SILVER. ANTIQUE ENGLISH SILVER CHATELAINE. Includes a English silver openwork chatelaine waist clip decorated with central figural head of Pan, putti and scrollwork with alternating ornate openwork figural and cable chains fitted with Albert swivel clasps - duty mark and a date letter of 1889. Chatelaine is suspending (8) various accoutrements including an English silver hinged pillbox - Birmingham city stamp, maker's mark of Colen Hewer Cheshire, and a date stamp of 1889; a silver mounted pin cushion depicting Durga; an English silver travel pencil ? - Birmingham, Colen Hewer Cheshire, 1889; an English silver mounted pocket knife - Birmingham, Colen Hewer Cheshire, 1889; an English silver scissor holder - Birmingham, Colen Hewer Cheshire, 1889 with a pair of English silver? mounted scissors with stainless blades; English silver perfume bottle - Birmingham, unknown maker, 1889; a silver thimble holder; and a silver mounted orb key wind pocket watch with key. Total approx. weight of English silver chatelaine and accoutrements is 5.6 troy oz (gross) excluding orb pocket watch, silver mounted scissors, and the silver mounted pocket knife. From a Larchmont, NY estate. Dimensions: Chatelaine measures approx. 8" in length at its longest point excluding accoutrements. Condition: Good, with light surface scratches and minor dings/dents. Wear consistent with age and use. One chain has been replaced with a silver Figaro chain and an improperly attached silver? spring ring clasp. Orb pocket watch dial exhibits hairlines. Pocket watch appears to be running; all pocket watches are sold as is regardless of functionality. Glass orb exhibits scratches. Silver mounted scissors may be a replacement.
Antique and vintage accessories, including: a labeled french burl wood and metal mounted necessities box with a red silk interior, English silk wrapped dresser box with carriage scene on top containing several religious items, crosses and figures, a stone flint box, horn carved reliquary box, a ladies necessities case missing implements with a silver thimble, a beaded purse with a rhinestone mounted rim. French box 3.75”H x 8.75”W x 6”D English box 4”H 9”W x 5.5”D Condition: accessories with some damage including missing components, minor abrasions throughout, necessities box with missing metal side mounts CT Transfer Fee $10
GROUP EARLY 20TH C. EUROPEAN & AMERICAN DECORATIVE ITEM...1st & 2nd items: Lacquer hand-painted pedestal form matchbox holder with marks to the base and a small circular hand-painted box with maker's mark to underside of top. 2 1/4" H & 1 3/4" dia. Both early 20th century. 3rd item: Grouping of 10 early 20th century postcards depicting various landscape and landmarks in Moscow and other Russian cities. 4th item: 2 groups of loose enameled buttons, Russian or French, each with floral designs. 31 total (7 medium size/24 smaller size). Late 19th/early 20th century. 5th item: 2 diminutive enameled and gilt metal circular dishes, possibly Russian with center star and swag design. 2 3/8" dia. Early 20th century. 6th item: 2 silver thimbles, one with floral enameled decoration marked .800 to the side, the other with floral decoration and cartouche marked .880 to the interior. Late 19th/Early 20th century. 7th item: Glauber Brass Mfg. Company, Cleveland, Ohio advertising paperweight in the form of a man's face. 2 1/2" H x 2 1/8" W. 20th century. 8th item: Hubley ACCO dog paperweight. 1 1/2" H. Early 20th century. Provenance: From the collection of William Samuel Krebs (d. 1907) who worked for International Harvester in Russia during the late 19th/early 20th century. (Higher-resolution photos are available at www.caseantiques.com)
1st - 7th items: All overall very good condition with general wear. 8th item: Minor wear to paint, overall very good condition.
KENTUCKY COIN SILVER CARD CASE AND THIMBLE1st item: Coin silver calling card case, cartouche shape with engraved grape and leaf decoration, hinged lid, chain handle, and incuse stamp on interior rim for James Innes Lemon, working Louisville, 1841-1858. 3 1/2" x 2 1/4". Note: James I. Lennon appears as both a silversmith and a jeweler in the 1840s. At least one source states he was an apprentice to Asa Blanchard in Lexington early in his career. 2nd item: Silver thimble, stamped COIN 8 J.W. JONES MT. STERLING KY (James W. Jones, working Mt. Sterling, 1878-1894). 3/4"H. Combined weight: 1.83 oz troy oz.
Possible monogram removal to shield on card case, light scratching/wear, otherwise both items very good condition.
STERLING SILVER THIMBLE & PIN CUSHION GROUPFive small decorative sterling silver & silver tone items to include: two (2) fox knife rests, a frog pincushion stamped to underside "silver", a cherub decorated thimble stamped to inside "silver", and cast Asian battle scene sculpture with marks to base, but untested.
BRITISH REGENCY CARVED AND ENGRAVED MOTHER OF PEARL SEW...British Regency Carved and Engraved Mother of Pearl Sewing Box, circa 1820, containing a silver needle case, button and thimble box, bodkin, needle pouch and silver thimble.
Height 4 in. Width 2 ¾ in. Depth 2 ¼ in.
From the Starbuck East Brick, Nantucket, MA
Items may have wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Please contact the gallery for further details prior to bidding. Any condition statement given as a courtesy should not be treated as fact.
NINE PIECES SOUTH CAROLINA SILVER FLATWAREmid 19th century, coin silver and sterling, including dessert spoon and fork, marks for W. Carrington (Charleston, South Carolina, New York, working 1835-1901); sauce ladle and fork, marks for Hayden & Whilden (Charleston, South Carolina, working 1855-1863); serving spoon, marks for J. S. Bird & Co. (Charleston, South Carolina, working 1849-1861); silver thimble, in fitted box James Allan (Charleston, South Carolina, working 1865-1908); teaspoon, marks for marks for Samuel Wilmot, Sr. (New Haven, Connecticut, working 1798-1808; Georgetown, South Carolina 1824-1835); salt spoon, retailer marks for C. H. Jones & Co. (Georgetown, South Carolina, c. 1854), most with monograms, 10.60 oz. T., 3-/4 in. to 8-3/4 in.
Provenance: Private Charleston Collection
all with wear and damage
CARVED ENGLISH IVORY DOG CANE: Early 20th century wooden cane, surmounted by a finely carved Ivory dog handle with inset glass eyes. Sterling silver thimble attached at foot. Sterling by Henry Griffith & Sons, of Birmingham, England. Monogrammed at collar. Approx. 34.25'' h x 4.25'' l x 1.25'' w.
CONDITION: Age cracks to wood commensurate with age and use.
A George IV rosewood musical sewing box of sarcophagus form, the hinged lid opening to reveal a fitted interior with mother of pearl reels and a silver thimble marked for Chester, the musical box in a rosewood case and stamped Ducommun Girdod, 27cm wide, 20cm deep, 14.5cm high