterling Silver

.Aesthetic Figural Olive Dish Gorham 1888 Sterling Silver

code: wb3156

American Aesthetic sterling silver olive dish in the form of a hollowed out olive by Gorham Silversmiths, date marked for 1888. This wonderfully naturalistic dish has a gilt interior and applied olive leaves and is 5 3/4" long; 2 3/4" wide; 1 1/4" deep and weighs 149 grams or 4.8 ozs. Troy. The excellent original condition and clear, crisp detail, with no monograms, removals, repairs or alterations, make this an especially attractive offering. The soft, warm, original antique finish is present, with no buffing or machine polishing

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Fish Serving Set Figural Bright Cut Knowles 1887 Sterling Silver

.Fish Serving Set Figural Bright  Cut Knowles 1887 Sterling Silver

code: wb3158

American sterling silver fish serving set in a figural bright cut pattern by J.B. and S.M. Knowles Silversmiths, c.1887. This elegant set features a lobster on the knife and a crab on the fork, with each piece being monogrammed K and dated August 19, 1887. The serving knife is 11 1/2" long and the serving fork is 8 1/2" long, with the set weighing 189 grams or 6,1 ozs. Troy. Monogrammed and inscribed as described above, the soft, warm, original antique finish is present, with no buffing or machine polishing. The excellent original condition and clear, crisp detail, with no removals, repairs or alterations, make this an especially attractive offering.

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Cactus Open Salt and Spoon Georg Jensen Sterling Silver 1950

.Cactus Open Salt and Spoon  Georg Jensen Sterling Silver 1950

code: wb2062

Danish sterling silver open salt with a cobalt blue enamel lining and a matching spoon in the Cactus pattern by Georg Jensen of Copenhagen, Denmark, c.1930. The pattern was introduced in 130 and was designed by Johan Rohde. The salt and spoon each has the old Jensen mark used when the pattern was first introduced. The open salt is 1 7/8" in diameter and 2 5/8" across the handle. The spoon is 2 1/8" long. The combined weight of the set is 34 grams or 1.1 ozs. Troy. The excellent original condition and clear, crisp detail, with no monograms, removals, repairs or alterations, make this an especially attractive offering. The soft, warm, original finish is present, with no buffing or machine polishing. We have 6 of these sets available. The price below if for one set: open salt and spoon.

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Japanese Dragon Flower Belt Sterling Silver 1900

.Japanese Dragon Flower Belt Sterling Silver 1900

code: wb2063

Japanese sterling silver Dragon Flower Medallion belt, c.1900. Undoubtedly the finest example we have seen, this ornate and finely detailed belt has a large Repousse Dragon buckle and five different Repousse Floral Medallions repeated three times. Weighing 193 grams or 6.2 ozs. Troy, the belt is 31 1/2" in length, with the Tail Chasing Dragon buckle being 2 7/8" - 2 1/4" and each Flower Medallion is 1 1/4" in diameter. The excellent original condition and clear, crisp detail, with no monograms, removals, repairs or alterations, make this an especially attractive offering. The soft, warm, original antique finish is present, with no buffing or machine polishing. We also obtained, from the same estate, 6 large (1 1/4") and one small (1") Repousse Dragon buttons that we will soon list for sale here. Our price will be $695 for the 7 Repousse Dragon Buttons.

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American Coin Silver Acorn Napkin Ring 1860

.American Coin Silver Acorn Napkin Ring 1860

code: n776

American coin silver napkin ring with beautiful acorn and leaf repousse decorations, c.1860. This handsome napkin ring measures 2 1/8" - 1 1/2" and weighs 35 grams or 1.1 ozs Troy. The excellent original condition and clear detail, with no removals, repairs or alterations, make this an especially attractive offering. Monogrammed Eliza P Wilde, the soft, warm, original finish is present, with no buffing or machine polishing.

