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Punch Ladle Applied Grapes Frank Smith Sterling Silver 1890 Monogram G

.Punch Ladle Applied Grapes Frank Smith Sterling Silver 1890 Monogram G

code: wb3275

American sterling silver punch ladle by Frank Smith, c.1890. This wonderfully ornate, large ladle has high relief, applied grape vines, berries and leaves on the handle and gilt double-spouted bowl, with the grape vines no the handle being applied with a Lap Over Edge effect. Weighing 233 grams or 7.5 ozs. Troy, this special punch ladle is 14" long, with a double spouted bowl 4 3/4" wide. The back of the handle has an ornate, period monogram: G 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. Available elsewhere for $1295, our price of $950 is as special as the ladle itself.

$950.00


Fruit Basket William Gale Jr. Sterling Silver 1866 Wire Work

.Fruit Basket William Gale Jr. Sterling Silver 1866 Wire Work

code: wb3276

American sterling silver footed fruit or bread basket by William Gale Jr. of New York City, date marked 1866. This unusual and attractive basket has a twisted wire work oval body set on a conforming pedestal base, both of which have applied knife and dart borders. The top border has attached keyhole swing handles. The sides of the basket have applied sheet silver Union shields, one of which is monogrammed, in ornate, period script: CHP This most unusual basket weighs 500 grams and is 10 1/2" long, 8 3/4" wide and 5 1/4" tall. The handles are 2" long and 1 1/8" wide. We like ths very much and so will you. 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.

$1495.00


Art Deco Fruit Bowl Acanthus Leaf Gorham 1940 Sterling Silver

.Art Deco Fruit Bowl Acanthus Leaf Gorham 1940 Sterling Silver

code: wb3277

American sterling silver Art Deco fruit bowl with an open work Acanthus leaf circular pedestal base by the Quaker Silver Co. division of Gorham Silversmiths, c.1940. This nicely sized and very attractive footed serving bowl is 9 3/4" in diameter, 4" tall and weighs 548 grams or 17.6 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

$1195.00


Aesthetic Mug Whiting Sterling Silver 1875 No Monograms

.Aesthetic Mug Whiting Sterling Silver 1875 No Monograms

code: wb3281

American sterling silver child′s cup or mug in a fabulous Aesthetic design by The Whiting Manufacturing Company, c.1875. This special cup has a tapered cylindrical body with 7 lined applied band with square Rosettes and a square C shaped handle with lined bands and concentric circles. Weighing 185 grams or 6 ozs. Troy, this wonderful mug is 3 1/8" in diameter, 4 1/8" across the handle and 3 1/2" 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

$495.00


Aesthetic Sweet Meat Dish Floral Whiting Sterling Silver 1880

.Aesthetic Sweet Meat Dish Floral Whiting Sterling Silver 1880

code: wb3282

American sterling silver Aesthetic design Sweet Meat dish by the Whiting Manufacturing Company, c.1880. This special dish has allover acid etched flowers on the inside and an unusual scalloped edge, funnel shaped fluted gallery. It′s indescribably beautiful!. Well maybe not so much as the leg lamp in the movie A Christmas Story, Nonetheless, no one could argue that this isn′t one beautiful serving dish. It would also serve well as a dresser tray or even a calling card tray. Weighing 107 grams, this special dish is 7 1/4" long, 4 3/8" wide and 7/8" deep. The back of the dish has an ornate, period monogram: W 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.

$325.00


Basket Weave Napkin Ring Coin Silver Wood and Hughes 1875 Monogram L

.Basket Weave Napkin Ring Coin Silver Wood and Hughes 1875 Monogram L

code: n1078

American sterling silver basket weave napkin ring by Wood and Hughes Silversmiths, c.1875. This handsome napkin ring is 1 7/8" in diameter, 1 3/4" tall and weighs 31 grams or 1 oz. Troy. There is an applied, fancy scroll cartouche with a period monogram: L 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


Tea Ball Repousse Gorham 439 Sterling Silver 1880

.Tea Ball Repousse Gorham 439 Sterling Silver 1880

code: wb3268

American sterling silver Repousse tea ball, pattern 439, by Gorham Silversmiths, date marked for 1880. This exquisite tea ball is in pristine condition and is 1 7/8" in diameter and weighs 29 grams. The hinge is clean and tight, with the lid opening and closing properly. 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.

