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Lucy Napkin Ring Coin Silver Engraved 1865

.Lucy Napkin Ring Coin Silver Engraved 1865

code: n1220

American coin silver engraved napkin ring in an oval band with a central enlarged blank medallion, c.1865, inscribed, in the inside of the Medallion: Lucy. This unusual and attractive napkin ring has a band 3/4" wide, a medallion 1 5/8" wide, is 2 1/8" in diameter and weighs 16 grams. 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.

$125.00


Mistress Match Safe Baroque Scroll Battin Sterling Silver 1900 Monogram ALM

.Mistress Match Safe Baroque Scroll Battin Sterling Silver 1900 Monogram ALM

code: wb3455

American sterling silver Mistress match safe in a Baroque scroll design by he Battin Company of Newark New Jersey, c.1900. This ornate, unusual portrait match safe even includes your very own mistress portrait with the original glass cover. The hinged front cover has an ornate, period script monogram: ALM. Both hinges are clean and tight, with the spring action working well. The interior of the safe is lightly gilt. Weighing 32 grams, this elegant and scarce match safe is 2 3/4" long, 1 1/2" wide and 3/8" thick. 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.

$325.00


Architectural Coin Silver Napkin Ring 1880

.Architectural Coin Silver Napkin Ring 1880

code: n1215

American coin silver Architectural napkin ring depicting Chinese landscape: pagoda, palm tree, wall and bridge. This handsome napkin ring measures 2" in diameter, 1 3/8" tall and weighs 48 grams or 1.54 ozs Troy. Monogrammed LD 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.

$345.00


Coin Silver Napkin Ring 1870 No Mono

.Coin Silver Napkin Ring 1870 No Mono

code: n1216

American coin silver napkin ring with floral engraved decorations on the body and applied embossed boarders. This beautiful napkin ring measures 1 3/4" in diameter, 1 1/2" tall and weighs 26 grams. The excellent original condition and clear detail, with no monograms or removals, repairs or alterations, make this an especially attractive offering.

$195.00


Medallion Coin Silver Oval Napkin Ring 1860

.Medallion Coin Silver Oval Napkin Ring 1860

code: n1218

American coin silver oval napkin ring with applied medallion, c.1860. This handsome napkin ring is 2 3/8" long, 1 5/8" wide and weighs 41 grams or 1.3 ozs Troy. No monograms or removals, excellent condition.

$295.00


Russian Teapot 84 Standard St Petersburg 1886

.Russian Teapot 84 Standard St Petersburg  1886

code: wb3445

Russian 84 standard silver teapot likely made by by Nikolay Vasilievich Kniazko and assayed by Ivan Vonif. Yevstigneev, Saint Petersburg 1886. This beautiful bulbous teapot has an intricate Royal crest featuring running hounds flanked by wolves surmounted with an ornate crown. The ivory and silver finial is nicely complemented by the C shaped handle with its ivory insulators. This interesting teapot measures 5 1/4" tall, 7 1/2" across the handle to spout and weighs substantial 471 grams or 15.1 ozs Troy. Crested 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.

$1295.00


Chinese Export Silver Egg Cup Cherry Blossom 1900

.Chinese Export Silver Egg Cup Cherry Blossom 1900

code: wb3447

Chinese Export Silver egg cup with applied cherry blossoms, c.1900. This darling cup measures 2 3/4" tall, 1 7/8" in diameter and weighs 45 grams or 1.4 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.

$195.00


Figural House Japanese Salt And Pepper Shakers 950 Sterling No Mono

.Figural House Japanese Salt And Pepper Shakers 950 Sterling No Mono

code: wb3449

Japanese 950 sterling silver figural house salt and pepper shakers, c.1930. These beautiful shakers measure 1 7/8" long, 3/4" wide, 1 1/2" tall and weigh a total of 45 grams or 1.4 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.

$295.00


Versailles Pie Server Gorham Sterling Silver 1888 Mono S

.Versailles Pie Server Gorham Sterling Silver 1888 Mono S

code: wb3451

American sterling silver pie server in the Versailles pattern by Gorham Silversmiths, Copyrighted 1888. This beautiful figural server has a lightly gilt blade and measures 9" long, weighing 97 grams or 3.1 ozs Troy. The back of the handle has an ornate, period script monogram: S. 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


Ornate Child′s Cup Coin Silver Gale Wood and Hughes 1841 Theodore A Wright

.Ornate Child′s Cup Coin Silver Gale Wood and Hughes 1841 Theodore A Wright

code: wb3453

American coin silver child′s cup or mug in an ornate design by Gale Wood and Hughes of New York City. c.1841. This delightful cup has an engraved band of wide decorations along the base in the Oriental style, similar to Polhemus′ oriental pattern, introduces almost 20 years after the cup was made. The rim has as applied beaded border and the body has a large floral, scroll and foliate cartouche containing the inscription: Theodore A. Wright Jany. 2nd 1841. 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.

