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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


Arts and Crafts Hammered Tea Caddy Danish 830 Silver 1919

.Arts and Crafts Hammered Tea Caddy Danish 830 Silver 1919

code: wb3176

Danish 830 standard silver Arts and Crafts style hand made, hand hammered large tea caddy, assay marked for Copenhagen, 1919, with the DA Hammer mark for Dansk Arbejoe or The National Association of Danish Enterprise, or, literally, Danish Work. The caddy also has slightly later Swedish marks for Helsingborg (Halsingborg), Sweden, 1928, GB, likely for the retailer, Gustav Bengs, engraver and Goldsmith. The circular pedestal base has a Blossom Repousse collar and the push on lid has an applied beaded rim. This striking tea caddy is 5 3/4" tall, 3 3/4" in diameter and weighs 233 grams or 7.5 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

$985.50


Tiffany Sterling Silver Repousse Lidded Jar Westinghouse New York 1890

.Tiffany Sterling Silver Repousse Lidded Jar Westinghouse New York 1890

code: wb3173

Magnificent lidded jar done in an ornate baroque revival repousse motif from the antique sterling silver collection of Mrs. Marguerite Erskine Walker Westinghouse, wife of the famous American inventor, George Westinghouse. This regal treasure was masterfully crafted by the silversmiths of Tiffany & Co, c.1890. The repousse embellishment is absolutely stunning. There are beautiful shells, flowers, leaves and scrolls throughout the entire piece which is delightfully enhanced by an exquisite floral finial. Elegant decorative borders complement the upper and lower portions. It stands 5" tall, and measures 3 7/8" in diameter. It weighs a very substantial 264 grams or 8.5 ozs Troy. The excellent original condition and clear, crisp detail, with no removals, repairs or alterations, make this an especially attractive offering. The soft, warm, original finish is present, with no buffing or machine polishing

$3150.00


American Coin Silver Acorn Napkin Ring 1860

.American Coin Silver Acorn Napkin Ring 1860

code: n786

American coin silver napkin ring with beautiful oak leaf and acorn decorations, c.1860. This handsome napkin ring measures 2 1/8" in diameter, 1 1/2" tall and weighs 41 grams or 1.3 ozs Troy. The excellent original condition, monogrammed HR 8, repairs or alterations, make this an especially attractive offering. The soft, warm, original finish is present, with no buffing or machine polishing.

$175.50


Russian Imperial Boar Box Kiev Vyrzhikovsky 84 Standard Silver 1897

.Russian Imperial Boar Box Kiev Vyrzhikovsky 84 Standard Silver 1897

code: wb3168

A thoroughly majestic treasure box for the truly discerning collector of silver. A stunning and regal Russian locking casket with a striking figural boar finial, beautifully embellished with acorn and oak leaf motif. It features highly detailed applied decorative boars heads in profile on the sides and it rests upon four wild boar piglets. Made in Czarist Russia by mastersilversmith and jeweler Alexander Kazimirovich Vyrzhikovsky, assayed in Kiev 1892. This rare item is fully hallmarked and has never been monogrammed. A cleverly crafted locking mechanism wont allow the box to shut and lock unless it is closed and locked by the key. It is designed to make it impossible to lock the key in the box. What an elegant way to protect your your most valuable or sacred treasures. Whether it is an antique gold pocket watch or a very private thumbdrive....this is an important box in which important things should be kept. It measures 6 1/2" long, 4 1/4" wide, and stands 5 1/2" tall to the top of the finial. It weighs a substantial 1009 grams or 32.5 ozs Troy. The excellent original condition and clear, crisp detail, with no removals, repairs or alterations, make this an especially attractive offering. The soft, warm, original finish is present, with no buffing or machine polishing

$11250.00


Newcastle Tankard Langlands Robertson 1780 Sterling Silver

.Newcastle Tankard Langlands Robertson 1780 Sterling Silver

code: wb3171

English sterling silver George III tankard or Mug byJohn Langlands & John Robertson, with a full set of Newcastle Hallmarks for 1780. Dimensions: 4 7/8" tall, 5 1/4" across the handle, 3 3/4" diameter of the base, weight 254 grams or 8.2 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 antique finish is present, with no buffing or machine polishing

