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Russian Niello Tobacco ТАБАКЪ Box 84 Standard Silver Moscow 1896

.Russian Niello Tobacco ТАБАКЪ Box 84 Standard Silver Moscow 1896

code: wb3205

Russian 84 standard silver and Niello Tobacco box by Nikolai Pavolovovich Pavlov, with an 1896 Moscow assay mark of Anatoly Apollonovich Artsybashev. The top and bottom of the box are decorated with basket weave and geometrical designs highlighted by Niello work, with ТАБАКЪ and the symbols C and 1/4 on the lid, and ФУНТА АК 7 КО on each side of a blank round cartouche on the bottom. A round button easily operates the catch to release the spring loaded lid. The interior has a matte gold finish, with the full set of marks on the base, with 84, the Russian Town mark and the maker′s mark НП on the lid. The Niello work is in excellent condition, and the lid closes perfectly, with no dents along the edges or corners. The hinge is clean and tight. Weighing 127 grams or 4.1 0zs. Troy, this superb, good sized tobacco box is 4 1/8" - 2 1/2" and 7/8" deep. 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.

$1125.00


Arts and Crafts Mixed Metal Humidor Shreve San Francisco 1902 Sterling Silver

.Arts and Crafts Mixed Metal Humidor Shreve San Francisco 1902 Sterling Silver

code: wb3206

American Arts and Crafts style humidor by Shreve and Company of San Francisco, c.1902. This attractive, barrel shaped humidor has a barrel shaped body with applied sterling ribbed bands, and applied union shield, engraved May 16, 1902 RHS. The copper ring handles are attached to sterling mounts. The dome shaped lid has a sterling finial handle and a cage for the humidor sponge. The interior is silver plated. This impressive and attractive humidor is 5 3/4" tall, 4 1/2" in diameter and weighs 732 grams or 23.5 ozs. Troy. There are a few minor bumps from normal use. Overall, the piece is in excellent condition and has a nice, original patina. 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.

$2250.00


Imperial Russian Dinner Flatware Set 44 Pieces CO Crown Monogram

.Imperial Russian Dinner Flatware Set 44 Pieces CO Crown Monogram

code: wb3202

Russian Imperial 84 Standard Silver flatware set in a Plain pattern, c.1900, with Kharkov assay marks for Nikolai Ivanovich Stradomsky. The set consists of:
  • 12 Dinner Forks 8 1/8" 1041 grams Maker′s Mark A.H
  • 12 Tablespoons 8 1/2" 969 grams Maker′s Mark K.P.
  • 11 Dinner Knives 10 3/8" Maker′s mark AH
  • 9 Teaspoons 6 1/8" 305 grams Maker′s Mark KP
  • All 44 pieces Monogrammed CO (SO) under a Crown.
The Dinner Knives have polished steel Russian blades, marked Varipaev under a double headed eagle Imperial mark. The set shows normal wear consistent with age and use. One of the knives has a dent on the back of the handle. All pieces are of good weight and the set is perfectly usable. Monogrammed as described above, the soft, warm, original finish is present, with no buffing or machine polishing. The steel knife blades have been polished. The excellent original condition and clear detail, with no removals, repairs or alterations, make this an especially attractive offering.

$7650.00


Imperial Russian Dessert Kinves 9 Russian 84 Standard All Silver

.Imperial Russian Dessert Kinves 9 Russian 84 Standard All Silver

code: wb3203

Russian 84 standard all silver dessert knives, maker′s mark MK, c.1900, with Kharkov assay marks for Nikolai Ivanovich Stradomsky. Each of these scarce knives is 8" long and the 9 weigh 614 grams or 19.7 ozs. Troy. Minor dent on three handles. 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.

