Lovely quality and design. Oval form tray with an upward curving surround. Cut-out handles with a notch element. A central chased oval medallion has an undulating foliate pattern. Raised groove edging completes the tray. Made by Barker Bros. in Birmingham circa 1910. 13 1/4" W., 20" L.
Silvered Victorian Corinthian column candlesticks. Tall, fluted pillar columns with draping, wrapped floral garlands. Sweeping garlands further enhance the notched square bases. Made in England circa 1880. 10 1/2" H., 4 3/4" W.
Very fine Art Nouveau water or wine pitcher made by WMF (Wurttembergische Metallwarenfabrik) in Germany circa 1900. A fully cast, detailed figure of a mermaid forms the undulating, reticulated handle. Her tail fins merge with robust, sweeping florals and vines in relief upon the tall form with its upward-curving pour lip. An extraordinary example of romanticized Art Nouveau by this highly regarded workshop. A similar example is illustrated in the firm's well-known 1906 catalogue, page 138...
WMF (Wurttembergische Metallwarenfabrik) Art Nouveau basket with florals and berries in relief upon its rising sides. A figural winged maiden fashioned as the handle. Designed by Albert Mayer, circa 1907. Firm's marks beneath. 6 3/4" W., 12" L., 3 1/2" H.
Rectangular tray with a pierce gallery surround. Supported by bun feet, the tray has open gadroon handles. Made by Walker & Hall, Sheffield, circa 1890. 13" W., 24" L.
Approx. 11" high, makers mark on base. Good stylized Victorian design and plating in good condition.
Lovely, large, round tray made by the well-regarded Mappin & Webb of London and Sheffield, circa 1910. The classic form has a subtle central hand-chased buckle design. Ideal size for serving or display. 16" W.
Pair of Victorian silver plate wine bottle coasters. Each: straight sides with pierced lines and garlands, and wavy beaded rim. Wood base lined with green felt on underside. A great wedding or house warming gift. Unmarked. Nice patina and attractive damp stains to wood.
Dimensions: H 2 1/2 x D 5 1/8 in. BM490
Lovely Art Nouveau wine bottle stand with rambling flower heads. Florals are in high relief upon a background of reticulated vines. Made by the Argentor workshop in Austria circa 1905. The firm, located in Wimbergerstrasse in Vienna, was founded by Adolph Wilhelm Hetzel and Ernst Rust. 3 5/8" H., 4 1/8" W.
Rectangular-form tray with cut corners. The raised gallery sides are complemented by gently curved and grooved handles. Made by Harrison Bros. & Howson in Sheffield circa 1880. 10 1/4" W., 17 1/4" L.
Bold Jugendstil design wine or Champagne cooler from the well-known WMF (Wurttembergische Metallwarenfabrik) workshop in Germany circa 1900. The Art Nouveau form, with its sweeping organic elements and large flanking handles, is illustrated in "Art Nouveau Domestic Metalwork from Wurttembergische Metallwarenfabrik 1906," page 155, a reprint of the firm's 1906 catalogue. Dimensions: 9 1/2" H., 12 1/4" W. to handles
Exquisite example of a tall, high Art Nouveau wine bottle stand made by the WMF (Wurttembergische Metallwarenfabrik) workshop in Germany, circa 1900. Sweeping whiplash handles flank the sides of the reticulated Jugenstil form. An example is illustrated on page 154 of the well-known WMF 1906 English catalogue. Firm's marks beneath. Dimensions: 7 1/2" W. to handles, 8" H.
Stunning, large, fine quality tray with raised, curved and notched borders in the Chippendale style. Bold, curving handles embellish the rectangular form. Made by the well-known Hukin & Heath workshop in Birmingham circa 1890. 14 1/2" W., 24 3/4" W.
Victorian oval tray with a pierced gallery. Engraved spirals and foliate cartouches embellish the elegant form. Curved handles with raised beading adorn the tray which is supported by bun feet. Made in Sheffield by Walker & Hall, circa 1890. 14" W., 23 1/2" L.
Exquisite little match box by Pairpoint Mfg. Victorian era. Hinged embossed lid with snaffle bit, reins and saying. Handy "Bit" Of Wood. Measures 3 3/8" x 2" x 1" tall. Ball feet.Beautiful detail, Re-Silvered, excellent condition Hard to find piece!
Georgian Sheffield plate coasters with flared scallop raised design. Each with turned wood bottoms. England circa 1830. 2 1/8" H., 7"W. each
Stunning high Art Nouveau design! A reticulated whiplash form support in each corner upholds the jewel box. Interlacing, sweeping vines and Art Nouveau florals are in relief upon the top and all sides. Made by the famous WMF (Wurttembergische Metallwarenfabrik) workshop in Germany circa 1900. Illustrated in the firm's well-known 1906 catalogue. Marks beneath. 2 3/4" H., 4 1/2" W., 6 3/4" L.
Large Art Nouveau table mirror with Romanesque women. Made by the acclaimed WMF ( Wurttembergische Metallwarenfabrik ) workshop in Germany circa 1910. Draped woman holding a harp alongside woman grasping a garland, all upon a lyre-form backdrop. Open, sweeping Secessionist influence spirals flank the figures. Easel back with beautiful, reticulated, sweeping Jugenstil florals. Stand upholds a round bevel mirror. Elegant! Designed by Rudolph Meyer (1848-1916), sculptor and metalsmith...