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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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Four Leaf Clover Baby Cup SHreve and Co San Francisco Sterling Silver 1900

.Four Leaf Clover Baby Cup SHreve and Co San Francisco Sterling Silver 1900

code: wb976

This beautiful sterling baby cup is a unique treasure because of the date inscribed and the applied four leaf clovers. Made by Shreve & Co, of San Francisco prior to the San Francisco earthquake and fire of 1906, it was a baptismal gift to "Francis Ryder Hannify" on November 28, 1906, just seven months after the fateful day. Four leaf clovers are a symbol of good luck with Celtic origins. What an appropriate gift for a lucky baby christening. A rare find, enhanced by it′s unique history and aesthetic appeal. It′s inscription reads "Francis Ryder Hannify November 28, 1906." It is expertly crafted, weighs an impressive 125 grams or 4 Troy ounces of sterling, so it is substantial in weight for it′s diminutive size. It stands 2 3/4" height with a diameter of 3", and measures 4" in width across the uppermost portion, which includes the handle. 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 Sterling Silver George W. Shiebler Nut Dishes New York 1890

.American Sterling Silver George W. Shiebler Nut Dishes New York 1890

code: wb983

Nature, form and stunning workmanship come together in these exquisite Aesthetic Period nut dishes, c.1890 by George W. Shiebler and Co. of New York. They are brilliantly detailed and complemented by a lovely gold vermeil interior. They measure 2" in diameter, stand 1" high and weigh a combined 42 grams or 1.35 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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Twisted Rope Napkin Ring Engine Turned Coin Silver 1860 Wife

.Twisted Rope Napkin Ring  Engine Turned Coin Silver 1860 Wife

code: N770

American coin silver round napkin ring c. 1860. This elegant, engine turned bellied body napkin ring has nicely detailed applied, open work, twisted rope borders. The large, shaped cartouche contains the inscription: Wife. Dimensions: 1 3/4" - 1 1/4", weighs 26 grams. The excellent original condition and clear, crisp detail, with no removals, repairs or alterations, make this an especially attractive offering. Monogrammed as described above, the soft, warm, original finish is present, with no buffing or machine polishing.

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William Spratling Sterling Silver Rose Wood Gravy Ladle 1955

.William Spratling Sterling Silver Rose Wood Gravy Ladle 1955

code: wb2039

Mexican sterling silver and rose wood gravy ladle by William Spratling Taxco Mexico c.1960. This handsome ladle measures 6 3/4" long. 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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Gorham Sterling Silver Lily Of The Valley 1885

.Gorham Sterling Silver Lily Of The Valley 1885

code: wb3142

American sterling silver perfume bottle with Lily of the Valley decorations by Gorham Silversmiths, c.1885. This beautiful and unusual perfume bottle measures 3 3/8" long and weighs 22 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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Ink Blotter Ornate Figural Hanau Sterling Silver 1890

.Ink Blotter Ornate Figural Hanau Sterling Silver 1890

code: wb3148

Ornate sterling silver ink blotter made in Hanau Germany, c.1890, probably by the firm Wolf and Knell. The touch marks are listed as unidentified on the Silvercollection.it website and as possibly Wolf and Knell on 925-100.com. We are fortunate to have 2 of these blotters. The other blotter has the touchmarks of the Hanau firm of Vereinigte Silberwarenfabriken, formed by the merger of Wolf and Knell with Gebrüder Glasser. The two are identical, save that the blotter listed here is slightly larger, an indication that the Vereinigte blotter is likely a cast copy of the older Wolf & Knell blotter. While this is not positive proof, it is a good indication that the Pseudo marks are those of Wolf & Knell. This interesting blotter has musicians on one side and a lady pouring water from a jug on the other, with all of the participants being surrounded by scroll, floral and foliate decorations. The knob handle has matching ornate scroll, floral and foliate decorations. The blotter is 4 3/4" long, 2 3/4" wide, 3 1/2" tall and weighs a total of 203 grams or 6.5 ozs. Troy. The excellent original condition and clear, crisp detail, with no monograms, removals, repairs or alterations, make this an especially attractive offering. The leather covered pad under the silver cover has wear. The blotter is perfectly usable and the knob unscrews from the wooden block so that new blotter paper can be installed The soft, warm, original antique finish is present, with no buffing or machine polishing. The Vereinigte Silberwarenfabriken blotter is available for $295

