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similar to Massive Antique Japanese Silver Jewel Casket with Guardian Dragons

All Items : Hidden : Viewable : Pre 1900 item #1433183 (stock #BR782)
Massive Japanese silver casket box, ca 1890. Rectangular with straight sides and hinged cover with loose-mounted trefoil handle. Allover spot hammering. Applied to sides are two wraparound dragons—scaly and slithering beasts with major dentition. A third is applied to cover in super scary high relief. Cold-blooded guardians of the family jewels. Interior velvet-lined with detachable and partitioned wood tray. On carved wood stand. Japanese marks on silver plaque mounted to base. Very good con...
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Asia Trade : Pre 1920 item #1421505 (stock #BR681)
Nelson & Nelson Antiques
$5,250.00
Listed Price $7,500.00
Large Japanese silver vase, ca 1910. Ovoid with short neck and turned-down rim. On front chased chrysanthemum flower heads with veined, serrated, and overlapping petals, blossoming prunus branch, and leaves. The decoration meanders around the sides. Back plain. Japanese marks. Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 14 3/4 x D 8 1/2 in. Weight: 69 troy ounces. #BR681

All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Asia Trade : Pre 1930 item #1446678 (stock #BN913)
Nelson & Nelson Antiques
$276.50
Listed Price $395.00
Pair of Japanese silver figural salt and pepper shakers, ca 1920. Each: An exotic fantasy turtle with scaly shell, stretched out neck, and snapping mouth. Bared teeth pierced. Bottom detachable. Marked. Very good condition with deep patina.

Dimensions: H 7/8 x L 2 1/4 x W 1 in. Total weight: 1 troy ounce. #BN913

All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Continental : Pre 1900 item #1434953 (stock #BR705)
Nelson & Nelson Antiques
$5,950.00
Listed Price $8,500.00
Five German 812 silver figures, ca 1880. This set comprises two musicians, a tankard-bearing tavern keeper, a fowl-serving wench, and a dagger-wielding pierrot let loose among these peaceful country folk. Each figure is silver and inset with nautilus-shell torso; mounted to jewel-studded base.

Marked 13 (that is 13/16 loths) and Nurnberg city stamp. Very good condition.

Tallest: 6 1/4 in. #BR705

All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Folk Art : Baskets : Pre 1920 item #1445731 (stock #By3)
Japanasia Collectibles and Contemporary
$810.00
Listed Price $900.00
Japanese Antiques Ikebana Bamboo Basket Large 21" Flower Arrangement

Size: 21

Condition: very good for its age

Materials: made of bamboo

A very lovely slender antique Japanese ikebana basket made of bamboo. This is made in Osaka, we personally got this from a collector during our trip in Kyoto. The basket is tall and shows signs of age, the color changed into a beautiful lacquered brownish color. The basket will make a great flower vase for tea representation, includes the ...

All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Asia Trade : Pre 1920 item #1424351 (stock #BT253)
Nelson & Nelson Antiques
$315.00
Listed Price $450.00
Chinese export silver serving fork, ca 1910. Plain and scalloped 5-tine shank. Handle tapering and hollow with a scary, scaly dragon with slinking talons applied to handle front and back. Marks including stamp for Wang Hing, a noted Hong Kong silversmith and retailer. Very good condition.

Length: 8 3/4 in. Weight: 3.5 troy ounces. #BT253

All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Asia Trade : Pre 1920 item #1424350 (stock #BT254)
Nelson & Nelson Antiques
$315.00
Listed Price $450.00
Chinese export silver serving fork, ca 1910. Shaped 4-tine shank engraved with fish and plants. Handle tapering and hollow. A scary, scaly dragon with slinking talons applied to handle front and back. Marks including stamp for Wang Hing, a noted Hong Kong silversmith and retailer. Very good condition.

Length: 8 5/8 in. Weight: 4.5 troy ounces. #BT254

All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Asia Trade : Pre 1910 item #1424334 (stock #BT251)
Nelson & Nelson Antiques
$350.00
Listed Price $500.00
Large turn-of-the-century Chinese export silver serving fork. Made by Cumwo in Hong Kong. Shaped 4-tine shank engraved with trees and pagoda. Handle flat and shaped with chased slinking, serpentine dragon on front and back. Front has circular frame (vacant). Marked. Very good condition.

Length: 9 1/4 in. Weight: 5 troy ounces. #BT251

All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Continental : Pre 1920 item #1439315 (stock #BU152)
Nelson & Nelson Antiques
$945.00
Listed Price $1,350.00
Austrian 800 silver box, ca 1910. Oval with double girdle and hinged and raised cover. Four fancy scroll and shell supports. Pointille scrolled bands and engraved stylized flowers. Cover top has cast canine finial in form of recumbent greyhound. Gilt interior. Marks including HS maker’s stamp. Very good condition.

Overall dimensions: H 5 3/4 x W 5 1/4 x D 4 1/4 in. Weight: 8 troy ounces. #BU152

All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1970 item #1446742 (stock #58p)
Japanasia Collectibles and Contemporary
$108.00
Listed Price $120.00
Japanese Kanzashi Hair Ornament Silver

Made in Japan

Condition: used, shows sign of age

This is Japanese kanzanshi, the kanzashi is a traditional Japanese ornament, Japanese are fastidious. Women's hair in Japan is beautifully arranged regardless on what kind of attire they use. These kanzashi are often hand made by hands, as they are intended for an extraordinary variety of hairstyles, and variety of shapes.

