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Engraved Lily Ornate Napkin Ring Coin Silver 1875 O H Swan

.Engraved Lily Ornate Napkin Ring Coin Silver 1875 O H Swan

code: n1352

American coin silver engraved Lily Aesthetic napkin ring, c.1875. This large, ornate napkin ring features engraved lily flower and foliage decorations surrounding a large rectangular cartouche with kite shaped corners containing the inscription: O. H. Swan. Weighing 39 grams or 1.25 ozs. Troy, this special napkin ring is 1 7/8" in diameter and 1 3/4" tall. 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.

$175.00


Engraved Bright Cut Foliate Napkin Ring Sterling Silver 1875 Roberta from Mamma

.Engraved Bright Cut Foliate Napkin Ring Sterling Silver 1875 Roberta from Mamma

code: n1353

American sterling silver foliate bright engraved napkin ring inscribed: Roberta from Mamma, v.1880. This attractive and nicely inscribed napkin ring is 1 3/4" in diameter, 1 1/4" tall and weighs 37 grams or 1.2 ozs. Troy. 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.

$175.00


Koehler and Ritter Grapes Cup and Saucer San Francisco Coin Silver 1870

.Koehler and Ritter Grapes Cup and Saucer San Francisco Coin Silver 1870

code: wb3738

American coin silver cup and saucer by Koehler and Ritter of San Francisco, c.1870, with their early Castle mark. Both cup and saucer have a wonderfully clean matte finish and engraved grapevine borders. The saucer has a circle of outwardly projecting spear point engravings emanating from its well. The top of the saucer is lightly gilt. The cup as an arched C handle with a cast acanthus leaf and large Rosette lower socket and a gilt interior. Weighing a total of 280 grams or 9 ozs. Troy, the cup is 3 1/8" in diameter at the rim, 1 1/2" in diameter at the base, 3" tall and 4 1/4" across the handle. The front of the cup has an ornate, period script monogram: SE. 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.

$895.00


Repousse Baroque Open Salts Pepper Shakers Frank Smith Sterling Silver 1900

.Repousse Baroque Open Salts Pepper Shakers Frank Smith Sterling Silver 1900

code: wb3739

American sterling silver open salts and pepper shakers in an ornate, Repousse Baroque scroll pattern by Frank Smith of Gardner Massachusetts, c.1900. The pair of open salts and matching shakers have richly designed Baroque scroll Repousse bodies and applied scroll and floral rims. Each sits on 4 cast Acanthus leaf and scroll feet and the salts have gilt interiors. Weighing a total of 411 grams or 13.21 ozs. Troy. Each open salt is 3 1/2" - 3 1/4" and 2 1/4" tall. Each shaker is 5" tall. The four make a most impressive set. The front of each shaker has a period monogram: C. The open salts are not monogrammed. 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.

$1095.00


Arts and Crafts Trophy Cup Allegheny Country Club Towle Sterling Silver 1900

.Arts and Crafts Trophy Cup Allegheny Country Club Towle Sterling Silver 1900

code: wb3741

American sterling silver Arts and Crafts style trophy cup, c.1900. This stunning cup has a twisted triple wire base rising and falling into blossoms an d petals on the cup and base. Inscribed on one side of the cup: Country Club won by Wesley Gould Carr and: Presented by Louis T Brown on the other side. Carr was a long time member of the Allegheny Country Club and Dartmouth Graduate, class of 1884. This truly magnificent cup is 10 3/8" tall, 4 5/8" diameter at the rim, 4 1/8" in diameter at the base and weighs 429 grams or 13.8 ozs. Troy. 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.

$1295.00


Scroll Engraved Napkin Ring Gorham Sterling Silver 1890

.Scroll Engraved Napkin Ring Gorham Sterling Silver 1890

code: n1342

American sterling silver napkin ring with engraved scroll decorations, Gorham Silversmiths, c.1890. This beautiful napkin ring is 1 7/8" in diameter, 1 1/2" tall and weighs 31 grams or 1 ozs Troy. Monogrammed CR inan ornate period script. 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.

