Black Starr & Frost Letter Rack
An antique sterling silver letter rack by Black Starr & Frost of New York with applied hammered strap-work. A substantial heavy desk item in excellent condition.
Weight 29.75 troy oz.
Width 8 1/2" Height 6"
N9992 Tiffany Individual Aesthetic Sterling Salt Spoons
Twelve hand engraved antique sterling aesthetic salt spoons dated 1907 with a hammered surface. Lightly gold washed bowls. Engraved with seaweed and marine plants.
Length 2 1/4"
Marked with small m with Tiffany marks on the back of each handle.
Victorian Silver and Gold Locket
An English antique silver locket with applied multi colored gold leaves on an engraved oval surface. The reverse plain except for the mark as shown."sterling silver" with the maker. Length 1 1/2" by 1 1/4" across.
Gorham Sterling Table Bell
An antique sterling cast table bell by Gorham in a neoclassical style with a cast winged angel handle and figures cast on the bell. Original clapper and original links holding the clapper. Excellent condition. Marked on the edge of the bottom of the bell.
Height 5 1/4"
Weight 7.5 troy oz.
Pair of Coin Silver Napkin Rings Posy Holders
A pristine pair of antique American coin silver napkin rings with bud vases that unscrew and removable cast ivy. The milled edges and cast feet look like the work of Whiting circa 1860.
Weight 5.4 troy oz pair. Height 4 1/4".
Phipps & Robinson English Silver Snuff Box London 1809
A fine quality English silver snuff box by Thomas Phipps and Edward Robinson with engine turned decoration and a gold washed surface. Interior gold washed. London 1809.
2 3/4" by 2". Weight 3.60 troyoz.
English Silver Antique Snuff Box London 1824
A heavy fine quality pristine engine turned Georgian English silver snuff box, never monogrammed.
Length 3 1/2" Width 1 3/4" Height 1 1/8" Weight 5.9 troy oz.
N9972 Dutch Silver Cow Creamer Circa 1931
A Dutch silver cow creamer by H Hooykaas dated 1931 in excellent condition with a hinged door on the back for filling. Hallmarked on the belly.
Length 5 3/4".
Weight 5.6 troy oz.
N9921 Sweetser Art Deco Sterling Copper and Tiger's Eye Table Box
An interesting engine turned sterling table box by Sweetser with a copper base and a carved tiger's eye scarab handle. Monogrammed. Sweetser were known for using semi precious stones in their silver pieces.
5 5/8" by 3 1/2"
N9794 English Silver Coronation Spoon 1953
An English silver 1953 coronation spoon with embossed bust of Queen Elizabeth II in the bowl and multicolored enamel on the handle. Preserved with the original box.
Length 3 3/4".
N9867 Sterling Spitfire Model London 1992 Rolls Royce Presentation
A London 1973 Chailey Lambert model of a Spitfire on a wooden base with a presentation plaque on the base "Presented by Rolls Royce plc to Westinghouse Electric Corporation in inaugurate a power generation joint venture September 1992" in Orlando Florida. Excellent condition. Extraordinary detail and various textures created through etching and engraving. Aircraft length 8". Base measures 8". A rare and originally pricey article created by an expert in Watford England in this case for Rolls Royce to present. the propeller is gold washed and rotates.
N9872 Gorham Congratulations Sterling Spoons Circa 1890
A complete set of antique sterling silver spoons by Gorham circa 1890 with parcel gilded letters at the top of each spoon. When laid out together these spoons spell out "Congratulations". In perfect condition. Length 4 1/4".
Price: $1,595.00 for the set
M47 Antique French Silver Mesh Purse with Amethysts and Garnets
An antique French hallmarked silver chain mesh purse with hand reticulated frame on both sides, the front frame containing amethysts and garnets set into the frame. Central divider for separating the interior compartments. Frame 6" across by 5 1/4" long without the drops. Condition: One amethyst is chipped and a four or five rings missing from the mesh but no tears and the mesh is firmly on the frame. Marked with the maker's mark Alexandre Vaguer c1910. Weight 7.0 troy oz.
N9845 George Unite English Silver Card Case
An antique sterling silver repousse card case by George Unite of Birmingham dated 1891. The surfaces of both sides are heavily chased with tiny flowers in a dense repousse design.
3 3/4" by 2 5/8".
Weight 2.45 toz.
French Silver Wine Taster
A good size French 2nd purity silver wine taster with a large silver 5 franc 1842 coin depicting Louis Philippe.
Diameter 3 1/4".
Weight 3 troy oz.
N9606 Important English Silver Humidor London 1970 Anthony Hawksley
Once the property of Lew Grade later Baron Grade of Elstree for his cigars this amazing large impressive sterling silver humidor has his crest engraved on the front. In his biography he mentions inviting the Duke of Edinburgh to visit his studio at Elstree and having a silversmith on hand to show his craft. This was one of the items on display. The duke told him to buy it for his cigars. Lew grade was the owner of a television company and was responsible for bringing many famous artists to the UK. He was known for his love of fine cigars. We have a signed copy of his biography in which he described the purchase of the box and the involvement of Prince Philip in persuading him to buy it from the silversmith, Hallmarked. Height 7 1/2" Length 10". Depth 5".
N9728 Chinese Export Silver Youth Set
A three piece Chinese silver youth set hallmarked with the maker SS with detailed bamboo handles.
Knife measures 7 1/2". Weight for the set 2.65 troy oz.
N9680 German Antique 800 Silver Oval Box Circa 1900
An antique German 800 silver oval trinket box with hinged lid and gold washed interior.
4 3/4" by 3 1/2" by 1 3/4" tall.
Weight 7.20 troy oz.
