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BN944

Antique German sterling silver bird. Imported to England by Berthold Muller in 1911. Soft little head, tucked-down wings, raised, tail, and scaly talons. A sweet table companion who appears intently looking for something to peck. English import marks including London city and date letter. Very good condition with deep patina.

Overall dimensions: H 8 1/4 x W 2 5/6 x D 7 in. Weight: 12 troy ounces. #BN944

Sale Price: $1,365.00
Listed Price $1,950.00
BQ758

Antique German sterling silver medieval knight, ca 1910. Head-to-toe armor from helmet to sabatons. The helmet has an eagle finial and hinged visor that protects a stern visage. The suit also includes cuirass, chain mail, and cuisses. In one hand he grips a shaft with chained mace. In other he props up a shield. Spurs rotate and sword comes out of hilt. An impressive figure of a manly fighting machine. Rectangular pedestal with cabochon-cut stones and leaf-and-dart ornament.

A great dinner... Click for details

Sale Price: $9,750.00
Listed Price $15,000.00
BQ473

Fine pair of German 830 silver pheasants, ca 1910. A male-female couple with downy bodies, long tails, upright busts with alert heads, and scaly talons. The male has an impressive crown and neck ruff. Hallmarked. Very good condition with nice patina.

Dimensions: Male: H 6 x W 13 x D 2 1/4 in. Female: H 5 3/4 x W 13 x D 2 1/8 in. Total weight: 23 troy ounces. #BQ473

Sale Price: $2,800.00
Listed Price $4,000.00
BN699

Cast military figurine of Scottish Highlander in full stride. He wears kilt, cape, and bearskin hat, and holds a staff. Plinth mount with script inscription and 1745, the year of the Jacobite Rising lead by the Young Pretender. A great gift for someone still stewing over the Hanoverian succession. Italian hallmark (1968 to present) for IMA di Guerci & C in Alessandria. Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 5 1/2 x W 2 7/8 x D 2 1/4 in. Weight: 12.3 troy ounces. #BN699

Sale Price: $665.00
Listed Price $950.00
BN648

Antique Chinese silver gilt bird figure, early 20th century. A crane with s-scroll neck and long pointed bill and round body stands on spindly legs and talon feet mounted to carved rosewood base. Applied wings with imbricated fans and feathers. Tail feathers black enamel with white stripe heightened with gilt. A beautiful bird embellished with cabochon cut turquoise and coral. Marked “Silver” under tail. Very good condition. Minor wear on bill.

Overall dimensions (with base): H 9 1/2 x W... Click for details

Sale Price: $1,365.00
Listed Price $1,950.00
BQ318

Antique sterling silver horse-drawn brougham. Small and closed with windows. A snug vehicle that awaits a coachman. Harnessed to a ready-to-trot horse. Wheels rotate and front axis turns. Hallmarked “sterling” and “Made in Italy”. Very good condition with deep patina.

Dimensions: H 2 3/8 x W 1 5/8 x D 6 1/2 in. Weight: 6.4 troy ounces. #BQ318

Sale Price: $696.50
Listed Price $995.00
BN530

Antique German 800 silver figural box, ca 1910. A crouched chimp extends a paw (hand?) in greeting. Realistic fur, tensile hind feet, and funny oversized ears. A desirable desk companion for philosophical reflections – serious monkey business. Detachable head. Hallmarked. Very good condition with rich patina.

Dimensions: H 5 5/8 x W 3 3/8 x D 4 3/4 in. Weight: 13 troy ounces. #BN530

Sale Price: On Hold
BQ191

Sterling silver dog-form salt and pepper shakers. Made by Dominick & Haff in New York in 1881. Each: cast figure of stocky seated pup with stiff forelegs and curlicue tail. Flat face with exophthalmic eyes and short snout. Head pierced and detachable. Very sweet and very desirable. Hallmarked. One hallmark includes year. Great condition.

Dimensions: H 2 1/8 x W 7/8 x D 1 3/8 in. Total weight: 2.8 troy ounces. #BQ191

Sale Price: $1,575.00
Listed Price $2,250.00
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

Sale Price: Sold
BL162

Pair of German 800 silver swans, ca. 1900. Each: Ovoid and hollow body with, vertical tail feathers, and curved and tapering neck terminating in pointed bill. Fun table ornaments. Can be filled with treats. Wings are hinged for dramatic display.

Diminutive dimensions: H 3 ¼ x W 2 ¼ x D 4 ¾ in. Total weight: 6.7 troy ounces. BL162

Sale Price: $696.50
Listed Price $995.00
BL164

Pair of German 800 silver swans, ca. 1900. Each: Ovoid and hollow body with vertical tail feathers, and curved and tapering neck terminating in pointed bill. Fun table ornaments. Can be filled with treats. Wings are hinged for dramatic display.

Diminutive dimensions: H 3 ¼ x W 2 ¼ x D 4 ¾ in. Total weight: 7.3 troy ounces. BL164

Sale Price: $696.50
Listed Price $995.00
BH342

Set of 4 sterling silver figures of Bacchus. Made by Buccellati in Italy. A young Bacchus prances and gambols. One figure holds a grapevine. Another holds a large ivy leaf. The other two manipulate drapery. The infant deity, in all his manifestations, is buck naked apart from the artfully posed waistbands. Soft bottoms and stubby legs are on view. An attractive decoration for the wine cellar.

Dimensions: Tallest: H 7 ¼ x W 1 ¾ x D 3 in. Shortest: H 5 ¾ x W 2 ½ x D 3 in. Total... Click for details

Sale Price: $6,860.00
Listed Price $9,800.00
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