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Sterling Holloware: Place Cards (14)


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BX258

Set of 12 fabulous sterling silver place card holders. Each: Two mounted jockeys gallop neck-and-haunch to the finish line, fence in background. A stylized depiction of racing that spares mondain diners the sweaty physicality of pounding horse flesh. A one-of-a-kind gift from the fabled emporium for haut-monde equestrianism. In original cloth-bound case with fitted velvet and silk lining gilt-stamped with retailer’s stamp. Marked “Hermès Paris / 925”. Excellent condition.

Dimensions: H... Click for details

Sale Price: $8,125.00
Listed Price $12,500.00
BX260

Set of 8 figural fruit place card holders. Retailed by Gucci in Italy. Each: Hardstone fruit mounted to sterling silver plinth on square base. Base-mounted clip at back. Each fruit different as is each hardstone. Pineapple, pear, and orange included. Colorful and tactile in the tradition of Florentine hardstone carving. In cloth-bound case; fitted velvet and silk with gilt retailer’s stamp. Marks include maker’s stamp (1944-68) for Piero Nutini in Florence and retailer’s stamp (“Mod Brv.... Click for details

Sale Price: $3,850.00
Listed Price $5,500.00
BX139

Set of 4 Edwardian sterling silver place card holders. Made by Sampson Mordan & Co. Ltd. in Chester, 1904-6. Each: Two flat discs mounted to flat and circular base. Front disc smaller and enameled with fox loping through forest. In leather-bound case with fitted velvet and silk lining; lining has gilt retailer’s stamp (Arnold & Lewis, Manchester). Fully marked including date letters 1904 (3) and 1906 (1), and design nos. 402227 (2) and 429790 (2). Very good condition with strong... Click for details

Sale Price: $4,550.00
Listed Price $6,500.00
BX257

Set of 12 French 950 silver place card holders mounted with Ancien Regime coins. Each: Clip comprising coin and plain silver circle set in open rectangle of rectangular base with curved front. The coins were issued during the reigns of Louis XIV, Louis XV, and Louis XVI. A fun dinner party novelty with diagnostic potential. Way more fun than Myers-Briggs for classifying your guests’ personality types. In original cloth-bound case with fitted velvet and silk lining. Fully marked including... Click for details

Sale Price: $3,850.00
Listed Price $5,500.00
BX138

Set of 6 George V sterling silver field sports place card holders. Made by William Base & Sons in Birmingham in 1929. Open scalloped ring inset with animal: game birds, buck, fox, hound, or horse. Each different. Flat and solid circular base. In leather bound case with fitted velvet and silk lining. Fully marked. Excellent condition.

Dimensions: H 1 x D 1 3/8 in. Case: H 2 x L 12 x W 2 1/2 in. Total weight (silver only): 3.8 troy ounces. #BX138

Sale Price: $2,100.00
Listed Price $3,000.00
BX136

Set of 6 Victorian sterling silver equestrian place card holders. Made by Samuel Jacob in London, 1896-1902. Cut out with chasing, stippling, and tooling. Each different with jockeys, polo players, and hedge-jumping hunters. Hinged c-scroll support.

Fully marked including date letters 1896 (3), 1901 (1), and 1902 (2). Five holders have each a different design number; the numbers were registered between 1894 and 1897. Three have retailer’s stamp (Thornhill & Co.). Very good... Click for details

Sale Price: $4,550.00
Listed Price $6,500.00
BX137

Set of 4 George V sterling silver place card holders. Made by Goldsmiths & Silversmiths in London in 1911. Each: Round gilt ring inset with cast animal head. Two holders have fox heads and two have hound heads. Prey and predator have long pointed snouts and red glass bead eyes. In original leather-bound case with silk lining and fitted velvet. Fully marked. Very good condition with nice patina and toning.

Dimensions: H 1 1/2 x W 1 1/8 x D 1 1/2 in. Case: H 2 1/8 x W 8 1/4 x D 2 5/8 in. Total... Click for details

Sale Price: $3,150.00
Listed Price $4,500.00
BX140

Set of 4 Edwardian sterling silver place card holders. Made by Charles & George Asprey in London, 1906 to 1908. Each: A cast fox head pokes through a horseshoe clip; round and flat base. In leather-bound case with silk and fitted-velvet lining. Perfect for the hunt dinner. Fully marked including date letters 1906 (1), 1907 (1), and 1908 (2). Retailer’s stamp (Asprey). Excellent condition.

Dimensions: H 7/8 x D 1 1/8 in. Case dimensions: H 1 3/4 x W 6 7/8 x D 2 3/8 in. Total weight (silver... Click for details

Sale Price: $2,100.00
Listed Price $3,000.00
BX159

Set of 8 Edwardian sterling silver and enamel place card holders. Made by James William Benson in Birmingham, 1902 to 1909. Each: Enameled coat of arms and open oval clip mounted to flat octagonal base. Each coat of arms different. Symbols include lions, ravens, eagles, and swords. All fully marked. Date letters vary: 1902 (1), 1905 (1), 1906 (2), 1907 (1), and 1909 (1). Two have indistinct marks. Six have design no. 454426. Retailer’s stamp (“Rowell / Oxford”). Excellent condition with... Click for details

Sale Price: $4,550.00
Listed Price $6,500.00
BX158

Set of 4 Edwardian sterling silver and enamel place card holders. Made by James William Benson in Birmingham, 1901 to 1902. Each: Enameled coat of arms and open oval clip mounted to flat octagonal base. Two each in two coats of arms. In leather-bound case with silk lining and fitted velvet. All fully marked including date letters 1901 (2) and 1902 (2). Design no. 454426 and retailer’s stamp (“Rowell / Oxford”). Excellent condition with strong and intact color.

Dimensions: H 1 1/2 x W 1... Click for details

Sale Price: $2,275.00
Listed Price $3,250.00
BX157

Set of 4 Edwardian sterling silver and enamel place card holders. Made by James William Benson in Birmingham, 1906 to 1908. Each: Enameled coat of arms and open oval clip mounted to flat octagonal base. Same design comprising yellow cross and birds on cobalt ground. In leather-bound case with silk lining and fitted velvet. Case has retailer’s stamp (Army and Navy Co-Operative Society) All fully marked including date letters 1906 (3) and 1908 (1). Design no. 454426 and retailer’s stamp... Click for details

Sale Price: $2,275.00
Listed Price $3,250.00
BW863

Set of 4 Edwardian sterling silver figural place card holders. Made by Levi & Salaman in Birmingham 1906. Each: Pair of perched owls with scrolled back clip; raised and round base. Wise birds standing ready to tamp down excessive dinner party levity. In leather-bound case with fitted velvet and silk lining with gilt retailer’s stamp (“Leighton / Lancaster”). Fully marked. Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 1 3/4 x D 1 1/2 in. Gross weight: 2.3 troy ounces. #BW863

Sale Price: $1,925.00
Listed Price $2,750.00
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