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John Robinson Covered Dish Ostrich Crest London 1766 Sterling Silver

.John Robinson Covered Dish Ostrich Crest London 1766 Sterling Silver

code: wb3043

Two hundred and forty-five year old British sterling silver lidded serving dish by John Robinson, having a full set of London Hallmarks for 1766. It features an ivory finial on it′s heavy domed lid which has an ostrich crest engraved on it near the finial. It is complemented by handsome applied handles and a gorgeous Gadroon border around it′s substantial lower portion′s edge. This exquisite serving dish is 12 3/4 from handle to handle, and 8 1/4" not including the handles. It weighs 1073 grams or 34.5 troy ounces. 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.

$2965.50


Medallion Coin Silver Compote Gorham 1865

.Medallion Coin Silver Compote Gorham 1865

code: wb3045

Large American neo classical sterling silver copote bowl masterfully crafted in the famous Medallion pattern by Gorham Silversmiths of Providence, Rhode Island c.1865. This early American silvermaker was known for expert craftsmanship and brilliant silversmiths who created pieces of enduring art and beauty. Compotes are a beautiful way to display fruit on a table and the applied medallion handles are ideal to hold and elevate bunches of grapes for perfect visual appeal. This gorgeous neoclassical example of their style features exquisite medallion embellishment complemented by an elegant pedestal base. It measures 7 1/2" across the handles, stands 4" tall and weighs 263 grams or 8.5 ozs Troy. 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.

$805.50


Sterling Silver Chrysanthemum Compote Dominick and Haff 1896

.Sterling Silver Chrysanthemum Compote Dominick and Haff 1896

code: wb3051

American sterling silver company Dominick and Haff of New York was founded after the Civil War in 1868 and made very high end sterling holloware and flatware until they became part of Reed & Barton in 1928. This chrysanthemem compote crafted in c.1896 is a stunning and magnificent example of their impressive work. It features an exquisite applied chrysanthemum border on the the upper bowl as well as the unweighted pedestal base. It stands 4 5/8" in height, 10" in diameter and weighs 817 grams or 26.3 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 finish is present, with no buffing or machine polishing.

$1575.00


Gorham Sterling Silver Openwork Bowl Providence 1956

.Gorham Sterling Silver Openwork Bowl Providence 1956

code: wb3119

Large American sterling silver heart shaped openwork bowl, masterfully crafted by Gorham Silversmiths of Providence, Rhode Island c.1956. This famous silvermaker was known for expert craftsmanship and brilliant silversmiths who created pieces of enduring art and beauty. This gorgeous example of their style features elegant openwork throughout, complemented by an exquisite scroll and floral motif. It stands on an openwork pedestal with feet. It measures an impressive 9 3/4" length, 8 1/4" width, and weighs 294 grams or 9.5 ozs Troy. It is mongrammed wit an "S" in the center and 1956 is inscibed on the back. The exceptional 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.

$765.00


Aesthetic Period Sterling Silver Gorham Basket Providence 1882

.Aesthetic Period Sterling Silver Gorham Basket Providence 1882

code: wb3131

Charming Aesthetic period sterling silver sugar basket with decoratively engraved cherry blossoms. Made by Gorham of Providence, Rhode Island c.1882, this little sugar bowl with it′s delicate swinging handle, is a superb example of the style Europe was enchanted by and described as Japonaiserie. After an American and Japanese trade treaty was signed in 1858, Japanese motifs began to significantly influence western art and designs of the American and European Aesthetic period. It has a 4 1/8" diameter, measures 2 1/8" in deep, stands 5" tall with the handle extended and weighs a substantial 124 grams or 4 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.

