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German Baroque Shell Scroll Shaker 1770-1790 Bremen 813 Standard Silver

.German Baroque Shell Scroll Shaker 1770-1790 Bremen 813 Standard Silver

code: wb3963

German 813 standard silver shaker with an old Bremen City mark and a maker′s mark: JB This very special shaker dates from 1770 - 1790 and it has a Baluster body with Repousse shell, floral and scroll decorations and a conforming pedestal base. The bayonet mount top has Repousse shell and scroll decorations with cut work in between and a cast floral finial. Weighing 187 grams or 6 ozs. Troy, this early shaker or caster is 7 5/8" tall and 2 3/4" in diameter. The soft, warm, original finish is present, with no buffing or machine polishing. The excellent original condition and clear, crisp detail, with no monograms, removals, repairs or alterations, make this an especially attractive offering. We also have, from the same estate, a copy of this shaker made by the Loring Andrews Company of Cincinnati Ohio, c.1880 - 1890. It is interesting to note the differences in construction and decoration techniques and how well the copy was made 100 years later. The copy is priced separately at $850, or, purchased with this shaker, $500. They make an interesting pair.

$1795.00


Floral Repousse Goblet Coin Silver 1860

.Floral Repousse Goblet Coin Silver 1860

code: wb3960

American coin silver goblet with floral and scroll Repousse decorations, unmarked, c.1860. This beautiful goblet is 6 1/2" tall, 3 3/8" in diameter and weighs 147 grams or 4.7 ozs Troy. Monogrammed HGS in an ornate period script. The soft, warm, original 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.

$595.00


OctagonalCoin Silver Mug Floral Repousse Decorations 1856

.OctagonalCoin Silver Mug Floral Repousse Decorations 1856

code: wb3961

American coin silver octagonal cup with floral and foliate Repousse decorations, marked COIN, c.1856. This handsome cup is 4 1/4" tall, 4 1/4" across the handle and weighs 100 grams or 3.2 ozs Troy. Monogrammed Willis A Mellen 1856. The soft, warm, original 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.

$525.00


Dutch Windmill Tea Strainer 833 Standard Silver 1900

.Dutch Windmill Tea Strainer 833 Standard Silver 1900

code: wb3962

Dutch figural windmill tea strainer with movable sails, 833 Standard silver, date marked for 1899. This beautiful tea strainer is 5 3/4" long and weighs 59 grams or 1.9 ozs Troy. The soft, warm, original finish is present, with no buffing or machine polishing. The excellent original condition and clear, crisp detail, with no monograms, removals, repairs or alterations, make this an especially attractive offering.

$325.00


English Ornate Mug Floral Chased Decorations London 1779

.English Ornate Mug Floral Chased Decorations London 1779

code: wb3958

English sterling silver mug by Jonathan Swift Jr. having a full set of London Hallmarks for 1779. This beautiful mug is 5 1/8" tall, 4 3/4" across the handle and weighs 298 grams or 9.6 ozs Troy. There is an ornate monogram AHC and floral chasing which could be later The soft, warm, original 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.

$1250.00


Grape and Vine Chased Goblet Coin Silver 1860

.Grape and Vine Chased Goblet Coin Silver 1860

code: wb3959

American coin silver goblet with chased grape and vine decorations, c.1850. This beautiful goblet is 5 3/4" tall, 3 3/8" in diameter and weighs 151 grams or 4.9 ozs Troy. Inscribed From F. L. Connor to R. C. Morgan. The soft, warm, original 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.

$545.00


Zodiac Gorham Napkin Ring Sterling Silver 1900

.Zodiac Gorham Napkin Ring Sterling Silver 1900

code: n1391

American sterling silver Zodiac napkin ring by Gorham Silversmiths, c.1900. This handsome napkin ring is 2" tall, 2" in diameter and weighs 69 grams or 2.2 ozs Troy. Monogrammed ARD in an ornate period script. The soft, warm, original 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.

$350.00


Sterling Silver Follow The Leader Baby Cup Gorham 1906

.Sterling Silver Follow The Leader Baby Cup Gorham 1906

code: wb3956

American sterling silver baby cup featuring repousse children playing Follow the Leader in the forrest made by Gorham Silversmiths c.1906. This darling cup measures 2 1/4" tall, 4 1/4" across the handle, 3 1/8" in diameter and weighs 93 grams or 3 ozs Troy. The excellent original condition and clear detail, with no removals, repairs or alterations, make this an especially attractive offering. Inscribed JEM on the bottom of the cup, the soft, warm, original finish is present, with no buffing or machine polishing.

