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Pond Lily Napkin Ring Gorham B208 Sterling Silver 1890

.Pond Lily Napkin Ring Gorham B208 Sterling Silver 1890

code: n1406

American sterling silver napkin ring by Gorham Silversmiths c. 1890. This stunning napkin ring has applied pond lily borders and is monogrammed PGA and marked Lion Anchor G, Sterling and B208. Dimensions: 1 3/4" - 1 1/2" weight 43 grams or 1.4 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.

$295.00


William Spratling Wood and Sterling Silver Cup

.William Spratling Wood and Sterling Silver Cup

code: wb4015

Mexican sterling silver and wood cup by William Spratling. This handsome cup is 3 3/4" tall, 2 1/4" in diameter, the base is 2 3/4" square. 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.

$750.00


Acorn Oak Leaf Butterfly Napkin Ring Gorham USC June 15 1881 Sterling Silver

.Acorn Oak Leaf Butterfly Napkin Ring Gorham USC June 15 1881 Sterling Silver

code: n1401

American sterling silver napkin ring with acorn and oak leaf embossed borders and Aesthetic engraved butterfly, floral, foliate and geometric decorations by Gorham Silversmiths, monogrammed and inscribed U.S.C June 15th 81. This especially attractive and interesting napkin ring is 1 7/8" in diameter, 1 3/4" tall and weighs 43 grams or 1.4 ozs. Troy. It is date marked M for 1880. 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.

$295.00


Acanthus Leaf Open Work Beaded Napkin Ring Sterling Silver 1890 LVJ

.Acanthus Leaf Open Work Beaded Napkin Ring Sterling Silver 1890 LVJ

code: n1404

American sterling silver open work napkin ring having an allover Acanthus leaf body with applied beaded rims and a cut corner applied rectangular cartouche monogrammed: LVJ, c.1890. This unusually attractive napkin ring is 1 3/4" in diameter, 1 3/8" tall and weighs 31 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.

$195.00


Antique Salver Ornate Oak Leaf and Acorn Decorations Boston 1860

.Antique Salver Ornate Oak Leaf and Acorn Decorations Boston 1860

code: wb4007

Antique American coin silver salver with an applied oak leaf and acorn open work decorations, Jones Shreve Brown & Co, Boston, 1855-1860. This beautiful salver is 9 3/4" in diameter and weighs 465 grams or 15 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.

$875.00


Antique Coin Silver Pair of Julep Cups Talbot Bailey and Co 1850

.Antique Coin Silver Pair of Julep Cups Talbot Bailey and Co 1850

code: wb4009

Antique coin silver beakers or julep cups by Talbott, Bailey & Co., Indianapolis, Indiana, c.1850. The above partnership of Talbott & Bailey lasted for a short time in the early 1850s. All silver made by Bailey or as a partner of Talbott is quite scarce and desirable. These handsome cups are 3" in diameter, 3 1/2" tall and weigh a total of 252 grams or 8.1 ozs Troy, each cup is monogrammed D. Very good original condition with no removals, repairs or alterations, make this an especially attractive offering. The soft, warm, original finish is present, with no buffing or machine polishing.

$1250.00


Omar Ramsden Sterling Silver Three Piece Flatware Set London 1908

.Omar Ramsden Sterling Silver Three Piece Flatware Set London 1908

code: wb4010

Arts & Crafts hard to find three piece youth set by the masters Omar Ramsden & Alwyn Carr, hallmarked for London 1908. The most important work of Omar Ramsden is during his partnership with Alwyn Carr (Jacksons Pge 73 Pocket edition), the flatware has a hammered finish. The set is: the knife is 6 3/4" long, the fork is 6 7/8" long, the spoon is 6 7/8" long, total silver weight is 146 grams or 4.7 ozs Troy, each piece is monogrammed CMR in a period script. The excellent original condition and clear, crisp detail, with no removals, repairs or alterations, make this an especially attractive offering. The soft, warm, original finish is present, with no buffing or machine polishing.

$1795.00


Aesthetic Figural Tea Caddy Sterling Silver Gorham Silversmiths 1887

.Aesthetic Figural Tea Caddy Sterling Silver Gorham Silversmiths 1887

code: wb4011

Aesthetic style sterling silver tea caddy with acid etched figural decorations, Gorham Silversmiths, date marked for 1887. This beautiful caddy is 5 1/4" tall, 3 1/8" wide and weighs 315 grams or 10.1 ozs Troy, it is monogrammed LMC 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. The soft, warm, original finish is present, with no buffing or machine polishing.

