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Gorham Mixed Metals Fisherman Toothpick Holder 1881

.Gorham Mixed Metals Fisherman Toothpick Holder 1881

code: wb3221

American sterling silver and copper toothpick holder by Gorham Silversmiths, date marked N for 1881. This beautiful toothpick holder measures 2 1/8" tall and 2 1/8" in diameter. 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.

$450.00


Gorham Mixed Metals Owl Tooth Pick Holder 1883

.Gorham Mixed Metals Owl Tooth Pick Holder 1883

code: wb3222

American sterling silver and copper tooth pick holder by Gorham Silversmiths, 1890. This beautiful tooth pick holder measures 2 1/8" tall, 2 1/8" in diameter. The excellent original condition and clear, crisp detail, monogrammed in an ornate period script CGH, no removals, repairs or alterations, make this an especially attractive offering. The soft, warm, original finish is present, with no buffing or machine polishing.

$475.00


French Baroque Napkin Ring Boxed Victor Dudiez 950 Sterling Silver 1885

.French Baroque Napkin Ring Boxed Victor Dudiez 950 Sterling Silver 1885

code: n863

French 1st standard 950 sterling silver large baroque napkin ring by Victor Dudiez of Paris, c.1880 - 1890. This elegant napkin ring comes with its presentation box and has a large floral, foliate and scroll bordered cartouche surrounded by large swirling flutes. The cartouche contains a fancy period monogram A over E. Weighing 47 grams 1.5 ozs. Troy, this impressive napkin ring is 2 1/8" in diameter and a little over 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.

$292.50


Irish Creamer Dublin 1819 Sterling Silver

.Irish Creamer Dublin 1819 Sterling Silver

code: wb3218

Irish sterling silver George III creamer with a full set of Dublin Hallmarks for 1819, maker′s mark SB. Both Samuel Beere and Stephen Bergen were flatware makers and we can find no other Dublin mark SB. This finely crafted, elegant creamer has a tapered bellied body engraved with foliate drcorations and an undulating, applied Gadroon rim. The body sits on four shell and paw feet and has a cast, strap work handle. Weighing 188 grams or 6 ozs. Troy, the creamer is 6 1/8" spout to handle, 5" tall and is 3 1/4" wide. 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.

$715.50


Chestnut Vase Large Dutch Sterling Silver 1908

.Chestnut Vase Large Dutch Sterling Silver 1908

code: wb3217

Dutch first standard 934 sterling silver Chestnut Vase with a green glass liner, maker′s marks N2, date marked for 1908 and bearing, on the vase and lid, British sterling silver import marks of Boaz Moses Landeck, London 1908. This most impressive, large Neoclassical style vase has intricately designed cut work on its body and lid, with cast ,strap work handles and a pomegranate finial. The green glass insert adds to the appeal of this special vase. This exquisite vase is 14 1/2" tall, 9 1′2" across the handles, 6" in diameter and weighs a substantial 1477 grams or 47.5 ozs. Troy, silver weight only. 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.

$3505.50


Martini Pitcher Cartier Arts and Crafts Sterling Silver Hand Made 1930

.Martini Pitcher Cartier Arts and Crafts Sterling Silver Hand Made 1930

code: wb985

American sterling silver hand made Martini Pitcher by Cartier Jewelers, c.1930. This interesting Arts and Crafts style, tapered circular body pitcher has a wide lip, a heavy silver wire ice guard and a rolled edge strap work handle. It sits on a flat bottom. Weighing a substantial 485 grams or 15.6 ozs. Troy, this hand made pitcher is 7" tall, 4 1/4" in diameter at the base, 6 1/2" handle to spout and has a fluid capacity of 4 1/2 cups or 1 liter. 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.

$1125.00


Art Deco Large Hip Flask 1 Pint Birks No Monograms 1930 Sterling Silver

.Art Deco Large Hip Flask 1 Pint Birks No Monograms 1930 Sterling Silver

code: wb3211

Canadian sterling silver Art Deco hip flask by Henry Birks and Sons of Montreal, Quebec Canada, date marked 1930. This elegant, large hip flask is curved to conform to the body and has a capacity of 16 ozs. or 1 pint. It is decorated with line engraviongs and a blank, rectangular cartouche. The strap hinged bayonet lid seals properly and the hinge is clean and tight. Weighing a substantial 402 grams or 12.9 ozs. Troy, this handsome, Art Deco curved flask is 8" tall, 4 3/4" wide and 1 1/4" thick. 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


Imperial Russian Flatrware Set Ovchinnikov 1865

.Imperial Russian Flatrware Set Ovchinnikov 1865

code: wb3212

Early Russian Flatware Set Ovchinnikov St Petersburg 1865 48 pieces 84 Standard Silver. The set consists of:
  • 12 Dinner Forks 8" 845 grams Samuel Filander 1867

  • 12 Tablespoons 8 1/4" 817 grams Pavel Ovchinnikov 1865

  • 8 Dinner Knives 10 1/2" Sasmuel Filander 1867

  • The carbon steel blades have the Imperial Warrant mark of грачевъ (Varipaev) on one side and Ðœ.ГРАЧЕВЪ on the other.