$1305.00


Sterling Silver Repousse Serving Bowl Stieff Silversmiths Baltimore 1880

. Sterling Silver Repousse Serving Bowl Stieff Silversmiths Baltimore 1880

code: wb3172

Opulent American sterling silver bowl, done in richly detailed Repousse pattern by Stieff Silversmiths of Baltimore, Maryland, c.1880. This exquisite bowl measures an ample 8 7/8" in diameter, 4 3/4" tall, and weighs an extremely substantial 663 grams or 21.3 ozs Troy. It is mongrammed with a lovely engraved scrolled LTR. The excellent original condition and clear, 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

$1350.00


Scottish Bright Cut Goblet Robert Gray 1795 Sterling Silver

.Scottish Bright Cut Goblet Robert Gray 1795  Sterling Silver

code: wb3167

Scottish sterling silver goblet by Robert Gray, having a full set of Edinburgh Hallmarks for 1795. This lovely goblet has crisp, period bright cut decorations and a period monogram: JS and D+G on the cup and it sits on a tapering, pedestal round base. The interior of the cup has its original gilding. 7 3/8" tall, 4 1/8" in diameter and weighing 349 grams or 11.2 ozs Troy. Monogrammed as described above, the soft, warm, original antique finish is present, with no buffing or machine polishing. The excellent original condition and clear, crisp detail, with no removals, repairs or alterations, make this an especially attractive offering

$2025.00


Coin Silver Napkin Ring 1880

.Coin Silver Napkin Ring 1880

code: n783

American coin silver napkin ring with floral repousse decorations, c.1880. This handsome napkin ring measures 1 7/8" in diameter, 1 3/8" tall and weighs 28 grams or0.9 ozs Troy. It is inscribed: "Cyrus from Lucia". The remarkable original condition and clear, crisp detail, with no repairs or alterations, make this an especially attractive offering. The soft, warm, original finish is present, with no buffing or machine polishing.

$175.50


Silver Napkin Ring Made Out Of Silver Coins 1907

.Silver Napkin Ring Made Out Of Silver Coins 1907

code: n785

American coin silver napkin ring made out of 6 Spanish Alfonso XII silver coins, 1907. This handsome napkin ring measures 1 3/4" in diameter, 1" tall and weighs 37 grams or 1.2 ozs Troy. It is inscribed: "Happy New Year I. Y. 1907" on the inside of the ring.

$148.50


Sterling Silver Art Nouveau Salad Server Set Fiorito George Shibler New York 1902

. Sterling Silver Art Nouveau Salad Server Set Fiorito  George Shibler New York 1902

code: wb3149

An exquisitely detailed floral motif and stunning workmanship come together in these lovely Art Nouveau Period salad servers, done in the Fiorito pattern, c. 1902 by George W. Shiebler and Co. of New York. The unique handles are brilliantly decorative poppies complemented by dainty foliate embellishment. Fiorito is a multi motif pattern. As the name suggests, ("fiore" is Italian for flower) they have a distinctly European charm. The spoon measures 7 5/8" and the fork measures 8". The weigh a combined 113 grams or 3.63 Troy ounces. 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.

$805.50


Austrian Continental 800 Silver Beaker Lienz Austria 1850

.Austrian Continental 800 Silver Beaker Lienz  Austria 1850

code: wb3155

Expertly crafted in Lienz, Austria c. 1850, this delightful beaker is full of old world European charm and uniquely decorative details. It′s elegant fluted sides are rounded at the top, like petals which mirror the scalloped and sculpted pedestal base. There is a lovely border that accentuates the graceful curves around the lower portion and uppermost portions. The beaker is encircled with a pretty repousse floral border, embellished very detailed roses, daisies and leaves. It is an extremely artistic piece of Austro-Hungarian silver. It measures a diminutive 4" in height, and weighs a very substantial 150 grams or 4.82 ounces Troy. The excellent original condition and clear, crisp detail, with no removals, repairs or alterations, make this an especially attractive offering. The soft, warm, original finish is present, with no buffing or machine polishing

$675.00


Repousse Grape Tray Wallace 1950 Sterling Silver

.Repousse Grape Tray Wallace 1950 Sterling Silver

code: wb3157

American sterling silver Repousse grape circular tray or shallow dish by Wallace Silversmiths, c.1950. The tray is in the number 4455-9 pattern and is 10" 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

