This delightful Mother-of-pearl handled sterling silver bookmark, made in the shape of a trowel, was manufactured by Adie and Lovekin of Birmingham and hallmarked for 1920. The only decoration to the silver is some simple scratch decoration to the socket where the mother-of-pearl handle fits in. The overall length is 90mm. It is in very good condition
Classic form British cocktail shaker--tasteful and timeless. Gadroon edging highlights the mid-strainer section. Made in Birmingham circa 1930's by Adie Bros. 8" H.
Most unusual small cocktail-for-one shaker. Recessed incised banded base gradually flaring upward. Top cap has banded-edge detail. An elaborately designed strainer is found within. France circa 1930's. 4 3/8" H.
Each sterling silver "cock"-tail pick has a detailed cast rooster upon its top. Set-of-six in their original silk and velvet fitted case. Hallmarks: Birmingham 1929. 3" L., each.
Absolutely fabulous retro compact by Cartier, circa 1940. The compact is sterling silver with a gold washed interior, and has a 14K gold and ruby adornment on the lid. It measures 3 1/2" x 3" x 8/5" and is in very good condition.
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Historic District Antiques
The "Bar Baby" is a versatile cocktail-shaker form which is actually a 2-oz jigger containing a corkscrew and a bottle opener, as well as a top section with pouring spout that inverts for use as a funnel, also useful for filling flasks. Made by Napier, Connecticut, 1930's. 3 3/4" H.
Very fine quality heavy sterling silver Derby jigger. 2 ounce measure. Relief edging with floral detail on base edge. A horse shoe applique upon the side. Made by the well-known Louisville jeweler Brown Waterhouse Kaiser circa 1950's. Marks beneath: Official Kentucky Derby Jigger, Sterling, BWK. Dimensions; 2 1/4" H.
9" diameter, 6,5" height. 54 ounces
Elkington is the maker. Small ding on the cover
Octagonal sterling silver serving tray. Made by JE Caldwell in Philadelphia, ca. 1930. Round well and molded octagonal rim. Hallmark includes no. 248. Excellent condition.
Dimensions: H ½ x W 11 x D 11 in. Weight: 20 troy ounces. BI139
Sterling silver desk box. Made by Andrew Taylor in Newark, ca. 1940, for Cartier in New York. Long and rectangular with crisp corners. Cover is hinged and flat with scalloped tab. Box interior cedar lined and partitioned. Hallmark comprises maker’s and retailer’s names and no. 218. Excellent condition.
Dimensions: H 1 1/4 x W 9 7/8 x D 3 3/4 in. Total weight: 18 troy ounces. BL427
George V sterling silver toast rack. Made by Horton & Allday in Birmingham in 1929. Four rounded and rectilinear bands mounted to rectangular base with round corners and central stretcher. Open triangular handle terminating in opposing c-scrolls. Four ball supports. Hallmarked. Excellent condition.
Dimensions: H 4 1/2 x W 4 1/8 x D 3 in. Weight: 4.1 troy ounces. LZ
Sterling silver round serving tray. Made by Tuttle in Boston in 1934. Well and gadrooned rim. Hallmark includes presidential date code FRII, no. 305, and retailer’s name Udall & Ballou. Excellent condition with nice patina.
Dimensions: H 3/4 x D 12 in. Weight: 20.1 troy ounces. BL520
Rococo 950 silver and enamel box. Made by Alphonse Debain in France, ca. 1920. Box is round and has straight sides decorated with engine-turned wave ornament. Box underside has concentric engine-turned ornament. On cover is enamel plaque with pastoral scene: a shepherd and shepherdess enjoy chaste repose in a bucolic setting. Enamel has silver guilloche border. Box and cover interior lightly gilt. Hallmarked. Strong colors and fine patina.
Dimensions: H 1 1/3 x D 3 1/4 in...
Antique pair of WMF Art Nouveau silver plated pewter vases with cut glass liners, made circa 1900. The vases measures 18cm high and both have the WMF stamped marks to their bases. As can be seen in the photographs the left hand glass liner has a chipped rim and has glued repairs towards the base. The silver plate is in excellent condition with no wear to the plate, see photographs.
I am happy to ship worldwide. Please email if you have any questions. (2.5 cm = 1 inch).
Set of 6 sterling silver mint julep cups. Made by Mark J Scearce in Shelbyille, Kentucky, 1961-1963. Each: straight and tapering sides. Molded and beaded rim and foot rim. Hallmark includes presidential term mark JFK. Excellent condition.
Dimensions: H 4 x D 3 1/4 in. Total weight: 27.5 troy ounces. BL611
Pair of sterling silver candlesticks. Made by Tiffany & Co. in New York, ca. 1945. Each: tapering and chamfered pillar on raised and chamfered square foot. Chamfered and square socket. Molding. The pattern (no. 22935) was first produced in 1940. Hallmark includes wartime star for domestic production (1943-1945). Excellent condition.
Dimensions: H 7 1/2 x W 3 3/4 x D 3 3/4 in. Total weight: 16 troy ounces. BL516
American rouge pot in clear glass with sterling silver and enamel cover, ca. 1920. Pot: tapering sides with geometric reeding and short neck. Cover: top has pink concentric wave ornament. Cover interior lightly gilt. Cover hallmarked “sterling.”
Dimensions: H 1 ¾ x D 2 ¼ in. BL366
American perfume in clear glass with sterling silver and enamel stopper, ca. 1920. Bottle: baluster form with geometric reeding and cut lobes on shoulder. Neck is short and faceted. Flat and everted rim. Stopper: pink concentric wave ornament and long dagger plug. Stopper hallmarked “sterling.”
Dimensions: H 6 x D 3 ¾ in. BL364