elephant-form censer in champlevé enamel technique on a turquoise ground.
4.5 inches x 4.5 inches x 2.5 inches
Pure Arts & Crafts in design! Silvered basket with completely hammered surface. Octagonal form has an applied border at its flared rim with rivet strapwork. Inspired by Shreve's Fourteenth Century Crusader pattern. Made in Connecticut by the Derby Silver Co., circa 1910. 7 1/2" H., 8 1/2" W., 9 1/2" L.
Art Nouveau sterling silver spoon with a woman's head-and-face handle. The Gibson-style woman's hair flows down to a twisted stem. Bowl of the spoon engraved "St. Louis," reverse of handle with initials, dated "Xmas 1906." Made by the Manchester Silver Co. of Rhode Island circa 1904-'06. 5 3/8" L.
Finely crafted silver box with Rosewood interior, exterior decorated with impressive scroll design, 19th century period. Aprpox. 1 1/2" H x 8 1/2" W x 4 1/4" D, condition is consistent with age, no issues noted.
Art Nouveau sterling silver tray with wavy cartouche forms in relief about the borders. Rambling flower heads further enhance the curving form. Nice quality with rolled edge details. Hallmarks: Henry Williams, Birmingham 1911. 8 3/8" W., 10 1/4" L.
Fine cast bronze of a boy holding an early carved flute-like instrument known as a chalumeau. The figure with wavy hair wears a jacket, hat and fur-lined shoes. A basket of fruits rests behind. Signed upon the squared base, Duchoiselle. The sculptor, active in France in the nineteenth century, created a highly regarded pair of bronzes depicting Native American Indians in canoes. France, circa 1880. 24" H., 7" W., 6" D.
Silvered, reticulated wine bottle stand with stylized scallop top and stepped base support. Made in Birmingham circa 1915 by the William Hutton & Sons workshop. 7" H.
English George I period pepper caster by important Huguenot silversmith John Chartier, London, 1723. Britannia standard (95.8% pure silver). Hallmarked to underside of base. Size: 4 1/2 inches Ht. X 2 1/4 inches diameter. Condition: dent to one side.
George III sterling silver mug, London, 1765, with tapering sides and featuring an acanthus leaf capped double scroll handle and a stepped base. Marks rubbed and maker's mark indistinct. No repairs or erasures. Size: 3 3/4 inches ht. X 4 1/4 inches across handle X 3 inches diameter. Condition: minor bruising to sides.
Sterling silver Adams-style candlesticks. Oval bases with fluted designs which are repeated upon the column. Beaded edging is found upon the base as well as on the oval bobeches. Hallmarks: George Henry Hibberd, Birmingham 1903. 6 3/4" H.
Exceptional pair of antique French Gilt Bronze Fireplace Chenet in the form of Dionysian children seated on a plinth and eating grapes, and with foliate and cyma curved decoration. 18th/19th Century.
Each Approx.: 12.5" x 12.5" x 5.5 deep
Lovely Gorham sterling silver bowl with eleven deep panel sections. Elaborate scrolling florals are in high relief upon the panel rim. Gilded within. Stamped with this prominent Rhode Island silversmith's "bell" date symbol for year 1900. 9 1/2" W.
Exquisitely cast gilded bronze urn by the famous Barbedienne Foundry in France circa 1900. Detailed relief floral clusters are found upon the top. Additional stylized Art Nouveau flower forms enhance the circumference as well as the sides of the form with its variegated marble base. Signed F. Barbedienne, Paris. 8 3/8" H.
Fine WMF (Wurttembergische Metallwarenfabrik) silvered pewter figural, monumental Art Nouveau vases in the manner of Alphonse Mucha. One has front relief of a barefoot maiden with flowing, tousled hair among florals and vines. The facing vase has a fluid-haired maiden sniffing a bouquet of undulating florals. Reverse of each has further interlacing foliates and vines. The neck and naturalistic waving tops are flanked by reticulated Art Nouveau whiplash handles...
Exquisite pair French gilt bronze 5 light candelabra with cherubs and garland leaf and flower motif supported by a white marble base. Measuring 28" x 13" x 8".
Circa 1890, American sterling silver serving spoon with a gold wash and an ivory handle. Designed by Charles Osborne for Whiting Manufacturing Company, it is pattern 2888 and fully hallmarked.
A fine antique British sterling sugar caster created by the establishment of John Millward Banks. Dated
1896, it is fully hallmarked and is in excellent condition. Measures 7.5 inches high.
This is a very small antique German chocolate mold. Father Christmas stands just 4 inches high and is 2 1/4 inches wide. The clips are original. Very nice detail. The manufacturer and the number 990 are stamped on the inside.