$585.00


Japanese Fish Serving Set Gorham 1871 Sterling Silver

.Japanese Fish Serving Set Gorham 1871 Sterling Silver

code: wb3252

American sterling silver fish serving set, knife and fork in the Japanese pattern by Gorham Silversmiths, c.1871. Both pieces are embellished with gorgeous acid etched Asian inspired motifs of nightingales, cherry blossoms and decorative borders done in remarkable detail. The knife measures 11 7/8" and the fork measures 9 1/4". They weigh a combined 6 troy ounces. Each has an ornate, period monogram FW on the back of its handles. The excellent original condition and clear, crisp detail, with no removals, repairs or alterations, make this an especially attractive offering. The soft, warm, original finish is present, with no buffing or machine polishing.

$2495.00


American Coin Silver Grape Leaf Napkin Ring 1860

.American Coin Silver Grape Leaf Napkin Ring 1860

code: n777

American coin silver napkin ring with repousse grape leaf decorations, c.1860. This handsome napkin ring measures 2" - 1 1/2" and weighs 54 grams or 1.7 ozs Troy. The excellent original condition and clear detail, with no removals, repairs or alterations, make this an especially attractive offering. Monogrammed HT, the soft, warm, original finish is present, with no buffing or machine polishing.

$220.50


Sterling Silver Napkin Ring Florence Frank Whiting 1910

.Sterling Silver Napkin Ring Florence Frank Whiting 1910

code: n779

American sterling silver Art Nouveau napkin ring in the Florence pattern by Frank Whiting, c.1910. This beautiful napkin ring measures 1 7/8" - 1 3/8" and weighs 35 grams or 1.1 ozs Troy. The excellent original condition and clear detail, with no removals, repairs or alterations, make this an especially attractive offering. Monogrammed Lois, the soft, warm, original finish is present, with no buffing or machine polishing.

$202.50


Currier Roby Serving Bowl Ball Edge Sterling Silver 1940

.Currier Roby Serving Bowl Ball Edge Sterling Silver 1940

code: wb2057

American Colonial Revival style sterling silver serving bowl by Currier & Roby Silversmiths of New York City, c.1940. This stunning bowl has a scalloped edge with applied balls at the low points of the egdge. Weighing a substantial 438 grams or 14.1 ozs. Troy, and being 7 1/2" in diameter and 4" tall, this bowl will display nicely and be a useful addition to your silver collection. 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.

$805.50


Mixed Metals Sugar Spoon Hammered Gorham Sterling Silver 1885

.Mixed Metals Sugar Spoon Hammered Gorham Sterling Silver 1885

code: wb2059

American sterling silver and other metals hammered sugar spoon in a Mixed Metals pattern by Gorham Silversmiths, c.1885. This exquisite spoon has an allover hammered finish and applied copper foilage and a copper fron sitting on a silvert embankment. The bowl has its original gilding. Weighing 32 grams or 1 oz. Troy, the spoon is 6 1/2" long. 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.

$355.50


Poppy Serving Bowl Gorham 1902 Huge Sterling Silver

.Poppy Serving Bowl Gorham 1902 Huge Sterling Silver

code: wb2050

American sterling silver large oval serving bowl in the Poppy pattern by Gorham Silversmiths, date marked for 1902. This ornate, bowl features allover decorations of Poppies and is 17" long, 12 1/4" wide and weighs a substantial 986 grams or 31.7 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.

$2425.50


Repousse Fruit Bowl Gorham Cluny 1895 Sterling Silver 10 Inch

.Repousse Fruit Bowl Gorham Cluny 1895 Sterling Silver 10 Inch

code: wb2052

American sterling silver Repousse footed fruit bowl by Gorham Silversmiths, date marked for 1895. This exquisite bowl is a perfect match for the Cluny pattern by Gorham. Adorned with high relief multi-floral decorations and having an ornate period monogram ES within a scroll and floral bordered cartouche, this special footed bowl is 10" in diameter, 4 1/4" tall and weighs a substantial 900 grams or 28.9 ozs. Troy. Monogrammed as described above, the soft, warm, original antique finish is present, with no buffing or machine polishing. The excellent original condition and clear, crisp detail, with no removals, repairs or alterations, make this an especially attractive offering.

