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8522/8523 Rarest Gorham Knives with Japanese handles
Eleven of the finest Gorham knives with sterling blades and Japanese kozuka handles. In particular the handles are of the very finest quality with interesting Japanese style matching monograms. The engraved sterling blades vary in form but the set started out life together. The Gold on the handles is in pristine condition. Length 7 7/8"
EX8541 Gorham Waffle Server
A Gorham bird's nest antique sterling silver pointed waffle server. The blade is hand engraved.
Length 9 1/2"
Rare Shiebler Sterling Waffle Server
Shiebler antique sterling sardine fork with three fish tines. the handle is made up of three grass leaves.
Length 6 1/2"
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. Weight 37.35 troy ounces. Diameter 10 1/4" Height 4".
Price on request
N8477 English Silver Baby Rattle Circa 1760
A large antique silver and coral baby rattle with an applied silver plaque engraved Victor Robert Montgommerie. Dated 1760 and inscribed again on the whistle in 1887 for a representation in the fanily to the next generation. The Montgommerie family is a promenint family in the USA and in the UK. The second presentation was a a Major in the Life Guards. Length 5 1/2".
Antique Sterling Egg Cruet
A good quality sterling silver egg cruet with six egg cups all with script monograms. the cups lock onto pins on the base. Maker unknown WN. Weight 16.2 troy ounces. We have put six pristine Georgian bright cut teaspoons with the cruet to complete it, Not marching but they look very good with it. Four bun feet on the frame. Height 6 1/2".
8502 Rare Whiting Mixed Metals Pitcher
A rare and wonderful antique sterling hammered and chased mixed metals pitcher by Whiting designed by Charles Osborne in excellent condition. The pitcher has a chased frog among the leaves and applied copper bugs with lotus leaves.
Weight 32 troy ounces. Height 9"
H8538 Georg Jensen Danish Sterling
Four Georg Jensen Danish hand hammered sterling basket shaped salts and four pepper pots. The baskets are numbered 235A and the peppers 236. Height of peppers 3 3/4" and the baskets are 3 1/2" long and 2 3/4" to the handles.
Price for the eight pieces: $2,400.00
N8539 American Sterling Napkin Ring
An antique sterling napkin ring on pedestal stand with an applied three dimensional butterfly on the top of the napkin ring.
Height 2 3/4". Lightly engraved. Inscribed and dated 1870.
EX7876 Gorham Saxon Stag Macaroni Server
A Gorham antique coin silver macaroni server in excellent condition with a satin finished gold washed bowl. Applied Saxon Stag head on the handle. Lightly hand engraved. Length 9". Weight 3.20 toz.
RH8534 Gorham Martele Coffee Set
An art nouveau antique silver coffee set in the Gorham Martele series marked as a sample and numbered 1410 on the tray and 1411 on the other three pieces. Circa 1899. Weight 68.30toz.
H8537 Gorham Sterling Pierced Basket
A Gorham sweet meat pierced antique sterling basket with a gold washed surface. Monogrammed on the swing handle. 11" by 9". Height 3 1/2" to the edge. Weight 26.35 toz. Circa 1895.
H8527 Chinese Silver Bowl
A Chinese silver bowl by Zeewo of Shanghai. The rim has a good size band of applied grapes, vines and leaves. Weight 17.15 troy ounces. Diameter 7 1/4". Height 4 1/2"
H8536 S. Kirk & Son 11 Ounce Teapot
An antique S Kirk & Son 11 ounce teapot with reticulated cast base and finely chased foliage on the body. Elk finial on the lid with original nut and screw. Height 7 1/2". Weight 28.9 toz.
8533 Nine Gorham Cluny Pastry Forks
Nine large rare Gorham Cluny pastry forks with single letter "S" monograms on the reverse of the handles. Length 6 3/4".
Price: $295.00 each
H8526 Mount Vernon Covered Urn
An antique neo classical sterling silver urn with lid and applied cast rams heads on the sides. Circa 1915. Never monogrammed.
Height 14 1/4".
Weight 36.75 troy ounces.
N8525 English Silver Youth Set in Box
A finely hand engraved antique gold washed and satin finished youth set in original fitted case. The engraving is done in the Japanese taste and is very crisp. There is a crest and monogram on each piece. The cup is 3 1/2" tall and the knife is 7 1/4" long. London 1881.
Benjamin Smith Covered Wine Cooler
An antique English silver gold washed covered wine cooler by Benjamin Smith II and Benjamin Smith III. The urn is crested on one side and inscribed "The Virginia Gold Cup" on the other side with the names of the winning horses and the owners. The removable lid has a chariot as the finial. Applied with a three dimensional band of grape vines leaves and grapes and with four faces below the handles. Marked with the retailer on the pedestal. Hallmarked for Benjamin Smith and dated 1817, London. Weight 104 toz. Height 16"
H8528 Stieff Sterling Repousse Basket
A large antique sterling silver repousse basket with swing handle. The deep 3 1/2" side is chased with various flowers including roses and poppies. The handle has floral decoration in the same pattern and monogrammed with a large S. Weight 39.5 troy ounces. 13" by 11". Height 6"
RH8492 Pair of Tiffany Vegetable Dishes
A fine pair of Tiffany antique sterling silver covered vegetable tureens in the Chinese Chippendale style. The tureens are chased with ornate floral bands of decoration. The handles have four rooster heads in the design. Weight 109 troy ounces.
H8504 Stieff Rose Sterling Oval Tray 31oz
A hand chased sterling silver oval tray by Stieff with floral repousse border. Length 14" by 11" wide, the interior being 10 1/2" by 7 1/2". Dated with a K for 1945 and marked with style 229. Weight 31 troy oz. Very good condition with some pin point dings on the smooth area only visible when tilted in the light. No monogram.
7897 Whiting Cast Serving Spoon
An antique sterling silver art nouveau serving spoon with hibiscus on the handle and in the bowl. The bowl is lightly gold washed. Length 9 1/2". Weight 6.75 troy ounces. Monogrammed.
George Sharp Nut Set in Box
A George Sharp boxed nut set circa 1865 in the original fitted case comprising twelve nut picks and a nut scoop with squirrel terminals.
T6289 Fradley Teapot Spout Strainer
An antique sterling silver teapot spout strainer with chased thistles. 1 1/2" tall. Manufactured by Fradley.
RH8261 Monumental Tuttle Vases
A rare pair of impressive antique art deco sterling vases by Tuttle with fish faces as handles on the side. Applied gadrooned edges on the base and lip.
Marked with CC in the crescent for Calvin Coolidge (President).
Height 16". Weight 110 troy ounces.
RH8490 Dominick & haff Tureen
A Dominick and Haff antique sterling tureen with hand chased Aesthetic panels depicting flora with engraved spiders and spider webs and a salamander. Weight 82.25 toz.
RH8500 Dominick & Haff Pitcher
An antique Aesthetic movement Dominick & Haff hammered sterling silver pitcher with chased pond creatures including a large dragon fly and engraved spider and web. Intaglio chased leaves and plants on very fine hammered surfaces. Height 8". Weight 24.25 troy ounces.
H8513 Kirk 11 oz Butter Dish
A covered butter dish marked with S Kirk and 11 ounce on the base chased with large plants and leaves. The finial is a cast three dimensional flower. Weight 19.6 toz. 5 1/2" tall. 6" diameter.
