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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


Shirley Temple Signed Photograph

.Shirley Temple Signed Photograph

code: A312

We have for sale a 2x3.5" signed photograph of American child star Shirley Temple. Your satisfaction is guaranteed. Shipping/Handling/Insurance Policy All items are carefully packed and insured, with no handling or packing fees, ever. Please do not attempt to return an item due to shipping damage. Should it occur in spite of our careful packaging, this must be handled through the shipping agent with an insurance claim. We will be happy to assist in this. Always be sure to retain all original packaging if a claim is to be made as the shipping agent may request to examine it. That being said, in over 10 years of internet shipping, we have had only one damage claim. Shipping is usually done within 24 hours of the receipt of a cleared payment. Shipping may delayed for a few days if we are away from home at an Antique Show. Please feel free to contact us with any inquiries about items or shipping. We will respond within 24 hours. Any shipping over payments will be quickly refunded. Other Information Sales tax applies for items shipped to California. A valid resale certificate is required for tax exempt sales delivered to California.

$350.00


Bud Abbot Autograph

. Bud Abbot Autograph

code: A37

We have for sale a 3x7.5" United States Dollar signed by American comedian and producer Bud Abbott who is best known as the straight man in the comedy team Abbott and Costello. The dollar bill is tattered as is visible and signed in green ink. Your satisfaction is guaranteed. Shipping/Handling/Insurance Policy All items are carefully packed and insured, with no handling or packing fees, ever. Please do not attempt to return an item due to shipping damage. Should it occur in spite of our careful packaging, this must be handled through the shipping agent with an insurance claim. We will be happy to assist in this. Always be sure to retain all original packaging if a claim is to be made as the shipping agent may request to examine it. That being said, in over 10 years of internet shipping, we have had only one damage claim. Shipping is usually done within 24 hours of the receipt of a cleared payment. Shipping may delayed for a few days if we are away from home at an Antique Show. Please feel free to contact us with any inquiries about items or shipping. We will respond within 24 hours. Any shipping over payments will be quickly refunded. Other Information Sales tax applies for items shipped to California. A valid resale certificate is required for tax exempt sales delivered to California.

$275.00


Buddy Hacket Signed Photograph

. Buddy Hacket Signed Photograph

code: A39

We have for sale a 7.75x10" signed photograph of the American comedian and actor Buddy Hackett. Your satisfaction is guaranteed. Shipping/Handling/Insurance Policy All items are carefully packed and insured, with no handling or packing fees, ever. Please do not attempt to return an item due to shipping damage. Should it occur in spite of our careful packaging, this must be handled through the shipping agent with an insurance claim. We will be happy to assist in this. Always be sure to retain all original packaging if a claim is to be made as the shipping agent may request to examine it. That being said, in over 10 years of internet shipping, we have had only one damage claim. Shipping is usually done within 24 hours of the receipt of a cleared payment. Shipping may delayed for a few days if we are away from home at an Antique Show. Please feel free to contact us with any inquiries about items or shipping. We will respond within 24 hours. Any shipping over payments will be quickly refunded. Other Information Sales tax applies for items shipped to California. A valid resale certificate is required for tax exempt sales delivered to California.

$40.00


Burt Lancaster Signed Photograph

. Burt Lancaster Signed Photograph

code: A40

We have for sale a 8x10" signed photograph of American actor Burt Lancaster, noted for his athletic physique, blue eyes and distinctive smile. Your satisfaction is guaranteed. Shipping/Handling/Insurance Policy All items are carefully packed and insured, with no handling or packing fees, ever. Please do not attempt to return an item due to shipping damage. Should it occur in spite of our careful packaging, this must be handled through the shipping agent with an insurance claim. We will be happy to assist in this. Always be sure to retain all original packaging if a claim is to be made as the shipping agent may request to examine it. That being said, in over 10 years of internet shipping, we have had only one damage claim. Shipping is usually done within 24 hours of the receipt of a cleared payment. Shipping may delayed for a few days if we are away from home at an Antique Show. Please feel free to contact us with any inquiries about items or shipping. We will respond within 24 hours. Any shipping over payments will be quickly refunded. Other Information Sales tax applies for items shipped to California. A valid resale certificate is required for tax exempt sales delivered to California.

$350.00


Buster Crabbe Autograph

. Buster Crabbe Autograph

code: A41

We have for sale a 7x5" autograph of the American actor and olympian Buster Crabbe. Your satisfaction is guaranteed. Shipping/Handling/Insurance Policy All items are carefully packed and insured, with no handling or packing fees, ever. Please do not attempt to return an item due to shipping damage. Should it occur in spite of our careful packaging, this must be handled through the shipping agent with an insurance claim. We will be happy to assist in this. Always be sure to retain all original packaging if a claim is to be made as the shipping agent may request to examine it. That being said, in over 10 years of internet shipping, we have had only one damage claim. Shipping is usually done within 24 hours of the receipt of a cleared payment. Shipping may delayed for a few days if we are away from home at an Antique Show. Please feel free to contact us with any inquiries about items or shipping. We will respond within 24 hours. Any shipping over payments will be quickly refunded. Other Information Sales tax applies for items shipped to California. A valid resale certificate is required for tax exempt sales delivered to California.

