Recent Acquisitions



Sister M Fintan Napkin Ring Baroque Scroll Rose Sterling Silver 1900

. Sister M Fintan Napkin Ring Baroque Scroll Rose Sterling Silver 1900

code: n1333

American sterling silver baroque scroll and rose border napkin ring inscriber Sister M. Fintan by the National Silver Company, c.1900. This elegant napkin ring is 1 7/8" in diameter, 7/8" tall and weighs 24 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.

$145.00


Clover Napkin Ring Ster;ling Silver 1890

.Clover Napkin Ring Ster;ling Silver 1890

code: n1295

American sterling silver napkin ring with applied four leaf clover borders, c.1890. This beautiful napkin ring is 1 7/8" in diameter, 1 3/4" tall and weighs 42 grams or 1.4 ozs Troy. The excellent original condition and clear detail, inscribed Arthur Cochran Hirst, no repairs or alterations, make this an especially attractive offering.

$295.00


Arts And Crafts Oval Napkin Ring Hammered Randahl 1920 Rebecca

.Arts And Crafts Oval Napkin Ring Hammered Randahl 1920 Rebecca

code: n1299

American sterling silver Arts & Crafts napkin ring by Randahl, c.1920. This beautiful oval napkin ring is 2 5/8" long, 3/4" tall and weighs 20 grams. The excellent original condition and clear detail, inscribed Rebecca, no removals, repairs or alterations, make this an especially attractive offering.

$175.00


Napkin Ring Sterling Silver Gorham 1890

.Napkin Ring Sterling Silver Gorham 1890

code: n1300

American sterling silver napkin ring by Gorham Silversmiths, c.1890. This beautiful napkin ring is 1 7/8" in diameter, 1 5/8" tall and weighs 38 grams or 1.22 ozs Troy. The excellent original condition and clear detail, monogrammed CAS, no removals, repairs or alterations, make this an especially attractive offering.

$225.00


Large Bright Cut Napkin Ring W Kerr Sterling Silver 1900

.Large Bright Cut Napkin Ring W Kerr Sterling Silver 1900

code: n1301

American sterling silver napkin ring with bright cut floral decorations by William Kerr, c.1900. This beautiful napkin ring is 2" in diameter, 1 1/2" tall and weighs 61 grams or 2 ozs Troy. The excellent original condition and clear detail, monogrammed EBV, no removals, repairs or alterations, make this an especially attractive offering.

$225.00


Fancy Leaf or Shell Coin Silver 12 Dessert Spoons 1850-1860

.Fancy Leaf or Shell Coin Silver 12 Dessert Spoons 1850-1860

code: wb3656

American coin silver set of 12 dessert spoon in a Fancy Leaf pattern, retailed by E Marks, Troy NY, c.1850-1860. These beautiful spoons are 7 3/8" long and weigh a total of 420 grams or 13.7 ozs Troy. The soft, warm, original finish is present, with no buffing or machine polishing. The excellent original condition and clear, crisp detail, inscribed Elizabeth in a period script, no removals, repairs or alterations, make this an especially attractive offering.

$795.00


Medallion Creamer And Sugar Bowl Albert Coles Coin Silver 1850

.Medallion Creamer And Sugar Bowl Albert Coles Coin Silver 1850

code: wb3657

American coin silver creamer and sugar bowl in the Medallion pattern by Albert Coles, c.1850. This handsome set is: sugar bowl is 4 3/8" tall, 4 3/4" across the handles, creamer is 4 1/8" tall, 4 1/8" across the handle and the spout, total silver weight is 346 grams or 11.1 ozs Troy. The soft, warm, original finish is present, with no buffing or machine polishing. The excellent original condition and clear, crisp detail, monogrammed SRJ in an ornate period script, no removals, repairs or alterations, make this an especially attractive offering.

