All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Sterling : Pre 1920 item #1357952 (stock #CA1-ST4)
This ornate sterling silver tea strainer is by Stieff in the Chrysanthemum pattern. It is clearly marked on the back. There is an, "R," monogram on back of the handle. It weighs 83 gms. and is in very good condition.
This is an unusual amber glass wine decanter encased in highly decorative Greek motif metal. The metal is, most likely, pewter. The handle is styled as a winged female nymph in the configuration of a mermaid. On one side of the base is a relief of the wine god, Bacchus. The other side has a relief of the wife of Dionysus, Ariadne. The upper part has two Latin inscriptions...
This lioness bronze paperweight was made by Tiffany Studios, New York prior to 1920. Very nice detail on the figure. It is signed, "Tiffany Studios New York 887."
This Arts & Crafts vase was made by Heintz Art Metal Works circa 1910. It is sterling on bronze, #3622A. The name of the design is, "Goldenrod." It stands 12 inches high. Very nice warm patina. A few rubs on one area of the back. Stamped on the bottom.
This is a very small antique German chocolate mold. Father Christmas stands just 4 inches high and is 2 1/4 inches wide. The clips are original. Very nice detail. The manufacturer and the number 990 are stamped on the inside.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Plate : Pre 1900 item #1192030 (stock #T15-10766)
The frame on this ornate bride's basket was made by the Wilcox Silver Co. circa 1880's. The frame holds a beautiful robin's egg blue satin glass basket with touches of cranberry around the double ruffled edge. The frame has a twisted rope handle with an ornate decoration on the top. These baskets were traditional wedding gifts in the Victorian era. The bowl has no chips, cracks, or repairs and is 10" in diameter...