Lovely bottle-form silver overlay decanter. The chased overlay in interlacing Art Nouveau design has robust wheat and foliates about the tall vessel. An all- silver-covered stopper rests upon the top. Marks for the Alvin Silver Workshop of Rhode Island, known for their fine overlay work, circa 1905. 12 3/8" H.
Stunning, large, fine quality tray with raised, curved and notched borders in the Chippendale style. Bold, curving handles embellish the rectangular form. Made by the well-known Hukin & Heath workshop in Birmingham circa 1890. 14 1/2" W., 24 3/4" W.
Serpentine-form silvered tray with raised, fluted-wave edging. Shell and foliate detail further enhances the large butler's form with its cut-out handles. Ideal size for serving or displaying a tea service. Tiffany & Co. maker's marks beneath. New York circa 1930. 16" W., 22 1/2" L.
Sterling silver Art Nouveau design tea strainer. The elaborately pierced strainer is gilded within. Hallmarks: J. Gloster, Birmingham 1917. 4 1/8" L.
Quatrefoil-form silver gilt cufflinks with incised design. Made in Norway by the Albert Scharwing silver workshop circa 1940's. Workshop marks as well as 835 fine silver marks upon each. 5/8" W., 7/8" L.
Green Jade vase in an optic rib pattern. Steuben's bulbous form with flared opening is Frederick Carder's original design number 2533. An example is pictured in another color in "Frederick Carder and Steuben Glass," by Dimitroff, page 210. 5" H.
Vienna Secession silver drinking cup or goblet by the well-regarded J.C. Klinkosch silver workshop in Vienna circa 1925-'30. The hammered, silver-footed goblet with a swirling, fluted knop upholding the cup was likely designed by Oswald Haerdtl. The artist, known for his distinct Vienna Secession forms, was an assistant to Josef Hoffmann. A beautiful, stylized applique monogram is upon one side. Impressed marks for 800 fine silver as well as workshop marks. Examples of Klinkosch works are found in the Brohan Museum in Berlin. 6 1/8" H.
Pure Arts & Crafts in design! Silvered basket with completely hammered surface. Octagonal form has an applied border at its flared rim with rivet strapwork. Inspired by Shreve's Fourteenth Century Crusader pattern. Made in Connecticut by the Derby Silver Co., circa 1910. 7 1/2" H., 8 1/2" W., 9 1/2" L.
Art Nouveau sterling silver spoon with a woman's head-and-face handle. The Gibson-style woman's hair flows down to a twisted stem. Bowl of the spoon engraved "St. Louis," reverse of handle with initials, dated "Xmas 1906." Made by the Manchester Silver Co. of Rhode Island circa 1904-'06. 5 3/8" L.
Optic Rib Gold Aurene Steuben vase. The vase, with its bulbous bottom and flared opening, is Frederick Carder's original design number 2533. Circa 1920's. An example in another color is pictured on page 210 of "Frederick Carder and Steuben Glass," by Dimitroff. 5" H.
Tall emerald green silver overlay vase. The ribbed glass form with gently flared opening has abundant scrolling overlay foliates with hand-chased details. American circa 1900. 10 1/4" H.
Steuben optic swirl vase in Dark Amethyst glass. The gently flaring form is Frederick Carder's original design number 6030 as illustrated on page 277 in "The Glass of Frederick Carder," by Gardner. 7" H.
Art Nouveau sterling silver tray with wavy cartouche forms in relief about the borders. Rambling flower heads further enhance the curving form. Nice quality with rolled edge details. Hallmarks: Henry Williams, Birmingham 1911. 8 3/8" W., 10 1/4" L.
Fine cast bronze of a boy holding an early carved flute-like instrument known as a chalumeau. The figure with wavy hair wears a jacket, hat and fur-lined shoes. A basket of fruits rests behind. Signed upon the squared base, Duchoiselle. The sculptor, active in France in the nineteenth century, created a highly regarded pair of bronzes depicting Native American Indians in canoes. France, circa 1880. 24" H., 7" W., 6" D.
English sterling silver mounted cut crystal flask. Convenient detachable drinking cup is gilded within. Hallmark upon cup and cap: Thomas Jones Watson, London 1930. 2 7/8" W., 5 1/2" H.
English Art Nouveau bottle stand. A banded relief of prominent florals enhances the circumference of the lovely form. Curving handles have beautifully cast flowers as an adornment. Made by the Goldsmiths and Silversmiths Company of Regent Street circa 1905. The firm ultimately was acquired by Garrard. 7" H., 6 1/2" W. to handles
Pair of silvered, reticulated wine bottle stands with stylized scallop tops and stepped base supports. Made in Birmingham circa 1915 by the William Hutton & Sons workshop. 7" H. each
Sterling silver Adams-style candlesticks. Oval bases with fluted designs which are repeated upon the column. Beaded edging is found upon the base as well as on the oval bobeches. Hallmarks: George Henry Hibberd, Birmingham 1903. 6 3/4" H.