German Silver

Antique German Goblet

8953. Antique German Goblet

Circa 1630

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Of Jewish interest. A charming early antique Nurnberg chalice of circular form with ovoid embossed decoration and original gilt finish (worn). Contains 180 ml. Weight 135 grams, 4.3 troy ounces. Height 14 cms. Diameter 7.2 cms (top), 6.5 cms (foot). Stamped with German silver marks for Nurnberg. Maker Michel Mader. Circa 1630.
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Of Jewish interest. A charming early antique Nurnberg chalice of circular form with ovoid embossed decoration and original gilt...

Antique Augsburg Silver Dish

8683. Antique Augsburg Silver Dish

Circa 1650

Price £1,950

An early antique German silver dish (or possibly wine taster) of plain oval form with a scalloped border. To the centre there is a charming bird scene surrounded by raised dot decoration. The cast side handles are very pretty. Original interior gilding and a gilt around the top on the outside. Weight 129 grams, 4.1 troy ounces. Height 3 cms (4.5 cms to top of handle). Top of dish measures 16 x 14 cms. Marked on either side of one of the handles with German silver marks for Augsburg and on the inside rim with the makers mark for Hans Jakob Baur. Circa 1650.
Price £1,950

An early antique German silver dish (or possibly wine taster) of plain oval form with a scalloped border. To the centre there i...

Early Antique Nuremberg Silver Wine Taster

8290. Early Antique Nuremberg Silver Wine Taster

Circa 1660

Price £1,450

A rare piece of early German silver. This charming little 17th century silver taster has scalloped borders and shaped side handles. The centre is embossed with a single flower stem surrounded by simple leaf motifs picked out with prick dot chasing. Traces of the original gilt finish, Weight 41 grams, 1.3 troy ounces. Width across handles 11.5 cm. Height 2.7 cms. Top 10.4 x 9.8 cms. German silver hallmarks stamped around the edge for Nuremberg circa 1660. Maker Reinhold Ruhl, noted for his fine quality cups and beakers.
Price £1,450

A rare piece of early German silver. This charming little 17th century silver taster has scalloped borders and shaped side hand...

Antique Augsburg Silver Beaker

8710. Antique Augsburg Silver Beaker

Circa 1690

Price £1,650

An excellent quality antique silver stipple ground beaker of tapering form and plain style, the body with simulated dotted texture. Simple shape with concentric double ribbed detail to the top. Contains 160 ml. Weight 120 grams, 3.8 troy ounces. Height 7.5 cms. Stamped underneath with German silver marks (assay scrape and the pineapple Augsburg town mark). Makers mark “DS” for Dominik Zaler (listed in Rosenberg). Circa 1690.
Price £1,650

An excellent quality antique silver stipple ground beaker of tapering form and plain style, the body with simulated dotted text...

Antique Continental Silver Goblet

8372. Antique Continental Silver Goblet

Circa 1700

PHILIPP STENGLIN

Price £1,750

A rare antique solid silver chalice dating to circa 1700. Over 300 years old and in very good condition. Good original gilt finish. The decorative form is typical of German drinking cups of this period, the cup could also possibly be Italian. The shaped globular bowl and foot have embossed decoration with face masks and fruit, the top has a hand chased scroll border, and the centre column is mounted with 3 cast scrollwork ornaments with figureheads. Contains 200 ml. Weight 365 grams, 11.7 troy ounces. Height 20 cms. Diameter – top 6.5 cms, foot 9 cms. Marked on the edge of the foot rim with makers mark “PS” for Philipp Stenglin, town mark and assay scrape. Continental. Circa 1700.
Price £1,750

A rare antique solid silver chalice dating to circa 1700. Over 300 years old and in very good condition. Good original gilt fin...

Early Continental Silver Bougie Box

8439. Early Continental Silver Bougie Box

1701 to 1799

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An unusual antique silver wax jack, or taper holder, with cut card work and flower decoration to the body. The wax coil would have been contained inside the drum shaped box. Weight 103 grams, 3.3 troy ounces. Height 8.5 cms. Width 7.5 cms (excluding handle). Diameter 7 cms. Marked on the front with an assay scrape, Nuremberg mark and makers mark. 18th century. German.
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An unusual antique silver wax jack, or taper holder, with cut card work and flower decoration to the body. The wax coil would h...

