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Russian silver hallmarked cigarette case with chased wild bird

N6506 Russian 1930s Silver Cigarette Case with Wild Bird

A Russian hallmarked silver cigarette case with chased bird on the front against a satin finish. Caboshon set clasp. Gilded interior. Perfect condition.

4" by 3 1/4". Weight 5.75 troy ounces.

Price: $395.00

Vintage asterling silver thimble shaled and detailed shop cup

Sterling Thimble Tot Measure

An antique sterling silver thimble shaped and detailed shot cup measuring 1 7/8" tall and with a weight of 1.45 troy ounces. Engraved with the words in script "Just a thimble full". Monogrammed in block letters MK

Price: $135.00

Shiebler chrysanthemum sterling buckle

N5019 Shiebler Sterling Buckle Chrysanthemum Pattern

A large heavy antique Shiebler sterling buckle dated 1880 with applied cast chrysanthemums in pristine unpolished condition. 3 1/4" by 2 1/4". Weight: 1.75 troy ounces. Fully marked on the reverse.

Price: $650.00

English sterling silver moire taffeta napkin rings

N5182 Pair English Sterling Napkin Rings

A fine pair English silver napkin rings, the surface emulating moire taffeta fabric and with an applied cartouche which has never been monogrammed. Maker C B & S and dated for Birmingham 1910. Width 1 1/4"; combined weight 2.3 oz troy.

Price: $325.00 pair

German silver shoe

N3183 Large German Silver Shoe

A large silver slipper marked on the underside of the heel and dating from 1890. Length: 6 1/4". Chased with flowers on the sides and in excellent condition. Weight: 3.8 troy ounces.

Price: $795.00

Hanau silver vinaigrette

N6489 German Hanau Silver Vinaigrette

An antique German silver oval vinaigrette circa 1890 with a hinged lid and gilded pierced grill engraved with the French equivalent of "accept my heart". In excellent condition measuring 1" tall and 1 5/8" long.

Price: $475.00

Kerr sterling silver art nouveau letter opener with lily pads

Kerr Art Nouveau Sterling Letter Opener

A sterling silver art nouveau letter opener by the American maker, Kerr with lily pad and water lily three dimensional handle, monogrammed on one side and marked on the reverse with Kerr's logo, Sterling and no. 572. Length 9 3/4"; weight 4.4 troy ounces.

Price: $750.00

English silver box in original case provenance Arthur Duke of Wellington also vesta case with original braided silk wick

N6385 Important English Silver Cigarette and Tinder Box Arthur Wellesley 4th Duke of Wellington

A fine antique sterling silver cigarette case and match safe complete with a braided silk wick. The door to the case is hinged with recessed hinges displaying superb workmanship and the piece is in pristine condition with perfect color and patina. The case is housed in the original green leather case fitted with green velvet. The case is engraved with the coronet of a duke and the monogram AW intertwined for Arthur Wellesley 4th Duke of Wellington. The gold monogram on the case matches the engraved crest and the motto of the order of the Garter is engraved on the silver box. The retailer is Collingwood, a popular retailer in the reign of King Edward VII. The maker on the case is FB and the date is 1910. 3 3/8" by 2 3/8" by 3/4" deep.

The wick is hooked onto a silver chain and is pulled down into a chamber or cylindrical barrel on the side of the case where it would smolder until it was needed to light up.

Price: $1,500.00

English sterling silver antique grape shears

5572 English Silver Solid Grape Shears

An all sterling silver grape shears with cast decoration of grapes on the handles in excellent condition. London 1851 by Charles Rawlings and William Summers.

Length: 7 1/2"

Weight: 4.7 troy ounces

Price: $495.00

William De Mateo sterling silver grape shears

N6144 William De Mateo Sterling Grape Shears

A sterling silver cast grape shears by William De Mateo with grapes, vines and two comic faces on both sides of the handles. The Mateo family were New Jersey silversmiths.

Length: 6 1/2". Weight: 4.35 troy ounces.

Price; $425.00

German antique silver shoe with London import marks for 1894

N5815 Hanau 1894 Silver Shoe

A German antique sterling silver shoe with London import marks for 1894 and the maker TC. Marked with both German and English marks. Decorated with embossed cherubs and scenes and a large applied bow on the toe. Length: 6 1/2". Height: 2 3/4" at the rear of the shoe. Weight: 4.5 troy ounces.

Price: $595.00

German silver figural piper salt and pepper

N5667 Pair of Exceptional German Figural Salt and Pepper Shakers

A very fine quality pair of heavy salt and pepper shakers, one a bag pipe player and the other a sailor with pipe and telescope. Signed and marked 800 with the German half moon and crown mark. Circa 1890. Excellent condition. Height: 3 1/2". Weight: 8.7 troy ounces

Price; $1,250.00 pair

repousse sterling pencil

N2615 Large repousse sterling silver pencil

American sterling repousse pencil. Monogrammed. Circa 1890. The pencil has lead in the barrel. Length: 6 1/2"

Price: $185.00

Gorham H series bon bon spoon

N3171 Gorham Bon Bon Spoon

A cast sterling silver bon bon spoon by Gorham circa 1900 retailed by Wise and Son. Length: 5". Weight: 1.45 troy ounces. Full Gorham marks and numbered 147.

Price: $125.00

Redlich sterling sworn letter opener

Large Redlich Sterling Silver Letter Opener

A very large sword shaped letter opener by Redlich, c1890 with a hollow hand chased handle and sterling blade. Length 13 1/2"; weight 4.7 troy oz.

Price $675.00

four English silver menu holders

N6057 English Silver Menu Holders Chester 1914

Four matching English sterling silver menu holders by Sampson Mordan hallmarked Chester 1914. Heavy circular bases and angled supports. Base diameter 1 3/16". Height: 1"

Price: $375.00

Evald Nielsen Mustard Pot

N4334 Evald Nielsen Sterling Mustard Pot

A sterling mustard pot with a hinged lid by Evald Nielsen of Denmark. The base has a black bakelite rim. Height: 2 1/2". Perfect condition.

Price: $275.00

Tiffany all sterling grape shears

N2353 Tiffany Sterling Silver Grape Shears

A fine pair of cast all sterling silver grape shears by Tiffany & Co with ornate grape and leaf decoration on the handle. Length 6". weight: 4.3 troy ounces. Gold washed blades.

Price: $475.00

oklahoma state souvenir spoon

Watson Sterling Souvenir Spoon

A Watson sterling silver souvenir spoon with an enameled bowl depicting the state of Oklahoma state seal. The handle has embossed details of the state of Oklahoma on front and back. Circa 1907. Length: 5 3/8"

Price: $45.00

English Silver match safe

N4196 English Silver Match Safe

An unusual quality English silver match safe with recessed hinge and engraved sides. Monogrammed on the front of the safe and with the original matches inside. The vesta is 3/8" deep, unusually deep and also exceptionally well engraved. 2" by 1 3/8" by 3/8". Birmingham 1890s.

Price: $195.00

sterling baby fork

N4158 Rogers Sterling Little Boy Blue Baby Fork

A 4" long sterling silver baby fork by Rogers with an etched design on the handle depicting a boy blowing a bugle and the words "Little boy blue". Crisp condition.

Price: $45.00

Tiffany antique sterling silver boxed meet with inscriptions

Tiffany Antique Sterling Boxed Set

A Tiffany boxed presentation set containing two inscribed small butter pats 3" diameter, two napkin rings, and two small individual salts. All sterling silver. Inscribed "William" and "Marion". Circa 1875.

Price: $395.00

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