A superb Rococo-style first standard (950/1000 pure silver) tastevin by the master silversmith Marc Parrod. This large example retains the round shape of a traditional tastevin but replaces the usual bowl decoration with ornate bunches of grapes tied with ribbon bows and a remarkable handle treatment illustrating a young couple stomping grapes while holding hands. Parrod created excellent classic Burgundian tastevins, but his fantasy pieces stand apart from all the other Dijon masters...
Gendje: Special Offer~ Nice antique Gendje rug- circa late 19th early 20th century. One of the heads has been rewoven and one small hole. .All natural dyes L: 220cm/ 86in and W: 133cm/54in
A scarce artist's fully articulated wooden mannequin, probably French. 19th century. Size: 19 inches ht. Mannequins were an important tool in the artist's studio. Each was carved to model the human form and utilized wooden ball joints that allowed the figure to be manipulated into realistic positions...
Handsome English antique sterling- silver-mounted flask. Bound with crocodile, the flask has a drinking cup with gilded interior which slips off for convenience. Cap has a bayonet hinge and pivots to lock into place. Hallmarks: James Dixon & Sons, Sheffield 1897. 3 1/4" W., 5 1/8" H.
This porcelain demitasse cup and saucer was produced in England by Coalport in the 1890s. The saucer has a diameter of 4 3/8 inches and the cup is 2 1/8 inches high, with a diameter of 2 ½ inches. The set has a ground color of pink enamel. It has panels of trellis-like gilding enhanced with tiny raised white enamel beads. There are gilded ovals covered with raised turquoise enamel beads or jewels. This is a very unique design...
This porcelain demitasse cup and saucer was produced in England by Coalport in the 1890s. The saucer has a diameter of 3 ½ inches and the cup is 1 7/8 inches high. The shape is scalloped and ruffled. The ground color is deep red. The wide gold borders are covered with raised turquoise beads or “jewels’. There are additional hand gilded accents. The interior of the cup, well of the saucer and handle are all gilded...
This pair of porcelain vases was produced in England by Spode Copeland’s China in the 1890s. They are signed by the artist, C. Norwich. They measure 10 ¼ inches at the handles and are 4 ½ inches in diameter at their widest point. These vases have a graceful form with elegant handles and pedestal bases. The exquisite flowers on the front and back are indicative of the generations of fine porcelain painters trained in English porcelain factories...
Lovely sterling silver Art Nouveau photo frame. An Alphonse- Mucha-inspired maiden is in relief upon the undulating form. Rambling flowers and vines, along with a butterfly, adorn the romanticized design. Hallmarks: R.U. & Co., Birmingham 1907. 5 3/4" W., 6 5/8" H., 3 3/4" diameter photo.
This traditional Rose Wreath pattern is exquisitely quilted. It has a variety of floral patterns in the center of the wreaths and undulating vines separating the blocks. All are done in tiny stitches. The graceful border seems to hug the wreaths.
It has been washed in its lifetime so the red is ever so slightly softened in color. The fabrics are strong and intact.
Measurements are 82" x 83". Wheeling, West Virginia origin; circa 1860.
Exquisite example of a tall, high Art Nouveau wine bottle stand made by the WMF (Wurttembergische Metallwarenfabrik) workshop in Germany, circa 1900. Sweeping whiplash handles flank the sides of the reticulated Jugendstil form. An example is illustrated on page 154 of the well-known WMF 1900 English catalogue. Firm's marks beneath. 7 1/2" W. to handles, 8" H.
American Sterling Tea Caddy with mushroom form lid. Circa 1915.
American Sterling Tea Caddy with overall hammered decoration.
This is an unusual version of a Princess Feather quilt with two striking borders. Each Feather has a unique six lobed floral applique coming off the center eight lobed medallion.
The quilt is made of several different solid red fabrics. It is quilted with double diamonds in the body; diagonal rows in the inner border and arced designs in the outer border. There are several small, unobtrusive patches in the border...
Edwardian sterling silver bud vase. Made by Goldsmiths & Silversmiths in London in 1906. Faceted and tapering on raised and faceted foot with scrolled rim. Mouth rim same with pierced ornamental band. Fully marked including design no. 349996. Very good condition.
Dimensions: H 4 5/8 x D 2 7/8 in. Weight: 2.5 troy ounces. #BL422 & BL423
Modern sterling silver tray. Made by Tiffany & Co. in New York, ca 1907. Rectangular well and gently concave reeded rim with double-scrolled corners. Fully marked including pattern no. 16880 (first produced in 1907) and director’s letter m (1907-47). Very good condition.
Dimensions: H 1/2 x W 11 x D 7 3/4 in. Heavy weight: 18.5 troy ounces. #BQ530
Tiffany Studios gilded bronze Zodiac pattern letter, or paper rack. The two-section holder depicts signs of the zodiac in detailed relief. Impressed upon the base: "Tiffany Studios, New York, 1009. Circa 1905. An example illustrated in "Tiffany Desk Sets," by Holland, page 23. 2 1/2" D., 9 1/2" W., 6 1/2" H.
Large American Art Nouveau sterling silver picture frame. Rectangular window and flat surround with loose and fluid flowers and leaves engraved on lined ground. Top rail vacant. With glass, silk lining, and velvet back and hinged support. For portrait (vertical) display. Fully marked including stamps for IN Deitsch, a New York maker active, ca 1904-15. Also, retailer’s stamp (McCreery). Very good condition with strong definition.
Dimensions: Frame: H 14 3/4 x W 11 3/4 in...
Distinguished Edwardian sterling silver cigar box. Made by Gorham in Providence, ca 1910. Rectangular with straight sides. Cover hinged and gently curved with tab. Wraparound alternating engine-turned lines and plain stripes. Cover same with vacant geometric cartouche. Box interior cedar lined. Cover interior gilt with pierced grill. Fully marked including no. B6485/01. Very good condition.
Dimensions: H 3 3/8 x W 9 x D 5 1/2 in. Gross weight: 27.5 troy ounces. #AV533