Britannia Fine Antique Silver
RH9281 Large Impressive Hammered 800 Austrian Silver Candelabrum Bruder Frank
A large 800 silver antique hand hammered Austrian seven arm candelabra in the style of the Wiener Werkatstte. The Toucan hallmark dates to after 1921 and the maker is Bruder Frank, a quality Austrian silver manufacturer competing at the time with the French art deco silver manufacturers. In excellent condition. The base is held in place with the original silver nut.
Weight 55 toz. Height 12".
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RH9311 Gorham Martele Coffee Pot
A Gorham Martele sample silver coffee pot with elegant chasing. The date letter for 1898 in also stamped on the base. The lid hinges back to open. The hammering is clear and sharp and the condition is excellent.
Height 12 1/2".
Weight 23.75 toz.
RH9320 Six Matching Candlesticks Arts & Crafts Michael Bolton London 1988
Six hand hammered arts and crsfts style sterling silver gold washed candlesticks with a light gold wash set with caboshon moonstones and amethysts. London 1988. Maker Michael Bolton. The design includes silver balls applied to the bases and around the moonstones.
Height 10 1/2". Weight 147 troy ounces.
RH9313 Rare Gorham Hops Beer Pitcher
A large important antique sterling pitcher by the Gorham Company in 1905 chased with hops on a finely planished background. The pitcher is in pristine condition and the chasing is as fine as it could be. Never monogrammed. The decoration extends to the hammered handle with applied detail of the hops plant. The pitcher was probaly a beer pitcher and is an exciting museum quality piece. Weight 54.75 toz. Height 10 3/4"
9279 Tiffany Mixed Metal Bowl Circa 1906
A rare Tiffany sterling and inlaid copper leaf fruit bowl in excellent condition. Marked Tiffany and Co sterling and copper inlay. Circa 1906
Diameter 7 1/2". Height 3".
RH9272 Rare Gorham Cracker Jar Sample Circa 1893
A large antique cracker jar by the Gorham Company dated 1893 with a sample mark. The glass seems to be the work of Thomas Webb or Pairpoint. Marked on the lip of the pull of lid. Height 8".
RH8950 Bigelow Kennard (Dominick & Haff Maker) Sterling Aesthetic Pitcher
A superb hand hammered antique sterling pitcher retailed by Bigelow Kennard of Boston. The maker is Dominick & haff of New York. Circa 1880. The chasing is of lily pads and leaves in an intaglio style and the handle is also ornate. Excellent patina and in good condition. Inscribed on the base with an 1883 presentation. Weight 30.3 toz. Height 9"
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.
RH9252 Large Gorham Centerpiece Fruit Bowl 91 toz.
A large Gorham sterling silver gold washed centerpiece fruit bowl in the neo classical style with panels of patinated sterling silver on the sides and on each of the two handles. Fancy monogram and presentation date 1877 on the pedestal. Weight 91 toz. Height 8". Width across handles 17 1/2".
RH9269 French Silver Centerpiece Alphonse Debaine
A heavy fine quality antique silver French centerpiece bowl with busts and extraordinary detail of scrolls. Marked with the head of Mercury with the 1st purity number in the mark and the mark of Alphonse Debaine.
Length 16 1/2". Width 9". Height 5 1/2". Weight of silver only with liner removed 106 toz.
The brass liner has two hadles for lifting.
RH9251 Rare Whiting Sterling Shell Bowl Circa 1880
A rare Whiting antique sterling silver fruit bowl chased with large shells and partially gold washed seaweed in remarkable detail. Lightly gold washed interior. Diameter 9 1/2" Height 4 5/8" Weight 23.87 toz.
RH9215 Rare Whiting Sterling Shell Bowl Circa 1880
A rare hand hammered and chased antique sterling oval bowl. The bowl has a large band of hand chased shells of various types together with spot hammering on the base and the lower regions.There is a starfish in the band and seaweed.Monogrammed with a two letter Gothic monogram on the front of the bowl. Very fine quality and a fairly large fruit bowl in a rare motif. Weight 25.7 toz. Height 4". Length 9 3/4". Width 7 1/2".