$35.00


Tiffany Repousse Goblet Grosjean and Woodward Sterling Silver 1853

.Tiffany Repousse Goblet Grosjean and Woodward Sterling Silver 1853

code: wb4112

American sterling silver large goblet made by Grosjean and Woodward for Tiffany and Company, c.1853. This ornate goblet has high relief Repousse floral and foliate decorations on the body surrounding a large, scroll bordered cartouche containing the inscription: Emily Ward Johnston from Her Mother. The applied beaded rim just adds to the appeal of this special goblet. The base has conforming decorations and and unusual convoluted reeded rim, with the stem having a beaded collar. Weighing 250 grams or 8 ozs. Troy, this desirable goblet is 7 3/4" tall and 3 1/4" in diameter. 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.

$2250.00


Antique Floral Embossed Napkin Ring 800 Silver 1890

.Antique Floral Embossed Napkin Ring 800 Silver 1890

code: n1431

Continental 800 Standard silver napkin ring with floral embossed decorations and an applied cartouche,c.1890. This beautiful napkin ring is 2" in diameter, 1 1/4" tall and weighs 50 grams or 1.6 ozs Troy. The excellent original condition and clear detail, with no monograms, make this an especially attractive offering.

$245.00


Cupid Wishbone Napkin Ring Sterling Silver 1900

.Cupid Wishbone Napkin Ring Sterling Silver 1900

code: n1432

American sterling silver napkin ring with applied cupid and wishbone decorations, c.1900. This elegant napkin ring is 1 7/8" in diameter, 1 1/4" tall and weighs 23 grams, it is inscribed Robert. 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.

$245.00


Aesthetic Cup and Saucer Duhme and Company Sterling Silver Bird Floral Engravings 1879

.Aesthetic Cup and Saucer Duhme and Company Sterling Silver Bird Floral Engravings 1879

code: wb4105

American sterling silver tea cup and saucer with beautiful Aesthetic floral and bird bright cut decorations, made by Duhme & Co. 1879. This beautiful cup is 5 1/2" across the handle, 4" in diameter, 2 5/8" tall, the saucer is 6 3/4" in diameter, total weight is 367 grams or 11.8 ozs Troy, the cup is inscribed Mama from Murray Christmas 1879. 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.

$1950.00


Antique Hammered Serving Spoon Gorham Sterling Silver 1885

.Antique Hammered Serving Spoon Gorham Sterling Silver 1885

code: wb4106

American sterling silver serving spoon in the Antique Hammered pattern by Gorham Silversmiths, 1885. This handsome spoon is 10 1/4" long and weighs 107 grams or 3.4 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.

$895.00


18th Century Spice Box Continental 800 Silver Bird Finial

.18th Century Spice Box Continental 800 Silver Bird Finial

code: wb4107

Continental, likely Northern German or Scandinavian 800 - 830 standard silver double compartment spice box. c.1790 - 1810 having a swirling, fluted body and an applied bird finial, makers initials BIS. Weighing 59 grams or 1.9 ozs. Troy, this desirable box is 3 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.

$695.00


18th Early 19th Century Spice Box Continental 800 Silver Gemstone Finial

.18th Early 19th Century Spice Box Continental 800 Silver Gemstone Finial

code: wb4108

Continental, likely Northern German or Scandinavian 800 - 830 standard silver double compartment spice box. c.1790 - 1830 having a swirling, fluted body and a replacement violet purple gemstone finial. Weighing 44 grams or 1.4 ozs. Troy, this desirable box is 3 3/8" tall. There is a very light pin point monogram on the bottom lid PLK 1832. The soft, warm, original finish is present, with no buffing or machine polishing. The excellent original condition and clear, crisp detail, with no removals, make this an especially attractive offering.

$495.00


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


Etruscan Homeric Medallion Shiebler Cup Sterling Silver Christmas Inscription

.Etruscan Homeric Medallion Shiebler Cup Sterling Silver Christmas Inscription

code: wb4103

Antique sterling silver cup in the Homeric, Etruscan or Medallion pattern by Shiebler. This handsome cup has seven different male and female embossed Medallions along the base and one Medallion on the handle, the cup has a Christmas inscription: Harold A Sands Xmas 1886, from Papa & Mama. The cup is 3 1/2" tall, 3 1/2" across the handle, 2 3/8" in diameter and it weighs 161 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.

$2895.00


Ornate Repousse Beaker Coin Silver Lincoln and Foss Boston 1855

.Ornate Repousse Beaker Coin Silver Lincoln and Foss Boston 1855

code: wb4104

American coin silver beaker with ornate floral and scroll Repousse decorations, marked Lincoln & Foss Pure Coin W & G Boston. This beautiful beaker is 3 3/4" tall, 3" in diameter and weighs 146 grams or 4.7 ozs Troy, the cup is inscribed Georgie 1855. 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.

