Here is a wildly over-the-top Egyptian Revival piece, centering Hathor, the goddess of dance, music, and fertility (we love her!). She is wearing big earrings, and the usual headdress. She seems to have a flower in her hair, and in front of her there is greenery tied by a ribbon with a bow (we can’t tell if it’s laurel or mistletoe). The ink pots (glass inserts are not present) have winged hearts on them, and are surmounted by crescent moons – symbolic of many things in many cultures...
A choice and beautiful bronze signal (table) cannon, dating to the early 18th. century.
The cannon very nicely made and comes with a fine brass patina. Fully functionable cannon made with a bore hole of 16-17 mm.
Size: 22 cm. long and weighing c. 1,1-1,2 kilograms.
Ex. Danish Private Collection
A very early bronze signal (table) cannon, dating to the 17th. century.
The cannon very beautiful and possible once burried.
With splendid old chesnut or mahogany patina with a dusting of green to the back. Fully functionable cannon made with a bore hole of 16-17 mm.
Size: 13,8 cm. long and weighing 880 grams.
Ex. Danish Private Collection
A lovely completely intact tablesize bronze presentation cannon og signal cannon, ca. late 17th.- early 18th. century AD:
A fine piece with the barrel engraved with floral scroll-works, perhaps of French manifacture. As quite unusual and remarkable, the original bronze carriage is completely intact with the same terrific old brown and green patina (perhaps once burried?).
Size: 22 cm. in total length, weighin around 1 kilogram.
Ex. Danish private Collection.
A George III Sterling Silver Wine Funnel from the London silversmiths Rebecca Emes and Edward Barnard hallmarked for 1810. Measures about 5 1/8" and weighs about 5 ounces. Engraved with the letter "H". Both the outside funnel and the detachable pierced strainer are hallmarked. A fine example.
This Chinese filligree silver gilt card case with a lift off lid measures 88 mm (3.5 inches) in height, 56 mm (2.25 inches) in width and has a thickess of 16 mm (5/8ths of an inch). The central cartouches on either side feature intricate raised filligree work. There are two very small areas of damage to one side and there has been some loss of the gilding where it has been handled. C 1870.
Here is a very old serving spoon which could have graced the dining room of any of Miss Jane Austen’s upper crust characters. It has a berry motif in the gold-washed interior of the bowl (the wash is very pale and doesn’t show up in the photos). By its hallmarks (crowned leopard’s head, lion passant, and date letter “N” with “feathers”), it was made in London during 1768-1769. The maker’s mark is a script “BB”. It measures 8-1/2" x 1-3/4", and weighs approximately 56g...
20084628 A sterling silver “Remember the Alamo” souvenir spoon from 1891. The spoon shows the alamo in the bowl and the handle is in the shape of a Bowie knife. The handle is marked “Victory or Death” and “Texas One and Indivisible.” At the to of the handle is a portrait of William Travis and a listing of other prominent Texans associated with the Alamo. The back of the handle is marked “Daughters of the Republic of Texas 1891" along with a bust of DeZavala...
Antique French 1st std silver wine taster tastevin circa 1880, CT for Cesar Tonnelier, Minerva head 1st std. The tastevin of usual form, the lower part of bowl with a surround of concave and swirl lobate style decoration, ribbed thumb piece handle. Marked on handle and bowl and handle with maker’s mark in lozenge. Measures: Diameter 2.6 inches; length 3.5 inches; weight 35 grams.
Classical coin silver goblet. Made by William Gale & Son in New York, ca 1860. Oval bowl on columnar stem mounted to domed foot. Engraved leafing scrolls in scrolled strapwork frames on lined ground. One frame vacant. Raised fretwork rims. Bowl interior gilt. Maker’s stamp. Excellent condition with strong definition.
Dimensions: H 6 1/4 x D 3 3/8 in. Weight: 6.4 troy ounces. #BV494
Victorian Classical sterling silver baby cup. Made by Gorham in Providence in 1890. Straight sides and ribbed scroll handle. Top and bottom have floral repousse bands between repousse borders. Fully marked including maker’s stamp, date symbol, and no. 4609. Very good condition.
Overall dimensions: H 2 7/8 x W 4 1/2 x D 3 1/4 in. Weight: 3 troy ounces. #BV853
Edwardian Art Nouveau sterling silver picture frame. Made by Tiffany & Co in New York. Rectangular window in flat surround with acid-etched scattered blossoms and garlands on front and sides. At top central frame (vacant). With glass, silk lining, and velvet back and hinged easel support for portrait (vertical) display. Fully marked including maker’s stamp, pattern no. 16540 and director’s letter C (1902-7)...
George III sterling silver card tray. Made by Frances Purton & Thomas Johnson in London in 1813. Oval well engraved with leaf, beaded, and wavy borders, and interlaced script monogram in ribboned and faceted wreath over garland. Rim same. Four tapering supports. Fully marked. Very good condition.
Dimensions: H 1 x W 6 5/8 x D 4 1/2 in. Weight: 3 troy ounces. #BV363
Turn-of-the-century English sterling silver and crystal match strike. Globular with fine horizontal ribbing. Well with sterling silver collar. Crystal is clear. Marked “Sterling”. Very good condition.
Dimensions: H 2 1/2 x D 2 3/4 in. #BS613
Zodiac sterling silver 3-piece baby set. Made by Gorham in Providence in 1915. This set comprises mug, bowl, and plate. Cup: Straight sides, short inset foot, and leaf-capped and mounted handle; interior gilt washed. Bowl: Gently tapering sides, curved bottom, and short inset foot; interior gilt washed. Plate: Round deep well and wide shoulder...
Turn-of-the-century French Belle Epoque gilt-bronze and mother of pearl picture frame. Rectangular window in gilt-bronze surround with applied tracery ornament and Empire-style wreath and garland crown; mother of pearl border. Pretty with nice shimmer. With glass, silk lining, and hinged easel support. Excellent condition.
Dimensions: Frame (overall): H 10 1/2 x W 7 1/8 in. Window: H 5 1/4 x W 3 3/4 in. #SW15
Victorian sterling silver creamer. Made by William Wrangham Williams in London in 1860. Lobed baluster with high-looping double s-scroll handle. Scalloped helmet mouth; raised foot same. A pretty jug for the breakfast table. Fully marked including retailer’s stamp for Lambert & Rawlings. Very good.
Dimensions: H 6 1/2 x W 3 3/4 x D 3 1/2 in. Weight: 9 troy ounces. #BV103
Aesthetic sterling silver picture frame. Made by Tiffany & Co. in New York, ca 1909. Oval window in flat surround with acid-etched stylized ornament: Quatrefoils alternating with leafing scrolls and flowers. Sides plain with tooled linear borders. With glass, silk lining, and velvet back and hinged easel support for portrait (vertical) display. Fully marked including maker’s stamp, pattern no. 17300 (first produced in 1909), and director’s letter m...