Shiebler Japonesque Cheese Scoop
An antique sterling silver cheese scoop by George Shiebler with applied gold washed Japanese influenced motifs including a crab, branch and leaves. All in pristine condition and impressive weight. Length 8 3/4". Weight 3.25 troy ounces. Circa 1880.
H8489 Tiffany Union Square Tureen with Sauceboats
A large impressive antique sterling tureen with matching sauceboats all marked with French import marks and the Tiffany Union Square mark. Engraved with an ornate band of decoration and monogrammed.
Stone Associates Bowl
A good size sterling hammered bowl by the Stone Associates with a diameter of 8" and a height of 3 1/2". Weight 17.15 toz.
Gorham Hizen Ice Cream Knife
A large rare Gorham Hizen antique sterling silver ice cream knife with a sterling silver blade and hollow sterling handle depicting Japanese motifs including a large fish on the handle. Amusing Japanese style engraving on the back of the blade showing the date and initials in Japanese letters.
Weight 6.7 toz. Length 12"
George Sharp Serving Fork
A rare George Sharp sterling serving fork with a canopy mounted by a stag head. The terminal is a knight's helmet with a mouse. Excellent condition with perfect gold wash. Length 11 1/2". Weight 4.9 toz.
Ball Black salad Set
A superb antique sterling silver Ball Black salad serving set with cast figural handles. Engraved gold washed bowls. Length 11 1/2". Weight 11 troy ounces.
Price on request
EX8501 Shiebler Asparagus Fork
An antique sterling asparagus serving fork by George Shiebler with hammered handle applied with Japanese motifs including crab and lobster. Satin finished gold washed tines. Length 9 1/4". Weight 4.75 toz.
T8511 Gorham Mixed Metals Tea Caddy
A rare and unusual hand hammered copper tea caddy with the M date letter for 1880 by the Gorham Company. Applied silver Japanese motifs including birds and plants with leaves. The surface has the original shiny patina and the interior and the pull of cap have the original bright gold wash. Height 4 1/4".
Amazing George Sharp Server
A large rare George Sharp serving fork with a knight's helmet and mouse terminal, gold washed engraved and pierced bowl. Length 11 1/2". Weight 4.25 toz.
N8515 Pair of Salt Shakers
A pair of Dominick & Haff antique sterling silver figural salt and pepper shakers. Weight 7.3 toz. Height 4". The bottom has a silver pull our stopper for filling.
Price: $1,750.00 pair
RH8441 Gorham Sterling Inkwell
A Gorham antique sterling silver inkwell circa 1900 Art Nouveau. Hinged lid. 23 toz.
N8507 Tiffany Sterling Picture Frame Mid Century
A Hexagonal mid century sterling silver picture frameby Tiffany & Company circa 1960. Massively heavy weighing over 10 troy ounces. Measures 6" across.
N8503 Fuchs American Sterling Frame
An antique sterling silver picture frame by Fuchs circa 1900. Monogrammed on the back of the frame. 8 3/4" by 6". Takes a post card size picture. Sterling hinged easel.
Rare Whiting Fish Set
A rare Whiting two piece fish serving set with cast birds on branches on the handles. Length 11 3/4" and 9 1/4". Engraved detail on the blades against a satin finish and gold washed surface. Weight 8 toz
Tiffany Large Antique Sterling Nut Scoop
A large pierced Tiffany sterling nut scoop with gold washed pierced bowl and squirrel terminal. Cast detail on the handle including detailed acorns and leaves. A heavy cast server measuring 10 1/4". Weight 5.55 toz.
Rare Shreve San Francisco Spoon 9 3/4"
A very rare George Shreve antique sterling silver serving spoon with ivy leaves on the branch handle and an ivy leaf shaped gold washed bowl. Applied butterfly and silver vines on the handle. Weight 3.40 toz. Old Bee mark.
8480 Gorham Lily Gravy Ladle
A Gorham Lily pattern gravy ladle with satin finished gold washed bowl and no monograms. Length 7 /2"
8485 Hotchkiss & Schreuder Medallion Engraved Pie Server
A coin silver engraved antique pie server by Hotchkiss & Schreuder with a medallion at the terminal and deep fine engraving on the blade. Circa 1860. Length 10". Weight 2.90 troy ounces.
RH8498 Rare Whiting Covered Sauce boat
A rare and unusual LARGE covered sauce tureen designed by Charles Osborne for the Whiting Manufacturing Company around 1890. Gold washed interior and hinged lid. Weight 17 toz.
American Sterling Nut Set
A thirteen piece antique sterling silver nut serving set probably by John Wendt with squirrel finials and a cast floral canopy with a bird over the pierced gold washed bowl. Circa 1870. Length 10 1/4" and 4".
MM8493 Tiffany Mixed Metals Cream Pitcher
A superb quality Tiffany antique sterling hammered cream pitcher with applied mixed metals including turtles and copper fish. Engraved seaweed and a nice Japanese style monogram with pierced copper inlaid handle. Excellent condition. Weight 6.4 toz.
Price on request
N8455 German 800 Silver Shoe
A German 800 silver shoe with good detail and pierced decoration on the top of the shoe. Applied cast silver bow. Marked 800 with a maker's mark. Circa 1900. Length 6 1/4". Weight 4.9 troy ounces.
Rare Gorham Pull Apart Salad Tongs
A rare Gorham pair of salad tongs made in two parts that lock together with ornate cast handles and gold washed bright cut engraved bowls. Circa 1875. Pristine condition. Length 11 1/4". Weight 7.15 troy ounces.
Rare Gorham Ice Spoon
A rare Gorham Isis ice serving spoon circa 1867 with unusual enameled block handle and a pierced gold washed bowl in pristine condition. Length 10 1/4".
MM8495 Tiffany Mixed Metals Two Handle Cup
An unusual Tiffany antique sterling silver hammered two handle cup with mixed metal copper inlay of leaves. French import marked. Circa 1880. Weight 16.65 toz. Height 5"
H8479 William G Forbes Cup
A coin silver cup by William G Forbes circa 1830 never monogrammed and in excellent condition. Height 3 5/8". Weight 7.95 troy ounces.
H8475 Codan Mexico Sterling Pitcher
A quality sterling pitcher in the Danish style by Codan S A of Mexico. Measures 10 1/4" tall and weighs 29.65 troy ounces.
H8461 Gorham Antique Bowl Circa 1898
A Gorham bowl with cut glass base and ornate sterling collar. Date letter 1898 on the silver. Diameter 9 3/4". 2 3/4" tall.
EX8457 Dominick & Haff Fish Set
A finely engraved fish serving set by Dominick and Haff of New York the blades engraved with water birds on a satin finished background. In pristine condition with never monogrammed handles. The bird on the fork has his head below the water. Length 12 1/4" and 9 1/4". Weight 7.95 toz.
Price: $1,500.00 for the set in the original box
Ex8486 George Sharp Pastry Server
A rare George Sharp pastry server with a cast applied fly on the handle and a rectangular pierced blade. The handle has the Gothic Dome finial and a milled shaft. Circa 1865. Length 11". Weight 4.55 troy ounces.
RH8471 Rare Dominick & Haff Tureen
A large rectangular antique sterling chased tureen with butterflies and flowers against a textured background. Weight 75.20 troy ounces.
