This is such a great fun piece! We believe it to be Dutch, but we do not know who the character is; he is holding a money bag and some have thought it might be Scrooge, but it may also be a caricature of the Dutch merchant men of the 17th and 18th century. It…read more
This is a really nice English Victorian brass chamberstick, dating to the third quarter of the 19th century. It has very nice etching on the interior of the chamber well, as well as on the handle. The rim has pierced and cutout design and is also etched, including the words GOOD NIGHT etched on the…read more
Large 19th c store tea tin in rare, original yellow paint.
This is a great quadruple plated tea set by Meriden Brittania Company. The set has a tea pot, coffee pot, covered sugar and creamer; the style is Chinese pagoda in shape and each piece has wonderful floral etching, which can be seen on the detail photo of the teapot. The teapot and coffee pot also…read more
A wonderful silverplated 4 piece tea set in the Old English Melon pattern by Community Plate. The pattern is based on an English Georgian pattern from the 18th century. The set includes an open sugar and a covered sugar in melon form (with a melon top on the cover) and a melon form teapot and…read more
This sugar shaker is in excellent condition. It is especially nice with the design of a star in the top for the holes.
This lovely, early brass box has a beautifully engraved lid and an initial on the base. It is most probably Dutch or English.
a beautifully hand painted toleware dresser tray. 10 inches by 7 inches. Gilded decoration. Very good condition.
A beautiful sterling gravy boat in the Plymouth pattern by Gorham, introduced in 1911. The pattern is a fluted edge design, with really nice acanthus leaf style design at the top and base of the handle. Has a script monogram.
This sewing notions holder is exquisite. The top tips open to reveal the metal interior. It is hand painted in the original floral decoration on its exterior. Rare and hard to find in this condition. It stands on its base like a small globe, about 4 inches high.
This is a fantastic sterling ladle in the Ribbon pattern by John Wendt. Wendt started working in Boston around 1850 and later moved to New York. The ‘Ribbon’ pattern is an unusual design of intricate decoration portraying ribbon going through two clasps, one of which has the monogram ETL. The bowl is beautifully gilt with…read more
This is a beautiful example of American Arts & Crafts era silver. Hand hammered in design, the server has a nice gingko leaf shaped blade and great cutout design on the handle. The piece was retailed by McAuliffe & Hadley, a Boston shop that operated from approximately 1900-20, and used local artisans to supply them…read more
A wonderful example of 18th century American coin silver. A large coffin end bright cut serving spoon, made by Joseph Rust (1763-1814), a Boston silversmith working in Boston from 1785-1795. The spoon has a great bright cut cartouche with bellflower trail on the front; it is monogrammed with entwined cursive LT letters. On the back,…read more
This coin silver strawberry basket is a very unusual form of coin silver holloware. The basket has a helmet form with a triple oval base and has a wonderful repousse and chased design of strawberries, flowers, leaves and ribbon, and the handle has a nice leaf design. The basket is monogrammed on one side with…read more
A beautiful handled silver plated footed basket manufactured by Pairpoint in New Bedford, MA in the late 19th century. 12 inches long by 8 inches wide and 10 inches tall to the top of the handle. Excellent condition.
Pair of Cast Iron Female-form Andirons, probably American, late 18th/early 19th century, each figure half dressed in exotic costume, thought to represent America, ht. 11 3/4, lg. 12 3/4, wd. 6 1/2 in. Excellent condition. Note: For another example of the form, see Donald L. Fennimore, Iron at Winterthur (Winterthur, 2004), pp. 30-1.
A silver plated crumber set with a tray and a handled crumb sweep. Beautifully decorated with Northwind Head designs on both the tray and the handle of the crumber. Manufactured by the Reed and Barton Co. circa 1885. Minor scratches to the tray. No silver loss. Tray measures 9 inches by 8 inches. Crumber is…read more