Britannia Fine Antique Silver

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English sterling table box 100 oz by AspreyImportant Asprey art deco sterling silver nultiple table box with lighters and match holders

RH7166 Important Massive Asprey 1937 Art Deco Table Box

Made in the year of the Coronation of George VI 1937 by Asprey, this massive 135 troy ounce art deco assembly of four silver boxes on a large platform makes the most amazing statement and has the presence of a pre war building. The boxes are lines with bird's eye maple veneer and the four small hinged boxes on the corners of the box are for matches and lighters.

14" by 8 1/2".

Height 2 1/4"

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Important Whiting antique sterling shell chased pitcher

RH7196 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

7 3/4" tall

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Tiffany antique sterling hammered Japanese style bowl with parcel gilded flowers

RH7260 Tiffany Antique Sterling Hammered Fruit Bowl

A fine Tiffany antique Japanese style hammered sterling bowl with parcel gilded decoration on the exterior and interior. Pristine condition. Circa 1880. Everything you would ever want in a museum quality Tiffany sterling bowl. Weight 25.60 troy ounces. 8 1/2" diameter. Height 4"

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Tiffany Japanese sterling vase

RH7248 Tiffany Japanesque Sterling Vase

An antique sterling vase by Tiffany & Co. designed by Edward Moore with different Japanese scenes on all four panels including a bird in a boat and a male fisherman. There is an aesthetic border on the top and bottom edges and a later inscription on one panel.

Height 8 1/8"; weight 15.65 troy oz.

Price: $7,900.00

Tiffany sterling and miexed metals creamer

7252 Tiffany Mixed Metals Cream Pitcher

A Tiffany & Co. sterling silver and mixed metals cream pitcher with dragonfly, gourds, butterflies and leaves, one gourd with mokume. Monogrammed and marked on the base together with an aristocratic coronet. Applied pierced handle. Length 3 3/4" across the handle; height 2"; base 2 1/2" square.


Shiebler sterling vase with applied frogs and Quezel jack in the pulpit flower insert

RH7200 Shiebler Sterling Vase with Applied Frogs and Quezal Liner

A rare sterling vase by Shiebler with multiple flowers chased to form the bases and three applied frogs holding onto the central column of leaves and cattails. The Jack in the Pulpit art glass liner by Quezal fits into the silver stem. The base is marked with the Shiebler wings and sterling. Excellent condition with good patina. Circa 1880

Overall height 14"; silver 8 3/4" tall; diameter of base 6"

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Large Tiffany antique sterling and mixed metals hammered Japanese style water pitcher circa 1880

RH7120 Tiffany Larger Size Sterling and Mixed Metals Pitcher

A large Tiffany antique sterling hammered pitcher in the Japanese style with applied mixed metals and sterling. The applied motifs include oak leaves and butterflies. The applications are connected by engraved tendrils on the hammering. Perfect condition. Weight 28 troy ounces. Height 8"

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Tiffany antique sterling coffee pot with applied ivy and birds

JS100 A Fine and Rare Tiffany Sterling Chocolate Pot with Applied Ivy and Birds

An unusual Tiffany three dimensional chocolate pot with applied ivy and birds intricately cast and tastefully arranged against an engraved textured background. 9" tall at the finial. In excellent condition. The lid hinges back to open.

Never monogrammed.

Weight 19.25 troy ounces.

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Tiffany antique sterling Japanese style demitasse cup and saucer spot hammered

RH7146 Tiffany Sterling Demitasse Cup and Saucer

An antique sterling Tiffany spot hammered cup and saucer with applied insects and leaves. Engraved vines between the applied gold washed leaves. The demitasse cup and saucer decorated in the Japanese style popular in the 1880s. Saucer 4" diameter. Height of cup 2 3/8".

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RH7129 Four German 800 Silver Gilt Figural Salts

Four Antique German silver gilt open salts with cast fretwork supporting walls and additional applied medallions and three dimensional birds together with a canopy of figural busts and cherubs around the bowl of the salts. Monogrammed P and marked on the base. Height 3 1/4"; diameter salt 3"; diameter overall 4"; weight 40 troy oz for the four.

