Dominick & Haff Small Mixed Metals Teapot circa 1880
A small antique sterling silver teapot with applied mixed metals on a finely hand engraved textured surface. In perfect condition. The lid opens back on a hinge. On four applied cast silver feet. The applications include a brass snake, copper birds and plants and a small copper bug. Circa 1880. Marked on the base.
Height 4 3/4". Length 6 1/2" across the handle and spout.
Weight 11.95 troy ounces.
MM9927 Tiffany Sterling Tray with Copper Inlay
A circular sterling silver tray by Tiffany & Company with an arts and crafts copper application of trees. The central cartouche has an engraved art deco monogram. Diameter 12 1/2". Weight 24.90 troy oz.
Gorham Mixed Metals Tea Caddy Circa 1880
A Gorham antique sterling silver hammered tea caddy with applied copper and brass fish. The front has applied cattails with silver "sand" The pull of cap has an applied bug. A full size caddy by Gorham with the date letter M for 1880.
Weight 8.15 troy ounces
Height 5 3/4"
9891 Gorham Mixed Metals Large Fruit /Punch Bowl Dated 1882
A large important Gorham bowl on a copper branch form base with applied grape leaves and bunches together with copper and silver vines. A rare mixed metals hand hammered sterling silver bowl in perfect condition. Marked on the base with the date letter for 1882 and sterling and other metals together with the Gorham logo.
Weight 101.7 troy ounces. Across handles 16" Height 7"
9785 Whiting Mixed metals Sterling Fruit Bowl Circa 1880
A pristine Whiting hammered sterling silver fruit bowl with applied silver and mixed metals. The front of the bowl has a large applied bird and copper buds on a silver branch. The applications have engraved detail to highlight the motif. There are three areas of applied mixed metals and all of them have engraved work. Marked with the Whiting lion logo. Never monogrammed. Weight 15.75 troy oz. Diameter 7 5/8".
9503 Gorham Mixed Metals Sterling Sugar and Creamer Circa 1881
A Gorham antique sterling silver mixed metals hammered sugar and creamer. Both pieces are heavy decorated with applied three dimensional leaves, cherries bugs and branches. Monogrammed "S" on the outside. There is an applied ornate decoartive die rolled band at the top of each piece. Very fine faceted hammering and applied basket handles. Fine condition.. Combined weight 14.30 troy oz. Height 2 1/2". Length 5" across handles. Date letter for 1881.
Price: $4,500 for the pair
9786 Gorham Mixed Metals Sterling Goblet. Circa 1880
A rare Gorham antique sterling silver goblet with applied copper leaves and a highly detailed silver bee. There is an applied copper swallow in flight and another bird with a butterfly on the reverse side of the goblet.
Two letter engraved gothic style monogram.
Weight 6.75 troy ounces.
9842 Gorham Mixed Metal Sterling Centerpiece Bowl Circa 1880
An unusual Gorham Triangular Centerpiece mixed metal bowl with hand hammered surfaces and applied Copper detail. There is a very three dimensional salamander and two large birds on the corners. The bases have cast applied Japanese influenced legs, Perfect condition with bold gold washed interior.. Marked on the base with the Gorham logo and date letter for 1880. There are three applied handles on the sides.
RH9627 Shiebler Sterling Cream Pitcher
An unusual cylindrical shaped hand hammered antique sterling cream pitcher. Applied with a three dimensional copper fly and engraved over the hammering with whimsical figures and a spider web. Circa 1880. Exxellent condition with a gold washed interior.
Height 3 1/2".
Weight 3.8 troy oz.
RH9605 Shiebler Antique Leaf Form Bowl Circa 1880
A rare large antique sterling silver leaf form bowl with applied textured leaves. One leaf with an applied copper bug. A large hand made silver bunch of grapes is suspended from a branch above a handle on the rear side of the bowl. Circa 1880. Marked with the Shiebler logo and sterling together with a style number.
Weight 45 troy oz. 12" by 11" by 6" tall at the grapes.
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.
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.
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.
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"
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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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.
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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