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Open Work Floral Napkin Ring Foliate Scroll Simons Brothers 1900 Sterling Silver Monogram ADB

.Open Work Floral Napkin Ring Foliate Scroll Simons Brothers 1900 Sterling Silver Monogram ADB

code: n1131

American sterling silver Baroque floral open work scroll napkin ring by Simons Brothers of Philadelphia, c.1890, with an ornate, period script monogram: ADB. This elegant napkin ring has applied floral, foliate and open work scroll borders and is 2" in diameter, 1 1/2" tall and weighs 32 grams or 1 oz. 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.

$275.00


Art Moderne Napkin Ring Tiffany Sterling Silver Gold Rims 1960

.Art Moderne Napkin Ring Tiffany Sterling Silver Gold Rims 1960

code: n1135

American Italian sterling silver napkin ring with gold band borders made for Tiffany and Company by Kohler and Schaefer Silversmiths of Milan Italy, c.1970. This elegant, Art Moderne napkin ring is 1 3/4" in diameter, 1 1/8" tall and weighs 32 grams or 1 oz. 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.

$145.00


Twisted Ribbon Bead Napkin Ring Coin Silver 1860 Lizzie

.Twisted Ribbon Bead Napkin Ring Coin Silver 1860 Lizzie

code: n1137

American coin silver engine turned napkin ring having twisted ribbon and bead applied rims and a shaped, applied cartouche containing the inscription: Lizzie, c.1860. This delightfully attractive napkin ring is 2" in diameter ,1 1/4" tall and weighs 27 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.

$195.00


Rooster Spice Box European Silver Plate 19th Century

.Rooster Spice Box European Silver Plate 19th Century

code: wb3328

European silver pate on brass figural spice box or Etrog in the form of a Rooster, Nineteenth Century, with a maker′s mark of ES with a tree in between the letters inside a shield shaped cartouche. This superb, large box has excellent detail, with the head of the Rooster serving as the lid. As with the Rooster Inkwell, this beauty is guaranteed not to lay an egg. At 8 1/4" tall and 9" from beak to tail feathers, this is a very impressive figural spice box. The finish is original, with good color and only light wear.

$495.00


Palmette Aesthetic Napkin Ring Wood and Hughes Coin Silver 1870

.Palmette Aesthetic Napkin Ring Wood and Hughes Coin Silver 1870

code: n1097

American coin silver Aesthetic style napkin ring by Wood and Hughes Silversmiths, c.1870. This elegant napkin ring has applied die rolled borders of Palmette and dart decorations and an Ivy and scroll engraved body. Weighing 31 grams, it has a period script monogram: HB, is 1 3/4" 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

$145.00


Palmette Aesthetic Napkin Ring Gorham 1878 Sterling Silver Fannie

.Palmette Aesthetic Napkin Ring Gorham 1878 Sterling Silver Fannie

code: n1099

American sterling silver Aesthetic style napkin ring by Gorham Silversmiths, date marked for 1878 and inscribed Fannie. This elegant napkin ring has geometric and fern engravings and is 1 3/4" in diameter, 1 3/4" tall and weighs 31 grams or 1 oz. 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

$195.00


Floral Engraved Napkin Ring Sterling Silver 1880 Monogram KP

.Floral Engraved Napkin Ring Sterling Silver 1880 Monogram KP

code: n1107

American sterling silver floral engraved napkin ring, c.1880, with a period script monogram: KP on the front within a floral engraved cartouche and a later inscription: Jerry Sept. 11th, 1925 on the back. This interesting and large napkin ring weighs 60 grams or 1.9 ozs. Troy, is 1 15/16" ion diameter and 1 3/4" tall. Monogrammed and 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.

$225.00


Aesthetic Engraved Beaded Napkin Ring Coin Silver 1875 E F Leach

.Aesthetic Engraved Beaded Napkin Ring Coin Silver 1875 E F Leach

code: n1110

American coin silver beaded border Aesthetic engraved napkin ring inscribed: E F Leach, c,1875. This lovely, matte finished napkin ring is 1 5/8z" in diameter, 1 1/8" tall and weighs 11 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.

$65.00


Celtic Dragon Lion Napkin Ring English Sterling Silver 1953 Coronation Mark

. Celtic Dragon Lion Napkin Ring English Sterling Silver 1953 Coronation Mark

code: n1116

English sterling silver napkin ring with applied Celtic dragon and lion mask rims by Adie Brothers, having a full set of Coronation Hallmarks for Birmingham, 1953. This special napkin ring is 2" in diameter, 1 1/8"tall and weighs 37 grams or 1.2 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.

