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BR660

Pair of German 800 silver figural open salts, ca 1920. Each: A swan with hinged wings and erect tail. Nice plumage and scrolled neck terminating in triangular bill. With detachable clear glass liner. Marked. Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 3 1/2 x W 2 1/4 x D 4 5/8 in. Wingspan: H 6 in. Weight (silver only): 6.8 troy ounces. #BR660

Sale Price: $525.00
Listed Price $750.00
BR658

Pair of 800 silver swan bowls. Made by Karl Söhnlein & Söhne in Hanau, German, ca 1930. Each: Round downy bodies with hinged wings and graceful scroll necks. Interior gilt washed. Elegant table ornaments that can filled with treats. Fully marked. Very good condition with nicely delineated plumage.

Dimensions: H 5 1/2 x W 3 3/4 x D 6 in. Wingspan: 8 3/8 in. Total weight: 19 troy ounces. #BR658

Sale Price: $1,295.00
Listed Price $1,850.00
BS987

Pair of German 800 silver figural spice boxes, ca 1910. Each: Pheasant with ovoid body and clawed and scaly talons. Head detachable with pierced interior cap. Clawed and scaly talons Welcome dinner party guests, though wings hinged for flight if conversation gets too dull. Marked. Very good condition and patina.

Dimensions: H 6 1/4 x W 3 x D 12 3/4 in. Wingspan: 4 1/2 in. Total weight: 22 troy ounces. #BS987

Sale Price: $3,150.00
Listed Price $4,500.00
BH770

French 950 silver figure of elephant. A might beast in mid-stride with raised trunk, flapping ears, swinging tail, and sharp tusks. Nice details including saggy, textured skin. Marks: Minerva head and “Bry & Cie”, a Parisian maker and retailer established in the late 1930s. Very good condition with nice patina.

Dimensions: H 7 1/2 x W 8 x D 3 3/4 in. Very heavy weight: 59 troy ounces. #BH770

Sale Price: $5,250.00
Listed Price $7,500.00
BN943

Dutch 833 silver figural box, 1927. Sweet and small bird with firm downy body, wide erect tail, and scaly talons. Head detachable. Fully marked including date letter and export symbol. Very good condition with deep patina.

Dimensions: H 5 1/8 x W 2 x D 7 1/2 in. Weight: 7.3 troy ounces. #BN943

Sale Price: $1,295.00
Listed Price $1,850.00
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
BN224

Pair of sterling silver dog-form salt and pepper shakers. Made by Dominick & Haff in New York in 1879. 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. Fully marked including year. Great condition.

Dimensions: H 2 3/4 x W 1 1/8 x D 1 3/4 in. Total weight: 5.5 troy ounces. #BN224

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