  • 12 teaspoons 6" 376 grams KF 1890

  • All but the teaspoons and 4 knives are monogrammed МБ (MB) under a Crown.

  • The Teaspoons are monogrammed ET

  • The 4 knives are monogrammed WH and are dated 1859.
A very nice assembled set, with the carbon steel blades being in good usable condition. The teaspoons, dated 1890, are a later addition but go nicely with the set. The 4 knives with the WH monogram go nicely with the set. The set is in very nice overall condition, with normal wear consistent with age.

$7650.00


Aesthetic Shell Salted Almod Dish Gorham 1890 Sterling Silver

.Aesthetic Shell Salted Almod Dish Gorham 1890 Sterling Silver

code: wb3209

American sterling silver salted almond dish by Gorham Silversmiths, date marked for 1890. This Naturalistic shell form dish has two shell feet and there sea sand encrustations on the bottom of each shell. The inside of the bowl has a matte finish. This wonderful aesthetic dish is 4 7/8" long, 2 1/2" wide and weighs 75 grams or 2.4 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.

$787.50


Hawaiian Napkin Rings Quarter Dollars 1883 Shreve San Francisco

.Hawaiian Napkin Rings Quarter Dollars 1883 Shreve San Francisco

code: n860

Hawaiian napkin ring made from 6 - 1883 Hawaiian quarter dollars by Shreve and Company of San Francisco, c.1900. The coins have been formed to make a circle 2" in diameter and 1" tall. This special napkin ring weighs 39 grams or 1.25 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.

$292.50


Eugene Earl Napkin Ring Engine Turned Beaded Coin Silver 1865

.Eugene Earl Napkin Ring Engine Turned Beaded Coin Silver 1865

code: n861

American coin silver engine turned beaded border napkin ring c.1865, inscribed Eugene Earl. This handsome, large napkin ring has an engine turned decorated body with an engraved rectangular cartouche inscribed Eugene Earl. The beaded borders are just under the flared rims. Weighing 39 grams or 1.25 ozs. Troy, this handsome napkin ring is 2" in diameter and 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

$247.50


Russian Niello Tobacco ТАБАКЪ Box 84 Standard Silver Moscow 1896

.Russian Niello Tobacco ТАБАКЪ Box 84 Standard Silver Moscow 1896

code: wb3205

Russian 84 standard silver and Niello Tobacco box by Nikolai Pavolovovich Pavlov, with an 1896 Moscow assay mark of Anatoly Apollonovich Artsybashev. The top and bottom of the box are decorated with basket weave and geometrical designs highlighted by Niello work, with ТАБАКЪ and the symbols C and 1/4 on the lid, and ФУНТА АК 7 КО on each side of a blank round cartouche on the bottom. A round button easily operates the catch to release the spring loaded lid. The interior has a matte gold finish, with the full set of marks on the base, with 84, the Russian Town mark and the maker′s mark НП on the lid. The Niello work is in excellent condition, and the lid closes perfectly, with no dents along the edges or corners. The hinge is clean and tight. Weighing 127 grams or 4.1 0zs. Troy, this superb, good sized tobacco box is 4 1/8" - 2 1/2" and 7/8" deep. 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.

$1125.00


Arts and Crafts Mixed Metal Humidor Shreve San Francisco 1902 Sterling Silver

.Arts and Crafts Mixed Metal Humidor Shreve San Francisco 1902 Sterling Silver

code: wb3206

American Arts and Crafts style humidor by Shreve and Company of San Francisco, c.1902. This attractive, barrel shaped humidor has a barrel shaped body with applied sterling ribbed bands, and applied union shield, engraved May 16, 1902 RHS. The copper ring handles are attached to sterling mounts. The dome shaped lid has a sterling finial handle and a cage for the humidor sponge. The interior is silver plated. This impressive and attractive humidor is 5 3/4" tall, 4 1/2" in diameter and weighs 732 grams or 23.5 ozs. Troy. There are a few minor bumps from normal use. Overall, the piece is in excellent condition and has a nice, original patina. Inscribed and 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.

