gorham mixed-metal small tray
Lovely heavy tray 8.25" x 6.5" with 3 inset sterling birds, engraved with reeds along the bottom. No lifting of sterling. 1 pencil-point dent to the center bottom (Looks like seedpod at end of bent stem).
19th c andirons
Pair of Aesthetic movement 19th C andirions, c. 1870-1880. Cast brass pierced roundels 7.5" diameter; stand overall 25" high on hand-made wrought iron frames.
Measure 29" overall front-to-back, taking a very deep fireplace !
Unmarked, but of obvious quality.
Finely-carved fruit-wood dresser box 12.5" wide
Hand-made in Milan, Italy, c.1900. Wonderful detail !
Signed to bottom.
Interior finished, but not lined; you choose with what !
Arts & Crafts Inkwell
Heavy cast brass arts & Crafts inkstand.
Hinged lid to inkwell with hand-made brass liner (not original), 12" wide at front.
Large area for dip-pens, 2 side areas for accessories (stamps, nibs).
Pair of large cast brass or bronze chenets (fire dogs or andirons) in full-blown Rococo Louis XV style; 16.5" high.
Iron cross-bar stamped "Sheffield N.Y. 163 L" and "…..R".
Steiff Sea Lion
With spotted coat typical for young pups, this is 35" long, 17" high.
Bears 9/16" metal Steiff button and yellow cloth tag #1179/04; this model was discontinued in 1982.
From non-smoking household, this is in lovely played-with condition, not dirty nor worn.
Left eye replaced with glossy wood eye, properly hooked into place….looks good !
French Enamel Ink Stand
French bronze champleve inkstand c. 1870, 14.5" wide, 8.5" deep. Fired muticolour enamel covers all upper surfaces in recessed spaces to create full rococo design !
With 2 hinge-cover inkwells holding original glass liners; 2 C-scroll rests provide support for dip-pen. All on 4 ball feet.
Item #: 2513
Russian fired enamel plaque 3.75" x 2.5" mounted in elaborate silver frame 6" x 3.5" overall.
Largest size made by Steiff, Germany
Body is 37" long, 24" high, plus 27" tail = 64" overall. Glass eyes, original metal button and yellow fabric tag.