H8465 Dominick and Haff Sterling Nut Cups
A set of twelve hand engraved gold washed satin finished triangular antique sterling nut cups. Circa 1882 by Dominick & Haff of New York. 3 1.4" across.
H8395 Gorham Coin Silver Tureen
A large impressive antique Gorham coin silver tureen with an elk finial and cast satyr handles. Mounted on ball feet. Retailed by Caldwell. Weight 93.15 troy ounces.
H4143 Whiting Sterling Bread Tray
A sterling silver bread tray by Whiting with pierced border. Never monogrammed. The pierced section has applied cast floral swags around the length of the border. There is also an applied border on the edge. Excellent sharp detail with hardly any wear and never monogrammed. Weight: 17.85 troy oz. 12 3/4" by 8"
H8454 Wood & Hughes Coin Butter Dish
A hand chased Wood & Hughes butter dish with beaded handles and applied masks. Pierced gold washed liner. Chased floral panels and a milled edge finial. 9" across handles. 5 1/2" tall. Weight 14.6 troy ounces.
4404 Allan Adler Sunset Pattern Server
A large flat hand wrought waffle server in the Sunset pattern by Allan Adler. Weight: 3.8 troy oz. Length: 10". Never monogrammed. Excellent condition.
C J Vander Sterling Silver Goblets 4" tall
A group of 36 English sterling silver engraved goblets by C J Vander. Measures 4" tall. Weight approximately 3.35 troy oz each. Dated London 1976.
Price: $4,900.00 for the set of 36
8385 Georgian Silver Marrow Scoop 1752
An antique Georgian hallmarked silver marrow scoop by Ebenezer Coker. Engraved with a crest and hallmarked for London 1752. Shell on the back.
Length 8 1/4"
8386 Georgian Silver Marrow Scoop 1774
An antique English silver marrow scoop engraved with a crest with coronet and the motto of the order of the garter. London 1774. William Fearn.
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.
T8450 Art Nouveau Sterling Tea Ball
An art nouveau antique sterling tea ball marked sterling only but probably by Webster in excellent condition. Measures 1 1/4" across.
H8322 Tane Sterling Cast Sticks
A heavy pair of cast sterling silver gold washed candlesticks by Tane of Mexico measuring 4 1/4" tall with a weight of 27.10 toz.
Price: $1,795.00 for the pair
Japanese Kozuka Knives Meiji Period
Four Japanese knives from the Meiji period with Kozuka handles in bronze with Japanese motifs. Each knife is 8 1/4" long. Handles are in good condition; blades have wear.
Price: $199.00 for the set of 4
H8317 Large Kirk Footed Tray 15"
A large impressive antique sterling silver footed salver with a band of chased repousse and a center field ornately hand engraved. Monogrammed in the cartouche at the center. Cast ball and claw feet. Diameter 15". Weight 55 toz.
H8401 Redlich Sterling Butter Dish
A small antique sterling ornate butter dish by Redlich of New York with ornate applied floral borders and a monogrammed pull off dome. Weight 10.8 toz. Diameter 6". Price: $795.00
H8347 S Kirk Sterling Fruit Bowl
A Kirk landscape or castle pattern fruit bowl chased with castles and flowers and monogrammed at the center of the bowl. The pedestal is also chased with a castle on each side. Finished with an applied rope edge and in good condition. Weight 21.65 troy ounces. Height 6 1/4". Diameter 8 1/2".
8432 Wood & Hughes Sterling Sardine Fork
A finely engraved Wood and Hughes sardine fork with an unusual large N monogram on the back of the handle. Length 5 3/8".
8428 Sterling Cat Tail 8 1/4" Spoon
An antique sterling silver spoon probably by Whiting with cat tail terminal and gold washed bowl monogrammed on the back of the bowl.
FH41 Gorham Isis Pierced Serving Fork
A pristine Gorham Isis serving fork with original gilding on the pierced engraved bowl. Length 9 1/4"
H8382 Pair of Jacobi & Jenkins Trays
A fine quality pair of hand chased sterling rectangular trays by Jacobi & Jenkins of Baltimore. The 1 3/8" border is chased with berries and flowers interrupted with ferns in high relief. 12 1/2" by 10 1/4". Weight 54 toz.
Price: $4,500.00 for the pair
H8381 Gorham Sterling Coffee Pot
A large impressive antique sterling pot by Gorham in super condition with crisp masks and a rampant lion finial. The pot weighs 40.45 troy ounces and is 12" tall. Additionally it has some engraved detail on the base and at the crown. Date letter A for 1868.
8370 Peer Smed Pie Server
A Peer Smed blossom pattern pie server, hand hammered and dated 1933. The blade and handle show hammer marks and the usual quality and craftsmanship of Peer Smed. We have a Lona Schaeffer example of this pie server also. Length 12". Weight 7.65 troy ounces.
H8394 Pair of Whiting Tureens
A matching pair of antique sterling silver tureens chased with flowers and leaves on the bases and pull off lids. Circa 1890. Weight 53 toz. 12" across the handles. Height 5 1/2"
Price: $2,500.00 for the pair
RH8338 Pair of Tiffany Sterling Vases
A museum quality pair of antique sterling silver vases measuring 7 3/4" tall with a weight of 20.3 troy ounces. The spot hammered surfaces have applied dragon flies and blossoms in the Japanese taste. Marked on the bases and dated 1880.
H8422 Gorham Mustard Pot
A Gorham antique sterling mustard pot with applied butterfly on the handle and a satin finish throughout. Beautifully monogrammed on one side of the mustard pot and in pristine condition. Gold washed interior. Hinged lid. Height 2 3/4".
H8382 S Kirk and Son Sterling Trays
Three unusual antique sterling rectangular trays with floral repousse borders and monograms at the center. Quite unusual to find square shaped items in Kirk hollowware. These would be sandwich trays.
Weight 23 toz with a total of 68 toz. 13 1/2" by 10".
Price: $1,500.00 each
RH8439 Arthur Stone Set of Twelve Plates
Twelve hand hammered sterling silver plates by Arthur Stone with Herbert Taylor's mark. There is a small applied band on the edge of each plate hand engraved with a simple arts and crafts design. The plates have a diameter of ten inches and a small three inch pedestal ring applied to the base for elevation. Weight 223 toz.
H8382 Jenkins & Jenkins Sterling Compotes Circa 1900
A pair of Jenkins and Jenkins of Baltimore antique sterling square compotes chased with berries and flowers in a wide border and on the pedestal. Height 3". 7 1/2" square. weight 35.55 toz.
Price: $2,500.00 pair
H8375 Dominick & Haff Sugar and Creamer Circa 1876
A finely chased antique sterling swing handle sugar basket and cream pitcher by Dominick & Haff dated 1876, never monogrammed. Weight 11.8 troy ounces. Basket 5 1/2" long. Creamer 3 1/2" tall.
Price: $950.00 for the set
H8382 Jacobi & Jenkins Sauce Boats
Three antique sterling repousse sauce boats by Jacobi & Jenkins of Baltimore, Maryland. Circa 1900. Unusual angular design and all in excellent condition. Weight 10 toz each. 5 1/2" tall. 8" long.
