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similar to 1930s mother of pearl OBIDOME netsuke GOLDFISH

Early Showa (1930s) Japanese mother of pearl obidome (sash ornament) carved in a shape of a swimming goldfish. 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. Beautiful mother of pearl material, wonderful carving of scales and tail, very pleasant finish. Metal fixture with two loops on the back for an obi cord. Length 2 1/4 inches.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Sterling : Pre 1910 item #1282361 (stock #BL590)
Nelson & Nelson Antiques
$1,295.00
Listed Price $1,850.00
Edwardian sterling silver and mother of pearl fruit set. Made by Walker & Hall in Sheffield in 1902. This set comprises 12 knives and 12 forks.

Sterling silver blades and shanks engraved with flowers. Handles are mother of pearl with carved flutes and ball terminal. In original stained wood case with silk lining and fitted velvet.

Fully marked. Case has maker’s label. Wonderful condition with rich patina and only minor age-related wear. One knife missing ball terminal.

Dimensions: Knife:...

All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Sterling : Pre 1900 item #1430428 (stock #BR539)
Nelson & Nelson Antiques
$385.00
Listed Price $550.00
Turn-of-the-century American Art Nouveau enameled and gilt sterling silver bonbon scoop. Handle comprises open and tapering cable frame applied with forget-me-not flower heads; terminal open circle inset with ribbon-tied bouquet. A complex and tactile design heightened with blue enamel. Shaped and shallow mother-of-pearl bowl. Marked “Sterling”. Very good condition.

Length: 8 1/4 in. Gross weight: 2.5 troy ounces. #BR539

All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Sterling : Pre 1910 item #1355942 (stock #BM975)
Nelson & Nelson Antiques
$1,295.00
Listed Price $1,850.00
Antique magnifying glass, ca 1900. Tapering mother of pearl handle overlaid with silver scrollwork. Circular lens in metal frame. Handle marked “sterling”. Nice condition.

Length: 11 in. Lens diameter: 4 in. #BM975

All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Continental : Pre 1920 item #1427189 (stock #BN198)
Nelson & Nelson Antiques
$12,675.00
Listed Price $19,500.00
Belle Epoque 950 silver vanity set. Made by Gustave Keller in Paris, ca 1910. This set comprises (dimensions in inches): 2 hair brushes (8 3/4), 2 hair brushes (7 1/4), 2 clothes brushes (7 1/8), makeup brush (3 7/8), table mirror (16 1/2 x 12 3/4), hand mirror (10 3/8), 2 jars (5), 2 jars (2 3/4), 2 bottles (6 1/2), 2 bottles (6 1/4), 2 rouge pots (7/8), 2 lipstick cases (2), nail buffer (5 1/2), scissors (3), scissors (2 3/4), nail file (7 1/8), nail file (6 3/8), tweezers (6 1/8), 2 candlesti...
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Continental : Pre 1900 item #1421999 (stock #BR654)
Nelson & Nelson Antiques
$1,015.00
Listed Price $1,450.00
German 800 silver figurine, ca 1890. A shepherd boy holding a horn twists around in search of the stray lamb nuzzling his leg. Loose country garb reveals mother-of-pearl belly. Raised base inset with cabochon hardstones. Gentle humor with metaphorical possibilities. Marked. Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 5 1/2 x D 3 1/4 in. Gross weight: 6 troy ounces. #BR654

All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Sterling : Pre 1980 item #1430796 (stock #BR733)
Nelson & Nelson Antiques
$556.50
Listed Price $795.00
Pair of sterling silver figural dishes. Each: An oak leaf textural and stippled ground, veins, irregular upturned edges. Textural with stippled ground. Post-1967 Italian hallmark with maker’s stamps for Gianmaria Buccellati and Clementi di Giovanni Mantel. Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 1 1/8 x W 5 1/2 x D 3 1/2 in. Total weight: 4.5 troy ounces. #BR733

All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Sterling : Pre 1910 item #1430795 (stock #BT520)
Nelson & Nelson Antiques
$1,015.00
Listed Price $1,450.00
Turn-of-the-century sterling silver serving tray. Retailed by Bailey, Banks & Biddle in Philadelphia. Round; rim everted and applied with scrolls and flowers. Fully marked including maker’s (Fuchs) and retailer’s stamps, and no. 231. Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 1/2 x D 12 3/8 in. Weight: 22.5 troy ounces. #BT520

All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Sterling : Pre 1970 item #1430794 (stock #BR709)
Nelson & Nelson Antiques
$2,100.00
Listed Price $3,000.00
Set of 6 sterling silver mint julep cups. Made by International in Meriden, Conn. Each: Straight and tapering sides, and reeded rim and foot. Fully marked and numbered 10125/1. Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 3 7/8 x D 3 in. Total weight: 22 troy ounces. #BR709

All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Sterling : Pre 1910 item #1430785 (stock #BT556)
Nelson & Nelson Antiques
$1,015.00
Listed Price $1,450.00
Turn-of-the-century Art Nouveau green glass vase with engraved silver floral overlay. Conical mouth and neck, and bellied bowl. Overlay in form of daffodils with entwined and overlapping flower heads and stems. Round scrolled cartouche engraved with single letter monogram (M). Glass is dark green. A pretty example of putting the bouquet on the outside. Fully marked and numbered G3386. Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 9 7/8 x D 4 3/4 in. #BT556