Price: $3,950.00 for the 4; available as a set of 2 for $1,975.00

Charles Didrich sterling candelabra in the style of peer smed

RH7069 Pair Chicago Arts & Crafts Sterling Candelabra by Charles Didrich

A rare pair Chicago Arts and Crafts sterling silver candelabra by Charles Didrich in the style of Peer Smed, hand hammered, the base curled on both ends and three flowers with stems on each extending from the base to form the candle holders. Length 12 1/8"; height 6 1/4" combined weight 24.6 troy oz. Marked CHD, Sterling, Hand Wrought, 3S. Excellent condition.

Price: $5,500.00 pair

Theodore Starr Hammered and mixed metals antique sterling silver pitcher

RH7080 Theodore Starr Antique Sterling & Mixed Metals Pitcher 7 1/2" Circa 1880

A antique sterling silver hammered pitcher retailed by Theodore Starr and most probably the work of Dominick & Haff of New York. The hammering is especially fine and the copper mixed metals application inclused butterflies, salamanders and fine wild flowers. The pedestal base is also hammered.

Height 7 1/2". Weight 28.75 troy ounces.

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Kirk repoussse landscape pair covered entree dishes with hand finial

RH7106 Pair of Rare Kirk 11 oz Landscape Covered Entree Dishes with Hand Finial

A rare and important pair of Kirk Landscape covered entree dishes with buildings and pastoral scenes interspersed with flowers on a footed base, the removable finial in the form of an animal claw holding a hand. Length 11 1/4” by 8 1/4” wide; weight 109 oz troy for the pair. Marked S KIRK & SONS, 11 oz.

Provenance: the Hugh Dudley Auchincloss estate of Newport, RI who was Jackie Kennedy’s step brother.  

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Gorham martele sterling vase art nouveau 76 oz

RH7124 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"


Rare Tiffany hammered antique sugar shaker with applied leaves

RH7084 Rare Tiffany & Company Hammered and Applied Sugar Shaker

A fine and rare Tiffany spot hammered Japonesque sugar shaker with applied leaves engraved vines and an intricately pierced pull off lid. Both lid and body have French touchmarks and the full Tiffany mark is on the base.

Circa 1890. 6" tall. Weight 9.8 troy ounces.

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English Georgian silver salver by William Elliott London 1818

RH7056 George III Antique Silver Footed Salver William Elliott London 1818

An exceptional heavy and finely chased English antique silver salver by William Elliott London 1818. Three ornate floral cast feet support this 21.45 troy ounce salver engraved with a large crest at the center. Floral chased deocrative band and an applied border. 8 1/2" diameter.

Price: $2,750.00

Pair Gorham Athenic candelabra for the St Louis Worlds FairPair Gorham Athenic candelabra for the St Louis Worlds Fair

RH6944 Pair Gorham Sterling Candelabra Exhibited at St Louis World's Fair 1904

A rare pair Gorham sterling Art Nouveau seven light candelabra on tripod footed base and three naturalistic branches forming the stem and central column extending into six arms. There are cast applied vines and flowers on the central column. Removable bobeches. These candelabra were exhibited at the St Louis World's Fair in 1904, each marked with a special SL mark on the base together with Gorham's mark, sterling and style number A3357.

Height 19 1/2"

Combined weight 178 troy oz.

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Gorham antique sterling mixed metals fruit plate with applied leaves

6920 Gorham Antique 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.


Gorham antique sterling and mixed metals bowl with applied strawberries butterflies dragonfly

7010 Gorham Mixed Metals Bowl with Strawberries Butterflies Birds and Dragonfly

A Gorham hand hammered sterling and mixed metals bowl with applied copper strawberries, gold washed leaves, butterflies, birds and dragonfly. Height 3"; diameter of bowl 7 1/2"; weight 18.05 troy oz. Date letter N for 1881. The hallmark is lightly struck but visible.

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Julius Herz German 800 silver tea set on tray

RH6989 German 800 Silver Novelty Tea Set on Tray

A novelty trompe l'oeil five piece German 800 silver 'quilted' tea set by Julius Herz with applied fish net wire, ruffled edges and wire bound twig handles. The set is composed of a tea pot with pull off lid and wood finial 6" tall, a sugar bowl 2" tall and 3" in diameter, sugar tongs 4" long, creamer 2 1/8" tall and triangular presentation tray 9" by 8 1/4". The tray is inscribed "Ehrenpreis der Freifan von Knoop, Wiesbaden, Mai 1900." All pieces are marked with the maker, 800, half moon and crown and city mark. Total weight 27.15 troy oz. Julius Herz was born in 1819 and worked as a silver and goldsmith in Hesse-Nassau.