$995.00


Medallion Ice Tongs John Polhamus for Tiffany Patent 1865 Sterling Silver

.Medallion Ice Tongs John Polhamus for Tiffany Patent 1865 Sterling Silver

code: wb4102

American sterling silver large ice tongs in a Medallion pattern by John Polhamus and retailed by Tiffany and Company, both of New York City, c.1865. The helmeted Greek Warrior on each side of the handle makes these useful and attractive tongs irresistible. The Eagle claw and shell bowls add to the appeal of these scarce tongs. Weighing 106 grams or 3.4 ozs. Troy, these very special tongs are 8" 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.

$1295.00


Dragon Napkin Ring Chinese Export 1900 Sterling Silver

.Dragon Napkin Ring Chinese Export 1900 Sterling Silver

code: n1429

Chinese export sterling silver open work dragon napkin ring, c.1900, maker′s mark LK and a Chinese character, maker not known. Weighing 24 grams, this nicely detailed napkin ring is 1 7/8" in diameter and 1 1/8" tall. The oval, central cartouche has an ornate, period script 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.

$225.00


Calla Lily Serving Bowl Whiting Sterling Silver 1880 No Monogram

.Calla Lily Serving Bowl Whiting Sterling Silver 1880 No Monogram

code: wb4100

American sterling silver Aesthetic serving bowl in the Calla Lily pattern by The Whiting Manufacturing Company, c.1880. The finely detailed leaf bowl has a Calla Lily handle and sits on a circular pedestal base. This exquisite bowl is 8"long, 5" wide, 2 1/2" tall and weighs 259 grams or 8.3 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.

$2250.00


Ornate Beaded Napkin Ring Coin Silver 1870 HHP

.Ornate Beaded Napkin Ring Coin Silver 1870 HHP

code: n1426

American coin silver napkin ring having an ornate die rolled, applied beaded border, c.1870, marked 600 S and has an ornate, period script monogram: HHP. This especially attractive and desirable napkin ring is 2" in diameter, 1 3/4" tall and weighs 54 grams or 1.75 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.

$245.00


Double Beaded Napkin Ring Coin Silver 1870 No Monogram

.Double Beaded Napkin Ring Coin Silver 1870 No Monogram

code: n1427

American coin silver napkin ring having double beaded and triple lined applied rims, c.1870. Weighing 63 grams or 2 ozs. Troy, this handsome and desirable napkin ring is 1 15/16" in diameter and 1 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.

$225.00


Labors of Cupid Salad Serving Set Old Sterling Silver 1900 No Monograms

.Labors of Cupid Salad Serving Set Old Sterling Silver 1900 No Monograms

code: wb4099

American sterling silver salad serving set in the Labors of Cupid pattern by Dominick and Haff Silversmiths, c.1900. This spectacular set has the detail and finish expected from this pattern and still retains most of the original gilding in the bowls and tines. Weighing a total of 272 grams, the fork is 9 1/2" long and the spoon is 9 3/8" 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.

$1495.00


Antique Serving Bowl Leipzig Sterling Silver 1780

.Antique Serving Bowl Leipzig Sterling Silver 1780

code: wb4092

Antique 12 Loths (about 800 silver) silver serving bowl with applied embossed border, Leipzig, c.1780. This elegant bowl is 7" in diameter, 3 1/4" tall and weighs 491 grams or 15.8 ozs Troy. There is an engraved crest of a crown. 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.

$925.00


Fish Serving Sey Fork Knife Sterling Silver Carved Bone Handles 1896

.Fish Serving Sey Fork Knife Sterling Silver Carved Bone Handles 1896

code: wb4093

Victorian sterling silver and carved bone fish serving set decorated with foliate and rose decorations, Sheffield 1896, made by Allen and Darwin. This beautiful set is: the fork is 9 1/2" long, the knife is 12 3/8" long. 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.

$925.00


Ornate Chrysanthemum Large Serving Bowl Sterling Silver Gorham 1921

.Ornate Chrysanthemum Large Serving Bowl Sterling Silver Gorham 1921

code: wb4094

American sterling silver large ornate serving bowl with wide Chrysanthemum Repousse Border, Gorham Silversmiths, 1921. This beautiful bowl is 15" long, 11 1/8" wide and weighs 615 grams or 19.8 ozs Troy. 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.

$1850.00


Large Serving Plate French Sterling Silver 1756

.Large Serving Plate French Sterling Silver 1756

code: wb4095

Antique French 950 sterling silver large Serving Plate or Charger by Jean Joseph Bourgarel, Aix en Provence 1756. This elegant French Provincial plate is 12" in diameter and weighs 903 grams or 29 ozs Troy, it bears a crest of a crown, a lamb and three stars. The soft, warm, original finish is present, with no buffing or machine polishing. The excellent original estate condition and clear, crisp detail, with no monograms, removals, repairs or alterations, make this an especially attractive offering.

$1825.00


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