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Orchid Art Deco Water Pitcher Interntional Sterling Silver 1929 No Monogram

.Orchid Art Deco Water Pitcher Interntional Sterling Silver 1929 No Monogram

code: wb3920

American sterling silver Art Deco water pitcher in the Orchid pattern by International Silversmiths, c.1930. Having a capacity of 5 pints, this exquisite pitched is 9 1/2" tall, 10" from handle to spout, 6" long, 4 1′2" wide and weighs a substantial 958 grams or 30.9 ozs. Troy. Marked International sterling and the old helmeted s mark, 5 Pts, Orchid and patented, this is one gorgeous pitcher. The excellent original condition and clear, crisp detail, with no monograms, removals, repairs or alterations, make this an especially attractive offering.

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Large Medallion Coin Silver Napkin Ring 1860

.Large Medallion Coin Silver Napkin Ring 1860

code: n1389a

American coin silver Medallion napkin ring, c.1860. This handsome massive napkin ring is 1 7/8" in diameter, 1 5/8" tall and weighs 101 grams or 3.2 ozs Troy. Inscribed Sherry, Lottie in a period script. The excellent original condition and clear, 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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Chinese Export Landscape Cup Sterling Silver 1890

.Chinese Export Landscape Cup Sterling Silver 1890

code: wb3911

Chinese Export sterling silver double walled beaker with beautiful chased landscape and people decorations, c.1890, unmarked but carefully tested and guaranteed to be as represented. This beautiful cup is 2 1/4" in diameter 3" tall and weighs 76 grams or 2.4 ozs Troy. The excellent original condition and clear detail, with no removals, repairs or alterations, make this an especially attractive offering.

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Repousse Tea Ball Gorham Sterling Silver 1890

.Repousse Tea Ball Gorham Sterling Silver 1890

code: wb3910

American sterling silver Repousse tea ball by Gorham Silversmiths, c.1890. This beautiful ball is 1 5/8" in diameter 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 antique finish is present, with no buffing or machine polishing.

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Silver in the Chinese Style Fighting Dragon Vase c.1900

.Silver in the Chinese Style Fighting Dragon Vase c.1900

code: wb3900

Chinese style silver vase decorated with fighting dragons, applied lion mask faces with ring handles, c.1900. Unmarked. This beautiful vase is 4 5/8" tall and weighs 74 grams or 2.4 ozs Troy. The excellent original condition 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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Chinese Export Silver Cocktail Shaker Sing Fat 1890

.Chinese Export Silver Cocktail Shaker Sing Fat 1890

code: wb3901

Chinese Export silver cocktail shaker with two applied dragons, Sing Fat, c.1890. This impressive shaker is 8 7/8" tall, 3 1/2" in diameter and weighs 355 grams or 11.4 ozs Troy. The excellent original condition 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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Chinese Export Set of 6 Dragon Cordial Cups Sing Fat 1890

.Chinese Export Set of 6 Dragon Cordial Cups Sing Fat 1890

code: wb3897

Chinese Export set of 6 cordial cups with applied Dragon decorations, Sing Fat, c.1890. These beautiful cups are 1 5/8" tall, 1 3/8" in diameter and weigh a total of 175 grams or 5.6 ozs Troy. The excellent original condition 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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18th Century Beaker Russian 84 Standard Silver

.18th Century Beaker Russian 84 Standard Silver

code: wb3899

18th Century Russian beaker with foliate and scroll embossed decorations, Moscow, c.1745. This beautiful cup is 3 1/8" tall, 2 5/8" in diameter and weighs 79 grams or 2.5 ozs Troy. The excellent original condition 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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Figural Head Cocktail Shaker 900 Silver Peru

.Figural Head Cocktail Shaker 900 Silver Peru

code: wb3894

Peruvian 900 solid silver hand made hand chase figural cocktail shaker, c.1930. This whimsical cocktail shaker is 8 1/2" tall and weighs 422 grams or 13.6 ozs Troy. The excellent original condition, 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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Sardine Serving Fork Ball Finial Sterling Silver 1870