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American Coin Silver Napkin Ring 1853

.American Coin Silver Napkin Ring 1853

code: n759

American coin silver grape repousse napkin ring from 1853. This beautiful napkin ring measures 2 3/8" - 1 1/2" and weighs 45 grams or 1.4 ozs Troy. The excellent original condition and clear detail, with no removals, repairs or alterations, make this an especially attractive offering. Inscribed AC April 24th 1853, and a later inscription ARC Oct. 17th 1903, the soft, warm, original finish is present, with no buffing or machine polishing.

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Tea Caddy Spoon Feather Edge Shell Bowl Sterling Silver 1800

.Tea Caddy Spoon Feather Edge Shell Bowl Sterling Silver 1800

code: wb170

English sterling silver tea caddy spoon by an unknown maker, c.1800. This Feather Edge pattern tea caddy spoon has a shell form bowl and is 3 2/4" long and weighs 12 grams. it is unmarked, but guaranteed to be as represented. 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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Tea Caddy Spoon Francis Powell 1824 London Sterling Silver

.Tea Caddy Spoon Francis Powell 1824 London Sterling Silver

code: wb187

English sterling silver tea caddy spoon by Francis Powell, London 1824. It is unusual to find unmonogrammed tea cady spoons with no removals. I closely inspected the handle for any sign of a removal and found none. This attractive and highly collectible spoon is 3 1/8" long and weighs 11 grams. The excellent original condition with no monograms, removals, repairs or alterations, makes this an especially attractive offering. The soft, warm, original antique finish is present, with no buffing or machine polishing.

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Tea Caddy Spoon Thomas Northcote 1792 London Sterling Silver

.Tea Caddy Spoon Thomas Northcote 1792 London Sterling Silver

code: wb188

English sterling silver tea caddy spoon by Thomas Northcote, London 1792 . This attractive spoon has a period monogram P on the front of the nahdle and is 3 1/4" long and weighs 12 grams. The excellent original condition and crisp details, with no 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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Spanish American War Mississippi Presentation Cup Sterling Silver 1898 Durgin

.Spanish American War Mississippi Presentation Cup Sterling Silver 1898 Durgin

code: wb154

American sterling silver Spanish American War mustering out prersentation cup for the 2nd Mississippi Regiment in the Empire pattern by William B. Durgin Silversmiths of Durgin New Hampshire, 1898. This ornate two handled cup was presented bt the Captains of the 2nd Mississippi to Captain W. B. Homer (6th Artillery US) on the ocassion of the mustering out of the 2nd Mississippi Regiment at Columbia Tennesse december (20) 1898. The names of all 12 Captains of Companies A through L are engraved in one cartouche, with the presentation to Captain Homer in the other cartouche. This highly desirable cup is 6 7/8" tall, 5 3/8" in diameter, 10 5/8" across the handles and weighs a susstantial 790 grams or 25.4 ozs, Troy. The excellent original condition and crisp detail, with no 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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Stieff Repousse Napkin Ring Sterling Silver 1910

.Stieff Repousse Napkin Ring Sterling Silver 1910

code: n747

American sterling silver Repousse napkin ring by Stieff, Baltimore, c.1910. This beautiful napkin ring measures 1 3/4" - 1 3/8" and weighs 32 grams or 1 ozs Troy. The excellent original condition and clear detail, with no removals, repairs or alterations, make this an especially attractive offering. Monogrammed AVM, the soft, warm, original finish is present, with no buffing or machine polishing.