$355.50


Allan Adler Sterling Silver Modernist Salt Pepper Shakers 1950

.Allan Adler Sterling Silver Modernist Salt Pepper Shakers  1950

code: wb3132

These sleek modernist salt and pepper shakers were crafted by American master silver smith, Allan Adler, who apprenticed for the famous silversmith, Porter Blanchard. They were were made c.1950 when Allan Adler was at the peak of his hollywood glamour. His style is reknown for the clean lines which can be seen in this elegant set. This is an artistic modern interpretation of a familiar item combined with inspired design. Each shaker stands 3" tall; 1 1/2" wide and they weigh a combined 144 grams or 4.6 ozs 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.

$625.50


Mother Of Pearl Sterling Silver Fish Knife 1870

.Mother Of Pearl Sterling Silver Fish Knife 1870

code: wb3016

Splendid, and dazzling fish serving knife. Exquisitely hand crafted from mother of pearl and sterling silver, c.1870. This breathtaking server is a visual delight. The entire piece is brilliant and light reflective. Each portion is done in a large solid piece carved from mother of pearl. The detailed openwork designs, like ocean waves on a horizon, are simple and complement the delicate shape of the carved blade. Magnificent iridescent Mother of pearl, harvested from the interior of a mollusk from the sea, is such an appropriate server for fish. The superb sterling embellishment which attaches the upper and lower portions is done with a graceful triple lotus motif. The handle mimics papyrus wrapping. Both the lotus, and papyrus are water plants. There appears a water theme in every aspect of this piece and nothing detracts from the natural beauty of the organic components. This impressive server measures 11" in length. The excellent original condition and clear detail, with no removals, repairs or alterations, make this an especially attractive offering.

$715.50


William De Matteo Sterling Silver Gravy Boat Colonial Revival 1940

.William De Matteo Sterling Silver Gravy Boat Colonial Revival 1940

code: wb3018

Colonial period inspired gravy boat by master silversmith, William DeMatteo. It is sculptural and classical in shape, superbly complemented by it′s lovely scroll handle with applied foliate embellishment and elegant figural rams feet. Beautifully handwrought c.1940 in Alexandria Virginia. This exceptional piece is as useful and attractive today as when it was crafted. It weighs a substantial 343 grams or 11 Troy ounces and measures 8 1/4" inches, in length and 4 1/8" wide. The pristine condition and 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.

$795.00


Spanish Colonial Silver Cup Engraved Borders Applied Handle 1820

.Spanish Colonial Silver Cup Engraved Borders Applied Handle 1820

code: wb3019

Antique silver cup made of melted Spanish silver coins, minted from silver mined in the Spanish colonies of Mexico or South America, c. 1820. It features lovely engraved decorative borders and an applied handle. It stands 4 1/8" in height, 4 3/4" across the handle and weighs 235 grams or 7.55 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 antique finish is present, with no buffing or machine polishing.

$675.00


American Aesthetic Sterling Silver Cream Ladle Bucket George Sharp 1865

.American Aesthetic Sterling Silver Cream Ladle  Bucket George Sharp 1865

code: wb3021

American Aesthetic Period sterling silver cream ladle with elegant, ornamental handle and figural ice bucket bowl made by George Sharp, c.1865. The charming ice bucket ladle is embellished with gracefully engraved borders and complemented by a gorgeous sceptre style handle topped by a superbly cast finial. This exquisite serving piece is 8 1/4" long and weighs 38 grams or 1.22 Troy ounces. The pristine condition and crisp details, 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.

$355.50


Hungarian Arts and Crafts Serving Bowl 1937 Hand Made Hammered 800 Silver

.Hungarian Arts and Crafts Serving Bowl  1937 Hand Made Hammered 800 Silver

code: wb3026

This scarce and desirable Hungarian square serving dish is hand wrought in 800 silver and it reflects light beautifully. It′s gorgeous hand hammered finish is stunning. The unique fluted is design is superb and expertly crafted. It stands on four handsome ball feet. It measures 10 1/4" in length and weighs an impressive 553 grams or 17.78 Troy ounces and bears the Hungarian assay mark used from 1937 until WWII. 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.