.Sardine Serving Fork Ball Finial Sterling Silver 1870

code: wb3895

American sterling silver unusual sardine serving fork with a ball finial, c.1870. Probably George Sharp. This beautiful fork is 8 1/2" long and weighs 91 grams or 3 ozs Troy. The excellent original condition 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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Coin Silver Engine Turned Napkin Ring Henry 1880

.Coin Silver Engine Turned Napkin Ring Henry 1880

code: n1388

American coin silver napkin ring with engine-turned decorations, c.1880. This handsome napkin ring is inscribed Henry and measures 1 7/8" in diameter, 1 5/8" tall and weighs 30 grams. 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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Lady Golfer Sterling Match Safe X Mas Inscription 1903

.Lady Golfer Sterling Match Safe X Mas Inscription 1903

code: wb3890

American sterling silver match safe with image of a lady golfer in traditional garb of the era wielding a golf club with a clubhouse in the background, 1903. This beautiful match safe is 2 3/4" long, 1 3/4" wide and weighs 26 grams, the match safe is inscribed JTS Dec 25, 1903. 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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Large Ornate Coin Silver Napkin Ring 1870

.Large Ornate Coin Silver Napkin Ring 1870

code: n1387

Large and ornate coin silver napkin ring, c.1870. This beautiful napkin ring is 1 7/8" in diameter, 2 1/8" tall and weighs 62 grams or 2 ozs Troy. Monogrammed HL in an ornate period script. 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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Chinese Export Landscape Napkin Ring Sterling Silver 1890

.Chinese Export Landscape Napkin Ring Sterling Silver 1890

code: n1385

Chinese Export sterling silver double walled napkin ring with beautiful chased landscape and people decorations, c.1890, unmarked but carefully tested and guaranteed to be as represented. This beautiful napkin ring is 1 7/8" in diameter 1 1/4" tall 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.

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Repousse Cup Sterling Silver Welsh and Bro Baltimore 1885

.Repousse Cup Sterling Silver Welsh and Bro Baltimore 1885

code: wb3882

American sterling silver floral repose cup by Welsh & Bro, Baltimore, c.1885. This beautiful cup is 3 3/4" tall, 4 1/2" long across the handle, 3" in diameter and weighs 192 grams or 6.2 ozs Troy. Inscribed E.M from Mother. The excellent original condition and clear detail, with no removals, repairs or alterations, make this an especially attractive offering.

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Dutch 830 Standard Silver Village Scene Tea Caddy 1890

.Dutch 830 Standard Silver Village Scene Tea Caddy 1890

code: wb3884

Dutch 830 Standard silver tea caddy with hinged lid, c.1890. This beautiful tea caddy is 3 1/4" tall, 3 1/4" long, 2 1/8" wide and weighs 143 grams or 4.6 ozs Troy. The excellent original condition and clear detail, with no removals, repairs or alterations, make this an especially attractive offering.

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Architectural Coin Silver Napkin Ring 1850

.Architectural Coin Silver Napkin Ring 1850

code: n1383

American coin silver Architectural napkin ring, c.1850. This handsome napkin ring is 2" in diameter, 1 1/2" tall and weighs 53 grams or 1.7 ozs Troy. Monogrammed J Frazier in a period script. The excellent original condition and clear detail, with no removals, repairs or alterations, make this an especially attractive offering.

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Coin Silver Ornate Napkin Ring 1860

.Coin Silver Ornate Napkin Ring 1860

code: n1384

American coin silver large and heavy napkin ring with floral embossed decorations on the body and applied floral embossed rims, c.1860. Each of these beautiful napkin rings is 2 1/8" in diameter, 1 1/2" tall and weighs 48 grams or 1.6 ozs Troy and has a period script monogram CES. Monogrammed as described above, the soft, warm, original finish is present, with no buffing or machine polishing. The excellent original condition and clear detail, with no removals, repairs or alterations, make this an especially attractive offering. We have two of these very special napkin rings. The price is for one.

