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...
Superb Art Deco silver case for holding calling cards or ivory note cards - or one collector told me it was a match holder. It has a ring that would allow it to hang from a chain or chatelaine. The case is inlaid with 14k gold and is coated with gold on the inside as well. Made by James E. Blake. Marked inside: Sterling (logo) 8451-1/2 14KT. Engraved on the front with the date 1918; on the back with initials AEM. Measures 1 3/4 x 2 1/2 inches and 1/4-inch thick. Excellent condition.
Superb little gilt brass oval frame with an applied ornate open work and floral motif. Great late-Victorian / Art Nouveau design. The frame measures about 6 3/8 inches tall x 3 3/4 inches wide. The opening is about 5 1/4 inches tall x 2 3/8 inches wide. The metal back has a wire easel that is marked - Pat. App’d For - on the hinge. Glass included. Excellent condition.
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.
Superb little rectangular brass frame with applied roses on all four sides. Great Arts & Crafts design. The frame measures about 4 inches tall x 2 5/8 inches wide with a 1/4 inch border. The opening is about 3 1/2 inches tall x 2 3/16 inches wide. The metal back slides open and has an A-frame easel that can be changed to be either vertical or horizontal by removing a pin. There is also a ring for hanging. Glass included. Excellent condition.
Nice round sterling napkin ring that is decorated bead work all around both rims. It is monogrammed Lyman. Marked: Sterling / 111 / plus some scratched in polishing marks. Weighs approx. 0.34 Troy ounces / 10.5 grams. Measures 1-1/16 inches wide x 1-1/2 inches across. Excellent condition.
Superb little Victorian brass oval frame with simple twisted rope border. Great late-Victorian design. The metal back has an A-frame easel and is marked Marion London. The frame measures about 4 1/2 inches tall x 3 1/4 inches wide. The opening is about 3 1/2 inches tall x 2 1/4 inches wide. Glass included. Excellent condition.
This strawberry fork was introduced by Tiffany & Co. in the late-1800s. This is probably one of the most sought after pieces. It is a strawberry fork in the Strawberry pattern! Beautifully decorated on both sides. Marked on the back: T. & Co. /Stg. Overall length is 4 3/8 inches. Excellent condition.
I have listed two of these for sale.
This crystal vanity bottle has a pattern of cut panels and ribbing. The crystal jar is about 2-1/2 inches across and 2 inches tall. The sterling silver lid has a wonderful scrolling repousse design with a monogram. The lid just pushes on with a snug fit. Marked: Whiting Silver Mfg. Co. lion logo + Sterling/Pat 1893 + 3905/113 + 925/1000 Fine. Excellent condition.
Nice oval sterling napkin ring with a repousse wreath on both sides. Not marked, but definitely sterling silver. Weighs approx. 0.97 Troy ounces / 30.2 grams. Measures 1 inch wide x 2-3/4 inches long. Excellent condition.
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.
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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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...
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.
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...
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.
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.