Antique German Silver Spirit Funnel

8223. Antique German Silver Spirit Funnel

Circa 1720

Price £585

A charming little antique silver funnel of single piece design without a pierced strainer. Funnels of this type were smaller in size and used for decanting liquor, or possibly perfume. Of plain form and having a simple band of hand engraved decoration around the top edge. Weight 32 grams, 1 troy ounce. Height 5.3 cms. Diameter 5.4 cms. Marked around the edge with German silver marks for the town Augsburg. Maker "S" under 2 stars (Rosenberg page 202) Circa 1720.
Price £585

A charming little antique silver funnel of single piece design without a pierced strainer. Funnels of this type were smaller in...

Antique Gilt Silver Box

8961. Antique Gilt Silver Box

Circa 1740

Price £395

A charming little antique gilt silver metal snuff box of Bombay form, the top has a figural scene. Weight 56 grams, 1.8 troy ounces. Height 3 cms. Top 5.8x3 cms. Marked inside the base (unidentified) and the rim has a small assay scrape. Probably German. Circa 1740.
Price £395

A charming little antique gilt silver metal snuff box of Bombay form, the top has a figural scene. Weight 56 grams, 1.8 troy ou...

Antique German Silver Candelabras

8967. Antique German Silver Candelabras

1762

Price £9,750

A fine pair of antique silver 3 light candelabras in the Rococo style typical of the period. Heavy cast silver. The asymmetrical design is excellent quality. The tops can be removed to use the candlesticks separately. The central naturalistic flame is fixed. Weight 4120 grams, 132 troy ounces. Height 38 cms (total), 26 cms (candlestick). Marked on the tops and bases with German silver stamps for Augsburg 1762. Maker Johann Philipp Hekenauer.
Price £9,750

A fine pair of antique silver 3 light candelabras in the Rococo style typical of the period. Heavy cast silver. The asymmetrica...

Antique German Silver Set

8771. Antique German Silver Set

1793 to 1793

Price £6,500

A superb quality antique continental silver gilt tea or coffee set consisting of a large pot, covered milk jug and covered sugar bowl. Original rich coloured fire gilding. Exquisite plain styling with ribbed body and decorative borders. Each piece bears a hand engraved royal crest and initial “H”. The wooden handles have hand carved decoration. Total weight 1967 grams, 63.2 troy ounces. Large pot contains 600 ml, height 26 cms, spread 24 cms. Milk jug contains 275 ml, height 20.4 cms, spread 18 cms. Sugar bowl height 13.5 cms, spread 15 cms, rim 12.5x11 cms. Stamped with German silver marks for Augsburg 1793-95. Maker Johann Grabe.
Price £6,500

A superb quality antique continental silver gilt tea or coffee set consisting of a large pot, covered milk jug and covered suga...

Pair of Antique Continental Silver Spoons

8411. Pair of Antique Continental Silver Spoons

Circa 1800

Price £395

An excellent quality pair of antique silver spoons with figural ends depicting a classical lady culminating in a twisted handle possibly resembling a mermaids tail. The gilded bowl is attached with a fruit encrusted mount. These delightful spoons are very heavy and have a chunky feel. Weight 179 grams, 5.7 troy ounces. Length 18 cms. Marked on the back of the bowl with a hand mark. Probably German. Circa 1800. Traces of gilding all over.
Price £395

An excellent quality pair of antique silver spoons with figural ends depicting a classical lady culminating in a twisted handle...

Antique German Silver Beaker

8504. Antique German Silver Beaker

1809 to 1812

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A continental silver drinking cup with simple tapering form. Very charming embossed decoration with a large cartouche to the front containing a depiction of Adam and Eve. Contains 220 ml. Weight 121 grams, 3.8 troy ounces. Height 10 cms. Diameter 7.5 cms. Stamped on the base with German silver marks for Prussia. Also stamped on the rim and underneath with the tax mark “FW” for King Friedrich Wilhelm 1809-1812.
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A continental silver drinking cup with simple tapering form. Very charming embossed decoration with a large cartouche to the fr...

