Britannia Fine Antique Silver

Rare Hollowware

Whiting antique sterling box with applied crabs and chased monogram gilt interior

RH6802 Whiting Sterling Snuff Box with Applied Crabs and Seaweed

A Whiting antique sterling snuff box measuring 2 3/4" by 2" by 3/4" thick. The box has a band of acid etched scrolls around the sides and acid etched seaweed on front and back. On the lid there is an applied crab and a monogram, and the reverse has an applied crab with etched seaweed. The interior has the original gilding. The box Fits onto the palm of the hand and weighs 2.1 troy ounces. Circa 1885.


Gorham 1882 antique sterling and mixed metals bowl with applied strawberries and a large copper bird

RH6804 Gorham Mixed Metals and Hammered Sterling Bowl

A Gorham antique sterling hammered bowl with applied copper strawberries with silver gilt leaves and a large copper bird. The interior is gold washed. There are three applied feet. Dated 1882 and hallmarked with the Gorham logo and sterling. 9" diameter. Height 4". Weight 20.85 troy ounces.

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S Kirk antique coin silver wiine jug with whippet on handle and hand chased detail

RH6786 Rare Kirk 57 Troy Ounce Wine Jug

A rare S Kirk coin silver wine jug with a hinged lid and handle bearing a whippet. The hand chased details depict flowers in panels between chased swirls. The cast base is an assembled heavy combination of leaves and flowers. The cartouche at the center of the body is clear and has never been erased. The hinged lid is hand chased with flowers and there is a floral finial bolted to the top with the original nut. Excellent condition.

Hallmarked pre 1846.

Weight 56.55 troy ounces.

Height 14 1/2" at the handle.

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Large Whiting Mixed Metals and sterling hammered bowl circa 1880

RH6795 Unusual Large Whiting Sterling and Mixed Metals Bowl

An unusually large Whiting Japanese style hand hammered fruit bowl with applied copper and silver vines on one side and vertical hanging vines on the other side. An impressive Japanese style monogram engraved on the exterior of the bowl. There is a third section of applied flowers with copper highlights.

9 3/4" diameter. Height 4". Weight 34 troy ounces

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Bensabott Chicago sterling and carnelian hardstone table box with foo dog handle

RH6789 Bensabott Sterling and Carnelian Hardstone Table Box

Unusual sterling silver and hardstone table box measuring 5 1/4" by 3 1/4" by 4 1/4" at the foo dog handle. The box hand chased with flowers against and textured background and five applied carved carnelian rosettes. The handle is a carved hardstone foo dog 2" tall at the tail. The hardstone has a large darkened flaw or crack that is natural and runs through the dog. It has been there for ages and has a darkened color as a result. No repair.

Marked Bensabott Chicago Sterling on the base.

Price: $1,895.00

Gorham antique textured chased sterling silver pitcher

RH6794 Gorham Antique Sterling Pitcher Circa 1879

An unusual Gorham antique sterling pitcher with a special textured surface and chased flowers on both sides. The surface is multi dimensional with deep patinated recessed areas and fine surface hammering.

Height 7".

Weight 22.95 troy ounces


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 mixed metals sterling and copper inlay bowl

RH6764 Rare Tiffany Copper Inlay Mixed Metals Bowl

A rare Tiffany sterling and copper inlay bowl with an art nouveau design of repetitive trees linked together around a central cartouche bearing a script monogram.

Diameter 9 3/8". Height 2 3/4". Weight 20.45 troy ounces.

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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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Tiffany sterling epergne

RH6682 Rare Tiffany Antique Sterling Epergne Centerpiece

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", all removalbe.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 probab designed by Eugene Soligny. Excellent condition.

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RH6745 Tiffany Sterling Gilded Tea Caddy

A small Tiffany antique sterling tea caddy with gilded finish and chased cherubs. The pull off lid is chased with musical instruments. Weight 5.75 troy ounces. 3 1/2" tall. Interior cap missing.

Price: $1,195.00

RH6719 German Sterling Silver Figural Wine Carafe by Neresheimer

A rare German 925/1000 wine jug with a full bearded face and flowing hair by the firm Neresheimer of Hanau. Chased bunches of grapes on the lid, between the hair and on the foot. Double twig handle extends from the lid for opening. The handle is a cast applied female figure with a snake wrapped around and extending onto the figure. The interior has the original gilding extending to the inside of the lid. Full German marks on the base and on the lip of the lid as well as English import marks for London 1897 sponsored by Berhold Mueller.

