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Benjamin Smith english silver wine cooler

RH7194 English Silver Wine Cooler Benjamin Smith

A superb English silver wine cooler by Benjamin Smith II with ornate panels of rosettes of flowers on stylized shells, the lower section and handles cast and chased with foliage. The tapering lobe shaped cooler has a diapered middle section and the top resembles ruffled fabric. The liner has an engraved crest. Height 10 3/4"; weight 160.85. Dated for London 1827. A work of art in excellent condition.

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Tiffany Mixed Metals Pitcher

A Tiffany & Co. mixed metals water pitcher with copper and silver applications of gourds, vines, dragonfly, butterflies, oak leaves and flowers.

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Kirk landscape centerpiece 140 ozt

Massive Kirk Sterling Landscape Centerpiece

A huge impressive Kirk sterling centerpiece in the Landscape pattern on four paw feet and applied handles. Length 24"; weight 140 troy oz.

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Gorham mixed metals pitcher

Gorham Mixed Metals Pitcher

A Gorham sterling and mixed metals water pitcher of square form and applications of cattails, crane, peacock and wheat in a Japanese style on a hand hammered surface. Height 8"; weight 30 troy oz.

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Gorham mixed metals copper cracker jar

Rare Gorham Copper and Mixed Metals Cracker Jar

A rare Gorham copper and mixed metals cracker jar with applied silver crabs and a silver "fence" The copper lid pulls off.

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Austrian silver gilt and enamel casket

Rare Austrian Silver Gilt and Enamel Casket

A very fine Austrian silver casket with panels of enamel depicting different Asian scenes. Length 5 1/4" by 3"; height 3 1/2". Marked with Austrian hallmarks.

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Tiffany Sterling Sugar and Creamer from the Mackay Service

Extremely rare Tiffany sterling sugar and creamer from the Mackay service. John William Mackay was a partner in the silver mines at the Comstock Lode in Virginia City, Nevada. In 1877 his wife, Marie Louise Mackay (Hungerford) commissioned Tiffany to make a one of a kind dinner and dessert service consisting of 1,250 pieces from a half ton of silver from his mine. Monogrammed MLM on one side and coat of arms on the other side. Combined weight 44.30 troy oz. Height of creamer 7"; sugar bowl 8" across the handles.

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Rare Gorham footed tray from the Westinghouse family

Rare and Unusual Gorham Antique Sterling Footed Tray

Provenance: The Westinghouse Family

A very unsual antique sterling chased and etched footed oval tray by the Gorham Co dated 1883 once owned by the Westinghouse family who were serious collectors with superb taste of rare silver during this period of the gilded age. Weight 28.85 troy ounces. Length 14" by 10". Chased by Heinzelman in a quilted style.

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Gorham Narragansett sterling salad set nautical theme

Rare and Important Gorham Narragansett Salad Set

A rare two piece salad serving set in the Gorham Narragansett pattern with applied marine creatures including crabs, fish, shells, seaweed and barnacles. Length fork 11"; length spoon 11 1/2". Combined weight 10.8 troy ounces.

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Gerald Benney sterling and 18K gold box

Gerald Benney Silver and 18K Gold Box

A Gerald Benney sterling silver and 18K long textured box with hinged lid. The silver box has gold diamond shaped inserts in a very modern style. Gerald Benney was an important silversmith in the 1960s and held royal warrants to four royal personages at one time. This piece is hallmarked 1966, has three compartments inside and is lined with shagreen leather.

Length: 11 3/4" by 2 1/2". Weight: 23.6 troy ounces.

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Gorham sterling martle vase 76 oz

Important 18 inch Gorham Martele Vase

Circa 1902

A large antique 950 pure Gorham Martele vase dated 1902 with hand hammered surfaces and floral chasing. In excellent condition with a remarkably good patina.

Marked CIL in addition to the Gorham Martele marks on the base of the vase.

