All Items : Antiques : Instruments and Implements : Pre 1920 item #1297886
This is a stunning early 20th century Chinese Export silver dragon and sun cigarette case with throughout patina. A magnificent raised design of Chinese dragon embellished with flowers and thunderbolts in high relief embraces the sun that shows a vine engraving initials of CRK in the center. The cover of this box closes tight with some hairline marks visible on the reverse side and minor interior wear. This exquisite antique Chinese Export silver cigarette case is guaranteed to be solid...
All Items : Antiques : Instruments and Implements : Pre 1920 item #1297881
This is an exquisite piece from Unger Brothers that has catered to Art Nouveau connoisseurs in America from 1872-1910. The firm advertised as manufacturing jewelers, silversmiths, and glass cutters...
All Items : Antiques : Instruments and Implements : Pre 1920 item #1310626
Offered is a stunning silver hand chased repoussé work of dragon design depicting in detail the body, scale, and claws of a dragon beautifully sitting on a on a top or a cover. This marvelous Chinese top/cover is from the late 19th to early 20th century. It is nicely toned and in excellent condition. It weighs 72 grams and measures 88.5 cm or 3 1/4 inches.
All Items : Antiques : Instruments and Implements : Pre 1920 item #1298042
This is a rare antique cigarette box depicting three mermaids in super high relief, swimming in a sea landscape with a vine engraving initials of RS in the reverse. This magnificent cigarette case is hallmarked .925, in mint condition with a cover that closes tight. The inner holder is spring loaded. It has a classic form with soft corners, nice throughout patina, and gilt interior. It measures 80 mm x 80 mm x 9 mm and weighs 84 grams.
All Items : Antiques : Instruments and Implements : Pre 1920 item #1298036
This is a gorgeous and rare antique sterling silver enamel card case made by E. J. Trevitt & Sons depicting beautiful "butterfly dancers" after the artwork of the German sculptor Johann Philipp Ferdinand Preiss (1882 – 1943). E.J. Trevitt & Sons or T & S are registered in 1900 in the cities of Chester and Birmingham in England. They lasted until 1935...
All Items : Antiques : Instruments and Implements : Pre 1920 item #1298038
This is a rare antique Russian silver cigarette box from the Soviet Russia era featuring a repoussé of three birds and a riffle with a monogram initial of KM on the front. This unique cigarette case is in perfect condition with a cover that closes tight and two straps that are present and in good shape...
All Items : Antiques : Instruments and Implements : Pre 1920 item #1306825 (stock #BNJfoldLorg)
An unusual folding silver lorgnette with nose pads. In excellent condition including the glass, they come with their original case. Chain is sterling. A very interesting piece for the collector. The lenses measure 1.5" in diameter. Dates circa 1920
All Items : Antiques : Instruments and Implements : Pre 1920 item #1298045
This is a fine antique Asian, Thai cigarette box depicting a beautiful woman dancer on a fine textured motif. This rare cigarette case is guaranteed to be 95% silver with its silver mark visible on the push bottom. It is indeed a true illustration of a fine craftsmanship. It has no dents or sign of repair, the door closes tight, and the interior strap is present and in good condition...
All Items : Antiques : Instruments and Implements : Pre 1920 item #1321569
This is a marvelous set of six vintage sterling silver and gilt teaspoons, all beautifully decorated with colorful enamel and placed in a vintage, original, and custom made box decorated with a soft beige velour textile. Each spoon is a work of art with a unique enamel color on the handle...
All Items : Antiques : Instruments and Implements : Pre 1920 item #1321568
This is a magnificent set of six vintage sterling silver and gilt teaspoons made by the famous Norwegian Goldsmith Jacob Ulrich Torstrup (1779–1860), all beautifully decorated with colorful enamel and placed in a vintage box decorated with a black velour textile. The box is not original but each spoon fits perfectly in its place. Each spoon is a work of art with a unique enamel color on the top and handle. The hallmarks of the maker, J. Torstrup, Sterling, Norway are visible on reverse...
All Items : Antiques : Instruments and Implements : Pre 1920 item #1320189
This is a pair of antique silver Dutch salt and pepper shakers in form of a young girl and a boy statue dressed beautifully in their traditional attires. The shakers have 800 silver stamp on their feet with an overall delightful old patina and in excellent condition for their age relating to 1920s. Their feet are conveniently movable to pour salt and pepper. This lovely set of Dutch shakers has the following dimensions and weight: Girl: Approx...
All Items : Antiques : Instruments and Implements : Pre 1920 item #1330533 (stock #3051)
Victorian Brass Chamberstick with motif of large muscular Vulture, bare chest guarding the family money chest (1837 - 1901) Curled, long tail is finger grip for the chamberstick. Vulture holds two bags of money tightly against his chest. On one side of belt are keys and the other side a small money bag. In excellent condition 7 3/4" high x 2 1/2" wide x 5 1/2" deep...
All Items : Antiques : Instruments and Implements : Pre 1920 item #1330412
Offered is an impressive Chinese white silk embroidered woman coat belonging to pre-1930 time period. This exquisite Chinese white silk fabric with gold and colored thread woman's coat elaborately embroidered with images of dragons rendered in gold threads and other shades as blue, green, red, purple, and pink, creates a stunning and dazzling floral motif and patterns. The broad cuffs with various Chinese characters and other rich designs are vividly noticeable on the rich blue silk...
All Items : Antiques : Instruments and Implements : Pre 1920 item #1298043
This fine vintage German Repoussé box depicts a pleasant scene in a village landscape. This box might have been used for cigarettes as well as carrying cards. It has some hairline marks on the reverse. A beautiful spiral pattern is repeated on the reverse with repoussé motives engraved throughout the edges. The cover of the case closes tight. This vintage German box is guaranteed to be silver with an engraving of 800 visible on the reverse...
All Items : Antiques : Instruments and Implements : Pre 1920 item #1307533
This is a beautiful medium size antique silver box illustrating knights in a courtroom setting. A series of repetitive cylinders embellish throughout the box with an accent guilt interior giving the antique silver box a lovely contrast. This attractive antique silver box measures 10.5 cm x 7cm x 2.5 (4.13" x 2.7" x 1") and weighs 156 grams.
All Items : Antiques : Instruments and Implements : Pre 1920 item #1307244
This is a marvelous antique oriental silver box (most likely from China) with an astonishing silver repoussé and all hammered chased work to form detailed reliefs of birds on the top and each corner. A lovely design of flowers follow this unique highly repoussé silver chasing throughout the box. A nice old patina embellishes the interior and exterior of this box. This exclusive antique silver box from the early 1900s measures 16 cm x 10 cm x 6 cm (6.30" x 4" x 2.36") and weighs 400 grams...
All Items : Antiques : Instruments and Implements : Pre 1920 item #1297601
This is an antique Victorian .800 silver decanter from Posen, Germany depicting in fine precision Dionysus or Dionysos, the god of the grape harvest and winemaking, surrounded by grapes and leaves, incorporated with a solid crystalline body cut in a symmetrical octagon design, and an open silver cartouche portraying a lion holding a shield. Height - 11 inches - 28 cm Weight - 1032 grams
All Items : Antiques : Instruments and Implements : Pre 1920 item #1297857
A beautiful raised design of two dancers in high relief surrounded by a floral background embellishes this fine vintage Siam silver cigarette case. The cover of the box closes tight and the interior stretching strap is present and in great shape. There are some minor hairline marks on the back. This vintage Siam piece is sterling silver, in great condition with a superb craftsmanship. This stunning vintage Siam cigarette case measures 110 mm x 84 mm x 9mm and and weighs 112 grams. ...