This Victorian silver plated tea pot made by Brittania Metal Company (aka Van Bergh Silver Plate Co.) of Rochester, New York. Wonderfully chased with a scrolling floral decoration. Probably quadruple plate. This is marked: Britannia Metal Co./Made in USA/1926. Measures about 5 1/2 inches tall. It has a few small worn areas and a few dings, otherwise excellent condition.
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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 late Victorian belt buckle with a scrolling vine design. The piece is made of three sheets of stamped and pierced steel. The top two sheets (one of each half of the piece) are formed to the shape of faceted beads and polished. These are attached to the lower piece with 22 faceted cut steel studs. Unmarked, but probably French. Measures about 3 1/8 x 3 inches. Excellent condition, with a wonderful patina and just a tiny hint of rust.
This is a beautiful huge Victorian sterling silver chocolate muddler or long serving spoon. The squarish bowl has a long thin handle. Perfect for stirring up a pot of chocolate. This gorgeous graceful piece was made by Towle starting in 1912. The Mary Chilton pattern is a highly collected design and the chocolate muddler is rare. It does have an M monogram (and priced accordingly).
This is marked: 925/1000 plus Pat.1912/the Towle hallmark/Sterling...
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.
Beautiful grape pattern on this slender handled pickle fork in the Verona pattern from R. Blackinton & Co. The pattern was started in 1905. This is an unusual piece. The grape pattern is rendered on both front and back of the handle. Overall length is 8 1/4 inches. Marked: Sterling. Excellent condition.
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.
This is a beautifully carved wood architectural piece that has been crafted into a sconce. The acanthus leaf surface has some in dark green, pink and yellow highlights added. The Corinthian column style acanthus leaf top is probably from the early-1900s or earlier, with the top shelf and molding a later addition to make it into a sconce. Excellent condition. Measure about 9 1/4 inches tall with the top shelf of 6-1/4 x 6 inches.
WOW! This is a large Muffineer (Sugar Shaker or Caster) in a classic octagonal shape with a pierced top. Measures a full 8 1/4 inches tall. The base is marked on the side with the Chester marks indicating sterling made in 1905 by George Nathan and Ridley Hayes silversmiths (GN/RH). The removable top has the sterling and date marks. The piece weighs about 7.2 Troy ounces, or 224 grams. Excellent condition with only a few minor dings and a slight wobble to the foot.
Fantastic miniature brass frame in the shape of the Liberty Bell with a pair of enameled USA flags and a star. This is circa 1920. Marked Pat Apd For on the back Nice photo of a WWI soldier glued into the frame. No glass or cover. Measures 2-3/4 inches tall. Excellent condition.
This is a fantastic Scandinavian sterling silver tea strainer that is from around 1900 (time period 1890-1920, I think). This is a relatively heavy piece (1.8 Troy ounces/56 grams) and it is profusely decorated. The applied, cast handle has a superb two-sided image of a Dutch lady holding a basket. The wide rim has foliate scrolls all over. The bowl is undecorated.
There are four hallmarks, that are located on the rim...
Beautifully crafted bronze dog figure with original paint. Carefully delineated details of body and fur coat. Marked Austria, c1900. Measures about 1 7/8 x 2 1/4 inches. Excellent condition, with minor losses to the paint.
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.
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...
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 is an Antique Candle Snuffer Set. It is made of a white porcelain with hand painted cobalt blue and gold decoration. Flow blue style design. Lovely leaves and shells in the design and the handles of the snuffers are butterflies! I believe this dates from no later than mid-1800s, and probably much earlier.
The condition of the paint is remarkable – almost totally intact. One of the snuffer rests has been broken and repaired long ago...
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.