Important English, Continental and American Silver

Christie's
19 May 2010, New York, Rockefeller Center

Date of the auction: 19.05.2010

Back

Image
A SWISS GOLD AND ENAMEL SNUFF BOX

A SWISS GOLD AND ENAMEL SNUFF BOX
FRANÇOIS JOANIN, GENEVA, CIRCA 1790
A SWISS GOLD AND ENAMEL SNUFF BOX FRANÇOIS JOANIN, GENEVA, CIRCA 1790 Elongated octagonal, the base, sides and cover with a trellis of gold paillons and blue quatrefoils against a white ground, the cover centering a figure and

Lot #: 1

Estimate: US$6,000 - US$9,000

Date: 19 May 2010

Image
A FRENCH TWO-COLOR GOLD AND ENAMEL BONBONNIERE

A FRENCH TWO-COLOR GOLD AND ENAMEL BONBONNIERE
MARK OF CLAUDE-PIERRE POTTIERS, PARIS, 1787
A FRENCH TWO-COLOR GOLD AND ENAMEL BONBONNIERE MARK OF CLAUDE-PIERRE POTTIERS, PARIS, 1787 Circular, the cover, sides and base with striped guilloché enamel in purple and green, the borders of chiseled green

Lot #: 2

Estimate: US$7,000 - US$10,000

Date: 19 May 2010

Image
A FRENCH GOLD-MOUNTED IVORY PATCH BOX WITH PORTRAIT MINIATUR...

A FRENCH GOLD-MOUNTED IVORY PATCH BOX WITH PORTRAIT MINIATURE OF EMPRESS JOSEPHINE
THE BOX CIRCA 1805; THE MINIATURE ATTRIBUTED TO DANIEL SAINT (1778-1847), 1804-1810
A FRENCH GOLD-MOUNTED IVORY PATCH BOX WITH PORTRAIT MINIATURE OF EMPRESS JOSEPHINE** THE BOX CIRCA 1805; THE MINIATURE ATTRIBUTED TO

Lot #: 4

Estimate: US$5,000 - US$8,000

Date: 19 May 2010

Image
A FRENCH VARI-COLORED GOLD SNUFF BOX WITH PORTRAIT MINIATURE...

A FRENCH VARI-COLORED GOLD SNUFF BOX WITH PORTRAIT MINIATURE
BOX MARK OF ETIENNE-MICHEL HALLET, PARIS, 1767; MINIATURE ATTRIBUTED TO ANTOINE VESTIER
A FRENCH VARI-COLORED GOLD SNUFF BOX WITH PORTRAIT MINIATURE BOX MARK OF ETIENNE-MICHEL HALLET, PARIS, 1767; MINIATURE ATTRIBUTED TO ANTOINE VESTIER

Lot #: 5

Estimate: US$20,000 - US$30,000

Date: 19 May 2010

Image
A FRENCH EMPIRE GOLD, ENAMEL AND GEM-SET PRESENTATION SNUFF ...

A FRENCH EMPIRE GOLD, ENAMEL AND GEM-SET PRESENTATION SNUFF BOX
MARK OF ETIENNE-LUCIEN BLERZY, PARIS, CIRCA 1810; RETAILED BY NITOT ET FILS
A FRENCH EMPIRE GOLD, ENAMEL AND GEM-SET PRESENTATION SNUFF BOX MARK OF ETIENNE-LUCIEN BLERZY, PARIS, CIRCA 1810; RETAILED BY NITOT ET FILS Oval, the base and

Lot #: 6

Estimate: US$50,000 - US$80,000

Date: 19 May 2010

Image
A CONTINENTAL GOLD AND ENAMEL SNUFF BOX

A CONTINENTAL GOLD AND ENAMEL SNUFF BOX
PROBABLY GERMAN OR SWISS, CIRCA 1860
A CONTINENTAL GOLD AND ENAMEL SNUFF BOX PROBABLY GERMAN OR SWISS, CIRCA 1860 Shaped rectangular, the base, sides and cover inlaid with engraved gold strapwork, the cover centering a coat-of-arms, apparently unmarked 3½ in

Lot #: 7

Estimate: US$5,000 - US$8,000

Date: 19 May 2010

Image
A FRENCH SILVER-GILT AND NIELLO SNUFF BOX WITH GOLD RELIEF P...

