Set of 11 English Victorian dinner knives, ca 1880. Each: Tapering and chamfered rectilinear agate handle with bead terminal and silver-plated blade. Agate red and mottled in varying shades. Blades marked “Joseph Rodgers & Sons / Cutlers to Her Majesty”. Very good condition. Blades have some spotting and discoloration.
Height: 9 in. #BV864
Large French Rococo Revival 950 silver oval centerpiece plateau, ca 1890. Curvilinear cartouche with 6 leaf-mounted scroll supports. Beaded oval on strapwork armorial with ribbon and quiver, and interlaced script monogram. Mirrored top. Note: Larger and more ovalish than appears in images. Fully marked. Very good condition.
Dimensions: H 3 3/8 x W 31 3/4 x D 20 1/2 in. #BS831
A Wonderful Silver Mounted Mother of Pearl and Abalone Serving Set. English Victorian, circa 1880. Dimensions; Spoon 9.25", Fork 9.5". Excellent condition.
Tiffany Sterling Silver Goblet, circa 1854. Beautiful engraving and applied decoration. Marked TIFFANY & CO, 6369, ENG'STERLING, 925-1000, G&W (Grosjean & Woodward), 19. Engraved initials W.&E.Dr.S. Inside of goblet is gilded. Excellent condition. 6 inches
Wonderful 7-piece toleware spice set comprised of a handled tray, four spice tins, and two spice tins with sifter tops. Two of the regular tin lids are decorated with a red and yellow pomegranate design; one has a red, yellow and green strawberry design; and one has a red, yellow and green tulip and flower design. The sifter lids are simply decorated with yellow and red arcs. The sides of all the tins are decorated with a squiggly yellow line, as are the sides of the tray...
Function and form make up this silver shoe horn, featuring a decorative intricately brite-cut flora/fauna design enhanced with a centered design bird on a fence. The finish looks like brocade and the defined design stands out subtly from the silver. Monogrammed JKS brings instant relatives from the past into the present. Measuring 6 7/8" in length x 1 3/4" at the widest point, it weighs 60.8 grams. Unmarked but tested 850. Near perfect condition with minor age appropriate wear...
A beautiful enameled silver patch or pill box by Nicholai Alexeyev. The hinged box is fully covered with enamels worked in shades of opaque white, aqua, periwinkle and royal blue, accented with translucent red and green. The cover and bottom are worked in a stylized starburst pattern, while the sides feature floral banding flanked by traditional triangular and dotted patterns. Exposed areas of silver are stippled and lightly gilt. The interior is also gilt...
Lovely oval lobed shape enamel and silver compact, painting of group of Putti holding hands dancing encircling a tree with landscape in the background.
The painting is framed with silver engraving and carnelian blue enamel accents. Stamped 800 silver and a duck and makers seal inside with the print of a doll. Dimensions 3 1/2"L x 2 1/2"W. Condition Report:
Excellent condition, this fine compact should be Austrian in origin.
Fabulous Victorian Aesthetic silver-plated fruit set. Made by Martin, Hall & Co. in Sheffield, ca 1879. This set comprises 41 pieces: 18 forks, 18 knives, 4 serving spoons, and grape shears. Engraved stylized ornament including flowers, leaves, and geometric bands.
In stained-wood case. Front has hinged doors and top. Fitted velvet with silk lining. Forks and knives set in three rows of which the back two in wood and velvet frames that can be raised with loose-mounted brass ring...
An English Late Victorian Silver Plated Biscuit Barrel with a Hinged Top and with a Pierced and Relief Molded Cylindrical Panel with Handles and a Cobalt Blue Liner. Dimensions; 8.5" high x 8" to handles. Circa 1900. Very fine condition.
Antique, 19th century, Victorian British Bristol spouted pewter quart tankard, about 1850, well-marked with a Bristol City circled verification mark on the left side of the handle, labeled 'QUART,' back stamped with Crown over CBC (Bristol County of City).
MEASUREMENTS: Height: 15.3 cm (6 inches). Bottom diameter: 12 cm (4 23/32 inches).
Weight = 854 grams (30.12 ounces).
A classic 19th century French second standard (800/1000 pure silver) silver tastevin of traditional form and the bottom inset with a silver coin from the reign of Louis XV. The sides of the tastevin are decorated with the traditional raised “perles,” recessed “cupules,” and elongated “godrons” for assessing the depth of color and concentration of a wine...
A nice and decorative Islamic brass bowl with edged Caligraphy from the Khoran, Mamluk revival type, Likely Damascus, Syria, 2nd. half of 19th. century.
Size: 18 cm. wide and 11 cm. high.
Condition: Choice and intact, evidens of much wear to the interior
Ex. Steen Stroemberg Collection
Market-fresh Japonesque sterling silver paper knife. Made by Shiebler for Tiffany & Co. in New York, ca 1890. Samurai-sword scythe blade and double-sided open handle entwined with grass and encrusted with seashells and crab. Blade hand-hammered with tooled water ripples. A wonderful desk accessory rich in period motifs. Fully marked including maker’s and retailer’s stamps and no. 1307. Fine condition.
Length: 10 7/8 in. Weight: 4.5 troy ounces. #BS921
Sterling silver and cut glass inkwell. Made by Shiebler in New York, ca 1890. Drum-form with brilliant-cut twisted lobes. Short neck in silver collar with hinged bun cover. Cover has repousse flowers and bow-tied ribbons. Center vacant. Hallmark includes no. 49. Very good condition.
Dimensions: H 4 3/4 x D 3 1/2 in. BM793
Victorian sterling silver and glass inkwell. Made by Gorham in Providence in 1889. Drum form with curved shoulder and zipper-cut twisted flutes. Short neck with sterling silver collar and hinged ball cover with allover floral repousse. Sterling silver base collar with chased floral garland. A pretty yesteryear artefact. Fully marked including date symbol and no. S633. Very good condition with beautiful patina.
Dimensions: H 4 5/8 x D 2 3/4 in. #BS207
American applied sterling silver perfume vial, ca 1880. Clear glass cylinder with twisted fluting. Sterling silver collar and hinged cover with tendril, flower, and insect on hand-hammered ground; gilt interior. Unmarked. Very good condition with deep patina.
Dimensions: H 2 3/4 x D 1/2 in. #BN380
Cold-painted Viennese bronze sculpture of a satyr. This half-goat half-man figure is very well detailed, even showing the individual vertebrae along his back and the curls of his hair. 2.25" tall. Condition: near mint with only the tiniest surface rubs at sharp points such as the fingertips.