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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
BT605

Pair of large sterling silver pheasants, ca 1920. Two birds on the alert. One crouches low with raised wings. The other looks to the side. Fierce and wary with big scaly talons and dense, textual plumage. Versatile, too. Can be posed to suggest a variety of emotional states. Marked “Sterling”. Very good condition with deep patina.

Overall dimensions: 1st bird: H 8 3/4 x L 17 3/4 x W 7 in. 2nd bird: 7 3/8 x L 17 3/8 x D 3 1/2 in. Total weight: 44.5 troy ounces. #BT605

Sale Price: $6,650.00
Listed Price $9,500.00
BT771

German 800 silver horse figure, ca 1910. An elegant animal with taut, muscular body, sturdy legs, and groomed mane and tail. Alert expression with erect ears and gaping mouth. Marked on hoof. Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 7 x L 9 1/4 x W 2 in. Weight: 16 troy ounces. #BT771

Sale Price: $2,450.00
Listed Price $3,500.00
BR517

Pair of turn-of-the-century German 800 silver peacocks. Each: Downy body, scaly talons, and erect head with crest. Flamboyant downed tails are hollow for holding treats at your next dinner party. They’re boy birds—a welcome addition to the guest list if you’re short a couple men. Marked. Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 5 5/8 x W 5 3/4 x D 12 1/4 in. Total weight: 15 troy ounces. #BR517

Sale Price: $2,100.00
Listed Price $3,000.00
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
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: $2,800.00
Listed Price $4,000.00
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
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