SJ Auctioneers' Happy Hour of Fine Collectibles auction, Nov. 12, has jewelry, silver, toys, trains

The 218-lot auction, starting at 5 pm Eastern time, has a fine selection of items from noted artists, designers and silversmiths. Internet bidding will be provided by
By: SJ Auctioneers
S. Kirk & Son sterling silver repousse footed bowl
S. Kirk & Son sterling silver repousse footed bowl
BROOKLYN, N.Y. - Nov. 3, 2023 - PRLog -- The temperature may be dropping outside, but things are heating up at SJ Auctioneers, which will hold an online-only Happy Hour of Fine Collectibles auction on Sunday, November 12th, beginning at 5 pm Eastern time. The catalog is packed with a fine selection of jewelry, silverware, trains, toys and collectibles from noted artists, designers and silversmiths.

They include names such as Cartier, Tiffany & Co. Dominick & Haff, Jose Hess, Emile Delaire, Gorham, Movito, Reed & Barton, Watson, Wallace, WM B Kerr, Sackermann Hessenberg & Co., Italian Vetreria Murano, Arte, American Flyer, Lionel, Nintendo, Tootsie Toy, Buddy L, Matchbox and Lesney. Altogether, 218 lots will come up for bid.

The silver selection is primed for gift-giving. The auction's expected top lot is an S. Kirk & Son sterling silver repousse footed centerpiece bowl, 13 inches in diameter, pattern #681, having an everted rim and domed pedestal foot, the whole decorated with hand-chased floral motifs on a stippled ground, circa 1896-1924 period mark, 50.1 troy oz. (est. $3,500-$4,500).

Also offered will be a pair of Dutch silver novelty owl peppers, Schoonhoven, also stamped 'HOLL' 'LAND', date letter for 1911, modelled as standing owls, hinged covers with glass eyes, opening to reveal the pierced covers (est. $2,500-$3,500); and a pair of Spanish-made sterling silver super large pheasants with Star maker's mark, the male 7 ½ inches tall and the female 6 ¼ inches in height (est. $2,400-$3,200). The pair are in remarkably good condition.

Other fine silver offerings include the following:
  • A large Reed and Barton sterling silver round vegetable bowl in the Francis I pattern, having the date mark of 1941, pattern #X569, 11 ½ inches in diameter and weighing a total 20.9 troy oz. (est. $800-$2,000).
  • A Cartier sterling silver Trinity cup with original box, about 1 ½ inches tall (est. $500-$750).
  • A rare Cartier Perrier vintage bottle opener and corks, 925 sterling silver with box (est. $300-$500).

Online bidding is via A link to the catalog is here:

Bidding is available now online. Pre-bidding is also available, meaning for those who are unable to attend the online auction, they can still leave their bids now. This auction uses Autopay by If you place a winning bid, your card will be charged shortly after the conclusion of the auction.

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