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BN698

German 930 silver figure of Punch with cabochon-cut jewels. Punch, in jeweled commedia dell’arte costume, supports on his shoulder a cat, who eyes the pretty bird perched on his finger. A goose meanders through his wide stance. Raised and grassy base with more jewels. German hallmarks and English sterling import marks with 1902 date letter. Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 11 1/2 x W 6 x D 4 1/8 in. Gross weight: 27.7 troy ounces. #BN698

Sale Price: $3,500.00
Listed Price $5,000.00
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: $4,550.00
Listed Price $6,500.00
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
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

Sale Price: Sold
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