$2250.00


Imperial Russian Dinner Flatware Set 44 Pieces CO Crown Monogram

.Imperial Russian Dinner Flatware Set 44 Pieces CO Crown Monogram

code: wb3202

Russian Imperial 84 Standard Silver flatware set in a Plain pattern, c.1900, with Kharkov assay marks for Nikolai Ivanovich Stradomsky. The set consists of:
  • 12 Dinner Forks 8 1/8" 1041 grams Maker′s Mark A.H
  • 12 Tablespoons 8 1/2" 969 grams Maker′s Mark K.P.
  • 11 Dinner Knives 10 3/8" Maker′s mark AH
  • 9 Teaspoons 6 1/8" 305 grams Maker′s Mark KP
  • All 44 pieces Monogrammed CO (SO) under a Crown.
The Dinner Knives have polished steel Russian blades, marked Varipaev under a double headed eagle Imperial mark. The set shows normal wear consistent with age and use. One of the knives has a dent on the back of the handle. All pieces are of good weight and the set is perfectly usable. Monogrammed as described above, the soft, warm, original finish is present, with no buffing or machine polishing. The steel knife blades have been polished. The excellent original condition and clear detail, with no removals, repairs or alterations, make this an especially attractive offering.

$7650.00


Imperial Russian Dessert Kinves 9 Russian 84 Standard All Silver

.Imperial Russian Dessert Kinves 9 Russian 84 Standard All Silver

code: wb3203

Russian 84 standard all silver dessert knives, maker′s mark MK, c.1900, with Kharkov assay marks for Nikolai Ivanovich Stradomsky. Each of these scarce knives is 8" long and the 9 weigh 614 grams or 19.7 ozs. Troy. Minor dent on three handles. 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.

$1575.00


Brite Cut Floral Scroll Napkin Ring Sterling Silver International 1910

.Brite Cut Floral Scroll Napkin Ring Sterling Silver International 1910

code: n858

American bright cut, floral, foliate and scroll napkin ring by International Silversmiths, c.1910. This attractive napkin ring has allover engraved decorations surrounding twin cartouches, one with an ornate period monogram C.O.. We have a matching napkin ring, n857, monogrammed R Weighing 23 grams, it is 1 3/4" in diameter and 1" 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

$112.50


Art Nouveau Page Turner Cupid Kissing Reclining Lady Sterling Ivory 1905

.Art Nouveau Page Turner Cupid Kissing Reclining Lady Sterling Ivory 1905

code: wb3198

American sterling silver and ivory page turner or paper knife, c.1905. This exquisite Art Nouveau page turner features a cherub kissing a reclining lady surrounded by floral and fancy scroll work on both sides of the handle. The edge is marked Sterling and there is no maker′s mark. The page turner is 8 7/8" long, with the ivory blade being 5 7/8" long. The turned weighs 35 grams. 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.

$445.50


Sterling Silver Napkin Ring 1890

.Sterling Silver Napkin Ring 1890

code: n843

American sterling silver napkin ring, c.1890. This beautiful napkin ring measures 1 7/8" in diameter, 1 1/4" tall and weighs 26 grams. The excellent original condition and clear, crisp detail, inscribed Robert Lloyd in an ornate period script, with no repairs or alterations, make this an especially attractive offering. The soft, warm, original finish is present, with no buffing or machine polishing.

$220.50


Gorham Mixed Metals Tooth Pick Holder 1890

.Gorham Mixed Metals Tooth Pick Holder 1890

code: wb2048

American sterling silver and copper tooth pick holder by Gorham Silversmiths, 1890. This beautiful tooth pick holder measures 2 1/8" tall, 2 1/8" in diameter. 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


Aesthetic Engraved Napkin Ring Gorham 1879 Sterling Silver

.Aesthetic Engraved Napkin Ring Gorham 1879 Sterling Silver

code: n831

American sterling silver Aesthetic napkin ring having wide, beaded edge milled borders and a body with geometric and foliate engravings by Gorham Silversmiths, c.1880. The back of the napkin ring is monogrammed, in ornate, period script WER and it weighs 49 grams or 1.6 ozs. Troy and is 1 7/8" in diameter and 1 3/4" 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. We have another matching napkin ring, monogrammed SAR product code n935.

$225.00


Aesthetic Engraved Napkin Ring Gorham 1879 Sterling Silver

.Aesthetic Engraved Napkin Ring Gorham 1879 Sterling Silver

code: n832

American sterling silver Aesthetic napkin ring having wide, beaded edge milled borders and a Matte finished body with geometric and foliate engravings by Gorham Silversmiths, date marked for 1879. The back of the napkin ring is monogrammed, in ornate, period script SAR and it weighs 49 grams or 1.6 ozs. Troy and is 1 7/8" in diameter and 1 3/4" 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. We have another matching napkin ring, monogrammed WER.

$220.50


Rope Border Star Cut Napkin Ring Coin Silver 1860

.Rope Border Star Cut Napkin Ring Coin Silver 1860

code: n833

American coin silver napkin ring having applied twisted rope borders on a body with hexagonal hatch work with a cut work six pointed star in each hexagon, c.1860. The stylized, scroll and floral bordered cartouche contains the period monogram M.F.R. This especially attractive and unusual napkin ring is 1 3/4" in diameter, 1 1/4" wide and weighs 23 grams. 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.