Height 9"; weight 25.85 troy ounces.


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

Price: $4,500.00

Gorham antique sterling hammered mixed metals bowl

Gorham Mixed Metals and Sterling Bowl

A Gorham antique sterling bowl with applied copper bird and cherries. Silver gilt leaves. Larger hammering on the flat border and smaller faceted hammering in the center of the bowl with original gold wash in perfect condition.

Diameter 8 1/4"; weight 11.7 troy ounces

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Gorham antique sterling hammered and applied mixed metals bowl

Large Gorham Sterling and Mixed Metals Bowl

A large hand hammered antique sterling fruit bowl by the Gorham Company dated 1883. Smaller faceted hammering in the center with a gold wash finish and larger hammering on the flat border. Applied copper bird, butterflies with silver fruit. Perfectly preserved.

Diameter 10 1/2"; height 3 1/2"; weight 21.55 troy ounces

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Gorham antique sterling hammered and applied mixed metals bowl

Gorham Sterling and Mixed Metals Bowl

An antique Gorham sterling silver bowl with mixed metal application including copper grapes and silver gilt leaves. Other application include copper birds and a butterfly.

Diameter 8 1/4"; weight 13 troy ounces.

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American antique cut crystal and silver plate biscuit box

RH6726 Antique American Cut Crystal & Silver Plate Biscuit Box

A remarkably fine American silver plate and cut crystal biscuit box with hinged lid. The finely cut glass is bolted to the base with the original nuts. There are four lions with outstretched paws on the base. A special feature of the pedestal base is a hand cut Greek key design on the edge above the feet. Excellent condition.

Width 8 1/2" by 6 1/4" deep by 12" tall at the extended handle.

Price: $2,750.00

Tiffany antique sterling tray with hand engraved ivy and birds

RH6697 Rare Tiffany Antique Sterling Tray 16 1/2" by 13". Circa 1879

An exquisitely engraved antique sterling tray engraved with bands of ivy and birds and a circular band surrounding a cartouche bearing a presentation at the center. The tray weighs 50.45 troy ounces and is dated 1879. Bordering the tray is an applied ornate band of geometric decoration. Superb engraving and excellent condition with a lovely dark patina and a perfectly preserved surface. The engraving is sophisticated and superbly executed.


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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Tiffany Indian style sterling pitcher

RH6432 Tiffany Antique Sterling Indian Style Pitcher

A Tiffany hand chased antique sterling pitcher in the Indian style circa 1880. Superb custom engraved monogram on the base. The engraved bands are very finely executed and the handle resembles an elephant trunk with varying thickness.

Height: 8 3/8"; weight 30 ozt. Excellent condition.

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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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Tiffany antique sterling pierced and acid etched picture frame

N6442 Large Exceptional Tiffany Pierced and Acid Etched Frame

An exceptional picture frame by Tiffany and Company circa 1900 with pierced and acid etched decoration and a sterling easel at the back. Original beveled glass, the whole frame is in perfect condition and unpolished. Overall dimensions are 12" by 10" and the interior measurements for the photo are 8" by 6". The interior matt that looks to be original would fit a 5" by 7" photograph.

Without the glass and paper the frame weighs 19.35 troy ounces.

Price: $4,900.00

Queen Victoria sterling silver bust by Goldsmiths and Silversmiths London 1900

RH6584 Queen Victoria Antique Sterling Bust Circa 1900 13 1/2" tall

A large 13 1/2" tall hallmarked sterling silver bust of Queen Victoria marked London 1900 and marked with the mark of Goldsmiths and Silversmiths, London. In excellent condition and with good detail showing the Queen at the height of her symbolic importance during the Anglo-Boer War in South Africa. A most impressive and large piece with a huge presence, probably from a posh club or government institution.

The height given with the ebonized base, the bust measures approximately 9" tall.



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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Rare Tiffany antique centerpiece compote with applied birds and ivy

RH6482 Tiffany Antique Ivy and Applied Bird Pattern Compote Centerpiece

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. Ht 11 1/4". Width of top 12 3/4" Diameter of bowl 9 1/4".

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Tiffany mixed metals sterling and copper liqueur cup

6503 Tiffany Mixed Metals Sterling and Copper Liqueur Cup

A small liqueur cup by Tiffany & Co. in sterling silver with applied copper decoration of acid etched leaves and applied handle in the Japanese taste.. French touch hallmark along the edge of the cup as well as the Tiffany hallmarks under the base. Circa 1880. Height 1 1/2"; weight 1.1 troy oz. Monogrammed.

