Measurements: BASE DIAMETER: 2" - TOP OPENING DIAMETER: 1 1/4" - HEIGHT WITH LID: 1 1/2"
Clearly marked as "sterling" followed by a series of hallmarks which I am unable to read.
Jars such as this one were often part of a lady's vanity set which might include many different sizes of jars, bud vases, clocks, pin trays, etc. This jar is a single...
Measurements: Exterior dimensions: 8" x 9.5" x 6mm - Interior opening dimensions: 8" x 6.5" - Mirror - 1/2" bevel
English Hallmarks: Birmingham, 1917. Maker's mark : C & C
Photographed unpolished except for photo #2. I took the second photo after polishing the frame because looking at the first photo, the frame appeared to have several large dents, WHICH IT DOES NOT. The only "damages" are two very tiny dimples at the top edge of the frame - right and left sides...
Measurements: TOTAL WEIGHT: 9.5 oz. - LENGTH: 12.5" - approximate DIAMETER OF BOWL: 4"
This is one of the most beautiful and ornate of the Art Nouveau designs produced by the Gorham Silver Company in the late 1800's. The design is a combination of all that is Art Nouveau: shells, scrolls, leaves, flowers, fruit, puti and a semi nude woman holding a lyre...
Measurements: LENGTH: 44" - HEIGHT - 23" - DIAMETER PIPE: 5/8"
Molded sheet copper with lovely, original verdigris patina except on the end of the arrow feathers.
No damages (such as bullet holes), but it would appear that the top of the vane has been repaired with (probably) lead solder used to re-create the original finial form. (photo#4)
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Measurements: DIAMETER: 4/1/2"- DEPTH: 7/8" (including tripod legs)
This small sculpture is made of cast bronze with an artist's signature on the back, which is partially illegible (no foundry mark). I can read: "W.H. JR" and the lower case letters "o - m - e."
The sculpted bas relief is very three dimensional and very detailed without any of the blurring seen in less well made castings. All edges are rounded and smooth; beautifully finished...
Measurements: 6" x 1/2" at the widest dimension - WEIGHT: 1.3 oz.
Hallmarked with the number 12 and "S.R." I have been unable to identify the country of origin, but I purchased two yad from the same estate and the other was pre-1900 Germany.
The torah pointer or YAD (the Hebrew word for hand) is part of the Jewish ceremony of reading a portion of the torah. It is a decorated rod used in the synagogue to indicate the text of the torah that is being read in the day's service...
Measurements: 1 1/2" x 1 1/8" x 3/8" - WEIGHT: 1/2 oz.
Clearly marked "sterling" but no manufacturer's name.
I date this adorable postage stamp box to the early 1900's. The ring and jump ring suggest that the box was used on a chatelaine. Now it could be used as an unusual pendant or simply carried in a pocket and used to hold pills. Very secure closure.
Arts and Crafts Movement style lettering.
Measurements: 3/4 troy oz. of sterling
1 1/8" x 1 1/2" x 2" - DEPTH: 1/16"
Dating to the early 1900's.
Elegant repousse design - almost like wings or the rays of the sun.
Crimping marks on the back of each corner where it was applied to.......?
Photographed unpolished with original patina.***Note: view my two previous items to see other corners and get one idea as to how they may be used.
Measurements: 6 3/8" x 3" x 3/8" depth
Weight: 41.1 grams
Clearly marked with the Shiebler "S" with double wings and the word "sterling" - also the number 9597.
The gold wash (vermeil) over the silver is in good condition considering the age of this pin tray. Silver shows through at some of the high spots, but disappears when the piece is polished...
Measurements: 2 5/8" x 3 3/4" @ 2 1/4 oz. of silver
Hallmarks indicate Dutch/Netherlands origin with 2 date marks: one is an "M" for 1845; the second is found on the tongue of the buckle and is an Old English style "D" for 1885. (The second mark is not shown in the photos.)
Undamaged and without repairs. Shown unpolished.
The design is a casting of a series of urns, women in fancy headdresses, and laurel leaves with fancy scrollwork all around.
Measurements: 2 troy oz. of silver.
2" tall x 1 3/8" diameter base and 1 1/2" tall x 1 " diameter base. Hallmarked on the inside and outside of each goblet and under the bases.
Matching hand engraved designs.
Unpolished and without repairs.
2 1/2" tall x 5 1/4" square base x 3" square lid with 2" diameter original bronze/glass inkwell insert.
No damages, dents or repairs. Unpolished condition.
A beautiful addition to any Arts and Crafts Movement desk.
Top diameter including handles: 22" - not including handles: 14" Base diameter: 10" Height: 11"
This chalice form is hand hammered with applied top and base rings. The top edge is decorated with square and round repousse plaques which have been enameled (some enamel "as is"); the round plaques are centered by semi precious stones: moonstone, opal and mother of pearl.
In "as found" condition except for having professional conservation done on the base ring...
3 1/2" long x 1/4" at the widest point of the handle x 1 1/2" lens diameter
Marked 14kt and all parts tested as gold.
In very good condition with a tight closure and a good spring opening.
***To keep a lorgnette in good, functioning condition, always open the lorgnette into the palm of the hand rather than allowing it to freely spring open.
Measurements: Total diameter: 1 1/2" Diameter of coin: 1 1/8" Weight of coin: 15 grams of .900 silver
In very good overall condition except for two missing tabs which hold the coin into the frame. Even with the two tabs gone, the coin is solidly held in place.
The coin is in very good condition: crisp and clean with very little wear.
Information on this 1901 coin is that it is a commemorative showing Wilhelm Koenig and his wife Augusta...
Measurements: Total length: 6.5" Width of mesh fob: 3/4" Diameter of coin: 1 1/4" Weight of coin: 18.5 grams of .900 silver
In very good overall condition except for 3 places on the edge of the mesh where the edge mesh links have "unraveled" and slight wear to the vermeil visible under magnification...
Measurements: 2 5/8" x 2" x 5/8"
Very highly detailed repousse style designs - back as well as front. Marked: "Made in England" and "Best Nickel Plated"
All of the springs are in good working order.
I am dating the piece to the early part of the 20th century, although you who know about English coins, etc. may have a more exact idea.
3.25" x * 2.50" oval .75" deep
Showing a scribed two masted schooner (I think) in full sail with detailed ocean waves. The snuff appears to be homemade with a modified snipe hinge. The metal is brass with a zinc or lead lining.
Minor denting consistent with age and usage.