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Turn-of-the-century Dutch 835 silver Jewish charity box (or tzedakah). In form of house with front and back brick façade and wood sides. Tile roof, chimney, mansard, door, and windows (front and back ones pierced). Rectangular mount with grass and brick-laid ground, on 4 corner balls. Roof hinged with coin slot. Fully marked including indistinct date letter. Very good condition with nice patina.

Dimensions: H 4 x W 2 7/8 x D 2 3/8 in. Weight: 3.5 troy ounces. #BS736

Sale Price: $1,050.00
Listed Price $1,500.00

Antique Austrian 800 silver sugar box, ca 1875. Four upward tapering sides with chamfered corners and curved bottom. Cover hinged, overhanging, and chamfered with raised rectangular center. Cast canine finial in form of shaggy, waggy dog. Engraved strapwork bands interlaced with pointille arcade, and pendant acanthus leaves. Corner supports in form of Egyptian Revival winged Sphinx. Interior gilt-washed. Marked. Condition: The doggy is a little wobbly and the key cannot be turned or removed.... Click for details

Sale Price: $1,925.00
Listed Price $2,750.00

Antique German 800 silver figural box in form of old-fashioned belle. She wears a snug bodice and ruffled crinoline skirt, and holds a fan in one hand and posy in the other. Her face is hidden by a wide-brimmed straw hat. A beautiful woman with a secret: The top half comes off and the bottom half is a receptacle. Boxy lady!

Fully marked including maker’s stamp for Weinranck & Schmidt, who were active in the 1880s and ’90s. Very good condition with deep patina.

Dimensions: H 8 1/2 x D 5... Click for details

Sale Price: $2,800.00
Listed Price $4,000.00

Victorian sterling silver and mixed metal dance card case. Made by Edward H. Stockwell in London in 1878. Rectangular and hinged with wonderful period ornament Applied silver and gold figures including a kimono-clad geisha carrying a parasol, sandal-shod axman, and robed elder in funny pointy hat. Soaring birds. Chased and tooled mountainous landscapes with palm trees and pavilion. No cliche left behind. A wonderful example of the Japonesque vogue. Interior has lining with pouch and inset... Click for details

Sale Price: $3,850.00
Listed Price $5,500.00

Edwardian sterling silver casket box. Made by William Comyns in London in 1906. Box spread with corner hoof supports. Cover raised and inlaid with patera and ribbon-tied garlands with pendant harps. Box interior lined. Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 3 1/4 x W 6 1/2 x D 4 7/8 in. Gross weight: 13.5 troy ounces. #BN518

Sale Price: $1,925.00
Listed Price $2,750.00

Large Art Deco-Style silver box. Box is lozenge-form, and has reeded rim and hinged cover. Rests on 4 block supports with ebonized wood. Sides have rectangular inlaid panels. Inlaid trapezoidal key plate and central lozenge panel on cover. A geometric design that mixes precious metal with natural materials. Box and cover interior lined with antique fabric as is box underside. With key.

Marked. Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 4 1/2 x W 15 3/4 x D 9 1/2 in. Gross weight: 71.2 troy... Click for details

Sale Price: $5,250.00
Listed Price $7,500.00