Weight 76 troy ounces

Height 18"

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Important Whiting sterling pitcher with chased shells nautical theme

Important Whiting Sterling Pitcher with Chased Shells

An important antique sterling silver pitcher by Whiting chased with multiple shells in a three dimensional angular manner. On four feet with an ornate handle and all in excellent condition. Weight 45.70 troy ounces. Height 7 3/4"

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Randahl arts and crafts sterling candelabra

Rare Candelabra by J Randahl of Chicago

A pair of rare and unusual angular sterling candelabra by Julius Randahl of Chicago with pre 1930 JOR mark. The bases are not weighted and resemble the work of Erik Magnussen. The bobeches are decorated with four small applied balls and there are two s shaped supports which contrast the linear stem and arms.

Weight: 28.65 troy ounces. Height: 8 3/8". Width: 7 1/2"; Diameter of base: 4"

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Russian trompe l'oeil box

Rare Russian Trompe L'Oeil Casket with Napkin and Basket Weave Detail

A Russian footed box of superior quality with a hinged catch bearing an inlaid gold monogram. The handles hinge to lift up. A chased napkin is bolted to the top of the hinged lid. The sides are simulated basket weave.Weight 28 troy ounces. Moscow 1887. Height 4". 6" by 4"

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Puirforcat sterling teapot

Puiforcat Art Deco French Silver Teapot Circa 1930

A French silver art deco teapot by Jean Puiforcat of Paris in the 1st standard ie 950/1000. The spout is a small slot in the neck. There is a rosewood handle and finial. The teapot is a tulip form and measures 5" tall.

Weight: 22.2 troy ounces.

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tiffany sterling epergne

Rare Tiffany Antique Sterling Epergne CenterpieceCirca 1870-1876

A rare Tiffany antique sterling silver epergne in the Persian style, the central stem comprising of three arm reticulated extension with platform to support three smaller bowls with a 6" diameter and one larger center bowl with a diameter of 10 1/4".The platform base and bulbous column are decorated with chased abstract fruit and cast applied feet and additional plaques in an Indian style. Fine engraved presentation on the top of the epergne under the center bowl and on each plate. Height 17 1/2"; total weight 114 troy ounces. Circa 1870 - 1876 dated by the production numbers on all four removable plates. Tiffany epergnes are very rare especially museum quality exotic designs such as this one which was probably designed by Eugene Soligny. Excellent condition.

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Gorham Antique Sterling & Mixed Metals Cake/Fruit Plate with Applied Decoration

An important antique sterling and mixed metals footed cake or fruit platter by Gorham with applied three dimensional leaves and flowers on a hand hammered background, pierced realistic 'insect bites' and a naturalistic copper branch applied around the border. Diameter 12"; height 3"; weight 39.65 troy ounces. Date letter N for 1881.

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tiffany mixed metals pitcher with applied fish

Tiffany Mixed Metals Pitcher with Applied Fish

A museum quality Tiffany mixed metals hammered water pitcher with applied copper and silver fish and engraved dragonfly and seaweed. The handle has additional copper applications. Excellent original condition and never monogrammed. Height 7 3/4"; weight 27.55 troy ounces.

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tiffany mixed metal tea caddy

Tiffany Mixed Metals & Mokume Tea Caddy

A museum quality antique Tiffany sterling tea caddy in the Japanese style with mixed metals applications and mokume highlights. The entire surface is hand hammered and applied with dragonflies, butterlies, leaves, tendrils and gourds. Height 4 1/4"; weight 9.35 troy ounces. Circa 1880.

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tiffany mixed metals tray

Important Large Tiffany Mixed Metals Tray

A spectacular museum quality Tiffany mixed metal tray in the Japanese style, hand hammered and with copper tomato vine and branches and a gold and copper dragonfly with textured naturalistic wings. Some of the leaves are inlaid with copper. There is also an applied copper beetle tucked into the top edge of the tray. This tray has four applied feet. Length 17"; weight 61 oz troy. Circa 1880. Excellent condition.

