Viking boats in rainbow glass mosaic in a network of gilt threads and things to go with them. Useful if the Norsemen of the North ever return and pretty just to keep around the herregård. Norwegian. Goldsmith Marius Hammer, maker (1847-1927). Roughly contemporary with Gustav Gaudernack whose work we saw a bit back with more coming.

Cup and saucer. ca. 1900.
Cup and saucer. ca. 1900. Gilded silver and plique-a-jour enamel. Almost certainly made by Marius Hammer. Image © John Atzbach Antiques. Fair use license. via http://atzbach.com/product/a-norwegian-gilded-silver-and-plique-a-jour-enamel-cup-and-saucer/
Bordoppsats (Jardiniere). 1898-1902.
Bordoppsats (Jardiniere). 1898-1902. Filigree silver with window and mirror enamel over guilloche. Collection of the Nasjonal Museet. Fair use license. via http://samling.nasjonalmuseet.no/en/object/NMK.2008.0732
Creamer (detail). ca. 1898-1910.
Creamer (detail) . Gilt silver and enamel. ca. 1898-1910. Image © Heritage Auctions, HA.com. Fair use license. via https://fineart.ha.com/itm/silver-holloware-continental/a-russian-gilt-silver-and-enamel-sugar-bowl-with-marius-hamm
Tesil Sil (tea strainer). ca. 1900.
Tesil Sil (tea strainer). ca. 1900. Molded and filigree silver and gilding with window enameling and perforation. Image © Nasjonal Museet, Oslo. Fair use license. via http://samling.nasjonalmuseet.no/en/object/OK-1990-0068#
Skål. ca. 1895.
Skål. ca. 1895. Filigree work in gold-plated silver, with mirror enamel and window painting. Image © Nasjonal Museet, Oslo. Fair use license. via http://samling.nasjonalmuseet.no/en/object/OK-1995-0086#
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Sterling silver with tendrils that crawl up the side and flower. Austrian Dagobert Peche, metalworker. Living from 1887 to 1923 he was a member of the Wiener Werkstätte with Josef Hoffman and Koloman Moser.

Box in the Shape of an Apple. ca.1920.
Box in the Shape of an Apple. ca. 1920. In the public domain in the United States because the artist has been dead over 70 years. via https://venetianred.wordpress.com/2009/07/28/dagobert-peche-genius-of-ornament/
Four large candlesticks. Early 20th c.
Four large candlesticks. Each on four bowl feet and curved strings with corn, grapes and birds. Early 20th c. Forged and chased iron with silver paint. Image © Deutsch Auktionen, Vienna. Fair use license. via https://www.invaluable.com/auction-lot/dagobert-peche-1887-1923-circle-four-large-can-282-c-a8b4b93bd7
Melon shaped box, model number S5159. ca. 1920.
Melon shaped box, model number S5159. ca. 1920. Silver with a partial gilt interior. Image © Neue Galerie New York. Fair use license. via https://www.neuegalerie.org/content/melon-shaped-box-model-no-s-5159
Vase.  ca. 1920.
Vase. ca. 1920. Image © Cooper Hewitt Museum, New York. Fair use license. via https://www.cooperhewitt.org/2017/04/16/playful-exuberance-dagobert-peches-silver-vase/
Bird shaped candy box. ca. 1920.
Bird shaped candy box. ca. 1920. Silver with coral eyes. In the public domain in the United States because the artist has been dead over 70 years. via https://venetianred.wordpress.com/2009/07/28/dagobert-peche-genius-of-ornament/

Church silver and gold for Christmas Eve, and of the most spectacular kind. Some actual Gothic and some Gothic Revival, but all with more whistles and bells than most.

Chalice. 1608 with later restorations.
Chalice. 1608 with later restorations. Westphalian (German). Gold, enamel and jewels. Probably made by Otto Meier (active 1604–21). In the public domain. via https://www.metmuseum.org/art/collection/search/193477?pos=50&rpp=30&pg=2&ft=chalice
Wanamaker cross. First used in 1922.
Wanamaker cross. First used in 1922. Processional cross. Ivory, silver gilt and diamond. Walter Stoye, designer. Barkentin & Krall, maker. Collection of Westminster Abbey, London. Image © Westminster Abbey. via https://www.westminster-abbey.org/worship-music/worship-at-the-abbey/processional-crosses/
Chalice and paten. ca. 1867-1873.
Chalice and paten. ca. 1867-1873. Barkentin and Krall, maker. Silver, parcel gilt, semi-precious stones and pearls. In the public domain in the United States as the makers have been dead over 70 years. via https://www.liturgicalartsjournal.com/2018/03/chalice-by-barkentin-and-krall.html
Saint Bernard chalice. 1390's. German. Gold.
Saint Bernard chalice. 1390’s. German. Gold. Maker not known. In the public domain. via https://www.scross.co.za/2017/07/why-the-chalice/
Chalice. 1856-1857.
Chalice. 1856-1857. Silver with gilding set with semi-precious stones. William Butterfield, designer. John Kent, maker. © Victoria and Albert Museum, London. via http://collections.vam.ac.uk/item/O78077/chalice-william-butterfield/

A bit of silver to glitter up your morning. Home goods to sparkle up anyone’s living room from Josef Hoffmann, co founder of the Wiener Werkstätte. Austrian.

