A 19th century silver figurative putto bell. Features upright putto above elaborately decorated hand engraved base. Marked 800 for silver standard and with unidentified silversmith marking (appears to be in Italian mark format).
Measurements: 4 in. tall; 2 in diameter (10.2cm; 5.1cm)
Weight: 111.3 grams
Elegant and unique antique silver tea strainer, c. early 1900s. Set features two pieces, strainer and stand. The hand strainer has an indented handle attached to a round drip pocket. The strainer is decorated in a chased and engraved floral. The stand is composed of a round lip, center tray (water drip catch), and raised upon three legs, each decorated with detailed animal head.
Markings: Strainer is marked '800' for silver and '5l TO' representing silversmiths number (51), the "fasces" (ancient Roman symbol, an axe bundled with birch sticks - used between 1933-1934), and two letter for the province where the silversmith was registered (TO).
Base is marked '800', '5l TO' and with an unidentified additional marking.
Dimensions: 6.75 in.; 3.75 in.; 2.5 in. tall
Antique silver compact, c. late 19th century. Square shaped compact features hand engraving along all panels of the casing, front and back have multitude of minuscule lines portraying overall sense of texture, while sides have a more simplistic sprouting leaf design. Lid also has center engraved emblem and oval gemstone, of what appears to be a Ruby. Compact has hinged casing and clasp closure, top panel has embedded beveled mirror. Mirror is in excellent condition, no cracks or breaks.
Markings: marked '800' for the silver.
Measurements: L 2 1/2 in.; W 2 1/2 in., H 1/2 in.
Beautiful Victorian 'Kings' cake serving set composed of a cake knife and cake server. The set is elegantly designed in Regency style with an ornate scroll and shell motif. Dated late 19th century. Marked '800' for silver standard.
Dimensions: knife 10 in.; 1 1/2 in | server 11 in.; 2 1/2 in.
Weight: 175 grams
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.'
Antique silver and enamel pill box, c. late 18th century. Oval-shaped box enamel and lapis emblem set within silver frame elaborately decorated with hand relief work throughout, including patterned lid and bordering along edges framing lagoon scene of herons and florals. Underneath lid and bottom of box are marked. Markings are unidentified.
Measurements: L 1 in.; W 1.25 in.; H 1.5 in. | Weight: approx 35 grams
Late 18th / early 19th century European box. Ornate hand decorated mother of pearl panels set within silver frame. Both lid and base each have two mother of pearl panels set within so that each side of the four panels (top, bottom, and inner linings) feature its own hand engraved decor. Box has several markings as shown in photo.
Markings: Augsburg city mark (Germany), mark of Ludwig Neresheimer & Co. Hanau, BM for Berthold Mueller (London, British importer), and with lion passant (for silver).
Measurements: 1.25 diameter; 3/4 in. tall
A beautiful 19th century rock crystal and gold gilded silver. Box features four solid rock crystal panels and cover, ornate beaded border, raised slightly by knobbed feet.
Markings: marked '800' for silver, unidentified makers mark, and with an additional marking (appears to be Italian official hallmark)
Measurements: L 4 in.; W 3 1/2 in.; H 1.5 in.
19th century silver jewelry box, reprouse and engraved floral motif along all panels, box slightly raised above four ornate feet. Good condition, normal wear with age.
Markings: marked 800 for silver standard
Measurements: 4 in. L; 3 3/4 in. W; 1 3/4 in. H
Weight: approx. 210 grams
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