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Mt Vernon sterling enamel and jade vase

American Sterling Enamel and Jade Vase

An antique sterling silver vase in the Chinese style by the Mt Vernon Company of Mt Vernon, New York. The applied blossoms have multi- colored pastel enamel leaves and flowers. The pierced base and handle have a Chinese design and there are two circular jade stone rings hanging from each handle. Height: 10". Weight: 15.25 troy ounces. Quality work from a small manufacturer with unusual techniques. Circa 1910. Marked sterling in addition to all the Mt Vernon markings

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Tiffany and company Pacific cable in original box presented by Clarence Mackay

Pacific Ocean Cable Presented in Tiffany Box by Clarence Mackay

A section of cable from the Pacific Ocean bound on each end with brass bands, the one engraved 'Commercial Pacific Cable 1902 - 1903' and the other engraved 'Deep Sea Section.' This is in the original leather box marked inside Tiffany & Co., New York, Paris, London and inscribed on top in gold letters. Accompanying this section of cable is a card given by Mr Clarence Mackay, an American financier and the son of John Mackay who started the Commercial Cable Company and is also known for silver mining and the Comstock Lode. John and Marie Louise Mackay commissioned Tiffany to make their 1,250 piece silver service in 1878. Length of cable 3". A unique piece of history.

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Rare Pair of Monkey Salt and Pepper in Costume

A very rare pair of monkey form salt and peppers by Edward Charles Brown of London 1868 in exceptionally fine condition. Realistic brown glass eyes. The original parcel gilding on the Asian costumes intact. Each monkey holding a snuff box. Provenance: Property of Consuelo Vanderbilt Earl. Height: 3 1/2".

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Ramsden sterling and enamel tea caddy

Omar Ramsden & Carr Tea Caddy with Enamel Plaque

A rare Ramsden & Carr English silver tea caddy with an enamel plaque of Oxford on the lid and art nouveau chasing on the body. Length 5 1/4" by 3 1/4" by 2 1/3" tall. Dated 1902.

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Chinese silver cocktail shaker

Exceptional Chinese Silver Cocktail Shaker Wang Hing

A finely chased Chinese silver cocktail shaker by Wang Hing chased with rural scenes of people, buildings and dhows against a finely stippled background. excellent quality high relief chasing.

Height: 10 1/4"; Weight: 22.10 troy ounces.

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English silver and royal worcester cruet set by Edward Brown

English Silver and Porcelain Cruet

An antique silver cruet by Edward Brown with perfect silver mounted Royal Worcester parts including salt and pepper, mustard and relish. Hallmarked 1878. An Aesthetic Movement piece with important design elements. Height of tallest jar 4".

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Duhme sterling silver cup with elephant handle, bug and plants

Duhme & Co Antique Silver Cup

A rare sterling silver cup circa 1880 by Duhme and Co of Cincinnati Ohio The handle is in the form of an elephant. The body is hand hammered and applied with a bug and plants. Never monogrammed. Height 3 3/8"; weight 6.7 troy oz.

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Tiffany hammered sterling silver ice bowl with walruses

Important Tiffany Sterling Ice Bowl

An important Tiffany sterling hammered footed ice bowl with applied pine cones, a band of decoration around the foot and cast walruses and icicles. Probably designed by Eugene Soligny. A removable original pierced grille for drainage is inserted into the top of the pedestal. Diameter 11 1/8"; weight 93 troy oz.

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Gorham figural art nouveau sterling ewer

Important Gorham Art Nouveau Ewer

A massive important museum quality antique sterling silver ewer by Gorham circa 1895 with a martele surface depicting irises against a finely hammered surface. The hammering executed in circles simulating a pool of water. There are insects chased against this watery dreamy surface and a large dragon fly. The spout has a large cast female figurine applied on one side. The piece is in pristine condition and was preserved over the years with a lacquer minimizing the need to polish resulting in a surface that resembles the 1890 finish with a lovely dark patina. Height 19". Weight 75 troy oz.

