A lovely, fully cast figural maiden rises above a four-section, undulating, floriform Art Nouveau tray. Designed by Albert Mayer in Germany circa 1900. The alluring figure represents a flower emerging from the earth. Among the finest forms created by WMF (Wurttembergische Metallwarenfabrik), illustrated on page 342 in the firm's well-known 1906 catalogue. Signed beneath. 10 1/2" W., 11 1/2" H.
A Victorian Aesthetic silver plated hot water pot by Reed & Barton 1876. This 9-1/4" tall pot is stamped with the Reed & Barton mark, the 2764 pattern number and the patent date of Feb. 1, 1876. It has fine floral high relief feet and floral bands plus hand tooling and a pebbled finish on the top panel. It has a hinged lid with a tight spout cover and the finial is a basket with flowers and it would make a fine syrup pitcher...
A Victorian silver plate rolltop butter dish or server in the Aesthetic style from the 1880s. This antique beauty was made by Meriden and it has all of the hallmarks of quality and Victorian style and mechanical complexity. It has a pedestal base, a handle with floral decoration, high relief borders and a roll top with a pressed floral design. The rolling lid rests on two pins secured with a chained pinion and there are mounts on each side for a pair of butter knives...
Pair of English Regency Sheffield plate wine coolers, ca 1820. Each: baluster body on stepped foot. Reeded flying scroll handles with foliate mount. Turned-down rim with applied scrolls. Inset sterling silver plaque for engraving. Cylindrical well with original tinned interior and detachable liner.
Fashionable but practical. A very useful specimen of early English industrial design. Good for another couple centuries of parties. Marked with letter H...
This is a fabulous piece of Art Nouveau craftsmanship at its finest. A wonderfully lifelike depiction of a chestnut leaf and conkers, one of which is hinged and is for the ink. This lovely ink stand is silver plated and is in excellent undamaged condition, ready for display. It measures 20cm wide by 8cm tall including the conker inkwell.
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This elaborately designed hammer was originally patented on September 17, 1901 by C.T. Hennig, and described in detail, with attached drawings. In 1928, the same design was patented by Mitteldorfer Straus. The hammer measures 7 1/2" x 4 1/2" and appears to be brass or bronze with a heavy plated surface. In good condition, there is some plating loss on both ends of the hammer head, visible in photos...
WMF Silver plate Alsatian German shepherd Dog, Germany C.1900. The oxidised finish figurine realistically modelled and textured. Full WMF marks to heel of foot. Measures: approximately 10 x 8.5 inches.
Reticulated tall wine bottle stand. The pierced design depicts stylized flowers in alternating panels about the circumference of the elegant form. Made by Barker Bros. in Birmingham circa 1915. 7 1/4" H.
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With Easter just around the corner, whether you are a collector of antique miniature SILVER PIECES, or wanting the PERFECT ACCESSORY to display with antique dolls, your favorite girl would be THRILLED to have this NOVELTY CUP for her holiday celebration!
The cup is late Victorian circa 1890 to 1900 and is WONDERFULLY WHIMSICAL, featuring a cracked egg with the head ...
A Mucha-inspired maiden gazing into her handheld mirror adorns the cover of the elegant Art Nouveau box. A youthful figure upholding a strand of jewels completes the scene. Dragonflies, along with florals and whiplash vines adorn the sides. Footed Art Nouveau elements uphold the stunning design. Made in Germany circa 1900. 2 3/8" H., 4 1/2" W., 6 3/4" L.
Large WMF (Wurttembergische Metallwarenfabrik) Jundendstil inkstand with Vienna- Secession-influence design elements. Double inkwells with reticulated finials flank a brass rocker blotter. The sloping form is designed to accommodate a resting pen or letter. A hinged-top triple-stamp box completes the extraordinary design. Illustrated in the firm's well-known 1906 catalogue, page 285. Made in Germany, circa 1905. Firm's marks beneath. 15 1/2" W., 10 1/2" D., 4 3/4" H.
Lovely English Victorian silvered candlesticks with scalloped bases which support complementing columns. Removable flower-form bobeches enhance the top. Made by the Elkington workshop in Birmingham, 1845. 10 1/8" H.
Having oval inset sterling placque with engraved crest and date letter of 1898. The gallery and handles are silver plated.
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.