Britannia Fine Antique Silver

Rare Hollowware


Gorham pair sterling medallion and mask butter dishes with butterflies

RH7618 Pair Gorham Sterling Butter Dishes with Butterfly Finials

A rare pair of Gorham sterling butter dishes with medallions on two sides, applied female heads on the handles and a band of aesthetic decoration along the edge trimmed with a Greek Key border on the base and lid. Each butter dish has a pierced liner and a butterfly finial. Diameter 7 1/4"; length across the handles 9 3/4"; height 5 1/2"; combined weight 65.80 troy oz. Retailed by J E Caldwell. Very good condition and never monogrammed.


Presentation sterling and gold double inkwell and stzand by J E Caldwell

J E Caldwell Presentation Sterling and Gold Double Inkwell and Stand 60 oz

A rare sterling silver double inkwell in the form of a barrel with gold strapwork in a Russian trompe l'oeil style and bolted to a stand with a pen rest. Each gold band is individually finely bolted around the barrel. There is an applied shovel and pick on each end of the stand. This was probably a special order from J E Caldwell and presented to a mining magnate, John Brockman who was part owner of Commonwealth Mines in Pearce, Arizona. The inkwells have glass liners. Marked J E Caldwell. Height 4 7/8"; length 6" by 3 3/4" wide. Extremely heavy i.e. 60 troy oz.

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pair of Tiffany sterling open salts with textured parcel gilded surfaces and rose gilt interiors

RH7678 Pair of Tiffany Sterling Union Square Salts

An unusual pair of Tiffany sterling salts with the Union Square mark on the base. Monogrammed. Textured mottled parcel gilded surfaces on the outside and rose colored gilt interiors. Sweeping handles that extend to the bowls. "M" mark for Edward Moore. 1 1/2" tall. Diameter 2 1/2". Weight 4.7 troy ounces.

Price: $795.00 pair

Made for Theodore B Starr of New York probably by Shiebler marine candlesticks with shells

RH7622 Marine Sterling Candlesticks T B Starr Circa 1902

A rare pair of hand chased sterling candlesticks with shells retailed by Theodore B Starr of New York inscribed as a presentation from the Atlantic Yacht Club. Weighted and sealed at the base. 11" tall. The maker is almost certainly George Shiebler who has the association with Starr and manufactured goods of this type.

Price: $3,950.00 for the pair

pr Whiting antique sterling bowls with chased shells amd parcel gilted seaweed

RH7616 Pair of Whiting Sterling Shell Bowls

A pair of museum quality Whiting antique sterling silver soup bowls chased with shells and seaweed with parcel gilted detail and hammering. Circa 1870. Never monogrammed. Diameter 8 3/4". Weight 29.10 troy ounces.

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Tiffany 1880s antique sterling hand hammered coffee pot

RH7728 Tiffany Hammered Coffee Pot

An antique sterling 1880s coffee pot, hand hammered with a hinged lid and hammered finial. Posh monogram on the base with an 1883 inscription. Perfect condition. Weight 27.4 troy ounces. 8" tall.

Price: $2,750.00

Gorham Martele silver 950/100 coffee set on tray

RH7621 Gorham Martele Coffee Set On Tray 1899

A three piece Gorham Martele coffee set on tray, monogrammed and chased with flowers. The total weight 68 toz. Ht of pot 11". Tray 15 1/2" by 11". Dated 1899. Sample mark with Gorham Martele marks and 950/1000 purity


Whiting antique sterling bowl with gilted interior and chased shells with parcel gilding

RH7613 Whiting Sterling Antique Bowl with Chased Shells

A fine quality hand chased sterling silver bowl with shells and seaweed in extraordinary fine detail. Parcel gilded detail and a gilted interior with original monogram all in pristine condition take the quality up to the next level. This bowl is a larger example of this work and weighs 30.75 troy ounces. Diameter 10". Height 4"


Japanese 1000 pure silver service platesYomohama Japanese 1000 pure silver plates

RH7577 Six Japanese 1000 Pure Silver 11" Plates

Six Japanese silver plates, each with chased borders depicting irises, blossoms, dogwood on a stippled background. The central areas are engraved with various flora. Diameter 11 1/8"; total weight 122 troy oz. Marked Samarai Shokai, Yokohama, 1000. Excellent condition.

