A pair of Rococo style hand modeled knife rests. Matted luster glaze in puce and gilt, by Kämmer in Rudolstadt, Germany, c 1950. Under glaze blue mark K under crown. Length "3 ¼ / 9 cm. Condition: fine.
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A pair of Royal Copenhagen candlesticks / candle holders, hand painted in the Saxon Flowers pattern (Danish: Saksisk Blomst), inspired by the 18th century production of Meissen, in Saxony, Germany. Royal Copenhagen mark for the period after 1922, model number 3334, pattern 493 and painter’s signature. Width “3 ¾ / 9,8 cm and height “2 ¼ / 5,8 cm. Condition: fine.
An enamel on copper cup or beaker and a small dish. Both are Italian modernist pieces (1950’s), both enameled in tomato red with black speckles (the back of the dish in gilt and white). The cup marked with a small metal sign in the way of Paolo de Poli, stamped Made in Italy, the dish with impressed mark. The height of the cup "2/ 5 cm, the diameter of the dish bowl: "3 ½ / 8,7 cm. Condition: fine.
A Danish hand hammered footed pewter bowl. Designed by Georg Nilsson and produced by the big Dutch cutlery manufacturer Gero in the Danish factory they had purchased in1922 and where GN (trained by Georg Jensen) was the chief designer. Marked Gerotin (tin is Danish for pewter). Height: "5 ¼ / 13 cm. Condition: fine.
Two hand hammered pewter vases of the same model, of different size. Designed by Georg Nilsson and produced by the big Dutch cutlery manufacturer Gero in the Danish factory they had purchased in1922 and where GN (trained by Georg Jensen) was the chief designer. Marked Gerotin (tin is Danish for pewter). Height: "3 ¼ / 8 and "2 ¼ / 6 cm. Condition: fine.
Cutlery set: roast fork, carving knife and sharpener, a bottle opener and a cheese knife, all with ringed brass handles. Georg Jensen, c 1970, all with impressed and/or etched marks. Length: "6 ¾ / 17,5 - "12 ¼ / 31 cm. Condition: some wear to the brass handles.
Simple and beautiful silver beaker or small vase with flaring rim and a neat “pearl” border at the base. Made by Van Kempen, Begeer & Vos (1919-60), purveyors to the Dutch Court. Marks: KBV, Dutch silver marks for 835 and year mark for 1921. Height: "3 ¼ / 8 cm. Condition: small dent 2 centimeters from the base (cf photo).
A set of six English silver demi-tasse spoons, small but elegant in style. Made by Thomas Bradbury & Sons in Sheffield, retailed by Blackwell & Smart in Leicester. Hall mark for Sheffield, makers mark TB&S and year marks for 1930. Length: Width: "3 ¼ / 8 cm. Condition: fine, apparently never used and in their original box.
A small bronze figure of a penguin by Walter Bosse and Herta Baller, Vienna, c 1950, unsigned. This model, with neck feathers, does not seem to be among the later reproduced miniatures. Nice patina. Height "2/ 5,5 cm. Condition: fine.
Bowl or ashtray from Marcello Fantoni, Firenze (Florence), 1950’s. The upper part made of yellow clay with an orange coating, the base of brown clay. Heavily chamotted. Signed Fantoni, Italy and (possibly) a model number. Diam: "4 ¾ / 11,8 and height: "2 ½ / 6,5 cm. Condition: fine.
A massive stoneware bowl from Marcello Fantoni, Firenze (Florence), 1950’s. The exterior partly unglazed, the interior gray glazed, with purple and black stains or splashes. Signed Fantoni, Italy. Diam: "6/ 15,5 and height: "1 ¾ / 4,5 cm. Condition: two nicks to the inside of the rim as seen on photos.
A sterling silver holder for a menu, the design somewhere between Art Déco and functionalism. Superbly engraved monogram. Today, menu holders might be used also for a photo or a birthday card. From Touron, one of the most well-established Parisian silver firms (from 1824). Stamped Kendall-Touron, French assay mark: boar’s head and maker’s mark L&R. Height "1/ 2,5 cm. Condition: fine.
An Italian small green opaque dish by Venini with an applied white foot rim. A darker and transparent spot in the center above the polished pontil mark. Acid stamped mark Venini, Murano, Italia. Diam: "6/ 15,5 cm. Condition: fine.
A small and massive crystal glass dish by Daum, France, around 1970. Single decoration to one side of a cast and etched flower with a small accent in pink. Engraved signature Daum, France. Diam: "5 ¼ / 13 – 13,5 cm. Condition: fine.
Three German dishes with sprayed decoration in black and brown/orange. Geometric Déco or “functionalist” style, around 1930. Mark to one dish: Made in Germany, Mustersch(utz) = Protected Pattern, and a stamped mark of a traditional workman. Diam: "6 ¾ / 17 cm. Condition: fine.
A pair of bullet shaped candle holders, white glazed with blue accents. By Dux, Czechoslovakia, Art Déco c. 1930. Royal Dux mark and acorn mark for 1918-1939. Width: "3 ½ / 9 cm. Condition: fine.
Semi-eggshell thin cup and saucer by Imura, Japan, c 1920. Decoration in black, gilt and red or orange of fans in the Kutani style. Signed Nihon (Japan) Yokohama Imura Tsukuru. Condition: a glaze bubble is concealed under the enameled decoration. Saucer with a small nick to the rim (cf. photo). Height of cup: "2 ¼/ 6 cm, and diam. of saucer: "4 ¾ / 12 cm.
Elegant 1950’s lipstick holder and cover, sterling silver. Simple, “functionalist” design with stripes to holder and cover helps keeping the two parts joined together safely. Hallmarks: 925 to the holder and makers mark TL (?), to the cover a Swedish importation mark: three crowns and S. Ready for use; a new lipstick can be inserted and then maneuvered by turning the holder. Length: "2/ 5 cm, weight 28 grams. Condition: fine