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Arts and Crafts Water Pitcher Hand Made Hammered Sterling Silver Monogram A

.Arts and Crafts Water Pitcher Hand Made Hammered Sterling Silver Monogram A

code: wb3874

American sterling silver Arts and Crafts hand made and hammered water pitcher, c.1910 - 1930. This stunning pitcher is marked only sterling, but is obviously made by a skilled silversmith. Having a period applied monogram: A, this useful and desirable pitcher is 11 1/2" tall, 6 1/4" in diameter and weighs 870 grams or 28 ozs. Troy. Monogrammed as described above, the soft, warm, original finish is present, with no buffing or machine polishing. The excellent original condition and clear detail, with no removals, repairs or alterations, make this an especially attractive offering.

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Russian Troika Napkin Ring 84 Standard Silver St Petersburg 1895 No Monogram

.Russian Troika Napkin Ring 84 Standard Silver St Petersburg 1895 No Monogram

code: n1379

Russian 84 standard silver engraved napkin ring assayed in St Petersburg, c.1895, maker′s mark partially rubbed. This elegant Troika napkin ring features a Trekh Loshadey or three horse driven carriage with Vodital i Dva Passazhra or a Driver and Two Passengers. In effect, it is a double Troika, with three horses and three people. The engraving is crisp and very nicely detailed and shows the carriage being driven down a country road with houses in the background and fields in the foreground. The engraving surrounds a large, blank Aesthetic cartouche. Weighing 37 grams or 1.2 ozs. Troy, this very desirable napkin ring is 1 15/16" in diameter and 1 5/8" tall. The soft, warm, original finish is present, with no buffing or machine polishing. The excellent original condition and clear, crisp detail, with no monograms, removals, repairs or alterations, make this an especially attractive offering.

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Russian Napkin Ring Engraved Heart Ivan Sveshnikov 1871 Moscow 84 Standard Silver No Monogram

.Russian Napkin Ring Engraved Heart Ivan Sveshnikov 1871 Moscow 84 Standard Silver No Monogram

code: n1380

Russian 84 standard silver engraved Aesthetic napkin ring by Ivan Alexeevich Sveshnikov, having a Moscow town mark for 1871, maker′s mark ИАС (IAS Latin Letters). This elegant napkin ring features Aesthetic floral, foliate and geometric engravings surrounding a blank heart shaped cartouche. Weighing 35 grams or 1.1 ozs. Troy, this desirable napkin ring is 2" in diameter and 1 1/2" tall. The soft, warm, original finish is present, with no buffing or machine polishing. The excellent original condition and clear, crisp detail, with no monograms, removals, repairs or alterations, make this an especially attractive offering. We have the companion to this napkin ring listed on the website. Item # N1381

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Russian Napkin Ring Engraved Apple Ivan Sveshnikov 1870 Moscow 84 Standard Silver No Monogram

.Russian Napkin Ring Engraved Apple Ivan Sveshnikov 1870 Moscow 84 Standard Silver No Monogram

code: n1381

Russian 84 standard silver engraved Aesthetic napkin ring by Ivan Alexeevich Sveshnikov, having a Moscow town mark for 1870, maker′s mark ИАС (IAS Latin Letters). This elegant napkin ring features Aesthetic floral, foliate and geometric engravings surrounding a blank apple shaped cartouche. Weighing 35 grams or 1.1 ozs. Troy, this desirable napkin ring is 2" in diameter and 1 1/2" tall. The soft, warm, original finish is present, with no buffing or machine polishing. The excellent original condition and clear, crisp detail, with no monograms, removals, repairs or alterations, make this an especially attractive offering. We have the companion to this napkin ring listed on the website. Item # N1380.

