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Luxury Mahogany Flatware Chest from Reed & Barton, Classic Anglo-American Style, for up to 200 pieces - hand-made from wood design, interior in brown cloth (anti-tarnish), with extra drawer, tanned brass handles and fittings, the chest inself is 39 cm (15 in) x 29 cm (11 1/4 in) and 16 cm (6 in) high - good condition, was only in exhibition, but not used - a superb chest in Furniture Quality - Export Price: EUR 395 (convert to your Currency) excluding shipment

In German language: Luxus Besteckkasten von Reed & Barton, klassischer Anglo-Amerikanischer Stil, für bis zu 200 Teile Silberbesteck, aus Mahagoni, mit hellbraunem Interior (Anti-Beschlag), mit extra Schublade, patinierte Messing-Griffe und Beschläge, Maße: 39 x 29 x 16 cm, ein hochwertiges Stück in Möbel-Qualität - guter Zustand, Ausstellungsstück (unbenutzt) - Export Preis EUR 395 - Fragen ? Tel. 04104-694710 oder Europa +49-4104-694710



Luxury Cutlery Chest Reed & Barton, as new

Sale only within Europe * See here Photo 1 - Photo 2 - Photo 3 & the closed view * offered subject to prior sale *



Small Silver Bowl for spices by Tiffany & Co., New York - of thick Sterling Silver 925, diameter 6 cm, height 1,5 cm, weight 29 grams - Maker & Age: made in New York by the most famous American Silversmith, ca. 1990 - Assay Marks: Tiffany & Co. Makers - Sterling - No. 23515 - Condition: in original Tiffany package, bowl in very good condition (obviously unused) - Export Price: EUR 195 (convert to your Currency) including shipment

Note: Please note that this is a quite small item - the photos might suggest it might be larger, but it is in fact only 6 x 1,5 cm, but very well executed.



Sterling Silver:
Tiffany Bowl for Spices

* See here Photo 1 and Photo 2 * offered subject to prior sale *



Asian Objects of Vertu - Small Antique novelty Salt Cellar (Muffineer) in the form of an Buddha Sculpture, Japan around 1900 - Sterling Silver 925, height 5 cm, at base 4 cm wide, weight 18 grams - Maker & Age: made in Yokohama by the well known British Silversmith Arthur & Bond ca. 1900 - Assay Marks: Maker`name in full writing, Yokohama and Sterling - Condition: head at upside (with the openings for the salt) show some stronger wear, some scratches at below filling opening and otherwise general signs of age and use - Export Price: EUR 178 (convert to your Currency) including shipment

Note: Please note that this is a quite small item - the photos might suggest it might be larger, but it is in fact only 5 x 4 x 2 cm, but well executed.



Sterling Silver:
Arthur & Bond Salt Cellar

* See here Photo 1 * Photo 2 * Photo 3 * private collection, not available *



Vintage (unused) American Sterling Silver Ear-Rings from Navajos, Mexico & Arizona 1970s - four pairs, with different designs and priecious stones inserted, with easy Clip-Fixing, large size of 3,5 cm diameter and smaller - Assay Marks: 925, Mexico, (Silversmith) TL-57 & other marks, 102 grams - Condition: in very good condition (unused, from old shop inventory) - ready for wear - Export Price: EUR 190 (convert to your Currency) for all 4 pairs together including shipment

Note: Yes, this is fashion from the Hippie period of the early 1970s. All hand-made and with comparable heavy silver weight and quality stones. Because of cost reasons the Native Indians does not produce such items since some time anymore. Needs a careful cleaning. En vogue today again at trendy woman in the United States.



Ladies Choice Sterling:
Navajo Ear-Rings 1970s

* See here Photo 1 * Photo 2 * private collection, not availabe *


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Georgian Silver Flatware

Quick Facts: Silver Purity: Sterling 925/1000 and 800/1000 - Purpose: Anglo-German Cutlery / Flatware Canteen, 32 pieces - five pieces for six Persons plus two additional items - Dimensions: see list below - Maker & Age: made in London by William Ely, William Fearn and William Chawner in 1818 (Eley Fearn & Chawner was founded 1808 in London) and by Wilkens, late 19th Century - Condition: wear from age and use, otherwise good - Assay Marks: Lion Passant (for Sterling Silver), Crowned Leopards Head (for Georgian London), Date Letter (for 1818), Maker`s mark WE WF WC for Eley Fearn & Chawner / Crown, Halfmoon, 800 + Wilkens Mark - Export Price (incl. s&h): EUR 2950 (convert to your Currency) - refer to Flat I

This Pattern is called Fiddle, Thread and Shell and this is the heavy double-struck (pattern worked out on both sides) version. William Chawner of London (and his collegues William Eley and William Fearn) ranked among the best Georgian Silversmiths of the early 19th Century. They were especially known for high-quality cutlery / flatware. The same can be said by the other Maker, Wilkens of Bremen, at the end of the 19th Century and afterwards.