All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Sterling : Pre 1920 item #1394189 (stock #BI609)
Nelson & Nelson Antiques
$1,295.00
Listed Price $1,850.00
Antique sterling silver and clear glass sugar caster, ca. 1910. Body in clear glass and head in sterling silver. Elephant is seated with straight hind legs and dangling forelegs. Ears are flapped back and trunk is turned up. Fine details, including the cute and stubby toes, sharp tusks, and gleeful gape. Head top pierced. Back has engraved monogram. Hallmarked “sterling silver”. Effaced word (probably Germany). Very good condition.

Dimensions: 5 1/4 x W 2 1/2 x D 4 1/4 in. #BI609

All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Asia Trade : Pre 1970 item #1384374 (stock #BQ498)
Nelson & Nelson Antiques
$1,050.00
Listed Price $1,500.00
Modern Japanese 950 silver ice bucket. Straight and tapering sides and swing u-form handle. Rim has alternating flutes and beading. Hallmarked “Silver Sterling 950”. Very good condition.

Dimensions: H (without handle) 6 1/4 x D 5 1/2 in. H (with handle) 12 in. Weight: 17.5 troy ounces. #BQ498

All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Plate : Pre 1940 item #1298856 (stock #BI983)
Nelson & Nelson Antiques
$346.50
Listed Price $495.00
Antique silver plate trefoil serving dish. Made by Walker & Hall in England. Three attached scallop shells (two large and 1 small). Horizontal and cylindrical handle on semicircle terminating in trefoil supports on lobed hemispheres. Rests on 3 lobed hemispheres. Hallmarked. Excellent condition.

Dimensions: H 7 1/3 x W 10 3/4 x D 10 1/2 in. BI983

All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Continental : Pre 1900 item #1383590 (stock #AW822)
Nelson & Nelson Antiques
$525.00
Listed Price $750.00
Antique European silver strainer, ca 1840. Round bowl with concentric piercing, gadrooned rim, and feathered open loop handle. On handle back is engraved shaded block monogram NP. Marked. Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 1 3/4 x W 7 3/4 x D 4 7/8 in. Weight: 5.5 troy ounces. #AW822

All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Continental : Pre 1800 item #1388317 (stock #BN846)
Nelson & Nelson Antiques
$2,100.00
Listed Price $3,000.00
Antique Portuguese silver serving tray, late 18th century. Plain and shaped oval well. Shoulder has chased leafy-scroll-and-shell band between Vitruvian scroll and molded borders. Same embossed on rim with large overlapping shells. Fashionable period motifs in an accomplished naïve style. Appears to be unmarked. Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 2 1/4 x W 23 x 15 3/8 in. Weight: 55.4 troy ounces. #BN846

All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Continental : Pre 1920 item #1432305 (stock #BR772)
Nelson & Nelson Antiques
$192.50
Listed Price $275.00
Unusual Antique Russian 875 silver sugar tongs. Stepped and rectilinear frame; jaws trapezoidal with raised diaper interior. Marked. Condition: Taut and functional.

Dimensions: H 5 1/2 x W 3/4 in. Weight: 2.5 troy ounces. #BR772

All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Continental : Pre 1900 item #1405397 (stock #BQ950)
Nelson & Nelson Antiques
$1,750.00
Listed Price $2,500.00
Antique German 800 silver figural box in form of old-fashioned belle. She wears a snug bodice and ruffled crinoline skirt, and holds a fan in one hand and posy in the other. Her face is hidden by a wide-brimmed straw hat. A beautiful woman with a secret: The top half comes off and the bottom half is a receptacle. Boxy lady!

Fully marked including maker’s stamp for Weinranck & Schmidt, who were active in the 1880s and ’90s. Very good condition with deep patina.

Dimensions: H 8 1/2 x D 5...

All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Sterling : Pre 1910 item #1386258 (stock #AV289)
Nelson & Nelson Antiques
$1,015.00
Listed Price $1,450.00
Antique Georgian sterling silver salver. Made by Howard in New York. Round with gadrooned rim interspersed with scallop shells. Rests on 4 volute scroll supports. A fine traditional piece by this maker, who was strongly influenced by 18th-century styles. Hallmark includes no. 2404, dimensions, and phrase “Reproduction 1783”. Very good condition.

Dimensions: 1 1/8 x D 10 in. Weight:16 troy ounces. #AV289

All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Continental : Pre 1900 item #1440604 (stock #BU293)
Nelson & Nelson Antiques
$107,250.00
Listed Price $165,000.00
Pair of splendid and massive French Rococo 950 silver 9-light candelabra, ca 1880. Each: Baluster shaft on raised base with leaf-capped brackets and 4 scrolled feet. Low-relief shell, leaf, and scroll ornament. Central socket on open and twisting leaf shaft, surrounded by 8 scrolled and leaf-wrapped arms, each terminating in single socket. Sockets are leaf-wrapped and wax pans have irregular and striated leafy rim. Gilding soft and toned.

Refined and sumptuous with gorgeous shimmer.

Marks: M...