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Floral Scroll Napkin Ring Open Work Sterling Silver 1900 Monogram FMW

.Floral Scroll Napkin Ring Open Work Sterling Silver 1900 Monogram FMW

code: n749

American sterling silver napkin ring with applied, open work floral and scroll borders, c.1900. It would go well with Gorham′s Buttercup or Cambridge patterns. This darling napkin ring measures 1 3/4" - 1 1/4" and weighs 27 grams or 0.9 ozs Troy. The excellent original condition and clear detail, with no removals, repairs or alterations, make this an especially attractive offering. Monogrammed FMW, the soft, warm, original finish is present, with no buffing or machine polishing

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Spanish Taste Vin Cordoba 19th C.

.Spanish Taste Vin Cordoba 19th C.

code: wb 84

Spanish Silver Taste Vin or Wine Tasting Cup from Cordoba, c.1850. The center of the cup has a Charles IV 8 Real silver coin struck in the Mexico City Mint, dated 1797. The ring handle has an indented, shaped thumbpiece and the body has assymetrical fluting and large round dimples. This special Taste Vin is 3 3/4" across the handle, 3" in diameter and weighs a respectable 69 grams or 2.2 ozs. Troy. The excellent original condition and 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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French 18th C. Taste Vin Snake Handle

.French 18th C. Taste Vin Snake Handle

code: wb82

French Taste Vin or Wine Tasting Cup with 18th C. marks and early 19th C re-marks. It was common for surviving examples of early French silver to have later assay marks in addition to the original marks. The marks are slightly rubbed but legible. This scarce and elegant Taste Vin is 4 a/4" across the handle, 3 1/4" in diameter, 1" tall and weighs a substantial 130 grams. It bears the owner′s name M Quadon in early block lettering along the outer rim. The excellent original condition and crisp detail, with removals, repairs or alterations, make this an especially attractive offering. The soft, warm, original antique finish is present, with no buffing or machine polishing. The soft, warm, original antique finish is present, with no buffing or machine polishing.

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Sterling Silver Rose Water Shaker Colonial India 1850

.Sterling Silver Rose Water Shaker Colonial India 1850

code: wb784

Exotic and rare rose water shaker c. 1850. Made in Brtish Colonial India with stunning decorative embellishment and gorgeous peacock feather inspired repousse borders. It stands 10 1/2" in height and has a 3 3/4"diameter. It weighs a substantial 361 grams or 11.6 ozs Troy. The impeccable 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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French Art Nouveau Sterling Sandwich Tongs 1890

.French Art Nouveau Sterling Sandwich Tongs 1890

code: wb787

Rare and exquisite French 950 sterling silver Art Nouveau sandwich tongs with impressive applied foliate embellishment, c. 1890. A sumptuous and artistically crafted item that measures 4 1/2" wide, 3 1/2" long, and weighs 138 grams or 4.43 Troy ounces. The exceptional 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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14th Century Round Tray Shreve and Co. Sterling Silver 1915

.14th Century Round Tray Shreve and Co. Sterling Silver 1915

code: wb789

Sterling tray done by Shreve & Co. of San Francisco, c. 1915. This magnificent tray is done in the 14th century patternn. The Medieval motif consists of a stunning acid etched border. It has a substantial weight of 680 grams or 21.86 Troy ounces with a 12" diameter. The underside has the letters NKS mongrammed. The excellent 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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Georgian Period Sterling Silver Salver London 1799

.Georgian Period Sterling Silver Salver London 1799

code: wb793

Sterling footed tray from British Georgian period. Made by master silversmiths of London 1799. Features a magnificent brite cut border with regal engraved shield embellishment. It is 10" in diameter and weighs an impressive 632 grams or 20.32 Troy ounces. 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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Thomas Bradbury and Sons Footed Sterling Silver Tray Applied Beaded Border London 1893

.Thomas Bradbury and Sons Footed Sterling Silver Tray Applied Beaded Border London 1893

code: wb796

Diminutive footed sterling silver tray with superb applied beaded border made by London silversmith, Thomas Bradbury & Sons, c. 1893. This charming tray weighs 252 grams or 8.1 Troy ounces and has a 7" diameter. The impressive 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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