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
A stylish late 19th to early 20th Century STERLING, GLASS, AND LIZARD LEATHER flask. The hinge works perfectly with a flip top twisting lock and a cork stopper in the lid provides a seal. The removable bottom sleeve/cup has the original gilt interior.
Maker: Whiting - marked on the bottom of the cup and the base of the lid with Whiting l ...click for details
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"
This pretty repousse STERLING SILVER POCKET POSTAL LETTER SCALE is a charming rarity from the turn of the century. You clip the letter or item you want to weigh to the clip/holder, then hold the ring on top and the spring loaded scale then shows the weight of the clipped item. The scale has increments up to 8 ounces. One side is marked with the increments and the other is marked STERLING. ...click for details