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American Colonial Tankard Richard Van Dyck 1740-1750 New York City Coin Silver

. American Colonial Tankard Richard Van Dyck 1740-1750 New York City Coin Silver

code: G1

American Colonial coin silver lidded tankard by the esteemed and renown silversmith Richard Van Dyck of New York, c.1740-1750. This magnificent tankard features a slightly tapered straight sided body with a mildly flared threaded base and upper rim. The hinged lid features an inset 1707 Queen Anne coin surrounded by an engraved border featuring scroll work, laurels, and flowers. The outer rim of the tankard features a cut scroll form accent with minor engraved decorations. The attached Onslow thumb piece adds to the appeal of this special tankard. The large handle features an applied cornucopia of fruit with a dangling bunch of grapes. The bottom of the handle features a ram′s head accent. Monogrammed MIT in ornate block script. Marked with Van Dyck′s makers mark on the body on each side of the handle. This stunning tankard measures 8 3/4" across the handle, 5 3/4" wide, 7 9/16" tall, and weighs 40.6 ozt. A similar Van Dyck tankard is in the Yale University Collection. The soft, warm, original finish is present, with no buffing or machine polishing. The excellent original condition and clear, crisp detail, with no repairs, removals, or alterations, make this an especially attractive offering. Monogrammed as described above.

$145000.00


Very Imporntant American Colonial Coin Silver Tankard Adrian Bancker 1750 New York

.Very Imporntant American Colonial Coin Silver Tankard Adrian Bancker 1750 New York

code: G2

Amazing American Colonial coin silver lidded tankard by the esteemed and renown silversmith Adrian Bancker of New York, c.1750. This magnificent tankard features a slightly tapered straight sided body with a mildly flared threaded base and a flared upper rim. The hinged lid features a very decorative monogram surrounded by an engraved border. The outer rim of the tankard features an cut decoration or accent with minor engraved decorations and crosshatching. The attached thumb piece is in the form of a tight corkscrew. The large handle features an applied rat tail decoration. The bottom of the handle features a flat circular accent. Monogrammed "RCC" in ornate period scroll script. Marked with Adrian Bancker′s makers mark on both sides of the handle. There is a slight dent in the handle. This stunning tankard measures 7 15/16" across the handle, 5" wide, 6 1/2" tall, and weighs 26.2 ozt. The soft, warm, original finish is present, with no buffing or machine polishing. The excellent original condition and clear, crisp detail, with no repairs, removals, or alterations, make this an especially attractive offering. Monogrammed as described above.

$80000.00


Very Imporntant American Colonial Coin Silver Tankard Samuel Edwards 1745-1760 Boston

.Very Imporntant American Colonial Coin Silver Tankard Samuel Edwards 1745-1760 Boston

code: G3

American Colonial coin silver lidded tankard by the esteemed and renown silversmith Samuel Edwards of Boston, c.1745-1760. This magnificent tankard features a slightly tapered straight sided body with a mildly flared threaded base. The hinged lid features a rounded finial and is raised in circular graduated segments. The face of this magnificent tankard features a floral scroll surrounded shield with an image of a fort or castle. The top of the shield features an armored arm holding a sword. The bottom of the shield features two inscribed scrolls, one is inscribed "SUSTINARE", and the other is inscribed "SAMUEL BROOKS." The attached circular scroll shell thumb piece adds to the appeal of this special tankard. The large handle features an applied finial shaped decoration. The bottom of the handle features a rounded tip. Monogrammed "B T + A" in ornate block script. Marked with Samuel Edward′s makers mark on the body on the left side of the handle as well as on the lid. This stunning tankard measures 7 5/16" across the handle, 5 1/8" wide, 8 1/8" tall, and weighs 24.9 ozt. The soft, warm, original finish is present, with no buffing or machine polishing. The excellent original condition and clear, crisp detail, with no repairs, removals, or alterations, make this an especially attractive offering. Monogrammed and inscribed as described above.

