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Secret of the Flowers Large Vase Unger Brothers Sterling Silver 1904

.Secret of the Flowers Large Vase Unger Brothers Sterling Silver 1904

code: wb3831

American sterling silver Art Nouveau large vase in the Secret of the Flowers pattern by Unger Brothers. This vase was created in the year that the pattern was first introduced, 1904. This visually stunning, high relief design vase features four panels of the lovely Unger Lady rising from the flowers and reaching for the blossoms above her lovely outstretched hands. The areas above her hands are reserves, one of which is inscribed: Woman′s Choral Club Apr 29 - 04, another is monogrammed in ornate, period script: KBP. The other two reserves are blank. The large, fluted top ornate body rests upon an elongated, pedestal base decorated with applied conforming flowers. Likely the best example of Art Nouveau we have ever seen, it justifies the reputation Unger has for fine quality work and is sure to please the most discriminating collector. Weighing 370 grams or 11.9 ozs, this truly magnificent vase is 10" tall, 4 1/4" wide and 5" in diameter at its base. Monogrammed and 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.

$3500.00


French Empire Candlesticks Gorham Silversmiths Sterling Silver

.French Empire Candlesticks Gorham Silversmiths Sterling Silver

code: wb3823

American sterling silver French Empire style candlesticks by Gorham Silversmiths, date marked for 1928. The Angels flanking torches on each side of the stem are wonderfully ornate, and the elongated Acanthus leaf bases add to the appeal of these special candlesticks. The bobeches have foliate and scroll decorations. The two reserves are surrounded by floral and foliate scroll decorations, with one reserve being monogrammed, in ornate, period script: JRS. Each of these stunning candlesticks is 12" tall. Monogrammed as described above, the soft, warm, original finish is present, with no buffing or machine polishing. The excellent original condition and clear detail, with no removals, repairs or alterations, make this an especially attractive offering.

$2500.00


Rosette Napkin Ring Coin Silver 1875 Monogram LPN

.Rosette Napkin Ring Coin Silver 1875 Monogram LPN

code: n1373

American coin silver napkin ring with applied Rosette rims and an Aesthetically engraved foliate and scroll bordered cartouche containing an ornate, period script monogram: LPN. Weighing 27 grams, this ornate and desirable napkin ring is 1 3/4" in diameter and 1 5/8" tall. Monogrammed as described above, the soft, warm, original finish is present, with no buffing or machine polishing. The excellent original condition and clear detail, with no removals, repairs or alterations, make this an especially attractive offering.

$125.00


Egyptian Revival Chimera Sphinx Lion Mask Napkin Ring Coin Silver 1875

.Egyptian Revival Chimera Sphinx Lion Mask Napkin Ring Coin Silver 1875

code: n1374

American coin silver Egyptian Revival napkin ring c.1875 having a period script monogram: MS. The engine turned body has a large, central cartouche flanked by two Chimera on ramps, each with a paw touching the cartouche, which rests upon a lion mask. Sitting on a lintel atop the cartouche is a wonderfully detailed Sphinx. The engine turned lined background is nicely contrasted with the narrow, plain shiny rims. Unmarked, but guaranteed to be as represented, this most special napkin ring is 1 7/8" in diameter, 1 3/4" tall and weighs 53 grams or 1.7 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.

$495.00


Thistle Salt and Pepper Shakers 1850 Robert Rait John C Moore Coin Silver

.Thistle Salt and Pepper Shakers 1850 Robert Rait John C Moore Coin Silver

code: wb3821

American coin silver pair of salt and pepper shakers with Repousse thistle decorations, marked J.C.M. for John C. Moore and retailed by R. Rait (Robert Rait) of New York City, c.1850. These beautiful shakers are 5 5/8" tall, 2 1/4" in diameter and weigh a total of 254 grams or 8.2 ozs Troy and are monogrammed ADV in ornate, period script. 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.

$625.00


Royal Worcester Sterling Mounted Porcelain Dresser Jar 1897

.Royal Worcester Sterling Mounted Porcelain Dresser Jar 1897

code: wb3815

Royal Worcester egg shell porcelain dresser jar with a silver mounter floral swag rim and gilt lined silver lid with a cast bud finial. The jar is date marked for 1897 and the silver has Austrian import marks. The porcelain and silver are both defect free. This attractive, scarce and desirable jar is 4 1/4" tall and 3" 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.