$1620.00


Shell Open Salts Charles Thomas Fox 1829 Pair London Sterling Silver.

.Shell Open Salts Charles Thomas Fox 1829 Pair London Sterling Silver.

code: wb3028

British sterling silver salt dishes done in a magnificent figural sea shell motif, made by Charles Thomas Fox having a full set of London Hallmarks for 1829. Crested, on the underside, next to the Hallmarks, Manus Justa Decus with an armored raised fist haolding an arrow, each shell measures 4" in length and width and they weigh a combined 181 grams or 5.8 Troy ounces. 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 polishing.

$750.00


Cupid Berry Spoon Albert Coles Sterling Silver 1878

.Cupid Berry Spoon Albert Coles Sterling Silver 1878

code: wb3034

Spectacular engraved brite cut patterns and elegant scalloped edges enhance the bowl of this magnificent Aesthetic Period Cupid pattern spoon by Albert Coles of New York City, Patented 1878. This large and impressive serving piece was masterfully crafted by silversmiths of Albert Coles, of New York City, and patented in 1878. The handle, in the Cupid pattern, has a delightful image of a cherub, wings extended upward, playing a double flute. He is surrounded with exquisite foliate scrolls and stands above an elegant cartouche with a letter "S" beautifully engraved in a classical manner. It measures 9" in length and weighs 67 grams or 2.15 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.

$292.50


Late 16th Early 17th Century Chamberstick Spanish Colonial Silver

.Late 16th Early 17th Century Chamberstick Spanish Colonial Silver

code: wb273

A very nice Spanish Colonial chamberstick dating from the late 16th to the early 17th c, with marks on the handle thumbpiece and the drip pan. This special chamberstick shows signs of wear and old repairs. What wouldn′t, after over 300 years of service. It would seem that it is ready for yet another 300. The chamberstick is 8 1/2" across the handle, 5 1/4" in diameter (pan) and 2 1/2" tall, weighing 165 grams or 5.3 ozs. Troy.

$675.00


Italian Gadroon 800 Silver Circular Tray Calderoni 1950

.Italian Gadroon 800 Silver Circular Tray Calderoni 1950

code: wb276

Italian 800 silver circular tray with a handsome, applied Gadroon border by A. Calderoni of Milan, Italy, c.1950. This useful and attractive tray is 10" in diameter and weighs a substantial 350 grams or 11.3 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.

$445.50


Louis XV Oval Threaded Platter 950 Silver 1750

.Louis XV Oval Threaded Platter 950 Silver 1750

code: wb279

French Louis XV oval meat platter with a triple threaded scalloped border and a 9 pointed crowne crest with 4 birds set into an X flanked by rampant lions, with the PAris Commune mark dating it specifically to 1745. The correct marks are present, with the assay mark, the Paris Commune mark, the Maker′s mark OG and the running dog discharge mark. This scarce and desirable platter is 14" long, 9 1/2" wide and it weighs 683 grams or 22 ozs. Troy. Inscribed with the crest described above, 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 polishing.

$2205.00


American Sterling Silver Match Safe By Whiting Heraldic Pattern 1880

.American Sterling Silver Match Safe By Whiting Heraldic Pattern 1880

code: wb3007

American sterling silver match safe by Whiting, of Massachusettes, with gorgeous repousse scoll motif done in one of their most stunning and oldest patterns, "Heraldic" c.1880. It measures 2 3/8" in length, 1 3/8" in width and weighs 31 grams or 1 Troy ounce. The exceptional 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.

$310.50


Whiting Small Round Sterling Silver Box Heraldic Pattern Masschsettes 1880

.Whiting Small Round Sterling Silver Box Heraldic Pattern Masschsettes 1880

code: wb3008

American sterling silver pill box by Whiting, of Massachusettes, with gorgeous repousse scoll motif done in one of their most stunning and oldest patterns, "Heraldic", c.1880. It has a lovely gold vermeil interior. The small round Box has a diameter of 1 7/8" and stands 1" high. It weighs 40 grams or 1.28 Troy ounces. It is monogrammed "AMB" The exceptional 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.

