British Art Nouveau gong with handwrought iron framework with scrolling elements. Complementing fluid ironwork supports the form, resting upon a wooden base. Brass Art Nouveau mounts along with a brass gong completes the design. Made in England circa 1905. 15 1/8" H., 9 3/4" W. at base
Handsome black- leather-covered whisky flask. Drinking cup is gilded within and removes for convenience. Top cap has bayonet hinge. Made by James Dixon & Sons, Sheffield, c. 1910. 2 7/8" W., 6" H.
Lovely Victorian dessert service for twelve. Each silvered fork and knife has a mother-of-pearl handle. All have hand-chased foliate-and-garland details. Twenty-four pieces are fitted in a wooden case, lushly lined with tufted silk and velvet. Made by Robert Fead Mosley in Sheffield circa 1890. Retailer's label for jeweler Alex Duncan of Glasgow. Retains original key. 9 1/8" W., 11 1/8" L. case; 7 3/4" L. knives, 6 1/2" L. forks
Beautiful, bold corkscrew. The boar tusk has unusual, rich, brown natural tone gradation. Large stlering silver mount with relief banded detail. Walker bell feature. Made by the Wilcox & Wagoner silver workshop in New York, circa 1900. 6" W., 5 7/8" L.
Golden brown, textured staghorn corkscrew with sterling silver mount. Banded detail upon the mount edge. Walker bell feature. Made by the john Hasselbring workshop in New York circa 1900. 6 3/8" W., 5 3/8" L.
Lushly enameled in blue with a sterling silver, chased opener blade. Hallmarks: Mappin Bros., Sheffield 1897. 9 1/2" L.
Handsome set-of-three graduated horn beakers with sterling silver mounts. Each Victorian beaker, with its incised, banded mount, is fully hallmarked for Thomas Johnson I, London 1876. Each has nice, naturally mottled gradation of tone and a glass bottom. 3 3/8" H., 3" H., 2 1/2" H.
Silver magnifier with Art Nouveau florals and vines sweeping about the handle. 800 Fine Silver marks. Germany circa 1900. 4" W., 8 5/8" L.
Very nice example of this highly collected corkscrew. The celluloid stockings are striped in two-tone green. Nickel mounts and high-button boots. Influenced by the "Can Can" dancers in 19th-century, Moulin Rouge-era Paris. Impressed marks above the worm for Graef & Schmidt. Made in Germany circa 1895. 2 5/8" L. closed, 5 1/4" W. fully open
Handsome, classic sterling silver box. The squared form with wooden lining is fully hallmarked: William Hair Haseler, Birmingham 1912. 2 1/4" H., 3 1/2" square
Quite extraordinary. A polished moss agate is set as the top of the silver snuff/tobacco box. A match striker is mounted upon the back. Lid opens to reveal a wooden bottom lining as well as gilded interior. The translucent agate is seen through both sides. Original leather beneath. Hallmarks: William Hornby, London 1908. 1 1/4" H., 1 3/4" W., 2 3/8" L.
Antique English mother-of-pearl handle dessert set-for-six. The silvered forks, as well as knife blades have engraved scrolling and foliate patterns. Fitted in original elegant silk- and- velvet-lined wooden case. Stamped patent mark circa 1885. 6 1/2" L. forks, 7 1/2" L. knives,; 9" x 11 1/4" case
Lovely, romanticized Art nouveau form. Silver tea strainer has calla lilies and stems as its handles. The strainer has crimped, undulating, rolled edges and is gilded within. Made by the well-regarded Wilhelm Binder workshop of Schwabisch Gmund, Germany, circa 1900. Firm's stamp, along with 800 Fine Silver marks upon the stem. 5 1/8" L.
Antique sterling silver whisky flask covered with crocodile. The handsome flask has a convenient drinking cup that slips off and is gilded within. A bayonet-form hinged cap completes the practical design. Hallmarks: Frederick C. Asman, Sheffield, 1904. 3" W., 5 1/8" H.
English silvered whisky flask wrapped in leather. The 3/8-pint flask has a removable drinking cup that is gilded within. A bayonet-hinge cap completes the practical design. Made in England circa 1910. 3 3/4" W., 6" H.
Crocodile-wrapped sterling silver English whisky flask. Fine example with a rare patented screw top that is attached to a bayonet-hinged arm. Bottom drinking cup is gilded within and slips off for convenience. Hallmarks: James Dixon & Sons, Sheffield 1916. 3 1/8" W., 5 1/8" H.
Antique wild board tusk corkscrew. An elaborate Art Nouveau silver mount adorns the underside of the tusk. A complementing silver cap with foliate detail enhances the end to complete the design. American circa 1900. 6" W., 4 7/8" L.
Antique American wild boar tusk corkscrew with sterling silver mount. Silver has an elaborate openwork scrolling design. A silver florette completes the design upon the top of the tusk. American, circa 1900. 5 3/4" W., 5 1/2: L.