GW10 Shiebler Sterling Paper Clip
An antique sterling paper clip by George Shiebler of Brooklyn New York with an applied silver frog on a leaf. The clip is comprised of two detailed leaves hinged together with a spring. Length 2". Circa 1880
French Silver Wine Taster
An antique French silver wine taster with an inserted coin and snake handle. Exceptionally heavy at 3.45 troy ounces and with a diameter of 3". Length across the handle 4". Marked with the Minerva mark and the maker NH. The purity number is not visible.
French Silver Wine Taster 950/1000 Marc Parrod
A French antique silver wine taster with Merva head mark and 1 for first purity. Engraved handle with venus and ring below hallmarked, Makers mark for Marc Parrod. Inserted coin and chased grapes on the bowl.
Length 3 3/4" Diameter 2 3/4".
French Silver Wine Taster 950/1000 Maker Marc Parrod
A French antique silver wine taster with an inserted silver coin. The handle is engraved with a seated figure and has a ring beneath it. The side of the bowl is chased with grapes and is fluted. Marked with the Minerva head with 1 and additional French silver markings on the handle and on the ring. Diameter 3 1/4". Length 4 1/4" with handle.
Weight 2.8 troy ounces.
N9357 Shiebler Napkin Ring Circa 1880
A Shiebler antique sterling leaf shaped napkin ring with an applied bug. Lightly gold washed with a bright gilt interior. Very fine condition.
Weight 1.65 troy ounces. Width 2 1/4".
N9355 Tiffany Sterling Napkin Ring Circa 1880
An unusual sterling silver Tiffany napkin ring with M mark circa 1880 and acid etched floral detail. Height 2 3/4". the two sides have a wishbone shape.
Diameter of interior 1 3/4".
Weight 4.05 troy ounces.
9356 Schulz & Fischer Napkin Ring
A coin silver napkin ring with pedestal base and three dimensional calla lilies on the sides. Marked on the base with the mark of Schulz & Fischer and the seal of the state of California. Engraved presentation monograms on the top of the ring. Circa 1865. Weight 3.20 troy ounces. Height 2". Length 3".
Gorham Sterling Vinaigrette Circa 1880
An unusual and rare two inch Gorham antique sterling vinaigrette with hinged lid. The pierced grille is sealed so the cylinder can only be filled by pouring liquid through the holes in the pierced grille. The exterior has an applied fish and a frog on a surface simulating waves on water.
N9344 English Silver Filigree Spice Tower Judaica item
A fine quality antique English silver spice tower with filigree central container complete with hinged door and bells and flags.
Hallmarked London 1900.
Weight 5.85 troy ounces.
N9358 Mary Gage Sterling Brooch
A large 2 1/2" diameter sterling silver hand made pin by Mary Gage with inset hard stone. The naturalistic leaves on the edge are mounted with silver balls giving the pin an extra dimension. Original pin in fine condition.
Sterling Marcasite Pin
A sterling silver pin with marcasite and two sprays of floral decoration with green glass stones forming the flowers. Length 2 1/8"by 1 1/8" wide. Good condition. Marked sterling.
GW16 German 800 Silver Fish Shaped Novelty Sauceboat
A German 800 silver fish shaped vessel, a sauceboat without the spout marked on the base with the 800 mark and a maker SR with crown. Austrian import marks also. Length 7 1/2". Weight 4.45 troy ounces.
NGW2 Sweetser Sterling Double Box
An antique sterling acid etched Japanese style sterling silver double table box with a pagoda shaped handle and Japanese inspired scenes etched on the hinged lids. The maker is Sweetser. Circa 1900. Length 7" by 4 1/2" by 3 3/4" tall at the handle.
N9346 German Silver Beaker Chester 1898 Import Marked
An unusual German antique silver beaker with two cast faces on opposite sides hallmarked with Neresheimer marks sponsored by Berthold Mueller with Chester import marks for the year 1898.
Height 4 3/4"
Weight 8.50 troy ounces.
GW14 English Silver Swan Toast Rack
An English hallmarked silver toast rack dated 1905 hallmarked in Birmingham. Weight 6.15 troy ounces. Length 5 3/4". Height 4 1/4"
N9293 Twelve Rose Quartz Serving Bowls In Fitted Box
Retailed by Black Starr & Frost Gorham in New York this set of twelve hand carved irregular shaped bowls is in the original fitted lined box. The name of the retailer is on the satin interior of the hinged lid. The bowls are all in excellent condition. Rose quartz has many skin benefits but aside from being used to serve something to eat we are not sure if there was a special use such as for serving caviar. Average length 3 3/4" by 1" deep.