$395.00


Shiebler Baroque Ladle Unknown Pattern Sterling Silver 1880

.Shiebler Baroque Ladle Unknown Pattern Sterling Silver 1880

code: wb3269

American sterling silver ladle in an unknown hand chased foliate scroll pattern b George W. Shiebler, c.1880. This ornate ladle has a gilt, fluted scalloped edge bowl and is 7 5/8" long and weighs 57 grams or 1.8 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.

$195.00


Dome Top Cream Ladle Double Spouted Bowl Whiting 1865 Sterling Silver

.Dome Top Cream Ladle Double Spouted Bowl Whiting 1865 Sterling Silver

code: wb3270

American sterling silver beaded dome top sauce ladle by the Whiting Division of Gorham Silversmiths, c.1865. This especially nice ladle has a beaded dome top finial flanked by two beaded collars on a hexagonal shaft terminating into another beaded collar out of which comes a three wire mount on a double spouted, gilt fluted bowl. This special ladle is 7 1/2′ long and weighs 31 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.

$295.00


Sterling Silver Follow The Leader Baby Cup Gorham 1904

.Sterling Silver Follow The Leader Baby Cup Gorham 1904

code: wb3263

American sterling silver baby cup featuring repousse children playing Follow the Leader in the forrest made by Gorham Silversmiths c.1911. This darling cup measures 2 1/4" tall, 4 1/4" across the handle, 3 1/8" in diameter and weighs 99 grams or 3.2 ozs Troy. The excellent original condition and clear detail, with no removals, repairs or alterations, make this an especially attractive offering. Inscribed Charles Meldrum Gray on the bottom of the cup, the soft, warm, original finish is present, with no buffing or machine polishing. Charles Meldrum Gray was born August 1, 1904 in Columbus Ohio. His parents were Eugene gray and Mabel Sturgeon Gray.

$495.00


Large Cast Bon Bon Server Floral Scroll Shell Open Work Sterling Silver 1900

.Large Cast Bon Bon Server Floral Scroll Shell Open Work Sterling Silver 1900

code: wb3261

American sterling silver, cast, open work, floral, scroll and shell Bob Bob serving spoon, c.1900. This 1st quality, nicely detailed spoon is marked; STERLING 7 and is 8 3/8" long with a bowl 3 1/2" wide and 3 1/4" long. It weighs 130 grams or 4.2 ozs. Troy, with a nicely detailed back side. 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


Tiffany Napkin Ring Huge Heavy Sterling Silver 1910 WHC Monogram

.Tiffany Napkin Ring Huge Heavy Sterling Silver 1910 WHC Monogram

code: n1057

American sterling silver plain napkin ring by Tiffany and Company Silversmiths, c.1910. This large, heavy napkin ring has a period monogram W.H.C and is 2" in diameter and 1 1/2" tall, weighing an incredible 121 grams or 3.9 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. It comes with its original Tiffany green silvercloth bag. We have a matching napkin ring. monogrammed G.H.C, item # n1058

$395.00


Tiffany Napkin Ring Huge Heavy Sterling Silver 1910 MGC Monogram

.Tiffany Napkin Ring Huge Heavy Sterling Silver 1910 MGC Monogram

code: n1058

American sterling silver plain napkin ring by Tiffany and Company Silversmiths, c.1910. This large, heavy napkin ring has a period monogram M.G.C and is 2" in diameter and 1 1/2" tall, weighing an incredible 123 grams or 4 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. It comes with its original Tiffany green silvercloth bag. We have a matching napkin ring. monogrammed M.H..C, item # n1057

$395.00


Baroque Floral Napkin Ring English Sterling Silver 1917 No Monograms

.Baroque Floral Napkin Ring English Sterling Silver 1917 No Monograms

code: n1060

English sterling silver baroque Floral napkin ring with a beaded edge by Henry Williamson, Ltd, having a full set of Birmingham Hallmarks for 1917. This elegant napkin ring has nice even rims and is 1 7/8" in diameter, 1 1/8" tall and weighs 14 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.

