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similar to Whiting Japonesque Mixed Metal Salad Servers with Crabs & Cattails

All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Sterling : Pre 1900 item #1408909 (stock #BS799)
Nelson & Nelson Antiques
$1,575.00
Listed Price $2,250.00
Mixed metal and hand-hammered sterling silver salad serving pair. Made by Whiting in New York, ca 1885. This pair comprises spoon with shaped ovalish bowl, and fork with shaped and pierced 4-tine shank. Each handle has applied crab and cattail and engraved leafing branches. A modish mix of Craftsman and Japonesque. The very Victorian lady’s name Adelaide is engraved on terminals. Fully marked including maker’s and retailer’s (Theodore B. Starr) stamps. Very good condition.

Length: Spoon ...

All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Sterling : Pre 1980 item #1384001 (stock #BN807)
Nelson & Nelson Antiques
$1,925.00
Listed Price $2,750.00
Japonesque Revival sterling silver and mixed metal picture frame. Made by Tiffany & Co in New York, ca 1970. Rectangular window and flat surround with engraved bamboo and mixed metal appliques, including a dragonfly – a perennial symbol of the modish exoticism associated with Tiffany since the late 19th-century. With glass, silk lining, and laminate back and hinged support. For landscape (horizontal) display. Hallmark includes postwar pattern no. 26005/95. Very good condition.

Dimensions: Fr...

All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Sterling : Pre 1900 item #1425984 (stock #BT366)
Nelson & Nelson Antiques
$1,925.00
Listed Price $2,750.00
Aesthetic Japonesque mixed metal christening mug. Made by Tiffany & Co. in New York, ca 1879. Tapering copper body applied with silver tendril and leaf. Silver scroll handle, foot ring, and wavy rim. Interior also silver with visible handwork. Underside engraved with script monogram. Fully marked including pattern no. 5621 (first produced in 1879), director’s letter M (1873-1891), and phrase “Sterling Silver / -and- / Other Metals”. Very good.

Dimensions: H 2 1/2 x W 3 3/4 x D 3 in. #BT3...

All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Sterling : Pre 1910 item #1428235 (stock #N273)
Nelson & Nelson Antiques
$1,575.00
Listed Price $2,250.00
Japonesque mixed metal cigar lighter. Made by Gorham in Providence in 1903. Copper teapot-form with bellied body and cast handle in form of dragon, horned head and talons gripping sides. Upturned spout with chained cap. Also chained is domed and lobed cover. Applied silver crab and snail on one side; on other a blossoming prunus branch. Maker’s stamp, no. BY264, and date symbol. Fine condition with nicely toned and nuanced copper finish; silver has deep patina.

Dimensions: H 2 3/4 x W 5 x ...

All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Sterling : Pre 1900 item #1404865 (stock #BS735)
Nelson & Nelson Antiques
$4,550.00
Listed Price $6,500.00
Japonesque sterling silver and mixed metal hand mirror. Made by Tiffany & Co. in New York, ca 1878. Curved and upward tapering handle and oval frame inset with beveled glass. Front has honeycomb hand hammering and is applied with modish insects (beetle and butterfly) and flowers (blossoming prunus branches and irises). Back has subtle and shimmering hammering, and is acid-etched with same plants and butterfly fluttering by. Also, on back are engraved initials. Fully marked including pattern no. ...
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Sterling : Pre 1900 item #1382754 (stock #BN700)
Nelson & Nelson Antiques
$8,125.00
Listed Price $12,500.00
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 #1387439 (stock #BM820)
Nelson & Nelson Antiques
$2,800.00
Listed Price $4,000.00
Mixed metal copper and silver Turkish coffeepot with Japonesque ornament. Made by Gorham in Providence in 1882.

Traditional copper vessel comprising ovoid body, s-scroll spout, c-scroll handle, cylindrical neck, and hinged onion-dome cover. Applied silver butterflies (one gilt), birds, fronds, and blossoming prunus branch. Tooled band with stylized leaves and flowers at neck base. Allover honeycomb hand hammering. Finish shades from brown to red. A striking synthesis of two modishly exotic sty...

All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Sterling : Pre 1900 item #1395660 (stock #BS175)
Nelson & Nelson Antiques
$61,750.00
Listed Price $95,000.00
Japonesque sterling silver tray. Made by Tiffany & Co. in New York, ca 1878. Kidney-form with wavy and molded rim and four double volute-scroll supports. Mixed-metal ornament on hand-hammered honeycomb ground: Loose and elongated branch with leaves and hop blossoms that spills over rim. Cicada applied to handle.

Fully marked including pattern no. 5291 (first produced in 1878), director’s letter M (1873-91), and phrase “Sterling silver / and / other metals”. Fine condition.