$2500.00


Vine Grapevine by Tiffany Asparagus Serving Fork Sterling Silver 1872

.Vine Grapevine by Tiffany Asparagus Serving Fork Sterling Silver 1872

code: wb4006

American sterling silver asparagus serving fork in the Vine or Grapevine pattern by Tiffany & Co, 1872 pattern. This beautiful fork is 9 7/8" long and weighs 141 grams or 4.5 ozs Troy. It is monogrammed FBS in an ornate period script on the back 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.

$2250.00


Shell Bowl Salt Spoon 18th Century English Sterling Silver

.Shell Bowl Salt Spoon 18th Century English Sterling Silver

code: wb4005

$45.00


Ornate Baroque Tea and Coffee 4 Piece Set Germany 1890

.Ornate Baroque Tea and Coffee 4 Piece Set Germany 1890

code: wb3997

German 800 and 900 Standard silver ornate Baroque tea and coffee four piece set consisting of a coffee pot, tea pot, creamer and a lidded sugar bowl, c.1890. This beautiful set measures: the coffee pot is 11" tall, the tea pot is 8 1/2" tall, total silver weight is 2200 grams or 70.7 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.

$4500.00


Plymouth Coffee and Tea Set with Tray Gorham Sterling Silver

.Plymouth Coffee and Tea Set with Tray Gorham Sterling Silver

code: wb3999

American sterling silver 6 piece tea and coffee set with a tray in the Plymouth pattern by Gorham Silversmiths, c.1913. This elegant set is: the coffee pot is 9 1/2" tall, the tea pot is 7 1/4" tall, the tray is 24 3/4" across the handles, total silver weight is 5747 grams or 185 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.

$8500.00


Large Ornate Coin Silver Goblet Floral Repousse Decorations 1860

.Large Ornate Coin Silver Goblet Floral Repousse Decorations 1860

code: wb4001

American coin silver large ornate goblet with floral Repousse decorations, c.1854. This beautiful goblet is 7 3/4" tall, 4 1/8" in diameter and weighs 302 grams or 9.7 ozs Troy, it is inscribed: "The Queens Co Agl Society to A. H. Mickle For the best Thorough Bred Stock 1854" there is an additional later inscription: "A.H.M. S.M.S.H. From M.L.M 1892. 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.

$1200.00


Ornate Basket Scroll Open Work Decorations Galt Brothers Sterling Silver 1890

.Ornate Basket Scroll Open Work Decorations Galt Brothers Sterling Silver 1890

code: wb4002

American sterling silver large ornate basket with a swing handle made by Galt Brothers, c.1890. This beautiful basket is 12 3/4" long, 10 1/4" wide and weighs 1099 grams or 35.3 ozs Troy. The excellent original condition and clear detail, with no monograms or removals, repairs or alterations, make this an especially attractive offering.

$2995.00


Large Round Serving Tray 800 Silver Austrian 1890

.Large Round Serving Tray 800 Silver Austrian 1890

code: wb4003

Austrian 800 silver large round serving tray with a gadrooned rim and bright cut engravings, c.1890. This elegant tray is 17" in diameter and weighs 1189 grams or 38 ozs Troy, it is monogrammed RM in an 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.

$2500.00


University Of Pennsylvania Medical School Presentation Cup 1902 Sterling Silver

.University Of Pennsylvania Medical School Presentation Cup 1902 Sterling Silver

code: wb3995

American sterling silver two handled presentation loving cup in an applied grape and vine pattern by Bailey, Banks and Biddle of Philadelphia, made for them by Simons, Brothers and Company of the same city. This exquisite, impressive loving cup was presented to the Dean of the University of Pennsylvania Medical Department, Dr. John Marshall, by the faculty for ten years of faithful service and has the names of the faculty inscribed under the base. The applied grape decorations are nicely detailed as are the grape vine handles. The interior is gilt and the reeded edge scalloped rim add a nice touch. Weighing a most impressive 1535 grams or 49.4 ozs. Troy, this desirable presentation cup is 9 3/8" tall, 7 3/4" in diameter and 11" across the handles. The University of Pennsylvania is the oldest Medical School in the country and this loving cup is an interesting piece of their history as well as being a show piece in its own right.

$4950.00


English Sterling Silver Claret Jug George Fox London 1876

.English Sterling Silver Claret Jug George Fox London 1876

code: wb3996

English sterling silver Cellini pattern Claret Jug by George Fox, having a full set of London Hallmarks for 1876. It is of classical Renaissance Revival ewer form, chased throughout with strapwork, mask heads, arabesques, animals and foliage against a matt ground, with a sculptural caryatid scroll handle, engraved with double crests, one of a crown with a raised wreathed arm holding a flag, the other an armed fist holding a dagger. Weighing 868 grams or 27.9 ozs. Troy, this spectacular ewer or jug is 11 5/8" tall. It appears that the ewer may have originally had a spout cover. 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.