$345.00


Cut Glass Pierced Reticulated Sterling Cake Plate Gorham 1910

.Cut Glass Pierced Reticulated Sterling Cake Plate Gorham 1910

code: wb3816

American brilliant cut glass small cake plate with an open work reticulated rim by Gorham Silversmiths, c.1910. This unusual circular footed plate has a diamond undercut plate and a star burst undercut foot. The plate is 7 3/8" in diameter and 1 1/2" 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. The glass is free of defects.

$325.00


Austrian Candelabra Eagle Finials 800 Standard Silver Maker′s Mark AB 1890

.Austrian Candelabra Eagle Finials 800 Standard Silver Maker′s Mark AB 1890

code: wb3819

Austrian 800 standard silver candelabra having engine turned and engraved decorated bodies and key work, detachable arms, maker′s mark AB, c.1890 Each has a large, cast spread winged, removable eagle finial. The bases are filled and the center lower portion of each arm is also filled. Each is 24" tall.

$4500.00


Figural Letter Opener Victorian Lady Sterling Silver 1890

.Figural Letter Opener Victorian Lady Sterling Silver 1890

code: wb3813

American sterling silver figural Victorian lady letter opener by Howard & Co, retailed by Rand & Crane, Boston, c.1890. This magnificent letter opener is 7 3/4" long and weighs 66 grams or 2.1 ozs Troy. The excellent original condition and clear, crisp detail, with no monograms or removals, repairs or alterations, make this an especially attractive offering.

$475.00


Dresser Mirror Repousse Rose Floral Sterling Silver London 1903

.Dresser Mirror Repousse Rose Floral Sterling Silver London 1903

code: wb3814

English sterling silver dresser mirror with a heart shaped beveled mirror, floral and rose open work decorated border, bearing a full set of Hallmarks for London 1903. This beautiful mirror 11" tall, 9 5/8" wide. The excellent original condition and clear, crisp detail, with no monograms or removals, repairs or alterations, make this an especially attractive offering.

$750.00


Ornate Cocktail Forks Set 12 Open Work Gorham No 37 Sterling Silver 1885

.Ornate Cocktail Forks Set 12 Open Work Gorham No 37 Sterling Silver 1885

code: wb3808

American sterling silver set of 12 cocktail forks with ornate open work handles in the pattern No. 37 by Gorham Silversmiths, 1885. These beautiful forks are 5 1/2" long and weigh a total of 182 grams 5.85 ozs Troy. The excellent original condition and clear, crisp detail, with no monograms or removals, repairs or alterations, make this an especially attractive offering.

$625.00


Medallion 12Coffee Spoons Wm Gale Sterling Silver 1860

.Medallion 12Coffee Spoons Wm Gale Sterling Silver 1860

code: wb3809

American sterling silver set of 12 coffee spoons in the Medallion pattern by William Gale, c.1860. These handsome spoons are 5" long and weigh a total of 183 grams 5.9 ozs Troy. Monogrammed Mary in an ornate period script on the back of the handle. The excellent original condition and clear, crisp detail, with no removals, repairs or alterations, make this an especially attractive offering.

$795.00


Figural Candlesticks Sterling Silver Wallace 1890

.Figural Candlesticks Sterling Silver Wallace 1890

code: wb3810

American sterling silver candlesticks by Wallace Silversmiths, c.1900. These beautiful and festive candlesticks have a figural body depicting a young lady dressed in a Renaissance costume serving a Pig′s head roast on a platter. Measuring 6" tall, 3 1/8" in diameter and weigh a total of 209 grams (these candlesticks have a small weight under the base). Presentation inscription: Geo. Kuehl und Frau zur Silbernen Hochzeit 28 ten Oct. 1904 von Gust. Prasse, Otto Pampel Paul Seeler. The excellent original condition and clear, crisp detail, with no removals, repairs or alterations, make this an especially attractive offering.

$695.00


Ornate Open Work Large Salad Serving Set Reed and Barton 1937

.Ornate Open Work Large Salad Serving Set Reed and Barton 1937

code: wb3805

American sterling silver large ornate and heavy salad serving set with open work decorations executed in a Scandinavian style, Reed and Barton, c.1930. This beautiful set is 9 1/2" long and weighs a total of 348 grams or 11.2 ozs Troy. Monogrammed D and dated 1937. The excellent original condition and clear detail, with no removals, repairs or alterations, make this an especially attractive offering.