$195.00


Large Ornate Wild Rose 9 Paneled 800 Silver Napkin Ring 1855

.Large Ornate Wild Rose 9 Paneled  800 Silver Napkin Ring 1855

code: n1344

German 800 standard silver large ornate 9 paneled wild rose napkin ring with engine turned decorations, c.1850 - q860, unmarked but guaranteed to be as represented. Three of the panels are blank, six have engraved, alternating open and closed wave decorations. This beautiful napkin ring is 2 1/4" in diameter, 1 7/8" tall and weighs 23 grams. Monogrammed KW in a period script in one of the blank recessed panels 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.

$225.00


Russian Art Nouveau Oval Tray Bird Butterfly Floral V T Sokolov Moscow 1895

.Russian Art Nouveau Oval Tray Bird Butterfly Floral V T Sokolov Moscow 1895

code: wb3733

Russian 84 Standard silver oval tray with engraved bird, floral and butterfly decorations by V. T. Sokolov, Moscow, c.1895. This beautiful tray is 7 1/8" long and 4 5/8" wide and weighs 119 grams or 3.8 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.

$425.00


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


Toddy Ladle Sterling Silver Baleen Handle English London 1900

.Toddy Ladle Sterling Silver Baleen Handle English London 1900

code: wb3730

English sterling silver and Baleen whalebone toddy or punch ladle, date marked for London 1900. The handle floated, making it easier to retrieve the ladle when dropped in the punch. This handsome ladle is 16" long, weighing 65 grams or 2.1 ozs Troy. The excellent original condition and clear detail, with no monograms or removals, repairs or alterations, make this an especially attractive offering.

$175.00


Olive by Durgin Berry Scoop Coin Silver 1870

.Olive by Durgin Berry Scoop Coin Silver 1870

code: wb3731

American coin silver berry scoop with ornate repousse decorations on the gilt bowl in the Olive pattern by Durgin 1870. This beautiful scoop is 9 1/8" long and weighs 104 grams or 3.3 ozs Troy. Monogrammed Mattie in an ornate period script. 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.

$495.00


Heavy Art Deco Sterling Silver Napkin Ring 1930

.Heavy Art Deco Sterling Silver Napkin Ring 1930

code: n1335

American sterling silver Art Deco napkin ring by Herbst and Wassal of Newark New Jersey c.1930. This handsome rectangular napkin ring has stepped applied central plaques and measures 2 3/8" long, 7/8" wide and weighs 47 grams or 1.5 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.

$200.00


Russian 84 Standard Silver Sugar Tongs Pond Lily Engraved 1908 Moscow

.Russian 84 Standard Silver Sugar Tongs Pond Lily Engraved 1908 Moscow

code: wb3719

Russian 84 Standard silver sugar tongs with beautiful Art Nouveau pond lily engravings, Moscow 1908-1917. These elegant tongs are 5 5/8" long and weigh 40 grams or 1.3 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.

$225.00


Repousse Tea Strainer Sterling Silver Jenkins And Jenkins 1910

.Repousse Tea Strainer Sterling Silver Jenkins And Jenkins 1910

code: wb3720

American sterling silver tea strainer in the Repousse pattern by Jenkins & Jenkins, c.1910. This beautiful tea strainer is 7 5/8" long and weighs 60 grams or 1.9 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.

$325.00


Ornate Repousse Water Pitcher Gorham Sterling Silver 1901

.Ornate Repousse Water Pitcher Gorham Sterling Silver 1901

code: wb3721

American sterling silver water pitcher with acanthus leaf ornate repousse decorations, Gorham Silversmiths, date marked for 1901. This beautiful pitcher is 7" tall, 7" across the handle and weighs 439 grams or 14.1 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.

$1495.00


Mythological Large Ornate Figural Paper Clip Sterling Silver 1892

.Mythological Large Ornate Figural Paper Clip Sterling Silver 1892

code: wb3722

English sterling silver large ornate open work Mythological paper clip with engine turned background, by Samuel Jacob with a full set of London Hallmarks for 1892. The hinge is clean and tight and the spring action works well. This beautiful clip is 4 1/8" long, 2 7/8" wide and weighs 89 grams or 2.86 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.

$345.00


Sugar Caster Cobalt Glass Liner Graff Washburn and Dunne 1910

.Sugar Caster Cobalt Glass Liner Graff Washburn and Dunne 1910

code: wb3726

American sterling silver sugar caster with beautiful Gothic open work design and cobalt blue glass insert, by Graff, Washbourne & Dunn of New York City, c.1910. This elegant shaker is 6 3/4" tall, 3" in diameter, silver weight is 150 grams or 4.8 ozs Troy. Monogrammed FMA in an ornate period script in the center of the body within an ornate engraved wreath cartouche. 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. The cobalt glass insert is without defects.