$75.00


Estonian Napkin Ring 1920 Edward Radus Tallinn 875 Standard Silver

. Estonian Napkin Ring 1920 Edward Radus Tallinn 875 Standard Silver

code: n1061

Estonian 875 standard silver oval napkin with applied rope twist borders by Edward Radus of Tallinn, Estonia, 1905 - 1923. This early Estonian Napkin ring by a silversmith who worked from the Russian times and under an Independent Estonia, is 1 3/4" long, 1 1/8" wide, 1 1/8" tall and weighs 15 grams, has an intricate, period monogram GV. 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

$75.00


Bunny Rabbit Napkin Ring Sterling Silver Jay Jr 1940

.Bunny Rabbit Napkin Ring Sterling Silver Jay Jr 1940

code: n1062

American sterling silver applied Bunny Rabbit napkin ring by Lunt Silversmiths, c.1940. This attractive child′s oval napkin ring is inscribed J•A•Y• Jr. and is 2 3/8" long, 15/16" wide, 3/4" tall and weighs 20 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.

$125.00


Arts and Crafts Napkin Ring Floral Acid International Sterling Silver 1910

.Arts and Crafts Napkin Ring Floral Acid International Sterling Silver 1910

code: n1063

American sterling silver Arts and Crafts acid etched floral and foliate napkin ring with a touch of the Art Nouveau by International Silversmiths, c.1910. This ornate but subdued napkin ring is 1 3/4" in diameter, 1 3/8" 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.

$145.00


Beaded Napkin Ring Sterling Silver MLP Monogram 1910

.Beaded Napkin Ring Sterling Silver MLP Monogram 1910

code: n1064

American sterling silver napkin ring having an applied beaded border atop wasted rims and a slightly tapered body, c.1910. This handsome napkin ring is monogrammed, in period script: MLP and is 1 3/4" in diameter, 1 3/8" tall and weighs 27 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.

$95.00


Aesthetic Engraved Beaded Napkin Ring Coin Silver 1875 Hattie

.Aesthetic Engraved Beaded Napkin Ring Coin Silver 1875 Hattie

code: n1065

American coin silver Aesthetic beaded napkin ring, inscribed Hattie, c.1875. This attractive napkin ring is 1 3/4" in diameter, 1 3/8" tall and weighs 12 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.

$75.00


Floral Repousse Napkin Ring Coin Silver 1860 Andrade

. Floral Repousse Napkin Ring Coin Silver 1860 Andrade

code: n1066

American coin silver floral, foliate and scroll napkin ring with applied milled borders, inscribed within a scroll work cartouche with the family name: Andrade. This elegant tapered body napkin ring has excellent detail and is 2" in diameter, 1 1/2" tall and weighs 34 grams or 1.1 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.

$195.00


Engine Turned Napkin Ring Coin Silver 1860 MGB Monogram

.Engine Turned Napkin Ring Coin Silver 1860 MGB Monogram

code: n1067

American coin silver engine turned napkin ring, monogrammed within an oval cartouche: MGB. This handsome napkin ring is 1 7/8" in diameter, 1 1/8" tall and weighs 23 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


Arts and Crafts Napkin Ring Hammered Randahl Sterling Silver 1920

.Arts and Crafts Napkin Ring Hammered Randahl Sterling Silver 1920

code: n1068

American sterling silver, hand wrought, hand hammered, Arts and Crafts napkin ring by the Randahl Shops of Chicago, Illinois, c.1920. This handsome napkin ring has a fabulous finish, is inscribed: Frederick Cummer, and is 2" in diameter, 1" tall, weighing 32 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.

$175.00


Hammered Napkin Ring Sterling Silver South American Rodolfo

.Hammered Napkin Ring Sterling Silver South American Rodolfo

code: n1070

South American sterling silver hand hammered Arts and Crafts style napkin ring inscribed: Rodolfo. Made in Argentina, Columbia, Brazil, Peru?, who knows, but this handsome napkin ring definitely has a South American look about it. Narrow plain borders set of an allover hammered finish with a shield shaped cartouche containing the inscription: Rodolfo. Weighing 33 grams or 1.1 ozs. Troy, this handsome napkin ring is 1 3/4" in diameter and 1 5/8" 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


Open Work Sterling Silver Napkin Ring 1900 W Monogram

.Open Work Sterling Silver Napkin Ring 1900 W Monogram

code: n1072

American sterling silver open work napkin ring, c. 1900. This handsome napkin ring is monogrammed W and measures 1 3/4" in diameter, 1 1/4" tall and weighs 22 grams. The excellent original condition and clear, crisp detail, with no removals, repairs or alterations, make this an especially attractive offering. Monogrammed as described above, the soft, warm, original antique finish is present, with no buffing or machine polishing. We have a very similar napkin ring with the same W monogram. Item # n1021