RH9214 Rare Gorham Indian Influenced Sterling Tureen Circa 1875 65 toz.
A superb antique sterling Gorham tureen in the Indian style with Indian motifs used on the handles and the four figural feet. In excellent condition. Circa 1875. Chased and engraved decoration at the highest level. Length 14" across handles. Height 8 1/2" to the finial.
RH9208 Arts and Crafts English Silver Bowl with Hardstones Birmingham 1898
An arts and crafts antique sterling silver hand hammered bowl with inset green cabochon hardstones. Mixed Metal copper base supporting the bowl with silver rivets on the strap work Maker William Hair Haseler. Hallmarked Birmingham 1898. Haseler worked with Liberty and in 1898 formed a partnership with Liberty and executed the designed of Knox.
RH6796 Whiting Oval Sterling Bowl Circa 1880
A Whiting hand hammered bowl of oval form with applied crab and koi together with engraved and applied seaweed. The bowl weighs 18.9 troy ounces and measures 8 3/4" by 6 3/4" with a height of 3 1/4".
RH9204 Rare Gorham Special Order Letter Rack Circa 1900
A superb antique art nouveau sterling silver letter rack by the Gorham Company decorated on front and back in the art nouveau style. The top of the rack has a peacock and there are two female art nouveau figures on the lower bar. Beautifully put together with a solid construction. Weight 31 troy oz.
Height 8" Width 9". Depth 4"
RH9074 Rare S. Kirk & Son Silver Ewer 11 ounce mark 78 toz
A rare Kirk antique silver ewer chased with landscape scenes with floral decoration. The handle has a large cast applied whippet on the top and applied bird at the base. Fine detail with crisp chasing in perfect condition. A small monogram is engraved in the cartouche on the front.
Weight 78 toz.
Height 17 1/2".
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.
RH90173 Kirk Landscape Castle Pattern Kettle
A superb antique sterling kettle on stand by S Kirk of Baltimore Maryland in excellent crisp condition. The highlight of the ornate cast base are the four rams heads on the corners of the hoof feet. Quality chasing throughout of buildings and trees with rams heads on the handle as well. Original burner.
Height 14". Weight 86 toz.
RH9076 Pair of British Antique Silver Massive Vases
A huge pair of hand chased antique sterling silver vases with acanthus leaves and floral bands of chasing. The vases measure 16" tall with a weight of 120 toz. The interiors are gold washed. Hallmarked as follows: 1 Edinburgh 1892 Brook & Son. 2. London 1892 Charles Stuart Harris. These vases have a huge presence and are in excellent condition.
RH9156 Los Castillo Hand Hammered Sterling Swan Bowl
A sterling Mexican Los Castillo mixed metal swan shaped bowl with hammered surfaces and a copper bill. An impressive novelty item with quality silver-smithing evident. The copper eye has a garnet cabochon insert. Excellent condition. 12" by 7". Weight 30.25 toz.
RH9175 Irish Antique Britannia Standard Teapot Dublin 1821.
A rare Irish antique silver teapot with a dog head spout and figural handle. The body ornately chased with four applied paw feet. Marked J Fry for Alderman West, Dublin 1821. Weight 36.8 toz. Height 6". Length 11".
RH9144 Gorham Sample Sterling Jardinière 1893
An unusual large antique sterling silver jardinière by the Gorham Company of Providence with four applied reticulated cast feet and hand chased floral panels on each side. Ornate cast leaf form handles applied to the sides of the pot. Light gold washed interior. Weight 82.20 toz. Height 9". Width across the handles 14". Sample mark surrounding the number and the date letter for 1893.
RH9143 Reed & Barton Sterling Martele Style Pitcher Circa 1900
A rare antique sterling hand hammered pitcher by Reed & Barton with chased thistles on a hammered background in the Martele style. Very fine detailed chasing, including on the feet and on the handle.
Height 14 1/2". Weight 53.90 toz.
RH9126 Dominick & Haff Pond Kettle on Stand Circa 1880
A superbly hand chased kettle on stand decorated with pond creatures and plants such as dragon flies and cattails. The kettle sits on a hand hammered stand with the original burner. Excellent condition and patina.