$575.00


Ornate Silver and Porcelain Paper Clip Gorham 1895

.Ornate Silver and Porcelain Paper Clip Gorham 1895

code: wb3727

American sterling silver gilt paper clip with ornate open work top featuring a portrait porcelain plaque of a lady reading, Gorham date marked for 1895. This beautiful clip is 3 1/4" long, 1 3/4" wide and weighs 64 grams or 2.06 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 or removals, repairs or alterations, make this an especially attractive offering. The Spring and hinge are clean and tight, excellent operating condition.

$495.00


USMA Napkin Ring Earl Shuman Gruver Class of 1923 Sterling Silver

. USMA Napkin Ring Earl Shuman Gruver Class of 1923 Sterling Silver

code: n1329

American sterling silver napkin ring by L. H. Markowitz of New York City for the United Stated Military Academy at West Point, New York. This was the West Point Mess napkin ring of Cadet Earl Shuman Gruver, class of 1923. It weighs 50 grams or 1.6 ozs. Troy and is 1 3/4" in diameter and 1 1/4" tall. It has a textured surface. 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 Major General Earl S. Gruver was born in Easton, Pennsylvania in 1898. He was an enlisted man in WWI, securing an appointment to West Point from Pennsylvania after the War. He graduated from the Point in 1923. From 1929 until 1935, General Gruver was a gunnery test officer at Aberdeen Proving Ground and then helped provide Ordnance support for mechanized cavalry at Fort Eustis, Virginia and Fort Knox, Kentucky. He returned to West Point as an instructor in ordnance and gunnery for several years, and then attended the Command and General Staff College, completing the course there in 1938. Several other assignments at Fort Benning and Fort Knox followed, and in 1942 he became the Ordnance Officer for the U.S. Military Mission in Cairo, Egypt. He later was responsible for the depots, shops, and schools which supported the British Eighth Army with U.S. materiel, including the supervision of maintenance on all equipment. Transferred to England late in 1944 as Deputy Ordnance Officer for the Services of Supply Headquarters, he also prepared plans for the invasion of Europe as Chief of the Planning Division, Ordnance Section. He was Chief of the Industrial Activities Division in the Office of the Under Secretary of War from 1945 to 1946, and then served in Panama as Ordnance Officer, Panama Canal Department, and later as Ordnance Officer, U.S. Army Caribbean. General Gruver retired in 1955, and died in 1963.

$395.00


Shell Dessert Spoons 4 Everard Benjamin Bridgeport CT 1830 Coin Silver

. Shell Dessert Spoons 4 Everard Benjamin Bridgeport CT 1830 Coin Silver

code: wb3718

American coin silver shell pattern dessert spoons by Everard Benjamin and Co. of Bridgeport Connecticut, c.1840. Each of these attractive spoons has a shell back stamp on the bowl and is 7 3/8" long, with the four weighing a total of 134 grams or 4.3 0zs. Troy. The front of the shell handle has an ornate, period script monogram: WJW. 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


Aesthetic Vase Sterling Silver William Gale Jr 1866

.Aesthetic Vase Sterling Silver William Gale Jr 1866

code: wb3714

American sterling silver vase with central wreath band and Bacchus (Roman God of wine) mask decorations, made by William Gale Jr. c.1866 This beautiful vase is 8 1/8" tall and weighs 290 grams or 9.3 ozs Troy and is monogrammed ABC in a period script. 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.

$950.00


Dutch First Standard Large Ornate Sugar Shakers Sterling Silver

.Dutch First Standard Large Ornate Sugar Shakers Sterling Silver

code: wb3715

Large ornate first standard 934 sterling silver sugar shakers with open work floral finials, c.1890. The date marks are on the sleeve of the lad and are rubbed These beautiful large shakers are each 9 5/8" tall and weigh a total of 988 grams or 32 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


Repousse Salt and Pepper Shakers Sterling Silver Durgin 1885

.Repousse Salt and Pepper Shakers Sterling Silver Durgin 1885

code: wb3709

American sterling silver salt and pepper shakers in a Repousse pattern by Durgin, c.1885. These beautiful shakers are 2 1/4" tall, 1 3/4" in diameter and weigh a total of 92 grams or 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.