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Anton Michelsen sterling candelabra

RH7543 Pair Anton Michelsen Sterling Candelabra c1950

A rare pair of mid century modern Danish sterling silver six light candelabra by Anton Michelsen. The crescent shaped sculptured form candelabra resemble mushrooms on a long tube and vary in height from 3" to 6". They hold 3/8" candles. Total weight 41.15 troy oz. Excellent condition.


Peer Smed antique sterling hammered tea set

RH7540 Assembled Peer Smed Sterling Hammered Tea Set

An antique sterling arts and crafts hand hammered tea set by Peer Smed with matching pots and a variant sugar and creamer all in the style of Peer Smed and fully marked with Peer Smed hallmarks. Pull off lids and three dimensional finials. 51 toz. Pot 8" and 7"


Whiting aesthetic sterling bowl with applied crabs shells and seaweed

RH7547 Whiting Sterling Nautical Bowl with Crabs, Shells and Seaweed

A Whiting hand hammered sterling silver nautical bowl with undulating rim, applied crabs, seaweed and shells which form the legs. Fine hand hammering and pearling decorate four sides of the bowl with four applied crabs. Gold washed interior. Diameter 9"; weight 31.95 troy oz; height 4 1/2". Monogrammed on one side and retailed by Theodore Starr.

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Gorham sterling centerpiece with fruit bowl and naturalistic calla lily and leaves bugs on the base

RH7422 Rare Gorham Sterling Centerpiece with Applied Frog and Salamanders

A rare Gorham sterling centerpiece with naturalistic leaves and calla lily extruding from a central column, a silver wire gold washed fruit bowl and applied salamanders, a frog, leaves, berries and chased lily pads on an "icicle" form base. The three parts unscrew. Overall height 12"; diameter of bowl 10"; base 7" long. Weight 31.05 troy oz. Marked with Gorham's lion, anchor, G, sterling, 685 and C date letter for 1870.

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Wendt antique sterling bowl with cast lobsters and shells

RH7532 Wendt Antique Sterling Lobster Bowl Circa 1870

An antique sterling silver centerpiece bowl with cast and applied lobsters in shells as the handle. Under the handles there are three dimensional cat tails and long leaves in silver supporting the castings. The lobsters are finely detailed. Satin finish throughout, and an applied ornate die rolled band at the rim of the exterior. Retailed by Starr and Marcus of New York. Weight 25.6 troy ounces. 13" across the handles. Height 4 1/2". Width 6"

Price: $3,850.00

pair of antique silver punch bowls by James Barclay Hennell London 1886 battle scenes

RH7514 Pair of English Silver Chased Punch Bowls London 1886 James Barclay Hennell

A remarkable and rare pair of large punch bowls hand chased with medieval battle scenes by James Barclay Hennell. The interior of each bowl is gilded with the original gilding and the condition is excellent. Hallmarked London 1886. Weight 105 ozt. Hennell was a quality manufacturer during this period and his work is highly regarded.

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Pair Garrard sterling silver candelabra ini the chinoiserie style

RH7512 Pair of English Sterling Silver Chinoiserie Candelabra

An unusual pair of English silver four light candelabra by Sebastian Garrard dated for London 1928 in the Chinoiserie style with pierced pagoda form columns, four leaf form feet and pineapple finials. Height 17 3/4"; width across the arms 8 1/2"; total weight 221 troy oz.

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Gorham Martele silver pair of 12" candlesticks

RH6555 Gorham Martele Candlesticks Circa 1919

A pair of Gorham Martele silver tall candlesticks with floral chasing marked PUW with Martele hallmarks on the bases. 41 troy ounces. Dated 1919 with original cost being $600 at the time of production. 12" tall. See Christies lot 56 sale 2852 New York, NY.

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Tiffany large antique sterling hammered fruit bowl with applied shellsTiffany hammered bowl with applied shells and seaweed

RH7461 Tiffany Hammered Bowl with Applied Shells Circa 1880

A large Tiffany hand hammered bowl with applied cast shells and seaweed. 49 ozt. 4" tall. 10 1/4" diameter.