$1575.00


Banded Napkin Ring Sterling Silver Watson 1900 Monogram B

.Banded Napkin Ring Sterling Silver Watson 1900 Monogram B

code: n853

American sterling silver napkin ring with applied 4 banded borders and a period monogram B by Watson Silversmiths, c.1900. This handsome napkin ring is 2" in diameter, 1" 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

$112.50


Enamel Monogram W English Npkin Rings 1910 Sterling Silver

.Enamel Monogram W English Npkin Rings 1910 Sterling Silver

code: n855ad

2 unusual enameled monogram W napkin rings, each of the 2 monograms being in a different color enamel, one dark blue (a) and the other yellow (d). Each monogram is bordered by fancy engraving. Bearing a full set of Birmingham Hallmarks for 1910, they were made by Patterson and Sons, Limited. Each having heavy applied borders and weighing 36 grams or 1.2 ozs. Troy, their height is 1 1/4" and each is 1 7/8" in diameter. The price below is for one. 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

$175.50


Brite Cut Floral Scroll Napkin Ring Sterling Silver International 1910

.Brite Cut Floral Scroll Napkin Ring Sterling Silver International 1910

code: n858

American bright cut, floral, foliate and scroll napkin ring by International Silversmiths, c.1910. This attractive napkin ring has allover engraved decorations surrounding twin cartouches, one with an ornate period monogram C.O.. We have a matching napkin ring, n857, monogrammed R Weighing 23 grams, it is 1 3/4" in diameter and 1" 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

$112.50


Beaker Albert Coles French American Presentation Coin Silver 1870

.Beaker Albert Coles French American Presentation Coin Silver 1870

code: wb3199

American coin silver beaker or julep cup by Albert Coles of New York City, c. 1865 - 1875. The underside of the circular, pedestal base bears Coles′ 2nd mark, the so-called Angry Man. This wonderfully French American beaker has a tapered body engraved: Souvenir fragile d′une amitié durable. on one side (A fragile remembrance of a durable friendship) and an ornate French Crest having a horned Knight atop a Stag on the other side. The top lip is rolled inward and much of the original interior gilding is present. The bottom of the body is flared out and stepped to conform to the wider, heavy circular base, which has a band of Fleur-de-Lis decoration between finely beaded borders. This not only creates an interesting visual effect, but adds stability and ease of use with the larger base. You will want to, and should use this wonderful beaker, which has the surprisingly large fluid capacity of about 13 ozs. or approx. 400 ml. This very special beaker or cup is 4′ tall, 3 3/8" rim diameter, 2 3/43" base diameter and it weighs 192 grams or 6.2 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.

$1345.50


Art Nouveau Page Turner Cupid Kissing Reclining Lady Sterling Ivory 1905

.Art Nouveau Page Turner Cupid Kissing Reclining Lady Sterling Ivory 1905

code: wb3198

American sterling silver and ivory page turner or paper knife, c.1905. This exquisite Art Nouveau page turner features a cherub kissing a reclining lady surrounded by floral and fancy scroll work on both sides of the handle. The edge is marked Sterling and there is no maker′s mark. The page turner is 8 7/8" long, with the ivory blade being 5 7/8" long. The turned weighs 35 grams. 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.

$445.50


Sterling Silver Napkin Ring 1890

.Sterling Silver Napkin Ring 1890

code: n843

American sterling silver napkin ring, c.1890. This beautiful napkin ring measures 1 7/8" in diameter, 1 1/4" tall and weighs 26 grams. The excellent original condition and clear, crisp detail, inscribed Robert Lloyd in an ornate period script, with no repairs or alterations, make this an especially attractive offering. The soft, warm, original finish is present, with no buffing or machine polishing.

$220.50


Gorham Mixed Metals Tooth Pick Holder 1890

.Gorham Mixed Metals Tooth Pick Holder 1890

code: wb2048

American sterling silver and copper tooth pick holder by Gorham Silversmiths, 1890. This beautiful tooth pick holder measures 2 1/8" tall, 2 1/8" in diameter. 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.