$350.00


Swarm of Cupids Address Book Sterling Silver Louis Vuitton

.Swarm of Cupids Address Book Sterling Silver Louis Vuitton

code: wb3710

American sterling silver address book binder by Mauser c. 1890, with the inside of the address book being professionally redone to fit the Louis Vuitton address book. It even has a sleeve pocket on the inside of the back cover. The intricate, open work silver cover by Mauser features over a dozen cupids holding flowers in the clouds. Modeled after The Swarm of Cupids painting by the French artist Jean-Honoré Fragonard, the ornate cover has a larger blank reserve in he center and a baluster border. This handsome beautiful address book is 9 1/4" long and 5 3/4" wide. 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.

$750.00


Nursery Rhyme Sterling Silver Baby Bowl and Underplate International 1928

.Nursery Rhyme Sterling Silver Baby Bowl and Underplate International 1928

code: wb3711

American nursery rhyme baby bowl and underplate, International Silver Co. 1928. This beautiful bowl has 10 panels of nursery rhymes including: Old Woman in a Shoe, Pussy′s in the Well, Mending Day, Scrubbing Day, Hickory Dickory Dock, Baa Baa Black Sheep, Pat-A-Cake, Tom the Piper′s Son and I like little Pussy, this beautiful bowl is 4 5/8" in diameter, 1 1/2" tall, it has a monogram MCL. The plate has 14 panels of nursery rhymes including: Jack and Jill, Little Boy Blue, Come Blow your Horn, Ironing Day, Two Black Birds ets. This beautiful plate is 6 3/4" in diameter and is inscribed on the bottom: Milton Cass Lightner From his Godfather John Conrad Cattus January 22 1928. Total silver weight is 340 grams or 10.9 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.

$750.00


Repousse Dresser Jar S Kirk And Son Sterling Silver 1925

.Repousse Dresser Jar S Kirk And Son Sterling Silver 1925

code: wb3705

American sterling silver dresser jar in the Repousse pattern by S. Kirk & Son Inc. 1925. This beautiful jar is 4" in diameter, 2 3/4" tall and weighs 201 grams or 6.5 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.

$650.00


Rose And Scroll Dresser Box Gorham Sterling Silver 1890

.Rose And Scroll Dresser Box Gorham Sterling Silver 1890

code: wb3707

American sterling silver large oval dresser box in a Rose and Scroll pattern by Gorham Silversmiths, 1890s. This beautiful box is 5 3/8" long, 3 3/8" wide and weighs 178 grams or 5.7 ozs Troy. Monogrammed EEO in an ornate period script. The soft, warm, original finish is present, with no buffing or machine polishing.

$695.00


Empire Soap Box Sterling Silver Durgin 1895

.Empire Soap Box Sterling Silver Durgin 1895

code: wb3701

American sterling silver soap box in the Empire pattern by Durgin, c.1890s. This beautiful box measures 3 1/2" long, 2 1/2" wide and weighs 94 grams or 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.

$350.00


Figural Cupid Tea Strainer 800 Silver 1890s

.Figural Cupid Tea Strainer 800 Silver 1890s

code: wb3703

German 800 silver hexagonal figural tea strainer, c.1890s. This beautiful tea strainer is 6 3/4" long and weighs 64 grams or 2.05 ozs Troy. The soft, warm, original finish is present, with no buffing or machine polishing. Monogrammed HB in an ornate period script on the back of the handle. The excellent original condition and clear, crisp detail, with no monograms, removals, repairs or alterations, make this an especially attractive offering.

$295.00


Medallion Ice Spoon Gorham Sterling Silver Patent 1864

.Medallion Ice Spoon Gorham Sterling Silver Patent 1864

code: wb3693

American sterling silver ice spoon or ladle in the Medallion pattern by Gorham Silversmiths, Patent 1864, Retailed by Geo C Shreve. of San Francisco. This rare ice server is 10 5/8" long and weighs 99 grams or 3.2 ozs Troy. The excellent original condition and clear, crisp detail, monogrammed S in an ornate period script on the back of the handle, 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.

$1250.00