Wonderful baby rattle made of mother of pearl with two sterling bells attached for the rattle, inscribed with the nursery rhyme "See Saw Margery Daw" and a little boy in knickers riding a seesaw. One of the bells is marked "STERLING"
An original acid etched metal chamber stick / candle stick from the notable Chicago Arts & Crafts firm of CARENCE CRAFTERS. Pieces from this workshop are scarce and highly collectible, particularly larger pieces like this. The firm was in business for just a few years (about 10 years or less).
From the Arts & Crafts period, a letter opener with sterling silver overlay of a pine cone on bronze. This letter opener was most likely part of a desk set, where another of the pieces would have been signed. The work is that of a line called "Silver Crest" made by the Smith Metal Arts Company when many of the Heintz metal workers left the Heintz Art Metal Shop and founded the Smith Metal Arts Company in 1919. This piece is acid etched with a silver bronze finish and measures 8&q ...click for details
Rob Roy was a romantic comic opera first performed in the Herald Square Theatre, New York, on October 20th, 1894. This sterling silver pin wheel would have been a commemorative giveaway at the 150th Performance. This has to be a rather scarce item as not many were produced.