$495.00


Blotter Corners Sterling Silver Gorham Silversmiths 1910

.Blotter Corners Sterling Silver Gorham Silversmiths 1910

code: wb3957

American sterling silver blotter corners with ornate scroll Repousse decorations made by Gorham Silversmiths, c.1900. These beautiful corners are 5 3/8" wide and weigh a total of 219 grams or 7 ozs Troy. The soft, warm, original finish is present, with no buffing or machine polishing. The excellent original condition and clear, crisp detail, with no removals, repairs or alterations, make this an especially attractive offering.

$750.00


Miniature Carousel Sterling Silver French Import Marks 1880

.Miniature Carousel Sterling Silver French Import Marks 1880

code: wb3952

Continental European Sterling Silver miniature Carousel having French Import marks, c.1870 1890, likely made in the Netherlands. We have seen smaller, marked Dutch examples. This absolutely delightful Carousel features 6 full figured horses that spin under a domed top supported 7 spiral columns on a hexagonal base and steps with a guardrail on opposite sides. The Carousel spins when the flag is turned. Weighing 87 grams or 2.8 ozs. Troy, this special miniature is 2 1/2" in diameter and 3 1/21" tall. The soft, warm, original finish is present, with no buffing or machine polishing. The excellent original condition and clear, crisp detail, with no monograms, removals, repairs or alterations, make this an especially attractive offering.

$695.00


Wheel and Brillaint Cut Glass Silver Gilt Serving Bowls Pair Wilhelm Binder 1890

.Wheel and Brillaint Cut Glass Silver Gilt Serving Bowls Pair Wilhelm Binder 1890

code: wb3950

German 800 standard parcel gilt silver oval serving bowl stands with the best wheel and brilliant cut glass inserts by Wilhelm Binder of Schwabisch Gmund, Germany, c.1890. We are offering a pair of these fabulous bowls, perhaps the nicest ones of this size that we have ever seen. Each insert has wheel cut Belleflower and Acanthus leaf decorations under the brilliant cut scalloped rim and a waisted cut center band that forms the mount for the silver stand. The bottoms are star and panel cut, with both inserts being in excellent condition. The gilt silver stands have conforming Belleflower and Acanthus leaf decorations on a central band, fancy scroll and pearl handles with gilt accents, a beaded top rim on an inverted matte finished silver upper body. The tops of the rims and the bands separating the decorations are gilt. The lower portion of the body has a silver matte finish and sits on four Acanthus and scroll feet, with the entire interior of each having a matte gilt finish. Each has the German marks for 800 standard silver, the maker′s mark of Wilhelm Binder and a French Import mark. Each of these fabulous bowls is 8" across the handles and 5" wide. The silver weight for each bowl is 155 grams or 5 ozs. Troy. The soft, warm, original finish is present, with no buffing or machine polishing. The excellent original condition and clear, crisp detail, with no monograms, removals, repairs or alterations, make this an especially attractive offering.

$2450.00


Wheel and Brilliant Cut Glass Silver Gilt Caryatid Center Bowl Bruckmann 1890

. Wheel and Brilliant Cut Glass Silver Gilt Caryatid Center Bowl Bruckmann 1890

code: wb3951

German 800 standard parcel gilt silver oval center bowl stand with the best wheel and brilliant cut glass insert by Bruckmann and Son of Heilbronn, Germany, c.1890. The large insert bowl has wheel cut cameo geometric and Belleflower foliate decorations under the shaped scalloped rim and a star cut bottom. The gilt accent silver stand has a wide band of floral and foliate scroll Repousse decorations with beaded borders, fancy Caryatid scroll and cameo handles with gilt accents. There are two centrally located applied panels with blank cameo cartouches flanked by dragons and topped with scroll and shell finials. The lower portion of the body has a silver matte finish and sits on four wide Acanthus and scroll hoofed feet with gilt accents set on a gilt panel, with the interior of the Repousse band of decorations having a gilt finish. The bottom gilt panel has German marks for 800 standard silver, the maker′s mark of Bruckmann and Sons. We are offering this fabulous center bowl, perhaps the nicest one of this size that we have ever seen. This very special center bowl is 14 1/2" across the handles and 8" wide. The silver weight for stand is 451 grams or 14.5 ozs. Troy. The soft, warm, original finish is present, with no buffing or machine polishing. The excellent original condition and clear, crisp detail, with no monograms, removals, repairs or alterations, make this an especially attractive offering.