Weight 26.7 toz. Height 9"
RH9113 Whiting Sterling Bowl Marine Life Circa 1880
A Whiting antique sterling silver footed fruit bowl designed by Charles Osborne circa 1880 with an applied turtle and acid etched seaweed on a textured surface. The reverse side has dandelions with etched detail. The surface of the bowl has graduated spot hammering and a heavy etched surface combined for an unusual effect. Monogrammed and with four applied paw feet. Gold washed interior. weight 26.35 toz. Diameter 10". Height 4 1/2"
RH9121 Tiffany Ornate Antique Sterling Tureen Circa 1880
A superb ornate Tiffany antique sterling tureen circa 1880 in the Chinese Chippendale style with floral chasing. There are chickens on the four corners of the handles. This is the larger size tureen in the motif and it has a huge presence. The weight is 95.5 toz. Length 16" across the handles. 8" wide and 9 1/2" tall at the handle of the pull off lid.
RH9022 Rare Tiffany Fruit Bowl with Marine Motifs Circa 1886
A large important Tiffany antique sterling fruit bowl with ornate repousse decoration and applied owl like faces on each side of the bowl. The feet are applied cast shells to the base. There is additional applied cast seaweed superimposed on the repousse surface. Gold washed interior. Monogrammed and with acid etched detail on the base. Weight 68 toz. Diameter 12 5/8". Height 5 5/8".
RH9068 Elkington Sterling Engraved Tray Birmingham 1877
A large antique sterling silver tray with hand engraved Japanese scenes and an ornate border. Hallmarked in Birmingham in 1877 with Frederick Elkington makers mark. Weight 130 toz. 25" by 17". Superb engraving with remarkable detail depicting birds and cranes with foliage.
RH9063 Rare Gorham Sterling Pitcher Circa 1893
A rare Gorham antique sterling silver pitcher with the an 1893 date letter mark. The faceting varies from smaller facets on the handle base and neck to large irregular chased facets on the body of the pitcher. Marked sterling and with the Gorham logo stamped. #1215.
Weight 27.65 toz. Height 8"
RH9014 Whiting Sterling Youth Set Circa 1880
An antique sterling silver youth set by Whiting with deep acid etched decoration depicting a donkey, frog, owl, and other animals in remarkable detail. Gold washed interior. Superb ornate monogram on the reverse of the bowl. Plate diameter 5 1/2" . Bowl diameter 4 1/2". Height 2 3/4". Weight 16.40 toz.
RH6554 Large 24" English Antique Silver Salver
London 1824 William Eley II
A superb large ornate English silver salver by William Eley dated 1824. The cast pierced floral ornate border is of exceptional quality and the center is hand engraved with panels of flowers and other symmetrical designs. A large crest is engraved in the cartouche at the center. Weight 180 troy ounces. Large ornate cast feet are applied to the bottom.
RH8938 Tiffany Sterling Pitcher Charles Osborne Circa 1879
A spot hammered antique sterling silver pitcher marked with Tiffany and Company and probably designed by Charles Osborne for Tiffany. The chased swirls on the sides are typical of Osborne's design as is the band of decoration circumventing the top of the pitcher which has applied silver bugs and dragon flies. Height 7 5/8". Weight 22 toz.
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RH8990 Massive German Charger Augsburg 23" by 19"
A large oval antique silver charger with hand chased battle scenes and cornucopia with winged angels on the border. Marked in two places on the front. Circa 1840. Weight 64.5 toz.
RH8978 Rare Gorham Elephant Handle Pitcher Circa 1880
A rare Gorham square antique sterling pitcher with a soft satin finish and a cast elephant form handle. Marked with a date letter for 1880. The pitcher has an ornate band of applied decoration at the base and retains the original gold wash in the interior.
Height 7". Weight 24.2 toz.
RH8941 Gorham Martele 950 Silver Vase c1904
A hand hammered Gorham Martele vase with undulating top and chased floral decoration. Height 8 1/4"; weight 31 troy oz. Marked GZM and Martele marks as well as 950/1000.