Price: $3,500.00

Shiebler antique sterling leaf form bowl and Frank Whiting salad set in box

RH6966 Rare Shiebler Sterling Bowl and Salad Set

A Shiebler antique sterling silver leaf form salad serving bowl and Frank Whiting salad set in the original box, the bowl with assymetrical curled edge and applied frog. The salad set has three dimensional leaf form handles. The assembled set was originally retailed by Henry Birks of Montreal. All pieces have a light gold wash and satin finish. Bowl is 10" by 7 1/2"; length of salad set 8 3/4"; combined weight 17.8 troy oz. The box has wear.

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Pair Tiffany repousse sterling nine light candelabra

RH6942 Pair of Antique Tiffany Sterling Candelabra

Circa 1880

An outstanding pair of Tiffany antique sterling silver candelabra each having nine lights, the supports and square bases being chased with flowers and acanthus leaves. The feet are in the form of ram's heads. The top sections of the candelabras are removable as are the bobeches. Excellent condition.

Height 21"; bases 6 1/2" square; combined weight 218 troy ounces.

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Tiffany Aesthetic hammered and applied antique sterling silver sugar and cream jug circa 1880

RH6988 Tiffany Aesthetic Movement Antique Sterling Sugar and Creamer Circa 1880

A Tiffany antique sterling silver hammered and applied sugar and creamer. Both items hand hammered and applied with single flowers. Gilted interiors. Combined weight 9.4 troy ounces. Height of creamer 3". Height of sugar 2 1/8". Length of sugar 6 1/2". These pieces match the Tiffany series of coffee spoons with the flower finials.

Price: $1,895.00

Yokahama Japanese sterling silver ginger jar presentation to Drexel from their yacht Alcedo

RH6946 Important Japanese Sterling Ginger Jar Presented to George W C Drexel

A massive Yokahama Japanese sterling silver ginger jar of historic importance having been presented to George W C Drexel and his wife by the crew of their yacht, Alcedo. The Alcedo was purchased by the United State Navy on June 1 1917 from Mr. Drexel and was subsequently lost in World War I. The jar is chased with chrysanthemums and other Japanese motifs on a stippled background. The finial is in the form of a flower. The jar also bears the crest of the Alcedo and monogrammed D. There is an interior lid which pulls out.

Height without plinth 13 1/2" with plinth 15 1/2"; width across the bulbous part 9 1/2"; weight 68.90 troy oz.

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M Buccellati Italian sterling silver conch centerpiece

RH6938 M Buccellati Sterling Conch Centerpiece Italy

M Buccellati sterling silver multiple conch centerpiece measuring 6" tall and with a width of 11 1/2". Weight 85 troy ounces. The body of the centerpiece is made up of nautilus shells joined together and mixed with smaller conch shells and a variety of other small shells.

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Tiffany mixed metals antique sterling silver salver with Mokume

RH6921 Tiffany Antique Silver Mixed Metals Salver Mokume and Acid Etched

A Tiffany antique sterling silver mixed metals footed salver with panels of Mokume and acid etched floral decoration on the surface. Monogrammed F in the center cartouche. Diameter 12"; weight 26.15 troy oz.

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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.


Dominick & Haff sterling pitcher

RH6929 Dominick & Haff Sterling Pitcher

An unusual hand chased sterling silver pitcher by Dominick & Haff, the chasing a combination of large pearling with floral aesthetic panels. The chased pattern extends to the handle and spout. A rare example of Dominick & Haff's work, circa 1884. Never monogrammed.

Height 8"; weight 27.25 troy ounces.

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Tiffany sterling pitcher with shells and fish

RH6925 Tiffany Sterling Pitcher with Fish and Shells

A sterling silver pitcher by Tiffany & Co. with a cast and applied band of shells and fish on the upper overlapping portion and shells on the foot. Ornate applied handle with shells on the upper and lower edge and along the edges of the handle. Monogrammed on the front of the pitcher. Height 10 1/2"; weight 49.10 oz troy.