$495.00


American Coin Silver Beaker Baldwin Christmas 1852

.American Coin Silver Beaker Baldwin Christmas 1852

code: wb3437

American coin silver beaker with applied grape and vine wreaths, c.1852 by Baldwin and Co, Newark, New Jersey. This handsome beaker measures 3 1/4" tall, 3" in diameter and weighs 101 grams or 3.2 ozs Troy. Inscribed Marika Henrietta Calron from her Uncle FHC December 25th 1852, the soft, warm, original finish is present, with no buffing or machine polishing. The excellent original condition, unfortunately a small piece of decoration is missing, clear detail, with no removals, repairs or alterations, make this an especially attractive offering.

$950.00


Japanese Figural Boat 950 Sterling Silver Salt And Pepper Shakers

.Japanese Figural Boat 950 Sterling Silver Salt And Pepper Shakers

code: wb3440

Japanese 950 sterling silver figural boat salt and pepper shakers, c.1930. They come in their original bamboo wood box. These darling shaker measure 2 7/8" long, 7/8" wide, 7/8" tall, total silver weight 27 grams. 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


Open Salts Robert Hennell II London Sterling Silver 1833 Lion Crown Crest

.Open Salts Robert Hennell II London Sterling Silver 1833 Lion Crown Crest

code: wb3425

English sterling silver open salts pair by Robert Hennell II, each having a full set of London Hallmarks for 1833. Reminiscent of salts made 100 years earlier by Paul de Lamerie, each of these magnificent salts has a body with applied Acanthus leaves having chased and engraved shell and scroll decorations in between. These ornate bodies sit on conforming acanthus leaf circular base and have scalloped edge Gadroon rims. Each is graced with a well executed Crown Lion surmounted crest, as pictured. Certainly no one can fault Hennell for getting inspiration for his design for these salts from Paul de Lamerie regarded by the Victoria and Albert Museum as the greatest Silversmith of all time. Each of these special salts is 2 1/4" tall, 3 3/4" in diameter and the pair weigh a substantial 419 grams or 13.5 ozs. Troy. Crested as described above, 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 price is for the pair.

$2250.00


Stuart Devlin Easter Egg Sterling Silver Enamel 1968

.Stuart Devlin Easter Egg Sterling Silver Enamel 1968

code: wb3426

English sterling silver gilt surprise egg by Stuart Devlin, 1968. The attractive textured cover opens to reveal three sprung enameled flowers. Hallmarked for London 1968 with makers mark SD It measures 2 3/4" tall, 2" in diameter and weighs 168 grams or 5.4 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.

$650.00


Georgiana Reed Wendel Christening Cup Coin Silver Jan 1 1851

.Georgiana Reed Wendel Christening Cup Coin Silver Jan 1 1851

code: wb3428

American coin silver Christening cup for Georgiana Reed Wendell from George Chambers Reed, Jan.1st, 1851, by an unidentified New York maker. This extraordinary cup has applied beaded borders on the rim and base and a tapered, bellied body with floral ans scroll Repousse decorations surrounding the inscription: Georgiana Reed Wendel from George Chambers Reed New York, Jan 1st, 1851. This wonderful cup, with its New Year′s Day 1851 inscription, is 4" tall, 3 1/4" in diameter, 4 1/2" across the double C shaped handle and weighs 126 grams or 4.1 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. The Wendels were a wonderfully eccentric New York City family that occupied the gossip pages for years. CLICK HERE for more on Georgiana Wendel

$1295.00


Acorn Coin Silver Set 10 Teaspoons Farrington And Hannewell

.Acorn Coin Silver Set 10 Teaspoons Farrington And Hannewell

code: wb3429

American coin silver set of 10 teaspoons in an Acorn pattern by Farrington and Hannewell, Boston 1850. These beautiful spoons have a double struck ornate acorn pattern. They measure 6 1/8" long and weigh a total of 348 grams or 11.2 ozs Troy. Monogrammed AMD From CWJ, 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.

$675.00


Henry R Percival Christening Cup 1854 Leonard Wilson Coin Silver 1854

.Henry R Percival Christening Cup 1854 Leonard Wilson Coin Silver 1854

code: wb3434

American coin silver christening cup of the noted Episcopalian writer Henry R. Percival by Leonard and Wilson of Philadelphia, c.1850. This elegant engraved octagonal cup has bands of die rolled shell and foliate decorations on the rim and the raised base and chased Acanthus leaf decorations on a stippled background. The inscription on three of the panels reads: Presented to Henry R Percival by Philip P. Green 1854. Percival, who was born in Philadelphia, died there in 1903 at the age of 49. He wrote several highly regarded Theological works, including The Seven Ecumenical Councils of the Undivided Church and was a Doctor of Divinity and a Master of Arts. Leonard and Wilson was in business in Philadelphia from 1847 - 1850 and became R and W Wilson when Leonard left the firm. Marked L & W Standard, this historically significant christening mug is 3 1/4" tall, 3 1/8" in diameter, 4 1/4" across the C shaped handle and weighs 121 grams or 3.9 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.

