19th century French Silver plate Mirror Plateau Centrepiece, C.1860. The plateau with central rectangular panel flanked by two oval `d’ end shaped panels, with balustrade gallery sides above reed and foliate borders interspaced with festoon applied intervals, all on acanthus foliage supports with campana bead feet on wood underside. Measures: 36 x 15 x 2 inches.
Four reticulated Art Nouveau foliate cartouches alternate with vertical and further reticulated oval forms, all with engraved detail. Made circa 1910 in Germany by the well-known Wurttembergische Metallwarenfabrik (WMF) workshop. Dimensions: 2 5/8" H., 4" W.
The design of this piece is delightful and absolutely mad! It is primarily an Egyptian Revival piece, centering the Goddess Hathor (a goddess of music, dance, foreign lands and fertility who helped women in childbirth [Wikipedia]). She is wearing big earrings, and her usual headdress. She seems to have a flower in her hair, and in front of her there is greenery tied by a ribbon with a bow (laurel? Mistletoe?)...
W.M.F Art Nouveau Silver Plate Frame, Germany C.1910. The Frame of large oval shape, decorated with stylised plumage and rosette design with vacant cartouche, centering an oval compartment for photograph. WMF marks. Original back. Measures:10 x 7.5 inches. Interior approximately : 5.5 x 4 inches.
Bold and lovely Jungendstil jewel box made by the well-known Wurttembergische Metallwarenfabrik (WMF) workshop in Germany circa 1900. Sweeping Art Nouveau curving elements in relief adorn the surface. An inward-curving hinged cover with a reticulated handle at its top completes the large form. The design is illustrated in the firm's 1906 catalogue, page 299. Dimensions: 9 3/4" L., 5 3/4" W. 5 1/4" H.
Fine oval snuff box, second quarter 19th C, gilt interior. Note ornament repeated on the bottom as well. A finely crafted antique snuff box.
High Art Nouveau tray with reticulated whiplash elements. Relief florals enhance each end. Incised elements highlight the tray's surface. The undulating form is supported by four ball feet. Made by the well-known workshop WMF (Wurttembergische Metallwaren Fabrik)in Germany circa 1910. Dimensions: 8 1/2" W., 13 1/2" L.
Walker and Hall, Sheffield, 19th C.
An ornate and extremely well-made silver plated roll top bacon or breakfast server c1880. This beauty has reeded legs with claw and ball feet, Greek style square handles, a threaded finger lift for the rolltop and a fancy pierced drip insert which sits in the removable inner dish...
Art Deco silver plate kettle on stand. Made by Christofle in France, ca. 1925. The kettle and stand have straight sides and chamfered corners. The kettle has a diagonal spout, stepped hinged cover, and bracket handle. The stand has two bracket supports with open rectangles and central laddering, and rests on 4 chamfered supports. Hallmarked. Excellent condition with nice patina.
Total dimensions: H 10 ¼ x W 8 ¾ x D 6 ¾ in.
Silver plate spooner. Made by Christofle in France, ca. 1935, for SS Normandie. Trophy-cup form with tapering sides, scrolled-bracket side handles, knop, and stepped foot. Engraved near rim “S.S. Normandie.” A fine memento from the fabled Art Deco ocean liner.
Dimensions: H 6 ¾ x W 6 x D 3 ¾ in. BI546
A pair of Nineteenth Century plated chambersticks, circa 1860. Each with the original candle snuffer. Condition is very fine. Dimensions: Height 3 3/4", Width 7".
Unusual,19th century silver plate barrel biscuit box made by Walker & Hall, Sheffield. 5 1/2" diameter x 3 1/2" depth. It does show some wear from normal use but otherwise in very good condition. In addition to the Walker & Hall hallmark on bottom a previous owner has also inscribed a personal identification number.
An excellent quality American silver plated 9-5/8" tall coffee pot c1897. This tea or coffee pot has a high embossed design which we believe is a pattern; these hollowware go-with pieces were issued to complement flatware patterns, although we haven't identified it. It has the winged globe mark as well as MFD. & PLATED BY REED & BARTON TAUNTON. MASS. No 3646 6 PAT'D JUNE 29th 1897...
12" high and approx. 11.5" diameter. Having pomegranate finials and outstanding cast borders and paw feet. Perhaps the best matched pair of tureens in antique Sheffield I have ever owner.
A gorgeous 12" round silver plate over copper footed plateau. This incredible plateau features an ornate floral repousse frame with a crimped beveled edge mirror which is held in place with a fancy scalloped edge. The mirror is in excellent condition with the exception of some tiny pinpoint spotting and a few small slightly damaged spots along the edge of the glass on one side consistent with expected signs of age...
Silver Art Nouveau Mirror
This lovely Art Nouveau hand mirror holds a 5" beveled mirror. The back is patterned with a water lily and cat-tail design. The mirror is monogrammed "M" and is slightly loose in frame. It is silver plate, and as the photos show, there is some wearing away of the plate. Circa 1900.
A classy addition to your table. This is a two-handled 9-1/2" across silver plated round entree serving dish by Forbes Silver Co. This server features a fancy applied border on the lid and body, a swirl finial, and a detachable rim support on which can be rested a serving bowl...