Georgian Flatware / Cutlery Set
Eley, Fearn & Chawner, London

* Show me larger color illustrations * offered subject to prior sale by: Karsten Buchholz - Germany *



Georgian Silver Salver

Quick Facts: Silver Purity: Sterling 925/1000 - Purpose: Footed Salver / Tray for Visitor`s Cards and/or Letters (presented by the Butler to the Gentleman or the Lady) or for serving small Refreshments - Dimensions & Execution: Diameter 10 inch (25,4 cm), heavy solid silver with a weight of 603 gr. (19 3/8 Ounces) - Maker & Age: made in London by Ebenezer Coker (active 1728-1783) in 1769 - Condition: light wear from age, otherwise excellent - Assay Marks: Lion Passant (for Sterling Silver), Crowned Leopards Head (for London), Date Letter (for 1769), Maker`s mark EC for Ebenezer Coker - all hallmarks are clearly visible - Export Price (incl. s&h): EUR 1680 (convert to your Currency) - refer to Coker Salver

This high-quality item has been completely hand-made / hand-wrought / hand-chased. It stands on three feets 3 cm high (1 1/4 in). Ebenezer Coker of London ranks among the best Silversmiths of the 18th Century. An example of his work can be found in the book "Collecting Silver" by Elisabeth de Castres on page 102 with a full-page illustration. He was especially known for candle-sticks, salvers and later also flatware.



Georgian Sterling Salver
Ebenezer Coker, London 1769

* Show me larger color illustrations * offered subject to prior sale by: Karsten Buchholz, Germany *



Quick Facts: Silver Purity: 900 (Coin Silver) or 925 (Sterling) - Purpose: an antique Presentation Beaker with a carved Dragon - Dimensions & Execution: it is 11,5 cm (4 1/2 inch) high and has a diameter of 7,8 cm (3 inch) at its widest point, made of solid Silver with a weight of 193 gr. (6.21 ounces), inside has been gilted (Vermeil technique) - Maker & Age: made in Canton or Shanghai by Hung Chong (also written Hungchong, well known silversmith - Condition: age signs, inside gilting shows wear plus there are in general minimal dents from use - Assay Marks: Maker`s sign HC and chinese character for high grade silver (900 or 925) - Export Price (incl. s&h): sold - refer to Hung-Chong-Beaker

This is a hand-made China Trade (Chinese Export) Silverware item which shows a remarkable quality. Towards the end of the 19th Century some self-assured and larger Silversmith Workshops in Hong Kong, Shanghai and Canton started to introduce own Designs where the form and function followed Western items and earlier China Trade Silver (which copied the Western Style) - but where own decoration was added. In contrast to the earlier pieces these items have not yet been researched much and are still available at favorable prices. This Beaker was presented to a European Merchant who was located 1903 in Kobe, Japan.



Dragon Beaker
China, Hung Chong 1903

* Show me larger color illustrations * offered subject to prior sale by: Karsten Buchholz, Germany *



Silver Purity: 900 (Coin Silver) or 925 (Sterling) - Purpose: an antique Presentation Tray with a sculptured Animal and Flower Decoration - Dimensions & Execution: it is 20,7 cm (more than 8 in) long and 7 cm (2 3/4 in) large and stands on four ball feets 2 cm (0.8 in) high, made of solid Silver with a weight of 120 grams (3.86 ounces) - Maker & Age: made in Hong Kong by Wing Chung (also written Wing Chun), a well known silversmith of the period 1850-1900. Condition: signs of age and use, otherwise ok - Assay Marks: Maker`s sign WC and chinese character for high grade silver plus the no. 90 - Export Price (incl. s&h): EUR 650

This is a hand-made China Trade (Chinese Export) Silverware item which shows a remarkable quality. In the second half of the 19th Century some self-assured and larger Silversmith Workshops in Hong Kong, Shanghai and Canton started to introduce own Designs where the form and function followed Western items but where own decoration with Chinese motifs was added. This Beaker was previously owned by an European Insurance Broker who was located in Southern China.



Sterling Nut Tray
China, Wing Chung c. 1870

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Silver Purity: Germany, 800/1000 - Purpose: an antique, heavy Presentation Spoon (often given for Marriage) with red Cabouchon Stone on handle

Dimensions & Execution: length is 22 cm (8 1/2 in) - made of solid silver with an impressive weight of 82 grams (2.64 oz), executed in an typical Art Nouveau Design - Maker & Age: made by Josef Reiner (est. 1874 in Bavaria) around 1895 - Condition: only light traces of use, otherwise good condition, decorated with an Art Nouveau monogram (unreadable) - Assay Marks: Half Moon, Crown, 800, Maker`s Sign + Retailer`s Sign by E. Netterrol

Export Price (incl. s&h):
sold - refer to Marriage Spoon Reiner



Marriage Gift Spoon -
J. Reiner, ca. 1895

* Show me larger color illustrations * offered subject to prior sale by: Karsten Buchholz, Germany *

 

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