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Bigelow Kennardr lobster hammered antique sterling bowl

RH7474 Bigelow Kennard Sterling Oval Bowl Circa 1880

An antique sterling hand hammered fruit bowl with a large chased lobster having one applied claw and chased seaweed on the reverse. Maker Bigelow Kennard. Weight 28 ozt

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Rare Gorham Sterling and Mixed Metals Punch Bowl with Ladle

A large important antique hand hammered Gorham sterling and mixed metals punch bowl. Applied copper and brass cherries and leaves. Matching ladle. Click on picture for more details. 77 troy ounces.

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Gorham sterling mixed metals bowl with copper handles

RH3281 Gorham Sterling and Mixed Metals Bowl

An antique sterling silver hammered bowl with applied copper mixed metals applications including bamboo handles and a copper ring base. The bowl has a die rolled ornate band of decoration at the rim. 30.8 ozt

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set of six Tiffany special handwork sterling goblets 64 oz

RH7481 Rare Set of Six Tiffany Special Hand Work Sterling Goblets 64 oz

A rare set of six magnificent sterling hammered wine or water goblets by Tiffany & Co. with octagonal panels on the cup and foot and flower form stem. These goblets are part of Tiffany's Special Hand Work series c1928. They are extremely heavy i.e. approximately 11 ozt each with a total weight of 64.80 ozt. Height 6".

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Krider Philadelphia lidded antique sterling wine jog cast figures

Antique Krider Philadelphia Sterling Wine Jug

An incredibly heavy cast lidded jug with hinged lid and classical figures, grapes and vines. Marked on the base with the marks of Krider of Philadelphia. Unbelievable weight of 45.40 troy ounces. Monogrammed with a fancy custom monogram on the lid. Height 8 1/4".

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Gorham Martele floral vase with irises circa 1908

RH7486 Gorham Martele Vase Circa 1908

A fine Gorham Martele vase chased by George Sauthof in perfect condition with fine hammering and large irises and vines. Marked R/JO. Height 9 3/8". Weight 36 toz.

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lTiffany sterling pitcher with applied shells nautical theme

RH6779 Tiffany Sterling Pitcher with Chased Shells Circa 1880

A rare and unusual Tiffany antique sterling pitcher with chased shells and seaweed in extraordinary detail. A large pitcher with exceptional weight.

Height 11" Weight 53.65 troy ounces

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Set of 12 Tiffany ornate butter pats with acid etched monogram

RH7449 Set Twelve Tiffany Sterling Butter Pats

A rare set of twelve fine quality, heavy Tiffany & Co. sterling silver butter pats with chased floral decoration and engraved leaves along the asymmetrical border. The central portion of each butter pat has an acid etched monogram and a gold wash. The back is inscribed with a 25th anniversary presentation and dated 1858 to 1883. Length 3 1/2" by 3"; center 2" diameter. Total weight 17.9 troy oz.

Price: $2,500.00 for the set of 12

Tiffany sterling pitcher in the Indian style

RH7376 Tiffany Indian Influenced Engraved Sterling Pitcher

A superb hand engraved Indian style pitcher by Tiffany and Company monogrammed on the base. The handle resembles the trunk of an elephant and is engraved to match the pitcher. Height 8 1/4". Weight 30 troy oz.

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Whiting sterling dandelion bowl

RH7448 Pristine Whiting Dandelion Bowl Circa 1884

An antique sterling bowl by Whiting circa 1880 probably designed by Charles Osborne in absolutely pristine condition. The inside is gilted and hand hammered and the exterior of the bowl has an etched finish. The applied panels show the various stages in the development of the dandelion. Inscribed on the base with a presentation dated 1884. Weight 36 troy oz. 11" diameter. Height 5"

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Gorham martele 950 fine water pitcher

*M1 Gorham Martele Silver Pitcher

A fine hammered Gorham Martele pitcher 950/1000 chased with floral motifs in an art nouveau style. Very good patina and dark color, not over polished. The pitcher has the three letter code CNF on a foot and is dated 1902. Weight 49 troy ounces. Height 10"


Important Tiffany sterling vase attributed to Curran

RH6889 Important Tiffany Antique Sterling Vase

An exceptional Tiffany sterling vase attributed to Curran with applied, etched and chased detail. The two handles terminate in a cast rosette which is also applied to the base on the underside. Exceptional detail, and a remarkable effort on the part of Tiffany & Company to produce a unique piece of silver during the gilded age. Height 12 3/4" tall. Weight 106.9 troy oz. The diameter of the top opening is 6"

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Gorham Martele silver hammered vase circa 1905

RH7375 Large Gorham Martele Vase 15"

A 15" Gorham Martele vase with delicate floral chasing. Ruffled edges and base. Chased with pansies and leaves with a hammered background. Excellent color.