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Rare and Important Gorham Cracker Jar with Trompe l'Oeil Napkin Lid Dated 1884

An extremely rare Gorham basket weave cracker jar with a pull of Trompe l'Oeil napkin shaped lid. The piece designed in the Russian style using similar techniques. Dated with the date letter P for 1884 and marked with the Gorham mark. In excellent condition with the original gilding in the bowl. There is a rope handle on the lid for lifting. Weight 11.9 troy ounces.

Height 4". Diameter 5"

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Gorham mixed metals bowl

Large Important Gorham Sterling Mixed Metals Centerpiece Bowl Circa 1891

A large Gorham sterling and copper bowl with a faceted chased surface. The interior is gold washed. The sides have bunches of grapes with vines and leaves applied The base is formed out of an applied copper naturalistic branch. Height 6 1/2". Length across the handles 16 1/2"; diameter of bowl 10 1/2". Marked lion, anchor, G, Sterling, N (date for 1891) as well as EX.

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Gorham aesthetic sterling round vase

Gorham Aesthetic Sterling Round Vase

Rare and Important Gorham Circular Vase Dated 1881

A rare sterling silver engraved vase with a circular body and cast decorative base and neck. The engraving is extremely fine depicting plants on both sides. Dated 1881 with a French touch mark. A very rare form. Height: 6 3/4". Weight: 17.65 troy oz.

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Shiebler antique sterling silver fish set with applied seaweed
Important Shiebler Two Piece Antique Silver Fish Set

A sterling fish serving set by Shiebler with applied cast sea creatures including fish, octopus, starfish and seaweed. Length of slice: 11" Trident fork: 9 1/2". Combined weight: 9.75 troy ounces. Small neat Gothic "M" monogram on the blades.Marked with the Shiebler wings, Sterling and number 2558

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Important Tiffany antique sterling silver pitcher with applied shells

Tiffany Antique Sterling Pitcher with Applied Shells and Seaweed

A rare and special antique sterling silver pitcher with applied shells and seaweed on the body and an applied crab on the top of the hand hammered handle. The surface is spot hammered. Never monogrammed. Marked with Tiffany marks. Circa 1880. Weight: 36.35 Height:7 1/8"

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Indian antique silver ducj shaped carafe

Indian Silver Duck Shaped Carafe

A finely chased silver carafe made for export to the Western market. The lid hinges back to open. There are finely chased scrolls, flowers and leaves and an applied handle. There are two finely chased areas on each side of the body with a chased elephant tackling a lion. The second side shows the lion defeated. Very well constructed and in excellent condition. Unmarked.

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Kurt Matzdorf silver gold and onyx table box

American Sterling Modern Table Box by Kurt Matzdorf

A sterling silver table box by Kurt Matzdorf with a pull off lid bearing an applied onyx plaque trimmed with a gold bezel. The lid, handle and pedestal are all textured to contrast the side and stem of handle. 4 3/4" by 4 1/4"; Height: 4" at the finial. Weight 18.30 troy ounces.

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Tiffany antique sterling acid etched flask with etched fish

Large Tiffany Sterling Antique Flask

A large important rare Tiffany flask with hammered surfaces and acid etched decoration of seaweed and two large fish on the front. The reverse has seaweed and acid etched inscriptions of a presentation from one in memory of another. Circa 1880.

Weight: 10.10 troy ounces. 6 1/2" long by 4 1/2" wide by 1 1/8" deep. Screw off cap. Excellent condition.

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Tiffany antique cactus pitcher tropical applications

Massive Rare Tiffany Sterling Tropical Cactus Pitcher

A rare and important Tiffany sterling silver tropical pitcher with applied cactus leaves and blossoms in three dimension together with banana leaves. Engraved cactus details on the handle. A large highly detailed pitcher designed for Tiffany & Co by John Y Curran in 1890. Exceptionally heavy. 9 1/4" tall. 53 troy ounces.

