Antique coromandel book slide with reticulated brass mounts. Each hand-chased mount with rivet detail has a central copper medallion depicting a hunt scene. England circa 1880. 4 7/8" W., 13" L.; 22" L. fully extended
Stunning design! Made by the well-known Birmingham designer James Fenton. Art Nouveau shield-form pendant, with a hammered silver finish, has vibrant purple and blue enamel curving designs at its corners. An enamel oval cabouchon is at the center. A foliate enamel drop completes the lovely pendant. Hallmarks: James Fenton, Birmingham 1909.
Elegant gilded bronze French- Empire-design frame. Unusual curving form is mounted with a ribbon-and-floral top. A draped wreath, along with branches with berries, is mounted upon its silk cover. Complementing frame's borders have delicated beaded detail. France circa 1900. Beautifully rebacked in suede. 8 1/4" W., 10 1/4" H.; 3 3/4" W., 5 1/4" H. photo
Lovely Art Nouveau pendant enameled in lustrous aqua and blues. An interlacing silver foliate is in relief upon the enamel work with an additional enamel element rising on a chain above. A drop pearl suspension completes the elegant example from this famous workshop. Hallmarks: Charles Horner, Chester 1912. 1 1/4" L. pendant; 3 1/4" L. with suspended enamel
Absolutely lovely George III magnifier. The oval tortoise shell cover has chased silver mounts. The hinged mechanism allows the magnifier to swivel open. England circa 1810. 2 1/4" W., 3" L. closed; 4 1/4" W. open
Set-of-six ribbed-pattern glass tumblers. Each is overlaid with scrolling Art Nouveau silver. Quite elegant. American, circa 1900. 4" H.
Lovely set of cordial glasses with hand-chased silver-overlay scrolling vines. The elegant set-of-four is completely covered in silver upon the stem and foot. American circa 1900. 3 1/4" H. each
Quite elegant silver overlay cocktail or sherbert glasses. Set-of-six is heavily overlaid with rambling Art Nouveau flowers and vines. Silver is extensively hand-chased, and silver completely covers the stem and base as well. Made by the Alvin workshop of Rhode Island circa 1900. 4 1/2" H. 3 1/2" W. each
Decanter extensively overlaid with abundant silver flowers upon a florette-and-lattice surround. The unusual and elegant bulbous form with tapering base has a curving handle completely covered in silver. An undulating neck with pouring lip holds a tall, tear- drop-form stopper with additional overlay flowers. Silver has detailed, hand-chased work. Marks for the Alvin workshop of Rhode Island, circa 1900. 10 1/4" H.
Rambling flowers and vines adorn the glass pitcher. Silver is enhanced with hand-chased design detail. The lovely, large, bulbous form is ideal for practical use and function. American circa 1910. 8 1/8" H., 8" W. to handle
Fine silver overlay upon a lustrous golden Loetz glass vase. Art Nouveau chased flowers and undulating vines encircle the shimmering form with its rainbow iridescence. Marks for the La Pierre silver workshop of New York and Newark, N.J., circa 1900. 2 1/2" H., 3" W.
Bold emerald-green glass silver-overlay vase; its baluster form covered with spiraling, chased forms as well as rambling flowers among vines. A vacant, decorated, oval cartouche enhances one side. A stunning, tall example from the La Pierre silver workshop of New York and Newark, New Jersey, circa 1900. 12 1/4" H., 5" W.
Lovely Victorian, carved mother-of-pearl visiting card case. The lustrous diamond-pattern case is engraved with florals. A silver button upon the side allows for opening and closing of the hinged top. England circa 1880. 3 1/8" W., 4" H.
Vibrant blue enamel sterling silver letter opener. Chased silver opener blade. Hallmarks: Hawkesworth Eyre, Sheffield 1873. 9" L.
Absolutely charming! Leatherbound book with sterling silver Art Nouveau cover. Burgundy leather with gilded title: "Royal Bijou Birthday Book." Silver florals in relief, as well as "BIRTHDAYS," are all Art Nouveau. Each birthdate is accompanied by its own poem by famous poets such as: Wordsworth, Burns, Milton and Tennyson. Published by Eyre & Spottiswoode, His Majesty's Printers. Very few entries to dates within its 377 pages. Marbelized first and last pages along with gilded page edges. Hallmarks: S. Blanckinsee, Birmingham 1905. 5/8" D., 1 7/8" W., 2 3/8" H.
Antique wild boar tusk corkscrew with a sterling silver mount and pendant grapes cluster applique. Nice natural gradation of tone upon the tusk. Walker bell feature. American circa 1900. 5" W., 5 1/2" L.
Antique French amethyst crystal, hexagonal-cut wax seal. Adorned with a detailed, chased foliate silver mount. The uninscribed end is a bevel-cut amethyst crystal as well. A chatelaine ring comletes the seal design. France circa 1880. 1 1/2" L.
Nice wild boar tusk corkscrew with naturally mottled gradation of tones. Sterling silver filagree leaf mounts are upon each end. American circa 1900. 5" W., 4 1/4" L.