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similar to Superb STERLING SILVER SWING HANDLE REPOUSSE BASKET 1895

All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Sterling : Pre 1900 item #1021350 (stock #6398)
This is a 10-1/2" x 8-1/2" ball-footed swing-handle serving basket fully hallmarked for Sheffield, England 1895-6. Made by James Dixon & Sons, this basket has ornate repousse decoration in the bowl as well as attractive design to the ornate handle. It has a presentation inscription in the centre, as it was presented as a gift in September 1896, and it weighs an impressive 595 grams. Besides the hallmarks, it is also stamped 1618P and B3916, at least one of which refers to the design. This ite...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Metalwork : Pre 1910 item #1344363 (stock #1976/511)
A Chinese silver vase with elaborate handles and decorated in repousse work with a phoenix on a hammered ground and the sides showing flowers and foliage, the back with a plain shield. Size: 23 cm high. weight ; 8 1/4 oz. two maker's stamps in Chinese characters on the base. It reads YUAN BEI which was an artisan workshop in Tianjin. The middle set of marks reads"wen yen" meaning "cash silver" and indicating a standard similar to Sterling. We pay credit and respect for this identification to Ad...
All Items : Antiques : Instruments and Implements : Tools : Pre 1900 item #1450458 (stock #3098)
Watch Company
$85.00
130 year old Victorian POCKET WATCH FAUB Mesh Sterling Silver NOS Unused, Circa: 1896. Still has the original inventory tags marked: (S.B.C.Co. (Champlin., S.B. Providence, RI). This Pocket Watch accessory was used to be attached to the bow of the pocket watch . When the watch was placed in the men's vest pocket, this "Faub" was used just to hang over the pocket lip of the vest. This Sterling Silver faub was used in the Victorian Age to substitute for the vest chain. The end piece is initial...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Mexican : Pre 1940 item #1448387 (stock #MM537)
A vintage mid century modernist pair of salad servers in sterling silver and exotic wood by William Spratling. One is an open slotted spoon/fork and the other is a large serving spoon. They each measure 12 1/4" long and 2 14" across the bowls. Marked with the conjoined 'WS', Taxco and 925. These were the marks used between 1933-40, the first design period.

Made of thick lightly hammered sterling with three small balls near where the silver is attached to the wood.

There is some tarnis...

All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Plate : Pre 1837 VR item #1423964 (stock #26C10-2676)
English George III era Old Sheffield silver plated meat dome cover with robust gadrooned border and removable cast acanthus leaf-form handle. The cover is adorned with a full armorial engraved into a plaque of solid sterling silver which has been let into the cover in order to prevent any underlying copper from showing through the engraved family armorial. Circa 1810-1820. Size: 14 1/2 in. length x 10 1/2 in. depth x 8 1/2 in. ht. Sterling silver fused over copper; tinned interior.
All Items : Antiques : Furnishings : Accessories : Boxes : Pre 1900 item #1437505 (stock #BNJtortDutTe)
June Hastings
$2,500.00
Circa 1860, Dutch tortoiseshell & sterling silver spoon box with its original key. The hand engraved sterling spoon set includes 10 teaspoons, 10 demitasse coffee spoons, one sugar scoop, and one tea scoop.

The interior bottom of this antique tortoiseshell spoon box is lined with red velvet and shaped to hold the 20 spoons and 2 scoops securely, and a place to put the key. It has its original red silk cushion to protect the transparent tortoiseshell lid and to help keep the sterlin...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Retro : Pre 1960 item #1220793 (stock #gam9135)
Gideon Antiques
$140.00
A great gift for an elephant lover, a Republican or a Barbar enthusiast, this is a gutsy, nicely detailed vintage sterling silver elephant form ring, hallmarked 925 inside band. Excellent condition. Ring size: 9 1/2. Diameter of head: 3/4 in wide x 3/4 in high.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Deco : Pre 1940 item #967853
Anna Marcel
$899.00
Wow! This goes to the top of the list of my favorite pieces of jewelry. It is a beautiful pink Guilloche enamel over Sterling Silver Locket with matching chain w/enamel links. Accented w/marcasite work on face. The condition is excellent. The locket measures 1 3/8" diameter excluding bale and the chain is appx 24". Hallmarked Sterl Germany on loop on chain. Enamel is excellent, no damage to report on locket, front or back or chain links. The interior has original vintage fabric lining and bevele...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Sterling : Pre 1980 item #1159858 (stock #02189)
A Garrard of London sterling silver gravy sauce boat dated 1972. It is fully hallmarked for London, England with a date mark for 1972. It measures just under 6" in length, and is 2-7/8" in width, with a greatest height of 3-1/4" (handle). This elegant boat has three hoof-shaped feet. It has the maker's mark G&Co Ld for Garrard and it is stamped GARRARD & Co Ltd 112 REGENT STREET LONDON W on the bottom. Garrard & Company is one of the most, if not the most prestigious goldmith and jeweller in t...
All Items : Artists : Jewelry : Pendants : Contemporary item #1397199 (stock #1854)
Signed Studio Piece

Signed studio original hand hammered brass bold kinetic pendant necklace sculpture that frames a tree with nine branches of sterling silver, brass and copper with two antique faceted red amber beads. Looks equally well in a shadow box on your wall, window hanging art piece or around your neck. It was wrought in a USA studio in the in the Mid Century Modernist or Arts and Crafts tradition by this self directed metalart maker and signed Mimi Dee - Handmade.

