Vienna Secession design frame made by the WMF (Wurttembergische Metalwaren Fabrik) workshop in Germany circa 1907. Reticulated circular and geometric patterns enhance the curving top. Josef Hoffmann inspired spiral forms adorn the rectangular frames corner supports. Nice size for today's modern era photos. Firm's marks upon the bottom edge. Dimensions: 6 1/8" H, 8 1/2" W, 4" H, 5 3/4" W Photo.
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. Extraordinary to have survived with it's original key. Made by the famous WMF (Wurttembergische Metalwaren Faberik) workshop in Germany circa 1900. Illustrated page 289 in the firm's well known 1906 catalogue. Marks beneath, Dimensions: 2 3/4" H, 4 1/2" W, 6 3/4" L.
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...
A superb quality late 19th century 8-3/4" tall silver plated Queen Anne style reeded coffee pot. This coffee pot could also be used for hot water. It has a thumbwheel mounted finial and a wooden handle. It is stamped TRIPLE DEPOSIT MAPPIN & WEBB'S PRINCE'S PLATE LONDON & SHEFFIELD. This item is in excellent condition with no dents, bends, corrosion, losses, damage or repairs other than a shallow depression above the gothic G monogram and a later inscribed personal inventory number...
Fine WMF centerpiece depicting a central maiden with outstretched arms. Whiplash handles flank the high Art Nouveau reticulated form. Relief patterns of flowers and vines sweep about the surface. The crystal liner is cut with complimenting florals. Designed by Albert Mayer circa 1900 in Germany in the workshop's 1906 Catalogue page 364. Dimensions: 6 1/8" H, 7" W, 18" L.
Measurements: 1 7/8" x 1 1/4" x 1/2" - WEIGHT OF BOX AND CHAIN: 1 oz. - LENGTH of Chain: 22" - ADDITIONAL LENGTH of chain attachment: 1/2"
Marked only with the word "China" - before the requirement to mark imports as "made in."
The box is of light blue enamel on silver over copper. I believe that the female figure shown on the lid is Quan Yin (Kwan Yin), the Goddess of mercy and protectress of children...
Fabulous Henry Wilkerson & Co. Silverplate Rolltop or Rollover Serving Dish.
Ornate decorative pattern on lid, ivory knob, two liners on inside--one drip pan, claw ball feet.
The dish measures 9 1/2"high x 12 1/2"wide (5"high when open) x 9"deep.
Marked on bottom "HW Co. MS EP (Electro Plate), 3729, 5B."
Very good preowned condition, there are scratches to silverplate surface, the inside drip pan, has spots.
This is an estate item, please see photos.
19.5" x 16.5" having separate warming tray.
Measurements: Set of 6 English Sheffield Plate "Dessert" Knives - Total LENGTH: 9" - MOP Handle LENGTH: 2 3/4 - Blade WIDTH: 3/4" - Handle WIDTH: 5/8" - COLLAR: 1/2" X 3/4"
The six knives are in good, but used, condition - light surface abrasion to the blades - note photo #4 for a nick out of the plating on one blade and a tiny bit of missing plate from a second blade.
Mother of pearl handles are in undamaged condition.
A lovely addition to an elegant table setting.
Lovely pair of silver plate candlesticks with beautiful corinthian columns and raised, stepped beading on the bottom. They are marked Walker & Hall, Sheffield and numbered 288888. They measure 10 1/2" tall x 4 1/2" wide at the bottom. They are in lovely condition.
Fabulous silver plate tray, heavily decorated and dripping in grapes. It is footed and has lovely handles which, along with the whole border are covered in grapes and leaves. This tray is about as fancy as you'll find and is in lovely condition. It measures 27 1/2" long x 18 1/2" wide, and hallmarked on the back (see photo).
Lovely handled silver plate tray with center crest and beading all around the edges. It is simple but lovely, with plenty of room for a large tea set. It is hallmarked on the back (see photo), and in lovely condition.
Absolutely beautiful silver plate tray with center crest and decoration, handles on each end and fabulous serpentine, reticulated edges. This tray is marked by the maker, but I couldn't find the mark. It is old and in excellent condition. It measures 29 1/2" long x 22" deep.
Lovely round tray with raised grapes surrounding the edges and on the handles. It has a 15" diameter and is in excellent condition. It is marked on the bottom with hallmarks, the name Crescent, and the number 1097.
‘The Law Parliamentary and City Courts committee’
This interesting piece of London history is a most attractive silver plated table centrepiece in the form of an entwined fruiting tree with trailing vines on a spreading multi lobed foot.
The inscription reads ‘Presented By the Law Parliamentary and City Courts Committee to Their Respected Chairman Thomas Parkersen F.S.A DECR 1865’
Another section bears an armorial crest with Latin inscription Sapere Aude (Dare to be wise Dare to know...
A silver plated miniature bowl and sterling silver spoon. The bowl fluted, with flaring rim, inside with traces of gilt. Unmarked, England, late 19th century. The diminutive spoon is a rat-tail spoon, an 18th century model, but the hall marks are for Birmingham 1960. Length of spoon "1 ¾ / 4,7 cm, diam. of bowl "1 ½ / 3,7 cm. Condition: fine.
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?)...
A really grand piece of sensible size. I have seen similar in palaces and stately Homes usually they are enormous.
On a stepped triform base with three lions wearing Roman Helmets...