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BL636

German sterling silver lady’s riding boot. Imported by Berthold Muller to Chester in 1906. Plain and solid sole, heel, and topline. Body has Renaissance lady riding sidesaddle and huntsman with falcon perched on wrist as well as pierced and naturalistic flowers and leaves. Front is “laced” and has “tied bow.” Spur rotates. A great gift for a horse or fashion collector. Hallmarked. Excellent condition.

Dimensions: H 6 3/4 x W 10 x D 2 2/3 in. Weight: 14 troy ounces. BL636

Sale Price: $3,150.00
Listed Price $4,500.00
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
BH552

German sterling silver lady’s elf shoe. Imported to London, England by Theodor Hartman in 1902. Shoe has pointy upturned toe and open bands. Exterior decorated with scrolls and flowers in low relief. Rests on plain heel. German hallmark and English import marks. Excellent condition with good patina.

Dimensions: H 4 1/8 x W 3 x D 9 in. Weight: 8.3 troy ounces. BH552

Sale Price: $2,275.00
Listed Price $3,250.00
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
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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