$355.50


Aesthetic Engraved Napkin Ring Gorham 1879 Sterling Silver

.Aesthetic Engraved Napkin Ring Gorham 1879 Sterling Silver

code: n831

American sterling silver Aesthetic napkin ring having wide, beaded edge milled borders and a body with geometric and foliate engravings by Gorham Silversmiths, c.1880. The back of the napkin ring is monogrammed, in ornate, period script WER and it weighs 49 grams or 1.6 ozs. Troy and is 1 7/8" in diameter and 1 3/4" 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. We have another matching napkin ring, monogrammed SAR product code n935.

$225.00


Aesthetic Engraved Napkin Ring Gorham 1879 Sterling Silver

.Aesthetic Engraved Napkin Ring Gorham 1879 Sterling Silver

code: n832

American sterling silver Aesthetic napkin ring having wide, beaded edge milled borders and a Matte finished body with geometric and foliate engravings by Gorham Silversmiths, date marked for 1879. The back of the napkin ring is monogrammed, in ornate, period script SAR and it weighs 49 grams or 1.6 ozs. Troy and is 1 7/8" in diameter and 1 3/4" 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. We have another matching napkin ring, monogrammed WER.

$220.50


Rope Border Star Cut Napkin Ring Coin Silver 1860

.Rope Border Star Cut Napkin Ring Coin Silver 1860

code: n833

American coin silver napkin ring having applied twisted rope borders on a body with hexagonal hatch work with a cut work six pointed star in each hexagon, c.1860. The stylized, scroll and floral bordered cartouche contains the period monogram M.F.R. This especially attractive and unusual napkin ring is 1 3/4" in diameter, 1 1/4" wide 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.

$220.50


Engraved Ivy Coin Silver Napkin Ring Matte Finish 1870

.Engraved Ivy Coin Silver Napkin Ring Matte Finish 1870

code: n828

American coin silver napkin ring having a large engraved cartouche on a matte finished background and wide, milled edge engraved rims. The cartouche contains a period presentation monogram JPR to GAR. This handsome napkin ring is 1 3/4" in diameter, 1 1/2" wide 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.

$112.50


Spanish Colonial Peruvian Coca Leaf Box 18th Century Sterling Silver

.Spanish Colonial Peruvian Coca Leaf Box 18th Century Sterling Silver

code: wb3197

Spanish Colonial silver Coca or Yerba Mate Leaf box, c.1725 - 1775 Lima or Cuzco Peru. This museum quality, large cartouche shaped Rococo box has overall repousse decorations of foliate, shell and scroll work on a pebbled background. The domed cover is surmounted with three winged cast cherubs, holding chiseled ribbon banners reading "L′Audpucni Dominum", the whole raised on 4 cabriole legs ending in scroll Onslow style feet. The central shield cartouche stands out with a huge articulated, hinged latch. The bottom of the box is hard fire soldered to its sides. All the construction and workmanship of the box are superb and are strong indicators of its age, quality and authenticity. Total silver weight 73 troy oz; Height 13 1/2 inches (34.5 cm); Maximum diameter 11 1/4 inches (28.5 cm) Included with the box is the reference book: Pre-Columbian Silverwork Peru by Luis Felipe Ricketts. A similar box is pictured and described on page 55. Taking pictures of this special box was like eatingh pistachios, We just couldn′t stop.

$17500.00


Mary Napkin Ring Baroque Scroll Open Work Towle Sterling Silver

.Mary Napkin Ring Baroque Scroll Open Work Towle Sterling Silver

code: n820

American sterling silver napkin ring in an open work Baroque Scroll design by Towle Silversmiths, c.1890. This attractive napkin ring has applied open work fancy scroll borders and is inscribed Mary. Weighing 26 grams, it is 1 7/8" in diameter and 1 1/8" wide. 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.

$130.50


Lizzie Napkin Ring Coin Silver Engine Turned 1860

.Lizzie Napkin Ring Coin Silver Engine Turned 1860

code: n815

American coin silver napkin ring with an engine turned body and applied diamond and dart borders on a stippled background. Unmarked, but guaranteed to be as represented, this attractive napkin ring is inscribed Lizzie and is 1 5/8" in diameter, 1 1/8" wide and weighs 19 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.