$355.50


Letter Opener Louisiana Souvenir Sterling Silver 1900

.Letter Opener Louisiana Souvenir Sterling Silver 1900

code: wb944

Decorative and cleverly embellished sterling silver souvenir letter opener from Louisiana, c.1900. The highly detailed handle features the Louisiana state bird, the Brown Pelican and the official state wildflower, the Louisiana Iris. As charming today as when it was made over 100 years ago, this useful piece of cultural Americana measures 5 1/4" in length, and weighs 13 grams. The exceptional 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.

$112.50


Japanese Sterling Silver Salt and Pepper Pagodas 1920

.Japanese Sterling Silver Salt and Pepper Pagodas 1920

code: wb958

Marvelously detailed figural pagoda shakers, crafted of Japanese 950 sterling, c.1920. The impressive pair feature textural embellishment and charming finials. They measure 4" in height and weigh a combined 65 grams or 2.09 Troy ounces. The pristine original condition and 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.

$220.50


Cellini Arts and Crafts Style Silver Serving Bowl Chicago 1920

.Cellini Arts and Crafts Style Silver Serving Bowl Chicago 1920

code: wb960

Sterling silver handwrought serving bowl by Cellini Crafts of Chicago, c.1920. It′s artistic, sculptural form and organic design reflect the inspiration of the American Arts & Crafts Period. It features gorgeous applied handles in a stunning foliate and berry motif. It measures 7 3/8" in length, 5 1/2" in width and weighs 232 grams or 7.45 Troy ounces. The pristine original condition and clear, 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.

$535.50


Arts and Crafts Serving Bowl Randahl 1940 Sterling Silver

.Arts and Crafts Serving Bowl  Randahl  1940 Sterling  Silver

code: wb961

Small, hand wrought Arts & Crafts serving bowl, from the Randahl Shop of Chicago, c. 1940. Famous Swedish silversmith, Julius Olaf Randahl, founded his Illinois company in 1911 after working for Gorham, Tiffany and Kalo. His style is noted for its clean sculptural designs as seen in this stunning piece. It features beautiful foliate and berry inspired handles and a smooth, elegant interior. This refined and appealing dish measures 7 5/8" in width including the handles, has diameter of 6 1/8" without and weighs 177 grams or 5.69 Troy ounces. The impeccable original condition and crisp detail, with no monograms,removals, repairs or alterations, make this an especially attractive offering

$355.50


Arts and Crafts Serving Dish Blossom Durham Silversmiths 1940 Sterling Silver

.Arts and Crafts Serving Dish Blossom Durham Silversmiths 1940 Sterling Silver

code: wb966

American sterling silver dish by Durham Silver Co., New York, c.1950. A large and substantial piece, this serving dish features elegant floral relief handles and a gently fluted bowl. It measures 12" in length, 7 3/4" in width and weighs 450 grams or 14.46 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.

$670.50


Ram′s Head Open Salt and Pepper Shaker Sterling Silver 1930

.Ram′s Head Open Salt and Pepper Shaker Sterling Silver 1930

code: wb972

American sterling silver open salt dish and pepper shaker, embellished with elegant applied figural rams heads and complemented by hoofed feet, c.1930. The gorgeous figural rams heads are cleanly and crisply cast, with superb detail. The salt cellar measures 2 5/8" in diameter, and the pepper pot stands 4 7/8 in height. They weigh a combined 7.74 Troy ounces. The excellent original condition 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


Figural Bird Peach Ladle Aesthetic Whiting 1870 Sterling Silver

.Figural Bird Peach Ladle Aesthetic Whiting 1870 Sterling Silver

code: wb980

American sterling silver Aesthetic 3-D figural cream ladle expertly crafted by Whiting, New York City c. 1870. This stunning work of art has a fabulous cast bird and peach finial mounted on a forked branch. The bird is poised to get the peach, which is mounted to he ends of the fork. The finial is mounted to a three wire, beaded collar mounted handle which splays out to hold a fluted and lobed scalloped edge, gilt, double spouted bowl. This scarce and collectible 3-D design cream or sauce ladle measures 7 3/4" in length and weighs 37 grams or 1.18 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 antique finish and gilding are present, with no buffing or machine polishing.