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Francis I Medium Vegetable Bowl Sterling Silver Reed and Barton

.Francis I Medium Vegetable Bowl Sterling Silver Reed and Barton

code: wb2058

American Sterling Silver Medium Vegetable Serving Bowl in the Francis I pattern by Reed & Barton Silversmiths. This exquisitely detailed bowl is 8" in diameter, 2" deep and weighs 306 grams or 9.8 ozs. Troy. The excellent original condition, with no monograms, removals, repairs or alterations makes this an especially attractive offering. The original finish is present, with no buffing or machine polishing. We also have a large vegetable bowl, a bread tray, 12 nut cups and many. many pieces of flatware in the Francis I pattern

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Potpourri Urn Goodnow Jenks Boston 1895 Sterling Silver

.Potpourri Urn Goodnow Jenks Boston 1895 Sterling Silver

code: wb2060

American sterling silver Potpourrri Urn by Goodnow & Jenks of Boston, c.1895. What is one of the more unusual items that we have had in a long time, this striking Sheraton style urn has Acanthus leaf thumbpieces on its reverse, double C scroll handles. The pierced lid has a pierced, beaded edge dome with a swirling flame finial, with the inner gilt lid having a matching finial. Potpouri is placed inside the gilt interior of the urn, and when the scent is desired, the inner lid is removed. The urn could also be used as a small flower vase, with the pierced lid serving as a frog. The body of the urn has Sheraton style foliate swags and cartouches, with an ornate period monogram RTH. The body sits on a spread foot, circular pedestal base. The urn would even serve well as a small trophy. Weighing 326 grams or 10.5 ozs. Troy, the urn is 8" tall, 5 3/4" across the handles and 3 1/4" in diameter. Goodnow & Jenks was the premier silversmith in Boston at the turn of the nineteenth century. This is a fine example of their extraordinary work.

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American Coin Silver Repousse Napkin Ring 1850

.American Coin Silver Repousse Napkin Ring 1850

code: n774

Early American coin silver napkin ring with floral repousse decorations, c.1850. This beautiful napkin ring measures 2" - 1 1/4" and weighs 35 grams or 1.1 ozs Troy. The excellent original condition and clear detail, with no removals, repairs or alterations, make this an especially attractive offering. Monogrammed DM Oct. 29th 1850, the soft, warm, original finish is present, with no buffing or machine polishing.

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Aesthetic Tea Caddy Butterfly Gorham 1887 Sterling Silver

.Aesthetic Tea Caddy Butterfly Gorham 1887 Sterling Silver

code: wb2055

American sterling silver Aesthetic Tea Caddy by Gorham Silversmiths, date marked for 1887. This elegant and highly collectible caddy features acid etched floral designs on its body and a butterfly on its lid. The body has a period monogram ME. Monogrammed as described above, the soft, warm, original antique finish is present, with no buffing or machine polishing. The excellent original condition and clear, crisp detail, with no removals, repairs or alterations, make this an especially attractive offering.

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Greek Key Baby Bowl American Sterling Silver Gorham 1920

.Greek Key Baby Bowl American Sterling Silver Gorham 1920

code: wb3047

A classical and beautiful Greek key border complements the edge of this small, elegant sterling silver bowl, made by Gorham c. 1920. It measures 4 5/8" in diameter, stands 2 1/8" tall, and weighs 208 grams or 6.7 Troy ounces. The remarkable original condition and clear, crisp detail, with no monograms, removals, repairs or alterations, make this an especially attractive offering. The soft, warm, original finish is present, with no buffing or machine polishing.

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Danish Sterling Silver Bowl Ernst Dragsted Figural Grapes 1940

.Danish Sterling Silver Bowl Ernst Dragsted Figural Grapes 1940

code: wb3049

Danish sterling silver bowl with figural grape motif embellishment, by modern silversmith Ernst Dragsted, c. 1940. This unique and marvelous piece was designed with a sculptural feel. The Scandinavian silversmiths are known for modern clean lines. This is a beautiful and artistic interpretation of a small serving bowl It′s inspired design allows the grapes to suspend from each end freely. It measures 7" wide, stands 3 3/8" tall and weighs 325 grams or 10.5 ozs Troy. The remarkable original condition and clear, crisp detail, with no monograms, removals, repairs or alterations, make this an especially attractive offering. The soft, warm, original finish is present, with no buffing or machine polishing.

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Bread Tray Kirk Repoousse Sterling Silver 1930

.Bread Tray Kirk Repoousse Sterling Silver 1930

code: wb3053

American sterling silver bread tray in elaborate floral and foliate Repousse pattern by S. Kirk & Son of Baltimore, c. 1930. It measures an impressive 12 5/8" in length, is 7 1/4" wide and weighs 424 grams or 13.6 ounces Troy. The exceptional original condition and crisp detail, with no monograms, removals, repairs or alterations, make this an especially attractive offering. The soft, warm, original finish is present, with no buffing or machine polishing.

