Stunning Bruckmann & Sohne figurine centerpiece, circa late 1800s. Highly stylized with great attention to detail. The angel figurine features a seated angel above a small platform holding a vine and jar supporting a crystal dish, raised above a square shaped base embellished by engraved foliage and floral motif.
Bruckmann & Sohne was founded in 1806.
Measurements: L 6 1/2 in.; W 6 1/2 in.; H 10 in. (with dish) / Dish diameter 9 1/2 in.
Weight: 945 grams
Markings: Base is marked with Germany hallmarking symbols of crescent moon and crown, 800 for the silver, with Bruckmann & Sohne makers mark, and with designers initials 'A.P.'
Blue and white swatow dish from the factory of Zhangzhou in China, c. late 16/17th century. Composed of strong porcelain with a beautiful simple design created by the use of only blue and white color. The pattern features alternating florals bordered by a geometrical décor.
Dimensions: 18.5 in. diameter; 4.5 in. tall
An elegant twelve-piece porcelain tea set, composed of a teapot with lid, cream jug with plate, covered sugar bowl with lid, and three cups with saucer plates. The set is beautifully decorated in a pink floral motif painted along an opal colored base, accents with gold gilding along the base, rim, and handles of each piece.
Markings: Bottom of each piece is marked 'H' above a 'K' within an emblem accompanied by an 'I' and 'C' (as shown in photo).
Measurements: Teapot: L 7.25 in. L; W 4 in.; H 9.25 in.
Cream Jug: L 4.75 in.; W 2.25 in.; H 4.25 in.
Sugar bowl: 4.25 in. diam ; H 5.25 in.
Cups: 2.25 in. diam; H 3.25 in.
Plates: 4.25 in. diam
Frank M. Whiting & Co. sterling silver and crystal salt cellars
Set of six sterling silver and crystal salt cellars, c. 1900. Each ornate crystal cellar is set within a silver frame embellished by a gadronned border.
Markings: all pieces are marked 'Frank M. Whiting & Co., Sterling'
Measurements: 4 in. diameter; 1 in. tall
Gorgeous Italian oil and vinegar set, includes two crystal decanters and a silver ornate holder, c. late 19th century. Both decanters are composed of thick crystal with flat edged panels along the base, curved handles, and matching flat paneled stoppers. The silver decanter holder is elegantly decorated with foliage-leaf motif and slightly raised upon four feet.
All original pieces intact. Excellent condition, normal wear with age.
Markings: Holder is marked '800' for silver and '294 MI' for the silversmiths registered number and the providence (MI - Milan).
Dimensions: Base - 8 in.; 3 in.; H 6.5 in. (with bottle) / Bottle - 2.5 in; dia; 6 in. tall
Elegant Italian sugar bowl, c. 19th century. Simplistic design features deep rounded oval shaped bowl raised upon four clawed feet with gadrooned border accents and a knobbed lid.
Excellent condition, normal wear with age.
Markings: Marked '800' within oval for silver standard, and with the Italian marking systems lozenge - containing the silvermith's number '3', and province initials 'VC' for Vercelli, Italy.
Measurements: 4 1/2 in.; 3 1/2 in.; 3 in. / Weight: 75 grams
Lovely antique serving set composed of an over-sized fork and knife, c. 1900s. Both pieces feature strong silver handles with gold plated utensils that are beautifully engraved with a floral motif. The style of this set is 'kings'. The set is in good condition, surface wear in accordance with age.
Markings: Both are marked “800” for the silver and with an unidentified cup shaped mark
Dimensions: Knife – 11 in.; 2 in., Fork – 10 in.; 2.4 in.
Weight: 245 grams
Lovely Storck & Sinsheimer silver tray, circa 1875-80. This rare and collectible piece is a great example of the fancy s & s Art Nouveau creations that are now highly sought after. This hand made tray features delicate and intricate open-work along its edging with an elegant embossed outdoor scene set within the center. Repousse imagery features a serene landscape with three figurines; a young couple and a musician within a peaceful garden setting.
Markings: marking of Storck & Sinsheimer, Hanau
Dimensions: 7 1/2 in. length; 4 in. width; 1 1/2 in. tall
Jakob Storck and Louis Sinsheimer are noted as operating in Hanau 1874-1926. They are most popular for their delicate and intricate repousse and open-work seen in trays, bowls, decanters, hand mirrors, and other small objects.