Price: $1,150.00 each
8367 English Silver Serving Spoons
Six English hallmarked silver Bacchanalian pattern serving spoons dated 1890 London. maker WO/JL. Wonderful crisp condition, never monogrammed. Gold washed. Length 9"
8431 Gorham Isis Sardine Fork
An antique Gorham Isis pattern pierced sardine fork with hand engraved detail and monogrammed on the block handle. Length 6 1/2"
8335 Tiffany Mixed Metals Bowl
A Tiffany antique sterling spot hammered shallow fruit bowl with applied copper turtles in the Japanese taste. Additional engraved decoration of lily pads on both the inside and exterior of the bowl. Circa 1880.
Diameter 8 1/2" Height 2 1/4" Weight 18.8 troy ounces.
H8380 Mappin & Webb Coffee Pot
A 1907 Mappin & Webb sterling silver coffee pot with wood handle and hinged lid. Hallmarked for Sheffield, 1907.
Weight 13.75 troy ounces. Height 8".
H8372 Enamel Crested Sterling Charger
An unusual 10 1/2" diameter sterling charger with multicolored enamel and an engraved crest in the center. Marked by the International Silver Company. Weight 14.70 troy ounces.
H8398 Gorham Sterling Celery Vase
A Gorham antique sterling silver celery vase with applied masks with ribbons and handles and hand engraved decoration. The vase has the date letter for 1870. Height 8". Weight 18.25 troy ounces.
N8393 Chinese Export Silver Box Circa 1900
A Chinese export silver circular box with a pull off lid and chased chrysanthemums. Gold washed interior. Maker Wing Nam & Co., Hong Kong.
Diameter 2 1/2". Height 1 3/4". Maker NM.
H8404 Antique Sterling Butter Dish
An antique sterling silver butter dish with pull off dome and liner probably by John Wendt. The chased and engraved dome has a cube finial and the dish has two masks on the sides. P monogram in the cartouche. Weight 16.75 troy ounces. 6 1/8" across handles. Height 5" at the finial.
N8421 Pair of Gorham Ruffled Salts
A pair of antique sterling silver open salts with ball and claw feet and engraved decoration. Dated 1881 and monogrammed. 3 1/8" diameter. Marked with the Gorham marks from the 1880s. Weight 4.15 troy ounces.
8359 George Sharp Long Salad Set
An antique George Sharp salad set with a Gothic Dome terminal and gold washed bowls. The handles have a milled grip and the tines and bowl have some additional decoration in the form of engraving. Length 11". Weight 7.5 troyounces.
8423 Gorham H Series Spoon
A large heavy cast antique sterling silver serving spoon in Gorham's H series monogrammed on the handle and with a gold washed bowl. Length 9". Weight 4.95 troy ounces.
T8349 S Kirk Sterling Landscape Caddy
A finely chased antique sterling silver tea caddy by Samuel Kirk and Son of Baltimore with lion handles and superbly hand chased landscape scenes. In excellent condition with crisp detail throughout. Height 5 1/4". Weight 9.65 troy ounces. Circa 1905.
MM8294 Gorham Mixed Metals Cream Pitcher
A Gorham antique sterling silver hand hammered cream pitcher with applied mixed metals. Copper applications include the handle with a Japanese inspired face and leaves. A small silver beetle is applied over one of the branches. There is also a copper butterfly and a copper bird, Large faceting. Height 3 1/4". Weight 4 troy ounces. Date letter for 1882
H8413 Tiffany Olympian Loving Cup
A Tiffany Olympian three handle antique sterling loving cup with applied ornate bands of decoration and ornate feet and handles. Gold washed interior. No inscriptions. Weight 67 troy ounces. Height 8 3/4".
D8435 Durgin Iris Pierced Pea Server
A Durgin Iris pattern pierced art nouveau sterling silver pea server with a large circular gold washed bowl. Length 8 1/2"
H8368 Kirk Repousse Cup Inscribed 1927
An antique sterling hand chased floral cup by S Kirk and Son. Inscribed on the base. Height 3". Weight 5.10 troy ounces.
8438 Whiting Sterling and Mixed Metals Platter Spoon
A Whiting antique sterling platter spoon with hammered surfaces and an applied copper and silver crab on the handle. Lightly gold washed bowl. The item in excellent condition. Circa 1880.
Length 12". Weight 6.55 troy ounces
8356 Whiting Mixed Metals Salad Set with Crabs
An antique sterling Whiting mixed metals long handle salad set with applied copper crabs on the handle. Pristine condition. Circa 1880.
Length 11 3/4" and 12 1/4". Weight 11.3 troy ounces.
Price: $4,500.00 for the pair
H8326 Peter Donovan Silver Ice Bucket
A modern Irish silver ice bucket by Peter Donovan with a pull off lid and hand hammered interior liner. Beautifully crafted with textured stripes on the side of the circular body resembling the bark of a tree. Dated 1973. Weight 49 troy ounces. Height 7 5/8". Diameter 7 1/4"
RH8321 Tiffany Tankard 550 Broadway
An early Tiffany antique coin silver lidded tankard by Moore with outstanding engraved figural scenes on both sides. The lid opens on a hinge and the edges of the lid and base are decorated with gadrooning. Engraved with a crest on the front of the tankard and with a wreath on the lid. Height 8 1/4". Weight 37 troy ounces.
RH8332 Tiffany Centerpiece Compote
A rare and important Tiffany antique sterling silver compote centerpiece with applied ivy and three dimensional birds in incredible detail. Marked with the M for Moore mark for Tiffany and Company, circa 1875. Height 11 1/2" at the handle. Weight 65 troy ounces.
RH8339 Tiffany Fish Flask
A rare Tiffany antique sterling hammered table flask with applied fish and seaweed. The screw off cap has an applied three dimensional crab.
Weight 12.55 troy ounces. 7 3/4" long 3 3/4" wide. 1 5/8" deep.
RH8333 Tiffany Sterling Lotus Bowl
A rare and wonderful hand hammered antique sterling silver bowl by Tiffany and Company with applied lotus buds and leaves mirrored on the inside with acid etched detail. Superb patina and original gilding in pristine condition. Diameter 8 1/2". Height 4 1/8". Weight 25.7 troy ounces.
H8316 Stieff Rose Half Chased Sterling Pitcher
A Stieff estate sterling silver pitcher numbered 315 1/2 in the Stieff Rose pattern. The pitcher is in excellent condition and dated to 1948 with a date letter. Height 10 1/2". Weight 31.1 troy ounces.
H8327 Gorham Sterling Bowl Circa 1960
Designed by Donald Colflesh for the Gorham Company with ebony feet this modern sterling silver bowl has wonderful design features including the triangular shape and the ebony feet. 12" across. Height 4 1/2"
RH8336 Rare Gorham Caddy Trompe L'oeil Circa 1880
A rare Gorham hand hammered and chased tea caddy with a napkin chased on the lid and top of the bowl. There is a gilded rope tied around the lid. The caddy has wonderful color and in inscribed with the name "Eloise". Dated with the date letter M for 1880.
H8325 Danish Sterling Candelabra
A pair of elegant three arm sterling silver candelabra by Axal Salmondsen with a weight of 50.35 troy ounces. Height 13"
H8362 Reed & Barton Sterling Pitcher
A heavy good quality antique sterling silver water pitcher in an art nouveau floral design by Reed & Barton with an art nouveau monogram on one side. In excellent condition. A real gem. Quite possibly the six flowers pattern by Reed & Barton. Height 9". Weight 43 troy ounces.