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Gorham antique sterling ice bowl with barrel staves and icicles on rocks circa 1870 antique sterling silver

Rare Gorham Antique Sterling Ice Bowl Circa 1874

A rare antique sterling silver ice bowl by Gorham dated 1874 in the form of a barrel complete with staves and applied icicles bolted with original bolts to a base or rocks and ice. Pristine condition, the engraved detail on the barrel in perfect condition. Weight 31 troy ounces. Height: 5 7/8" Number 140.

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Matthews and Prior antique sterling water pitcher

Matthews and Prior Antique Sterling Water Pitcher

A rare maker, active around 1904, Matthews and Prior was located in New York, NY. This pitcher is decorated with lily pads and water lilies in high relief and with remarkable detail. The water lilies on the body are three dimensional and the leaves highly chased with detail. Excellent condition and lovely patina.

Weight: 36.05 troy ounces; Height: 9"

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Asprey caviar container sterling silver circa 1978

Asprey Sterling Silver Caviar Container

An unusual and one of a kind sterling silver caviar container by Asprey of Bond Street hallmarked 1978, London. The oval base has four applied cast dolphin feet and two hinged cast shell form handles that raise for lifting. The pull off lid has a detailed sturgeon as the finial. The liner is heavily gilded and pulls out. Matching spoon clips into the lid for storage. Weight: 98.4 troy oz. L 12" H 6 1/4". Spoon 7 3/4"

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Gorham martele pitcher

Gorham Martele Silver Pitcher

A large impressive floral hand hammered pitcher by Gorham in the Martele series. The pitcher dates from September 15th 1908 and is manufactured in the .9584 standard. Chased by George W Sauthof. Very large poppies and crisp chasing of other flowers and leaves. The spout is in the form of a large tropical leaf with the veins arranged in a symmetrical fan shape. Never monogrammed. Excellent condition. Weight: 44 troy oz. Height: 9 1/4"

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Wendt antique silver tureen with turtles

Fine Wendt Tureen with Turtle handles and finial

A remarkable smart sterling silver tureen engraved on front and back with an ornate applied border at the top of the tureen bowl. The lid is plain and is surmounted with a large cast turtle finial held in place with the original nut on the inside of the lid. The handles have two finely cast turtles held in place with two long threads capped with the simple finial at the bottom of each arm. The turtles have detailed scales in the shells and the handle finial has some detail on the ground below. Marked English Sterling and retailed by Ball Black and Co. Circa 1865. Excellent condition. Weight: 71.7 troy ounces. Height: 11" at the finial. Length: 14 1/2"

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Tiffany mokume cups with French import marks

Tiffany and Co Rare Set of Six Cups with Mokume and Acid Etrched Decoration (French Touch Marks)

A rare set of six handled cups by Tiffany & Company circa 1880 sold in France with French touch marks on the rims. Three are decorated with mokume and three are decorated with acid etched copper designs. The construction is in sterling with the mixed metals being applied to the sterling bodies. Marked and monogrammed on the bases. Height 1 1/2"; diameter at top 1 3/16".

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Antique Tiffany Japanese style cup with applied fish and engraved seaweed

Tiffany Sterling Hammered Japanese Style Cup

A rare Tiffany antique sterling silver cup in the Japanese style with hammered background and applied fish and crabs. There are two large applied fish and an applied crab on the base. Acid etched seaweed decoration and a hammered ornate handle resembling an octopus. Marked on the base. Height: 3 7/8". Weight: 7.2 troy ounces. Lightly gilded hammered interior.