$1250.00


Large Fancy Baby Cup Sterling Silver Gorham 1899

.Large Fancy Baby Cup Sterling Silver Gorham 1899

code: wb3660

American sterling silver large and fancy baby cup wth rose repousse decorations, Gorham Silversmiths, date marked for 1899. This beautiful cup is 3 3/4" tall, 4 5/8" across the handle, 3" in diameter and weighs 215 grams or 6.9 ozs Troy. Monogrammed WCB 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 monograms, removals, repairs or alterations, make this an especially attractive offering.

$795.00


Aesthetic Basket Bright Cut Sterling Silver 1880

.Aesthetic Basket Bright Cut Sterling Silver 1880

code: wb3662

American sterling silver basket with original gilt interior and bright cut decorations, retailed by Ford And Tupper, c.1880. This elegant basket is 7" tall, 4 7/8" in diameter and weighs 207 grams or 6.7 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.

$695.00


Fancy Baby Cup Sterling Silver 1860 Ball Black And Co NY

.Fancy Baby Cup Sterling Silver 1860 Ball Black And Co NY

code: wb3663

American coin silver fancy baby cup with floral and scroll repousse decorations, Ball Black & Co, NY, c.1860. This beautiful cup is 4 3/8" tall, 4 3/8" across the handle, 3 1/8" in diameter and weighs 154 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, monogrammed ABSC in an ornate period script, no removals, repairs or alterations, make this an especially attractive offering.

$695.00


Figural Sterling Silver Napkin Ring Mauser 1900

.Figural Sterling Silver Napkin Ring Mauser 1900

code: n1292

American sterling silver figural napkin ring, Mauser Mfg., c.1900. This beautiful napkin ring is 1 7/8" in diameter, 1 3/8" tall. The excellent original condition and clear detail, with no monograms or removals, repairs or alterations, make this an especially attractive offering.

$225.00


Covered Cheese Dish Wood And Hughes Sterling Silver 1870

.Covered Cheese Dish Wood And Hughes Sterling Silver 1870

code: wb3655

American sterling silver covered cheese dish in a beehive form with beautiful bright cut decorations, Wood And Hughes, c.1870. This beautiful dish is 5 1/8" in diameter, 6 3/4" across the handles, 5 1/2" tall and weighs 317 grams or 10.2 ozs Troy. The excellent original condition save for a few minor dents on the finial, 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.

$895.00


Beaded Floral Repousse Napkin Ring Gorham Sterling Silver 1900

.Beaded Floral Repousse Napkin Ring Gorham Sterling Silver 1900

code: n1290

American sterling silver floral repousse napkin ring with beaded borders, Gorham Silversmiths, c.1900. This beautiful napkin ring is 1 7/8" in diameter, 1 1/2" tall and weighs 19 grams. Monogrammed MFA in an ornate period script.

$195.00


Jenny Lind Coin Silver Crumber Albert Coles 1851

.Jenny Lind Coin Silver Crumber Albert Coles 1851

code: wb3654

American coin silver crumber in the Jenny Lind pattern by Albert Coles, 1851. This beautiful crumber with engraved Architectural decorations is 13 1/8" long and weighs 160 grams or 5.1 ozs Troy. Monogrammed AAM in an ornate period script. The soft, warm, original finish is present, with no buffing or machine polishing.

$595.00


Early George III Sweet Meat Basket Samuel Herbert 1762 London Sterling Silver

.Early George III Sweet Meat Basket Samuel Herbert 1762 London Sterling Silver

code: wb3644

English sterling silver swing handle sweet meat basket by Samuel Herbert and Company having a full set of London Hallmarks for 1762. The ornate, cast floral and scroll open work handle has a Lion Passant Hallmark and a conforming cast paw foot circular base. This special basket is 5 1/2" in diameter, 2" tall to the rim, 5" tall to the top of the handle, weighing 200 grams or 6.4 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.

$1495.00


Arts and Crafts Serving Spoon Hand Made Sterling Silver Fiddle Maker G-C

.Arts and Crafts Serving Spoon Hand Made Sterling Silver Fiddle Maker G-C

code: wb3645

American sterling silver hand made and hammered serving spoon in a fiddle pattern, c.1920 - 1950, maker′s mark: G-C HAND-MADE STERLING. Absolutely the best Anonymous spoon we have offered, this interesting and extremely well crafted serving spoon has its overall original hammered finish and is 101/4" long, weighing 95 grams or 3 ozs. Troy. The unusual bowl is 3 1/2" long and 1 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.