RH8937 Rare Dominick & Haff Sterling Pitcher Circa 1882
A hand hammered Japonesque antique sterling pitcher by Dominick and Haff dated 1882. There are dragon flies and leaves on a spot hammered surface and the handle is hand hammered. Height 7 5/8". Weight 28 toz.
RH8936 Tiffany Antique Sterling Pitcher
A rare tall Tiffany antique sterling silver pitcher with a Japanese influenced motifs including multiple applied detailed cast fish and engraved seaweed on a satin finished area. Bordered by ornate applied die rolled bands. The base and rim are smooth for a very effective contrast. A fine early example of the Japanese movement by Tiffany & Company. Circa 1876. Height 9 3/8" tall. Weight 37 toz.
RH8773 English Silver Wine Carafe Circa 1870
An antique English silver and etched glass carafe by William and George Sissons of Sheffield circa 1870 in superb condition with a rampant lion crest in the cartouche. The decoration of the silver is done by hand and includes chasing and engraving. The decoration on the glass is very finely executed and depicts a Roman chariot with swags and bows in concentric bands. Height 10 1/2".
RH9265 Gorham Japonesque Sugar & Cream Jug Circa 1877
An unusual Gorham hammered sterling silver Japonesque sugar & creamer with engraved Japanese motifs including butterflies and birds. Weight 14.10 toz. the sugar basket is 3 1/4" tall with a swing handle.
RH8931 Rare Gorham Sterling Tureen date letter 1885
A full size puffy antique sterling hand chased Gorham tureen with Indian motifs and design. The lid pulls off. The ornate feet have elements of Indian design also and the entire tureen has a stippled background to contrast the glorious chasing. The lid has a chrysanthemum finial. Dated 1885. Weight 75.7 toz.
RH8815 Howard Sterling Wine Jug Circa 1880
A fabulous heavy Howard & Company wine ewer with cast applied grape leaves and vines. There is a large monogram on one side and the handle is also naturalistic in the form of a branch.
Weight 43 toz.
Height 14 1/4"
Shiebler Leaf Form Sugar Bowl
An antique sterling silver sugar bowl with applied insects and leaf detail on the sides. The body is hand hammered and the base marked with the Shiebler mark and sterling. Circa 1880. Weight 4.95 toz. Height 3"
RH8741 S Kirk 11 oz Pitcher
An early antique 11 ounce silver pitcher by S Kirk and Son dated 1828. Crisp detail and excellent patina and condition. There is a large face forming the spout and a band of chased nautical creatures circumventing the body. Large acanthus leaves and other flowers throughout. Marked with an 1828 date letter on the edge of the pedestal base.
Weight 38.2 toz.
RH8735 Tiffany Sterling Pitcher
A Tiffany antique sterling pitcher with spot hammered surface and applied sumac. Added dimension with acid etching of the leaves of the sumac plant. Graduated pearling on the handle together with the spot hammering.
Height 8". Weight 25.75 toz.
RH8714 Queen Anne Sugar Shaker Circa 1712
A later chased antique silver Queen Anne sugar shaker with a height of 9 1/2" and a weight of 13.6 toz. The ornate fine floral chased decoration done in Victorian times, circa 1850. The cap is marked and pulls off with two hooks holding it in place.
RH8729 Russian Silver Sugar Basket
An excellent quality small Russian silver trompe l'oeil sugar basket with swing handle dated 1885. Gold washed interior. Weight 2.75 toz. 2" interior diameter. Height 1 1/2". Marked on base and on swing handle.
RH8695 Rare Marcus Sterling & Gold Cup
An extremely unusual heavy cup with a large applied gold monogram with the mark of Marcus of New York. Dated 1907. Hand hammered and chased with holly. Incredible weight of 12.55 toz. Height 3 1/4".
RH8700 Whiting Yacht Trophy Circa 1887
A Whiting antique sterling yacht trophy with wire strap work on the handle and acid etched decoration. It has a flip up lid. Applied shell on the base of the handle. Dated June 1887 and won by RIVAL. The club is Seawanhaka Corinthian Yacht Club. The overall design is typical of Whiting, and most likely the design of Charles Osborne who worked for the company.