$68000.00


American Colonial Tankard William Holmes 1750-1780 Boston Coin Silver

.American Colonial Tankard William Holmes 1750-1780 Boston Coin Silver

code: G4

American Colonial coin silver lidded tankard by the esteemed and renown silversmith William Holmes of Boston, c.1750-1780. This magnificent tankard features a molded rim, bead midband and molded baseband, Flange turned down on molded flattened lid with turned and flame finial. Scroll handle, disk at lower joining, large disk tip; turned drop from hinge, scroll thumb piece. Engraved "oz.34:5" on bottom. Later inscribed "C" on the side at right of handle. Script monogram "THD" on handle. Features William Holmes′s maker mark on the left of the handle. This stunning tankard measures 8" across the handle, 5 9/16" wide, 9" tall, and weighs 34.1 ozt. William Holmes is known as one of Benjamin Franklin′s Nephews. The soft, warm, original finish is present, with no buffing or machine polishing. The excellent original condition and clear, crisp detail, with no repairs, removals, or alterations, make this an especially attractive offering. Monogrammed, engraved, and inscribed as described above.

$54500.00


Novelty English Sterling Pair Of Silver Stork Umbilical Cord Tongs

.Novelty English Sterling Pair Of Silver Stork Umbilical Cord Tongs

code: wb4110

English sterling silver novelty pair of stork umbilical cord tongs. Modeled as a stork, the body opens to reveal a baby. These beautiful tongs are 4" long and weigh 42 grams or 1.4 ozs Troy. London 1878, maker′s initials JL. 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.

$525.00


Round Pedestal Plateau Cake Stand Sterling Silver Gale Dominick and Haff 1870

.Round Pedestal Plateau Cake Stand Sterling Silver Gale Dominick and Haff 1870

code: wb4096

Antique American sterling silver round pedestal plateau wedding cake stand with beaded border and applied ivy leaf decorations, made by Gale Dominick & Haff, New York, 1870-1872. This beautiful stand is 11" in diameter, 13 1/2" base diameter, 2 3/4" tall and weighs 1383 grams or 44.5 ozs Troy, it is monogrammed ABL in a period script. The soft, warm, original finish is present, with no buffing or machine polishing. The excellent original estate condition and clear, crisp detail, with no removals, repairs or alterations, make this an especially attractive offering.

$3950.00


Antique English Tastevin Wine Taster Sterling Silver London 1679

.Antique English Tastevin Wine Taster Sterling Silver London 1679

code: wb4097

English sterling silver tastevin or wine taster bearing a full set of Hallmarks for London 1679. This handsome wine taster is 3 1/2" across the handles, 2 1/2" in diameter, 5/8" deep and weighs 22 grams. The soft, warm, original finish is present, with no buffing or machine polishing. The excellent estate original condition and clear, crisp detail, with no monograms, removals, repairs or alterations, make this an especially attractive offering.

$2500.00


Tiffany Baby Porringer Sterling Silver Squirrel Acorn Decorations 1900

.Tiffany Baby Porringer Sterling Silver Squirrel Acorn Decorations 1900

code: wb4078

American sterling silver baby porringer with applied squirrels and acid etched acorn decorations, made by Tiffany & Co, c.1900. This beautiful porringer is 7 1/4" across the handle, 4 7/8" in diameter, 3 1/2" deep and weighs 284 grams or 9.1 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.

$1950.00


Unusual Antique Tea Caddy Dutch Sterling Silver 1890

.Unusual Antique Tea Caddy Dutch Sterling Silver 1890

code: wb4052

Unusual Continental silver tea caddy with Repousse social court sciences, c.1890. This beautiful tea caddy is 6 3/4" tall, 4" long, 2" wide and weighs 218 grams or 7 ozs Troy. The excellent original condition and clear, crisp detail, with no monograms, removals, repairs or alterations, make this an especially attractive offering.