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Chinese Export Dragon Open Work Napkin Ring Wo Shing 1880 Monogram HB

.Chinese Export Dragon Open Work Napkin Ring Wo Shing 1880 Monogram HB

code: n1382

Chinese export sterling silver open work double dragon napkin ring by Wo Shing of Shanghai, China, c.1870 - 1890. This fabulous figural napkin ring features twin cut work dragons floating in the clouds surrounding a teardrop shaped cartouche containing the period monogram: HB. Weighing 24 grams, this extremely desirable napkin ring is 1 7/8" in diameter and 1 1/4" tall. Monogrammed as described above, the soft, warm, original finish is present, with no buffing or machine polishing. The excellent original condition and clear detail, with no removals, repairs or alterations, make this an especially attractive offering.

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Snuff Spoon Havana Cuba Copa de Oro Sterling Silver 1890

.Snuff Spoon Havana Cuba Copa de Oro Sterling Silver 1890

code: wb3873

Cuban sterling silver snuff spoon, marked COPA DE ORO (Cup of Gold) and inscribed on the extremely wide handle, in period script: Havana, c.1890 - 1910. One of the more unusual pieces we have found, this souvenir type spoon is somewhat of a mystery. We can find no reference to anything like it. The spelling of Havana indicates that it would have been made for the tourist trade, the size of the bowl is unusual and the width of the handle relative to the length of the spoon is most unusual. We call this a snuff spoon as we cannot think of another practical use. The handle has wiggle work engraving along the front of its perimeter and the spoon is 4 1/2" long, the handle is 1 1/6" wide, the bowl is 7/8" long and 5/8" wide, with the spoon weighing 12 grams. Inscribed as described above, the soft, warm, original finish is present, with no buffing or machine polishing. The excellent original condition and clear detail, with no removals, repairs or alterations, make this an especially attractive offering.

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Repousse Chryanthemum Inkwell Gorham Sample Sterling Silver Cut Glass 1890 No Monogram

.Repousse Chryanthemum Inkwell Gorham Sample Sterling Silver Cut Glass 1890 No Monogram

code: wb3871

American sterling silver inkwell having a large, cut glass insert by Gorham Silversmiths, date marked for 1890. This visually stunning and extraordinary inkwell carries the mark Gorham used for samples, exhibition work and items made for use by Gorham. As the pattern number 3480 within an oval is preceded by an S, it is likely that this inkwell is a sample. Carpenter had the special order and sample, exhibition mark forms reversed. The rectangle was used for special orders. This special inkwell has a large, very well fitted cut glass insert that is removable when the base is unscrewed. The overall Art Nouveau Chrysanthemum decorations are extremely well detailed and done in high relief. The large, hinged lid has conforming floral decorations, a pointed domed finial and a beaded border, opening and closing properly and having a clean, tight hinge. With a silver weight of 196 grams or 6.3 ozs. Troy and a total weight of 389 grams or 12.5 ozs. troy, this desirable and likely one-of-a-kind inkwell is 4" tall and 3 3/8" in diameter. The soft, warm, original finish is present, with no buffing or machine polishing. The excellent original condition and clear, crisp detail, with no monograms, removals, repairs or alterations, make this an especially attractive offering. It would seem that we could not stop taking pictures of this special inkwell. It is a good thing that we ran out of film :-)

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Landsdowne Compote Gorham Sterling Silver 1917 No Monogram

.Landsdowne Compote Gorham Sterling Silver 1917 No Monogram

code: wb3872

American sterling silver footed compote in the Landsdowne pattern by Gorham Silversmiths, c.1917. This exquisite and very scarce pedestal base serving bowl has large shaped handles and is 7" in diameter, 7 1/4" tall to the handle tops, 6" tall to the bowl rim, 9 3/8" across the handle and it weighs 514 grams or 16.5 ozs. Troy. The bowl is 2 1/4" deep. The Gorham lion anchor G, sterling and the pattern number A10078 marks are located under the bowl inside the pedestal. We will try to get a picture of the marks, but they are very difficult to photograph. The soft, warm, original finish is present, with no buffing or machine polishing. The excellent original condition and clear, crisp detail, with no monograms, removals, repairs or alterations, make this an especially attractive offering.

