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BN988

Fabulous quality silver bird. Made by Mario Buccellati in Milan, ca 1930s. Bird in tucked-in mode with wings close to body. Imbricated feathers heightened with engraving as well as bristly wire down. Head turned to side with long closed bill. A poignant figure with the bird’s retreat inside leaf-and-twig nest suggestive of vulnerability. Detachable oval woven basket. A desirable early piece in 800 silver. Fully marked with “800” and “Mario Buccellati”. Fine... Click for details

Sale Price: $24,700.00
Listed Price $38,000.00
BN942

Charming sterling silver basket. Made by Buccellati in Milan. Solid well and open woven sides. Cover in form of overlapping leaves mounted to open circular frame. Oversized apple finial – a realistic fruit with leafy stem. Hallmark (1968 to present). Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 5 3/4 x D 6 3/8 in. Weight: 13 troy ounces. #BN942

Sale Price: $2,660.00
Listed Price $3,800.00
BQ473

Fine pair of German 830 silver pheasants, ca 1910. A male-female couple with downy bodies, long tails, upright busts with alert heads, and scaly talons. The male has an impressive crown and neck ruff. Hallmarked. Very good condition with nice patina.

Dimensions: Male: H 6 x W 13 x D 2 1/4 in. Female: H 5 3/4 x W 13 x D 2 1/8 in. Total weight: 23 troy ounces. #BQ473

Sale Price: $2,450.00
Listed Price $3,500.00
BN699

Cast military figurine of Scottish Highlander in full stride. He wears kilt, cape, and bearskin hat, and holds a staff. Plinth mount with script inscription and 1745, the year of the Jacobite Rising lead by the Young Pretender. A great gift for someone still stewing over the Hanoverian succession. Italian hallmark (1968 to present) for IMA di Guerci & C in Alessandria. Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 5 1/2 x W 2 7/8 x D 2 1/4 in. Weight: 12.3 troy ounces. #BN699

Sale Price: $665.00
Listed Price $950.00
BQ191

Sterling silver dog-form salt and pepper shakers. Made by Dominick & Haff in New York in 1881. Each: cast figure of stocky seated pup with stiff forelegs and curlicue tail. Flat face with exophthalmic eyes and short snout. Head pierced and detachable. Very sweet and very desirable. Hallmarked. One hallmark includes year. Great condition.

Dimensions: H 2 1/8 x W 7/8 x D 1 3/8 in. Total weight: 2.8 troy ounces. #BQ191

Sale Price: $1,575.00
Listed Price $2,250.00
BL636

German sterling silver lady’s riding boot. Imported to England by Berthold Muller in 1906. Plain and solid sole, heel, and topline. Pierced body comprising leafy-scrolls and flowers with Renaissance lady riding sidesaddle and huntsman with falcon perched on wrist. Front is laced and has tied bow. Spur rotates. A great gift for a horse or fashion collector. German hallmark and English import marks including Chester city stamp and date letter. Very good condition.

Overall dimensions: H 6 5/8... Click for details

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 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
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
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
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