A fine sterling silver cigar holder tube having an engine-turned design and slide off cap. Stamped 925 and Makers Mark and Anchor on tube and inside cap. Measures 7 1/4" long. Very good condition with minor depressions near tip. Wt. 67.7g. A class act waiting for a monogram on cap.
A nicely designed American Aesthetic Period sterling silver pocket or fruit knife with sterling blade and seed pick, marked STERLING and makers mark. Monogrammed HELEN. Size is 3 1/8" long closed, 5 3/8" long with blade unfolded.
In excellent original condition with clear, crisp detail, this protective and functional little knife is a handbag keeper.
Originally made for fruit circa 1860, today this antique Coin Silver folding knife might become a handy tool for another use. Small and lightweight, one side of the delicate silver engraved handle is monogrammed in script CGT, the other side awaits the initials of a new owner. One fairly sharp blade marked COIN and the other blade used for picking seeds or as a toothpick. The blade can be sharpened to hold an edge that can cut anything easily. Excellent condition, cleaning on request. Measures 3 ...click for details
Function and form prevail with this lovely Continental silver shoe horn. It features a decorative
intricately brite-cut floral pattern enhanced with a centered design bird on a fence. The finish looks like brocade and the sweet design stands out subtly from the silver. Monogrammed JKS brings the past into the present and scalloped edges add even more interest. Measuring 6 7/8" in length x 1 3/4" at the widest point, it weighs 60.8 grams. Unmarked but tested 850. Near perfect condi ...click for details
An eye catching Victorian pique locket, circa 1860 made of thick tortoise shell and inlaid with gold and sterling silver to form a whimsical rose and rose leaves design, on a tortoise shell bail. The locket opens to store two photos or lock of hair. Each frame rimmed with twisted gold and glass covered. The locket measures 1 3/4 inches in long from the top of the bail to the bottom of the locket and one inch at its widest point.
It is in very good condition with age appropriate wear, havi ...click for details
This handled American coin silver cup was made by William K. Vanderslice in San Francisco, CA, circa 1870, consisting of a simple tapered cylindrical form with rope banding around rim and base. Vanderslice was an early California silversmith, working in the mid 19th century. He became widely acclaimed for his fine silverwork. This cup is marked with his name, San Francisco, makers mark and Pure Coin. The cup measures 3 1/2" high, 4 5/8" across including handle, and weighs a little over ...click for details
A fine turn of the century Arita serving bowl and cover, the bowl with molded and reticulated border of interlocking rings, wachigai, forming a band of auspicious “shippo”, the interior decorated in blue, orange and beige fish and lilies, auspicious symbols of longevity and good fortune. The underside marked with a lucky symbol. The bowl is in good condition, having some flaking on the perforated cover. No restoration or chips. The dish measures 12" diameter x 2 3/4" high.
A handsome Pairpoint Crystal Inkwell with Sterling Silver top, comprising a round sterling silver beaded lid mounted atop a hand blown round crystal symmetrical bubble pattern base, American, circa 1893. Silver mount marked STERLING and Makers Mark of Goodnow & Jenks, Boston. Size: 3" H x 2 1/2" dia. approx.; Condition is excellent.
A highly decorative 19th century Chinese Famille Rose Blue Ground Porcelain Wall Vase. One of a pair, each hand painted hanging tapered wall pocket has a lovely detailed design with summer and winter scenes, flowers, butterflies and foliage, featuring a central geisha design in soft shades of blue, pink, green, russet and gold. Plexiglass stand included. Size: 13" H x 4" w. Overall very good untouched original condition with no chips or repairs. Minor glaze imperfection and paint loss ...click for details
A wonderful 19th century Chinese Famille Rose Blue Ground Porcelain Wall Vase. One of a pair, each colorful hanging tapered wall pocket has a lovely detailed design with summer and winter scenes, flowers, butterflies and foliage, featuring a central geisha design in soft shades of blue, pink, green, russet and gold. Plexiglass stand included. Size: 13" H x 4" w. Overall excellent untouched original condition with no chips, cracks, or repairs. Minor glaze imperfection and paint loss a ...click for details