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Sterling Silver French Salt Shaker

.Sterling Silver French Salt Shaker

code: wb3076

18th century sterling silver French Shaker with French and Russian hallmarks. The charge mark for Paris used from 1768 - 1774 and the maker′s mark T G under a Fleur de Lis are located under the base. Russian import marks are located along the outer rim. This special shaker has a conforming bayonet mount top and is 5 3/4" tall, weighing 120 grams or 3.9 ozs Troy ounces. The remarkable original condition and clear, crisp detail, with no monograms, removals, repairs or alterations, make this an especially attractive offering. The soft, warm, original finish is present, with no buffing or machine polishing.

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American Sterling Silver Openwork Bread Tray Grape Motif 1910

.American Sterling Silver Openwork Bread Tray Grape Motif 1910

code: wb3080

American Aesthetic Period sterling silver bread tray with lovely openwork and applied figural grape motif, beautifully crafted c.1910. It measures 12 5/8" in length, 7 3/4" wide and weighs 409 grams or 13.1 ozs Troy. It is mongrammed with the letters SHJ. The excellent original condition and clear, crisp detail, with no monograms, removals, repairs or alterations, make this an especially attractive offering. The soft, warm, original finish is present, with no buffing or machine polishing.

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Danish Sterling Silver Pitcher Ebony Handle Georg Jensen 1925

.Danish Sterling Silver Pitcher Ebony Handle Georg Jensen 1925

code: wb3097

Danish sterling silver water pitcher by modern master silversmith Georg Jensen, c.1925. This unique and marvelous piece is a magnificent modern interpretation of a familiar item. It has the two elements that Jensen was famous for, clean geometric lines and inspired design. It stands 6 7/8" tall, 5 1/2" spout to handle and weighs 512 grams or 16.5 ozs Troy ounces. The remarkable original condition and clear, crisp detail, with no monograms, removals, repairs or alterations, make this an especially attractive offering. The soft, warm, original finish is present, with no buffing or machine polishing.

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Aesthetic Shakers John R Wendt Sterling Silver 1865

.Aesthetic Shakers John R Wendt Sterling Silver 1865

code: wb3098

Antique American sterling silver salt and pepper shakers by John Wendt of New York c. 1865. They feature gorgeous die rolled decorative borders with scroll and foliate motif, elegant finials and round pedestal bases. They stand 4 1/4" tall and weigh 144 grams or 4.6 ozs Troy. Each has a period monogram PD on the side of the body. The impeccable original condition and clear, crisp detail, with no removals, repairs or alterations, make this an especially attractive offering. The soft, warm, original finish is present, with no buffing or machine polishing.

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Sterling Silver Tiffany and Co. Open Work Serving Bowl New York 1900

.Sterling Silver Tiffany and Co. Open Work Serving Bowl New York 1900

code: wb3120

American Sterling Silver Aesthetic Period serving bowl, masterfully crafted by Tiffany & Co. of New York, c. 1900. This famous retailer and silver company is known for brilliant silversmiths and creating the most opulent and breathtaking sterling treasures of the American Gilded Age. This impressive piece is a gorgeous example of their style and features elegant openwork throughout, complemented by an exquisite scroll and floral motif. It measures an impressive 11 1/4" length, 9 1/4" width, and weighs 514 grams or 16.45 ozs Troy. It is mongrammed MWW on the underside. The exceptional original condition and clear, crisp detail, with no monograms, removals, repairs or alterations, make this an especially attractive offering. The soft, warm, original finish is present, with no buffing or machine polishing.

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Loving Cup Tiffany Acid Etched American Sterling Silver 1906

.Loving Cup Tiffany Acid Etched American Sterling Silver 1906

code: wb3079

A loving cup is a ceremonial vessel used in weddings or banquets and popular in 19th and 20th centuries. It usually has two or more handles and symbolizes unity, love or friendship. This magnificent example of a loving cup was made by Tiffany & Co. of New York, c. 1906. It has a superb shape, lovely acid etched floral and foliate embellishment and simple decorative borders. It has three graceful applied handles and an inscription that reads: "JPW & JB November 5th 1856 1906" It stands 8" tall, 9" wide and weighs 1486 grams or 47.8 ozs Troy. The remarkable original condition and clear, crisp detail, with no removals, repairs or alterations, make this an especially attractive offering. The soft, warm, original finish is present, with no buffing or machine polishing.

