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similar to Tiffany Japonesque Hand-Hammered Pillbox with Applied Beetle Bug

All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Sterling : Pre 1900 item #1452463 (stock #BV750)
Nelson & Nelson Antiques
$2,450.00
Listed Price $3,500.00
Japonesque sterling silver pillbox, ca 1880. Oval with hinged and tabbed cover. Allover spot hammering and irregular lines radiating from bottom. Applied to cover top is black-lacquered beetle with gold spots; also engraved calligraphy-style 3-letter monogram. Gilt interior. Marked “Tiffany & Co. Sterling” with indistinct number. Very good condition with deep patina.

Small dimensions: H 1 3/8 x W 2 1/2 x D 1 3/4 in. Weight: 1.5 troy ounces. #BV750

All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Sterling : Pre 1900 item #1399310 (stock #BS584)
Nelson & Nelson Antiques
$7,800.00
Listed Price $12,000.00
Japonesque sterling silver inkwell. Made by Tiffany & Co. in New York, ca 1882. Drum form with curved shoulder, short neck, and hinged and cork-lined bayonet cover. Leaves and tendrils and butterflies, too, applied to honeycomb hand-hammered ground. Bonus bug (a modish beetle) on cover. Interior glass lined. Fully marked including pattern no. 6771 (first produced in 1882), director’s letter M (1873-91), and phrase “Sterling-Silver”. Excellent condition and patina.

Large dimensions: H 4...

All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Sterling : Pre 1910 item #1395647 (stock #BS177)
Nelson & Nelson Antiques
$4,550.00
Listed Price $6,500.00
Craftsman hand-hammered sterling silver water pitcher. Made by Tiffany & Co. in New York, ca 1909. Softly faceted baluster with v-spout and c-scroll handle. Nice rippling shimmer. Rectangular frame with two-letter monogram. Fully marked including pattern no. 17580 (first produced in 1909), director’s letter m (1907-47), phrase “Special Hand Work”, and volume (5 1/2 pints). Fine condition.

Dimensions: H 8 1/4 x W 9 1/4 x D 5 3/4 in. Heavy weight: 37.5 troy ounces. #BS177

All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Sterling : Pre 1900 item #1407610 (stock #BS749)
Nelson & Nelson Antiques
$48,750.00
Listed Price $75,000.00
Exquisite Tiffany Japonesque sterling silver centerpiece with applied fish, ca 1881.

Exterior decorated with scaly and gaping fish swimming among drifting, swaying plants. Ornament is applied and chased on honeycomb hand-hammered ground. Fine details including seaweed clinging to rim and scrolled seashells on foot. A veritable fishbowl.

Engraved presentation dated 1883 in stylistically-integrated wavy ribbon script: "Gracie, Bedouin / Match race / Oct 18th 1883 / Course 26 Miles to Windward...

All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Sterling : Pre 1900 item #1454043 (stock #BV521)
Nelson & Nelson Antiques
$1,400.00
Listed Price $2,000.00
Rare Japonesque hand-hammered sterling silver baby rattle. Made by Whiting in New York, ca 1885. Flat and round head with double sided piercing with applied flower head and beetle on front. Baluster handle with second beetle and whistle terminal. Chain handle with finger ring. Fully marked. Excellent condition.

Dimensions (without chain): H 4 1/4 x D 1 5/8 in. Gross weight: 1.7 troy ounces. #BV521

All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Sterling : Pre 1900 item #1395405 (stock #BS176)
Nelson & Nelson Antiques
$26,000.00
Listed Price $40,000.00
Rare mixed metal pitcher with lots of bugs. Made by Tiffany & Co. in New York, ca 1880. Globular with drum-form neck, small lip spout, and c-scroll handle. Modish insects—dragon fly, grasshopper, and butterfly—creep and dart among fluid and interlaced grass stalks applied to hand-hammered sterling silver ground heightened with floral engraving and copper inlay. A superb integration of Japonesque and Craftsman. Interlaced script monogram engraved to underside. Fully marked including pattern n...
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Sterling : Pre 1900 item #1432280 (stock #BT683)
Nelson & Nelson Antiques
$2,100.00
Listed Price $3,000.00
Japonesque sterling silver creamer and sugar. Made by Tiffany & Co. in New York.

Each: Urn body on domed foot Handles high looping. Interior gilt washed. Creamer has helmet mouth. Engraved insects (dragonfly and butterfly), flowers, and blossoming branch on allover honeycomb hand-hammered ground. Handles have raised interlocking scrollwork with flowers and Moresque shapes based on Persian, the flatware pattern that was designed by Edward C. Moore and first produced in 1872.

Fully marked incl...

All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Sterling : Pre 1900 item #1454306 (stock #BV846)
Nelson & Nelson Antiques
$3,850.00
Listed Price $5,500.00
Pair of mixed metal sterling silver bowls. Made by Gorham in Providence, 1880-1. Each: Four curved sides and deep fluted well. Wide and hand-hammered with applied birds, blossoming branches, kimono-clad parasol twirlers, and flowers rooted in granulated soil. Modish Japonesque motifs. Interlaced script monogram engraved on underside. Fully marked including maker’s stamp, phrase “Sterling / & Other Metals”, and no. 326. One has 1880 date letter; the other has 1881 date letter. Very good con...
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Sterling : Pre 1900 item #1446961 (stock #BN380)
Nelson & Nelson Antiques
$556.50
Listed Price $795.00
American applied sterling silver perfume vial, ca 1880. Clear glass cylinder with twisted fluting. Sterling silver collar and hinged cover with tendril, flower, and insect on hand-hammered ground; gilt interior. Unmarked. Very good condition with deep patina.

