A Pewter Single Candle Sconce, Continental, 19th Century
The Single sconce has a Chippendale style plate as the back with a “C” shaped arm supporting a single nozzle. The verso is marked with a hallmark, with a crown over a NV. This may be a French or Flemish hallmark.
A Pewter Jar with Lid, Art Nouveau, Kayserzinn, Germany, circa 1900
This is a wonderful piece of Art Nouveau metal smithing. The slightly domed lid has a pair of beatles that form a handle and it fits over a conforming body that tapers to an oval base. The body has a fluid motion and is flanked by a pair of small “C” shaped handles. The verso is marked with raised letters and numbers inside an oval “Kayserzinn 44 ...click for details
This elegant piece is cast in an art nouveau form with a stylized flower pod motif on the attached under plate and a rose bud on each side of the bowl. Marked on verso “KAYSERZINN, 4387” in raised letters with in an oval.
SIZE: 3 ¾” high, 4 ½” wide, 6 ¾” long
Each cast in the form of an emerging flower blossom with sensual pedal forms covered in a great patina. Marked on the base “KAYSERZINN, 4279” with raised letters in an oval and impressed numbers “53” out side the oval.
SIZE: 9 ¾” HIGH.
The body of the jug with an Art Nouveau motif is covered in irises, including the organic shaped handle. The front of the jug has a grimacing Saturn in relief. The underside is marked with impressed characters “23, KAYSERZINN, 4061, P”.
SIZE: 12 1/8” high