Price: $795.00

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.

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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

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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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Museum quality Gorham vase with satin finish and enamel flower circa 1880

RH6333 Museum Quality Gorham Sterling Vase Circa 1880

A unique Gorham sterling vase with an applied gilded flower. The leaves of the flower are enameled with light yellow/green glaze. The workmanship is superb. The surface of the vase has a satin finish and there is a presentation on the reverse side dated 1880. Pristine condition.

Height: 11 1/2"

3 1/2" square

3" diameter at the top

Weight: 30.80 troy ounces

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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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set 12 english silver plates previously owned by Richard Curzon 4th Earl Howe

RH6316 Set Twelve Victorian Silver Dinner Plates

A set twelve English silver dinner plates with reeded border, engraved with coat of arms of Richard Curzon, 4th Earl Howe on top edge and crested on the bottom with the words "Curzon holds what Curzon held." Richard Curzon, 4th Earl Howe married Lady Georgiana Elizabeth Spencer Churchill, fifth daughter of the Duke of Marlborough. Diameter 10 3/4"; weight 303 troy ounces. Marked for London 1888 maker John Chapple and John Mantle. Excellent condition.

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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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Hamburg silver teapot by Johann Heinrich Friedrich Viol circa 1815

RH6277 Rare Hamburg Silver Teapot by Viol, circa 1815

A rare early silver teapot by Johann Heinrich Friedrich Viol of Hamburg, Germany with figural spout and on four ball feet, lightly chased acanthus leaves around the body and hinged lid, monogrammed on one side. Excellent condition and patina, black wood handle. Weight 18.70 ozt; length 12" handle to spout; height 7 1/2" to finial.

Price: $3,500.00

George Shiebler antique cream pitcher with applied bug and leaf detailed decoration

George Shiebler Antique Sterling Cream Pitcher Circa 1880

An antique sterling cream pitcher hand hammerd and appearing in leaf form with veins and detailed folds. A large applied silver bug on the front. Circa 1880, manufactured by George Shiebler, New York.

Height: 3 1/2"

Weight: 3.35 troy ounces

Price: $2,750.00

Kashmir circa 1880 silver three piece tea service

RH6217 Rare Kashmir Antique Silver Tea Service

A rare unmarked antique silver three piece tea service from Kashmir circa 1880. The hinged lids have a basket weave dome covering a coiled snake. The bodies are chased with chinar leaves in fine detail. Wood handle. Excellent condition. Reticulated pedestal bases. Teapot 7 1/2" tall, sugar 5 3/4" tall.

Price: $4,500.00

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 oz troy.


Tiffany mixed metals antique sterling pitcher with applied leaves and engraved tendrils. Copper specks on the larger oak leaves

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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Twentyman and Co Calcutta Indian 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

Asprey large Sturgeon fish caviar server circa 1959

RH5904 Asprey Sterling Caviar Container

A twenty six inch long detailed sterling sturgeon shaped caviar container. 82.35 troy ounces. Made by Asprey of London in 1959. The panel on the top is removable and there is a hammered pull out container that is dropped into the top of the fish.

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Dominick and Haff sterling tea caddy retailed by Howard of New York

RH6001 Aesthetic Movement Sterling Tea Caddy

A sterling hammered and intaglio chased tea caddy circa 1882 with water related insects including bugs and a dragon fly with aquatic plants. The caddy was marked retailed by Howard and Company of New York and is most likely the work of Dominick and Haff. Howard and Company used to put their mark on the work of other manufacturers. The lid pulls off. Weight: 7.95 troy ounces. Height: 4 1/2"

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Rare and unusual Gorham chased and etched salver with unusual feet engraved Westinghouse circa 1883

RH5981 Rare and Unusual Gorham Footed Tray

A very unusual antique sterling chased and etched tray by the Gorham Co dated 1883 once owned by the Westinghouse family who were serious collectors of rare silver during this period of the gilded age. See detailed page for more details on technique. Weight 28.85 troy ounces. Length 14" by 10"

Price: $7,900.00

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: $3,950.00

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: $5,500.00

Rare Gorham antique silver ice bowl

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. 31 troy ounces. Height: 5 7/8" Number 140.