T8313 Huge German Silver Tea Caddy
A very large German antique silver tea caddy by Neresheimer of Hanau, circa 1870. The tea caddy has a hinged lid with a large butterfly finial and a monogram. The sides of the caddy are decorated with romantic figures and floral swags.
Height 6 1/2". Width 4 1/2". Weight 13.35 troy ounces.
H8315 Tiffany Chased Sterling Oval Bowl
A Tiffany antique sterling hand chased oval bowl on a pedestal. The bowl is finely chased with flowers and ferns and has an excellent weight of 29.45 troy ounces. 12" by 9". Height 4". Price: $3,250.00
H8319 Dominick & Haff Tureen 1879
A small fine antique sterling silver hand chased ornate floral tureen by Dominick & haff dated 1879. The chasing is of exceptionally fine quality and the tureen has a Japanese shape. Perfect condition. Weight 34.7 troy ounces. Height 4 3/4". Length 11 1/2" across the handles.
N8323 Japanese Royal Presentation Case
A Japanese silver cigarette case with the royal emblem of Japan engraved with a presentation H R H the Crown Prince of Japan 1921 to John Gibb. The golden emblem of the sun is seen on pieces connected with Japanese royalty. The case has no marks but is silver. 3 1/4" by 2 1/2"
N8352 Rare Gorham Duck Paper Knife circa 1881
A rare antique sterling silver paper knife with a three dimensional duck head with red glass eyes on the handle and delicate Japanese style engraving on the blade and part of the handle. Length 12 1/4". Dated with the N date letter for 1881.
H8346 Kirk 11 ounce Castle Pattern Bowl
A small antique 11 ounce Kirk landscape or castle pattern bowl with a diameter of 6 1/2" and a height of 5 1/2". Hand chased with buildings and flowers together with birds and trees. Monogrammed in the cartouche.. Weight 14.7 troy ounces.
EX8353 Dominick & Haff Platter Spoon
A rare and unusual antique sterling silver stuffing or platter spoon with a cast webbed foot of a duck as the handle showing scales and detail with engraving to highlight detail on the shaft. The spoon measures 14 1/.4" long and has a weight of 6.35 troy ounces. On the reverse of the large bowl is a hand engraved pair of monograms and a date of Feb 20th 1886.
H8318 Dominick & Haff Gravy Boat
A superb antique sterling silver gravy boat by Dominick & Haff of New York with an ornate repousse pattern depicting flowers and scrolls. Excellent quality. Weight 16.65 troy ounces. Length 8" Height 4 1/4"
RH8292 Pair of Sterling Vegetable Tureens
A rare pair of finely chased antique sterling vegetable tureens with chased and engraved butterflies and vines. Marked with a retailer's stamp of W H Saxton and sterling. The handles are custom screw in script monogram finials. The bottom of the tureens has the same hand chased design as the lids all the way through to the middle of the bases.
MM8293 Whiting Sterling Mixed Metals Bowl Ca 1881
A small antique sterling hand hammered fruit bowl on a pedestal applied with a large bird and branches with copper cherries. A copper bug is applied to the reverse with an engraved inscription dated 1881 from Aunt Alice. Additional fruit applied to the base together with a mixed metals bug. Weight 14.25 troy ounces. 6 3/4" diameter. 3 3/4" tall.
6148 Danish Silver Fish Set by Prahl of Copenhagen
A massive fine quality Danish silver fish serving set comprising a hand pierced and engraved fish slice with dragon at the junction of the blade and handle and measuring 13" long, and a finely engraved 11" fork. The maker is Prahl of Copenhagen, Denmark. The fish slice is dated 1850 and the fork 1855. Combined weight 15.5 troy ounces.
8219 Two Heavy Kirk Sterling Serving Forks Circa 1930
Two Kirk sterling serving forks in the Cynthia pattern from the 1930s. Monogrammed with an ornate hand engraved detailed monogram on the front of each handle. Length 9". The two weigh a massive 6.8 troy ounces and are on perfect condition.
Price: $185.00 each
FH41 Gorham Lily of the Valley Spoon Circa 1870
A Gorham antique sterling silver spoon with three dimensional applied lily of the valley on the handle. Satin finished gold washed engraved bowl. Absolutely pristine condition. Length 9 1/2". Weight 1.85 troy ounces.
T8180 800 Silver German Tea Ball
An antique 800 silver German tea ball with twist off top and nice quality chain in good condition. Length 1 3/4"
8290 Petersen Montreal Canada Flatware
A very rare service for twelve of Carl Poul Petersen sterling silver hand hammered flatware comprising dinner knife 9 3/8", dinner fork 7 7/8", salad forks 6 1/8", round bowl soup spoons 7", teaspoons 5 3/4", coffee spoons 5 1/4". 71 pieces (one coffee spoon damaged) Excellent condition. Danish blades on the knives.
FH40 George Sharp Pie Server
A George Sharp for Bailey and Company of Philadelphia sterling silver pie server with an applied bull head on the top of the handle. Engraved decoration on the blade and on the front of the handle. A large impressive pie server measuring 11" with a weight of 3.85 troy ounces.
FH41 George Sharp Bull Head Spoon
An antique sterling silver large serving spoon with an oval bowl and engraving on the front of the handle and edge of the bowl. There is an applied three dimensional bull head on the top of the handle. Lightly gold washed bowl. Length 10". Weight 3.10 troy ounces.
RH8277 English Silver Epergne
An Edwardian sterling pierced epergne by James Dixon and Sons for Mappin & Webb Sheffield Hallmark for 1908. 165 troy ounces. Height 141/2"
H8181 English Silver Plated Rolling Dish
A large English silver plated rolling dish with all the parts and in good condition with a few spots. 14" across handles. 9" tall.
8198 International Vision Flatware Set Service for 8
A mid century modern sterling silver flatware set for 8 by International in the Vision pattern composed of: 8 dinner knives, 8 dinner forks, 8 salad forks, 8 soup spoons, 8 teaspoons, 2 piece salad set, pierced serving spoon, gravy ladle, all silver master butter knife, sugar spoon (see measurements in the detailed description.) Total: 46 pieces. Good condition and never monogrammed.
Price: $3,600.00 the set
H8256 Pair of George Sharp Tureens
A fine quality pair of antique silver circular covered tureens by George Sharp of Philadelphia retailed by Bailey and Company and hand chased with flowers and scrolls. The tureens have a combined weight of 120 troy ounces. Length 12" across the handles. 6" tall.
H8262 Boston Arts & Crafts Sterling Bowl
A circular handwrought sterling silver bowl by Frederick J R Gyllenberg of Boston on a ring foot. Height 2 1/4"; diameter 5 1/2"; weight 7.50 troy oz. Monogrammed A S. c1900-1932.
FH36 Wood & Hughes Medallion Ice Spoon
A fine quality coin silver ice spoon with pierced bowl and an applied mask at the terminal. Gold washed bowl and applied beaded edge at the top and on the center of the handle. Engraved highlights on the handle and around the piercing in the bowl.
Length 9 1/4". Weight 3 troy ounces.
