Lives Lived Amongst Beautiful Things

There were so many beautiful items made for the most every day and utilitarian of purposes.
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Russian silver sewing chatelaine, circa 1840. A necklace to all your sewing tools

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1880 Gorham Sterling Grape Shears Aesthetic Influence - hint of Macintosh in there too.

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A Large Sterling Dinner Luncheon Flatware Set English Tip Pattern Kalo C1920 - service for 8 (142 pieces) with 7 servers, English Tip pattern 8 Dinner knives, stainless steel blades 8 Luncheon knives, 8 Fish knives, 8 Table forks, 8 Luncheon forks, 8 Fish forks, 8 Salad forks, 8 Table spoons, 8 Desert spoons, 8 Soup spoons, 8 Grapefruit spoons, 16 Teaspoons, 8 Iced tea spoons, 8 Coffee spoons,8 Demitasse spoons,8 Seafood forks, 6 Butter knives, 4 Serving spoons, 1 Punch ladle, 2 Gravy ladle...

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Victorian Modernist Silver Egg Cup ca 1886 - It looks so contemporary and is over a century old.

VICTORIAN MODERNIST SILVER Egg Cup DRESSER STYLE 1886

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A Large Sterling Dinner Luncheon Flatware Set English Tip Pattern Kalo C1920 - Serving pieces

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A Large Sterling Dinner Luncheon Flatware Set English Tip Pattern Kalo C1920 - Stunning

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Antique French Art Nouveau Engraved Glass Silver Perfume Scent Bottle Baccarat

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Edwardian silver visiting purse hallmarked Chester 1909 - Sigh.

THE WORDS PRETIEST EDWARDIAN SILVER VISITING PURSE HALLMARKED CHESTER 1909

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Victorian Antique Silver Plated Claw Footed Egg Coddler Swan Moppin Webb - I do love those feet!

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Philippe Wolfers

Phillipe Wolfers(1858-1929).Вещи и украшения- модерн.

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Singing Bird Pistols! This exquisite pair of "singing bird pistols", c. 1820, sold for almost six million dollars at a Christie's International auction several months ago. Their beauty is matched only by the hyperbole of the video narration and description on the Christie's site

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love this....

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This outstanding example of Augsburg gold work around 1600 combines the function of a clock with that of a table automaton, ca. 1602. Sagittarius?

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French single bird singing bird cage by Bontems of Paris

French single bird singing bird cage by Bontems of Paris - Gavin Douglas Antiques

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Antique Silver gilt and enamel singing bird cage

Antique Silver gilt and enamel singing bird cage. - Gavin Douglas Antiques

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Charming Set of 4 Sterling Silver Filigree Rooster Hen Egg Cups

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Mistletoe! Pair Antique Art Nouveau French Silver (950) Vermeil Salt Cellars

Mistletoe! 4! Antique Art Nouveau French Silver (950) Vermeil Salt Cellars Set

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c. 1820 French 18K Gold Agate Vinaigrette

FABULOUS ANTIQUE GEORGIAN PERIOD FRENCH 18K GOLD AGATE VINAIGRETTE c1820

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THE WORDS PRETIEST EDWARDIAN SILVER VISITING PURSE HALLMARKED CHESTER 1909

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ANTIQUE ART NOUVEAU SILVER HAND MIRROR HAIR CLOTHS BRUSHES CHESTER 1907 ORCHIDS Vanity set

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Antique Georgian vinaigrette. This unusual and rare little vinaigrette measures 1 1/4" in diameter. The cover opens to reveal real yes genuine flea... LOVE THIS!

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STUYVESANT BY INTERNATIONAL STERLING SILVER FLATWARE SET SERVICE DINNER

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The menorah was a gift to Davis from the New York Federation and bears the inscription “Women’s Division Jewish Philanthropies, Tuesday, November 23, 1965, Hotel Astor. To Sammy Davis, Jr., whose achievements, won by courage and integrity, say to every man, ‘Yes, We Can.’”

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AN AMERICAN COPPER AND SILVER EGG CODDLER - rabbits and eggs, I wonder why?

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