$695.00


Seal Top Ice Cream Spoons 6 Coin Silver 1867

.Seal Top Ice Cream Spoons 6 Coin Silver 1867

code: wb3807

American coin silver set of 6 ice cream spoons with sealed top engraved handles and fluted and gilt bowls, maker′s initials JB, Pat. 1867. These handsome spoons are 5 3/4" long and weigh a total of 151 grams or 4.86 ozs Troy. Monogrammed D in a period script. The excellent original condition and clear, crisp detail, with no removals, repairs or alterations, make this an especially attractive offering.

$495.00


Baroque Scroll Napkin Ring Cut Work Whiting 1908 Sterling Silver No Monogram

.Baroque Scroll Napkin Ring Cut Work Whiting 1908 Sterling Silver No Monogram

code: n1368

American sterling silver cut work Baroque scroll rimmed napkin ring by the Whiting Division of Gorham Silversmiths, date marked for 1908. This intricately detailed napkin ring has a body with fancy, scroll cut work decorations and applied, Baroque scroll rims. Weighing 20 grams, this special napkin ring is 1 3/4" in diameter and 1 1/4" 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.

$195.00


Wire Work Server Twist Handle Most Unusual Sterling Silver J E Caldwell 1890

.Wire Work Server Twist Handle Most Unusual Sterling Silver J E Caldwell 1890

code: wb3802

American sterling silver wire work large server by J. E. Caldwell of Philadelphia, c.1890. This most unusual server has a central twist handle which fans out to form the frame of the blade on one end and flows to each side at the top to form the sides of the handle. To the top of the handle is attached a blank shield shaped cartouche. We have never seen anything like this and can′t find any record of anything similar. It bears the production number S5250, the mark of J. E. Caldwell and Sterling. 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.

$450.00


Blossom Coffee Pot Carl M Cohr Danish Sterling 1930 No Monogram

.Blossom Coffee Pot Carl M Cohr Danish Sterling 1930 No Monogram

code: wb3799

Danish sterling silver Art Deco coffee pot by Carl M. Cohr of Fredericia Denmark, c.1930. This stunning coffee pot has a removable, cast Blossom finial and a C shaped flat handle with a leaf thumbpiece and a reverse scroll upper handle socket on a bulbous body. Weighing a substantial 844 grams or 27.1 ozs. Troy, the pot is 8 1/4" tall, 4 1/2" in diameter and 8 1/4" handle to spout. 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


Floral Repousse Napkin Ring Coin Silver 1880 Monogram TAP

.Floral Repousse Napkin Ring Coin Silver 1880 Monogram TAP

code: n1361

American coin silver Repousse napkin ring, c. 1875 - 1880 with a period script monogram: TAP. This special napkin ring has allover, high relief Repousse floral and foliate decoration and is 2" in diameter, 1 1/4" tall and weighs 31 grams or 1 oz. 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.

$225.00


Baroque Dutch Napkin Ring 833 Standard Silver 1863 Monogram dBH

.Baroque Dutch Napkin Ring 833 Standard Silver 1863 Monogram dBH

code: n1362

Dutch 833 standard silver large Baroque napkin ring, date marked for 1863 with the maker′s mark IK 17 and monogrammed, in period script: dBH. Weighing 30 grams, this large, unusual napkin ring is 2 3/8" in diameter and 1 1/2" tall. Monogrammed as described above, the soft, warm, original finish is present, with no buffing or machine polishing. The excellent original condition and clear detail, with no removals, repairs or alterations, make this an especially attractive offering.

$195.00


Engraved Rose Napkin Ring Coin Silver 1875 Crawford

.Engraved Rose Napkin Ring Coin Silver 1875 Crawford

code: n1364

American coin silver napkin ring having a band of engraved roses and inscribed: Crawford, marked S 321. Weighing 42 grams, this attractive napkin ring is 1 3/4" in diameter and 1 1/2" tall. 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.

$145.00


Danish Solid Silver Pair Of Napkin Rings 1978

.Danish Solid Silver Pair Of Napkin Rings 1978

code: n1365

Danish 830 standard silver napkin rings pair, date marked for 1878 and maker′s mark script H, assayed in Copenhagen by Simon Groth. Each of these gilt interior and rim napkin rings has floral engravings on a matte finished body surrounding a banner shaped cartouche, monogrammed AM and VM. Weighing a total of 62 grams or 2 ozs. Troy, each is 2" in diameter and 1 1/2" tall. Monogrammed as described above, the soft, warm, original finish is present, with no buffing or machine polishing. The excellent original condition and clear detail, with no removals, repairs or alterations, make this an especially attractive offering.

