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BI633

German sterling silver three-mast ship. Imported to Chester, England by Berthold Muller in 1903. A very large model of an old three-mast warship in battle. Sailors wield weapons, climb rigging, and fall in agony. The gun ports are open. The captain is at the helm.

A wonderful model from the mermaid figurehead to the dolphin rudder. Sails are “stitched” and the hand-hammering suggests billowing wind. Ships and decks are made of “planks.” Interior of captain’s cabin has shadows... Click for details

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BH053

Pair of sterling silver and ivory medieval figures. Made in Germany, C 1920.

The man wears head-to-toe armor. The helmet visor is raised revealing his face. He holds a standard in one hand and his shield in the other. His lady is dressed in a fur-lined patterned gown and wears a veiled turret hat. On her wrist is perched a falcon. A courtly pair dressed at the height of 15th-century fashion. The figures stand on square bases with faceted corners. On each corner is mounted a figure of a... Click for details

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BG819

Exquisite figural Centerpiece by the well known English silversmith Stephen Smith hallmarked London 1868. The centerpiece is shaped oval in design with a 2 tier center shaft topped with a large figural cherub. Sitting on each side of the base are 2 large figural winged women. Two shell serving bowls are attached to the front and back of the base. The centerpiece is set up on 4 great paw feet with 2 lion heads right above the paw feet with fine acanthus leaf decoration surrounding the lions... Click for details

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BG365

This is the best piece of Chinese silver we have ever come across. A very large figural group of a gate set on a very nice rosewood base. The gate comprises 4 circular columns with piercing, decorated flowers and 2 dragons. The dragons are wrapped around the 2 inner columns with the figural head of the dragons coming out facing in at the top of the 2 inner columns. The landing of the gate has a wonderful pierced railing decorated with bamboo leaves and dragons. The floor is engraved all over... Click for details

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BG360

This is the finest silver and enamel chinese centerpiece bowl we have seen. Set on a ring foot with a fluted edge to the top. The enamel work is done in cloisonne enamel. All of the decoration is done with fine applied wirework with the spaces inbetween filled with a wonderful selection of colors. I will describe the bowl all around as each side has different decoration. First side has an applied prunis tree with many prunis blossoms on diferent stems coming out of the trunk. The colors on... Click for details

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BD334

This is a truly magnificent museum quality German 800 silver and gilded Jugendstil centerpiece, beautifully decorated with elegantly flowing floral forms and prominently featuring a lovely female figure dressed in a form-fitting robe and carrying an artfully draped scarf. The centerpiece has been expertly crafted, all the surfaces showing the quintessential whiplash curves of the Art Nouveau movement and conveying a lively sense of movement and style throughout. The base, in particular,... Click for details

Sale Price: $32,175.00
Listed Price $49,500.00
BC427

This is a magnificent pair of sterling silver five light candelabra by the French silversmiths Boin Taburet in a lovely Renaissance Revival style. Each stands on a stepped circular base, the bottom timed with an egg border accented with shells and the top with a bound reed and leaf design. The baluster shaped stem is supported on a domed based with spiral details and has facetted sides decorated with Each is excellent condition, and measures approx. 21 3/4” high, with bases approx. 7” in... Click for details

Sale Price: $31,200.00
Listed Price $48,000.00
BC172

This is a pair of rare royal Georgian sterling silver wine coolers, lavishly embellished with exceptionally fine quality decoration and each handsomely engraved with a pair of royal crests. They were made to order for the sixth son of King George III, Augustus Frederick 1773-1843 and the heavy guage of the silver and the extraordinary quality of the craftsmanship are a testament to their ownership by a man of wealth and taste. They rest upon 4 elegantly curving feet which have been accented by... Click for details

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BC129

This is a magnificent heavy gauge sterling silver centerpiece in the style of the Rococco Revival, beautifully decorated all around the base with figural putti of the very finest quality signed by the renowned French silversmith, A. Aucoc of Paris. The large shell-shaped centerpiece bowl has an attractively undulating wave-like edge and rests upon a short, leafy central column which emerges from an elongated ovoid base augmented by truly exceptional decoration. The surface of the base has been... Click for details

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