Fantastic coin silver repousse box used for slaked lime. The box is heavily decorated on top with flowers and vines. The body has nice molding and beadwork. There is an incised signature on the bottom.
The box is in the shape of an elongated oval (elliptical). It measures about 3 x 1.5 inches and 2.6 inches tall. Excellent condition. There is a small accumulation of slaked lime inside the box.
Fantastic coin silver repousse box used for slaked lime. The box is heavily decorated with dragons. The top has a marvelous large dragon, while the sides have eight panels with different dragons in each. There is even a chiseled dragon on the bottom. The piece contains no marks or inscription.
The box is in the shape of an elongated oval (elliptical). It measures about 2.5 x 1.5 inches and 2.4 inches tall. Excellent condition. There is a small accumulation of slaked lime inside the box...
This is a beautiful lidded and divided tobacco or betel nut box made of bronze (or silver) that is decorated with repousse work and chiseled designs. The sides and lid have been covered with gold leaf and copper overlay. The very top decoration is an attached floral decoration that is at least 14k gold and held in place by a wire under the lid. Inside, the box is separated into two compartments by a divider...
Hand chased silver perfume bottle in a pagoda shape. The chased image is of a pagoda with a mountain backdrop and flowers and shrubs in the foreground. The image continues with a different scene on each side. The pagoda roof and some of the flowers have a gold overlay. The top screws off and has a dauber on it. Marked: Sterling 950 on the bottom. Weighs about 0.37 Toz and measures about 1-7/8 inch tall. Excellent condition.
Superb sterling silver pin tray or card tray. Made by R. Wallace & Sons Mfg. Co. of Wallingford, Connecticut about 1897. Excellent hand hammered pattern with foliate scrolls and fleur d’lys. Marked: RW(elk)&S / Sterling / 9900-54. Measures about 6” x 2-5/16”. Weighs about 1.2 Troy ounces (24 grams). Excellent condition.
Nice little silver plated souvenir cup from La Grange, Texas. Marked on the bottom: Rockford Silver P. Co./ logo / Quadruple / 81. Measures about 1-1/2” tall. Excellent condition.
Lovely, highly detailed carriage with galloping horse. The carriage is a miniature that looks like Cinderella’s pumpkin carriage. It is made of a Continental 800 silver casting, with silver wire reins and movable wheels. Measures about 3-1/2 inches long and weighs about 1.2 Troy ounces (37 grams). It is marked 800 in an oval cartouche and is probably Italian.
Excellent little silver perfume bottle with dip-stick dauber. Marked on the bottom: EMP-PLAT-MEX-SA / HECHO EN MEXICO / Sterling 0.925 / ME-15. (Plata in Spanish means silver.) Weighs about 0.50 Troy ounces (15.5 grams) and measures about 1-9/16 inches across by 1-3/4 inches tall and 3/8-inch thick. Excellent condition.
Great looking bottle label with SCOTCH spelled out in incised letters and nice scrolls and grapes on the edges. This sterling silver bottle tag is made of stamped silver. This silver bottle tag is marked on the back: Sterling & -W- (which I think is Whiting Mfg). It is about 2 inches wide and 1.25 inches tall. Excellent, vintage condition.
Wonderful grape leaf and vine design on these Dutch silver grape shears. The silver is .833 silver and this dates from 1923. The scissors has a pair of pegs to keep the handles raised when it is set down.
This is marked on both handles: Lion Passant (for 833 silver) / Minerva with an M / N in a circle (for 1923); the other handle is marked: Lion Passant / AM3 (the maker’s mark). I do not have a reference for the maker’s mark. The total weight is 1.525 Troy ounce (47.4 gms)...
Wonderful little mini tea set containing twelve pieces, including lids and tray. The tray is about 2 3/4 inches by 4 1/2 inches. It is hand made with a nice scalloped edge. This is the only piece in the set that is marked: Hecho en Mexico D.F. 925 around an Aztec head profile. The mark indicates it was made in Mexico City, but I cannot identify the silversmith.
The tea set pieces are: one cup, one creamer, one sugar with lid, two sizes of teapots with lids, one teapot on a stand with lid...
This is a sterling silver tea strainer made by Frank M. Whiting. The ornate handle has a superb Art Deco motif. The rim and bowl have a crimped & scalloped design.
The hallmarks are located on the back of the handle. These are (left to right) Whiting “W” mark; Sterling; 5005 (the pattern number). This piece weighs about 0.8 Troy ounces/24 grams. The strainer measures about 5 1/4 inches long, 2 1/2 inches wide and 5/8 inch deep. Excellent condition.