$195.00


Colonial Hammered Napkin Ring Marshall Fields Sterling Silver 1912 Henry

.Colonial Hammered Napkin Ring Marshall Fields Sterling Silver 1912 Henry

code: n1118

American sterling silver hand made and hammered rectangular napkin ring in the colonial pattern by Marshall Fields of Chicago, inscribed on the inside of the ring: Henry 1912. This special Arts and Crafts napkin ring is 1 7/8" long, 7/8" wide, 5/8" tall and weighs 18 grams. 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.

$125.00


Egyptian Revival Medallion Mug Wendt English Sterling 1865

.Egyptian Revival Medallion Mug Wendt English Sterling 1865

code: wb3322

American sterling silver mug or cup bu Johann Rudolph Wendt of New York City, c.1865, marked English Sterling and design number 190. This truly spectacular mug or cup has a large high relief Egyptian female Medallion head with flowing curly hair, a large Head Dress having a ball finial and a border of drop balls, and a large medallion necklace. She is wearing a pair pair of large ball end, loop earrings. The lovely lady is framed in a scroll work border accented by belleflower and foliate engravings. The top of the body has a band of chased foliate decorations set on a stippled background. The raised rim handle has a straight arrow shaped spur and is on the cup with a ball and stem socket at the bottom. The Halloween dated inscription: Louise B. Goodloe from her Auntie Oct 31st, 1871, is on the front of the body under the Medallion. The mug sits on a raised, stepped circular base and is 4" tall, 3 1/4" in diameter, 4 1/2" across the handle and weighs 213 grams or 6.8 ozs. Troy. The rim of the base has a couple of insignificant marks, otherwise..... 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.

$1850.00


Arts and Crafts Large Tray Dolores Shreve Sterling Silver Walnut 1915

.Arts and Crafts Large Tray Dolores Shreve Sterling Silver Walnut 1915

code: wb3319

American sterling silver and walnut Arts and Crafts large circular tray in the Dolores pattern by Shreve and Company of San Francisco, c.1915. The special tray is 14 1/2" in diameter and has an applied, hammered border and an Arts and Crafts style monogram: B. 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. If desired, we would apply a coat of French polish to the wood. Make sure to see our Dolores covered serving dish, gravy boat with under plate and 12 ice cream forks currently for sale in our shop on Ruby Lane.

Visit us on Ruby Lane to see the Gravy Boat

Visit us on Ruby Lane to see the Covered Dish

Visit us on Ruby Lane to see the Ice Cream Forks

$495.00


Town and Country Serving Fork Allan Adler Sterling Silver Ebony 1950

.Town and Country Serving Fork Allan Adler Sterling Silver Ebony 1950

code: wb3320

American sterling silver and ebony serving fork in the Town and Country pattern by Allan Adler of Los Angeles, California, c.1950. This special serving fork is 10 3/4" long and weighs 88 grams or 2.8 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.

$275.00


Calling Card Case Philadelphia Water Works Trinity Church Coin Silver 1850

.Calling Card Case Philadelphia Water Works Trinity Church Coin Silver 1850

code: wb3310

American coin silver calling card case likely by Leonard and Wilson of Philadelphia, c.1850. This fabulous case features high relief depictions of the Philadelphia Water Works on one side and Trinity Church in New York City on the other. The buildings are surrounded by foliate, floral, shell and scroll decorations, all set on a smooth background. Ths top opens, closes and fits properly and the hinge is clean and tight. The front of the top has a period monogram, within a scrolling banner cart5ouche, MJC . The case is 3 1/2" - 2 1/2" and 5/16" thick, weighing 47 grams or 1.5 ozs. Troy. The excellent original condition and crisp detail, with no removals, repairs or alterations, make this an especially attractive offering. The soft, warm, original antique finish is present, with no buffing or machine polishing.

$695.00


Calling Card Case Cathedral Goddess Raven Coin Silver 1850

.Calling Card Case Cathedral Goddess Raven  Coin Silver 1850

code: wb3312

American coin silver calling card case, c.1850 likely made by Leonard & Wilson of Philadelphia. This elegant case features high relief Repousse decorations on both sides. One side has a Goddess in the clouds feeding a raven from her bowl. The other side shows Trinity Cathedral in New York City. Both sides of the case have floral scroll and shell decorations. The hinge is clean and tight, with the top closing and fitting properly. There is a 3 1/2" long chain and ring attached to both sides of the body of the case. The case measures 3 1/2" tall, 2 1/2" wide and weighs 48 grams or 1.5 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 antique finish is present, with no buffing or machine polishing.