$4500.00


Bonbonniere Large Floral Whiting Pierced Bowl Sterling Silver 1890

.Bonbonniere Large Floral Whiting Pierced Bowl Sterling Silver 1890

code: wb3948

American sterling silver large Bon Bon server by the Whiting Manufacturing Company, pattern 5740, c.1890. This ornate, Art Nouveau server has as high relief, curved floral handle and a large, pierced intricately intertwined scroll bowl with a floral center. Truly the nicest Bon-Bon Server we have ever had, this beauty is 11" long, with a deep bowl 5 3/4" wide and 5" long, weighing 254 grams or 8.1 ozs. Troy. It has an ornate, period script monogram on the back of the handle: ECMcD. Monogrammed as described above, the soft, warm, original finish is present, with no buffing or machine polishing. The excellent original condition and clear detail, with no removals, repairs or alterations, make this an especially attractive offering.

$1495.00


Prague Figural Salt Dish 813 Silver 1820 Maker′s Mark C•D

.Prague Figural Salt Dish 813 Silver 1820 Maker′s Mark C•D

code: wb3949

Austor-Hungarian Czech figural open salt dish Assay mark for 13 Loth or 813 Standard Silver, Prague 1820 and Prague Tax Mark, Maker′s Mark C•D, with all marks clearly struck under the base. The full figured comely lass is balancing the parcel gilt bowl on her head while standing on a circular pedestal mounted on a spread leaf stippled background circular base. The bowl has a reeded rim and a narrow band of crosshatch and pearl decorations just under the rim. Weighing 144 grams, this very desirable, figural pedestal salt is 4 1/4" tall, 2 1/2" in diameter at the bowl and 2 15/16" in diameter at the base. The soft, warm, original finish is present, with no buffing or machine polishing. The excellent original condition and clear, crisp detail, with no monograms, removals, repairs or alterations, make this an especially attractive offering.

$895.00


Repousse Floral Bowl Whiting 1885 Sterling Silver No Monogram

.Repousse Floral Bowl Whiting 1885 Sterling Silver No Monogram

code: wb3945

American sterling silver and parcel gilt serving bowl by the Whiting Manufacturing Company, c.1885 having a wide band or high relief Repousse multi-floral decorations and a fluted under-body, with the interior of the under-body being gilt. This ornate and heavy bowl is 9 1/4" in diameter, 4" tall and weighs 551 grams or 17.7 ozs. Troy. The soft, warm, original finish is present, with no buffing or machine polishing. The excellent original condition and clear, crisp detail, with no monograms, removals, repairs or alterations, make this an especially attractive offering.

$995.00


La Paglia Vase Blossom Sterling Silver 1950 No Monograms

.La Paglia Vase Blossom Sterling Silver 1950 No Monograms

code: wb3946

American sterling silver trumpet vase in a Blossom pattern designed by Alphonse LaPaglia and executed by International Silversmiths, c.1950. This spectacular Art Deco style vase has a cut out Blossom base neck and the trumpet vase sits on a ball and semicircle and small ball support. Weighing 630 grams or 20.3 ozs. Troy, this stunning vase is 9 1/4" tall and 4" in diameter at the rim, 4 1/8" in diameter at the base. The soft, warm, original finish is present, with no buffing or machine polishing. The excellent original condition and clear, crisp detail, with no monograms, removals, repairs or alterations, make this an especially attractive offering.

$1895.00


Arts and Crafts Floral Bowl German 800 Silver 1900 No Monogram

.Arts and Crafts Floral Bowl German 800 Silver 1900 No Monogram

code: wb3947

German 800 standard silver floral Repousse footed bowl retailed by Heinrich Maass, c.1890 - 1910. This elegant and useful hexagonal bowl has a nicely detailed applied Repousse rim and sits on a raised circular foot having a band of floral Repousse decorations. Weighing 472 grams or 15.2 ozs. Troy, this handsome bowl is 10 3/4" wide and 3" tall. The soft, warm, original finish is present, with no buffing or machine polishing. The excellent original condition and clear, crisp detail, with no monograms, removals, repairs or alterations, make this an especially attractive offering.

