French, late 19th/early 20th century, shaped oval, openwork sides, figural bust, griffins, floral baskets, acanthus and scroll decoration, removable full figure putti at each end, six double paw and gadroon border with acanthus knee, .950 fine, 174.99 oz. T.; with conforming gilt liner, "4251", all pieces with marks for marks for Prevost, Recipe & Co. for Mayson Odiot, Paris (1894-1906
Exceptional Silver Filigree Basket Ottoman Turkey 18th-19th century
James Shruder Tea Kettle 1749. His tea-kettle and coffee pot above made as a set by Shruder clearly show the same kind of characteristics of the Maynard Master. Much of the decoration is taken from ornamental engravings by the celebrated French designer Jacques de Lajoue (1686-1761). The sea-horse is from his Second livre de cartouches, published in Paris in 1734
A LARGE GERMAN SILVER CENTRE PIECE BOWL, HANAU, NERESHEIMER & Co, CIRCA 1900 shell shaped with three scrolling paw feet and rocaille border, 'repousse' and chased with scrolls and foliate motifs, the scroll handle with a semi-clad young female balan
*Pierre Palatel Wine Fountain, c.1714
GEORGE III SILVER WARWICK CRUET SET, Jabez Daniell & James Mince, London, 1770. In the rococo manner, consisting of three silver casters & two silver-mounted cut glass cruets all with the same marks, each caster of vase shape on a pedestal foot, gadrooned footrims, girdle & shoulder rim, the lids with floral & foliate diagonal piercing divided by diagonal engraving, flame finials, the cruets having monogrammed lidded silver mounts & handles...
American Sterling Silver Art Nouveau Vase, circa 1900