Circa 1905.

Weight 58 troy ounces.

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Tiffany art nouveau acid etched vase with lily of the valley

RH7379 Rare Tiffany Acid Etched Vase Circa 1900

An unusual Tiffany antique sterling silver art nouveau vase with acid etched decoration throughout depicting lily of the valley. The etching takes on a textured finish and the dark color contrasts with the pattern.

Height 10". Weight 19.55 troy ounces.

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Whiting antique sterling and mixed metals bowl

7372 Whiting Antique Sterling Mixed Metals Fruit Bowl

An unusual shallow Whiting sterling and mixed metals fruit bowl with applied feet, copper cherries and silver bugs on the side. Hammered surface. Fine condition.

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Tiffany hammered sterling loving cup or wine cooler

RH3887 Tiffany Hammered Sterling Loving Cup/Wine Cooler

An antique hammered sterling silver loving cup by Tiffany & Co. with applied handles. Large enough to be used as a wine cooler. Weight 40.90 troy oz. Height 7 3/4"; diameter at top 6 5/8"; length 10" across the handles.

Price: $4,800.00

Gorham special order sterling vase with fretwork and gilded applied flowers and wheat

RH5666 Gorham Special Order Sterling and Gilt Vase

A tall sterling presentation vase by Gorham with gilded cast reticulated base and rim. Hand made silver gilt flowers including roses, carnations, daisies, leaves and wheat are attached to hooks and eyelets on the vase. Marked on the base with four numbers in a rectangle indicating a Gorham special order. A twenty fifth anniversary inscription dated 1864 to1889. Height 12"; diameter at top 7"; weight 59.60 troy oz.

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Tiffany mixed metals sterling and copper four piece tea set aesthetic movementTiffany mixed metals sterling and copper four piece tea set aesthetic movement

RH7165 Tiffany Mixed Metals Aesthetic Tea Set

A rare and important Tiffany aesthetic sterling silver with copper overlay and applied sterling oak leaves, iris, ferns and bugs, the lid of the teapot with a jade butterfly finial. The set is composed of a teapot 6 1/2" tall to the top of the handle, a sugar bowl with loop handles 3 1/4" diameter, a creamer 2 1/4" tall and a demitasse cup. The silver handle is wrapped with bamboo as a heat stopper. Total weight 27.50 troy oz. All monogrammed on the underside. All pieces marked with a French import mark.


Tiffany antique hammered ice bowl with applied gilted tadpoles and engraved seaweed

RH7253 Rare Tiffany Sterling Ice Bowl Circa 1880

An unusual Tiffany hammered sterling ice bowl with applied silver gilted tadpoles and engraved seaweed. Ruffled pedestal base, all hammered. Weight 16.45 troy ounces. Height 4". 7 3/4" diameter.

Price: $5,900.00

Gorham sterling tea set with fine engraving and fretworkGorham sterling tea set with fine engraving

RH7309 Gorham Antique Sterling Tea Set Indian Style

An unusual finely engraved five piece sterling silver tea set by Gorham composed of a hot water pot, tea pot, covered sugar bowl, creamer and waste bowl, superb fretwork inset into each handle. Monogrammed on both sides in the central cartouche. Marked with Gorham's Union Square mark and date letter for 1876. Height of tallest pot 9"; combined weight 115 troy oz. Excellent condition.

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pair of Elkington 1889 antique sterling silver gilt tazzas in pristine condition

RH7214 Elkington Antique Sterling Tazzas

A magnificent pair of silver gilt tazzas by Elkington with Birmingham hallmarks for 1889. Finished with polished mahogany plaques inserted into the base. Scenes of cherubs and swags and with a large mask at the center in incredible detail and absolutely pristine. Monogrammed.

9 1/4" tall by 12 1/2" long. 140 troy ounces. Please inquire.