Height 11". Weight 32.55 toz.
H8733 Tiffany Sterling Tureen circa 1880
Indian influenced engraving with incredible depth and quality and a large cast detailed whippet finial. Remarkably dense engraving on the pedestal base and handles. Weight 84.6 toz. Height 11".
RH8640 Rare Early Gorham Martele Vase 18"
A rare Gorham Martele sample vase with delicate floral chasing and four dolphin face feet. Chased in panels on a hammered background.
Weight 78.45 troy ounces.
RH8644 Shiebler 'Cabbage Leaf' Serving Bowl Circa 1880
A rare Shiebler naturalistic cabbage leaf sterling bowl with canopy, looped handle and applied bunch of grapes on one side. Length 8" by 5 3/4" wide; height 4 1/2"; weight 17.90 troy oz. Retailed by Theodore Starr. Style 287.
EX8645 Shiebler Spoon with gilded leaf bowl and applied bunch of grapes on the handle. Style 320. Length 10".
RH8647 Shiebler Sterling Leaf Bowl Circa 1880 with applied bug on the leaf foot below the handle. Weight 22 toz. 11" by 6" by 2 1/2" tall.
8648 Shiebler Spoon with leaf bowl, wire handle and a copper bug on leaf at the terminal. Length 10" Price: $1,875.00
RH8660 Peer Smed Tea and Coffee Set
A rare hand hammered sterling silver tea set by Peer Smed in superb condition with applied monograms on the smaller pieces and pierced monograms inside the two pots. Reticulated bases. Weight 70.45 toz. Tallest pot 10".
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.
RH8671 Gorham Martele Small Pitcher
A small 7" tall Gorham Martele silver pitcher dated 1902 with fine hand hammering and floral chasing all in pristine condition with excellent color. Weight 28.5 toz.
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RH8656 Shiebler Leaf Sterling Tray
An antique sterling oval hand hammered leaf form tray with hammered ruffled edges and center. 15" by 9 1/2". Weight 21.65 toz. Monogrammed on the reverse of the tray. Circa 1880.
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.
RH8469 Rare Kirk Repousse 11oz Egg Coddler
A rare Kirk repousse two handle egg coddler, the hinged lid opening at the center with small knobs to reveal the silver insert. Total weight 43.50 troy oz. Height 3 1/2" without the insert handle; length across the handles 11 3/8" by 6 1/2" wide. Marked S Kirk & Son 11oz.
RH8583 Duhme Sterling Pitcher
A Duhme antique sterling pitcher with hammered surfaces and chased and engraved flowers. There is a small chased and engraved frog close to the base on one side. Inscribed and dated 1885 in the large open cartouche. Height 7 1/8". Weight 19.55 toz.
RH8576 Aesthetic Leaf Form Bon Bon Basket
Marked for Schultz and Fischer of San Francisco. Probably the manufacture of George Shiebler. A bon bon basket measuring 8" across with a weight of 6.75 toz.
RH8534 Gorham Martele Coffee Set
An art nouveau antique silver coffee set in the Gorham Martele series marked as a sample and numbered 1410 on the tray and 1411 on the other three pieces. Circa 1899. Weight 68.30toz.
RH6813 Six Rare Kirk Sterling Chargers
Six rare antique sterling chargers by S Kirk & Son, Baltimore, MD with applied grapes, cherries, blackberries, pineapples and leaves, the rope border with applied bunches of grapes. Each plate has an applied custom gold monogram ESC for Ellen Swan Drewry gifted to her by "Aunt Ellie" in 1890. Ellen married Benjamin Deford who was president of Deford Co., a leather manufacturer in Baltimore.
Diameter 13 5/8"; combined weight 205 troy ounces.
$2,200.00 each 6 AVAILABLE
RH8492 Pair of Tiffany Vegetable Dishes
A fine pair of Tiffany antique sterling silver covered vegetable tureens in the Chinese Chippendale style. The tureens are chased with ornate floral bands of decoration. The handles have four rooster heads in the design. Weight 109 troy ounces.
