Design Drives Our Passion For Antique Sterling Silver And Antique Jewelry
Rare Japanese silver centerpiece bowl, ca 1880. Two dragons slither around the curved sides – scaly, spiky beasts immersed in violent and chaotic waves. Foaming waves on foot. Drama in layered, overlapping, and textural relief. Rim subtly waved. Double-walled. Japanese hallmark. Condition: Excellent. Some lead solder on underside and minor rattle.
Dimensions: H 7 1/2 x D 17 in. Heavy weight: 137 troy ounces. #BM995Sale Price: $22,750.00
Pair of Chinese export silver candlesticks. Made by Luen Wo in Shanghai, ca 1900. Each: tubular shaft with spool socket and raised square base. Flowers (irises) with curvilinear stems and leaves applied to stippled ground. A great “rebound” design that showcases a Westernized Asian motif. Hallmarked. Very good condition with rich patina and fine details.
Dimensions: H 8 7/8 x W 3 3/4 x D 3 3/4 in. Weighted. #BO884Sale Price: $4,900.00
Chinese export silver salver, ca 1890. Large and shaped. Well has engraved bamboo and blossoming branches, and is populated with birds, including cranes and peacocks. They fly, perch, and peck the ground. Central Greek key frame engraved with interlaced monogram. Rim has applied blossoming branches. Four blossoming branch supports. Hallmarked Luen-Wo, a Shanghai maker active from the late 19th until early 20th century. Nice condition and patina.
Dimensions: H 1 7/8 x W 17 1/2 x W 12 7/8... Click for detailsSale Price: $11,375.00
Colonial Indian silver tea set, ca 1900. This set comprises teapot, creamer, and sugar.
Each: globular with scalloped rim and stepped foot. Handles rectilinear brackets. Teapot has finial in form of elephant seated in lotus position. Decorated with arcade frames inset with chased and repousse scenes of daily life on stippled ground: figures (some wearing turbans) carry water, make music, and meditate. Local color includes palm trees. A great roundup of exotic motifs. Sweet Raj-era... Click for detailsSale Price: $1,015.00
One of the best Japanese silver centerpiece bowls we have had the privilege to sell. Curved sides with applied chrysanthemums: lots of flower heads with overlapping stems. Three faceted and stippled scroll supports with large leaf mounts. Double-walled. Hallmarked. Meiji era, ca 1890. Excellent condition with nice patina.
Large dimensions: H 7 1/2 x D 13 in. Heavy weight: 95.5 troy ounces. BM716Sale Price: $19,500.00
Rare Chinese silver and enamel bowl, ca 1900. Curved and lobed sides. Raised foot. Incised frames with enameled bamboo, chrysanthemum, and birds perched on blossoming branches – wonderful period motifs finely depicted. Hallmark includes Chinese characters. Strong color and deep patina.
Dimensions: H 4 x D 7 5/8 in. Weight: 22.6 troy ounces. BM653Sale Price: $19,500.00
Distinguished silver desk box. Rectangular with straight sides. Cover hinged and gently curved with tapering tab. Box and cover interior cedar-lined and partitioned. Box underside lined with black leather. Hallmark possibly Chinese. Fine condition with crisp corners and snug-fitting cover.
Dimensions: H 2 x W 9 7/8 x D 3 5/8 in. Total weight: 24 troy ounces. BM548Sale Price: $1,400.00
Chinese Export silver footed basket, ca. 1910. Solid well and open sides with garland on trellis. C-scroll swing handle with same. Molded curvilinear rim. Short concave stem and stepped foot. Hallmarked with Chinese characters. Very good condition.
Dimensions: H (with handle): 6 3/4 in. H (without handle) 3 1/8 x D 6 in. 7 troy ounces. BO114Sale Price: $416.50
Amusing shakudo brooch with copper and gold detail featuring a woman in repose. The brooch is braced by a sterling silver mount. Made in Japan. Meiji period, ca. 1880. Excellent condition with fabulous patina.
Length: 2 3/8 in. #1120Sale Price: $1,995.00
Charming rectangular Shakudo brooch with gold and silver detail featuring a laughing man. The brooch is braced by a 12K gold mount. Made in Japan. Meiji era, ca. 1880. Excellent condition with fine patina.
Dimensions: H 7/8 x L 1 7/8 in. #1119Sale Price: $2,625.00
A delightful Shakudo brooch featuring a laughing face with exaggerated features including large copper lips as well as copper rope detail. Made in Japan. Meiji era, ca. 1880. Excellent condition with lovely patina.
Dimensions: H 3/4 x L 1 3/4 in. #1118Sale Price: $1,750.00
Chinese export silver vanity set, ca. 1900. This set comprises 4 pieces: 1 hand mirror, 1 hairbrush, 1 hair comb, and 1 clothing brush.
Each: a scary, scaly, and slithery dragon in relief on honeycomb ground. Vacant cartouche. Hairbrush and mirror are shield form. Mirror has beveled glass. Clothing brush tubular with arched ends. A fine gift for a dramatic and charismatic woman. Chinese hallmark with no. 85. Condition: Excellent. brushes have stiff and clean bristles. Comb teeth straight... Click for detailsSale Price: $1,470.00