Sterling silver "tot," or shot jigger. Unusal flower-pot form bears full British hallmarks: William Aitken, Birmingham 1913. 1 1/2" H., 1 1/2" W.
Stunning high Art Nouveau wine bottle stand. Elaborately reticulated whiplash vines and iris florals dance about the form. Three ball feet support the stand with its pinched wave edges. Made in Germany circa 1900. 3 1/8" H.
Stunning Doulton Lambeth Art Nouveau stoneware jardiniere. Mottled celadon ground is a backdrop for scrolling elements and cartouches with heart-shape foliates. Relief designs are richly glazed in tones of cobalt, light blue and browns. Doulton workshop marks impressed beneath as well as artists mark for senior assistant Louisa Wakely and design number circa 1905. Dimensions: 7 1/2" H., 8 1/2" W.
Dutch silver cartouche-form snuff box. A central shield upon the pillow top is surounded by engraved florettes. Gilded interior. Hallmarks include: 1877 date stamp, Schoonhoven assay stamp, .833 fine silver, WH maker. Dimensions: 5/8" H., 2" square.
Fine set-of-six sterling silver tots or shot glasses. The Arts & Crafts tyg tri-handle form shots are each fully hallmarked: William Aitken, Birmingham 1904. Beautifully presented in original fitted silk- and velvet-lined case. Each tot is gilded within. Dimensions: 1 3/4" H., 1 1/2" W., 1 5/8" W. to handles, each.
Lovely WMF tray with a silvered wave and notch gallery at the circumference. Glazed ceramic in two-tone gray pattern with green and blue grid form. Three ball feet support the frame work. The famous WMF (Wurttemgergische Metallwarenfabrik) workshop collaborated with the Waechtersbach ceramic workshop to create this exquisite tray. Impressed WMF marks beneath. Germany circa 1915. Dimensions: 7" Diameter, 1 1/8" H.
Each Doulton Lambeth baluster-form vase has a rising neck with flared opening. The stoneware is glazed in gradations of mottled blues and browns with celadon upon the central section. Angled panels with raised beading separate rows of cobalt-glazed flower heads. Alternating heart-shape leaves and flower heads complete the Art Nouveau design. Impressed Doulton marks along with design number circa 1902-17. Artist mark for Louise Wakely as well as assistants marks. Dimensions: 10 1/2" H. each.
Stunning high Art Nouveau design! A reticulated whiplash-form support in each corner upholds the jewel box. Interlacing sweeping vines and Art Nouveau florals are in relief upon the top and all sides. Extraordinary to have survived with its original wooden lining. Made by the famous WMF (Wurttembergische Metallwarenfabrik) workshop in Germany circa 1900. Illustrated page 289 in the firm's well-known 1906 catalog. Marks beneath. Dimensions: 2 3/4" H., 4 1/2" W., 6 3/4" L.
Vienna Secession design candlesticks made by the well-known WMF(Wurttembergische Metallwarenfabrik) workshop in Germany, circa 1910. Dome-form bases support geometric columns with beaded Secession elements. Half-rounded candle cups complement base design. Firm's marks upon bases. 10 3/4" H.
Antique niello enamel and silver large snuff box. A repetition of circles and flower heads covers the surface of the box. A band of leaves lines each side of the rounded-edge form. Gilded interior. Silver standard and guarantee marks circa 1819-38. Maker mark as well as Paris city mark. Dimensions: 1/2" H., 1 3/4" W., 3 1/4" L.
Vienna Secession design frame made by the WMF (Wurttembergische Metallwarenfabrik) workshop in Germany circa 1907. Reticulated circular and geometric patterns enhance the curving top. Josef Hoffman inspired spiral forms adorn the rectangular frame's corner supports. Firm's marks upon the bottom edge. Dimensions: 3 3/4" H., 5 3/4" W., 2 1/4" H.; 3 5/8" photo
Vienna Secession influence snuff box with fluted sides upon the stylized hexagonal form. A relief scrolling border further enhances the hinged cover. Gilded interior. 800 Fine Silver, hallmark for the Martin Mayer Workshop of Mainz, Germany, circa 1910. Dimensions: 7/8" H., 2 3/8" W.
Beautiful quality silver overlay green glass vase. Wide bulbous form with heavily overlaid rambling flowers, leaves, and vines. Marks for the LaPierre Silver Workshop of New York and Newark, NJ, circa 1900. Dimensions: 3" H., 4" W.
American Arts & Crafts hammered silver photo frame made by the famous Lebolt workshop. The Chicago jeweler and silversmith had a retail shop on State Street with a branch on Fifth Avenue, New York. The fine quality crafted frame bears the firm's earliest mark: L within a diamond, handmade sterling special; circa 1912. The form is beveled at the bottom to rest evenly upon a surface. Dimensions: 7 1/4" W., 9" H., 5 3/4" W, 7 1/2" photo.
Lovely Art Nouveau sterling silver clock with interlacing sweeping elements in relief. Silver is mounted upon a curving easel-back oak form. Hallmarks: Joseph Gloster, Birmingham 1907. Dimensions: 4 3/8" W., 6" H., 2" D.
Golden L.C. Tiffany Favrile glass scallop top bowl. The ten ribbed form has lustrous silvery blue iridescence within. The deep gold exterior is highlighted with violet-pink iridescence. Signed L.C. T. Favrile, circa 1905. Dimensions: 2 1/2" H, 6 1/4" W.
Tiffany gilded bronze zodiac pattern bookends. The pair depicts the twelve signs of the zodiac in relief. Impressed marks upon each: Tiffany Studios, New York 1091. Circa 1905. A similar pair illustrated in "Tiffany Desk Sets," by Holland, page 36. 6" H., 5" W.
Art Nouveau sterling silver and cut crystal paperweight inkwell. Large rounded silver cover with robust Art Nouveau florals in high relief. Heavy crystal square inkwell deeply cut beneath. Marked sterling. American circa 1900. Dimensions: 2 5/8" Sq., 4" H.