RH8261 Monumental Tuttle Vases
A rare pair of impressive antique art deco sterling vases by Tuttle with fish faces as handles on the side. Applied gadrooned edges on the base and lip.
Marked with CC in the crescent for Calvin Coolidge (President).
Height 16". Combined weight 110 troy ounces.
RH8321 Tiffany Tankard 550 Broadway
An early Tiffany antique coin silver lidded tankard by Moore with outstanding engraved figural scenes on both sides. The lid opens on a hinge and the edges of the lid and base are decorated with gadrooning. Engraved with a crest on the front of the tankard and with a wreath on the lid. Height 8 1/4". Weight 37 troy ounces.
RH8332 Tiffany Centerpiece Compote
A rare and important Tiffany antique sterling silver compote centerpiece with applied ivy and three dimensional birds in incredible detail. Marked with the M for Moore mark for Tiffany and Company, circa 1875. Height 11 1/2" at the handle. Weight 65 troy ounces.
RH8292 Pair of Sterling Vegetable Tureens
A rare pair of finely chased antique sterling vegetable tureens with chased and engraved butterflies and vines. Marked with a retailer's stamp of W H Saxton and sterling. The handles are custom screw in script monogram finials. The bottom of the tureens has the same hand chased design as the lids all the way through to the middle of the bases.
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.
RH8284 Petersen Sterling Bon Bon Compotes
A hand hammered antique sterling pair of bon bon compotes with handles by Carl Poul Petersen of Montreal Canada. Height 8" Weight 36 troy ounces.
RH8145 William Comyns Arts & Crafts Silver Vase
An unusual arts and crafts English antique sterling silver vase with hand hammering and floral chasing in panels on all sides. The vase is tall enough to have a significant presence and the chasing is very fine with a perfect patina. Hallmarked 1902 with the mark of William Comyns.
Total Height with the applied base 9 1/2".
RH6875 Gorham Silver Martele Bowl
A large Gorham art nouveau bowl in the 950/1000 purity chased with flowers. The Martele bowl has a date of 1903 and is in excellent condition.
Weight 57 troy ounces. Length 16 1/4" across.
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.
RH7823 Gorham Martele Thistle Loving Cup
A Gorham three handle Martele silver loving cup dated 1905 with a custom chased monogram on one panel. Numbered H/VK. The top of the cup chased with thistles. British import marked. Weight 69 troy ounces. Height 10".
RH7913 Gorham Martele Berry Bowl 1900
A Gorham Martele silver berry bowl circa 1900 with floral chasing including extra detailed chasing of the leaves on the border and four protruding feet from the base. Monogrammed on the base and inscribed with the date 1900. 10" across by 8 1/2". Weight 22.20 troy ounces.
RH7822 Dominick & Haff Loving Cup
A museum quality Dominick & Haff sterling loving cup circa 1881 in perfect condition chased with dragon flies, lily pads and pond related plants all in the Japanese taste on a spot hammered background. Together with the original presentation postmarked letter to a doctor in 1881 as a token of appreciation for work done. This all corresponds with the inscription on the base. Weight 29 troy ounces. Height 6 1/8".
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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
RH7738 Gorham Olive Dish and Server
A Gorham antique sterling olive dish with applied olive and the original serving spoon in a fitted case. Hand engraved detail finely executed in yellow gilt on a satin finish in the Japanese taste. Monogrammed. Dated 1881.
RH7678 Pair of Tiffany Sterling Union Square Salts
An unusual pair of Tiffany sterling salts with the Union Square mark on the base. Monogrammed. Textured mottled parcel gilded surfaces on the outside and rose colored gilt interiors. Sweeping handles that extend to the bowls. "M" mark for Edward Moore. 1 1/2" tall. Diameter 2 1/2". Weight 4.7 troy ounces.
Price: $795.00 pair
Rare Gorham Sterling and Mixed Metals Punch Bowl with Ladle
A large important antique 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.
