Gorgeous elegant Edwardian sterling silver handle magnifying glass hallmarked Sheffield 1907 by silversmiths Elkington & Co. The magnifying glass measures 5.25" long with the handle itself measuring 3" long and the glass measuring 2" across. I could find nothing wrong with it. This would make an elegant gift or a nice piece for yourself!
This is a great set of 8 julep cups made by the manufacturing company Manchester. These cups are in very good condition, and they have no monograms. These cups measures 3 1/2" tall x 3 1/4 at the top diameter, 2 1/2" diameter at the bottom.
The perfect companion for that special piece of jewelry! This ring box is sterling silver made by Birks. The domed top has a gold wash on the inside and a crest with a lion. The velvet ring portion is padded to protect its contents. It measures 1.5" in diameter and 1.25" tall (when the box is closed).
The hinge is in good working condition, there is a small dent on the side of the bottom (please see picture # 6)...
A 19th. century German Silver Basket embossed with a central panel of Putto and surrounded by a pierced floral border. It has a silver mark to the central panel as can be seen in the photograph. It is in perfect condition, weighs slightly under 1 kilo and measures 44.5 cms. by 37.5 cms.
A fine and ornate pair of Jacobi & Jenkins sterling slver repousse bowls, circa 1900. Each with a wide floral band on the sides centering a smooth well with scrolling engraved monograms. Condition is very good with surface wear in the well consistent with age. Dimensions: Height 2", Depth 8 3/8", Width 10 1/4". Total weight 25.1 troy ounces.
A Late Eighteenth Century sterling silver cream pitcher, George Smith IV, London 1784. Condition is very fine. Dimensions: Height 4 5/8". Width 3 7/8".
A pair of Stieff Rose sterling silver repousse compotes, mid 20th Century. Condition is excellent. Dimensions: Height 4 1/8", Width 5 1/2". Weight 10.2 troy ounces.
A Stieff sterling silver demitasse pot, (1892 holloware). Condition is very fine with wear consistent with age. Dimensions: Height 9 1/2", Width 9". Weight 11.11 troy ounces. Date mark "R" for 1951.
A fine Nineteenth Century sterling silver heart shaped box made by Dominick & Haff, 1888. The repousse surface has swirling acanthus vines, floral blossoms, and two birds flanking a monogram reserve on the lid. Condition is excellent. Dimensions: Height 1 1/2", Depth 3 7/8", Width 3 5/8". The base marked Tilden Thurber & Co. Sterling. The Dominick & Haff hallmark shows the year date of 1888. Condition is excellent. Weight 4.37 troy ounces.
A sterling silver Mexican miniature sombrero from the Maciel workshop. The sombrero is engraved with and eagle and snake motif. The brim has floral decoration. Condition is excellent. The underside signed Maciel 925/1000 Sterling. Height 2 1/4", Width 4 3/8". Weight: 2.46 troy ounces.
This pretty repousse STERLING SILVER POCKET POSTAL LETTER SCALE is a charming rarity from the turn of the century. You clip the letter or item you want to weigh to the clip/holder, then hold the ring on top and the spring loaded scale then shows the weight of the clipped item. The scale has increments up to 8 ounces. One side is marked with the increments and the other is marked STERLING.
Measures 3" long
George V sterling silver vase. Made by Martin, Hall in Birmingham in 1914. Tapering sides. Gallery with wave rim and linear openwork and cinquefoils. Raised square base. Hallmarked. Excellent condition with nice patina.
Dimensions: H 7 ¾ x D 3 in. Weight: 7.7 troy ounces. BI480
Set of 3 Italian serving pieces in gilt brass and enamel, ca. 1860. This set comprises a spoon, fork, and knife. The handles are straight and tapering with knops and enameled Grotesque ornament on white ground. The spoon has a shaped bowl. The fork has shaped shank and four tines. The knife has a curvilinear blade. The spoon and knife have figural mounts. A beautiful set that reflects the Victorian interest in Renaissance Italy. Excellent condition with good color. Wear to fitted case...
Fancy sterling silver goblet. Made in Milan, Italy, ca. 1980. Straight and tapering bowl, baluster stem, and raised foot. Bowl has frames of scrolls and bouquets alternating with latticed panels. Stem has applied beading. Bowl interior gilt. Good weight. Hallmark includes city code (MI) and maker’s no. 1381. Excellent condition.
Dimensions: H 6 ¼ x D 2 ¾ in. Weight: 8 troy ounces. BI507
Sterling silver bowl. Made by Tiffany & Co. in New York, ca. 1900. Shallow and wide with curved sides. Slashes (or partial lobing) at base. Scrolled and beaded border applied to rim. The pattern (no. 8230) was first produced in 1884. Hallmarked. Excellent condition with nice patina.
Dimensions: H 2 ¾ x D 8 ½ in. Weight: 18 troy ounces. BI592
Sterling silver cereal bowl depicting children from around the world. Made by Kerr in Newark, ca. 1910. Slightly upward tapering sides and molded rim. On exterior is acid-etched frieze of children riding a horse, reindeer, bear, and giraffe with the nationality or ethnicity in relief at bottom. Sweet and humorous. Hallmark includes model no. 1483. Excellent condition with clear definition and nice patina.
Dimensions: H 2 x D 4 ½ in. Weight: 5 troy ounces. BI534
George V sterling silver classical vase. Made by Martin, Hall in Sheffield in 1922. Fluted body on fluted dome foot. Flared rim with applied bead and reel. Smart and classical. Hallmarked. Excellent condition with nice patina.
Dimensions: H 6 1/4 x D 3 in. Weight: 4.5 troy ounces. BI482