N8281 Georgian Silver Match Safe 1806
A curved antique silver match safe by Mathew Linwood of Birmingham England dated 1806. Good clear hallmarks and a recessed hinge. Gold washed interior.
2 3/8" by 1 1/2" by 1/2" deep.
8138 Chinese Export Silver Dinner Forks 8" Circa 1830
Twelve massive Chinese export silver dinner forks in the Kings pattern all inscribed 1877 on the reverse. An assembled set of
1. Seven 8" forks marked W (Circa 1830)
2. Five 8" forks marked HCG (Houcheong, Canton Circa 1830)
42.95 troy ounces total weight
RH8284 Petersen Sterling Bon Bon Compotes
A hand hammered antique sterling pair of bon bon compotes with handles by Carl Poul Petersen of Montreal Canada. Height 8" Weight 36 troy ounces.
FH37 Important George Sharp Scoop
A large important George Sharp silver scoop circa 1865 with a lion terminal, pierced fluted gold washed bowl scoop shaped bowl and a small cast applied child with pointed hat on the edge of the bowl. Hand engraved decoration on the bowl. Length 11 1/4" . Weight 5 troy ounces.
N8281 Georgian English Silver Box
A Georgian silver oval box with tight fitting hinged lid ideal for use as a pill box. Crested with an arm bearing sickle. Length h3" by 1 1/4" wide. Gilded interior. Made by Phipps and Robertson of London dated 1797.
FH35 Wood & Hughes Medallion Server
A Wood & Hughes coin silver flat server with medallion on the handle and engine turned with bright cut decoration on the gilded blade. Length 9 7/8'. Marked W & H. Good condition and never monogrammed.
H8201 Tiffany Footed Sterling Bowl
A Tiffany & Co. sterling silver circular bowl with ring foot and scalloped edge. Diameter 7 1/2"; height 2 1/2"; weight 13.95 troy oz. Good condition and never monogrammed.
FH34 Ludwig Redlich Dessert Set
A superb large rare antique sterling silver thirteen piece dessert set comprising a nine inch serving spoon and twelve six inch individual spoons hand assembled with silver wire and applied butterflies and leaves.
Price: $2,750.00 for the set
EX8266 Gorham Antique Fruit Knives
Twelve Gorham number 5 antique sterling knives with bronze kodzuko handles highlighted with gold leaf. The sterling blades are hand engraved with Japanese style engraving and have a satin finish.
EX8118 Rare Peer Smed Forks
Eleven rare sterling hand hammered salad forks by Peer Smed measuring 6 1/4". Weight 1.4 troy ounces each.
Price: $3,250.00 for the eleven
EX8118 Rare Peer Smed Dessert Spoons
Twelve rare Peer Smed hand hammered dessert spoons measuring seven inches long with a weight of 2.05 troy ounces each.
Price: $3,500.00 for the set of twelve
EX8118 Rare Peer Smed Coffee Spoons
Very rare hand hammered sterling silver coffee spoons marked Peer Smed, hand wrought. The spoons measure 4 1/2".
EX8271 Dominick & Haff Cocktail Forks
Twelve antique sterling silver cocktail forks with textured handles and applied leaves on each handle. Length 5 1/4".
8179 Antique Sterling Engraved Spoon
A large antique sterling hand engraved serving spoon with Japanese style engraving on the bowl and handle. Monogrammed. Length 9 7/8". Marked Sterling and with a retailer Henningen Bates.
8199 French Silver Fish Set
An antique French silver boxed fish set comprising twelve knives and twelve forks with silver blades and tines and hollow handles. Marked 950 pure and with the mark of Gustave Keller.
H8208 Schofield Repousse Tumblers
Five sterling silver tumblers measuring 5" tall with a weight of 5.3 troy ounces each and numbered 466. Marked with the Schofield logo on the base. Baltimore Rose pattern. Quite rare.
Price: $895.00 each
RH8229 Ramsden & Carr Sterling Tray
A footed sterling hand hammered tray by Ramsden and Carr dated London 1910. Hand engraved with a large wreath of poppies and ribbons on the hammered surface and trimmed with an applied band of twisted rope. Mounted on six ball and claw feet.
H8258 Gorham Sterling Chased Goblet
A single Gorham special order goblet with nicely detailed hand chasing of oranges and naturalistic branches with leaves on the pedestal and on the sides of the goblet. Trimmed with an applied branch border at the top of the goblet. Height 4 1/8". Weight 5.6 troy ounces
8205 E & D Kinsey Coin Silver Soup Ladle
A heavy coin silver soup ladle by E & D Kinsey of Cincinnati, Ohio in the Fiddle pattern. Length 12 1/2"; weight 7.60 troy oz. Lightly monogrammed on the front of the handle. Marked E & D Kinsey.
N8228 Bulgari Sterling Silver Tennis Ball Holder
A realistic sterling silver hand made tennis ball canister signed and designed by Ubaldo Vitali of New Jersey and made exclusively for Bulgari. The lid pulls off and the container holds three tennis balls. On the front is an engraved textured gold washed tennis ball together with the words 'Bvlgari Championship tennis balls.'
This container was auctioned off at a Los Angeles charity for disabled children in 1978 and a pair were sold for $6,000.00
Height 8 1/4"
Weight 12.70 troy ounces
N8245 Chinese Export Silver Scent Bottle
A rare heart shaped Chinese export silver chased ornate perfume flask on a chain by Luen Hing of Shangai chased on front and back in the Chinese style with a screw off cap. Circa 1910.
Length 2 1/4" without the chain.
H8177 English Silver Fruit Bowl
An English antique silver fruit bowl with hand chased ornate decoration and hallmarked London 1896. Maker George Maudsley Jackson. Never monogrammed. Weight 21.4 troy ounces. Height 6". Diameter 8 1/2".
FH31 Gorham Lily of the Valley 3D Jelly Roll Server
A Gorham sterling jelly roll server in the three dimensional lily of the valley pattern with gilded and satin finished blade as well as bright cut decoration on the front. Length 10 1/2". Weight 2.30 troy oz. Monogrammed on the back of the blade. Marked lion, anchor, G, sterling and retailed by J E Caldwell & Co
GJ8126 Frigast Queen Christina Wings Salad Set
A heavy Danish sterling silver salad serving set by Frigast in the Queen Christina Wings pattern with pierced leaf decoration in the bowls. Length 10 3/4"; Weight 9.65 troy oz.
RH8227 Tiffany Sterling Coffee Pot
A rare Tiffany antique sterling coffee pot in the Japanese style with applied silver gilt fish, acid etched seaweed and applied crab and bug. The lid hinges back to open. Hand spot hammered surfaces throughout. Height 7". Circa 1880. Weight 11 troy ounces.
RH8253 English Silver Hardstone and Pearl Casket London 1849
A fantastic English hallmarked silver box by William Nichols engraved with superb detail and with cast figures and hoof feet at the corners. The box is set with pearls and hardstone and is silver gilted. Weight 63 troy ounces. 9" across at the feet. 5 1/2" tall.
H8200 Tiffany Modernist Sterling Bowl
A sterling silver hexagonal bowl by Tiffany & Co. with original gold washed interior. Height 2 3/4"; weight 17.7 troy oz.; diameter 8 1/2". Good condition and never monogrammed. Mark used between 1907-1938.
