A set of six 5-3/4" sterling silver teaspoons made and hallmarked by James Ellis of Toronto (this mark active 1852-1881). Each has a DM monogram, and they weigh 122 grams. They are in excellent original condition with no dents, bends, corrosion, losses, damage or repairs. All items are thoroughly and conservatively graded and all condition issues are noted; all items are secondhand and may have slight signs of gentle use. Surface shipping to the continental U.S...
This is beautiful Tiffany sterling silver oyster ladles differing bowl styles
English king Ca 1885.
7.1/2in long,weight 3oz.
It is very heavy has mark looks like B.
Condition is very nice only has used minor scratch.
Just Andersen hand fabricated pewter and cut glass inkwell. Height is 4.5", diameter of stand is 5.5". Condition is good with faint traces of ink residue.Signed "Just" on the lid.
Exceptional copper vase with bronze coiled QILONG Dragon and stylized base. 18-19th Century China. This most attractive Dragon is removable, has a stylized humanoid face, a fancy tail and the head has scales on top. Good condition, Size: H. 31 cm x 15 cm base. For further close-up photographs of the Dragon please see our item # 574443. Could be made into a stunning lamp!
A camel on an ornate oval base nicely sculptured with fine detail. The camel is a domestic animal in places like Egypt and Saudi Arabia, but wild in many areas. This napkin ring was probably made by Rogers, Smith and Co., number 269. NOTE: THIS CAMEL HAS THE END OF ITS TAIL, often missing, STILL IN TACT.
This napkin ring is a well-formed rooster standing on a tiered, oval vase. The napkin holder has bright cut engraving. Circa 1870. This is made by the Wm. Rogers Mfg. Co #11.
This is a George W. Shiebler sterling ladle in the "American Beauty" pattern ca.1896. Rose pattern throughout with scalloped bowl. 11" in length.
Unusual handle with 'turned holder'....see jpg
This is an ANTIQUE GORHAM STERLING LADLE in the LUXEMBOURG PATTERN. Ca. 1893 with scroll patterns throughout with Scalloped bowl and scroll edge. 12.5" in length. Desirable Pattern in Excellent Condition.
An oustanding sterling silver centerpiece basket by Gorham. The sides and handle are decorated with extremely ornate bright-cut engraving in a swirling foliate pattern. The motif is repeated to great effect in the gilt feet that raise up the basket. The intersection of the handle and feet is finished with an applied classical lion mask. The surfaces are finished in an acid-finished matte texture...
This Victorian napkin ring has 2 Oriental fans supporting the napkin holder, under which there is a butterfly- all mounted on a square, ball-footed base. It is hallmarked #208 with Meriden & Co in a circle.
A Roger Williams sterling footed openwork bowl circa 1905. This nice quality openwork sterling silver ball-footed bowl was made by the Roger Williams Silver Co.. They purchased the Howard Silver dies in 1901, merged with Mauser in 1903, then with Hays & McFarland Co. to found Mount Vernon Silversmiths. They were later bought by Gorham. This 6-3/8" x 4-3/4" ball footed dish is stamped I.R. PRINDLE (retailer) RW (Williams mark) STERLING and 7107 (pattern number)...
A pair of Gorham sterling salt dishes with spoons dated 1889. This embossed pair of 19th century salt cellars are 2" in diameter and they feature floral embossing and scalloped rims; they are stamped with the lion/anchor/G Gorham mark, STERLING, 2235 (pattern number) with the Gorham 1889 year mark. The pair of 2-1/8" long sterling silver salt spoons also have the Gorham old hallmark with STERLING, and they are in the Colonial pattern by Gorham, which was introduced in 1885...
Ornate table mirror. The beveled glass shows signs of wear. No marks.
12" x 18" (h)
This Acme silver Co. number 732 three cherries and leaves drape over one side of the napkin holder which has a leaf-shaped base. Sometimes this napkin holder will be marked Standard Silver Co., Ltd.
This napkin ring is 2 1/2" tall and is circa 1885. It is engraved with the name " Grace". It has wonderful patina.
This silver plate Meriden Britania Co. Number 202 napkin ring is a long tailed bird resting upon the stem of a large leaf,its tips creating the feet. The banded napkin ring holder has in its center a leaf design with the space for engraving. This space is engraved "Ella" very lightly and very small. The Japanning shows some wear and there is a bump to the side of the ring. It is hallmarked "Meriden" in a circle. Lots of detailing on this item.
An Edwardian 15k Mother of Pearl 6 button set in original box circa 1900 1910. The antique mother-of-pearl shirt or vest buttons with 15k yellow gold criss-cross centers and loops (unmarked but tested) comes in the original presentation box/case. This set consists of the 5-1/4" x 1-3/8" dark brown leather-covered box with gold trim, containing six 9/16" across gold and mother-of-pearl buttons plus six gold plate over brass spiral button attachment loops...
I have a number of clumps of bronze Chinese coins recovered from a shipwreck. These are all genuine and vary in size and type. The photo is a sample of what is available and all clumps will be similar. Please email with any questions or for more photos if interested.
Pair of Spanish 17th C brass or bronze altar sticks, about 19" high.