This porcelain bowl was produced inParis, France by Bourdois and Bloch around 1868. Eugene Clauss started this porcelain factory in 1828. The bowl measures 12 1/4” long,8 1/8 inches wide and 3 1/2 inches deep. The porcelain is heavily reticulated and has scalloped edges. It has a pedestal base giving the shape another level. It is elaborately hand decorated inside and outside. There are gilded cartouches in five areas inside and four places on the outside...
This porcelain platter was produced in Germany by the Helena Wolfsohn Dresden studio in the 1880s. It is unusual to find an under glaze mark indicating this to be an earlier piece. It measures 14 1/2” long, 11” wide and 1 1/4” deep. The border is deep, cobalt blue. The center has a scene of people boarding sailing vessels. The coloring suggests that it evening. It is hand painted with similarities to some pieces done at Meissen...
This porcelain charger was produced in Germany by the Helena Wolfsohn Dresden studio in the 1890s. It is 15” in diameter and 2” deep. It is molded in high relief with rococo decoration and framing the five reserves. The center of the piece has a hand painted of scene of people who have just landed on shore at dusk and setting up camp. There are ships' sails in the background. Four reserves in the border contain colorful hand painted flowers. There are gilded highlights and trim...
A rare early Ortodox Icon of Saint Nikolaus (or Saint Nicholas), stamped and dated, Moskva, 1875.
Finely handpainted Icon with a beautifully chiseled Ritza in high grade silver 84 of Skt. Nikolaus, Madonna and infant Jesus.
Height: 22,5 cm. and 18,3 cm. wide.
Condition: Choice for the high age and the silver lightly toned with gilt on all Halos, some light wear as seen in the pictures.
Ex. Old Danish Estate Collection
A Magnificent 15 Piece Dessert or Ice Cream Set in the Mazarin pattern by Dominick & Haff for Theodore B. Starr. The set consists of 12 Spoons (5.75"), an Ice Cream Knife (12.5"), a Berry Spoon (9"), and a Sugar Sifter (7"). All pieces are gold washed at the service end. The pattern was introduced in 1892 and this set is believed to date from shortly afterward. The total weight is 18.7 Troy ounces. Excellent condition.
A Pair of Elaborate Openwork Sterling Silver Footed Compotes or Tazzas by Tiffany. From the directorship Period of Charles Tiffany, 1892-1902. Dimensions; 9" in diameter x 3" high; weight 17.5 ounces each, 35 standard/31.9 ounces Troy total. No monogram. Excellent condition.
An American Coin Silver Mug (Christening Mug or Childs Cup) of an Octagonal Form, by Francis W. Cooper of New York, circa 1850. Dimensions; 3.5" h x 2.75" d; weight 3 ounces. Some slight base compression, but in very fine condition overall.
A very well molded pitcher with floral decoration on each side, molded foot, lip and handle. Across the front of the pitcher and on either side of the neck are hand painted flowers, very much in the Adam’s Rose” style. This form of molded pitcher closely resembles those in porcelain of J. and R. Riley of Burslem. The body is very white, but isn’t porcelain. 8 3/8 inches (21.5 cm) to the top of the handle and approx. 6 ½ inches (16.5 cm) across the handle...
A group of three Staffordshire plates. The first a small (6 ½ inch diameter) pearlware plate with good handpainted roses and a solid colored border with lines and dots. The second plate (8 3/8 inches diameter) also pearlware handpainted with a border of small roses, leaves and ovals over two lines. The third a ceramic plate with a shaped edge (10 1/8 inches diameter) with a very bold free hand painted single Adam’s rose dominating most of the area. All are unmarked...
A George III Helmet Form Creamer or Cream Jug by Hester Bateman, London, 1789. On a Square Pedestal Base with Delicate Bright Cut Engraving and a Punch Beaded Border and a looped handle. Dimensions; 5.25" high x 4" handle to spout; weight 3 ounces. Very fine condition.
Market-fresh Japonesque mixed metal and sterling silver water pitcher. Made by Tiffany & Co. in New York, ca 1879. Gently curved bowl and inset undulating rim with wide lip spout and integral scroll handle with tendril mounts that wraparound mouth rim. Handle has lily pad “cap” with crouching figure of frog. Applied leaves with copper-inlaid veins with one overlapping bold and scrolling interlaced acid-etched monogram on neck. A solitary beetle meanders along near the bottom...
Set of 6 turn-of-the-century Art Nouveau sterling silver demitasse spoons. Made by R. Wallace & Sons. Mfg Co. (later Wallace Silversmiths) in Wallingford, Connecticut. Each: Handle has dense and dynamic ornament including scrolls, tendrils, and beading with fan terminal. Back plain. Oval bowl with double-sided gilding. Fully marked. Excellent condition with deep patina.
Height: 4 1/4 in. Total weight: 2 troy ounces. #BV256
German 800 silver tea strainer, ca 1910. Deep and pierced bowl and wide shoulder with chased and repousse scenes of dancing, toping, and music making in scrolled frames. Handle in form of fiddler seated on barrel. A sweet and sentimental ode to country life. Marks include maker’s stamp for Friedrich Reusswig, who was active in Hanau from 1903 to 1926. Very good condition with deep patina.
Dimensions: H 6 1/8 x D 3 1/2 in. Weight: 2 troy ounces. #BV263
A Noted George III Silver Creamer and Sugar, with Gold Wash Interior, by Robert and David Hennell (Father and Son; Robert was the son of David I, the first of the dynasty) and Hallmarked in London, 1799. Dimensions; 15.1 Troy ounces; Sugar 8" x 3.5" x 4.25" high; Creamer 5" x 3" x 4.5" high. Excellent condition.
A Rare Scottish Sterling Silver Large goblet. by John McDonald and Hallmarked in Edinburgh in 1815. Provenance; from the Estate of Margaret Truman Daniel (1924-2008). Dimensions; 6.75" high x 3.5" diameter; weight a substantial 9.6 Troy ounces. Excellent condition.
A George I Style Octagonal Lighthouse Shaped Coffeepot by Goldsmiths and Silversmiths Co., London, 1907. Dimensions; height 8.75", weight, 15.5 Traditional ounces, 14.1 Troy ounces. Excellent condition.
A George II Silver Waiter or Salver in an Elegant Rococo Design. Hallmarked London, 1744, with the makers mark "IS" for James Seabrook. Dimensions; 9" in diameter x 1.25" high. Weight 15.5 Troy oz. Stag's head in center and shell and leaf borders; tripod scroll feet. Excellent condition.
A Magnificant Pair of George III Silver Sauce Ladles with a Feather Edge and Shell Bowl, by George Smith and Hallmarked in London in 1798. Retailed and a Custom Leather Box by Wartski, Regent Street, Jewelers to the Queen (retailed and boxed at a later date). Dimensions; 7" each, Box, 8.5" x 6.5". Box and Ladles in Excellent Condition.