$895.00


Arts and Crafts 4 Piece Coffee Set Porter Blanchard Sterling Silver

.Arts and Crafts 4 Piece Coffee Set Porter Blanchard Sterling Silver

code: wb3933

American Arts & Crafts 4 piece Coffee Set consisting of a coffee pot, creamer, sugar bowl, and a round tray. Made by Porter Blanchard, c.1960. This elegant set measures: the pot is 7" tall, 9" across the handle, the creamer is 6 1/4" across the handle, 3 1/2" in diameter, 2 1/4" tall, the sugar bowl is 3 1/2" in diameter, the tray is 14 1/4" in diameter; Total silver weight is 2181 grams or 70.1 ozs Troy. The excellent original condition and clear, crisp detail, with no monograms or removals, repairs or alterations, make this an especially attractive offering.

$4950.00


Ornate Grape Swing Handle Basket Cupid Bow Arrow Sterling Silver 1900

.Ornate Grape Swing Handle Basket Cupid Bow Arrow Sterling Silver 1900

code: wb3934

American sterling silver ornate open work basket with a swing handle, grape, cupid shooting arrow decorations. Retailed and possibly made by Rodgers & Krull of Louisville, Kentucky, c.1900. This beautiful basket is 8 1/2" long, 6 3/4" wide and weighs 527 grams or 17 ozs Troy. The excellent original condition and clear, crisp detail, with no monograms or removals, repairs or alterations, make this an especially attractive offering. The pictures truly do not do justice to this special basket.

$2495.00


Repousse Large Bread Tray Stieff Sterling Silver

.Repousse Large Bread Tray Stieff Sterling Silver

code: wb3936

American sterling silver large ornate bread tray in the Repousse pattern by Stieff. This beautiful tray is 17 1/2" long, 8 1/4" wide and weighs 649 grams or 21 ozs Troy. Monogrammed RES in an ornate period script. The excellent original condition and clear, crisp detail, with no removals, repairs or alterations, make this an especially attractive offering.

$1750.00


Trophy Cup Sterling Silver Gorham Silversmiths 1910

.Trophy Cup Sterling Silver Gorham Silversmiths 1910

code: wb3937

American sterling silver covered trophy cup with embossed wreath decorations by Gorham Silversmiths, c.1910. This beautiful trophy cup is 14" tall, 9" across the handles and weighs 1297 grams or 42 ozs Troy. Monogrammed EDO in an ornate period script. The excellent original condition and clear, crisp detail, with no removals, repairs or alterations, make this an especially attractive offering.

$2250.00


Wave Edge Set of 12 Chargers Sterling Silver

.Wave Edge Set of 12 Chargers Sterling Silver

code: wb3938

French sterling silver set of 12 Antique chargers with an applied wave edge rim, c.1890. These elegant chargers are 9 1/2" in diameter and weigh a total of 4822 grams or 155 ozs Troy.Each of the plates bears a Royal crest. The excellent original condition save for some minor surface scratches consistent with age, crisp detail, with no monograms or removals, repairs or alterations, make this an especially attractive offering.

$9500.00


Georg Jensen Piet Hein Sterling Silver Tray 1146C

.Georg Jensen Piet Hein Sterling Silver Tray 1146C

code: wb3939

Danish sterling silver tray, design #1146C by Piet Hein. This elegant tray measures 16" x 12" (40.5cm x 30cm) and weighs 1264 grams or 41 ozs Troy. The excellent original condition and clear, crisp detail, with no monograms or removals, repairs or alterations, make this an especially attractive offering.

$4924.00


Large Round Tray Arts and Crafts Porter Blanchard Sterling Silver

.Large Round Tray Arts and Crafts Porter Blanchard Sterling Silver

code: wb3940

American sterling silver large round tray made by Porter Blanchard, c.1960. This simple yet elegant tray is 16 1/2" in diameter and weighs 1880 grams or 77.3 ozs Troy. The excellent original condition save for some minor surface scratches consistent with age, crisp detail, with no monograms or removals, repairs or alterations, make this an especially attractive offering.

$3250.00


Arts and Crafts Flatware Set 72 Pcs. Porter Blanchard Sterling Silver 1940

.Arts and Crafts Flatware Set 72 Pcs. Porter Blanchard Sterling Silver 1940

code: wb3941

American sterling silver 72 piece flatware set in the Oslo pattern by Porter Blanchard, c.1940. This elegant set consists of: 9 Knifes solid silver handles 9 1/4"; 9 Forks 8"; 9 Salad Forks or Dessert Forks 7"; 9 Dessert Spoons 7 1/4"; 9 Teaspoons 6 1/4"; 9 Butter Spreaders 5 3/4"; 9 Demitasse Spoons 4 3/8" 2 Pcs Large Salad Serving Set 10 1/4"; 1 Serving Spoon 9 1/2"; 1 Berry Spoon 9 1/2"; 1 Pie Server 9 3/8"; 1 Lemon Serving Fork 5"; 1 Gravy Ladle 6 3/8"; 1 Sauce Ladle 5 3/4"; 1 Sugar Spoon 6 1/4"; Total weight is 4108 grams or 132 ozs Troy. The excellent original condition and clear, crisp detail, with no monograms or removals, repairs or alterations, make this an especially attractive offering.

