Silver/Other Metals

George Washington Andirons

These centennial andirons are big and bold. Others I found were all cast iron, the fronts of these are bronze. They measure 21 inches high and 2 feet long. Auction results for the cast iron examples range from $1,000. to 1200.


Collection of Victorian Buttons with Bird Designs Sewn on Card

This is a wonderful collection of 19th century brass and other metal buttons, all with a bird themed design; there are a total of 22 buttons in all.  They have been sewn onto acid free card stock and well displayed.  The photos have a shadow from the cel phone taking the photo; the card is…read more


4 pc silverplate teaset, Community Plate Old English Melon pattern

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


19thc Tin Sugar Shaker

This sugar shaker is in excellent condition.  It is especially nice with the design of a star in the top for the holes.


Sheffield Plate Dinner Plates with Reticulated Basket and Grape Design

These are just beautiful!  The bread plates shown have sold already.  The dinner plates are a mixture of two different patterns, both grape design; 5 of  one pattern and 7 of another, although both have the reticulated basket design and grape edges.  Some of the dinner plates have some plate wear.


Sterling Gravy Boat Gorham Plymouth pattern 1911

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.


19th Century Sewing Notions Holder

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.


18th Century Coin Silver Serving Spoon Joseph Rust Boston c.1790

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


Pairpoint Silver Plated Handled Basket

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.


18thc – early 19thc Andirons

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.


Reed and Barton Renaissance Crumber Set

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