9330 Simons Grape Sterling Tea Ball
An antique grape form sterling silver tea ball by Simons of Philadelphia in excellent original condition. Length of tea ball without chain 2".
American Sterling Mesh Purse
An American sterling silver chain mesh purse with rope wrist strap and blue cabochon in the clasp. Length of purse from the top of the clasp to the middle ball 7 1/2"; width 3"; length strap 5 3/4". Good condition.
Weight 3.65 troy oz.
N9319 Unusual Janna Shell Shaped Caviar Serving Box
A two part sterling silver shell shaped caviar server with heavily gold washed interior and intricate applied fins on a cast shell showing incredible detail. Maker Janna of Mexico. Weight 32.55 toz. Width 7". Height 5"
Gorham Sterling Card Case
An early Gorham antique sterling silver card case with engraved decoration in original fitted box. The box has a name written on the front. The name "ELLA" in engraved in the cartouche on the front of the silver case. The top of the card case opens on a hinge for the insertion of cards. 3 7/8" by 2 1/4".
N9292 Tiffany Hammered Gourd Shaped Perfume Flask
A Tiffany antique hammered sterling silver perfume flask circa 1880 with acid etched gold washed monogram and date of 1882. The hammered cap screws off the top for opening and filling. Origial chain with ring handle.
Length 3 1/4". Length with chain 4 3/4".
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.
Netherlands Antique Silver Money Bank
A rare novelty antique Netherlands silver money bank circa 1900 in the shape of a house chased with figures and scenes. The entire house lifts off the base on a central section which is mounted on a platform with four figural cast feet. Coins are inserted through the slot between the roof while the house is elevated and drop into a secret compartment. The panels of the roof slide down to open like a tea caddy. 4 5/8" tall. 4 1/4" wide. 4" deep. Weight 17 toz.
N9231 French Silver Wine Taster Hammered 1st Purity
An antique silver first purity hammered wine taster with a cast leaf handle. Clearly marked on the ring handle and the side of the bowl. Inscribed on the upper edge on one side. Decorated with grapes and with two applied bunches of grapes on the handle side. Diameter 3". Length 4". Weight 2.6 toz.
N9261 Peer Smed Sterling Hammered Pin
A large sterling silver pin by Peer Smed in original condition, hand made in the form of a calla lily complete with sterling stamen at the center. Original pin and catch. Length 4 1/2". Weight 1.25 toz.
N9231 French Silver Wine Taster Circa 1890
A French antique silver wine taster maked on the handle with the Minerva head.
Length across the handle 4". Diameter of the bowl 2 3/4". Weight 1.5 toz.
N9230 German Antique Silver Figure on Chair 13 purity
A large German silver figurine seated in a chair with an engraved silver pillow behind her. Finely detailed the granny figurine wears glasses and has a bonnet on her head. The figurine is decorated on front and back.
Height 5 1/4"
Weight 16.20 toz.
N9154 Reed & Barton Sterling Art Nouveau Nut Dishes
Six Reed & Barton art nouveau nut dishes in the shape of flowers marked on the side with the names of each flower. Width 3 1/2".
Price: $495.00 for the set of six
Pair of Sterling Bird Pepper Shakers
A pair of sterling bird shaped pepper shakers with pull off heads measuring 3 1/8" tall. Weight 2.55 toz.
Price: $395.00 pair
N9185 Gorham Parcel Gilded Sterling Napkin Ring with Nautical Theme
A hefty sterling silver parcel gilded napkin ring with a band of decoration around the mid section depicting putti riding a whale and putti blowing a horn with a trident in its hand. Width 1 7/8"; diameter 1 3/4"; weight 2.50 troy oz. Good condition with a satin finish. Never monogrammed.
N9163 French Silver Wine Taster
A French silver wine taster with a minerva head mark on the back of the bowl.
Length 4". Weight 1.7 toz.
N9180 Rare English Silver Pepper Shakers Chester 1906
A pair of Chauffeur Edwardian novelty English silver salt and pepper shakers with pull off heads. The hallmarks are for Chester and dated 1906. Maker Cornelius Desormeaux and Francis Shepherd. Height 3 1/2". Bases weighted.
Please check for availability and price
N9181 Queen Victoria Sterling Match Safe 1897
A sterling silver English hallmarked match safe or vesta case with the head of Queen Victoria. The date is the date of her diamond jubilee in 1897. Made in Birmingham.