Antique Augsburg Silver Goblet

8852. Antique Augsburg Silver Goblet

Circa 1830

Price £850 (Reserved)

An antique silver figural cup with embossed decoration to the bowl and foot. The central column support is a model of a continental gentleman in old fashioned clothes and holding a staff. Contains 150 ml. Weight 200 grams, 6.4 troy ounces. Height 19.5 cms. Diameter 9 cms. Marked on the top of the foot with German silver marks for Augsburg. Circa 1830.
Price £850 (Reserved)

An antique silver figural cup with embossed decoration to the bowl and foot. The central column support is a model of a contine...

Antique Silver Reliquary Casket

8635. Antique Silver Reliquary Casket

Circa 1830

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An antique silver casket with hinged lid and decorative finial. The exterior is decorated with panels depicting the 12 apostles. The interior retains the original bright gilding. Weight 372 grams, 11.9 troy ounces. Height 10 cms. Base measures 13 x 8 cms. Stamped underneath with German silver marks for Augsburg circa 1830.
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An antique silver casket with hinged lid and decorative finial. The exterior is decorated with panels depicting the 12 apostles...

Set of 4 Antique Augsburg Silver Candlesticks

7899. Set of 4 Antique Augsburg Silver Candlesticks

Circa 1830

Price £3,350

A good set of antique German silver candlesticks of plain design with wide bands of ribbing and detachable sconces. Good gauge silver. Very crisp condition. Each stick is mounted with the figure of a cherub. Height 30.5 cms. Base 11 x 11 cms. Marked around the base rim with German silver marks for Augsburg and the makers initials. Date letter "H" for the year 1822.
Price £3,350

A good set of antique German silver candlesticks of plain design with wide bands of ribbing and detachable sconces. Good gauge ...

Antique Silver and Opaline Glass Casket

7803. Antique Silver and Opaline Glass Casket

1846

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A very attractive antique silver and glass box with a hinged and domed lid. The Bohemian glass is hand decorated with clusters of multi coloured flowers. The box has a silver mount with decorative cartouche and top finial. Height 9.5 cms, 12 cms with finial. Base 12 x 7.5 cms. Stamped with continental silver marks and “46” which is most likely the date 1846.
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A very attractive antique silver and glass box with a hinged and domed lid. The Bohemian glass is hand decorated with clusters ...

Antique German Silver Basket

8172. Antique German Silver Basket

Circa 1850

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An attractive antique silver serving bowl of circular form raised on four ball feet. Expertly decorated with pierced decoration of flowers and scrolls. Suitable for bread and fruit. Weight 473 grams, 15.2 troy ounces. Diameter 27.8 cms. Height 8.5 cms. Marked underneath with the German silver grade 800 and standing man figure (triple stamped) for Munich. Circa 1850.
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An attractive antique silver serving bowl of circular form raised on four ball feet. Expertly decorated with pierced decoration...

Antique German Silver Spice Tower

8708. Antique German Silver Spice Tower

Circa 1850

Price £575

A rare antique Berlin silver spice box with attractive scroll filigree centre decoration and a hinged door. 3 sections of the column have a roll engraved decoration, the centre section with 2 crowned lions either side of the stone tablets. Weight 119 grams, 3.8 troy ounces. Height 27.5 cms. Diameter of base 6.25 cms. Marked on the edge of the base with German silver marks for Berlin. Mid 19th century. Judaica.
Price £575

A rare antique Berlin silver spice box with attractive scroll filigree centre decoration and a hinged door. 3 sections of the c...

Antique Silver and Cranberry Glass Cup and Cover

6958. Antique Silver and Cranberry Glass Cup and Cover

Circa 1880

Price £550

A beautiful antique Bohemian glass vase with engraved panels around the body with architectural scenes. The front panel contains the figure of a Greek deity and there are names etched below the panels. The silver lid is mounted with an entwined serpent and an inset piece of mother of pearl. Height 15.5 cms. Diameter of top 7.5 cms. The lid is marked on the edge with “TF”. Austro Hungarian. Circa 1880.
Price £550

A beautiful antique Bohemian glass vase with engraved panels around the body with architectural scenes. The front panel contain...