N9644 Rare Engraved Nutmeg Grater Birmingham 1859
A rare finely engraved oval English silver nutmeg grater with a monogrammed cartouche on one side and an engraved palm tree in the other side. The maker is Hilliard & Thomason, Birmingham 1859. Hinges to open revealing the original steel grater also on a hinge. Properly marked with a lion on the silver surrounding and enclosing the steel grater.
Length 1 1/2".
N9490 Ahrendt & Taylor Sterling Hardstone Mounted Box ART DECO
An antique sterling silver table box with a mounted green hardstone elephant. The base of the box is sterling silver and the box is wood lined with a central divider. Circa 1922-1936. Newark N J.
9" by 4 1/2".
Height including hardstone elephant handle 5 1/4"
N9629 Madras College Fife Scotland Silver Medal Circa 1888
An unmarked antique silver academic medal dated 1888 awarded to James Loutit exquisitely executed with a three dimensional badge on the front and hand engraved presentation on the reverse. In superb condition. We found James Loutit on line who grew up in Scotland at that time and moved to Australia.
Weight 2.10 troy oz.
3 1/4" by 2 3/8"
N9478 Indian Antique Silver Rose Water Sprinkler Circa 1890
A fine quality Indian antique silver rose-water sprinkler with screw off flower form cap and elephant body. The front of the elephant has applied flowers and the body of the elephant is hand engraved showing considerable detail. Circa 1890. Most of these figural rose-water sprinklers are from the Kutch region of India. This one has no marks. Excellent condition.
Weight 7.45 troy oz.
N9558 English Silver Bird Head Button Hook London 1891
A giant English silver antique button hook with a three dimensional realistic bird head complete with red glass eyes and chased feathers. The shaft is silver plated steel and the head is hallmarked London 1891 with a maker's mark slightly rubbed. The silver chased head measures 5" and the body 13 1/2" complete including the head.
This item needs to be seen to be believed because of the sheer size and scale.
N9410 Tiffany Antique Sterling Soap Box
A two part antique sterling silver hammered soap dish by Tiffany and Company with piercing on the corners of the lid and hammered and etched surfaces. The etched detail on the lid is a three letter monogram. Excellent condition.
4" by 3"by 2 1/2" tall.
Weight 7.15 troy oz.
N9588 Johnnie Walker Sterling Silver Decanter Bottle
A large trompe L'oeil sterling silver whiskey bottle with engraved labels on a satin finished surface. A realistic screw off cap completes this remarkable item which has a large presence and is a replica of a full size Black Label Johnnie Walker bottle. This bottle is empty.
Height 11 1/2". Weight 25.20 troy oz. Excellent condition.
Marked on the base with numerous sterling marks. The flask/decanter is extremely well made and is of the highest quality.
N9563 Henry William Dee Perfume Vinaigrette London 1869
A Henry William Dee antique sterling and engraved crystal perfume vinaigrette in excellent condition. The glass is engraved with swags and bows. The bottom door has a thick beveled glass enclosing a finely pierced grill covering the vinaigrette chamber. The top cap opens on a hinge to expose the top of the perfume. The lid secures the top of the perfume with a glass disc insert.
Length 3 1/2"
Maker :Henry William Dee
N9564 Tiffany Sterling Heart Shaped Picture Frame Circa 1890
An antique sterling silver and solid oak heart shaped picture frame by Tiffany and Company with the T date letter in excellent condition. All the detail on the front of the frame is cast and applied. Beveled edge heart shaped original glass. Sterling silver easel on the reverse.
8 1/4" by 6".
Check for availability and price
N9516 Wood & Hughes Antique Sterling Napkin Rings
A fine quality pair of napkin rings by Wood and Hughes with detailed cast busts male and female inscribed with the names "John and Annie" on the milled edge discs. Very fine detailed castings. Circa 1870. Weight 4.90 troy ounces. 2 1/4". 1 3/4" tall.
Price: $1.750.00 for the pair
N9403 Dutch Miniature Silver Cabinet
An antique Dutch silver miniature cabinet with swing doors and a large sliding drawer with movable handles. A fine quality miniature with excellent detail. Circa 1900. 833 pure.
Height 4 1/4".
Weight 5.45 troy ounces.
N7783 English Silver Satchel Form Vinaigrette by Samuel Pemberton
A sterling silver vinaigrette in the form of a satchel by Samuel Pemberton, Birmingham dated 1790. Length 7/8" by 5/8" by 1/4" thick. Fine bright cut engraving throughout. Excellent condition.
N6710 Dutch Figural Wager Cup Circa 1900
An antique Dutch silver 813 purity wager cup with the top monogrammed cup rotating on two arms. Marked with the Dutch lion mark with the number 2. Circa 1900.
Weight 9.40 troy ounces. Height 8"
N9387 English Silver Grape Shears London 1898
An English antique silver grape shears in the original fitted case hallmarked London 1898 by William Hutton and Sons. Pristine condition pierced and engraved floral handles. Length 7". Weight 3.75 troy ounces.
N9365 American Sterling Napkin Ring Circa 1870
An hexagonal antique sterling silver napkin ring marked sterling only with a style number probably manufactured by John Wendt of New York. The sides are engraved with bright cut work and vacant cartouches. The top of the napkin ring has an applied cast sphinx with good detail. There are four applied pointed feet on the square base.
Height 2 3/4". Width 1 7/8".
Weight 2.1 troy ounces.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
N9051 Dutch Silver 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
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.
N8852 German Fish Spice Box
A German antique silver fish spice box with marks in the head. French import marks. Length 5"
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".
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.
N8515 Pair of Dominick & Haff Figural Sterling 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 out stopper for filling.
Price: $1,750.00 pair
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: $475.00 for the pair
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: $1,750.00 for the set
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.
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
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
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.
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.