$130.50


Sallie Dunham Twitchell from Aunt Martha Napkin Ring Sterling Silver 1890

.Sallie Dunham Twitchell from Aunt Martha Napkin Ring Sterling Silver 1890

code: n816

American sterling silver napkin ring with applied foliate scroll borders and a bright cut engraved blank cartouche, c.1890 with the side opposite of the cartouche being inscribed Sallie Dunham Twitchell from Aunt Martha. This delightful napkin ring is 1 3/4" in diameter, 3/4" wide and weighs 15 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.

$85.50


Floral Engraved Napkin Rings 1901 Sanders Shepherd 1901 Sterling Silver

.Floral Engraved Napkin Rings 1901 Sanders Shepherd 1901 Sterling Silver

code: n817

English sterling silver floral engraved napkin rings, 2, by Cornelius Desormeaux Saunders & James Francis Hollings (Frank) Shepherd with a full set of Birmingham Hallmarks for 1901. Each of these attractive napkin rings has allover floral engravings and a central round cartouche, one blank and the other inscribed with the number 15. Weighing 11 grams, each of these undersized napkin rings is 1 1/2" in diameter and 1" wide. 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.

$85.50


Pond Lily Napkin Ring Gorham B208 Sterling Silver 1890 JCW

.Pond Lily Napkin Ring Gorham B208 Sterling Silver 1890 JCW

code: n814

American sterling silver napkin ring by Gorham Silversmiths c. 1890. This stunning napkin ring has applied pond lily borders and is monogrammed JCW and marked Lion Anchor G, Sterling and B208. Dimensions: 1 7/8" - 1 1/2" weight 45 grams or 1.5 ozs Troy. 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.

$310.50


English Sterling Silver Sugar Shakers London 1898 1899

.English Sterling Silver Sugar Shakers London 1898 1899

code: wb2035

English sterling silver beautiful pair of sugar shakers by William Gibson & John Lawrence Langman, London, date marked for 1898 and 1899. These beautiful shakers measure 7 1/2" tall and weigh a total of 701 grams or 22.5 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 finish is present, with no buffing or machine polishing.

$5850.00


Art Deco Oval Napkin Ring Gorham Sterling Silver Monogram R 1930

.Art Deco Oval Napkin Ring Gorham Sterling Silver Monogram R 1930

code: n807

American sterling silver Art Deco oval napkin ring by Gorham Silversmiths, c.1930. This handsome oval napkin ring has straight line engraved decorations surrounding a rectangular central cartouche containing a period monogram R. The napkin ring is 2 1/2" - 7/8", 7/8" 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.

$85.50


Pond Lily Napkin Ring Gorham B209 Sterling Silver 1890

.Pond Lily Napkin Ring Gorham B209 Sterling Silver 1890

code: n808

American sterling silver large Pond Lily napkin ring by Gorham Silversmiths, c.1890. This ornate napkin ring features wide borders of applied Pond Lilies and is marked B209. Weighing a substantial 47 grams or 1.5 ozs. Troy, the napkin ring is 2" = in diameter, 1 7/8" tall and is monogrammed, in ornate, period script THT. 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.

$355.50


Baroque Floral Open Work Scroll Napkin Ring Simons Sterling Silver 1890

.Baroque Floral Open Work Scroll Napkin Ring Simons Sterling Silver 1890

code: n810

American sterling silver Baroque floral open work scroll napkin ring by Simons Brothers of Philadelphia, c.1890. This elegant napkin ring has applied floral, foliate and open work scroll borders and is 2" in diameter, 1 1/2" tall and weighs 37 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.

