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...
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Very nice Art Deco scent bottle. The crystal bottle is octagonal and has a glass stopper as well as a sterling silver screw-on lid. The sterling silver lid has an Art Deco shield pattern. Marked: Sterling and the Webster silver Mfg. Co. logo. Measures about 1-1/4 inches across and 3 5/8 inches tall. Excellent condition, although the lid does have a small dent.
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 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...
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...
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.
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 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.