All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Sterling : Pre 1920 item #1455684
An set of twelve English sterling silver coffee spoons and a matching sugar tong in an elegant rococo pattern by silversmith Joseph Rodgers. The handles are lightly monogramed with an “H.” The bowls are a bit larger than typical demitasse spoons, so they could easily be used for tea service, as well. The set is presented in its original fitted case lined with royal blue velvet and silk...
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Coin : Pre 1920 item #1455674
An elegant second standard (800/1000 pure silver) French tastevin. Rather than the typical “perles” and fluted “godrons”, the bowl is decorated with repousse grape leaves and berries in the 18th century style. This treatment is sometimes seen in tastevins made by Parrod, one of the most influential makers of tastevins in the 19th and 20th centuries...
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Sterling : Pre 1920 item #1455668 (stock #RM06047)
Period Pieces
$199.00
Here is a very pretty spoon by the well-known Unger Brothers, signed with their maker’s mark and hallmark, and “COPYRIGHT 1904”. The pattern is Jonquil, which is the flower for those born in March, representing friendship and happiness. The spoon measures 4-1/2”, and the bowl of the spoon is just a bit under 2” across. It has a nice patina, a monogrammed M or W and is in overall very good condition. The photos are part of the description; please examine them carefully. We do lay-away...
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Iron : Pre 1920 item #1455663 (stock #2602TB)
Cast iron Owl form andirons, circa 1900. Cast by the Rostand Manufacturing Co. of Connecticut. The andirons have glass eyes that allow the fire light to shine through. 14 1/2" Tall X 16 1/2" in depth X 9" in width at the base. There are no missing parts or apparent repairs. ** WE GUARANTEE THE AUTHENTICITY OF OUR MERCHANDISE AS REPRESENTED ** 262BX
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Iron : Pre 1920 item #1455662 (stock #2601TB)
Cast Iron Owl Form Andirons, circa 1900. They were cast by the foundry, Peck, Stowe and Wilcox of Connecticut. The andirons have glass eyes that allow the fire light to shine through. The eyes have no chips or cracks and appear to be original. The andirons are in excellent condition and there are no apparent repairs. 15" High X 16" Deep X 9" Wide at the base. ** WE GUARANTEE THE AUTHENTICITY OF OUR MERCHANDISE AS REPRESENTED ** 269BX
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Pre 1910 item #1455593 (stock #AL3522)
Louis Wine Ltd
$1,500.00
Pair
Rare pair of WMF Art Nouveau Pewter Liqueur Jugs, Germany, circa 1906. Full WMF marks and Fruchter Bucarest. Each of tapered quadrilateral foliate roundel stamen panels. Height: 23 cm. Condition: Minor wear commensurate with age, mentioned for accuracy purposes only. Ref: P 142 Wurttembergische MetallwarenFabrik 1906 Catalogue.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Iron : Pre 1837 VR item #1455482
Senatus Consulto
$1,495.00
A lovely condition antique Cavalry Cuirass, French or German, late 18th. century or early 19th. century.

Beautifully patinated Cuirass with battle dents and almost completely intact with brass hinges and leather straps. Linned at one side is missing, othervise completely as made.

This cuirass is just a little better than normally seen on the market, with fine line decoration and stamped with an N.