*Bold n...

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Mexican : Pre 1940 item #1369725
This rare set of five hand wrought 1930's sterling silver heart shaped buttons were designed & signed by Taxco, Mexico artist William Spratling in the 1930's. Each button measures 3/4" X 3/4". All are in beautiful condition & each is signed on the reverse with the early WS hallmark. In our 30+ years of collecting Spratling we have never come across this design.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Sterling : Pre 1920 item #1221370 (stock #gam101312)
Gideon Antiques
$325.00
Here’s to a good round of golf and a fine cigar...case! This antique sterling silver cigar holder tube will keep that smoke fresh and secure, having an engine-turned design and slide off cap. Stamped 925 and Makers Mark and Anchor on tube and inside cap. Measures 7 1/4" long. Very good condition with minor depressions near tip. Wt. 67.7g. A class act on the course or with friends.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Scandinavian : Georg Jensen : Pre 1970 item #1093698 (stock #6550)
A Georg Jensen sterling silver double tulip pin and earrings set in a red Georg Jensen New York box. The brooch measures 1-3/4 x 1-3/8" and has a safety catch and it matches the 7/8" x 5/8" clip-on earrings. The red box with the white satin and black velvet interior has the stamp for the Georg Jensen shop at 667 Fifth Avenue New York, and the brooch has the Jensen mark along with STERLING DENMARK 100 C (the pattern mark) and the earrings have just the 100 after the Jensen Denmark and sterling m...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Native American : Pre 1980 item #1014646 (stock #01791)
A Navajo sterling silver ring with a blue opal circa 1960s 1970s. This vintage size 6 ring features a large solitaire opal with blue and green colours; it measures 1" x 7/8" across the stone. It is unsigned which is not uncommon and it weighs 7.9 grams. It is in excellent condition with no chips, cracks, dents, bends, corrosion, losses, damage or repairs other than some natural striations in the stone and some minor surface wear. All condition issues are noted. All items are vintage or anti...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Mexican : Pre 1940 item #1335260
Exquisite & rare this lifelike sterling silver, copper & brass angelfish brooch was designed in the late 1930's by Margot Van Voorhies for her husband's taller Los Castillo. This wearable work of art measures 3 3/4" high X 3 1/4" across & weighs 42 grams. The finely detailed angelfish floats through waving brass seaweed above a copper conch shell. Beautiful condition with excellent patina. Pin back and safety catch are tight and secure. When her marriage to Antonio Castillo ended Margot went on ...
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Sterling : Pre 1900 item #1453577 (stock #20084628)
Private Stock
$195.00
20084628 A sterling silver “Remember the Alamo” souvenir spoon from 1891. The spoon shows the alamo in the bowl and the handle is in the shape of a Bowie knife. The handle is marked “Victory or Death” and “Texas One and Indivisible.” At the to of the handle is a portrait of William Travis and a listing of other prominent Texans associated with the Alamo. The back of the handle is marked “Daughters of the Republic of Texas 1891" along with a bust of DeZavala. The base of the ha...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1980 item #1446789 (stock #1712)
Dragon's Pearl
$2,500.00
A great hammered silver vase with small knobs around the shoulders, soft hammer marks covering the surface of the vase. Signed on the bottom with a chiseled signature by the artist, Shiro, together with Mitsukoshi stamp, Silver and Sterling. Enclosed in the original tomobako, the original box, inscribed Silver vase on the exterior of the lid and signed and sealed on the inside. Size: H 20 x W 22 cm. Condition: perfect, with good silver oxidation patina. **** Sekiya Shiro (1907-1994) was b...
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Organics : Ivory : Pre 1900 item #1037943 (stock #EA223)
Antique Canadian 19th century silver mounted large scrimshaw walrus tusk. Details: The outer side of the tusk is finely engraved with an unusual Hudson’s Bay Company coat of arms. It is composed of a shield with a cross (the cross of St. George) and with four beavers, one in each quarter. Above the shield is a crest which depicts a walrus sitting on the Cap of Maintenance. The shield and crest are supported by two elk with a scroll showing the old Latin motto pro pelle cutem: a skin for a skin...