A beautiful pair of antique Sheffield Silver wine coasters circa 1850 hallmarked Padley Parkin & Co Sheffield England 1849 - 1855. Wine grape and grape leaf decoration with wood interiors. Sheffield plate, a sheet of silver is fused on to a thicker one of copper and the compound billet rolled, both metals expanding equally, become a thins sheet of copper coated with a layer of silver. About 1840 the Electroplate process superseded Sheffield Plate. Its production ceased about 1860.
Offered is an exquisite antique German Dresden porcelain urn with finely painted details with gold trim and ram head handles. Dimensions 8.0ʺW × 7.0ʺD × 15.0ʺH Condition Excellent
Antique American running horse gold gilt copper body weathervane,
a beautiful example with great lines and form in typical antique condition with some wear denting and bullet holes. Mounted on a black painted wood display stand measuring approx. overall length 29 inches. A fine piece would make a great decorative accent piece for any interior antique or modern.
A fine early 19th century miniature cabinet by Alphonse Giroux possibly a salesman sample. Finely carved in excellent condition partial label on reverse. Measuring 19 inches tall by 10 1/4 inches wide and 5 deep. A fine example of this famous French furniture makers work. Biography, François-Simon-Alphonse Giroux (died May 1, 1848, in Paris) was a French art restorer and ébéniste .He studied painting under Jacques-Louis David, and founded an art restoration business near the end of the 18th century. He was the official restorer of Notre Dame Cathedral, and collected and exhibited art by Louis Daguerre, Charles Marie Bouton, Charles Arrowsmith, Charles Renoux, and others. As well as restoring art, his business made and sold furniture in various styles for the French royal family and others. He is also known for constructing the daguerrotype cameras designed by Daguerre.
A fine Pennsylvania Dutch painted document box belonging to Susanna Lengweiler dated 1839. All original paint and lock and key this box is in excellent condition measuring 11.5 x 8 x 4.5 inches. A very fine and rare example of Americana.
Tiffany Studios Indian pattern patinated bronze desk set consisting of a ink well letter holder stamp box and blotter paper ends. In all original excellent condition beautiful Tiffany quality excellent brown with green highlights patina. A fine set would be a nice addition to any collection.
Exquisite pair French gilt bronze 5 light candelabra with cherubs and garland leaf and flower motif supported by a white marble base. Measuring 28" x 13" x 8".
A fine antique French ink well set of gilt bronze and a black marble base adorned with a bronze bust of a Roman soldier signed Richaud & Cie Measuring approximately 16 inches long and 12 inches high in excellent condition.
An exquisite sterling overlay cranberry glass pitcher awarded as a trophy for the Motor Boat Club of America. Measuring 13.5 inches tall in excellent condition.
Emille Galle art nouveau art glass miniature vase circa 1890s. A frosted clear glass with a lavender color etched and wheel cut floral motif signed Galle. In excellent condition no chips or cracks some residue in interior. Measuring approx. 2.5 inches tall a fine addition to any collection.
A fine pair of Sheffield Silver Candlesticks by Mathew Boulton c.1790. Boulton a famed English inventor and manufacturer of fine Sheffield Silver Plate. Each candle stick is hall marked with the Boulton touch mark. Measuring 8.5" T x 4.5"W. in very good condition some copper showing through.
Fine pair of antique gilt bronze candle holders featuring a male and female figure each holding a urn with flowering buds ending in a candle holder. Measuring 13.5 inches tall in excellent condition.
Art Nouveau heavy Sterling silver overlay with flower decorations over green glass art vase. In excellent condition hallmarked Alvin silver and 999/1000 silver. Measuring 10 inches tall 3.5 in diameter.
An antique sterling silver repousse Crown for a Spanish colonial santo figure of Holy Mary, Hallmarked 925 in excellent condition. measuring approx. 4 x 3.5 x 2 1/4 inches.
A fine rare Pennsylvania German folk art brides box c. 1830 in very good antique condition with all original antique paint. Old german script reads, "SCHAU ES NUR AN WIE DU WILLST EX IST DES VATERS EBENBILD". ROUGHLY TRANSLATES TO "SEE IT THE WAY YOU WANT IT IS YOUR FATHER'S LIKENESS. Measuring approx. 19 x 12 x 7 inches a Museum quality American folk art piece.
Fine set of Twelve Alvin sterling napkin rings in fine condition.
A Fine hand painted plaque of a young girl in a springtime setting artist signed F. Lee lower right and on the reverse and titled. In excellent condition no damage framed in a round wood frame covered in a burgundy velvet material. An absolutely beautiful antique would be a fine addition to any collection.
Sterling Tea Pot Hester Bateman London 1780
A beautiful Georgian silver teapot by Hester Bateman
Of oval form with beaded rims and the sides and shoulder and lid decorated with bright cut and wheelwork decorations. The front side with a period monogram centered in a continious ribbon tied floral swag and drape garland. In excellent condition the lid hinge is a bit loose and the silver finial is probably a 19th century replacement.
Measuring approx. 5 3/4 inches tall 11 inches excellent clear hallmarks overall weight 15 oz 10dwts.
Hester Bateman 1708 - 1794
Hester Batemans's long career began after the death of her husband John Bateman(1704-1760. John was a chainmaker in London, but little is known about him.
After his death, Hester began to build the business, entering her first silver mark in 1761 and continuing to expand the business and went on to be one of the best known of the female silversmiths working in London during the 18th century.