A DANISH SILVER FOUR-PIECE TEA AND COFFEE SERVICE AND TRAY

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DESIGNED BY JOHAN ROHDE MARK OF GEORG JENSEN, COPENHAGEN, 1945-77

Estimated at $8,000 – $12,000

Christie's

 

A ROYAL FIFTEEN-PIECE FRENCH SILVER-MOUNTED TRAVELLING TOILET SERVICE

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MAKER'S MARK ER, PARIS, CIRCA 1850

Estimated at $5,000 — $8,000

Provenance: All with engine-turned silver lids with a Rococo cartouche engraved PEDRO II under a crown, all in a fitted leather box, the cover mounted with silver foliate monogram ALCB under a crown, stamped Franz Hiesse & Söhne Wien most marked on base of covers with maker's mark, rims with either Minerva head or boar head marks.

Dom Pedro II (1825-1891), nicknamed "the Magnanimous", was the second and last ruler of the Empire of Brazil, reigning for over 58 years. Born in Rio de Janeiro, he was the seventh child of Emperor Dom Pedro I of Brazil and Empress Dona Maria Leopoldina. Pedro II turned Brazil into an emerging power in the international arena, recognized for its political stability. Pedro II was also instrumental in abolishing slavery despite opposition from powerful political and economic interests

Sotheby's

 

FABERGÉ SILVER EGG-FORM TRAVELING VODKA CUPS

258N09208_7MZTD

MOSCOW, 1898-1905

Estimated at $5,000 — $7,000

Provenance: By tradition, traveling toasting cups of this sort were given to survivors of the Battle of Tsushima

 

A DANISH SILVER WATER PITCHER

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DESIGNED BY JOHAN ROHDE MARK OF GEORG JENSEN, COPENHAGEN, 1925-33

Estimated at $4,000 – $6,000

Christie's

 

TIFFANY SILVER, 5 PIECE TEA & COFFEE SET

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NEW YORK, c. 1920

Estimated at $6,300

Auctionata

 

SILVER TANKARD

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SIMEON SOUMAIN, NEW YORK, c. 1700

Estimated at $20,000-30,000

Provenance: The initials HBR refer to Henry or Hans (in differing accounts) and Rachel Bergen, both b. 1689. Hans was a baker in Brooklyn from 1717-1730. According to an account, "an old family tankard" (probably this one), was engraved about 1720 with the couple's initials. It has since descended in the family to the current owner.

Skinner

 

AN INDIAN COLONIAL SILVER TROPHY CUP FROM THE ROYAL BOMBAY YACHT CLUB

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MARK OF OOMERSI MAWJI & SONS, KUTCH, CIRCA 188

Estimated at $6,000 – $9,000

Provenance: The inscription reads: ROYAL BOMBAY YACHT CLUB/THE SNARK/REGATTA 1883.  Founded in 1846, the Royal Bombay Yacht Club is the oldest sailing club in Asia.

Christie's

 

PAIR OF SILVER CHAMPAGNE COOLERS

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MÖLLENBORG, STOCKHOLM, 1849

Estimated at $40,500

Provenance: This pair of champagne or wine cooler dates to 1849 and was made by the silversmith Gustav Möllenborg, who was active in Stockholm from 1823 to 1850. His work is predominantly characterized by neo-Rococo designs. The bulbous bodies with ribs are raised on round profiled feet and featuring a relief decoration of chased vines and grapes. A finely chased rocaille decoration adorns the everted rims rising above bead and reel borders. The coolers are each hallmarked on the outside of the foot rim with 'STOCKHOLM', year mark 'T4' (= 1849), three crowns in trefoil (= control mark) called 'Kattfoten' and 'MÖLLENBORG' for Gustav Möllenborg. The inside of the removable rim bears the hallmarks'T4', an indistinct hallmark, 'Kattfoten' and 'G • M'.

Auctionata

 

A FRENCH SILVER TABLE SERVICE

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MARK OF HENIN ET CIE, PARIS, c. 1900

Estimated at $5,000 – $8,000

Christie's

 

A JEAN DESPRÉS SILVERED METAL FOOTED CENTERPIECE

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c. 1950

Estimated at $5,000 - $8,000

Bonhams

 

 

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