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1920 item #1414680
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$128.00
Listed Price $160.00
Very unusual Late Meiji - early Taisho (1910s) Japanese silver and mixed metal match box holder raised on shaped feet, its bronze top with gilded and silvered incised decoration of a blooming peony bush. Beautiful design, superb quality work, fine engraving. No marks on the metal, but I am sure it is silver. Length 2 7/16 inches.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Sterling : Pre 1920 item #1400780 (stock #BS647)
Nelson & Nelson Antiques
$5,250.00
Listed Price $7,500.00
Novelty sterling silver and mixed metal letter opener with Native American motif. Retailed by Shreve, Crump & Low in Boston, ca 1910. Cast handle in form of Indian chief head with noble and austere face and full feather headdress. Flat, tapering, and hand-hammered blade in style of stained hide. A fully developed specimen of a popular motif that suggests the work of Joseph Heinrich, a turn-of-the-century maker active in New York and France. Fully marked with retailer’s stamp, no. 20, and phra...
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Sterling : Pre 1900 item #1134981 (stock #BG587)
Nelson & Nelson Antiques
$3,500.00
Listed Price $5,000.00
A wonderful Tiffany sterling silver and other metals grape shears. The grape shears of curved form, hammered all over front and back, with applied silver, and cooper pieces. A copper beetle is mounted right behind the cutting blades, applied silver leaves and tendrils wrapped around the handles on the front and back, and a really great beetle mounted near the handles with applied silver legs and 9 inset cooper spots on the back of the beetle (great mixed metal work and design). Fully hallmark...
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Sterling : Pre 1900 item #1357804 (stock #BM963)
Nelson & Nelson Antiques
$26,000.00
Listed Price $40,000.00
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. Hallmark includes pattern no. 3077 and phrase “Sterling silver and other metals”. Good condition.

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

All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Sterling : Pre 1900 item #1391827 (stock #BN962)
Nelson & Nelson Antiques
$6,650.00
Listed Price $9,500.00
Beautiful hand-hammered sterling silver and mixed metal perfume. Made by Tiffany & Co. in New York, ca 1880. Baluster with double-scroll side handles and threaded cover. Vertical stylized vegetation and darting insects (butterflies and dragonflies) applied to honeycomb ground. With chain for hanging on a lady’s chatelaine. A small-scale confluence of Japanese inspiration and Arts & Crafts technique. Hallmark includes pattern and order numbers, director’s letter M (1873-91), and phrase “St...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Netsuke and Related : Pre 1900 item #1414116
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$220.00
Listed Price $275.00
19th century Japanese mixed metal obidome (sash ornament) in a form of a Ashinaga (long legs) as a seated South Seas islander wearing a loincloth and holding a hand drum and a striker. Obidome is worn on an obi cord that holds the obi sash together, it is the only type of jewelry worn by Japanese women on formal occasions, and could serve as netsuke as well. Somehow very cheery design, superb quality work (see his muscular arms and absurdly long legs with splayed toes), fantastic crisp detailing...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Netsuke and Related : Pre 1900 item #1414115
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$200.00
Listed Price $250.00
19th century Japanese mixed metal obidome (sash ornament) in a form of a drunken scholar returning home fast asleep on a donkey accompanied by an attendant carrying a large folded umbrella. Obidome is worn on an obi cord that holds the obi sash together, it is the only type of jewelry worn by Japanese women on formal occasions, and could serve as netsuke as well. Superb quality work, fantastic crisp detailing, gilding, silver coat of the scholar, some wear as to be expected. The back and loops a...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1900 item #1413806
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$316.00
Listed Price $395.00
Unusual 19th century Japanese mixed metal scroll weight in a form of a karako (Chinese boy) standing with one hand raised, wearing a rich robe and a collar. Could have been used as a brush rest as well. Dynamic posture, pleasantly heavy bronze with gilding on the collar and robe, intricate textile designs on the robe superbly inlaid with silver, excellent depiction of his chubby face with a slight smile. The underside of his robe on the bottom is lacquered black. Wonderful patina from handling, ...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Netsuke and Related : Pre 1900 item #1399402
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$520.00
Listed Price $650.00
Very unusual 19th century mixed metal and wood netsuke of a boy quietly playing a reed flute while leaning against a side of a resting buffalo, 2 baskets next to him. The subject is ushidoji (also called bokudo) symbolizing the perfect peace of mind, and is considered to be one of the stages on the way to the Buddhahood. Excellent quality metalwork of shakudo (buffalo), solid silver (boy) and copper (baskets), perfectly captured mood of the scene. Fruitwood body, some darkening to the back, very...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Netsuke and Related : Pre 1900 item #1395234
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$760.00
Listed Price $950.00
Unusual 19th century kagamibuta (“mirror lid”) netsuke with copper bowl and mixed metal top depicting a tiger on rocks with bamboo grass and a dragon holding a Precious Gem in flight among swirling clouds: the two appear ready to engage in a fight. Very nice pairing of the most powerful Zodiac animals, bronze disc with gilding, eyes of both beasts are inlaid with shakudo with its characteristic strong black color. Excellent crisp work, some wear to gilding as to be expected, unusual large co...