Copper jardiniere, with bulbous tapered body that necks in near the top then flares out again. Rough handmade surface. Slightly concave bottom on small self-foot. Nice patina with some verdigris. We purchased this because it was almost the same form as a valuable Falick Novick copper jardinière of ours from the Ada Huncke collection. A very rustic and strong piece with a few dents and scrapes. Unmarked.
Nut cups, pair (2), sterling, enameled in rich glowing blue shades, with round spreading sides and small ring feet. Hammered surfaces. Nicely enameled heavy objects with somewhat rough surface on the silver underside. 2-5/16" W and 13/16" H. Marked M/W or M/M / STERLING (on one). Could this mark be early Mildred Watkins?
Charming Tiffany child's plate, with wide curving edge and acid-etched picture of kneeling child with dog sitting on hind-legs, floral ornament on sides, and "BOW-WOW-WOW" in box below. Heavy. 6-1/8" W.
Historic Tiffany presentation pitcher, with a wide flat bottom tapering to rim, applied ice lip, harp-shaped hollow handle with curled ornament at bottom. Engraved on side is "Norman B. Norman / THE $64,000 QUESTION / 1955". Norman was one of the founders of this classic, scandal-ridden TV show, and the head of Revlon's ad agency that sponsored it in 1955, the show's first year, when it was the #1 show in America. Though it soon became enmeshed in Congressional hearings and w ...click for details
Randahl handwrought salts, or nut cups, set of four (4), oval, with four lobes, on small oval feet. With applied wire to rim and engraved P mono on side. Good weight. Julius O. Randahl worked at the Kalo Shop and was later partners with Matthias Hanck. His earlier pieces, marked with a hammer through the initials JOR, are among his best. 3-1/8" L and 2-5/16" W and 1-3/4" H.
Randahl handwrought napkin ring with oval ends and applied "PH" mono. Nice hammering and heavy. Julius O. Randahl worked at the Kalo Shop and was later partners with Matthias Hanck. His earlier pieces, marked with a hammer through the initials JOR, are among his best. 3-3/16" L and 13/16" W and 3/4" H.
Small fine handwrought Randahl ladle with oval scalloped bowl, and handle that curves around and to the side in a loop, ending in a string of successively smaller silver beads. Three chased parallel lines halfway up the handle, and engraved monogram on handle, possibly MTT or MJJ. Previous owner had scratched small ID number on back near mark. A lovely object, showing Randahl's later appreciation for Danish silver. 5-1/4" L and 1-5/8" W.
Randahl handwrought beakers, excellent pair (2), heavy and solid, with applied wire on rim and applied "ECC" in circle. One has engraved "Army & Navy Cup / 1938" on side. Very nice hammering. Julius O. Randahl worked at the Kalo Shop and was later partners with Matthias Hanck. His earlier pieces, marked with a hammer through the initials JOR, are among his best. 4-11/16" H and 3-3/8" W.
Potter Studio copper box, handwrought, rectangular, with hinged domed lid that centers a rectangular bezel-set worked pewter detail, and a chased line around the edge. Top and bottom overhang the body slightly. Wood interior. Extremely heavy. A very nice and solid object, but recently cleaned, and with one very slightly bent and easily repaired corner of the lid. Potter Studio was a major force in the Arts & Crafts movement, and an excellent Cleveland-based maker of fine jewelry and hol ...click for details