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Asprey Sterling Silver Desk Box - Smart & Modern 1936

Smart and modern sterling silver desk box. Made by Asprey in London in 1936. Rectangular with straight sides and flat hinged cover. Incised vertical stripes on sides and incised horizontal stripes on cover. Cover has gilt reeded rim and arrowhead finial. Base is gilt and convex with applied cruciform ornament. Box interior wood lined. Cover interior gilt. Box underside leather lined. Hallmarked. Excellent condition.

Dimensions: H 1 7/8 x W 6 7/8 x D 4 3/4 in. Gross weight: 25 troy... Click for details

Unusual English Sterling Silver Desk Box 1951

George VI sterling silver desk box. Made by Mappin & Webb in Birmingham in 1951. Curved underside and hinged cover with flat ends (that is, truncated tube). Cover has fine horizontal lines and central vertical strip with square pattern and stepped tab. Rests on 4 horizontal oval supports. Box interior cedar-lined and partitioned. Cover interior lightly gilt. Box underside lined with black leather. Hallmarked. Condition: wear to leather. Otherwise very good.

Dimensions: H 2 1/2 x W 6... Click for details

Exciting Art Deco Box - English Sterling Silver and Gold 1925

Exciting Art Deco sterling silver and pink gold desk box. Made by Charles & Richard Comyns in London in 1925. Rectangular with flat hinged cover and angular corners. Box and cover sides paneled with alternating horizontal bands in plain gold and engine-turned silver. Box and cover interior wood lined. Cover interior has vacant plaque. Box underside lined with black leather. Hallmarked. Excellent condition.

Dimensions: H 2 x W 5 1/2 x D 3 2/3 in. BM248

Large Tiffany Sterling Silver Box with Witty Strapwork

Large sterling silver desk box. Made by Pampaloni in Florence, Italy for Tiffany & Co. in New York. Rectangular with straight sides, reeded base, and flat hinged cover with tab. Applied to cover are two gilt straps with notches and buckle. Suggestive of safekeeping as well as a witty take on the strapwork motif. Box and cover interior lined with stained wood. Italian hallmark 176 FI (1968 to present) and retailer’s name. Excellent condition.

Dimensions: H 3 x W 9 3/4 x D 7 1/2 in.... Click for details

Midcentury Modern Sterling Silver Desk Box

Clean and sleek sterling silver desk box. Made by International in Meriden, ca. 1950. Rectangular. Cover is hinged, flat, and tabbed. Cedar lined and partitioned. Hallmark includes NC209. Very good condition with crisp corners.

Dimensions: H 1 1/4 x W 7 1/2 x D 3 1/2 in. Heavy gross weight: 12.5 troy ounces. BM158

Fine Austrian Silver and Enamel Box with Musician C 1880

Austrian 900 silver and enamel box with figure of cellist, ca. 1880. Fine allover enamel and engraving heightened with gilding. Figure mounted to hinged cover. Rests on 4 bun feet. Hallmarked 900 with indistinct oval mark in interior. Excellent condition.

Dimensions: H 5 x W 2 1/4 x D 1 3/8 in. BG691

English Sterling Silver and Enamel Match Safe with Dog 1912

George V sterling silver and enamel match safe. Made in Birmingham in 1912. Rectilinear with curved corners, hinged cover, and strike. Engraved scrollwork and enamel medallion with head of English spaniel on misty violet ground. Hallmarked. Condition: minor dents, major loss to interior rim, and cover closes askew. A sweet breed specific piece nonetheless.

Dimensions: H 1 1/2 x W 1 1/4 in. BL810

Hound & Horse - English Sterling Silver & Enamel Case with Foxhunt

George V sterling silver case. Made by Blakensee & Sons in Birmingham in 1926. Rectangular and hinged with tab. Engine-turned check pattern and oval plaque depicting foxhunt: red-coated horsemen and hounds in bucolic landscape. Diagonal band cartouche (vacant). Hallmarked. Very good condition.

Dimensions: 2 2/3 x W 1 3/4 in. Weight: 1.2 troy ounces. BL807

Italian Silver and Enamel Compact with Greyhounds

Compact in 800 silver and enamel. Made by Fratelli Fossi in Florence. Trapezoidal and hinged with tabs. Engine-turned horizontal linear ornament on front and back. On front is oval enamel plaque with two graceful and sinuous greyhounds and verdant landscape back ground. Cover interior has beveled mirror. Puff included. Postwar hallmark “800 242FI.” Excellent condition with rich color and patina.

Dimensions: H 2 1/4 x W 3 1/8 in. Weight: 2 troy ounces. BL805

English Sterling Silver and Enamel Match Safe with Dog 1910

Edwardian sterling silver match safe. Made by George R Unite in Birmingham in 1910. Rectangular with hinged cover and strike. Vertical stripes. On front is enamel medallion bust of black and white English spaniel looking into the distance. Hallmarked. Condition: visible hairline cracks to enamel. Otherwise good.

Dimensions: 2 1/4 x W 1 7/8 x D 1/3 in. Weight: 1.4 troy ounces. BL808

Tiffany Sterling Silver Humidor - Large & Elegant C 1920

Large and elegant sterling silver humidor. Made by John Chatellier in Newark, ca. 1920, for Tiffany & Co. in New York. Straight sides and hinged and curved cover. Alternating plain and reeded stripes wrap around box. Cover has same arranged horizontally with fretwork border and central rectangular cartouche (vacant). Box interior cedar lined partitioned. Cover interior lightly gilt with pierced ornamental sponge holder. Hallmarked by maker and retailer and numbered 1041 and 604. Excellent... Click for details

Victorian Sterling Silver Match Safe 1853

Victorian sterling silver match safe. Made in Birmingham in 1853. Rectangular with 2 compartments, each with hinged cover (one for matches and one with strike). Engine-turned wave patterns alternating with plain stripes. Scrolled cartouche engraved with script presentation. Hallmark includes indistinct maker’s mark (possibly EM). Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 1/3 x W 2 1/4 x D 1 in. BM207

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