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German 800 Silver Silver Figural Salt and Pepper Shakers

.German 800 Silver Silver Figural Salt and Pepper Shakers

code: wb547

German 800 silver figural salt & pepper shakers in the form of Dutch peasants of the 19th Century c.1890. These darling shakers measure 2 7/8" tall and weigh 99 grams or 3.2 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.

$355.50


Baroque Footed Bowl Black Starr Frost Sterling Silver 1890

.Baroque Footed Bowl Black Starr Frost Sterling Silver 1890

code: wb175

American sterling silver large footed serving bowl in a Baroque style by Black Starr and Frost of New York City, c.1890. This elegant, ornate bowl features applied floral and ribbon swags on its body, with an ornate, period monogram VE, an applied scroll rim and 4 floral scroll lion′s paw feet. The body of the bowl is 10" in diameter, 3 1/2" deep and the bowl is 5" tall, weighind a very substantial 1115 grams or 35.9 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.

$1615.50


Letter Opener Fleur-de-Lis Queens Gorham 1868

.Letter Opener Fleur-de-Lis Queens Gorham 1868

code: wb158

American sterling silver letter opener in the Fleur-de-Lis or Queens′ pattern by Gorham Silversmiths, patent 1868. This elegant and useful antique letter opener has the name Hattie inscribed on the front of the handle and is 7 7/8" long and weighs 40 grams or 1.3 ozs. Troy. Inscribed as 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

$112.50


Berry Spoon Open Work Bowl Handle Floral Scroll Sterling Silver 1885

.Berry Spoon Open Work Bowl Handle Floral Scroll Sterling Silver 1885

code: wb161

American sterling silver floral and scroll berry spoon with an open work handle and bowl, made for J.E.Caldwell of Philadelphia, c.1885. This ornate serving spoon has a cast, chased open work handle and a repousse bowl with solid surface monogrammed, in ornate, period script LDR. This elegant spoon is 8 3/4" long and weighs 80 grams or 2.6 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.

$472.50


Claret Spoon Grape H 186 Gorham 1885 Sterling Silver

.Claret  Spoon Grape H 186 Gorham 1885 Sterling Silver

code: wb162

American sterling silver claret spoon in the Grape H 186 pattern by Gorham Silversmiths, c.1885. This elegant, scarce long handled spoon has a nicely detailed grape and scroll handle and a twist midway along the shank, as well as a gilt, elongated bowl. The spoon is 15 3/4" long and weighs 100 grams or 3.2 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.

$355.50


Ice Cream Hatchet Wild Rose Whiting 1880 Sterling Silver

.Ice Cream Hatchet Wild Rose Whiting 1880 Sterling Silver

code: wb163

American sterling silver ice cream hatchet with a gilt blade in a Wild Rose pattern by Whiting, c.1880. This is a scarce form in a scarce, die struck pattern, monogrammed on the reverse of the topt handle SM in ornate, period script. The hatchet is 8 1/2" long and weighs 84 grams or 2.7 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.

$445.50


Cupid Baby Cup Shreve and Co Sterling Silver 1895

.Cupid Baby Cup  Shreve and Co Sterling Silver 1895

code: wb515

American sterling silver baby cup by Shreve & Co. San Francisco 1895. This beautiful cup has applied band of four cherubs. Dimensions: 2 3/4" height with the handle, 3 1/8" in diameter and weighs 102 grams or 3.3 ozs Troy. The excellent original condition and clear detail, with no removals, repairs or alterations, make this an especially attractive offering. Inscribed Mary, the soft, warm, original finish is present, with no buffing or machine polishing.

$445.50


Gorham Sterling Silver Child′s Cup 1886

.Gorham Sterling Silver Child′s Cup 1886

code: wb516

American sterling silver child′s cup by Gorham Silversmiths date marked for 1886. This unusual cup features hunting scines, the D shaped handle has fancy sockets. Dimensions: 3 3/4" tall, 2 3/4" in diameter and weighs 169 grams or 5.4 ozs Troy. The excellent original condition and clear detail, with no removals, repairs or alterations, make this an especially attractive offering. Monogrammed BHD June 9th 1887, the soft, warm, original finish is present, with no buffing or machine polishing.