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Tiffany sterling tea caddy with Japanese motifs

Tiffany Tea Caddy

A sterling silver Tiffany Japanese motif tea caddy with removable lid. The ivory plaque is decorated with a pair of jesters with applied gold decoration. Other silver applications on the body include bamboo, blossoms and an ornate Japanese style decorated band. Monogrammed on the reverse with a Victorian Gothic intertwined monogram. Width 4 1/4"; height 4 1/2" at finial. Weight 12.4 troy ounces. This actual tea caddy is pictured on page 35 of John Loring's book titled "Magnificent Tiffany Silver." In this article the author points out that the ivory plaque on the front of the caddy and the unusual finial on the lid of the caddy are the direct result of the collaboration between Edward Moore and Christopher Dresser. The caddy was probably designed in 1878 by Edward C Moore

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Tiffany antique sterling and copper cup with applied sterling leaves in the Japanese style

Tiffany Mixed Metals Demitasse Cup and Saucer

A Tiffany mixed metals demitasse cup and saucer with applied leaves and branches and acid etched bird and leaves. Both pieces are sterling clad in copper on the outside of the cup and underside of the saucer. Original gold wash on the inside of the cup. Diameter saucer 4"; cup 2" tall and diameter at top 2". Excellent condition. Inscribed under the saucer "April 11 1894."

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Antique Tiffany glass and silver wine carafe

Rare Tiffany & Co. Sterling and Glass Wine Carafe

An outstanding Tiffany & Co. sterling silver and glass wine jug on a round base with four paw feet, the silver decorated with a lyre, basket of fruit and a band of chrysanthemums around the middle. The spout is in the form of a bird's beak and the lid is hinged. A double handle connects the base to the body. The carafe is monogrammed on the front. Height 12"

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Tiffany antique sterling hammered and applied ice bowl

Tiffany Aesthetic Movement Ice Bowl

A Tiffany sterling silver hammered ice bowl with pierced liner and applied fish swimming through water and reeds. The inside of the bowl is engraved with the exact image of the applied fish and engraved visible on the outside of the bowl. The pedestal base has a Japanese style die rolled ornate decorative band. Never monogrammed. Height 5 1/8"; diameter 7"; weight 17.5 oz troy. Excellent condition.

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Gorham mixed metals copper vase with hammered surface and applied decoration

Gorham Mixed Metals Vase

An impressive large hand hammered copper vase by Gorham with finely detailed silver applications depicting leaves, bug, swallow in flight, butterfly, crane, birds and flowers in the Japanese style. Height 7 3/4"; diameter at neck 3 3/4". Good condition and patina.

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Tiffany antique sterling silver compote with applied cast ivy leaves

A rare Tiffany antique sterling centerpiece fruit compote with applied ivy and three dimensional cast birds throughout. Exceptional condition and never monogrammed with perfect dark color. Tiffany offered this compote or one like it at the Paris Exposition of 1867. The compote appears in a black and white photograph with other Victorian Mooresque pieces from their display at the exposition in Paris Marked with the Tiffany marks for the period 550 Broadway and the M for Moore. Never monogrammed. Height 11 1/4"; Diameter 9 1/4"; Width across handles 12 3/4"

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Gorham Antique Japanese Style Teapot

Circa 1880

An antique copper and applied silver Japanese style teapot with a wrapped swing handle and applied butterflies, grasshopper and blossoms. Pull off lid with ebony finial. Circa 1880. Height: 4 3/4"

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Whiting antique silver Japanese style pitcher with applied irises

Rare and Important Antique Whiting Pitcher

A rare sterling silver antique water pitcher by Whiting circa 1880 with a large dragon fly applied to one side and irises to the other side. The textured surface is achieved with acid etching and the condition of this is pristine with the applied details in bold contrast to the mottled surface. The handle is curved and quite obviously the design of Charles Osborne who worked for Whiting and for Tiffany at different times in the 1880s

39.15 troy oz. 9 3/4" tall

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Whiting antique sterling bowl with chased shells and gilded seaweed

Rare Whiting 1880s Sterling Shell Bowl

A finely chased sterling silver bowl by Whiting with exquisitely detailed shells and parcel gilded seaweed chased on the sides. The interior is gold washed and monogrammed. Weight: 30.7 troy ounces. 10 1/4" diameter. Height: 4 1/2". Pristine condition.

