N7371 Whiting Hammered Sterling Mixed Metals Flask Circa 1880
An antique sterling silver flask with applied mixed metals and silver ferns. There are three applied flies and a large copper monogram applied. Seams are all good. Engraved highlights in addition to the applications.
Length 5 1/4".
Weight 6.35 troy ounces.
9379 Mixed Metals Sterling Hammered Pitcher T B Starr
Marked with the mark of the retailer Theodore B Starr this pitcher looks like the work of Dominick & Haff of New York who had a close association with that particular retailer. The pitcher is in perfect condition with pristine graduated spot hammering extending to the lip and the base. Circa 1880. Applications include exotic plants, butterflies and birds. Best of all there is a poised salamander on the hammered handle. Quite a fun piece.
A full size pitcher measuring 7 1/2" with a weight of 29 troy ounces.
9223 Rare Gorham Mixed Metals Bowl
A superb Gorham antique satin finished sterling and gold washed mixed metals fruit bowl with Japanese influenced feet. The interior only decorated with the finest applied cast work imaginable including a three dimensional salamander, birds and plants with small applied globules of silver and copper "sand". The gold washed surface has a slight satin finish and remains in remarkably good and crisp condition.
Date letter for 1880. Also a special heart mark that we have seen on other special pieces of Gorham.
8 1/4" square.
Height 3 3/4"
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6216 Gorham Mixed Metals Card Case
A sterling lightly gilded mixed metals card case by Gorham with winged copper horse on one side and copper plant on the reverse side all surrounded by bright cut decoration with butterflies and a monogram. The case has the original calling cards which are 3" by 2", It will hold about 3 or 4 current size cards (3 1/2" by 2") without getting crushed. Length case 3 2/4" by 2 1/2". Good condition. In addition to the hallmarks it has a date letter N for 1881.
RH9329 Dominick & Haff Hammered Cake Stand Circa 1880
A large hand hammered antique sterling cake stand by Dominick and Haff with an 1880 date stamp. The surfaces decorated with applied mixed metals Japanese motifs popular at the time of manufacture. A large impressive centerpiece with uniform hammering and exceptional detail on the copper butterfly using different color metals on the wings. Weight 30.95 toz. Height 5 1/2". Width 9" square at the top. 4 1/2" square at the pedestal
9275 Rare Whiting Mixed Metals Teapot Circa 1880
A rare miniature Whiting Japanese style sterling and mixed metals teapot with a hand hammered swinging handle. The square leaf form lid pulls off and has an applied silver and copper fly. On a spot hammered surface with applied long leaves there are applied copper leaf extensions. There is an additional applied fly on the reverse side on the teapot. In excellent condition. Weight 10 toz. Height 5" with the handle.
N9304 Rare Shiebler Sterling Mixed Metal Napkin Ring Circa 1880
A rare free standing antique sterling hammered napkin ring by George Shiebler with applied grapes and a copper bug. Monogrammed with a large "M" on the base and marked inside the ring with the Shiebler logo and style number.
2" diameter. Weight 3.9 toz.
8934 Tiffany Mixed Metals Sterling Hammered Pitcher
A rare Tiffany antique sterling hammered Japanese style pitcher with spot hammered surfaces and applied copper details. Decoration include a large dragon fly with engraved gold washed wings and copper body and irises. Taking the pitcher to a high lever are small inlaid copper and brass dots on the leaves, wings and branches. A superb piece of workmanship. The pitcher was in the hands of the original purchaser until offered for sale in 2009.
Weight 27 toz. Height 7 1/4" Inscribed on the base with an 1880 presentation.
8982 Tiffany Hammered Mixed Metal Large Fruit Bowl Circa 1880
A large antique sterling silver hammered fruit bowl with applied decoration with mixed metal inlay and a large applied copper lobster on the pedestal base. There are engraved tendrils linking the applied leaves.
Height 7". Diameter 11 1/4". Diameter of base 7". Weight 59.25 toz.