$625.50


Allan Adler Sterling Silver Baby Cup 1964

.Allan Adler Sterling Silver Baby Cup 1964

code: wb517

American sterling silver arts & crafts baby cup by Allan Adler 1964. This interesting cup has an applied cherub and measures 2 3/4" tall with the handle, 2 3/4" in diameter and weighs 98 grams or 3.15 ozs Troy. Inscribed Patricia Jean April 30, 1964, the soft, warm, original finish is present, with no buffing or machine polishing.

$355.50


American Aesthetic Period Hand Hammered Sterling Silver Sugar Spoon Morning Glory Honeycomb Motif By Towle 1885

.American Aesthetic Period Hand Hammered Sterling Silver Sugar Spoon Morning Glory Honeycomb Motif By Towle 1885

code: wb140

Highly original hand hammered American Sterling Silver Aesthetic Period Sugar Serving Spoon by Towle Silversmiths, c.1885. This rare and unique serving piece was made in the magnificent Morning Glory pattern. This charming and delightful piece features a wide earthy handle with a scalloped edge, brilliantly hand hammered throughout and engraved with a cheerful morning glory and honey comb motif. It′s irregularly shaped bowl is enhanced by it′s lovely foliate engravings. The finish and overall effect of this spoon are stunning, with a length of 5 3/4" and a weight of 46 grams or 1.5 ozs. Troy The excellent original condition, with no monograms, removals, repairs or alterations makes this an especially attractive offering. Wear to the original gilding. The original finish is present, with no buffing or machine polishing.

$202.50


Repousse Coin Silver Mug Baily Philadelphia 1850

.Repousse Coin Silver Mug Baily Philadelphia 1850

code: wb143

American coin silver mug or cup having repousse floral, shell and scroll decorations by Baily and Co. of Philadelphia, c.1850. This exquisite mug has repousse floral, shell and scroll decorations on the body, surrounding a reserve containing the inscription Mary Cornelia Gowdy as well as complementing uppe and lower rims of die rolled shell decorations. This desirable cup is 4" tall, 3" in diameter, 4 1/2" across the handle and weighs 156 grams or 5 ozs. Troy Inscribed as 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.

$445.50


Zodiac Spoon Fork Pisces Groham 1894 Sterling Silver

.Zodiac Spoon Fork Pisces Groham 1894 Sterling Silver

code: wb145

American sterling silver fork and spoon in the Pisces Zodiac pattern by Gorham Silversmiths, patent 1894. Both pieces feature ornate depictions of the Pisces Zodiac sign, and a K ornate monogram on the backs of the handles. Each piece is 5 3/4" long and the set weighs 62 grams or 2 ozs. Troy. Monogrammed as 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.

$175.50


Presentation Goblet Repousse Wood and Hughes 1874

.Presentation Goblet Repousse Wood and Hughes 1874

code: wb147

American sterling silver Repousse Presentation Goblet by Wood and Hughes of New York City, 1874. This stunning goblet has repousse floral, shell and scroll decorations surrounding the presentation inscription: Salisbury Mills M.E.S. School 1874 To our Supt Henry Coker Feed my Lambs The interior of the cup is gilt and the goblet is 7" tall, 3 7/8" in diameter and it weighs 282 grams or 9 ozs. Troy. Inscribed as 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.

$1165.50


George Sharp Ball Finial Sterling Silver Serving Spoon 1865

.George Sharp Ball Finial Sterling Silver Serving Spoon 1865

code: wb501

American Sterling Silver Serving Spoon in a Ball Finial pattern by George Sharp, Phila, retailed by Wm Wilson Mc Grew, Cincinnati OH. This handsome spoon measures 9 1/4" long and weighs 91 grams or 2.92 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.

$382.50


George Sharp Ball Finial Sterling Silver Sugar Sifter 1865

.George Sharp Ball Finial Sterling Silver Sugar Sifter 1865

code: wb502

American Sterling Silver Sugar Sifter in a Ball Finial pattern by George Sharp, Phila, retailed by Wm Wilson Mc Grew, Cincinnati OH. This handsome spoon measures 8" long and weighs 67 grams or 2.2 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.

$625.50


Aesthetic Basket Schulz and Fischer Sugar Bowl San Francisco Sterling Silver 1875

.Aesthetic Basket Schulz and Fischer Sugar Bowl San Francisco Sterling Silver 1875

code: wb509

Splendid American sterling silver sugar bowl with charming swinging handle. Superb little basket form done during American Aesthetic period, c. 1875. Lovely scroll and foliate boder embellishment complemented by two part twisted handle. Expertly hand crafted by simversmiths of Schulz & Fischer of San Francisco. This elegant little treaure measures 5 1/2" tall with the handle, 2 1/2" high, 4" in diameter and weighs 155 grams 5 ozs Troy. The excellent original condition and clear detail, with no removals, repairs or alterations, make this an especially attractive offering. Monogrammed as described above, the soft, warm, original finish is present, with no buffing or machine polishing.