Holds 5 3/4" pints as marked.

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Tiffany sterling ornate vase by John Curran

RH6889 Important Tiffany Sterling Vase

A rare and important museum quality Tiffany sterling vase with two handles terminating in a three dimensional flower at the top of each ornate handle as well as one on the underside of the vase, and with chased and applied decoration around the body. An intricately acid etched H monogram in the cartouche on one side. Height 13"; width across the handles 13"; weight 108 troy ounces. The interior is gold washed.

Circa 1893

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gorham mixed metals bowl

RH6884 Gorham Mixed Metals Bowl

A Gorham mixed metals footed bowl, hand hammered with applied copper cherries and leaves on a branch. The top half of the sterling bowl has a die rolled band of decoration. Height 2 1/2"; diameter 6"; weight 14.70 troy ounces. Never monogrammed.

Price: $3,950.00

Rare Porter Blanchard modernist sterling silver tea set and tray

RH6862 Rare Important Porter Blanchard Sterling Tea and Coffee Set on Tray

A rare sterling silver modernist tea and coffee set on a tray comprising a coffee pot 14" to the finial, tea pot 9", cream pitcher 6 1/2", sugar bowl 6 1/2", waste 3 3/4" tall, all hand hammered by the California silversmith Porter Blanchard. The tray has a sterling rim, is trimmed with wood and has a bakelite interior and dimensions are 20" long by 14 1/4" wide. The relevant pots have wood handles and finials. Total weight without the tray 106 ozt. Some of the pieces are signed and dated by Porter Blanchard personally in addition to the hallmarks. Set is circa 1960 and tray 1930s.

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Wood & Hughes leaf shaped sterling dish with applied bug

RH6881 Wood & Hughes Leaf Dish with Applied Bug

A hand made antique sterling leaf shaped bon bon dish with applied baal feet and a large applied bug on the edge. The handle is comprised of an applied band of detailed fern. The leaf body is hand hammered. Circa 1875. 8 1/4" by 5" wide. Weight 5.55 troy ounces.

Price: $1,595.00

Garrido sterling circular double vase

RH6869 Garrido Sterling Double Vase

A Spanish sterling silver modern double vase by the Garrido silversmiths in a half circular form with a central divider and half moon foot supporting the base.

Height 4 3/4".

Weight 9.25 troy ounces.

Price: $1,495.00

Dominick & Haff antique sterling pond hammered covered bowl circa 1884

RH6854 Dominick & Haff Sterling Covered Bowl in Pond Scene

A hand hammered covered sterling silver bowl by Dominick & Haff dated 1884 and retailed by Theodore Starr inscribed 1884 with finely engraved monogram on the base. Excellent condition. Unusual applied cast leaf handles and finial. 12.8 troy ounces. Height 4". Diameter 4 1/2".

Price: $3,500.00

Birks Canada sterling silver double champagne bucket

RH6859 Birks Canada Sterling Double Champagne Bucket

A rare and unusual Canadian sterling silver double champagne bucket with fixed handle by Birks of Toronto. A hand hammered and engraved surfaces with cast applied decoration and a solid cast handle. On one side is a hand engraved Canadian Coat of Arms indicating a possible diplomatic or institutional ownership at one time. The bucket holds two champagne bottles with space for ice. Width 15"' depth 6 1/2"; height to top of handle 17"; 9 1/2" tall from the base to the rim. Weight 74.10 troy ounces.

Price: $7,900.00

Tiffany hammered aesthetic sterling pepper pot with frog

Tiffany Sterling Pepper Pot with Applied Frog and Butterfly

A small aesthetic hand hammered sterling pepper pot by Tiffany & Co. in the Japanese style with applied leaves and butterfly together with engraved vines on the body and an applied frog on the lid. Never monogrammed.

Height 2 3/4"

Price: $795.00

Dominick & Haff hand hammered sterling loving cup with dragonfly and insect

RH6791 Dominick & Haff Hand Hammered Sterling Loving Cup

A hand hammered sterling silver two handle loving cup by Dominick & Haff with chased and engraved dragonflies and water plants and leaves in a pond. Two applied decorated handles. Monogrammed as shown. Height 8 1/4"; weight 34.10 troy ounces. Marked with the Dominick & Haff logo, 76 and sterling.

