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by silvervault
Wed May 06, 2020 7:41 pm
Forum: Russian Silver
Topic: Scent bottle
Replies: 5
Views: 828

Scent bottle

Hi there, I've been trying to identify the maker of this scent bottle.Length of the bottle is 5,3cm , total length is 12,5 cm. Presuming it is authentic, I've come up with the following; - Small kokoshnik, essayer Yakov Nikolayevich Lyapunov, St. Petersburg, 1898-1903 -Maker : Alexander Karlovich Da...
by silvervault
Wed May 06, 2020 4:33 pm
Forum: Other Countries
Topic: Bird applique
Replies: 5
Views: 689

Bird applique

Hello to all, does anyone have an idea as to origins and date of this piece? It is made of sheet silver, worked 'en repoussee', without any markings except for the 'tremuolierstich' on the backside.It has a total of 7 holes in it, to be attached to a fabric of some sort? It measures 12,5 x 9 cm and ...
by silvervault
Sat Mar 04, 2017 11:40 am
Forum: Russian Silver
Topic: Vodka cup with art nouveau influence
Replies: 24
Views: 6684

Re: Vodka cup with art nouveau influence

I'll post some better pics of the engraving tomorrow, so it can be translated entirely, if Olga would be so kind :-) Already many thanks to you all!!!
by silvervault
Thu Mar 02, 2017 5:03 pm
Forum: Russian Silver
Topic: Vodka cup with art nouveau influence
Replies: 24
Views: 6684

Vodka cup with art nouveau influence

Hi to all, I am trying to identify the maker of tis small cup, which I presume to be a vodka cup. It's decorated with a art nouveau-style motif of red clover. The engraved dedication is also a total mystery to me, so if anyone could translate it? It weighs about 55gr., it has 4 marks in total: On th...
by silvervault
Thu Mar 02, 2017 3:27 pm
Forum: Other Countries
Topic: Pair of buckles with French mark for large foreign articles
Replies: 2
Views: 1441

Pair of buckles with French mark for large foreign articles

Hello to all, I was wondering if someone could help me find the origins of this pair of buckles. They both have identical marks: - the French import mark for large articles, as described in Tardy, period: 1798 -1803 , but also used with objects de hasard till 1809, and since 1822 on pieces of inferi...
by silvervault
Tue Jul 30, 2013 6:36 pm
Forum: Dutch Silver
Topic: Dutch ? 18th century shoe buckle
Replies: 10
Views: 5445

Re: Dutch ? 18th century shoe buckle

Hi to all! And thanks for the replies! First of all, I stand corrected, as you all can see, the marks are not on the tongue but on the plate opposite to the tongue, but I do not know it's proper name. As a reply to AG2012, it indeed looks like it is cast, but I don't know what casting technique was ...
by silvervault
Tue Jul 30, 2013 5:56 pm
Forum: Dutch Silver
Topic: Dutch miniature kettle
Replies: 3
Views: 1913

Re: Dutch miniature kettle

Thanks for the speedy reply! The lid is indeed missing, I found it at a local flea market in a junk box full of those brass and copper miniatures people used to collect and display in tiny cabinets during the 60's and 70's, and this one caught my eye. Damn, I'm a bit mad at myself for not turning th...
by silvervault
Tue Jul 30, 2013 5:40 pm
Forum: Dutch Silver
Topic: Dutch devotional crown
Replies: 2
Views: 1851

Re: Dutch devotional crown

Hi Oel! Thanks for your fast response! I was looking in a totally wrong direction; I don't have any standard works on Dutch silver (it's about time I invest in some decent books on the subject) and I interpreted the maker's mark as ADM and thought it was made much later, so without your knowledge an...
by silvervault
Sat Jul 27, 2013 8:18 pm
Forum: Dutch Silver
Topic: Dutch ? 18th century shoe buckle
Replies: 10
Views: 5445

Dutch ? 18th century shoe buckle

Hello to all! Can anyone help me with the marks on this shoe buckle? It's approximately 5,6 by 3,2 cm without the heart-shaped tongue. It weighs about 22grams. There are 3 marks on the tongue, one appears to be a capital letter O, and a shield with 6 dots, maybe a towns mark? The third mark I can't ...
by silvervault
Sat Jul 27, 2013 7:51 pm
Forum: Dutch Silver
Topic: Dutch miniature kettle
Replies: 3
Views: 1913

Dutch miniature kettle

The next item I hope someone can help with is this miniature kettle, It's 2,5cm high and has a diameter of 3,7cm at the widest. It weighs about 20grams. On the bottom are three marks; the city mark of Amsterdam and a letter that appears to be a capital L and a third mark I pressume to be the makers ...
by silvervault
Sat Jul 27, 2013 7:38 pm
Forum: Dutch Silver
Topic: Dutch devotional crown
Replies: 2
Views: 1851

Dutch devotional crown

Hello, First of all, congrats to all who devote their time and effort to creating this wonderful place on the net. I find it a true treasure trove of knowledge, and it has helped me alot in researching the pieces in my collection. But I have some pieces I really can't put my finger on. So I'll be po...

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