N9140 Tiffany Antique sterling Salts Circa 1880
Seven antique Tiffany sterling salts with applied feet and gold washed interiors. Hammered surfaces. Length 1 1/2". Height 1/2". Circa 1880.
Price: $1,250.00 for the seven
N9138 Shreve Sterling Peppers Circa 1890
Three hand hammered Shreve San Francisco antique sterling pepper shakers with silver coins inset on the sides. Height 3 1/4". Circa 1890.
N9129 Impressive Indian Silver Elephant Circa 1950 Unmarked
A large impressive Indian silver elephant with elevated trunk unmarked with a chased ornamental cover using Indian motifs. Circa 1950. Weight 39 toz. Height 7 1/2". Length 9 1/2".
N8905 Set of Three Japanese Block Prints Maple Frames
Three bright and cheerful Japanese block prints all framed in quality Birds Eye Maple frames. Frames measure 9 1/2" by 13 1/2"
Price: $195.00 each
N9099 Gorham Sterling Engraved Plate
A Gorham sterling silver child's plate with beautifully engraved 'grandpa' and child in the central area. "Grandpa's Watch" is engraved on the edge of the plate. The back is inscribed with a presentation and dated May 21st 1881. Diameter 7"; weight 5.25 troy oz. Very good condition.
N9122 Gorham Antique Sterling Grape Shears Circa 1900
A heavy quality cast Gorham grape shears with two foxes on the handles and grapes and vines on the handle. All made in two long pieces, the one side having a steel blade screwed into the handle for good cutting. Length 6 7/8". Weight 6 toz.
N9085 Gorham Sterling Cast Grape Shears
A fine quality antique sterling silver grape shears by the Gorham Company circa 1880 in fine condition. The two halves are cast in great detail showing grapes and vines and a steel blade bolted to the half for superior cutting. Length 6 1/4". Weight 5.4 toz.
N9059 Pair of Sterling Boxed Salts by Gorham
A pair of antique sterling silver salts with spoons circa 1869 in the original fitted box. The salts are 2 1/2" tall at the handles and have a diameter of 1 5/8" with gold washed interiors.
Price: $595.00 for the set
N9051 Dutch Peppermint Box Circa 1911
A Dutch antique silver peppermint box with hinged lid in the form of a cabinet. Marked with the date letter for 1911 and Dutch marks on the base.
1 3/4" tall.
Georg Jensen Sterling Pin
A sterling silver modernist pin by Georg Jensen of Copenhagen, Denmark marked with style number 342. Post 1940.
Length 3" by 1 3/4" wide
N9006 Duhme Sterling Heavy Toast Rack Circa 1900
A good quality heavy antique sterling silver toast rack by Duhme of Cincinnati, Ohio.
Height 6" at the handle. Weight 10.35 toz.
N8906 Russian Silver Kiddush Cup 4 1/4" tall
A small Russian 4 1/4" tall antique silver kiddush cup with Moscow 1874 marks. Hand engraved decoration. Monogrammed "JB". Weight 1.45 toz.
N8863 Large English Footed Pomander by William Comyns
A large impressive Edwardian footed English antique silver pomander by William Comyns hallmarked London 1903. The hinged lid has a cast scene of a bridal carriage with wedding bells on either side. Dimensions 7" by 4 1/2" by 4 1/4" tall. Weight 12.35 toz. Engraved Margarita on the front in script.
N8864 William Comyns Pomander Basket London 1911
An English antique silver mounted rock crystal cut glass basket with silver swing handle. Dated London 1911. Length 5 1/2". 2 3/4" wide. Height 2 1/4"
N0004 Set of Twelve Sterling Nut Dishes
A set of twelve Gorham sterling nut dishes. Length 3" by 2"; total weight 7.8 troy oz. Marked lion, anchor, G, sterling, 1065 and the date letter for 1926.
Price: $325.00 for the set
N8946 Lebkuecher Hardstone Mechanical Box
An antique hardstone mechanical cigarette box with rooster finial and sterling mounts by Lebkuecher circa 1896-1909. Measures 6 1/2". Excellent condition.
N8851 Dutch Silver Fish Spice Box
An interesting Dutch antique silver flat fish spice box with red stone eyes. Length 4". Date letter 1903.
N8904 Whiting Mixed Metals Pepper Shaker
A small antique sterling hand hammered pepper shaker with applied copper and silver flowers and bug. Height 2 1/4".