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Rare Kirk sterling chargers with fruit motifs

RH6813 Eight Rare Kirk Sterling Chargers

Eight rare sterling chargers by S Kirk & Son, Baltimore, MD with applied grapes, cherries, blackberries, pineapples and leaves, the rope border with applied bunches of grapes. Each plate has an applied custom gold monogram ESC for Ellen Swan Drewry gifted to her by "Aunt Ellie" in 1890. Ellen married Benjamin Deford who was president of Deford Co., a leather manufacturer in Baltimore.

Diameter 13 5/8"; combined weight 205 troy ounces.

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Ravissant sterling candle holder

RH6803 Ravissant Modern Sterling Candle Holder

An unusual candle holder by the Ravissant company of India, famous for the luxury line of sterling silver in the most extraordinary forms and designs. The base is a folded sheet of sterling terminating in two arms supporting a drum shaped bowl with a convex candle holding surface containing a spike. Diameter of the candle holder 2 3/4". Holds larger wide candles.

Height 8 1/4"

Weight 18.25 troy ounces

Price: $2,250.00

Bensabott shop sterling and carnelian hardstone elephants

RH6788 Silver Gilt Bensabott Box with Hardstone Elephants

An antique sterling gold washed table box with hand chased floral work and applied carnelian hardstone elephants on the sides of the box and a larger elephant finial on the hinged lid. 5 3/4" by 3 1/2" by3 1/2" tall to the finial. The box is 1 3/4" deep. The interior is ebony wood lined.

Manufactured by the Bensabott Company of Chicago.

Price: $3,950.00

RH6779 Rare Tiffany Sterling Pitcher with Nautical Theme

A spectacular large, heavy antique sterling silver pitcher by Tiffany & Co., the body ornately chased with a variety of shells and seaweed. The curled-over lip and the foot are decorated with a band of shells. Circa 1880.

Height 11"; weight 53.6 troy ounces.

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Whiting antique silver hammered oval bowl with applied Japanese coy and crab

RH6796 Whiting Oval Sterling Bowl Circa 1880

A Whiting hand hammered bowl with applied crab and koi together with engraved and applied seaweed. The bowl weighs 18.9 troy ounces and measures 8 3/4" by 6 3/4" with a height of 3 1/4"

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Tiffany antique sterling hammered trinket tray in the Japanese style with applied water lily and lily pads circa 1881

RH6002 Rare Tiffany Hammered Sterling Water Lily and Crab Sandwich Tray

A fine quality Tiffany sterling 12" by 5" tray with a weight of 13.7 troy ounces. The hammered surface has applied lily pads and water lily with chased swirls on the hammered representing ripples in a pond. The rippled edge has an applied rim an three dimensional crab. Dated 1881 with a Tiffany engraved inscription on the reverse of the tray. There are four applied bun feet on the base.

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English antique sterling silver goblet by Joseph and John Angel London 1836

RH6736 William IV English Sterling Goblet by Joseph & John Angel London 1836

A large exceptional antique sterling silver goblet by Joseph and John Angel of London hallmarked for 1836. The base is a cast figure supporting a large chased, engraved and cast cup with original gilding in the interior. Never monogrammed. Excellent condition. The manufacturers were makers of exceptional quality silver items in England.

Weight 22 troy ounces

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German modernist sterling silver teaset

RH6621 German Modernist Sterling Silver Tea Set

A fantastic cube shaped sterling silver teaset with modern German marks in excellent condition. The handle swivels and has a wooden center as does the pull out lid. The teaset is exquisitely manufactured with wonderful sharp edges and small details such as the leveling off of the top edges of each spout. The set has a total troy ounce weight of 49 ounces. Height 9" with handle up, and 4 1/2" to top of pot. Sugar & Creamer 3" tall.

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English antique silver stationery box circa 1905 by Elkington and Company

RH6223 Massive English Sterling Stationery Box Elkington 1905

A large heavy unusual 135 troy ounce stationery box with a hinged lid. The sterling silver liner which can pull out is lined with a raw silk fabric as is the interior of the hinged lid. Marked by Elkington and Company, London 1905. The surfaces are engraved with floral garlands and swags and the borders are cast and applied. The bottom is solid silver and is hallmarked.