Height: ca. 37-38 cm...
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Brass : Pre 1910 item #1455440
Art Nouveau brass box with bronze patina has a central maiden's face in high relief upon the hinged top. Interlacing foliates in relief complete the cover design. Heart-shape foliates enhance the sides. Wooden lining. Made in France circa 1905. 2 3/4" H., 6 1/4" W., 9 3/4" L.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Continental : Pre 1900 item #1455386
An elegant second standard (800/1000 pure silver) French tastevin. The bowl is engraved with repousse grape clusters and leaves in the 18th century style, but also with the more traditional raised “perles” and “coupules” seen in 19th century examples. The combination of the two is quite unusual. The handle is in the form of two snakes grasping an apple between their jaws—an element thought to stem from the Garden of Eden and intended to remind drinkers of temptation...
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Continental : Pre 1910 item #1455340
A lovely set of six sterling silver and plique-a-jour enamel cocktail picks by acclaimed Norwegian silversmith and enamelist Johan G. Kjaerland. Kjaerland worked in Bergen, Norway, and was particuarly well-known for his excellent plique-a-jour enamels. This is the first set of cocktail picks we've seen in plique-a-jour. Each is hallmarked appropriately.
  • Origin: Norway, ca...
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Bronze : Pre 1900 item #1455307 (stock #685)
L'Enfant Gallery
$2,500.00
The Edo period (江戸時代, Edo jidai) or Tokugawa period (徳川時代, Tokugawa jidai) is the period between 1603 and 1867 in the history of Japan, when Japan was under the rule of the Tokugawa shogunate and the country's 300 regional daimyo. Emerging from the chaos of the Sengoku period, the Edo period was characterized by economic growth, strict social order, isolationist foreign policies, a stable population, perpetual peace, and popular enjoyment of arts and culture.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Sterling : Pre 1910 item #1455178 (stock #BV849)
Chrysanthemum sterling silver tea kettle on stand. Made by Tiffany & Co. in New York. Round with tooled scrolls forming frames. Wavy rim applied with alternating flower-head and leaf pattern. Denser and less orderly bunches wrapped around tapering spout and sides of concave bracket swing handle. Cover domed and side hinged with bud finial. Stand square with concave sides and flattened volute scroll corner supports with leaf and flower-head mounts. Open x-form sides wrapped and inset with same...
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Sterling : Pre 1900 item #1455175 (stock #BR839)
Art Nouveau Craftsman glazed ewer with engraved silver overlay. Made by Rookwood Pottery in Cincinnati in 1892. Ovoid with trefoil shaped mouth and looping handle in silver collar. Flowering branch with dense orange flowers on shaded brown ground...
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Sterling : Pre 1910 item #1455172 (stock #BR808)
Turn-of-the-century Art Nouveau glass decanter with engraved silver overlay. Made by Alvin in Providence. Conical bowl and cylindrical neck with everted rim. Star cut to underside. Ball stopper with spool neck. Dense and entwined flowering scrollwork and asymmetrical cartouche engraved with script monogram. Glass is red. Stopper plug clear. Silver fully marked including maker’s stamp and no. R110PT. Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 10 1/8 x D 4 7/8 in. #BR808

All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Sterling : Pre 1900 item #1455167 (stock #BV834)
Victorian Georgian sterling silver dinner plate. Made by Robert Garrard in London 1846. Deep well and scalloped shoulder with engraved armorial. Gadrooned room interspersed with scallop shells and leaves. Fully marked. Excellent condition.

Dimensions: H 3/4 x D 10 3/8 in. Weight: 20 troy ounces. #BV834

All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Sterling : Pre 1910 item #1455166 (stock #BV818)
Edwardian Georgian sterling silver dinner plate. Made by Tiffany & Co. in New York. Deep well and scalloped shoulder with engraved armorial. Gadrooned room interspersed with scallop shells and leaves. Fully marked including maker’s stamp, pattern no. 15911, order no. 4348, and director’s letter C (1902-7). Excellent condition.

Dimensions: H 3/4 x D 10 3/8 in. Weight: 20 troy ounces. #BV818

All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Sterling : Pre 1910 item #1455165 (stock #BV833)
Edwardian Georgian sterling silver dinner plate. Made by Tiffany & Co. in New York. Deep well and scalloped shoulder with engraved armorial. Gadrooned room interspersed with scallop shells and leaves. Fully marked including maker’s stamp, pattern no. 15911, order no. 4348, and director’s letter C (1902-7). Excellent condition.

Dimensions: H 3/4 x D 10 3/8 in. Weight: 20 troy ounces. #BV833

All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Sterling : Pre 1900 item #1455152 (stock #BV814)
Early sterling silver soup tureen. Made by John C. Moore for Tiffany & Co. at 550 Broadway, New York. Ovoid bowl on domed foot; cover domed. Beaded and fretwork borders. Cast animal heads: Bowl ends have shaggy, horned oxen, and cover finial is a fierce and gaping boar. Elegant Classicism and red meat hardiness. Mark (1854-70) includes maker’s and retailer’s stamps, pre-1860 pattern no. 472, and phrase “English Sterling”. Excellent condition.

Dimensions: H 12 x W 16 1/2 x D 9 1/2 in. ...

All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Continental : Pre 1900 item #1455148 (stock #BV535)
European silver flagon after the antique, late 19th century. Tapering bowl with curved front and back Tapering sides and curved front and back on spread and ribbed rectangular foot. Rectilinear neck with flat top. Round and domed cover with same ribbing and finial chained on both sides to ribbed rings loose-mounted to applied Classical satyr’s heads. Engraved Renaissance figures on front and armorial on back; leafing scrollwork and birds. Marked. Very good condition with deep patina.