$595.00


Art and Crafts Tablespoon Theodore Pond KWO-NE-SHE Sterling Silver 1913

.Art and Crafts Tablespoon Theodore Pond KWO-NE-SHE Sterling Silver 1913

code: wb3423

American Arts and Crafts style hand made, hammered tablespoon by Theodore Hanford Pond of Baltimore Maryland. A writer, lecturer, educator, craftsman, and museum director, Theodore Pond attended Pratt Institute from 1888 to 1892. He subsequently designed glass for Tiffany Studios, held various academic positions, including teaching at the Rhode Island School of Design, and directed the Pond Applied Arts Studios from 1911 to 1914. Core to his belief was that metalsmiths should be able to execute their pieces from beginning to end. What he did make was all done by hand, by himself. As such, his pieces are hard to find. This very desirable spoon is 8 3/8" long and weighs 68 grams or 2.2 ozs. Troy. It is marked Sterling, Pond and has the KWO-NE-SHE hand wrought Dragonfly mark. KWO-NE-SHE is Chippewa for dragonfly, and was used in Longfellow′s Song of Hiawatha. It retains its wonderful hammered finish and has a contemporary Arts and Crafts style monogram: LBP on the front of the handle. 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.

$425.00


Raspberry Repousse Cup R W Wilson Coin Silver 1835 Monogram EL

.Raspberry Repousse Cup R W Wilson Coin Silver 1835 Monogram EL

code: wb3419

American coin silver child′s cup or mug with a wide band of Repousse Raspberry Vine decorations on a stippled background by Robert and William Wilson of Philadelphia, c.1830 - 1840. having an ornate, period monogram: EL. The top rim has an applied foliate band and the circular spread foot has die rolled foliate and dart decorations. The double C scroll handle has an Acanthus leaf thumbpiece. Weighing 134 grams or 4.3 ozs. Troy, this special cup is 4" tall to the top of the handle, 3 1/8" tall to the rim, 3" in diameter and 4 3/8" across the handle. 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.

$795.00


Arts and Crafts Hammered Porringer Dec 25 1885 Dominick Haff Sterling Silver

.Arts and Crafts Hammered Porringer Dec 25 1885 Dominick Haff Sterling Silver

code: wb3420

American Arts and Crafts Hammered porringer by Dominick and Haff, date marked 1882 and inscribed: Charlotte K. Bigelow from Charlotte E. Stevens Dec 25 1885. This spectacular porringer has an allover honeycomb peened surface with a conforming key work handle. Weighing a substantial 240 grams or 7.7 ozs. Troy, this special porringer is 5 1/4" in diameter at the body, 4 1/2" in diameter at the rim, 7 3/8" across the handle and2" deep. Inscribed with the Christmas inscription 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.

$795.00


Applied Floral Open Work Serving Bowl Woodside Sterling Silver 1910

.Applied Floral Open Work Serving Bowl Woodside Sterling Silver 1910

code: wb3412

American sterling silver ornate large, deep serving bowl by the Woodside Sterling Company, c.1910. This spectacular bowl has a wide band of applied open work, high relief floral and foliate decoration. Weighing 365 grams or 11.7 ozs. Troy, this wonderfully elegant and useful bowl is 10 1/2" in diameter 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


Medallion Mask Handle Sugar Bowl Wood Hughes Coin Silver 1865 No Monograms

.Medallion Mask Handle Sugar Bowl Wood Hughes Coin Silver 1865 No Monograms

code: wb3413

American coin silver open sugar bowl in a double Medallion pattern by Wood and Hughes Silversmiths of New York City, c. 1860 - 1870. This spectacular, large, mask handle bowl has two high relief applied Socrates Medallions surrounded by Repousse floral and chased scroll and shell decorations. Th top rim and stepped base have finely milled borders. Weighing 313 grams or 10 ozs. Troy, this impressive bowl is 3 3/4" tall, 5" in diameter and 7 3/4" across the handles. 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


Kalo Footed Bowl 5 Panel Sterling Silver 1930

.Kalo Footed Bowl 5 Panel Sterling Silver 1930

code: wb3415

American sterling silver Art & Craft hand made, hand hammered, five paneled footed serving bowl made by the Kalo Shops, c.1930 Dimensions: This special serving bowl is 7 1/2” in diameter, 1 3/4” deep and weighs 353 grams or 11.4 ozs. Troy. Marks: Sterling Handwrought at the Kalo Shop 59s 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


