Design Drives Our Passion For Antique Sterling Silver And Antique Jewelry
German 800 silver spice box in form of snipe, ca. 1900. A compact bird with dense feathers, long and tapering beak, beady eyes, and clawed talons. Head is detachable and pierced. Hallmarked. Excellent condition with rich patina.
Dimensions: H 4 ¾ x W 8 x D 2 in. Weight: 5 troy ounces. BI758$2,000
Sterling silver coffee and tea service in Pyramid pattern. Made by Georg Jensen in Copenhagen. This service comprises 1 coffeepot with cover, 1 teapot with cover, 1 creamer, and 1 sugar with cover, all on tray.
Coffeepot: Cylindrical diagonal spout. Teapot: Conical with integral diagonal spout. Scroll handle with partial ebonized wood. Creamer: conical with flared rim, volute scroll handle, and small lip spout. Sugar: Conical. All covers stepped with ball finial. Tray: oval with curved... Click for details$40,000
Large silver plate flask with enameled figure of golfer. Made by Meriden Britannia (part of International) in Meriden, Conn., ca. 1920. On front stands a man in plus fours, stooped and concentrated on his swing. Cover is hinged, threaded, and cork lined. A great period piece. Hallmarked. Excellent condition with good patina and color.
Dimensions: H 7 ½ x W 4 ¾ in. BI729$950
Sterling silver centerpiece bowl inset with hardstones. Made by Buccellati in Milan. Ovoid with hammered and tapering sides. Incised square frames have applied foliate mount inset with cabochon cut stones. The stones are alternating bloodstone and lapis. Foliate border applied to top and bottom. Spread and fluted foot mounted to plain base. Rim is scrolled, fluted, and incised. A sophisticated design that emphasizes the handiwork and malleability of the metal. Hallmarked. Excellent... Click for details$25,000
Victorian sterling silver creamer. Made by Roberts & Belk in Sheffield in 1874. Fluted and baluster body, raised foot, capped scroll handle, and helmet mouth with molded rim. Engraved and stylized flowers, foliage, and stars. Hallmarked. Excellent condition with nice patina.
Dimensions: H 7 x W 4 x D 3 in. Weight: 7.7 troy ounces. BL378$600
Sterling silver square tray. Made by R. Wallace in Wallingford, ca. 1900. Square well with curved and everted sides. Rim has chased and pierced scrollwork. Hallmark includes model no. 820.
Dimensions: H ½ x W 5 ½ x D 5 ½ in. Weight: 4 troy ounces. BI700$325
Sterling silver asparagus server in Luxembourg pattern. Made by Shiebler in New York, ca. 1885. Handle comprised of 3 tapering flutes. Ornament includes hand hammering, reeding, flowers, scrolls, and palmettes. Blade comprised of interlaced s-scroll tines and engraved linear ornament. Hallmarked. Excellent condition with nice patina.
Length: 10 ¼ in. Weight: 5 troy ounces. BD324$500
Elizabeth II sterling silver pheasant. Made by Hamilton & Inches in Edinburgh in 2002. The bird is in mid-stride with one clawed talon raised and neck stretched forward. Details include the varied feathering and sharp beak. A great bird. Hallmark includes Golden Jubilee mark. Excellent condition.
Dimensions: H 6 ¼ x W 11 x D 3 in. Weight: 19 troy ounces. BI777$1,750
Fancy sterling silver bonbon server. Made by Tiffany & Co. in New York, ca. 1880. Pierced and chased handle and shallow trefoil gilt bowl with flowers and scrolls. On trefoil terminal is mounted figure of cherub holding drapery in outstretched arms with cheek nuzzling cheek of second cherub. Sumptuous and sculptural. Hallmarked. Excellent condition with rich patina.
Length: 13 ½ in. Weight: 14.5 troy ounces. BI737$5,500
Aesthetic sterling silver serving scoop. Made by William Faber & Sons in Philadelphia, ca. 1875. Tapering and curved handle. Shallow bowl with scalloped sides and curved end. Engraved and stylized flowers and foliage, and geometric ornament. Bowl lightly gilt on front and back.
Length: 10 in. Weight: 4.3 troy ounces. BL372$325
Edwardian sterling silver basket. Made by Walker & Hall in Sheffield in 1902. Ovoid with tapering sides and flared rim. Rests on raised ovoid foot. Tapering swing handle. Solid well bordered by pierced and engraved ornament. Foot has linear piercing. Rims and handle molded. Oval cartouche (vacant) applied to handle. Hallmark includes model no. 5944. Excellent condition with nice patina.
Dimensions: H (with handle): 10 ½ in. H (without handle) 4 x W 12 x D 8 ¼ in. Weight: 23 troy... Click for details$1,850