T8206 Large Stieff Sterling Tea Ball
A large antique sterling silver hand chases tea ball by the Stieff Company of Baltimore Maryland. Chased with a floral motif on the pull out lid and all over the ball. Diameter 1 7/8". Weight 1.15 troy ounces.
H8195 Gorham Coin Silver Water Pitcher
A large impressive hand engraved water pitcher with early coin silver marks by the Gorham Company. The cartouche has a single letter "m" monogram. The handle is somewhat three dimensional with applied graduating silver balls and an ornate applied cast canopy at the top of the pitcher. Weight 39.90 troy ounces. Height 12" at the handle.
H8191 English Antique Silver Mug
An antique English silver mug hallmarked for 1818 with Peter and Ann Bateman maker's mark (partly obscured). The mug is later chased with ornate decoration and has an "H" monogram in the cartouche. Weight 9.9 troy ounces. Height 5 1/4"
N8182 Tiffany Antique Sterling Silver Open Salts Circa 1880
A pair of 1880s Tiffany sterling silver open salts with gold washed interiors and repousse sides. Each salt has four applied paw feet. Weight 6.05 troy ounces. Height 1 1/2". Diameter 2 1/2".
Price: $675.00 for the pair
N8215 German 800 Silver Box Circa 1900
An antique oval German 800 silver mark with makers mark S S H from Hanau Germany. The box is decorated with chased cherubs and an ornate background and has a hinged lid and gold washed interior. 3 7/8" by 3" by 1 1/4" deep. Weight 5.05 troy ounces.
H8096 Pair of German 800 Silver Cornucopia Vases
A pair of 800 silver German antique cornucopia vases with applied cast cherubs, one male and one female measuring 6 1/4" tall. 20 troy ounces. Marked with half moon, crown and 800. Circa 1900.
Price: $2,750.00 for the pair
H8193 Davis & Galt Chocolate Pot
A sterling silver chocolate pot by Davis & Galt of Philadelphia, PA with chased floral decoration and hinged lid. Height 7 1/2"; weight 10.40 troy oz. Good condition and never monogrammed.
Stone Associates Hammered Small Square Bowl
A small hand hammered sterling silver bowl by the Stone associates with the small letter h in a shield attached to the Stone mark. Marked with a H for the assistant. Weight 5.75 troy ounces. Size 5 5/8" square. Never monogrammed.
H8160 Kalo Antique Sterling Bowl 1912
A good quality deep early Kalo sterling silver bowl. Good patina and clear hammering. Diameter 7". Weight 15.4 toz. Marked Sterling, Hand wrought at the Kalo Shops, Chicago, 10452, 2. Circa 1912. Never monogrammed.
FH30 Rare Gorham Lily of the Valley 3D Ice Cream Spoons
A rare set of twelve sterling silver pristine dessert or ice cream spoons by Gorham in a three dimensional lily of the valley hand made pattern. Perfect satin finished gold washed bowls. Length 6 1/8".
H8158 Indian Antique Silver Tea Set 45.5 troy ounces
A three piece Indian antique silver tea set chased with buildings, animals and people and with bamboo style handles. Tiger hunt chased with elephant carrying the hunters. All in excellent condition. Teapot measures 9 1/2" across by 5" tall.
EX8133 Redlich Sterling Set of Six Spoons
Six antique pointed gold washed bowl spoons with monograms in the satin finished pointed bowls. All marked with the Redlich logo and sterling. Circa 1880. Length 6".
Price: $795.00 for the set of six spoons
H8121 Large S Kirk and Son Antique Sterling Pitcher
A finely chased S Kirk & Son Co antique sterling pitcher with exquisite floral chasing in great high relief detail. The handle is ornate and has floral detail. Weight 28.35 troy ounces. Height 8 3/4". A large puffy pitcher with unusual motifs.
FH29 Wood & Hughes Antique Sterling Scoop
A large antique sterling silver scoop circa 1870 by Wood and Hughes of New York with a gold washed bowl and cast cherub terminal.
Length: 10 5/8"
Weight: 4.65 troy oz
RH8145 William Comyns Arts & Crafts Antique Silver Vase
An unusual arts and crafts English antique sterling silver vase with hand hammering and floral chasing in panels on all sides. The vase is tall enough to have a significant presence and the chasing is very fine with a perfect patina. Hallmarked 1902 with the mark of William Comyns.
Total Height with the applied base 9 1/2".
FH25 Gorham Mixed Metals Sterling Cocktail Forks
A set of twelve pristine antique sterling and mixed metals Gorham cocktail forks with applied copper and silver Japanese motifs on a hand hammered handle. The back of the handles are satin finished and monogrammed and the tines are gold washed and satin finished. Marked lion, anchor, G, sterling & other metals. Length 5 7/8".
Price: $2,850.00 the set
FH22 Gorham Cube/Bust Flatware
Twelve Gorham coin silver dessert spoons 6 1/8" Gorham bust pattern with a cube bearing a "K" monogram in the handle.
A Gorham Cube/Bust coin silver monogrammed shovel shaped server with gold washed blade. Two medallions applied to the sides of the large cube which also has a monogram on the front. Length 9 1/8".
Price: 12 spoons $1,800.00
Shovel Server: $1,500.00
FH21 George Sharp Antique Sterling Dessert Flatware
Twelve dessert spoons by George Sharp of Philadelphia with helmet and mouse terminals and a single serving scoop by the same maker with the same terminal. Gold washed bowls. Spoons 5 1/2". Server 10 1/2". Server monogrammed.
Price: Serving scoop: $1,895.00 12 Spoons: $1,750.00 for the set of 12
8115 Three Pristine Irish Silver Tablespoons John Sheils Dublin 1783
Three pristine bright cut antique silver tablespoons with bright cut engraving and a unicorn crest in the cartouche on the handle. Large clear hallmarks for Dublin 1783 by John Sheils. Length 9 1/4"
FH21 Gorham Lady Sterling Silver Shovel
A Gorham sterling silver shovel in the Lady pattern monogrammed with a script letter Lin the center of the bright cut decorated disc applied to the handle, decorated with a cast bow. Marked on the back of the handle which also has a female hand at the junction with the bowl. Length: 10". Weight: 2.95 troy oz. Circa 1867.
RH8119 Gorham Martele Sterling Bowl
An oval Gorham Martele sterling silver bowl with undulating Art Nouveau border. The interior has a gold wash. Length 10 1/2" by 9 1/4" wide. Weight 23.10 troy oz. Full marks on the base together with H/PO. Date of manufacture 1905. Very good condition with no monogram.
RH8008 Important Peter Krider Iced Water Pitcher Presented to Andrew Carnegie
A massive sterling iced water pitcher by Peter Krider of Philadelphia with tapered panels of engraving, an applied statue of Freedom taken from the capital dome in Washington, DC on one panel, thistles on the opposite side as well as pendant thistles under the spout and on the handle. The hinged lid has a swan finial. Height 11 1/2"; weight 100 troy oz. The inscription reads: "To A Carnegie by the Employees of Pittsburgh Division Penn. Central R.R. April 1865." Andrew Carnegie was a Scottish American industrialist and philanthropist.
FH16 Rare Early Durgin Berry Spoon
An unusual three dimensional Japanese influenced long serving spoon with pristine hand applied decoration and an engraved leaf form gold washed bowl. The handle has three dimensional flowers and fruits on a branch. Length 11 1/4". Marked with the early Durgin mark of the bird in an oval. Circa 1875.