$832.50


Tiffany Poppy Fleur De Lis Salt Dishes Sterling Silver 1885

.Tiffany Poppy  Fleur De Lis  Salt Dishes Sterling Silver 1885

code: wb933

Superb American Aesthetic Period sterling silver salt cellars made by Tiffany & Co. of New York, c. 1885. They feature an ornate, applied border with a delightful openwork fleur de lis and poppy motif. The elegant gold vermeil interior complements their stunning and opulent design. They weigh a combined 193 grams or 6.2 Troy ounces with a diameter of 3 3/4" and 1 3/4" in height. The impeccable original condition and clear detail, with no repairs or alterations, make this an especially attractive offering. Monogrammed on their underside with GRR, the soft, warm, original finish is present, with no buffing or machine polishing. We have two pair of these available. The price below is for one pair.

$625.50


American Sterling Silver Repousse Toast Fork Gorham 1890

.American Sterling Silver Repousse Toast Fork Gorham 1890

code: wb934

Repousse sterling silver toast from the American Aesthetic Period. It is beautifully embellished in an elaborate Baroque scroll motif and crafted by master silversmiths of Gorham, Providence, Rhode Island c.1890. This superb example of repousse weighs 33 grams or 1.06 Troy ounces and measures 6 3/8 " in length. The exceptional original condition and clear 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.

$292.50


Barnards Inn Gravy Boats George Ibbot London 1762

.Barnards Inn Gravy Boats George Ibbot London 1762

code: wb270

Pair English silver sauce or gravy boat with oval bodies having shaped rims, leaf-capped scroll handles, each with three feet with shell joins, made George Ibbot having a full set of London Hallmarks for 1762, early George III. Inscribed ′Barnard′s Inn/[family crest]′ and ′Johannes Baines. Arm. Prin./D. D/MDCCCXXII′ (1822). 19.6 oz.T., 5 x 7.5 x 3.75in. Barnard′s Inn is located in Holborn, London. It dates at least to the mid 13th century and is currently the home of Gresham College. The Inn is also mentioned in Charles Dickens′ Great Expectations in chapter 21. Inscribed as described above, the excellent original condition, with no removals, repairs or alterations, makes this an especially attractive offering. The soft, warm, original antique finish is present, with no buffing or machine polishing.

$2605.50


Kalo Arts And Crafts Sterling Silver Pastry Server Chicago 1930

.Kalo Arts And Crafts Sterling Silver Pastry Server Chicago 1930

code: wb2041

American sterling silver Arts & Crafts pastry server by Kalo Shops Chicago c.1930. This handsome server measures 9" long and weighs 73 grams or 2.3 ozs Troy. The excellent original condition and clear detail, with no removals, repairs or alterations, make this an especially attractive offering. Monogrammed B, the soft, warm, original finish is present, with no buffing or machine polishing.

$355.50


Kalo Arts And Crafts Sterling Silver Salad Serving Set Chicago 1930

.Kalo Arts And Crafts Sterling Silver Salad Serving Set Chicago 1930

code: wb2042

American sterling silver Arts & Crafts salad serving set Kalo Shops having their earliset marks 1909. This handsome set measures 8 3/4" long and weighs 118 grams or 3.8 ozs Troy. The excellent original condition and clear detail, with no removals, repairs or alterations, make this an especially attractive offering. Monogrammed D, the soft, warm, original finish is present, with no buffing or machine polishing.

$625.50