Caviar tray. 1910.
Caviar tray. 1910. Silver with a glass insert. Fair use licence. via https://www.dorotheum.com/en/auctions/current-auctions/kataloge/list-lots-detail/kuenstler/josef-hoffmann/auktion/91-art-nouveau-and-art-deco/lotID/182/lot/954-josef-hoffmann-a-caviar-tray-designed-in-1910.html?source=kuen
Bottle stoppers. ca. 1910.
Bottle stoppers. ca. 1910. Collection of the Museum of Modern Art, New York. Fair use license. via https://www.moma.org/collection/works/109287?artist_id=2694&locale=en&page=1&sov_referrer=artist
Centerpiece. ca. 1910.
Centerpiece. ca. 1910. Fair use license. via pinterest.com.

Things sparkly from French silversmith Jean-Baptiste-Claude Odiot (1763-1850). If he’d had the money Napoleon would have put in an order to dress up that dreary little table in Saint Helena. Alas we must content ourselves with these.

Soupière with women on their knees. 1819. Silver plated brass.
Soupière with women on their knees. 1819. Silver plated brass. Plated by Christofle in 1907-1908. © MAD, Paris. Cc license 4.0. Photo credit : Jean Tholance. via http://madparis.fr/francais/musees/musee-des-arts-decoratifs/dossiers-thematiques/jean-baptiste-claude-odiot-1763-1850-orfevre/#&gid=1&pid=4.
Ewer. 1826-38.
Ewer. 1826-38. Silver gilt in two colors and ebony. Part of a composite tea service. © Victoria and Albert Museum, London. via http://collections.vam.ac.uk/item/O124411/ewer-odiot-charles-nicholas/
Model vase for a tea fountain. 1802-1819.
Model vase for a tea fountain. 1802-1819. Silver plated brass. Plated by Christofle in 1907-1908. Collection of the Musee des Arts Decoratifs. Photo credit: Musee des Arts Decoratifs/Jean Tholance. Cc License 4.0. via https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:MAD_ODIOT_20161001.jpg
Hot water urn. 1798-1809.
Hot water urn. 1798-1809. Silver and gilt bronze. Collection of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Cc License 1.0. via https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/a/ae/Hot_water_urn_MET_DP102648.jpg/1024px-Hot_water_urn_MET_DP102648.jpg
"Leda" oil cruet. ca. 1819.
“Leda” oil cruet. ca. 1819. Silver plated brass. Plated by Christofle in 1907-1908. Collection of the Musee des Arts Decoratifs, Paris. CC License 4.0. Image © MAD, Paris / photo: Jean Tholance. via http://madparis.fr/francais/musees/musee-des-arts-decoratifs/dossiers-thematiques/jean-baptiste-claude-odiot-1763-1850-orfevre/#&gid=1&pid=9

Silver and copper to brighten anyone’s wedding reception gift table from turn of the last century German firm Württembergische Metallwarenfabrik or WMF.

Centerpiece. Silver plate with a green glass liner.
Centerpiece. Silver plate with a green glass liner. Artwork in the public domain due to age. via https://www.epigenetics-and-infections2017.org/large-silver-fruit-bowl.html.
Ewer. 1910.
Ewer. 1910.Copper and cast brass. Collection of the Cooper Hewitt Museum. In the public domain. via https://collection.cooperhewitt.org/objects/52027743/.
Tazza or raised bowl with a pierced fretwork design. 1910.
Tazza or raised bowl with a pierced fretwork design. 1910. Silver plate. Image © loveantiques.com. Artwork in the public domain due to age. via https://www.loveantiques.com/antique-silver/german/wmf-silver-plated-tazza-comport-or-raised-bowl-with-pierced-fretwork-design-119331.
Urn. 1905-1910.
Urn. 1905-1910. Wrought copper and cast brass. Collection of the Cooper Hewitt Museum. In the public domain. via https://collection.cooperhewitt.org/objects/52027741/

A few sparkly bits in sterling silver by Jules Habert-Dys who lived in France from 1850 to 1930 and mostly did other creative things much of it Art Nouveau in style. .pretty they are but the light just doesn’t bounce off the same. . .

Vase. 1904.
Vase. 1904. A collaboration with goldsmith Fernand Poisson. Cc licence 3.0. Collection of the Musée d’Orsay, Paris. via https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Jules_habert-dys_e_fernand_poisson,_vaso,_francia_1904,_argento.JPG.
Vase in the design of three cicadas standing on the tips of their wings.
Vase in the design of three cicadas standing on the tips of their wings. Patinated bronze, gilded, silver, enamel, agate and solid silver. Attributed to Jules Habert-Dys. Photo credit: Droits Reserves. Artwork in the public domain because the artist has been dead over 70 years. via https://www.letelegramme.fr/bretagne/rennes-a-196-000-eur-un-vase-d-habert-dys-enflamme-les-encheres-25-06-2015-10681355.php.
Lidded caviar server. 1905.
Lidded caviar server. 1905. Silver with blue enamel. Artwork in the public domain. Collection of the Minneapolis Institute of Art. via https://collections.artsmia.org/art/40885/caviar-server-jules-auguste-habert-dys.