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Henry Chawner Coin Silver Chamber Stick With Matching Snuffer London 1792

.Henry Chawner Coin Silver Chamber Stick With Matching Snuffer London 1792

code: wb3013

Henry Chawner was one of the earliest, and most prolific British silversmiths of the 1700′s. This exquisite 200 year old chamberstick, with matching snuff, is a magnificent example of the enduring quality and fine craftmanship that made him famous. It was impeccably made by hand in London, c. 1792 and bears all appropriate date, city and maker hallmarks. It measures 6 1/4"in length at it′s widest point, stands 4 1/8" in height and weighs 230 grams or 7.39 Troy ounces. The remarkable original condition and clear, crisp detail, with no monograms, removals, repairs or alterations, make this an especially attractive offering. The soft, warm, original finish is present, with no buffing or machine polishing.

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Handsome Handwrought Spanish Colonial Silver Braserillo Ember Bowl 1800

.Handsome Handwrought Spanish Colonial Silver Braserillo Ember Bowl 1800

code: wb3014

Impeccable handwrought Spanish Colonial silver braserillo, crafted c.1800. A braserillo (or brazier) is an elegant smoking accessory used in Spain, and her colonies in the 1800′s. A live ember is taken from the fire and placed in the bowl so it can be passed around to light cigars or pipes. This elegant and distinctive example features two handles that can also be used as a cigar rests. Uniquely octagonal in shape, this stately piece is complemented by it′s simple decorative matching borders. It measures 7 1/2" across the handles and stands 3 3/8" in height. The excellent original condition and clear, crisp detail, with no monograms, removals, repairs or alterations, make this an especially attractive offering. The soft, warm, original finish is present, with no buffing or machine polishing.

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American Coin Silver Baby Cup 1870

.American Coin Silver Baby Cup 1870

code: wb3020

American coin silver baby cup with graceful curving applied handle,and brilliant brite cut designs. The upper and lower portions are also embellished with brite cut decorative borders. The patterns on front and back are superbly done were expertly crafted c. 1870. It stands 3 1/4" in height 2 3/4" in diameter; 4" across the handle and weighs 125 grams or 4 troy ounces. The excellent original condition and clear, crisp detail, with no monograms, removals, repairs or alterations, make this an especially attractive offering. The soft, warm, original finish is present, with no buffing or machine polishing.

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Russian 84 Silver Tea Pot St. Petersburg 1875

.Russian 84 Silver Tea Pot St. Petersburg 1875

code: wb3024

Substantial and elegant Russian 84 silver tea pot, expertly crafted in St. Petersburg, c. 1875. This noble 136 year old treasure bears all appropriate date and city marks. It′s form is almost scupltural with regal and graceful curves. From the round ample base and cheery spout, to the top of it′s domed lid, it is a warm, and inviting teapot complemented by a handsome finial, standing ready to brew your favorite Earl Grey or Russian Zavarka. This Russian charmer measures 8" inches in height, 7 1/2" wide from handle to spout and weighs a hefty 628 grams or 20.19 ounces Troy. The excellent condition and clear detail, with no monograms, removals, repairs or alterations, make this an especially attractive offering The soft, warm, original finish is present, with no buffing or machine polishing.

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Sterling Silver Heart Shaped Box Repousse Scroll Motif Birmingham 1891

.Sterling Silver Heart Shaped Box Repousse Scroll Motif Birmingham 1891

code: wb3003

Precious sterling silver heart shaped box, embellished with charming floral and scroll repousse motif. Made in Birmingham, England c.1891. It measures 2 1/4" in length, 2" in width and 1 1/4" in depth. It weighs 47 grams or 1.51 Troy ounces. The excellent original condition and clear, crisp detail, with no monograms, removals, repairs or alterations, make this an especially attractive offering. The soft, warm, original finish is present, with no buffing or machine polishing.

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Pill Box Applied Crab American Sterling Silver 1880

.Pill Box Applied Crab American Sterling Silver 1880

code: wb3006

American Aesthetic Period sterling silver pill box with applied sea life decorations in the Japanese taste, c.1880. It has a diameter of 2" and stands 5/8" in height. It weighs 30 grams. The excellent original condition and clear, crisp detail, with no monograms, removals, repairs or alterations, make this an especially attractive offering. The soft, warm, original finish is present, with no buffing or machine polishing.