Antique Silver Knights on Horse Back

8654. Antique Silver Knights on Horse Back

Circa 1880

Price £7,750

A fantastic pair of antique German silver table ornaments in the form of large model knights in armour, each astride a galloping horse. Gilded silver (slightly worn) with jewelled beads. The knights have faux ivory faces and helmets with hinged visors which can be opened and closed; in the right hand they each hold a jousting pole, or lance, and in the left they clasp the horse’s reins. The models are very intricate with many separate pieces assembled together. The bases have a naturalist finish. Although similar in size and stance, these models have slight differences. One horse carries a plume on the crest of its head whereas the other sports a bird figure on the head. Weight 1405 and 1411 grams, total weight 2816 grams, 90.5 troy ounces. Height 25 and 25.5 cms. Spread 20 cms excluding the lance. Base 16 x 8 cms. Marked on top of the base with German silver marks crown, moon, silver purity mark “800” (800/1000) and makers mark “JK” with a swan for Johann S Kurz (1818 - 1888). Hanoi, Germany. Circa 1880.
Price £7,750

A fantastic pair of antique German silver table ornaments in the form of large model knights in armour, each astride a gallopin...

Antique German Silver Box

8882. Antique German Silver Box

1895

B NERESHEIMER & SOHNES (1893), LATER LUDWIG NERESHEIMER & CO

Price £295

A sterling silver box decorated with deep embossed birds, large flowers and seed heads. In the early English Charles II style. Weight 287 grams, 9.2 troy ounces. Length 17 cms. Width 11.5 cms. Height 4.5cms. Marked on the edge of the lid and underneath with the typical pseudo marks for Neresheimer, Germany. Also marked with Sheffield import marks for 1895. High grade silver (930).
Price £295

A sterling silver box decorated with deep embossed birds, large flowers and seed heads. In the early English Charles II style. ...

Antique Silver Knights on Horse Back

8839. Antique Silver Knights on Horse Back

Circa 1900

B NERESHEIMER & SOHNES (1893), LATER LUDWIG NERESHEIMER & CO

Price £9,750

An exceptional pair of antique German silver table ornaments in the form of large model knights in armour, each astride a galloping horse. These are particularly nice examples in terms of size and also the quality of workmanship. The knights have bakelite faces and helmets with hinged visors which can be opened and closed; in the right hand they each hold a jousting pole, or lance, and in the left they clasp the horse’s reins. The models are very intricate with many separate pieces assembled together such as the sword, jousting pole, sword, stirrups and horse bridal. The bases have a naturalist finish representing a grassy field with frogs and lizards and around the bottom edge there is a pierced silver panel with trailing foliage. Although similar in size and stance, these models are significantly different in the decoration of the war horse armour and head embellishments. Weight 1490 and 1507 grams, total weight 2997 grams, 96.3 troy ounces. Height 30 cms. Spread 37.5 cms including the lance. Base 20.5 x 10 cms. Marked on top of the base with German silver marks crown and moon, and Germany. Makers mark “n” for Neresheimer. Circa 1900.
Price £9,750

An exceptional pair of antique German silver table ornaments in the form of large model knights in armour, each astride a gallo...

Antique Silver Table Bird

6148. Antique Silver Table Bird

Circa 1900

B NERESHEIMER & SOHNES (1893), LATER LUDWIG NERESHEIMER & CO

Price £1,550

An excellent quality antique silver model of a bird with articulated wings. Good weight and extremely fine detail. Weight 730 grams, 23.4 troy ounces. Length 36 cms. Height 13 cms. German silver marks on the edge of the tail for Neresheimer. Circa 1900.
Price £1,550

An excellent quality antique silver model of a bird with articulated wings. Good weight and extremely fine detail. Weight 730 g...

Antique Continental Silver Candlesticks

8426. Antique Continental Silver Candlesticks

Circa 1900

Price £950

An excellent pair of antique cast silver candle holders with shaped columns on a spreading base. Very solid. Beautifully decorated with cherub scenes, scrolls and flowers. The bases have cherub heads on four corners. Weight 919 grams, 29.5 troy ounces. Height 28 cms. Diameter of base 14.5 cms. Marked underneath “Germany 800”. Circa 1900.
Price £950

An excellent pair of antique cast silver candle holders with shaped columns on a spreading base. Very solid. Beautifully decora...

