Goldberg Coins and Collectibles



Sale 105

June 30 - July 1 2018 Manuscript, Space and Collectibles Sale


Silver
 
 
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Lot 476
12 British, Antique Sterling Silver Demitasse Spoons and Italian Sterling Silver Handled Poultry Shears. For the table, a set of 12 antique sterling silver demitasse spoons from Britain still in their original box. Actually there are 14 one a replacement and the other souvenir spoon from the 1936 Worlds Fair (plated). Spoons still in their original box. From Italy a vintage but seriously sharp pair of poultry shears with sterling handles and stainless steel blades. All in fine pre-owned condition. Figure 10 ozt. silver. Estimate Value $150 - UP
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Realized
$96
Lot 477
Collection of Commemorative Medallions and Coinage. Includes: 1930 zeppelin coin (medallion) German, 5 Reichsmark. Also, small silver bowl with medal of Marie Therese in base. Another SRM silver coin in circular slb honoring Graf Zeppelin; commemorative set of two small bowls, silver inset of 1918-19 rupees of King George V as King and Emperor (Delhi durbar held Oct. 25, 1911) so these coins postdate that occasion. Misstriked 2000-P Virginia quarter also enclosed. Estimate Value $200 - UP
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$156
Lot 478
Collection of Fine Sterling Silver Pieces Including Tiffany & Co., Gorham, Kirk & Son and Lovely Russian Silver Pieces. Collection of fine sterling silver pieces. 1.) Tiffany & Co. business/calling card holder, engraved J.W.G. centered in handsome, horizontal pinstripe design, 2½ x 3¾" in excellent condition 2.) Gorham "Chantilly" oval bread tray, mnor evidence of use. 3.) Kirk & Son's fruit and floral footed nut or candy dish 6" in diameter and in very fine condition. 4.) From Russia, 5 mis-matched vodka beakers with appealing etched designs, all 875/1000 silver the tallest 2¼ x 2" and the smallest 1½ x 1¼" 5.) Also from Russia are three beautiful sterling silver handled and gilt washed serving pieces exhibiting only very light use. Sterling silver pieces weigh 25¼ ozt. The Russian silver pieces weigh 16¾ ozt. Estimate Value $400 - UP
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Realized
$408
Lot 479
Dirk Van Erp, Important San Francisco Art & Crafts Studio (1909-1977) Candlestick Centerpiece. Dirk Van Erp (1860 -1933) William van Erp (maker) (19101977). Family run and significant artist's studio in San Francisco founded in 1909. The studio remained under the direction of his son until 1977 and his works are in private collections and museums including the de Young Fine Art Museum. Van Erp made hammered copper accessories, but was best known for his lamps. His son carried the family tradition and introduced copper pieces heavily plated in sterling silver which are highly prized. Offered is a stunning, hand hammered, plated sterling silver over copper Art & Crafts centerpiece. It consists of an center oval base flanked by two matching bases each with a crescent end to accent the center oval. Each are centered with a recessed cup to accommodate a single tapered candle. This is a radical and extremely appealing approach to a table setting. Each piece is signed and stamped with the van Erp large windmill maker's mark and San Francisco. In fine used condition, some scratches that in no way detract appreciably from this centerpiece. Center oval is 9 x 5½" and the two flanking bases 6½ x 4½ ". Estimate Value $350 - UP
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Realized
$218
Lot 480
Exceptionally Fine 1948 Flint (Chicago) Cutlery Set In Original Wood Case with Papers. A culinary blast from the past. An exceptionally fine carving set in superior presentation condition from 1948. This set appears to have only been used once just by the very light scratches visible. This was made by Flint, a division of EKCO Products Company of Chicago. Wood presentation box is near to mint condition as is the deep red fabric lining inside. Remarkably, the original brochures are inside and again in near to mint condition. One is a set of instructions on keeping your "Flint hollow ground carving set sharp and beautiful." The other has to be one of the most unusual celebrity endorsements, by Edward Arnold, courtesy of MGM Pictures and star of DIAMOND JIM BRADY and MR. SMITH GOES TO WASHINGTON, giving carving instruction for a variety of fowl and cuts of meat. Estimate Value $100 - UP
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Realized
$64
Lot 481