$795.00


Calling Card Case US Capitol Trinity Cathedral Coin Silver 1850

.Calling  Card Case US Capitol Trinity Cathedral Coin Silver 1850

code: wb3313

American coin silver calling card case likely by Leonard and Wilson of Philadelphia, c.1850. This fabulous case features high relief depictions of the US Capitol building on one side and Trinity Cathedral in New York City on the other. The buildings are surrounded by foliate, floral, shell and scroll decorations, all set on a stippled background. Ths top opens, closes and fits properly and the hinge is clean and tight. There is a 10" chain on either side of the body. The case is 3 1/2" tall, 2 1/2" and 1/2" thick, weighing 60 grams or 1.9 ozs. Troy. The excellent original condition and 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.

$795.00


Cast Bird Berry Spoon George Sharp Sterling Silver 1865 Barden

. Cast Bird Berry Spoon George Sharp Sterling Silver 1865 Barden

code: wb3317

American sterling silver Aesthetic berry or casserole serving spoon having a cast bird atop a domed beaded finial by George Sharp of Philadelphia, Patent, c.1865. This special spoon has a hexagonal handle with beaded collars at each end and is 9 7/8" long and weighs 86 grams, or 2.8 ozs. Troy. The domed finial has an inscription of the family name: Barden. 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.

$950.00


Mustard Pot Belleflower Smiling Devil Masks Gorham 1892 Sterling Silver

.Mustard Pot Belleflower Smiling Devil Masks Gorham 1892 Sterling Silver

code: wb3318

American sterling silver Aesthetic SmilingDevil Mask and Belleflower mustard pot with a gilt interior by Gorham Silversmiths, date marked for 1892. This wonderful figural mustard pot has three smiling Devil Masks, with the Devil′s horns supporting garland wreaths of Belleflowers with central Pansy blossoms. One of the masks has a beard, the other two seem to be more feminine. The bottom third of the body has Aesthetic, repeating, swirling fluted designs emanating from a circular, spread foot base. The fluted, domed, hinged lid with its ball finial adds to the overall appeal of this special mustard pot. The C Shaped handle has no dents and the hinge is clean and tight, with the lid fitting properly. 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. Make sure to see the matching salt and pepper shakers. CLICK HERE to see the shakers.

$395.00


Floral Geometric Beaded Napkin Ring 1850 Coin Silver Monogram E

.Floral Geometric Beaded Napkin Ring 1850 Coin Silver Monogram E

code: n1090

American coin silver napkin ring with alternating engraved border oval panels of embossed floral and geometric decorations and applied beaded rims, monogrammed: E with a small 9 below, c.1850. This unusual, early coin silver napkin ring is 2" in diameter, 1 1/8" tall and weighs 26 grams. 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.

$275.00


Arthur Stone Arts ans Crafts Salt Dishes Herbert Taylor 1910 Sterling Silver

.Arthur Stone Arts ans Crafts Salt Dishes Herbert Taylor 1910 Sterling Silver

code: wb3309

American sterling silver hand made Arts and Crafts salt dishes or boats by Arthur J. Stone of Gardner, Massachusetts and crafted by Boston Society of Arts and Crafts Medalist Herbert A. Taylor, c.1910. Each of these special salts is 3" long, 2" wide, 4 1/2" across the handles, 2 1/8" tall and the pair weigh a total of 114 grams or 3.7 ozs. Troy. Each also has a period script monogram: M on the side of the body. 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


Four Leaf Clover Blossom Bowl Sterling Silver 1900

.Four Leaf Clover Blossom Bowl Sterling Silver 1900

code: wb3305

American sterling silver serving bowl in a Four Leaf Clover and Blossom pattern, c.1900. This unusual and attractive bowl has an open work, applied, nicely detailed border of Four Leaf Clovers and Clover Blossoms and is 7 1/8" in diameter and weighs 164 grams or 5.3 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. We have a matching napkin ring, item number n993.

$495.00


Patch Box Sterling Silver Tortoise London 1925

.Patch Box Sterling Silver Tortoise London 1925

code: wb3301

English sterling silver patch box with a sterling silver inlaid LID and mirrored interior by Carrington and Company, with a full set of London Hallmarks for 1925. The maker′s mark is partially rubbed, but Carrington is likely the maker. The mirrored lid fits nicely and the Tortoise and silver inlay are in excellent original condition. This special round patch box is 1 1/2" in diameter and weighs 25 grams. 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