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All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Sterling : Pre 1910 item #1455146 (stock #BR837)
Turn-of-the-century Art Nouveau glass vase by historic Loetz with engraved silver overlay. Cylindrical body with bellied top and spread foot. Overlay in form of flower heads with entwined petals and leaves (top) and leafing scrollwork (bottom) as well as teardrop pilasters. Glass is iridescent green with yellow and blue shimmer. Silver marks include Alvin maker’s stamp and no. G3424. Excellent condition.

Dimensions: H 9 1/2 x D 7 in. #BR837

All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Sterling : Pre 1910 item #1455145 (stock #BV845)
Turn-of-the-century Edwardian Art Nouveau sterling silver bonbon scoop. Scallop shell bowl with open flutes inset with open scrolls and diaper. Scroll handle comprising seaweed-entwined shells. A great piece for the weekend cottage. Fully marked including Whiting maker’s stamp and no. 5737. Excellent condition.

Dimensions: H 9 x W 5 1/4 in. Weight: 7 troy ounces. #BV845

All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Continental : Pre 1910 item #1455144 (stock #BV832)
Turn-of-the-century German 800 silver goblet. Round bowl on lobed baluster shaft on knopped and domed foot. Chased strapwork inset with Grotesque heads as well as flower and shell ornament. Engraved leafing-scroll rim over applied pointille border. Bowl interior gilt washed. Marks include Simon Rosenau maker’s stamp. Very good condition with deep patina.

Dimensions: H 5 3/8 x D 3 1/8 in. Weight: 4.5 troy ounces. #BV832

All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Sterling : Pre 1900 item #1455143 (stock #BR834)
Victorian gilt sterling silver christening mug. Made Joseph Angell in London in 1860. Cylindrical with spread base, canted shoulder and flared mouth rim. Handle leaf-capped and -wrapped with volute-scroll terminal.

Applied ornament depicting two Aesop’s fables between columnar frames: The Fox and the Grapes (source of the expression “sour grapes”), and the less well-known Crow and the Pitcher on engraved ground. Third frame vacant. Base has dense and irregular scrollwork. Sumptuous with ...

All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Sterling : Pre 1920 item #1455142 (stock #BR816)
Large Art Deco sterling silver box. Made by Tiffany & Co. in New York, ca 1913. Rectangular with straight sides. Cover hinged with gently curved top. Engine-turned horizontal lines in plain frames on sides and cover. Cover top has plain central rectangle (vacant). Box interior cedar lined and partitioned. Fully marked including maker’s stamp, pattern no. 18496G (first produced in 1913), and director’s letter m. Excellent condition.

Dimensions: H 2 x W 9 1/2 x D 5 3/4 in. Gross weight: 31....

All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Sterling : Pre 1920 item #1455139 (stock #BV846)
Pair of Edwardian Art Nouveau sterling silver candlesticks. Each: Tapering socket with detachable bobeche on ovoid shaft with reeded base knop on raised foot. Engraved ornament in form of soft and loose leaves and scrolls. Fully marked including maker’s stamp for Roger Williams, who were active in Providence from ca 1901 to 1913. Also, retailer’s stamp for Cowell & Hubbard in Cleveland. Excellent condition.

Dimensions: H 10 7/8 x D 4 1/2 in. Total weight: 20 troy ounces. #BV846

All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Sterling : Pre 1910 item #1455132 (stock #BV795)
English Edwardian Classical sterling silver sugar caster, 1905. Ovoid bowl on raised foot; short inset neck with gadrooned rim. Volutes scroll-mounted to shoulder. Cover domed and pierced with ornamental finial. Dynamic ornament with twisted flutes, leaves, and beads. Tooled wavy bands. Fully marked including Williams, Ltd retailer’s stamp and Birmingham assay stamp. Excellent condition.

Dimensions: H 8 3/4 x W 3 5/8 x D 3 1/2 in. Weight: 9.5 troy ounces. #BV795

All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Continental : Pre 1920 item #1455131 (stock #BV759)
Italian grand tour cast silver sculpture, ca 1910. Hercules kneels on the body of a lion It’s the Nemean lion, a ferocious beast that could not be killed by mortals, but Hercules is the son of Zeus. A popular theme since antiquity that’s depicted here with Baroque drama: A lunging, brawny, hirsute Hercules pries open the jaws of the writhing lion. Group mounted to rectangular base with 4 monopodium corner supports. Marked. Very good condition with deep patina.

Overall dimensions: H 9 1/2 x...

All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Continental : Pre 1920 item #1455130 (stock #BV760)
Italian grand tour cast silver sculpture, ca 1910. Roman gladiators clash with swords drawn. The apparent victor, helmeted and armored, stands with sandaled foot on his victim’s thigh. The fallen man’s retaliatory thrust is blocked by a shield-bearing arm. A dramatic fight to the death that is perfectly posed to show off impressive male musculature. The group is mounted to a rectangular base supported by corner paw supports. Marked. Very good condition with deep patina.

