Wonderful example of WMF design which was influenced by the British Arts & Crafts movement as well. This bold wine or Champagne cooler has a relief banding of Celtic-inspired patterns. The flanking open handles have a complementing design. Workshop marks beneath. A photo of an example on page XVvi as well as a design illustration on page 154 of the firm's 1906 cataloge. Dimensions: 9 1/2" H., 10 3/4" W. at handles.
Heavy crystal silver overlay vase cut from cobalt- blue-to-clear in octagonal panels. Silver overlay florals are in a Vienna Secession design. Made in Germany circa 1915. 4 1/4" h.
Export silver bamboo tray. Made by Zee Wo in Shanghai, ca. 1900. Circular with 3 half sphere supports. Well has engraved bamboo and central circular cartouche. Rim is bamboo with applied leaves. Allover stippling. A beautiful piece for display or use. Hallmarked. Excellent condition with nice patina.
Dimensions: H 1 x D 13 1/2 in. Weight: 30.3 troy ounces. BM136
German 800 silver and cut-glass decanter, ca. 1900. Globular body with cut and faceted diaper ornament. Mounted silver neck has c-scroll handle and helmet mouth with hinged cover. Rich ornament includes twisted fluting terminating in scrolls, foliage, and flowers. Handle has lapping foliate cap. Cover is dynamic and fluted with c-scroll finial. Asymmetrical cartouche is vacant. Interior and cover interior lightly gilt. Wonderful - based on historic French design. Hallmarked...
Large emerald glass decanter with floral silver overlay, ca. 1900. Squat bowl, tall baluster neck, and crimped trefoil mouth. Floral overlay with criss-crossing trellis and armorial cartouche (vacant). Teardrop stopper has long neck in silver collar and short plug.
Dimensions: H 16 1/2 x D 6 in. BL981
Sterling silver serving tray. Made by Tiffany & Co. in New York. Shaped and ovoid with molded rim. Scrolls, flowers, and fish scales chased to well and sides. Central cartouche (vacant). Fancy but practical. For smaller sizes, see BI971 and BI972. The pattern (no. 15126A1) was first produced in 1901. Hallmark includes director’s letter m (1907-47). Excellent condition with nice patina.
Dimensions: H 1 1/2 x W 22 x D 14 in. Weight: 80 troy ounces. BI973
Sterling silver serving tray. Made by Tiffany & Co. in New York. Shaped and ovoid with molded rim. Scrolls, flowers, and fish scales chased to well and sides. Central cartouche (vacant). Fancy but practical. Other sizes available: see nos. BI973 (larger) and BI971 (smaller). The pattern (no. 15126B) was first produced in 1901. Hallmark includes director’s letter m (1907-47). Excellent condition with nice patina.
Dimensions: H 1 1/2 x W 18 3/4 x D 11 1/2 in. Weight: 54 troy ounces...
Sterling silver serving tray. Made by Tiffany & Co. in New York. Shaped and ovoid with molded rim. Scrolls, flowers, and fish scales chased to well and sides. Central cartouche (vacant). Fancy but practical. For larger sizes, see BI972 and BI973. The pattern (no. 15126B) was first produced in 1901. Hallmark includes director’s letter m (1907-47). Excellent condition with nice patina.
Dimensions: H 1 1/4 x W 17 1/4 x D 10 7/8 in. Weight: 43 troy ounces. BI971
Glass pitcher extensively overlaid with silver in interlacing, scrolling vine patterns. Handle is completely covered in silver. Marks for the Alvin silver workshop of Rhode Island, circa 1905. Dimensions: 6 1/4" H., 3 7/8" W. at base, 4 3/4" W. to handle.
10,5" high. Bearing later Monogram
Neoclassical sterling silver double inkwell on stand. Made by Gorham in Providence, ca. 1900. Rectangular with chamfered corners and 8 lobed bun supports. On sides are raised rinceaux and vases framed by pilasters and incised lines alternating with paterae. On top are raised garlands and ram’s heads and engraved scrollwork and rinceaux. Vertical and rectilinear case for scroll calendar mounted to back (case is vacant). Paneled spaces for pens and bottles...
Victorian sterling silver wine decanter. Made by Edward & Sons in Glasgow, Scotland in 1895. Ovoid body, spread foot, s-scroll handle with foliate cap, v-spout, and hinged dome cover with ornamental finial. Chased and repousse ornament: classical figures in arcade bordered by strapwork, masks, swags, and rosettes. One arch has engraved strapwork monogram and one is vacant. A beautiful revival design. Hallmarked. Excellent condition.
Dimensions: H 10 3/4 x W 6 1/4 in...
Art Nouveau sterling silver petal-form nut dishes. Each: overlapping petals with striation and asymmetrical rim. Hallmarked “Sterling 1631.” Excellent condition with rich patina.
Dimensions: H 1 x D 3 1/8 in. Total weight: 3.2 troy ounces. BF213
Sterling silver tea and coffee set in modern Adams style. Made by Barbour (part of International), ca. 1915, for Berry & Whitmore Co.. This set comprises 1 kettle with cover on stand, 1 coffeepot with cover, 1 teapot with cover. 1 creamer, 1 sugar with cover, and 1 waste bowl.
All: upward tapering and faceted and molded rims. Engraved fretwork and garland cartouches (vacant). All covers domed and faceted with lobed finial. Kettle, coffeepot, and teapot covers hinged. All handles scrolled br...
Sterling silver repousse coffeepot. Made by JE Caldwell in Philadelphia. Baluster body, hinged bun cover with finial, covered v-spout, scroll handle, and raised foot. Body and cover decorated with floral repousse and leaf-and-dart ornament on stippled ground. Handle is branch form. Spout has engraved flowers and chased foliage. Presentation dated 1879 engraved on foot underside. Hallmarked. Excellent condition with rich patina.
Dimensions: H 7 7/8 x W 6 x D 4 1/2 in. Weight: 20 troy o...
A classic 19th century French silver tastevin of traditional form and the bottom inset with a silver coin from the reign of Louis XV. The sides of the tastevin are decorated with the traditional raised "perles", recessed "cupules" and elgongated "godrons" for viewing the depth of color in a wine. The coin, dating to 1734, depicts the profile of the king surrounded by the legend "Louis XV, by grace of God, king of France and Navarre." The obverse of the coin, with sharp detail, can be seen fro...
Fine antique 800 silver & turquoise European tray, 800 silver marke, late 19th/early 20th century era. Size; Dimensions are 1 5/8" H x 5 1/4” W x 5 1/4” D. Weight: 5 TOZ, No condition issues.
Antique German WMF Art Nouveau silver plate tray, decorated with a beauty in sitting position surrounded bu grape stems and leaves, representative of wine, marked on the handle, early 20th century period. Size; Measurements are 8 3/4” H x 11” W. No condition concerns.