Antique German Silver Double Box

8259. Antique German Silver Double Box

Circa 1900

Price £750

An unusual silver box with domed hinged lids to top and bottom and a double compartment. To each side there are embossed interior scenes of people in old fashioned clothing; drinking, playing musical instruments and relaxing with animals. Original gilt interior. Weight 142 grams, 4.5 troy ounces. Height 7.5 cms. Top measures 7 x 4.5 cms. Marked inside the base with the pseudo marks of Wolf & Knell founded in 1887, merged in 1914 with Gebruder Glaser to form Vereinigte Silberwarenfabriken. Hanau, circa 1900.
Price £750

An unusual silver box with domed hinged lids to top and bottom and a double compartment. To each side there are embossed interi...

Antique German Silver Drinking Horn

8903. Antique German Silver Drinking Horn

Circa 1900

Price £895

Very large and impressive. An antique horn mounted with thick bands of engraved silver. Traces of original gilt finish. Heavy quality hanging chain. Length 59 cms. Diameter of top 12 cms. Stamped with German silver marks crown and moon, silver grade 800 and the maker B. Mermelins. Circa 1900.
Price £895

Very large and impressive. An antique horn mounted with thick bands of engraved silver. Traces of original gilt finish. Heavy q...

Antique Silver Clock

8055. Antique Silver Clock

Circa 1900

Price £895

A delightful antique silver clock of waisted shape, sitting on four scroll feet, the case decorated with cast silver rococo mounts. Dainty size. The front is very beautiful having a pierced silver decoration, with a bird and flowers, over an inset panel of mother of pearl. The dial is very pretty and has multi coloured decoration. The hinged back panel opens to access the watch type movement. Height 10 cms. Width 5.5 cms. Marked inside the hinged panel with German silver marks, crown and moon, and the silver grade 800. To the left there is a small square mark with a wheel inside which may be the makers mark. Circa 1900
Price £895

A delightful antique silver clock of waisted shape, sitting on four scroll feet, the case decorated with cast silver rococo mou...

Continental Silver Miniature Wager Cup

6428. Continental Silver Miniature Wager Cup

Circa 1900

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An antique silver model of a marriage cup having a lady in a crinoline dress with attractive decorative skirt. Tiny size. Good weight. Traces of original gilt. Weight 37 grams, 1.1 troy ounce. Height 8 cms. Diameter of base cup 3.75 cms. Stamped on the bottom of the skirt with German silver marks. Circa 1900.
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An antique silver model of a marriage cup having a lady in a crinoline dress with attractive decorative skirt. Tiny size. Good ...

Continental Silver Miniature Wager Cup

6421. Continental Silver Miniature Wager Cup

Circa 1900

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An antique silver model of a marriage cup having a lady in a crinoline dress with attractive decorative skirt. Superb quality and good weight. Parcel gilt. Tiny size. Above the arms are birds heads holding the little cup. Weight 12 grams, 0.3 troy ounce. Height 7 cms. Diameter of base cup 2 cms. Stamped on the bottom of the skirt with German silver marks 800, crown and moon. Makers mark GDH. Circa 1900.
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An antique silver model of a marriage cup having a lady in a crinoline dress with attractive decorative skirt. Superb quality a...

Antique Silver Model Knight

8829 . Antique Silver Model Knight

Circa 1910

Price £685

A handsome figure of a knight in full armour having a hinged visor and carved faux ivory face. In one hand he has a shield, in the other a flag. Parcel gilt finish. Fantastic workmanship and decorative detail. With a pierced filigree silver and gem set base. Total weight 213 grams, 6.8 troy ounces. Height 12 cms (to top of helmet plume), 15 cms (to top of flag). Base 4.3 x 4.3 cms. Marked on the edge of the base with “Sterling” and below with German silver marks and makers initials. Circa 1910.
Price £685

A handsome figure of a knight in full armour having a hinged visor and carved faux ivory face. In one hand he has a shield, in ...

