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Large and Striking Sterling Silver Jewelry Box 1895

Victorian sterling silver jewelry box. Made by Charles Edwards in London in 1895. Straight sides and hinged cover. Crimped rim and foot rim. Half gadrooning on sides. Cover has oval cartouche (vacant) with pointille border and radiating gadroons. Box interior has red velvet lining with gold braid border. Box underside lined with brown leather. Cover interior lightly gilt. Hallmarked. Excellent condition.

Dimensions: H 4 ½ x W 8 ¾ x D 5 ½ in. Weight: 38.9 troy ounces. BI623

Architectural Coffer Box - English Sterling Silver 1930

George V sterling silver coffer box. Made by John and William Deakin in Sheffield in 1930. Rectangular with paneled sides and half columns. Chased symbols include scales, grain heads, and fasces. Engraved armorial with motto “Fear God honor the king.” Cover is raised and paneled with large finial in form of classical man. Box rests on 4 bun feet. Hallmarked. Excellent condition with nice patina.

Dimensions: H 9 x W 9 ¼ x D 4 ¼ in. Weight: 39 troy ounces. BI549

Tiffany Sterling Silver Desk Box C 1945

Sterling silver desk box. Made by Tiffany & Co. in New York, ca. 1945. Rectangular with straight sides. Cover is hinged with molded rim. Chased grid pattern that runs continuously on sides and cover. Linear and rational. Box interior cedar lined. Cover interior lightly gilt. The pattern (no. 22354X) was first produced in 1936. Hallmark includes star placed on domestic wartime production from 1943 to 1945.

Dimensions: H 1 ¾ x W 5 7/8 x D 3 ½ in. Weight (with cedar): 13.4 troy ounces.... Click for details

Bird Spice Box - German Silver Owl C 1900

German 800 silver spice box in form of owl, ca. 1900. The bird grips with sharp talons a knobby tree trunk. Coarse feathering to body and hinged wings. Detachable head with expressive face. Brown and black glass eyes. Hallmarked. Excellent condition with nice patina.

Dimensions: H 10 ½ x W 4 ½ x D 3 in. Weight: 19 troy ounces. BI565

German Silver Rococo Armoire Box C 1910

Rococo armoire box in 800 silver. Made in Germany, ca. 1910. Straight sides, flared base, and scrolled crown. Repousse ornament on sides and front. Two hinged doors with hasp and repousse scene of youth kneeling before his lady. Figures are in 18th-century costume. Interior has room for a special keepsake. Hallmarked. Excellent condition with deep patina.

Dimensions: H 2 ½ x W 1 ¾ x D ¾ in. Weight: 1.2 troy ounces. BI366

Silver Cigarette Case with Enamel Bulldog C 1910

Cigarette case in 900 silver and enamel, ca. 1910. Rectangular with curved corners and hinged cover. On cover is enameled bust of English bulldog: sagging jowls, pink tongue, and anxious brown eyes. Around neck is studded green collar. Interior lightly gilt. Hallmarked “900.” Excellent condition with nice patina.

Dimensions: H 3 ¾ x W 3 1/8 in. Weight: 4.5 troy ounces. BI570

George V English Sterling Silver Desk Box 1922

George V sterling silver desk box. Made by William Adams in Birmingham in 1922. Rectangular with straight sides and 4 bracket supports. Cover is hinged and flat with scrolled tab. Cover top has engine-turned wave ornament surrounding central rectangular cartouche (vacant). Cover top has molded border with chased flowers and foliage. Box interior cedar lined and partitioned. Box underside lined with black leather. An attractive mix of modern and traditional motifs.

Dimensions: 2 ¾ x W 6... Click for details

Bird Spice Boxes - Pair of German Silver Snipes

Pair of German 800 silver spice boxes in form of snipes. Each: long legs and talons, hinged wings, and detachable head with long and pointed beak. Attractive birds with compact feathered bodies and beady vacant stare. Hallmarked. Fine definition and rich patina.

Dimensions: H 6 ¼ x W 11 x D 2 ¾ in. Total weight: 24.1 troy ounces. BI611

George V English Sterling Silver Desk Box 1928

George V sterling silver desk box. Made by Walker & Hall in Birmingham in 1928. Rectangular with raised and hinged cover. Box and cover have molded rims. Box and cover interiors cedar lined. Box underside lined with black leather. Hallmarked. Very good condition with crisp corners.

Dimensions: H 2 ¼ x W 5 ½ x D 3 ½ in. BH515

Elegant Edwardian English Letter Box 1904

Edwardian letter box in sterling silver and green leather. Made by Batson in London in 1904. Straight and leather-bound sides and back. Bombe front and hinged slant cover have silver veneer with applied borders of scrolls and flowers, and engraved floral garlands and flowers. Box interior has partitions in white board and green silk. Cover interior lined with green silk. A lovely and old fashioned piece. Hallmarked. Excellent condition with good patina and attractive period... Click for details

Art Deco Sterling Silver and Turquoise Enamel Case

Art Deco sterling silver and turquoise enamel case. Imported to London by FBR in 1926. Rectangular with chamfered corners. Front and back have tabs and silver borders with raised scrollwork and turquoise panels with radiating wave ornament. Hallmarked. Excellent condition with strong color and good patina.

Dimensions: H 3 1/4 x W 1 3/4 in. BI466

American Sterling Silver Desk Box C 1940

Sterling silver desk box. Made by Becht & Hartl in Newark, ca. 1940. Rectangular with beaded rim. Cover is hinged and flat with scalloped tab. Box interior cedar lined and partitioned. Hallmarked. Excellent condition with crisp corners.

Dimensions: H 1 ¼ x W 7 ½ x D 3 ¾ in. BI516

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