All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Sterling : Pre 1920 item #1430784 (stock #BT585)
Nelson & Nelson Antiques
$626.50
Listed Price $895.00
Edwardian sterling silver baby porringer on plate. Made by Kerr in Newark, ca 1915. Porringer has gently upward tapering sides and solid shaped handle. Plate has deep plain well. Acid-etched menagerie with lions and tigers and bears as well as domestic critters like cats and dogs. Porringer has vacant circular frame for engraving the initials of the sweetest beast of all. Fully marked and numbered 1684. Excellent condition with strong definition.

Dimensions: Porringer: H 1 3/4 x W 6 3/8 x D 4 ...

All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Sterling : Pre 1800 item #1430451 (stock #BT401)
Nelson & Nelson Antiques
$9,100.00
Listed Price $14,000.00
Set of 4 George II cast sterling silver candlesticks, 1748. Each: Knopped shaft with leaf flange mounted to inset circle in scroll and leaf quadrilateral foot. Spool socket. Bobeche lobed detachable with leaf corners. Fully marked including London assay and unidentified maker’s stamp. Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 8 3/8 x W 4 3/8 x D 4 3/8 in. Total weight: 65 troy ounces. #BT401

All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Sterling : Pre 1920 item #1430450 (stock #BH535)
Nelson & Nelson Antiques
$770.00
Listed Price $1,100.00
Edwardian sterling silver trumpet vase. Made by Tiffany & Co. in New York, ca 1912. Conical with flared mouth and base knop flowing into gently raised foot. Engraved ornament: Two scrolled oval frames (vacant) with garland and pendant flowers on body; leafing branch bordered by pointille on foot. Fully marked including pattern no. 18306A (first produced in 1912) and director’s letter m. Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 9 x D 4 in. Weight: 7.5 troy ounces. #BH535

All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Sterling : Pre 1910 item #1430447 (stock #BT166)
Nelson & Nelson Antiques
$1,750.00
Listed Price $2,500.00
Large turn-of-the-century Art Nouveau glass cologne bottle with engraved silver overlay. Made by Alvin in Providence. Globular; short neck and everted rim in collar. Ball stopper. Dense and leafing rinceaux overlay. Large scrolled cartouche engraved with interlaced script monogram. Glass is clear. Marks including maker’s and retailer’s (The Metcalf Co.) stamps and no. 3010. Fine condition.

Dimensions: H 8 1/8 x D 5 1/8 in. #BT166

All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Sterling : Pre 1940 item #1430446 (stock #BT101)
Nelson & Nelson Antiques
$2,100.00
Listed Price $3,000.00
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 : Asia Trade : Pre 1930 item #1430445 (stock #BT450)
Nelson & Nelson Antiques
$3,150.00
Listed Price $4,500.00
Pair of Chinese silver gilt filigree lanterns, ca 1920. Each: Multifoil bowl and domed cover with nesting bird finial. Tubular shaft and open and lobed foot mounted to rosewood base. Red enamel flowers with cabochon stones. Scrolled brackets mounted under bowl and to foot. Same on cover with pendant coral beads. Flamboyant and colorful with jangly danglies. No mark visible. Very good condition.

Overall dimensions: H 12 1/2 x D 4 1/2 in. #BT450

All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Sterling : Pre 1900 item #1430444 (stock #BT431)
Nelson & Nelson Antiques
$420.00
Listed Price $600.00
Portable sterling silver inkwell. Made by Tiffany & Co. in New York. Drum-form with curved shoulder. Cover hinged, threaded, and cork-lined. Interior has clear-glass liner. Fully marked including pattern no. 4280 (first produced in 1875) and director’s letter M (1873-91). Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 2 5/8 x D 2 in. #BT431

All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Sterling : Pre 1930 item #1430443 (stock #BR674)
Nelson & Nelson Antiques
$1,715.00
Listed Price $2,450.00
George V sterling silver covered urn. Made by Charles & Richard Comyns in London in 1920. Ovoid body with leaf-mounted high-looping handles and raised foot. Cover domed with vase finial. Reeding. Traditional form with plenty of room for engraving. Fully marked. Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 11 x W 7 1/2 x D 4 1/8 in. Weight: 18 troy ounces. #BR674

All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Sterling : Pre 1910 item #1430442 (stock #BS167)
Nelson & Nelson Antiques
$262.50
Listed Price $375.00
Turn-of-the-century Art Nouveau sterling silver match safe. Made by William B. Kerr in Newark. Rectangular and curved with hinged cover. On front lion rampant with fat paws and delineated fur supporting a knight wearing a plumed helmet; knight plain and engraved with interlaced script monogram. Case back plain. Underside has strike. Fully marked and numbered 2441. Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 2 1/4 x W 1 3/4 x D 3 /8 in. Weight: 1 troy ounces. #BS167