Beautifully chased cigarette Art Nouveau case with gold covered interior. This is Russian silver from the turn of the century. The chased pattern is a very organic pattern with scrolls that look like waves. The top is engraved in Russian with the date 1914. Inside are the Russian kokoshnik hallmarks for 1899-1908 (probably Yakor Lyapunov, St. Petersburg), maker’s mark (looks like) ΦB and 84 zolotniki (0.875 silver content). Measures 2 3/4 x 4 1/4 inches and 5/8-inch thick...
This berry or strawberry fork was introduced by Frank M. Whiting in 1894. It is a delicate three-tined fork, beautifully decorated on both sides. Marked on the back: Pat’d Feb.13, ’94 / Sterling / F. Whiting logo. Overall length is 4 7/8 inches. Excellent condition.
Nice round sterling napkin ring that is decorated all around with repousse and some hand chasing. It is monogrammed: Lottie Dixon / August 30th 99. Marked with British hallmarks: Anchor - Y - Lion Passant – for Birmingham 1899. The maker’s mark is partially obscured by the decoration. Looks like NW, possibly Noah Wright. Weighs approx. 0.99 Troy ounces / 30.8 grams. Measures 1-1/4 inches wide x 1-7/8 inches across. Excellent condition.
This is a fantastic silver tea strainer from the Netherlands in the early 1900s (time period 1903-1928, I think). This is a relatively heavy piece (1.87 Troy ounces/58 grams) and it is profusely decorated. The reinforced cast handle has birds, scrolls, horses, a crown and a cartouche that is not monogrammed. The wide rim has foliate scrolls all over...
Nice round sterling napkin ring with an empty cartouche with leaves and flowers on one side. The other side is monogrammed: AB. Marked: Sterling / 22. Weighs approx. 0.405 Troy ounces / 12.7 grams. Measures 1-1/8 inches wide x 1-1/2 inches across. Excellent condition.
19th Century English Silver Sugar and Creamer set in a silk and velvet lined leather presentation box from “Mappin Brothers Silversmiths / 35 St.Paul’s Churchyard & Regent Street”. Sugar and creamer have repousse decoration, with foliate scrolls in ovoid reserves and vermeil interior. Both pieces have a monogram ASA and are fully hallmarked, as shown. Makers Mark: C.E. for Charles Edwards of London. Date: 1886 and 1888. Height: 2 1⁄4 inches; weight: 3.82 OZT. Excellent condition.
Nice wide, round sterling napkin ring with a repousse peonies on both sides and an un-monogrammed cartouche. Marked: Sterling / 22. Weighs approx. 0.51 Troy ounces / 15.8 grams. Measures 1-3/8 inches wide x 1-3/4 inches across. Excellent condition, with a minor crimp on one rim.
Nicely made hollow handled lemon fork. The handle is sterling but the fork end appears to be heavy silver plate. This is an unusual piece. Overall length is 6 inches. Marked: Sterling. Very good condition, with minor dents in the handle and some wear to the back of the fork.
This wonderful wooden box is fitted with a lid trimmed in sterling silver and topped with an antique Chancay animal figural textile fragment under glass. The box is carved from a single piece of Andean hardwood – possibly mahogany – and measures 2 x 2 x 1 7/8 inches tall. The hand hammered silver on the rim of the lid is unmarked, but surely sterling or close to it...
Superb little sterling silver frame. Marked on the back of the foot Sterling / 141. The frame measures about 2 inches in diameter with a 3/16-inch border. The opening is about 1 1/2 inches in diameter. The easel back is fabric covered. Glass included. Excellent condition.
Nice oval sterling napkin ring with a scrolling cartouche on one side. The other side is marked: Shirley. Made by Wallace & Sons. Marked: Deer Logo / Sterling / 179-2. Weighs approx. 0.55 Troy ounces / 17.2 grams. Measures 3/4 inch wide x 2-1/4 inches long. Excellent condition.
This Victorian silver plated syrup pitcher has an attached underplate. Made by Van Bergh Silver Plate Co. of Rochester, New York. Wonderfully decorated with a leafy floral motif. This is marked: The Van Bergh S. P. Co. Rochester, N. Y./Quadruple Plate/31. Measures about 5 1/2 inches tall. It has a small dent on the lid, otherwise excellent condition.
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Nice round sterling napkin ring that has micro-graining all around both rims. It has no monogram. Marked with British hallmarks: HWLd - Lion - Chester Town Mark – J – for Chester 1909-10. The maker’s mark is for Henry Williamson Ltd. Weighs approx. 0.23 Troy ounces / 7.2 grams. Measures 11/16 inch wide x 1-3/4 inches across. Excellent condition.
Gorgeous hand hammered repousse silver vanity hand mirror. This is from Peru in the colonial style and dates to the late 19th or early 20th century. The silver is hammered from a thin sheet and hand cut to fit the wooden backing and protect the mirror. The wood is Andean hardwood – possibly mahogany. There are two pieces of silver … one at the top of the mirror and one fitted to the handle. The silver has two marks on the handle (see photo): PERU and 925...
Gorgeous quadruple plate teaset with wonderful grape motif. Includes: Teapot, sugar bowl with cover, cream pitcher, large handled tray. Barbour Silver Co. was started in 1881 and was one of the original companies that formed the International Silver Co. in 1898. This set was probably made in the 1890s.
The serving pieces are marked with the Barbour Silver Quadruple plate mark; the tray has the regular silver plate hallmark (see photos)...
Very nice Art Deco scent bottle. The round crystal bottle has a glass stopper as well as a sterling silver screw-on lid. Marked: Sterling and the Webster Silver Mfg. Co. logo. Measures about 1-1/8 inches across and 2 3/8 inches tall. Excellent condition, although the rim of the bottle does have a small chip.
Gorgeous sterling silver Victorian 2-piece fish set from the late-1880s. Made by Tiffany & Co. during the Edward Moore period (1873-1891). The set consists of an elaborate large fish knife server and a equally elaborate fish serving fork.
This is marked: Tiffany & Co. Sterling Pat.1885 M. The fish knife measures about 12 inches; the fork about 9 1/4 inches. Total weight is about 10.57 Troy ounces. No monograms...
This delicate sterling silver spoon is hand tooled with an elaborate pierced and twisted handle. The handle and bowl are two pieces. The bowl is monogrammed “Minnie.” The piece is simply marked: Sterling. Overall length is 4 7/8 inches. Excellent condition.