Finely Detailed Modern Sterling Silver Knight Figure in 14th Century Armor on Base Crafted in Italy. Handsome sterling silver knight with gilt wash details crafted in Italy boasting solid craftsmanship and weight. Stamped 925 (sterling) with Italian marks on back of sculpture and also the face plate. Figure stands 7¾" in height and with base 10" tall. Details of armor are in high relief with exceptional details especially in the frog-mouth helm, the lion-head shoulder and leg guards, the boots and the mace. Gilt wash hightlight the lion-head knee guards and detailing on chest armor. Total gross weight 13½ ozt. Estimate Value $250 - UP
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Realized
$600
Lot 482
Four Sterling Silver Sculpted Plates Commemorating The Great Artistry of Michelangelo. From England and Danbury Mint, four exquisitely sculpted sterling silver plates that recreate 4 of Michelangelo's greatest artistic achievements, The Pietà, Moses, The Holy Family and The Creation of Adam. All four are 9" in diameter, weigh 12¼ ozt. and come in red satin presentation boxes. Overall in excellent condition with the Pietà having one tiny ding easily polished out by a jeweler. Two are numbered 5700 and the other two 5840 out of an edition of 7500. Total, approximately 50 ozt. of sterling silver. Estimate Value $1,000 - UP
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Realized
$630
Lot 483
Fourteen Piece Russian Silver and Gilt Vodka Bucket and Cup Set, ca. Late 19th or Early 20th Century. Outstanding 14 piece vodka bucket and cup (beaker) set likely early 20th Century with gold gilt wash interior and satin finish to exterior. Marked under each piece "84" (875/1000) silver except for the ladle. Beautiful condition with only the slightest evidence of use, polishing, all together very much commensurate with the age. All pieces have an ornate "A. H." monogram that look more like a design rather than initials. Bucket is 8 x 8", with handle upright 11½" tall. The twelve beakers are each 3" tall. 102½ ozt………………….Zazdarovje! Estimate Value $2,250 - UP
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$2,688
Lot 484
Jaron, Devora Sterling Silver "Mother & Child" Israeli Sculptor and Jeweler. Acclaimed and very popular Israeli jeweler and sculptress whose sterling silver desktop pieces focus on themes of family and sharing. Sculpture sits on a dark wood base with a total height of 6¼" sterling silver, signed and stamped D. Jaron, 925. Sterling silver sculpture weighs 6¼ ozt., is not weighted and is in excellent condition. Estimate Value $200 - UP
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$132
Lot 485
Magnificent Guan Gong Yu Warrior on Horse Brass/ Antique Silver Wash Sculpture. Chinese folk brass/silver Guan Gong Warrior on horse. Kwan Kung (Guan Gong, Kuan Kong) is the powerful and mystical Chinese god of war. With respect to Fengshui, The Kwan Kung offers both status and protection to those who invite him into their homes or places of work. His presence is highly desired by businessmen and those seeking protection and equality. 7½ x 9" with nice detail. Estimate Value $100 - UP
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$132
Lot 486
Tiffany & Co. -- Early 20th Century Sterling Silver Reproduction of Paul Revere's Porringer, Given by Henry Luce, Time Magazine. Early 20th century reproduction of Paul Revere's porringer made of sterling silver by Tiffany & Co. This piece features a round bowl with ribbed accents to the interior with a pierced scroll handle. The underside is engraved with marks including, "Original in the Clearwater Collection Metropolitan Museum of Art Reproduction Original by Paul Revere SR Boston". 2 x 5¼ x 7¾" and weighs just over 8½ ozt. In fine condition commensurate for its age. A nice bit of history with this piece. On edge of bowl is engraving to Michael Edward Aldrich from Henry R. Luce and the Rest of his Father's Friends at Time Inc. Luce built a publishing empire on Time, Fortune, and Life magazines, becoming one of the most powerful figures in the history of American publishing. Estimate Value $300 - UP
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Lot 487
Two Vintage Sterling Silver Flasks Including One From Tiffany & Co. Two (2) vintage sterling silver flasks. The best is a 1930s Tiffany & Co boasting an extremely fine, hammered finish. Holding about a pint, this flask measures 7" x 4", weighs 13 ozt., appears to be never used and with the bottom flat, flask can stand upright. The initials HDD have been engraved in center panel and is near mint. The other though is also quite handsome incorporating a tailored, pin-stripe design. Flask measures 7¼ x 5¾ and weighs 10.75 ozt, initials BDR and exhibits minimal evidence of use. Combined weight just at 24 ozt. Estimate Value $500 - UP
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Realized
$432






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