N8852 German Fish Spice Box
A German antique silver fish spice box with marks in the head. French import marks. Length 5"
N8681 American Coin Silver Posy Holder Engraved 1858
A three dimensional American coin silver posy holder dated 1858 with ivy leaves and a pull out pin. Length 5 3/4"
N8765 Shiebler Nutmeg Grater
A rare Shiebler antique sterling silver nutmeg grater in the shape of a piece of nutmeg with a surface pierced from the inside serving as a grater. The two parts are hinged together and there is a clip on the side to hold the two parts in place. Length 1 7/8".
Cameo Carved Shell
A hand engraved shell advertising Walter Smith who sold marine products in New York. Beautifully engraved and the shell is in excellent condition. Length 3 1/4". Circa 1900
N8642 German 800 Silver Vase
A German antique 800 silver small cornucopia vase on wheels with a cast applied cherub and three wheels for movement on a table. Marked on the bar holding the wheels. Height 4"
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".
N8584 English Silver Wine Funnel c1810
A heavy, good quality English sterling silver wine funnel by John Cramer marked for London and dated 1810. The crest reads 'libertas et Natale Solum.'
Height 6"; weight 7.15 troy oz.
N8603 Coin Silver Napkin Rings
A pair of antique coin silver napkin rings in the original box with applied medallions and chased floral decoration on the sides. 1 1/4" wide. Crisp sharp detail.
Price: $795.00 for the set
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.
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
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.
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".
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
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
N8153 John Wendt American Sterling Perfume Chatelaine Circa 1870
An antique sterling silver perfume flask on the original chatelaine marked on the clip and engraved with 1870s style Japanese engraved decoration. The silver has a satin finish throughout. The flask measures 3 1/4". Extended measurement is 9 1/4". The cap unscrews to open.
N7881 Armiger Company Baltimore Souvenir Spoon
An antique sterling souvenir spoon by Armiger with turtles on the handle with other nautical motifs. Inscribed "Mary 1908". Measures 5 7/8". Baltimore Battle Monument in the bowl.
N8070 Tiffany Sterling Salts with Spoons Circa 1880
A set of twelve small Tiffany antique sterling silver open salts with twelve spoons in excellent condition. The set is monogrammed with matching monograms on the spoons dating form 1880 with the large letter M. The salts are raised on ball feet and have gilded interiors and ruffled edges. A good quality complete original set of twelve Tiffany salts with spoons.
Diameter 1 5/8"; height 3/4"; length spoon 2 1/4"; total weight 8.50 troy oz.
Price: $2,000.00 for the set
N7910 German 800 Bird Silver Spice Box
A fancy German 800 silver bird spice box with pull off head and grill insert set with realistic blue stones as eyes and with hinged wings. The edges of the feathers have been twisted to give a three dimensional appearance. Marked on the back of the head. Circa 1900.
N7782 Nathaniel Mills Vinaigrette
A Nathaniel Mills antique sterling silver vinaigrette with engraved cross hatched decoration in perfect condition. The interior gilted hallmarked Birmingham 1838. 1 3/8" by 3/4". Good clear hallmarks. Closes nicely.
N7996 Rare Important Dominick & Haff Candle Holder
A most unusual and rare antique sterling arts and crafts candle holder by Dominick and Haff of New York dated 1881. Entirely hand hammered from the feet up with a heart shaped platform with ruffled edge measuring 12 1/2" tall and terminating in a comical two sided head with pony tail.
The candle is held in position with a flat bar which has a spring pushing against the candle from the rear in a ring extended from an arm and resting on the base. A large sterling arts and crafts example weighing 23.25 troy ounces making it the largest and most substantial piece of Dominick & Haff in this hand hammered series we have ever seen in 40 years.
N7779 Samuel Pemberton Small Vinaigrette 1790
An early hand engraved vinaigrette by Samuel Pemberton hallmarked 1790 Birmingham. The bright cut oval cartouche on the lid has two engraved birds at the center. Gilt interior with pierced grill. 1" by 3/4".
N7781 Joseph Willmore Antique Silver Vinaigrette
An antique silver vinaigrette by Joseph Willmore of Birmingham hallmarked 1817. The rectangular box has applied cast decoration and engraved radiating lines with a central cartouche. Monogrammed. Ornate fine quality pierced grill. 1 1/2" by 1"
N7833 Pair Antique American Open Salts
A pair of American sterling open salts by Ford with gold washed interior and satin finished exterior. Two rings are applied to the body and three vertical rods form the legs. Marked Ford, sterling. Height 2"; diameter 2"; depth of bowl 1 1/8"; total weight 5.45 troy oz.