RH6889 Important Tiffany Antique Sterling Vase
An exceptional Tiffany sterling vase attributed to Curran with applied, etched and chased detail. The two handles terminate in a cast rosette which is also applied to the base on the underside. Exceptional detail, and a remarkable effort on the part of Tiffany & Company to produce a unique piece of silver during the gilded age. Height 12 3/4" tall. Weight 106.9 troy oz. The diameter of the top opening is 6"
RH7379 Rare Tiffany Acid Etched Vase Circa 1900
An unusual Tiffany antique sterling silver art nouveau vase with acid etched decoration throughout depicting lily of the valley. The etching takes on a textured finish and the dark color contrasts with the pattern.
Height 10". Weight 19.55 troy ounces.
Set of Four Caldwell Open Salts with Turtle Bases and shells
A rare set of four sterling silver open salts by Caldwell, a figural turtle forming the base of each salt. The rim of the bowls are chased with shells. Combined weight 29.75 troy oz. Height 2 1/4"; length 5"; width 4"; length turtle 3 1/4".
Price: $3,950.00 for the set of 4
RH7229 Wood & Hughes Aesthetic Sterling Salad Bowl and Spoon
An aesthetic sterling salad bowl and matching spoon by Wood & Hughes with textured surface and lobed panels. The handles are applied and mounted with leaves and cherries. Four applied ball feet. The spoon has a deep gold washed satin finished bowl and the same applied leaf on a naturalistic bamboo handle. Bowl monogrammed on one side. Spoon marked W & H, Sterling. Bowl: Length across handles 11 1/4"; diameter 7 1/2"; height 3". Spoon: length 11"; combined weight: 20 troy oz
Price: $5,900.00 for the bowl and spoon
RH7263 Peer Smed Sterling Cup
A hand wrought sterling silver cup with applied handle and chased decoration around the base by the renowned silversmith Peer Smed. Chased into the foot is a name Susan Hockathon or similar. Height 3 1/4"; weight 3.65 troy oz.
RH7244 Tiffany Hammered Salad Bowl with Custom Matching Salad Set
A Japanese style antique hand hammered sterling salad bowl with servers by Tiffany & Company c1880, in perfect condition. Applied custom monogram on all three pieces together with insects and oak leaves joined by engraved tendrils. Gold washed interior. Diameter 8 3/4". Salad set 9 3/4" long. Combined weight 32.60 troy ounces.
RH7250 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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RH6989 German 800 Silver Novelty Tea Set on Tray
A novelty trompe l'oeil five piece German 800 silver 'quilted' tea set by Julius Herz with applied fish net wire, ruffled edges and wire bound twig handles. The set is composed of a tea pot with pull off lid and wood finial 6" tall, a sugar bowl 2" tall and 3" in diameter, sugar tongs 4" long, creamer 2 1/8" tall and triangular presentation tray 9" by 8 1/4". The tray is inscribed "Ehrenpreis der Freifan von Knoop, Wiesbaden, Mai 1900." All pieces are marked with the maker, 800, half moon and crown and city mark. Total weight 27.15 troy oz. Julius Herz was born in 1819 and worked as a silver and goldsmith in Hesse-Nassau.
RH6942 Pair of Antique Tiffany Sterling Candelabra, Circa 1880
An outstanding pair of Tiffany antique sterling silver candelabra each having nine lights, the supports and square bases being chased with flowers and acanthus leaves. The feet are in the form of ram's heads. The top sections of the candelabras are removable as are the bobeches. Excellent condition.
Height 21"; bases 6 1/2" square; combined weight 218 troy ounces.
RH6791 Dominick & Haff Hand Hammered Sterling Loving Cup
A hand hammered sterling silver two handle loving cup by Dominick & Haff with chased and engraved dragonflies and water plants and leaves in a pond. Two applied decorated handles. Monogrammed as shown. Height 8 1/4"; weight 34.10 troy ounces. Marked with the Dominick & Haff logo, 76 and sterling.
RH6440 Tiffany Hexagonal Hammered Sterling Tray
A substantial antique Tiffany sterling hammered hexagonal tray with a large acid etched monogram on the front. Six applied feet on the corners. Marked with Tiffany marks and M. Circa 1875.
Weight 60 troy ounces. Width 15"