Height 10". Width 6 1/4". Depth 8". Weight 135 troy ounces,

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pair of Gorham martele silver candlesticks 41 troy ounces

RH6555 Gorham Martele Silver Candlesticks

A pair of art nouveau silver candlesticks by Gorham in the Martele series in excellent condition. The sticks are tall and heavy with removable bobeches. Marked PUW and with all the Gorham Martele marks.

Circa 1919.

Weight 41 troy ounces. Height 12"

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Important English antique silver salver with engraved crest end engraved decoration

RH6554 Large 24" English Antique Silver Salver

A huge ornate English silver salver by William Eley dated 1824. The cast pierced floral ornate border is of exceptional quality and the center is hand engraved with panels of flowers and other symmetrical designs. A large crest is engraved in the cartouche at the center. Weight 180 troy ounces. Large ornate cast feet are applied to the bottom.

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Hunt & Roskell English silver askos with goats

RH6553 Hunt & Roskell Late Storr & Mortimer Silver Askos

An English silver askos pitcher by renowned silversmiths John Hunt and Robert Roskell with textured 'leather' surface, the applied handle terminating in a winged cherub with two goats perched on the rim of the jug. Gold washed interior. Monogrammed and crested on the top of the handle. Marked for London 1870. Additionally marked on the rim of the base 5684 Hunt & Roskell, Late Storr & Mortimer and inscribed under the base JANY 1ST 1871. Height 8 1/2"; weight 33 troy oz.

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Gorham mixed metals punch bowl and ladle

Rare Gorham Mixed Metals Punch Bowl and Matching Ladle

A large hand hammered Gorham antique sterling silver punch bowl with matching ladle, applied copper and brass cherries and leaves wrapped around the body. The bowl is mounted on a naturalistic copper log forming the pedestal. Gilded interior and bowl of ladle. Circa 1881

Weight: 77 troy ounces. Height: 6".Diameter 10 1/2". Length ladle: 12"

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Reed & Barton 950/1000 three piece art nouveau coffee set on tray

RH6390 Rare Reed & Barton Art Nouveau Demitasse Set Chased with Irises

A special hand chased Art Nouveau martele demitasse set by Reed and Barton in the 950/1000 purity comprising a coffee pot, sugar, creamer and tray. The four pieces are chased with irises and the finest hammering throughout. This was presumably part of a special line offered by Reed & Barton in this higher standard. Fabulous unpolished condition. The pot is 9 3/4" tall; tray diameter 11 1/4"; Total weight: 54.2 troy ounces. Monogrammed on the bases of the coffee pot, sugar and creamer as well as the center of the tray.


Tiffany Hexagonal hand hammered sterling tray circa 1880 with acid etched monogram

RH6440 Tiffany Hexagonal Hammered Sterling Tray

A substantial antique Tiffany sterling hammered hexagonal tray with a large acid etched monogram on the front. Six applied feet on the corners. Marked with Tiffany marks and M. Circa 1875.

Weight 60 troy ounces. Width 15"

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Gorham sample antique sterling and enamel vase Meiji period

RH6398 Rare Gorham Sample Antique Sterling and Enamel Vase Meiji Period

An extremely rare and important antique sterling silver vase by Gorham, the body with applied irises, fish swimming through water, chickens, flowers and water plants with applied enamel in the Japanese style of the Meiji period. Dated 1897 by the Gorham date letter on the base. The style number is surrounded by an oval indicating that this vase was manufactured as a sample of this technique and motif. The top of the vase has acid etched decoration in the Japanese style. Monogrammed on the base. There are some Japanese hand engraved signatures that extend downwards from the side of the vase.

Height 12 1/2"; width at its widest point 6 1/4"; weight 27.50 oz troy


Tetard Freres French silver Art Deco vase

RH6441 Tetard Freres French 950 Silver Art Deco Vase, Paris

An important large French 950 silver Art Deco vase by Tetard Freres of Paris with segmented detail and eyecatching design. Tetard Freres, Puiforcat and Christofle were the premier French Art Deco silver manufacturers and this vase is a wonderful example of their work. Marked with the Minerva head and a 1 for first purity, also Tetard's logo in a diamond.