Price: $595.00 for the pair
N7836 Tiffany Antique Sterling Mustard Pot
A heavy sterling silver mustard pot with ornate die rolled band of decoration at the center and gadrooning at the rim and on the pedestal base. 2 1/2" tall. Weight 3.15 troy ounces.
N7611 Russian Niello Silver Cup
A Russian silver cup with nielo buildings and cross hatched engraved decoration. 2 1/4" tall. Date mark obscured. St George and the dragon mark for Moscow. Circa 1870.
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
N7899 Pair John Wendt Sterling Master Salts
A superb pair of large master salts by John Wendt of New York with a stone wall motif and applied ivy. Gilted interior. Hand chased base with small leaves. Diameter 2 1/4". Weight 7 troy ounces. Height 1 3/4"
Price: $1,950.00 for the pair
N7786 Rawlings & Sumner Antique Silver Vinaigrette
A pristine English silver engraved vinaigrette by Rawlings and Sumner. London 1847. The surfaces hand engraved with a detailed pattern and a small scene in a cartouche on the lid. A quality item by a special maker. 1 3/8" by 1 1/8".
N7607 English Silver Vinaigrette
An English silver vinaigrette engraved with scrolls with a monogrammed central cartouche on the lid. The maker is John Tongue dated for Birmingham 1893. Very good condition.
N7684 Gorham Sterling Mustard Pot
A Gorham sterling mustard pot in the form of a garbage can with paneled body and twisted rope around the top edge extending down to form the handle. The lid pulls out. Marked with Gorham hallmarks and a date letter M for 1880. Good condition and monogrammed on the base. Height 4"; weight 3.90 troy oz.
N7687 Tiffany Hammered Mustard Pot
An antique sterling silver hand hammered mustard pot by Tiffany with a Japanese style monogram on the front. Lid hinges back to open. French import mark. 3" tall.
N7584 Boxed Set of Asprey Wine Bottle Stoppers BULLS AND BEARS
A novelty boxed set of modern English silver wine bottle stoppers with figural bull and bear attached to cork and finished off with a sterling plaque with hallmarks and one has the words Asprey. One is dated for London 1996 and one for 1998. They have the maker's mark of the individual craftsman at Asprey & Co., each one different but with full hallmarks (see detailed pictures.) Length of bear stopper 3 1/4" and bull 3".
N7531 Redlich Sterling Letter Opener / Paper Knife
Monogrammed and with a 1912 presentation date this antique sterling silver paper knife is by Redlich and has twin chicks as the terminal with a wood simulated shaft. Length 7 1/2".
N7480 Indian Silver Cigarette Case
An antique silver Indian cigarette case of exceptional quality and the finest high relief chasing. The scene depicts people in costume with monkeys in the foreground. 3 1/4" by 3". 3.90 ozt.
N7423 American Mixed Metals Sterling Seal Circa 1900
A silver and copper art nouveau seal with engraved initial seal. Maker Probably La Pierre but only marked silver and copper as are many of these pieces. Length 3 3/4".
N7413 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.
Price: $1,295.00 for the pair
N2189 Pair Gorham Large Repousse Open Salts
A pair of large Gorham repousse sterling open salts with curled rim and three applied feet. Diameter 4"; height 2"; combined weight 12.50 troy oz. Marked with Gorham's logo, sterling and style number 3045.
Price: $250.00 each 1 available
N7271 English Silver Novelty Tongs
English sterling silver sugar tongs, the top in the form of a Chinese male and the back with a pony tail. Length 3".
Marked for Sheffield 1885 and maker EH.
N7057 Large Victorian S Mordan Antique Sterling Vinaigrette Perfume
A large horn shaped antique sterling vinaigrette perfume by S Mordan dated London 1872 and in excellent condition. Length 4 1/4". The lid opens to reveal a hinged pierced grill. The decoration comprises applied ornate silver bands on the lid and body.
N7026 Large 925 Sterling Decorative Shoe 7 oz
A large Italian sterling silver hand made decorative shoe with gold washed interior. Length 7 1/2"; weight 7.10 troy oz. Signed on the heal and marked 925 with Italian hallmarks. Maker unknown.
N6979 Marshall Fields Arts and Crafts Sterling Napkin Ring
An Arts and Crafts sterling silver napkin ring by Marshall Fields with a combination of acid etching and hand hammering. Length 1 1/4"; diameter 1 3/4"; weight 1.30 troy oz. Monogrammed. Marked with the Marshall Fields logo, sterling and Colonial.