$495.00


Lion Napkin Ring Sterling SIlver Levi and Salaman Birmingham 1907

.Lion Napkin Ring Sterling SIlver Levi and Salaman Birmingham 1907

code: n690

English sterling silver napkin ring with faces. This very handsome napkin ring measures 1 3/4" - 1 1/4", weighs 30 grams or 1 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.

$265.50


Persian Coin Silver Repousse Napkin Ring 1900

.Persian Coin Silver Repousse Napkin Ring 1900

code: n692

Persian coin silver napkin ring featuring repousse decorations on a stippled background of two Persian Kings and their attendants., c.1900 - 1930. This very interesting and nicely detailed napkin ring measures 1 7/8" - 1 7/8" and weighs 43 grams or 1.4 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.

$175.50


Snuff Box American Wood Hughes 1878 Sterling Silver

.Snuff Box American Wood Hughes 1878 Sterling Silver

code: wb128

American sterling silver Victorian snuff box by Wood and Hughes of New York City, dated 1878. Presented and inscribed to GDA Bridgman 1878, this attractive, large box features Gothic style period engraving on the top and bottom, with the lid fitting securely and the hinge being clean and tight. This special antique snuff box is 2 7/8" long, 2 1/8" wide, 3/4" deep and weighs 88 grams or 2.8 ozs. Troy. The excellent original condition and clear 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.

$355.50


Cauldron Footed Salts Gorham 1860 Coin Silver Pair

.Cauldron Footed Salts Gorham 1860 Coin Silver Pair

code: wb133

American coin silver cauldron salts by Gorham SIlversmiths, c.1860. These interesting salts have applied, beaded collared rims and cast scroll feet and brackets. The engravings on the body surround period monmograms, in ornate script JM. Marked 120 Lion Anchor G COIN under each base, the salts measures 2 1/8" tall, 2" in diameter and the pair weigh 113 grams or 3.6 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.

$292.50


Sealing Wax Tray Candle Holder Seal Gorham Custom Made.1890

.Sealing Wax Tray Candle Holder Seal Gorham Custom Made.1890

code: wb135

American sterling silver sealing wax tray, candle holder and monogrammed seal by Gorham Silversmiths, c.1890. The special order tray has an applied, beautifully detailed, intricately designed scroll work border and a curved stem candle holder whose stem acts as a handle for the tray. The tray has the pattern number, 1258, enclosed within a rectangle, as well as the Gorham marks. Included with the tray, is a wax seal made by Gorham, having a twist handle with a scroll finial attached to a shaped seal, monogrammed, in ornate, period script, EFB. The tray is not monogrammed and is 8 1/4" long, 3 1/8" wide, and, with the 4" seal, weighs 146 grams or 4.7 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.

$355.50


Snuff Box Civil War Presentation Coin Silver Jan 1st 1863

.Snuff Box Civil War Presentation Coin Silver Jan 1st 1863

code: wb139

American coin silver Civil War presentation snuff box, c.1865. This piece of Civil War history has allover engine turned and engraved designs, with a central New Year′s Day, 1865 presentation inscription on the lid: --To-- Hon. P. E. Brady. by the CLerks in Div No. 1. Examining Bureau. P. M. G. O. Jany. 1st, 1865. The PMGO was the Provost Marshall′s General Office and was established by the War Department by an act of March 3, 1863 (12 Stat. 731). Functions: Arrested deserters, enrolled men for the draft, enlisted volunteers, and compiled statistics on the physical condition of recruits and on army casualties. This desirable snuff box is 3 1/8" wide, 2 1/8" tall, 3/4" deep and weighs 67 grams or 2.2 ozs. Troy. The box is unmarked and guaranteed to be as represented. Inscribed as 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.