Berry Spoon Gothic Engraved William Gale and Son Sterling Silver 1860

.Berry Spoon Gothic Engraved William Gale and Son Sterling Silver 1860

code: wb3303

American sterling silver (coin silver period) berry or casserole serving spoon in a Gothic engraved pattern by William Gale and Son of New York City, c.1860. This wonderfully ornate large server has a shaped, engraved twist handle and a fluted, scalloped edge gilt shell bowl. The front of the handle is monogrammed, in ornate period script: ACB. Weighing 48 grams or 1.5 ozs. Troy, this special server is 8 3/4" long. 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. We have a matching Pastry Server or Pie Knife item number wb3273

$175.00


Mixed Metals Salad Set William Wise and Son Copper Sterling Silver 1890

.Mixed Metals Salad Set William Wise and Son Copper Sterling Silver  1890

code: wb3298

American sterling silver mixed metals salad serving set by William Wise and Son of Brooklyn, New York, c.1890. This handsome and useful Arts and Crafts style, hand made and hammered salad serving set is solid copper with an applied sterling silver design on the front of each handle. The back of each handle is monogrammed in ornate, period script: U. weighing a total of 211 grams or 6.8 ozs. Troy, each piece is approximately 10 1/4" long. 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.

$395.00


Porter Blanchard Arts and Crafts Sugar Tongs Sterling Silver 1940

.Porter Blanchard Arts and Crafts Sugar Tongs Sterling Silver 1940

code: wb3296

American sterling silver Arts and Crafts hand made sugar tongs by Porter Blanchard, Hollywood, California c.1940. These unusual tongs measure 3 1/2" long and weighs 36 grams or 1.2 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

$195.00


Repousse Ice Cream Set Bailey Banks Biddle 1880 Sterling Silver Monogram TP

.Repousse Ice Cream Set Bailey Banks Biddle 1880 Sterling Silver Monogram TP

code: wb3295

American sterling silver Repousse and floral engraved ice cream set made for Bailey banks and Biddle of Philadelphia, c.1880. This exquisite set consists of 12 ice cream spoons with scalloped edge and engraved bowls and a matching, large ice cream server. Each of the Repousse ice cream spoons is 6 1/8" long, the ice cream server is 10 3/4" long, with the set weighing a total of 406 grams or 13 ozs. Troy. The backs of the bowls of the spoons and the blade of the server have ornate, period script monograms: TP. 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.

$995.00


Trajan Strawberry Forks 6 Reed and Barton Sterling 1892 No Monograms

.Trajan Strawberry Forks 6 Reed and Barton Sterling 1892 No Monograms

code: wb3288

American sterling silver strawberry ? forks 6 in the Trajan pattern, c.1892. These forks are like none we have ever seen and, in spite of our best research efforts, we cannot find the form in this or any other Reed and Barton pattern. The form of the tines and pierced bowl is that of a cake fork, but the length, 4 7/8", is the size of a berry fork. They would certainly work well as berry forks, but likely were originally intended for another function. Whatever their original function, these forks are really special. Each of these ornate, floral forks is 4 7/8" long, has a gilt pierced bowl and tines and the 6 weigh a total of 80 grams or 2.6 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.

$750.00


Greek Key Sterling Silver Napkin Ring Wood And Hughes 1880

.Greek Key Sterling Silver Napkin Ring Wood And Hughes 1880

code: n1083

American sterling silver napkin ring with handsome Greek Key boarders, Wood And Hughes, c.1880. This beautiful napkin ring measures 1 3/4" in diameter, 1 1/2" tall and weighs 37 grams. The soft, warm, original finish is present, with no buffing or machine polishing. The excellent original condition and clear, crisp detail, monogrammed ALJ in an ornate period script, no removals, repairs or alterations, make this an especially attractive offering.

$295.00


Victorian Sterling Silver Napkin Ring Frank Whiting 1880

.Victorian Sterling Silver Napkin Ring Frank Whiting 1880

code: n1085

American sterling silver napkin ring with ornate open work boarders, Frank Whiting, c.1880. This beautiful napkin ring measures 1 3/4" in diameter, 1 3/4" tall and weighs 40 grams. The soft, warm, original finish is present, with no buffing or machine polishing. The excellent original condition and clear, crisp detail, monogrammed MH in an ornate period script, no removals, repairs or alterations, make this an especially attractive offering.

$245.00


Floral Engraved Sterling Silver Napkin Ring 1900

.Floral Engraved Sterling Silver Napkin Ring 1900

code: n1086

American sterling silver floral engraved napkin ring, c.1900. This elegant napkin ring measures 1 5/8" in diameter, 1 3/8" tall and weighs 33 grams. The soft, warm, original finish is present, with no buffing or machine polishing. The excellent original condition and clear, crisp detail, inscribed Walter, KPW in an ornate period script, no removals, repairs or alterations, make this an especially attractive offering.

$145.00