A FRENCH SILVER-GILT AND NIELLO SNUFF BOX WITH GOLD RELIEF PLAQUETTE
THE BOX PARIS, 1819-1838, MARK OF AM; THE PLAQUETTE POSSIBLY STRASBOURG IN THE MANNER OF KIRSTENSTEIN
A FRENCH SILVER-GILT AND NIELLO SNUFF BOX WITH GOLD RELIEF PLAQUETTE THE BOX PARIS, 1819-1838, MARK OF AM; THE PLAQUETTE POSSIBLY

Lot #: 8

Estimate: US$2,500 - US$3,500

Date: 19 May 2010

Image
A REGENCY SILVER-GILT SNUFF BOX

A REGENCY SILVER-GILT SNUFF BOX
MARK OF DANIEL HOCKLY, LONDON, 1812
A REGENCY SILVER-GILT SNUFF BOX MARK OF DANIEL HOCKLY, LONDON, 1812 Rectangular, the cover with a scene of a warrior receiving gifts, engine-turned base and sides, marked on base, cover and plaquette 3¼ in. (8.2 cm.) long

Lot #: 9

Estimate: US$3,000 - US$5,000

Date: 19 May 2010

Image
A REGENCY SILVER-GILT SNUFF BOX

A REGENCY SILVER-GILT SNUFF BOX
MARK OF THOMAS PEMBERTON AND ROBERT MITCHELL, LONDON, 1819
A REGENCY SILVER-GILT SNUFF BOX MARK OF THOMAS PEMBERTON AND ROBERT MITCHELL, LONDON, 1819 Rectangular, the cover applied with scene of battling warriors, with foliate borders, the base with engine-turned

Lot #: 11

Estimate: US$1,000 - US$1,500

Date: 19 May 2010

Image
A FINE CONTINENTAL GOLD AND ENAMEL HAND SEAL

A FINE CONTINENTAL GOLD AND ENAMEL HAND SEAL
PROBABLY GENEVA, CIRCA 1830
A FINE CONTINENTAL GOLD AND ENAMEL HAND SEAL PROBABLY GENEVA, CIRCA 1830 The handle of translucent blue enamel applied with gold cagework on the sides and on the top with a gold calyx, the sides also with two painted enamel

Lot #: 13

Estimate: US$4,000 - US$6,000

Date: 19 May 2010

Image
TWO ROCK CRYSTAL, OPAL AND DIAMOND FOB SEALS

TWO ROCK CRYSTAL, OPAL AND DIAMOND FOB SEALS
19TH CENTURY
TWO ROCK CRYSTAL, OPAL AND DIAMOND FOB SEALS 19TH CENTURY Each rock crystal seal faceted, one matrix carved Felicite , the other uncarved, with diamond-set mounts and opal handle, one handle surmounted by a crown and applied with green and

Lot #: 14

Estimate: US$2,000 - US$3,000

Date: 19 May 2010

Image
A GERMAN SILVER MODEL OF A FOURTEEN-POINT STAG

A GERMAN SILVER MODEL OF A FOURTEEN-POINT STAG
MARK OF NERESHEIMER, HANAU, CIRCA 1928
A GERMAN SILVER MODEL OF A FOURTEEN-POINT STAG MARK OF NERESHEIMER, HANAU, CIRCA 1928 Realistically formed as stag, with detachable head, marked on head and chest, with London import marks for 1928 7½ in. (19 cm

Lot #: 17

Estimate: US$2,500 - US$3,500

Date: 19 May 2010

Image
A GERMAN SILVER MODEL OF A BEAR

A GERMAN SILVER MODEL OF A BEAR
MARK OF NERESHEIMER, HANAU, CIRCA 1899
A GERMAN SILVER MODEL OF A BEAR MARK OF NERESHEIMER, HANAU, CIRCA 1899 The figure in mid-stride, marked on head, body with import marks of Berthold Müller, Chester, 1899 8½ in. (21.6 cm.) long; 28 oz. 10 dwt. (892 gr

Lot #: 20

Estimate: US$2,500 - US$3,500

Date: 19 May 2010

Image
FOUR ITALIAN SILVER ANIMALS

FOUR ITALIAN SILVER ANIMALS
MARK OF MARIO BUCCELLATI, MILAN, 20TH CENTURY
FOUR ITALIAN SILVER ANIMALS MARK OF MARIO BUCCELLATI, MILAN, 20TH CENTURY Comprising a gorilla, seal, chick and duckling, each with a textured coat, marked on bases, the gorilla 800 standard, the rest 925 The seal 3 3/8 in

Lot #: 22

Estimate: US$2,000 - US$3,000

Date: 19 May 2010

Image
THREE ITALIAN SILVER LEAF-FORM DISHES

THREE ITALIAN SILVER LEAF-FORM DISHES
MARK OF BUCCELLATI, ITALY, 20TH CENTURY
THREE ITALIAN SILVER LEAF-FORM DISHES** MARK OF BUCCELLATI, ITALY, 20TH CENTURY Comprising: an oak leaf, a maple leaf and a holly stem with coral beads, each marked on reverse, with different marks The oak leaf 4¼ in