RH7289 Whiting Acid Etched Bowl with Applied Seaweed Circa 1880

An antique sterling Japanese inspired fruit bowl by Whiting circa 1880 with a acid etched interior to simulate sea foam and applied seaweed. Japanese motifs decorate the pedestal base. 37.35 troy ounces. Diameter 10 1/4" Height 4".

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Benjamin Smith sterling wine cooler dated 1824

RH7194 English Silver Wine Cooler Benjamin Smith

A superb English silver wine cooler by Benjamin Smith 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.


set of four caldwell sterling open salts with turtle base

Set of Four Caldwell Open Salts with Turtle Bases and shells

A rare set of four sterling silver open salts by Caldwell, a figural turtle forming the base of each salt. The rim of the bowls are chased with shells. Combined weight 29.75 troy oz. Height 2 1/4"; length 5"; width 4"; length turtle 3 1/4".

Price: $3,950.00 for the set of 4

Wood & Hughes aesthetic sterling salad bowl and matching spoon

RH7229 Wood & Hughes Aesthetic Sterling Salad Bowl and Spoon

An aesthetic sterling salad bowl and matching spoon by Wood & Hughes with textured surface and lobed panels. The handles are applied and mounted with leaves and cherries. Four applied ball feet. The spoon has a deep gold washed satin finished bowl and the same applied leaf on a naturalistic bamboo handle. Bowl monogrammed on one side. Spoon marked W & H, Sterling.

Price: $5,900.00 for the bowl and spoon

Peer Smed sterling cup with handle

RH7263 Peer Smed Sterling Cup

A hand wrought sterling silver cup with applied handle and chased decoration around the base by the renouned silversmith Peer Smed. Chased into the foot is a name Susan Hockathon or similar. Height 3 1/4"; weight 3.65 troy oz.

Price: $1,350.00

Wood & Hughes medallion and bird centerpiece fruit bowl

RH7224 Wood & Hughes Centerpiece Fruit Bowl

An antique sterling silver centerpiece fruit bowl with applied birds and medallions. Spectacular satin finished gold washed interior. Circa 1860. Fine condition. Weight 28 troy ounces. 15 1/4" long by 9 1/2" wide by 6" tall.

Price: $3,750.00

John Wendt antique sterling silver heavy medallion cup

RH7225 Heavy John Wendt Medallion Sterling Cup

A massive 9.55 troy ounce cup with applied medallions and engraved decoration. There is an applied band of beading at the base. Marked with 925/1000 in a shield. Circa 1870.

Height 4"

Weight 9.55 troy ounces.

Price: $1,875.00

Whiting hammered sterling bowl with applied turtle and fish

RH7203 Whiting Sterling Bowl with Applied Turtle and Fish

A Whiting hammered sterling square bowl on a pedestal with an applied turtle and fish swimming amongst seaweed as well as an applied wave border. Length 8" square; height 3". Weight 22.80 troy oz. Marked with the Whiting logo, sterling, 1071A.

Price: $7,900.00

Tiffany antique sterling Japanese style salad bowl and matching servers

RH7244 Tiffany Hammered Salad Bowl with Custom Matching Salad Set

A Japanese style antique hand hammered sterling salad bowl with servers by Tiffany & Company c1880, in perfect condition. Applied custom monogram on all three pieces together with insects and oak leaves joined by engraved tendrils. Gold washed interior. Diameter 8 3/4". Salad set 9 3/4" long. Combined weight 32.60 troy ounces.

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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: $6,900.00

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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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; or 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

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

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

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

M Buccellati Italian sterling silver conch centerpiece

RH6938 Mario 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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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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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.


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: $1,500.00

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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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: $4,500.00

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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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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Important English antique silver salver with engraved crest end engraved decoration

RH6554 Large 24" English Antique Silver Salver George IV

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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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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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

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

Wood and Hughes bowl with cast turtle feet

RH5457 Wood and Hughes Turtle Bowl

A small Wood and Hughes antique sterling silver 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

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 Wall 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

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: $1,495.00

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

Chased antique silver wine jug by John and George Angell London 1837

RH7513 Victorian English Antique Silver Wine Jug 1837

A superb chased high relief wine jug by John and George Angell, dated London 1837. Inscribed in the cartouche. Exquisitely detailed vines and cherubs. The interior gilt lined and the lid hinged.

Weight 34.3 ozt. 11" tall.



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