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Wine Taster, French Silver by Christofle

$149.00

Pair of UK Sterling Table SALT & PEPPER Shakers

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Pair of Table Salt & Pepper Shakers

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4 Art Nouveau Royal Vienna Wine Coasters Circa 1890 - Rare Set

SILVER & Hand Painted Enamel WINE COASTERS, each uniquely Decorated and fully Hallmarked on the outide bottom of the Coasters. Wonderfully Painted Decoration on the inside Bottom of each Wine Coaster with 4 Beautiful Figural Maidens in different Scenes of nature. Quite unusual to have inside painted enamel panels for Wine Coasters. Note the Pierced sides mounted on a larger Base. Dimensions: 3 inches in Diameter x 1" High. The Silver Detail is quite lovely, finely Handmade and of good Guage. CONDITION and QUALITY are excellent and every Collector knows how Rare it is find a Set of 4 like these.

Sorry, Reserved for Dr. R.F.

Sterling SILVER WINE FUNNEL STAND, Victorian 1890 RARE

Solid Sterling SILVER London WINE FUNNEL STAND uniquely Decorated and fully Hallmarked with 4 English Hallmarks on the inside bottom of the Bowl, Dated 1890. Also Hallmarked with an 'Import Hallmark & 5 Hallmarks on the outside Bottom. The Rim is Decorated with 4 Heards and a Detailed Center Scene on the inside of the Bowl. Unusual is the Handle, a practical addtion for moving it about. I have not identified the Silversmith. Dimensions: 4 1/2 inches in Diameter. The Silver Detail is lovely and finely handmade, good Guage of Silver weighing approx. 55 grams. CONDITION and QUALITY are excellent and every Collector knows how Rare it is find A Wine Funnel Stand like this.

Reserved for Dr. R.F. Sorry, SOLD

Antique WINE FUNNEL Napoléon III SILVER & GOLD Circa 1870 Rare

Extra special, lovely, heavy & large French Sterling Silver Wine Funnel which is the only one I have ever found in 30 years of searching. I recently sold my English model, 1796. The Silver & Gold is quite Decorative. Note the incredible detailing. One finds English Wine Funnels but French models are simply impossible to find. Bowl has been Gold gilded which enhances the clarity & appearance of the wine and adds longevity to the Silver. CONDITION, WORKMANSHIP & QUALITY are exceptional. Hight 6.25" + Base Diameter of about 4.5".

Sorry, SOLD to R.E.

PAIR of English SHEFFIELD Silver WINE COASTERS, Circa 1800

A very fine matched Pair of Antique SHEFFIELD Silver plated Wine Bottle Coasters made in Sheffield England Circa 1800. Scalloped top and wonderfully pierced body. The turned Bases look like a Fruitwood or light Mahogany Wood and each is set off with a round Silver Centre Piece or Button which is not engraved. Dimensions: 5" in diameter and 3 " high and look quite Regal. Antique Sheffield is the early form of Silver plating before electricity was invented. It is made of copper with sheets of pure silver fused onto the top and bottom by heat. The article is then made in the same way as a piece of silver. Bottoms of each have blue velvet which is slightly faded. PHOTOS show Silver Tarnish & Copper. CONDITION, WORKMANSHIP & QUALITY are excellent considering age and use. NOTE British sites list similar pairs for 350-600 Pounds Sterling.

$455 for this Pair

PAIR of Crested English Georgian WINE COASTERS, Circa 1810 - RARE

Matched Georgian Pair of Antique English Silver Wine Coasters made circa 1800-1820. This really is a magnificent pair of Wine Coasters with turned wood bases which are crested on a central Sterling Silver Reserve with a Camel, an uncommon Armorial and quite lovely. Dimensions: 5.75" in diameter and 2.5" high. Antique Sheffield is the early form of Silver plating before electricity was invented. It is made of copper with sheets of pure silver fused onto the top and bottom by heat. The article is then made in the same way as a piece of silver. The walls of the coasters are joined in a dovetailed manner and this is faintly visible. British sites list similar uncrested pairs for 350-600 Pounds Sterling. These pieces have not been replated, as they have never needed it. There is a Hallmark which I am not familiar with. CONDITION, WORKMANSHIP & QUALITY are excellent considering their age and use.

$488 the Pair

English solid SILVER WINE Bottle COASTER / BOTTLE HOLDER -Royal Family

Handmade, very fine English Wine Coaster, Wine Funnel Plate in solid STERLING SILVER. Made in London in 1973 and is inset with a handsome Royal Wedding Silver Medallion for Princess Anne, now the Princess Royal, and Captain Mark Phillips, married on the 14th of November 1973 & is Commemorative. English hallmarks are the Lion Passant, the guarantee mark for sterling silver, a Leopard's head the town mark for London, an ornate letter "S", the date letter for 1973, and the Silversmith's mark the initials "EP". 5.25 ins / 13 cms, heavy, good gauge weighing about 4.3 ozs / 121 gms. Large enough for Magnum formats. CONDITION, WORKMANSHIP & QUALITY are extremely fine with clear English Silver Hallmarks. Reserved, Sale Pending to InterContinental Hotel, Paris, France

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Pair XIXth Century WINE COASTERS or Wine Bottle Holders, CHRISTOFLE

Pair of very fine, heavy Antique French Wine Bottle Holders (Dessous de Bouteille CHRISTOFLE) in plated Silver from the famous French 'Christofle' firm. Dimensions: about 5.25" in diameter. CONDITION, WORKMANSHIP & QUALITY are excellent considering age and use. No dents, dings or repairs. Overall 'Petal' design with beaded edges, serves as a Drip Guard. Each coaster is well stamped with Christofle silver hallmarks, "Christofle" and numbered. Puiforcat used a similar Petal design but I don't know who used it first. Please SEE Wine Tasters for a Puiforcat Wine Taster with this same design.

$329 the Pair

PAIR of English SHEFFIELD Silver WINE COASTERS, Circa 1800

A very fine matched Pair of Antique SHEFFIELD Silver plated Wine Bottle Coasters made in Sheffield England Circa 1800. Scalloped top and wonderfully pierced body. The turned Bases look like a Fruitwood or light Mahogany Wood and each is set off with a round Silver Centre Piece or Button which is not engraved. Dimensions: 5" in diameter and 3 " high and look quite Regal. Antique Sheffield is the early form of Silver plating before electricity was invented. It is made of copper with sheets of pure silver fused onto the top and bottom by heat. The article is then made in the same way as a piece of silver. Bottoms of each have blue velvet which is slightly faded. PHOTOS show Silver Tarnish & Copper. CONDITION, WORKMANSHIP & QUALITY are excellent considering age and use. NOTE British sites list similar pairs for 350-600 Pounds Sterling.

$455 for this Pair