Rare set 4 Silver Master Salts, Hunt & Roskell, late Storr & Mortimer, London 1854, John S. Hunt. The cylindrical salts with applied cut card foliate design, upper lower bead rims, vacant cartouche against solid background, gilt interiors. Measure: 3 x 1.5 ins. Weight: 625.69 grams. Stamped Hunt & Roskell, late Storr & Mortimer, 7437. Hunt & Roskell, founded by Paul Storr in 1819, later trading as Hunt & Roskell, Silversmiths to Queen Victoria. John S...
Extraordinary French 1st Standard 950 Fine Silver water pitcher. The large, robust form has detailed engine-turned surfaces with complementing banded decorations. Beautifully cast and applied oval ribbon shields adorn two sides. A tall handle with chased, raised foliates allows pouring from the upward, flaring lip. An applied socle base supports the pitcher. Made in France circa 1875. 11 1/2" H., 8 1/4" W. to handle
Fabulous Dutch silver tea caddy, ca. 1900. Rare armoire form with side-hinged cover. Sumptuous Neoclassical cabinetry details include monopodia supports, ram's head mounts, and lion couchant feet. Sides and back plain. Overall great character with a practical use. Guaranteed to keep the precious leaves fresh. Hallmarked. Excellent condition.
Dimensions: H 5 1/4 x W (lion to lion) 6 1/2 in. Weight: 15 troy ounces. BO200
South American covered sugar bowl in Neoclassical style, ca. 1840. Boat form on raised oval foot. Raised cover has urn finial. Engraved grape bunches and leaves. Script monogram. A fine example of the Adams Brothers global influence. Original old patina - we're leaving it untouched.
Dimensions: H 7 1/4 x W 7 1/2 in. Weight: 18.27 troy ounces. BM412
Nice quality South American incense burner on stand, ca. 1840. Round bowl with concave shoulder and straight rim. Spool support with ring knop mounted to raised center of scalloped stand. Engraved foliage and flowers on bowl and knop, and incised lines to stand rim. Small historic script monogram engraved on stand underside. Excellent patina.
Dimensions: H 4 x D 7 1/2 in. Weight: 13.8 troy ounces. BM417
German Rococo 800 silver tea caddy, ca. 1900. Pleasing bombe form with snug-fitting bun cover. Low-relief scene on front and back of musician serenading a courting couple. On sides a fox looks up at a perched bird (possibly inspired by Aesop's Fox and Crow). On cover a seated falconer. Spread foot with scrolls and flowers. Hallmarked. Excellent condition with nice patina and detail.
Dimensions: H 5 1/2 x W 3 x D 1 3/4 in. Weight: 5.8 troy ounces. BO239
A fine pair of cast silver plated candlesticks from Elkingtons in a victorian rococo style. They are marked "Elkington" with touch marks and "414" to the base.The sconces are separate.
Dating from c.1870 they stand 5 5/8inches (14.3cms) high.
The silver plate has worn and the underlying copper alloy has bled through giving a pleasing patina similar to old Sheffied plate. One has a minor dent at the base which you have to look for to see.
Sterling silver tankard-form jigger. Unusual example inverts for a one- or two-ounce measure. Gilded within. Fully hallmarked: Marks & Cohen, Birmingham 1908. 3 1/4" H.
Fine WMF (Wurttembergische Metallwarenfabrik) silvered pewter figural, monumental Art Nouveau vases in the manner of Alphonse Mucha. One has front relief of a barefoot maiden with flowing, tousled hair among florals and vines. The facing vase has a fluid-haired maiden sniffing a bouquet of undulating florals. Reverse of each has further interlacing foliates and vines. The neck and naturalistic waving tops are flanked by reticulated Art Nouveau whiplash handles...
A romanticized figural maiden gazes upon her own reflection in a bevelled mirror. Her gown emerges from the bottom of the framework. Among the most beautifully interpreted examples designed by Albert Mayer for the famous WMF (Wurttembergische Metallwarenfabrik) workshop in Germany circa 1900. The mirror conforms to the frame with its whiplash and reticulated floral elements...
Pair of Austrian silver 6-light candelabra, ca 1900.
Each: Raised and central floral (iris) bud socket surrounded by five foliate arms, each terminating in same. Figural shaft in form of languid nymph in company of frolicking putto. Whiplash tendrils.
A wonderful period design that mixes naturalism and fantasy. Superb silverwork and soft patina. One of the most beautiful pair of candelabra we have ever had in stock. Hallmarked on base exterior...
Antique South American silver bowl. Shallow with curved sides. Mounted handles in form of exotic animals. Beautiful craftsmanship with visible hand hammering and rich patina.
Dimensions: H 2 1/4 x W 7 1/2 x D 5 3/4 in. Weight: 7 troy ounces. BM415
Antique South American silver mug. Straight and tapering sides, molded rims,
and s-scroll handle. Floral and foliate bands on stippled ground at top and bottom, and the phrase Filia Luminis (that is, daughter of light) engraved in shaded block letters. Handle has pierced flowers. Large and heavy with nice patina. Visible wear, though overall condition is very good.
Dimensions: H 5 3/8 x W 5 3/8 x D 4 in. Weight: 11.9 troy ounces.
Antique South American silver mug. Flared rim and s-scroll handle terminating in ball. Script monogram. Good heft and feel with rich patina.
Dimensions: H 4 x W 5 1/2 x D 4 in. Weight: 10.4 troy ounces. BM426
Large sterling silver soup ladle in Charles II pattern. Made by Dominick & Haff in New York. The classic pattern with beading, shell, and foliage. Fluted bowl with gilt interior. Hallmarked. Fine definition and patina.
Length: 13 troy ounces. Weight: 8 troy ounces. BM302
Antique German silver peacock spice box, ca. 1900. A beautiful bird standing tall with tail downed and head erect. Fine delineation of the talons, feathers, and crown. Expressive eyes and sharp beak - a penetrating centerpiece for the next dinner party. Detachable head. Hallmarked.
Dimensions: H 6 7/8
x W 4 1/8 x D 13 1/2 in. Weight: 12 troy ounces. BM323
Antique South American silver mate cup. Stepped baluster bowl on
faceted and knopped stem in turn mounted to stepped dome base. Historic block monogram engraved near rim. Rich patina and attractive period wear as well as a few dings. Overall nice - made for mate but can be used for other special brews.
Dimensions: H 7 7/8 x D 3 in. Weight: 7.4 troy ounces. BM404
Antique South American silver hot drink pot. Baluster body on raised and spread foot. Side handle in stained wood and silver. Dome cover has nut finial. Gadrooned rims. Possibly intended for horchata (a nut-based drink), though can be used for other tasty concoctions. Attractive period wear as well as a few dings (including one to the nut). Otherwise very good with rich patina.
Dimensions: H 9 1/2 x W 10 x D 4 3/4 in. Weight: 32.4 troy ounces. BM394