Height 13 1/4"; 6 1/2" wide at the bulbous point

Weight: 58.85 oz troy

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Tiffany sterling pair sweetmeat baskets

RH6221 Massive pair of Tiffany Antique Sterling Sweetmeat Dishes

A rare and unusual very heavy pair of cast and pierced Tiffany sterling sweetmeat dishes with double bowls. The double bowls, pedestal bases and handles have a pierced floral design with each piece weighing 53 troy ounces. Total weight of the pair is 106 troy ounces.

Height 10 1/2".

Width 10 1/2". Circa 1900.

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Gorham mixed metals vase with bug

RH5309 Rare Gorham Mixed Metals Vase

A rare antique sterling and mixed metals vase by the Gorham Company dated 1879. The background is hand hammered with applied copper and brass bird, bugs, leaves and butterfly. The applied oak leaves in various sizes are joined by hand engraved branches.

Height 8"'

weight 9.3 troy oz.

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Tiffany mixed metals sterling water pitcher

RH6056 Tiffany Mixed Metals Sterling Pitcher

A museum quality Tiffany antique sterling silver water pitcher with hammered surfaces and engraved tendrils. Applied copper, brass and gilt silver oak leaves and butterflies. On a few larger applied silver oak leaves there are copper inlaid specks which appear as natural imperfections in the leaves.

Weight: 27.2 troy ounces. Height: 7"

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Indian Colonial silver cup

RH6179 Indian Colonial Silver Cup with Lid

An Indian colonial silver antique cup with the mark of Twentyman and Co of Calcutta circa 1836-1853. Hand chased floral bands of decoration on the cylindrical cup, the lid and on the finial. Crisp clean condition. Inscription of a presentation on the front of the cup in script.

Height: 4 1/4". Weight: 7.40 troy ounces

Price: $1,500.00

Shiebler leaf form antique sterling cream pitcher with applied spider

RH5810 Rare Shiebler Cream Jug with Spider

A rare Shiebler antique sterling cream pitcher in the form of a leaf with an applied handle supporting a detailed spider. Length: 5" by 3" wide by 2 1/8" tall. Weight: 3.65 troy ounces.

Price: $3,500.00

Dominick & Haff sterling hammered bowl with octopus handles

RH5821 Dominick & Haff Antique Hammered Bowl c1882

A fine quality fruit bowl by Dominick and Haff dated 1882 with faceted hammering throughout and circular protrusions around the circumference of the body.

Height: 3". 10 1/2" across handles.

Weight: 29.95 troy ounces.

Price: $4,500.00

English silver apple shaped tea set by Benson of London

RH5751 English Naturalistic "Apple" Bachelor Tea Set

A rare and unusual English silver hand hammered apple form four piece bachelor tea set comprising a tea pot with removable lid with stalk handle, a sugar bowl with tongs and a cream pitcher. Each piece is hand formed and has applied leaves complete with "worm holes." Combined weight 21.2 oz troy. Height tea pot 5 1/2". A Maker: James William Benson. Dated for London 1892.

Price: $4,500.00

Shiebler sterling cabbage leaf bowl with grapes

RH5688 George Shiebler Antique Sterling Bowl c1880

An antique sterling leaf form novelty fruit bowl by George Shiebler, circa 1880. The leaf form bowl has detailed veins and a handle decorated with a cluster of hand made silver grapes. Weight: 17.85 ozt;

length 8 1/2" by 6" wide.

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large english silver toast rack

RH5600 English Silver Antique Toast Rack Circa 1836

A fantastic quality gothic style silver toast rack by Charles Fox, London 1837. In wonderful condition. The ornate cast feet are reticulated leaf forms and are also of the highest quality.

Weight: 13.95 troy oz

Height: 6"

Length: 6 1/4"

Price: $2,850.00

Pair of rare Kirk 11 ounce tureens with cast heraldic finials

RH5538 Pair of Kirk 11 ounce Tureens All Silver Liners

A rare and unusual pair of Kirk tureens with heraldic finials depicting a bird perched on a globe with wings. The tureens are hand chased with flowers and birds and have a silver liner with handles that join the handles of the base as a double handle. All four parts marked with 11 ounce mark and in excellent condition with good patina. Taking into account the special cast crests these must be a special order or adaptation from a superior design at Kirk. Weight: 110 troy oz. 12" across handles. 7" tall with finials. Diameter of interior 7 1/2"

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Wood and Hughes bowl with cast turtle feet

RH5457 Wood and Hughes Turtle Bowl

A small Wood and Hughes hand hammered and textured bowl with cast turtle feet. Gold washed interior. Circa 1875.

