Extensively detailed, fine silver overlay work adorns this heavily overlaid emerald green vase. The tall, inward-curving trumpet form is supported by a foot completely covered in silver. Chased, open flower heads and interlacing foliates complete the stunning Art Nouveau design. Stamped marks for the Alvin silver workshop of Rhode Island, circa 1900. 10" H.
Charming Mauchline Tartanware box in the "Caledonia" tartan with a lovely decal of a woman on its lid. 1860's. Marked "Caledonia" with gold lettering on lid Label inside lid "From Geo S Tolman 255 Washington St Boston"
Dimensions: 4"W by 3-3/4"H
Charming Mauchline Tartanware lidded box in the "Prince Charlie" tartan. Marked "Prince Charlie" with gold lettering on lid.
Dimensions: 2-1/2"W by 2-3/4"H
A sterling silver end cap is mounted upon the textured staghorn corkscrew. Walker bell design. Made by the well-known John Hasselbring workshop of New York circa 1900. 6" W., 5" L.
Pair of antique repoussé brass and hand-carved giltwood altar decorations. Age wear.
10"L by 3-1/2"W by 24"H
Fine Art Nouveau wild boar tusk corkscrew. Sterling silver mount with two maiden appliques, each with flowing hair. A third maiden applique is upon the end cap. Beautiful tusk with natural, rich brown tonal gradation. Walker bell feature. Stunning, rare example. American, circa 1900. 5 1/4" L., 6 1/4" W.
Fine Art Nouveau brooch designed by Archibald Knox for Liberty & Co. circa 1903. The Cymric silver brooch with its relief florals in dappled silver has four sections lushly enameled in blues and greens. A central, oval opal cabuchon completes the stunning design with its original 9 ct. gold pin clasp upon the back. Knox Cymric jewelry was crafted in the W. H. Haseler of Birmingham's studio for Liberty. Marks: "L & Co., 925" as seen on examples pictured in "Liberty Style," by Arwas. 1 7/8" L.
Stunning example. Blue opaline glass vase with fine silver overlay work. The overlay is in a Secession-influence, stylized floral design. Impressed marks 1000/1000 which is a higher standard than sterling silver. Germany circa 1910. 3 1/4" H., 3 3/4" W.
Antique rose enamel letter opener with a sterling silver blade. The Edwardian opener has a central cabuchon and bead design. Hallmarks: Goldsmiths & Silversmiths, Ltd., London 1909. 9" L.
Lushly enameled in blue with an engined and chased foliate pattern beneath enamel work. Chase accents upon the sterling silver blade as well. Hallmarks: Goldsmiths & Silversmiths Co., Ltd., London 1913; George V. The well-regarded jewelry and silver workshop had a shop in Regent St. 7 3/8" L.
Lovely golden yellow- and sienna-tone cameo glass chandelier made by the well-known Degue(David Gueron) workshop in France circa 1925. Rambling foliate ironwork complements the naturalistic design. 24" W., 28" H. Chain suspension is adjustable.
Antique blond staghorn and silver corkscrew with walker bell. Gorham, Rhode Island, c. 1900. 7 1/2" W., 6" H.
Rich deep amber crystal vase with alternating panels of silver overlay and cut designs. The silver overlay is in a lacy floral design. The footed vase is cut beneath as well. Made in Germany circa 1915. 7 1/8" H.
Wild boar tusk corkscrew with rich brown natural tone gradation. Sterling silver mount has finely detailed hand-chased floral patterns upon its entire surface. Walker bell feature. American circa 1900.
Lovely antique tortoise shell letter opener mounted with a sterling silver handle. The gently curving handle has flower and foliate designs in relief. Hallmarks: Birmingham 1892. 5 3/4" L.
Wild board tusk corkscrew with sterling silver mounts. Each mount has scrolling foliate elements in high relief. Made by Simons Bros. in Philadelphia circa 1900. 4" W., 5" L.
Pair of antique early Sheffield plate wine bottle coasters with turned wood bottoms. Tops have detailed raised borders with foliates and florals. Sheffield circa 1840. 6 1/2 W., 1 7/8" H. each
A gold maki-e suzuribako with silver mounts and ink stone, its silver-gilt suiteki in the form of a moon. On the front surface two sakura and pine trees, intermingled, overlook rolling hills and serpentine streams among dense nashiji. Blooming sakura and willow within, framed by dramatic horizontal fog- cloud forms, hover over the roof of a temple nearby...