$220.50


Engraved Ivy Coin Silver Napkin Ring Matte Finish 1870

.Engraved Ivy Coin Silver Napkin Ring Matte Finish 1870

code: n828

American coin silver napkin ring having a large engraved cartouche on a matte finished background and wide, milled edge engraved rims. The cartouche contains a period presentation monogram JPR to GAR. This handsome napkin ring is 1 3/4" in diameter, 1 1/2" wide and weighs 18 grams. 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.

$112.50


Spanish Colonial Peruvian Coca Leaf Box 18th Century Sterling Silver

.Spanish Colonial Peruvian Coca Leaf Box 18th Century Sterling Silver

code: wb3197

Spanish Colonial silver Coca or Yerba Mate Leaf box, c.1725 - 1775 Lima or Cuzco Peru. This museum quality, large cartouche shaped Rococo box has overall repousse decorations of foliate, shell and scroll work on a pebbled background. The domed cover is surmounted with three winged cast cherubs, holding chiseled ribbon banners reading "L′Audpucni Dominum", the whole raised on 4 cabriole legs ending in scroll Onslow style feet. The central shield cartouche stands out with a huge articulated, hinged latch. The bottom of the box is hard fire soldered to its sides. All the construction and workmanship of the box are superb and are strong indicators of its age, quality and authenticity. Total silver weight 73 troy oz; Height 13 1/2 inches (34.5 cm); Maximum diameter 11 1/4 inches (28.5 cm) Included with the box is the reference book: Pre-Columbian Silverwork Peru by Luis Felipe Ricketts. A similar box is pictured and described on page 55. Taking pictures of this special box was like eatingh pistachios, We just couldn′t stop.

$17500.00


Mary Napkin Ring Baroque Scroll Open Work Towle Sterling Silver

.Mary Napkin Ring Baroque Scroll Open Work Towle Sterling Silver

code: n820

American sterling silver napkin ring in an open work Baroque Scroll design by Towle Silversmiths, c.1890. This attractive napkin ring has applied open work fancy scroll borders and is inscribed Mary. Weighing 26 grams, it is 1 7/8" in diameter and 1 1/8" wide. 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.

$130.50


Lizzie Napkin Ring Coin Silver Engine Turned 1860

.Lizzie Napkin Ring Coin Silver Engine Turned 1860

code: n815

American coin silver napkin ring with an engine turned body and applied diamond and dart borders on a stippled background. Unmarked, but guaranteed to be as represented, this attractive napkin ring is inscribed Lizzie and is 1 5/8" in diameter, 1 1/8" wide and weighs 19 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.

$130.50


Floral Engraved Napkin Rings 1901 Sanders Shepherd 1901 Sterling Silver

.Floral Engraved Napkin Rings 1901 Sanders Shepherd 1901 Sterling Silver

code: n817

English sterling silver floral engraved napkin rings, 2, by Cornelius Desormeaux Saunders & James Francis Hollings (Frank) Shepherd with a full set of Birmingham Hallmarks for 1901. Each of these attractive napkin rings has allover floral engravings and a central round cartouche, one blank and the other inscribed with the number 15. Weighing 11 grams, each of these undersized napkin rings is 1 1/2" in diameter and 1" wide. 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 price is for the pair.

$85.50


Pond Lily Napkin Ring Gorham B208 Sterling Silver 1890 JCW

.Pond Lily Napkin Ring Gorham B208 Sterling Silver 1890 JCW

code: n814

American sterling silver napkin ring by Gorham Silversmiths c. 1890. This stunning napkin ring has applied pond lily borders and is monogrammed JCW and marked Lion Anchor G, Sterling and B208. Dimensions: 1 7/8" - 1 1/2" weight 45 grams or 1.5 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.

$310.50


English Sterling Silver Sugar Shakers London 1898 1899

.English Sterling Silver Sugar Shakers London 1898 1899

code: wb2035

English sterling silver beautiful pair of sugar shakers by William Gibson & John Lawrence Langman, London, date marked for 1898 and 1899. These beautiful shakers measure 7 1/2" tall and weigh a total of 701 grams or 22.5 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.

$5850.00


Art Deco Oval Napkin Ring Gorham Sterling Silver Monogram R 1930

.Art Deco Oval Napkin Ring Gorham Sterling Silver Monogram R 1930

code: n807

American sterling silver Art Deco oval napkin ring by Gorham Silversmiths, c.1930. This handsome oval napkin ring has straight line engraved decorations surrounding a rectangular central cartouche containing a period monogram R. The napkin ring is 2 1/2" - 7/8", 7/8" tall and weighs 23 grams. 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.

$85.50