$995.00


Covered Serving Dish Arts and Crafts Richard Dimes 1915 Sterling Silver

.Covered Serving Dish Arts and Crafts Richard Dimes 1915 Sterling Silver

code: wb4037

American sterling silver Arts and Crafts covered double serving dish by Richard Dimes of South Boston, Massachusetts, c.1915. This unusual, individually sized dish has its cover also serve as an extra dish when removed. The faux ivory handles have Rosette socket arms and spiral pointed knobs, easily removable for cleaning. The lid fits nicely and this especially attractive and useful dish is ready to serve, weighing 466 grams or 15 ozs. Troy, and measuring 7" in diameter for the bottom dish, 6" in diameter for the top, 8 1/8" across the handles and 3" 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.

$795.00


Large Tankard Sterling Silver Mixed Metals Apple Tree Bark Handle Gorham 1880

.Large Tankard Sterling Silver Mixed Metals Apple Tree Bark Handle Gorham 1880

code: wb4041

American sterling silver large cup with a figural mixed metals apple tree bark handle, clover leaf embossed border, made by Gorham Silversmiths, date marked for 1880. This beautiful cup is 6 1/4" tall, 6" across the handle, 4 3/8" diameter of the base, it weighs 606 grams or 19.5 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, repairs or alterations, make this an especially attractive offering.

$9500.00


Vintage Sterling Silver Figural Bicycle Box Mexico

.Vintage Sterling Silver Figural Bicycle Box Mexico

code: wb4016

Vintage Mexican sterling silver figural bicycle box. This beautiful box with the bicycle is 5 1/2" long, 3 1/8" wide and weighs 61 grams or 2 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.

$750.00


Omar Ramsden Sterling Silver Three Piece Flatware Set London 1908

.Omar Ramsden Sterling Silver Three Piece Flatware Set London 1908

code: wb4010

Arts & Crafts hard to find three piece youth set by the masters Omar Ramsden & Alwyn Carr, hallmarked for London 1908. The most important work of Omar Ramsden is during his partnership with Alwyn Carr (Jacksons Pge 73 Pocket edition), the flatware has a hammered finish. The set is: the knife is 6 3/4" long, the fork is 6 7/8" long, the spoon is 6 7/8" long, total silver weight is 146 grams or 4.7 ozs Troy, each piece is monogrammed CMR 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 finish is present, with no buffing or machine polishing.

$1795.00


Miniature Carousel Sterling Silver French Import Marks 1880

.Miniature Carousel Sterling Silver French Import Marks 1880

code: wb3952

Continental European Sterling Silver miniature Carousel having French Import marks, c.1870 1890, likely made in the Netherlands. We have seen smaller, marked Dutch examples. This absolutely delightful Carousel features 6 full figured horses that spin under a domed top supported 7 spiral columns on a hexagonal base and steps with a guardrail on opposite sides. The Carousel spins when the flag is turned. Weighing 87 grams or 2.8 ozs. Troy, this special miniature is 2 1/2" in diameter and 3 1/21" 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.

$695.00


Gorham Special Order Japanesque Knife Sterling Silver 1909

.Gorham Special Order Japanesque Knife Sterling Silver 1909

code: wb3888

American sterling silver and walruses ivory large knife, special order Gorham Silversmiths, 1909. This magnificent knife is 14" long and weighs 177 grams. The handle features three carved monkeys, the blade has an acid etched Japanesque style decorations. The excellent original condition with some very minor wear consistent with age, no removals, repairs or alterations, make this an especially attractive offering. The soft, warm, original finish is present, with no buffing or machine polishing.

$1295.00


Dragon Letter Holder XIV Sterling Silver London 1897

.Dragon Letter Holder XIV Sterling Silver London 1897

code: wb3887

English sterling silver letter holder with figural cast dragon finial, London 1897 William Gibson & John Lawrence Langman. The slats for the holder are the letters XIV. This unusual holder is 4" tall, 2 5/8" long, 2 1/4" wide and weighs 163 grams or 5.2 ozs Troy. 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.

$895.00


Royal Worcester Sterling Mounted Porcelain Dresser Jar 1897

.Royal Worcester Sterling Mounted Porcelain Dresser Jar 1897

code: wb3815

Royal Worcester egg shell porcelain dresser jar with a silver mounter floral swag rim and gilt lined silver lid with a cast bud finial. The jar is date marked for 1897 and the silver has Austrian import marks. The porcelain and silver are both defect free. This attractive, scarce and desirable jar is 4 1/4" tall and 3" 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.