$275.00


Dolphin Figural Fish Serving Set Duhme and Co Sterling Silver 1875

.Dolphin Figural  Fish Serving Set Duhme and Co Sterling Silver 1875

code: wb2034

American sterling silver fish serving set with figural dolphin handles and a wonderfully hammered finish by Duhme & Co. of Cincinnati Ohio, c.1875. The serving fork: 9 1/4" long, the serving knife knife is 13" long. The total silver weight is 297 grams or 9.5 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 finish is present, with no buffing or machine polishing.

$3150.00


Wine Taster Taste Vin French 950 Sterling Silver 1850

.Wine Taster Taste Vin French 950 Sterling Silver 1850

code: wb3186

Elegant classically styled French silver Taste Vin, c.1850. The vessel is used by Sommeliers and cellar masters to examine wine for quality. The tastevin is shaped in the traditional manner, with a convex bottom, the shallow curving sides dotted with large and small indentations on half of the body, with the other half having curved lobes. The shape, combined with the sheen of the silver, allows the color of the wine to be fully appreciated in dark environments like a cellar or a candlelit room. The curved sides help concentrate the aroma, so only a very small amount of wine has to be poured from the bottle to judge quality. The looped handle allows the tastevin to be worn suspended from a chain. Taste Vins with round thumb pieces are generally from the Paris region. The handle and body are marked appropriately with French 1st standard marks (950/1000 pure silver), with the owners′ initials PD and TL being engraved on the thumbpiece. This desirable tastevin is 2 1/2" in diameter, 3 3/8" across the handle, 3/4" deep and weighs 35 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.

$337.50


Wine Taster Taste Vin French 950 Sterling Silver 1890

.Wine Taster Taste Vin French 950 Sterling Silver 1890

code: wb3188

Elegant classically styled French silver Taste Vin, c.1890. The vessel is used by sommeliers and cellar masters to examine wine for quality. The tastevin is shaped in the traditional manner, with a convex bottom, the shallow curving sides dotted with large and small indentations on half of the body, with the other half having curved lobes. The shape, combined with the sheen of the silver, allows the color of the wine to be fully appreciated in dark environments like a cellar or a candlelit room. The curved sides help concentrate the aroma, so only a very small amount of wine has to be poured from the bottle to judge quality. The looped handle allows the tastevin to be worn suspended from a chain. Tastevins with oval thumbpieces are generally from the Paris region. The handle and body are marked appropriately with French 1st standard marks (950/1000 pure silver) along with the Maker′s mark AG with a crescent star and a pepper. This desirable tastevin is 2 3/4" in diameter, 3 3/4" across the handle, 7/8" deep and weighs 35 grams. 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.

$337.50


Tiffany Grape Barrel Vine Mug December 25th 1871 Sterling Silver

.Tiffany Grape Barrel Vine Mug December 25th 1871 Sterling Silver

code: wb3180

American sterling silver Aesthetic mug or cup by Tiffany and Company, c.1870. The mug was bears the marks of Edward C. Moore, whose company was bought by Tiffany in 1868. This fabulous Christmas mug is in the shape and style of a wine barrel, with riveted straps and has applied grape vines. Inscribed, on the bottom of the mug, in period script: Charles Kerner December 25th, 1871. This wonderful mug has a gilt interior and is 3 7/8" tall, 3" in diameter, 4 3/8" across the D shaped handle and weighs a substantial 243 grams or 7.8 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.

$1345.50


Randahl Ornate Pedestal Bowl and Ladle 1915 Sterling Silver

.Randahl Ornate Pedestal Bowl and Ladle 1915 Sterling Silver

code: wb3175

American sterling silver Arts and Crafts pedestal serving bowl and matching ladle in an ornate floral pattern by Julius Olaf Randahl, the founder of the Randahl Shop of Chicago, having the old JOR hammer mark, c.1915. This scarce Chicago made set is some of Handrail′s best work. Ornate pieces from Randahl are scarce. Dimensions: 5 1/2" in diameter, 3 3/8" tall, ladle 5 1/2" long, total silver weight 250 grams or 8 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.

$1305.00