Antique Silver Model of St George and the Dragon

8824. Antique Silver Model of St George and the Dragon

Circa 1910

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An excellent quality figure of a knight in full armour having a hinged visors and carved faux ivory face. Parcel gilt finish. Fantastic workmanship and decorative detail. With a pierced and gem set base. Total weight 153 grams, 4.9 troy ounces. Height 12.2 cms (to top of lance). Base 4.2 x 4.2 cms. Marked on the edge of the base with “925 Sterling Silver”, makers mark IBS in a circle and “Made in Germany”. Circa 1910.
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An excellent quality figure of a knight in full armour having a hinged visors and carved faux ivory face. Parcel gilt finish. F...

Silver and Erotica Enamel Cigarette Case

7256. Silver and Erotica Enamel Cigarette Case

Circa 1910

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A fine and impressive antique solid silver cigarette case with a delightful figural scene to the front, in hand coloured enamels, of a seated harlequin and a pretty young woman. The reverse side has a stripy engine turned decoration. The case opens with a push operated catch and the inside has its original gilding and 2 retaining bands. Weight 105 grams, 3.3 troy ounces. Measures 8 x 6.5 cms. Marked on the inside edge with Austrian silver stamps “sterling silver” and 935. Circa 1910.
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A fine and impressive antique solid silver cigarette case with a delightful figural scene to the front, in hand coloured enamel...

Antique German Silver Neff Sailing Ship

8599. Antique German Silver Neff Sailing Ship

1913

BERTHOLD MULLER

Price £18,500

This superb sterling silver galleon ship, known as a Nef, is intricately modelled with 2 tall masts having multi section sails and long boom, manned crows nests, flags and rigging. Each mast has a man climbing up a tall ladder. On the upper deck the helmsman is steering the ship while the other sailors carry out their duties. In the centre there is a broad staircase which connects the two decks. Around the edge there is a decorative pierced gallery and below this, the port holes with their cannons ready for battle. The top section of the Neff can be removed from the hull. The hull of the ship is realistically engraved with timber effect planks and graining; the interior is gilded, the rudder is in the form of a dolphin, the anchor is attached by a chain. The ship has 10 cannons and stands on four decorative wheels. Excellent large size and weight. Weight 3350 grams, 107 troy ounces. Height 67 cms. Spread 62 cms. The nef has multiple silver stamps including London import marks, on the bottom edge of the top section and the body of the hull, for 1913. Importer Berthold Muller.
Price £18,500

This superb sterling silver galleon ship, known as a Nef, is intricately modelled with 2 tall masts having multi section sails ...

Antique Continental Silver and Enamel Box

7951. Antique Continental Silver and Enamel Box

Circa 1920

Price £675

An excellent quality antique silver snuff box with engine turned decoration and gilt finish. The top has an interesting abstract design in bright yellow enamel. Original gilt interior. Weight 99 grams, 3.1 troy ounces. Top 8 x 5 cms. Marked around the rim of the base with German silver marks 935, crown and moon and the makers mark within a circle. Circa 1920.
Price £675

An excellent quality antique silver snuff box with engine turned decoration and gilt finish. The top has an interesting abstrac...

Antique Silver Photo Frame

7992. Antique Silver Photo Frame

Circa 1920

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An excellent quality sterling silver photograph frame of oval form with beaded borders and a folding easel back stand. The inner section pulls apart and the photo, glass and cardboard back are all held in place by 4 fold out clips. Weight of outside frame (ie. without inner frame and back stand) is 74 grams, 2.3 troy ounces. Outside measures 9.5 x 7 cms, inside measures 8.5 x 6 cms. Stamped “STERLING” on the top of the back stand. The style and silver mark indicate that the frame is of either German or American origin, circa 1920.
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An excellent quality sterling silver photograph frame of oval form with beaded borders and a folding easel back stand. The inne...

Large Antique Continental Silver Basket

5820. Large Antique Continental Silver Basket

1920

Price £750

A useful size antique silver basket with carrying handle and lovely cut crystal liner. Suitable for flowers, fruit and bread. Weight 793 grams, 25.5 troy ounces. Height 26.5 cms. Length 26 cms. Width 25 cms. Austro Hungarian silver marks to the edge of the handle. Circa 1920.
Price £750

A useful size antique silver basket with carrying handle and lovely cut crystal liner. Suitable for flowers, fruit and bread. W...

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