Beautifully stylized Doulton Lambeth stoneware jardiniere. Interlacing robust foliates as well as whiplash vines are tube lined. Glazed in royal and light blues along with celadon and sepia brown. Unusual mottled, sponged effect upon surface. Impressed Doulton Lambeth marks for period circa 1902 along with decorator marks for Jane Rumbol. 7 3/4" H., 8 1/2" W.
Stunning Secession design. The body of the copper wine or Champagne cooler is hammered. The brass top with its openwork patterns has Secession florette, as well as geometric forms. Energetic flanking brass handles have a central bead element. Made in Germany circa 1905. 9 3/4" H., 11" W.
Sweeping handles flank the bold Art Nouveau wine or Champagne cooler. Interlacing stylized Jugendstil foliates in relief exuberantly adorn front and back. Made by the Gerhardi workshop in Germany circa 1900. 9 3/8" H., 12" W. to handle
Stunning example! The wide-lobed form vase, with a crimped center, is in a deep cornflower blue. Four sections of Vienna- Secession-design fine silver overlay, with a distinct Dagobert Peche influence, adorn the surface. The flared top is completely covered in silver. Germany circa 1915. 5 3/8" H.
Extraordinary English sterling silver Art Nouveau card case. A distinct Alphonse- Mucha-influence maiden is in high relief upon its front. The profile, with cascading hair and elaborate headband, is reminiscent of Mucha's depictions of Sarah Bernhardt. Floral and scrolling patterns in relief further enhance the lovely case, which accommodates a present-day, business-card size. Hallmarks: Clifford & Norris, Birmingham 1902. 2 3/4" W., 3 7/8" H.
This is Tolstoys Three bears carved in Russia circa 1900-1940. The figures are well carved in the black forest style with a few flaws. The bears measure 12" tall, 11" and 7" tall . Approximately 5-6" across the bases or bottoms.The bears have glass eyes.
A fine example of a Longton Hall porcelain tea bowl and saucer, hand painted in the "Windswept" pattern. The scene features an oriental type interpretation of tall trees, rocks, and foliage with a small flock of birds flying above.
Beautifully and thinly potted, the condition of both the bowl and saucer is excellent, with bright, clear colors and no issues at all. The saucer has a 4 1/2" diameter, while the bow has a 3" diameter and a height of 1 5/8"...
A two-handled solid silver bowl made around 1890. Unmarked, but its shape and the pierced pattern with crescents and six-pointed stars indicates a Russian and Jewish origin. Tested for a silver content of 800 / 1000 (minimum). Weight 157 grams, width "4 ½ / 11 cm and height "2 ½ / 6 ½ cm. Condition: fine.
19th century pink , hand blown glass , Bohemian portrait vase. Measures 13" tall and 17around the thick part of the globe. A gorgeous hand painted and hand blown vase.
fascinating stone mask.
very heavy stone.
high: 23 cm , large 21 cm, depth: 5 cm
Trip Around the World quilt with unusually small pieces. Each block measures just 7/8" to a side. The quilt has a terrific variety of entirely printed fabrics from the late 19th century. The colors are well placed to show off the light and dark contrast.
The quilt measures 70" x 78". Missouri origin; made circa 1890.
Here is a Washington- and Masonic-themed spoon which is marked STERLING F.A. WHELAN. Both sides of the bowl, the hilt, and the tip are gold washed. It has a lot of Masonic symbolism incorporated into the design. The dates on the spoon handle (1732-1799) are the birth and death dates for George Washington, who was a Mason. (He is also a main character in Lin-Manuel Miranda’s “Hamilton.” We are huge fans!) We have been told that the spoon is approximately 100 years old...
English sterling silver wine cooler. Made by James Barclay Hennell in London in 1879. Round and curved bowl with beaded rim and lion’s head mounts with loose-mounted rings at sides. Leafing scrollwork on beaded ground, and two scrolled and bead-and-reel frames with trefoil mounts. In one the horses amble contentedly in the enclosed paddock. In the other they have broken out and run wild without order or direction. Elegant and nimble thoroughbreds illustrating a very Victorian moral...
Japanese sterling silver soup ladle. Made by Tiffany & Co in New York. Oval terminal with double-sided low-relief stylized ornament: Perched bird, flowers, leafing stalks, and cattails. Interlaced monogram on verso. Reed handle. Rectangular gilt bowl with crimped rim. The pattern was in production from 1871 to 1904. The designer was Edward C. Moore, who was a connoisseur of Japanese art. Illustrated in: Hood. Tiffany Silver Flatware, 1999, p. 181. Fully marked...
European 800 silver box, ca 1910. Rectangular with straight sides and chamfered corners. Cover hinged with scrolled tab. Cover top gently curved with central oval enameled medallion depicting a fox hunt with hounds running ahead of whip-cracking milord in foreground. Interior velvet lined. Marked “800”. Very good condition.
Dimensions: H 2 1/4 x W 5 5/8 x D 3 7/8 in. Gross weight: 12 troy ounces. #BV124
Edwardian Art Nouveau sterling silver box. Made by Levi & Salaman in Birmingham in 1904. Round and wavy form with straight sides and overhanging hinged cover. On cover top in voluptuous relief is scene of daisy divination inspired by Goethe’s Faust when Marguerite plucks off the petals, saying “He loves me, he loves me not.” Here Marguerite is a bare-shouldered nymph with flowing tresses and a heap of daisies to fall back on is she’s not happy with her first result...
Edwardian Art Nouveau sterling silver cocktail shaker. Made by Tiffany & Co. in New York. Cup has straight and tapering sides. Dome cover with built-in strainer and rare spout that twists and pulls up to release the precious tipple. Ornament engraved and acid-etched. Stylized vertical leaf pattern with entwined and whiplash tendrils on stippled ground. Large shaped frame depicting gentleman hunters watching the hound retrieve the prey. Second smaller curvilinear frame vacant...
Victorian sterling silver mustard pot. Made by Edward Edwards in London in 1845. Drum-form with applied scroll and flower border at base. Cover hinged and domed with flower finial and capped s-scroll handle. Engraved flowers, leaves, and scrolls. Scrolled frame with interlaced script monogram. Cobalt glass liner with star cut to underside. Fully marked. Excellent condition. Dimensions: H 4 x W 4 x D 2 7/8 in.
With: Elizabeth II sterling silver spoon. Made by Francis Howard, Ltd in Edinburgh in...