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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
BV419

Turn-of-the-century Dutch silver miniature. Figures of men smoking, toping, and bowling with all the furnishings of an old-fashioned tavern and a 9-pin green; rectangular base with curved corners; corner paw supports. Marks include export symbol. Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 2 x W 7 1/2 x D 3 3/4 in. Weight: 6 troy ounces. #BV419

Sale Price: $1,050.00
Listed Price $1,500.00
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
BU991

Modern glass and enameled sterling silver figural bird decanter. A duck with clear glass body. Head and neck enameled sterling silver with scaly and imbricated feathers. Compact triangular tail and oval base. Head hinged for pouring. “Quack, quack” goes the beak and out comes the booze. Post-1967 Italian marks. Excellent condition.

Dimensions: H 10 3/4 x L 10 1/2 x W 4 1/4 in. #BU991

Sale Price: $3,150.00
Listed Price $4,500.00
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
BR705

Five German 812 silver figures, ca 1880. This set comprises two musicians, a tankard-bearing tavern keeper, a fowl-serving wench, and a dagger-wielding pierrot let loose among these peaceful country folk. Each figure is silver and inset with nautilus-shell torso; mounted to jewel-studded base.

Marked 13 (that is 13/16 loths) and Nurnberg city stamp. Very good condition.

Tallest: 6 1/4 in. #BR705

Sale Price: $5,950.00
Listed Price $8,500.00
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
BN991

German sterling silver miniature elf shoe. Imported to England in 1904 by Berthold Muller in Chester. Rococo shoe with chased scrolls and flowers. Open bands and raised elf toe. Heel plain. German maker’s and English importer’s marks. Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 2 1/2 x W 1 1/4 x D 4 1/2 in. Weight: 2.7 troy ounces. #BN991

Sale Price: $490.00
Listed Price $700.00
BR654

German 800 silver figurine, ca 1890. A shepherd boy holding a horn twists around in search of the stray lamb nuzzling his leg. Loose country garb reveals mother-of-pearl belly. Raised base inset with cabochon hardstones. Gentle humor with metaphorical possibilities. Marked. Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 5 1/2 x D 3 1/4 in. Gross weight: 6 troy ounces. #BR654

Sale Price: $1,015.00
Listed Price $1,450.00
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
BQ950

Antique German 800 silver figural box in form of old-fashioned belle. She wears a snug bodice and ruffled crinoline skirt, and holds a fan in one hand and posy in the other. Her face is hidden by a wide-brimmed straw hat. A beautiful woman with a secret: The top half comes off and the bottom half is a receptacle. Boxy lady!

Fully marked including maker’s stamp for Weinranck & Schmidt, who were active in the 1880s and ’90s. Very good condition with deep patina.

Dimensions: H 8 1/2 x D 5... Click for details

Sale Price: $1,750.00
Listed Price $2,500.00
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
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