Known as the "Martini Spike" vermouth dispenser--for medicinal purposes of course! Sold by the famous Gorham silver workshop of Rhode Island in the 1960's. The plunger draws vermouth up into the syringe which can be dispensed in the desired "medicinal" dosage to create that perfect cocktail. Presented in original fitted box. Mint, never used. 6 1/4" L.
Elaborately engraved Tiffany sterling silver footed lidded jar, acorn and oak leaf finial on lift-off lid, etched decoration of duck and cattails to both sides with overall scrolling leaf and branch decoration, marked on bottom: TIFFANY & CO./STERLING/PORTUGAL, also inscribed in script: Best Wishes/Randi & Dad/Love/June & Dick/30 July 1973 but jar itself could have been manufactured much earlier. Size; Height of this fine item is 7 inches and has a diameter of 5 inches...
This beautiful sterling silver case was originally meant for cigarettes but could just as easily hold business cards or ???. It is lavishly engraved with an all-over swirling pattern and bears the initials FC in script. The case is 3 1/4" x 2 3/4". It is hallmarked for Birmingham, England, sterling silver, and 1927-28. The maker's mark is FHA & Co.
This happy parrot perches atop a cork to add style to any open bottle. He is crafted of .835 silver and is fully detailed on all sides. Including the cork, it measures approximately 2.5" tall and 1.25" in diameter. It is marked on the side with a maker's mark and "835S". It is in excellent condition and ready for use.
Very well crafted silver box heavily decorated with exotic flower motif, Oogstfeest 1954 marking and logo on the base. 3"L x 3"W x .7/8"H. Good condition.
German 935 silver and enamel cigarette case, ca. 1920. Rectangular and hinged. On cover three horses refresh themselves at the trough. The blue of the water is repeated in the cloudless sky. An attractive study of working animals. Interior gilt. Hallmarked. Excellent condition with strong color.
Dimensions: H 3 1/8 x W 3 3/4 in. Weight: 4 troy ounces. BM107
Cartier sterling silver cocktail jigger. Fashioned in the form of a miniature flower pot, the jigger measures a 1-ounce shot. Marks beneath circa 1950's. Dimensions: 1 1/2" H., 1 7/8" W.
Sterling silver trophy cup with 3 figural dog handles. Made by Gorham in Providence, ca. 1920, for Black, Starr & Frost in New York. Cylindrical body with c-scroll handles in form of a dog (probably whippet). Dog’s head rests on front paws, which, in turn, rest on bracket. Hind paws planted flat on trophy body, which reflects the dog’s narrow and intense face. Spare and functional with tender details. Hallmark includes retailer’s name and no. 654S. Excellent condition...
Midcentury Modern sterling silver serving spoon in Sunset pattern. Made by Allan Adler in Los Angeles. Tapering handle with incised lines and concave and truncated terminal. Shallow and ovoid bowl. Hand hammering visible on reverse. A great piece of modern silver that incorporates industrial precision and hand craftsmanship. This pattern first produced in 1944. Hallmarked. Excellent condition.
Length: 12 1/3 in. Weight: 2.4 troy ounces. BL696
Set of 8 sterling silver mint julep cups. Made by international in Meriden, Conn. Each: straight and tapering sides and reeded rim and foot. Hallmark includes model no. 101 25-1. Excellent condition.
Dimensions: H 3 7/8 x D 3 in. Total weight: 30.5 troy ounces. BI959
American sterling silver grape shears. Foliate handles and scalloped blades. Decorated with fruiting grapevines. Hallmarked in script “hand made sterling.” Excellent condition with nice definition and patina.
Length: 7 1/8 in. Weight: 3.2 troy ounces. BI242
Art Deco tea set. Made by Christofle in France, ca. 1925. This set comprises 1 teapot with hinged cover, 1 creamer, 1 sugar with cover, and 1 kettle on stand.
The kettle on stand is silver plate. All other pieces sterling silver.
All pieces have chamfered corners. All handles bracket and all covers stepped.
The teapot and kettle spouts are diagonal. The creamer spout has angular lip spout...
Hand-hammered sterling silver picture frame. Made by Shreve & Co. in San Francisco, ca. 1920. Rectangular window bordered by strapwork on hand-hammered ground. Curved corners. For vertical or horizontal display. With glass, silk lining, and velvet back and hinged support.
Dimensions; Frame: H 6 1/3 x W 4 3/4 in. Window: H 5 1/3 x W 3 3/4 in. BL944
Neoclassical sterling silver serving tray. Made by Tiffany & Co. in New York, ca. 1923. Plain oval well bordered by alternating Greek vases in oval frame and stylized foliage and scrolls. Molded rim. Large and heavy – a great addition to the buffet. The pattern (no. 20183B) was first produced in 1923. Hallmarked. Excellent condition.
Dimensions: H 1 x W 20 x D 14 3/4 in. Weight: 67.5 troy ounces. BM108
Exotic Persian silver picture frame, ca. 1920. Rectangular window bordered by niello fretwork inset with flowers, and wheels with interlaced scrollwork at corners and top. Top is arched and scalloped with cable border. Perfect for a special vacation snapshot. With glass, silk lining, velvet back, and hinged support. Unmarked. Very good condition.
Dimensions: Frame: H 6 3/4 x W 4 3/4 in. Window: H 3 7/8 x W 2 3/4 in. BI015
George V sterling silver vase. Made by Walker & Hall in Sheffield in 1929. Tubular body, wide mouth, molded knop, and dome foot. Rim and foot rim are reeded and have leaves with beaded stems. Weighted. Hallmarked. Condition: open underside – but does not detract from overall prettiness.
Dimensions: 8 1/8 x D 4 in. BL424
Austrian silver inkwell, ca. 1925. Baluster body, raised foot, and raised and hinged cover with bud finial. Twisted and asymmetrical gadrooning on cover, body, and foot. Stepped interior with detachable gilt well and clear glass liner. Weighted. Hallmarked. Excellent condition.
Dimensions: H 6 x D 3 7/8 in. BD832
Pair of sterling silver candlesticks. Made by International in Meriden. Urn socket on stepped dome foot. Gallery with pierced lines and triangles. Weighted. Hallmark includes no. N28140B. Excellent condition.
Dimensions: H 5 1/3 x D 4 1/8 in. BL720