$295.00


Cherry Grape Serving Spoon Gorham Silversmiths Cast Sterling Silver 1905

.Cherry Grape Serving Spoon Gorham Silversmiths Cast Sterling Silver 1905

code: wb3798

American cast sterling silver berry or casserole spoon in a Cherry and Grape pattern by Gorham Silversmiths, date marked for 1905 and having a period, script monogram on the front of the handle: RML. Made in the fashion of Martelé, this most unusual and ornate serving spoon is 9 1/4" long, has a gilt, shaped bowl and weighs 184 grams or 5.9 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.

$950.00


Federal Sauce Ladle Davis and Brown 1800 Coin Silver Monogram RS

.Federal Sauce Ladle Davis and Brown 1800 Coin Silver Monogram RS

code: wb3793

American Federal coin silver sauce ladle by Davis and Brown of Boston, c.1800. This desirable sauce ladle is 6" long and weighs 26 grams. It has an ornate, period script monogram on the front of the handle: RS. 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.

$125.00


Shell Serving Platter International Sterling Silver WH97

. Shell Serving Platter International Sterling Silver WH97

code: wb3789

American sterling silver Art Deco serving platter or plate in a fluted shell pattern WH97 by International Silversmiths, c.1940. This attractive and useful plate is 10" in diameter and weighs 393 grams or 12.6 ozs. Troy. The excellent original condition and clear, crisp detail, with no monograms, removals, repairs or alterations, make this an especially attractive offering. Inscribed as described above, the soft, warm, original finish is present, with no buffing or machine polishing.

$495.00


Pedestal Centerpiece Bowl Wood and Hughes Sterling Silver 1880 Monogram EH

.Pedestal Centerpiece Bowl Wood and Hughes Sterling Silver 1880 Monogram EH

code: wb3791

American sterling silver centerpiece bowl by Wood and Hughes Silversmiths of New York City, c.1880. This large attractive bowl has an applied floral die rolled rim and it sits on a large pedestal foot with a crescent die rolled rim. The bowl rim has a partial maker′s mark, which appears to be either an E or an F and a K with a device, possibly a leopard′s head, in between. We do not recall ever seeing a maker′s mark on an applied part on American silver. It is common on English silver. This spectacular bowl is 8 3/4" in diameter for the bowl, 5 1/2" in diamete3r for the base, 7 5/8" tall and weighs 612 grams or 19.6 ozs. Troy. The bowl has an ornate, period monogram: EH. 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.

$995.00


Figural House Match or Toothpick Holder Portuguese 833 Standard Silver 1920

.Figural House Match or Toothpick Holder Portuguese 833 Standard Silver 1920

code: wb3788

Portuguese 833 Standard silver figural toothpick or match holder in a form of a house with a rooster finial, c.1920. The rooster finial is removable, enabling the toothpicks or matchsticks to be removed individually. This beautiful box is 5" tall, 1 3/4" wide and weighs 59 grams or 1.9 ozs Troy. This unusual box has an embossed inscription: Palitos, which is the Portuguese word for matchstick or toothpick.. The excellent original condition and clear, crisp detail, with no monograms, removals, repairs or alterations, make this an especially attractive offering.

$375.00


Acorn Lobster Fork Georg Jensen Sterling Silver

.Acorn Lobster Fork Georg Jensen Sterling Silver

code: wb3787

Danish sterling silver set of 8 Lobster forks in the Acorn pattern by Georg Jensen. These elegant forks are 7 3/8" long and weigh a total of 276 grams or 8.9 ozs Troy. The excellent original condition and clear, crisp detail, with no monograms, removals, repairs or alterations, make this an especially attractive offering.

$2000.00


Vintage 1960s Modernist Spaceship Mustard Pot Sterling Silver

.Vintage 1960s Modernist Spaceship Mustard Pot Sterling Silver

code: wb3786

American sterling silver modernistic spaceship form mustard pot, c.1960s. Unmarked, but guaranteed to be as represented. This unusual pot is 4 3/4" tall 2 7/8" in diameter and weighs 144 grams or 4.63 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.

$395.00


Buster Brown Tige Napkin Ring International Sterling Silver 1910

.Buster Brown Tige Napkin Ring International Sterling Silver 1910

code: n1359

American sterling silver figural napkin ring with acid etched decorations of Buster Brown and his dog Tige by International Silversmiths, c.1910. This cheerful napkin ring is 1 3/4" in diameter, 1 1/8" tall and weighs 30 grams or 1 oz. Troy. Inscribed: Resolved that we never forget to put our napkin in the ring. The excellent original condition and clear, crisp detail, with no removals, repairs or alterations, make this an especially attractive offering.

$295.00