Avery Art and Antiques
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Sterling : Pre 1837 VR item #969399
AVERY ART & ANTIQUES
$240.00
This elegant octagonal decanter label is fully hallmarked, indicating it was made in London by John Wren(?), 1808-09. Its silver chain is hand wrought. Approximately 5/8 inch by 1-1/2 inches.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Pre 1800 item #969355
AVERY ART & ANTIQUES
$220.00
Possibly made in the Orient, but more likely in the Western Hemisphere, this label is of paktong, a highly tarnish-resistant alloy introduced from China in the Seventeenth and Eighteenth Centuries. Matthew Boulton and other English silversmiths welcomed its properties, and that it was not subject to taxation. On a fine hand-wrought silver chain, the label boasts a neat feathered border and evidence of careful planching on the reverse...
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Sterling : Pre 1900 item #969164
AVERY ART & ANTIQUES
$85.00
The elaborate neo-rococo border of this silver label stands out in high relief. Deeply engraved is "CERISES," indicating it was designed to grace a decanter of "eau de cerises" (cherry brandy or kirschwasser.) Unmarked but solid silver. American, ca. 1885. Approximately 1-1/2inches by 1-1/2 inches
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Sterling : Pre 1910 item #969139
AVERY ART & ANTIQUES
$85.00
This handsome label in the form of a quarter-board, its details created by engraving, was created the Massachusetts yacht "Athena" early in the last century. American, ca. 1910, approximately 2-3/4 by 7/8 inches.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Plate : Pre 1837 VR item #961917
AVERY ART & ANTIQUES
$650.00
In mint condition, this fine Georgian service unit, an oval platter and original mazarine (strainer plate, bear the hallmark of early Sheffield platers, T. & J. Creswick. Protecting the back of the copper body of the mazarine is a coating of tin that bears the hallmark of T.& J. Creswick. The solid-cast and applied silver border features elegant gadrooning with corners of acanthus leaves and scallop shells. English, ca. 1811. Approximately 16 inches by 12-1/2 inches.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Plate : Pre 1837 VR item #951179
AVERY ART & ANTIQUES
$450.00
This elegant Georgian entrée dish of fine Sheffield plate, with cast-silver mounts and overlapped edges, has a cover that can be inverted, without its detachable finial, to serve as another dish. It is in excellent condition, not replated, with the minimal wear normal to a piece of its age. England, circa 1810. Approximately 9-1/4 inches by12-1/4 inches by six inches tall.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Plate : Pre 1837 VR item #950920
AVERY ART & ANTIQUES
$600.00
Consisting of five elements -- deep warming base, pewter splash guard, primary dish, cover and detachable finial this impressive covered entree dish converts into two service dishes when required. The mechanically applied silver plate is original and shows the wear common to well-cared-for Sheffield plate. The applied cast sterling details and overlapping rims are in excellent condition. Sterling panels for engraving are inset on either side of the cover. Hallmarked with the hand symbol of J...
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Brass : Pre 1837 VR item #925014
AVERY ART & ANTIQUES
$300.00
In the form cinquefoil rosettes, these highly-detailed and finely-detailed tiebacks are prime examples of English stamped-brass work. Approximately 3-1/2 inches in diameter, the rosettes are backed in iron and have iron shafts that are about 3-1/2 inches in length to the tops of their original hand-formed mounting screws. Fine condition and excellent patina. England, circa 1825.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Sterling : Pre 1900 item #809350
AVERY ART & ANTIQUES
$325.00
Of solid cast silver the handles of these 7-inch-long shears have impressive heft. Blades are of surgical-quality close-plated steel. American, circa 1900. Please see related silver fruit basket 809080.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Sterling : Pre 1910 item #809080
AVERY ART & ANTIQUES
$1350.00
Deceptively heavy at 23 Troy ounces, this superb object is finely designed and detailed. Manufactured by Towle Silversmiths around 1910, and marketed by Theodore B Starr of New York City, it is approximately 9-1/4 inches in diameter and 6-1/2 inches tall to the top of its handsome, cast swing handle. Excellent condition, with no damage or repairs. Please see related grape shears 809350.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Pre 1920 item #661804
AVERY ART & ANTIQUES
$125.00
A finely crafted pair of table service tongs, this item brings elegance to the serving of fried chicken and other difficult-to-handle food items. The handles are of sterling silver and the business end is precision-crafted of surgical-quality chromed steel, stamped "Germany." Excellent condition, approximately seven inches in length.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Pre 1910 item #531243
AVERY ART & ANTIQUES
$450.00
One of the most sought-after promotional items is the Huntley & Palmer lithographed tin biscuit box that masquerades as a collection of the Waverley novels of Sir Walter Scott, “Rob Roy,” “Ivanhoe,” “Guy Mannering,” etc. Here is a remarkably well-preserved example, the colors brilliant and the “leather belt” and gilt edges in pristine condition. With the height and width of approximately 6-1/2 inches and the depth 4-3/4 inches, it is English and dates from about 1900.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Sterling : Pre 1800 item #506173
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$3200.00
This 11 by 15-1/4 inch sterling silver is in exceptionally fine condition and of massive weight, a bit over 3-1/2 pounds. It bears the London hallmarks of 1789-90, maker William Simons.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Sterling : Pre 1900 item #493860
AVERY ART & ANTIQUES
$6600.00
Incorporating a fortune in Renaissance and later coins, this magnificent set is composed of two large decanters, a covered powder box and a shoe horn. It is marked "Geo.C. Shreve & Co. San Francisco." Circa 1880, superb condition. The decanters are 8-1/2 inches high and 5-1/2 inches wide, the powder box is 5-3/4 inches high and 4-1/4 inches in diameter and the shoe horn is 10-1/4 inches in length and two inches wide at the base...
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Brass : Pre 1700 item #458970
AVERY ART & ANTIQUES
$275.00
Either Spanish or Dutch in origin, this sharply defined candlestick dates from the end of the Seventeenth Century. It is about seven inches tall, with a base 4-1/4 inches in diameter, and features a candle-extraction hole at the bottom of the candlecup.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Brass : Pre 1800 item #458968
AVERY ART & ANTIQUES
$275.00
This finely turned bell metal candlestick is English and dates from the early part of the Eighteenth Century. It is approximately seven inches high and four inches in diameter.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Brass : Pre 1700 item #458966
AVERY ART & ANTIQUES
$825.00
Here is a rare find: a pair of Seventeenth Century candlesticks in lustrous bell metal the color of rose gold. (Please note that the color of the metal in the pictures is not the true, lustrous red-gold of the actual objects.) Engraved with designs of stylized flowers and festoons, they are about six inches tall and 4-1/2 inches in diameter. Both sticks have been pierced (not by me!) for electrical wiring.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Brass : Pre 1837 VR item #360959
AVERY ART & ANTIQUES
$800.00
In remarkably perfect condition, this charming faux-bambou brass chamber stick, or "go-to-bed," still has its original shade, finely engraved with fleurs-de-lys. It measures approximately six inches tall and is French, circa 1830.