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American Coin Silver Baby Cup Floral Foliate Repousse 1826

.American Coin Silver Baby Cup Floral Foliate Repousse 1826

code: wb3009

American coin silver baby cup with attractive repousse foliate embellishment, elegant pedestal base, floral respousse border and graceful curving handle. It stands 7/8" in heights and has a width of 4 1/8" across upper portion which includes the handle. It weighs an impressive 173 grams or 5.56 Troy ounces. The insciption reads "Thomas H Hewes from John H & Langdon H Haven October 1 1826" The excellent original condition and clear, crisp detail, with no monograms, removals, repairs or alterations, make this an especially attractive offering. The soft, warm, original finish is present, with no buffing or machine polishing.

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Spanish Colonial Silver Braserillo Hand Hammered Ember Bowl 1830

.Spanish Colonial Silver Braserillo Hand Hammered Ember Bowl  1830

code: wb3010

Beautiful hand hammered braserillo made of fine Spanish colonial silver, c. 1830. A braserillo (also called a chofeta or brazier) was a fashionable household smoking accessory in Spain and Spanish colonies throughout the 1800′s. An ember is removed from the fireplace or stove, then placed in the ember bowl so that it can be passed around to light cigars or pipes without burning the rug or table. This brasillero measures 8 1/8" in lenth, 2 1/2" in height and weighs 131 grams or 4.2 Troy ounces. It is marked Vega 18. The excellent original condition and clear, crisp detail, with no monograms, removals, repairs or alterations, make this an especially attractive offering. The soft, warm, original finish is present, with no buffing or machine polishing.

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Buccellati Continental Silver Tea Caddy Spoon Fluted Bowl Florence 1960

.Buccellati Continental Silver Tea Caddy Spoon Fluted Bowl Florence 1960

code: wb3012

Italian continental silver tea caddy spoon with an exquisite fluted bowl, lovely scalloped edged and magnificent little handle. Made by Buccellati of Florence, c.1960. This refined and stylish tea caddy spoon measures 2 2/8" in lenth and weighs 31 grams or 1 troy ounce. The excellent original condition and crisp details, with no monograms, removals, repairs or alterations, make this an especially attractive offering. The soft, warm, original antique finish is present, with no buffing or machine polishing.

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Norwegian Figural Sterling Silver Viking Longboats Salt Cellars With Matching Spoons 1960

.Norwegian Figural Sterling Silver Viking Longboats Salt Cellars With Matching Spoons 1960

code: wb957

An exceptional pair of Norwegian Viking Longboat salt cellars in sterling silver, with liners and matching oar spoons, c. 1960. These minature ships are embellished on both sides with handsome Norse shields and imposing little dragon heads on both ends. The marvelous spoons feature a design of a longboat on the waves. The details are remarkably clean, and crisp. They each measures 3 1/4" in length, and each spoon measures 2 1/4" in length. The combined weight of spoons and ships (with salt liners removed) is 40 grams or 1.28 Troy ounces. The impeccable original condition and clear detail, with no monograms, removals, repairs or alterations, make this an especially attractive offering. The soft, warm, original finish is present, with no buffing or machine polishing.

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Baroque Basket Swing Handle Theodore Starr 1890 Sterling Silver

.Baroque Basket Swing Handle Theodore Starr 1890 Sterling Silver

code: WB962

American sterling silver serving basket, masterfully crafted by Theodore B. Starr, New York c. 1890. This famous high end retailer and maker was known for expert craftsmanship and brilliant silversmiths who created some of the most stunning sterling treasures of the American Gilded Age. This gorgeous example of their style features a lovely body done in elegant openwork throughout, complemented by an exquisite scroll and floral motif applied border and a graceful swing handle. It stands on four applied figural claw feet which feature lattice and floral embellishment on the upper portion. It measures 4 7/8" in diameter, stands 2 1/4", without the handle and 4 3/4" when the handle is raised. It weighs 131 grams or 4 Troy ounces. The excellent original condition and clear, crisp detail, with no monograms, removals, repairs or alterations, make this an especially attractive offering. The soft, warm, original antique finish is present, with no buffing or machine polishing.

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