It is a 4" long, 2 1/2" wide, 1/2" high to the rim, 3 1/8" at the tallest, nearly 1.4 T. oz., nut or candy dish formed in the shape of a swan...
Likely dating from the early 20th century, they were made by Dominick and Haff, whose three part emblem, the word "Sterling," and model number "450" are imprinted on the undersides...
It is sterling silver, model "4805A" made by Gorham in 1907, all of which information is indicated by the marks on the underside.
It is decidedly Art Nouveau in style, featuring raised wild rose blossoms and trailing stems arrayed on an undulating rim...
It has a 1 3/4" wide, double border rim that has a hand raised leaf and floral design. Repousse as represented on this reflects a style and technique that was a hallmark of Baltimore silver, and this applies especially so to Kirk.
The interior has a line script monogram...
Dating circa 1900, the body is panel cut with a ground base, high quality, glass.
The fitted top has a wide collar, with a broad spout, hinged lid, and a solid, cast thumb grip...
Price for the pair.
They were made by Dominick & Haff, whose three part emblem, the word "Sterling," model number "304," and name of the retailer, New York's "Theodore B. Starr," are imprinted on the undersides.
The bodies have raised floral and acanthus leaf repousse designs and attached beaded handles...
It was made by Dominick & Haff whose three part emblem, "Sterling," "Patent," and the number "56" are stamped on the inside lip of the lower half.
The top and bottom pieces have raised decorative, "Rocaille" style, elements that include shells, flowers, leaves, and scrolls. The interior is finished in an intact gold wash...
It is stamped on the bottom "Sterling," "Hand Made," and with a lion passant, but without a maker's identification, although it is clearly American in origin.
Note: the style follows after a tea caddy form made popular by renowned silversmith William G. DeMatteo, Bergenfield, New Jersey, who also used the term "Hand Made," and whose son followed him in the tr...
Marked "Stieff," "Sterling," and with a date symbol for 1923, it is an appropriate size for a butter or similar-sized dish, measuring 4 7/8" in outside diameter, has a 3/16" high inside rim that is 4 3/8" across, stands 1 5/8" to the top of the knob finial, and weighs 3.6 T. oz.
The pattern is a high relief, highly detailed, "Rep...
It is an unusual size, but fits the hand very well. The top rim splays outward slightly, while the base curves inward to a perfectly flat base. The entire surface is finished is a gold wash and engraved with a boot and spur crest.
It is marked in the interior for London, 1788-89, sterling silver, and with a maker's mar...
It was made by Dominick & Haff in 1891, as indicated by the company emblem with date imprinted on the underside, and retailed by Rand & Crane, both firms of New York City. Other marks include "Sterling" and model number "135."
It was presented to "Harriet Neilson Shriver" on "Marc...
One only available.
This 3 3/4" diameter by 1 1/4" high, .6 T. oz., individual nut or candy dish exemplifies the firm's design capabilities.
It features raised pond lily leaves alternating between indistinct, i.e. ethereal, floral elements, all arrayed on an undulating rim. The stylized stems form a...
Solid silver, it weighs a hefty 7.75 T. oz. and rests on four, six sided, faceted, ball bottom, feet.
Dating from the end of the Edwardian era, it is fully stamped for "Birmingham," England, "Barker Brothers Silversmiths Ltd.," "Sterling," and the year "1914-15."
Although simple in construc...
Stamped with the company "lion, anchor, G", emblem, "Sterling," and model number "456" on the underside, it is actually part of a desk ensemble, namely the underplate, or as labeled, a tray, for a multi-lobed ink bottle.
Original purpose aside, it is attractive in its own right, featuri...
It has a 1/2" high sidewall with a scalloped edge and a series of raised scrolls that appear to mimic breaking waves.
The center bottom of the piece has an oval dome that is engraved "HCE" in lined script. Ridges radiate out from this, suggesting a sunburst.