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
English sterling silver Art Nouveau snuff box. An Alphonse Mucha-inspired maiden with flowing hair among relief florals and sunrays is in relief upon the top. The oval form is hallmarked: Charles Westwood & Sons, Birmingham 1900. 1" H., 1 3/4" W., 2 1/2" L.
Stunning Art Nouveau sterling silver letter rack. The two-section holder, with its undulating form, has rambling florals and vines in relief. The impeccable Art Nouveau example was made by the famous Gorham silver workshop in Rhode Island. Date mark symbol 1901. 2 1/4" D., 6 1/2" W., 5 3/4" H.
Extraordinary! Undulating Art Nouveau shield-form sterling silver hand mirror. Fluidly rambling vines surround a pair of facing birds perched upon tendrils. Lily pads float beneath as a central lily rises upward to crown the design. Retains original conforming bevel mirror. Hallmarks: William Neale, Chester 1905. 4 3/4" W., 11 1/2" L.
Tastefully designed classic sterling silver frame with angled corners. Hallmarks: Elkington & Co., Birmingham 1919. 3 3/4" W., 5 1/4" H.; 3 1/8" W., 4 3/4" H. photo
Elegant Art Nouveau sterling silver hand mirror. Abundant floral clusters rise to the top of the mirror from their waving stems. Undulating vines in relief further enhance the handle and borders of the stunning form. Original conforming bevel mirror with a border of silver flowers. Hallmarks: Charles Henry Dumenil, London 1908. 4 3/4" W., 10 5/8" L.
Antique sterling silver whistle with detailed, hand-chased foliates. Hallmarks: Charles Edward Adams, Birmingham 1900. 2 1/4" L., 2 1/2" to ring
Lovely serpentine, wave design, sterling silver frame. The undulating Art Nouveau form is hallmarked: Henry Hobson & Sons, Birmingham 1909. 5 3/4" W., 8" H.; 3 1/2" W., 5 1/4" H. photo
English silver Art Nouveau easel-back mirror. The elegant form has open flowers and scrolling vines undulating about the borders. A central cartouche adorns the top. Original curved bevel mirror completes the stunning design. Hallmarks: Boots Pure Drug Co., Birmingham 1905. 5 1/2" W., 7 1/4" H.
Scrolling ribbon-like vines and flowers in relief float about the elegant, large Art Nouveau sterling silver frame. The design is enhanced with a textured background and a central scrolling cartouche upon the top. Hallmarks: William Neale, Chester 1904. 9 3/4" W., 12" H. frame; 8 1/4" H. photo
Edwardian sterling silver snuff box with detailed, chased, scrolling florals and leaves. The rectangular form with rounded ends is hallmarked: Williams Birmingham Ltd., Birmingham 1904. Gilded within. 5/8" H., 1 1/4" W., 2 1/2" L.
Fine American Arts & Crafts sterling silver bowl in the 14th Century Crusader pattern made by Shreve in San Francisco circa 1910. The bowl has an undulating rim, a notched border and a hexagonal center. The striking form also incorporates a hammered and riveted strap-work detail. This highly regarded pattern was introduced to the public at the Panama Pacific Exposition of 1911, which symbolized a fresh beginning for the city after the devastating earthquake of 1906. 1 1/4" H., 9 1/4" W.
Lovely Art Nouveau sterling silver olive or condiment spoon, made by Paye & Baker of North Attleboro, Massachusetts circa 1901. Finely detailed water lily pattern with floating lilies and pads descending along the stem of the spoon on the front as well as the reverse. The bowl has Art Nouveau florals and fronds in high relief. 7" L.
Sterling silver photo frame with fine engine turning in alternating wave patterns. Knotched arch top and a bevel about the sides. Hallmarks: Henry Matthews, Birmingham 1912. Dimensions: 5 1/4" W., 7 3/8" H.; 3 3/4" W., 5 1/2" H. photo.
Antique Victorian sterling silver olive spoon made by the Nowlan Co. circa 1890. Gilded pierced bowl with a pattern in relief. Beaded stem with a foliate detail upon the handle. Nowlan operated as a jeweler and silversmith under the direction of Thomas Nowlan in Richmond, Va. beginning 1866. 7 1/4" L.
Sterling silver magnifier with detailed scrolling florals in relief upon the handle. Hallmarks: Cooper Bros. Sheffield, 1903. 6 1/8" L., 2 1/2" W.
Sterling silver magnifier with birds in high relief among flowers and foliate elements. Hallmarks: London 1895. 8 1/4" L.
Antique sterling silver Corinthian column candlesticks with acanthus leaf detail upon the top. Stepped bases with gadroon wave borders support fluted columns. Complementing gadrooning is found upon the removable bobeches. Hallmarks on bases as well as on bobeches: Hawkesworth, Eyre & Co. Ltd., Sheffield 1901. 9" H.