Overall dimensions:...

All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Continental : Pre 1910 item #1455129 (stock #BV447)
Turn-of-the-century German 800 silver sleigh. A frothy Rococo vehicle with chased scrollwork on leafing-scroll runners harnessed to reindeer. Gilt-washed interior gives special glow to foil-wrapped treats. Marked. Very good condition with deep patina.

Overall dimensions: H 4 1/4 x L 9 1/2 x W 2 3/8 in. Weight: 10.7 troy ounces. #BV447

All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Sterling : Pre 1900 item #1455127 (stock #BV859)
Japonesque mixed metal tray on copper. Made by Gorham in Providence in 1882. Lobed rectangular with curved sides. Applied ornament comprising fish swimming in tooled rippling water. A crab crawls onto one bank. On other stand two birds. Above aquatic scene are tooled clouds. Leafing branch with pinecones in upper left corner. Fully marked including maker’s stamp, date letter, and no. B75. Good condition with some finish discoloration and irregularity.

Dimensions: H 3/4 x W 11 7/8 x D 9in. ...

All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Sterling : Pre 1920 item #1455126 (stock #SW4)
Large Edwardian Art Nouveau sterling silver basket. Made by Meriden Britannia (part of International) in Connecticut, ca 1910. Wide and shaped mouth and cylindrical body flowing into round foot. Hinged c-scroll handle. Pierced and engraved ornament, including flowers, leaves, and garlands. Reeding. Armorial frames on front and back engraved with interlaced script monogram. Fully marked including maker’s stamp and no. 920. Very good condition.

Dimensions: H (with handle) 23 x W 16 x D 9 in. W...

All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Sterling : Pre 1910 item #1455125 (stock #BF672)
Set of 10 turn-of-the-century Art Nouveau sterling silver nut dishes. Made by Unger Brothers in Newark. Each: Shaped and plain well with alternating petals and lobes, and wavy rim. Dense repousse flower heads. Fully marked. Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 1 1/8 x D 3 1/2 in. Total weight: 6 troy ounces. #BF672

All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Sterling : Pre 1900 item #1455112 (stock #BR840)
Art Nouveau Craftsman glazed jug decanter with engraved silver overlay. Made by Rookwood Pottery in Cincinnati in 1896. Wide ovoid body with short neck and ring handle in silver collar. Shaped stopper with cork plug. Corn cob with peeled-back husk on shaded brown ground. Overlay scrollwork and grape-bunches spilling out of overturned barrel. A rarified vessel for passing round grandpa's home-stilled bourbon.

The painter was Josephine Ella Zettel (1874–1954), a Cincinnati native who worked at...

All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Sterling : Pre 1910 item #1455111 (stock #BV816)
Edwardian Art Nouveau sterling silver basket. Made by William Comyns in London in 1906. Plain and solid square base with applied leafing scroll borders. Sides curved and mouth oval. Open diaper and leafing scrollwork with applied and engraved flower heads and birds. C-scroll swing handle same. Exuberant and substantial. Detachable silver-plated liner with loose-mounted rings. Fully marked. Excellent condition.

Dimensions: H (with handle) 17 x W 13 x D 10 in. Heavy weight (without liner): 52 tr...

All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Sterling : Pre 1900 item #1455110 (stock #BR828)
Set of 4 Sumptuous Victorian Classical gilt sterling silver candlesticks. Made by Howard & Co. in New York, ca 1894. Each: Bellied socket with detachable bobeche on spool support on tapering shaft on raised foot. Faceted. Interlaced script monogram engraved on foot. Fully marked including maker’s stamp, no. 4523, and patent year 1894. Excellent condition.

Dimensions: H 10 x W 5 1/8 x D 4 1/2 in. Total weight: 56 troy ounces. #BR828

All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Continental : Pre 1920 item #1455095 (stock #BV558)
Austrian silver gilt nef, ca 1910. Four-mast galleon with crow’s nests and quilted cobalt enamel sails. Gilt white burgee. Wire rigging and anchor hanging overboard. On sides red enamel heightened with gilding and pearl studs between portholes. Cabochon amethysts on stern and scrolled feet joined by stretchers. The wheel rotates but no one’s at the helm. A jeweled fantasy ship in search of a captain.

Dimensions: H 13 3/4 x W 10 x D 4 in. Gross weight: 48 troy ounces. 48.5 troy ounces. #BV...