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Six Important Tiffany Knives Inlaid with Gold and Niello

A set of 6 important sterling silver Tiffany fruit knives with hand hammered handles decorated with inlaid gold Japanese designs. The gold washed blades are all sterling and are all marked Tiffany & Co and M. These actual knives are pictured in the book "Tiffany Silver Flatware" by William P Hood Jr. Page 229 Fig 343. Circa 1880. Length: 7 1/2"

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Whiting large antique sterling silver trophy with three handles and removable lid

Rare Special Order Whiting Sterling Trophy Loving Cup

A massive special order triple handle trophy loving cup by the Whiting Manufacturing Company with applied parcel gilded grape vines, grapes and leaves. Pull off lid. Acid etched inscription in the large cartouche on one side. Perfect for a champagne bottle holder or wine cooler. An important piece with a magnificent presence. Art nouveau feet and handles. Dated 1906. The lid decorated in the same manner.

Height: 21". Weight: 214 troy ounces.

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Whiting mixed metals and sterling tea caddy

Whiting Mixed Metals Tea Caddy

A sterling silver and applied copper and silver tea caddy by Whiting and dated 1880. The lid and bottom half have a basket weave pattern and the bottom rim and top section of the bowl are spot hammered. Applied flowers and leaves in copper and silver on one side.

Weight: 7.2 troy oz Height: 3 3/4"

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Gorham antique sterling parcel gilded cup with Japanese style decoration and a dog head on the handle

Gorham Antique Sterling Cup

A fine parcel gilded antique sterling cup with a satin finish and cast handle with dog terminal. The base has a Japanese motif and the surface is finely bright cut with gilded highlights. Pristine condition. Light inscripton on the front of the cup. Original gold wash inside. Height 3 1/4"; diameter 3 3/4"; weight 7.3 ozt.

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Important and rare antique silver tureen and mixed metals copper application

Gorham Mixed Metal Tureen

An important Gorham mixed metal tureen and undertray. The hand hammered sterling silver tureen has multiple copper applications depicting flowers, leaves, chickens, birds, butterflies, crabs, fish and globules of sand in the Japanese style. The double handles are wrapped in silver wire. In addition to the Gorham marks, there is a date letter N for 1881. Tray 10" square; length 12 1/2" from handle to handle. Top of tureen measures just under 9" square; height 6 1/2" to top of handle. Total weight 95.65 troy ounces. This is an amazing rare suite.

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Gorham mixed metals vase with copper and gold washed applied detail

Gorham Mixed Metals and Hammered Sterling Vase

Antique circa 1882

A 7 1/4" tall antique hammered sterling vase by the Gorham company with applied mixed metals including copper and silver gilt applications with a weight of 7.95 troy ounces in pristine condition. The applications include butterflies and flowers with a crane and a Japanese female figure. Original patina. Date letter for 1882.

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Important Kirk antique silver compotes landscape pattern S Kirk & Son 925/1000 Compotes

A massive pair of Kirk sterling silver compotes with the incredible weight of 142.25 troy ounces combined. The techniques include high relief landscape chasing of castles, cottages and animals and an applied naturalistic border of branches with fruit. The addition of four clusters of fruit in four corners add extra three dimensional depth. Pristine unpolished condition and patina. Never monogrammed. Height: 6 1/4". Diameter 12" and 5" at the base. Marked S Kirk and Son Co 925/1000 2359. Circa 1910.

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Important Tiffany square vase with Japanese decoration applied

Tiffany Antique Sterling Vase With Applied Japanese Plaques

A rare Tiffany antique sterling silver vase in the Japanese style with two applied plaques each with silver insects applied. Circa 1880. These plaques were part of a group supplied to Edward Moore by Christopher Dresser after having been purchased in Japan on his trip. The front is monogrammed with a large engraved Japanese style monogram. The border and floral decoration is applied including a bamboo plant on the front of the vase. Height: 23.3 troy ounces. Height: 10 3/4"

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