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Joseph Jefferson Souvenir Spoon Howard Sterling Silver 1900

.Joseph Jefferson Souvenir Spoon Howard Sterling Silver 1900

code: wb3863

American sterling silver souvenir spoon of Joseph Jefferson by The Howard Sterling Company. c.1900 having an embossed bowl with the marvelous toast: Here′s your good health, and your family′s, and may they all live long and prosper. Weighing 36 grams or 1.2 ozs. Troy, this desirable spoon is 6" long. The soft, warm, original finish is present, with no buffing or machine polishing. The excellent original condition and clear, crisp detail, with no monograms, removals, repairs or alterations, make this an especially attractive offering.

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Round End Hammered Allan Adler Service for 12 X 6 plus 8 Servers Sterling Silver

.Round End Hammered Allan Adler Service for 12 X 6 plus 8 Servers Sterling Silver

code: wb3859

American sterling silver hand made and hammered flatware service for 12 X 6 plus 8 servers in the round end pattern by Allan Adler of Los ANgeles California, c.1950. This elegant set consists of: 12 Dinner Knives 9 3/4" 12 Dinner Forks 7 3/4 12 Salad Forks 3/4" 12 Oval Soup or Dessert Spoons 6 3/4" 12 Teaspoons 6 1/4" 12 Butter Knives all silver 5 5/8" Servers: Salad Serving Fork 10" Salad Serving Spoon 10" Chop Serving Fork 10 3/8" Chop Serving Spoon 10 3/8" Cold Meat Fork 8 1/4" 2 Tablespoons 8" Master Butter Knife 7 1/8" Total silver weight: approx 150 Ozs. Troy, including Knife handles. The dinner knives have stainless steel blades and the handles are not hollow, giving them over twice the weight of the normal stainless steel blade knife. The soft, warm, original finish is present, with no buffing or machine polishing. The excellent original condition and clear, crisp detail, with no monograms, removals, repairs or alterations, make this an especially attractive offering.

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Braserillo Cigar Lamp Spanish Colonial Style Sanborns Sterling Silver 1935

.Braserillo Cigar Lamp Spanish Colonial Style Sanborns Sterling Silver 1935

code: wb3855

Mexican sterling silver Braserillo or cigar lamp on stand by Sanborns Silversmiths in the Spanish Colonial style, c.1935. This superbly crafted Braserillo with raised fluted cup with fastened with silver floral swags decorations on a fluted baluster stem. The conforming under plate sits on four heavy cast scroll feet. Brazier: used to hold live coals and passed at the table for guests to light cigars. It may also be used to burn incense or as a small serving bowl. Weighing a substantial 574 grams or 18.5 ozs. Troy, this desirable Braserillo is 5" long and 4 1/4" wide at the bowl, 8 3/4" long and 6" wide at the tray and 4 3/4" tall. The soft, warm, original finish is present, with no buffing or machine polishing. The excellent original condition and clear, crisp detail, with no monograms, removals, repairs or alterations, make this an especially attractive offering.

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Hibiscus Repousse Art Nouveau Bowl Unger Brothers 1900 Steling Silver No Monogram

.Hibiscus Repousse Art Nouveau Bowl Unger Brothers 1900 Steling Silver No Monogram

code: wb3847

American Art Nouveau sterling silver serving bowl in a Hibiscus pattern by Unger Brothers of Newark, New Jersey, c.1900. This spectacular bowl has an applied wide border of high relief Hibiscus blossoms on a shaped. fluted body. This special bowl is especially hard to find unmonogrammed and it weighs 367 grams or 11.8 ozs. Troy, having a diameter of 11 3/4" and a depth of 3 1/4". The soft, warm, original finish is present, with no buffing or machine polishing. The excellent original condition and clear, crisp detail, with no monograms, removals, repairs or alterations, make this an especially attractive offering.

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