$3500.00


Fruit Vine Repousse Cup English Sterling Silver Fox 1851 No Monogram

.Fruit Vine Repousse Cup English Sterling Silver Fox 1851 No Monogram

code: wb3994

English sterling silver Repousse cup or mug by Charles Thomas Fox and George Fox, having a full set of London Hallmarks for 1851. This visually appealing cup has allover Repousse vine and fruit decorations set on a stippled background and an Acanthus leaf, scroll and shell shaped blank cartouche. The gilt interior is clean. The spread foot circular base has intertwined scroll decorations on a stippled background. The vines on the body emanate from the upper part of the fancy C scroll handle. Weighing 134 grams, this special cup is 3" tall, 3" in diameter and 4 1/4" across the handle. 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


Dutch Dessert Set 12 Boxed Forks Spoons 833 Silver 1895 No Monograms

.Dutch Dessert Set 12 Boxed Forks Spoons 833 Silver 1895 No Monograms

code: wb3991

Dutch 833 standard silver dessert set for 12 in a fitted locking box having its original key, date marked for 1895 and maker;′s mark: DO over 2. Each of the 12 three tined forks is 7 3/16" long, with the 12 weighing a total of 481 grams. Each of the 12 oval spoons is 7 5/16" long, with the 12 weighing a total of 469 grams. The total silver weight is 950 grams or 30.6 ozs. Troy. The fitted box is lined in plush blue velvet and has the retailer′s mark inside the lid. The gilt lettering is worn, but the seller was located in Amsterdam. The dovetail box is in very good condition, with the hinges and lid retainer operating properly. The escutcheon for the lock is missing. 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.

$1495.00


Renaissance Revival Open Salts Pepper Shakers 4 Gorham Sterling Silver 1900

.Renaissance Revival Open Salts Pepper Shakers 4 Gorham Sterling Silver 1900

code: wb3992

American sterling silver open salt dishes and pepper shakers, 4 sets, in a spectacular, over-the-top Renaissance Revival style pattern by Gorham Silversmiths, special order marks 8586 and 8587, c.1900 and were retailed by Theodore B. Starr of New York City. These oval open salts have 4 lion masks on the body and scrolling rims. The bodies have ball and bracket borders under the rims and Repousse floral and scroll decorations with panels of square ended lined spatulate decorations on the under bodies, separated by rising foliate panels. The conforming pedestal bases have scroll and foliate decorations and rest on Acanthus leaf and scroll feet. The pepper shakers have decorations conforming with the salts and flower urns on their bodies and conforming round pedestal bases. The lids have pierced dome tops with urn finials and wide scroll skirts. Each open salt is 3 1/4" long, 2 7/8" wide, 2" tall and the four weigh 500 grams. Each pepper shaker is 5 3/4" tall, 2 3/4" in diameter and the four weigh a total of 647 grams. Total silver weight is 1147 grams or 36.9 ozs. Troy. Each piece has two scroll bordered reserves, one blank and one containing an ornate period script monogram: N. 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.

$2895.00


Celery Tray Floral Scroll Open Cut Work Wallace Sterling Silver Monogram LFW

.Celery Tray Floral Scroll Open Cut Work Wallace Sterling Silver Monogram LFW

code: wb3993

American sterling silver celery tray in an ornate and unusual pattern number 85 by Wallace Silversmiths, c.1890. This very special tray has an applied open work border of floral and scroll decoration and a scroll cut work body with an ornate, period script monogram LFW. Weighing 270 grams or 8.7 ozs. troy, this useful and very desirable tray is 15 3/4" long and 5 1/2" wide. 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.

$695.00


Chambersticks Pair Louis XVI Finnish 813 Silver 1899 Maker FLV

.Chambersticks Pair Louis XVI Finnish 813 Silver 1899 Maker FLV

code: wb3990

Finnish 813 standard silver chambersticks, pair, in the Louis XVI style, maker′s mark FVL, Town mark for Helsinki, date marked or 1899. These very special square based chambersticks have fluted stems and cups, with the bases having milled edges with beaded borders with floral decorations. The removable bobeches have swirling beaded and fluted rims and are fully marked. Each chamberstick has a heavy ring handle with a spurred thumbpiece and straight bottom spur. The mounting sockets conform to the thumbpiece. Their condition is superb, with no problems of any kind. Weighing a total of 409 grams or 13.1 ozs. Troy, each chamberstick is 4 1/2" tall and 4 1/8" square. 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.