$895.50


Anton Michelsen Wine Pitcher Grapes 830 Silver 1898 Danish

.Anton Michelsen Wine Pitcher Grapes 830 Silver 1898 Danish

code: wb112

Danish 830 Silver Wine Pitcher by the Master Silversmith, Anton Michelsen, date marked 1898. This exquisite, hinged, lidded antique solid silver pitcher has applied grapes and grapevines on the bulbous body and four collared bands on the bottom and top of the straight, cylindrical neck. The C shaped handle and the hinged lid are in excellent condition. Both the underside of the base and the lid have a full set of marks, wiuth the underside of the base having the expanded marks. This useful and very attractive wine pitcher is 7 3/8" tall, 5" in diameter, 5 1/2" across the handle and weighs a substantial 550 grams or 17.7 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.

$1525.50


Covered Butter Dish Ornate Floral Wreath Shreve Sterling Silver 1895

.Covered Butter Dish Ornate Floral Wreath Shreve Sterling Silver 1895

code: wb117

American sterling silver covered butter dish by Shreve and Company of San Francisco, c.1895. This ornate domed serving dish features wreath and floral applied decorations on the dome and all along the scalloped edge border of the dish. The shaped finial of the dome has matching floral decoration. The dish has its original mazarin or drain pan, below which ice would be placed to cool the butter. This exquisite butter serving dish is 4" tall, 7 1/4" in diameter and weighs a substantial 353 grams or 11.4 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.

$805.50


Lord Saybrook Water Goblet International Sterling Silver 1940

.Lord Saybrook Water Goblet International Sterling Silver 1940

code: wb108

American sterling silver water goblets in the Lord Saybrook pattern by International silversmiths, c.1940. Each one of these 6 delightful goblets has a gilt interior, making them safe to use for any kind ov beverage, including red wine and sherry, for those who like a large glass of sherry. We have six of htese, with the price below being for one. Each one of these superb sterling goblets is 6 1/2" tall, 3 1/2" in diameter having a cup 3 1/2" deep, with each weighing 6 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. The price below is for one goblet. For all six, deduct 10% ($1475).

$265.50


Gorham Ram′s Head Northwind Face Cream Pitcher Sterling Silver 1869

.Gorham Ram′s Head Northwind Face Cream Pitcher Sterling Silver 1869

code: wb118

American sterling silver figural cream pitcher by Gorham Silversmihts, date marked for 1869. This ornate pitcher features a northwind face spout, a floral repousse body surrounding reserves containing ornate, period monograms EBU and JML. Opposite the spout and behind the C shpaed handle is a nicely detailed rams′ head with a ring in his nose. This scarce and desirable cream pitcher is 5 1/4" tall, 3" in diameter, 4 3/8" across the handle and weighs 191 grams or 6.1 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 antique finish is present, with no buffing or machine polishing.

$715.50


American Sterling Silver Napkin Ring 1940

.American Sterling Silver Napkin Ring 1940

code: N681

American sterling silver napkin ring c. 1940. Dimensions: 1 3/4" - 1", weight 16 grams or 0.51 ozs Troy. The excellent original condition and clear detail, with no removals, monograms, repairs or alterations, make this an especially attractive offering. The soft, warm, original antique finish is present, with no buffing or machine polishing.

$67.50


American Sterling Silver Napkin Ring by Towle 1940

.American Sterling Silver Napkin Ring by Towle 1940

code: N685

American sterling silver napkin ring by Towle c. 1940. Dimensions: 1 3/4" - 1 1/4", weight 22 grams or 0.7 ozs Troy. The excellent original condition and clear detail, with no removals, repairs or alterations, make this an especially attractive offering. Monogrammed Mary, the soft, warm, original antique finish is present, with no buffing or machine polishing.

$67.50


American Sterling Silver Napkin Ring by Towle 1940

.American Sterling Silver Napkin Ring by Towle 1940

code: N688

American sterling silver napkin ring by Towle c. 1940. Dimensions: 1 3/4" - 1 1/4", weight 22 grams or 0.7 ozs Troy. The excellent original condition and clear detail, with no removals, repairs or alterations, make this an especially attractive offering. Monogrammed Donald, the soft, warm, original antique finish is present, with no buffing or machine polishing.

$67.50


American Sterling Silver Napkin Ring

.American Sterling Silver Napkin Ring

code: N630

American sterling silver napkin ring by Watrous. Dimensions: 2" - 1 1/2", weight 28 grams or 0.9 ozs Troy. The excellent original condition and clear detail, with no removals, repairs or alterations, make this an especially attractive offering. Monogrammed Marry Cunnie, the soft, warm, original antique finish is present, with no buffing or machine polishing.

$130.50