FH15 Wood & Hughes Antique Sterling Scoop
A special antique sterling silver spoon with an engraved gold washed bowl and a large applied flower on the handle. The flower is patinated with a copper coating and has a three dimensional appearance. Circa 1880. Additional engraving on the handle. Pristine condition with the original satin finish intact. Length 8 3/4"
FH14 Gorham Salad Set with Swans
A sterling silver salad set by Gorham with an applied swan in a coronet on each terminal as well as a crest. Length 11 1/2"; combined weight 8.15 troy oz.
H8079 Tiffany Set of Four Sweet Meat Dishes
A set of four antique sterling Tiffany footed sweet meat dishes with paw feet and lightly gilded bowls Two are marked with the M and two with the T mark. Weight 41 ozt. Length 7" by 5 1/4" deep. Height 2 3/4". Both the pedestal and the bowls are decorated with ornate floral chasing.
Price: $4,950.00 for the suite
FH6 Shiebler Unusual Cocktail Forks
A set of twelve matching sterling silver forks circa 1880 by George Shiebler with hammered surfaces and two Japanese plaques at the terminals. An unusual abstract and modern design for the period and a rare set. Length 6 1/2"
Price: $2,850.00 for the set
FH3 Caldwell Retailed Pierced Antique Sterling Spoon Circa 1865-1870
A superb quality antique sterling pierced gold washed spoon with cast figural handle in pristine condition. The bowl has some engraved highlights and a monogram on the reverse. Length 11 1/4". Weight 4.95 ozt. These remarkably fine castings can be found in English flatware by Francis Higgins during the same period of manufacture, and it is my opinion that the handles were imported for use here by American silversmiths.
8058 Mixed Metals Sterling Tea Caddy Unmarked but Presumably Gorham
An antique sterling hammered tea caddy unmarked but presumably by Gorham and monogrammed on the base. The tea caddy has a pull off lid, a copper tree, mixed metal applied cherry blossom branch applied and a copper spider with silver applied web. At the base of the caddy is an applied retriever with cat tails and reeds together with applied silver "sand" extending along the entire base. There are two applied silver birds in flight. The spot hammering of the silver caddy varies in size on both the lid and the body. Height 4 1/8". Weight 8.5 troy ounces.
RH7998 Rare Whiting Sterling Pitcher
A very special antique sterling silver pitcher by the Whiting Company with hammering and acid etching and a band of of copper inlaid decoration around the neck of the pitcher. Decorated with irises and carnations and with a gilted interior. Circa 1880. Weight 40 troy ounces. Height 9 3/4". Excellent condition with a good patina intact.
EX7994 Rare Gorham Narragansett Punch ladle
A fifteen inch long Gorham sterling narragansett punch ladle in pristine condition with applied cast marine life and a large gilted shell shaped bowl. weight 9.70 troy ounces. Circa 1880.
MM8041 Gorham Hammered Mixed Metals Bowl
A heavy Gorham hammered bowl with applied lily pads and copper handles which extend to circumnavigate the base of the bowl. A decorative die rolled band applied to the rim of the bowl depicts multiple repetitive sun rays. The copper band which is the only mixed metals on the bowl has applied "sand" at intervals and is tied together at the base of the handles with silver rope. Weight 32.75 troy ounces. Marked with the Gorham mark and EX with the L date letter for 1879. See a similar example in Charles Carpenter's book.
RH8040 Rare Hexagonal English Silver Tray
A very rare large hexagonal antique English silver tray with applied three pence coins, some with the young head of Queen Victoria and some with the Jubilee head of Queen Victoria. This large impressive tray has a weight of 88 troy ounces and a a width of 16 3/8" across. The maker is Martin and Hall with a hallmark for London 1891. Retailed my Mackay and Chisholm in Edinburgh, Scotland.
8027 Pair of English Silver Berry Spoons
A pair of parcel gilted berry spoons London 1891 with cast handles and chased oval bowls. Length 8 7/8". Weight 5.55 troy ounces.
Price: $395.00 for the pair
7704 Gorham Hizen Serving Spoon with Devil Face
A rare Gorham Hizen serving spoon with a chased devil's face in the bowl and hammered handle with dragon. Length 9 1/4". Weight 3.60 troy oz. Monogrammed with a single letter M on the back of the handle.
8037 French Silver Wine Taster First Purity
An antique French silver wine taster with Minerva head mark numbered 1 for 950/1000 purity. A good deep bowl with hand engraved grapes and an inscription "J. Granier". Diameter 3 1/2". Weight 4.05 troy ounces.
N7783 Samuel Pemberton 1790 Vinaigrette
English silver vinaigrette by Samuel Pemberton with fine bright cut engraved decoration in the form of a purse of satchel with tiny monogram in an oval cartouche on the lid. Pierced gilted grill and gilt interior. 7/7" long by 5/8" wide.
N7950 Large German Sterling Cow Creamer
A large detailed antique sterling cow creamer with import marks by Berthold Mueller dated 1898 (Chester). 5" tall. 7 1/2" long. Weight 11.15 troy ounces.
EX7959 English Silver and Agate Fish Set
A superb twenty four piece fish set composed of twelve sterling silver knives with agate handles 8 1/2" long and twelve sterling forks with agate handles 7 1/4" long, all dated for London 1916 made by Arthur Martin Parsons & Frank Herbert Parsons. The striations in the agate all line up to match.
Price: $3,500.00 the set
N7947 Pair of German Silver Shoes Matching Circa 1898/1902
A large pair of matching antique sterling silver shoes by the Neresheimer Company of Hanau imported into Britain by Berthold Mueller in 1898 and 1902 and import marked accordingly. Decorated with figural romantic scenes and with a weight of 14.75 troy ounces. Length of matching shoes 7 3/4"
Price: $2,500.00 for the pair
RH7823 Gorham Martele Thistle Loving Cup
A Gorham three handle Martele silver loving cup dated 1905 with a custom chased monogram on one panel. Numbered H/VK. The top of the cup chased with thistles. British import marked. Weight 69 troy ounces. Height 10".
RH7913 Gorham Martele Berry Bowl 1900
A Gorham Martele silver berry bowl circa 1900 with floral chasing including extra detailed chasing of the leaves on the border and four protruding feet from the base. Monogrammed on the base and inscribed with the date 1900. 10" across by 8 1/2". Weight 22.20 troy ounces.
RH7519 Gorham Sterling & Mixed Metals Chocolate Pot Circa 1881
A sterling and mixed metals chocolate pot with applied copper Japanese motifs in abundance. Combined with hand engraved detail between the applied copper such as a strand above the spider and other engraved landscapes between the Japanese figures. Other applications include insects and birds. 7" tall. Weight 16 troy ounces. Circa 1881
EX7662 Hilliard & Thomas Sterling Fish Servers Birmingham 1851
A pair of Hilliard and Thomason silver fish servers with chased lily pads and engraved highlights. Hollow handles and all sterling blades in pristine condition. Hallmarked 1851, the same year as the Great Exhibition at the Crystal Palace. 12 3/4" and 10" long.
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.
Rare Gorham Sterling and Mixed Metals Punch Bowl with Ladle
A large important 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.
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.