$1495.00


Floral Scroll Foliate Napkin Ring Coin Silver 1875 HRL

.Floral Scroll Foliate Napkin Ring Coin Silver 1875 HRL

code: n1399

American coin silver Aesthetic napkin ring in a very ornate floral, foliate and scroll pattern showing definite French influences, c.1875 having an ornate, period script monogram: HRL. This very special napkin ring is 2" in diameter, 1 1/4" tall and weighs 43 grams or 1.4 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

$295.00


Lion Cherub Open Salts French 950 Sterling Silver 1830

.Lion Cherub Open Salts French 950 Sterling Silver 1830

code: wb3989

French 950 sterling silver figural open salts. c.1819 - 1838 having all the proper marks, including the silver guarantee, assay, and bigorne marks. The bigorne mark is opposite of the assay mark. The maker′s mark, a very distinctive C A with a rampant lion in between and a star above, could not be identified. each of these very special open salts has 3 harp playing cherubs riding lions on foliate ground with an upper band of pierced top grape bunches. The rims have spade and dart decorations and the glass inserts, although likely replacements. fit and work well. Each salt dish is 3" in diameter, 2 1/4" tall and the pair weigh a total of 118 grams or 3.8 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.

$795.00


Baroque Buckle Napkin Rings Boxed Pair Continental Silver 1864

.Baroque Buckle Napkin Rings Boxed Pair Continental Silver 1864

code: n1398

Boxed pair continental silver ornate napkin rings having applied fancy buckles with Fleur-de-Lis, Acanthus leaf and shell decorations, one inscribed: HP 1864, the other: FP 1864. The bodies have foliate and geometric decorations. Each of these ornate and finely detailed napkin rings 2 1/8" in diameter. 1 1/2" tall, with the pair weighing 43 grams or 1.4 ozs. Troy. The fitted box is from Jay′s Diamond Merchant, Goldsmith & Jeweller, 142 & 144 Oxford St. London and has a presentation card: With Sympathy 16.vii-97 F W Batch 14 St Alban′s Villas Highgate Road N.W. 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.

$425.00


Baroque Scroll Cutwork Shakers Ruby Glass 1897 Birmingham Sterling Silver

.Baroque Scroll Cutwork Shakers Ruby Glass 1897 Birmingham Sterling Silver

code: wb3988

English sterling silver and ruby glass insert shakers, pair, by Edward Souter Barnsley, having a full set of Birmingham Hallmarks for 1897. Each of these exquisite octagonal shakers has cut work Acanthus leaf designs on the body a Capstan finial and a Gadroon edge base and pierced lid. With a total silver weight of 98 grams, each of these extremely desirable shakers is 2 7/8" tall and 1 1/2" 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.

$395.00


Barrel Napkin Ring Foliate Engraved Coin Silver Mary Lew 1870

.Barrel Napkin Ring Foliate Engraved Coin Silver Mary Lew 1870

code: n1397

American coin silver barrel shaped napkin ring having foliate engraving on a matte finished background, c.1870, inscribed: Mary on one side and: Lew on the other. Weighing 46 grams, this attractive and unusual napkin ring is 2 1/8" in diameter and 1 9/16" 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.

$195.00


Sandwich Tongs Baroque 800 Silver German 1870 Monogram B

.Sandwich Tongs Baroque 800 Silver German 1870 Monogram B

code: wb3987

German 800 standard silver sandwich tongs on an elaborate, open work Baroque shell and scroll design, c.1870 This ornate and useful tongs are 4 1/2" wide, 4 1/2" long and weigh 136 grams or 4.4 ozs. Troy. The hinge is clean and tight and the spring action is good. 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


William Spratling Tea Caddy Spoon Sterling Silver 1933 - 1938

.William Spratling Tea Caddy Spoon Sterling Silver 1933 - 1938

code: wb3982

Mexican sterling silver tea caddy spoon by William Spratling, 1st design period, 1933 - 1938. TAXCO, WS 925 This handsome hand made and hammered spoon is 3 7/8" long and weighs 22 grams. Excellent original estate 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.

$495.00


Ornate Grape Shears Sterling Silver Francois Joulien Doyen 1890

.Ornate Grape Shears Sterling Silver Francois Joulien Doyen 1890

code: wb3986

French First standard sterling silver grape shears with ornate cast grape decorated handles, made by Francois-Joulien Doyen, c.1890. These beautiful shears are 6 5/8" long and weigh a total of 104 grams or 3.3 ozs Troy. Excellent original estate 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.

$495.00