$2605.50


Cake Basket Cut Work Shell Scroll Durgin 1900 Sterling Silver

.Cake Basket Cut Work Shell Scroll Durgin 1900 Sterling Silver

code: wb2056

American sterling silver swing handle cake basket by William B. Durgin oc Concord New Hampshire, c.1900. This ornate, pierced body basket has an applied border of ornate shell and scroll work designs and an open work swing handle. The handle is securely attached to the body and stays upright. The oval body sits on a circular, stepped pedestal base. with the basket being 12 1/2" long, 9" wide, *" to the top of the handle, 3 1/2" deep and weighing 593 grams or 19.1 ozs. Troy. The center of the body has an ornate, period monogram EGW. Monogrammed as described above, the soft, warm, original antique finish is present, with no buffing or machine polishing. The excellent original condition and clear, crisp detail, with no removals, repairs or alterations, make this an especially attractive offering.

$1500.00


Sauce Tureen Portuguese 916 Silver Cover Liner 2 Ladles 73 Ozs. Troy

.Sauce Tureen Portuguese 916 Silver Cover Liner 2 Ladles 73 Ozs. Troy

code: wb265

Portuguese 916 standard silver covered sauce tureen with a strap handled liner and 2 ladles by Mergulhao of Lisbon, c.1940. This elegant, large tureen has a rosewood handle, with the lid having a Gadroon circular handle secured to a matching mounting plate. The lid is reversible, so that the matching ladles can be used in either direction. The close fitting 916 silver liner has a riveted strap handle and two deep pockets for your favorite sauces or, the tureen can be used without the liner to take advantage of its large capacity. This substantial tureen is 10" tall, to the top of the handle, 9 1/2" long, 7 1/4" wide, 12 5/8" across the handle and weighs a massive 74.4 ozs. Troy, including the body, liner, lid and 2 matching ladles. 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.

$4045.50


American Sterling Silver Aesthetic Period Serving Spoon Gorham 1865

.American Sterling Silver Aesthetic Period Serving Spoon Gorham 1865

code: wb3048

American Aesthetic period sterling silver serving spoon adorned with ornamental Egyptian lotus motif. Made by Gorham, of Providence, Rhode Island c. 1865- 1870. Amazingly it comes in it′s original presentation box. The bowl is embellished with a flowing repousse pattern, and it is beautifully attached to its long, elegant, handle. It measures 9" in lenghth and weighs 72 grams or 2.3 ozs Troy The exceptional condition and crisp details, 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


Bristish Sterling Silver Openwork Wine Bottle Coaster Birmingham 1900

.Bristish Sterling Silver Openwork Wine Bottle Coaster Birmingham 1900

code: wb3050

British sterling wine bottle coaster with repousse scroll and openwork motif, beautifully crafted in Birmingham, c. 1900. It is rare to find one this age with a clean cartouche that has never been monogrammed. This handsome and elegant piece has a diameter of 4 1/4" and stands 3 3/4" in height on it′s attractive wooden base. The impeccable 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

$445.50


American Levi Clark Coin Silver Pitcher 1830

.American Levi Clark Coin Silver Pitcher 1830

code: wb3055

Impressively done in a neoclassical revival style, this regal and substantial coin silver pitcher was flawlessly crafted in Danbury, Connecticut by master silversmiths of Levi Clark, c.1830. He was an apprentice and later partner of John Starr Blackman and this elegant pitcher is a rare example of this makers work. The ample body is complemented by a curving handle and a generous, well formed lip with attractive pedestal and decorative border embellishment. The graceful handle is solidly formed and securely mounted to the body with no repairs or modifications. The pedestal base is beautifully formed and rests completely flat. It stands 13" tall, measures 9" from handle to spout and weighs 937 grams or 30.1 ozs Troy. 1830 The remarkable 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.

$3105.00


Sterling Silver Baby Feeding Spoon With Rattle Paval 1940

.Sterling Silver Baby Feeding Spoon With Rattle Paval 1940

code: wb3084

Baby Feeding Spoon With Baby Rattle 5 3/8" long 35 grams or 1.1ozs Troy Paval 1940

$220.50