Diameter: 4 1/2".

Height: 2 1/8".

Weight: 5.15 troy ounces.

Price: $1,895.00

Dominick and Haff aesthetic movement covered tureen with butterflies

RH5351 Dominick & Haff Aesthetic Square Covered Tureen

An antique sterling silver aesthetic movement covered dish by Dominick & Haff with exquisite chasing in three dimension depicting flora against a textured chased background. The highlights are large butterflies on the body and handles. Removable twist off handle on lid. 7" square and 10" long across the handles.

Height 6 1/2" at finial; weight 47.1 oz troy. Never monogrammed.

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Shiebler antique sterling silver leaf shaped bowl with copper bug

RH5088 Shiebler Antique Bowl With Handle Circa 1880

A Shiebler leaf shaped bowl with handle and applied copper bug. Light single letter monogram. Excellent patina and condition.

Weight: 6.2 troy ounces.

Height: 2 5/8". Diameter: 5"

Price: $2,500.00

Shiebler sterling silver sconce hand chased

RH4655 Rare Antique Sterling Sconce by Shiebler

A rare hand chased Martele style sterling silver sconce with three arm candle holders and a mirror back. The sconce was definitely special ordered because the monogram in the cartouche was hand chased at the time of manufacture, The art nouveau chased decoration includes small flowers, leaves and flowing scrolls. The bobeches are removable. There is a hinged hanging ring built into the reverse and the ring folds into a concave area at the top of the back. Original mirror and back. 7 1/2" by 10 3/4". Marked with Shiebler logo and sterling. Retailed by J B Hudson

Price: $3,950.00

Tiffany antique silver sterling etched vase with handles

RH4786 Tiffany Antique Sterling Etched Vase

A Tiffany sterling silver bud vase with applied handles at the sides and finely acid etched decoration on the pedestal and the vase. Fine small script monogram at the top of the vase. Inscribed 1881-1906 on the reverse. Excellent condition and patina. The etching is sharp and finely detailed.

Height: 7 1/8"

Weight: 10.9 troy oz.

Price: $1,250.00

Whiting mixed metals and sterling silver cup

RH4483 Whiting Mixed Metals Cup Circa 1880

A Whiting sterling silver cup with mixed metal application and fine hand hammered handle. Inscribed on the base with a presentation. Also a light inscription on the side of the cup on the hammered surface. Applications include a copper bee with silver wings and a large copper cherry branch with brass leaves.

Height: 3 3/8"

Weight: 6.2 troy ounces.

Price: $1,895.00

Tiffany hammered sterling loving cup

RH3887 Tiffany Sterling Two Handle Loving Cup

A large hand hammered two handle sterling loving cup by Tiffany and Company, circa 1880. Three dimensional handles are notched where a hand would grip and the interior of the handles is also hammered.

Weight: 40.90 troy ounces.

Height: 7 3/4"

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Tiffany sterling tureen with ewe

RH3553 Tiffany Antique Sterling Tureen 550 Broadway Mark

A fine Tiffany sterling silver tureen marked with the Moore mark of 550 Broadway in perfect condition. The finial is a finely detailed ewe. Greek Key border at the top of the tureen together with other beading and applied bands of decoration.The inscription on the side of the tureen reads: Presented by the The Hudson River Railroad Co to the Hon Samuel Sloan, president, New York 1864. Weight: 64.45 troy oz. Width: 15 1/2" across handles.

Height: 10" at the finial which is a figural ewe.

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Gorham mixed metals bowl with copper base and handles

RH3281 Gorham Mixed Metal Fruit Bowl with Handles

A Gorham sterling fruit bowl with applied copper handles and cherries with leaves. Mounted on a copper base. Circa 1875. The top third of the bowl is comprised of a die rolled decorative band while the bottom two thirds is made up of a finely hammered faceted surface. Diameter at top 10" over handles. Height 4 1/2" at handles. Weight 30.8 troy ounces. Marked lion, anchor, G, Sterling and Other Metals, N, 1545.

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