$6250.00


Tjorn Flatware 52 Piece Set Dansk Sterling Silver 1968

.Tjorn Flatware 52 Piece Set Dansk Sterling Silver 1968

code: wb3943

Danish sterling silver 52 Piece flatware set in the Tjorn pattern by Dansk Silver, 1968. This elegant set consists of: 8 Knives 90 degree twist handles 8 1/2"; 8 Forks 7 5/8"; 8 Salad Forks 7"; 8 Soup Spoons 7 1/2"; 8 Teaspoons 6"; 8 Butter Knives all silver 6 1/2"; 1 Serving Spoon 7 5/8"; 1 Gravy Ladle 6 5/8"; 1 Serving Fork two tine 7 1/2"; 1 Sugar Spoon 5 1/2"; Total weight is 2127 grams or 68.4 ozs Troy. The excellent original condition and clear, crisp detail, with no monograms or removals, repairs or alterations, make this an especially attractive offering.

$4963.00


Floral Repousse Napkin Ring Coin Silver 1860 No Monogram

.Floral Repousse Napkin Ring Coin Silver 1860 No Monogram

code: n1390

American coin silver Repousse napkin ring having 4 Repousse floral and foliate panels separated by columns and a central panel of an oval stylized shell bordered blank cartouche flanked by small flowers, all set on a stippled background. Weighing 24 grams, this unusually attractive, ornate napkin ring is 1 7/8" in diameter and 1 3/8" tall. The soft, warm, original finish is present, with no buffing or machine polishing. The excellent original condition and clear, crisp detail, with no monograms, removals, repairs or alterations, make this an especially attractive offering.

$275.00


Moresque Fish Serving Set J R Wendt 1873 Sterling Silver

.Moresque Fish Serving Set J R Wendt 1873 Sterling Silver

code: wb3923

American sterling silver fish serving set in the Moresque pattern by Johann Rudolph Wendt of New York City, c.1873, having an ornate, period script monogram on the front of the handle: MHC. Both of these fabulous servers have engraved Aesthetic designs and fish on the bowls and tines. The serving fork is 9 1/8" long and weighs 103 grams. The cut work fish knife is 12" long and weighs 131 grams. The total weight of the set is 234 grams or 7.5 ozs. Troy. The set was retailed by James Allan of Charleston South Carolina. 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.

$1195.00


Renaissance Revival Hot Water Jug Masks Caryatid Handle 1880 Silverplate

.Renaissance Revival Hot Water Jug Masks Caryatid Handle 1880 Silverplate

code: wb3924

English silverplate on brass hot water jug in a fabulously ornate, Renaissance Revival design featuring a dozen different masks on column separated panels and surrounded by animal, floral and foliate decorations. Two large masks are on either side of the neck and one one the hinged lid. The ornate Caryatid handle with its ivory insulators adds the finishing touch to this special and very usable jug. The flat base of the jug is gilt ans is 3 3/4" in diameter, with the jug being 8 3/8" tall and 7" handle to spout. We usually do not have silverplate, but this special jug was just to beautiful to pass up. We believe that you will not disagree. The excellent original condition and clear detail, with no removals, repairs or alterations, make this an especially attractive offering. Thej plating is in excellent condition. The soft, warm, original finish is present, with no buffing or machine polishing.

$495.00


Engine Turned Engraved Goblet 1860 Coin Silver WTD

.Engine Turned Engraved Goblet 1860 Coin Silver WTD

code: wb3926

American coin silver goblet having engine turned decorations surrounding an engraved foliate and scroll cartouche containing an ornate, period script monogram: WTD. This handsome goblet is 6 5/8" tall, 3 3/8" in diameter and weighs 168 grams or 5.4 ozs. Troy. Monogrammed as described above, the soft, warm, original finish is present, with no buffing or machine polishing. The excellent original condition and clear detail, with no removals, repairs or alterations, make this an especially attractive offering.

$395.00