Antique Silver and Contemporary Silver

Kiddish Set 1877

Kiddish Set


6 Cups: 4 1/2 inches high. 2 inches in diameter

Container 8 3/4 Inches high. 4 Inches in diameter


Tray: 9 3/4 inches in diameter


All in perfect condition, well taken care of Kiddish Set. Handed down 2 generations. Made in 1877.







Gorham Medallion Tongs


Coolest Tongs.

Who can tell what was their use or the best fun guess.

If you watched "Downton Abby," you should know the real use.

 (My guess is a grabber for my iPhone.)


circa 1864

Unmarked Gorham tongs

length: 11-7/8”

weight: 177 g

Price: $1440

Marshall Fields Colonial Hand-hammered Sterling Bowl 1907-1917


Arts and Crafts Colonial Marshall Field's Sterling Silver Bowl



 Simplicity in Sterling Silver Hand-Wrought Design


Marshall Field's was part of the History of the American Arts and Crafts Movement. The Bowl has beautiful hammered texture and a rim soldered to bowl to strengthen the design and the rim of the bowl. It is in very good antique condition. The patina is original and defines the hammer marks. Marshall Field's allotted an entire floor for the Silver Smithing Craft Shop. Mrs. Potter Palmer, the wife, of the owner of Marshall Field's, arranged to instruct women in Arts and Crafts Metalwork. This makes another woman in Chicago who was instrumental in the Arts and Crafts Movement promoting women to be part of the Movement.


 Diameter of Bowl: 10 1/4 inches diameter by 3 3/4 inches high

597grams/19.19 troy ounces. Sold

circa 1907-1917             Price: $1275

Arthur Stone, Bowl

     Arthur Stone was a well know Arts and Crafts Silversmith in Massachusetts. This bowl was obviously made for as a presentation bowl. Similar in design to the Paul Revere’s famous Bowl. It has never been engraved. So it must have been waiting for someone to buy it in his shop.

 height: 3"

 diameter: 7-1/4"

 weight: 397 g

 marks:Stone Associates "h" mark [ ca. 1938-1957 ] / STERLING / W

 price: $1140

2016 Ruth Rhoten designs,

 both judged for 30th Annual Emeryville show.

"Desert Voyager" #1  ©

Fine Silver, rock crystal egg, volcanic rock, base delrin. H 4" by diameter 3"

Lighting with Led for photograph.

Hand-wrought bowl and found rock.






"Flight" 2 ©

Sterling Silver, Bone, paint, crystals,

H 4 3/4" by L 7" by D 5"

Hand wrought and hand engraved, bone found on walk in NW.




The Leopard's Head