Dimensions: H 2 3/4 x D 1/2 in. #BN380

All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Sterling : Pre 1900 item #1382754 (stock #BN700)
Nelson & Nelson Antiques
$6,965.00
Listed Price $9,950.00
Japonesque sterling silver and mixed metal tea set. Made by Gorham in Providence in 1879-1880. This set comprises teapot, creamer, and sugar.

Each: Bellied with short reeded neck and foot ring. Bracket handles (teapot handle stained wood). Teapot has gently raised hinged cover with ball finial and s-form spout. Creamer has discreet lip spout. Allover honeycomb hand hammering applied with lots of period motifs: oversized leaves and lily pads as well as granulated soil; rich and varied populati...

All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Sterling : Pre 1900 item #1405412 (stock #BS747)
Nelson & Nelson Antiques
$3,850.00
Listed Price $5,500.00
Japonesque Arts & Crafts applied sterling silver chamberstick. Made by Tiffany & Co. in New York, ca 1879. Deep bowl and twisted-loop handle with tendril tail. Urn socket with wide and flat detachable bobeche on central raised spiral. Beatles on socket and handle (a bug cap), and butterfly heightened with gilding in bowl. Also, a gilt leaf (literally, gold leaf). Jokey & buggy. Honeycomb hand hammering and stylistically integrated script monogram. Fully marked including pattern no. 5884 (first p...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Sterling : Pre 1950 item #1455087 (stock #BR829)
Nelson & Nelson Antiques
$1,400.00
Listed Price $2,000.00
Rare sterling silver punch ladle. Made by Spratling in Taxco, Mexico. Round hand-hammered bowl with curved spout. Mount has tooled bands and applied rope band and is inset with tapering stained-wood handle. An early piece by this maker. 1940s marks. Very good condition with beautiful patina.

Dimensions: H 13 x W 3 3/4 x D 1/4 in. Gross weight: 5 troy ounces. #BR829

All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Sterling : Pre 1900 item #1447583 (stock #BV306)
Nelson & Nelson Antiques
$22,750.00
Listed Price $35,000.00
Japonesque sterling silver centerpiece bowl. Made by Tiffany & Co. in New York, ca 1877. Hemispheric with wavy rim; round and stepped foot. Exterior has applied and acid-etched ornament heightened with gilding and engraving: Leafing branches with pendant gourds and tendrils. Acid-etched stylistically integrated interlaced script monogram. Interior gilt-washed and engraved with same. Spot hammered ground.

The pattern (no. 5026) was first produced in 1877. Director’s letter M (1873-91). Fully...

All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Sterling : Pre 1940 item #1430446 (stock #BT101)
Nelson & Nelson Antiques
$1,750.00
Listed Price $2,500.00
Craftsman sterling silver charger. Made by William Waldo Dodge, Jr in Asheville, North Carolina, ca 1930. Round with curved sides. Irregular hand-hammering. Center plain with applied monogram in wreath and engraved phrase: “Ontario Shoot / 1930 / Singles Championship / Won By / Geo. A. Reynolds”. Fully marked including phrase “By Hand”. Very good condition with nice shimmer.

Dimensions: H 2 1/8 x D 12 3/8 in. Weight: 30 troy ounces. #BT101

All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Sterling : Pre 1930 item #1449777 (stock #BV413)
Nelson & Nelson Antiques
$2,100.00
Listed Price $3,000.00
Craftsman hand-hammered sterling silver 3-piece coffee set. Made by the Kalo Shop in Chicago, ca 1920. This set comprises coffeepot, creamer, and sugar. Coffeepot: Straight and upward tapering body with s-scroll spout and high-looping stained-wood handle. Cover hinged and domed with stained-wood finial. Creamer: Straight and upward tapering body with elongated v-spout and high-looping handle. Sugar: Drum-form with upward tapering sides and same side handles. All pieces have applied single-letter...
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Sterling : Pre 1900 item #1436681 (stock #BM963)
Nelson & Nelson Antiques
$24,700.00
Listed Price $38,000.00
Japonesque sterling silver and mixed metal water pitcher. Made by Tiffany & Co. in New York, ca 1885. Globular body, straight neck, and c-scroll handle. Allover honeycomb hand hammering. Applied flowers, leafing tendrils, and butterflies. A restrained design with graceful plant and insect motifs. Fully marked including pattern no. 3077 and phrase “Sterling silver and other metals”. Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 7 3/8 x W 8 x D 5 1/2 in. Weight: 25 troy ounces. #BM963

All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Sterling : Pre 1970 item #1442372 (stock #BU375)
Nelson & Nelson Antiques
$4,200.00
Listed Price $6,000.00
Art nouveau hand-hammered sterling silver gravy boat on stand. Made by Georg Jensen in Denmark. Boat with lip spout, thumb rest and scroll hand with rinceaux-style seed-and-leaf finger ring. Tooled and tubular support on raised oval foot with tooled lines and applied beads. Stand oval with well and open ends inset with same seed-and-leaf motif. Both have postwar marks and no. 177. Very good condition. Dimensions: Boat: H 5 x L 8 1/4 x W 3 5/8 in. Stand: H 1/2 x L 8 x W 5 in.

With: Art Nouveau ...

All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Sterling : Pre 1980 item #1447377 (stock #BV262)
Nelson & Nelson Antiques
$206.50
Listed Price $295.00
Ornamental sterling silver sauce ladle. Made by Georg Jensen in Copenhagen. Looped and tapering handle with seed and leaf terminal. Hand-hammered ovoid leaf bowl. Marked “Sterling / Denmark” with postwar maker’s stamp and pattern no. 21. Very good condition.

Height: 6 3/8 in. Weight: 2 troy ounces. #BV262