$345.00


Wire Work Server Twist Handle Most Unusual Sterling Silver J E Caldwell 1890

.Wire Work Server Twist Handle Most Unusual Sterling Silver J E Caldwell 1890

code: wb3802

American sterling silver wire work large server by J. E. Caldwell of Philadelphia, c.1890. This most unusual server has a central twist handle which fans out to form the frame of the blade on one end and flows to each side at the top to form the sides of the handle. To the top of the handle is attached a blank shield shaped cartouche. We have never seen anything like this and can′t find any record of anything similar. It bears the production number S5250, the mark of J. E. Caldwell and Sterling. 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.

$450.00


Figural House Match or Toothpick Holder Portuguese 833 Standard Silver 1920

.Figural House Match or Toothpick Holder Portuguese 833 Standard Silver 1920

code: wb3788

Portuguese 833 Standard silver figural toothpick or match holder in a form of a house with a rooster finial, c.1920. The rooster finial is removable, enabling the toothpicks or matchsticks to be removed individually. This beautiful box is 5" tall, 1 3/4" wide and weighs 59 grams or 1.9 ozs Troy. This unusual box has an embossed inscription: Palitos, which is the Portuguese word for matchstick or toothpick.. The excellent original condition and clear, crisp detail, with no monograms, removals, repairs or alterations, make this an especially attractive offering.

$375.00


Bacchus God of Wine Figural Beaker 800 Silver 1890

.Bacchus God of Wine Figural Beaker 800 Silver 1890

code: wb3781

Continental 800 silver figural beaker with Repousse Bacchus Faces all around, c.1890. This unusual beaker is 4 7/8" tall, 3 1/4" in diameter and weighs 240 grams or 7.7 ozs Troy. The excellent original condition and clear, crisp detail, with no monograms, removals, repairs or alterations, make this an especially attractive offering.

$2950.00


South American Hand Made Pot Sterling Silver

.South American Hand Made Pot Sterling Silver

code: wb3753

Spanish colonial hand made sterling silver pot. This beautiful pot is inscribed: Lt. Col E T Doleman From His Cochabambinos July ′48. It measures 6 5/8" across the handles, 3 3/4" tall and weighs 350 grams or 11.25 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 removals, repairs or alterations, make this an especially attractive offering.

$695.00


Sealing Wax Cylinder Taperstick Match Safe Jacob London Sterling Silver 1894

.Sealing Wax Cylinder Taperstick Match Safe Jacob London Sterling Silver 1894

code: wb3729

English sterling silver sealing wax cylinder, seal, match and taperstick safe with striker and taper stick holder by Samuel Jacob having a full set of London Hallmarks for 1896. This scarce and desirable combination sealing wax tool has a long chamber for the sealing wax with a domed V notched topped hinged cap having a man in 16th Century attire as a finial. The short chamber for the matches and tapersticks has a flat topped hinged cap used as a seal, with the initials LIG. The cylinder rests on two elongated ball feet and the striker is on the cylinder atop the short match chamber. The nozzle for the mini taperstick sits just behind the striker. The body of the cylinder has bands ofalternating scroll and floral and swirling fluted Repousse decorations. Both hinges are clean and tight and both caps open and close properly and securely. Weighing 38 grams or 1.2 ozs. Troy, this superb cylinder is 9 1/4" long and 1/2" in diameter. It would make the perfect gift for the person who has almost everything. Monogrammed, if the seal initials would be considered a monogram, 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.

$695.00


Sterling Bikini Top Odd Things Not Found Elsewhere : )

.Sterling Bikini Top Odd Things Not Found Elsewhere : )

code: wb3686

It may be true that what happens in Vegas satay in Vegas, but there are exceptions, upon returning home from our last trip, this appeared in our luggage. This elegant bikini top is made out of sterling silver beads: small beads are 10 mm, large beads are 11 1/2 mm in diameter, total weight 813g or 26.1 ozs Troy.

