Art Deco sterling silver cocktail shaker. Made by LG Balfour Co. in Attleboro, Mass., ca 1925. Tall cylinder with built-in strainer. Snug-fitting domed cover. A spare ornament-free vessel for functional fun. Fully marked including maker’s stamp and no. 255. Excellent condition.
Dimensions: H 8 3/8 x D 3 3/8 in. Weight: 9.5 troy ounces. #BV291
This is a Dresden saxony lamp blue mark.
It measures 14" high , 4 1/2" depth and 8" wide in the middle.
There are about 10 twenty chips on flowers. The lamp works and a small green modern shade included.
The theme is man playing a lute.
One says Sheringham, straight from the cow, the other Still waters run deep. The first measures 1 7/8"tall, 3 1/2" across the top including the handle. The second 2 5/8" tall and 2 1/4" across the top including the handle. Circa 1920's-1940's
Rare grouping of milk and creme jugs from Amphora.
Two are cows with with 3d steers on the sides of each jug and the other one is an elk.
The elk is missing some paint on the upper mouth and the handle.
Three sizes.The large cow measures from handle to tip of nose 9 1/2" long, about 61/2" wide and 5" tall. There is a 3d steer on it's sides.
The second cow measures7"
long and 4 1/2" wide and 3 1/2" tall. There is a 3D cow on it's side with a milkmaid...
The inside of this two handled Moorcroft comport is decorated with a single, large, velvety red and blue pansy, backed by some foliage, which is a rather unusual decoration. Around the rim of the bowl runs an undulating ring of flowerbuds and leaves, which separates the off white glaze at the top and the dark blue that continues down to the foot. It stands 135 mm (5.25 inches) high and the bowl has a diameter of 165 mm (6.5 inches)...
This Moorcroft bowl is decorated with the "Pomegranate" design. The bowl measures 225 mm (9 inches) in diameter, stands 35 mm (1 3/8 ths of and inch) high and is in very good condition apart from some light crazing. The base is impressed with a facsimile of William Moorcroft's signature, the stamp "Made in England", as well as "Potter to HM the Queen". C 1928.
Pair of South American sterling silver candlesticks. Each: Socket on knopped support on raised and round foot. Socket and foot have twisted fluting. A striking design with unusual “tall low” dimensions. Argentine marks include “Industria Argentina”, “D181”, and “Arte”. Very good condition.
Dimensions: H 5 5/8 x D 3 1/4 in. Weighted. #BO950
Pair of sterling silver mint julep cup. Straight and tapering sides, and reeded rim and foot. Fully marked including retailer’s stamp for AJ Winters Co., which was located in Paris, Kentucky. Good condition.
Dimensions: H 3 3/4 x D 3 in. Weight: 7.5 troy ounces. #BT893
Set of 8 Fabulous Art Deco sterling silver cocktail cups. Made by Tiffany & Co. in New York, ca 1922. Each: Conical bowl on tapering stem on raised round foot. Fully marked including pattern no. 20037 (first produced in 1922) and director’s letter m. Excellent condition.
Dimensions: H 4 3/4 x D 2 7/8 in. Total weight: 34 troy ounces. #BU178
Midcentury Modern sterling silver cocktail shaker. Straight and tapering body and skirted foot. Stepped shoulder and snug-fitting cover with cork plug. Stippled high-looping handle and assertive stubby spout with cork-plugged cap. Functional with great heft. Marked “Siam / 925 / Made in Peru / Sterling”. Very good condition.
Dimensions: H 10 x W 8 x D 4 1/4 in. Heavy weight: 27 troy ounces. #JB
English sterling silver box, 1953. Rectangular with straight sides. Cover flat and hinged with tab, and canted and lined side edges. Allover engine-turned ornament on sides and top; ends plain. Box and cover interior cedar lined. Box underside felt lined. Fully marked including worn maker’s stamp, London assay stamp, and Elizabeth II coronation stamp. Very good condition apart from a few minor pings.
Dimensions: H 1 1/2 x W 8 5/8 x D 3 3/4 in. Gross weight: 18 troy ounces. #BU943
European Renaissance-style 800 silver wine ewer on stand. Ewer: Conical body, knopped support, raised foot with plain sides, upward tapering neck, and plain helmet mouth. Handle high-looping with scrolling leaves and animal-head mount. Stand: Plain and round well with wide and shaped shoulder and scalloped rim. Dense chased, engraved, and tooled ornament with scrolls, bouquets, and gadroons. Cast cupid figures mounted to ewer shoulder. Traditional and ceremonial. Marked...
Midcentury Modern sterling silver box. Made by Tiffany & Co. in New York. Rectangular with straight sides. Cover flat, hinged, and overhanging. Box interior cedar lined. Fully marked including maker’s stamp and postwar pattern no. 23325. Excellent condition.
Dimensions: H 1 3/4 x W 4 1/4 x D 3 3/8 in. Gross weight: 10 troy ounces. #BU952
American sterling silver bell, ca 1920. Baluster handle with ball finial and engraved bands. Bowl has spread and stepped rim. Melodious ting-a-ling. Marked “Sterling 860”. Very good condition.
Dimensions: H 4 x D 2 1/4 in. Weight: 2 troy ounces. #BU215
Down-home sterling silver mint julep cup. Retailed by Bogaert in Lexington, Kentucky. Traditional form with straight and tapering sides and reeded rim and base. Fully marked including retailer’s stamp and Manchester pattern no. 3759. Very good condition.
Dimensions: H 3 1/2 x D 2 3/4 in. Weight: 3 troy ounces. #BU998
George V sterling silver cocktail shaker. Made by Mappin & Webb in Birmingham in 1927. Straight and gently tapering sides, curved shoulder with reeded band, scroll bracket handle, and short inset neck with snug-fitting cover. Stubby diagonal spout with cap and built-in strainer. Cover and cap have stepped top. Stylish Jazz Age barware. Fully marked. Very good condition.
Dimensions: H 10 1/8 x W 7 3/4 x D 4 1/4 in. Weight: 23.5 troy ounces. #BV294
Pair of English Georgian silver café au lait pots. Made by James Dixon & Sons in Sheffield 1936-7. Each: Conical body and stepped and domed hinged cover with stained-wood vasiform finial. Capped stained-wood double-scroll handle. The coffeepot has a faceted and leaf-capped spout with scalloped mount. The hot milk pot has a curved and faceted spout. Fully marked including date letters for 1936 (hot milk jug) and 1937 (coffeepot), and no. Y611/2...
Smart and Modern sterling silver box. Made by Tiffany & Co. in New York. Rectangular with straight sides. Cover flat and hinged with slight overhang. Stylish Midcentury design. Box interior cedar lined and partitioned. Fully marked including, maker’s stamp and postwar pattern no. 23328. Excellent condition.
Dimensions: H 1 7/8 x W 7 7/8 x D 3 5/8 in. Gross weight: 22 troy ounces. #BU945