Lot #: 23

Estimate: US$1,000 - US$1,500

Date: 19 May 2010

Image
A GEORGE V SILVER AND ROCK CRYSTAL CASKET

A GEORGE V SILVER AND ROCK CRYSTAL CASKET
MARK OF OMAR RAMSDEN, LONDON, 1928
A GEORGE V SILVER AND ROCK CRYSTAL CASKET MARK OF OMAR RAMSDEN, LONDON, 1928 Rectangular, on bun feet, the hinged cover surmounted by two dolphins supporting a rock crystal sphere, the body inscribed 'I WAS WROUGHT FOR

Lot #: 24

Estimate: US$2,000 - US$3,000

Date: 19 May 2010

Image
A PAIR OF PORTUGUESE SILVER STARFISH CANDLESTICKS

A PAIR OF PORTUGUESE SILVER STARFISH CANDLESTICKS
MARK OF DAVID FERREIRA, PORTO, 20TH CENTURY
A PAIR OF PORTUGUESE SILVER STARFISH CANDLESTICKS MARK OF DAVID FERREIRA, PORTO, 20TH CENTURY Each formed as a starfish, each marked on body 10 in. (25.4 cm.) long; 31 oz. 10 dwt. (984 gr.) (2

Lot #: 25

Estimate: US$2,000 - US$3,000

Date: 19 May 2010

Image
THREE ITALIAN SILVER-MOUNTED SHELLS

THREE ITALIAN SILVER-MOUNTED SHELLS
MARK OF JG ARGENTERIE, 20TH CENTURY
THREE ITALIAN SILVER-MOUNTED SHELLS MARK OF JG ARGENTERIE, 20TH CENTURY Comprising a spider conch and two hawk-wing conchs with silver mounts, marked on silver mounts The spider conch 12½ in. (31.8 cm.) long (3

Lot #: 26

Estimate: US$1,500 - US$2,500

Date: 19 May 2010

Image
TWO ITALIAN SILVER-MOUNTED SHELLS

TWO ITALIAN SILVER-MOUNTED SHELLS
MARK OF BUCCELLATI, 20TH CENTURY
TWO ITALIAN SILVER-MOUNTED SHELLS MARK OF BUCCELLATI, 20TH CENTURY Comprising a spider conch and a nautilus shell, each mounted in silver, marked on mounts, with different marks The larger 9½ in. (24.1 cm.) long (2

Lot #: 27

Estimate: US$1,000 - US$1,500

Date: 19 May 2010

Image
AN ITALIAN SILVER FISH-FORM CENTERPIECE

AN ITALIAN SILVER FISH-FORM CENTERPIECE
MARK OF MARIO, 20TH CENTURY
AN ITALIAN SILVER FISH-FORM CENTERPIECE MARK OF MARIO, 20TH CENTURY Formed as a fish, marked MARIO 925 ITALY on body 21½ in. (54.5 cm.) long; 71 oz. (2,216 gr.) gross weight

Lot #: 28

Estimate: US$10,000 - US$15,000

Date: 19 May 2010

Image
AN ITALIAN SILVER MODEL OF A HORSE

AN ITALIAN SILVER MODEL OF A HORSE
MARK OF BUCCELLATI, CIRCA 1974
AN ITALIAN SILVER MODEL OF A HORSE MARK OF BUCCELLATI, CIRCA 1974 Formed as stallion, the body textured to simulate hair, engraved on foot BUCCELLATI, ITALY, STERLING and 9 14 in. (35.5 cm.) long; 104 oz. 10 dwt. (3,255 gr

Lot #: 29

Estimate: US$8,000 - US$12,000

Date: 19 May 2010

Image
A MEXICAN FOUR-PIECE SILVER TEA AND COFFEE SERVICE

A MEXICAN FOUR-PIECE SILVER TEA AND COFFEE SERVICE
MARK OF WILLIAM SPRATLING, TAXCO, 1940-46
A MEXICAN FOUR-PIECE SILVER TEA AND COFFEE SERVICE** MARK OF WILLIAM SPRATLING, TAXCO, 1940-46 Ovalado pattern; comprising a coffee pot, teapot, covered cream jug and sugar bowl; each oval with elongated

Lot #: 30

Estimate: US$2,000 - US$3,000

Date: 19 May 2010

Image
A MEXICAN SILVER PUNCH SERVICE FOR TWENTY-FOUR

A MEXICAN SILVER PUNCH SERVICE FOR TWENTY-FOUR
20TH CENTURY
A MEXICAN SILVER PUNCH SERVICE FOR TWENTY-FOUR 20TH CENTURY Comprising: a punch bowl, ladle, circular tray and twenty-four punch cups, the bowl, cups and ladle with angular wood handles, marked on reverses, the ladle apparently unmarked The

Lot #: 31

Estimate: US$7,000 - US$10,000

Date: 19 May 2010

Image
A MEXICAN SILVER FIVE-PIECE TEA AND COFFEE SERVICE WITH TRAY...

