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Elegant Silver Clemens Friedell Arts & Crafts Bud Vase

Catalogue: Vintage Arts: Decorative Art: Metals: Silver: Sterling: Pre 1940   item# 550143 (stock# 1118)

Elegant Silver Clemens Friedell Arts & Crafts Bud Vase
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Gorgeous Friedell bud vase with flared top and small freeform wavy edge. Friedell was one of the very best California Arts & Crafts silversmiths, and learned the trade making prized Martelé pieces for Gorham. This elegant slender bud vase is typical of his work, and is an extremely beautiful and useful object. 6-15/16" H and 2-1/4" W at base.


Modern Sciarrotta Handmade Oval Silver Bowl

Catalogue: Vintage Arts: Decorative Art: Metals: Silver: Sterling: Pre 1950   item# 544325 (stock# 1116)

Modern Sciarrotta Handmade Oval Silver Bowl
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Small handmade oval sterling bowl by Alfredo Sciarrotta, Italian-born silversmith smuggled into the US during WWII to assist with submarine warfare. He later set up a shop in Newport, RI where he created handmade silver items. His most familiar objects are small dishes resembling leaves. This bowl is somewhat unusual, and very modern, clean, and simple. A thick undulating wire creates four small feet below the sleek cupped body. 6" L and 3-1/2" W and 1-7/8" H.


Footed Britannia Silver Tray by London's Crichton & Co

Catalogue: Vintage Arts: Decorative Art: Metals: Silver: Pre 1930   item# 544317 (stock# 1115)

Footed Britannia Silver Tray by London's Crichton & Co
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Excellent footed 1928 Britannia silver tray by London's Crichton and Co. Britannia silver is purer than sterling (95.84% vs. 92.5%), and is marked with a "lion's head erased" rather than sterling's leopard's head, and a seated woman figure commonly referred to as Britannia rather than sterling's lion passant [see online photograph #4]. The tray has a raised scalloped edge and four curving feet, and is a nice size for holding small treats. It measures 7-1/16" ...click for details


Elegant Danish Silver and Ebony Sauce Boat by Cohr

Catalogue: Vintage Arts: Decorative Art: Pre 1980   item# 544258 (stock# 1114)

Elegant Danish Silver and Ebony Sauce Boat by Cohr
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Silver Sauce or Gravy Boat by Danish maker Cohr. Large, heavy, with scrolling silver detail and solid curved ebony handle, spreading ring foot and short upturned spout. Very elegant and modern design. 8" L and 3-9/16" W and 4" H.


Silver Cream Pitcher w Ebony Handle and Gilded Interior

Catalogue: Vintage Arts: Decorative Art: Metals: Silver: Sterling: Pre 1970   item# 544254 (stock# 1113)

Silver Cream Pitcher w Ebony Handle and Gilded Interior
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Small silver pitcher with chased leaves and high angled ebony handle. Gilded interior. Unmarked. 5-7/8" L and 2-11/16" W and 4-1/8" H.


Lovely Austrian Silver Hammered Tray

Catalogue: Vintage Arts: Decorative Art: Metals: Silver: Continental: Pre 1970   item# 544252 (stock# 1112)

Lovely Austrian Silver Hammered Tray
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Small elegant silver tray with truly beautiful soft hammering by Viennese craftsmen Brüder Frank (Frank Brothers). Raised edges, rounded corners. Masterful planishing by these highly respected Austrian silversmiths that shimmers in the light. Marked with the post 1922 Austrian toucan head, a W for Wien (Vienna), and 800 for the silver content. A lovely object. 4-3/8" square.


Important Arts & Crafts Chicago Silver Candelabra Pair

Catalogue: Vintage Arts: Decorative Art: Metals: Silver: Pre 1940   item# 544248 (stock# 1111)

Important Arts & Crafts Chicago Silver Candelabra Pair
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Fantastic pair of large and impressive book-piece silver candelabras by Knut L. Gustafson's Chicago Silver Company. A candelabra by Gustafson of the exact same height and width, and with a very similar top portion is shown full page in Sharon S. Darling's landmark book Chicago Metalsmiths, (p. 90). Like that Gustafson piece, this pair is tall and broad, with three cups. The top portion is removable if the owner needs simple tall, single light candlesticks on occasion. The set has bee ...click for details


Unusual Large Handmade Friedell Sterling Picture Frame

Catalogue: Vintage Arts: Decorative Art: Metals: Silver: Pre 1930   item# 540720 (stock# 1110)

Unusual Large Handmade Friedell Sterling Picture Frame
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Unusual and impressive large-scale Clemens Friedell silver picture frame, with surfaces hand-worked to look like wood. Rectangular, with hammered surfaces, ornate repoussé ECR mono on bottom, over wood and cloth backing with hinged wooden support. Applied wire around inside and outside of frame and at diagonals where sides meet. Easel on back is original and in frayed condition. Surface is worked to resemble wood grain. Sides are in somewhat rough condition but work with the rustic wood-gra ...click for details


Unusual US Coin Jewelry w 3D LIBERTY Bursting Through

Catalogue: Vintage Arts: Decorative Art: Pre 1920   item# 520283 (stock# 1109)

Unusual US Coin Jewelry w 3D LIBERTY Bursting Through
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Set, ring and pendant, made from 1900 and 1912 quarter dollar coins, each with a detailed Greek repoussé head adorned with a "LIBERTY" garland made to look as if it is breaking through the metal surface of the coin. Higher details are worn off the face on the pendant giving it an eerie "Liberty is Silenced!" look. Unmarked. Ring: 15/16" H and 1" D and 15/16" W. Pendant: 1-1/8" round.


Elegant Friedell Handwrought Sterling Dinner Plates

Catalogue: Vintage Arts: Decorative Art: Metals: Silver: Sterling: Pre 1930   item# 520278 (stock# 1108)

Elegant Friedell Handwrought Sterling Dinner Plates
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Clemens Friedell dinner plates, set of four (4), large, with wide raised edges. Softly hammered surfaces. Wonderful condition. Engraved IJD mono on edge. Very heavy. Applied wire to underside of rim. Signed: CLEMENS FRIEDELL / PASADENA / STERLING / HAND WROUGHT. 11" W.

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