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Sterling Holloware: Figural Silver

Antique Sterling Silver Figurines

Are you a collector of antique sterling silver figurines? Figurines can come in all sorts of shapes and sizes and things. You can find boats, animals, and even different people. You can find wonderfully ornate Christmas figurines that will up the wow factor for all your decorations. We here at Nelson & Nelson Antiques carry a wide variety of beautiful antique sterling silver figurines. We handpick each and every figurine to sell in our shop for our clients. Please feel free to have a look around at our New York City shop, or browse around our website to view our collection.

Sterling Holloware: Figural Silver (11)


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BW615

Italian silver cast figural seashell. Spiky, irregular, and striated conch, suggestive of a wave-tossed journey. Shell-lined interior. Marked “Federico Buccellati”, “999”, and post-1967 Italian mark. Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 4 x W 4 3/4 x D 5 1/4 in. Gross weight: 9 troy ounces. #BW615

Sale Price: $906.50
Listed Price $1,295.00
BV760

Italian grand tour cast silver sculpture, ca 1910. Roman gladiators clash with swords drawn. The apparent victor, helmeted and armored, stands with sandaled foot on his victim’s thigh. The fallen man’s retaliatory thrust is blocked by a shield-bearing arm. A dramatic fight to the death that is perfectly posed to show off impressive male musculature. The group is mounted to a rectangular base supported by corner paw supports. Marked. Very good condition with deep patina.

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Sale Price: $6,650.00
Listed Price $9,500.00
BV585

Pair of turn-of-the-century German 800 silver open salts. Each: A swan with hollow oval body and scrolled down-turned neck and head. Erect imbricated tail and plumy hinged wings. Graceful table ornaments for seasoning and treats. Marked. Very good condition with nice patina.

Dimensions: H 3 1/2 x L 4 3/4 x W 2 1/4 in. Wingspan: 5 1/2 in. Total weight: 7 troy ounces. #BV585

Sale Price: $626.50
Listed Price $895.00
BV204

Pair of turn-of-the-century German 800 silver bobble-head boxes. A two-man percussion band comprising baby-faced drummer and wizened cymbalist. Rotund bodies squeezed into olden-days doublet and hose with neck-ruff covers. Feather-capped heads bob, bob, bob along to the music. Perfect timing not guaranteed. Marked. Excellent condition.

Approximate dimensions: H 7 1/2 x W 3 1/4 x D 4 1/4 in. Total weight: 25.5 troy ounces. #BV204

Sale Price: $3,850.00
Listed Price $5,500.00
BU120

Sensitive and endearing 800 silver animal figure. Made by Buccellati in Italy. A chimp with raised arm, big funny ears, and expressive face sits on amethyst crystal base with joined feet. A playful primate with tensile hands and feet, and shaggy wire fur. Marked “Buccellati Italy 800”. Excellent condition with deep patina.

Dimensions: H (with base) 13 x W 8 1/2 x D 8 in. #BU120

Sale Price: $19,500.00
Listed Price $30,000.00
BT619

Pair of American sterling silver and glass swan bowls, ca 1920. Each: Clear glass with plain oval well. Sterling silver mount in form of wings that wraparound the rim and s-scroll neck terminating in pointed bill. Beautiful delineated plumage that continues on glass tail. Graceful table ornaments for your next dinner party. Marked “Sterling 2”. Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 3 3/4 x W 5 1/8 x D 3 in. #BT619

Sale Price: $1,295.00
Listed Price $1,850.00
BQ997

Pair of sterling silver swans. Made by Durgin (part of Gorham) in Concord, New Hampshire, ca 1920. Each: Fine feathering with downy plumed wings and scaly neck as well as closed bill and penetrating eyes. Hollow gilt-washed bodies to be filled with treats. Stately birds to grace your next dinner party. Fully marked including Durgin and Gorham stamps and no. 33. Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 6 3/8 x W 4 1/2 x D 8 in. Total weight: 17.5 troy ounces. #BQ997

Sale Price: $2,660.00
Listed Price $3,800.00
BH552

German sterling silver lady’s shoe. Imported to England by Theodor Hartman in 1902. Shoe has pointy upturned elf toe and open bands. Exterior decorated with scrolls, flowers, and tassel in low relief. Heel plain. German hallmark and English import marks with London city stamp and date letter. Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 4 1/8 x W 2 7/8 x D 9 in. Weight: 8.3 troy ounces. #BH552

Sale Price: $2,275.00
Listed Price $3,250.00
BH556

German Rococo sterling silver lady’s shoe. Imported to England by Berthold Muller in 1902. Decorated with pastoral scenes of horn-blowing shepherds, crook-carrying shepherdesses, sweet baby lambs. Heel gadrooned. German hallmark and English import marks including Chester city stamp and date letter. Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 3 1/4 x W 2 3/8 x D 7 3/4 in. Weight: 7.4 troy ounces. #BH556

Sale Price: $1,400.00
Listed Price $2,000.00
BH558

Victorian sterling silver lady’s shoe. Made in Birmingham, England in 1890. Dainty slipper with applied bow and satin-textured finish. Plain heal and sole. Fully marked (maker's mark indistinct). Very good condition with strong definition.

Dimensions: H 3 3/8 x W 2 1/4 x D 7 1/2 in. Weight: 4.3 troy ounces. #BH558

Sale Price: $1,400.00
Listed Price $2,000.00
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: $5,250.00
Listed Price $7,500.00
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