$1500.00


Figural Bull Demitasse Spoons Black Starr And Frost 1890

.Figural Bull Demitasse Spoons Black Starr And Frost 1890

code: wb3641

American sterling silver figural Bull set of 6 demitasse spoons by Black Starr & Frost, c.1890. These unusual spoons are 4" long and weigh a total of 77 grams or 2.5 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.

$550.00


Adamas Dessert Spoon 1/2 Carat Full Cut Diamonds Stieff Sterling Silver 1986

.Adamas Dessert Spoon 1/2 Carat Full Cut Diamonds Stieff Sterling Silver 1986

code: wb3637

American sterling silver dessert spoon in the Adamas pattern by Kirk Stieff Silversmiths, Copyright 1986. This amazing spoon has 1/2 carat of full cut diamonds set into the handle and is 6 15/16" long, weighing 64 grams or 2 ozs. Troy. It is said that good things come to those who wait and, apparently, we are no exception. We have been aware of this pattern for many years, but have never seen a single piece. Apparently, production was very low. CLICK HERE for a discussion on Adamas 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.

$1495.00


Sterling Silver 10 3/4 Inch Scissors in a Case Dominick And Haff 1890

.Sterling Silver 10 3/4 Inch Scissors in a Case Dominick And Haff 1890

code: wb3608

American sterling silver scissors with sterling silver floral and scroll repousse case by Dominick And Haff, and stainless steel blades by Hudson Cutlery Co. c.1890. These magnificent talors scissors are 9 3/8" long, 10 3/4" long with the case. Total weight 133 grams. The excellent original condition with no monograms or removals, repairs or alterations, make this an especially attractive offering.

$525.00


Georgian Pap Boat Robert Hennell 1783 Sterling Silver Monogram MM

. Georgian Pap Boat Robert Hennell 1783 Sterling Silver Monogram MM

code: wb3546

English sterling silver pap boat by Robert Hennel I with a full, clear set of London Hallmarks for 1783. This ornate, Georgian pap boat has a bright cut flat rim ans tab handle, with an ornate, period monogram: MM under the base. Weighing 56 grams or 1.8 ozs. Troy, this especially nice pap boat is 5" handle to spout, 3" wide and 1" deep. 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.

$595.00


Figural Squirrel Oak Leaf Serving Spoon Sterling Silver 1870

.Figural Squirrel Oak Leaf Serving Spoon Sterling Silver 1870

code: wb3542

American sterling silver figural three dimensional cast squirrel, acorn and oak leaf serving spoon with bright cut scroll decorations in the shaped, fluted bowl, with traces of its original gilding and an oak leaf open work hood growing from the wire work and branch, collared and beaded handle, c.1870. This beautiful spoon is 10" long and weighs 98 grams or 3.2 ozs Troy. The soft, warm, original finish is present, with no buffing or machine polishing. The excellent original condition and clear detail, with no monograms or removals, repairs or alterations, make this an especially attractive offering. This is on of the most exceptional spoons we have yet to see.

$1895.00


Punch Cup Sweden 1711 Maker IL 830 Standard Silver

.Punch Cup Sweden 1711 Maker IL 830 Standard Silver

code: wb3467

Swedish 830 standard silver punch cup date marked for 1711, maker′s mark IL. The scroll handle has a central medallion of a helmeted warrior and a crown finial. The other side of the cup has a crown shaped knob with a ring for hanging the cup on the side of the punch bowl. This beautiful cup is 5 1/8" long, 2 1/2" tall and weighs 60 grams or 1.9 ozs Troy. The very good 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.

$795.00


Pap Boat Sterling Silver London 18th Century

.Pap Boat Sterling Silver London 18th Century

code: wb3472

English sterling silver pap boat, London 18th Century having a partially rubbed set of London Hallmarks. The side of the boat has a crest of a raised armed fist holding a spike topped with a Cross pattée. This elegant boat measures 4 3/4" long, 2 3/4" wide and weighs 51 grams or 1.6 ozs Troy. The very good original condition and detail, with no removals, repairs or alterations, make this an especially attractive offering.

$225.00