$135.00


Chimera Open Salts Gorham Coin Silver 1860

.Chimera Open Salts Gorham Coin Silver 1860

code: wb3248

American coin silver figural open salt dishes pair by Gorham Silversmiths. c.1860. Each of these delightful open salts has three cast winged lion and paw feet on a cauldron shaped body. Weighing a total of 113 grams or 3.6 ozs. Troy, Each salt is 2 7/8" in diameter and 1 1/2" 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.

$595.00


Kalo Porringer Early Mark Hand Beaten Sterling Silver 1912

.Kalo Porringer Early Mark Hand Beaten Sterling Silver 1912

code: wb3250

American sterling silver porringer or baby bowl by the Kalo Shops, Park Ridge Illinois, c.1910. According to author Darcy Evon, Kalo started producing some metalwork in 1900, along with other crafts, and used the PARK RIDGE mark above only from 1909-1912. This fabulous, early Kalo porringer is 5" in diameter, 7" across the handle, 1 5/8" deep and weighs a substantial 182 grams or 5.9 ozs. Troy. The top of the tab handle is inscribed: Jean III. 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


George III Love Token Toddy Ladle Sterling Silver Whalebone 1770

.George III Love Token Toddy Ladle Sterling Silver Whalebone 1770

code: wb3254

English sterling silver and whalebone Toddy ladle, c.1770. A nice Toddy ladle with a 1762 1/4 Guinea Love Token gold coin mounted in the center of the cauldron shaped bowl. The back of the strap handle is monogrammed in period block letters: B over W*S. The twist handle is in excellent condition, with the original silver tip present. There is the ubiquitous old repair where the handle mounts to the bowl. The 1/4 Guinea is a scarce gold coin, only being minted in 1718 and 1762 and was valued at the time @ 5 Shillings and 3 Pence. 5s 3d from 1762 is worth £30.60 using the retail price index £417.00 using average earnings. This interesting Toddy ladle is 13 1/2" long and weighs 42 grams or 1.4 ozs. Troy.

$325.00


Punch Ladle Swedish 1806 Fornby Stora Tuna 830 Standard Silver

.Punch Ladle Swedish 1806 Fornby Stora Tuna 830 Standard Silver

code: wb3255

Swedish early 19th Century punch ladle with an Ebony handle, date marked Z2 for 1806, maker′s mark EAK. The town mark, as pictured, is not known. An unusual oval pan shaped bowl with a later presentation inscription that translates to: Bequest from Fornby Stora Tuna. It also has an early monogram TGL(Z). This was likely taken to America by a late 19th C. Swedish immigrant as a precious object from home. This special ladle is 15 1/2 " long, with a side spouted bowl 4 1/2" wide. The ladle weighs 132 grams or 4.2 ozs. Troy with the wooden handle. The silver is of good gauge and the engraved handle attachment point at the bowl is clean and repair free. Inscribed and 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.

$295.00


Toddy Ladle 18th Century English Spanish Sterling Silver Whalebone

.Toddy Ladle 18th Century English Spanish Sterling Silver Whalebone

code: wb3256

Unmarked 18th Century sterling silver and twisted whalebone Toddy Ladle, c.1790. This elegant Toddy ladle has a 1780 1/2 Real Spanish coin in the bowl, with the ladle likely by an English maker. This special ladle still has its original silver finial and is 16 1/2" long, having a spouted bowl 3 1/4" wide and weighing 49 grams or 1.6 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.

$195.00


Bud Vases Pair Coin Silver 1865 No Monograms

.Bud Vases Pair Coin Silver 1865 No Monograms

code: wb3246

American coin silver bud vases pair c.1865. Each of these attractive and useful vases has a scalloped, flared rim on an urn shaped body supported by a large ball atop a narrow stam sitting on a circular, stepped base. Weighing a total of 152 grams or 4.9 ozs. Troy, each vase is 6 1/8" tall and 2 3/8" in diameter at the base. Unmarked as to silver content or maker, one of the vases has scratch marks under the base from the silversmith: #440 2/10 OLA Guaranteed to be as represented. 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.

$395.00