Rococo George II Soup Ladle John Spackman II 1738 London Sterling Silver Steer Crest

.Rococo George II Soup Ladle John Spackman II 1738 London Sterling Silver Steer Crest

code: wb3409

English George II sterling silver Rococo soup ladle by John Spackman II, having a full set of London Hallmarks for 1738. This elegant and truly rare ladle has an ornate cast handle with a steer crown crest (wear to the crest) on a Rococo floral, shell and scroll handle. As can be seen from the pictures, the design on the back compliments but differs from the from design. The swirling fluted shell bowl adds to the appeal of this special piece. Weighing 213 grams or 6.8 ozs. Troy, this wonderful ladle is 13 1/2 " long, with a bowl 3 5/8" in diameter. 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.

$2895.00


Shakers Belleflower Happy Devil Masks Gorham 1892 Sterling Silver No Monogram

.Shakers Belleflower Happy Devil Masks Gorham 1892 Sterling Silver No Monogram

code: wb3406

American sterling silver Aesthetic Smiling Devil Mask and Belleflower salt and pepper shakers by Gorham Silversmiths, date marked for 1891. Each of these wonderful figural shakers has three smiling Devil Masks, with the Devil′s horns supporting garland wreaths of Belleflowers with central Pansy blossoms. One of the masks has a beard, the other two seem to be more feminine. The bottom third of the body has Aesthetic, repeating, swirling fluted designs emanating from a circular, spread foot 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. Make sure to see the matching mustard pot. CLICK HERE to see the mustard pot.

$295.00


Coin Silver Napkin Ring Floral Repousse 1870

.Coin Silver Napkin Ring Floral Repousse 1870

code: n1210

American coin silver napkin ring with floral repousse decorations, c.1870. This beautiful napkin ring measures 1 7/8" in diameter, 1 1/8" tall and weighs 24 grams. The soft, warm, original finish is present, with no buffing or machine polishing. The excellent original condition and clear, crisp detail, inscribed Elsie M Jenkins, no removals, repairs or alterations, make this an especially attractive offering.

$195.00


Pond Lily Gorham Sterling Silver Napkin Ring 1890

.Pond Lily Gorham Sterling Silver Napkin Ring 1890

code: n1211

American sterling silver napkin ring in the Pond Lily pattern by Gorham Silversmiths, c.1890. This beautiful napkin ring measures 1 3/4" in diameter, 1 1/2" tall and weighs 42 grams. The soft, warm, original finish is present, with no buffing or machine polishing. The excellent original condition and clear, crisp detail, no monograms or removals, repairs or alterations, make this an especially attractive offering.

$325.00


Basket Weave Open Salt Dishes Whiting 1875 Sterling

.Basket Weave Open Salt Dishes Whiting 1875 Sterling

code: wb3388

American sterling silver open salt dishes in a basket weave patter by Whiting Mfg., c.1875. These darling dishes measure 1 1/2" in diameter, 7/8" deep and weigh a total of 37 grams or 1.2 ozs Troy. The soft, warm, original finish is present, with no buffing or machine polishing. The excellent original condition and clear, crisp detail, monogrammed P on the bottom, no removals, repairs or alterations, make this an especially attractive offering.

$295.00


Figural Corn Butter Pads And Butter Knives Set of 8 Gorham Sterling Silver

.Figural Corn Butter Pads And Butter Knives Set of 8 Gorham Sterling Silver

code: wb3389

American sterling silver figural corn butter knives and butter pads made by Gorham Silversmiths, date marked for 1889. These darling knives measure 4 3/4" long, the dishes are 3 1/8" in diameter, total silver weight is 324 grams or 10.4 ozs Troy. The soft, warm, original finish is present, with no buffing or machine polishing. The excellent original condition and clear, crisp detail, monogrammed P on the bottom, no removals, repairs or alterations, make this an especially attractive offering.

$1995.00


Compotes Ornate Floral Scroll Chantilly Gorham Pair 1895 No Monogram

.Compotes Ornate Floral Scroll Chantilly Gorham Pair 1895 No Monogram

code: wb3401

American sterling silver compotes by Gorham Silversmiths in a pattern that very much resembles Chantilly, c.1895 and retailed by Spaulding and Company of Chicago. Spaulding originated in Chicago in 1855 and was purchased by Gorham in 1920. These compotes likely pre-date 1920. Each of of these ornate compotes has a Repousse scroll, floral and foliate border on the rim of the plate and base. Weighing a total of 764 grams or 24.6 ozs. Troy, each compote is 8" in diameter (plate), 4 5/8" diameter (base and4" 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.

$1795.00