A MEXICAN SILVER FIVE-PIECE TEA AND COFFEE SERVICE WITH TRAY
MARK OF WILLIAM SPRATLING, TAXCO, 1947-67
A MEXICAN SILVER FIVE-PIECE TEA AND COFFEE SERVICE WITH TRAY** MARK OF WILLIAM SPRATLING, TAXCO, 1947-67 Comprising: a teapot, coffee pot, hot milk pot, sugar bowl and cream jug; each cylindrical

Lot #: 32

Estimate: US$7,000 - US$10,000

Date: 19 May 2010

Image
A SILVER, ENAMEL AND HARDSTONE PICTURE FRAME

A SILVER, ENAMEL AND HARDSTONE PICTURE FRAME
20TH CENTURY
A SILVER, ENAMEL AND HARDSTONE PICTURE FRAME 20TH CENTURY Shaped rectangular, the frame chased with Aztec iconography including masks with feather headdresses, the frame inset with green enamel and nephrite stones, the base of frame with

Lot #: 33

Estimate: US$2,500 - US$3,500

Date: 19 May 2010

Image
A DANISH SILVER FLATWARE SERVICE DESIGNED BY TIAS ECKHOFF

A DANISH SILVER FLATWARE SERVICE DESIGNED BY TIAS ECKHOFF
MARK OF GEORG JENSEN, COPENHAGEN, 20TH CENTURY
A DANISH SILVER FLATWARE SERVICE DESIGNED BY TIAS ECKHOFF MARK OF GEORG JENSEN, COPENHAGEN, 20TH CENTURY Cypress pattern, comprising: Twelve dinner forks Twelve lunch/dessert forks Twelve

Lot #: 34

Estimate: US$3,000 - US$5,000

Date: 19 May 2010

Image
A DANISH SILVER FLATWARE SERVICE DESIGNED BY GUNDORPH ALBERT...

A DANISH SILVER FLATWARE SERVICE DESIGNED BY GUNDORPH ALBERTUS
MARK OF GEORG JENSEN, COPENHAGEN, MOST 1933-44
A DANISH SILVER FLATWARE SERVICE DESIGNED BY GUNDORPH ALBERTUS MARK OF GEORG JENSEN, COPENHAGEN, MOST 1933-44 Cactus pattern, comprising: Nine dinner forks Nine lunch/dessert forks Nine

Lot #: 35

Estimate: US$15,000 - US$25,000

Date: 19 May 2010

Image
A PAIR OF DANISH SILVER CASTERS DESIGNED BY GEORG JENSEN

A PAIR OF DANISH SILVER CASTERS DESIGNED BY GEORG JENSEN
MARK OF GEORG JENSEN, COPENHAGEN, CIRCA 1960
A PAIR OF DANISH SILVER CASTERS DESIGNED BY GEORG JENSEN MARK OF GEORG JENSEN, COPENHAGEN, CIRCA 1960 Each baluster form, the tapering cover pierced with grapevines and ball finial, no. 433, marked

Lot #: 36

Estimate: US$800 - US$1,200

Date: 19 May 2010

Image
A DANISH SILVER WATER PITCHER DESIGNED BY JOHAN ROHDE

A DANISH SILVER WATER PITCHER DESIGNED BY JOHAN ROHDE
MARK OF GEORG JENSEN, COPENHAGEN, 1945-77
A DANISH SILVER WATER PITCHER DESIGNED BY JOHAN ROHDE MARK OF GEORG JENSEN, COPENHAGEN, 1945-77 Ovoid, with wood handle, no. 432F, marked under base 11½ in. (29.3 cm.) high; 32 oz. 10 dwt. (1,023 gr

Lot #: 37

Estimate: US$5,000 - US$8,000

Date: 19 May 2010

Image
A DANISH SILVER FOUR-PIECE TEA AND COFFEE SERVICE DESIGNED B...

A DANISH SILVER FOUR-PIECE TEA AND COFFEE SERVICE DESIGNED BY GEORG JENSEN
MARK OF GEORG JENSEN, COPENHAGEN, 1933-44
A DANISH SILVER FOUR-PIECE TEA AND COFFEE SERVICE DESIGNED BY GEORG JENSEN** MARK OF GEORG JENSEN, COPENHAGEN, 1933-44 Blossom pattern, comprising: a kettle-on-stand, coffee pot

Lot #: 38

Estimate: US$7,000 - US$10,000

Date: 19 May 2010