Tiffany antique sterling hammered sauceboat

RH5750 Tiffany Hammered Sterling Sauce Boat

An antique spot hammered sterling silver sauce boat by Tiffany and Company with applied shells and seaweed on the base and neck. The handle is also hammered. A splendid acid etched monogram with the date 1882 on the base. Never monogrammed. Weight: 12.6 troy ounces. Height: 4". Length: 6 1/4"

Price: $5,500.00

Gorham ornate sterling and gilded vase with floral applications

RH5666 Gorham Special Order Ornate Vase

A rare and important Gorham sterling silver and gilded vase with cast reticulated base, feet and top rim, hand made applications in gilded sterling of a multitude of flowers, wheat, leaves and thistle adorning two sides of the vase. Inscribed with an anniversary date of 1864-1898. Marked lion, anchor, G, Sterling, special order number 1067 and date mark for 1889. Height 12 1/4"; weight 60.2 troy ounces. Excellent condition.

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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.

Price: $6,500.00

English antique silver toast rack by Charles Fox

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: $3,500.00

Gorham special order antique sterling loving cup

RH5602 Gorham Special Order Sterling Loving Cup

A Gorham hand chased ornate loving cup with three handles decorated with satyrs. The body chased with flowers, shells and faces with horns at the top. Very high quality chasing and a great form. Acid etched monogram, the year 1898 and "Christmas" in the cartouches between the chasing.

Weight: 83.3 troy ounces. Height: 10 1/4"

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Tiffany antique sterling tazza with acid etched interior and gourd decoration

RH5598 Rare and Important Tiffany Tazza

Obviously inspired by the Mackay service this tazza is decorated with gilded acid etched floral panels and a large etched monogram at the center of the bowl. The base has four reticulated panels with one depicting gourds and vines and the others floral. In perfect condition with great patination and crisp detail. Circa 1880. Marked inside the base. Height: 7 3/8"; diameter 8 7/8"; weight 41.04 troy oz.

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Gorham antique celery vase sterling silver

RH5592 Gorham Antique Sterling Celery Vase

A rare Gorham antique sterling silver celery vase dated 1868 with applied busts and handles with swags and garlands. The surface is finely hand engraved and is textured with a satin finish in pristine condition. On a plain pedestal base.

Weight: 17.9 troy ounces.

Height: 8 1/4"

Price: $2,750.00

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

Gorham mixed metals water pitcher

RH5203 Gorham Mixed Metals Sterling Pitcher

A Gorham sterling hammered pitcher with applied copper birds, butterfly and a large copper tree. The handle is plain and there is a braided applied band of decoration at the junction of the neck and the body. Dated 1882.

Weight: 27.2 troy ounces. Ht 7 1.2"

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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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Rare and unusual Whiting sterling pitcher

RH5135 Rare Whiting Antique Sterling Pitcher

A rare and special sterling silver pitcher by Whiting with unusual filigree wire application. In a style we have not encountered before, this Whiting pitcher has flowers and branches made up of applied twisted filigree wire and inset cast sterling silver balls. The handle is just as exotic as the applied work and is in the Indian style resembling the decorated trunk of an Indian elephant. Monogrammed on the side of the top. Ht 7". Wt. 30.30 troy ounces.

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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

Large Gorham sterling silver antique centerpiece compote

RH4965 Huge Gorham Antique Silver Centerpiece Compote over
100 ozt

A huge museum quality antique silver centerpiece by Gorham with three cast classical female figures bolted to the center column and through the base. There are three cast masks on the bowl and hand engraved panels on the column, pedestal base and bowl. Applied border on the outside of the bowl. Weight 101.1 oz troy. Height 16"; diameter at top 14 1/2"; diameter of base 8". Marked lion, anchor, G and sterling. Circa 1865. A wonderful piece of antique silver with quality details.

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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: $1,750.00

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: $2,300.00

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 antique silver tureen 550 Broadway

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.

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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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Rare museum quality cracker jar trompe l'Oeil pull off napkin lid and basket weave bowl

RH6291 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"


Important Gorham hand hammered martele style ewer with figural application and finely hand chased detail

RH5430 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 ounces


Tiffany hammered antique sterling tray with cactus etched on front hammered applied feet

RH6430 Rare Tiffany Hammered and Etched Salver Circa 1880

A large important 16" diameter hand hammered Tiffany antique sterling silver footed salver by Tiffany and Company with a hand chased detailed cactus complete with leaves on the front. The feet are hand hammered and applied visible from the sides and the back. Circa 1880

Weight 64 troy ounces. Diameter 16"



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