$295.00


The Dungannon Bowl Pimlico Loser Weeper Vanderbilt 1950 Sterling Silver

.The Dungannon Bowl  Pimlico Loser Weeper Vanderbilt 1950 Sterling Silver

code: wb3646

American sterling silver trophy bowl by Schofield and company Silversmiths of Baltimore Maryland, c.1950. We have only good silver, some better, but this is among our best.
A large, circular footed bowl inscribed:
A TRUE COPY OF

The Dungannon Bowl

Perpetual Trophy for the Dixie Handicap
Offered by the
Maryland Jockey Club
Pimlico Race Course
(on one side)
Three-Year Olds and Upward
One Mile and Three Sixteenths

$20,000 Added

Saturday, May 13-1950
WON BY

Looser Weeper

OWNED BY

Alfred G. Vanderbilt

(on the other)
This special trophy bowl is 8 1/2" in diameter, 5" tall and weighs 928 grams or 29.8 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. CLICK HERE for info on The Dixie Stakes CLICK HERE for info on Alfred G. Vanderbilt Loser Weeper holds the record time for one mile and three sixteenths @1:56.20 His trainer, Max Hirsch, is a member of the Racing hall of Fame. His Jockey, Nick Combest, had the ride of his life that day, later enjoying much success as a trainer.

$7500.00


Beer Pitcher Repousse Hops Wheat William Durgin Sterling Silver 1886

.Beer Pitcher Repousse Hops Wheat William Durgin Sterling Silver 1886

code: wb3647

American sterling silver Repousse Beer Pitcher by William B. Durgin of Concord, New Hampshire for Rand and Crane of Boston, c.1886. This especially attractive and useful large pitcher has a wide upper band of hops and wheat Repousse decorations and a naturalistic branch handle. The interior is gilt, making it useful for any beverage. Weighing 674 grams or 21.7 ozs. Troy. this special pitcher is 8" tall, 8 1/8" handle to spout and 6" in diameter at the widest part of the body. There is a presentation inscription under the base: Harriet E. Nichols From Mr & Mrs. James E. Gale June 2 ′ 1886. 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.

$2195.00


Art Nouveau Poppy Bowl High Relief Open Work Sterling Silver Woodside 1900

. Art Nouveau Poppy Bowl High Relief Open Work Sterling Silver Woodside 1900

code: wb3649

American sterling silver Art Nouveau vegetable serving bowl with applied high relief open work Poppy flower decorations on a fluted body by the Woodside Sterling Company, c.1900. This elegant and useful bowl is 12" long, 97/8" wide, 3" tall and weighs 612 grams or 19.7 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.

$1295.00


Centerpiece Bowl Dahlia Openwork Sterling Silver International 1900 Monogram VRH

.Centerpiece Bowl Dahlia Openwork Sterling Silver International 1900 Monogram VRH

code: wb3651

American sterling silver large centerpiece bowl by International Silversmiths, having the old Meriden Britannia mark, c.1900. This extraordinary circular footed bowl has high relief open work Dahlias as a wide border on its 14" diameter body which stands 2" tall, weighing 1145 grams or 36.8 ozs. Troy. The center of the bowl has an ornate, period script monogram: VRH, which adds to the overall appeal of this work of art. 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.

$2295.00


Huge Stuffing Spoon Crowned Wreath Kinsey Coin Silver 1860 Monogram T

.Huge Stuffing Spoon Crowned Wreath Kinsey Coin Silver 1860 Monogram T

code: wb3652

American coin silver ornate stuffing spoon with a button on the back of the handle in a crowned wreath pattern by Edward and David Kinsey of Cincinnati, Ohio and Newport, Kentucky, c.1860. This scarce, desirable and useful stuffing spoon is 14 7/8" long and weighs 217 grams or 7 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.

