Design Drives Our Passion For Antique Sterling Silver And Antique Jewelry
Sterling silver trinket box. Made by Jacobi & Jenkins in Baltimore, ca. 1900. Squat and round box with short neck and bun cover. Beautiful floral repousse – daisies, dahlias, and forget-me-nots. Hallmarked. Excellent condition with rich patina.
Dimensions: H 3 x D 4 1/4 in. Weight: 6.5 troy ounces. BL502$850
Exotic sterling silver desk box with niello ornament. Made by Hainakoi in Thailand. Rectangular with stepped base and crisp corners. Cover is hinged with scrolled double tab. On cover is Thai ornament including central cartouche with architectural element flanked by dragons. Box interior lined with stained wood. Hallmarked. Excellent condition.
Dimensions: H 1 3/4 x W 8 1/2 x D 4 in. BL640$1,200
German 800 silver box with country scenes, ca. 1900. Rectangular with flat and hinged cover. Chased depictions of rural life with horse-drawn sleds, windmills, and cottages. On cover, one man fiddles while the others raise a glass. Sweet nostalgia. Hallmarked. Excellent condition.
Dimensions: H 2 x W 6 x D 3 1/4 in. Weight: 9.5 troy ounces. BL639$895
Silver vanity box with floral repousse. Made by Kirk in Baltimore, ca. 1890. Squat and round box. Cover is curved with dense floral repousse on stippled ground. Hallmarked S Kirk & Son 11 oz (that is 11/12 or 916 silver). Excellent condition with nice definition and patina.
Dimensions: H 1 1/4 x D 2 3/4 in. Weight: 2.6 troy ounces. BL529$350
Sterling silver cigarette case with enameled engraving. Made by Blackinton in North Attleboro, Mass., ca. 1920. Rectangular and hinged.
A golfer in plus fours and stylish knitware pauses with club raised after delivering a vigorous and precise swing. In the background stands an admiring caddy. Gilt interior. Hallmark includes no. 2101. Excellent condition with good color.
Dimensions: H 3 1/8 x W 4 7/8 x D 3 1/8 in. Weight: 4 troy ounces. BI510$1,450
Art Deco cigarette case in enamel and sterling silver. Made by Napier in Meriden, ca. 1930. Hinged and rectangular. Front is black enamel with white rusticated sky-scraper motif at ends, horizontal silver bands, and central silver rectangular cartouche (vacant). Back is black. Gilt interior with engraved dedication: From Ed to Al June 30 1931. Hallmarked. Excellent condition.
Dimensions: H 3 1/8 x W 4 1/2 in. BI115$695
Regency sterling silver book-form vinaigrette. Made by Taylor & Perry in Birmingham, ca. 1820. Boards have engine-turned ornament. Spine has raised bands. On front board is rectangular cartouche with historic monogram. Gilt interior with pierced and hinged foliate grill. A great gift for a bibliophile. Hallmark includes indistinct date letter. Excellent condition.
Dimensions: H 1 1/2 x W 7/8 x D 1/4 in. BL583$750
German 800 silver casket box, ca. 1900. Trapezoidal with raised and hinged cover. Concave corners terminate in bracket supports. Chased curvilinear ornament is controlled and symmetrical. Box and cover interior gilt. Cerebral and stylized – a great example of Teutonic Jugendstil. Hallmarked. Excellent condition.
Dimensions: H 4 1/3 x W6 1/2 x D 4 1/2 in. Weight: 10.5 troy ounces. BL642$2,500
George VI sterling silver desk box. Made by John Rose in Birmingham in 1940. Rectangular with spread bracket supports. Cover is hinged with faceted front and straight tab. Allover engine turned wave oranement. On front is vacant rectangular cartouche. Box and cover interior cedar lined and partitioned. Box underside lined with leather. Hallmarked. Excellent condition.
Dimensions: H 2 x W 7 1/8 x D 3 7/8 in. Total weight: 15.5 troy ounces. BL584$1,350
Chinese export silver cigarette case, ca. 1900. Rectangular with hinged cover. On cover is chased bamboo on stippled ground. Rectangular cartouche (vacant) applied to upper left corner. Gilt interior. Hallmarked maker’s monogram, Chinese characters, and word Silver. Excellent condition.
Dimensions: H 3 1/4 x W 4 3/4 in. Weight; 4.3 troy ounces. BL543$695
George VI sterling silver desk box. Made by C & C in Birmingham in 1950. Rectangular with crisp corners and chamfered ends. Cover is flat and hinged with straight tab. Allover engine-turned wave ornament. Cover interior has border in same. Box interior wood lined and partitioned. Box underside leather lined. Hallmarked. Excellent condition.
Dimensions: H 2 x W 7 1/8 x D 4 in. Total weight: 19.4 troy ounces. BL586$1,650
Elizabeth II sterling silver desk box. Made by Henry Clifford Davis in Birmingham in 1961. Rectangular with 4 bracket supports. Cover is flat and hinged with tab. Allover engine turned wave ornament. Two reeded bands wrap around from front to back. On front is vacant rectangular cartouche. Box and cover interior wood lined and partitioned. Box underside lined with black lacquer.
Dimensions: H 1 1/8 x W 6 1/4 x D 3 3/4 in. Total weight: 14.5 troy ounces. BL585$1,350