9139 Whiting Antique sterling Mixed Metals Tea Caddy Circa 1880
A rare Whiting hand hammered antique sterling tea caddy with mixed metals application in the Japanese style. Applied flowers and copper branches are mixed with engraved highlights of grass and leaves. The lid pulls off. Circa 1880. Height 4 3/4". Weight 10.05 toz.
9148 Dominick & Haff Mixed Metals and Sterling Cheese Plate Circa 1881
An antique sterling and applied mixed metals cheese plate by Dominick & Haff with butterfly and leaves on a textured border. The center of the plate has a crest with motto and an "M" monogram.
Dimensions 6" square. Weight 6.4 toz. Some light creases on the center of the dish.
9165 Gorham Copper and Silver Tray Circa 1880
An unusual antique Gorham mixed metal tray with applied silver peacock and hand made leaves on a branch. The tray has the dark maroon color and is oval in shape. Detail of the applied work is very fine, the individual leaves hace serrated edges and fine veins engraved.
12" by 9"
9015 Whiting Antique Sterling Mixed Metal Marine Life Bowl
A spot hammered antique sterling silver bowl by Whiting with mixed metal applied decoration of crabs and fish together with shells and plants. Monogrammed in an area near the fish on the side of the bowl. Engraved highlights add to the detail. 9" by 7" by 3 1/4" tall. Weight 19.65 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 off cap have the original bright gold wash. Height 4 1/4".
8510 Gorham Tea Caddy
A rare Gorham hammered and applied mixed metals tea caddy with a large applied spider and berries. On the other side is a large intricate spider web with an insect at the center. Deliberate indentations give the tea caddy added dimension. The lid pulls off. The base has a leaf applied with a date of presentation. Circa 1879. Height 4 1/4'. Weight 8.55 toz.
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8657 Shiebler Sterling Tea Set Circa 1880
A Three piece antique sterling silver tea set by George Shiebler with applied mixed metals in the form of bugs. The teapot lid pulls off for opening to reveal intact gold wash inside the pot. Height of the pot is 4" to the finial. The teapot has an engraved monogram tucked away on the side.
MM8637 Dominick & Haff Teaset
A Dominick & Haff antique sterling three piece teaset with special engraved textured surfaces applied with mixed metals motifs and in pristine condition. Teapot 4 3/4" tall.
MM8616 Gorham Mixed Metals Sugar & Creamer
A Gorham antique sterling silver sugar and cream pitcher with applied copper Japanese motifs on a hammered surface. Both pieces have a gold washed interior. Engraved highlights between the applied copper frog and Japanese warrior, trees and butterfly. Combined weight 12.6 toz. Height 2 3/4". Monogrammed.
MM8519 Albert Coles Mixed Metals Snuff Box
An antique Japanese style sterling silver snuff box by Albert Coles with mixed metals applied including a small copper cat, horse head and bird. Dated and inscribed 1890. The reverse engraved with a group of Japanese motifs. 3" by 2" by 3/4".
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"
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.
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.
RH7753 Gorham Sterling and Mixed Metals Bowl
A Gorham antique sterling hand hammered fruit bowl with applied mixed metals. Motifs include a large dragon fly, bird and a large impressive branch bearing fruit with small applied frog. Weight 16 troy ounces. 8" diameter. 3 1/8" tall.
RH7752 Whiting Sterling and Mixed Metals Bowl
A hand hammered Japanese influenced fruit bowl with applied copper fish and applied silver lily pads on the reverse. Marked on the base with the Whiting logo and sterling. Diameter 9" Height 2 5/8". Weight 21.15 troy ounces. Circa 1880.
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
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.
7413 Pair Gorham Mixed Metals Sterling Pedestal Open Salts
A pair of sterling and mixed metal footed open salts with silver and copper applications, different on each one and depicting butterflies, salamander, fish and a bronze worm. Diameter at top opening 2 2/14"; height 1 3/4"; combined weight 3.25 troy oz. Both salts are monogrammed with a single P on the foot. They are marked with style number 1700 and date letter M for 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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