Lovely, serpentine, dark- oak-stained tray. A gallery with conforming serpentine form as well as scrolling elements enhances the large tray. Mounted, turned wooden handles flank the ends. England, circa 1900. 22 1/4" L. to handles, 15" W.
Nicely textured staghorn handle magnifier. Silver mounts with Aesthetic design florals in relief. Hallmarks: Harrison & Howson, Sheffield, 1895. 9 3/4" L., 4" W.
Staghorn has elegant silver mounts with stylized foliates in relief. Victorian era hallmarks: L.G., Sheffield, 1897. 10 1/8" L., 4" W.
Beautiful staghorn magnifier with sterling silver mounts. Silver mount has a ram's head in relief upon both sides as well as a ribbon and garland end. Hallmarks: Harrison & Howson, Sheffield 1895. 9 3/8" L., 4" W.
Lush enameled in vibrant blue on silver magnifier. Raised silver crown-like elements embellish the handle. Hallmarks: London 1913. 8 1/8" L.
Pillar or column form clock holder with elaborate Art Nouveau mounts. A gilded serpent wraps about the column, its open mouth holds an onyx clock. Complementing gilded Art Nouveau florals adorn the front of the timepiece. Clock removes for winding. France circa 1900. 6" at base, 13 3/4" H.
Arts and Crafts leather covered wooden tray decorated with nicely patina pewter leaves and berries, made circa 1900. The well made tray measures 33cm by 12cm. The base has a stamped gilt mark “ FINEST VIENNA STYLE” and above a word, which I cant read, perhaps the maker. The condition is good with only a few minor leather loses to the corners and few marks and stains, see photographs.
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Stunning example of British Art Nouveau. The oak tray with its curving sides and notch corners has a mounted, conforming open gallery surround. A vacant shield in the same curving form highlights the central section. Complementing oak handles complete the design. Made in England circa 1900. 19 3/4" L., 11 1/2" H.
French Gold and Lapis Lazuli glass scent bottle, C.1880. The hinged top gold lid set with cabochon lapis lazuli and collar decorated with pin prick decoration against stippled background, flattened oval faceted glass body, with original stopper. Length: 4 ¼ inches. Width: Approximately 1 ½ inches. French eagle mark and makers mar E over D within lozenge.
Very nice example of this highly collected corkscrew. The celluloid stockings are striped in bright pink and ivory. Nickel mounts are in the form of high-button boots. Influenced by the "Can-Can" dancers of the 19th century Moulin Rouge-era Paris. Impressed marks above the worm for L. Weyersberg & Son. Made in Germany circa 1895. 2 5/8" L. closed, 5 1/4" W. fully open
Antique wild boar tusk corkscrew with a sterling silver mount and pendant grapes cluster applique. Hallmarks for the John Hassebring workshop of New York circa 1900. The workshop was known for fine quality corkscrews and drinking accoutrements at the turn of the century. Walker bell feature. 4 1/2" W., 5 1/2" L.
Wild boar tusk with unusual rich brown natural tone gradation. Sterling silver mount with banded florals in high relief. Hallmarks for the Scharling & Co. silver workshop of Newark, N.J., circa 1900. 4 1/8" W., 4 1/2" L.
Lovely bottle-form silver overlay decanter. The chased overlay in interlacing Art Nouveau design has robust wheat and foliates about the tall vessel. An all- silver-covered stopper rests upon the top. Marks for the Alvin Silver Workshop of Rhode Island, known for their fine overlay work, circa 1905. 12 3/8" H.
Tiffany Studios patinated bronze Grapevine pattern letter or paper rack. The two-section holder with its reticulated filagree Grapevine pattern has variegated Tiffany glass panels in green tones with white highlights. Impressed marks upon the bronze base: "Tiffany Studios, New York, 1008." Circa 1905. An example illustrated in "Tiffany Desk Sets," by Holland, page 89. 2 1/2" D., 6 1/4" H., 10" W.
Stunning Victorian fish service for twelve. Mother-of-pearl handles with chased, engraved decoration upon the silver-plated blades as well as upon the forks. Fitted in original wooden box with lush silk-and-velvet lining. Retains original key! Made by Hammond Creake Co., in Sheffield, circa 1890. Dimensions: 7 3/4" L. knives; 6 5/8" L. forks; 13 7/8" W., 10 1/4" L. box
Heavy crystal silver overlay vase cut from rose-to-clear in octagonal panels. Silver overlay stylized florals are in a Vienna Secession design. Made in Germany circa 1915. 5 7/8" H.
Staghorn corkscrew mounted with sterling silver end caps. Each cap has wave heart and scroll pattern in relief. Nice example in an unusual Art Nouveau design. American circa 1900. 4 3/4" W., 5 3/4" D.
Absolutely stunning WMF (Wurttembergische Metallwarenfabrik) high Art Nouveau biscuit barrel. Central flowers and foliates in relief among undulating whiplash designs are upon the Jugendstil form. Curving reticulated designs reveal the original ribbed, green crystal liner. A cover and swiveling bale handle with complementing Art Nouveau pierced elements further enhance the biscuit box. Illustrated in "Art Nouveau Domestic Metalwork from Wurttembergische Metallwarenfabrik 1906," page 251. 9" H...