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Wheel and Brillaint Cut Glass Silver Gilt Serving Bowls Pair Wilhelm Binder 1890

.Wheel and Brillaint Cut Glass Silver Gilt Serving Bowls Pair Wilhelm Binder 1890

code: wb3950

German 800 standard parcel gilt silver oval serving bowl stands with the best wheel and brilliant cut glass inserts by Wilhelm Binder of Schwabisch Gmund, Germany, c.1890. We are offering a pair of these fabulous bowls, perhaps the nicest ones of this size that we have ever seen. Each insert has wheel cut Belleflower and Acanthus leaf decorations under the brilliant cut scalloped rim and a waisted cut center band that forms the mount for the silver stand. The bottoms are star and panel cut, with both inserts being in excellent condition. The gilt silver stands have conforming Belleflower and Acanthus leaf decorations on a central band, fancy scroll and pearl handles with gilt accents, a beaded top rim on an inverted matte finished silver upper body. The tops of the rims and the bands separating the decorations are gilt. The lower portion of the body has a silver matte finish and sits on four Acanthus and scroll feet, with the entire interior of each having a matte gilt finish. Each has the German marks for 800 standard silver, the maker′s mark of Wilhelm Binder and a French Import mark. Each of these fabulous bowls is 8" across the handles and 5" wide. The silver weight for each bowl is 155 grams or 5 ozs. Troy. 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.

$2450.00


French Garniture Salts and Mustard Pot Pierre Queille 950 Gilt Sterling 1840

.French Garniture Salts and Mustard Pot Pierre Queille 950 Gilt Sterling 1840

code: wb3219

French 950 sterling silver gilt table garniture set consisting of 4 open single salts, 2 open double salts and a mustard pot, each having cobalt glass liners by Pierre Queille, 70 Rue de Fauborg, Montmarte, Paris, 1838 - 1846. Each of these pieces has a frame with floral, foliate and grape garlands, a beaded border and shell and paw feet. The mustard pot has a double row of decorations and a Pomegranate finial. The double salts each have large urn lion mask handles. One of the liners has an edge chip which i not noticeable when in the frame. The frames have their original gilding with a nice, rich patina. The single salts are 3 1/8" long, 2 1/8" wide and 1 7/8" tall. The double salts are the same dimensions as the singles, with a 1 3/4" bridge in between and a handle 3 3/4" tall. The mustard pot is 4 1/2" tall, 2 3/8" in diameter and 3 3/4" across the handle. The silver weight is approximately 563 grams or 18 ozs. Troy and each, save for the mustard pot, is monogrammed, in ornate, period script: VLB. The mustard pot has no monogram. 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.

$2500.00


French Drageoir 950 Sterling Crystal Courtois 1835

.French Drageoir 950 Sterling Crystal Courtois 1835

code: wb3917

French 950 sterling silver and cut crystal Drageoir (a box for sweets) or Confiturier (Jam container) by Etienne-Auguste Courtois, 62 Rue du Temple, Paris, now in the Marais District. Courtois, a Master Silversmith, who specialized in Partie de Table or important pieces for table decoration, worked from 1834 - 1848, and, as the fineness mark is that used from 1819 - 1838, the piece can be dated 1834 - 1838. The fineness mark, guarantee mark and maker′s mark are on the body and the lid. Even the retaining nut for the lid handle is original. The body of the Drageoir is supported by four panels of winged shell, scroll and acanthus leaf designs, showing off the insert to good effect. The square base has a Gadroon and shell border and sits on four stylized shell caped ball feet, supporting a round, collared pedestal embossed with spear and dart decorations. The lid, which fits the crystal insert properly, has a shell supported ball handle mounted atop a n embossed, alternating leaf and floral cap. The cut crystal insert has lobed panel decorations, the slightest hint of blue color and is free of any chips, flakes or cracks. The fancy scroll and shell add the finishing touches to this spectacular serving bowl. The silver weight is 369 grams or 11.9 ozs, with the crystal insert weighing 303 grams. The bowl is 9 1/2" tall, 7 1/8" across the handles, 4 1/2" in diameter a,d 3 5/8" square at its feet. 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.

$2250.00


Cut Glass Pierced Reticulated Sterling Cake Plate Gorham 1910

.Cut Glass Pierced Reticulated Sterling Cake Plate Gorham 1910

code: wb3816

American brilliant cut glass small cake plate with an open work reticulated rim by Gorham Silversmiths, c.1910. This unusual circular footed plate has a diamond undercut plate and a star burst undercut foot. The plate is 7 3/8" 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. The glass is free of defects.

$325.00