Blackbird Antiques and Vintage Collectibles
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Sterling : Pre 1920 item #1251884 (stock #286x14)
Blackbird Antiques
$85.00

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...

All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Sterling : Pre 1920 item #1242888 (stock #91-)
Blackbird Antiques
$285.00

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...

All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Sterling : Pre 1900 item #1240389 (stock #268-13)
Blackbird Antiques
$525.00

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...

All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Sterling : Pre 1910 item #1193062 (stock #jg5)
Blackbird Antiques
$115.00

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.

All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Sterling : Pre 1920 item #1157697 (stock #b/at797a)
Blackbird Antiques
$95.00

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.

All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Sterling : Pre 1900 item #1135335 (stock #209a9)
Blackbird Antiques
$165.00

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...