$495.00


Engraved Shaped Napkin Ring Coin Silver 1875 Monogram HH

.Engraved Shaped Napkin Ring Coin Silver 1875 Monogram HH

code: n1287

American coin silver napkin ring, c.1875, with an engraved body having a shaped trapezoidal cartouche containing a period script monogram: HH. Weighing 31 grams or 1 oz. Troy, this handsome napkin ring is 1 13/16" in diameter and 1 5/8" 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.

$145.00


Classic Revival Cherub Napkin Rings Pair Sterling Silver 1890

.Classic Revival Cherub Napkin Rings Pair Sterling Silver 1890

code: n1289

Continental European sterling silver ornate Cherub napkin rings, pair, in a Classic Revival style, having a very French look with crossed quiver and torch ribbon decorations surrounded by in pomegranate floral work on one side, with winged cherubs flanking ornate cartouches containing the numbers 5 and 6. All the decoration is Repousse work on double walled construction and has excellent detail. They are unmarked, but have been carefully tested for silver content and are guaranteed to be as represented. Weighing a total of 45 grams or 1.4 ozs. Troy, each of these ornate napkin rings is 1 7/8" in diameter and 1 1/4" 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. The price is for the pair.

$395.00


Kirk Swing Handle Basket Foliate Repousse Fluted Sterling Silver 1900

. Kirk Swing Handle Basket Foliate Repousse Fluted Sterling Silver 1900

code: wb3639

American sterling silver swing handle basket with a fluted, foliate Repousse basket by S. Kirk and Son Co., c.1900. This unusual and attractive basket has a triple channel strap handle and rests on a collared, pedestal base. Weighing 159 grams or 5.1 ozs. Troy, this special basket is 3 1/4" tall to the rin, 5 7/8" tall to the top of the handle and4 1/2" 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.

$425.00


Arts And Crafts Porter Blanchard Sterling Silver Creamer And Sugar Bowl 1940

.Arts And Crafts Porter Blanchard Sterling Silver Creamer And Sugar Bowl 1940

code: wb3640

American sterling silver creamer and sugar bowl by Porter Blanchard, c.1940. This elegant creamer and sugar weigh a total of 190 grams or 6.1 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.

$650.00


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


Ivy Engraved Napkin Ring Aesthetic Coin Silver 1870 Monogram ERA

.Ivy Engraved Napkin Ring Aesthetic Coin Silver 1870 Monogram ERA

code: n1284

American coin silver Aesthetic napkin ring with engraved ivy decorations surrounding a large, engraved cartouche containing a period script monogram: ERA, c.1870. Weighing 34 grams or 1.1 ozs. Troy, this large, attractive napkin ring is 1 3/4" tall and 1 3/4" in diameter. 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.

$175.00


Engine Turned Engraved Napkin Ring Coin Silver 1870 Monogram MJK

.Engine Turned  Engraved Napkin Ring Coin Silver 1870 Monogram MJK

code: n1281

American coin silver engine turned and engraved napkin ring, monogrammed: MJK, c.1865 - 1875. This handsome napkin ring has applied, stepped borders and a fancy scroll cartouche surrounded by diamond and wavy line engine turning. Weighing a substantial 52 grams or 1.7 ozs. Troy, this desirable napkin ring is 2" in diameter and 1 1/2" 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.

$195.00


Peppermill Vanderslice Grattan Family 1865 Coin Silver San Francisco

.Peppermill Vanderslice Grattan Family 1865 Coin Silver San Francisco

code: wb3632

American coin silver pepper mill by William K. Vanderslice with works by Will and Finck, both of San Francisco, c. 1863 - 1871. Likely the rarest item we have offered to date, this superb example of San Francisco silver design innovation speaks for itself. The details are given in the text in the photos. Useful even to this day, the mill rests on three Walrus Ivory feet, looking like a spaceship ready to take off. The mill is inverted for use, thus avoiding waste and spillage when put to rest. The chance to own such an important piece of San Francisco history comes along infrequently. The pepper mill comes with a 40 page notebook prepared by Michael Weller of Argentum Antiques and a copy of the book: Silver in the Golden State.

$8495.00