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similar to 18c Indian bronze ritual SKIN STAMP SKULL CUP

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : India : Pre 1800 item #1413364
18th century Indian bronze chhappa (a tantric ritual stamp), its base leaving an imprint of a skull cup. The chhappas were used during tantric temple ceremonies to stamp the proscribed parts of the body such as the forehead, cheeks, shoulders, forearms and stomach with a paste of white (for Vaishnavites) or red (for Shaivites) sandalwood. The marks on the body provide a visual display of the adherent’s devotion and transfer the beneficence of the deity to the wearer. Finial-shaped top, perfora...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Sterling : Pre 1940 item #1411959 (stock #BR449)
Nelson & Nelson Antiques
$3,360.00
Listed Price $4,800.00
Art Deco sterling silver drinks set for one. Made by Tiffany & Co. in New York, ca 1930. This set comprises carafe, cup, and tray in the faceted geometric style.

Carafe has curved sides with girdle, leaf-capped s-scroll handle, stepped foot. Onion-dome stopper with ball finial and cork plug. Interior has glass insulation. Cup has curved sides and stepped foot. Tray round with deep well and molded rim. For the nightstand or desk.

Fully marked. Cup and tray stamped “Tiffany & Co. / Makers...

All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Sterling : Pre 1920 item #1422007 (stock #BR529)
Nelson & Nelson Antiques
$2,660.00
Listed Price $3,800.00
Classical sterling silver trophy. Made by Durgin (a division of Gorham) in Concord, New Hampshire, ca 1910. Girdled urn with reeded rim, leaf-capped double-scroll side handles, and stepped foot mounted to square base. The traditional form that is identifiably the winner’s cup. Fully marked including Durgin and Gorham stamps and no. 60. Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 9 3/8 x W 11 1/2 x D 6 1/2 in. Weight: 42 troy ounces. #BR529

All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Sterling : Pre 1970 item #1413993 (stock #BS960)
Nelson & Nelson Antiques
$9,425.00
Listed Price $14,500.00
Back to the Sixties with a set of 12 LBJ-era sterling silver mint julep cups. Made by Mark J. Scearce in Shelbyville, Kentucky. Each: Straight and tapering sides with beaded rims. Fully marked including presidential date stamp for Lyndon Baines Johnson (1963-9). Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 4 x D 3 in. Total weight: 55 troy ounces. #BS960

All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Sterling : Pre 1920 item #1428276 (stock #BT522)
Nelson & Nelson Antiques
$556.50
Listed Price $795.00
American Edwardian sterling silver trophy cup. Conical bowl with high-looping side handles and stepped foot. Traditional form in small scale. Fully marked including no. 402 and stamp for Hamilton, a New York maker that was active in New York at the turn of the century until 1912. Very good condition.

Overall dimensions: H 6 1/8 x W 7 3/8 x D 4 1/2 in. Weight: 7.5 troy ounces. #BT522

All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Asia Trade : Pre 1900 item #1387308 (stock #BN879)
Nelson & Nelson Antiques
$2,100.00
Listed Price $3,000.00
Indian Colonial silver beer barrel mug. Made by Allan & Hayes in Calcutta, ca 1860. Incised staves and chased hoops entwined with fluid grain stalks forming asymmetrical cartouche (vacant). Bracket handle. Gilt interior. Maker’s stamp underside. Condition: Very good with deep patina.

Dimensions: H 7 x W 6 3/4 x D 5 in. Heavy weight: 23 troy ounces. #BN879

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 1920 item #1410382 (stock #BS825)
Nelson & Nelson Antiques
$1,575.00
Listed Price $2,250.00
Turn-of-the-century American sterling silver loving cup. Traditional baluster with 3 c-scroll handles and molded wavy rim interspersed with scroll bunches. Lots of room for engraving. Fully marked including maker’s stamp (Fuchs), no. 1660, and volume (4 1/2 pints). Fuchs was active in Boston and New York from the 1880s to 1920s. Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 7 1/2 x W 8 x D 5 3/4 in. Weight: 23 troy ounces. #BS825

All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Sterling : Pre 1920 item #1427228 (stock #BT042)
Nelson & Nelson Antiques
$262.50
Listed Price $375.00
Edwardian sterling silver baby cup. Retailed by JE Caldwell in Philadelphia, ca 1910. Straight sides, molded rim and base, and c-scroll handle. Lots of room for engraving. Fully marked including retailer’s stamp and no. 863. Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 2 7/8 x W 4 x D 2 5/8 in. Weight: 3 troy ounces. #BT042

All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Coin : Pre 1900 item #1427676 (stock #BT454)
Nelson & Nelson Antiques
$416.50
Listed Price $595.00
Pretty coin silver baby cup. Gently curved and tapering body and capped scroll-bracket handle. Stylized ornament with loose and scattered flowers in pendant strapwork frames. Numbered 50 with maker’s stamp for Krider & Biddle, a partnership that was active in Philadelphia from 1860 to ca 1870. Very good condition with nice patina.

