Fine Arts & Antiques
195 lots with images
December 6, 2012
4901 Richmond Avenue
Houston, TX, 77027 USA
Lot 1: A LARGE SHEFFIELD SILVERPLATE "KENTSHIRE" PUNCH BOWL WITH CUPS AND LARGE CIRCULAR SERVING TRAY Early 20th Century Very good conditio...
Description: A LARGE SHEFFIELD SILVERPLATE "KENTSHIRE" PUNCH BOWL WITH CUPS AND LARGE CIRCULAR SERVING TRAY Early 20th Century Large footed hand chased punch bowl with ladle, 12 cups and a large, footed circular tray with reticulated gallery adorned with swags. All hand chased with scroll and floral motives and with gadrooning. Stamped on bottom "Made in Sheffield England" and "Kentshire". Very good condition. Punch bowl: 9 x 14 3/4 x 14 3/4 inches (22.9 x 37.5 x 37.5 cm); Tray: 2 x 22 x 22 inches (3.1 x 55.9 x 55.9 cm). 15 pieces total.View additional info »
Lot 2: A BOMBONIERE- BOTTEGA DELL' ARGENTO POTPOURRI HOLDER, .800 STERLING SILVER Milano, Italy, 1944-1968 Very good condition.
Description: A BOMBONIERE- BOTTEGA DELL' ARGENTO POTPOURRI HOLDER, .800 STERLING SILVER Milano, Italy, 1944-1968 Bears maker's marks; "32 MI, M .800", an urn form and man walking with a hammer and chisel. According to the hallmark, this piece was made between 1944 - 1968. "32" is the silversmith mark and "MI" stands for Milan, Italy. A potpourri holder with a paired blossom finial above a spherical fitted reticulated dome is supported by a superbly reticulated, two handled spherical body with a copper plated brass liner all raised on a circular pedestal. Weight without liner: 30.8 t oz (957 grams). Note: Bottega Dell' Argento is a historic shop that has carved out a leading role in the making of silver objects in Italy. Very good condition. 8 x 7 1/2 x 7 1/2 inches (20.3 x 19 x 19 cm).View additional info »
Description: A 12 LIGHT MURANO GLASS CHANDELIER 20th Century The hand blown pale gold trumpet canopy suspends a Venetian glass orb and vase form column which terminates in a bowl from which emanate two tiers of lights supported by scrolling arms. The fixture also features six exuberant vertical scrolling tendrils and the lower tier of six lights include large hand blown bobeches. Wired to USA standards. Very good condition. 31 x 33 1/2 x 33 1/2 inches (78.4 x 85.1 x 85.1 cm).View additional info »
Description: A LARGE HAND BLOWN MURANO GLASS FOOTED BOWL 20th Century The large everted lip is supported by a bell form bowl and raised on a circular foot featuring a black orb. The glass is infused with glittering pyrite dust. Very good condition. 14 3/4 x 15 x 15 inches (37.5 x 38.1 x 38.1 cm).View additional info »
Description: A LARGE ITALIAN ETCHED GLASS BOWL ON ROCKY BASE 20th Century A large circular bowl with flat ground lip, which flares and tapers to a naturalistic rocky ground black glass base. The bowl features an allover ground glass crocodile pattern. Signed on underside. Very good condition. 8 x 16 x 16 inches (20.3 x 40.6 x 40.6 cm).View additional info »