Dimensions: H 3 1/2 x W 4 1/4 x D 2 3/4 in. Weight: 3.7 troy ounces. #BT454

All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Coin : Pre 1900 item #1427659 (stock #BT451)
Nelson & Nelson Antiques
$595.00
Listed Price $850.00
Traditional coin silver baby cup. Made by George Sharp for Bailey & Co. in Philadelphia. Straight and upward tapering sides with reeded bands and high-looping handle. A popular Georgian form that remained in production for many years. Sharp worked for Bailey & Co. from ca 1848-50. Engraved ribbon-tied wreath vacant. Fully marked including maker’s and retailer’s stamps. Very good condition.

Overall dimensions: H 4 1/4 x W 4 1/2 x D 2 7/8 in. Weight: 6 troy ounces. #BT451

All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Sterling : Pre 1920 item #1416331 (stock #BR531)
Nelson & Nelson Antiques
$556.50
Listed Price $795.00
Edwardian Sterling silver baby cup. Made by Gorham in Providence, ca 1910 Gently upwards tapering sides, scrolled bracket handle, and flat rim. Gilt-washed interior. Two acid-etched frames with little girls from around the world (each in national costume) giving thanks at table. A third frame, bordered by potted rose bushes, is vacant. Below is phrase: “It is very nice to think the world is full of meat and drink / with little children saying grace in every Christian kind of place”.

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All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Sterling : Pre 1910 item #1427168 (stock #BT325)
Nelson & Nelson Antiques
$2,800.00
Listed Price $4,000.00
Edwardian Classical sterling silver trophy cup. Made by Dominick & Haff in New York in 1902. Traditional girdled urn with stepped foot and leaf-capped double scroll side handles. Fully marked including dated maker’s stamp, no. 1248, and volume (6 pints). Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 9 1/2 x W 12 x D 7 1/8 in. Weight: 40.5 troy ounces. #BT325

All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Coin : Pre 1900 item #1428974 (stock #BT512)
Nelson & Nelson Antiques
$276.50
Listed Price $395.00
Aesthetic coin silver baby cup. Made by Juergens & Andersen in Chicago. Straight sides with ribbed rim and base. Two cabled girdles frame central shaped cartouche (vacant) between stylized leafy scrolls. At top and bottom ornamental wavy and linear borders. Handle curvilinear scroll with split bottom mount. Marked “Chicago” and “Coin” with maker’s stamp (1857-71). Very good condition.

Overall dimensions: H 3 x W 3 5/8 x D 2 3/4 in. Weight: 2.5 troy ounces. #BT512

All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Sterling : Pre 1900 item #1417423 (stock #BT059)
Nelson & Nelson Antiques
$490.00
Listed Price $700.00
Turn-of-the-century American sterling silver baby cup. Straight sides and short inset foot. Rim molded with pendant fleurs de lys. Restrained ornament and lots of room for engraving with the fancy bits confined to the high-looping, double-scroll, leaf-capped handle. Fully marked including no. 48 and Boston retailer’s stamp A. Stowell. Very good condition.

Overall dimensions: H 3 7/8 x W 4 1/2 x D 3 in. Weight: 6.5 troy ounces. #BT059

All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Sterling : Pre 1910 item #1425994 (stock #BS720)
Nelson & Nelson Antiques
$6,650.00
Listed Price $9,500.00
Turn-of-the-century Edwardian sterling silver loving cup. Made by Redlich in New York. Tall urn with three high-looping handles and domed foot. Garland applied to urn top and flowers and shells applied to foot. Rims reeded.

On front are crisscrossing enameled flags and captain’s wheel applied over boating scene. Above is phrase “Challenge Cup”. Below: “For / Annual Competition / Among Launches / on / Clark Lake, Michigan”. On back the text includes the phrase: “Presented to / The ...

All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Sterling : Pre 1970 item #1403279 (stock #BR166)
Nelson & Nelson Antiques
$5,250.00
Listed Price $7,500.00
Set of 10 American sterling silver mint julep cups. Made by Elgin Silversmith Co., Inc. in New York. Each: Straight and tapering sides and reeded rim and foot. Mounted to side is horse head – a realistic equine portrait with erect ears and direct gaze. Stamped “Esco / Sterling”. Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 3 3/4 x D 3 in. Total weight: 35 troy ounces. #BR166

All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Sterling : Pre 1940 item #1416938 (stock #BR530)
Nelson & Nelson Antiques
$556.50
Listed Price $795.00
Art Deco sterling silver baby cup. Straight sides and c-scroll handle. On exterior, a girl with ringlets and another with a bob lean against stacks of lettered boxes, some with springing jacks. All letters represented, starting with A for adorable, B for bouncing, and C for cuddly—and so on through the alphabet. Room at top and bottom for spelling out a special announcement. Fully marked including maker’s stamp (HR Morss) and no. 999. Morss was active in Attleboro, Mass., from the 1930s to 1...
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Sterling : Pre 1920 item #1400318 (stock #BS586)
Nelson & Nelson Antiques
$4,550.00
Listed Price $6,500.00
American Edwardian cut-glass and sterling silver trophy cup with horn handles, ca 1910. Straight and spread with cut vertical ornament in form of alternating flutes and circles. Star cut to underside. Sterling silver collar with flared rim and tooled leaf-and-berry bottom rim. Side handles twist-mounted to sterling silver girdle at bottom. Handles have carved animal heads sprouting their own horns. A self-referencing design with big-game alpha associations. Fully marked including indistinct m...